Nutrition Program Coordinator, City of Tempe Kid Zone Program

(Community Services Department – Kid Zone Nutrition Program)

This grant-funded position coordinates and facilitates a large nutrition education program for the Kid Zone Enrichment Program.

Minimum Qualifications:
Requires the equivalent to the completion of an Associate’s of Arts degree in nutrition, recreation administration, elementary education or degree related to the core functions of this position. Bachelor’s degree in nutrition, dietetics, exercise science, physiology or related degree is preferred.
The term “equivalent” means that directly related work experience exceeding the required work experience will substitute in equal time increments for college-level education, for example: one year of additional directly related work experience will substitute for one year of college education (30 credit hours).

Work Experience:
Requires the equivalent to two years full time nutrition education programming, recreation programming, elementary education enrichment programming or early childhood education; including at least six months’ experience in working with school-aged children. Some supervisory experience is preferred. Basic cooking skills preferred. Computer applications from Microsoft Office suite are preferred.
Candidates must have the minimum amount of work experience. Education will not substitute for the required work experience; however, related unpaid and/or volunteer work experience may be used as qualifying work experience.

Certifications, Licenses, and/or Registrations:

  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Possession of, or required to obtain by the end of the probationary period, an
    appropriate, valid CPR and First Aid Certificate.
  • Possession of, or required to obtain before the end of the probationary period, an
    appropriate, valid Food Service Worker’s Card.
  • Possession, at the time of hire, the appropriate credentials and qualifications for Child
    Day Care Center Teacher-Caregiver as required by the Arizona Department of Health
    Services Office of Child Care Licensing.

Additional Requirements
Successful completion of initial probationary period is contingent upon passing an FBI background investigation. Based on position, referred applicants may be subject to additional testing which may include pre-employment polygraph, physical and drug screening.


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This position is FLSA Non Exempt – eligible for overtime compensation and/or compensatory time.

Employees in this position are represented by the Tempe Supervisors Association (TSA).

Salary/Hourly Rate: $21.435 - $28.937 per hour
Application Deadline: Open until the needs of the City are met. First review of applications will be Wednesday, July 5, 2017. This position may close at that time.
Contact Details: Apply at the City of Tempe Human Resources Department, 20 E 6th St 1st Floor, Tempe, AZ, 85281. Monday - Friday 8 am – 5 pm. Call HR at 480-350-8276 for technical application questions. Or apply online at For any questions about the position, call 480-350-5423.
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