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:  This vacancy is open to current Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) employees with competitive status and Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) eligibles within the local commuting area only. Competitive status refers to employees who are serving on a career or career conditional appointment.

PHS Commissioned Corps Officers interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps may apply online to this announcement.  Candidates will be referred to (CC) personnel and not as candidates for conversion to a permanent career or career-conditional appointment.


This position is located in Center for Tobacco Products (CTP), Office of Compliance and Enforcement (OCE) located in Rockville, MD.

Additional selections may be made within the same geographical area FDA-wide.


  • Resolving a broad range of compliance issues concerning the application of any of FDA's enabling legislation, pertinent regulations, and/or general legislation affecting the operation of the Federal government.
  • Carries out the programmatic operations and responsibilities of the position in support of the enforcement of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act.
  • Draft or critically review documents embodying compliance program proposals and decisions on tobacco products.
  • Prepare replies to correspondence from interested persons or regulated communities on issues that affect the regulated industry.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No