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PW Recent Graduate/Hrsa Scholars Public Health Analyst

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Department Of Health And Human Services Denver , CO 80208

Posted 2 months ago

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These positions are located in the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

This is an appointment under the HRSA Recent Graduate program. The program duration is one year. Upon successful completion of the program and at the agency's discretion, the appointee may be converted to a term or permanent position in the competitive service.

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  • As a HRSA Public Health Analyst at the GS-9 level, your major duties and responsibilities include:

  • Analyzing public health legislation, regulations, executive directives, and Departmental policy issues to determine their relevance to the organization's plans, programs, and activities.

  • Assisting with environmental scanning and policy research to identify public health strategies that may assisting the organization in meeting one or more of its short and long-term goals.

  • Developing and maintaining initiatives to achieve the public health impact and advance the goals of the organization.

  • Serving as a point of contact for information about public health program evaluation activities and assists in program evaluation and the measurement of program outcomes.

  • Performing special projects to analyze and/or identify specific concerns or conditions of relevance and importance to the mission and activities of the center.

  • Developing components of short-term and long-range plans and proposals and integrating them in the organization's long-range strategic plan.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

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    0685 Public Health Program Specialist

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • U. S. Citizenship is required.

  • Males ages 18 through 25 must be registered with the Selective Service.

  • Must be at least 16 years of age.

  • On a trial period for the duration of the program.

  • Background investigation is required.

  • Must be a recent graduate.

  • Transcripts showing degree conferred must be submitted.

  • A cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher is required.

  • Financial disclosure statement is not required.

  • Drug Screening is not required.

  • Recruitment incentives are not authorized.

  • Student loan repayment incentive is not authorized.

  • Travel, transportation and relocation expenses will not be paid.


This program is administered and managed as a cohort. As such, there is a limited number of slots associated with the HRSA Scholars Program. With that said, other Recent Graduate appointment selections may be made throughout the organization.

This position is a mission critical occupation and is responsible for analyzing public health programs, policies and procedures to ensure that Health Resources and Services Administration meets its mission, goals and objectives.

This position will be a part of the HRSA Scholars Program. The HRSA Scholars Program offers participants broad training and developmental experiences. Participants enhance skills with an emphasis on developing the crosscutting abilities and substantive knowledge needed to meet HRSA's emerging challenges.

Scholars are active learners and participants in the program and are expected to be proactive in their use of the extensive and valuable resources available to them. The program entails a combination of formal and on-the-job training, rotational assignments, and mentoring. Developmental activities focus on enhancing core competencies critical to the success of HRSA.

This is an appointment under the HRSA Recent Graduate program. The program duration is one year. Upon successful completion of the program and at the agency's discretion, the appointee may be converted to a term or permanent position in the competitive service.

The entire duration of the Recent Graduate Appointment constitutes a trail period.

If selected, you must be a U.S. citizen so that you will be eligible for conversion to a permanent position in the competitive service upon completion of the program.




A. Completed all requirements for an associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational, or technical degree or certificate from an accredited educational institution, with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher, on or after September 19, 2016.

B. Be a veteran who received their degree, with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher, or after September 19, 2012 while on active duty service and were unable to apply for jobs until their recent discharge after September 19, 2016 .

PLEASE NOTE: Grade-point averages will be rounded to one decimal place. For example, 2.95 will round to 3.0 and 2.94 will round to 2.9.

In addition to meeting the Recent Graduate eligibility requirements listed above, you must meet the qualification requirements for this position listed below.


Basic Requirements for all Public Health Program Specialist Series, 0685 positions require that you demonstrate specialized experience in each of the following five competencies:

  • Knowledge of organizational, operational, and programmatic concepts and practices applied by public, private, or nonprofit agencies and organizations engaged in public health or other health-related activities.

  • Knowledge of the methods, processes, and techniques used to develop and deliver public health or health-related programs in State and local settings.

  • Knowledge of a specialized public health program.

  • Knowledge of, and skill in, the application of administrative or analytical methods and techniques necessary for working within the framework of a public health or related organization and carrying out specific program functions;

  • Skill in oral and written communications, gathering and conveying information, making oral presentations, and preparing reports, correspondence, and other written materials.

In order to qualify for this GS-9 Public Health Analyst position, your resume must demonstrate that you have one full year of specialized experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility to at least the GS-7 level in the federal service. Examples of qualifying experience include the following types of tasks performed on a regular and recurring basis:

  • Assisting conducting public health related analysis (e.g. surveys, studies, surveillance, etc.);

  • Performing analytical and evaluative work related to the planning and delivery of public health programs and initiatives; and

  • Assisting in the administration and monitoring of public health programs to ensure compliance with policy or legislative requirements.


Have a Master's or equivalent graduate degree or at least 2 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree or an LL.B. or J.D. To be qualifying, the higher-level graduate education must be in a major field of study in public health or other field of study with course work directly related to the work of this public health analyst position.


Have an equivalent combination of the above specialized experience AND higher level graduate education that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this public health analyst position.

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; community; student; social). If such experience is on a part-time basis, you must provide the average number of hours worked per week as well as the beginning and ending dates of the experience so it can be fully credited.


This position has an education requirement and a GPA requirement of a cumulative 3.5 or higher. You must submit a copy of your transcripts showing your degree is conferred (or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed and grades) to document that you have met the education requirement. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package. Official transcripts will be required prior to your starting work.

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 information, visit:

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PW Recent Graduate/Hrsa Scholars Public Health Analyst

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Department Of Health And Human Services