Medical Director Inspection Service

Washington, D.C
Jan 19, 2021
Jan 26, 2021
Full Time


Plans, develops, implements, and manages medical programs and medical emergency response procedures and activities for the Inspection Service; provides advice and guidance to Postal Inspection Service leaders on medical issues, and public health and medically-related Homeland Security issues; serves as the Postal Inspection Service's program lead and contact on public health and medically related issues.

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  • Plans, develops, implements, and manages medical programs and emergency medical response procedures and activities for the Inspection Service; serves as the Inspection Services principle medical authority.
  • Provides advice and guidance to the Chief Postal Inspector on medically-related issues arising from potential or actual catastrophic incidents.
  • Provides expertise on evolving medical National Preparedness vulnerabilities associated with medical emergency planning, in concert with leadership of the USPS, the USPIS, public health departments and Federal agencies.
  • Provides Postal Inspection Service leaders with the relevant intelligence and science-based public health and medical information; provides and coordinates "24/7" medical expertise availability to support catastrophic incident management requirements and strategic communications plans.
  • Serves as Inspection Services medical program lead for the engagement with other federal interagency members on public health and medical related issues, including acts of terrorism involving chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, or explosive weapons; and coordinating with other federal agencies as needed.
  • Plans, implements, and manages the Postal Inspection Service's public health and medical preparedness initiatives and programs.
  • Plans, implements, and manages the Postal Inspection Services medical programs and medical policies.
  • Manages and monitors the Postal Inspection Service's Pandemic Influenza Contingency Plan.
  • Provides technical and functional guidance to Postal Service Senior Area Medical Directors and liaison with public health departments concerning the National Biohazard Detection System (BDS) Response Plan and its PEP Medications.
  • Manages a small size group of professional, technical, and/or administrative employees.

  • Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    Promotion Potential
    26 - EAS-26.


    Conditions of Employment

    Willingness to submit to a Tier 2 Moderate Background Investigation (MBI). This investigation requires, among other things, completion of a questionnaire and fingerprinting for a criminal records check. The investigation may require a drug test. The successful applicant will be required to meet and maintain the requirements of this level of background investigation while holding this position.


  • Possession of a license to practice medicine in one of the states or territories of the United States or in the District of Columbia.
  • Ability to review and assess physical examination reports and documentation.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, guidelines issued by DHS, FEMA, EPA, OSHA and directives such as Homeland Security Presidential Directives (HSPDs) related to public health and medical emergency response procedures.
  • Expert knowledge of programs and policies related to national Biohazard Detection System (BDS) plans, Public Health, and other medical related Homeland Security issues, sufficient to provide technical and functional guidance to Postal Inspection Service leaders.
  • Ability to plan, develop, implement, and coordinate Inspection Service medical emergency response procedures with other federal agencies in response to acts of terrorism or public health and medical related incidents.
  • Ability to oversee the maintenance and control of medical records.
  • Ability to plan, organize, monitor and measure programs, projects and the work activities of others.
  • Qualified applicant must successfully pass a drug screening.


    Please read the "Qualifications" section.

    Additional information


    The salary will be based on previous experience, and current postal pay policies. We offer excellent benefits including health and life insurance, retirement plan, savings/investment plan with employer contribution, flexible spending, flextime scheduling of core work hours, annual and sick leave.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    We will review your resume and supporting documents to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided and evaluate your relevant professional, educational, and work experiences as it relates to fundamental competencies, identified in the Qualifications section above, required for this position.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Not Required

    Drug test required

    Required Documents

    Please read the "How To Apply" section.

    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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