Public Health Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jul 18, 2019
Closes
Jul 26, 2019
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position serves as a public health analyst responsible for evaluating and analyzing public health programs and policies to advise management on public health policies, operations, products, and services and contribute to the improvement of public health programs.
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Responsibilities

As a Public Health Analyst you will:
  • Analyze existing or proposed systems, strategies, services, or other health-related matters for long range implementation and administration of the public health program.
  • Analyze complex public health policies, operations, products and services.
  • Research and prepare responses to inquiries received in writing or telephonically.
  • Prepare the annual budget and/or requests for funding based on information received from subordinate activities.
  • Serve as analyst in developing, monitoring, implementing, and evaluating current or projected complex, interrelated public health programs involving governmental and non-governmental organizations from multiple sectors at the community, State, national and/or international levels.


Travel Required

25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
13

Requirements

Conditions of Employment


  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Background Investigation is required.
  • 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.
  • Direct Deposit: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
  • All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.
  • One-year probationary period may be required.
  • Travel, transportation, and moving expenses will be paid: No
  • Bargaining Unit Position: No
  • Drug Screening Required: No
  • Recruitment Incentive may be authorized: No
  • Annual Leave for non-federal service may be authorized: May be authorized
  • Research position: No
  • Promotion potential: Yes: This position has promotion potential to GS-13 . Promotion to the next grade level is at management's discretion and is based on your meeting qualifications and time-in-grade requirements, demonstrated ability to perform the higher level duties, the continuing need for the higher level duties, and administrative approval. Promotion to the next grade level is not guaranteed and no promise of promotion is implied.
  • Supervisory position: No
Term appointments may be shortened or extended up to a maximum of four years based on the needs of the agency without further competition. Subsequent employment for CDC positions must be through the appropriate competitive process or special employment program hiring authorities.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

For GS-12 grade level: Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service to include experience in providing assistance analyzing public health program operations related to HIV/AIDS.

For GS-13 grade level: Applicants must have at least one year of specialzed experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service to include experience in developing, and/or analyzing public health programs and policies related to HIV/AIDS.

Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

Additional selections may be made within the same geographical location CDC-wide.

If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and you are claiming 5-points veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility. If you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, you must also submit an SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form.

For more information on veterans' preference see http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx .

Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see http://www.sss.gov ).

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible see http://opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap . To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85.0 or above on the rating criteria for this position.

To view the questionnaire, click on the following link:
https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10549018

If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document(s), view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Once the application process is complete, a review of the resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. Category rating procedures will be used to rate and rank candidates.

The category assignment is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the competencies required for this position. Qualified candidates will be ranked into one of three categories: Best Qualified, Well Qualified or Qualified. The Category Rating Process does not add veterans' preference points but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category. Preference eligibles who meet the minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent must be listed in the highest quality category (except in the case of scientific or professional positions at the GS-9 level or higher).

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics).
  • Collaboration / Partnering
  • Continuous Development
  • Customer Service
  • Data Synthesis
  • Decision Making
  • Networking and Partnership Development (2)
  • Oral Communication
  • Policy Analysis and Support
  • Problem Solving
  • Program Assessment
  • Project Management
  • Public Health Information Dissemination
  • Public Health Knowledge
  • Results Driven
  • Written Communication


Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Secret

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
  • Your résumé showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment and duties performed.
  • Other supporting documents:
    • Cover Letter, optional
    • Veterans Preference Documentation, if applicable
    • Career Transition Assistance Program documentation, if applicable (e.g., Certification of Expected Separation, Reduction-In-Force Separation Notice, or Notice of Proposed Removal; SF-50 that documents the RIF separation action; and most recent performance appraisal).
    Failure to submit any of the above mentioned required documents may result in loss of consideration due to an incomplete application package. It is your responsibility to ensure all required documents have been submitted.

    For Résumé and Application Tips visit: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Tips.

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