Analyst in Telecommunications Policy
Open and closing dates: 11/07/19 to 12/06/19
Appointment Type: Permanent
Pay Grade: GS-13
Salary: $99,172 to $128,920 per year
The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Resources, Science and Industry Division is seeking an Analyst in Telecommunications Policy. The analyst will cover telecommunications policy and broadband deployment and adoption, Federal Communications Commission policies, regulations, programs and initiatives, such as the Universal Service Fund or net neutrality, as well as working knowledge of policies and positions of major stakeholders.
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 telecommunications policy and broadband deployment and adoption with an emphasis on Federal Communications Commission policies, regulations, programs and initiatives, such as the Universal Service Fund or net neutrality. 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 public policy issues of interest to its Members and Committees.
Analyst duties include: