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Staff Assistant – Congressman John Delaney (D-MD)

Congressman John Delaney (D-MD) is seeking a highly-organized and detail-oriented Staff Assistant to work in his Washington office. Qualified candidates must have excellent written and oral communication skills. Responsibilities include greeting visitors, processing tour and flag requests, managing the internship program, and assisting with other assigned duties. Maryland ties a plus. Deadline for applications is Wednesday, February 21st. To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to MD06.Jobs@mail.house.gov. This office is an equal opportunity employer. No phone calls or walk-ins please.

Legislative Aide – Senate Democrat on Banking Committee

Senior Democratic member of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee is seeking a highly motivated individual with experience in banking and financial services.  The position will also include working on the housing and small business portfolios.  Qualified candidates should have knowledge of the issues and industries, as well as experience on the Hill.  Other duties include processing incoming mail and drafting outgoing constituent mail. Candidates must be able to meet short deadlines and juggle many priorities in a fast-paced environment.  This is not an entry level position.  JD or other graduate degree preferred but not required.  This office is an equal opportunity employer.  Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, writing sample (no more than 2 pages), and references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 224157 as the job referral number in subject line.

Legislative Assistant (economic policy) – Senator Gary Peters (D-MI)

Office of Senator Gary Peters seeks experienced staffer to cover legislative portfolio for the Senator including banking, tax, trade, and small business. Responsibilities include staffing the Senator for the Joint Economic Committee and governmental affairs issues on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. Additional duties include entrepreneurially developing and executing legislative initiatives; constant monitoring of legislative developments; professionally representing the Senator; working with stakeholders; preparing materials for meetings, briefings, and hearings; working with state offices; and coordinating closely with senior staff and the Senator. This position requires excellent communication, research and writing skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment. Preferred candidates will have an advanced degree and at least five years of legislative or policy experience.  The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. The office encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to SenateLegJobs@gmail.com

Legislative Assistant (health) – Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ)

Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr., a senior member of the House Ways and Means Committee, seeks a legislative assistant to handle predominantly healthcare policy and several other social policy issues. Candidates should have a particular familiarity with and understanding of issues related to the Medicare and Medicaid programs and the Affordable Care Act. Excellent verbal and writing skills, a desire to be proactive, as well as an ability to work well in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, are required. Legislative duties are subject to a candidate’s experience, qualifications, and office requirements. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please email cover letter, resume, and references to nj09job@gmail.com only. No calls, drop-ins, faxes, or direct e-mails please.

Legislative Assistant (homeland security/immigration/judiciary) – House Democrat

The position is responsible for a diverse portfolio of issues including Homeland Security, Immigration and Judiciary issues, including victim’s rights. This is not an entry-level job, and qualified applicants need to have a thorough working knowledge of both the legislative process and current policy-related issues. A strong professional demeanor, along with excellent writing, verbal, and organizational skills are essential. The ideal candidate should be both a self-starter and team player with an above-average sense of humor. Experience with the IQ mail system is a plus. Spanish fluency is a plus.

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and one writing sample to resume@mail.house.gov. Please include DC Legislative Assistant in the subject line. No phone calls or drop-ins please!

Legislative Director – Congressman Jimmy Panetta (D-CA)

Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) seeks a Legislative Director to lead the policy team with the development, implementation, and advancement of his legislative agenda. It is essential that candidates for this position have an extensive background with drafting and moving legislation on Capitol Hill and very strong writing skills. The Legislative Director will work closely with the Chief of Staff, District Director, and Communications Director, as well as the legislative team, to implement a district-focused legislative strategy. Again, applicants must have legislative experience and excellent writing skills. Applicants should have previous managerial experience, strong organizational and time management skills, and the ability to work well with others in a close team environment. Experience with the House Armed Services Committee and ties to California are preferred. Salary will be commensurate with candidate’s experience. Please, no drop-ins or phone calls. Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to CA20Jobs@mail.house.gov.

Legislative Assistant (foreign affairs/immigration/judiciary) – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL)

Progressive Midwestern Democrat seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle foreign affairs, immigration, judiciary, and other issues. This is not an entry-level job – knowledge of foreign affairs is required and previous Hill experience is preferred. Candidates should possess strong communications and writing skills, familiarity with the legislative process, and the ability to handle multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines. We are seeking a highly-organized and productive self-starter and a team player. The office is an equal opportunity employer committed to maintaining an inclusive, diverse, and respectful work environment.  Interested candidates should email (no calls please) a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to IL09LAOpening@mail.house.gov.

Caseworker (Yorktown office) – Congressman Scott Taylor (R-VA)

The Office of Rep. Scott Taylor (VA-2) is seeking a district caseworker for our Yorktown office to assist the citizens of the Second Congressional District with their interactions with the federal government. This full time position acts as a liaison to federal, district, and local agencies for the Congressman and constituents and answers casework correspondence and verbal communications with constituents. Strong writing, organization and customer service experience as well as ties to the local community are preferred. To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter to VA02GOP@gmail.com.

Legislative Assistant (judiciary/guns/immigration/trade/telecom/small biz) – Moderate Senate Democrat

Moderate Democratic Senator seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle a diverse portfolio of issues including: judiciary, guns, immigration, trade, technology, telecommunications, and small business. Duties include analyzing policy proposals, drafting legislation, building coalitions, and working with local, state, and national stakeholders to advance the Senator’s legislative agenda. Candidates must be proactive, thorough, team-oriented, and able to excel in a fast-paced environment. Preference will be given to candidates with 2 years’ experience on the Hill and a JD. This is not an entry-level position. Ties to Appalachia are highly desired but not required. This Office is an equal opportunity employer. Please email a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 224046 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Special Assistant – Senate HELP Committee (minority)

The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP), Democratic office, is seeking a highly motivated Special Assistant to work with management and oversee the intern program. Primary duties include: overseeing committee operations, managing deadlines, editing memos, assist with correspondence, and scheduling meetings; assisting with recruitment, hiring, training, and management of new staff, fellows, and interns; organizing and updating files, contact lists, and edits of hearing transcripts; maintaining frequent communication with other Senate offices, advocates, and stakeholders; and assisting the Staff Director and Deputy Staff Director as needed. Candidates should have precise attention to detail, strong writing and editing abilities, superior interpersonal skills, and be very organized. A desire to excel at administrative tasks is required. Most importantly, the candidate must have an ability to prioritize tasks and follow through while working in a high pressure environment. The HELP Committee is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation. If interested, please email Help.rankingmember@gmail.com with a résumé, cover letter, and writing sample. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Staff Assistant – Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX)

U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas) seeks a staff assistant for his Washington office. Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Texas connection and Spanish ability a plus. Send resume, brief writing sample, and three references to DoggettJobs@mail.house.gov. Use title on your email: Staff Assistant Application. No drop-ins please.

Outreach Director (Annapolis office) – Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)

Senator Van Hollen has an opening for an Outreach Director of his Annapolis, Maryland state office.  Primary responsibilities include representing Senator Van Hollen throughout Anne Arundel and Southern Maryland, interacting with constituents and government agencies, handling casework, and managing the Annapolis office. The Outreach Director will be the primary point of contact and engagement for the Senator throughout Anne Arundel and Southern Maryland, helping to establish a strong presence for the Senator in the region. Duties will focus on engagement and outreach in Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties. The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of Southern Maryland, be self-motivated and great at multi-tasking, have a strong desire to help people, and have excellent interpersonal and writing skills. Evening and weekend hours are often required. This is a full-time position with federal benefits. Interested applicants are invited to send a resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to applications@vanhollen.senate.gov. Applications that do not include salary requirements will not be considered. Please put “Annapolis Position” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

Staff Assistant/Driver – Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)

Senator Feinstein is seeking a Staff Assistant/Driver for her Washington, DC office. The ideal candidate will be a dependable, detail-oriented, and highly-motivated individual with excellent organizational, oral and written skills. Qualified candidates will also possess natural discretion, an ability to work with minimal supervision, and familiarity with the Washington, D.C. area. Responsibilities will include answering phones, greeting office visitors, driving the Senator to meetings off of Capitol Hill, and various general administrative duties. This position requires the individual be available for extended and unscheduled hours (including nights, weekends, and/or holidays). In a single PDF file, please send your resume, cover letter, and two writing samples of no more than five pages to jobs@feinstein.senate.gov. Please indicate the position in the subject line. Your cover letter should also indicate whether you have a vehicle, a valid driver’s license, and clean driving history.

Staff Assistant/Driver – Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)

Senator Feinstein is seeking a Staff Assistant/Driver for her Washington, DC office. The ideal candidate will be a dependable, detail-oriented, and highly-motivated individual with excellent organizational, oral and written skills. Qualified candidates will also possess natural discretion, an ability to work with minimal supervision, and familiarity with the Washington, D.C. area. Responsibilities will include answering phones, greeting office visitors, driving the Senator to meetings off of Capitol Hill, and various general administrative duties. This position requires the individual be available for extended and unscheduled hours (including nights, weekends, and/or holidays). In a single PDF file, please send your resume, cover letter, and two writing samples of no more than five pages to jobs@feinstein.senate.gov. Please indicate the position in the subject line. Your cover letter should also indicate whether you have a vehicle, a valid driver’s license, and clean driving history.

Clerk – House Natural Resources’ Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations (majority)

The Committee on Natural Resources’ Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations is seeking to fill a Clerk position on the majority staff. The ideal candidate should have a strong interest in investigations and natural resources issues. Some responsibilities include staffing Subcommittee hearings as well as some Full Committee hearings, sending and receiving Subcommittee correspondence to and from the Executive Branch as well as with outside organizations, and managing the Subcommittee’s administrative needs. Candidates must possess a strong work ethic, attention to detail, desire to learn how to conduct congressional oversight and investigations, and be self-motivated. Prior Hill experience preferred, but not required. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to NaturalResources.Jobs@mail.house.gov, with “O&I Clerk” in the subject line.

Legislative Assistant (Alaska Native, Rural Affairs, Housing/Econ Dev) – Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)

Senator Murkowski seeks Legislative Assistant to manage Alaska Native, Rural Affairs, Housing and Economic Development issue portfolio. Duties include but are not limited to: serving as the Senator’s principal advisor and representative on issues regarding, the jurisdiction of the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, rural infrastructure programs, 8(a), housing, small business, and rural outreach; collaborating with other staff members on issues to include, but not limited to, domestic violence and sexual assault, appropriations, telecom, transportation, water and sewer, fish and wildlife, subsistence, energy, and the Arctic; developing and planning legislative initiatives and/or advising the Senator on legislative issues within employee’s area of professional expertise; serving as lead staff member in the D.C. office and the primary point of contact for the above listed issues; responsible for drafting legislation, issue memos, and speeches for the Senator; legislative negotiation, outreach and advocacy; traveling extensively in rural Alaska; and working closely with the legislative correspondent to ensure timely response to constituent correspondence. Knowledge of Alaska Native history and law, BIA and IHS services, familiarity with regions and cultures of Alaska, Masters or Law Degree, or equivalent experience preferred, background in Alaskan policy issues and existing connections with Alaska stakeholders preferred. Interested parties should email cover letter and resume to Angelina Estrada-Burney, Administrative Services Director at Angelina_Burney@murkowski.senate.gov.

Digital Director – Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND)

The office of U.S. Senator Heitkamp seeks a Digital Director to run an aggressive online outreach strategy. The Digital Director will be a part of the communications team and will work collaboratively to develop social media and web content that complements and amplifies the office’s traditional communications to help reach a broader audience. Responsibilities include developing long-term and short-term digital strategies, drafting original content and regularly posting to social media accounts, creating sharable infographic and video content, maintaining the office’s website, and using analytics to evaluate and evolve the office’s digital efforts. Applicants should know how to use Adobe Photoshop and Premier Pro, as well as analytics for social media platforms. Ideal applicant is proactive, creative, hardworking, detail-oriented, a team player, and a strong and fast writer. Must have the ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines, and pick up pieces of projects when needed as well as take ownership of projects and see them through to completion. Previous digital communications experience or other relevant experience required. Interested applications should email a cover letter, resume, and two brief digital writing samples and two graphic design samples to jobs@heitkamp.senate.gov.

Digital Director – Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND)

The office of U.S. Senator Heitkamp seeks a Digital Director to run an aggressive online outreach strategy. The Digital Director will be a part of the communications team and will work collaboratively to develop social media and web content that complements and amplifies the office’s traditional communications to help reach a broader audience. Responsibilities include developing long-term and short-term digital strategies, drafting original content and regularly posting to social media accounts, creating sharable infographic and video content, maintaining the office’s website, and using analytics to evaluate and evolve the office’s digital efforts. Applicants should know how to use Adobe Photoshop and Premier Pro, as well as analytics for social media platforms. Ideal applicant is proactive, creative, hardworking, detail-oriented, a team player, and a strong and fast writer. Must have the ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines, and pick up pieces of projects when needed as well as take ownership of projects and see them through to completion. Previous digital communications experience or other relevant experience required. Interested applications should email a cover letter, resume, and two brief digital writing samples and two graphic design samples to jobs@heitkamp.senate.gov.

Special Assistant – Senate HELP Committee (minority)

The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP), Democratic office, is seeking a highly motivated Special Assistant to work with management and oversee the intern program. Primary duties include: overseeing committee operations, managing deadlines, editing memos, assist with correspondence, and scheduling meetings; assisting with recruitment, hiring, training, and management of new staff, fellows, and interns; organizing and updating files, contact lists, and edits of hearing transcripts; maintaining frequent communication with other Senate offices, advocates, and stakeholders; and assisting the Staff Director and Deputy Staff Director as needed. Candidates should have precise attention to detail, strong writing and editing abilities, superior interpersonal skills, and be very organized. A desire to excel at administrative tasks is required. Most importantly, the candidate must have an ability to prioritize tasks and follow through while working in a high pressure environment. The HELP Committee is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation. If interested, please email Help.rankingmember@gmail.com with a résumé, cover letter, and writing sample. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Chief of Staff – Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (D-MI)

SUMMARY:

Member of Congress seeks a Chief of Staff to serve as the Member’s chief advisor. An individual in this position will develop and implement all policy objectives, strategies, and operating plans for the Member’s offices, manages and directs all staff of the Member’s Washington, DC, and district offices, as well as coordinates the activities of the Member with Leadership and committee offices(s). Previous Capitol Hill experience and Michigan ties are a plus.

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Strong managerial experience, providing the necessary organization and supervisory leadership to manage a House office;
* Thorough knowledge of the legislative process and of House organization and rules; including Congressional Ethics
* An understanding of the district, as well as local, state, and federal agencies and departments;
* Knowledge of the office policies, practices, and procedures; and
* Ability to maintain a good working relationship with the Congresswoman, staff; and constituents.

DUTIES:

* Oversees the Washington, DC, and district office staffs. Sets office goals, policies and procedures, and has oversight responsibility for hiring and salary decisions;
* Coordinates and supervises the efforts of all employees including the legislative, press and constituent service staffs;
* Acts as the Member’s principal liaison and representative;
* Regulates the office budget;
* Works well under pressure and has a flexible schedule including long hours, nights and weekends; and
* Performs other duties as assigned by the Member.

Qualified individuals should email a resume, cover letter, and 3 references to mi14district@gmail.com by December 29th, 2017. Salary will be commensurate with candidate’s experience. Please, no drop-ins or phone calls.

Deputy Press Secretary – Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA)

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine’s official office is looking for a D.C.-based deputy press secretary responsible for  traditional press duties and managing Sen. Kaine’s digital media presence. Day-to-day responsibilities include drafting press releases and talking points, monitoring news, planning and drafting social media content, writing outreach emails to constituents, preparing briefings for and staffing media interviews, supporting reporter outreach, and maintaining the office website. Qualified candidates have 2 -3 years of communications experience, excellent writing and editing skills, and have held one or more positions in government or on a campaign. Spanish language proficiency and experience in digital media preferred. Please send a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to kainepressjobs@gmail.com with “Kaine Press Job Opening” in the subject line.

Staff Assistant – Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ)

Congressman Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ) is seeking a full-time Staff Assistant with excellent written and oral communications skills to work in his Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include general front-desk operations, coordinating tours and flag requests, managing interns, driving the member, and other tasks as assigned. A good driving record and access to an automobile are required. Arizona ties are a plus.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

Staff and maintain front office;
Answer the telephones;
Greet visitors to the office;
Answer constituent requests for general information;
Drive the member;
Manage interns;
Coordinate tours; and
Assist with various administrative and legislative duties.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to jeremy.nordquist@mail.house.gov.

State Economic Development Director – Connecticut Senate Democrat

Oversees the Senator’s economic development efforts across the state.  Communicates regularly with local elected officials, community and business leaders and others to determine what the state’s economic development needs are; researches federal funding opportunities and writes letters to support grants, at times with assistance of other staff; works with businesses regarding any opportunities for growth and works with the legislative staff on possible legislative solutions to issues facing Connecticut businesses and other stakeholders. This position requires excellent communication, research and writing skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment. Office is an equal opportunity employer. Please send a cover letter and resume to: senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 224056 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Staff Assistant – Midwestern Senate Republican

Republican Senator seeks an energetic, friendly, and dedicated person to serve as a Staff Assistant. This person will possess a high degree of organization with the ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Duties include, but are not limited to answering and routing telephone calls, fulfilling various constituent requests, greeting visitors and tallying constituent opinion calls. The individual will assist in leading tours of the Capitol to constituent groups. Attention to detail is a must. The ideal candidate will also possess a positive attitude and the ability to take initiative in solving problems. Hill experience preferred. Ties to the Midwest required. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senategopstaffasst@gmail.com.

Legislative Director – Congressman Keith Ellison (D-MN)

Representative Keith Ellison seeks an organized, creative legislative director to develop legislative initiatives while managing a robust policy portfolio in a fast-paced office. Candidates should have Hill experience, outstanding writing abilities, be a self-starter, with excellent management skills. The ideal candidate has significant knowledge of House legislative procedure and ideally, experience with financial services and housing policy. Minnesota ties preferred. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample by Tuesday, January 2, 2018 to MN05position@mail.house.gov. No calls or walk-ins, please.

Constituent Services Caseworker (Largo, MD office) – Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)

Senator Van Hollen has an opening for a Constituent Services Caseworker in his Largo, Maryland state office. Primary responsibilities include handling a large docket of constituent casework; interacting with constituents and government agencies; and representing Senator Van Hollen at community events. This position provides an opportunity to be part of a hard-working cohesive team and to make a difference in the lives of others. Issues that this staff member may handle include housing, employment, health care, disabilities, and social services. Familiarity with Prince George’s County is essential. An MSW and Spanish-speaking ability are plusses. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, great at multi-tasking, has a strong desire to help people, and has excellent interpersonal and writing skills. Evening and weekend hours are often required. This is a full-time position with federal benefits. Interested applicants are invited to send a resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to applications@vanhollen.senate.gov. Applications that do not include salary requirements will not be considered. Please put “Constituent Services Position – Largo” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

Senior Legislative Aide – Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX)

U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas) seeks a senior legislative aide with a minimum of three years of Hill experience. This is not an entry level position. Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Advanced degree a plus. Spanish ability a plus. Send resume, brief writing sample, and three references to DoggettJobs@mail.house.gov. Use title on your email: Senior LA Position. No drop-ins please.

Legislative Assistant (health) – Senator Mark Warner (D-VA)

The office of Senator Mark R. Warner is looking for a legislative assistant to handle the health care portfolio, which will include staffing his work on the Senate Finance Committee.  The ideal candidate should have deep knowledge and relevant experience working on health care policy, including particular familiarity with the Medicare and Medicaid programs.  Candidates must understand health care financing and the individual insurance markets created under the Affordable Care Act. This is a senior legislative staff position; applicant must have three years of relevant experience.  The ideal candidate has experience working on health policy in another Congressional or Senate office and ties to Virginia.  Applicants must be able to represent the Senator before constituents and stakeholders, handle multiple responsibilities at one time and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. The position entails supervision of at least one legislative correspondent.  Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter and resume to resumes@warner.senate.gov with the subject line “Health Care Opening.”  Please save cover letter and resume in a single file (pdf preferred) and name the file “Last name, First name.”  This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.  Application materials must be received by Friday, January 5, 2018 at 9:00am.

Legislative Assistant (health/budget/tax/approps) – Congresswoman Laura DeLauro (D-CT)

Senior, active member of appropriations committee seeks hard working and experienced legislative assistant to handle health issues, including appropriations, budget, and tax policy. Experience working on the Hill is essential and related policy experience is preferred. Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample, and salary requirements to ct03laopening@gmail.com.

Legislative Correspondent (health/education/labor/Indian Affairs) – Midwestern Senate Republican

Midwest Republican Senator is seeking a Legislative Correspondent to respond to constituent mail and assist the Legislative Assistant responsible for health care, education, labor, and Indian Affairs legislative portfolio. Qualified candidates will possess excellent writing and research skills and the ability to meet deadlines, while paying close attention to detail, in a fast-paced environment. Midwest ties, Capitol Hill experience, and knowledge in these issue areas are strongly preferred. Please send a cover letter and resume to senatehealthlc@gmail.com.

Legislative Assistant (military/national security) – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA)

Bay Area (California) Democrat seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle military issues, national security, and oversight, including the Member’s leadership role on the House Armed Services Committee’s Military Personnel subcommittee. The candidate should have a strong interest in oversight and governmental reform, with particular emphasis on the military. This is not an entry-level job – knowledge of national security issues and previous Hill experience are required.

Candidates should possess exceptional communications and writing skills, familiarity with the legislative process, and the ability to handle multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines. We are seeking a self-starter with a great sense of humor who can both support ongoing projects and propose new directions.

The office is an equal opportunity employer committed to maintaining an inclusive, diverse, and respectful work environment.  Interested candidates should email (no calls please) a cover letter and resume to CA14Jobs@mail.house.gov.

Staff Assistant – Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (D-CA)

Representative Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) seeks a Staff Assistant to assume the responsibilities of managing the front office. Daily tasks include answering telephones; greeting visitors; processing flag and tour requests; drafting correspondence; and serving as Intern Coordinator. Candidates should be detail-oriented professionals with strong organizational skills and writing abilities, have a positive attitude, take pride in their work product, and thrive in a fast-paced environment. Applicants must also have a car. Individuals with ties to the Bay Area are strongly encouraged to apply. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to StaffAssistantCalifornia@gmail.com. No phone calls, e-mails or walk-ins, please.

Policy Advisor/Counsel – Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, Office of Vice Chairman Tom Udall (D-NM)

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, Office of the Vice Chairman, Senator Tom Udall seeks experienced staffer to cover legislative portfolio including economic development, law enforcement, energy, tax, and related issues impacting Indian Country. Additional duties include developing and executing legislative initiatives; monitoring legislative developments; conducting oversight; working with stakeholders; preparing materials for meetings, briefings, and hearings; and coordinating closely with senior staff and the Vice Chairman.  This position requires excellent communication, strong research and writing skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.  Ideal candidate will have work experience in the legislative and/or executive branch, as well as extensive knowledge of, experience with, and/or contacts with Indian Country.  J.D. preferred but not required.  The Office is an equal employment opportunity employer and encourages individuals from all backgrounds to apply.  Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to SCIAresumes@indian.senate.gov.

Staff Assistant (Oahu, HI district office) – Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI)

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard’s Oahu district office is searching for a full-time staff assistant. Job responsibilities include fielding constituent calls, processing mail, coordinating internship program, assisting with casework and constituent requests for information, maintaining a photographic database, drafting correspondence, maintaining office equipment, and other administrative duties. In addition, the staff assistant occasionally represents Congresswoman Gabbard at community events.

Strong ties to the state and organizational skills are a must. To apply for the position, please e-mail your cover letter, resume, two writing samples and contact information for three work references to hi02jobs@gmail.com with the subject line “STAFF ASSISTANT.” No calls or “walk-ins” please.

Projects Specialist (Newark, NJ office) – Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ)

New Jersey Senator Cory A. Booker seeks a Projects Specialist to oversee the economic, financial services and telecommunications portfolios in his Newark Office. Responsibilities include: statewide outreach to relevant organizations and constituents; planning and execution of grant and government program workshops; planning and execution of events with the Senator; attending community meetings; and monitoring of pertinent state issues. Successful candidates will have excellent oral and written communication skills, the ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment, and experience in government and/or community outreach. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Interested applicants should send both cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 224019 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Outreach & Member Services Coordinator – House Energy & Commerce Committee (minority)

The Energy and Commerce Democratic Staff seeks an organized and enthusiastic person to coordinate outreach and member services. Responsibilities include planning and executing member, staff and stakeholder meetings on issues before the committee; collaborating with policy staff to plan and organize Democratic Committee Forums; drafting and circulating notifications and communications so members, staff and external organizations are aware of the Committee’s actions; and handling other administrative tasks for the Committee. Qualified candidates must have administrative experience; strong writing and organizational skills; a proven ability to perform under pressure while juggling multiple tasks; and sound political judgment. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. This is not an entry level position, and candidates must have at least two years of relevant experience in a paid position. Please submit a cover letter, resume and a short writing sample to ecdjobs@mail.house.gov. Please no walk-ins or phone calls.

Field Representative (Columbia, MO office) – Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO)

Sen. Claire McCaskill’s office in Columbia, Mo. has an opening for a field representative. This staff member would be responsible for representing Sen. McCaskill throughout the Northeast and North Central areas of Missouri. The outreach area covers about 25-28 counties. Strong candidates have a bachelor’s degree and at least one-year of work experience after their college graduation. Strong communication skills are key, as is the ability to research and learn about federal issues to help constituents. Candidates must have their own transportation. Work hours flexible outside the standard 9 am to 5 pm work week. Please send a resume and cover letter to employment@mccaskill.senate.gov. Application deadline is Nov. 30.

Communications Director – Congressman John Curtis (R-UT)

Newly elected Congressman John Curtis (UT-3) seeking an aggressive, digitally savvy Communications Director. Please email resume, salary requirements and references to: gopcongressman2017@gmail.com. No drop ins.

Scheduler – Congressman Tom Rice (R-SC)

The Office of Congressman Tom Rice (SC-07) seeks an experienced scheduler to join their Washington, D.C. office. South Carolina ties preferred but not required.  Send resumes to jennifer.watson@mail.house.gov.

Constituent Services Caseworker (Largo, MD office) – Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)

Senator Van Hollen has an opening for a Constituent Services Caseworker in his Largo, Maryland state office.  Primary responsibilities include handling a large docket of constituent casework; interacting with constituents and government agencies; and representing Senator Van Hollen at community events. This position provides an opportunity to be part of a hard-working cohesive team and to make a difference in the lives of others. Issues that this staff member may handle include housing, employment, health care, disabilities, and social services.  Familiarity with Prince George’s County is essential.  An MSW and Spanish-speaking ability are plusses. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, great at multi-tasking, has a strong desire to help people, and has excellent interpersonal and writing skills.   Evening and weekend hours are often required. This is a full-time position with federal benefits. Interested applicants are invited to send a resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to applications@vanhollen.senate.gov.   Applications that do not include salary requirements will not be considered.   Please put “Constituent Services Position – Largo” in the subject line.  No phone calls, please.

Legislative Assistant (vets/homeland security/foreign relations) – Senior Senate Democrat

Senior Democratic Senator seeks experienced legislative staff to handle a portfolio that includes veterans policy, national security, homeland security, and foreign relations as part of a dynamic and fast-paced office. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to formulating policy agenda within assigned issue areas; drafting and advancing legislation; drafting support materials, such as floor statements, briefings and official letters; briefing the Senator; staying abreast of legislative developments and closely monitoring committee activities associated with issue portfolio; and advocating for state interests. Outstanding written and verbal communication skills are essential. Prior Senate experience is highly preferred. The ideal candidate should be able to work well under pressure with tight deadlines and as part of a team. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 224009 the job referral number in the subject line.

Staff Assistant – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)

Senior Democratic Member of Congress seeks an energetic, organized, creative, self-starter to join the District Office of her very active and visible constituent services staff.

The staff assistant is responsible for coordinating mail and casework distribution; answering the phones; and preparing letters of greetings, condolences and congratulations on behalf of the Member. Responsibilities may also include casework assignments if the District Director finds that the staff assistant can take on such work while paying the required attention to his/her already assigned tasks. The staff assistant also serves as intern coordinator by recruiting, training, scheduling and assigning duties.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree, significant experience interacting with the public, excellent writing and communication skills and a working knowledge of the District of Columbia. Candidate must be a resident of the District of Columbia or willing to move immediately to D.C., if hired.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, two writing samples and references to dc00.nortonresume@mail.house.gov. This position is open until filled. Salary: based on skill and experience level.

Scheduler – Senate Republican

Conservative Republican Senator seeks a detail-oriented person with strong organizational skills and the ability to interact with staff at all levels in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate must have Hill or campaign experience and have the ability to work long unpredictable hours. Previous scheduling experience preferred. Please email a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223918 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Military Legislative Assistant – Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI)

Congresswoman Gabbard is seeking a dynamic, passionate Military Legislative Assistant or Senior National Security/Foreign Policy Advisor to support her work on the House Armed Services Committee and House Foreign Affairs Committee. This position’s portfolio will include Veterans Affairs, Homeland Security, and Intelligence. Responsibilities include preparing and staffing the Member for committee hearings, managing the day-to-day development of Member requests for the National Defense Authorization Act, working closely with the Member on legislative strategy, researching and advising the Member on bills and other issues, and representing the Member in meetings and events.

We are seeking someone to join our fun, team-oriented, hard-working office. The successful candidate will possess a can-do attitude and will be solutions oriented. He or she will also be an independent worker, a self-starter and will possess the capacity to produce high quality work on short deadlines. He or she will also have a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and superiors in a dynamic work environment. Veteran applications are encouraged. Ideal candidates should have House Armed Services Committee experience, Hill experience, or both. Hawaii ties and an active security clearance is a plus.

To submit your application, please email a resume, cover letter, and two short writing samples with the subject line “Military legislative assistant” to hi02jobs@gmail.com. Please no calls or walk-ins.

Staff Assistant – Senior Midwestern House Republican

Senior Midwestern Republican seeks a highly motivated individual with exceptional writing, organizational skills and multitasking ability to serve as a Staff Assistant in their Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, overseeing front office operations, managing tour and flag requests, processing and sorting incoming mail, and coordinating intern schedules and activities. Midwest ties are also preferred, but not required. Please e-mail your resume, cover letter, and references, to: midwestsa@gmail.com. No calls or drop-ins please.

Legislative Correspondent (telecom/infrastructure) – New England Senate Democrat

New England Democratic Senator seeks Legislative Correspondent to work on telecommunications and infrastructure issues.  Strong writing and communications skills, attention to detail, and willingness to work hard as part of a team in a fast-paced environment are requirements.  Ideal candidate would have experience with these issue areas or previous Hill experience.  Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223927 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent – Ohio House Republican

A fast-paced Republican office is seeking qualified candidates for a Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent position based in Washington, D.C. The position is responsible for answering phones, scheduling tours, processing flag requests, and assisting with overall constituent services for the office. In addition, the position works with the Legislative Director and the LA/LC to review and respond to constituent correspondence in a variety of assigned issue areas. Other duties include managing the office’s internship program, performing some office administrative tasks, assisting with general IT support, and conducting research and other legislative and/or communications-related tasks as needed. Candidates should be politically conservative, have excellent communication and writing skills, be committed to good customer service, work well under pressure and with time-sensitive deadlines, and be able to manage a heavy work load in a fast-paced office environment. Ohio ties are not required, but are strongly preferred. Qualified individuals should send a cover letter and resume to Staffassistant2017@mail.house.gov.

Constituent Services Representative (North Texas Regional Office – Dallas) – Senator John Cornyn (R-TX)

U.S. Senator John Cornyn’s North Texas Regional Office, located in Dallas, is now accepting resumes for a full-time Constituent Services Representative to start immediately. A background in government or public service is preferred. Senator Cornyn’s Constituent Services staff works with the Senator to assist Texans having difficulties with various federal agencies. For more information on constituent services, visit the “Help with Federal Agencies” section of Senator Cornyn’s website at http://cornyn.senate.gov/. This entry level position offers a unique opportunity to gain experience and valuable insight into Senate procedure in an office that handles a wide range of issues. The Constituent Services Representative primarily assists with duties that are essential to the Senator’s service to his constituents. Duties include answering constituent telephone calls, sorting constituent mail, ordering office supplies, drafting letters, and assisting the Senator’s Constituent Services casework staff. Full-time paid position: Starting salary $31,000. Qualifications: Four-year college degree, must have graduated by start date; strong written and oral communication skills; proficient in Microsoft Office applications; ability to be self-motivated and flexible while handling multiple tasks; ability to complete tasks quickly and effectively with minimal supervision; able to maintain a positive attitude and possess exceptional interpersonal skills in a deadline-driven work environment. Applicants should submit by email a résumé (with GPA), unofficial college transcript, and a cover letter explaining why they are interested in working for Senator John Cornyn to: dallas_office@cornyn.senate.gov.

Counsel – House Oversight & Government Reform Committee (minority)

The Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is the principal investigative body for the U.S. House of Representatives, and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings seeks to fill a Counsel position on the Democratic staff. The ideal candidate will be a junior attorney (fewer than five years of experience) with a background or strong interest in investigations. Responsibilities include depositions, transcribed interviews, briefings, and congressional hearings. Candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates must have superior attention to detail, work well under pressure, be self-motivated, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Please send a resume and cover letter to oversightjobs@mail.house.gov, with “Counsel” in the subject line.

Staff Assistant – Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO)

The Office of Senator McCaskill is seeking a Staff Assistant to join a busy front office environment in her Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include answering and routing constituent calls, greeting and assisting constituents in the office, responding to constituent concerns and requests, handling tour requests, and assisting in event planning.  A successful candidate will be highly motivated, able to manage and prioritize multiple projects and tasks, detail-oriented, and able to maintain a high level or professionalism and discretion at all times. The candidate should have strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with constituents and staff members. Missouri ties strongly preferred but not required. This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. Resume and cover letter should be emailed to employment@mccaskill.senate.gov. No phone calls please.

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