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 Food and Drug Administration (FDA) employees within all of the Office of the Commissioner (OC) 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 in the Office of Commissioner (OC), Office of  External Affairs (OEA), Office of Health and Constituent Affairs (OHCA) in Silver Spring, MD.


This announcement may be used to fill multiple positions in multiple locations.


Major Duties:
The program analyst conducts studies, data collection and analysts in support of FDA’s senior staff. The purpose of the studies, data collection and analysis is to identify and recommend solutions to engage external stakeholders more effectively.

The analyst gathers and organizes narrative and statistical information using established methods, techniques, or precedents, such as questionnaires, interviews, review of computer data, and comparison of past, present, and related program functions.  Programs are reviewed and studied to identify opportunities to effectively engage stakeholder through multiple communication vehicles. 

Assignments may involve the independent study of professional organizations, healthcare/patient. Evaluates data systems, the degree to which the systems enhance the mission of the organization, and what modifications might be appropriate; participates in structuring a new project to support office operations.