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.

This position is located in the Office of Commissioner, Office of the Chief Counsel, in Silver Spring, MD.

This vacancy is also being announced concurrently with vacancy announcement FDA-OCOC-14-MP-1118876KT 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.

Who May Apply: Open to all United States Citizens.

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


The incumbent provides legal and administrative support services requiring full knowledge of the interest of the Office of Chief Counsel and the Deputy Chief Counsels, and of the needs and operations of an office that provides support to any of the programs.  Independently screens incoming telephone calls and visitors. Uses own initiative to make appointments, schedule or reschedule meeting, based on a personal judgment as to the priority of the subject or issue. 

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No