Food and Drug Administration Supervisory Consumer Safety Officer in Silver Spring, Maryland
This position is located in the Division of Manufacturing and Product Quality (DMPQ) in the Office of Compliance and Biologics Quality (OCBQ) in the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER)), which is responsible for the planning, organization, and supervision of the overall regulatory, administrative and control activities for the Branch.
Conditions of Employment
The position of Supervisory Consumer Safety Officer falls within the 0696 occupational series. To qualify for this position at grade GS-14, you must meet Time-in-Grade requirements by 11:59 pm EST on 01/19/2021. In order to qualify for this Supervisory Consumer Safety Officer, GS-0696 position, at the GS-14 level, you must meet the following: Basic Qualification Requirements:
The education must have been obtained at a college, university, or an accrediting body recognized by
the Secretary, U.S. Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained. Applicants must meet one of the following requirements. A. A bachelor's or graduate/higher level degree in quality assurance or a related degree that
included at least 30 semester hours in one or a combination of the following: consumer laws,
biological sciences, food science, chemistry, pharmacy, physical sciences, food technology,
nutrition, medical science, engineering, epidemiology, veterinary medical science, legal
investigations, law enforcement, or related scientific fields that provided knowledge directly
related to consumer safety officer work.
The 30 semester hours may include up to 8 semester hours in statistics, or course work that
included the principles, theory, or practical application of computers or computer
programming. OR B. Combination of education and experience--courses consisting of at least 30 semester hours in
the fields of study described in paragraph A above, plus appropriate experience or additional
education. Time-in-Grade: Any individual who is currently holding, or has held within the previous 52 weeks, a General Schedule position under non-temporary appointment in the competitive or excepted service, must meet time-in-grade requirements (must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade or equivalent in the Federal service). Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. GS 14: In order to qualify for the GS-14, applicants must have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-13 in the Federal service to include: 1) Providing leadership to a team of employees planning the day to day work functions of an organization; 2) Performing review of laws, regulations and policies governing the manufacturing of regulated products; 3) Recommending appropriate actions on marketing applications, from the evaluation of biological and drug product submission reviews, and manufacturing facility inspection reports. In accordance with Office of Personnel Management policy, federal employees are assumed to have gained experience by performing duties and responsibilities appropriate for their official series and grade level as described in their position description. Experience that would not normally be part of the employee's position is creditable, however, when documented by satisfactory evidence, such as a signed memorandum from the employee's supervisor or an SF-50 or SF-52 documenting an official detail or other official assignment. The documentation must indicate whether the duties were performed full time or, if part time, the percentage of times the other duties were performed. It is expected that this documentation is included in the employee's official personnel record. In order to receive credit for experience in your resume that is not within the official series and grade level of your official position, you must provide a copy of the appropriate documentation of such experience as indicated above. PHS Commissioned Corps Officers interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps may apply online to this announcement. Candidates will be referred to (CC) personnel and not as candidates for conversion to a permanent career or career-conditional appointment. NOTE: It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date. To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the More Information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process. IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. Qualifications are based on breadth/level of experience. In addition to describing duties performed, applicants must provide the exact dates of each period of employment (from MM/YY to MM/YY) and the number of hours worked per week if part time. As qualification determinations cannot be made when resumes do not include the required information, failure to provide this information may result in disqualification. Applicants are encouraged to use the USAJOBS Resume Builder to develop their federal resume. 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; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. You must submit supporting documentation to verify your eligibility to apply for this vacancy.
For internal applicants an SF-50 will be required. If Educational requirements are listed, you must submit a Transcript, even if you occupy the series/grade in question. See the Required Documents section for full details...