Monday, September 28, 2009

Social Security job opening at Congressional Research Service


Washington DC

Domestic Social Policy Division

Two Public Policy Analysts

($86,927 - $113,007)

The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Domestic Social Policy Division is seeking two analysts for its Income Security Section. 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.



The analyst will focus on issues such as:

- Employment trends for persons with disabilities and mechanisms to support people with moderate to severe

functional limitations

- The interrelationships between federal programs and private mechanisms to improve the income security of

persons with disabilities

- The role of the federal and state governments and the private sector in the delivery, quality assurance, and

financing of services (long-term care, income security, health, etc.) for persons with disabilities

- Understanding and reconciling different definitions of disability that are utilized in research as compared to

programmatic definitions



The analyst will work on issues related to programs for providing income security for:

- The aged (e.g. Social Security retirement and disability benefits)

- Disabled, (e.g. Supplemental Security Income (SSI))

- Unemployed (e.g. Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits)

SALARY: Both positions are being offered at the GS-13 level $86,927 - $113,007.


APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications must be submitted by October 26, 2009. For more information and to apply online please visit:

If you are unable to apply online, please call: Tel: 202.707.5627 to request an applicant job kit.

CRS is the public policy research arm of the United States Congress and is fully committed to workforce diversity.

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