DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
Location: White Oak, Maryland
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree
Serves as an advisor to the Deputy Commissioner for modernizing foodborne illness outbreak response, including working with local and state stakeholders, agriculture and federal agencies, and international regulatory partners.
Provides scientific and technical expertise to the Program in response to evolving policy, foodborne illness outbreaks, regulatory follow-up investigations, education/outreach programs, and risk-based research needs to improve the safety of foods.
Leads the evaluation and adoption of new and emerging technologies to strengthen the agency?s ability to track and trace foods throughout the food system.
Designs innovative approaches to food outbreak and response efforts, initiatives and related surveillance systems, research studies and training methods.
Conditions of Employment
Citizenship Requirement: You must be a U.S. Citizen to be considered for this advertisement unless explicitly stated otherwise.
Selective Service Registration: All applicants born male, on (or after) 12/31/1959, must be registered with the Selective Service System OR have an approved exemption. Visit www.SSS.gov for more info.
FDA participates in e-Verify: All new hires must complete the I-9 form; this information will be processed through e-Verify to determine your employment eligibility. If a discrepancy arises, you must take affirmative steps to resolve the matter.
Background Investigation Requirement: All employees must pass a security investigation. Failing to pass the background check may be grounds for removal or legal action. If hired, you may be subject to additional investigations at a later time.
You must meet ALL requirements by the closing date of this announcement to be considered. Only education, experience, and qualifications attained by this date will be considered. You must continue to meet all requirements through the hiring process.
Certification of Accuracy: All information concerning eligibility and qualification is subject to investigation and verification. False representation may be grounds for non-consideration, non-selection, or appropriate legal action.
Direct Deposit: You will be required to have all federal salary payments electronically deposited into a bank account with a financial institution of your choice.
Additional selections may be made from this vacancy, within the same geographical area, by other organizational elements from within FDA, through shared corporate recruiting activities.