Basic Qualification Requirements for GS-11/12: Degree: major study in an academic field related to the health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of the position.
Minimum Qualification for the GS-11 Level: In addition to meeting the Basic Qualification Requirements, Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-09 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 which includes evaluating and/or analyzing public health issues. OR completed three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree OR a combination of specialized experience and graduate education that together meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.
Minimum Qualifications for the GS-12: In addition to meeting the Basic Qualification Requirements, Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to 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 which includes evaluating, analyzing, planning and/or conducting public health issues.
Foreign Education: A college or university degree must be accredited (or pre-accredited) and recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Please refer to: http://www.ope.ed.gov/accreditation/Search.aspx. If you are qualifying based on foreign education you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to: www.opm.gov/qualifications/SEC-II/s2-e4.asp#e4a.
Conditions of Employment:
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.
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.
Deposit: All Federal employees are required to have Federal
salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their
qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.
probationary period may be required.
transportation, and relocation expenses will be paid: Yes
Unit Position: No
Screening Required: No
required with position: Yes, Domestic 5% and International 30%
Bonus may be authorized: No
potential: Yes, This position has promotion potential to GS-12. Promotion to
the next grade level is at management's discretion and is based on your meeting
qualifications and time-in-grade requirements, demonstrated ability to perform
the higher level duties, the continuing need for the higher level duties, and
administrative approval. Promotion to the next grade level is not guaranteed
and no promise of promotion is implied.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
application process is complete, a review of the 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. Category rating procedures
will be used to rate and rank candidates. The category assignment is a measure
of the degree to which your background matches the competencies required for
this position. Qualified candidates will be ranked into one of three categories:
Best Qualified, Well Qualified or Qualified.
Rating Process does not add veterans preference points but protects the rights
of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each
category. Preference eligibles who meet the minimum qualification requirements
and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent
must be listed in the highest quality category (except in the case of
scientific or professional positions at the GS-9 level or higher). Your
qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge,
skills, abilities and other characteristics). You do not have to respond to the
KSAs separately but your resume should contain sufficient information to
demonstrate possession of the KSAs.
1. Ability to
evaluate public health programs.
2. Ability to
conduct health-related research and intervention projects.
3. Skill in oral
4. Skill in