Supervisory Legislative Affairs Specialist, GS-0301-15 DE

Arlington, Virginia
Jun 16, 2017
Jul 03, 2017
Full Time

About the Agency

NSF is relocating to Alexandria, Virginia. In late summer of 2017, NSF will begin the transition from its current location in Arlington, VA to 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22314. The new location is adjacent to a Metro station (Eisenhower Avenue on the Yellow Line) and there is ample parking in the area. There are several amenities nearby, such as restaurants, hotels, and shops. NSF has the advantages of a small agency environment that fosters collaboration, creativity and opportunities to contribute to major agency-wide projects. Consistently ranked by its employees as one of the top federal agencies in managing its workforce, NSF maintains a creative, flexible, and collegial atmosphere and is respected in both the federal and scientific arenas for its work in promoting science, technology, education and management best practices. Join our team at one of the best places to work in the federal government and use your knowledge and imagination to keep NSF at the frontier of discovery!

More about NSF.

This position is located in the Office of Legislative and Public Affairs (OLPA). OLPA communicates information about the activities, programs, research results and policies of the National Science Foundation (NSF) by employing a variety of tools and techniques to engage the general public and selected audiences including Congress, the news media, state and local governments, other Federal agencies, and the research and education communities

  • Not Required

  • No

  • Background Investigation
  • Preview questions at bottom of Qualifications & Evaluations--see tab above
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Selective Service registration required for male applicants, unless exempt
  • Supervisory/managerial probationary period
  • To qualify for this position you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 level in federal service.

    Specialized experience is defined as experience serving as a senior level legislative expert directly supporting an agency/organizational Head or member of Congress and extensive experience working with authorization and appropriation committees in the federal government.

    Education may enhance skills required for this position; however, no substitution of education for specialized experience may be made at this level.

    You must meet eligibility and qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date. You must answer all job-related questions in the NSF eRecruit questionnaire. All online applicants must provide a valid email address.

    If your email address is inaccurate or your mailbox is full or blocked, you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.

    This is a non-bargaining unit position.

    Not Applicable

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