Public Health Analyst

Vacancy ID: 781794   Announcement Number: HHS-CDC-MP-13-781794   USAJOBS Control Number: 333998700

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

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1. Title of Job

Public Health Analyst
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  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.)    

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?
This includes applicants who are eligible for special or noncompetitive appointment authorities such as 30% or more compensable disabled veterans, persons with disabilities and PHS Commissioned Corps Officers.  This also includes applicants who meet the qualifications for this position and who have previously held, or currently hold, a Federal position at the grade of this position.

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

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


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

Are you currently employed with CDC/ATSDR as a permanent Career-Conditional or Career employee?
01 Yes
02 No

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 Public Health Advisor

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:

130280089 Atlanta, GA

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 Basic Qualification Requirements for Public Health Analyst, GS-685-13.

A. I have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service, overseeing and coordinating all administrative management and financial management operations and support services such as but not limited to: personnel management and administration; budgeting and financial management; procurement, contracts and grants; facilities management; and management policy formation and implementation.

B. I do not possess the experience described above.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below the 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.

2. Acts as principal advisor on the administrative aspects of program operations to resolve matters that are often controversial or complicated.

3. Establish goals and objectives for an administrative service activity in meeting the overall needs and goals of a large scientific organization.

4. Defines administrative requirements and provides advice to program leadership on related matters.

5. Assess the impact of legislative, regulatory, policy or program initiatives and developments on an organization's administrative service activity.

6. Establish management policies and monitoring system to achieve of an organization's goals, objectives and priorities.

7. Work with multi-disciplinary teams to implement management policies and evaluate their impact on an organization.

8. Experience recruiting team members for multi-disciplinary programs/projects.

9. Knowledge of interpersonal relationship practices to meet and deal with persons of diverse backgrounds.

10. Interpret and develop administrative policies and guidelines for subordinate program activities.

11. Oversee the formulation and execution of the operating budget which addresses program goals and priorities.

12. Prepare annual budget plan and justification and manage the approved budget.

13. Monitor the budget to ensure effective utilization of financial and non-financial resources.

14. Participate in meetings with management officials to establish resource priorities, assess and discuss justifications for budget increases and make recommendations for resource allocations and reallocations.

15. Recommend changes in allocation utilization of resources within budget categories and allocations to increase effectiveness and efficiency in achieving organization goals and objectives.

16. Advise senior staff on procurement, contracts, contract preparation, and monitoring and funding opportunity announcements and discussion procedures for research and non research cooperative agreements and grants.

17. Oversee the development and monitoring of payable interagency agreements, reimbursable interagency agreements, and domestic and international cooperative agreements and grants for the organization.

18. Serve as principal liaison with other CDC organizations on procurement and grant activities.

19. Ability to advise management on public health policies, operations, products and/or services.

20. Serve as expert analyst in developing, monitoring, implementing, and evaluating current or projected complex projects, programs, and/or services within a government agency.

21. Frequently analyze complex programs to advise senior management on operations, products, and/or services.

22. Develop and apply new or revised program methods, organization structures, and technologies to carry out program objectives.

23. Deliver briefings and presentation to a wide variety of individuals and audiences to encourage understanding and gain acceptance of policies, procedures, and practices.

24. Participate in meetings and discussions with scientific and non-scientific groups to resolve problem issues and concerns that impact on program and administrative matters.

25. Discuss controversial issues with internal staff and external organizations to determine impact on program and administrative operations and obtain problem solutions.

26. Presents comprehensive program reviews to include recommendations on curtailing and/or expanding program and program effectiveness.

27. Respond to inquires and provide advice and assistance to internal and external stakeholders, including manages and executives.

28. Prepare and present program, financial, policy and administrative management information for use in decision-making by managers and executives.

29. Research and produce program management and business service materials for use by senior managers in briefings, meetings, or hearings within CDC, HHS, other federal agencies and external organizations.