Current Openings

  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Supervisory Librarian (Head, European Reading Room) Vacancy #VAR000289 The Head of the Reading Room in the European Division 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. Under the guidance of the Division Chief, the incumbent assures the provision of timely and accurate reference service to the Congress...
    • Opening Date: January 3, 2018
    • Closing Date: January 25, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Confidential Assistant - (Vacancy #: VAR000283) The position serves as the Confidential Assistant to the Librarian and/or Deputy Librarian of Congress. This position is located in the Office of the Librarian and is responsible for complex liaison and coordination activities and research and analysis. The incumbent provides advice and guidance to the Librarian and/or Deputy Librarian and high ranking management officials throughout the agency. The position manages all functions for...
    • Opening Date: January 12, 2018
    • Closing Date: January 29, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( current and former federal employees only )
    Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment and Placement/Classification) - (Vacancy #: VAR000306) The incumbent advises and assists management on matters pertaining to recruitment, placement, and position classification. The incumbent performs the functions of a Human Resources Specialist engaged in the interpretation and operation of the merit employment process and the concepts, policies and guidelines of position management and classification. The HR Specialist also participates in special projects and tasks concerning classification and employment initiatives.
    • Opening Date: January 17, 2018
    • Closing Date: January 31, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 0201
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Program Specialist - (Vacancy #: VAR000298) This position is located in the Binding and Collections Care Division (BCCD), Preservation Directorate within Library Services at the Library of Congress. The position reports directly to the Chief, BCCD and uses expert knowledge of budget implementation, program management, contract administration, and office procurement procedures. The incumbent independently identifies problems and solutions in determining resources and priorities for BCCD programs such as mass deacidification...
    • Opening Date: January 16, 2018
    • Closing Date: January 31, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( current and former federal employees only )
    Supervisory Contract Specialist - (Vacancy #: VAR000301) The incumbent serves as the Supervisory Contract Specialist of the Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK), reporting to the FEDLINK Executive Director. The Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK) is an organization of federal agencies working together to achieve optimum use of the resources and facilities of federal libraries and information centers by promoting common services, coordinating and sharing available resources, and providing continuing...
    • Opening Date: January 5, 2018
    • Closing Date: February 5, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 1102
  • detail ( library employees only )
    CRS Office of Administrative Operations (OPS) Program Specialist - Flexible Detail/ Temporary Promotion Number of Positions: More than one employee may be selected for the position. Each selectee may serve in the position for up to four months. Applicants must be a current Library of Congress employee serving in a permanent or indefinite position at either the GS-13 or GS-14 level.Duties: Serves as a team lead in two or more of the following administrative support services programs...
    • Opening Date: January 23, 2018
    • Closing Date: February 6, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0303
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Research Manager – Income Security - (Vacancy #: VAR000297) The Section Research Manager leads the Income Security Section in the development of policy research and analysis relevant to congressional needs. Issues covered by the section include Social Security (retirement and disability programs), private pensions, retirement savings, Unemployment Insurance, workers compensation, and general labor market issues.
    • Opening Date: January 9, 2018
    • Closing Date: February 6, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Librarian (Head of Main Reading Room) Vacancy# VAR000303 The Head of the Main Reading Room (MRR) serves as the Division's liaison for general reference policy and coordinates collection development for both the general collections and the MRR reference collections in the humanities and social sciences. In addition the supervisor serves as liaison for reading room security for the Division. The Head of the Main Reading Room and the Coordinator of Public Services...
    • Opening Date: January 17, 2018
    • Closing Date: February 7, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Law Librarian- (Vacancy #: VAR000293) The American Law Division of the Congressional Research Service (CRS) is seeking a Law Librarian to support the work of the United States Congress. The Law Librarian is responsible for providing legal reference and information research services to congressional clients, legislative attorneys, and policy analysts; developing search techniques and files for handling specific types of requests; searching Library of Congress, CRS, and external electronic...
    • Opening Date: January 9, 2018
    • Closing Date: February 8, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1410
  • nte 3 years ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Analyst (Technical Information Specialist) - (Vacancy #: VAR000318) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Office of Congressional Information and Publishing (CIP) is seeking a Legislative Analyst to join its Legislative Analysis and Information Section (LAIS). The Office of Congressional Information and Publishing is the organization within CRS and the Library of Congress that is mandated to produce legislative information for the United States Congress. This information is considered to be authoritative for Federal...
    • Opening Date: January 18, 2018
    • Closing Date: February 8, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1412
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Transportation Policy - (Vacancy #: VAR000305) The Resources, Science and Industry Division (RSI) of the Congressional Research Service (CRS) is seeking an Analyst in Transportation Policy. The analyst will conduct analyses that inform congressional deliberations on transportation policy including logistics and/or urban planning policy. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the history, trends, and current status of transportation policy and associated legislative and regulatory issues and interrelationships with international...
    • Opening Date: January 9, 2018
    • Closing Date: February 9, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Energy Policy - (Vacancy #: VAR000304) The Resources, Science and Industry Division (RSI) of the Congressional Research Service (CRS) is seeking an Analyst in Energy Policy. The analyst will conduct analyses that inform congressional deliberations on energy policy with an emphasis on international supply, demand, trade, and technology. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the history, trends, and current status of energy policy and associated legislative and regulatory issues...
    • Opening Date: January 17, 2018
    • Closing Date: February 14, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Fiscal Analyst - (Vacancy #: VAR000226) The incumbent will function as the FEDLINK Fiscal Supervisor (Head, Fiscal Operations of A/R & A/P). The incumbent is responsible for managing and coordinating the FEDLINK Accounts Receivable and Account Payable Section.The incumbent will interface with FEDLINK members including federal library managers, financial representatives and/or federal agencies administrators regarding terms and conditions of the interagency agreements, account balances, and accounting practices for several different...
    • Opening Date: January 16, 2018
    • Closing Date: February 14, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0501
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Reference and Digital Services Librarian (Librarian) - (Vacancy #: VAR000324) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Knowledge Services Group (KSG) seeks a Reference and Digital Services Librarians to join its Knowledge and Technical Services Section. The selectees will perform reference and instructional services, and will maintain and develop web-based information tools and services. Candidates with a Master of Library Science (MLS) or equivalent degree or experience; knowledge of current and emerging practices of librarianship or...
    • Opening Date: January 18, 2018
    • Closing Date: February 16, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • temporary ( open to all )
    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: January 12, 2017
    • Closing Date: December 28, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-01 - GS-15
    • Series: 1411
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