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    Summary

    This position is located in the Legislative and Regulatory Review Staff (LRRS) office of the Agricultural Marketing Service, Office of the Administrator in Washington, D.C. You will serve as a Legislative Analyst reporting to and supervised by the LRRS Director and will be assigned to carry out Congressional affairs functions for Agency programs.

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    Responsibilities

    • The duties described are for the full-performance level. At developmental grade levels, assignments will be of more limited scope, performed with less independence and limited complexity. The duties may include, but are not limited to:
    • Monitors legislative proposals and other congressional activities.
    • Analyzes regulatory and legislative actions to determine the degree of impact upon Agency programs.
    • Apprises Agency managers of these activities and their potential impacts and advises them on appropriate means of responding.
    • Assists in developing Agency or Department positions on pending legislation and prepares legislative reports expressing these positions.
    • Serves as point of contact and resource person for congressional staffs and committees for information on Agency programs.
    • Works closely with program officials and counterparts on the Public Affairs staff to prepare and/or contribute to the development of communications plans for significant rule-makings.
    • Seeks opportunities to strategically reach out to key congressional staff on issues of particular interest or concern.
    • Works with Agency programs to identify areas where they may need to seek additional legislative authority and develops appropriate language and strategies.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

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