Public Health Analyst - PD 18r005 and 18r006 - HRSA Global

Employer
US Department of Health And Human Services
Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Apr 24, 2021
Closes
May 05, 2021
Ref
1946956938
Hours
Full Time
Duties SummaryThese Public Health Analyst positions are located in the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The duty location for these positions is in Rockville, MD. This is a HRSA Global recruitment that may be used by all HRSA Bureaus and Offices to fill positions. **Applicants please note: Additional selections may be made across the Department of Health and Human Services through this vacancy announcement.** Learn more about this agency ResponsibilitiesThis position is a mission critical occupation and is responsible for analyzing public health programs, policies and procedures to ensure that Health Resources and Services Administration meets its mission, goals and objectives. MAJOR DUTIES: As a HRSA Public Health Analyst at the GS-9 and GS-11 level, your major duties and responsibilities include: Analyzing public health legislation, regulations, executive directives, and Departmental policy issues to determine their relevance to the organization's plans, programs, and activities. Assisting with environmental scanning and policy research to identify public health strategies that may assisting the organization in meeting one or more of its short and long-term goals. Developing and maintaining initiatives to achieve the public health impact and advance the goals of the organization. Serving as a point of contact for information about public health program evaluation activities and assists in program evaluation and the measurement of program outcomes. Performing special projects to analyze and/or identify specific concerns or conditions of relevance and importance to the mission and activities of the center. NOTE: Do not cut and paste the duties, specialized experience, or occupational assessment questionnaire from this announcement into your resume as that will not be considered a demonstration of your qualifications for this position. Travel Required Occasional travel - Expected travel may be up to 25% for this position.Supervisory status No Promotion Potential 13 Job family (Series) 0685 Public Health Program Specialist Help Requirements Conditions of Employment U. S. Citizenship is required. All qualifications and time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. Federal applicants must submit an SF-50 to show status and time-in-grade. Males ages 18 through 25 must be registered with the Selective Service. Employment is subject to the successful completion of the pre-appointment process (ie, background investigation, verification of qualifications and job requirements, completion of onboarding forms, submission of required documents, etc.) PHS Commissioned Corps applicants must submit current personnel order. This position allows education substitution - Must submit transcripts if using education to qualify. A one year probationary period may be required. Position is in the Bargaining Unit. Recruitment incentives are not authorized. Student loan repayment incentive is not authorized. Qualifications THESE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS MUST BE MET BY THE CLOSING DATE: 04/23/2021 Do not cut and paste the duties, specialized experience, or occupational assessment questionnaire from this announcement into your resume as that will not be considered a demonstration of your qualifications for this position. Basic Requirements for all Public Health Program Specialist Series, 0685 positions require that you demonstrate specialized experience in each of the following five competencies: Knowledge of organizational, operational, and programmatic concepts and practices applied by public, private, or nonprofit agencies and organizations engaged in public health or other health-related activities. Knowledge of the methods, processes, and techniques used to develop and deliver public health or health-related programs in State and local settings. Knowledge of a specialized public health program. Knowledge of, and skill in, the application of administrative or analytical methods and techniques necessary for working within the framework of a public health or related organization and carrying out specific program functions. Skill in oral and written communications, gathering and conveying information, making oral presentations, and preparing reports, correspondence, and other written materials. In addition to the above competencies, in order to qualify for these positions, your resume must clearly demonstrate that you have one full year of specialized experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility to the grade levels listed below in the federal service. Specialized Experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position and is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, an applicant's one full year of specialized experience must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for successful job performance. GS-9: Your resume must clearly demonstrate that you have one full year of specialized experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility to at least the GS-7 level in the federal service. Examples of qualifying specialized experience equal to the GS-7 level include performing the following types of tasks on a regular and recurring basis: Assisting with gathering and analyzing of public health related data via surveys, studies, surveillance, etc.; assisting with the planning and delivery of public health programs and initiatives; and, assisting in the administration and monitoring of public health programs to ensure compliance with policy or legislative requirements. OR Have a Master's or equivalent graduate degree or at least 2 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree or an LL.B. or JD To be qualifying, the higher-level graduate education must be in a major field of study in public health or other field of study with course work directly related to the work of this position. OR Have an equivalent combination of the above specialized experience AND higher level graduate education that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.GS-11: Your resume must clearly demonstrate that you have one full year of specialized experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility to at least the GS-9 level in the federal service. Examples of qualifying specialized experience equal to the GS-9 level include performing the following types of tasks on a regular and recurring basis: Ensuring public health program compliance with policy or legislative requirements; conducting public health related analysis (eg surveys, studies, surveillance, etc.); and, administrating and evaluating public health programs or initiatives to meet organizational goals and objectives. OR Have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or at least 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or an LL.M. To be qualifying, the higher-level graduate education must be in a major field of study in public health or other field of study with course work directly related to the work of this position. OR Have an equivalent combination of the above specialized experience AND higher level graduate education that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (eg, Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (eg, professional; philanthropic; religious; community; student; social). If such experience is on a part-time basis, you must provide the average number of hours worked per week as well as the beginning and ending dates of the experience so it can be fully credited. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics): RESEARCH AND EVALUATION - Knowledge of the principles, methods, and processes used to conduct a systematic and objective inquiry; including study design, collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; and the reporting of results. PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAM MANAGEMENT - Plans, develops, coordinates, and manages the structure and administration of public health organizations and the policies that impact health programs and reimbursement of health services. STRATEGIC PLANNING - Supports organizational goals and objectives in accordance with strategic and/or operations plans. TO PREVIEW THE OCCUPATIONAL ASSESSMENT QUESTIONNAIRE, please click on the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11090327 Current status candidates must provide an SF50 that allows HR to verify that they meet Time-in-Grade (TIG) requirements by the closing date of the announcement. Please Note: An SF50 for the current year pay adjustment is NOT acceptable for verifying TIG (ex. 2021 general increases cannot be used to verify TIG).To allow us to verify that you meet TIG requirements, please provide any of the following SF-50s: Competitive or Career-ladder promotion to your highest grade (this does NOT include 120 day temporary promotions) Regular Within Range Increase (WRI) or With In Grade (WGI) increase at your highest grade (this does not include quality step increases (QSIs). Competitive career/career-conditional appointment to your highest grade. SF-50 at your highest grade held, that is at least one year older than the announcement closing date of 04/23/2021. Not sure which SF-50 to submit? Check out our video Go here to watch the video on the SF50s to submit in your application package . Education If you qualify on the basis of education in lieu of experience, you must submit a copy of your transcripts (or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed and grades) to document that you have met the education. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package. Official transcripts will be required prior to your starting work. Foreign Education: 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 US education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a US accredited college or university. For further information, visit: . Additional informationIf you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. HHS is an equal opportunity employer. Selection for this position will be based solely on merit without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, marital or family status or other differences. Click here for information on " Federal hiring for individuals with disabilities ". Conditions of Employment: Security and Background Requirements: If not previously completed, a background security investigation will be required for all appointees. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. False representation may be grounds for non-consideration, non-selection and/or appropriate disciplinary action. E-Verify: HRSA participates in the USCIS Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify). E-Verify helps employers determine employment eligibility of new hires and the validity of their social security numbers. Direct Deposit: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing. Creditable Service: A newly appointed or reappointed employee may receive service credit for annual leave for prior work experience directly related to the duties of the position being filled. The use of this service credit is at the discretion of the selecting official and must be finalized prior to selectee's entrance on duty. For more information, please click here . 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 (Member 4 Copy), 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. Click here for more information on veterans' preference . Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): Click here HRSA supports the use of telework as a way to help attract and retain talented individuals in public service, increase worker productivity, and better prepare the agency to operate during emergencies. Telework eligibility may be discussed during the interview process. Read more How You Will Be EvaluatedYou will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. Additional selections may be made for similar positions across the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) within the local commuting area(s) of the location identified in this announcement. By applying, you agree to have your application shared with interested selecting official(s) at HHS. Clearance of CTAP/ICTAP will be applied for similar positions across HHS. To determine your qualifications and referral status, we may review your resume and supporting documentation and compare it against your responses to the vacancy questionnaire. Ensure you support your self-ratings by the information you provide in your application. We may verify or assess your qualifications at any time. Inflated or unsupported qualifications may affect your rating. Any misrepresentation or material omission of facts may be sufficient cause to end further consideration of your candidacy. Persons listed as having knowledge of your past accomplishments or experience in your application may be contacted for verification purposes at any time. Verification may, but need not, begin prior to receiving an offer. To be considered well qualified for the purposes of the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) and the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) , you must substantively exceed the basic qualifications by scoring at least an 85 on the assessment and meet all eligibility, physical, medical, suitability, and all other requirements. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility. Read more Background checks and security clearanceSecurity clearance Other Drug test required No Help Required DocumentsThis agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact either HRSA's Office of Human Resources at (301) 443-3780 or by email: askhr@hrsa.gov or HRSA's Reasonable Accommodation programs at (301) 443-2538 or by email: RA-Request@hrsa.gov . You must contact the Reasonable Accommodations Program prior to the closing date of this announcement to receive assistance. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Hours of operation: Monday through Friday 7:30AM to 4:00PM EST (except Federal holidays). Submission of a resume alone is not a complete application. To apply for this position, you must provide a complete online Application Package that includes: A current Resume - For resume writing guidance, please visit USAJOBS Resources Center or view their video tutorial. If you use your own resume, curriculum vitae, or any other written form you choose then you must describe your job-related qualifications that include beginning and ending dates (month/year) for paid and non-paid work experience, including the average number of hours worked per week for each job title listed. You must also ensure that the duties performed are clearly matched to each period of employment. If we cannot determine that you have performed qualifying duties for at least one year, then you may be rated ineligible. A complete Assessment Questionnaire Other supporting documents to be submitted with application: Veterans' Preference Documentation, if applicable, a DD-214 Member 4 copy, which shows type of discharge. If still active, provide an official Statement of Service. Any other documentation such as VA letter documenting disability, SF-15, and any other required supporting documentation based your veterans' preference claim. SF-50: Federal applicants must submit an SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) that shows status and time-in-grade, and its full performance level. If you are an HHS employee you may obtain a copy of your SF-50 from eOPF. If you have separated from Federal Government employment, you may obtain a copy of your SF-50 via: National Personnel Records Center, Annex, 1411 Boulder Boulevard, Valmeyer, IL, 62295; FAX (618) 935-3014 ; Email CPR ; or visit the National Archives Website . PHS Commissioned Corps Officer must submit a copy of latest personnel order in lieu of SF-50. Peace Corps volunteers must submit a copy of your "Description of Service (DOS)" in lieu of the SF-50. If you do not have one you should email the Peace Corps Office of Volunteer and PSC Financial Services at certify@peacecorps.gov . If you are currently serving in a pay banded position, please include a copy of your pay band chart with your application. College transcripts (if the position has a positive education requirement, or you are qualifying on the basis of education). For Resume and Application Tips visit the USAJOBS Resource Center . The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 04/23/2021. If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the US 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 US 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. Help BenefitsA career with the US Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits . Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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