August 7, 2009 at 2:56 pm #77378
The Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade (FDT) Division of the Congressional Research Service is seeking a Specialist in Military Aviation to serve the United States Congress.
The specialist will work primarily on issues related to military aviation programs, policies, concepts, and operations, with a particular emphasis on U.S. military aviation acquisition programs.This includes knowledge of strategy, force-structure planning, budgets, acquisition policies, technologies, industrial-base considerations, basing arrangements, deployments and operations, and foreign sales of U.S. fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft, and the relationship of U.S. military aviation to other U.S. military forces and to foreign military forces in the context of U.S. national security strategy, foreign policy concerns, U.S. defense planning and budgeting, and joint and combined operations.
The specialist will work as part of a collaborative team in the FDT Defense Policy and Arms Control Section, which provides authoritative policy analysis to Congress on a wide array of issues and programs related to national security that are of interest to Congress.
The successful candidate for this position will have a thorough understanding of military aviation programs including tactical aircraft, airlift aircraft, bombers, ISR aircraft, rotary-wing aircraft, and unmanned aerial vehicles.
Position is being offered at the GS-15 ($120,830.00-$153,200.00). Please apply online at: http://www.loc.gov/crsinfo. If you are unable to apply online, please call 202.707.5627 to request an applicant job kit and refer to vacancy #090163 in all correspondence. Applications must be received by August 11, 2009.
The Congressional Research Service is the public policy research arm of the U.S. Congress and is fully committed to workforce diversity.
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