Office of the Clerk



Position Available: Library Clerk
Vacancy Announcement Number:
U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.
Closing Date:
Until Filled
Salary Level/Range:
Up to $45,997
Proposed Starting Date:


Job Summary

                                    Legislative Resource Center

                                    House Library

                                    Office of the Clerk

                                    U.S. House of Representatives

                                    Assists in the support, maintenance, retrieval and organization of the library collections, official files of the House and other information related to the House Library.  Supports the library staff in the fulfillment of daily activities, including but not limited to; collection management, inputting data, shelving, shifting, weeding, binding and maintaining various statistics and related reports. Assists with research and reference requests and various special projects.  Tracks all circulating materials.  Responsible for updating the Library ready-reference files.  




                                    A temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant and professional manner.  Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.  The candidate must be organized and possess the ability to quickly research, retrieve, compile and disseminate information.  A Bachelor=s degree in a related field is preferred or an interest in history, library sciences or research and reference.  Prior library experience preferred.   Must be detailed oriented with the ability to work independently and as well as in a team oriented environment.  Must be competent in the operation of IBM-PC compatibles and various software programs and be able to lift or move 25 pounds of library materials. 


Applicant Instructions:

No telephone inquiries please.  Interested individuals may fax or email a cover letter and resume to:


Rae Ellen Best

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Office of the Clerk                                                                               

Legislative Resource Center

House Library

B-106 Cannon House Office Building

Washington, D.C.  20515

Fax: (202) 226-5204</FON< span>


Continued employment is contingent upon satisfactorily completing a criminal history records check.

Employment with the U.S. House of Representatives is at will. EOE


House of Representatives Job Line (202) 226-4504, option 3