Closing Date Extended: The closing date of this announcement has been changed from Tuesday, April 15, 2014 to Thursday, April 17, 2014 to edit the Specialized Experience statement in the announcement to reflect the Assessment Questionnaire.
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.
These positions may be located in any
of the offices reporting to the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
(OASH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), with vacancies in Washington,
DC and Rockville, MD.
The mission of OASH is management
oversight of 12 core public health offices including the Office of the
Surgeon General and the U.S. Public Health Service Corps as well as 10
regional health offices across the nation and 10 Presidential and Secretarial
advisory committees. The primary purpose
for this position is serve as a senior public health analyst and individually
or as part of a team plan, manage or evaluate public health programs, projects
or activities associated with of the public health division or office assigned.
This vacancy is also being announced concurrently with
vacancy announcement HHS-OASH-DE-14-1078257 under delegating examining procedures. Please review that announcement to see if you
are eligible for consideration under those procedures.
Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be
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.
Additional selections may be made from
Manage or evaluate public
health programs, projects, or study activities associated with assigned
public health programs.
- Identify potential problem
areas, formulate program responses, and recommend program improvements to
identify and resolve program problems that may adversely impact timelines
or the successful completion of project plans and objectives.
- Establish systematic methods
for program execution and advocacy that include identification of
objectives, evaluation criteria, and legal and regulatory compliance
- Collect and interpret data and
information from a variety of sources; prepare responses to inquiries;
compose advanced issue and background papers; and prepare a variety of
reports and other substantive program documentation.
- Provide oversight and technical
management of public health contracts, grants, or cooperative agreements
addressing a wide variety of public health issues.
- Lead development of public
health messages with subject matter experts and prepares appropriate
end-products for communicating public health information to target
- 25% or Greater
- Two weeks of travel annually may be required