Public Health Analyst, GS-685-12

Vacancy ID: 798850   Announcement Number: FDA-CBER-MP-13-798850   USAJOBS Control Number: 332585600

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1. Title of Job

Public Health Analyst, GS-685-12
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  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 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

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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

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001 Competitive Merit Promotion
002 Non Competitive Merit Specialists

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:

241360031 Rockville, MD

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. For the GS-12 grade level, applicants must have 52 weeks in a non-temporary appointment at the GS-11 grade level. This year of experience must be equivalent to at least the next lower grade level that demonstrated the ability to provide support for the coordination, management and oversight of organizational committees in accordance with laws, policies and regulations related to the Federal advisory committees; providing technical advice and guidance relating to the utilization of special government employees (SGEs) in relation to the Federal advisory committees addressing public health issues; performing analytical work related to the interpretation of conflicts of interest rules and regulations as well as waiver criteria for the participants of the Federal advisory committees in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled.

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 the position. This experience is related to the work of the position and equivalent to at least the GS-11 level in the Federal service as described in the vacancy announcement.
B. I do not possess the experience and/or education described above.

2. Are you a current Federal employee with career or career-conditional appointments in the competitive service; former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility based on previous career or career-conditional appointments; displaced Federal employees requesting special priority selection consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) and the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP); veterans who are preference eligible's or who have been separated under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous active service; Military Spouses; and PHS Commissioned Corps Officers; and individuals with disabilities?

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.

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. The incumbent analyzes the confidential financial data submitted in the form by SGE's, financial updates to determine if actual or appearance of a conflict of interest exists.

4. The incumbent provides oversight of SGE personnel actions, SGE utilization in meeting participation, and reimbursements for advisory committee participants.

5. The incumbent ensures that the integrity of advisory committee decisions is not compromised by actual or apparent conflicts of interest of its members and ensures adherence by members to all laws, regulations, and policies relative to the Federal conflict of interest.

6. Researches the interrelationships among the Biotechnology firms with direct financial interests in the meetings, and identifies any additional related biological products existing or under development in similar or related categories which may be impacted by the advisory committee meeting deliberations.

7. The incumbent reviews advisory committee meeting agenda topics as well as SGE's curricular vitae to determine if reported contracts, grants, speaking engagements, and consultations are related to the biological products and biotech companies that could be affected by the meeting

8. The incumbent prepares and defends the SGE Conflicts of Interests analysis packages for approval prior to each advisory committee meeting.

9. The incumbent reviews, modifies and explains policies for use of Special Government Employees (SGEs).

10. The incumbent is aware of all relevant statutes, regulations, and FDA policies regarding conflicts of interest, participation waivers and keep up-to-date on policy changes.

11. The incumbent is responsible for planning, directing, managing the Center's Committee Management program, including budget oversight.