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1. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your education and/or experience and meets the Basic Qualification Requirements for Supervisory Social Scientist, GS-101.
2. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your education and/or experience and meets the Basic Qualification Requirements for Supervisory Health Scientist, GS-601.
3. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your education and/or experience and meets the Basic Qualification Requirements for Supervisory Statistician (Health), GS-1530.A. I have a degree that includes 15 semester hours in statistics (or in math and statistics, provided at least 6 semester hours were in statistics), and 9 additional semester hours in the following: physical/biological sciences, medicine, education, or engineering; or in the social sciences including demography, history, economics, social welfare, geography, international relations, social or cultural anthropology, health sociology, political science, public administration, psychology, etc.
4. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and meets the Additional Qualification Requirements for Supervisory Social Scientist, GS-101-15/Supervisory Health Scientist, GS-601-15/Supervisory Statistician (Health), GS-1530-15.A. I have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service, to include experience planning, managing, organizing and/or directing an epidemiology/statistical research program or health survey program.
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.
5. Direct a substantive and methodological research program to use, develop and evaluate new methods for assessing health nutritional status using direct physical measures.
6. Utilize social science, health science, nutrition science or survey research techniques to analyze data in health research.
7. Provide authoritative advice and assessments of the impact of actual and proposed administration, Departmental or Congressional actions on programs, functions, and activities.
8. Plan, manage, organize and direct program functions, survey operations.
9. Oversee research activities of a health and nutritional status research program based on direct physical measures that will have broad impact on the health and health care of the nation.
10. Formulate short and long term plans consistent with the mission, vision and strategic aims of an organization including developing and making recommendations for the enhancement and improvement of the mission and functions of a major health or nutrition research program.
11. Coordinate and integrate a number of technical projects such as planning and designing future surveys and coordinating cooperative and collaborative research projects with a variety of stakeholders.
12. Evaluate budget, fiscal and administrative controls to manage a Division's programmatic operations and services.
13. Engage with representatives from Federal agencies; State and local public health departments, and national and international health organizations; professional and voluntary health organizations; public interest groups to build alliances in order to achieve organizational goals.
14. Serve as a scientific and technical consultant on a variety of areas related to health or nutritional status research programs.
15. Respond to Congressional and media inquiries.
16. Present research findings at public meetings, interagency science forums, national or international meetings/conference.
17. Provide leadership and direction on scientific, technical and administrative matters to ensure achievement of program goals and objectives including solving unusual and often precedent setting problems associated with program operations and related activities.
18. Direct, oversee, and coordinate the work of subordinate supervisors for a public health initiative.
19. Develop the most cost effective and fiscally responsible method to conduct the activities of an organization and solve related problems including determining the allocation of human and financial resources for a Division and assure compliance with related legal requirements.
20. Author scientific documents for peer reviewed journals, write and prepare articles, position papers and press releases.
21. Prepare technical papers, reports, and speeches for presentation at scientific meetings and for publication in professional journals.
22. Prepare reports and policy recommendations as the basis for key level decision making.
23. Provide technical direction over medical programs within a Division.
24. Serve as a senior advisor in planning and coordinating methods development and applications projects in support of major agency programs dealing with disease and health problems and issues.
25. Provide expert medical advice and consultation to the Director and others on the role of a Division including, research directions, and program priorities, policies and activities, using unique professional medical expertise.
26. 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.