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 (FDA) employees with competitive status only. Competitive status refers to employees who are serving on a career or career conditional appointment.

PHS Commissioned Corps Officers interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps may apply online to this announcement. Candidates will be referred to (CC) personnel and not as candidates for conversion to a permanent career or career-conditional appointment. YOU MUST SUBMIT YOUR SF-50 (AND DD-214 IF APPLICABLE).

This position is located in Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Center for Food and Safety and Applied Nutrition, Office of the Center Director. This announcement may be used to fill multiple positions in multiple locations.


Major Duties:
The incumbant serves as staff assistant, performing specific administrative duties, to include knowledge of organizational priorities and interests concerning current HHS/FDA/CFSAN issues; Provide administrative support to other organizational offices as required; Provides suggestions and or recommendations for consideration in connection with problems, actions, or plans under discussion, in order  to improve the efficiency and or effectiveness of the organization.