CONSUMER SAFETY OFFICER (STATE LIAISON), GS-0696-12/13


Vacancy ID: 882656   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-ORA-MP-13-882656   USAJOBS Control Number: 342477700

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

Enter 882656
1. Title of Job

CONSUMER SAFETY OFFICER (STATE LIAISON), GS-0696-12/13
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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)?


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 12.


12
13

11. Miscellaneous Information

12. Special Knowledge

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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

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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:  

Choose 001 – Merit Promotion if you have not held a permanent position at the grade level(s) posted in this vacancy announcement.

Choose 002 - Reassignment or Non-Competitive Promotion if on a permanent basis, you currently hold or have previously held a position at the grade level(s) posted on this vacancy announcement and the position had promotion potential to the GS-13 grade level or above OR if you are a PHS Commissioned Corps Officer.

 


001 COMPETITIVE
002 REASSIGNMENT/NON-COMPETITIVE

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:


990000000 Location Negotiable After Selection

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Please answer yes or no to statement one. Your response will determine if you are qualified for the GS-12/13, Consumer Safety Officer position.

1. I have at least one year of specialized experience that has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. This experience is related to the work of the position and equivalent to at least GS-11 level in the Federal Service as described in the vacancy announcement.

A. Yes
B. No

2. I have at least one year of specialized experience that has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. This experience is related to the work of the position and equivalent to at least GS-12 level in the Federal Service as described in the vacancy announcement.

A. Yes
B. No

3. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your education and/or experience and meets the basic qualification requirements for Consumer Safety Officer, GS-0696.

A. I have a degree that included at least 30 semester hours in one or acombination of the following: biological sciences, chemistry, pharmacy, physical sciences, food technology, nutrition, medical science, engineering, epidemiology, veterinary medical science, or related scientific fields that provided knowledge directly related to consumer safety officer work. The 30 semester hours can include up to 8 semester hours in statistics, or course work that included the principles, theory, or practical application of computers or computer programming.
B. I have a combination or education and experience - with courses consisting of at least 30 semester hours in the fields of study previously described, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
C. I do not possess the education and/or experience describe above.

Please answer yes or no to statement two. Your response will determine if you meet the time-in-grade requirement for this position.

4. I have 52 weeks at the GS-11 grade level or above in the Federal Service within 30 days of the announcement closing date.

A. Yes
B. No

5. I have 52 weeks at the GS-12 grade level or above in the Federal Service within 30 days of the announcement closing date.

A. Yes
B. No

Your response to the statement below will determine if you are eligible for non-competitive referral.

6. Please select the appropriate response from the list below.

A. I am currently serving in a permanent position at the GS-13 grade level or above in the Federal Service.
B. I have previously served in a permanent position at the GS-13 grade level or above in the Federal Service.
C. I am currently in or have held a permanent trainee position at the GS-12 level or above, which has/had promotion potential to the GS-13 grade level or above in the Federal Service.
D. I do not meet any of the conditions as described above.

Your response to the statement below will determine if you meet the area of consideration.

7. I am a current employee of the Food and Drug Administration, Office of Regulatory Affairs, Pacific Region, Los Angeles District.

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.  Note: Submission of this electronic questionnaire is certification that all responses are true to the best of your knowledge. Materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent statements or representations are subject to disciplinary action.

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.

8. Interpret and apply the Food, Drug, and Cosmetics Act and related industry practices and regulations ensuring accuracy and completeness of objectives.

9. Work with States under contracts, partnerships and grants cooperatively planning and coordinating regulatory inspections and reviewing state inspections reports for adequacy and program compliance.

10. Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of FDA District State program operations in meeting goals and objectives.

11. Respond to questions and inquiries from Federal, State, and local agencies regarding FDA.

12. Apply investigative methods and negotiating techniques in regard to auditing, planning inspections with and coordinating local FDA state program contract activities to obtain or reconstruct missing or withheld information.

13. Evaluate agency policies and priorities, and the provision and intent of State programs and regulations to make judgmental decisions and give advisory opinions.

14. Apply inspectional and investigative techniques to existing workload.

15. Recommend methods for performing data analysis or testing of scientific and technical products or designs; and/or prepare reports on performance, acceptability and/or scientific deficiencies.

16. Recognize and develop new procedures to solve critical or novel problems or perform more refined analyses.

17. Extract and formulate information from multiple sources for comprehensive and informative reports.

18. Prepare guidelines or procedural instructions for implementing new initiatives or systems.

19. Prepare final reports, position papers and other written documentation that supports investigative findings and recommendations for assigned programmatic activities.

20. Participate in advisory panel meetings, staff meetings, training workshops or task groups and/or conversations to discuss ongoing program issues, problems and/or solutions.

21. Make contact as necessary exchanging information, resolving problems, providing advice and guidance on issues which may be controversial, coordinating District cooperative and partnership operations, and clarifying technical and policy.

22. Negotiate with State and industry officials regarding the findings/recommendations of inspectional/investigational reports and the implementation of regulatory initiatives.