DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Public Health Infrastructure Center, Office of Policy, Partnerships and Recruitment
As an PUBLIC HEALTH ANALYST (POLICY) you will:
Perform analysis of public health legislation, regulations, executive directives, departmental policy issuances, as well as other influential statements of policy.
Communicate on matters of policy, public health research, and program activities.
Develop projects to identify, review, and analyze complex and highly visible actions such as public health legislation, executive directives, departmental policy issuances, voluntary changes in practice by influential organizations or groups, as well as other influential statements of public health policy to identify any potential to impact on the activities of the organization,
Manage special cross-cutting initiatives and task force groups to accomplish programmatic goals.
Facilitate the development of the organization's comprehensive programmatic and scientific response to emerging public health issues.
Conditions of Employment
US Citizenship is required.
Background Investigation may be required.
One-year probationary period may be required.
Travel, transportation, and moving expenses will be paid: No
Drug Screening Required: 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
Time in grade (TIG) must be met within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.
Public Trust/Moderate Background Investigation (5) is required.
In accordance with Executive Order 12564 of September 14, 1986, The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is A Drug-Free Federal Workplace. The Federal government, as the largest employer in the Nation, can and should show the way towards achieving drug-free workplaces through programs designed to offer drug users a helping hand, and at the same time demonstrating to drug users and potential drug users that drugs will not be tolerated in the Federal workplace. The use of illegal drugs, on or off duty, by Federal employees is inconsistent not only with the law-abiding behavior expected of all citizens, but also with the special trust placed in such employees as servants of the public. Applicants tentatively selected for this position may be required to submit to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment and be subject to reasonable suspicion and post-accident drug testing upon hiring. If required to submit to urinalysis, the appointment to the position will be contingent upon a negative applicant drug test result. In order to demonstrate commitment to the HHS goal of a drug-free workplace and to set an example for other Federal employees, employees not in a testing designated position may volunteer for unannounced random testing by notifying their Drug-free Federal Workplace Program Point of Contact upon hiring.
Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: To qualify at the GS-12 grade level, you must have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the next lower grade level, which must include the following experience: conducting analysis of public health issues and policies. To qualify at the GS-13 grade level, you must have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the next lower grade level, which must include the following experience: conducting evaluations of public health issues and policies; and developing and implementing public health programs. Documenting Experience: In accordance with Office of Personnel Management policy, federal employees are assumed to have gained experience by performing duties and responsibilities appropriate for their official series and grade level as described in their position description. Experience that would not normally be part of the employee's position is creditable, however, when documented by satisfactory evidence, such as a signed memorandum from the employee's supervisor or an SF-50 or SF-52 documenting an official detail or other official assignment. The documentation must indicate whether the duties were performed full time or, if part time, the percentage of times the other duties were performed. It is expected that this documentation is included in the employee's official personnel record. In order to receive credit for experience in your resume that is not within the official series and grade level of your official position, you must provide a copy of the appropriate documentation of such experience as indicated above. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Education This job does not have an education qualification requirement.