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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 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 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

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

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

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 with 224046 as the job referral number in the subject line.