Analyst in Agricultural Policy

Library of Congress - Legislative Branch

Applicants must have had progressively responsible experience and training sufficient in scope and quality to furnish them with an acceptable level of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the position without more than normal supervision. Knowledge of agricultural policy **
Ability to analyze public policy issues**
Ability to write in a public policy context**
Ability to convey analysis and information orally through briefings, consultations and other presentations
Ability to lead collaborative research tasks
Ability to exercise objectivity in all phases of analysis and consultation
Ability to communicate effectively other than in writing
The Resources, Science and Industry Division of the Congressional Research Service seeks an Analyst in Agricultural Policy. The analyst will address agricultural issues related to agricultural trade, trade agreements, and export promotion and credit, as well as international frameworks governing agricultural trade. The ideal candidate will demonstrate ability to analyze the history, trends, and interrelationships of federal policies with those of key stakeholders.