Department: Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency: Food and Drug Administration
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Silver Spring, MD United StatesView Map
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.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is a Federal scientific law enforcement agency with the legislated responsibility for ensuring that drugs, biological products and medical devices are safe and effective, that food and drugs are adequately packaged and informatively labeled and that radiation emitting devices are safe, and to prevent and reduce tobacco use. The work of the FDA is carried out by thousands of personnel stationed throughout the United States and abroad. The staff includes physicians, scientists, engineers and a variety of other multidisciplinary professional, technical and support personnel. FDAs programs are national in scope and international in effect, and its activities directly affect and heavily impact upon multi-billion dollar industries, in addition to protecting the public health of hundreds of millions of American consumers.
This is a Senior Level (SL) executive position is located in the Food and Drug Administration, Office of Global Regulatory Operations and Policy, Office of Regulatory Affairs, Office of Food and Feed Operations in Silver Spring, MD.
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); veterans who are preference eligibles or who have been separated under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous active service; and individuals with disabilities. YOU MUST SUBMIT YOUR SF-50 AND/OR DD FORM 214.
This position is located on the staff of the Assistant Commissioner for Operations in the Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA). The Office of Regulatory Affairs plans and directs the management and administration of personnel and facilities to ensure the federal laws and regulations regarding FDA regulated products are enforced. ORA directs nationwide field operations that are performed by several thousand scientific, professional, regulatory and consumer safety personnel geographically dispersed throughout the nation and abroad; and manages state-of-the-art scientific laboratories strategically located throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico.
The Director, Office of Food and Feed Operations, services as the principal advisor to the Assistant Commissioner for Operations. In addition, the incumbent serves as the supervisor of the Division of Food Defense Targeting and the Division of Food and Feed Program Operations and Inspections.
- U.S. Citizenship is required.