Arrowpoint Corporation Congressional Inquiries Analyst in Arlington, Virginia

  • Full Time

  • Arlington, VA

  • Posted 3 months ago

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Under minimal supervision, the incumbent 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, the Department of Defense, Members of Congress, their Committees and Staff as well as the Governors. The following tasks are conducted in assistance to the Congressional Inquiries Branch Chief.

Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Receives and responds to a wide variety of written and telephonic inquiries while ensuring that replies are accurate, responsive, coordinated and timely.

  • Establishes and maintains contacts with the staffs of Congressional offices and within Department of Defense (DOD), the Army, the Air Force, the National Guard Bureau and the States and Territories.

  • Develops and ensures the Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act are complied with before releasing information. Develops a formal coordinated Army National Guard/Air National Guard position on complex and controversial inquiries submitted by Members of Congress and the White House.

  • Serves as backup to the Branch Chief, responding to telephonic inquiries from Congressional staff, assigning casework, and overseeing the work of subordinates.

  • Initiates the affects appropriate coordination of sensitive inquiries between the National Guard, Departments of the Army and Air Force, Congress, States and Territories, and other executive agencies as required.

  • Participates in special projects and initiates and performs special assignments as requested.

  • Provides advice and guidance to functional experts outside the office on how to best articulate the official NGB position. Prepares documentation and other reports for submission to a higher level authority.

  • May perform other duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • BS in related area and three years of relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Incumbent must exhibit a highly developed understanding of the Legislative process with respect to technical aspects of House/Senate relations and operations. Incumbent must possess basic understanding of U. S. Code and other regulatory guidance in order to provide meaningful analysis.

  • Desired Department of Defense/prior military experience

  • Must possess the technical systems experience to convey information in a professional an accessible manner.

  • Knowledge of MS Office tools to include Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively orally and in writing with all levels of personnel.

  • Must display tact, poise and diplomacy with all levels of staff and customers.

  • US Citizenship is required. Candidates will be subject to a security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to government information as required.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • Usual office working conditions.

  • Required to sit for long periods of time.

  • Some light physical effort required.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Work Location: This position is located in Arlington, VA

Travel: No travel anticipated.

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