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  • Bell, Elizabeth
    Please distribute to all those who might be interested. Application procedures discussed below, do not reply to this e-mail. Liz
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 22, 2002
      Please distribute to all those who might be interested. Application
      procedures discussed below, do not reply to this e-mail.

      Liz



      > Vacancy Announcement
      >
      > POSITION:
      > Epidemiologist GS-0601 -13
      > OPENING DATE:
      >
      > 3/20/02
      > CLOSING DATE:
      > 4/2/02
      > (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.)
      > SALARY:
      > GS-13 $59,409-77,229 per annum
      > TYPE OF
      > APPOINTMENT:
      >
      > Permanent / Full-time
      > LOCATION:
      > National Immunization Program, Global Immunization
      > Division,
      > Polio Eradication Branch, Abuja, Nigeria
      >
      >
      > WHO MAY APPLY: ***
      > U.S. Citizens; no previous Federal experience or tenure required.
      >
      > Apply for: DE1-02-320
      >
      > 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.
      >
      > Apply for: MP1-02-320
      >
      >
      >
      > 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.
      >
      >
      > DUTIES:
      > Assists the World Health Organization (WHO) officials at the regional, and
      > country levels, and Ministry of Health officials to plan, implement,
      > and evaluate activities for EPI, disease surveillance and disease control
      > and eradication initiatives. Responsible for 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). The work will have a particular emphasis on polio and acute
      > flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance and implementation of the
      > WHO-recommended strategies for polio control and eradication, leading to
      > the
      > reduction and eventual elimination of the disease. In fulfillment of these
      > duties, the incumbent will visit countries, agencies, and WHO regional
      > offices, as required.
      >
      > 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
      > service.
      >
      > 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 MP1-02-320 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
      > qualifications.
      >
      >
      >
      > 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
      > MP1-02-320 and DE1-02-320 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
      > DE1-02-320 only. Here's what your resume must
      > contain (in addition to specific information requested in the position
      > announcement.)
      >
      >
      >
      > 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).
      > If
      > 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
      > appointment.
      > 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
      > to
      > 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
      > supervisor.
      > OTHER QUALIFICATIONs: - Job-related training courses (title and year);
      > Job-related skills, for example, ** typing speed, other languages,
      > computer software/hardware, tools, machinery; - Job-related certificates
      > and licenses (current only); - Job-related honors, awards, and special
      > accomplishments, for example, publications, memberships in professional
      > or honor societies, leadership activities, public speaking, and
      > performance awards (give dates but do not send documents unless
      > requested)
      > ** 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. MP1-02-320 and/or DE1-02-320
      > 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
      > GRANTED.
      > Please allow five (5) workdays for an acknowledgement of receipt of your
      > application
      >
      > 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.
      >
      >
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