Supervisory Organizational Development Specialist

Washington D.C.
Jun 20, 2017
Jul 03, 2017
Full Time

Become a part of the Department that touches the lives of every American!  At the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) you can give back to your community, state, and country by making a difference in the lives of Americans everywhere.  It is the principal agency for protecting the health of citizens.  Join HHS and help to make our world healthier, safer, and better for all Americans.

Who May Apply: Open to all United States Citizens. Additional selections  may be made within the same geographical area FDA wide.

This position is located in the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Office of Executive Programs (OEP), Division of Learning and Organizational Development (DLOD) in Silver Spring, MD.  

This vacancy is also being announced concurrently with vacancy announcement FDA-CDER-17-MP-1963812RH under merit promotion procedures.  Please review that announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration under merit promotion procedures. NOTE:  Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.

 Additional selections may be made within the same geographical area FDA-wide.

  • Not Required

  • Yes
  • Maybe

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Only experience gained by closing date announcement will be considered.
  • One year probationary period may be required.
  • Basic Requirements:

    In order to qualify for the Supervisory Organizational Development Specialist, GS-1701-15, you must meet the following basic requirement.

    Degree: that included or was supplemented by major study in education or in a subject-matter field appropriate to the position being filled.


    Combination of education and experience -- courses equivalent to a major in education, or in a subject-matter field appropriate to the position, plus appropriate experience or additional course work that provided knowledge comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of the 4-year course of study described above.

    Additional Requirement:

    In order to qualify for Supervisory Organizational Development Specialist, GS-1701-15, you must meet the following specialized experience:

    Have one year of Specialized Experience, equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service, to include promoting individual and organizational development through planning, designing, and implementing change management training programs and services.

    If you are claiming education as any part of your qualifications for this position, you must submit an official transcript, unofficial transcript, or a list including courses, grades earned, completion dates, and quarter and semester hours earned. If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program.  For further information, click on foreign education.


    Conditions of Employment: 
    1. Security and Background Requirements:  Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation.  Failure to successfully meet these requirements may be grounds for appropriate personnel action.  If hired, a background security reinvestigation or supplemental investigation may be required at a later time.  Applicants are also advised that all information concerning qualifications is subject to investigation.  False representation may be grounds for non-consideration, non-selection or appropriate disciplinary action. 
    2. E-Verify:  If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" System.  Federal law requires DHS to use the E-Verify System to verify employment eligibility of all new hires, and as a condition of continued employment obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system.  The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is an E-Verify Participant. 
    3. Direct Deposit:  All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.  
    4. Pre-employment physical required: No
    5. Drug testing required: No
    6. License required: No
    7. Mobility agreement required: No
    8. Immunization required: No
    9. Bargaining Unit Position: No
    10. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing of the announcement.
    11. Financial disclosure statement required: No

    Q - Nonsensitive

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