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Job opening: Public Health Advisor

Salary: $109 278 - 142 065 per year
City: Atlanta
Published at: May 16 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
As a global leader in public health & health promotion, CDC is the agency Americans trust with their lives. In addition to our everyday work, each CDC employee has a role in supporting public health emergency management, whether through temporary assignments to emergency responses or sustaining other CDC programs and activities while colleagues respond. Join our team to use your talent, training, & passion to help CDC continue as the world's premier public health organization. Visit www.cdc.gov


As a Public Health Advisor you will: Serve as the principal program representative for a complex, domestic, infectious disease capacity building multi-component cooperative agreement for epidemiology, laboratory, and informatics. Provide program expertise, guidance, and leadership on unusually difficult and complex programs. Contribute to the development of performance measures or indicators that may be used to gauge success toward desired programmatic outcomes and utilize public health data to make programmatic decisions and formulate sound approaches to domestic infectious disease program implementation. Work with public health leaders to identify gaps in domestic infectious disease capacity at state, local, and territorial health departments in epidemiology, laboratory, and informatics. Analyze existing or proposed systems, strategies, services, or other health-related projects that impact infectious disease capacity building for state, local, and territorial health departments in epidemiology, laboratory, and informatics. Lead development and implementation of funding opportunities for domestic state, territorial, and local health departments and serves as a resource for recipients under multi-component funding opportunities.



All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. Minimum Qualifications: To qualify at the GS-13 grade level, you must have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level, which must include the following experience: reviewing and/or interpreting public health data, respiratory viruses, working with grants management and program monitoring systems (e.g., GrantSolutions, SalesForce platform, REDCap, etc.), and managing cooperative agreements. 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.


Copy of your transcripts or equivalent documentation is required for positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying based on education or a combination of education and experience. An official transcript will be required if you are selected.

College or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. For more information, visit https://sites.ed.gov/international/recognition-of-foreign-qualifications/.


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