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Archive for December, 2017

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.

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