Current Openings

  • 120 days ( library employees within library collections and services group (lcsg) only )
    Safeguarding Plan Program Manager (Program Specialist) (120-Day Detail/Temporary Promotion Opportunity) The Preservation Directorate is offering an opportunity for a qualified individual at the GS-12 level to serve on a full-time, 120-day temporary promotion to the GS-13 level OR a qualified individual at the GS-13 level (no promotion) to serve on a full-time 120-day detail as the Safeguarding Plan Program Manager (Program Specialist). Applicants must have one-year time-in-grade at the GS-12 to be eligible to...
    • Opening Date: January 20, 2023
    • Closing Date: January 30, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Librarian (Vacancy#:VAR002188) The Section Head is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the section, supervising the staff and serving as a specialist in matters dealing with the countries, languages and regions within the section's geographic area of responsibility. The Section Head assures the provision of timely and accurate reference service to the Congress and other Library patrons, directs the development and maintenance of the Library's collections...
    • Opening Date: January 13, 2023
    • Closing Date: January 30, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Copyright Certificate Printing Technician (Vacancy#:VAR002248) This position is located in the Out-Processing Section, Materials Control And Analysis Division, Office, Assistant Register and Directorate Operations, Copyright Office. Appointee must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.The Receipt Analysis and Control Division is responsible for the intake and initial processing of service requests and other requests arriving by mail, processing of fees, maintenance of deposit accounts, and out-processing...
    • Opening Date: January 18, 2023
    • Closing Date: February 1, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-06
    • Series: 0303
  • temporary ( u.s. citizens only )
    Paralegal Specialist (Vacancy#:ALD2022-1) 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 over a century.CRS is well known for analysis that is authoritative, confidential, objective, and nonpartisan....
    • Opening Date: October 12, 2022
    • Closing Date: February 1, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0950
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Procurement Analyst (Vacancy#:VAR002146) The incumbent serves as a procurement analyst for the Library of Congress programs. This position is located in the Library of Congress Contracts and Grants Directorate, Washington, D.C. The incumbent develops, implements, and oversees procurement policies and procedures for the planning, solicitation, evaluation, negotiation, selection, award, and administration of contracts that support Library programs. The incumbent reports to and supports the Agency Career Manager...
    • Opening Date: December 16, 2022
    • Closing Date: February 1, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1102
  • temporary ( u.s. citizens only )
    Senior Research Librarian (Temporary Position) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Domestic Social Policy Division, is seeking a Senior Research Librarian to analyze and solve research problems within designated issue areas, often under deadlines. Factors that affect the complexity of these problems include novelty, the difficulty in locating authoritative information, and the specialized nature of the issue area. Responsibilities:Conducts research projects for congressional and internal clients that often require substantial...
    • Opening Date: January 25, 2023
    • Closing Date: February 1, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Archive Technician (Vacancy#:VAR002070) This position is located in the Moving Image Section, National Audio-Visual Conservation Center, Researcher And Collections Services, Culpeper.Are you interested in working with the world’s largest collection of moving images? Do you get excited at the prospect of inspecting, describing, and rehousing film reels of every conceivable gauge and stock, especially nitrate? Would you enjoy working with videotape, DVDs, Blu-rays, video games, and even...
    • Opening Date: January 19, 2023
    • Closing Date: February 2, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-05
    • Series: 1421
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Reference Librarian (Vacancy#:VAR002163) This position is located in the African and Middle East Division, General and International Collections Directorate, Research and Collections Services. Reference librarians in these divisions provide assistance to researchers in the culture, history, literature, politics, political structure, economies, humanities, and social sciences of these countries and regions.
    • Opening Date: January 19, 2023
    • Closing Date: February 2, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Attorney Advisor (Constitution Annotated) (Vacancy#:VAR002266) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), American Law Division (ALD), seeks an Attorney Advisor to provide legal analysis and consultation on issues related to constitutional law and related aspects of American public law generally. This is a non-litigating position emphasizing qualifications and interest in legal research and writing in a public service legislative context.
    • Opening Date: January 20, 2023
    • Closing Date: February 3, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Collections Librarian (Vacancy#:VAR002243) The position serves as a Collections Librarian located in the Metadata and Stewardship Section (MSS), Geography and Map (G&M) Division, Special Collections Directorate (SCD) within the Researcher and Collections Services (RCS) service unit in that Library Collections and Services Group (LCSG) at the Library of Congress (Library), and reports to the Supervisor, MSS.
    • Opening Date: January 20, 2023
    • Closing Date: February 3, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Library Technician (Collections Specialist) (Vacancy#: VAR002210) This position is located in the Inventory Management and Document Fulfillment Section, Collections Management Division, Preservation Directorate, Discovery And Preservation Services.The incumbent of this position will work a full-time, fixed work schedule.
    • Opening Date: January 20, 2023
    • Closing Date: February 3, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Management and Program Analyst (Vacancy#:VAR002226) The position is located in the Library Enterprises Directorate within the Chief Operating Officer Service Unit and reports to the Library Enterprises Budget Manager. The employee works as a liaison for all directorates within the service unit, coordinating closely with senior managers and staff.This position provides guidance and assistance to directorate staff and management by creating and managing strategic, performance, and risk plans. The...
    • Opening Date: January 3, 2023
    • Closing Date: February 3, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0343
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Outreach and Education Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR002155) Copyright is a form of legal protection provided by the laws of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code) to authors of literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and other works. The Office of Public Information and Education provides information to the public and to the copyright community regarding U.S. copyright law and Copyright Office services. The Communications Officer implements outreach programs to external audiences, i.e....
    • Opening Date: January 20, 2023
    • Closing Date: February 3, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-12/13
    • Series: 1035
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Librarian (Recorded Sound Processing Unit Supervisor)(Vacancy#:VAR002247) The Head of the Recorded Sound Processing Unit for Archival Description is responsible for planning, recommending, and establishing policy, priorities, and activities for staff performing various processing tasks with our unpublished sound recordings, manuscript collections, and related materials. This position is located in the Recorded Sound Section, National Audio-Visual Conservation Center (NAVCC) in the Researcher and Collections Services and reports to the Head of...
    • Opening Date: January 20, 2023
    • Closing Date: February 3, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1410
  • temporary ( u.s. citizens only )
    Administrative Support Clerk (Temporary Position) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Office of Administrative Operations is seeking an Administrative Support Clerk. Up to two applicants may be selected for this position. The selectee(s) will perform specialized data entry and data management-related tasks and provide administrative and clerical support to division staff and managers.Responsibilities:The Administrative Support Clerk(s) responsibilities include using standard word processing, spreadsheet, and database software to prepare documents and...
    • Opening Date: January 23, 2023
    • Closing Date: February 6, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-05
    • Series: 0303
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Research Manager, Agriculture and Food Supply (Vacancy#:VAR002208) The Resources, Science and Industry Division (RSI) of the Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks a Research Manager, Agriculture and Food Supply to lead the Section in the development of policy research and analysis relevant to congressional needs. 
    • Opening Date: December 19, 2022
    • Closing Date: February 6, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Administration and Program Management Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR002251) The incumbent is responsible for the coordination of efforts associated with organizational efficiency and management, performance management, telework, staffing resources and staff development programs. The incumbent provides financial advice to the division and executes the following functions: resource planning, funds execution, status reporting, and the analysis and interpretation of the financial significance of resource requests from service unit offices. The position draws upon a...
    • Opening Date: January 27, 2023
    • Closing Date: February 7, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0301
  • temporary ( u.s. citizens only )
    Administrative Support Assistant (Temporary Position) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), American Law Division (ALD), is seeking an Administrative Support Assistant to serve as a central resource for implementing and maintaining administrative processes and procedures to support the day-to-day operational needs of the Division.Responsibilities:The Administrative Support Assistant supports a division that includes approximately fifty attorneys and five paralegal specialists who support the legislative needs of Congress. The selectee will be...
    • Opening Date: January 24, 2023
    • Closing Date: February 7, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 0303
  • temporary ( u.s. citizens only )
    Administrative Support Assistant (Temporary Position) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Office of the Counselor to the Director, is seeking an Administrative Support Assistant to serve as a central resource for implementing and maintaining administrative procedures and processes to support the day-to-day operational needs of the office. Candidates with demonstrated experience working with automated systems for the purpose of maintaining and tracking information are encouraged to apply.Responsibilities:The selectee for this...
    • Opening Date: January 24, 2023
    • Closing Date: February 7, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian – East Central Europe Section (Vacancy#:VAR002122) Catalogs various materials in an automated cataloging environment where the bibliographic characteristics of the material are relatively easy to determine and cataloging decisions are made within established standards. Searches entries in automated and manual catalogs. Assigns headings to catalog entries. Selects and assigns classification numbers. Establishes personal and corporate names and uniform titles for inclusion in the name authority file. Establishes and recommends subject...
    • Opening Date: December 28, 2022
    • Closing Date: February 8, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Labor Policy (Economics) (Vacancy#:VAR002158) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Domestic Social Policy Division (DSP) is seeking an Analyst in Labor Policy (Economics) to address issues of employment and income. The position will be filled as a GS-0101 (social science analyst) or GS-0110 (economist). Applicants can request to be considered for either or both series (see Vacancy Questionnaire).
    • Opening Date: January 9, 2023
    • Closing Date: February 9, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Archives Technician (Collection Technician) (Vacancy#:VAR002053) This position is located in the Collections Management and Accessions Unit, Moving Image Section, National Audio-Visual Conservation Center (NAVCC), Researcher And Collections Services, Packard Campus, 19053 Mt. Pony Road, Culpeper, VA 22701.Are you interested in working with the world’s largest collection of moving images? Do you get excited at the prospect of inspecting, describing, and rehousing film reels of every conceivable gauge and stock?...
    • Opening Date: January 26, 2023
    • Closing Date: February 9, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-05
    • Series: 1421
  • nte 5 years ( open to all )
    Financial Systems Project Manager (Vacancy#:VAR002211) The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a Financial Systems Project Manager in the Financial Systems Division (FS) within the Financial Services Directorate (FSD) of the Library of Congress (Library). Reporting to the FS Director, the incumbent performs project management duties related to the planning, development, and delivery of the Library's financial management and reporting solutions.
    • Opening Date: January 4, 2023
    • Closing Date: February 9, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0501
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Program Specialist (Vacancy#: VAR002222) The Program Specialist is assigned to a designated division of Integrated Support Services (ISS) and works under the general supervision of the Division Chief.
    • Opening Date: January 20, 2023
    • Closing Date: February 10, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 0301
  • 180 days ( u.s. citizens only )
    Research Assistant (Temporary Position) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Resources, Science and Industry Division (RSI) is seeking one Research Assistant. The Agriculture and Food Supply Section within RSI provides policy analysis to Members of Congress, congressional committees, and their staff on topics related to the policy and economic implications of agriculture and food policy in key areas including domestic agricultural support, agricultural disaster assistance, agricultural markets, international trade,...
    • Opening Date: January 23, 2023
    • Closing Date: February 13, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0101
  • temporary ( u.s. citizens only )
    Administrative Coordinator (Temporary Position) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division (FDT) seeks an Administrative Coordinator to serve as a resource for implementing and maintaining administrative procedures and processes to support the day-to-day operational needs of the office and in support of the office’s leadership team. Candidates with demonstrated experience working with automated systems and computer technology for the purpose of creating, maintaining, and...
    • Opening Date: January 25, 2023
    • Closing Date: February 14, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Procurement Analyst (Vacancy#: VAR002140) Serves as a Procurement Analyst for Library of Congress (LOC) programs. This position is located in the LOC Office of Contracts and Grants Directorate (CGD) of the Chief Operating Office at the LOC and reports to the Head of the Acquisition Policy Section (Acquisition Career Manager).The selectee under this vacancy announcement may be hired as a local, permanent employee OR a remote, indefinite not-to-exceed...
    • Opening Date: November 14, 2022
    • Closing Date: February 14, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1102
  • temporary ( u.s. citizens only )
    Research Assistant (Temporary Position) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division (FDT) is seeking up to four (4) Research Assistants to support a broad range of research tasks as assigned. The selectee will perform research, writing, data analysis, and other duties in support of research analysts and managers across the division developing CRS products and otherwise addressing congressional requests for information and analysis.Responsibilities:The selectees...
    • Opening Date: January 25, 2023
    • Closing Date: February 14, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Environmental Policy (Climate Change) (Vacancy#:VAR002258) The Resources, Science and Industry Division of the Congressional Research Service seeks an Analyst in Environmental Policy. The analyst will possess knowledge of the theories, concepts, processes, techniques, principles, and/or practices of environmental policy and/or science issues related to climate change.
    • Opening Date: January 18, 2023
    • Closing Date: February 15, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( current and former federal employees only )
    Inspector General (Vacancy#:VAR002292) The Inspector General (IG) has responsibility and delegated authority for the oversight and administration of all activities within the Office of the Inspector General (OIG), including all audits and related investigative activities, unless clear conflict of interest exists in so doing. The IG provides leadership and coordination and recommends policies to promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in all Library programs and operations nationally and...
    • Opening Date: January 17, 2023
    • Closing Date: February 16, 2023
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 0511
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Agricultural Policy (Vacancy#:VAR002254) The Resources, Science and Industry Division of the Congressional Research Service is seeking an Analyst in Agricultural Policy. The analyst will conduct analyses that inform congressional deliberations on agricultural policy involving production agriculture and/or agricultural supply chains. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the programs, initiatives; broad objectives of agricultural policy, agricultural economics, and the interplay between agricultural markets and farm production.
    • Opening Date: January 20, 2023
    • Closing Date: February 20, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Public Services Assistant (Vacancy#:VAR002228) This position is located in the Public Service Division, Global Legal Research Directorate, Law Library.The Public Services Assistant reports to the Law Library Reading Room Operations Officer, and is responsible for (1) providing a broad range of legal collections maintenance and management tasks, including shelving, shifting, processing, superseding, updating, filing pocket-parts and supplementary pamphlets, and maintaining the orderly appearance and arrangement of the Reading...
    • Opening Date: January 18, 2023
    • Closing Date: February 20, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Research Librarian (Energy and Environment) (Vacancy#:VAR002232) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks a Research Librarian to join its Resources, Science, and Industry Division, which supports the work of Congress in issue areas including earth sciences, natural resources, environmental policy, energy and minerals, agriculture and food, science, technology, transportation, and industry.
    • Opening Date: January 18, 2023
    • Closing Date: February 20, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1410
  • temporary ( library employees only )
    Product Management and Acceptance Section Head National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (120-Day Detail/Temporary Promotion Opportunity) The National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (NLS), Program Delivery Division, is offering an opportunity for a qualified individual at the GS-13 level to serve on a full-time, 120-day temporary promotion to the GS-14 level OR a qualified individual at the GS-14 level (no promotion) to serve on a full-time 120-day detail as the Product Management and Acceptance Section Head.The Head...
    • Opening Date: January 25, 2023
    • Closing Date: February 24, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Systems Accountant (Vacancy#:VAR002214) The incumbent of this position plans, directs, manages, designs, develops and maintains an agency-wide financial management system. This position is responsible for the accounting structure, maintenance of the general ledger, and mapping of the Library of Congress accounting system to the standard federal general ledger and GTAS requirements. Position is responsible for interpreting, analyzing, and developing accounting and financial management policies to assure that...
    • Opening Date: January 26, 2023
    • Closing Date: February 27, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0510
  • permanent ( current and former federal employees only )
    Lead Contract Specialist [Non-Competitive] (Vacancy#: LCNC0007) THIS IS AN OPEN CONTINUOUS POSTING. APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AND REVIEWED ON A ROLLING BASIS.Applications are retrieved and reviewed weekly through the closing date of this announcement or until all positions are filled.The incumbent serves as a contract specialist for the Library of Congress programs. This position is located in the Library of Congress Contracts Section, Office of Contracts and Grants Management. The...
    • Opening Date: March 11, 2022
    • Closing Date: March 10, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Analyst (Vacancy#:VAR001863) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Office of Legislative Information Services (LIS) is seeking three legislative analysts to join its Legislative Analysis and Services Section (LASS). These legislative analysts will contribute to the Office of Legislative Information Services’ mandate to produce legislative information for the United States Congress.This is an OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT to fill current and future vacancies as needed. Applications will be accepted...
    • Opening Date: April 6, 2022
    • Closing Date: April 5, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1412
  • temporary ( open to all )
    Work Study Student Program 2022/2023 The Library of Congress Work Study Student Program is a progressive, career development program for local high school students. It combines on-the-job training and career development with classroom instructions and education. Under the program, students earn a federal salary, receive work site supervision and career assistance. Students will get the chance to work part-time when school is in session with the possibility of full-time...
    • Opening Date: August 4, 2022
    • Closing Date: April 28, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-01
    • Series: 0303
  • nte 5 years ( library employees only )
    Procurement Technician (Vacancy#:VAR002008) Maintains work logs, tracks assignments, and keeps supervisor informed to ensure timely action, response, or completion. Provides customer support, receives a variety of requests for program related information or data, and independently gathers data, prepares reports, and makes recommendations to the supervisors consistent with established practices. Integrates several types of software such as spreadsheet, database, or word processing to generate specific working documents and...
    • Opening Date: August 2, 2022
    • Closing Date: August 1, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-05
    • Series: 1106
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Legislative Attorney (Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, or Courts and Civil Procedure) (Vacancy#:VAR002181) This is an OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT to fill current and future vacancies as needed. Applications will be accepted through 11:59 p.m. e.s.t. on 11/8/2023, however, APPLICATIONS RECEIVED BY 11/22/2022 WILL RECEIVE FIRST CONSIDERATION. After that, applications will be reviewed on a 30-day rolling basis.The Congressional Research Service (CRS) is currently seeking several Legislative Attorneys for its American Law Division (ALD). The Legislative Attorneys will...
    • Opening Date: November 8, 2022
    • Closing Date: November 8, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( current and former federal employees only )
    Lead Contract Specialist (Vacancy#:VAR002215) The incumbent serves as a contract specialist for the Library of Congress programs. This position will be utilized throughout the Office of the Chief Operating Officer. The incumbent awards and administers a wide range of contract actions for the various library service units. The incumbent serves as a Contracting Officer and Team Leader.This is an OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT.The announcement will remain open until all...
    • Opening Date: December 21, 2022
    • Closing Date: December 21, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Procurement Technician (Vacancy#:VAR002204) This is an OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT.The announcement will remain open until all positions are filled or until the final referrals are made on 12/29/2023. NOTICE: The first cutoff for receipt of applications under this announcement will be 11:59 p.m. EST on 01/15/2023.The incumbent directly reports to the Supervisory Contract Officer and works under the guidance of the Office Automation assistant in handling a variety...
    • Opening Date: December 30, 2022
    • Closing Date: December 29, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-05
    • Series: 1106
  • Job Posting ( open to all )
    SPP- Register 2023, Selective Placement Program (Noncompetitive Appointments for Applicants with Disabilities) The Library of Congress is accepting applications from people who wish to be considered for employment at the Library under its Selective Placement Program (SPP). It is the policy of the Library to recruit and hire qualified applicants with targeted disabilities by assisting these individuals in obtaining employment consistent with their level of skills and abilities and their capacity for safe and efficient job...
    • Opening Date: January 4, 2023
    • Closing Date: December 29, 2023
    • Grade Level: GS-01
    • Series: 1410