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Job Title: Librarian (Legal and Legislative Research)

Department: Department Of The Treasury

Agency: Internal Revenue Service

Job Announcement Number:CCKM-14-D26

SALARY RANGE:

$63,091.00 to $98,305.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, May 23, 2014 to Monday, June 09, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1410-11/12

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full-Time Career/Career Conditional - Permanent.

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

12

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC, DC View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

U.S. Citizens; no prior Federal experience is required.


 

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Public Trust - Background Investigation

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

The Office of Chief Counsel Library, IRS, is looking for enthusiastic Librarians to join our research and legislative teams and gain valuable experience in a legal environment.  Our mission is to serve America's taxpayers fairly and with integrity by providing correct and impartial interpretation of the internal Revenue laws and the highest quality legal advice and representation for the Internal Revenue Service.  The Tax Library provides support to the Office of Chief Counsel and the Internal Revenue Service.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

·         Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

·         No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

·         Please refer to "Conditions of Employment".

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DUTIES:

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The following are the duties of this position at the GS-12 level. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.

·         Participates with supervisor in developing policies, plans and objectives relating to the research services and the legislative history work of the Library with emphasis on these of online and other automated research systems.

·         Provides comprehensive reference, research and advisory services to personnel of the IRS by answering a wide range of comprehensive reference questions relating to law, taxation and legislation that often involves locating information that is not included in various information centers and automated retrival systems to locate and select the appropriate materials, makes analyses as necessary, and prepares answers to reference questions.

·         Provides detailed instructions to library clientele on the content, nature and use of Chief Counsel's library resources including how to search manual and automated databases.

·         Performs complex literature searches, both manual and automated, which require systematic, comprehensive, and exhaustive searches for legal and non-legal information.

·         Administers and monitors the Library’s various contracts, leases, and subscription agreements for electronic database services and equipment, reviewing statements and invoices and resolving billing problems as necessary.

·         Produces selected and annotated bibliographies on specific subjects, compiles information packages for Chief Counsel personnel; develops resource directories in both paper and electronic format.

·         Designs and performs complex online searches of appropriate databases in areas involving legislative materials and issues.

·         Initiates, plans, and develops programs for providing access to the Library’s unique collections of government and legislative documents.

·         Plays a pivotal role in development and implementation of automated system for indexing of legislative history materials.

·         Responsible for maintaining and developing print and electronic collections of legislative research materials, both current and historical; collection responsibilities include the following subject areas: tax, appropriations, bankruptcy, social security, government contracts, freedom of information and disclosure, federal employee benefits, and public sector labor law.

·         Is responsible for monitoring and tracking legislative activity of interest to the Office of Chief Counsel; utilizes both manual and automated services to ensure that legislative tracking functions are comprehensive, timely, and that all current and pending legislation of interest to the agency is properly identified and monitored.

·         Provides sophisticated legislative research and reference services to the legal staff of the agency in areas involving tax, appropriations, bankruptcy, social security, government employment, and employee benefits legislation.

 

 

 

 

 

Laura Carlson

Lead Librarian, Research Services

IRS Counsel Library

Phone:  202-317-4805