PROGRAM ANALYST (RECENT GRADUATE)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Bethesda, Maryland
Posted
Jul 11, 2019
Closes
Jul 16, 2019
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

Join the Team! This position is located in the Headquarters Office of the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Directorate for Epidemiology, Office of Hazard Identification and Reduction, Division of Hazard & Injury Data Systems, Data Operations Branch. The purpose of the work is to provide the Commission with reliable data reports on the affected populations, nature of injuries and specific hazard patterns which the Commission will use in decisions to regulate, ban, develop or take action.

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Responsibilities

The CPSC is seeking recent graduates under the Pathways Program. This position is provided for recent graduates with a desire to work in the consumer product safety field and/or public sector and assignments are designed to complement the graduates educational field while meeting the expressed needs of the agency and CPSC organizations.

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The incumbent is responsible for:

Oversight of data reporting by contractors, including hospitals participating in NEISS and other injury-related data sources such as state vital statistics offices, medical examiners, and coroners.

Review of the data for accuracy, completeness, timeliness, validity and reliability, and development of remedial approaches to resolve any issues identified with data quantity or quality.

Maintenance of effective relationships with contractors that provide injury data.

Review of budgetary aspects related to contract expenditures and contribution to the review of invoices for payment.

Development and interpretation of statistical analyses and dissemination of written summaries of data for use by management in program decisions.

Improvement of data reporting by hospitals and other data sources throughout the country by traveling to hospitals and conducting oral presentations and meetings with hospital administrators, physicians, coders, and staff or through effective modes of remote communication.

Assistance in the development of plans and procedures for improvement of data collection activities to assure that data quantity and data quality are maintained at optimum levels.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required outside of duty location.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
12

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S Citizen.
  • Must meet Pathways Recent Graduate program requirements.
  • Background Investigation Required.
  • Travel is required outside of duty location.


This is an appointment under the CPSC Recent Graduate program. You must have graduated within the past two years, from a qualifying educational institution or certificate program. The program duration is one year. Upon successful completion of the program and at the agency's discretion, the appointee may be converted to a permanent position in the competitive service. Appointee must sign a Participant Agreement. Recent Graduates will enter a formal training program with a mentor and execute an Individual Development Plan outlining training requirements and program expectations. The entire duration of the Recent Graduate Appointment constitutes a trial period.

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.

Selectees will be required to complete a "Declaration of Federal Employment", (OF-306), prior to being appointed to determine their suitability for Federal employment and to authorize a background investigation. False statements or responses on your resume or questionnaire can jeopardize your employment opportunity and subject you to disciplinary action, including removal from Federal service.

If you are a male born after December 31, 1959 you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. Please see http://www.sss.gov for more information.

The selectee will be required to complete a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the I-9 Form . We will compare information provided on the I-9 Form to records available from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The system confirms employee's identity and eligibility to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify , including your rights and responsibilities.

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

Qualifications

Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements to participate in this program:
  • You must have a final cumulative Grade Point Average of at least a 3.0.
  • Current Students may apply up to 90 days prior to their graduation date.
  • Recent graduates who have completed, within the previous two years, a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution.
  • Veterans unable to apply within two years of receiving their degree, due to military service obligation, have as much as six years after degree completion to apply.
  • May submit unofficial transcript(s). Official transcript(s) will be required, if applicant is selected for a position.


Education

All applicants must meet the following requirement to qualify:

Applicants must have a Master's or equivalent graduate degree OR 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B or J.D. The area of study for graduate degrees must be in public health or health sciences or a related field.

All applicants MUST submit a copy of their college transcripts with the degree conferred date. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable during the application process. Official transcripts will be required upon appointment.

All materials must be submitted by the closing date of this announcement.

All education claimed by applicants will be verified.

Additional information

CPSC provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please contact the Human Resources Specialist listed in this vacancy announcement.

All the information you provide will be verified by a review of the work experience and/or education as shown on your application, by checking reference and through other means, such as the interview process. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempts to conceal information may be grounds for not hiring you or for firing you after you begin work.

Additional selections may be made through this vacancy announcement.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your application includes: (1) Your resume, (2) Responses to the online questions, and (3) Required supporting documents.

After the vacancy closes, we will review your application package to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Your resume must support your responses to the job specific assessment questionnaire, level of education claimed, experience, and/or training. To remain in consideration for this position, please ensure your resume covers this requirement and that your application has been successfully submitted as part of your on-line application. Creation of this package includes completing the on-line assessment questionnaire, uploading your resume, and uploading any required supporting documents.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

In addition to your resume, the following documents are required for this position:

If you are a Veteran claiming 5-point Veterans' Preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or other proof of eligibility. If you are a Veteran claiming 10-point Veterans' Preference, you must submit a SF-15, Application for 10-point Veterans' Preference, plus the proof required by that form. You can find additional information about Veterans' Preference.

You must submit your college transcripts (unofficial are acceptable).

If you are graduating in the Summer of 2019, you must provide proof of graduation before appointment.

All supplemental documents must be submitted electronically before the closing date of this vacancy announcement. You have three choices for submitting your supplemental documents:

1. Download from your USAJOBS account; or
2. Upload your file(s); or
3. Fax using the online Fax Cover Sheet.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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