Legislative Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Rockville, Maryland
Posted
Aug 12, 2022
Closes
Aug 19, 2022
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Advise on congressional and legislative affairs functions, requests, and communications with Director, Senior Staff and other officials on processes, responsibilities and correspondences.
  • Manage congressional and legislative requests, correspondences and communications on questions, problems and issues pertaining to legislation bill, resolution or other issues or proposals presented by legislative committees and subcommittees.
  • Provide administrative guidance to staff members for assigned congressional and legislative proposals and correspondences. Coordinate responsibilities and activities on related communication and record management protocols.
  • Interpret Legislative and Executive Branch documents, Congressional Record, and proposals and resolutions on Agencies health care delivery initiatives.
  • Evaluate and analyze proposed legislation for anticipated effect on agency program, policies, regulations and operations regarding existing legislation.
  • Manage conferences with stakeholders, representatives and Senior Staff on legislation program operation with various components of other Executive Branch Departments; State, local and tribal governments; and private organizations.
  • Develop and evaluate changes in current, new or proposed legislation, and related policies. Confer and negotiate with Senior Agency officials, Federal agencies, Tribal, state, and local officials on legislative and congressional cases, initiatives and resolutions and proposals.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment


Must pass pre-employment examination.
Selectee may be subject to a probationary/trial period
ESEP appointees typically serve a two year trial period
U.S. Citizenship is required
Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959

Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/ .

Background Investigation: If you are selected for this vacancy, you must undergo a pre-employment fingerprint check and background investigation. Fingerprint results and background investigation documentation must be cleared prior to hire. After you begin your employment, your continued employment is contingent upon the outcome of a complete background investigation as determined by the sensitivity level of your position. The investigation must find that you are suitable for Federal employment in your position. If you are found not suitable, you will be terminated after you begin work. If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin work; or subject to possible criminal charges. You may be subject to a credit check as a part of the background investigation process.

Qualifications

To qualify for this position, your resume must state sufficient experience and/or education, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are applying.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

BASIC REQUIREMENT(S):
https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0300/miscellaneous-administration-and-program-series-0301/

In addition to the Basic Requirements, you must also meet the Minimum Qualifications stated below.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Your resume must demonstrate at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector performing the following type of work and/or tasks: Experience managing congressional requests for information, coordinating and integrating agency requirements and program legislative plans. Responding to information requests on the organization's programs in writing and verbally; and preparing, cogent, accurate, and organized products. Reviewing background material, information and opinions, investigating; and evaluating and overseeing talking points and briefing documents, in accordance organization's communication policies, protocols and processes. Utilizing applicable reference sources (e.g. the Congressional Record, Code of Federal Regulations, House and Senate Rules and Procedures, Committee Transcripts and Conference Reports, Government Accountability Reports, and US Code, etc.) to research, analyze, and compile information concerning past, present, and proposed legislation .

Time In Grade
Federal employees in the competitive service are also subject to the Time-In-Grade Requirements: Merit Promotion (status) candidates must have completed one year of service at the next lower grade level. Time-In-Grade provisions do not apply under the Excepted Service Examining Plan (ESEP).

You must meet all qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.

Education

There are no education requirements.

Additional information

This position is being re-advertised to solicit for additional applications. Applicants who applied previously need not to reapply unless submitting updated and/or missing information.

To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.

This position may be eligible for workplace flexibilities which may include telework options, and/or flexible work scheduling. These flexibilities may be requested in accordance with the HHS Workplace Flexibilities policy. https://www.hhs.gov/about/agencies/asa/ohr/hr-library/990-1/index.html .

Additional selection(s) of candidates may be possible within 240 days from the date the certificate of eligibles was issued for this announcement.

Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee. IHS may offer newly-appointed Federal employees credit for their directly related previous non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave.

This position is covered by a Bargaining Unit.

This position meets the criteria specified in pillar number one of the five pillars of the PHS Commissioned Corps. PHS Commissioned Officers interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps MUST apply online under the merit promotion announcement indicated above in order to receive consideration. For more information on PHS Commissioned Corps, visit the website at: https://www.usphs.gov/ .

This position has promotion potential to the GS-13 grade level. Promotion to the next grade level is at management's discretion and is based on your demonstrated ability to perform the higher level duties, the continuing need for the higher level duties, and "Regulatory/Administrative" approval. Promotion to the next higher grade level is not guaranteed and no promise of promotion is implied.

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