Job Title: Public Health Analyst (Issues Management)Job Announcement Number: HHS-CDC-D2-13-860355
Department: Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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/ Per Year
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 to
Monday, April 08, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
Full Time -
1 vacancy in the following location:
Atlanta, GA 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 Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP), Office on Smoking and Health (OSH) in Atlanta, GA.
This vacancy is also being announced concurrently with vacancy announcement HHS-CDC-M2-13-860351 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.
Who May Apply: Open to US citizens and applicants eligible under Schedule A authority.
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.
Additional selections may be made within the same geographical location.
CDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
- U.S. Citizenship is required.
- Background investigation required.
DUTIES:Back to top
The incumbent of this position serves as an assistant to senior leadership with the responsibility for providing leadership, direction, and management for the organization in the development and maintenance of initiatives to advance the mission of the Division, Center, and support capabilities to plan, direct, and coordinate national and international progress on issues related to public health. Respond to Congressional/Executive Branch inquiries and correspondence requesting information regarding Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) strategies, programs, and responses to health problems; data; and, general information requested about public health issues. Manage briefings, hearings, and visits involving members of Congress, Congressional staff and Executive Branch staff. Prepare testimony for senior managers regarding public health issues, and CDC strategies, programs, and responses to public health issues. Reviews and comments on testimony sent from Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Health and Human Services (HHS), Congressional committees, and partners. Manage the Freedom of Information Act process/requests. Prepares and oversees the writing and production of publications and information about activities and mission which build mutual understanding between the unit and relevant publics. Develop initiates and provides guidance for the preparation of information on the units public health activities intended to keep CDC Office of the Director, other CDC entities, and the national and international organizations informed of the activity issues and strategies. Oversee special projects through researching and/or analyzing problems, issues, or program requirements that may be unstable or complex. Conduct extensive research of data from diverse sources. Extracts and assembles information. Develop reports or presentations. Work with others in the organization and partners to ensure proper coordination of issues in support of the organizations mission and goals and represents the organization in policy and planning discussions within CDC and with external partners. Keep senior management informed of developments that are relevant and have an impact on existing/proposed programs and relationships.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
GS-12: Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service as defined in the next paragraph.
Specialized experience is experience which is directly related to the position which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) to successfully perform the duties of the position to include experience in analyzing and evaluating the effectiveness of public health programs; and analyzing and providing recommendations on public health policy issues.
GS-13: Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service as defined in the next paragraph.
Specialized experience is experience which is directly related to the position which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) to successfully perform the duties of the position to include experience in analyzing, evaluating, and providing leadership and direction on the effectiveness of public health programs; and analyzing and providing recommendations on public health policy issues.
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: No
9. Drug Screening Required: No
10. Travel required with position: Yes, 10%
11. Recruitment Incentive may be authorized: No
12. Annual Leave for non-federal service authorized: No
13. Research position: No.
14. Promotion potential: Yes. This position has promotion potential to the GS-13. Promotion to the next grade level is at management's discretion and is based on your meeting qualifications and time-in-grade requirements, demonstrated ability to perform the higher level duties, the continuing need for the higher level duties, and administrative approval. Promotion to the next grade level is not guaranteed and no promise of promotion is implied.
15. Supervisory position: No.
16. 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 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 to 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). You do not have to respond to the KSAs separately but your resume should contain sufficient information to demonstrate possession of the KSAs.
1. Knowledge of concepts, principles, methods, and techniques of administrative Public Health Programs.
2. Knowledge of building linkages and fostering joint projects of mutual interest.
3. Skill in written communications.
4. Skill in oral communications.