Supervisory Consumer Safety Officer, GS-696-15

Vacancy ID: 778881   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-CBER-DE-13-778881   USAJOBS Control Number: 330248500

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Select the response below that best captures your education and/or experience to meet the Basic Requirements for this position.

A. I have a 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. My education and/or experience are not reflected in the above choices.

2. Do you have at least one full year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-14 grade level or higher in the Federal service) that included overseeing or managing compliance activities to ensure the quality of regulated biological products; developing policies and procedures for a regulated program; collaborating with program senior managers and advising on matters in the area of regulatory compliance; and providing supervision/leadership to a staff or team members?

A. Yes (this specialized experience must be reflected in your resume)
B. My experience is not described in the above question.

For each of the items below, select the one statement that most accurately describes your experience and capability using the scale below.

A- I have no experience in performing this work behavior.
B- I have limited experience in performing this work behavior. I have had exposure to this work behavior but would require additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform it at a proficient level.
C- I have experience performing this work behavior across routine or predictable situations with minimal supervision or guidance.
D- I have performed this work behavior independently across a wide range of situations. I have assisted others in carrying out this work behavior. I seek guidance in carrying out this work behavior only in unusually complex situations.
E- I am considered an expert in carrying out this work behavior. I advise and instruct others in carrying out this work behavior on a regular basis. I am consulted by my colleagues and/or superiors to carry out this work behavior in unusually complex situations.

3. Provide advice and guidance on critical and significant regulatory and compliance policies and concepts.

4. Manage and direct regulatory activities within a program.

5. Participate in discussions and decisions concerning matters in the area of regulatory responsibility within the office program.

6. Manage the development of policies and procedures on all regulatory interpretations and analyses.

7. Develop effective and financially secured methods to conduct the regulatory evaluation of biological products.

8. Prepare implementation plans of proposed regulatory changes having an impact on a program.

9. Ensure short- or long-term goals and strategies are being achieved within various program areas.

10. Address and resolve unusual and often precedent setting issues associated with regulated programs.

11. Resolve inconsistencies in guidance among inspectional, enforcement, and regulatory programs.

12. Manage and direct programs as delegated by top management.

13. Provide supervision to employees who are conducting the work activities of a program.

14. Work with senior level management or director to ensure policies and procedures are consistent with all applicable laws and regulations for a program.

15. Facilitate meetings to discuss and/or make decisions regarding program issues or discrepancies.

16. Represent a program office or organization in dealing and negotiating with organizational representatives such as: Congress; other Federal agencies; state, local, and foreign governments; regulated industries, professional and industry organizations, and public interest groups.