Current Openings

  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Research Librarian (Natural Resources) (Vacancy#VAR000863) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Resources, Science, and Industry Division seeks a Research Librarian 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: April 23, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 23, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1410
  • temporary ( u.s. citizens only )
    Writer-Editor (Temporary Position) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Office of the Director, seeks a Writer-Editor to support the administrative and communications activities of its Congressional Programs and Communications Office. CRS works exclusively for the United States Congress providing non-partisan policy and analysis to committees and Members of both the House and Senate, regardless of party affiliation. The Congressional Programs and Communications Office is responsible for coordinating seminars...
    • Opening Date: May 20, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 24, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1082
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Asian Trade and Finance ( Vacancy # VAR000876) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Division (FDT) seeks an Analyst in Asian Trade and Finance to join its International Trade and Finance Section. U.S.-China trade and economic relations and China’s economy are primary areas of focus. Depending upon demonstration of the minimum qualification requirements, this position may be filled in the Social Science Analyst (GS-0101) occupational series or in...
    • Opening Date: April 26, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 28, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-14/15
    • Series: 0110
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Attorney (Military and Veterans Law) (Vacancy#VAR000849) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), American Law Division (ALD), seeks a Legislative Attorney to analyze legal questions that emerge from the work of Congress related to military and veterans’ law, in particular and 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: April 11, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 28, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Digital Collections Specialist) (Vacancy #: VAR000886) This position is located in the Digital Content Management Section, Digital Collections Management and Services Division, Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Library Services. This position serves as a Digital Collection Specialist and is located within the Digital Content Management Section, Digital Collections Management and Services Division, Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Library Services within the Library Collection and Services Group at the...
    • Opening Date: April 25, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 28, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Special Assistant ( Vacancy # VAR000898) WHO MAY APPLY: INTERNAL EMPLOYEES - CONSIDERATION UNDER THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IS LIMITED TO THE PERMANENT AND INDEFINITE STAFF OF LIBRARY SERVICES DUE TO BUDGETARY CONSTRAINTS. TEMPORARY NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) AND INDEFINITE NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) EMPLOYEES ARE INELIGIBLE TO APPLY. (EMPLOYEES MUST MAINTAIN ELIGIBILITY AT THE TIME OF SELECTION.)  This position is located in the Special Collections Directorate of Library Services. The Special Assistant to the Director...
    • Opening Date: May 13, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 28, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Writer-Editor ( Vacancy#: VAR000780) 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 Writer-Editor writes and edits Copyright Office publications, reviews written...
    • Opening Date: May 13, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 28, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1082
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Attorney-Advisor ( Vacancy#: VAR000782) 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 Attorney-Advisor in the Office of Public Information and Education performs authoritative and accurate legal research, provides legal advice to internal staff on all matters of Copyright law, advises on legal matters, and participates in...
    • Opening Date: May 15, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 29, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 0905
  • nte 2 years ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Research Assistant ( Vacancy # VAR000880) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Office of Congressional Information and Publishing (CIP) is seeking a Legislative Research Assistant to join its Legislative Analysis and Information Section (LAIS). CIP is the organization within CRS and the Library of Congress that is mandated to produce legislative information for the United States Congress
    • Opening Date: May 8, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 29, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 1412
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Librarian (Head, Collection Development) ( Vacancy # VAR000854) This position is located in Collection Development Section, Materials Development Section, National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS/BPH), Office of The Librarian.
    • Opening Date: May 9, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 29, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Supervisory Program Specialist ( Vacancy#: VAR000889) Clarification from the agencyAGENCY EMPLOYEES - CONSIDERATION UNDER THIS VACANCY IS LIMITED TO THE STAFF OF THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, TEMPORARY NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) AND INDEFINITE NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) EMPLOYEES ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY. (EMPLOYEES MUST MAINTAIN THEIR ELIGIBILITY AT THE TIME OF SELECTION.) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Resources, Science and Industry Division (RSI), seeks a Supervisory Program Specialist. The incumbent performs a wide variety...
    • Opening Date: May 15, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 29, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Attorney Advisor (General) ( Vacancy # VAR000871) 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 Attorney-Advisor in the Office of General Counsel performs authoritative and accurate legal research, provides legal advice to internal staff on all matters of Copyright law, and advises on legal matters.
    • Opening Date: May 9, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 30, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13/14
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Attorney Advisor (General) (Vacancy# VAR000872) 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 Assistant General Counsel position works in the Office of General Counsel of the Copyright Office. The incumbent serves as an expert on all legal and factual matters related to the administration of title 17...
    • Opening Date: May 9, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 30, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Program Analyst (Data Manager) ( Vacancy#: VAR000882) WHO MAY APPLY: Anyone may apply - By law, employment at most U.S. Government agencies, including the Library of Congress, is limited to U.S. citizens. However, non-citizens may be hired, provided that other legal requirements are met and the Library determines there are no qualified U.S. citizens available for the position. Copyright is a form of legal protection provided by the laws of the United...
    • Opening Date: May 16, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 30, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0343
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Senior Operating Accountant ( Vacancy # VAR000761) The Senior Accountant has responsibility for the accuracy and integrity of the Library of Congress and its cross-service agencies general ledger, subsidiary and central accounting functions which includes accounting and control of appropriated funds, reimbursable activities, revolving funds, and gift and trust funds. The incumbent will prepare financial statements and notes; analyze, interpret and reconcile financial and accounting data; prepare Federal financial reports; manage...
    • Opening Date: May 2, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 31, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0510
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Supervisory Copyright Specialist (Registration) (Vacancy#: VAR000915) The Registration Program is responsible for the examination of copyright claims, the creation of public records, and the issuance of certificates of registration. Registration Program staff examine claims, communicate with applicants to resolve registration issues, create public records, refuse to register claims failing to meet the legal and formal requirements, route deposits to the appropriate location, including for the Library of Congress’ collections, connect...
    • Opening Date: May 16, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 31, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1210
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Writer-Editor ( Vacancy#: VAR000819) Under the supervision of the OCIO Communications Officer, the incumbent works to prepare and edit written materials to support internal and external communication efforts for the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) at the Library of Congress. These materials include, but are not limited to, articles, fact sheets, talking points, speeches, blogs, emails, PowerPoint presentations, graphics, brochures, and website copy
    • Opening Date: May 15, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 31, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1082
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Industrial Organization and Business ( Vacancy # VAR000890) The Resources, Science and Industry Division of the Congressional Research Service is seeking an Analyst in Industrial Organization and Business. The analyst will cover industrial organization focusing on competition policy including consolidation and vertical integration. The candidate should understand all facets of these areas including interrelationships of technology and market power under domestic policies. The ideal candidate will demonstrate ability to develop expertise in...
    • Opening Date: May 3, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 3, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Security Cooperation and Assistance and the Global Arms Trade (Vacancy #: VAR000855) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks an Analyst in National Security, focusing on Security Cooperation and Assistance and the Global Arms Trade to join its Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Division (FDT).
    • Opening Date: May 13, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 3, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Attorney (Tax Law)(Vacancy # VAR000891) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), American Law Division (ALD), seeks a Legislative Attorney to analyze legal questions that emerge from the work of Congress related to tax law in particular and 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: May 3, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 3, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Library Technician (Vacancy# VAR000845) This position is located in the Middle East and South Asia Section, Asian and Middle Eastern Division, Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate, Library Services. The incumbent of this position performs major technician duties for the functions of acquisitions, cataloging, and serials control. A foreign language may be required for this position depending on the geographical area for which functions are being performed.
    • Opening Date: April 19, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 3, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-05
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Library Technician (Vacancy# VAR000856) This position is located in the Inventory Mgmt & Doc Fulfillment Section in Library Services. The incumbent is responsible for a variety of activities in support of collections inventory control and tracking, both behind-the-scenes activities, e.g. problem resolution, quality control, searching collections storage areas for items not readily found or for which a problem might be present, support of the inventory program; and for...
    • Opening Date: May 21, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 4, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-08
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Digital Innovation Chief ( Vacancy #: VAR000699) Supervises a group of employees, both supervisory and non-supervisory, performing work up to the GS-15 level. Provides administrative and technical supervision relative to the staff supervised. Plans work to be accomplished by subordinates, sets and adjusts short-term priorities, and prepares schedules for completion of work. Assigns work to subordinates based on priorities, selective consideration of the difficulty and requirements of assignments, and the capabilities...
    • Opening Date: May 21, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 5, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 2210
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Energy Policy (Vacancy #: VAR000884) JOB SUMMARY:  The Resources, Science and Industry Division of the Congressional Research Service is seeking an Analyst in Energy Policy. The analyst will cover energy and minerals policy, focusing on energy and resource economics. The candidate should understand all facets of these areas including policy and economic issues regarding oil refining and markets, mineral extraction, or federal leasing. The ideal candidate will demonstrate ability...
    • Opening Date: May 7, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 6, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0343
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Management and Program Analyst ( Vacancy#: VAR000799) The incumbent serves as a Management and Program Analyst and provides expert support to OCIO senior management related to the strategic sourcing of IT products and services and the development of vendor management strategies and policies in collaboration with the agency’s Office of Contracts and Grants Management (OCGM). The incumbent will be responsible for all phases of sourcing that require the skills necessary to...
    • Opening Date: May 22, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 6, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0343
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Materials Handler Supervisor (Collections Maintenance and Security Unit)( Vacancy#: VAR000893) Serves as a supervisor in the Collections Maintenance and Off-site Storage Section in the Collections Management Division. Incumbent supervises the operation of the Collections Maintenance and Security Unit and the Off-site Storage Unit. Through two or three work leaders, the incumbent supervises the operations of the Library's facilities at Fort Meade, the Landover Center Annex, Cabin Branch, and any future off-site Collections storage facilities,...
    • Opening Date: May 23, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 6, 2019
    • Grade Level: WS-08
    • Series: 6907
  • nte 3 years ( open to all )
    Telecommunications Operator ( Vacancy#: VAR000896) The incumbent is the lead operator, responsible for receiving, evaluating, and acting upon emergency and non-emergency telephone communications calls for the Library of Congress and handling a varied of complex telephone services rendered by the Operator Call Center.
    • Opening Date: May 22, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 6, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 0390
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Business Specialist (Business Analyst)(Vacancy#: VAR000873) This position is located in Taylor Street, Office of the Director, National Library Service Blind/Physically Handicap, Library Collections and Services Group, Office Of The Librarian. As a senior specialist, the incumbent interacts with internal and external NLS stakeholders, IT specialists’ contractors and staff at NLS affiliated libraries to develop and implement optimal business support solutions that have various time, budget, and cost constraints. Identifies,...
    • Opening Date: May 23, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 7, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1101
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Specialist in Natural Resources (Vacancy # VAR000883) The primary purpose of this position is to serve the United States Congress by providing objective, expert public policy analysis and consultation to congressional committees, Members, and staff; including preparing objective, non-partisan, and innovative analytical studies on public policy issues of national or international significance; providing personal assistance as a national expert on public policy issues throughout the legislative process, including analyzing, appraising, and...
    • Opening Date: May 8, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 7, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Switch Maintenance Technician (Vacancy#: VAR000895) The incumbent serves as a Telecommunications Specialist and performs complex installation and repair on the Library of Congress Avaya Red Private Branch Exchange (PBX) enterprise network, premise distribution system, voicemail, conferencing system, call management and call accounting systems. The incumbent measures voice traffic characteristics, quality of service and equipment utilization for systems and system components and recommends changes as required.
    • Opening Date: May 23, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 7, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0391
  • nte 5 years ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Foreign Policy (Demography)(Vacancy #: VAR000892) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade (FDT) Division seeks an Analyst in Foreign Policy to work on a broad range of issues related to the impact of demographic factors on global foreign affairs and international security and is expected to develop over time the skills necessary to provide legislative analysis and consultation to congressional committees, Members, and staff at increasingly...
    • Opening Date: May 13, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 10, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0130
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Data Analyst ( Vacancy # VAR000879) This position serves as a legislative data analyst in the Legislative Information Management Section of the Office of Congressional Information and Publishing (CIP) of the Congressional Research Service (CRS). As a legislative data analyst, the incumbent collaborates with congressional clients, legislative data partners [e.g., Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, Secretary of the U.S. Senate, Government Publishing Office (GPO)], CRS staff (e.g., legislative...
    • Opening Date: May 8, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 10, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Research Manager (Science and Technology Policy)( Vacancy # VAR000881) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Resources, Science and Industry Division (RSI), seeks a Research Manager to lead the Science and Technology Policy Section in the development of policy research and analysis relevant to congressional needs.
    • Opening Date: May 10, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 10, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0101
  • Job Posting ( u.s. citizens only )
    Supervisory Human Capital Program Specialist (Vacancy#: VAR000904) The Office of Administrative Operations (OPS) of the Congressional Research Service is seeking a Supervisory Human Capital Program Specialist. The specialist will be responsible for assisting the Associate Director in leading human resources functions within CRS to effectively recruit, develop, and retain a diverse workforce of the highest quality to support the research and analytical needs of the United States Congress.Clarification from the agency:Current...
    • Opening Date: May 15, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 12, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Transportation Policy (Social Science Analyst)(Vacancy VAR000885) of the Congressional Research Service is seeking an Analyst in Transportation Policy. The analyst will cover transportation policy focusing on aviation safety and/or development of commercial space transportation. The candidate should understand all facets of these areas including interrelationships of technology development with regulatory, budgetary, and aviation issues. The ideal candidate will demonstrate ability to develop expertise in new areas.
    • Opening Date: May 13, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 13, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Archivist (Head, Acquisitions and Processing Section)(VAR000835) Serves as the Head of Acquisitions and Processing Section of the Music Division; works under the general direction of the Chief and Assistant Chief, who review and approve technical procedures, personnel recommendations and work programs proposed. The incumbent demonstrates a high degree of independence in the direction of performing arts acquisitions and processing services in the Division.
    • Opening Date: May 23, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 13, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1420
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Writer-Editor (Vacancy:# VAR000859) This position is located in the general Publishing Office of the Center for Exhibits and Interpretation in the Office of the Librarian.Limited to agency employees - CONSIDERATION UNDER THIS VACANCY IS LIMITED TO THE STAFF OF THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, TEMPORARY NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) AND INDEFINITE NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) EMPLOYEES ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY. (EMPLOYEES MUST MAINTAIN THEIR ELIGIBILITY AT THE TIME OF SELECTION.)
    • Opening Date: May 23, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 13, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1082
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Financial Economics (Vacancy #: VAR000826) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Government and Finance Division seeks an Analyst in Financial Economics to join its Banking, Insurance, Securities, and Macroeconomic Policy Section. The analyst will serve the United States Congress by providing in-depth research and analysis on policy issues pertinent to U.S. financial markets, financial regulation, and the U.S. economy, and may support research analyses undertaken throughout CRS.
    • Opening Date: May 10, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 14, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0110
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Coordinator of Research Planning (Vacancy#:VAR000905) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Domestic Social Policy (DSP) Division seeks a Coordinator of Research Planning to support the development and implementation of the division’s research agenda. The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks a Coordinator of Research Planning to join its Domestic Social Policy Division (DSP). As a member of the division’s management team, the Coordinator will serve as a principal CRS representative to...
    • Opening Date: May 15, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 17, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Senior Interior Designer (Vacancy#: VAR000852) WHO MAY APPLY: Anyone may apply - By law, employment at most U.S. Government agencies, including the Library of Congress, is limited to U.S. citizens. However, non-citizens may be hired, provided that other legal requirements are met and the Library determines there are no qualified U.S. citizens available for the position. This position serves as the Senior Project Coordinator for Space Utilization Planning & Design...
    • Opening Date: May 15, 2019
    • Closing Date: June 17, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1008
  • temporary ( open to all )
    SPP-Register 2019 - Selective Placement Program (Noncompetitive Appointments for Applicants with Disabilities) - SPP Register 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: December 31, 2018
    • Closing Date: December 28, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-01 - GS-15
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Contract Specialist ( Vacancy# VAR000861) WHO MAY APPLY: Anyone may apply - By law, employment at most U.S. Government agencies, including the Library of Congress, is limited to U.S. citizens. However, non-citizens may be hired, provided that other legal requirements are met and the Library determines there are no qualified U.S. citizens available for the position.This position is located in the Contracts Division, Contracts and Grants Management, Office of...
    • Opening Date: April 19, 2019
    • Closing Date: April 20, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1102
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Contract Specialist ( Vacancy#: VAR000865) This is an open continuous vacancy announcement. Applicants may submit or update their application before the closing date. Applicants will be referred after the first cutoff date, and subsequent referrals will be made at the manager’s request. The announcement may close earlier or at the request of the selecting official or after the job is filled.This position is located in the Contracts Section, Office...
    • Opening Date: May 13, 2019
    • Closing Date: May 12, 2020
    • Grade Level: GS-07
    • Series: 1102