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Texas WIC Job List

Job Posting 1
Job Title:
 WIC Nutrition Education Consultant
Local Agency: State Agency
Contact/E-mail: Shirley.Ellis@hhsc.state.tx.us
City: Austin
Phone: 512-341-4570

Job Description: 

The person selected for this position will be responsible for planning, development, and implementation of program policies and procedures for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC).  A key task for this position is the coordination of the WIC food authorization process for Texas WIC and oversight of planning, development and evaluation of WIC Approved Foods educational materials for authorized vendor and WIC clients statewide.

How to Apply: Apply at https://jobshrportal.hhsc.state.tx.us/ENG/careerportal/

Salary: $4023.16 - $5301.29 per month

Closing: Nov. 2, 2017


Job Posting 2
Job Title:
 Breastfeeding Peer Counselor
Local Agency: 073
Contact/E-mail: cindy.mason@centromedsa.com
City: San Antonio
Phone: (210) 924-6004

Job Description: 

  • Teach classes on the advantages of breastfeeding and the management of normal breastfeeding experiences.
  • Provide information and promote breastfeeding among peers; counsel pregnant and breastfeeding mothers on a one-to-one basis.
  • Support women during a normal breastfeeding experience; identify experiences that are not the norm and make appropriate referrals.
  • Must be available to WIC clients outside usual clinic hours and outside WIC environment.
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Bilingual - English/Spanish

How to Apply: Fax (210) 924-6039 or email resume to cindy.mason@centromedsa.com

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting 3
Job Title:
 WIC Clinic Supervisor/Nutritionist
Local Agency: 76
Contact/E-mail: brittaney.sparks@outreachhealth.com
City: Comanche
Phone: 325-330-3351

Job Description: 

Under direct supervision of WIC Assistant Director, acts as a WIC Clinic Supervisor, including direct supervision of Community Service Aides (CSA) and Breastfeeding Peer Counselors. Determines WIC eligibility. Performs nutrition assessments and counseling based on information gathered by interviewing participants, obtaining blood samples, and obtaining height and weight measurements. Provides breastfeeding support and issues breast pumps. Approves non-contract infant formula. Travels to and oversees De Leon WIC Clinic. 

Job Qualifications:

Bachelor's or Master's Degree in any of the following: nutrition science, human nutrition, or dietetics, community nutrition, public health nutrition, clinical nutrition, or home economics with food and nutrition major with 24 semester hours credit in food and nutrition. Home economics major or other degreed professionals with 12 or more nutrition hours and 6 science hours will be considered with State Agency approval. Proof of required immunizations or obtain upon employment. Must have valid Texas Driver's license.

How to Apply: Apply at www.outreachhealth.com

Salary: $16.50 per hour or more depending on WIC experience and education

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting 4
Job Title:
 WIC Clinic Supervisor/Nutritionist
Local Agency: 76
Contact/E-mail: brittaney.sparks@outreachhealth.com
City: Stephenville
Phone: 254-968-3680

Job Description: 

Under direct supervision of WIC Assistant Director, acts as a WIC Clinic Supervisor, including direct supervision of Community Service Aides (CSA) and Breastfeeding Peer Counselors. Determines WIC eligibility. Performs nutrition assessments and counseling based on information gathered by interviewing participants, obtaining blood samples, and obtaining height and weight measurements. Provides breastfeeding support and issues breast pumps. Approves non-contract infant formula. 

Job Qualifications:

Bachelor's or Master's Degree in any of the following: nutrition science, human nutrition, or dietetics, community nutrition, public health nutrition, clinical nutrition, or home economics with food and nutrition major with 24 semester hours credit in food and nutrition. Home economics major or other degreed professionals with 12 or more nutrition hours and 6 science hours will be considered with State Agency approval. Proof of required immunizations or obtain upon employment. Must have valid Texas Driver's license.

How to Apply: Apply at www.outreachhealth.com

Salary: $16.50 per hour or more depending on WIC experience and education

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting 5
Job Title:
WIC Clerk
Local Agency: 90
Contact/E-mail: coperacz@lbucc.org
City: Dallas
Phone: 214-761-0956

Job Description: 

The WIC Clerk interviews applicants to determine income eligibility for WIC benefits by evaluating personal and financial data obtained from applicants to help determine initial or continuing income eligibility. The WIC Clerk explains rules and regulations governing eligibility, receipt of benefits, and legal rights to applicants according to the Department of Health Services (DSHS) WIC policies and procedures. The WIC Clerk accurately weighs, measures and performs hemoglobin analysis, through finger stick, on all potentially eligible WIC participants. The WIC Clerk performs receptionist duties including, answering phones, checking-in clients, issuing benefits and preparing and maintaining records of program participants.

How to Apply: Please email resumes to coperacz@lbucc.org

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting 6
Job Title: Training Specialist IV - WIC Breastfeeding Trainer
Local Agency: State Agency
Contact/E-mail: tracy.erickson@hhsc.state.tx.us
City: Austin
Phone: 512-341-4521

Job Description: 

Performs advanced training work for the Section of Nutrition Services with WIC local agency staff, DSHS WIC staff, hospital staff, and other employees whose work requires skills needed to produce successful breastfeeding outcomes. Work involves analysis of training needs relating to a variety of WIC related breastfeeding topics; formulating, planning, developing, designing, organizing, conducting, and evaluating educational and training programs and curricula addressing the breastfeeding and other infant feeding topics; promoting the use of training services, methods, and techniques; developing and preparing training materials; and coordinating and/or conducting training sessions and evaluating those sessions and the outcomes of the training as it relates to program goals and objectives. May assign and/or supervise the work of others as part of team functions. Works under the minimal supervision of a Manager IV with wide latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

How to Apply: Apply at https://jobshrportal.hhsc.state.tx.us/ENG/careerportal/  Requisition ID: 362158

Salary: $3,520.33 - $4,633.50 per month

Closing: Oct. 25, 2017


Job Posting 7
Job Title: WIC Nutrition Education Consultant
Local Agency: State Agency
Contact/E-mail: Shirley.Ellis@hhsc.state.tx.us
City: Austin
Phone: 512-341-4570

Job Description: 

This position is responsible for planning, developing, revising and evaluating WIC nutrition program materials, activities, and initiatives. The individual selected for this position will participate in nutrition program planning, development and implementation, including the development of WIC program policies and procedures, surveys and conferences. Furthermore, this position will provide consultative and technical assistance and training to program staff, Texas WIC local agencies, governmental and non-governmental entities, community organizations, and the general public.

How to Apply: Apply at https://jobshrportal.hhsc.state.tx.us/ENG/careerportal/

Salary: $3,520.33 - $4,633.50 per month

Closing: Oct. 23, 2017


Job Posting 8
Job Title:
 Training Specialist V - Community Engagement Coordinator
Local Agency: State Agency
Contact/E-mail: tracy.erickson@hhsc.state.tx.us
City: Austin
Phone: 512-341-4521

Job Description: 

Functions as the Community Engagement Coordinator for the Infant Feeding Branch of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children performing complex, highly advanced duties to engage health care providers and other community partners in advancing community support of breastfeeding. Responsible for survey and analysis of training needs for health care professionals, community workers, and other community partners. Plans, designs, coordinates, conducts, and evaluates community based breastfeeding support and quality improvement programs. Work includes preparation and analysis of reports detailing numbers of people trained, skill levels attained, and other evaluative criteria.  Responsible for the redesign of community engagement program and materials, if necessary, based on analyses.  Promotes the use of training services, methods, and techniques to all applicable populations. Designs training using online learning management system. Works under the direction of Manager IV (Branch Manager) with extensive latitude for independent judgment and decision-making.

How to Apply: Apply at https://jobshrportal.hhsc.state.tx.us/ENG/careerportal/  Requisition ID: 00092162

Salary: $4,023.16 - $5,301.29 per month

Closing: Oct. 31, 2017


Job Posting 9
Job Title:
 Nutrition Education Coordinator/Certifying Authority
Local Agency: 64
Contact/E-mail: wic6400@medinacountytexas.org
City: Hondo
Phone: 830-741-6144

Job Description: 

  • Submits the Nutrition Education Plan annually.
  • Serves as Certifying Authority to certify applicants who are at nutritional risk and prescribes appropriate supplemental foods.
  • Performs and documents nutrition assessments by acquiring height, weight and hematocrit and evaluates health history and any problems described by client.
  • Provides counseling to WIC clientele as deemed necessary.
  • Assists in monitoring the local agency by reviewing monthly record audits and assists with the annual agency self-audit as requested.
  • Plans, develops and teaches monthly Nutrition Education lessons and other supplemental materials and educates staff on their designed use.
  • Assists in the outreach efforts of the program.
  • Completes cross-training in all aspects of WIC, including the computer system and clerical duties.
  • Reviews client immunizations records.
  • Works at satellite sites as assigned.
  • Performs other duties, special projects and tasks as assigned by the WIC Director.

How to Apply: Applications are available at the Human Resource office located at 1502 Avenue M, Hondo, TX 78861 or on the website www.medinacountytexas.org. For questions you may contact the Human Resource Office at 830-741-6111 or the WIC Director 830-741-6144. 

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: October 31, 2017


Job Posting 10
Job Title: WIC Clerk/Breastfeeding Peer Counselor 
Local Agency: 36
Contact/E-mail: ncunningham@sanmarcostx.gov
City: San Marcos
Phone: 512-393-8060

Job Description: 

Performs a variety of clerical duties in support of WIC program operations; provides breastfeeding education, encouragement, and support; provides customer service to program participants and applicants; screens and calculates applicant eligibility; processes program documentation; issues benefits to clients; participates in community outreach; and performs other related duties.

Essential Functions:

1. Conducts various clerical support tasks:

  • Answers multi-line phones to assist callers and provide information.
  • Schedules and coordinates WIC appointments.
  • Processes and maintains program records, files, and documentation; copies, faxes, and files documents; updates/ maintains client records.
  • Performs data entry; generates reports.

2. Provides customer service and assistance to program participants and applicants:

  • Gathers applicant information; verifies income; calculates eligibility for program services.
  • Issues and explains benefits to participants.
  • Coordinates and provides service referrals as necessary.
  • Orders supplies; monitors and tracks supply inventory.

3. Coordinates and provides breastfeeding counseling:

  • Sends letters of introduction to pregnant and/or breastfeeding women.
  • Educates and assists breastfeeding women with proper breastfeeding techniques and resolves breastfeeding complications.
  • Issues, fits, and instructs clients in the use of breast pumps and other aids.
  • Provides instruction and encouragement to pregnant and breastfeeding participants
  • Teaches breastfeeding classes to pregnant and breastfeeding participants.
  • Refers complex issues to qualified lactation professionals.

4. Maintains WIC facility to ensure a clean, safe, and sanitary environment:

  • Participates in cleaning restrooms, kitchen/break area, furniture, doors, windows, floors and equipment.
  • Removes trash to the proper disposal receptacle.
  • Re-stocks supplies such as tissue, towels, soap and hand sanitizer.
  • Reports facility issues to supervisor.

5. Miscellaneous:

  • Participates in community outreach activities as required.
  • Obtains participant anthropometric measurements and/or blood samples as assigned.
  • Teaches nutrition education classes as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Six (6) months related experience is required.
  • Are receiving WIC or have received WIC.
  • Have successfully breastfed or expressed breast milk for at least one baby.
  • Have the ability to work outside of regular clinic hours and outside of the WIC clinic.
  • Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record.
  • Proof of required immunizations or obtain upon employment.

Preferred Qqualifications

  • Bilingual- English/Spanish Preferred

How to Apply: A City of San Marcos on-line application is required. Please visit www.sanmarcostx.gov/jobs to apply and/or to obtain the complete job description. You may attach a copy of your resume/cover letter at time of application. You should receive an online confirmation once you have successfully submitted your application.

Salary: $15.00 per hour

Closing: First review of applications on September 22, 2017


Job Posting 11
Job Title:
 Certifying Authority/Nutritionist – Regular Full-Time
Local Agency: 076
Contact/E-mail: cherish.clouse@outreachhealth.com
City: Greenville
Phone: 940-727-8724

Job Description: 

A Certifying Authority (CA) performs nutritional assessments and counseling based upon information gathered by interviewing participants, obtaining and assessing blood samples, obtaining and assessing height and weight measurements, evaluating nutritional risk, and helping facilitate the client’s choices regarding parenting and eating habits. CA’s teach as well as monitor the teaching of nutrition education classes within their respective clinic. CA’s also encourage breastfeeding by promoting a supportive environment, presenting lessons, interacting with citizens, answering questions and determining participants’ understanding when necessary. Performs other duties as assigned. Bilingual preferred.

How to Apply: Apply at www.outreachhealth.com 

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting 12
Job Title:
 Nutritionist/Clinic Supervisor
Local Agency: 076
Contact/E-mail: kellie.kinsey@outreachhealth.com
City: Dalhart
Phone: (806)224-5946

Job Description: 

  • Under direct supervision of WIC Assistant Director, acts as a WIC Clinic Supervisor, including direct supervision of Community Services Aides (CSA) and Breastfeeding Peer Counselors. Determines WIC eligibility.  Acts as a lead worker with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.  Duties include acting as a certifying authority responsible for certifying nutritional risk conditions at the time of certification and prescribing supplemental foods and provision of value enhanced nutrition assessment to clinic patients.  Prepares non-contract formula request form for approval and confers with physicians.

Job Qualifications: 

  • A degree in any of the following: nutrition science, human nutrition, or dietetics, community nutrition, public health nutrition, clinical nutrition, or home economics with food and nutrition major with 24 semester hours credit in food and nutrition preferred. Other degrees or LVN will be considered. Proof of required immunizations or obtain upon employment. Must have valid Texas Driver’s license with auto insurance and a willingness to travel.

How to Apply: Apply at www.outreachhealth.com

Salary: Based on experience

Closing: Open until filled


Job Posting 13
Job Title:
 Registered Dietitian
Local Agency: 38
Contact/E-mail: TanyaHS@cctexas.com
City: Corpus Christi
Phone: 361-826-1351

Job Description: 

  • Provide high risk level counseling and documentation to WIC participants.
  • Provide guidance to other staff teaching WIC classes to ensure that nutrition education is presented per policies, procedure, and approved plans.
  • Determine eligibility for applicants using DSHS policies and procedures.
  • Perform nutritional assessments and counseling based on information gathered by interviewing participants and evaluating anthropometric (health, weight, BMI and biochemical data).
  • Quality Assurance Coordinator for clinic.
  • Coordinate and perform community outreach for the Corpus Christi Nueces County Public Health District WIC Program.

How to Apply: http://www.citynet.cc/government/human-resources/jobs/city-jobs/index

Salary: $35,479 - $58,137 Annually Depends on Qualifications

Closing: Open until filled 




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    Last updated October 20, 2017