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Archive for August, 2016

Legislative Fellow (energy/environment) – House Democrat

Very, very active House democrat seeks an energy and environment legislative fellow. The fellow would work directly with the legislative director focusing on a range of energy and environment projects the office hopes to pursue. Projects are likely to include: climate adaptation, fracking regulation, energy efficiency, public land concerns, coal leasing, oil and gas loopholes, energy finance, and renewables. The office has had numerous fellows in the past who have had great experiences and we treat fellows as full members of the leg team. Fellows will brief the Congressman, staff him, write speeches, do vote recommendations, work on committee responsibilities, and draft legislation. The office would ask for at least a 6 month commitment (ideally more) from the fellow though unfortunately we are not in a position to offer any monetary compensation. We also want someone who is a strong writer, has some policy experience, and is easy going and enjoys working in tight corridors. We can offer a very rewarding and educational experience that goes well beyond most fellowships and a great chance to gain a foothold on Capitol Hill. To apply please send your cover letter, resume, and 3 references in a single pdf to congressdemresume@gmail.com.

Legislative Assistant (foreign affairs) – Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA)

Representative Gerry Connolly (VA-11th) seeks an energetic, experienced Legislative Assistant to staff his work on the Foreign Affairs Committee, where he is a senior member and sits on the Asia & the Pacific and the Middle East & North Africa subcommittees. In addition to the Committee and related Congressional Caucuses, this individual handles a wide portfolio of issues according to the needs of the office.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: proactively advancing the Congressman’s legislative agenda within assigned issue areas, connecting the Congressman’s agenda with leaders and stakeholders in Northern Virginia, representing the Member in constituent meetings, and drafting talking points and constituent mail. Candidates must demonstrate substantial legislative experience and possess the agility and creativity to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter, have the capacity to work at a fast tempo, and have strong writing skills. Virginia ties are highly valued. This is not an entry-level position.

Interested candidates should send an e-mail to vacongressionalresumes@gmail.com with the subject line reading “Foreign Affairs LA Opening” and include a cover letter, resume, and writing sample. No walk-ins or phone calls, please.

Legislative Counsel (gun safety/patent reform/IP/immigration) – House Democrat on Judiciary Committee

Active House Democrat on the Judiciary Committee seeks Legislative Counsel to handle Committee portfolio as well as other issues. Candidates must be able to multitask, work under tight deadlines, and have the ability to work flexible hours. Staff in this position is expected to generate ideas for legislation and other initiatives to enhance the Member’s positions on issues in the portfolio and must be able to articulate legal and policy issues clearly and concisely. This position will also be responsible for writing constituent mail, taking policy meetings, staffing Member for Committee hearings and markups, and providing policy support to the communications team and district office, among other duties. Previous Hill experience and/or familiarity with gun safety issues, patent reform, intellectual property, and immigration preferred. Law degree required; this is not an entry level position. To apply send resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to DemJudiciaryLA@mail.house.gov.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Press Secretary – Western Senate Democrat

Western Senate Democrat seeking creative, self-motivated press secretary to join a five-person communications team. Primary responsibility will be writing press releases and in-state media outreach, but duties will include writing talking points and web and social media content; staffing the senator for interviews and events; pitching in-state and Washington media; and working with state and Washington staff to plan and implement events. The ideal candidate will have experience working as a press secretary or a deputy press secretary — preferably on the Hill or a related environment — strong writing ability, an enthusiastic positive attitude, and a willingness to work hard until the job is done. Editing, design and multimedia skills are extremely helpful. Spanish is a plus. In-state experience is strongly preferred but not required. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, 3 writing samples (MUST include at least one press release or very similar material), and 3 recent professional references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223342 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Senior Legislative Assistant – Congressman John Fleming, M.D. (R-LA)

Congressman John Fleming, M.D. is seeking an experienced Senior Legislative Assistant to handle Crime, Second Amendment, Immigration, and Internet Privacy issues in his Washington, D.C. office. Minimum of 2 years experience in a previous legislative role. Strong conservative philosophy required. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to la04jobs@mail.house.gov with “Senior Legislative Assistant Position” in the subject line.

Press Secretary – Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX)

U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas) seeks a press secretary for his Washington office. Spanish skills and Hill experience a plus. Send resume, brief writing sample, and three references to DoggettJobs@mail.house.gov. No drop-ins please.

Legislative Fellow – Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI)

Job Summary: The position is for a Legislative Fellow in the Washington, DC Congressional Office. Primary responsibilities are to support the legislative team on a wide range of issues, including national security, armed services, foreign relations, and veteran’s affairs. The fellow will also facilitate and coordinate responses to constituents. Ideal candidates should have experience working on Asia-Pacific issues and/or defense-related issues in a policy context.

Job Duties and Responsibilities: The incumbent for this position will primarily support the Military Legislative Assistant and Deputy Chief of Staff for the Members’ work on House Armed Services Committee. He or she will also assist the legislative team on the Congresswoman’s Asia-Pacific policy work on the House Foreign Affairs Committee. This position’s portfolio focuses primarily on Asia-Pacific policy and defense-related issues, but also includes Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security. Directly reporting the Deputy Chief of Staff, the individual holding this position will assist in drafting correspondence to constituents, prepare and staff the Member for committee hearings, work closely with the Military Legislative Assistant on NDAA strategy, research assigned issues, and represent the Member in meetings and events. Additionally, the employee will be responsible to perform other duties as assigned by the Congresswoman, Deputy Chief of Staff, and other staff members.

Requirements: This program is limited to veterans who have served on active duty since September 11, 2001, with less than 20 years of service and have a minimum 30% disability rating from the Department of Veterans Affairs. High school degree required, some college courses preferred but not required. Professional education through the U.S. military is highly encouraged. Excellent communication and organizational skills. Recent experience with and understanding of the U.S. Military and Department of Veterans’ Affairs structure, procedures, and policies. Service-oriented, positive attitude, and strong teamwork ability.”

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Contact: Interested veterans should visit www.cao.house.gov for more information. Please submit a resume, a copy of the last DD214 issued (page 4) and a letter from the VA indicating a 30% or greater rating (not necessary if medically retired) to housewoundedwarriors@mail.house.gov. Do not send resumes directly to the office of Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard.

Speechwriter – Western Senate Democrat

Western Senate Democrat seeking true wordsmith to serve as the keeper of the senator’s “voice.” He or she will write speeches and other similar materials for the senator and may help craft op-eds, press statements and web content, among other duties. Demonstrated speechwriting experience and knowledge of the Senate are strongly desired. The ideal candidate will be skilled at translating complex policy into relatable terms, detail-oriented, and possess a creative mind, patience and a positive attitude. The speechwriter will be part of a five-person communications team, and work closely with the communications, policy and state staffs. Strong editing skills are extremely helpful. Spanish and in-state experience are a plus. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, 3 writing samples (MUST include one speech or very similar material), and 3 recent professional references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223341 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Communications Director – Illinois House Democrat

Illinois Democrat seeks a Communications Director with at least 5 years of experience. This person will be responsible for planning and executing a proactive and aggressive media and communications outreach strategy that includes planning frequent press events in the district, pitching stories nationally and in the Chicago media market and writing a variety of communications materials (press releases, talking points op-eds, newsletters). Ideal candidate will have excellent writing skills, creativity and political savvy as well as the ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. It is preferred that candidates have prior on-the-record experience and the ability to respond to challenging situations quickly and strategically. Communications Director will also manage a district press secretary and be responsible for implementing a strategic social media outreach plan. Hill/campaign experience and Chicago/Illinois ties strongly encouraged. The Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly values the diversity of its employees. We encourage women and people of color to apply. Please send cover letter, resume, two writing samples (including a press release) with “Communications Director” in subject line to IllinoisDemCD@gmail.com. No calls or drop ins.

Press Intern (Fall) – House Democratic Caucus

The House Democratic Caucus is looking for a full-time press intern for the fall semester with availability, beginning in mid August – early September, 2016. Responsibilities include assisting with press clips, video production and editing, photography, graphic design, tracking metrics, transcribing interviews and supporting team projects. Applicants should be self-starters, motivated, detail-oriented, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, and be able to problem solve and multitask. Experience in Adobe Suite, particularly Photoshop, Illustrator, and Premiere, and proficiency in Spanish highly preferred. Experience and interest in press operations and the congressional process is a plus. Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants must be either college/graduate students or Congressional internship program participants. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter detailing availability to elizabeth.lopez-sandoval@mail.house.gov.

Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent – New York House Democrat

New York Democrat seeks motivated, energetic, and positive legislative correspondent/staff assistant to help manage front office operations and respond to constituent mail. Duties will include administering constituent mail system, drafting and sending timely responses, greeting constituents in person and on the phone, managing constituent tour requests, and otherwise assisting as needed. The position requires strong research and writing skills, the ability to work well with others, and attention to detail. New York ties and Spanish language proficiency a plus. Minority candidates encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should send resume, cover letter, and a writing sample to job.announcement@mail.house.gov.

Staff Assistant/Press Assistant – Congressman Brad Ashford (D-NE)

Congressman Brad Ashford (NE-02) seeks a temporary press/staff assistant to serve in his Washington, DC office. Duties include managing all website and social media for the office, greeting guests in the front office, answering and routing phones, opening and distributing mail and faxes, and conducting tours. Successful candidates should be tech-savvy and detail oriented, with a positive attitude and sense of humor. Graphic design skills preferred. Nebraska ties and Hill experience are a bonus. Job will begin in mid-September and end in mid-November. To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to Jeremy.Nordquist@mail.house.gov.

Deputy Correspondence Director – Senate Republican

Republican Senator is seeking a Deputy Correspondence Director to analyze and process all incoming mail and route it to the appropriate staffer. This position will also research and respond to constituent issues related to banking, communications, immigration, trade, and backup the Correspondence Director in their absence. Strong writing and organizational skills are essential. Applicants should be highly motivated, thrive in a fast-paced environment, and have a commitment to meet deadlines. Familiarity with Intranet Quorum computer system is preferred. This is not an entry level position; previous congressional experience strongly preferred. Please provide a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223337 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Deputy Press Secretary/Social Media Director – Midwestern Senate Republican

A Midwestern Republican Senator is seeking a self-starter to contribute to daily operations in the press office. Candidates must have a familiarity with the convergence of social media and traditional press communications and an interest in employing emerging online communication tools to improve communication with constituents. The position reports to the communications director and coordinates with the deputy communications director, other press staff as well as legislative and regional staff for content and message cohesion. In addition to writing and issuing press releases and advisories, the position manages online strategy, media and communications. Duties include managing social media profiles and the website, writing news releases and other projects as assigned. The successful candidate will have excellent writing skills, experience with Photoshop and the ability to work quickly and accurately under tight deadlines. Ability to film, edit and produce original audio and video content is preferred, but not required. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223338 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Communications Director – Southern House Republican

Conservative Southern member of Congress is seeking a communications director. Candidate must be organized and have initiative. Excellent communication and writing skills required. Duties include implementing traditional/digital media, communications, and public relations strategies for the member. Southern ties and prior GOP Hill/political experience preferred. Email resume, cover letter and writing sample of no more than 2 pages to househilljob@outlook.com.

Veterans Caseworker (Modesto, CA District Office) – Congressman Jeff Denham (R-CA)

Job Summary: The position is for a Veterans Case Worker in the District Congressional Office. Primary responsibilities are to facilitate and coordinate responses to a wide range of requests received from military and veteran constituents and providing liaison between the Congressman’s office and the various veteran’s organizations in the district. District military / veteran case workers help constituents interact with administrative and government agencies by acting as facilitators, ombudsmen and, in some cases, advocates. The individual holding this position is also responsible for keeping the Congressman current on issues of concern and systemic problems that may require his involvement to correct the situation.

Job Duties and Responsibilities: The incumbent for this position will serve as a facilitator between constituents and federal, state, and local agencies as necessary as a representative of Congressman Jeff Denham in the 11oth District of California. The case worker will be required to communicate clearly with constituents about what can and cannot be done on their behalf by the district office. The caseworker will be required to learn the laws, regulations and intricacies affecting a constituent’s case as well as the procedures and structure of Congressman Jeff Denham’s office regarding case work and employee obligations, as outlined in the Office Handbook and the House of Representatives’ Ethics Manual. When performing in the capacity of Veterans Service Officer (VSO) Field Representative, the individual will represent the Congressman at meetings and functions hosted by local VSOs to gather information on items of interest to our constituents, provide updates on the activities of the Congressman on topics of importance to the VSOs, and report on recommendations and or concerns raised at the various meetings for review by Congressman Jeff Denham. Additionally, the employee will be responsible to perform other duties as assigned by the Congressman/woman, Chief of Staff, District Director and other staff members.

Requirements: This program is limited to veterans who have served on active duty since September 11, 2001, with less than 20 years of service and have a minimum 30% disability rating from the Department of Veterans Affairs. High school degree required, some college courses preferred but not required. Professional education through the U.S. military is highly encouraged. Excellent communication and organizational skills. Recent experience with and understanding of the U.S. Military and Department of Veterans’ Affairs structure, procedures, and policies. Service-oriented, positive attitude, and strong teamwork ability.”

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Contact: Interested veterans should visit www.cao.house.gov for more information. Please submit a resume, a copy of the last DD214 issued (page 4) and a letter from the VA indicating a 30% or greater rating (not necessary if medically retired) to housewoundedwarriors@mail.house.gov. Do not send resumes directly to the office of Congressman Jeff Denham.

Legislative Director – Southern House Republican

Southern Republican Office is seeking a Legislative Director to advance legislative and strategic priorities of the Member as leader of a fast paced legislative team. Experience in health care and/or Energy and Commerce Committee strongly preferred. Ideal candidate will have 5 years legislative experience, strong leadership and organizational skills, excellent verbal and written communications abilities, and thorough knowledge of the legislative process. Duties include managing legislative staff, monitoring and reporting on legislative and regulatory activity, overseeing mail program, and working with key constituencies to advance policy goals. Candidate must be willing to work long, sometimes unpredictable hours and be responsive at night and one weekends as needed. Email resume and cover letter to GOPLD2k16@gmail.com.

Digital Media Director – Northeast Senate Democrat

Northeast Democrat seeks a Digital Media Director to manage a full range of online media as part of aggressive communications shop. Responsibilities include crafting, executing and analyzing social media strategy, designing and updating website, broadcast-quality video production and editing, graphic design and assisting with planning and executing of press events. In addition, this individual will be responsible for managing press interns, maintaining press lists and preparing event materials for both the Washington, DC and state offices. This is not an entry-level position. The ideal applicant will have 2 years of demonstrated experience working in communications and digital strategy or television news production. Hill experience is not required, but energy, enthusiasm and a team-player is a must. Experience with photo and video editing software, such as Adobe Premiere and Photoshop, is highly preferred and experience in photography is a plus. 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. Please send resume, two writing samples and at least two samples of original digital product (hyperlinks ok) to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223334 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Press Secretary for Regional & Specialty Media – House Democratic Caucus

House Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra (CA-34) seeks a regional and specialty media press secretary for his leadership office. The ideal candidate has at three years of press experience under his or her belt, a nose for news and fluency in Spanish.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

-Writing media advisories
-Media outreach to print, TV and radio reporters, including Spanish language outlets
-Supporting production of press events
-Translating and transcribing interviews
-Some video production

Women and minority applicants are encouraged to apply. Digital skills are a plus, but not a must.

Please send an email and cover letter to House Democratic Caucus Communications Director Sarah Lovenheim: sarah.lovenheim@mail.house.gov with the subject “Press Secretary Opening.”

Legislative Assistant – Congressman Jim Costa (D-CA)

Representative Jim Costa (CA-16) is seeking a dynamic, passionate Legislative Assistant with experience working on the Hill to support his policy agenda.

This position opening is for a Legislative Assistant, who will work closely with the Legislative Director as a member of the legislative team. The staffer’s legislative work will focus on helping the Member build upon and expand his work on domestic and foreign policy issues. The portfolio can include foreign affairs, defense/intelligence, financial services, Social Security, labor, and transportation. Responsibilities include developing and advancing legislation and other policy priorities of the Member, 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 have strong writing skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and superiors in a dynamic work environment. Ideal candidates should have two to three years of Hill experience and time working on the issues in the portfolio. This is not an entry-level position. California ties are a plus. To submit your application, please email a resume, cover letter, and two short writing samples with the subject line “ legislative assistant” to resume@mail.house.gov. Please no calls or walk-ins.

District Scheduler/Office Manager – Congressman Jared Huffman (D-CA)

North Bay legislative office seeking District Scheduler/Office Manager: Responsibilities include coordinating the legislator’s California schedule by making travel and meeting arrangements while anticipating and responding to day-to-day developments; serving as the office’s primary point of contact for constituents, elected officials, and nonprofit and advocacy organizations seeking meetings in the district; coordinating with staff (including field, legislative, press, and campaign) to identify schedule priorities, and then working proactively to make short- and long-term decisions to implement plans; working directly with the district director, the legislator, and his family, on logistics for work, travel, and personal matters. Also responsible for assisting the Capitol office and District Director on maintaining financial and expense records, and with various administrative duties. Opportunities for additional responsibilities commensurate with skills and abilities. A successful candidate will be highly organized, detail oriented, possess strong writing skills, have experience working in a fast-paced office, and the ability to maintain a professional, flexible, and cheerful demeanor while managing multiple and competing tasks and projects. Please send cover letter and resume to CA02.Requests@mail.house.gov with the subject line “CA02 District Scheduler/Office Manager.”

Professional Staff Member – House Science, Space & Technology Committee’s Environment Subcommittee (minority)

Ranking Democratic Member of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology seeks professional staff member for the Committee’s Environment Subcommittee. Duties include staffing hearings; preparing memos, statements, and speeches; outreach to stakeholder groups; and drafting legislation and conducting oversight. Applicant should have familiarity and experience with environmental policy issues. Knowledge of the programs and activities of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is desirable. Applicant should possess strong writing, organizational, and communications skills, including the ability to articulate technical and policy issues clearly and concisely; the ability to be responsive to and work with Members of the Committee; and the ability to meet tight deadlines. The ideal candidate will have congressional and/or relevant government or industry experience. No calls or drop-ins please. This is not an entry-level position.  Please send a resume and cover letter to SciResumes@mail.house.gov. This position will close on September 9, 2016.

Veterans Case Worker (District office) – Congressman John Katko (R-NY)

Job Summary: The position is for a constituent case worker in the District Congressional Office. Primary responsibilities are to facilitate and coordinate responses to a wide range of requests received from military and veteran constituents and providing liaison between the Congressman’s office and the various veterans organizations in the district. District military / veteran case workers help constituents interact with administrative and government agencies by acting as facilitators, ombudsmen and, in some cases, advocates. The individual holding this position is also responsible for keeping the Congressman current on issues of concern and systemic problems that may require his involvement to correct the situation.

Job Duties and Responsibilities: The incumbent for this position will serve as a facilitator between constituents and federal, state, and local agencies as necessary as a representative of Congressman John Katko 24th District of New York. The case worker will be required to communicate clearly with constituents about what can and cannot be done on their behalf by the district office. The caseworker will be required to learn the laws, regulations and intricacies affecting a constituent’s case as well as the procedures and structure of Congressman Katko’ s office regarding casework and employee obligations, as outlined in the Office Handbook and the House of Representatives’ Ethics Manual. When performing in the capacity of Veterans Service Officer (VSO) Field Representative, the individual will represent the Congressman at meetings and functions hosted by local VSOs to gather information on items of interest to our constituents, provide updates on the activities of the Congressman on topics of importance to the VSOs, and report on recommendations and or concerns raised at the various meetings for review by Congressman John Katko. Additionally, the employee will be responsible to perform other duties as assigned by the Congressman, Chief of Staff, District Director and other staff members.

Requirements: This program is limited to veterans who have served on active duty since September 11, 2001, with less than 20 years of service and have a minimum 30% disability rating from the Department of Veterans Affairs. High school degree required, some college courses preferred but not required. Professional education through the U.S. military is highly encouraged. Excellent communication and organizational skills. Recent experience with and understanding of the U.S. Military and Department of Veterans’ Affairs structure, procedures, and policies. Service-oriented, positive attitude, and strong teamwork ability.”

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Contact: Interested veterans should visit www.cao.house.gov for more information. Please submit a resume, a copy of the last DD214 issued (page 4) and a letter from the VA indicating a 30% or greater rating (not necessary if medically retired) to housewoundedwarriors@mail.house.gov. Do not send resumes directly to the office of Congressman John Katko.

Professional Staff Member – Senate Banking Committee (minority)

The Democratic Staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs is seeking a highly qualified individual to be responsible for consumer finance, financial technology, cybersecurity, and related issues. Applicants must possess outstanding communication and analytical abilities, sound judgment, and the initiative and skills to advance the committee members’ interests. Experience in one or more of the areas of responsibility is desirable, as is a JD and previous congressional or regulatory experience. A minimum of five years of relevant experience is required. The Committee is an equal employment opportunity employer. To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and short writing sample (no longer than 5 pages) to senatebankingdems@gmail.com. No calls please.

Law Clerk – Senate Homeland Security Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (minority)

The Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (Democratic staff) seeks law student or recent graduate to assist with investigations, research, hearings, and administrative tasks. The position is paid. Interested applicants should complete the following assignment: (1) locate a news item from any source (e.g., newspapers, blogs, or other websites) that the applicant thinks presents an issue that the Subcommittee should investigate and (2) write approximately two paragraphs detailing why the Subcommittee should investigate the issue presented and the steps the applicant would take to begin an investigation. Candidates selected for interviews will be asked to submit resumes. Please email the assignment, including a link to the selected item, to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223327 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Press Aide – Florida House Republican

Senior and moderate House Republican from Florida looking to fill a press aide position. General press responsibilities include managing the member’s website & social media presence, creating engaging digital media content, drafting op-eds & newsletters, and other communications activities. Candidate must have the ability to work under pressure and respond quickly to simultaneous tight deadlines and media opportunities. Candidates must have a strong work ethic, a keen attention to detail, and the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively. The position requires working flexible hours that include weekends and non-standard business hours. The position requires strong communication skills and the ability to interact, debate, and communicate effectively in both English and in Spanish. An ideal candidate would strive to think creatively and generate new ideas. Florida ties preferred. Candidate must have a valid driver’s license and willingness to participate in transportation duties. Fluency in Spanish required – including writing and translating. Please apply to floridapressjob@gmail.com with a cover letter & resume.

Systems Administrator – Senate Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee

The Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship seeks a Systems Administrator. The Systems Administrator is part of the Committee’s non-designated staff and will work collaboratively with the Chief Clerk. This individual will provide technological and administrative support to the entire committee staff. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: providing general technology support to staff, overseeing and administering the committee’s technology budget and inventory, working with the office of the Sergeant at Arms to facilitate the completion of higher-level, IT-related projects, and other administrative duties. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, organized and has 2-4 years of related experience in the House or Senate (though Senate experience is preferred). Salary range is between $55,00 and $65,000, depending on a candidate’s qualifications and level of experience. Please submit a one page resume, cover letter and three professional references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223330 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Professional Staff Member – House Science, Space & Technology Environment Subcommittee (minority)

Ranking Democratic Member of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology seeks professional staff member for the Committee’s Environment Subcommittee. Duties include staffing hearings; preparing memos, statements, and speeches; outreach to stakeholder groups; and drafting legislation and conducting oversight. Applicant should have familiarity and experience with environmental policy issues. Knowledge of the programs and activities of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is desirable. Applicant should possess strong writing, organizational, and communications skills, including the ability to articulate technical and policy issues clearly and concisely; the ability to be responsive to and work with Members of the Committee; and the ability to meet tight deadlines. The ideal candidate will have congressional and/or relevant government or industry experience. No calls or drop-ins please. This is not an entry-level position. Please send a resume and cover letter to SciResumes@mail.house.gov. This position will close on September 9, 2016.

Scheduler – Northeast Senate Democrat

Northeast Democratic Senator is seeking a Scheduler for the Washington, D.C. office. The responsibilities for the position are as follows: evaluates requests for meetings with the Senator and either determines or effectively recommends who may meet with the Senator and length of meeting; manages the Senator’s daily, weekly and monthly schedules; briefs the Senator on all scheduling activities of the Washington, D. C. office; makes reservations for the Senator’s air travel, ground transportation and lodging; processes arrangements for travel reimbursement and prepares and provides the Senator with briefing materials prior to travel. Excellent organizational abilities, an attention to detail and strong written and oral communication skills are mandatory. Multitasking and balancing demands in a high pressure environment.  Quick thinking and good judgment are paramount.  Hill experience preferred, but not required. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223331 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Veterans Caseworker (District Office) – Congressman Steve Cohen (D-TN)

Job Summary:  The position is for a case worker in the District Congressional Office of Congressman Steve Cohen.  Primary responsibilities are to facilitate and coordinate responses to a wide range of requests received from military and veteran constituents and serve as liaison between the Congressman’s office and the various veterans’ organizations in the district.   District military / veterans’ case workers help constituents interact with administrative and government agencies by acting as facilitators, ombudsmen and, in some cases, advocates.  The individual holding this position is also responsible for keeping the Congressman current on issues of concern and systemic problems that may require his involvement to correct the situation.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:  The case worker will serve as a facilitator between constituents and federal, state, and local agencies, as necessary, as a representative of Congressman Cohen, representing Tennessee’s 9th District.  The case worker will be required to communicate clearly and compassionately with constituents about what can and cannot be done on their behalf by the district office.  The caseworker will be required to learn the laws, regulations and intricacies affecting a constituent’s case as well as the procedures and structure of Congressman Cohen’s office regarding case work and employee obligations, as outlined in the Office Handbook and the House of Representatives’ Ethics Manual.  When performing in the capacity of Veterans Service Officer (VSO) Field Representative, the individual will represent the Congressman at meetings and functions hosted by local VSOs to gather information on items of interest to our constituents, provide updates on the activities of the Congressman on topics of importance to the VSOs, and report on recommendations and/or concerns raised at the various meetings for review by Congressman Cohen.  Additionally, the employee will be responsible for performing other duties as assigned by Congressman Cohen, the Chief of Staff, the District Director and other staff members.

Requirements:  This program is limited to veterans who have served on active duty since September 11, 2001, with less than 20 years of service and have a minimum 30% disability rating from the Department of Veterans Affairs.  High school degree required, some college courses preferred but not required.  Professional education through the U.S. military is highly encouraged.  Excellent communication and organizational skills are required as is recent experience with and understanding of the U.S. Military and Department of Veterans’ Affairs structure, procedures, and policies.  The applicant should be service-oriented, have a positive attitude, and possess strong teamwork abilities.

Salary:  Commensurate with experience.

Contact:  Interested veterans should visit www.cao.house.gov for more information.   Please submit a resume, a copy of the last DD214 issued (page 4) and a letter from the VA indicating a 30% or greater rating (not necessary if medically retired) to housewoundedwarriors@mail.house.gov.  Do not send resumes directly to the office of Congressman Cohen.

Caseworker (District Office) – Congressman Duncan Hunter (R-CA)

Job Summary:  The position is for a Case Worker in the District Congressional Office.  Primary responsibilities are to facilitate and coordinate communication of a wide range of requests received from constituents and providing a liaison between the Congressman’s office and the various Federal Government organizations in the district.   District Case Workers help constituents interact with administrative and government agencies by acting as facilitators, ombudsmen and, in some cases, advocates.  The individual holding this position is also responsible for keeping the Congressman current on issues of concern and systemic problems that may require his involvement to correct the situation.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:  The incumbent for this position will serve as a facilitator between constituents and federal, state, and local agencies as necessary as a representative of the Congressman Duncan D. Hunter 50th District of California.  The Case Worker must possess the ability to communicate clearly with constituents about what can and cannot be done on their behalf by the district office.  The Case Worker will be required to learn the laws, regulations and intricacies affecting a constituent’s case as well as the procedures and structure of Congressman’s District office regarding casework and employee obligations, as outlined in the Office Handbook and the House of Representatives’ Ethics Manual.  When performing in the capacity of Field Representative, the individual will represent the Congressman at meetings and functions hosted by local agencies and groups to gather information on items of interest to our constituents, provide updates on the activities of the Congressman on topics of importance to the group, and report on recommendations and or concerns raised at the various meetings for review by Congressman Hunter.  Additionally, the employee will be responsible to perform other duties as assigned by the Congressman, Chief of Staff, District Director and other staff members.

Requirements:  This program is limited to veterans who have served on active duty since September 11, 2001, with less than 20 years of service and have a minimum 30% disability rating from the Department of Veterans Affairs.  High school degree required, some college courses preferred but not required.  Strong communication and organizational skills.  Recent experience with and understanding of the Federal Government structure, procedures, and policies.  Service-oriented, positive attitude, and strong teamwork ability.”

Salary:  Commensurate with experience.

Contact:  Interested veterans should visit www.cao.house.gov for more information.   Please submit a resume, a copy of the last DD214 issued (page 4) and a letter from the VA indicating a 30% or greater rating (not necessary if medically retired) to housewoundedwarriors@mail.house.gov.  Do not send resumes directly to the office of Congressman Duncan D. Hunter.

Staff Assistant – Washington Senate Democrat

Western Democratic Senator seeks dependable, energetic, and professional individual for entry-level DC Staff Assistant position. Primary responsibilities include answering phones,  greeting office visitors and assisting with appointments and deliveries, scheduling tours, processing flag requests, and other general administrative duties.  Ideal candidates will also be able to multi-task in fast-paced environment and have excellent communication skills.  Strong Washington state ties are a must. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223306 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Legislative Assistant (tech/tax/IP/patent law/immigration) – Texas House Republican

Texas Republican member seeks Legislative Assistant to handle a legislative portfolio that includes technology, tax, intellectual property, patent law and immigration, among other issues.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to staffing member for Committee assignments; formulating policy questions and statements for hearings, markups and floor activities; preparing Member for stakeholder briefings and floor votes; and representing the Member in constituents and interest group meetings and interactions.  Minimum requirements include: Previous legislative assistant experience on Capitol Hill. Qualified candidates must also have strong communication skills (both oral and written), show initiative in previous work experience, and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Email: txgopjobs2@gmail.com.

Staff Assistant – New England House Democrat

New England Democrat seeks a new Staff Assistant for a fast-paced and busy congressional office.  Staff Assistant responsibilities include greeting visitors in the front office, processing flag and tour requests, driving the member to and from events during regular office hours and afterhours, organizing the member’s daily scheduling binder, and providing general administrative assistance for the office.  Candidates must be punctual, responsible and trustworthy.  Candidates should also have an engaging personality, excellent communication skills, sharp attention to detail, good time management skills, an ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines and a good sense of humor. Access to a four door car in good condition is required.   The candidate and vehicle must be properly registered, insured, and have a clean driving record.  New England ties are a plus. Candidate is expected to be on call and available whenever the member is in Washington, D.C.  Please send resume and cover letter to NewEnglandSA@mail.house.gov. Please no phone calls or drop-ins. EEOE.

Office Manager – Senate Republican

Republican senator is seeking an office manager with previous congressional administrative experience.  Primary duties will include:  Implementing administrative office policies and operating procedures, ensuring that Senate rules and procedures are practiced at all times, maintain office policy manual and update when necessary, maintain job applicant files, maintain personnel files on permanent staff and interns, and maintain leave schedules.  Additionally, the office manager will assume responsibility for liaison with Senate Legal Counsel, Rules and Administration Committee, prepare and oversee administrative budget, interface with Senate Disbursing Office regarding payroll and all office accounts, monitor all official accounts and prepare and process vouchers for transmittal to Senate Disbursing Office, maintain payroll files, order and maintain supplies and office equipment, and maintain administrative office records and files.  Please email resume and cover letter to resumes@src.senate.gov.

Press Secretary – Texas House Republican

Texas Republican member seeks press secretary with strong speaking & writing skills for a busy press office with significant national and local media presence.  Looking for politically savvy candidates who can handle high volumes of press inquiries and have demonstrated an ability to – translate policy to speak on & off the record; write press releases, newsletters, talking points, opinion columns; and work independently juggling multiple assignments and media booking.  Experience of 2 -3 years on the Hill and/or campaigns required to be fully prepared to take on day-to-day tasks of active press operations.  Email: txgopjobs4@gmail.com.

Staff Assistant/Special Assistant – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL)

Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-IL) seeks a highly motivated, organized, and problem-solving Staff/Special Assistant for a fast-paced, team-oriented office. Primary responsibilities include serving as a front office ambassador, coordinating and running the intern program, serving as a confidential assistant to the Chief of Staff and Scheduler on special projects, and supporting the Member’s daily activities, including organizing her briefing materials and personal correspondence. Ideal candidates will be detail- and solutions-oriented, demonstrate a track record of follow-through, display a sense of humor, possess excellent oral and written communication skills, value responsiveness to constituents and stakeholders, and embrace the office’s mission of improving the lives of others. Previous Capitol Hill experience and car are preferred, but not required.  State and district ties are a plus. The Office is an equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment. Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Please e-mail resume, cover letter and two brief writing samples to illinois17job@gmail.com with “Staff/Special Assistant” in the subject line. Absolutely no phone calls or drop-bys, please.

Military Legislative Assistant – Senate Republican on Defense Appropriations Subcommittee

Republican member of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee seeks MLA to handle defense and homeland security portfolios.   Prior hill experience as an LA or professional staff member and an understanding of the federal budget process are required.  A successful candidate will be an excellent writer, a team player, and have a proven record of delivering results under deadlines.  Please submit (1) cover letter and resume, (2) writing sample, and (3) references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223310 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Scheduler – House Republican

Seeking bright, energetic self-starter to be Scheduler in a well-established and busy office. The Scheduler is a key point-person working directly with Congressman on official schedule, travel plans, and logistics. Essential job functions include, but not limited to: prepare daily schedule for the Congressman and key staff (with regular updates throughout the day as needed); prepare detailed itineraries to brief the Congressman on all scheduling activities; locks down all meetings and briefings involving the Congressman; coordinates scheduling of press, interviews, radio and television time with the Press Secretary; coordinates photo opportunities with constituents; makes reservations for the Congressman’s air travel, ground transportation, and lodging. Is responsible for maintaining central filing system of all incoming requests and the Scheduler also ensures that the Congressman is provided with briefing materials for each event by coordinating with event participants and the appropriate legislative and/or district staff. Will also monitor the Congressman’s incoming telephone calls, takes messages, and returns calls as requested. This position also acts as a liaison for the Congressman with key government officials, constituents, and other Members of Congress, so professionalism, attention to detail, and organizational skills are key. This is not an entry level position or stepping stone to another position. Only experienced candidates interested in being key point-person for scheduling should apply. Compensation commensurate with experience.   Email resume, cover letter and references with subject line SCHEDULER to HouseGOPJobSearch@yahoo.com.

Legislative Director – Congressman Tom Emmer (R-MN)

Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) is looking for a Legislative Director to lead a legislative team in implementing and advancing the Congressman’s policy and strategic agenda. The successful applicant will have five years of legislative experience and will be responsible for monitoring floor activity, managing the legislative staff and maintaining strong relationships in the state.  The ideal candidate will have outstanding writing and communication skills and works well under pressure.  Midwest or Minnesota ties are preferred but not required.  Email résumé, cover letter and two writing samples to Robert.Boland@mail.house.gov with the subject line Legislative Director.

Legislative Assistant (health) – Senior Senate Republican

Senior Republican Senator seeks a legislative assistant to work on Medicare, Medicaid, Affordable Care Act, and other health and social service related issues.  The ideal candidate will have excellent writing, analytical, and interpersonal skills, with a proven ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet tight deadlines in a rigorous environment. The successful candidate will have significant, relevant policy experience and be a self-starter.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: conducting oversight of relevant programs; preparing for hearings; analyzing legislative and regulatory developments and recommending appropriate responses; and meeting with constituent and stakeholder groups.  Prior hill experience as an LA or Professional Staff Member required.  Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223313 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Legislative Assistant/Senior Legislative Assistant – Southern House Republican

Congressman and House Freedom Caucus Member seeks a Legislative Assistant/Senior LA.  The LA will execute legislative initiatives, research and monitor diverse legislation, liaise with committee staff and monitor hearings, draft legislation and letters, build coalitions with Hill staff and outside stakeholders, and meet with constituents/industry groups.  Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree and must have at least 18 months experience as an LA on the Hill.  Analytical and critical thinking skills are essential as well as an ability to handle diverse issues and meetings. Qualified applicants should conservativelajob@gmail.com.

Deputy Digital Director – Senate Republican Leadership Office

Senate Republican leadership office is seeking a Deputy Digital Director to manage website and other content, including data visualization projects. Required skills: Experience managing content with a CMS (WordPress; Drupal). Proficiency in HTML & CSS. Preferred candidate will have portfolio of front and backend web development. Proficiency in developing data visualizations from start-to-finish (wrangling raw data sets, identifying options, finalizing high quality graphics). Proficiency in PowerPoint. Proficiency with graphics software. Attention to detail and a high level of organization are necessary. The position works on multiple projects simultaneously with hard deadlines. The position will work closely with policy staff in designing appropriate graphics for policy material. Salary commensurate with experience. Email cover letter and resume to RepublicanPolicyJob@gmail.com.

Communications Director – Midwestern House Republican

Job Summary:

Midwest Republican House Member on high profile committee is seeking an aggressive and experienced Communications Director to develop and implement a comprehensive strategy for national and local media.  The ideal candidate must be a superb and accomplished writer with the ability to handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines.  Responsibilities include drafting press releases, speeches, op-eds, talking points, weekly column, and weekly newsletter.  The Communications Director will coordinate national interviews, develop and maintain relationships with reporters, set up press events, and press conferences.  In addition, the Communications Director will be responsible for growing and   directing the member’s social media presence.

Qualifications:

Requires strong written and oral communication, creativity, and the ability to interface with the Legislative Director and district staff.  A competitive candidate will have 3-5 years of communications experience either as a Communications Director in the House or as a Press Secretary in the Senate, or equivalent off-Hill experience.  A successful candidate will have a demonstrated understanding of federal politics and policy especially in the areas of taxation and health care. Campaign experience is a plus.

Start Date and Compensation:

Ideal start date will be September 6th, 2015.  The office offers competitive compensation, annual merit-based bonuses, student loan repayments, and federal health benefits.  Please email cover letter and resume to commsdirector16@gmail.com.

Field Representative (District office) – Congressman John Delaney (D-MD)

A Maryland Democrat is seeking a high energy, highly-organized, and detail oriented Field Representative for his District Office.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Serve as the official representative for the Member in the local community.
• Act as liaison with federal, district, and local government agencies, political officials, and other community organizations to form effective relationships for the Member.
• Monitor and update the Member and District Directors on district and local issues of importance.
• Staff and provide logistical support for scheduled district meetings and events for the Member.
• Assess local and casework related issues for problems requiring possible legislative action; make recommendations to the District Directors and Chief of Staff.
• Answer casework correspondence and verbal communications with constituents.
• Provide casework assistance to constituents in a timely and efficient manner; proactively follow up on all open cases until a resolution is reached.
• Train and supervise a staff of Interns to handle routine office matters, such as incoming correspondence, visitors, telephone calls, and other issues that may arise.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Thoroughness and careful attention to detail.
• Ability to work well under pressure while juggling multiple tasks with competing priorities.
• Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in fulfillment of casework responsibilities.
• Availability to work long hours, including nights and weekends, if needed.
• Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others.
• Strong oral and written communication skills.
• Thorough knowledge of legislative process.
• Knowledge of all issues and events in the district in which the Member is involved.
• A working knowledge of the VA and military issues is a plus, but not required.
• Maryland ties are a plus.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to MD06.Jobs@mail.house.gov. No phone calls or walk-ins please.

Systems Administrator – Senate Republican

Republican Senator seeks an experienced Systems Administrator to oversee and provide technology support for both DC and state offices. Responsibilities include updating, maintaining and troubleshooting hardware and software for the DC and state offices.  This includes, but is not limited to, office workstations including PC and Mac, printers, scanners, blackberries, iPhones, videoconference equipment, servers and other related hardware. Position works closely with the Administrative Director to support office operations as well as to make recommendations for the purchase of IT, office, and communications equipment. This is not an entry level position and familiarity with Senate IT procedures and policies is required. Experience with Internet Quorum is desired. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal and communications skills as well as being self-motivated, organized and detail-oriented. Salary and benefits are commensurate with a candidate’s level of experience and shared employees are welcome to apply. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223308 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Staff Assistant/Driver – Midwestern Senate Democrat

Progressive Midwest Democratic Senator seeks a Staff Assistant/Driver.  Responsibilities will include answering phones, greeting office visitors, processing flag and tour requests, driving the Senator to meetings off of Capitol Hill, and various general administrative duties.  Ideal candidate would have an attention to detail, capable of handling multiple projects at once, and strong oral and written communication abilities.  Individuals must have impeccable driving skills, a good driving record and an American Union-Made car.  Candidates should be team-oriented, have a sense of humor, and be able to work in a fast-paced environment.  We are an equal opportunity employer. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223319 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Military & Veterans Legislative Assistant – Congressman Denny Heck (D-WA)

Congressman Denny Heck is seeking a Military & Veterans Legislative Assistant to support his work representing Joint Base Lewis-McChord, American Lake VA Hospital, and over 100,000 constituents from active-duty and veteran households.

The LA will be primarily responsible for issues relating to armed services, veterans, and homeland security, working closely under the guidance of the Chief of Staff. This position’s portfolio focuses primarily on defense- and veterans-related issues, but also includes healthcare and judiciary. Responsibilities include working closely with the Chief of Staff on developing 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 identify problems and find solutions. He or she will also be a self-starter and will possess the capacity to produce high quality work on short deadlines. He or she will have strong writing skills and a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and superiors in a dynamic work environment.

Ideal candidates should have experience working on defense-related issues in a policy context, Hill experience, or both. Washington ties are a plus.

To submit your application, please email a resume, cover letter, and a writing sample with the subject line “legislative assistant” to Heck.resumes@mail.house.gov. Please no calls or walk-ins.

Legislative Director – Congressman Jared Polis (D-CO)

Congressman Polis is seeking an energetic and proactive Legislative Director to help oversee an aggressive and substantive legislative operation. The LD will focus on tax, budget, financial services, as well as a broad portfolio of other issues. The ideal candidate must have prior Hill experience, have impeccable writing and analytical skills, be able to perform under pressure in a fast-paced but very fun environment, and possess a strong knowledge of the legislative process. The candidate will be responsible for developing the Congressman’s legislative initiatives, tracking legislation, drafting correspondence and floor/committee statements, and advocating for the Member’s priorities. The successful candidate will be a results-oriented problem solver, a motivated self-starter, a team player, and one who also possesses a demonstrated ability to manage colleagues and work with other offices and committees to advance the Congressman’s agenda.  To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and two brief writing samples with the words “Legislative Director Position” in the subject line to CO02LDPosition@gmail.com.

Military Legislative Assistant – Senate Republican

Republican Senator seeks a veteran or reservist to handle military and veteran related issues.  Interested applicants must be strong writers and independent self-starters, and work well in a team environment. Hill experience preferred. Veterans with legislative experience encouraged to apply. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223312 as the job referral number in the subject line.

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