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Vacancy Details

Grade: 11

No questions specified.

Grade: All Grades

1 I certify, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all the information submitted by me with my application for employment is true, complete, and made in good faith, and that I have truthfully and accurately represented my work experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and education (degrees, accomplishments, etc.). I understand that the information provided may be investigated and or verified through reference checks. I understand that misrepresenting my experience or education, or providing false or fraudulent information in or with my application may be grounds for not hiring me or for firing me after I begin work. I also understand that false or fraudulent statements may be punishable by fine or imprisonment (18 U.S.C. 1001). Answer to this question is required
  • I have read and understand this information and attest that, to the best of my knowledge, the information I have provided is true and complete.
  • I have read and understand this information and do not wish to continue the application process.
2

Ability to apply knowledge of legal and legislative reference sources ** Applied knowledge of legal reference sources in all formats such as 1) legal databases (e.g., LexisNexis, Westlaw, HeinOnline, Courtlink, PACER), 2) online legislative resources (e.g., CQ.com, Congress.gov, FDSys), 3) authoritative websites (e.g., federal government departments), 4) government documents (e.g., bills, laws, regulations, executive and legislative reports), 5) court materials (e.g., court cases, dockets, documents), and 6) legal research sources (e.g., treatises, reporters, official codes).

Answer to this question is required
  • As a librarian with a degree (e.g., MLS, MIS, MLIS, MSLS) or equivalent experience, applied knowledge of ALL legal reference sources above in a library, information center, or research organization (e.g., think tank, federal research organization, law library, corporate library, news library). Served as a knowledge resource for peers and clients on legal reference sources.
  • As a librarian with a degree (e.g., MLS, MIS, MLIS, MSLS) or equivalent experience, applied knowledge of AT LEAST FOUR OF THE ABOVE legal reference sources in a library, information center, or research organization (e.g., think tank, federal research organization, law library, corporate library, news library) including 1) THROUGH 4).
  • Have experience in providing reference services and in doing so applied knowledge of AT LEAST FOUR OF THE ABOVE legal reference sources in a library, information center, or research organization (e.g., think tank, federal research organization, law library, corporate library, news library) including 1) THROUGH 4). For example, served as a librarian or research assistant in a library, information center, or research organization (e.g., think tank, federal research organization, law library, corporate library, news library).
  • None of the above.
3 In the box below, provide a description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your response to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
4 Ability to conduct information research with a legal or legislative focus** Conducted in-depth information research activities with a legal focus, including: 1) conducting in-person or online reference interviews; 2) conducting and assisting others in conducting research using print/electronic resources; 3) designing and executing searches and suggesting search strategies to others; 4) identifying authoritative legal information sources; 5) evaluating and recommending major publications and electronic resources; and 6) developing research guides and/or finding aids. Answer to this question is required
  • As a librarian with a degree (e.g., MLS, MIS, MLIS, MSLS) or equivalent experience, have experience in conducting in-depth information research with a legal focus, and in doing so executed ALL of the activities above in a library, information center, or research organization (e.g., think tank, federal research organization, law library, corporate library, news library). Anticipated and resolved requests requiring moderately complex information research and analysis.
  • As a librarian with a degree (e.g., MLS, MIS, MLIS, MSLS) or equivalent experience, have experience in conducting in-depth information research with a legal focus, and in doing so executed AT LEAST 1) THROUGH 4) of the above activities, in a library, information center, or research organization (e.g., think tank, federal research organization, law library, corporate library, news library).
  • Have experience in conducting information research with a legal focus, and in doing so executed AT LEAST 1) THROUGH 4) of the above activities, in a library, information center, or research organization (e.g., think tank, federal research organization, law library, corporate library, news library).
  • None of the above.
5 In the box below, provide a description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your response to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
6 Ability to maintain legal or legislative collections.  Maintained legal or legislative collections (print or electronic) by executing the following tasks: 1) independently managed a print or electronic collection including their storage, retrieval, or exchange; 2) assisted with the selection of new materials; 3) identified hard-to-find materials for the collection from domestic sources, including monographs, serials, electronic resources, and state, Federal, or congressional documents, or 4) performed activities such as shelving, loose-leaf filing, weeding, book processing, interlibrary loan or copy cataloging. Answer to this question is required
  • As a librarian with a degree (e.g., MLS, MIS, MLIS, MSLS) or equivalent experience, maintained a legal or legislative collection and in doing so executed ALL of the above tasks.
  • As a librarian with a degree (e.g., MLS, MIS, MLIS, MSLS) or equivalent experience, maintained a legal or legislative collection and in doing so executed AT LEAST 1) AND 2) of the above tasks.
  • Have experience in maintaining a legal or legislative collection and in doing so executed AT LEAST 1) AND 2) of the above tasks.
  • None of the above.
7 In the box below, provide a description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your response to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
8 Ability to utilize information technology and online legal resources.  Ability to organize, integrate and present content to enhance access to collections, and increase the efficiency of the work. For example: (1) utilized word processing and document management software (e.g., MS Word, MS Excel, Adobe); (2) integrated disparate information sources (e.g., library catalogs, RSS feeds, pathfinders); (3) created and maintained information alerts; (4) aggregated and presented information to respond to user needs; or (5) identified system requirements and enhancements based on user feedback and personal experience with the system. Answer to this question is required
  • As a librarian with a degree (e.g., MLS, MIS, MLIS, MSLS) or equivalent experience, routinely performed ALL tasks above in organizing, integrating and presenting content.
  • As a librarian with a degree (e.g., MLS, MIS, MLIS, MSLS) or equivalent experience, routinely performed 1) through 3) of the above tasks in organizing, integrating and presenting content.
  • Have experience in organizing, integrating and presenting content and executed 1) through 3) of the above.
  • None of the above.
9 In the box below, provide a description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your response to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
10 Ability to communicate in writing. Wrote and edited a variety of documents, including: (1) research and reference responses, (2) descriptive memoranda, executive summaries, or abstracts, (3) compilations and syntheses of information and data, including charts and graphs, (4) professional email correspondence, (5) descriptive informational reports on legal or legislative issues, (6) presentations/briefings, (7) training materials, or (8) content for display on web pages. Answer to this question is required
  • Wrote and edited AT LEAST SIX of the above documents, including 1) THROUGH 4).
  • Wrote and edited AT LEAST FIVE of the above documents, including 1) THROUGH 4).
  • Wrote and edited AT LEAST FOUR of the above documents.
  • None of the above.
11 In the box below, provide a description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your response to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
12 How did you hear about this job opening? (You may select multiple responses.)
  • Congressional Referral
  • Academic Journal
  • Newspaper
  • LATPRO
  • Diversity Jobs
  • HACE
  • USAJOBS
  • Personal Reference
  • Other
13 If you have heard about this position from another source other than those listed above, please indicate the source. Maximum length of 50 characters. Answer to this question is required