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ORA Recruitment

Current Recruitment: Consumer Safety Officers

Thank you very much for your interest in careers with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA).  We are pleased to inform you that a new job announcement for Consumer Safety Officer (CSO) positions in a variety of locations will be posting soon. These positions require a bachelor’s, graduate or higher level degree in quality assurance or a related degree that includes 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.  If you do not have the minimum requirements of science on your transcript, you will be automatically declined for employment. ORA is engaging in a major hiring effort over the course of the next few months and will post additional job announcements for 100+ CSO vacancies nationwide. 

Conditions of Employment:

  • U.S. Citizenship Required

  • Must meet OPM’s minimum 0696 job series requirements

  • Must possess a valid State Driver’s license

  • Frequent Travel required

  • Background Investigation Required

We encourage you to check USAJobs frequently to view our many opportunities and to share this information with other qualified applicants in your community.

How to Apply

Open and available ORA Jobs can be found on USAJobs.

Open and available ORA Excepted Service Appointments can be found at ORA Excepted Service Positions.

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offers various webinars on topics such as Interviewing, Navigating USAJobs, and Writing Your Federal Resume. Please view their upcoming events or browse their how-to videos and utilize these tools when applying for jobs with the Office of Regulatory Affairs!


Contact Information

For more information about any aspect of the ORA Recruitment process, please contact:

ORA Recruitment Team
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Email: [email protected]

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