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 Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA), Florida District Office, Post Everglades Resident Post located in Fort Lauderdale, FL.


The FDA's Office of Regulatory Affairs is the lead office for all FDA Field activities as well as providing FDA leadership on imports, inspections, and enforcement policy.  ORA supports FDA Product Centers by inspecting regulated products and manufacturers, conducting sample analysis on regulated products, and reviewing imported products offered for entry into the United States.  ORA also develops FDA-wide policy on compliance and enforcement.

Who May Apply:  Open to all United States Citizens.

This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.


The incumbent will make complete, accurate records of receipt and handling of samples on analytical work procedures used including observations, measurements, interpretations, and evaluations of the results of analysis. 

Conducts analysis such as sanitation, drug, food additives, chemical contaminants, medical device, and/or pesticide. 

Performs applicable extraction and clean-up procedures, using well-established and proven analytical methodology such as that found in the standard manuals. 

Operates equipment and instrumentation used in determinative steps for chromatography or spectroscopy, balances, pH meters, etc.