Supervisory Health Scientist


Vacancy ID: 788538   Announcement Number: HHS-CDC-DE-13-788538   USAJOBS Control Number: 331379800

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

Enter 788538
1. Title of Job

Supervisory Health Scientist
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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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

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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 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

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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 Supervisory Health Scientist

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

24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your education and meets the Basic Qualification Requirements for the Supervisory Health Scientist, GS-0601-15.

A. I have successfully completed a full four-year course of study at an accredited college or university leading to a 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 as described above.

2. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and meets the Additional Qualification Requirements for the Supervisory Health Scientist, GS-0601-15.

A. I have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service, to include experience in leading, planning, managing, directing, evaluating, and/or implementing programs designed to improve public health.
B. I do not meet the requirements as 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 is normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

3. Plan, develop and lead zoonotic and infectious disease program efforts.

4. Provide leadership and expertise in the development and execution of public health initiatives and strategic plans related to infectious diseases.

5. Develop and implement programs that address issues related to the following: quality and safety of healthcare; food and water safety; public health quarantine issues, laboratory methods and programs.

6. Provide leadership, coordination and scientific direction across various agencies and/or institutions.

7. Defend public health programs and policies within governmental agencies, state and local governments, private industry, consumer organizations, Congress, and/or the scientific community.

8. Serve as a senior advisor on program activities for a large public health organization or entity.

9. Review, evaluate and coordinate staff and program operational activities to ensure goals and objectives are achieved.

10. Manage and direct multi-functional program activities for public health or academic research programs.

11. Provide program objectives and strategies to identify short and long-term goals and enhance organizational performance.

12. Advise leadership/senior management on development of national public health programs and strategies that have a positive impact on public health.

13. Lead the design, implementation and analysis of significant collaborative studies with national or international policy and program implications.

14. Prepare formal and informal reports that address vital programmatic issues, studies and findings.

15. Develop and implement program policies using public health, laboratory and epidemiologic data.

16. Plan and evaluate long-range scientific programs and projects targeting emerging and zoonotic infectious disease health problems.

17. Evaluate epidemiologic, laboratory and applied research which identifies causes or sources of infectious diseases or disease outbreaks.

18. Coordinate staff, program implementation, review and evaluation of activities ensuring a system for setting goals, measuring progress and evaluating operations.

19. Advise senior management, other organizations, media and the public on matters related to policy, research and programmatic direction.

20. Collaborate with colleagues, stakeholders, partners and customers to achieve agency health impact goals.

21. Represent the organization by presenting scientific research findings at major public health conferences.

22. Provide leadership in negotiating for improved health impact with high-level government officials, international organizations, and/or non-governmental groups, media and the public at large.

23. Communicate budget proposals and program accomplishments in an effort to build and maintain support for program initiatives.

24. Your responses in this Assessment Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your responses. Deliberate attempts to falsify information will be grounds for disqualifying you or for dismissing you from employment following acceptance. Please take this opportunity to review your responses to ensure their accuracy.
If you fail to answer this question, you will be disqualified from consideration for this position.
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.