Current Openings

  • permanent ( open to all )
    Accountant (Vacancy#VAR000675) 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 Accountant is responsible for analyzing the accounting and investment processes of the Division and for recommending improvements that provide for greater accuracy, timeliness, and efficiency in the financial reporting provided for benefit of the...
    • Opening Date: November 30, 2018
    • Closing Date: December 14, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-12/13
    • Series: 0510
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Asian Policy (Social Science Analyst) (Vacancy #: VAR000681) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Foreign Affairs, Defense and Trade Division (FDT) seeks an Analyst in Asian Policy focused on the Central Asian Republics of Kazakhstan, Kyrgystan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. The idea candidate is expected to enhance over time the skills necessary to provide legislative analysis and consultation to congressional committees, Members, and staff at increasingly sophisticated levels. The analyst may support research...
    • Opening Date: November 14, 2018
    • Closing Date: December 14, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Audiovisual Production Specialist (Vacancy #: VAR000667) The position is located in the Concert Office, Music Division, Collections and Services Directorate in Library Services at the Library of Congress. The purpose of this position is to provide processing, recording, preservation and duplication services (including analog-to digital transfers) in support of concerts and other public programs in the Library.
    • Opening Date: November 29, 2018
    • Closing Date: December 14, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1071
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Library Technician (Copyright) (Vacancy#VAR000627) 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. Within the United States Copyright Office, the Office of Public Records and Repositories preserves, maintains, and services copyright-related records in physical and digital formats. The Library Technician prepares records for long-term storage, and retrieves...
    • Opening Date: November 30, 2018
    • Closing Date: December 14, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-05
    • Series: 1411
  • temporary ( open to all )
    Library Technician (Temporary) The Licensing Division in the Copyright Office administers the statutory licenses in the Copyright Act (Title 17 of the U.S. Code). The Division collects royalty fees from: 1) cable operators for retransmitting television and radio broadcasts (Section 111), 2) satellite carriers for retransmitting network and non network signals (Section 119), and importers or manufacturers for distributing digital audio recording products (Chapter 10). In general,...
    • Opening Date: December 6, 2018
    • Closing Date: December 14, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-05
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Program Analyst (Vacancy #: VAR000696) This position is located in the Chief Operating Officer service unit (COO) and reports to the Chief Human Capital Officer (CHCO). The incumbent is responsible for designing, developing and utilizing data collection instruments; gathering data from external source; integrating and analyzing data; and reporting trend, conclusions, and potential impacts as the data relates to various programs within the COO.
    • Opening Date: December 3, 2018
    • Closing Date: December 14, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0343
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Library Technician (Vacancy #: VAR000607) This position is located U.S. Serials Social Sciences Section, U.S. Arts, Sciences, and Humanities Division, Acquisitions & Bibliographic Access Directorate, Library Services.
    • Opening Date: November 26, 2018
    • Closing Date: December 17, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Program Specialist (Facility Design & Space Planning Specialist) (Vacancy #: VAR000619) LIMITED to the Office of the Chief Operating Officer The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a Designer/Coordinator and Space Planner, within the Facility Services Division, Integrated Support Services Directorate (ISS), in the Office of the Chief Operating Officer (OCOO). The incumbent works under the general supervision of the Space Utilization Planning and Design Manager. The incumbent executes assignments that often...
    • Opening Date: November 15, 2018
    • Closing Date: December 17, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Economic Policy (Vacancy #: VAR000701) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Government and Finance Division seeks an Analyst in Economic Policy to join its Banking, Insurance, Securities, and Macroeconomic Policy Section.The analyst will serve the United States Congress by providing expertise on economic policy, the U.S. economy, and financial markets. The ideal candidate will possess expertise in housing finance, securities markets, and/or macroeconomic policy, but may support research analyses undertaken...
    • Opening Date: November 29, 2018
    • Closing Date: December 19, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0110
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Librarian (Manuscript-Historian) (Vacancy#VAR000612) Two (2) Librarians (Manuscript Historians-Specialists) will be selected from this vacancy announcement. One specialist will be selected to work with the Library’s collections in the history of science and technology in America with a subject expertise sufficient to acquire collections in that field, and one specialist will be selected to work with the Library’s collections related to modern American history with a subject expertise...
    • Opening Date: November 19, 2018
    • Closing Date: December 19, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Library Technician (Collections) (Vacancy #: VAR000624) The incumbent is responsible for assisting Division supervisors and staff with the resolution of processing workflow problems and for providing input for the resolution of technical discrepancies arising from the implementation of the Library's Integrated Library System (ILS) and its specific applications to Law Library workflow. This position is located in the Collections Services Division of Library Services.
    • Opening Date: November 19, 2018
    • Closing Date: December 19, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1411
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Agricultural Policy (Social Science Analyst) (Vacancy #: VAR000684) The Resources, Science and Industry Division of the Congressional Research Service seeks an Analyst in Agricultural Policy. The analyst will address agricultural issues related to research, extension, and education; production; programs mitigating losses from natural disasters; and/or programs addressing economic issues affecting rural America. The ideal candidate will demonstrate ability to analyze the history, trends, and interrelationships of federal policies with those of key...
    • Opening Date: November 20, 2018
    • Closing Date: December 20, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Foreign Law Specialist (Vacancy #: VAR000664) The Foreign Law Specialist position is located in the Global Legal Research Directorate in the Law Library. The employee in this position serves as a Foreign Law Specialist for the Law Library of the Library of Congress. The Foreign Law Specialist is responsible for providing research, advice and assistance on foreign legal issues, questions, or situations to the United States Congress, Executive Branch Agencies,...
    • Opening Date: December 6, 2018
    • Closing Date: December 20, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0095
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Industrial Organization and Business (Vacancy# VAR000660) The Resources, Science and Industry Division of the Congressional Research Service is seeking an Analyst in Industrial Organization and Business. The analyst will cover telecommunications, Internet, and network industries, addressing competition, privacy, the industrial consequences of technological innovation, and policy implications of business model convergence for national security and consumer welfare. The ideal candidate will demonstrate ability to develop expertise in new areas.
    • Opening Date: October 30, 2018
    • Closing Date: December 21, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Copyright Office Deputy General Counsel (Vacancy #: VAR000630) Limited - INTERNAL EMPLOYEES - CONSIDERATION UNDER THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IS LIMITED TO THE PERMANENT AND INDEFINITE STAFF OF THE COPYRIGHT OFFICE, 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 is the position of Deputy General Counsel for the U.S. Copyright Office. The Deputy General Counsel shares...
    • Opening Date: December 7, 2018
    • Closing Date: December 21, 2018
    • Grade Level: SL-00
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Attorney (Business Law) (Vacancy #: VAR000674) 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 business law, with a focus on tax and bankruptcy law issues, 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: November 9, 2018
    • Closing Date: December 21, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Supervisory Information Technology Specialist (IT Division Chief) (Vacancy #: VAR000694) Who May Apply: INTERNAL EMPLOYEES - CONSIDERATION UNDER THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IS LIMITED TO THE PERMANENT AND INDEFINITE STAFF OF THE OFFICE OF THE CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER, 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).The incumbent for this position will be assigned to serve as the Chief...
    • Opening Date: December 11, 2018
    • Closing Date: December 21, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 2210
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Supervisory Librarian (Vacancy #: VAR000689) WHO MAY APPLY: INTERNAL EMPLOYEES - CONSIDERATION UNDER THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IS LIMITED TO THE PERMANENT AND INDEFINITE STAFF OF THE ASIAN DIVISION, GENERAL AND INTERNATIONAL COLLECTION, 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 Collection Services Section, Asian Division, General and...
    • Opening Date: December 10, 2018
    • Closing Date: December 24, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1410
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Head, Congressional Services Section (Vacancy #: VAR000712) The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Office of the Counselor to the Director is seeking a Head, Congressional Services Section (CSS). The Congressional Services Section is responsible for: the receipt of requests for information, research, analysis, and consultation from Members, committees, and staff of the U.S. Congress; the formulation/management of the requests; and, the assignment of requests to appropriate staff.The selectee will manage a highly...
    • Opening Date: December 12, 2018
    • Closing Date: December 26, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Information Technology Project Manager (Vacancy #: VAR000713) This position is located in the Office of the Chief Information Officer, Project Management Office.The primary purpose of this position is to serve as an IT Project Manager in the Project Management Office (PMO) within the Library of Congress. The incumbent performs project management duties related to the planning, development, and delivery of the Library’s IT solutions. The incumbent interacts with internal and external...
    • Opening Date: December 11, 2018
    • Closing Date: December 26, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 2210
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Research Manager – Natural Resources and Earth Sciences Section (Vacancy #: VAR000663) The Research Manager leads the Natural Resources and Earth Sciences Section of the Resources, Science and Industry Division in the development of policy research and analysis relevant to congressional needs. Issues include natural resources policy and implications in key areas including institutional, economic, regulatory, and scientific issues related to public lands; fish and wildlife; water resources; forestry, terrestrial, coastal, and marine ecosystems; earth sciences;...
    • Opening Date: October 30, 2018
    • Closing Date: December 26, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Copyright Specialist (Records) (Vacancy #: VAR000649) CONSIDERATION UNDER THIS VACANCY IS LIMITED TO THE PERMANENT AND INDEFINITE STAFF OF LIBRARY OF CONGESS. TEMPORARY NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) AND INDEFINITE NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) CANDIDATES ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY. (EMPLOYEES MUST MAINTAIN THEIR ELIGIBILITY AT THE TIME OF SELECTION)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,...
    • Opening Date: December 13, 2018
    • Closing Date: December 27, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1210
  • permanent ( library employees only )
    Information Technology Specialist (Vacancy #: VAR000691) INTERNAL EMPLOYEES - CONSIDERATION UNDER THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT IS LIMITED TO THE PERMANENT AND INDEFINITE STAFF OF THE OFFICE OF THE CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER, 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 has a majority of work assignments that are located at the Taylor Street Annex.The...
    • Opening Date: December 13, 2018
    • Closing Date: December 27, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 2210
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Legislative Attorney (Constitutional Law) (Vacancy #: VVAR000671) 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 constitutional 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: November 15, 2018
    • Closing Date: December 27, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0905
  • 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
  • nte 5 years ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in Veterans Policy (Vacancy #: VAR000693) The Domestic Social Policy Division of the Congressional Research Service is seeking an Analyst in Veterans Policy. The analyst will cover aspects of veterans benefits, including disability compensation, pension, Dependency and Indemnity Compensation, and Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance; as well as burial benefits and the administration of the National Cemetery system. The ideal candidate will demonstrate ability to develop expertise in new areas.
    • Opening Date: December 3, 2018
    • Closing Date: December 31, 2018
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Archivist (Vacancy #: VAR000657) The Archivist is responsible for the organization and description of manuscript, multi-format, and other archival collections, which typically contain a wide range of unique and often unpublished materials, often numbering thousands of items, including handwritten or digital journals and correspondence, business ledgers, photographs and drawings, scrapbooks, and audiovisual recordings. The work requires orderly administration of the complexities of archival functions, including the use of...
    • Opening Date: December 10, 2018
    • Closing Date: January 2, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1420
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Research Librarian-Government and Finance (Vacancy #: VAR000700) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks a Research Librarian for the Government & Finance Division (G&F).This position will provide research and library services to CRS colleagues and congressional clients in areas covered by G&F, such as appropriations, budgeting, Congress, cybersecurity, economic policy, elections, emergency management, executive and judicial branch oversight, financial services, legislative process, and public finance.
    • Opening Date: December 6, 2018
    • Closing Date: January 3, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-11
    • Series: 1410
  • Job Posting ( open to all )
    Conservator (Photographs) (Vacancy #: VAR000537) The Conservator position is located in the Conservation Division in the Preservation Directorate. The Directorate is responsible for the long-term, uninterrupted access to the Library's collections through a variety of preservation programs. The Conservation Division accomplishes the preservation of the Library's holdings - including rare, valuable and special collections and general research collections - through a variety of activities, which include performing condition assessment,...
    • Opening Date: November 29, 2018
    • Closing Date: January 7, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1001
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Legislative Attorney (Military and Veterans Law) (Vacancy #: VAR000698) 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: December 11, 2018
    • Closing Date: January 7, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0905
  • permanent ( u.s. citizens only )
    Supervisory Attorney (Vacancy #: VAR000672) The Section Research Manager (Supervisory Attorney) for the Congressional Research Service (CRS) leads a section of high-performing legislative attorneys who provide written and oral advice to Members of Congress and their staff on legal issues of interest to Congress involving all facets of American public law with an emphasis on nationally significant questions of constitutional law, administrative law, and statutory interpretation.
    • Opening Date: November 14, 2018
    • Closing Date: January 10, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-15
    • Series: 0905
  • Job Posting ( open to all )
    Chemist (Vacancy #: VAR000553) Incumbent works under the most general supervision of the Chief of Preservation Research and Testing Division, who may outline in general terms the scientific and technical problems to be studied which will contribute to the Library's preservation research program. Work is carried on with a high degree of independence and originality with little technical guidance. Scientific contributions made by incumbent have potential for influencing...
    • Opening Date: December 4, 2018
    • Closing Date: January 11, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 1320
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Space Planning Officer (Vacancy#VAR000618) The Space Planning Officer works under the general supervision of the Chief, Facility Services Division (FACS) who provides broad policy guidance and direction. The incumbent advises Library leaders on facilities planning decisions to accommodate growth and change while preserving the heritage and enriching environments that support the LOC’s mission. The Space Planning Officer is responsible for performing integrated space management to ensure that the...
    • Opening Date: November 30, 2018
    • Closing Date: January 11, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-13
    • Series: 0301
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Writer-Editor (Vacancy #: VAR000688) This position is located in the Global Legal Research Directorate, Law Library.The Incumbent works under the general oversight of the Law Librarian, the Assistant Law Librarian for Legal Research, or the Managing Editor. Standing assignments are broad and general, giving the incumbent concomitant responsibility for editing assignments. The incumbent serves with a professional staff of foreign law specialists, legal analysts, legal research analysts, and...
    • Opening Date: December 11, 2018
    • Closing Date: January 11, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-09
    • Series: 1082
  • Job Posting ( u.s. citizens only )
    Analyst in U.S. Defense Readiness and Infrastructure (Social Science Analyst) (Vacancy #: VAR000717) The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade (FDT) Division is seeking an Analyst in U.S. Defense Readiness & Infrastructure. This new portfolio will require cross-cutting research and analysis that touches on military operations, infrastructure, logistics, training, personnel, acquisition, and budgeting. The analyst will support and consult with members of Congress, congressional staff, and congressional committees of jurisdiction.
    • Opening Date: December 13, 2018
    • Closing Date: January 15, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-14
    • Series: 0101
  • permanent ( open to all )
    Equipment Specialist (Vacancy #: VAR000493) The position serves as the Audio Visual Maintenance Specialist in the Motion Picture Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division (MBRS) within Library Services at the Library of Congress. The position is located at the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center (NAVCC) and reports to the Operations & Public Service Office supervisor. The incumbent is responsible for maintaining the equipment used for the processing, preservation and duplication of...
    • Opening Date: December 12, 2018
    • Closing Date: January 18, 2019
    • Grade Level: GS-12
    • Series: 1670