This position is located in the Office of Strategic Planning and Operational Policy, Office of Partnership and Policy, Office of Regulatory Affairs, Food and Drug Administration.
Director, Division Information Disclosure Policy responsible for a broad range of issues concerning the Freedom of Information Act, Trade Secrets Act, Privacy Act, Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, Prescription Drug User Fee Act and related statutes and regulations regulated by FDA.
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Provides direction, coordination, and clearance of all disclosable requests under the Freedom of Information Act and 21 CFR Part 20.
Prepares analyses on the impact of proposed changes to law and Agency regulations which affect the functions and activities of the division.
Makes recommendations on changes and additions to the functions and activities of the division necessary to implement new legislation or regulations.
Participates in the planning and information disclosure policy development activities and develops and implements division policies and plans concerning approaches and options.
Develops recommendations for the enhancement and improvement of the information disclosure mission and functions of the division.
Maintains responsibility for the technical and administrative supervision of all division employees, including planning, assigning, reviewing, and evaluating the work and performance of those employees.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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0306 Government Information Specialist
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Citizenship Requirement: You must be a U.S. Citizen to be considered for this advertisement unless explicitly stated otherwise.
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.
Selective Service Registration: All males born 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.
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.
Time-in-Grade Requirement: If you are applying as a current Federal employee, you must meet the time-in-grade requirements described in the Qualifications section, generally, 52-weeks of comparable experience at the next lowest grade.
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.
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.
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.
The position of Supervisory Government Information Specialist falls within the 0306 occupational series. To qualify for this position at grade GS-15, you must meet Qualifications and Time-in-Grade requirements by 11:59 pm EST on 10/04/2018.
If applicable, Applicants must have 52 weeks at the GS-14 or higher.
Specialized Experience: To qualify for the GS-15, applicants must have (1) one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Examples of specialized experience at this level include: thorough knowledge, skills and abilities to evaluate data and evidence and assess policy and regulatory issues; exercise judgment to interpret and implement existing laws, regulations, and guidance; and conduct and direct highly technical, complex and multi-faceted inspections and in-depth investigations.
Supervisory Qualification Requirement: The candidate chosen for this position must serve a one-year supervisory probationary period if s/he has not previously completed one as a supervisor in the federal service.
In accordance with Office of Personnel Management policy, federal employees are assumed to have gained experience by performing duties and responsibilities appropriate for their official series and grade level as described in their position description. Experience that would not normally be part of the employee's position is creditable, however, when documented by satisfactory evidence, such as a signed memorandum from the employee's supervisor or an SF-50 or SF-52 documenting an official detail or other official assignment. The documentation must indicate whether the duties were performed full time or, if part time, the percentage of times the other duties were performed. It is expected that this documentation is included in the employee's official personnel record. In order to receive credit for experience in your resume that is not within the official series and grade level of your official position, you must provide a copy of the appropriate documentation of such experience as indicated above.
PHS Commissioned Corps Officers interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps may apply online to this announcement. Candidates will be referred to (CC) personnel and not as candidates for conversion to a permanent career or career-conditional appointment.
You must submit supporting documentation to verify your eligibility to apply for this vacancy. For internal applicants an SF-50 will be required. See the Required Documents section for full details.
This position does not have an education qualification requirement.
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