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Title Congressional Inquiries Analyst
City Arlington
State VA
Description The Congressional Inquiries Analyst serves as an action officer in the NGB Congressional Inquiry Division by providing factual, coordinated, and timely replies to written and telephone inquiries from the White House, Members of Congress, their Committees and Staff. The following tasks are conducted in assistance to the Congressional Inquiries Branch Chief.

This primary responsibilities of this position include:

• Receive a wide variety of written and telephonic inquiries from members of Congress and other government offices and record each inquiry received to the NGB LL internal database.
• Provide interim responses every 21 calendar days to the inquiring official until the final response is drafted.
• Ensure that all inquiries are properly staffed and vetted to ensure the most accurate and up to date information is transmitted on behalf of the senior leadership at NGB.
• Establish and maintain contacts with staff of Congressional offices and within DoD, Army, the Air Force and the States and Territories.
• Maintain current a contact roster of the staffs of Congressional offices and appropriate points of contact within DOD, the Army, the Air Force, and the States and Territories.
• Ensure all Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act inquiries received by the CIBC are in compliance with policy and provide response to the CIBC within 24 hours of any such inquiry.
• Initiate appropriate coordination of sensitive inquiries (inquiries that pertain to personnel information requests) between the National Guard, Departments of the Army and Air Force, States and Territories, and other executive agencies.
Requirements Required:

• Bachelor’s degree from a relevant to field of study at a US based university
• 3 years’ experience (within the last 5 years) analyzing and responding to congressional inquiries
• Able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance

Preferred:

• Relevant and recent understanding of congressional procedure
• Thorough and recent understanding of the congressional budget and appropriations process
• Ability to analyze the President’s budget, to include analyzing appropriations tables and justification books
• Demonstrates an understanding of analyzing and tracking the annual National Defense Authorization Act, Appropriations Act and Military Construction appropriations
• Thorough understanding of committee process and procedures to include mark-ups, hearings and nominations
• Demonstrates a thorough understanding of DoD policy development, program process and program execution.
• Understanding of DoD legislative and ULB process
• Understanding of NGB and DoD staffing process and procedures
• Understanding of NGB staff structure and responsibilities
• Prior experience as Congressional staff
• Microsoft Office Tools
• Working knowledge of NGB or DoD Staff

Physical Requirements:

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical requirements can typically be characterized as active: Lifting, bending, sitting on the floor, climbing may be required in the position. Requires lifting or moving various pieces of equipment, maximum 40 lbs. Position may require work on hands and knees to conduct program activities.

Major Job activities and mental requirements:

Multiple concurrent tasks
Ability to perform under stress
Reading and comprehension
Writing
Problem solving
Confidentiality
Customer contact

Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy:

Armed Forces Services Corporation (AFSC) is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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