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    Summary

    Come aboard the Railroad Retirement Board and join us in using creativity, automation and innovation to carry out our mission to administer insurance benefit programs under the Railroad Retirement Act and the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act. You can be a part of the team that delivers best in class service to railroad workers and their families!

    This position is located in the Office of Legislative Affairs, part of the Office of the General Counsel, Railroad Retirement Board. The incumbent will be responsible for performing a wide variety of administrative and technical support work for the Office of Legislative Affairs.

    This job announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Legislative Affairs Specialist, you will:

    • Be responsible for receiving and responding to inquiries from congressional staff, RRB officials, and others regarding Railroad Retirement Act (RRA) and Railroad Unemployment and Sickness Act (RUIA) programs and legislative matters.
    • Represent the Director when responding to telephonic and written inquiries of a highly sensitive and urgent nature.
    • Prepare and proofread correspondence for office staff.
    • Assist the Director and Legislative Affairs Officer (LAO), and Legislative Assistant in monitoring and tracking legislation of interest to the agency, pertaining to, or having a potential impact on, the RRA, RUIA, (Social Security Act) SSA, Civil Service, and other matters.
    • Establish and maintain the office's legislative files. Requisitions supplies and equipment.
    • Requisition supplies and equipment.
    • Maintain the Director's correspondence folders, and controls action items.
    • The work performed requires the ability to analyze complex situations wherein the incumbent exercises a high degree of judgment, discretion, and initiative in the accomplishment of assigned duties.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    9

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/498603000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.