Health Scientist
CDC
Mexico
hace 4 días

JOB SUMMARY :

This announcement will be used to fill positions in various geographical locations. This announcement can also be used to recruit for positions that will require a detail to an International Organization such as the World Health Organization, UNICEF, etc.

DUTIES :

As a Health Scientist, you will :

  • Serve as a recognized agency authority or consultant for health programs and conducts scientific research to develop a national system(s) to monitor public health capacity and performance overseas.
  • Identify and analyze public health issues and their impact on scientific operations that are critical to the public health community at large.
  • Analyze epidemiologic investigation data utilizing new methodologies or existing techniques that have been extensively revised.
  • Conduct major statistical studies or continuing projects that represent an important segment of the center's primary investigative program.
  • Collaborate on projects / studies and coordinate efforts, as appropriate, with other program staff, other CDC Centers, other federal agencies, state, local and international health agencies, and private and non-private organizations.
  • REQUIREMENTS :

    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. Bargaining Unit Position : No Drug Screening Required : Positions requiring a top secret or secret clearance will be required to be drug tested.

    Mobility agreement may be required. Recruitment Incentive may be authorized. Relocation Incentive may be authorized. Annual Leave for non-federal service may be authorized.

    Positions will require a top secret or secret clearance depending on the position. PROMOTION POTENTIAL : Please be advised there is no promotion potential.

    Any position filled with this announcement will be filled at the single grade level requested. Supervisory position : This announcement may be used to fill supervisory positions.

    If position is supervisory, candidates must also have demonstrated or shown the potential to develop the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities.

    A supervisory probationary period may be required. Applicants should describe any previous experience or responsibilities which could be used in relation to the supervisory requirements of this position.

    If position has 20% supervisory duties, candidates must also have demonstrated or shown the potential to develop the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities.

    Applicants should describe any previous experience or responsibilities which could be used in relation to the supervisory requirements of this position.

    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED :

    CDC Financial Disclosure -OGE form 450 Holding ourselves to a higher standard; the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention inspires public confidence in its trust responsibilities and mission by maintaining high ethical principles.

    This position may be subject to the confidential financial disclosure requirements of the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 (P.

    L. 95-521). Therefore, if selected, you will be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450) to determine if a conflict or an appearance of a conflict exists between your financial interest and your prospective position with the agency.

    This Information will be required annually. Special Notes :

  • Although this announcement is advertised for multiple duty locations and grade levels, it is not intended to convey any implication nor expectation that positions will be filled at all grade levels or locations.
  • This announcement is being used to create an inventory of applicants for Health Scientist positions and will be used to fill immediate and future needs.
  • Applicants are encouraged to apply early in order to maximize their employment opportunities. Your application will remain in the inventory of tentatively qualified applicants.
  • Applicants that are among the best qualified will be referred to the selecting official for consideration as requests to fill vacancies are processed by the Human Resources Office.

    The first cut-off date for you to be referred will be July 20, 2020. Thereafter, additional referral lists will be generated throughout the open period as vacancies occur.

    If further evaluation or interviews are required, you will be contacted.-This is an open continuous announcement. Qualified applicants will be considered as job opportunities occur and may or may not receive further notification regarding the status of their application.

  • 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.

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS : Must possess a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree with major study in an academic field related to the medical field, health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of the position.

    In addition to meeting the basic qualification requirements, applicants must meet the specialized experience as stated below : MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS : GS-13 : Applicants must possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 grade level in the Federal Service.

    Specialized experience is experience which is directly related to the position which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) to successfully perform the duties of the position to include experience planning, conducting, and analyzing scientific studies or surveys related to public health programs.

    GS-14 : Applicants must possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 grade level in the Federal Service.

    Specialized experience is experience which is directly related to the position which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) to successfully perform the duties of the position to include experience providing scientific leadership in formulating, developing, implementing and evaluating scientific studies or surveys related to public health programs.

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