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:  Federal employees with career or career-conditional appointments in the competitive service; former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility based on previous career or career-conditional appointments.

This position is located in the DHHS/Food and Drug Administration Office of New Drugs Office of Drug Evaluation IV. Division of Medical Imaging Products.




Incumbent receives, assesses, routes, or otherwise handles incoming and outgoing materials

such as controlled or routine correspondence, reports, memoranda, and other forms of written

communication. Performs the following duties: tracks controlled correspondence; composes

and edits correspondence, letters and reports; reviews correspondence and other written

documents for accuracy and completeness; and develops standard or form letters and replies

to inquiries. Develops background information and prepares outlines for


Performs office automation duties which include the preparation of ad hoc and reoccurring

reports, forms, correspondence, and presentation materials which may include complex

graphs, charts; and tabular material. Compiles, organizes, and tracks program data which

may include statistical information in support of the organization's program operations.

Enters pertinent information into a variety of automated tracking systems and maintains

program-specific data to track items such as project milestones, progress reports, funding and

expenditure data, etc. Services of a qualified typist is required.

Manages the appointment and meeting schedule for the Director of the organizational unit

served, and those of other senior staff members as directed. Serves as point-of-contact or

scheduling meetings for conference rooms. Schedules appointments, coordinates meetings,

and/or schedules conferences. Researches and provides background on subject matter of

meetings without direction.