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> Vacancy Announcement
> Epidemiologist GS-0601 -13/14
> OPENING DATE:
> CLOSING DATE:
> (Applications must be received or postmarked by the closing
> date; however, postmarked applications must be received in
> Human Resources Management Office within 5 days of the
> closing date.)
> If filled at the GS-13 level, position has promotion
> potential to
> GS-14. Please indicate the grade(s) for which you wish to
> considered. You will only be considered for the grade(s)
> which you indicate an interest.
> GS-13 $59,409-77,229 per annum GS-14 $70,205-91,265 per
> TYPE OF
> Permanent / Full-time
> National Immunization Program, Global Immunization
> Polio Eradication Branch, New Delhi, India
> WHO MAY APPLY: ***
> U.S. Citizens; no previous Federal experience or tenure required.
> Apply for: DE1-02-321
> Current or former competitive service Federal employees with permanent
> tenure. Current
> Commissioned Corps; candidates for employment programs such as 30%
> disabled veterans, Persons
> with Disabilities, and ICTAP eligibles. Preference eligibles or veterans
> who have been separated from
> the armed forces under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of
> continuous active service may
> Apply for: MP1-02-321
> SPECIAL NOTES:
> MOVING EXPENSES ARE AUTHORIZED.
> THIS IS NOT A BARGAINING UNIT POSITION.
> If selected for this position, a financial disclosure form MAY be
> required. However, it is NOT required as part of your application.
> Click here
> for information regarding conflict of interests/standards of conduct for
> prospective employees.
> This position is a CDC\ATSDR Federal Equal Opportunity Recruitment Program
> target occupation.
> The purpose of this position is to serve as an epidemiologist for the
> National Immunization Program (NIP), Global Immunization Division. The
> position works directly with the World Health Organization (WHO), with
> duty station in New Delhi, India. Works in close cooperation with the
> Regional Advisors, EPI, WHO. The work will have a particular emphasis on
> polio and acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance and
> implementation of the WHO-recommended strategies for polio eradication,
> measles reduction, and neonatal tetanus elimination. In fulfillment of
> these duties, the incumbent will visit countries, agencies, and WHO
> regional offices, as required. Assists WHO and country Ministry of Health
> officials to plan, implement, and evaluate activities for EPI disease
> surveillance and disease control and eradication initiatives. Responsible
> planning, initiating, developing, coordinating, and evaluating
> immunization activities associated with WHO's EPI and its effort to
> control or
> eliminate six target diseases (diphtheria, measles, pertussis,
> poliomyelitis, tetanus, and tuberculosis). Provides technical advice and
> consultation as an internationally recognized consultant and expert on
> critical problems in the field of epidemiology. Provides expert advice and
> consultation on issues related to measles vaccine use, vaccine-associated
> paralytic polio, measles control and tetanus prevention, as well as
> other vaccine-preventable disease related issues.
> QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
> Applicants must meet the basic qualification requirements outlined in OPM
> Qualification Standards Handbook. Applicants must have
> successfully completed a full 4-year course of study in an academic field
> relating to the health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the
> work of the position. Since this position has a specific education
> requirement, all applicants must verify completion of this basic education
> requirement by submitting a copy of an official college transcript with
> the application. In addition, applicants must have one year of specialized
> experience at a level equivalent to the next lower grade in the Federal
> Specialized experience is that which is directly related to the position
> and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge,
> skills, and abilities (KSAs) to successfully perform the duties of the
> position, such as participating with staff of WHO and with leaders from
> international programs on policy formulation and application, stimulating
> and providing program leadership in the administration, etc.
> KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): KSAs are the specific
> characteristics that applicants should possess in order to perform
> the major duties of the position. Applications should address the
> specific KSAs on a separate sheet of paper as an attachment to your
> application. KSAs identified as (M) are considered critical to the
> position and are considered to be mandatory for qualifications. KSAs
> identified as (D) are considered to be desirable.
> FAILURE TO ADDRESS KSAs MAY RESULT IN A LOWER RATING.
> 1. Knowledge of Vaccine Preventable Diseases and Vaccines. (M)
> 2. Skill in designing and conducting epidemiologic studies and
> interpreting surveillance data. (M)
> 3. Knowledge and experience in applying the practices and methods of
> disease control and prevention programs in a developing country
> setting. (M)
> 4. Ability to communicate orally. (D)
> 5. Ability to communicate in writing. (D)
> For each of the above, give examples of how you gained the knowledge,
> skill, or ability and the dates of such experience and education.
> Applicants who apply for DE announcements must address (M) Mandatory and
> (D) Desirable KSAs.
> BASIS OF RATING: Applicants will be rated on the basis of education,
> experience and KSA responses appropriate to this position.
> Applications for MP1-02-321 will be evaluated and ranked as indicated in
> the CDC\ATSDR Merit Promotion Plan and must meet appropriate
> time-in-grade requirements for promotion. Unpaid or voluntary experience
> related to the position will be considered in determining
> FORMS REQUIRED TO APPLY: Applicants may submit one of the following
> forms: SF-171, OF-612, Curriculum Vitae, a Resume, CDC
> 0.996 or any other application form. All current or former Federal
> employees must submit a current SF50 that shows tenure group 1 or 2
> or any other proof of status verifying career or career-conditional
> tenure. All applicants who wish to be considered under both
> MP1-02-321 and DE1-02-321 must submit two (2) applications. When only
> one (1) application is received for this announcement,
> and two announcement numbers are shown, it will be considered under
> DE1-02-321 only. Here's what your resume must
> contain (in addition to specific information requested in the position
> APPLICATION INFORMATION: - ** Correct announcement number(s), title and
> grade(s) of the job you are applying for.
> PERSONAL INFORMATION: - Full name, mailing address (with zip code) and
> day and evening phone number (with area code) - Social
> Security Number ** - Country of citizenship (Most Federal jobs require
> United States citizenship.) Reinstatement eligibility (if applicable,
> attach SF 50 proof of your career or career-conditional status.) -
> Highest Federal civilian grade held (also give job series and dates held).
> you are applying under the Program for Persons with Disabilities, send a
> letter from a State vocational rehabilitation agency or the Veterans
> Administration stating that you are eligible for a Schedule A
> EDUCATION: ** High School Name, City, and State (zip code if known), Date
> of diploma or GED - Colleges, or universities; Name, City, and
> State (zip code if known), Majors, type and year of any degrees received
> (if no degrees, show total credits earned and indicate whether
> semester or quarter hours); Send a copy of your college transcript only
> if the job vacancy announcement requests it.
> MILITARY SERVICE: All military service must be documented with a DD214, a
> Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or other
> proof of eligibility. An SF-15 (Application for 10-point Veterans
> Preference) and written verification must accompany application in order
> receive 10-point preference.
> WORK EXPERIENCE: - Give the following information for your paid and
> nonpaid work experience related to the job you are applying for. (Do
> not send job descriptions.)
> Job titles ** Duties and accomplishments -
> Employer's name and address, Supervisor's name and phone number, starting
> and ending dates (month and year) - ** Hours per week (**
> Month and Years), salary; - Indicate if we may contact your current
> ** FAILURE TO COMPLETE THE STARRED ITEMS MAY RESULT IN YOUR BEING
> DETERMINED INELIGIBLE OR NOT QUALIFIED.
> MAIL FORMS TO:
> Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, HRMO
> Announcement No. MP1-02-321 and/or DE1-02-321
> 4770 Buford Highway, N.E., Mailstop K-76
> Atlanta, Ga 30341-3724
> Fax: (770) 488-1979 TDD: (770) 488-1821
> For additonal information contact (770) 488-1750
> *** Applicants with a disability who need a reasonable accommodation for
> any part of the application or hiring process, please
> notify the Disabilities Program Manager at (770) 488-1725. The decision
> on granting reasonable accommodation will be
> made on a case-by-case basis.
> Applicants are requested to complete an Applicant Background Survey (OMB
> 0990-0208) and send it with the application. Visit the website
> http://www.cdc.gov/hrmo/OMB_Form.htm for the survey. A written Receipt
> of Application will be sent to the address on the application. For
> forms, Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) criteria
> and additional information, contact CDC\ATSDR Jobline on
> 1-888-232-4473 or visit the website http://www.cdc.gov/hrmo/ictap~2.htm
> A SEPARATE APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED FOR EACH ANNOUNCED POSITION AND
> NO EXTENSIONS WILL BE
> Please allow five (5) workdays for an acknowledgement of receipt of your
> U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
> - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/ATSDR
> maintains a smoke-free work environment -
> All applicants will receive equal consideration without regard to race,
> religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, political
> affiliation, age, disability, status as a parent
> or any other nonmerit factor.