Thursday , February 2 2023

CRS Jobs for Procurement Technician

Website Congressional Research Service

Job Description:

The Library of Congress serves the Congress in fulfilling its duties and preserves and promotes knowledge and creativity for the benefit of the American people. It is the nation’s oldest federal cultural institution and the world’s largest library, with more than 158 million items in its physical collections (including books, manuscripts, prints, photos, film, video, and sound recordings) and over 37 million items online. Located primarily on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., the Library is the home of the U.S. Copyright Office, the Congressional Research Service (CRS), the Law Library of Congress, and the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintains work logs, tracks assignments, and keeps supervisor informed to ensure timely action, response, or completion.
  • Provides customer support, receives a variety of requests for program related information or data, and independently gathers data, prepares reports, and makes recommendations to the supervisors consistent with established practices.
  • Integrates several types of software such as spreadsheet, database, or word processing to generate specific working documents and forms and reports.
  • Selects an appropriate application and format for producing program support materials to meet specific requirements.
  • Tracks the status of contracts and orders using the Library’s financial system and corresponding paper files through contacts with contract staff, contracting officer representatives, financial points of contact and contractors.
  • Assembles contract file information and enters data into the Library’s financial system.
  • Gathers and consolidates procurement information to assemble and prepare management reports.
  • Recommends and assists in the development of automated procurement procedures.
  • Reviews reports and researches errors or conflicting information in procurement documentation.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to communicate effectively other than in writing.
  • Ability to plan and organize work assignments and set priorities in order to meet deadlines.**
  • Ability to provide office systems support.**
  • Ability to interact with others.
  • Ability to provide procurement and contract administration support.**

Job Details:

Company: Congressional Research Service

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Information Technology

Job Location: Washington, DC, US

Job Category: Government

Application Deadline: N/A

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