professional CRS Analyst in Environmental Policy GS-13

  • Hosting Service Unit: Congressional Research Service
  • Program Contact: JoVaughn Proctor CRS/OPS External
  • Interests/Areas of Study: Chemistry and science; Policy analysis
  • Citizenship: U.S. Citizen
  • Application Period: Ongoing
  • Application Notes: Opening Date: May 24, 2018 Closing Date: May 29, 2018 LC Organization Unit: Congressional Research Service Grade: GS-13 Duration: 6 Months Library staff with graduate degree Other Professionals
  • Compensation: Grade: GS-13
  • Academic Credit: No Credit
  • Available Benefits: Transit; Health
  • Program Duration: Short-term. 6 Months
  • Qualifications: Knowledge of environmental policy; Ability to analyze public policy issues; Ability to write in a public policy context; Ability to convey analysis and information orally through briefings, consultations and other presentations; Ability to lead collaborative research tasks
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The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Resources, Science and Industry (RSI) Division is seeking to fill a 6-month Analyst in Environmental Policy position in its Environmental Policy Section.   The Resources, Science and Industry (RSI) Division within CRS and the Library of Congress provides objective, expert policy analysis and consultation to congressional committees, Members, and staff. The analyst will possess technical and subject matter expertise in technologies and technological advances surrounding decarbonization of emissions. In addition, the analyst will be familiar with efforts by which the United States may be positioning or encouraging its private sector to deploy and participate in international trade in those emerging technology markets.

 

The candidate selected for the position will 1) prepare a variety of descriptive and analytical written products on public policy issues; 2) participate in planning, organizing, and coordinating group research efforts; 3) assist through personal consultation, assists congressional clients with consideration of legislative issues; and 4) participate in seminars, workshops, and/or outreach programs.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE: US Citizens

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of environmental policy
  • Ability to analyze public policy issues
  • Ability to write in a public policy context
  • Ability to convey analysis and information orally through briefings, consultations and other presentations
  • Ability to lead collaborative research tasks