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 position is located in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Office of the Director, Washington, DC.


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

PHS Commissioned Corps Officers interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps (not as a career/career-conditional employee) are encouraged to apply under the merit promotion announcement indicated above.

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.


The incumbent assists the Director and staff with planning, coordinating and executing the administrative and management duties and responsibilities of the office.  Develops strategies and methods to improve office operations and serves as liaison to the Institute's administrative staff for extensive organizational requirements.  Provides administrative support on a wide variety of actions and problems.  Assists in the preparation, review and coordination of information, decision documents, special reports and other programmatic activities.  Maintains and monitors project tracking and reporting systems in order to develop status reports and response materials for senior management attention, review and signature.  Coordinates schedules, agendas, conference support and action items for key groups.  Performs other duties as assigned.