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.

Join HHS/FDA/Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) and help make our world healthier, safer, and better for all Americans.  CTP is the newest arm of the FDA.  CTP is the principal Federal agency charged to establish tobacco regulations in order to decrease the tremendous toll of diseases, disability and death caused by tobacco use in the United States.

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; displaced Federal employees requesting special priority selection consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) and the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP); veterans who are preference eligibles or who have been separated under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous active service; Military Spouses; PHS Commissioned Corps Officers; individuals eligible for VRA appointments (at the GS-11 and below grade levels); and individuals with disabilities.


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 Management (OM), Rockville, Maryland.

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



If selected for this position, you will:

  • Provide authoritative advice to management officials regarding financial/budgetary matters.
  • Develop written analysis and recommend actions critical to budgetary and financial issues.
  • Draft procedural instructions and policy guidelines regarding estimating funding needs.
  • Participate in briefings and meetings to provide budgetary advice and assistance.
  • Plan and conduct comprehensive analytical surveys and special studies.
  • Conducts data gathering using techniques such as quantitative analysis, surveys, interviews, research, etc., to justify proposals through systematic and deductive reasoning.
  • Prepares and coordinates responses to sensitive requests from the Congress, OMB, GAO, the Inspector General, and/or DHHS. 
  • Design and conduct time sensitive analytical and evaluative studies of program or administrative management systems, work simplification, resource utilization, and decision making studies.