Special Hiring Authority: No
Federal Experience: Yes, Federal
OBJECTIVE: To obtain a full time position working to protect the health and safety of citizens as a Consumer Safety Officer, GS-696-5/7 with the Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration Agency, and Office of Regulatory Affairs in Milwaukee, Wisconsin found under announcement FDA-ORA-MP-14-1072845LL.
Highly motivated and focused Senior, graduating with a Bachelors of Science with emphasis in Dietetics, Chemistry, and Communication. With 18 years experience as a Cosmetologist, 13 + years as Brand Manager/Director of Education dedicated to protecting the health of citizens. Results of investigating problems and complaints of consumers led to the development of educational programs based on preventative techniques. Health, safety, and sanitation are the primary focus and goal practiced in both my education and occupation. I have excellent relationship building skills, highly effective at communicating, work efficiently alone, and a motivated team player.
As a chemistry and microbiology student I independently investigated 6 + common foodborne illnesses by designing, analyzing samples, reviewing scientific data from multiple forms of media, and reporting the results. This led to an awareness and in-depth study on methods used to sample products, the nature of bacteria, a variety of media and tests used to analyze and identify, and how to give detailed reports both written and orally.
Designed study and lab experiments performed by investigating sources of foodborne illnesses such as Clostridium botulinum. Appropriate sampling techniques such as swabbing were used to obtain bacteria from food sources, soil, and a variety of other raw materials. The bacteria were grown and cultured on Agar plates and later Gram Stained in order to identify the gram positive bacteria seen with a microscope. Each type of bacteria