Public Health Advisor


Vacancy ID: 789435   Announcement Number: HHS-CDC-M1-13-789435   USAJOBS Control Number: 331488700

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

Enter 789435
1. Title of Job

Public Health Advisor
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 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.)    


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 11.


11
12

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:


040370013 Phoenix, AZ
061980037 Los Angeles, CA
122010086 Miami, FL
122950057 Tampa, FL
130280089 Atlanta, GA
221690071 New Orleans, LA
486090029 San Antonio, TX

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/or education that meets the Minimum Qualification Requirements for Public Health Advisor, GS-0685-11.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service, synthesizing complex public health issues and developing oral and written briefings, convening stakeholders to analyze issues and develop recommendations to improve public health impacts, and providing advice and assistance on policy research, and program evaluations regarding public health issues.
B. Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related.
C. I do not possess the experience described above.

2. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and/or education that meets the Minimum Qualification Requirements for Public Health Advisor, GS-0685-12.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service, synthesizing public health issues and developing oral and written briefings, convening stakeholders to analyze issues and develop recommendations to improve public health impacts, and providing advice and assistance on policy research, and program evaluations regarding public health issues.
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. 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.


3. Demonstrate collaboration across organizational units.

4. Develop and build rapport with the leadership, staff and co-workers inside and outside the agency in planning and implementation of program activities.

5. Resolve conflicts to reach mutually agreeable solutions and acceptable actions.

6. Establish and maintain working relationships with external stakeholders; state, tribal, local, territorial public health agencies or other partners.

7. Escalate issues that cannot be resolved at the program level to appropriate leadership.

8. Provide technical assistance and guidance to public health staff.

9. Conduct routine assessments to monitor program progress and to inform ongoing program planning and development, with particular emphasis on state, tribal, local and territorial needs and concerns.

10. Collaborate with subject matter experts and other staff to develop quick responses to inquiries and concerns.

11. Identify areas for potential improvement and offer appropriate resources, methods and systems to accomplish such improvements.

12. Evaluate program performance through existing tracking systems, incorporating the perspectives of state, tribal, local and territorial public health partners.

13. Utilize program plans to manage and track established projects, new initiatives, special activities and other programs impacting public health.

14. Implement projects based on effective analysis of operational environment and programmatic requirements.

15. Write in formal and informal communications, leveraging the appropriate vehicle for that communication such as correspondence, email, web-based forums, presentations and other formats.

16. Develop written reports, summaries and recommendations that form the basis of management decisions.

17. Respond to requests for information about program performance.

18. Present and discuss formal and informal status and resolution of programmatic issues, concerns and successes, as appropriate for the intended audience.

19. Maintain awareness of concerns expressed verbally to listen and respond to messages and issues.

20. Ensure that messages are clear, concise and credible when communicating with internal and external partners, colleagues and team members.

21. 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.