Specialist in Natural Resources Policy
Congressional Research Service
Skills And Qualifications:
The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Resources, Science and Industry Division is seeking a Specialist in Natural Resources Policy to join its Natural Resources and Earth Sciences Section.
The specialist will cover natural resources policy with an emphasis on Native American or Native Alaskan issues. The candidate should understand all facets of these areas including the current status of lands, natural resources, and energy and mineral issues in a Native American or Native Alaskan context.
This position requires the ability to utilize analytical methods and techniques to analyze policy issues for the U.S. Congress. Applicants should be comfortable with quantitative approaches in research and familiar with natural resources policy issues with an emphasis on Native American or Native Alaskan issues. Strong writing and presentation skills, including the ability to synthesize complex analyses into easy-to-understand language for a non-technical audience, are required.
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 legal and public policy issues of interest to its Members and Committees.
Duties And Responsibilities:
Prepares a variety of descriptive and background reports, memoranda, and other written materials on subjects or public policy issues within the employee's area of professional knowledge.
Prepares a variety of analytical reports, memoranda, and other written materials on public policy issues within the employee's area of professional knowledge to support congressional decision making.
Through personal consultation, assists committees, Members, and staff with consideration of legislative issues by providing information and analysis, and applying professional subject-area knowledge.
Participates in CRS seminars, workshops, and/or outreach programs for committees, Members, and staff.
Participates in planning, organizing, and coordinating group research efforts.
Locates and provides information requested by Members and committees of Congress or their staff.
Salary And Benefits:
Salary range is $137,849 to 166,500 per year
Applicants MUST apply online at: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/533035200 or at http://www.loc.gov/crsinfo/
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