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 a current Food and Drug Administration (FDA) employees with competitive status only? Competitive status refers to employees who are serving on a career or career conditional appointment.
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 11.
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. Are you a current employee with the Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration with career/career conditional status?A. Yes
2. From the description below select one response that describes your education level as it meets the basic educational requirements for the Consumer Safety Officer, GS-696 series.A. Degree that includes at least 30 semester hours in one or a combination of the following: biological sciences, chemistry, pharmacy, physical sciences, food technology, nutrition, medical science, engineering, epidemiology, veterinary medical science or, related scientific fields that provide knowledge directly related to the consumer safety officer work. The 30semester 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 programming
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. Responsible for interpretation and application of the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act and related industry practices and regulations ensuring accuracy and completeness of objectives.
4. Understand the organizational structure, interrelationship of compliance organizations, and programs ensuring they relate to area of responsibility to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the FDA compliance operations.
5. Formulate recommendations based on background and understanding of policies, regulations, procedures and information.
6. Develop and interpret established operating policies and procedures in order to formulate and recommend plans, leadership, guidance and compliance strategies.
7. Responsible for using appropriate official correspondence, agency information when bringing legal actions against a violator in a court of law.
8. Remain current in compliance area in order to utilize the latest technologies and skills when evaluating documentation.
9. Ensures non-compliance establishments make necessary changes to meet regulations and determines the most suitable course of action including recommendation of legal action.
10. Surveys and follow-up with non-compliant industry establishments seeking voluntary compliance.
11. Performs analyses and evaluation of data samples and documented information gathered during inspections and investigations determining deficiencies.
12. Analyzes study results and determines whether an investigation is complete or additional work is required.
13. Advises various industry officials on official rules and regulations and, recommend changes that must be made to be in compliance with current laws and regulations.
14. Prepare data samples from information gathered during inspections and investigations into final format.
15. Review and evaluate evidence and findings indicating a possible lack of compliance with enforced laws and regulations.
16. Responsible for identifying and requesting additional documentation as needed.
17. Plans, organizes and implements in cooperation with other components, comprehensive industry education, training and technical advice programs.
18. Conduct informational hearings with non-compliant establishments.
19. Meets with industry representatives exchanging information and providing advice and guidance regarding those aspects of review and deficiencies.
20. Response to requests from regulated industry, other organizations, general public and news media providing appropriate information in accordance with rules and guidelines in compliance with the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.