Public health analyst nf4

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Department of Defense
Open to All Sources Permanent Full Time
Marine and Family Programs (MF) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team! MF is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community. We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively. As a service-oriented organization, we never waver in our commitment to our Corps.
Any offer of employment will fall within the advertised salary range
This is a Not to Exceed position (9/30/16) with the potential to become permanent without further competition
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Serves as Public Health Analyst in the Behavioral Health Branch, Marine and Family Programs Division, Manpower and Reserve Affairs, Headquarters Marine Corps. Performs a wide range of public health functions to support the prevention program. Assists with the design, collection, analysis and use of public health information/data for decision making and program development for prevention program activities Marine Corps wide. Assists with implementation, evaluation and use of evidence-base strategies, interventions, techniques and approaches to positively impact prevention program delivery and effectiveness. Delivers and evaluates prevention outreach initiatives and training programs. Serves as the authoritative analyst/advisor to prevention program management to develop, monitor, implement and evaluate current or projected complex public health programming that is integrated with the prevention program to service a large population on matters beyond just technical that involve important business, economic, social and health considerations. Prepares directives, issuances, memoranda, policy statements, and legislative information papers to introduce new initiatives, provide accurate status on current activities and to recommend effective operations consistent with overall program objectives. As the Public Health Analyst, the incumbent will gather detailed information for use to recommend courses of action to resolve matters that are often controversial and/or complicated.
Independently reviews and recommends approval or disapproval of program plans and materials; analyzes and develops proposals or provisions in terms of impact on program resources requirements; develops new and revised operating procedures and standards to incorporate provisions that affect operating activities and requirements; conducts review of the administration and operation of the program, and provides advice.
Explains regulatory and legal requirements relevant to problem situations covered by guidelines. Negotiates agreements with officials to correct aspects of the operation not consistent with federal requirements.
Reviews proposed changes to program plans and project proposals to see that all statutory and regulatory requirements are met and to insure that changes do not include provisions contrary to basic law. Identifies provisions clearly not consistent with federal requirements and recommends remedial action necessary to correct inadequacies. Provides assistance to other program specialists who develop the program evaluation plan, determine the coverage, suggest methodology, and provide guidance on handling of technical problems and public relations issues.
Maintains extensive contact with other program specialists and officials of other related agencies and organizations to: resolve problems, negotiate agreements, advise on and render technical assistance in: changes or improvements in program objectives, utilizing facilities and staff, redirecting programs to provide more efficient and effective service, developing new or revised curricula and programs for staff development, and developing and installing reporting systems.
Develops and analyzes data to be used in preparing analytical and interpretative reports and guides of program operation. Selects pertinent techniques for data collection to identify aspects of successful program operations. Selects successful methods and techniques used by other local officials (federal, state, local) and adapts and extends methods and techniques into new patterns to solve problems. Utilizes a variety of fact finding techniques such as interviews, cases analysis and observation, to elicit appropriate data, identify areas of operation, and oversee and participate in fact finding, development of recommendations and preparation of reports of findings. Performs and oversees performance of research and fact-gathering assignments to provide background information, exchange ideas and discuss application of new knowledge and procedures. Reviews proposed changes in program plans and agency procedures to determine compliance with federal, state, statutory and regulatory requirements.
Formulates, administers and monitors the operating and capital budget for the program area. Identifies cost centers. Monitors expenses. Establishes proactive controls to ensure budgetary objectives are met. Takes corrective action when budget variances occur. Computes financial data and statistics to prepare reports and forecast budgets for execution and short and long range plans. Analyzes profit and loss statements to identify discrepancies, needs, opportunities and efficiencies to operate more effectively. Compares current and historical data to determine trends and anticipate future requirements.
Your application/resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. This vacancy will be filled by the best qualified applicant as determined by the selecting official.
Bachelor's degree in a public health related field appropriate to the work of the position AND three years of experience within the occupation, or a related field or work area, OR an appropriate combination of education and experience that demonstrates knowledge and skill equivalent to that gained in the above, OR appropriate experience that demonstrates that the applicant has acquired the knowledge, skills and abilities equivalent to that gained in the above.
Specialized knowledge and experience in application of the principles, practices, methods, and techniques of administering public health programs. Skill to: serve as the responsible point of contact for the interpretation; integration and implementation of prevention policies; analyze and develop proposals or provisions in terms of the impact on program resource requirements; develop plans, procedures and standards to incorporate provisions that affect operating activities and requirements; conduct reviews of the administration and operation of the suicide prevention program; and provide assistance as required. Knowledge of and skill to analyze program and statistical information, and recommend solutions or appropriate action to improve program efficiency and effectiveness.
All applications _must_ be submitted online via the MCCS Careers website:
Resumes/applications emailed or mailed will not be considered for this vacancy announcement. To be considered for employment, the application or resume must be submitted online by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement.
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The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. Benefits you get to enjoy while working at MCCS include but are not limited to:
Stability of Federal Civilian Service
People with passion for doing work that matters
Quality of Work Life Balance
Competitive Pay
Comprehensive Benefit Packages
Marine Corps Exchange and Base Facility Privileges
GENERAL INFORMATION: Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.
It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review: .
As part of the employment process, Human Resources Division will obtain a Criminal Record Check. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI).
Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS.
_Required Documents:_
Education/certification certificate(s), if applicable.
If prior military, DD214 Member Copy
This activity is a Drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.

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