Job Overview

Summary

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 (OD), Alaska Field Office, Anchorage, Alaska.

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


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.

Duties

The incumbent is responsible for carrying out a wide range of epidemiologic and surveillance activities, studies, surveys and provides technical assistance to Federal, State, local and other health agencies.  Identifies and analyzes public health issues and their impact on public policies or scientific projects and procedures.  Performs statistical analyses as part of a segment of a nationwide data collection and analysis program.  Responsible for ensuring the statistical validity and epidemiologic applicability of study activities by solving problems occurring in the data collection process.  Provides scientific advice and technical assistance to various public, private and/or nonprofit health or health-related agencies and organizations.  Evaluates a project or study data collection, quality control, and/or data utilization methods.  Develops and coordinates the sharing of health-related educational or informational materials so that scientific advice and assistance is shared.  Assists in writing of comprehensive statistical and analytic reports from major studies or continuing projects.  Participates in the syntheses of social science and epidemiologic data to be applied toward designing effective prevention programs and practice guidelines.  Performs other duties as assigned.