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    This vacancy replaces VAR000522. Those candidates who applied under VAR000522 will not be considered and must reapply under VAR000557.

    The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Government and Finance Division is seeking an Analyst on Congress and the Legislative Process to work on congressional rules, particularly those related to budget and appropriations legislation on the floor of the House and Senate, as well as organization and procedure of congressional committees and leadership.

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    Prepares a variety of analytical reports, memoranda, and written materials on public policy issues within the employee’s area of professional knowledge to support congressional decision-making.

    Through personal consultation, assists committees, Members, and staff with consideration of legislative issues by providing information and analysis, and applying professional subject-area knowledge.

    Participates in CRS seminars, workshops, and/or outreach programs for committees, Members, and staff.

    Prepares a variety of descriptive and background reports, memoranda, and written materials on subjects or public policy issues within the employee’s area of professional knowledge.

    Locates and provides information requested by Members and committees of Congress or their staff.

    The ideal candidate will have in-depth knowledge of and experience with congressional budget and appropriations procedures, and must be able to work as part of a collaborative team. Strong writing, research and presentation skills are essential.

    The analyst will locate and interpret factual information; conduct research; prepare objective, nonpartisan descriptive, background, and analytical reports; and participate in team research projects and seminars. The analyst is also expected to develop over time the skills necessary to provide legislative analysis and consultation on budget and appropriations procedures to congressional committees, Members, and staff at increasingly sophisticated levels.

    CRS works exclusively for the United States Congress, providing policy and legal analysis to committees and Members of both the House and Senate, regardless of party affiliation. As a legislative branch agency within the Library of Congress, CRS has been a valued and respected resource on Capitol Hill for more than a century.

    CRS is well known for analysis that is authoritative, confidential, objective, and nonpartisan. Its highest priority is to ensure that Congress has immediate access to the nation’s best thinking on public policy issues of interest to its Members and committees.

    This position is located in the Government and Finance Division, Congressional Research Service (CRS).

    The position description number for this position is 004746.

    The incumbent of this position will work a flextime or compflex work schedule.

    This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position.

    The tour of duty for this position is full-time.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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