Washington D.C.
Jun 12, 2017
Jun 27, 2017
Full Time

About the Agency

Make a Career Connection! We are looking for individuals who would like to come to work for a small, independent regulatory agency dedicated to saving lives. We work very hard to protect the public from the unreasonable risk of injury and death from consumer products. Every U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) employee is proud to be a part of a team that works together to assure that the products you use every day are safe. Consider a position at the CPSC as your career choice.

Join the Team! This position is located in the Headquarters Office of the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Directorate for Epidemiology,Division of Hazard & Injury Data Systems, Data Intake and Injury Information Branch. The Division is responsible for the management, operations, planning, developing, implementing, evaluating and quality control aspects of the injury data collection programs. Primary Branch functions are: - coding, data entry, and quality control of data residing in CPSC's Risk Management System (CPSRMS) and Public Database including reports of harm submitted by consumers and others, reports from retailers and manufacturers, news reports, medical examiner reports, and death certificates; - responding to outside requests for injury statistics and data from CPSC's injury data systems; - notifying manufacturers, private labelers, and importers of reports of harm received by CPSC which involve their products; and - providing customer support to users of CPSC's Business Portal.

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  • Background Investigation Required.
  • U.S Citizenship Required.
  • Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the candidate with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position. Applicants must meet the time-in-grade requirements of the position within thirty (30) days of the closing date of this announcement.

    Qualifying specialized experience:

    GS-09: Assisting with tasks that require experience in data collection techniques for examining and evaluating data collection programs.

    GS-11: Conducting tasks that require a thorough understanding of data collection techniques for examining and evaluating data collection programs, analyzing specific problem areas arising within a data collection system or program operations and devising solutions.

    GS-12: Comprehensive understanding of data collection methodologies and computer programming techniques to evaluate the quality of the data collection activities.

    The specialized experience must be fully described in the duties section of your resume in order to receive credit.

    In order to qualify for this position:

    GS-9: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience at the GS-7 level OR a master's or equivalent graduate degree OR 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree.

    GS-11: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience at the GS-9 level OR a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree OR 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree.

    GS-12: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level. There is no substitution of education for experience at the GS-12 grade level.

    You MUST submit college transcript(s) that includes hours and grades in order to qualify. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. All materials must be submitted by the closing date of this announcement.

    The education must be from an accredited school. Accredited Schools

    Foreign Education: Education completed outside the United States must have been evaluated by an accredited organization. Accredited Organizations

    All education claimed by applicants will be verified.

    Upon appointment, you may be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450. You will need to provide the information annually.

    This is a Public Trust Position. Employment in this position requires a background investigation. If you are selected and cannot obtain a favorable security determination within a reasonable period of time due to disclosed or undisclosed background issues, the tentative employment offer may be withdrawn.

    Public Trust - Background Investigation

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