Epidemiologist


Vacancy ID: 774949   Announcement Number: HHS-CDC-DE-13-774949   USAJOBS Control Number: 329798500

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Vacancy Identification Number

Enter 774949
1. Title of Job

Epidemiologist
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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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

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10. Lowest Grade

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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

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20. Occupational Specialties

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


001 Epidemiologist

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:


HA7000000 Port-Au-Prince

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 for Epidemiologist, GS-601-15.

A. I have successfully completed a full four-year course of study at an accredited college or university leading to bachelor's or higher degree that included a major field of study in an academic field related to the health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of the position.
B. I do not possess the education described above.

2. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and meets the Additional Qualification Requirements for Epidemiologist, GS-601-15.

A. I have a least one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service that has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position, to include experience planning, implementing and evaluating scientific, technical, and programmatic health systems reconstruction efforts in disaster or conflict affected countries.

B. I do not meet any of the requirements 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.

3. Direct and manage country operations of health systems construction programs.

4. Serve as the agency/organizational in-country lead for organization-wide health systems reconstruction efforts in disaster or conflict affected countries.

5. Review progress toward objectives to ensure that program plans are carried out efficiently and effectively and the use of resources is maximized.

6. Provide scientific and management leadership to develop sustainable public health systems in post-disaster and post-conflict affected countries.

7. Develop and maintain professional relationships with international, national and local health policy makers, universities and schools of public health, and key personnel in appropriate organizations.

8. Coordinate and collaborate with high-ranking officials of foreign governments, local and international public health agencies and non-governmental organizations on the development, implementation and conduct of health systems reconstruction activities.

9. Provide guidance to foreign governments and other partners to develop implementation plans to improve disrupted public health systems, develop training materials, and maintain support for public health systems in disaster and conflict affected countries.

10. Provide leadership and guidance to host government and other partners in identifying and resolving operational and evaluation issues relating to health systems reconstruction programs.

11. Provide scientific and program leadership to staff engaged in health systems reconstruction work.

12. Facilitate coordination of staff initiatives and in building consensus among staff.

13. Distribute and balance workload and tasks among staff based on program needs and employee skills.

14. Make presentations to scientific staff, Federal, international health program managers and other health officials and health-related organizations.

15. Make presentations for briefings to senior officials and international public health partner organizations.

16. Make presentations in meetings or trainings to partner organization or other international organizations in-country on health systems reconstruction activities.

17. Prepare program reviews to include recommendations on implementing and strengthening global public health efforts and program effectiveness.

18. Prepare briefing materials for distribution to agency leadership, Embassy officials, host country ministers, senior officials of partner organizations.

19. Prepare scientific articles and technical reports for publication in national and international public health and scientific journals.

20. I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application and its supporting materials, or in any document or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001); my eligibilities may be cancelled, I may be denied an appointment, or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5 C.F.R. part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated. I understand that responding "No" to this item will result in my not being considered for this position.

A. Yes, I certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith, and I understand the information provided above.
B. No, I do not certify/understand the information provided above.