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    The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Domestic Social Policy Division is accepting applications under its 2019 Graduate Recruit Program for an Analyst in Income Security (Pensions). This position will be filled at the GS-09 level (see "Duties" below). 

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    Responsibilities

    The Analyst in Income Security (Pensions) will provide objective public policy analysis and consultation on policies and issues related to retirement income security programs (e.g. public and private pensions) for Members and committees of the U.S. Congress.

    The analyst will locate and interpret factual information; conduct research; prepare objective, non-partisan descriptive, background, and analytical reports and custom memoranda; and participate in team research projects and seminars.

    This position requires the ability to utilize analytical methods and techniques to analyze policy issues for the U.S. Congress. Candidates should be comfortable with quantitative approaches in research and possess a diverse background of public policy issues related to retirement income security programs (e.g., public and private pensions, Social Security, private retirement savings vehicles).

    The ideal candidate would possess a diverse background related to some or all of these issues, and a flexible skill set that would allow them to take on a progressively larger portfolio of income security questions over time (e.g., unemployment compensation, Veterans disability benefits, Workers’ Compensation). This candidate should be comfortable with quantitative approaches in research and familiar with public policy issues related to income security programs.

    Strong presentation and writing skills, including the ability to synthesize complex analyses into easy-to-understand language for a non-technical audience, are required.

    The analyst position carries promotion potential to the GS-15 level.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

  • Job family (Series)

    0101 Social Science

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