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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 may be forwarded to the hiring manager to be considered. Candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted directly. No notification will be sent to applicants except those who are selected for interviews. Due to the large volume of applications received, we cannot provide application status information.

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.

The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) and each associated State School is a registered participant in the federal work authorization program commonly known as E-Verify. The GaDOE utilizes the program to verify employment eligibility of individuals hired on or after July 1, 2007.

GaDOE Federally-issued User ID#: 46420
Date of Authorization: 07/02/2007