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:  This vacancy is open to current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) employees with competitive status only.  Competitive status refers to employees who are serving on a career or career conditional 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 (CC) personnel and not as candidates for conversion to a permanent career or career-conditional appointment.


This position is located at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID), Division of Preparedness and Emerging Infections (DPEI), Scientific and Program Services Branch (SPSB), Atlanta, Georgia.

Additional selections may be made within the same geographical location.

CDC Financial Disclosure Language—OGE form 450
Holding ourselves to a higher standard; the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention inspires public confidence in its trust responsibilities and mission by maintaining high ethical principles.  This position is subject to the confidential financial disclosure requirements of the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 (P.L. 95-521).  Therefore, if selected, you will be required to complete a 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 will be required annually.

CDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Incumbent plans, implements and evaluates public health programs/projects aimed at addressing National Center priorities; particularly programs providing support to state, local, and territorial health departments to address emerging infectious diseases; researches and analyzes public health policy or procedural questions and provides advice to management and clients on appropriate methods and procedures; reviews program announcements and coordinates the application review process for assigned programs; provides administrative advice and technical assistance to various public, private and nonprofit health and/or health related agencies and state, local and territorial health departments; prepares funding and other documents for submission to the CDC Procurement and Grants Office for assigned projects; monitors the cost, management, and overall technical performance of the grant or cooperative agreement after award; performs the technical evaluation of proposals in accordance with the agency's evaluation and selection procedures; assists in the close-out of completed grants and cooperative agreements, including completing evaluation of the grantee's performance; manages long-term, complex grants or cooperative agreements costing several millions of dollars; assesses activities to determine funding requirements and to determine whether funding is warranted and available; evaluates program effectiveness in relation to the funding awarded and expended; and develops written materials for briefing, meetings, or conferences.