FW: Public Health Advisor GS-0685 -12/13 Atlanta
Elizabeth Bell, MPH
STOP Activity Unit
Polio Eradication Branch
Global Immunization Division
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-----Original Message-----
From: Robertson, Lyndon
Sent: Wednesday, July 02, 2003 1:25 PM
To: Bell, Elizabeth
Subject: Public Health Advisor GS-0685 -12/13 Atlanta
Public Health Advisor GS-0685 -12/13
(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-12 level, position has promotion potential to GS-13.) Please indicate the grade(s) for which you wish to be considered. You will only be considered for the grade(s) for which you indicate an interest.
GS-12, $57,096 - 74,226 per annum GS-13, $67,896 - 88,268 per annum
TYPE OF APPOINTMENT:
Permanent / Full-time
National Immunization Program, Global Immunization Division, Atlanta, GA.
WHO MAY APPLY: ***
U.S. Citizens; no previous Federal experience or tenure required.
Apply for: DE1-03-1132
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.
Assists WHO and country Ministry of Health officials in polio and measles endemic countries to plan, implement, and evaluate activities for Expanded Programme on Immunizations (EPI) disease surveillance and disease control and eradication initiatives, with an emphasis on activities to eradicate poliomyelitis and measles. Assists in the day-to-day management of the Branch by serving as a desk employee responsible for overseeing and providing support for overseas assignees of the Branch. Serves as an expert on the vaccine cold chain, logistics, and safe injection practices. Participates in the planning, initiating, developing, coordinating, and evaluating immunization activities associated with WHO's Expanded Programme on Immunizations (EPI) and its effort to control or eliminate six target diseases (diphtheria, measles, pertussis, poliomyelitis, tetanus, and tuberculosis). In fulfillment of these duties, the incumbent will visit countries, agencies, and WHO's regional offices, as required.
Applicants must meet the basic qualification requirements outlined in OPM Qualification Standards Handbook. 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, and providing program leadership in the administration of immunization programs.
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 Disease Eradication Program. (M)
2. Experience working in developing countries. (M)
3. Experience working with international agencies. (M)
4. Skill in public health program operations. (D)
5. Ability to communicate in writing. (D)
6. Ability to communicate orally. (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. Click here for instruction on how to respond to KSA's.
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. 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. 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 ** By law, any person applying for employment with the Federal government must furnish a social security number (SSN) for accurate record keeping purposes. If you do not provide this information, we will not be able to process your application. - 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: ** 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); High School Name, City, and State (zip code if known), Date of diploma or GED.
** Provide a copy of your academic transcripts when desiring to receive credit for educational achievement. If selected for the position, applicant must provide an official transcript. If applicant possesses only a foreign degree and/or college courses, education must be evaluated by an approved foreign credential evaluation service. Click here to see a list of agencies. This list, which may not be all inclusive, is for informational purposes only and does not imply any endorsement of any specific agency.
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 FURNISH THE STARRED ITEMS MAY RESULT IN YOUR BEING DETERMINED INELIGIBLE OR NOT QUALIFIED OR CAUSING YOUR APPLICATION TO NOT BE PROCESSED.
MAIL FORMS TO:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, HRMO
Announcement No. DE1-03-1132
4770 Buford Highway, N.E., Mailstop K-76
Atlanta, Ga 30341-3724
Fax: (770) 488-1979 TDD: (770) 488-1821
For additional 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 Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) criteria, please 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.