Health Scientist


Vacancy ID: 817734   Announcement Number: HHS-CDC-D1-13-817734   USAJOBS Control Number: 335985200

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

Enter 817734
1. Title of Job

Health Scientist
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.)


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 11.


11
12
13

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 Health Scientist

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:


130280089 Atlanta, GA

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your education and/or experience and meets the Basic Qualification Requirements for a Health Scientist, GS-0601.

A. I have at least a bachelors with a major study in an academic field related to the the health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of the position from an accredited college or university.
B. I do not possess the education as described above


2. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and/or education which meets the Minimum Qualification Requirements for Health Scientist, GS-0601-11 /12 /13.

A. I have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service, designing or conducting basic evaluations of public health or healthcare-related projects.
B. I have completed 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education OR possess a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree OR L.L.M., if related to the position.
C. I have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service, designing and conducting basic evaluations of public health or healtcare systems or programs; and/or experience developing performance measures or indicators.
D. I have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service, designing, conducting and reporting on program evaluations, utilizing accepted evaluation techniques and principles, as well as development of program performance measures and indicators to demonstrate accountability and enable program or quality improvement.
E. I do not meet any of the requirements described above.


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.
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. Develop operational evaluation questions for program evaluation purposes.

4. Develop and apply standard evaluation tools, including logic models and balanced scorecards, in the design and execution of process and outcome evaluations.

5. Develop evaluation plans based on program evaluation framework or similar.

6. Develop program performance and accountability measures.

7. Develop indicators, indices and other outcome or impact measures.

8. Design and execute quality improvement evaluations utilizing Plan, Do, Study, Act (PDSA) or related techniques.

9. Use quantitative data collection methods and techniques.

10. Translate qualitative and quantitative data into finding and recommendations for program improvement.

11. Engage stakeholders in determining evaluation goals and objectives, interpreting results and developing recommendations for action.

12. Conduct presentations and briefings related to evaluation and measurement to program staff and other non-technical audiences.

13. Present decisions, conclusions, findings, or recommendations of projects to senior officials.

14. Provide advice and assistance to programs and partners on developing strategic and evaluation plans.

15. Design and deliver technical assistance sessions or training to stakeholders and users of evaluation.

16. Prepare written reports and recommendations used as a basis for key executive-level management decisions.

17. Write articles, position papers, memos, answers to frequently asked questions, summaries, or briefs on findings from evaluation activities for non-scientific audiences.

18. Write guidance, manuals, primers and related materials to assist grantees with data collection or use of evaluation findings.

19. 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 investigated. I understand that responding "No" to this item will result in my not being considered for this position.

A. Yes, I certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith, and I understand the information provided above.
B. No, I do not certify/understand the information provided above.