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    LOCATION: The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA) is recruiting for multiple positions in various offices (please see list of locations). You can only choose one (1) location you are interested in.

    Additional selections may be made from this vacancy, within the same geographical area, by other organizational elements from within FDA, through shared corporate recruiting activities.

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    • At the GS-07 (Trainee), major duties include
    • Collects samples and conduct field analyses involving weighing and measuring physical samples;
    • Accompanies senior Consumer Safety Officers in the conduct of more complex inspections and investigations;
    • Independently investigates routine consumer complaints;
    • Writes clear and concise reports showing results of the inspections/investigations and submits to higher-graded investigators or supervisor for review and evaluation;
    • May testify in court regarding conditions of the manufactures and circumstances surrounding samples incumbent has collected.
    • At GS-9 level, major duties include:
    • Plans and conducts regulatory inspections and in-depth investigations of various industry establishments, such as manufactures, warehouses, and retail shops.
    • Independently carries out routine investigations and inspections.
    • Surveys and follows up with non-complaint industry establishments where violation is clear cut or an economic issue and seeks voluntarily compliance.
    • Performs analysis and evaluation on data samples and documented information gathered during inspection and investigations.
    • Interacts with various levels of officials representing the establishments subject to regulatory review.
    • Writes clear and concise final reports that support investigative findings and recommendations.
    • May testify in court as necessary.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - You are expected to travel up to 50% for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0696 Consumer Safety

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