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Dietetic Technician

City of Milwaukee



WIC Certification


  • Complete the WIC certification process, including performing nutritional assessment and counseling; breast feeding counseling and promotion; intake and registration; anthropometric measurement (measuring and recording height and weight); and hemoglobin testing.
  • Issue WIC benefits.

Client Screening and Referrals

  • Screen clients using WIC nutrition criteria to identify high-risk and at-risk clients and to make appropriate referrals to the registered dietitian.

Client Monitoring and Education/Training

  • Analyze nutrient composition and intake for clients.
  • Conduct group and individual nutrition education.
  • Assist nutritionists in the development of nutritional education classes and programs.
  • Assist nutritionists in training students and MHD staff relative to WIC outreach activities.
  • Assess immunization records and provide necessary referrals.
  • Participate in WIC clinic team meetings to assist in quality assurance initiatives.  



We welcome qualified individuals with disabilities who are interested in employment and will make reasonable accommodations during the hiring process in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, as amended by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008.


Please be advised that new employees are required to have received either both doses of the Moderna or Pfizer or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine prior to their employment start date or have an approved religious or medical accommodation prior to their employment start date. You can find further information relative to the City’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy here.




  • Employees assigned to the WIC Program will be expected to report to any of the City of Milwaukee WIC clinic locations. Assignment may be made on short notice to provide staff coverage during unexpected absences or emergency situations.
  • All WIC staff members participate in a work schedule that includes early evening hours on assigned days. The current hours of work for this position are as follows: M, TU, W, and F, 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.; TH, 10:00 a.m.- 6:30 p.m. 



The Dietetic Technician must be willing and able to do the following:


  • Lift and move 25 pounds, including lifting small children onto measuring apparatus such as scales.
  • Pass a TB skin test annually.
  • Carry a mobile device during business hours.
  • Wear industry related Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as gloves, facemask, or face shield to reduce exposure to infectious agents or toxins while performing the duties of this job.





  1. Associate degree from an Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)-approved dietetic technician program OR a bachelor’s degree in nutritional sciences, dietetics, or a related field from an accredited college or university.
  2. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics registration as a Dietetic Technician, Registered (DTR) at time of appointment and throughout employment. NOTE: Candidates who possess a related bachelor’s degree as described in #1 above are not required to be DTR certified.
  3. Valid driver’s license and use of a properly insured automobile* for use on the job at time of appointment and throughout employment. (*Private Auto Allowance may be paid pursuant to Section 350-183 of the Milwaukee Code.)



NOTICE: Please do not attach your academic transcripts to your employment application. The hiring department will verify candidates’ education as part of the background screening process prior to extending any job offers.




THE CURRENT STARTING PAY (Pay Range 5CN) is $35,444 annually, and the resident incentive pay for City of Milwaukee residents is $36,507 annually.


The City of Milwaukee provides a comprehensive benefit program. For full details of the benefits offered by the City of Milwaukee, please visit:


The City of Milwaukee values and encourages diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.  


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Date Posted
May 9, 2023
Job Type
Milwaukee, WI
Onsite Health & Wellness Services
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