Enter your Social Security Number in the space indicated. Your Social Security Number is requested under the authority of Executive Order 9397 to uniquely identify your records from those of other applicants who may have the same name. As allowed by law or Presidential directive, your Social Security Number is used to seek information about you from employers, schools, banks and others who may know you. Providing your Social Security Number is voluntary, however we can not process your application without it.
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.
Enter the lowest grade level that you will accept for this position. The lowest grade for this position is 14.
If you are a male at least 18 years of age, born after December 31, 1959, have you registered with the Selective Service System?
Select/enter at least one occupational specialty. The specialty code for this position is:
Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:
1. Qualifications for the GS-14:A. Applicant must have one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade in the Federal Service. Examples of specialized experience at the next lower grade in the Federal Service are as follows: providing leadership, oversight, technical direction, budget administration and budget execution, personnel management, procurement and travel authorization.
2. Are you a current employee within the Center for Drug Evaluation Research (CDER), Office of New Drugs?A. Yes
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.
3. Evaluates requests for services, initiating and processing required paperwork in an accurate and timely manner, and ensuring that actions taken are in accordance with DHHS, FDA, and CDER policies and procedures.
4. Independently initiates action for resolution of day-to-day administrative problems to scientific computing decision.
5. Confers with and advises OND Office and Division Directors to identify and resolve complex administrative problems and needs.
6. Evaluates the effectiveness of services provided and initiates changes in methods, procedures, and practices, in response to changes in the demand for services or other developments, restructuring of program areas, or changing infrastructure conditions or problems.
7. Conducts thorough studies of national programs to identify all programmatic, performance development and measurement, and strategic planning and resource aspects associated with the program.
8. Coordinates and participates with senior level management in the development and implementation of programs, policies, standards, procedures, and guidelines in the areas of administrative/operational management, program planning and evaluation and other related activities in support of assigned office-wide organizational components.
9. Plans, organizes and directs work independently and has an active role in setting long term and short term operational priorities, and independently preparing schedules for completion of work and tracking the progress of the work, and evaluating the performance of the programs.
10. Exercises leadership and influences managers within assigned office-wide organizational components to incorporate vision, strategic planning, and elements of quality management to office activities.
11. Maintains and prepares a wide variety of program information for use in long and short term planning and evaluation of activities in the areas of finance, personnel, procurement, property and space management, safety, facilities, communications and office support.
12. Identifies developmental and training needs of employees and provides or makes provision for such development and training.
13. Oversees the implementation of policy directives and guidance to Office Directors and Management Officers pertaining to fiscal, administrative and program management issues which are frequently of an extremely complex or sensitive nature.
14. Develops performance standards and evaluates employee performance; exercises significant responsibilities in dealing with officials of other units or organization and in advising management officials of higher rank.