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The process of application to the Georgia Department of Education is one of a candidate reviewing our advertised positions and applying to those which best fit his/her employment history and qualifications.

Submit either by fax, U.S. mail, or email a cover letter and a resume OR a State of Georgia Application to:

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Georgia Department of Education
Human Resources Office
2052 Twin Towers East
205 Jesse Hill, Jr. Drive
Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Telephone: 404-656-2510
Fax: 404-657-7840
recruiter@doe.k12.ga.us


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Please note: Please be sure to read the minimum qualifications posted for each position. Some of the education-specific positions require Georgia professional education certification. Documentation of this certification is required with the application/resume. An application or resume will not be considered for the position until this documentation is received in Human Resources. Georgia professional educator certification inquiries can be directed to the Georgia Professional Standards Commission by calling 404-232-2500 or visiting the web site at www.gapsc.com.
Announcement - 13-41 All Job Openings
Job Title:Food Distribution Specialist 2 (School Nutrition)
Post Date:September 5, 2013 *Updated August 1, 2014
Apply by:Until Filled
Job ID:*Two (2) federally-funded positions: 00055037 and 00169897
Location:1662 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Program/Unit:School Nutrition Division/Office of Finance and Business Operations
Description of Duties:
Under limited supervision, plans and organizes the Food Distribution Program work to meet the objectives of the Food and Nutrition Business Support Unit and School Nutrition Division.  Duties include, but are not limited to, developing and monitoring program policies and procedures; establishing annual strategies/calendar consistent with long range goals/objectives; supervising program associate and clerical staff in all activities related to ordering, receiving, processing and distributing USDA foods; interpreting applicable Federal, State, and departmental regulations and policies; analyzing trends from a variety of program-related sources; compiling information/data for use in special projects and/or in responding to inquiries; assisting as needed/assigned with USDA Foods processing; directing the organization of and coordination of training, reviewing and providing technical assistance related to the annual USDA Administrative Review, including procurement, and to the Food Distribution Program in coordination with the unit program manager; initiating special projects related to procurement and the Food Distribution Program with approval from the unit program manager; and communicating and maintaining exemplary customer service and a positive working relationship within the department and with the local, state and federal agencies and personnel.
Minimum Qualifications:
Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in management, planning, public or business administration, or a related field and four years of experience in professional-level, non-clerical administrative and/or programmatic capacity in food distribution, school nutrition or other federal related programs.
Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:
• Knowledge of food technologies and food processing methods
• Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint)
• Experience with USDA programs
• Professional-level administration experience in K-12 public school nutrition programs
• Experience administering/managing contracts
Salary/Benefits:
Pay grade 17 – Annual salary range $43,063.23 (minimum) to $75,523.31 (maximum) commensurate with current employment, relevant education/training and work experience, salary history, and available funding.  Benefit options include life, disability, dental and health insurance, annual/sick leave, and Employees’ Retirement or Teachers’ Retirement.
Consideration/interviews will begin as soon as a list of applicants is established. Applications/resumes will be evaluated and only those meeting the qualifications will be considered. Top candidates will be contacted for interviews. No notification will be sent to applicants except those who are selected for interviews. Due to the large volume of applications received by this office, we are unable to provide information on your application status.
It is the policy of the Georgia Department of Education not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or age in its employment practices.
In accordance with Public Law 99-603, also known as the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the Department of Education employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. All persons hired by the Georgia Department of Education are required to verify identity and employment eligibility and must agree to undergo drug screening and a criminal background investigation.