This Position Is No Longer Available

Job Title:Public Health Analyst

Department:Department Of Health And Human Services

Agency:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Job Announcement Number:HHS-CDC-MP-13-799059

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$59,987.00 to $91,073.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, December 06, 2012 to Monday, December 10, 2012

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0685-11/12

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

12

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Atlanta, GA United States

WHO MAY APPLY:

Qualified ICTAP or VEOA Eligibles

JOB SUMMARY:

Become a part of the Department that touches the lives of every American!  At the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) you can give back to your community, state, and country by making a difference in the lives of Americans everywhere.  It is the principal agency for protecting the health of citizens.  Join HHS and help to make our world healthier, safer, and better for all Americans.

Who May Apply:  Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP); veterans who are preference eligibles or who have been separated under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous active service.

 
This position is located in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Center for Global Health (CGH), Division of Global Disease Detection and Emergency Response (DGDDER), Global Disease Detection Operations Center (GDDOC), Atlanta, Georgia.

Additional selections may be made from this announcement.

 

CDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Background Security Investigation.

DUTIES:

If selected you will serve as a public health analyst and, independently or as part of a team, participate in long-range program planning, including development of policy, goals, objectives and activities.  Participate in the development of budgets and in monitoring and evaluating programs. Serve as a project officer for cooperative agreements and contracts involving international detection and response activities. Participate in training needs assessments and preparation of plans and training curricula.  Assist in the development and delivery of training courses.  Serve as a liaison for CDC programs, other US Government organization, foreign governments, UN agencies, and other organizations concerned with global disease detection and response. Serve as a participant in development and implementation of a pre-event strategy in global disease detection and response for CDC's external engagements with international public health partners.  Develop operational emergency response protocols and appropriate guidance materials.  Serve as the point of contact for coordination of activities during international emergency responses.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

GS 11: Candidates must possess at least one (1) year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-9 grade level in the Federal service.  Specialized experience is that which is directly related to the duties of the position and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position, to include experience related to planning, implementing, and evaluating public health programs.

GS-12:  Candidates must possess at least one (1) year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is that which is directly related to the duties of the position and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position, to include experience related to planning, implementing, and evaluating global disease detection public health programs.

Substitution of Education for Experience for GS-11:

Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., in a major study in public health or other field of study with course work directly related to the work of the position.

Substitution of Graduate Level Education:
Your graduate
level education may be substituted in part or whole for the specialized experience required in this position. Your graduate level education must be related to the job being filled and must have provided you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to successfully perform the work to be considered for substitution for specialized experience.  Submit a copy of your college transcript if you are requesting CDC to consider your graduate level education in determining your qualifications for this position.

COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: An appropriate combination of successfully completed education and experience may be used to meet the total qualification requirements.

Documenting experience:  In accordance with Office of Personnel Management policy, federal employees are assumed to have gained experience by performing duties and responsibilities appropriate for their official series and grade level as described in their position description.  Experience that would not normally be part of the employee's position is creditable, however, when documented by satisfactory evidence, such as a signed memorandum from the employee's supervisor or an SF-50 or SF-52 documenting an official detail or other official assignment. The documentation must indicate whether the duties were performed full time or, if part time, the percentage of times the other duties were performed. It is expected that this documentation is included in the employee's official personnel record. In order to receive credit for experience in your resume that is not within the official series and grade level of your official position, you must provide a copy of the appropriate documentation of such experience as indicated above.

 


Foreign Education:  If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university.  For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/.

Conditions of Employment:

 

1. Security and Background Requirements:  If not previously completed, a background security investigation will be required for all appointees.  Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication.  Failure to successfully meet these requirements may be grounds for appropriate personnel action.  In addition, if hired, a background security reinvestigation or supplemental investigation may be required at a later time.  Applicants are also advised that all information concerning qualifications is subject to investigation.  False representation may be grounds for non-consideration, non-selection and/or appropriate disciplinary action.

 

2. E-Verify:  If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" System.  Federal law requires DHS to use the E-Verify System to verify employment eligibility of all new hires, and as a condition of continued employment obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system.  The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is an E-Verify Participant.

 

3. Direct Deposit:  All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.

4. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.
5. Financial disclosure statement may be required.
6. One-year probationary period may be required.
7. Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses may be authorized
8. Bargaining Unit Position:
No
9. Drug Screening Required:
No
10. Travel required with position: Yes, 5% both international and domestic
11. Recruitment Bonus may be authorized: No
12. Research position: No

13. Promotion potential: No

14. Supervisory position: No
15. Time in grade (TIG) must be met within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application process is complete, a review of resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job.  If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position.  Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

 

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

 

1.  Knowledge of administrative laws, policies, regulations and precedents applicable to the development and administration of a domestic or international public health program.

2.  Knowledge of team management techniques to plan, organize and direct multi-disciplinary project teams and activities and of overall administrative requirements to ensure that support is available and administrative actions are initiated properly.

3.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with persons of diverse backgrounds.

4.  Skill in written communication

5.  Skill in  oral communication


BENEFITS:

The Federal Government offers a comprehensive benefits package.  Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc.



OTHER INFORMATION:

If you are a veteran with preference eligibility, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility. For more information on veterans’ preference see http://www.usajobs.gov/Veterans

 

Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see http://www.sss.gov).

 

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):  For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible see http://opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap.  To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85.0 or above on the rating criteria for this position.



HOW TO APPLY:

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire.  Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

 

Note:  To return to a previously Saved or Incomplete application you may use the following link:  https://applicationmanager.gov.

 

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID 799059.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

 

If you cannot apply online:

  1. Click the following link to view and print the assessment questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire, and
  2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the assessment questionnaire http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf and
  3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144.  Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.
  4. This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Atlanta Customer HelpDesk (770) 488-1725; TTY/TDD: (866) 539-4484; or by email HRCS@CDC.GOV.  The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.


REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

 

  1. Your Résumé - You are encouraged to use the USAJobs online resume builder to ensure that all required information is in your resume.  If you use your own résumé, curriculum vitae, or any other written form you choose then you must describe your job-related qualifications that include beginning and ending dates for paid and non-paid work experience, hours worked per week, month and year of employment for each job title listed.

  2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire

  3. Other supporting documents:

  4.      - Veterans Preference Documentation, if applicable

         - SF-50 (if you are a federal employee or have reinstatement rights as a federal employee)

         - ICTAP documents

 

For Résumé and Application Tips visit: http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/ResumeAndApplicationTips#icc.

 

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, December 10, 2012

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

CDC HelpDesk
Phone: (770)488-1725
TDD: 770-488-1228
Email: HRCS@CDC.GOV
Agency Information:
HHS CDC Center
1600 Clifton Rd
Atlanta, GA
30333

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful.  The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview.  We expect to make a selection within 45 days of the closing date of this announcement.

You will receive notice via email or by mail, if no email address was provided by you during the application process, once this process is completed (generally 4-6 weeks).


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