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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.
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.
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.