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    The salary range listed is the base pay for ALL locations. To view the salary range including locality pay, please visit this link to the 2019 OPM Salary Tables.

    **Applicants please note: Additional selections may be made across the Department of Health and Human Services through this vacancy announcement.**

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    This position is a mission critical occupation for SAMHSA. The position is responsible for analyzing public health programs, policies and procedures to ensure that Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration meets its mission, goals and objectives.

    As a Public Health Advisor, you will be responsible for performing unusually difficult assignments that affect populations in local, state, Federal, and international settings or public health programs that require advanced occupational expertise and judgment to support particularly complex program activities or very broad program applications on a continuing and frequent basis.

    Specifically, you will:

    • Plan, develop, and implement public health programs in collaboration with local, state, other Federal and/or international governments and various public, non-profit, and private and health-related organizations.
    • Work to develop public health messages with subject matter experts and develops messages into appropriate end-products for communicating public health information to target audiences.
    • Independently, or in collaboration with others, prepare reports and other substantive program documentation including technical documents on research findings, scientific methodologies, evaluation results, fact sheets, etc.
    • Research and analyze the causes of product problems that are caused by controversial, complex, and often conflicting factors.
    • Identify public health product problems and issues as they relate to unsafe or ineffective use by lay users or health professionals.
    • Integrate problem information from a variety of sources to identify the most important issues and problems that have an impact on public health.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel is required for this position

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/527856200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.