SUPERVISORY CONSUMER SAFETY OFFICER


Vacancy ID: 753089   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-DE-12-753089   USAJOBS Control Number: 327225500

Social Security Number

Enter your Social Security Number in the space indicated. Your Social Security Number is requested under the authority of Executive Order 9397 to uniquely identify your records from those of other applicants who may have the same name.  As allowed by law or Presidential directive, your Social Security Number is used to seek information about you from employers, schools, banks and others who may know you. Providing your Social Security Number is voluntary, however we can not process your application without it.


Vacancy Identification Number

Enter 753089
1. Title of Job

SUPERVISORY CONSUMER SAFETY OFFICER
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

5. Employment Availability

Are you an ICTAP Eligible?

For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible see http://opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap.  To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85.0 or above on the rating criteria for this position.


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

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

8. Other Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

Enter the lowest grade level that you will accept for this position. The lowest grade for this position is 15.


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

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

13. Test Location

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

17. Service Computation Date

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

18. Other Date Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

19. Job Preference

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

20. Occupational Specialties

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


001 SUPERVISORY CONSUMER SAFETY OFFICER

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:


240370033 College Park, MD

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

24. Personal Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience which meets the basic requirement for Supervisory Consumer Safety Officer GS-0696-15

A. I have a Bachelor's degree that included at least 30 semester hours in one or a combination of the following: biological sciences, chemistry, pharmacy, physical sciences, food technology, nutrition, medical science, engineering, epidemiology, veterinary medical science, or related scientific fields that provided knowledge directly related to consumer safety officer work. The 30 semester hours can include up to 8 semester hours in statistics, or course work that included the principles, theory, or practical application of computers or computer programming.
B. I have a combination of education and experience -- courses consisting of at least 30 semester hours in the fields of study described in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
C. I do not possess the education described above.

2. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience which meets the basic requirement for Supervisory Consumer Safety Officer GS-0696-15

A. I have one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level of GS 14 or equivalent band level of responsibility is includes advising individuals of the applicability of the law and regulations to emergency situations involving human or animal food, overseeing and directing projects for foodborne emergencies, and delivering expert advice on emergency preparedness, response, and post event analysis prevention activities for foodborne outbreaks.

B. I do not possess the experience 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 not had 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 supervisor 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 am considered an expert in performing this task. 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.

3. Oversee and direct projects for foodborne emergencies.

4. Provide expertise on all phases of foodborne investigation activities and procedures such as preparedness, surveillance, response, and post event analysis and prevention.

5. Identify problems and needs affecting or having a potential impact on regulated human or animal food products or functions.

6. Identify ways of using geographic data to provide effective preparedness, response and recovery oversight during emergency events and crisis involving regulated products.

7. Assign work to employees based on priorities, selective considerations of the difficulty and requirements of assignments, and the capabilities of employees.

8. Give advice, counsel, or instruction to employees on both work and administrative matters.

9. Identify developmental and training needs of employees and provide/arrange for needed development and training.

10. Deliver expert advice and leadership on emergency preparedness, response, and post event analysis prevention activities for human and animal foodborne outbreaks.

11. Develop and review policies, procedures and protocols for investigating foodborne out breaks and responding to foodborne emergencies.

12. Deliver advice on the significance and impact of emergency situations or epidemiological findings.

13. Propose alternatives and make recommendations that ensure the control of hazardous regulated human and animal food products.

14. Coordinate activities related to food emergency response activities in national level exercises.

15. Advise individuals of the applicability of the law and regulations to emergency situations involving human or animal food.

16. Collaborate with federal, state, local, tribal partners, and non-governmental stakeholders to support outbreak preparedness, response, environmental assessments and post-response activities.