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1. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your education and/or experience and meets the Basic Qualification Requirements for Supervisory Health Scientist, GS-0601-15.A. I have successfully completed a full four-year course of study at an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree that included a major field of study in an academic field related to the health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of the position.
2. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and meets the Additional Qualification Requirements for Supervisory Health Scientist, GS-601-15.A. I have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service, to include experience in planning, directing, evaluating, and coordinating epidemiologic research studies and statistical analysis of these studies while providing technical assistance to domestic partners on matters relating to the improvement of their public health activities associated with preventing HIV/AIDS and/or other related infectious diseases.
For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter for each item.A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
3. Ensure that overall prevention and health protection program plans are carried out as efficiently and effectively as possible with maximum utilization of resources.
4. Perform strategic research on policy and programmatic and partnership issues related to domestic HIV/AIDS prevention.
5. Review all policy and projects objectives, and ensures that overall program plans are carried out as efficiently and effectively as possible with maximum utilization of resources.
6. Determine overall policies and approaches to be followed to achieve the mission.
7. Develop goals and objectives.
8. Provide leadership, policy formulation, guidance in program planning and development.
9. Explore and evaluate innovative ways to perform HIV/AIDS prevention and control at state and local levels.
10. Execute administrative and personnel management responsibilities related to the accomplishment of the mission assigned.
11. Determine broad direction of the Division, and provides expert advice and guidance to both Division and Center Directors.
12. Plan, coordinate, manage, and evaluate all Division activities.
13. Foster and support a leadership environment to promotes and supports diversity within the organization.
14. Serve as senior advisor in HIV Prevention planning and coordinating methods development and applications projects in support of major agency prevention and health protection programs dealing with HIV/AIDS and related health problems and issues.
15. Facilitate translation of activities into program implementation.
16. Develop and maintain relationships among a variety of national public health, medical, and other government agencies, academic institutions, and state and local health departments.
17. Provide expert consultation and support to public health officials, scientists, and administrators on effective HIV/AIDS prevention and control guidelines and strategies.
18. Promote and develop new training-related initiatives.
19. Develop operating plans.
20. Develop goals, strategies and operational policies.
21. Write (lead author) a technical research paper related to surveillance or public health research for a peer review publication.
22. Write articles, position papers, press releases, answers to frequently asked questions, summaries, or briefs on findings from surveillance and research for non-scientific audiences.
23. Your responses in this Assessment Questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification. Later steps in the selection process are specifically designed to verify your responses. Deliberate attempts to falsify information will be grounds for disqualifying you or for dismissing you from employment following acceptance. Please take this opportunity to review your responses to ensure their accuracy.
If you fail to answer this question, you will be disqualified from consideration for this position.
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.