Science Policy Analyst


Vacancy ID: 845314   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-MP-13-845314   USAJOBS Control Number: 338119800

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Vacancy Identification Number

Enter 845314
1. Title of Job

Health Scientist (Policy Analyst)
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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 under a Special Appointing Authority (e.g. Veteran's Recruitment Appointment, present or former Peace Corps personnel, current Postal Service personnel, etc?


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

Do you intend to request consideration for a test accommodation for a disability qualified under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 as amended or the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended?
801 Yes

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 Science Policy Analyst

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:


241679031 White Oak, MD

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. Are you a current career or career conditional Food and Drug Administration employee

A. Yes
B. No

2. You must have one (1) year of specialized experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be credible, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the GS-13 level in the Federal Government.

A. Yes
B. No

3. Are you a current FDA employee?

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.

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.

4. Represents and speaks on behalf of the office in meetings and conferences to senior level managers, individuals and groups.

5.

Consults with and advises senior office, Center and Agency officials on activities that affect and/or evaluate the safety, efficacy, and quality of the U.S drug supply.

 

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task
B. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed it on the job
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or employee
E. In addition to independently performing this task as a regular part of my job, I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

6. Provides authoritative advice, guidance, assistance, interpretations, and recommendations to senior office management and other key staff members.

 

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task
B. have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed it on the job
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or employee
E. In addition to independently performing this task as a regular part of my job, I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

7. Negotiates with management for the acceptance of recommendations when proposals involve substantial Office/Center/Agency resources.

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task
B. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed it on the job
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or employee
E. In addition to independently performing this task as a regular part of my job, I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

8.

Develops preliminary and final operating criteria and procedures, policy issuances, standards, and protocols to be followed throughout the office.

 

A. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task
B. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed it on the job
C. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee
D. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or employee
E. In addition to independently performing this task as a regular part of my job, I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task

9.

Develops policies, refines administrative procedures and determines and ensures adherence to approved organizational and functional responsibilities and recommends improvement as appropriate.

A. Yes
B. No

10. Initiates and coordinates the development, consolidation, and implementation of standards, criteria procedures, and guidelines that apply to the offices’ programs.

A. Yes
B. No

11.

Resolves inconsistencies and makes recommendations on strategic initiatives; exercises leadership in expediting resolution of policy issues and ensures standardization within the office.

A. Yes
B. No

12.

Monitors, coordinates and advises on new and/or revised policies involving sensitive, controversial, and critical problems; complex and precedent-setting issues of particular concern to the office center, CDER, OMPT, FDA, and/or the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).

A. Yes
B. No