Public Health Advisor


Vacancy ID: 878254   Announcement Number: HHS-CDC-D1-13-878254   USAJOBS Control Number: 342206800

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

Enter 878254
1. Title of Job

Public Health Advisor
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.)


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

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

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

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

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

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

19. Job Preference

From the list of job preferences, select all in which you have specialized experience. You should select only the options for which you have direct work experience.



1 Chronic Diseases
2 Communicable Diseases
3 Emergency preparedness and response
4 Environmental Health
5 Infectious Diseases
6 Injury prevention and control
7 Birth Defects
8 Developmental Disabilities
9 Occupational Safety & Health

20. Occupational Specialties

Select/enter at least one occupational specialty. The specialty code for this position is:


001 Public Health Advisor

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:


020130020 Anchorage, AK
021130110 Juneau, AK
012130101 Montgomery, AL
052320119 Little Rock, AR
040370013 Phoenix, AZ
061980037 Los Angeles, CA
062480001 Oakland, CA
063150067 Sacramento, CA
063260073 San Diego, CA
063290075 San Francisco, CA
080600031 Denver, CO
090280003 Hartford, CT
110010001 Washington DC, DC
100130001 Dover, DE
122010086 Miami, FL
122940073 Tallahassee, FL
130280089 Atlanta, GA
GQ0480000 Mangilao, GU
152400003 Honolulu, HI
192260153 Des Moines, IA
160160001 Boise, ID
171670031 Chicago, IL
178220167 Springfield, IL
182210097 Indianapolis, IN
205400177 Topeka, KS
211220073 Frankfort, KY
212090111 Louisville, KY
220150033 Baton Rouge, LA
250120025 Boston, MA
240030003 Annapolis, MD
230160011 Augusta, ME
261260163 Detroit, MI
262700037 Lansing, MI
274760053 Minneapolis, MN
276330123 Saint Paul, MN
294040027 Jefferson City, MO
281220049 Jackson, MS
300590049 Helena, MT
373750183 Raleigh, NC
380370015 Bismarck, ND
312830109 Lincoln, NE
330070013 Concord, NH
342130013 Newark, NJ
343380021 Trenton, NJ
350030001 Albuquerque, NM
350710049 Santa Fe, NM
320050510 Carson City, NV
360050001 Albany, NY
364170061 New York, NY
391610061 Cincinnati, OH
391800049 Columbus, OH
403550017 Oklahoma City, OK
411810047 Salem, OR
423500043 Harrisburg, PA
426540101 Philadelphia, PA
426600003 Pittsburgh, PA
RQ0930000 San Juan, PR
440190007 Providence, RI
450520063 Columbia, SC
462160065 Pierre, SD
471760037 Nashville, TN
480330453 Austin, TX
482190141 El Paso, TX
483280157 Houston, TX
486090029 San Antonio, TX
491700035 Salt Lake City, UT
512060760 Richmond, VA
500380023 Montpelier, VT
531590067 Olympia, WA
531960033 Seattle, WA
552780025 Madison, WI
540480039 Charleston, WV
541840061 Morgantown, WV
560100021 Cheyenne, WY

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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 descriptions below, select the one which best describes your education and/or experience and meets the Qualification Requirements for Public Health Advisor, GS-685-9/11.

A. GS-9 - Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-7 level in the Federal service, providing technical advice and assistance in the implementation and evaluation of a public health program.
B. GS-9 - A master's or equivalent graduate degree , or two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, or LL.B. or J.D., if related with major study in public health or other field of study with course work directly related to the work of the position to be filled.
C. GS-9 - I have a combination of specialized experience as described in "A" above and graduate education as described in "B" above. To combine education and experience, determine the applicant's total qualifying experience as a percentage of the experience required for the grade level. Then determine the applicant's education as a percentage of the education required for the grade level. Finally, add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent.
D. GS-11 - Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-9 level in the Federal service, implementing public health programs and providing technical advice and evaluation of a public health program.
E. GS-11 - A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, or three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, or LL.M., if related with major study in public health or other field of study with course work directly related to the work of the position to be filled.
F. GS-11 - I have a combination of specialized experience as described in "D" above and graduate education as described in "E" above. To combine education and experience, determine the applicant's total qualifying experience as a percentage of the experience required for the grade level. Then determine the applicant's education as a percentage of the education required for the grade level. Finally, add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent.
G. I do not possess the experience and/or education 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.

2. Apply policies, procedures, regulations and guidelines necessary for implementing public health projects.

3. Provide guidance on matters leading to the improvement of public health programs.

4. Operate in a field-based setting to implement public health priorities involving a diverse range of stakeholders and partners.

5. Provide information on infectious disease prevention programs and public health methods and strategies to reduce the impact of infectious diseases.

6. Monitor infectious disease trends and progress in a national, state, or local health program.

7. Collect and enter surveillance data to increase the effectiveness of programs and strategies designed to control and prevent communicable diseases.

8. Conduct contact tracing activities and medical record review for patients exposed to or infected with an infectious disease.

9. Provide technical assistance to chronic disease programs in developing and promoting policy and system changes to lower disease and death.

10. Provide technical assistance to environmental health programs in developing and promoting policies to lower death.

11. Provide technical assistance to injury prevention and control programs in developing and promoting policies to lower death.

12. Provide technical assistance to birth defect and developmental disabilities prevention and control programs in developing and promoting policies to lower death.

13. Evaluate public health preparedness and emergency response programs to make recommendations and/or decisions for public health program strategies, modifications, or improvements.

14. Provide technical assistance to occupational health and safety programs in developing and promoting policies to lower death.

15. Plan and implement public health preparedness and emergency response programs.

16. Participate in public health preparedness exercises, including tabletop exercises or functional drills.

17. Provide programmatic support during public health investigations.

18. Utilize knowledge of the national incident management system and preparedness and response practices to provide support at local, state, and Federal levels.

19. Implement public health programs related to birth defects, developmental and other disabilities, communicable or chronic diseases, environmental health or injury prevention and control or occupational health and safety.

20. Provide technical and administrative advice and assistance as it relates to public health programs with state, local, tribal or territorial health agency officials at all levels.

21. Interpret and apply policies, procedures, regulations and guidelines to administer public health projects and reviews.

22. Collect and analyze data to address public health program needs.

23. Research and analyze factors which contribute to improving public health programs.

24. Utilize scientific evidence-based research to translate into public health program practice.

25. Present findings from operational program activities to diverse audiences.

26. Provide technical and administrative advice and assistance as it relates to public health programs to diverse partners such as government, private industry, and collaborating agencies.

27. Provide program consultation, and respond to inquiries.

28. Contribute to briefing materials on public health/developments.

29. Implement standards, procedures and instructions for operating personnel.

30. Collect public health data from various sources to prepare technical reports.

31. Participate in a team of public health workers to achieve goals and objectives related to overall strategies of disease prevention and reduction of disease transmission in humans.

32. Provide feedback on team projects to help ensure success.

33. Consult with management to make recommendations for programmatic decision making.

34. Provide assistance to community partners in the development and implementation of public health programs and activities.

35. Interact with organizations and/or the government at the local, state and national level on public health programs focusing on the control of infectious diseases.

36. Provide training to diverse stakeholder groups and public health partners on public health issues such as preparedness and response, infectious disease prevention and control, or other public health program areas.

37. Collaborate with officials (e.g., Federal, State, local), health professionals, and private and/or nonprofit stakeholders on the implementation of public health programs designed to detect and prevent infectious disease spread in humans.

38. I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application and its supporting materials, or in any document or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001); my eligibilities may be cancelled, I may be denied an appointment, or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5 C.F.R. part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated. I understand that responding "No" to this item will result in my not being considered for this position.

A. Yes, I certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith, and I understand the information provided above.

B. No, I do not certify/understand the information provided above.