Vacancy Announcement

Office of the Clerk

Position Available: Public Information Specialist

Vacancy Announcement Number: CLK-003-17

Office/Location: U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.

Closing Date: March 3, 2017

Salary Level/Range: Up to $57,380.00

Proposed Starting Date: Immediate

Job Summary:

Candidate will assist in the production, circulation and dissemination of public documents and information, assist Congressional staff with various research and reference services, and be responsible for quickly ascertaining, interpreting and communicating the status of legislation in response to inquiries made by congressional staff and the public. Incumbent must perform data entry and master legislative information database systems. Candidate must possess the ability to utilize computerized and non-computerized resources for the maintenance, research, and retrieval of public disclosure information. Candidate must perform duties in a small work station in an office environment without an expectation of privacy where noise levels are moderate.

Qualifications:

Candidate must possess the temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant and professional manner and the ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in the fulfillment of responsibilities. Exceptional communications skills are required for high volume telephone and computer usage. Candidate must possess superior organizational and administrative skills along with the ability to quickly research, retrieve and provide accurate information within a limited time frame. Thorough knowledge of legislative research tools, information resources, House procedures, and the legislative process is required. A college degree is preferred. Candidate must be competent in the operation of a personal computer and be detailed and task oriented.

Applicant Instructions:

No telephone inquiries please. To apply, interested individuals may fax or email a cover letter and resume with the subject heading “Public Information Specialist” to:

Ms. Karen Granger
Office of the Clerk
Legislative Resource Center
B-106 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515
Fax: (202) 226-5204
Karen.Granger@mail.house.gov

Disclaimer:

Hiring for this position is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act. Applicants seeking veterans’ preference consideration should email veoa-iohr@mail.house.gov for further information.

Continued employment is contingent upon satisfactorily completing a criminal history records check. Employment with the U.S. House of Representatives is at-will. EOE.