Nutritionist – Department of Defence, Scottsdale, Tasmania (The position has been filled)
Australia, New South Wales
Full Time
  • Three year comtract commencing in July with the possibility of an extension for another two years
  • Government Organisation Providing a Friendly & Supportive Work Environment
  • Excellent Hourly Rates



Our client, a Division of the Department of Defence, a well known government agency, is based in beautiful Tasmania, They are in need of a Nutritionist to join their Food Science team as part of a long-term contract.



This permanent/full-time contract position will commence in early July 2016 and due to complete June 2019 with an option for a renewal for another 2 years.

The successful candidate will be undertaking the following duties:

  • Perform nutrient analyses of recipes and menus
  • Interpret Food Works outputs looking for nutritional adequacy and suitability
  • Evaluate and compare application of recipes and menu classification systems
  • Prepare, execute and finalise activities in support of field work including dietary intake and energy expenditure
  • Contribute to the design of prototype ration packs
  • Participate in food evaluation (sensory/taste panel) activities
  • Provision of advice on food and nutrition legislative requirements and guidance
  • Support workplace health and safety requirements
  • Data entry and analysis; contribute to report writing
  • Provide nutrition advice and general support to Science &Technology work programs and activities



  • This government role requires the candidate to be an Australian citizen – PR is NOT SUFFICIENT
  • Hold tertiary qualifications in Nutrition or a related field
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • An ability to work as part of a team and individually under general direction
  • A demonstrated ability to work to deadlines and to successfully complete tasks on time
  • Experience in the use of Food Works and general computer software
  • Must be willing to relocate to Tasmania
  • The successful candidate will enjoy living and working in a beautiful part of the world in Tasmania only an hours drive from Launceston. The people are friendly and the work very interesting and challenging.



To be considered for this role please apply at your earliest convenience by using the ‘Apply Now’ button below. Please include your updated resume with a covering letter in Word Format. For a confidential discussion about this role, please call CS Executive Group on 03 9516 0100.



We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this role. Unfortunately, due to the large volume of candidates we receive on a daily basis, we can only contact those with suitable qualifications and experience. Please note, however, you are welcome to call our Recruiters to discuss your application. If unsuccessful, your resume will remain on our database and will be considered for future suitable roles.