Department: Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency: Food and Drug Administration
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Become a part of the Department that touches the lives of every American! At the Department of Health and Human Services you can give back to your community, state, and country by making a difference in the lives of Americans everywhere. Join HHS and help to make our world healthier, safer and better for all Americans.
This position is in the Senior Executive Service (SES), a small elite group of senior government leaders who possess a diverse portfolio of experience and the strong skills required to lead across organizations. This dedicated corps of executives is charged with providing strategic leadership and upholding a commitment to public service that transcends loyalty to a specific agency mission or individual profession. As an SES member you will influence the direction of innovation and transformation of the federal government and lead the next generation of public servants.
The Food and Drug Administration is the regulatory, scientific, public health and consumer protection agency responsible for ensuring that all human and animal drugs, and medical devices are safe and effective, that cosmetics, foods, food additives, drugs and medicated feeds for food producing animals, and radiation emitting devices are safe, and for tobacco product regulation in order to decrease the tremendous toll of disease, disability, and death caused by tobacco use in the United States. FDAs programs are national in scope and effect, and the agencys activities have a direct and significant impact on multi-billion dollar industries, in addition to protecting the health and safety of American consumers. The work of the Agency is carried out by a staff of over 14,000 scientists, physicians, regulatory and other personnel stationed throughout the United States.
The Director, Office of Compliance (OC) is located in the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN). CFSAN is responsible for protecting the public health by ensuring that the nation's food supply is safe, sanitary, wholesome, and property labeled, and that cosmetic products are safe and properly labeled. The Office of Compliance is the main coordination point within CFSAN for interactions with the Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA) field organization for inspections, enforcement and sampling priorities covering both foreign and domestic facilities and products.
The CFSAN/OC is responsible for establishing field workplans, including the inspection and sampling priorities covering both foreign and domestic facilities and products. CFSAN/OC is also responsible for generating documents to provide operating instructions to the field in accomplishing inspections and sampling priorities, most usually in the form of Compliance Programs and field assignments. CFSAN/OC monitors field accomplishments to determine whether the established priorities have been achieved and to evaluate outcomes. CFSAN/OC is also responsible for review and evaluation of compliance actions related to foods and cosmetics, both domestic and imports, CFSAN/OC provides assistance to the field in developing evidence to support compliance actions. CFSAN/OC also coordinates with internal and external scientific experts to provide science, technical, and policy support for compliance actions. The Center has a leading role in establishing standards for food safety, food labeling and cosmetic safety and represents national policy on these issues to governments, industry, and organizations. The Center is frequently called upon to provide technical assistance to many countries throughout the world. This position is located in College Park, MD.
This vacancy announcement is being advertised concurrently with vacancy HHS-FDA-ES-13-948804 in the 696 series.
In order to satisfy all of the specified requirements, you must submit narrative responses addressing the TQs and five ECQs listed in the qualifications section of this announcement.
- U.S. Citizenship is required.
- Background and/or Security Investigation required.
- Must complete 1 year SES probationary period, if not previously completed.
- Application package must be received by closing date of the announcement.