Job Title: Public Health AdvisorJob Announcement Number: HHS-SAMHSA-MP-13-828285
Department: Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
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/ Per Year
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 to
Monday, February 04, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
Full Time -
1 vacancy in the following location:
Rockville, MD United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
United States Citizens
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.
This position is located in the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), within the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) located in Rockville, MD.
This vacancy is also being announced concurrently with vacancy announcement HHS-SAMHSA-MP-13-828139 under merit promotion procedures. Please review that announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration under merit promotion procedures. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.
PHS Commissioned Corps Officers interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps (not as a career/career-conditional employee) are encouraged to apply under the merit promotion announcement indicated above.
This announcement may be used to fill multiple positions in multiple locations.
- U.S. Citizenship is required.
- Background investigation required.
DUTIES:Back to top
Plans, develops and implements public health programs.
Coordinates the development of information and education materials such as, press releases, talking papers, fact sheets and presentations.
Analyzes existing or proposed systems, strategies or services related to substance abuse treatment.
Develops, implements and monitors performance evaluations and tracking systems.
Provides leadership in developing and implementing program plans and data sets.
Plans, implements and presents training systems.
Serves as liaison to health and education professionals.
Research and analyze the causes of product problems.
Conducts assessment and/or compliance reviews and provides solutions or corrective actions.
Monitors program compliance requirements and recommends approval or disapproval of existing proposed program activities.
Reviews congressional and legislative actions, and assesses impact on the programs activities, initiatives and policies and initiates action accordingly.
Plans, organize and direct team activities.
Prepares analyses and estimates of resource needs using budgeting methods.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
GS-13: Must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 level of Federal service. Examples of specialized experience include: working with substance abuse treatment, recovery support services, and State system and program implementation. Ability to provide guidance to staff and external stakeholders in implementing substance abuse treatment programs for the improvement of behavioral health systems. Must have extensive experience in managing complex grant programs and providing technical direction and guidance on the implementation of grant program requirements.
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 will be paid: No
8. Bargaining Unit Position: Yes
9. Drug Screening Required: No
10. Recruitment incentives may be authorized: No
11. Student loan repayment incentive authorized: No
12. Annual leave for non-federal service authorized: No
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application process is complete, a review of the 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. Category rating procedures will be used to rate and rank candidates. The category assignment is a measure of the degree in which your background matches the competencies required for this position. Qualified candidates will be ranked into one of three categories: Best Qualified, Well Qualified or Qualified.
The Category Rating Process does not add veterans preference points but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category. Preference eligibles who meet the minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent must be listed in the highest quality category (except in the case of scientific or professional positions at the GS-9 level or higher). Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
Skill in substance abuse treatment and recovery issues.
Knowledge of Grants Management.
Knowledge of State systems.
Skill in oral communication.
Skill in written communication.