Public Health Advisor

Vacancy ID: 829044   Announcement Number: HHS-CDC-M4-13-829044   USAJOBS Control Number: 336084100

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1. Title of Job

Public Health Analyst, GS-68514
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

Are you an ICTAP Eligible?

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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.


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

Are you currently employed with CDC/ATSDR as a permanent Career-Conditional or Career employee?
01 Yes
02 No

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 Public Health Advisor

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

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience to perform the duties of Public Health Advisor, GS-0685-14.

A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service, to include experience providing management and operational advice and assistance on issues relating to a complex range of public health program activities specific to the elimination of HIV/AIDS.
B. I do not possess the specialized experience 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.

2. Identify key public health management and administrative issues and their impact on public health policies and procedures directly associated related to the scale-up of programs in HIV prevention and treatment.

3. Assess the effectiveness of current public health policies and determine where new or changed policies are required to effectively execute public health programs directly associated with the elimination of HIV/AIDS.

4. Provide management with recommendations to improve and/or overcome shortfalls and deficiencies in public health programs and formulate alternative courses of action for the solution of complex cross cutting issues in international health.

5. Advise on CDC's strategic direction, program planning, and management as related to global HIV/AIDS as part of U.S. Government Management and Operations.

6. Serve on a management team at the branch, division or center level, with responsibility for day-to-day operations of budget and policy and as the principal advisor on the administrative aspects of the
program operations to resolve matters that are often controversial or complicated (e.g., restructuring resources to meet increasing demands.)

7. Formulate and lead the development and execution of budgets and budget justifications for the purpose of supporting major international public health program activities.

8. Provide advice & guidance and manage the development, implementation, and evaluation of CDC or HHS interagency agreements, grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts with international

9. Manage multiple projects and cross-cutting program activities related to the scale-up of programs in HIV prevention and treatment.

10. Organize and direct multi-disciplinary project teams and HIV prevention and treatment activities associated with the elimination of HIV/AIDS.

11. Plan, formulate, analyze, evaluate and/or implement complex global program policies and strategies to meet new and novel conditions and improve or overcome shortfalls and deficiencies associated with
HIV prevention and treatment.

12. Define requirements, integrate program activities, assess impact, and make decision on use of resources specific to HIV/AIDS activities.

13. Develop organizational structure and address staffing needs to maintain program viability.

14. Provide workforce management and coordinate staff training for career development.

15. Market and recruit for organization positions to maintain program viability.

16. Serve on public health management review committees, working groups, public health task forces or comparable groups directly associated with global HIV/AIDS.

17. Communicate administrative and policy initiatives critical to public health programs and activities related to the scale-up of programs in HIV prevention and treatment.

18. Represent management on advisory boards associated with the elimination of HIV/AIDS.

19. Develop policies, processes, procedures and systems for implementing tracking and reporting on administrative and operational activities of public health programs associated with the elimination of HIV/AIDS.

20. Develop monitoring & evaluation and assessment reports on new and/or current program initiatives for internal and/or external US Government agencies or partners.

21. Prepare reports used for management decisions, Congressional testimonies and legislative proposals.

22. 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.

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.