Nutritionist, GS-0630-14


Vacancy ID: 857242   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-CFSN-MP-13-857242   USAJOBS Control Number: 339587700

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Select the statement that best describes how you meet the basic qualifications for a Nutritionist, GS-0630.

A. I meet the Basic Qualification Requirements for a Nutritionist, GS-0630 because I possess a degree in dietetics, food, nutrition, food service management, institution management, or related science. (YOU MUST PROVIDE TRANSCRIPTS THAT SUPPORT YOUR EDUCATIONAL CLAIMS. FAILURE TO SUBMIT YOUR TRANSCRIPTS WILL RESULT IN AN INELIGIBLE RATING)
B. My education is not described in the above statement.

2. Select the statement that best describes how you meet the specialized experience for a Nutritionist GS-0630-14.

A. I have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-13 grade level or higher in the Federal service, advising on regulations and guidance (e.g. Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act) for infant formula and medical foods; evaluating nutrition ingredient composition and requirements of infant formulas and medical foods; and planning and assigning work to be performed by team members.
B. My experience is not described in the statement above.

For each of the items below, select the one statement that most accurately describes your experience and capability using the scale below.

A- I have no experience in performing this work behavior.
B- I have limited experience in performing this work behavior. I have had exposure to this work behavior but would require additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform it at a proficient level.
C- I have experience performing this work behavior across routine or predictable situations with minimal supervision or guidance.
D- I have performed this work behavior independently across a wide range of situations. I have assisted others in carrying out this work behavior. I seek guidance in carrying out this work behavior only in unusually complex situations.
E- I am considered an expert in carrying out this work behavior. I advise and instruct others in carrying out this work behavior on a regular basis. I am consulted by my colleagues and/or superiors to carry out this work behavior in unusually complex situations.

3. Resolve issues regarding scientific and legal concerns for infant formula and medical foods.

4. Identify developments that impact the regulatory status of infant formula and medical foods.

5. Evaluate available scientific evidence that supports label statements about roles of ingredients in infant formulas.

6. Identify infant formula and medical food issues that require policy development.

7. Assess the relevance of endpoint/outcome measures used in clinical studies of infant formulas and medical foods.

8. Assign and review work based on priorities, difficulty, assignment requirements, and individual capability.

9. Assure requirements for work quality are met by staff.

10. Plan work to be performed by team members including setting and adjusting short-term work priorities.

11. Deliver scientific presentations on the regulation of infant formula and medical foods, to the scientific and medical communities.

12. Defend scientific positions before Agency officials, industry, and national advocacy organizations.

13. Deliver presentations to train field investigators inspecting establishments producing infant formula and medical foods.

14. Deliver briefings to office and agency management on regulatory issues for infant formula and medical foods.

15. Prepare written responses to inquiries about infant formula and medical foods issues from public and private sector entities.

16. Prepare regulations, guidance, policy statements, and other documents related to FDA's regulation of infant formula and medical foods.

17. Develop nutrition reviews of premarket notifications for infant formula.

18. Formulate science-based assessments to support regulatory actions on infant formula and products labeled as medical foods.