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Job opening: Public Health Advisor (Policy and Issues Management)

Salary: $163 964 - 191 900 per year
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 (Policy and Issues Management), you will: Provide an effective planning, policy, legislative, and regulatory framework for the agency's strategic approach to oversight. Keep management informed of legislative developments that have an impact on existing and/or proposed programs, agency relationships, state and local governments, national non-governmental organizations, etc. Identify program areas in need of strengthening, and new areas of program development based on program planning and evaluation data and on new or revised legislation, executive directives, departmental policy issuances, shifts in mandated projects, variations in funding and staffing sources, etc., which effect public health programs and issues. Plan work to be accomplished by subordinates, set and adjust short-term priorities, and prepare schedules for completion of work, when necessary.



All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. Minimum Qualifications: To qualify at the GS-15 grade level, you must have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-14 grade level, which must include the following experience planning, developing, evaluating federal legislative proposals and planning, directing, and coordinating federal Congressional, Government Accountability Office (GAO), and Office of Inspector General (OIG) oversight activities. 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.


A 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.

A 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/.


  • Address CDC Washington Office 395 E Street, SW Suite 9100 Washington, DC 20201 US
  • Phone: (770) 488-1725
  • Email: [email protected]


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