permanent ( open to all ) Foreign Law Specialist (Vacancy #: VAR000636)

  • Opening Date: December 26, 2018
  • Closing Date: January 25, 2019
  • OPM Control Number: 520316600
  • Vacancy Number: VAR000636
  • LC Organization Unit: Law Library
  • LC Organization Unit - Specific Office: Global Legal Research Directorate
  • Grade: GS-11
  • Series: 0095
  • Minimum Salary: $68,036.00
  • Maximum Salary: $88,450.00
  • Availability: Open to All

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, the Judiciary, and foreign law reference services to other constituencies, including the general public.  In that capacity, the Specialist conducts legal research and analysis and prepares or contributes to legal opinions, briefs, reports, memoranda, and comparative analyses related to the laws and legal systems of assigned jurisdictions (Nordic countries and the European Union, and Turkey and other Turkic speaking jurisdictions). The incumbent will respond to inquiries related to legal developments in assigned jurisdictions and international organizations where countries of assigned jurisdictions (Nordic countries and the European Union, and Turkey and other Turkic speaking jurisdictions) are members. In addition, the Specialist assists in the development of the Law Library’s online products and recommends acquisitions to the Law Library's collections related to the assigned jurisdictions.

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