Current Openings

  • permanent ( open to all )
    Reference Librarian - Vacancy #: (VAR000535) The divisions in Collection and Services are the Library's primary gateway to the collections and reference services dealing with the non-English-speaking world. 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. Clients include Congress, foreign and U.S. Government agencies, national and international academics and scholars, research...
    • Opening Date: August 1, 2018
    • Closing Date: August 20, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Administrative Support Assistant - (Vacancy #: VAR000544) The incumbent provides full administrative support for the Binding and Collections Care Division, Mass Deacidification staff, and Office of the Director for Preservation staff located in the Binding and Collections Care Division work area. The incumbent works under the direction of the Chief of the division and provides the full range of administrative functions and responsibilities needed to maintain a smooth and seamless flow...
    • Opening Date: August 7, 2018
    • Closing Date: August 21, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-08
    • Series: 0303
  • Job Posting ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst on Congress and the Legislative Process (Vacancy# VAR000524) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Government and Finance Division is seeking an Analyst on Congress and the Legislative Process to work on congressional rules, practices, and precedents, particularly those related to the consideration of legislation on the floor of the House and Senate, as well as organization and procedure of congressional committees and the role of congressional leadership.The ideal candidate will have in-depth knowledge...
    • Opening Date: July 24, 2018
    • Closing Date: August 21, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Attorney-Advisor (International) - Vacancy #: (VAR000458) The position, Attorney-Advisor (International) serves as a Senior Counsel in the Office of Policy and International Affairs (PIA). This office has certain responsibilities for administering the copyright law with special emphasis on policy, legislative, and international matters. The Office assists the Register of Copyrights with the development and presentation of Copyright Office positions and proposals, and shares with the Office of General Counsel responsibility...
    • Opening Date: August 1, 2018
    • Closing Date: August 22, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0905
  • temporary ( u.s. citizens only )
    HR Clerk - Temporary This position is located in the Human Resources Service (HRS), Recruitment Services Directorate (RSD). The incumbent serves as a clerk and provides clerical support to the Recruitment Services Directorate. The incumbent serves as the primary receptionist and is responsible for greeting and screening visitors. The incumbent works under the general supervision of the RSD manager, who makes assignments, gives assistance for unusual problems, reviews...
    • Opening Date: August 17, 2018
    • Closing Date: August 22, 2018
    • Grade Level: UP TO GS-05
    • Series: 0303
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Information Technology Specialist (INFOSEC) - (Vacancy #: VAR000528) The incumbent carries out a wide range of complex assignments to further the goals and objectives of the Library and works under the supervision of the group chief. The incumbent performs Information Systems Security Officer support, IT project planning and management, and IT research and analysis. The incumbent provides technical analysis and support, programming needs and the performance of associated tasks.
    • Opening Date: August 8, 2018
    • Closing Date: August 22, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 2210
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Library Technician (Vacancy# VAR000541) To assure long-term access to collections, the Library regularly labels, binds, repairs and provides custom protective enclosures for new acquisitions, at-risk materials, and fragile and damaged media in all formats.The incumbent works under the direction of the Head, Collections Care Section, or the Head of the Conservation Division Collection Stabilization Section and performs repairs, and constructs housing and protective enclosures for the Library's collections.
    • Opening Date: August 8, 2018
    • Closing Date: August 22, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-05
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Program Management Specialist - (Vacancy #: VAR000505) The incumbent serves as an expert Program Management Specialist in the Office of the Librarian and Centers Administration, Office of the Chief of Staff, Office of the Librarian. The Office of the Librarian and Centers Administration is responsible for optimizing productivity within the Office of the Librarian and its service unit offices by providing exceptional operations and administrative support to leadership and staff. The...
    • Opening Date: August 8, 2018
    • Closing Date: August 22, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Program Management Specialist - (Vacancy #: VAR000506) The incumbent serves as an expert Program Management Specialist in the Office of the Librarian and Centers Administration, Office of the Chief of Staff, Office of the Librarian. The Office of the Librarian and Centers Administration is responsible for optimizing productivity within the Office of the Librarian and its service unit offices by providing exceptional operations and administrative support to leadership and staff. The...
    • Opening Date: August 8, 2018
    • Closing Date: August 22, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 0301
  • detail ( library employees only )
    Reference Librarian (Law) - Detail Duties: Responds to United States legal and legislative reference inquiries from members of Congress, congressional committees, the White House, federal courts, Government agencies, libraries, the bar and the general public.Responds to United States legal and legislative reference inquiries from Members of Congress, congressional committees, the White House, federal courts, Government agencies, libraries, the bar and general public. Inquiries may be received by telephone, in...
    • Opening Date: August 15, 2018
    • Closing Date: August 22, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Supervisory Librarian - (Vacancy #: VAR000527) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks a Supervisory Librarian for its Knowledge Services Group (KSG). The selectee will supervise a team of digital and knowledge services librarians engaged in information and knowledge management activities. The supervisory librarian collaborates with stakeholders in CRS to identify opportunities and requirements for managing information and/or knowledge, develops and manages projects, and resolves issues. Candidates with experience and knowledge...
    • Opening Date: August 3, 2018
    • Closing Date: August 23, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 1410
  • nte 3 years ( u.s. citizens only )
    Research Assistant, Foreign Affairs (Vacancy# VAR000543) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division (FDT) is seeking three limited-term Research Assistants to support a broad range of research tasks in three distinct sections in FDT. The relevant sections are Foreign Policy Management & Global Issues; Middle East & Africa; and Asia. The selectees will support research analysts and managers in addressing congressional requests for information and analysis...
    • Opening Date: July 27, 2018
    • Closing Date: August 24, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0130
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Administrative Officer (Head, Administrative Section) - (Vacancy #: VAR000481) The incumbent serves as the Section Head of the Administration Section, located in the Office of the Director. The incumbent is responsible for supervising a group of employees performing work and overseeing all matters related to human resources functions, personnel records, NLS records management; administrative support for office machines and communications; travel; training; mail, courier and delivery services; health and fitness; and related administrative...
    • Opening Date: August 9, 2018
    • Closing Date: August 30, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0341
  • temporary ( open to all )
    Interior Designer - (Vacancy #: VAR000461) This position serves as a Junior Interior Designer and the incumbent works under the general supervision of the SUPD Project Supervisor receiving technical direction and specific policy guidance from SUPD staff. Specific work is carried out under supervision of experienced staff. Work is largely evaluated in terms of work accomplished especially when uniquely different or sensitive projects are involved. Completed work is reviewed and...
    • Opening Date: August 2, 2018
    • Closing Date: August 31, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1008
  • temporary ( open to all )
    Administrative Support Clerk (Office Automation) - Temporary The Office of Public Records and Repositories (PRR) is responsible for preserving, maintaining, and servicing copyright-related records in physical and digital formats. Staff of the Office of Public Records and Repositories retrieve materials for court cases, perform searches and write search reports based on registered materials and other copyright records, provide certified and non-certified copies of copyright deposits, additional certificates and other copyright records,...
    • Opening Date: August 17, 2018
    • Closing Date: August 31, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-03
    • Series: 0303
  • temporary ( open to all )
    Facility Engineer (Electronics Engineer) Facility Engineer (Electronics Engineer)Opening Date: July 9, 2018Closing Date: August 31, 2018LC Organization Unit: Library ServicesLC Organization Unit - Specific Office: MBRS Division, Packard Campus, Culpeper, VAGrade: GS-12Series: 0855Availability: Open to AllDuration: 180 DaysMotion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division (MBRS), National Audio Visual Conservation Center (NAVCC), Library Services at the Library of Congress, in Culpeper, VA, is offering an opportunity for a qualified...
    • Opening Date: July 9, 2018
    • Closing Date: August 31, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 0855
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Reference Librarian - (Vacancy #: VAR000550) The divisions in Collection and Services are the Library's primary gateway to the collections and reference services dealing with the non-English-speaking world. Reference librarians in these divisions provide assistance to researchers in the culture, history, literature, politics, political structure, economies, and social sciences of these countries and regions. Clients include Congress, foreign and U.S. Government agencies, national and international academics and scholars, research and...
    • Opening Date: August 20, 2018
    • Closing Date: August 31, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst on Congress and the Legislative Process (Budget Process) - (Vacancy #: VAR000557) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Government and Finance Division is seeking an Analyst on Congress and the Legislative Process to work on congressional rules, practices, and precedents, particularly those related to the consideration of budget and appropriations legislation on the floor of the House and Senate, as well as organization and procedure of congressional committees and the role of congressional leadership. The ideal candidate...
    • Opening Date: August 6, 2018
    • Closing Date: September 4, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Loan Reference Technician - (Vacancy #: VAR000533) The incumbent serves as a Loan Reference Technician in the Reference and Collections Support Section of the Collections Access, Loan and Management Division, performing technical and quasi-professional operations of substantial variety and complexity in support of the Congressional and interlibrary loan reference functions of the Section. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Head, and consists of a variety of tasks that...
    • Opening Date: August 20, 2018
    • Closing Date: September 4, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-08
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian - (Vacancy #: VAR000542) This position is located in the Law Section of the U.S. Programs, Law & Literature Division in the Acquisitions & Bibliographic Access Directorate of Library Services within the Library of Congress. The Law Section at the Library of Congress seeks a cataloger with strong cataloging and classification skills to provide original and copy cataloging primarily for material in one or more of the following...
    • Opening Date: August 9, 2018
    • Closing Date: September 6, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Supervisory Exhibits Specialist - (Vacancy #: VAR000446) The incumbent works under the most minimal direction from the Interpretive Programs Office. The incumbent is expected to function with independence in supervising the production staff to ensure quality, effectiveness and efficiency in executing the production of exhibitions and interpretive programs. The incumbent oversees the implementation of the Library's plans for exhibitions and interpretive programs which vary in size and complexity and often overlap...
    • Opening Date: August 15, 2018
    • Closing Date: September 6, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1010
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Attorney (Environmental Law) - (Vacancy #: VAR000556) 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 environmental 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. Candidates with research experience in and broad general knowledge...
    • Opening Date: August 10, 2018
    • Closing Date: September 7, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Specialist in Income Security - (Vacancy #: VAR000561) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks a Specialist in Income Security to join its Domestic Social Policy Division (DSP). Applicants should have experience conducting analysis of issues related to income security for the aging and the disabled (e.g., Social Security, pensions and retirement savings, Supplemental Security Income). Strong research, writing, and presentation skills; the ability to work as part of a collaborative team; and...
    • Opening Date: August 10, 2018
    • Closing Date: September 7, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Administrative Librarian (Vacancy# VAR000495) This is an open continuous vacancy announcement. Applicants may submit or update their application at any time before the announcement closes. Applicants will be referred to the selecting official after each cutoff date specified in the announcement. This announcement is scheduled to close on the specified date in the announcement; however, the announcement may close earlier than the last specified cutoff date at the...
    • Opening Date: June 20, 2018
    • Closing Date: November 23, 2018
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • 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