Public Health Analyst - Division of Home Visiting and Early Childhood Systems


Posted on Apr 03, 2020

Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health And Human Services

Chicago, IL

These positions are located in the Health Resources and Services Administration, MCHB, Division of Home Visiting and Early Childhood Systems.

The duty locations for these positions are Seattle, WA, Chicago, IL and Rockville, MD.

To view the salary range including locality pay, please visit this link to the 2020 OPM Salary Tables.

**Applicants please note: Additional selections may be made across the Department of Health and Human Services through this vacancy announcement.** THESE QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS MUST BE MET BY THE CLOSING DATE: 04/13/2020.

Do not cut and paste the duties, specialized experience, or occupational assessment questionnaire from this announcement into to your resume as that will not be considered a demonstration of your qualifications for this position.

Basic Requirements for all Public Health Program Specialist Series, 0685 positions require that you demonstrate specialized experience in each of the following five competencies: Knowledge of organizational, operational, and programmatic concepts and practices applied by public, private, or nonprofit agencies and organizations engaged in public health or other health-related activities.

Knowledge of the methods, processes, and techniques used to develop and deliver public health or health-related programs in State and local settings.

Knowledge of a specialized public health program.

Knowledge of, and skill in, the application of administrative or analytical methods and techniques necessary for working within the framework of a public health or related organization and carrying out specific program functions.

Skill in oral and written communications, gathering and conveying information, making oral presentations, and preparing reports, correspondence, and other written materials.

In order to qualify for this GS-12 Public Health Analyst position, your resume must clearly demonstrate that you have one full year of specialized experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility to at least the GS-11 level in the federal service.

Examples of qualifying experience include the following types of tasks performed on a regular and recurring basis: monitoring maternal and child public health programs for effectiveness, including providing reports on potential issues, deficiencies, etc.; collecting and compiling surveillance qualitative and quantitative maternal and child public health program data and providing summary reports of findings to internal and external stakeholders at a state and local; and, responding to technical assistance on standard/routine questions from recipients of federal funding for maternal and child health grants or cooperative agreements.

In order to qualify for this GS-13 Public Health Analyst position, your resume must clearly demonstrate that you have one full year of specialized experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility to at least the GS-12 level in the federal service.

Examples of qualifying experience include the following types of tasks performed on a regular and recurring basis: conducting short and long term planning for maternal and child public health programs, initiatives and special projects based on new and emerging public trends, issues, or priorities; collecting and interpreting surveillance data on maternal and child health programs from a variety of sources and providing recommendations on opportunities for improving and enhancing programs at a state and local level; and, providing technical assistance and advisory services to recipients of federally funded maternal and child health grants or cooperative agreements at a state and local level.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; community; student; social).

If such experience is on a part-time basis, you must provide the average number of hours worked per week as well as the beginning and ending dates of the experience so it can be fully credited.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics): MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAM MANAGEMENT - Plans, develops, coordinates and manages the structure and administration of maternal and child health related program services and organizations as well as the policies that impact health programs and reimbursement of health services.

RESEARCH AND EVALUATION - Knowledge of the principles, methods, and processes used to conduct a systematic and objective inquiry; including study design, collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; and the reporting of results.

PUBLIC HEALTH SURVEILLANCE - Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures to conduct ongoing systematic collection, analysis, interpretation, and dissemination of health-related data essential to planning, implementation, and evaluation of public health practice.

ADMINISTRATION OF GRANTS, CONTRACTS, AND COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS - Administers grants, contracts and cooperative agreements, including applying knowledge of organizational needs and deadlines.

TO PREVIEW THE OCCUPATIONAL ASSESSMENT QUESTIONNAIRE, please click on the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10756416

How to Apply

Follow the application procedure at www.usajobs.gov for more info.


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