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

This position is located in the FDA, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Office of Compliance, Division of Enforcement A.


PHS Commissioned Corps Officers interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps may apply online to this announcement.  Salary range listed includes locality pay.

Additional Selections may be made. 


The incumbent performs a variety of staff support and program duties for the Office of Compliance, Division of Enforcement A.  The incumbent is responsible for day to-day support functions and program activities such as:

•             Supports managers in the implementation, control, and assessment of the impact of such programs as flexiplace, special personnel efforts, new travel policies, relocation or realignment of Office of Compliance organizations, changed procurement requirements, telecommunication capabilities, automation of administrative processes and management information projects;

•             Plans, prepares, and arranges for specialists from other organizations to present large group training sessions or conferences or to provide this training personally, including schedules, invitations, and evaluation of results.

•             Serves as a point of contact for the Office, its management staff, and higher level program, management, and administrative specialists.

•             Prepares special reports, presentations, and summaries.  Obtains and verifies information by researching office records and reference documents. Examines, edits, and consolidates this information to be sure it is complete, factually correct, and written in an appropriate style.

•            Responds to inquiries and obtains the necessary information from appropriate professional staff and files.  Interprets requests for programmatic action or information.

•             When proprietary or confidential information is involved, the employee must exercise discernment and discretion in preparing responses while preserving data integrity and availability    and ensuring that access to confidential or proprietary information contained in the Center or Office of Compliance and Divisions client/server database is limited to authorized users.

•             The incumbent assists the Division and/or members of his staff in planning for and arranging the agenda of meetings or conferences; prepares required travel documents and prepares original time-keeping records for the Division.