Job Overview


What exciting career opportunities await you at CDC?

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.

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-M1-14-1059667 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.

This position is located in the This position is located in the Department of Health and Human Service (DHHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (OPHPR) in Atlanta, GA.

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 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


As Biological Maintenance Equipment Specialist you will:

  • Ensure compliance with codes and standards for the US Government registry of biomedical devices.
  • Oversee and perform incoming inspection, acceptance, and testing for all medical equipment.
  • Interpret and evaluate biomedical equipment maintenance requirements and operational capabilities.
  • Collaborate with logisticians, contracting officers, compliance specialists, transportation managers and commercial vendors in coordinating maintenance activities, and providing managerial oversight for the operational readiness of biomedical equipment assets supporting the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS).

Travel Required

  • 25% or Greater
  • Domestic / International

Relocation Authorized

  • No