Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community

Scottsdale, Arizona, United States

Community Nutrition Technician

Posted 22 days ago

Job Description


Do you enjoy being involved in community program that helps mothers, caregivers and children feel their best? Do you enjoy learning new information and skills about nutrition programs? Do you want to join a team where you are significant and contributions are valued? The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community may hold your next opportunity.

Who are we?

The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRPMIC) is a sovereign tribe located in the metropolitan Phoenix area. Bounded by the cities of Scottsdale, Tempe, Mesa and Fountain Hills, the Community serves over 9,000 tribal members, and all persons conducting business over approximately 96 square miles area of residential, agricultural and commercial lands, as a full-service government entity. Health & Human Services has a program that serves women and children under five within the boundaries Maricopa and Pinal County in collaboration with other partners that support their growing bodies and provides resources.

What the job looks like:

You are the program first point-of-contact welcoming participants and applicants. Supporting a positive customer service while ensuring potential client has the opportunity to apply for WIC benefits. You can encourage healthy behaviors amongst WIC clients and their families, support nutrition education participation.
  • Supports the team by determining eligibility to for WIC benefits.
  • Helps the team take measurements to assess the optimal health education that is best for families.
  • Listens to WIC clients to connect them with resources that WIC does not provide.
  • Provides outstanding customer service to both clients and staff.
  • Works with the Registered Dietitian and Nutrition Specialists in overall nutrition efforts.

What you have:
  • Ability to provide quality customer service, as the first point-of-contact for participants and applicants.
  • Experience with the WIC program and potential partners, and able to connect the Community to the benefits.
  • Moderate technical skills and can learn new programs fairly quickly.
  • Ability to provide resources and support families on health lifestyle changes, meal/snack ideas and wellness advice.
  • Flexible schedule to meet the needs of the Community, including promotional and outreach events.

What you need:
  • A High school Diploma or GED. Associate's degree in Nutrition or related field preferred.
  • Successful completion of the ITCA competency-based training on performing the duties of Clerk and Certifier and breastfeeding course within 1 year of hire.

Why should you apply?
  • Competitive Salary
  • Diverse Culture
  • 13 Paid holidays
  • Paid Sick leave AND Annual Leave
  • 401(k) retirement plan with 5% ER Match
  • Rich benefits plan
  • The Valley's Healthiest Employers 9 times out of last 11 years

Next Steps:
  • Read and review the job specifications at
  • Complete the online application no later than 9/22/2023. No applications will be accepted after the deadline.

Special Requirements

Prior to hire as an employee, applicants will be subject to drug and alcohol testing. Will be required to pass a pre-employment background/fingerprint check. Employees are subject to random drug and alcohol testing.

"SRPMIC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer" Preference will be given to a qualified : Community Member Veteran, Community Member, Spouse of Community Member, qualified Native American, and then other qualified candidate.

In order to obtain preference, the following is required: 1) Qualified Community Member Veteran (DD-214) will be required at the time of application submission 2) Qualified Community Member (must provide Tribal I.D at time of application submission),3) Spouse of a Community Member (Marriage License/certificate and spouse Tribal ID or CIB is required at time of application submission), and 4) Native American (Tribal ID or CIB required at time of application submission).

Documents may be submitted by one of the following methods:

1) attach to application

2) fax (480) 362-5860

3) mail or hand deliver to Human Resources.

Documentation must be received by position closing date.

The IHS/BIA Form-4432 is not accepted .

Your Tribal ID/CIB must be submitted to HR-Recruitment-Two Waters.