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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:

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

Please be sure to reference the job announcement number in your email or cover letter. Submit attachments in .doc or .pdf files only.

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
Announcement - 13-42 All Job Openings
Job Title:Food Distribution Specialist 1 (School Nutrition)
Post Date:September 5, 2013
Apply by:Until Filled
Job ID:00203019 (federally-funded)
Location:1662 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Program/Unit:School Nutrition Division/Food and Nutrition Business Support Unit/Office of Finance and Business Operations
Description of Duties:
Under general to limited supervision, coordinates various day-to-day operational functions and activities for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Distribution Program to meet program and unit objectives.  Duties include, but are not limited to, developing and maintaining expertise in the national and state USDA Processing Program; managing assigned USDA processors; developing and maintaining expertise in the Department of Defense (DOD) Produce Buying Program; providing and leading technical assistance as assigned; monitoring compliance with program policies and procedures; assisting, as needed, with program reviews; completing special projects; conducting program analysis; and promoting a positive public image for program.
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in education, dietetics, home economics, management, public or business administration, or a related field and two years of experience in professional-level, non-clerical administrative and or programmatic capacity in nutrition, education, marketing, or federal 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
Pay grade 14 – Annual salary range $32,418.30 (minimum) to $56,724.24 (maximum).  Hiring salary range is $32,418.30 - $ 41,000.00, commensurate with current employment and relevant education/training, salary history, work experience, 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.