• Job Vacancies at The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

  • Posted on: 9 September, 2015 Deadline: Not Specified
  • View Jobs in Healthcare / Medical View All Jobs at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Subscribe to free job alerts
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the leading national public health institute of the United States. The CDC is a federal agency under the Department of Health and Human Services and is headquartered in unincorporated DeKalb County, Georgia, a few miles northeast of the Atlanta city limits.[

    Epidemiologist

     

    JOB SUMMARY:

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the agency Americans trust with their lives. As a global leader in public health, CDC is the nation’s premier health promotion, prevention, and preparedness agency. Whether we are protecting the American people from public health threats, researching emerging diseases, or mobilizing public health programs with our domestic and international partners, we rely on our employees to make a real difference in the health and well-being of people here and around the world.

    Who May Apply: Current HHS Federal employees with career or career-conditional appointments in the competitive service, displaced HHS Federal employees requesting special priority selection consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) and PHS Commissioned Corps Officers.

    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.

    PHS Commissioned Corps Officers interested in performing the duties of this position with the Commissioned Corps may apply online to this announcement. Candidates will be referred as (CC) personnel and not as candidates for conversion to a permanent career or career-conditional appointment.

    This vacancy is also being announced concurrently with vacancy announcement HHS-CDC-OD-15-1479329 under competitive procedures. Please review that announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration under competitive procedures. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.

    CDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    KEY REQUIREMENTS: U.S. Citizenship is required.

    Security and Medical clearance are required.

    DUTIES:

    As a Epidemiologist you will:

    • Serve as the recognized expert in epidemiology.
    • Manage significant projects, programs and staff and will represent CDC in Embassy.
    • Evaluate data collection, quality control and data utilization methods used to study epidemiological problems and issues.
    • Oversee contracts, grants and cooperative agreements with full responsibility for carrying out all required monitoring and management duties for epidemiological work.
    • Design, plan and initiate epidemiologic studies, surveys and investigations.
    • Serve as a nationally or internationally recognized expert on epidemiological issues on critical problems in the field of epidemiology.
    • Comply with all ethical guidelines for scientific and human subjects research.

    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

    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 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 designing, overseeing, implementing and/or conducting epidemiological studies related to public health.

    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 designing, overseeing, implementing and conducting epidemiological studies related to public health.

    GS-15: Applicants must possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 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, directing, evaluating, and coordinating epidemiological studies related to public health.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in colleges or universities outside the United States may be used to meet the education requirements. You must provide acceptable documentation that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. For more information on how foreign education is evaluated, visit: http://wwwdev.cdc.gov/employment/newhire/foreigned.html.

    HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
    Once the application process is complete, a review of resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
    1. Knowledge of epidemiological methodology, theories, principles and methods.

    2. Knowledge of public health program management.

    3. Ability to provide direction and guidance.

    4. Skill in written communication.

    5. Skill in oral communication.

    6. Ability to work with multi-disciplinary officials and groups.

    BENEFITS:

    The Federal Government offers a comprehensive benefits package. Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits.

     

     


    OTHER INFORMATION:


    Overseas Assignments: Overseas assignments are for two years. The assignment may be extended based on the needs of the agency. Upon completion of the overseas assignment, CDC employees on temporary promotion/reassignment will be placed in accordance with CDC placement procedures. Subsequent employment for all others for CDC positions must be through the appropriate competitive process or special employment program hiring authorities.

    • This position is eligible for special pay allowances (e.g., post differential, housing, relocation, etc.)
    • Immunizations are required and will be administered by the CDC before relocating overseas.
    • To work overseas for the CDC, the selectee will need to obtain security and medical clearances before being cleared to report to the overseas duty station. Continued employment will be subject to submission of all documentation necessary to obtain the medical and security clearances (including documentation for any accompanying dependents), within thirty (30) business days and obtaining the security clearance within six (6) months of the initial appointment. Please note the inability to secure the clearances necessary for overseas duty will result in the termination of the appointment to the position. · Citizens or permanent residents of the host country are not eligible to be considered.
    • Current permanent status CDC employees will be processed using the appropriate temporary promotion or other temporary assignment authority for permanent employees of CDC. The selectee will have statutory return rights to their permanent CDC position title, series and grade once the overseas assignment is completed.
    • Other current permanent status HHS employees will be hired on a term appointment. There are no statutory return rights. Subsequent employment for CDC positions must be through the appropriate competitive process or special employment program hiring authorities.
    • Additional information on living and traveling abroad may be found at http://aoprals.state.gov/content.asp?ontent_id=184&menu_id=78

    Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see http://www.sss.gov).

    go to method of application »

    Health Scientist

     

    JOB SUMMARY:

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the agency Americans trust with their lives. As a global leader in public health, CDC is the nation’s premier health promotion, prevention, and preparedness agency. Whether we are protecting the American people from public health threats, researching emerging diseases, or mobilizing public health programs with our domestic and international partners, we rely on our employees to make a real difference in the health and well-being of people here and around the world.

    Who May Apply: Current HHS Federal employees with career or career-conditional appointments in the competitive service, displaced HHS Federal employees requesting special priority selection consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) and PHS Commissioned Corps Officers.

    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.

    PHS Commissioned Corps Officers interested in performing the duties of this position with the Commissioned Corps may apply online to this announcement. Candidates will be referred as (CC) personnel and not as candidates for conversion to a permanent career or career-conditional appointment.

    This vacancy is also being announced concurrently with vacancy announcement HHS-CDC-OD-15-1482373 under competitive procedures. Please review that announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration under competitive procedures. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.

    CDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    KEY REQUIREMENTS: U.S. Citizenship is required.

    Security and Medical clearance are required

    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.

    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

    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 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.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in colleges or universities outside the United States may be used to meet the education requirements. You must provide acceptable documentation that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. For more information on how foreign education is evaluated, visit: http://wwwdev.cdc.gov/employment/newhire/foreigned.html.

    go to method of application »

    Public Health Advisor (Management & Operations or Technical)

     

    JOB SUMMARY:

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the agency Americans trust with their lives. As a global leader in public health, CDC is the nation’s premier health promotion, prevention, and preparedness agency. Whether we are protecting the American people from public health threats, researching emerging diseases, or mobilizing public health programs with our domestic and international partners, we rely on our employees to make a real difference in the health and well-being of people here and around the world.

    Who May Apply: Current HHS Federal employees with career or career-conditional appointments in the competitive service, displaced HHS Federal employees requesting special priority selection consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) and PHS Commissioned Corps Officers.

    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.

    PHS Commissioned Corps Officers interested in performing the duties of this position with the Commissioned Corps may apply online to this announcement. Candidates will be referred as (CC) personnel and not as candidates for conversion to a permanent career or career-conditional appointment.

    This vacancy is also being announced concurrently with vacancy announcement HHS-CDC-OD-15-1482379 under competitive procedures. Please review that announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration under competitive procedures. NOTE: Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.

    CDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    KEY REQUIREMENTS: U.S. Citizenship is required.

    Security and Medical clearance are required

    DUTIES:

    As a Public Health Advisor you will:

    • Serve as the principal advisor and direct and oversee multi-functional program activities involving a broad and complex range of public health programs that are operated overseas.
    • Manage multiple projects and programs operating concurrently.
    • Analyze collected data and findings and interpret complex legislative, regulatory, and/or policy guidance for use in managing overseas public health programs.
    • Develop and implement strategies and plans for meeting overseas objectives.
    • Establish and forge relationships with international organizations to collaborate and facilitate the development and integration of operating public health program initiatives and activities across a broad area

    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    GS-12: Applicants must possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 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 management and operations or technical advice and assistance in order to assist in the planning and management of public health programs.

    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 providing management and operations or technical advice and assistance in the management and implementation of 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 management and operations or technical advice by managing public health programs on issues relating to the improvement of health care systems, strategies and services.

     

    Method of Application

    Interested and suitably qualified candidate should click on preferred job titles to apply online.

  • ❮ Back to All Jobs
  • Know more about Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)Similar Jobs
  • Search for jobs by keyword
  • Call Centre Agents at Reel Staffing Limited
  • Medical Vacancy at a Reputable Healthcare Provider
  • Medical Officer at SouthShore Womens Clinic
  • Job Openings at Me Cure Industries Limited
  • Massive Graduate and Experienced Job Recruitment at The National Orthopaedic Hospital, Igbobi
  • Entry-level Pharmacy Technician at Newgate Medical Services Limited
  • Radiographer Recruitment at Teclab
  • Job Opportunity at World Health Organization (WHO)
  • Filter Jobs
  • State

    Field

    Education

    Experience


    Also include jobs without defined experience

 
 
Send your application through

Yahoomail Gmail Hotmail