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Senior Congressional Liaison

External Affairs - Legislative Affairs
Closing date:
Washington, D.C.
(71) $131,227–$240,000 See information on grades and base pay ranges
Who may apply:
Open to All US Citizens (Competitive service - Permanent), Open to status candidates (Competitive service - Permanent)


This position is located in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, External Affairs Division, Office of Legislative Affairs. The incumbent will provide oversight investigations advice and support to ensure that information about the Bureau’s work is consistently shared with Congressional oversight investigations bodies in a timely manner.

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As the Senior Congressional Liaison, you will:

  • Provide strategic advice and other assistance to ensure effective Congressional relations and communications that successfully represent CFPB programs and policies, including strategies for responding to the most complex and sensitive Congressional oversight and investigations matters.
  • Assist in the development of organizational objectives and short and long-range program goals of the office.
  • Conduct research and gather information in connection to Congressional oversight investigations requests.
  • Draft, review, and edit effective and timely briefing memos and talking points for the Assistant Director and other senior Bureau leaders as needed.
  • Monitor and report regularly on Congressional oversight, the Bureau’s responses to Congressional oversight and investigations matters, and other oversight activities to ensure that the Assistant Director for Legislative Affairs is aware of and regularly apprised about Congressional oversight and investigations matters that are relevant to the Bureau’s work and mission.

Travel Required

  • Not required

Supervisory Status

  • No

Promotion Potential

  • 71

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Open to All US Citizens (Competitive service - Permanent)

Applications will be accepted from all U.S. citizens.

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Open to status candidates (Competitive service - Permanent)

Current Federal employees on career or career-conditional appointments and reinstatement eligible. Current federal employees on permanent competitive service appointments (including current CFPB employees on such appointments), or former federal employees with reinstatement eligibility; or ICTAP Eligibles; or Eligible under special hiring authorities (e.g., individuals with disabilities, covered by an interchange agreement, or Eligible under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act). Current CFPB employee should check their appointment type before applying to an announcement.

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