This position is located in the Office of Public and Governmental Affairs, Legislative Affairs Division in Washington, D.C.Learn more about this agency
Responsible for advising and assisting the Chief and Deputy Chief, Legislative Affairs Division (LAD) on conceiving, implementing, monitoring, and directing a comprehensive liaison program between the Bureau and the U.S. Congress regarding Bureau operations.
- Responsible for establishing and maintaining professional relationships and effective interchange of information with congressional members, congressional staff and the various congressional committees that have Bureau oversight responsibilities. Liaises with senior staff within the agency and other governmental agencies.
- In collaboration with the Chief and Deputy Chief, LAD formulates and executes strategies for effective congressional communication. This includes assuring that members of Congress and Congressional committees are timely and accurately informed and assisted on matters of their concern as to the Bureau’s position with respect to pending or proposed legislation that impact the agency’s operations and appropriations. Provides members of Congress and their staff with clear and concise analyses and interpretations of new and revised programs administered by the Bureau.
- Uses a variety of information sources to conduct the necessary research to ensure information provided to the Chief and Deputy Chief, LAD and senior Bureau officials is complete, objective, timely and accurate. Identifies and tracks political and substantive changes in all relevant legislation and keeps the Chief and Deputy Chief, LAD and Bureau leadership apprised when Bureau-related matters will be appearing on the Congressional docket.
- Prepares senior leadership for congressional testimony as needed. Prepares and presents briefing papers on major program initiatives to members of Congress and their staffs and agency and bureau management officials. Serves as senior political and policy advisor on congressional legislative matters that have an impact on the Bureau, to include analysis of new and proposed legislation, committee procedures, congressional floor amendments, statements and mark up materials.
Occasional travel - Travel could be 1 to 5 days per month.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…Applications will be accepted from all U.S. citizens.
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