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Announcement Number 12-FNS-050 Promotion Potential GS-15
Position Title Supervisory Nutritionist Hiring Agency USDA, Food and Nutrition Service
Open Period 02/07/2012 - 02/27/2012 Duty Locations 1 Vacancy in Alexandria, VA
1 Vacancy in Alexandria, VA, US
Series/Grade GS - 0630 14/15 For More Info Applicant Call Center
Salary $105211.00 - $155500.00

Who May Apply

U.S. citizens who meet any of the categories shown under the heading "Who May Apply" at the end of the Job Summary section below.

Job Status

Duration Appointment Permanent

Marketing Statement

The Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP), and Food and Nutrition Service are separate entities of the Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services (FNCS) within the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).


CNPP works to improve the health and well-being of Americans by developing and promoting dietary guidance that links scientific research to the nutrition needs of consumers. CNPP develops integrated nutrition research and provides the evidence-based science for nutrition education and promotion programs. It is a recognized authority for providing the best evidence-based scientific dietary guidance for the American public. CNPP's staff consists of nutritionists, economists, dietitians, food scientists, nutrition educators and program managers. Our nutrition promotion component works effectively with policy makers, academic and health professionals, the media, and public and private organizations to improve the diet and health of the American public. CNPP provides leadership, technical expertise, and coordination for the development of the legislatively mandated Dietary Guidelines for Americans. We created and manage USDA's ChooseMyPlate Food Guidance System, which communicates and implements the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. CNPP's "brand," ChooseMyPlate, is a state-of-the art web-based source of nutrition guidance tools recognized and used internationally by policy makers, researchers, and educators. Key Information:

  • CNPP offers alternative and flexible work schedules.

  • Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying. Who May Apply: 1. Current Federal employees on career or career conditional appointments in the competitive service, or former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility; 2. CTAP/ICTAP eligibles; 3. Individuals eligible under special hiring authorities (e.g., individual with disabilities, covered by an interchange agreement, eligible for Certain Military Spouses), etc. 4. USDA employees currently serving on a Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA); OR 5. Individuals eligible for appointment under the Veterans' Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA). Individuals who do not meet the above may apply under 12-FNS-066P, open to the Public.

  • This is a Federal job application system. Providing false information, creating fake IDs, or failing to answer all questions truthfully and completely may be grounds for not hiring, for disbarment from Federal employment, or for dismissal after the applicant begins work. Falsifying a Federal job application, attempting to violate the privacy of others, or attempting to compromise the operation of this system may be punishable by fine or imprisonment (US Code, Title 18, section 1001).