permanent ( open to all ) Library Technician (Information) - (Vacancy#: VAR000418)

  • Opening Date: May 10, 2018
  • Closing Date: May 24, 2018
  • OPM Control Number: 499280200
  • Vacancy Number: VAR000418
  • LC Organization Unit: Copyright
  • Grade: GS-07
  • Series: 1411
  • Minimum Salary: $45,972.00
  • Maximum Salary: $59,762.00
  • Availability: Open to All
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 United States Copyright Office, located within the Library of Congress and under the direction of the Register of Copyrights, administers the Copyright Law, advises Congress and government agencies on legal and policy matters; provides international representation on copyright issues; administers the national copyright registrations system; provides collections materials to the Library through voluntary registration and mandatory deposit programs; records documents relating to copyright chain of title; administers statutory license provisions of the law, including collecting and distributing royalties; maintains the world’s largest database of copyright public records; and, provides information and reference services to the public. The Office of Public Information and Education is responsible for providing information to the public and to the copyright community regarding U.S. copyright law and Copyright Office services. The Copyright Information Section, also called the Public Information Office, is the primary liaison between the Copyright Office and the copyright community. The incumbent of this position serves as Information Technician, reports to the Information Section Head, and has a primary purpose of providing information services to the office. The position description number for these positions is 206298. The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area. The incumbent of this position will work a flextime work schedule. This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position. Relocation expenses will not be authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement. By law, employment at most U.S. Government agencies, including the Library of Congress, is limited to U.S. citizens. However, non-citizens may be hired, provided that other legal requirements are met and the Library determines there are no qualified U.S. citizens available for the position.
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