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 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Center for Tobacco Products (CTP), Office of Compliance and Enforcement.

Who May Apply:  Open to all United States Citizens.

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.

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


The incumbent will serve as a regulatory counsel with the the Office of Compliance Enforcement.  He/She will develop policies and programs involving matters affecting the regulation of tobacco products.  Draft or review proposals for new regulatory and policy statements involving his or her area of regulatory expertise.  Review, summarize, and draft responses to public comments received on proposed regulations.  Prepare replies to correspondence from the regulated community and other interested persons on issues that effect one or more portions of the regulatory industry.