Consumer Safety Officer
Note: This job will close when 150 applications have been received, which may be sooner than the closing date of 04/14/2021.
Monitors and/or manages compliance initiatives and serves as FDA representative on investigations. Reviews and evaluates evidence and findings to determine compliance with FDA-enforced laws and regulations. Prepares correspondence stating Agency concerns in regulatory reviews.
Conditions of Employment
Citizenship Requirement: You must be a U.S. Citizen to be considered for this advertisement unless explicitly stated otherwise. 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. 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. 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. 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. Position requires occasional lifting of heavy objects up to 50 lbs and may require work to be performed in extreme environmental conditions such as dust, cold, hot, noise, etc., for extended periods of time.
Applicants must have successfully completed one of the following (A or B):
A. Bachelor's or graduate/higher level degree in quality assurance or a related degree that included at least 30 semester hours in one or a combination of the following: consumer laws, biological sciences, food science, chemistry, pharmacy, physical sciences, food technology, nutrition, medical science, engineering, epidemiology, veterinary medical science, legal investigations, law enforcement, or related scientific fields that provided knowledge directly related to consumer safety officer work.
The 30 semester hours may include up to 8 semester hours in statistics, or course work that included the principles, theory, or practical application of computers or computer programming;
B. Combination of education and experience--courses consisting of at least 30 semester hours in the fields of study described in paragraph A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
You must possess 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-7 in the Federal service that includes experience: conducting routine inspections; interpreting and evaluating technical data; developing and drafting reports on technical study findings and compliance documents.
Master's or equivalent graduate degree or two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field related to the position to be filled;
Combination of specialized experience and graduate level education in a field related to the duties of this position that meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.
NOTE: The Handshake platform does not recognize the two additional position locations available for this announcement. They are Queens, NY and Sweet Grass, MT.