Public Health Advisor


Vacancy ID: 1949753   Announcement Number: HHS-CDC-OM-17-1949753   USAJOBS Control Number: 468774500

Social Security Number

Enter your Social Security Number in the space indicated. Your Social Security Number is requested under the authority of Executive Order 9397 to uniquely identify your records from those of other applicants who may have the same name.  As allowed by law or Presidential directive, your Social Security Number is used to seek information about you from employers, schools, banks and others who may know you. Providing your Social Security Number is voluntary, however we can not process your application without it.


Vacancy Identification Number

Enter 1949753
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

Do you currently hold or have you ever held a permanent position (exclude details or temporary promotions) in the federal government at the promotion potential located on the first page of the vacancy announcement?

 

** Please submit SF-50 to support your claim.


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, click onto the hyperlink.)


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)?

Commissioned Corps officers work for Federal agencies, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Indian Health Service and Bureau of Prisons, on the forefront of public health treating individuals that need it most. Officers are dedicated to public health promotion, disease prevention, and the advancement of public health science.


Non-competitive hiring authorities are established by law or Executive Order. Veterans, 30% or more compensable disabled veterans, VRA  and Military Spouse, OPM Interchange Agreements, VISTA and Peace Corps volunteers are examples of individuals eligible for noncompetitive appointment. For further information click on hyperlink for additional hiring authorities

Note:  You must provide documents to support your claim.


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


1 Arabic
2 Chinese
3 French
4 Portuguese
5 Russian
6 Spanish

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
14
15

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

Are you currently employed with Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as a permanent Career-Conditional or Career employee?
01 Yes
02 No

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

The following is a list of areas of experience for Public Health Advisor (M&O or Technical) positions. Select the areas in which you have expertise. The experience you select will determine the types of positions for which you will be considered. You should select only the specialties for which you have direct work experience. The specialties you select and your resume/application will be reviewed against the requirements for specific positions as they become available. Check all that apply.


1 Applied Epidemiology
2 Behavioral Epidemiology
3 Emergency Preparedness and Response
4 Emerging Infectious Diseases
5 Environmental Health
6 HIV/AIDS
7 Immunization
8 Infectious Diseases (e.g. viral, parasitic, etc.)
9 Influenza
10 Malaria
11 Non-Communicable Diseases
12 Outbreak Investigations
13 Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
14 Surveillance
15 Tropical Medicine
16 Tuberculosis (TB)
17 Viral Hepatitis
18 Zoonotic Diseases

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:


110010001 Washington DC, DC
130280089 Atlanta, GA
364170061 New York, NY

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 highest level of experience which meets the Qualification Requirements for Public Health Advisor GS-685-12/13/14/15.

A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service to include experience providing assistance in the planning and management of public health programs (examples: HIV/AIDS, TB, infectious diseases, and immunization).
B. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service to include experience providing management and operational assistance or technical advice in the management and implementation of public health programs (examples: HIV/AIDS, TB, infectious diseases, and immunization).
C. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service to include experience providing management and operational guidance or technical advice while managing public health programs (examples: HIV/AIDS, TB, infectious diseases, and immunization).
D. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service to include experience providing operational leadership in developing and formulating new programs and/or initiatives for the management and implementation of public health programs (examples: HIV/AIDS, TB, infectious diseases, and immunization).
E. I do not possess the specialized experience described above.

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.
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. Plan, develop and implement public health programs in collaboration with local, state, and/or international governments and various public, non-profit and private and health related organizations.

3. Manage public health projects with marginalized population or within low-income settings or countries.

4. Identify and recommend solutions to administrative/management issues that impact program operations, management and productivity.

5. Develop and implement strategies and plans for meeting program/office objectives domestically and/or abroad.

6. Prepare, review, negotiate and/or monitor collaborative agreements, contracts and/or memorandum agreements.

7. Oversee the development of work plans for implementation of activities and ensure submission and review of all required progress reports.

8. Monitor partner audits for compliance issues and takes action to correct deficiencies, up to and including recommending termination of awards.

9. Provide advice, analysis and assistance in the development, formulation, and execution of a public health program budget.

10. Coordinate and participate in technical reviews of partner project submissions and funding allocations during the review and development process.

11. Develop annual budget plans and budget justifications and the management of approved budgets.

12. Assess activities to determine funding requirements, needs and statutory and regulatory compliance.

13. Develop and review technical and administrative reports, findings, policies, procedures, and plans as needed to meet program changing needs.

14. Develop strategies for dissemination of information to professional groups, private and public sector organizations, health agencies, and the media through publications, correspondence, and presentations.

15. Prepare technical documents, reports, summaries, and other substantive documents regarding scientific and programmatic activities.

16. Develop work plans, project implementation guidelines, and standard operating procedures for public health activities.

17. Conduct and/or assist in the development and delivery of training courses (e.g., community planning, prevention and intervention, outreach strategies, data collection and monitoring and compliance, etc.).

18. Lead and/or participate in operational or planning meetings, public briefings, or other formal and informal setting to publicize public health program priorities, goals, and objectives.

19. Deliver presentations on technical or managerial findings and issues to senior staff, professional conferences, or other decision-making bodies.

20. Negotiate with a variety of stakeholders on issues involving programmatic resources and where the parties involved may have conflicting priorities or objectives.

21. 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.