This Direct-Hire position is in the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA), Office of Regulatory Science (ORS). Telework may be available based on supervisor’s discretion.
Vacancies in the following locations:
Philadelphia, PA – GS-13 salary range: $99,170 – $128,924 per year
Jamaica, NY – GS-13 salary range: $105,417 – $137,045 per year
- The Quality Assurance Manager (QAM) is responsible for the development and maintenance of a quality control/assurance program that assures quality work products and offers clear guidelines and quality standards.
- Apply expertise in advanced professional theories, principles, concepts, standards, and methods sufficient to conceive and apply experimental theories and new development applications.
- Identify training needs, establish objectives, and coordinate development of overall training plans for the laboratory.
- Develop innovative ways of conducting business which may include authoritative recommendations on instrumentation and other technical modifications, reprogramming of resources, or changes to existing quality assurance programs.
- Apply quality control systems and quality assurance methods to determine risks and compliance standards for work and implement associated risk mitigation actions.
- Advise senior colleagues and agency officials and manage significant projects that represent an important segment of the Agency’s operating programs.
- Work with laboratory management in guiding, coordinating, and monitoring the overall quality of work products and laboratory management systems.
- Write summaries and reports addressing such areas as problems and deficiencies, corrective action taken, and recommendations for strengthening and improving programs.
The position of Quality Assurance Manager (Biologist/Chemist) falls under the 0401/1320 occupational series. To qualify for this position at grade GS-13, you must meet the following:
Biologist, GS-0401: Degree: biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the position;
A combination of education and experience – courses equivalent to a major, as shown above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
Chemist, GS-1320: Degree: physical sciences, life sciences, or engineering that included 30 semester hours in chemistry, supplemented by course work in mathematics through differential and integral calculus, and at least 6 semester hours of physics.
A combination of education and experience — course work equivalent to a major as shown above, including at least 30 semester hours in chemistry, supplemented by mathematics through differential and integral calculus, and at least 6 semester hours of physics, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
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