Supervisory Consumer Safety Officer(Director, Compliance Branch)


Vacancy ID: 804464   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-ORA-MP-13-804464   USAJOBS Control Number: 333495500

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

Enter 804464
1. Title of Job

Supervisory Consumer Safety Officer(Director, Compliance Branch)
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 14.


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

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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

Select/enter at least one occupational specialty. The specialty code for this position is:


001 Competitive Merit Promotion
002 Reassignment/Non-competitive

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:


364170081 Queens, NY

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Please answer yes or no to statement one. Your response will determine if you are qualified for the GS-14, Supervisory Consumer Safety Officer (Director Compliance Branch) position.

1. 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 relate to the work of the position and equivalent to the GS-13 level in the Federal Service as described in the vacancy announcement.

A. Yes
B. No

Please answer yes or no to statement two. Your response will determine if you meet the time-in-grade requirement for this position.

2. I have 52 weeks at the GS-13 grade level or above in the Federal Service within 30 days of the announcement closing date.

A. Yes
B. No

3. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your education and/or experience and meets the basic qualification requirements for GS-0696, Consumer Safety Officer

A. I have a degree that included at least 30 semester hours in one or a combination of the following: biological sciences, chemistry, pharmacy, physical sciences, food technology, nutrition, medical services, engineering, epidemiology, veterinary medical science, or related scientific fields that provided knowledge directly related to consumer safety officer work. The 30 semester hours can include up to 8 semester hours in statistics, or course work that included the principles, theory, or practical application of computers or computer programing.
B. I have a combination of education and experience - with courses consisting of at least 30 semester hours in the fields of study previously described, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
C. I do not possess the education and/or experience described above.

Your response to the statement below will determine if you are eligible for non-competitive referral.

4. Please select the appropriate response from the list below.

A. I am currently servicing a permanent position at the GS-14 grade level or above in the Federal Service.
B. I have previously served in a permanent position at the GS-14 grade level or above in the Federal Service.
C. I am currently in or have held a permanent trainee position at the GS-14 grade level or above in the Federal Service.
D. I have not held any of the grade levels as described in A, B, or C.

Your response to the statement below will determine if you meet the area of consideration.

5. I am a current federal employee serving on a career or career-conditional appointment; former Federal employee with reinstatement eligibility; displaced Federal employee requesting special priority selection consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP); Veterans who are preference eligibles or who have been separated under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous active service; Military spouses; PHS Commissioned Corps Officer; or 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. 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. Note: Submissions of this electronic questionnaire is certification that all responses are true to the best of your knowledge. Materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent statements or representations are subject to disciplinary action.

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.

6. Responsible for interpretation and application of the Food, Drug, and Cosmetics Act and related industry practices and regulations ensuring accuracy and completeness of objectives.

7. Responsible for understanding the organizational structures and interrelationships of compliance organizations and programs ensuring they relate to area of responsibility.

8. Formulates recommendations based on background and understanding of policies, regulations, procedures and information.

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. Note: Submissions of this electronic questionnaire is certification that all responses are true to the best of your knowledge. Materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent statements or representations are subject to disciplinary action.

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.

9. Ensures documentation and practices of firms are in compliance with laws, rules and regulations in protecting public health.

10. Responsible for using appropriate official correspondence, agency information when bringing legal actions against a violator in a court of law.

11. Remain current in compliance area in order to utilize the latest technologies and skills when evaluating documentation.

12. Ensures applicable laws, guidance and policies are followed and implemented in accomplishing assigned tasks.

13. Deploy and utilize assigned resources providing leadership, guidance and technical direction necessary to ensure effective accomplishments of the program offices.

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. Note: Submissions of this electronic questionnaire is certification that all responses are true to the best of your knowledge. Materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent statements or representations are subject to disciplinary action.

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.

14. Performs analyses and evaluation of data samples and documented information gathered during inspections and investigations determining deficiencies.

15. Analyzes study results and determines whether an investigation is complete or additional work is required.

16. Advises various industry officials on official rules and regulations and recommends changes that must be made to be in compliance.

17. Ensures non-compliant establishments make necessary changes to meet regulations and determines the most suitable course of action including recommendation of legal action.

18. Surveys and follows-up with noncompliant industry establishments seeking voluntary compliance.

19. Reviews and evaluates evidence and findings indicating a possible lack of compliance with enforced laws and regulations.

20. Responsible for identifying and requesting additional documentation as needed.

21. Maintains crucial review of overall program ensuring applicable laws, guidance and policies are followed and implemented in accomplishing assigned tasks.

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. Note: Submissions of this electronic questionnaire is certification that all responses are true to the best of your knowledge. Materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent statements or representations are subject to disciplinary action.

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.

22. Executive the administrative and personnel management responsibilities to ensure the mission assigned is accomplished.

23. Direct and provide leadership through subordinate managers and supervisors a successful workforce engaged in establishment inspections, implementation of official programs including QMS, administrative support activities and establishing and maintaining a continuing affirmative action program.

24. Ensure district resources are appropriate allocated.

25. Plan organizational structures, staffing needs based on needs to accomplish mission of the organization.

26. Addresses and resolve personnel management policy matters as necessary to accomplish mission.

27. Formulates administrative management decisions regarding major changes in the internal work processes and resources to improve operating efficiency.

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. Note: Submissions of this electronic questionnaire is certification that all responses are true to the best of your knowledge. Materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent statements or representations are subject to disciplinary action.

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.

28. Responds to requests from regulated industry, other organizations, general public and news media giving appropriate information in accordance with rules and guidelines.

29. Answers inquiries from Federal, State or local agencies, foreign missions, industry and importers regarding interpretations of enforced laws and regulations, case studies and enforcement policies.

30. Reviews, evaluates, and prepares proposed legal action to ascertain conformance and enforcement policy, regarding regulatory objectives, jurisdiction and adequacy of evidence.

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. Note: Submissions of this electronic questionnaire is certification that all responses are true to the best of your knowledge. Materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent statements or representations are subject to disciplinary action.

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.

31. Plans, organizes and implements in cooperation with other components, comprehensive industry education, training and technical advice programs.

32. Conducts informational hearings with non-compliant establishments.

33. Meets with industry representatives exchanging information and providing advice and guidance regarding those aspects of review with deficiencies.

34. Serves as fact witness in court cases dealing with regulated products.

35. Maintains liaison with US Customs officials facilitating import inspections and regulations, instituting and coordinating detentions and refusals of violative products offered for import.