Job Overview

Summary

What exciting career opportunites awaits you at CDC?

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the agency Americans trust with their lives. As a global leader in public health, CDC is the nation’s premier health promotion, prevention, and preparedness agency. Whether we are protecting the American people from public health threats, researching emerging diseases, or mobilizing public health programs with our domestic and international partners, we rely on our employees to make a real difference in the health and well-being of people here and around the world.

These vacancies will be filled through OPM's Direct Hire Authority. Veterans' preference and traditional rating and ranking of applicants does not apply to positions filled under this announcement.

This announcement is being used to create an inventory of qualified applicants for Medical Officer positions and will be used to fill immediate and future vacancies.

Some positions may be filled as Permanent, Temporary, or Term Appointments.

Some positions may be filled as Medical Officers, Supervisory Medical Officers, or Lead Medical Officers.

Although this vacancy announcement is advertised for multiple duty locations and grade levels, it is not intended to convey any implication nor expectation that positions will be filled at all grade levels or locations.

Who May Apply: Open to US citizens and applicants eligible under Schedule A authority.

This vacancy is also being announced concurrently with vacancy announcement HHS-CDC-M1-14-1012831 under merit promotion procedures. Please review that announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration under merit promotion procedures. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.

PHS Commissioned Corps Officers interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps (not as a career/career-conditional employee) are encouraged to apply under the merit promotion announcement indicated above.

Additional selections may be made within the same geographical location.

CDC Financial Disclosure — OGE form 450 may be required for some positions.

CDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Duties

As a Medical Officer you will:

  • Provide support to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in public health research and analyses.
  • Perform non-clinical duties involving the evaluation of medical research or the identification of causes or sources of disease or disease outbreaks.  
  • Apply epidemiological principles and/or procedures to investigate, review, analyze, and/or determine the cause(s) of problems, situations, inconsistencies, and/or issues related to programmatic degradation or systemic or causal parameters.  
  • Research findings which impact significant public health programs, issues, problems, processes, and procedures and/or the transmission of other causation of disease or public health issues or situations. 
  • Make substantive, multi-layered, and/or multi-dimensional recommendations and/or courses of action to carry out control procedures.
  • Streamline public health processes and procedures, knowledge bases, and/or effect new approaches to resolve programmatic issues that contribute to the overall effectiveness and efficiency of the HHS disease prevention, control and health promotion mission.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Some positions may require up to 25% travel.

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • May be authorized for some positions.
  • Additional Duty Location Info

    Many vacancies in the following locations

    • Anchorage, AK
    • Los Angeles, CA
    • Fort Collins, CO
    • Washington DC, DC
    • Fort Lauderdale, FL
    • Gainesville, FL
    • Hollywood, FL
    • Miami, FL
    • North Miami, FL
    • Vero Beach, FL
    • Atlanta, GA
    • Alexandria, LA
    • Baton Rouge, LA
    • Berlin, MA
    • Boston, MA
    • Concord, MA
    • Marlborough, MA
    • Milton, MA
    • Northampton, MA
    • Baltimore, MD
    • College Park, MD
    • Columbia, MD
    • Ellicott City, MD
    • Hyattsville, MD
    • Kensington, MD
    • Potomac, MD
    • Rockville, MD
    • Silver Spring, MD
    • White Oak, MD
    • Woodlawn, MD
    • Fairfield, ME
    • Freeport, ME
    • Fenton, MI
    • Minneapolis, MN
    • Saint Paul, MN
    • Blue Springs, MO
    • Saint Charles, MO
    • Monroe, NC
    • Newark, NJ
    • Trenton, NJ
    • Albuquerque, NM
    • Santa Fe, NM
    • Las Vegas, NV
    • New York, NY
    • Suffern, NY
    • Cincinnati, OH
    • Lyndhurst, OH
    • Perrysburg, OH
    • Toledo, OH
    • Tulsa, OK
    • Portland, OR
    • Philadelphia, PA
    • Pittsburgh, PA
    • Yardley, PA
    • San Juan, PR
    • Providence, RI
    • North Augusta, SC
    • Coalmont, TN
    • Nashville, TN
    • El Paso, TX
    • Keller, TX
    • San Antonio, TX
    • Seattle, WA
    • Spokane, WA
    • Morgantown, WV