September 11, 2017 WIC Update

SUBJECT 1: Annual WIC Retailer Newsletter

JOB POSTING: WIC Clerk - Platte County Health Department
JOB POSTING: Nutritionist - City of St. Joseph Health Department


SUBJECT 1: Annual WIC Retailer Newsletter. Authorized WIC Retailers will receive annual training via a newsletter that will be mailed to them by the Retailer Unit this month. If you have questions, or if your Local Agency receives questions from WIC Authorized Retailers, please contact Gail Ponder at or by phone at 573-751-6204. See the attachment for further details.

WIC Positions

JOB POSTING: WIC Clerk - Platte County Health Department. Platte County Health Department WIC
is seeking a WIC Clerk. This position is responsible for helping to determine eligibility of WIC participants by performing income assessment, and obtaining and entering participant information. Other duties include but are not limited to answering phones, scheduling, and basic office duties. Strong customer service skills are required. This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Office, computer, and WIC experience preferred. Position is available for 5 days a week, full time (40 hrs./week). Please mail or fax cover letter and resume to:

WIC Coordinator
Platte County Health Department
1201 East Street
Parkville, Mo 64152
Fax: 816-587-6028

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer

JOB POSTING: Nutritionist - City of St. Joseph Health Department. This position assists with administering the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program, while following the policies and procedures established by the federal and state government. The Nutritionist will also provide nutrition and breastfeeding counseling for the participants. No supervisory responsibilities; limited budgetary responsibilities. Minimum qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in a nutrition related field with at least fifteen (15) semester hours in food and nutrition; including at least one course in Diet Therapy and one course in Community Nutrition. For more information, and to apply online, visit our website at A transcript, cover letter, and resume must be submitted with the application.

The City of St. Joseph Health Department is an equal opportunity employer.