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.

Current PHS Commissioned Corps Officers with the Food and Drug Administration 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 COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS ( transcripts are only required if you are changing series).


This position is located in the Food and Drug Administration, Office of Regulatory Affairs, Central Regional Office, State Programs Branch.    These positions will be filled in one of the following locations, Baltimore, Maryland, Chicago, Illinois, Cincinnati, Ohio, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Detroit, Michigan, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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


Major Duties:

This is a trainee level position located in a Regional Office of the Food and Drug Administration, Regional Office.

The incumbent will serves as a radiation authority within the Central Region for resolving problems encountered through review of x-ray field tests conducted by District and State personnel.  Advises Compliance Branch personnel or the Regional Radiological Health Representative on preparation of technical portions of correspondence to the affected industry and users of radiation emitting electronic products and radiological medical devices.  Serves as a senior regional auditor/monitor for diagnostic x-ray compliance testing and may assist the Districts with annual performance audits of State and Federal personnel who conduct compliance tests of diagnostic x-ray equipment within the Southwest Region.  Conducts investigations and inspections of manufacturers of complex and sophisticated radiation emitting electronic products and radiological medical devices.

  • Additional Duty Location Info

    4 vacancies in the following locations

    • Philadelphia, PA United States
    • Cincinnati, OH United States
    • Minneapolis, MN United States
    • Detroit, MI United States
    • Chicago, IL United States
    • Baltimore, MD United States