Health WIC Certification Specialist

Website City of Waco

Health WIC Certification Specialist

 

City of Waco

 

Salary: $17.00 Hourly

 

Job Number: 2022-01441

 

Location: Waco, TX

 

Department: Health Services

 

Job Type: Full Time

 

Summary

Minimum starting salary: $17.00 hourly

Under basic supervision, completion in the certification of WIC applicants and performs tasks involving issuing, scheduling and maintaining participant files.

 

Primary Duties

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

• Interviews residents and collects documentation to determine client’s WIC program eligibility; performs tasks involving the completion of certifications, issuance of benefits, scheduling/rescheduling, follow up appointments, file maintenance and provides general WIC information.

• Interviews residents and reviews documentation to determine client’s WIC program eligibility; performs basic physical status checks; provides nutrition assessments and education and maintain records.

• Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information.

• May be required to respond afterhours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City-wide emergency.

• Performs other duties as required or assigned.

• Driving is essential.

 

Qualifications

 

Required:

 

• High School Diploma or GED equivalent.

• One year of experience in a customer service setting and/or a social service program.

• Successful completion of specific Public Health training programs.

• Successful completion of WIC State training required within one year of hire.

• Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License.

 

Preferred:

 

• Breastfeeding experience with other previous and/or current experience with Woman Infants Children (WIC).

• Some college coursework

• Bilingual

 

Physical Demands

 

Sedentary Work:

 

• Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to move objects.

• Sedentary work involves a stationary position most of the time.

 

EEO Statement

The City of Waco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing fair and equal treatment of all applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.

 

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The City of Waco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing fair and equal treatment of all applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.

 

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