Health Scientist, (OVERSEAS)


Vacancy ID: 790313   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-OC-MP-13-790313   USAJOBS Control Number: 331594500

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

Enter 790313
1. Title of Job

Health Scientist, (OVERSEAS)
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

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

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.


13
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

12. Special Knowledge

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

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 Food Safety
002 Feeds
003 Medical Devices
004 Biologics
005 Drugs
006 Clinical Trials/Research

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:


JO1000000 Amman
CH1050000 Beijing
BE2000000 Brussels
CH2500000 Guangzhou
UK5600000 London
MX5300000 Mexico City
IN6167000 Mumbai
IN6500000 New Delhi
SF7500000 Pretoria
CS8000000 San Jose
CI8000000 Santiago
CH5800000 Shanghai

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

24. Personal Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1.

Is your most recent performance rating of records, equivalent to an achieved expected results/fully successful or higher?

A. Yes
B. No

2. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience level required to meet the Minimum Qualification Requirements for Health Scientist GS-601-13

 

Examples of specialized experience is experience related to the laws and regulations protecting consumers from products in violation of the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic (FD&C) Act and related regulatory policy; experience analyzing and interpreting inspectional/analytical data; and experience communicating orally and in writing regarding FDA regulatory matters related to foods, feeds, clinical trials/research, medical devices, biologics or drugs.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience that has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position. This experience is related to the work of the position and equivalent to at least the GS-12 level in the Federal service as described in the vacancy announcement.
B. I do not possess any of the experience levels as described above.

3. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience level required to meet the Minimum Qualification Requirements for Health Scientist GS-601-14

 

Examples of specialized experience is experience related to the laws and regulations protecting consumers from products in violation of the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic (FD&C) Act and related regulatory policy; experience analyzing and interpreting inspectional/analytical data; and experience communicating orally and in writing regarding FDA regulatory matters related to foods, feeds, clinical trials/research, medical devices, biologics or drugs.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience that has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position. This experience is related to the work of the position and equivalent to at least the GS-13 level in the Federal service as described in the vacancy announcement.
B. I do not possess any of the experience levels as described above.

4. I am a current Food and Drug Administration employee.

A. Yes
B. No

5. Do you have 52 weeks at the GS-12 grade level?

A. Yes
B. No

6. Do you have 52 weeks at the GS-13 grade level?

A. Yes
B. No

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.

7. Experience interpreting and applying the statutes and regulations administered by the Food and Drug Administration.

8. Experience analyzing issues related to the regulation of food, feeds, clinical trials/research, medical devices, drugs or biologics for public health risks.

9. Ability to develop networks, build alliances; engage in cross-functional activities, collaborate across boundaries, find common ground with a broad range of stakeholders; and utilize contacts to build and strengthen internal support bases.

10. Working knowledge of FDA food, feeds, clinical trials/research, medical devices, drugs or biologics.

11. Experience working with FDA regulations, guidance and polices that relate to foods, feeds, clinical trials/research, medical devices, drugs or biologics.

12. Experience analyzing and interpreting inspectional/analytical data.

13. Experience communicating orally and in writing regarding FDA regulatory matters pertaining to foods, feeds, clinical trials/research,  medical devices, drugs or biologics.

14. Experience working with FDA's import regulations, polices, and practices.

15. Experience making policy recommendations and providing advice and consultations on the subject of food, feeds, clinical trials/research, medical devices, drugs or biologics.

16. Experience in leading or representing one's office, or agency on tasks forces, planning groups, or special study groups within the agency.

17. Experience providing advice and guidance on policies issues frequently involving multiple Centers and Offices in FDA.