Child Nutrition Consultant (Los Angeles) at California Department of Social Services

Category: Programs / Government

Closing Date to Submit Applications: June 15, 2022

Job Title: Child Nutrition Consultant

Organization: California Department of Social Services

Salary: $5,285.00 - $6,937.00 per month

Location: Los Angeles County

All applicants must take the exam no later than June 15th and be list eligible. If you have questions please feel free to contact Gail Andersen at


Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at Complete instructions for how to take the CNC state examination can be found in the PDF below.

CNC 2022 Exam Information
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  • Statement of Qualifications - (SOQ) Please see the Special Requirements section of this job advertisement for detailed instructions for the SOQ submission.

Job Description: The Family Engagement and Empowerment Division (FEED) Field Services Section (FSS) is looking for an Child Nutrition Consultant (CNC) within the North region that encompasses parts of San Francisco, Oakland, Santa Cruz, Gilroy, Watsonville, and the surrounding areas, who is able to conduct and complete federally mandated administrative reviews (ARs) of Program Operators with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). We are looking for an individual who enjoys providing technical assistance and training while working among children and adults at participating child care centers, day care homes and adult day care centers. This position requires 50 percent travel.

Duties include:

  • Plan, schedule and conduct federally mandated ARs of the CACFP

  • Monitor, evaluate and prepare detailed written reports containing CACFP federal regulations and state requirements

  • Receive and analyze all corrective action documents with the CACFP ARs, complaints and investigations

  • Educate, train, and provide technical assistance to CACFP Program Operators, all levels of food service, executive directors of community programs, and establish liaisons with licensing departments and county and city officials to promote successful ARs

Desirable Qualifications include:

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:

  • Ability and willingness to work independently and within a team environment

  • Ability and willingness to openly communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

  • Ability to develop CACFP training materials and complete presentations

  • Ability to be flexible and open to change

More information about responsibilities are included in the PDF below.

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How to Apply:

Contact: The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Gail Andersen (916) 651-7344


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