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2 current job openings.

Foreign Law Specialist (Germany and Other German-Speaking Jurisdictions) (Vacancy #:140212)

GS-11 - Law Library- $63,091.00- $82,019.00
Opening Date: 16-SEP-14
Closing Date: 23-OCT-14
Availability: Open to all

The incumbent serves as a Foreign Law Specialist for the Law Library of the Library of Congress. The Foreign Law Specialist is responsible for providing research, advice and assistance on foreign legal issues, questions, or situations to the United States Congress, Executive Branch Agencies, the Judiciary and foreign law reference services to other constituencies including the general public. In that capacity, the Specialist conducts legal research and analysis and prepares or contributes to legal opinions, briefs, reports, memoranda, and comparative analyses related to the laws and legal systems of Germany and other German speaking jurisdictions and international organizations where countries of assigned jurisdictions are members. In addition, the Specialist assists the development of the Law Library's online products and recommends acquisitions to the Law Library's collections related to the assigned jurisdictions.

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Library Technician (Collections) (Vacancy #:140200)

GS-07 - Law Library- $42,631.00- $55,421.00
Opening Date: 21-OCT-14
Closing Date: 04-NOV-14
Availability: Open to all

The Law Technician for Inventory and Physical Controls is supervised by the Chief, Collection Services Division, Law Library of Congress. The incumbent ensures accountability of receipts by timely check-in of each serial or monographic piece received directly in the Law Library within a prescribed number of days following receipt. Records are created in the Integrated Library System (ILS) at point of check-in, as needed, to expedite processing. This position is located Collection Services Division, Global Legal Collection Directorate, Law Library. The position description number for this position is 64208. The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area. The incumbent of this position will work a flextime work schedule. This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position. Relocation expenses will not be authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement.

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