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, Office of Regulatory Affairs employees with competitive status only. Competitive status refers to employees who are serving on a career or career conditional appointment.



This position is located in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA), Denver District Office located in Denver, CO. 

This is a permanent full-time Career/Career Conditional Appointment.

This is a bargaining unit position.

Salary range listed includes locality pay.

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


Incumbent performs scientific analyses on a variety of food, drug, and cosmetic samples.  Exercises judgment to select the appropriate methods and procedures to use: prepares scientific reports and records in detail the receipt, handling and analysis of samples: and participates in firm inspections to assist, observe and evaluate manufacturing processes, practices and conditions. Prepares scientific reports identifying the sample and stating the methods and procedures used, any modifications of the method including validation data, and the results.