Public Health Advisor (Technical), GS-685-13/14/15


Vacancy ID: 640773   Announcement Number: HHS-CDC-OD-12-640773   USAJOBS Control Number: 313787600

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1. Title of Job

Public Health Advisor (Technical), GS-685-13/14/15
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

Are you an ICTAP Eligible?

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Are you eligible for Indian preference as defined by the Department of the Interior (DOI) and as evidenced by appropriate Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) authorized certification?


Are you eligible for preference based on being a Public Law 94-437 Indian Health Service Scholarship recipient? For more information, please click here.    


Are you eligible for the Federal Employment Program for Persons with Disabilities? (For information on Schedule A appointments, see the OPM website.)


6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

1 French
2 Spanish
3 Portuguese
4 Chinese
5 Russian
6 Arabic
7 Other
8 English only

10. Lowest Grade

Enter the lowest grade level that you will accept for this position. The lowest grade for this position is 13.


13
14
15

11. Miscellaneous Information

If you are a male at least 18 years of age, born after December 31, 1959, have you registered with the Selective Service System?


01 Yes
02 No
03 Not Applicable

12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

1 HIV/AIDS
2 Immunization
3 Infectious Diseases (e.g., Viral, Parasitic, etc.)
4 Influenza
5 Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
6 Tuberculosis (TB)
7 Viral Hepatitis
8 Tropical Medicine
9 Emerging Infectious Diseases
10 Surveillance
11 Applied Epidemiology
12 Behavioral Epidemiology
13 Outbreak Investigations
14 Malaria
15 Zoonotic Diseases
16 Environmental Health
17 Emergency Preparedness and Response
18 Non-communicable Diseases
19 Lab Coordination
20 Monitoring and Evaluating
21 Maternal Child Health
22 Health Systems Strengthening
23 None of the above

20. Occupational Specialties

Select/enter at least one occupational specialty. The specialty code for this position is:


001 Public Health Advisor (Technical)

21. Geographic Availability

Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


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22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and/or education which meets the Basic Qualification Requirements Public Health Advisor (Technical), GS-0685-13/14/15.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience that has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position at the next lower grade in the Federal service as described in this announcement. NOTE: To be considered for the GS-13, you must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12. To be considered for the GS-14, you must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13. To be considered at the GS-15, you must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14.
B. I do not possess the experience as described above.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisory or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

2. Formulate program objectives for domestic public health research, public health studies, surveillance and epidemiology, and promotion of public health practices.

3. Formulate program objectives for international public health research, public health studies, surveillance and epidemiology, and promotion of public health practices.

4. Manage public health projects with marginalized populations.

5. Perform supervisory function(s) that include: assigning work, managing employee performance and conduct; assessing training needs; recruiting/interviewing/selecting; coaching/mentoring/modeling.

6. Analyze organizational and operational problems within a public health setting to develop solutions to the problems.

7. Evaluate organizational and operational problems within a public health setting to develop solutions to the problems.

8. Implement evidence based interventions.

9. Evaluate evidence based interventions.

10. Provide technical advice and guidance on data collection.

11. Execute data collection, data management, and data reporting functions.

12. Provide staff development training and technical assistance on a content area of interest to increase knowledge of program and research staff or service providers.

13. Contribute in the delivery of a domestic public health intervention.

14. Contribute in the delivery of an international public health intervention.

15. Provide advice, analysis and assistance in the development, formulation, and execution of public health program budget.

16. Responsible for contractual arrangements, statements of work (SOW), cost estimates, technical evaluation factors, requests for proposals (RFP), and project implementation within a public health setting.

17. Serve as project officer for grants and cooperative agreements; issue requests for proposals, oversee project implementation and organize and review proposals in a public health setting.

18. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with health officials, community representatives and commercial partners at national, state or local levels.

19. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with health officials, community representatives and commercial partners in an international context.

20. Use interpersonal communication skills in advancing public health activities within a multi-disciplinary team.

21. Adapt communication style to accommodate coworkers or colleagues from another culture.

22. Participate in the development of technical articles for publication in peer reviewed journals.

23. Develop briefing papers and summaries of program or managerial documentation for senior staff or other decision-making bodies.

24. Prepare policies, responses to inquiries, reports, and other comparable documents.

25. Develop presentations on technical or managerial findings and issues to senior staff, professional conferences, or other decision-making bodies.

26. Explain and justify recommendations, and negotiate solutions to disputed recommendations.

27. Deliver presentations on technical or managerial findings and issues to senior staff, professional conferences, or other decision-making bodies.