Job Overview

Summary

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:  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; Military Spouses; PHS Commissioned Corps Officers; individuals eligible for VRA appointments (at the GS-11 and below grade levels); and individuals with disabilities.

 

This position is located in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA), Milwaukee Resident Post, located in Wauwatosa, WI.

This vacancy is also being announced concurrently with vacancy announcement HHS-FDA-ORA-DE-13-935214 under competitive procedures.  Please review that announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration under competitive procedures.  NOTE:  Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.


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

Duties

The incumbent will conduct inspections and investigations of facilities where only limited guidance documents are available; proposed or new regulations must be used to evaluate the industry; or the inspection or investigation may result in considerable attention and review in the media, official representatives of other Federal, State, County agencies as well as foreign countries and other forces inside or outside the Agency.  Inspections cover all the types of products and problems within the area of assigned responsibility.  Investigates and evaluates the adequacy of complex manufacturing practices to determine compliance with GMP regulations.  Investigations involve complaints of injury or death attributable to products regulated by the FDA.  Investigations  require special coordination and a high degree of insight and knowledge.  Plan and decides how the investigation should proceed, when the investigation is complete, and what reporting is required.  Analyze results, decide when an investigation is complete or what additional work may be required.