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The process of application to the Georgia Department of Education is one of a candidate reviewing our advertised positions and applying to those which best fit his/her employment history and qualifications.

Submit either by fax, U.S. mail, or email a cover letter and a resume OR a State of Georgia Application to:

Tracey Glen, Recruiter
Georgia Department of Education
Human Resources Office
2052 Twin Towers East
205 Jesse Hill, Jr. Drive
Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Telephone: 404-656-2510
Fax: 404-657-7840

Please be sure to reference the job announcement number in your email or cover letter.

Please note: Please be sure to read the minimum qualifications posted for each position. Some of the education-specific positions require Georgia professional education certification. Documentation of this certification is required with the application/resume. An application or resume will not be considered for the position until this documentation is received in Human Resources. Georgia professional educator certification inquiries can be directed to the Georgia Professional Standards Commission by calling 404-232-2500 or visiting the web site at www.gapsc.com.

Announcement 12-02 All Job Openings
Job Title: Grants Program Consultant (Food Safety and Security)
Post Date: 01/12/2012
Apply by: Until Filled
Job ID: 00186031 (federally-funded)
Location: 1666 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia
Program/Unit: School Nutrition/Office of Finance and Business Operations
Description of Duties: Under limited supervision, advises school food authorities in the development of grant applications, grant proposals, budgets, and program plans related to food safety and security. Duties include coordinating the monitoring of grant recipients' program compliance and progress using established standards based upon federal and state authority; communicating to local agencies correct and accurate interpretation of state and federal authority in the area of food safety and security; reviewing and approving system kitchen plans for both renovation and new building projects; coordinating and teaching the ServSafe® sanitation and safety course annually to local system school nutrition directors and state level staff; and monitoring local system performance.
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in education, education administration, nutrition, public health, or a related field and three years experience in a full-time professional capacity in environmental or public health at local or state level which involves interpreting state or federal regulations and evaluating grant programs.
Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following: • Professional experience evaluating public health programs • Food safety certification from the National Restaurant Association (ServSafe®) or equivalent • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) • Experience in interpreting state/federal laws
Salary/Benefits: Pay grade 17 – Annual salary range $43,063.23 (minimum) to $75,523.31 (maximum). Starting salary dependent on current employment, training, experience, and available funding. Benefit options include life, disability, dental and health insurance; annual/sick leave; and Teachers Retirement or Employees’ Retirement.

Consideration/interviews will begin as soon as a list of applicants is established. Applications/resumes will be evaluated and only those meeting the qualifications will be considered. Top candidates will be contacted for interviews. No notification will be sent to applicants except those who are selected for interviews. Due to the large volume of applications received by this office, we are unable to provide information on your application status.

It is the policy of the Georgia Department of Education not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or age in its employment practices.

In accordance with Public Law 99-603, also known as the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the Department of Education employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. All persons hired by the Georgia Department of Education are required to verify identity and employment eligibility and must agree to undergo drug screening and a criminal background investigation.

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