Job Overview


** This Announcement has been extended to 8/8/2014 **

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.

The Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for implementing the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act.  This law gives FDA authority over tobacco products by adding a new chapter to the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.  The Tobacco Control Act gives FDA authority to regulate tobacco products and manufacturers based on the best available science and CTP is responsible for both assessing and fostering that science-base.  CTP's actions have significant public health and consumer protection impact, and are among the most important issues faced by the Agency in its long and distinguished history. Who May Apply:  This vacancy is open to current Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) 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 the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Center for Tobacco Products (CTP), Office of Management (OM), Silver Spring, Maryland Additional selections may be made within the same geographical area FDA-wide.


  • Conduct studies of the financial management systems, and budget formulation plans.

  • Develop papers and staff reports and deliver briefings to managers to encourage understanding and acceptance of findings and recommendations.

  • Analyze and evaluate the budgetary formulation systems, design of formulation controls and automated systems monitoring expenditures, and identify problems in systems as changes occur during the fiscal years.

  • Analyze the formulation of budgets for Center funds.

  • Advise and assist Center personnel in drafting procedural instructions and policy guidelines for use by Center officials in the analysis and planning of estimating funding needs for budget formulation.

  • Reports to the financial office and Center on the possible reprogramming of funds between allowances when working on budget formulation.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No