Job Overview


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 announcement is being used to create an inventory of qualified applicants for Public Health Advisor positions and will be used to fill immediate and future vacancies.

Although this vacancy announcement is advertised for multiple duty locations and grade levels, it is not intended to convey any implication nor expectation that positions will be filled at all grade levels or locations. You must specifically identify all locations and all grades for which you desire consideration. You will receive consideration only for locations and/or grades indicated in your online application.

There will be several cut-off dates established during the open period of this announcement which will be used to create referral lists. The first cut-off date will be May 6, 2013. Thereafter, additional referral lists will be generated throughout the open period as vacancies occur.

Who May Apply:  Open to US citizens and applicants eligible under Schedule A authority.

Additional selections may be made within the same geographical location.

CDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The incumbent will serve as a Public Health Advisor providing program advice and assistance and is responsible for carrying out program activities in Federal, State and/or local settings with relative independence.  Provides guidance on matters leading to the improvement of public health programs. Operates in a field-based setting to implement public health priorities involving a diverse range of stakeholders and partners. Provides programmatic support during public health investigations. Collect and analyze data to address public health program needs. Research and analyze factors which contribute to improving public health programs. Develops and/or recommends program intervention, prevention, and/or control strategies.

Travel Required

  • Not Required
  • Additional Duty Location Info

    Many vacancies in the following locations

    • Anchorage, AK
    • Juneau, AK
    • Montgomery, AL
    • Little Rock, AR
    • Phoenix, AZ
    • Los Angeles, CA
    • Oakland, CA
    • Sacramento, CA
    • San Diego, CA
    • San Francisco, CA
    • Denver, CO
    • Hartford, CT
    • Washington DC, DC
    • Dover, DE
    • Miami, FL
    • Tallahassee, FL
    • Atlanta, GA
    • Mangilao, GU
    • Honolulu, HI
    • Des Moines, IA
    • Boise, ID
    • Chicago, IL
    • Springfield, IL
    • Indianapolis, IN
    • Topeka, KS
    • Frankfort, KY
    • Louisville, KY
    • Baton Rouge, LA
    • Boston, MA
    • Annapolis, MD
    • Augusta, ME
    • Detroit, MI
    • Lansing, MI
    • Minneapolis, MN
    • Saint Paul, MN
    • Jefferson City, MO
    • Jackson, MS
    • Helena, MT
    • Raleigh, NC
    • Bismarck, ND
    • Lincoln, NE
    • Concord, NH
    • Newark, NJ
    • Trenton, NJ
    • Albuquerque, NM
    • Santa Fe, NM
    • Carson City, NV
    • Albany, NY
    • New York, NY
    • Cincinnati, OH
    • Columbus, OH
    • Oklahoma City, OK
    • Salem, OR
    • Harrisburg, PA
    • Philadelphia, PA
    • Pittsburgh, PA
    • San Juan, PR
    • Providence, RI
    • Columbia, SC
    • Pierre, SD
    • Nashville, TN
    • Austin, TX
    • El Paso, TX
    • Houston, TX
    • San Antonio, TX
    • Salt Lake City, UT
    • Richmond, VA
    • Montpelier, VT
    • Olympia, WA
    • Seattle, WA
    • Madison, WI
    • Charleston, WV
    • Morgantown, WV
    • Cheyenne, WY