1. Overview
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  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Public Health Advisor (Management & Operations or Technical)

Department:Department Of Health And Human Services

Agency:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Job Announcement Number:HHS-CDC-OM-13-883005

SALARY RANGE:

$60,274.00 to $110,104.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, July 01, 2013 to Monday, June 30, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0685-12/14

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Temporary NTE Two Years

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Few vacancies in the following location(s):
AfghanistanView Map
AngolaView Map
BangladeshView Map
BarbadosView Map
BeninView Map
More Locations  (59)

WHO MAY APPLY:

Temp Prom, Temp Reassign or Term

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB 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.

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); 30% or more disabled veterans; Military Spouses; PHS Commissioned Corps Officers; and individuals with disabilities.

 

This vacancy is also being announced concurrently with vacancy announcement HHS-CDC-OD-13-883025 under competitive procedures.  Please review that announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration under competitive procedures.  NOTE:  Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.

 

This announcement will be used to fill positions in various geographical locations. 

 Supervisory position: This announcement may be used to fill supervisory or lead positions.

Additional information on living and traveling abroad may be found at http://aoprals.state.gov/content.asp?content_id=184&menu_id=78 
 

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

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Background Investigation is required.
  • Security and Medical clearance is required

DUTIES:

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Incumbent serves as the principal advisor and directs and oversees multi-functional program activities involving a broad and complex range of public health programs that are operated overseas.  Manages multiple projects and programs operating concurrently.  Analyzes collected data and findings and interprets complex legislative, regulatory, and/or policy guidance for use in managing overseas public health programs.  Develops and implements strategies and plans for meeting overseas objectives.  Establishes and forges relationships with international organizations to collaborate and facilitate the development and integration of operating public health program initiatives and activities across a broad area. 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

GS-12:  Applicants must possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 grade level in the Federal Service.  Specialized experience is experience which is directly related to the position which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) to successfully perform the duties of the position to include experience providing management and operations or technical advice and assistance in order to assist in the planning and management of public health programs.

GS-13:  Applicants must possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 grade level in the Federal Service.  Specialized experience is experience which is directly related to the position which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) to successfully perform the duties of the position to include experience providing management and operations or technical advice and assistance in the management and implementation of public health programs.

GS-14:  Applicants must possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 grade level in the Federal Service.  Specialized experience is experience which is directly related to the position which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) to successfully perform the duties of the position to include experience management and operations or technical advice by managing public health programs on issues relating to the improvement of health care systems, strategies and services. 

Documenting experience:  In accordance with Office of Personnel Management policy, federal employees are assumed to have gained experience by performing duties and responsibilities appropriate for their official series and grade level as described in their position description.  Experience that would not normally be part of the employee's position is creditable, however, when documented by satisfactory evidence, such as a signed memorandum from the employee's supervisor or an SF-50 or SF-52 documenting an official detail or other official assignment. The documentation must indicate whether the duties were performed full time or, if part time, the percentage of times the other duties were performed. It is expected that this documentation is included in the employee's official personnel record. In order to receive credit for experience in your resume that is not within the official series and grade level of your official position, you must provide a copy of the appropriate documentation of such experience as indicated above.


Conditions of Employment:

1. Security and Background Requirements:  If not previously completed, a background security investigation will be required for all appointees.  Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication.  Failure to successfully meet these requirements may be grounds for appropriate personnel action.  In addition, if hired, a background security reinvestigation or supplemental investigation may be required at a later time.  Applicants are also advised that all information concerning qualifications is subject to investigation.  False representation may be grounds for non-consideration, non-selection and/or appropriate disciplinary action.
2. E-Verify:  If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" System.  Federal law requires DHS to use the E-Verify System to verify employment eligibility of all new hires, and as a condition of continued employment obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system.  The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is an E-Verify Participant.
3. Direct Deposit:  All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
4. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.
5. One-year probationary period may be required.
6. Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will be authorized.
7. Bargaining Unit Position: No
8. Drug Screening may be required.
9. Travel required: Yes, as required by the position.

10. Recruitment Incentive may be authorized.
11. Some positions may require a foreign language.
12. Promotion potential: Some positions at the GS-12 may have promotion potential to the GS-13 grade level.
13. Time in grade (TIG) must be met within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.
14. Mobility agreement may be required.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Once the application process is complete, a review of resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job.  If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position.  Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

1. Knowledge of management techniques to plan and organize public health program operations.

2. Knowledge of concepts, principles, methods, and techniques of public health program administration.

3. Knowledge of funding requirements to manage, oversee and monitor public health projects and/or programs.

4. Ability to work with multi-disciplinary officials or groups.

5. Skill in written communication.

6. Skill in oral communication.

Term appointments may be extended up to a maximum of four years based on the needs of the agency without further competition. Subsequent employment for CDC positions must be through the appropriate competitive process or special employment program hiring authorities.

Temporary promotions may be extended up to a maximum of five years based on the needs of the agency without further competition.

Temporary reassignments may be extended up to a maximum of six years based on the needs of the agency without further competition.

Special Notes: Although this announcement is advertised for multiple duty locations and grade levels, it is not intended to convey any implication nor expectation that positions will be filled at all grade levels or locations. This announcement is being used to create an inventory of applicants for Public Health Advisor positions and will be used to fill immediate and future needs. Applicants are encouraged to apply early in order to maximize their employment opportunities. Your application will remain in the inventory of tentatively qualified applicants. Applicants that are among the best qualified will be referred to the selecting official for consideration as requests to fill vacancies are processed by the Human Resources Office. The first cut-off date for you to be referred will be August 1, 2013. Thereafter, additional referral lists will be generated throughout the open period as vacancies occur. If further evaluation or interviews are required, you will be contacted. Qualified applicants will be considered as job opportunities occur and may or may not receive further notification regarding the status of their application.


BENEFITS:

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The Federal Government offers a comprehensive benefits package.  Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc.



OTHER INFORMATION:

For more information on veterans’ preference see http://www.usajobs.gov/Veterans.  Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see http://www.sss.gov). For information on "People with Disabilities" please visit http://opm.gov/disability/PeopleWithDisabilities.asp. Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):  For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible see http://opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85.0 or above on the rating criteria for this position.

Overseas Assignments: Overseas assignments are for two years and a rotational agreement must be signed. The assignment may be extended based on the needs of the agency. Upon completion of the overseas assignment, CDC employees on temporary promotion/assignment will be placed in accordance with CDC placement procedures. Subsequent employment for all others for CDC positions must be through the appropriate competitive process or special employment program hiring authorities. This position is eligible for special pay allowances. Immunizations are required and will be administered by the CDC before relocating overseas. To work overseas for the CDC, the selectee will need to obtain security and medical clearances before being cleared to report to the overseas duty station. Continued employment will be subject to submission of all documentation necessary to obtain the medical and security clearances (including documentation for any accompanying dependents), within 30 business days and obtaining the security clearance within 6 months of the initial appointment. Please note the inability to secure the clearances necessary for overseas duty will result in the termination of the appointment to the position. Citizens or permanent residents of the host country are not eligible to be considered. Current permanent status CDC employees will be processed using the appropriate temporary promotion or other temporary assignment authority for permanent employees CDC. The selectee will have statutory return rights to their permanent CDC position title, series, and grade once the overseas assignment is completed. Other current permanent status Federal employees will be hired on a term appointment. There are no statutory return rights. Subsequent employment for CDC positions must be through the appropriate competitive process or special employment program hiring authorities. All other selectees will be hired through a term-appointment. Subsequent employment for CDC positions must be through the appropriate competitive process or special employment program hiring authorities.

 



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, June 30, 2014 to receive consideration.

* To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.

* Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.

* It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date. 

* To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application.  Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

* To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement.  You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type(s):
   ·Resume

Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type(s),which may not be required for all applicants:
   ·DD-214
   ·Other Veterans Document
   ·SF-15
   ·SF-50

Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents:

You are encouraged to apply online.  Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.

NOTE:  If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.

If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s):

1. To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf and provide the required information.  The Vacancy ID is 883005.

2. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot complete the Application Package online, you may fax all of your materials.  The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, June 30, 2014 to receive consideration.  Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.

To complete the occupational questionnaire and submit via fax:

1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire.

2. Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/opm1203fx.pdf

3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144.  Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

 

  1. Your Résumé - You are encouraged to use the USAJobs online resume builder to ensure that all required information is in your resume.  If you use your own résumé, curriculum vitae, or any other written form you choose then you must describe your job-related qualifications that include beginning and ending dates for paid and non-paid work experience, hours worked per week, month and year of employment for each job title listed.

  2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire

  3. Other supporting documents:

  4.      - Veterans Preference Documentation, if applicable

         - SF-50 (if you are a federal employee or have reinstatement rights as a federal employee)

         - Schedule A Authority Documentation, if applicable

          

For Résumé and Application Tips visit: http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/ResumeAndApplicationTips#icc.

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, June 30, 2014

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

CDC HR HelpDesk
Phone: (770)488-1725
Email: HRCS@CDC.GOV
Agency Information:
HHS CDC Center
1600 Clifton Rd
Atlanta, GA
30333

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful.  The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview.  We expect to make a selection within 45 days of the closing date of this announcement.

Additional Duty Location Info

Few vacancies in the following locations:
AfghanistanView Map
AngolaView Map
BangladeshView Map
BarbadosView Map
BeninView Map
BotswanaView Map
BrazilView Map
Burkina FasoView Map
CambodiaView Map
CameroonView Map
ChadView Map
ChinaView Map
Congo (DRC)View Map
CongoView Map
Cote DIvoireView Map
DenmarkView Map
Dominican RepublicView Map
EgyptView Map
EthiopiaView Map
FranceView Map
GabonView Map
GhanaView Map
GuatemalaView Map
GuineaView Map
GuyanaView Map
HaitiView Map
IndiaView Map
IndonesiaView Map
ItalyView Map
KazakhstanView Map
KenyaView Map
LaosView Map
LesothoView Map
LiberiaView Map
MadagascarView Map
MalawiView Map
MaliView Map
MexicoView Map
MoroccoView Map
MozambiqueView Map
NamibiaView Map
NepalView Map
NigeriaView Map
PanamaView Map
Papua New GuineaView Map
PeruView Map
PhilippinesView Map
Republic of GeorgiaView Map
RwandaView Map
Saudi ArabiaView Map
SenegalView Map
South AfricaView Map
South SudanView Map
SwazilandView Map
SwitzerlandView Map
TajikistanView Map
TanzaniaView Map
ThailandView Map
UgandaView Map
UkraineView Map
VietnamView Map
YemenView Map
ZambiaView Map
ZimbabweView Map

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Job Announcement Number:

HHS-CDC-OM-13-883005

Control Number:

345307200