Consumer Safety Officer (QPS) – Rockville, MD
Department: Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency: Food and Drug Administration
Job Announcement Number: PH-BM-324165-COMP/MP
Additional Duty Location Info:
many vacancies - Rockville, MD
The employee serves as an senior investigator utilizing an in-depth knowledge of an industry or class of commodities, including and excellent knowledge of raw materials, products, manufacturing practices, and related problems of the industry. Duties include
Qualifications and Evaluations
SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR: This position requires skill in experience utilizing a Quality Management Systems. Applicants must show that they have this experience in the resume.
Basic Qualification Requirements: You must meet one of the following:
must have successfully completed of a full 4-year course of study at an
accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree
that included at least 30 semester hours in one or a combination of the
following: biological sciences, chemistry, pharmacy, physical sciences, food
technology, nutrition, medical science, engineering, epidemiology, veterinary
medical science, or related scientific fields that provided knowledge
directly related to consumer safety officer work. The 30 semester hours can
include up to 8 semester hours in statistics, or course work that included
the principles, theory, or practical application of computers or computer
ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. Unless otherwise stated: (1) unofficial transcripts are acceptable, or (2) you may submit a list with all of your courses, grades, semester, year, and credit for the course. All materials must be submitted by the closing date of the announcement.
Foreign Education: If you are using education
completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification
requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been
evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of
foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to
that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been
given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further
Only experience obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.
Status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level).
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application process is complete, a review of your 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. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position. 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 rating. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
Benefits and Other Info
The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp
If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and you are claiming 5-points veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility. If you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, you must also submit an SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form. For more information on veterans’ preference see http://www.usajobs.gov/veteranscenter
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see www.sss.gov ).
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible see http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85 or above on the rating criteria for this position.
How To Apply
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your Résumé
The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, April 02, 2010.
To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.
Note: To return to a previously Saved or Incomplete application you may use the following link: https://applicationmanager.gov/.
To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID: PH324165. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.
If you cannot
The following documents are required and must be received by the closing date of this announcement:
1. Your Résumé
AGENCY CONTACT INFO:
WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:
Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. Based upon your score, you may be referred to the hiring official. If your name is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly by that office for a possible interview. You will receive notice via email or by mail, if no email address was provided by you during the application process, once this process is completed (generally 4-6 weeks)
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