Consumer Safety Officer (Compliance Officer), GS-696-11/12/13


Vacancy ID: 830866   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-ORA-MP-13-830866   USAJOBS Control Number: 336326600

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

Enter 830866
1. Title of Job

Consumer Safety Officer (Compliance Officer), GS-696-11/12/13
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  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.


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

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15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

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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 Merit Promotion
002 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:


481730113 Dallas, TX

22. Transition Assistance Plan

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23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

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
B. No

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
B. Combination of education and experience which include courses consisting of at least 30 semester hours in the fields of study described in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
C. I do not possess the education and/or 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. 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.
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. 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.