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; Military Spouses; PHS Commissioned Corps Officers; and individuals with disabilities. 


This position is located in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP), Division of STD Prevention (DSTDP), Office of the Director (OD), Atlanta, Georgia.


This vacancy is also being announced concurrently with vacancy announcement HHS-CDC-D3-13-883456 under competitive procedures.  Please review that announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration under competitive procedures.  NOTE:  Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.

Additional selections may be made within the same geographical location. 

CDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The primary purpose of this position is to carry out public health policy, planning, and evaluation activities for an organization.  Maintains initiatives to advance the mission of the organization, and support capabilities to plan, direct, and coordinate national and international progress on issues related to public health.  Conducts complex analyses for the purpose of developing recommendations to leadership and positions statements on issues related to public health policy.  Provides advice on the development, direction, and coordination of program planning, evaluation, legislative, regulatory activities, budget initiatives, and policy issues as they relate to the organization.  Cultivates and maintains relationships with other organizational units including other Federal agencies and quasi-governmental groups and other key partners including national and international organizations. Serves as a point of contact for information about public health program evaluation activities including policy and legal science. Provides analysis and synthesis in support of those responsible for answering Congressional and constituent organization requests, including controlled correspondence, telephone, and other immediate requests that are highly sensitive and complex, and ensures that responses are consistent with the organization's mission and goals.