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.

Who May Apply:  Federal employees with career or career-conditional appointments in the competitive service; former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility based on previous career or career-conditional appointments; displaced Federal employees requesting special priority selection consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) and the 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; individuals eligible for VRA appointments; Military Spouses; and individuals with disabilities serving under a Schedule A appointment.

PHS Commissioned Corps Officers interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps may apply online to this announcement.   Candidates will be referred to the selecting official as Commissioned Corps (CC) personnel and not as candidates for conversion to a permanent career or career-conditional appointment.


This position is located in the FDA, Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA), Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI), Headquarters located in Rockville, MD.

The OCI is responsible for investigating alleged or suspected violations of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, and related violations of Title 21 and 18 of the U.S. Code.

Additional selections may be made from this announcement.

Salary range listed above includes the geographical locality pay.


The incumbent will provide support to FDA criminal investigators engaged in complex cases involving alleged violations of the Food, 
Drug and Cosmetic Act. Provide real time investigative intelligence analytical services including research and analysis of all sources
of information. Conduct searches and analyze data using open source, commercial, financial, and law enforcement databases and
social media. Research or request Domain Registration information for websites and conduct IP Address Tracing.  Prepare factual
chronological summaries of collected evidence and data on subjects, acts, events and documentary material used to interpret
and project and fill in gaps in information. Develop and project data, draw conclusions, and estimate probabilities.
Utilize special software programs to gather, summarize, and analyze statistical data on investigative activities,
and prepare written, narrative, statistical reports and trend analysis on criminal activities. Prepare and present briefings to
supervisor, management, and high level officials on complex investigations and of situations, trends, mission accomplishments,
and impact on investigative activities.