permanent ( u.s. citizens only ) Analyst in U.S. Defense Acquisition Policy (Vacancy# VAR000409)

  • Opening Date: April 11, 2018
  • Closing Date: April 25, 2018
  • OPM Control Number: 496509700
  • Vacancy Number: VAR000409
  • LC Organization Unit: Congressional Research Service
  • Grade: GS-13
  • Series: 0101
  • Minimum Salary: $96,970.00
  • Maximum Salary: $126,062.00
  • Availability: U.S. Citizens Only
The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade (FDT) Division is seeking an Analyst in U.S. Defense Acquisition Policy to track and analyze policy issues related to U.S. defense acquisition policy, especially interrelationships with key aspects of national security policy, including commercial and federal acquisition processes and manufacturing and industrial policy.

The analyst will provide objective policy analysis and consultation to congressional committees, Members, and staff, including preparing objective, authoritative, non-partisan, and innovative analytical studies on policy issues of national or international significance; providing personal consultation and assistance on public policy issues throughout the legislative process, including analyzing and evaluating legislative proposals; and planning and leading multi-disciplinary team research projects and seminars.

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 more than a century.

CRS is well known for analysis that is authoritative, confidential, objective, and nonpartisan. Its highest priority is to ensure that Congress has immediate access to the nation's best thinking on public policy issues of interest to its Members and Committees.
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