Policy Analyst (Tribal Affairs)


Vacancy ID: 776336   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-CTP-MP-13-776336   USAJOBS Control Number: 329974100

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1. Title of Job

Policy Analyst (Tribal Affairs)
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.)    


Are you a PHS Commissioned Officer (This includes active duty officers, inactive reserve officers, and applicants who have been approved for commissioning in the USPHS Commissioned Corps)?


Are you eligible for noncompetitive appointment?
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6. Citizenship

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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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14

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

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16. Availability Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

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001 Policy Analyst (Tribal Affairs)

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:


241360031 Rockville, MD

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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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 meets the Minimum Qualification Requirements for Policy Analyst (Tribal Affairs), GS-0301-14.

A. I have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service, managing and implementing tobacco control public health programs or related public health programs; drafting and reviewing proposals for policy statements for tobacco control or related public health programs; and researching and interpreting tobacco control public health legislation and/or regulations such as the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act or related public health legislation and/or regulations.
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. Darken the oval
corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and
Availability Form C. 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.

2. Research and interpret the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act.

3. Inform others regarding the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act and related regulations and policy initiatives.

4. Identify and analyze emerging public health issues and research related to tobacco control in American Indian/Alaska Native communities.

5. Research and evaluate existing tribal tobacco control policies and evaluate and develop related policy options.

6. Develop strategies for program promotion, education, communication, and outreach in American Indian/Alaska Native communities.

7. Develop policies involving complex and high priority matters affecting tobacco products, and their distribution, marketing and sale.

8. Recommend changes to policies and procedures to ensure enforcement of regulations related to the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act.

9. Participate with management officials to develop position and policy statements relating to tobacco product regulation.

10. Provide American Indian/Alaska Native cultural competency and Tribal consultation training to others.

11. Provide guidance and advice on policy issues relative to American Indian/Alaska Native communities and populations to leadership and staff.

12. Provide support for Tribal government innovation, helping to build Tribal tobacco control capability.

13. Provide and/or facilitate guidance to representatives from Tribal enterprises and/or governments on issues involving tobacco control.

14. Work actively with a wide range of stakeholders concerned with Tribal tobacco control matters.

15. Develop and maintain relationships with Tribal public health officials, leaders, and organizations.

16. Facilitate meetings with tribal officials.

17. Promote partnerships with national and regional Tribal organizations.

18. Provide technical assistance to Native American tribes.

19. Manage diverse coalitions of individuals and organizations.

20. Make presentations at conferences and professional meetings to communicate policy development.

21. Provide guidance and/or advice to policy analysts, and other professionals within an organization regarding development of policies.

22. Serve as a liaison between organizations/agencies.

23. Consult with staff at all levels of an organization regarding development of policies.

24. Prepare and review presentation materials for meeting related to public health issues in Tribal communities.

25. Write summaries and prepare analyses for leadership regarding emerging tobacco control in the Native American community.

26. Draft and review recommendations for new policies involving tobacco products, and their distribution, marketing and sale.

27. Prepare and/or review replies to correspondence from regulated community and other interested persons.