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Biosurveillance Epidemiologist (US Citizen)


  • Cherokee Federal
  • 08/25/21
  • Silver Spring, MD
  • 20910
  • Full-Time
SUMMARY
Our clients vision is to be the integrated, customer-focused epidemiologic and global health surveillance expert for the U.S. Armed Forces. The Armed Forces Health Surveillance Division (AFHSD) provides timely, relevant, actionable, and comprehensive health surveillance information in order to promote, maintain, and enhance the health of military and military-associated populations.

This position will support the Integrated Biosurveillance (IB) section Alert & Response Operations (ARO) team. The candidate will perform event-based and indicator-based surveillance supporting the overall mission of IB. The candidate will also accomplish biosurveillance functions by monitoring sources, verifying information, producing reports, performing high-visibility work, supporting critical medical and public health surveillance activities, and working closely with Geographic Combatant Commands (GCCs) and Force Health Protection staff to promote the health and readiness of the U.S. Armed Forces.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Maintain daily awareness of emerging disease occurrences to provide situational awareness support and biosurveillance information products to DoD customers and Interagency partners
Serve as a liaison to one or more (GCC) surgeon cells
Monitor, analyze, and communicate trends from militarily relevant data sources to IB leadership
Present public health surveillance findings on diseases of international importance and military relevance at AFHSB and DoD meetings, meetings with partners, international exercises, and public health conferences
Identify, assemble, and analyze information related to specific biosurveillance projects and or events of concern to DoD beneficiary health
Maintain situational awareness of activities to support collaborations between AFHSB and the GCC(s) of focus to develop and enhance biosurveillance information products by integrating information from various sources both internal and external
Under government oversight, continue open and frequent communications, collaborations, and/or partnerships with key customers (i.e. GCCs, Defense Health Agency, other combat support agencies, and Service public health centers)
Support an effective DoD biosurveillance program and operational mission for the assigned region of interest

Supervisory/Management Authority:
This position will/will not have supervisory or management authority

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
A Masters degree in public health, epidemiology, or related health discipline
Five or more years professional experience in public health, applied epidemiology, or infectious disease.
Knowledge of public health surveillance
Demonstrated excellence in organization, meeting deadlines, and technical writing
Perform statistical analysis using SAS or any other statistical package
Experience using Geographic Information System (GIS) is a plus

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to demonstrate high levels of organization, accuracy, and attention to detail
Work effectively with a dynamic and multidisciplinary team
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Secret Clearance or the ability to obtain Secret clearance
Excellent communication skills; both oral and written
The ability to successfully pass a drug screen and a federal background check is mandatory

Work Environment:
This position is performed in a federal office setting

About Cherokee - Federal
Cherokee Federal a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses is a team of tribally owned federal contracting companies focused on building solutions, solving complex challenges, and serving the nations mission around the globe for more than 60 federal clients. Our team of companies manages nearly 1,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, consulting, engineering and manufacturing, health, and technology portfolios.

Since 2012, the Cherokee Federal team of companies has won more than $5 billion in government contracts. Our 3,000+ employees work in 26 countries, 50 states and 2 U.S. territories.

Why choose Cherokee Federal? Visit our website and learn about the great reasons to join our team. cherokee-federal.com

Compliance

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. If youd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites: EEO Statement | EEO Poster; https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf and https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may e-mail CNB.Compliance@cn-bus.com for assistance. This email address is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the application process or status.

For Pay Transparency Non Discrimination provision, please copy and paste the following link: Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision; https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf

We maintain an Affirmative Action Plan for proactively seeking employment and advancement for qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Upon request, we will schedule time to make our Affirmative Action Plan accessible. If you are interested, please submit a written request with the email subject line: 2021 Request to View Affirmative Action Plan to the Compliance Administrator at CNB.Compliance@cn-bus.com This email box is not for resumes or follow up on job applications.

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About Cherokee - Federal
Cherokee Federal a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses is a team of tribally owned federal contracting companies focused on building solutions, solving complex challenges, and serving the nations mission around the globe for more than 60 federal clients. Our team of companies manages nearly 1,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, consulting, engineering and manufacturing, health, and technology portfolios.

Since 2012, the Cherokee Federal team of companies has won more than $5 billion in government contracts. Our 3,000+ employees work in 26 countries, 50 states and 2 U.S. territories.

Why choose Cherokee Federal? Visit our website and learn about the great reasons to join our team. cherokee-federal.com

Compliance

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. If youd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites: EEO Statement | EEO Poster; https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf and https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may e-mail CNB.Compliance@cn-bus.com for assistance. This email address is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the application process or status.

For Pay Transparency Non Discrimination provision, please copy and paste the following link: Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision; https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf

We maintain an Affirmative Action Plan for proactively seeking employment and advancement for qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Upon request, we will schedule time to make our Affirmative Action Plan accessible. If you are interested, please submit a written request with the email subject line: 2021 Request to View Affirmative Action Plan to the Compliance Administrator at CNB.Compliance@cn-bus.com This email box is not for resumes or follow up on job applications.

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