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  4. Benefits & Other Info
  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Supervisory Public Health Analyst - NIAID - MP

Department:Department Of Health And Human Services

Agency:National Institutes of Health

Job Announcement Number:NIH-NIAID-MP-13-861766

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$105,211.00 to $136,771.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, March 25, 2013 to Friday, March 29, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0685-14

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Agency Employees Only

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

14

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Montgomery County, MD United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Current Permanent Title 5 National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases employees and individuals under CTAP only.

JOB SUMMARY:

The NIH is the premier biomedical research center for the world.  Its 27 Institutes and Centers employ approximately 18,000 employees doing a vast array of jobs, all supporting efforts for a healthy nation. For information on the NIH mission, goals, and Institutes and Centers, visit NIH Overview.

This position is location in the Legislative Affairs and Correspondence Management Branch (LACMB), Office of Communications and Government Relations (OCGR), Office of Science Management and Operations (OSMO), Office of the Director (OD), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Institutes of Health (NIH).

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Time in grade met within 30 days of closing date.
  • Position is subject to a background investigation.

DUTIES:

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If selection for this position, you will supervise a staff of Public Health Analysts.  You will perform the following duties and functions:

 

  • Exercise the full range of authority normally carried out by a first-level supervisor, to include planning, assigning and directing the work to be accomplished, ensuring timely performance of satisfactory amounts and quality of work; developing work performance standards; evaluating performance; interviewing and making selections for positions; making decisions on non-routine, costly, or controversial training; hearing and resolving grievances and serious complaints; effecting minor disciplinary actions; approving within-grade increases, leave and overtime, promotions, awards, and reassignments; promoting team building; and identifying and implementing ways to improve the efficiency of operations and increase workload productivity.
  • Supervise a staff of senior analysts who carry out the day-to-day work involving the legislative affairs of the Institute, ensuring integration of Congressional and legislative activities with other Institute plans, programs and communications.
  • Develop, recommend and implement short and long-range plans to implement, evaluate and improve the Institute's legislative program.  Provide reference service for staff of the Institute where they can request and obtain legislative and Congressional documents.  These documents cover a broad range of scientific and policy issues, including research, development and technology in the biomedical field; higher education (especially as related to research and health professional training); and other public policy areas affecting or affected by NIAID
  • The work supervised includes responding to telephone, written and personal inquiries form Member of Congress and their staffs; monitoring Congressional activities; tracking legislation; analyzing the effect of legislative proposals on NIAID's biomedical research programs; and preparing testimony and briefing materials for the Director and other NIAID officials for use at Congressional hearings.
  • Maintain current knowledge of legislative developments and analyze their impact on NIAID programs and activities.
  • Prepare reports of hearings and recommend a strategy for responding to or acting on legislative developments to the Institute's Director and senior staff.
  • Draft or review and edit comments on proposed legislation related to NIAID's biomedical research programs.  Upon approval by DHHS, these comments may be incorporated into the official position statements of the Administration with respect to the legislation in question.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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You must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector, performing the following types of tasks:  establishing short and long term goals, operational plans and programs for a public health organization; interpreting information on a variety of public health related issues; establishing program standards, policies, strategies, goals, and evaluation plans; collecting and interpreting data and information research from a variety of sources; formulating, implementing, evaluating legislative policies impacting on research activities and programs; and preparing responses to Congressional or other external organizations.

 

View Assessment Questions


Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with Selective Service.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Evaluation Method


BENEFITS:

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The federal government offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.  For more information, check out New Employee Benefits at NIH and OPM's Employee Benefits Information.

OTHER INFORMATION:

We are unable to pay relocation expenses.

 

This position has supervisory/managerial responsibilities.  A one-year supervisory/managerial probationary period is required upon selection/placement.  This may be waived if you have successfully completed the supervisory/managerial probationary period.

 

If selected, you will be required to complete Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE Form 450 to determine if a conflict or an appearance of a conflict exists between your financial interest and your prospective position with the agency. This information is required annually.

 

Additional selections may be made through this vacancy announcement. The National Institutes of Health participates in the USCIS Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify). E-Verify helps employers determine employment eligibility of new hires and the validity of their Social Security numbers. The NIH maintains a tobacco free work environment and campus.



HOW TO APPLY:

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Submission of a resume alone IS NOT a complete application.   You must provide a complete online Application Package which includes:

  • Your Resume (Please provide sufficient details in your resume to enable us to determine if you meet the requirement for qualifying experience (as stated in the Qualifications section) and to support your answers to the online questionnaire.   Providing insufficient details in your resume may result in a lower or ineligible rating.)  
  • A complete Assessment Questionnaire, View Assessment Questions.
  • Other required supporting documents (See the Required Documents section for any additional forms and/or supplemental materials required.)
  • If you would prefer to submit a Curriculum Vitae (CV) for consideration, you may submit a skeletal online resume and Fax your CV.   Submission of a resume/CV alone IS NOT a complete application.   You must complete the online questionnaire that will appear when you begin your application on USAJOBS.   (See the Required Documents section for any additional forms and/or supplemental materials required.)

To begin the online application process, click the "Apply Online" button at the bottom of this screen to log in to your existing USAJOBS account or to create an account if you do not already have one.

  • Follow the prompts to complete the Assessment Questionnaire. Please ensure you click the "Submit My Answers" button at the end of the process.
  • To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, you must use the fax coversheet found at http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf .    Include the vacancy announcement number for the job to which you are applying, 861766.   Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you have questions or require reasonable accommodation during the application process,  please contact the HR staff member listed below.   If you cannot apply online, these are the steps to follow:

  1. Click the following link to view and print the assessment questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire, View Occupational Questionnaire.
  2. Print this 1203-FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf.
  3. In Section 25 of the Occupational Questionnaire, you may notice that the numbering restarts with number one. When entering your responses on the 1203-FX form please continue to enter your responses on the next available number within this section. The numbers on the 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire once it restarts with number one. This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible.
  4. Fax the completed 1203-FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203-FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

If you have difficulties with hearing and are seeking assistance, please call a relay operator at 1-800-735-2258 or visit Maryland Relay or AT&T Relay.

For technical difficulties, contact HR Systems Support between 8 AM and 4:30 PM ET Monday through Friday at 301-451-1436 or hrsystemssupport@mail.nih.gov.

Additional Information on How to Apply

Information on Reasonable Accommodation

To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select "My Applications", and click on the "more information" link under the application status for this position.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following information must be received by 11:59pm ET on the closing date of the announcement, Friday, March 29, 2013.  

  1. Resume via USAJOBS.
  2. Responses to online questionnaire.
  3. If applicable, supporting documentation (including DD214 to support Veterans' Employment, CTAP/ICTAP, Schedule A, or other information requested in the announcement such as transcripts). To ensure your information is secure, please block out any Social Security numbers (SSNs). Clean copies may be requested if you are hired.
  4. If submitting a copy of your Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50), or equivalent, submit one that shows the effective date of your current position and the full performance level. You may obtain a copy of your SF-50 from your HR Office or, if you are an HHS employee, from eOPF. If you have separated from Federal Government employment, you may obtain a copy of your SF-50 via: Federal Records Center, National Archives and Records Administration, 111 Winnebago Street, St. Louis, MO 63118-4126 or Email CPR, or visit the National Archives Website.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Richard Woods
Phone: (301)402-3903
Email: WOODSR@MAIL.NIH.GOV
Agency Information:
National Institutes of Health
10401 Fernwood Road 2D19
Bethesda, MD
20892
US

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Within 15 business days of the closing date, Friday, March 29, 2013, you may check your status online at USAJOBS We will update your status after each key stage in the application process has been completed.

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Job Announcement Number:

NIH-NIAID-MP-13-861766

Control Number:

340222300