Website Northwestern Health Unit

Start Date: To Be Determined

Terms: Full-time, 35 hours per week COPE Local 521 Group I

Salary: $40.02 – $46.60 Dependent on Experience

Position Summary:

An exciting opportunity for a forward-thinking professional to work with a progressive team that values quality service.  You will work in a self-directed manner within a collaborative multidisciplinary team to develop, implement and evaluate public health programs; and provide food and nutrition information and support to community members, health professionals, community leaders and health unit staff.

This position will focus on food insecurity, food environments, food systems and food literacy and as they relate to community health and well-being. Regional travel is an expectation of this position. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with a collaborative and empowering working style experienced in program development, adult education, and community capacity building.

Benefits with Position

    • Health & Dental Benefits
    • Life Insurance, LTD Coverage
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Starting 4 Week’s Vacation per year
    • 13 paid Statutory Holidays per year
    • Personal and family sick leave coverage
    • Ongoing learning opportunities


    • Baccalaureate degree in human nutrition from a recognized university.
    • Completion of an accredited internship.
    • Member in good standing or eligible member in the College of Dietitians of Ontario.
    • Minimum of two years’ work experience as a Dietitian, experience in community or public health preferred.
    • Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
    • Experience with health promotion principles, project management and community development.
    • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail and the Internet.


    • All new Northwestern Health Unit employees are required to be fully vaccinated with a Health Canada approved COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of hire, unless medically exempt or otherwise exempt under the Ontario Human Rights Code
    • Access to transportation. Mileage allowance provided.
    • Successful candidate requires a clear Criminal Reference Check prior to start of work
    • As part of the application process, along with your resume, please complete and submit the NWHU Application Form; please include the Job Posting number as part of your submission
    • We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Deadline for Applications: 2024-07-10

Accessibility Statement:

We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any stage of the process we will work with you to meet your needs; contact [email protected].

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