Program Analyst


Vacancy ID: 853059   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-01-MP-13-853059   USAJOBS Control Number: 339092300

Social Security Number

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.


Vacancy Identification Number

Enter 853059
1. Title of Job

Program Analyst
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.)    


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

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

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 09.


09
11

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

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

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

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

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 Program 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:


241450031 Silver Spring, MD

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

24. Personal Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the description below, select the one which best describes your education and/or specialized experience and meets the Minimum Qualification Requirements for a Program Analyst, GS-0343-09.

A. I have one year of specialized experience in my resume equivalent to at least the GS-07 level in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience include: applying systematic reasoning to the analysis and resolution of administrative issues or problems of a basic or factual nature; and skill in obtaining and presenting facts and information in a clear and concise manner.
B. I have 2 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or master's or equivalent degree.
C. Equivalent combinations of related graduate education and specialized experience.
D. I do not possess the specialized experience and/or education described above.

2. From the description below, select the one which best describes your education and/or specialized experience and meets the Minimum Qualification Requirements for a Program Analyst, GS-343-11.

A. I have one year of specialized experience in my resume equivalent to at least the GS-09 level in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience include: applying analytical reasoning to the analysis and resolution of administrative issues or problems; selecting and applying analytical techniques and skill in obtaining, developing and presenting facts and information in a clear, concise and logical manner.
B. I have 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or equivalent doctoral degree.
C. Equivalent combinations of related graduate education and specialized experience.
D. I do not possess the specialized experience and/or education described above.

3. Are you currently a Food and Drug Administration 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 or 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. Studies and manages databases relative to document tracking, approval listings and/or regulatory assessments.

5. Identifies, analyzes and recommends solutions to problems pertaining to work area.

6. Applies a wide range of guidelines and regulations to perform tasks.

7. Interprets, adapts and applies guidelines and policies.

8. Analyzes information as it pertains to the various status reports and notifies supervisor of pending delays and their reasons.

9. Gathers and organizes narrative and statistical information using established methods or techniques.

10. Assists in the preparation and assembly of technical and regulatory information, documents and status reports for presentations.

11. Validates, researches and updates applicant data, information or various medical device reports.

12. Designs and provides document tracking reports on submission status.

13. Provides weekly technical status reports relative to statutory deadlines.

14. Identifies and translates official regulatory letters.

15. Prepares status reports, studies or regulatory or scientific summaries and/or instructions.

16. Provides administrative and regulatory guidance and advice to Division and/or support staff members.

17. Reviews and/or analyzes data and industry inquiries regarding the status of medical device submissions, invoices or projects.

18. Initiates, answers and coordinates oral communications with a wide range of individuals regarding technical and scientific information.

19. Evaluates and/or responds to questions by researching, gathering and compiling relevant information in a logical format.