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:  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, Food and Drug Administration, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Office of Device Evaluation, Division of Anesthesiology, General Hospital, Respiratory, Infection Control and Dental Devices.

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

Salary range listed includes locality pay.


As a Consumer Project Specialist, you will perform the following duties:

  • Perform preliminary review of 510(k) submissions to determine if a technical review is required.
  • Perform administrative review of various medical device submissions to ensure accuracy of incoming and outgoing information. 
  • Apply a wide range of guidelines and regulations to work tasks.
  • Interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and policies.
  • Assemble background information as it pertains to the various status reports and notifies supervisor of pending delays and their reasons. 
  • Compile specific, detailed scientific or regulatory information from various sources for evaluation or reporting purposes.
  • Assist in the preparation and assembly of technical and regulatory information, documents and status reports for presentations.