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Archive for the ‘District Jobs’ Category

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

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

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

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

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

Community Outreach & Organizing Director (District Office) – Congresswoman Yvette Clarke (D-NY)

New York Democrat seeks a Community Outreach and Organizing Director for their district office. Responsibilities include building strategic relationships with community leaders and constituent groups, executing various outreach activities, and recruiting volunteers for events and outreach programs in the district. Duties also include coordinating initiatives designed to promote the office and services to the community, managing an outreach and organizing plan for the team, and any other assigned duties. Candidates should possess excellent organization, leadership, teamwork, and management skills, as well as verbal and written communication skills. The Community Outreach and Organizing Director will report to the Chief of Staff and District Director. Ties to Brooklyn, a proven management record, and a minimum of three years of related experience are required.

This is a permanent, full-time position. Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, and resume to ResumeNY@mail.house.gov. Please place Community Outreach and Organizing Director in the subject line.

NO WALK-INS OR PHONE CALLS

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Caseworker (District Office) – Florida House Republican

Conservative Florida member has an opening for a caseworker in the district office.

SUMMARY:

The Caseworker acts as a liaison to federal agencies for constituents and answers casework correspondence and verbal communications with constituents.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Acts as the representative for the Congressman within his or her area of responsibility including answering casework correspondence, meeting with constituents, verbal communications with constituents, and serving as a liaison with federal agencies;
  • Handles casework assignments at the direction of the Director of Casework;
  • Assesses casework for problems requiring legislative action and makes recommendations to the Director of Casework, District Director and Chief of Staff.
  • Continually screens active cases and acts as liaison with constituents to ensure that their cases are handled in a responsive manner;
  • Maintains up-to-date files on all cases and categories of information of importance to said cases;
  • Meets attendance requirements as established by the office;
  • Maintains a good working relationship with the congressional staff, and constituents;
  • Accepts performance-based criticism and direction;
  • Works well under pressure and handles stress;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION (OR EQUIVALENT EXPERIENCE):

  • At least 2 years of experience; strong academic credentials. Alternatively, 2 years of related experience or training in customer/constituent relations or equivalent experience.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  • Bilingual speaking preferred but not required.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Thorough knowledge of federal agencies and departments;
  • Professional telephone manner;
  • Temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant, and professional manner.
  • Ability to perform the essential job functions above;
  • Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others;
  • Thoroughness and careful attention to detail;
  • Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in fulfillment of casework responsibilities;
  • Knowledge of office policies, practices, and confidentiality procedures
  • Knowledge of office computer applications; and
  • Proficiency in word processing.

To apply please submit a resume and cover letter to fl.conservativerep@gmail.com. No phone calls, please.

Field Deputy (Los Angeles District Office) – Congressman Jimmy Gomez (D-CA)

Congressman Jimmy Gomez is seeking to immediately fill a full-time job opening for a Field Deputy position in his district office.

Position Description

The Field Deputy serves as the congressman’s liaison with the community, local organizations and government agencies; staff and/or represent the congressman at events; advise the congressman about local issues; help organize community based meetings and events; implement proactive constituent outreach program; prepare Member for speeches and meetings; draft correspondence.

This position requires work hours beyond the normal 8-hour work day and will include work on weekends and holidays.

Qualifications

• Strong written, communication, analytical, and organization skills; an ability to relate well with individuals of diverse backgrounds; impeccable customer service manners; and superior public speaking skills.
• Minimum two (2) years of experience working directly with the community at large.
• Knowledge of the Asian Pacific Islander communities a plus.
• Good computer skills, including proficiency and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher and Power Point.
• Bachelor’s degree required.
• Candidate must have a thorough understanding of government agencies and structure (local, county, state and federal).
• Must be able to work efficiently and effectively as a member of a team, be able to meet strict deadlines, balance multiple projects simultaneously and work under pressure.
• Attention to detail and accuracy is essential.
• Candidate should demonstrate a positive attitude, commitment to excellence, upbeat demeanor and flexibility.
• Candidate should expect weekend, some holidays, and after-hours assignments.
• Salary will depend on the experience of the applicant.
• Bilingual skills a plus.

To apply

All interested individuals should email a cover letter and resume to Gomez.CAjobs@mail.house.gov. No phone calls please.

Caseworker (District Office) – Florida House Republican

Conservative Florida member has an opening for a caseworker in the district office.

SUMMARY:

The Caseworker acts as a liaison to federal agencies for constituents and answers casework correspondence and verbal communications with constituents.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Acts as the representative for the Congressman within his or her area of responsibility including answering casework correspondence, meeting with constituents, verbal communications with constituents, and serving as a liaison with federal agencies;

Handles casework assignments at the direction of the Director of Casework;

Assesses casework for problems requiring legislative action and makes recommendations to the Director of Casework, District Director and Chief of Staf;

Continually screens active cases and acts as liaison with constituents to ensure that their cases are handled in a responsive manner;

Maintains up-to-date files on all cases and categories of information of importance to said cases;

Meets attendance requirements as established by the office;

Maintains a good working relationship with the congressional staff, and constituents;

Accepts performance-based criticism and direction;

Works well under pressure and handles stress;

Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION (OR EQUIVALENT EXPERIENCE):

At least 2 years of experience; strong academic credentials. Alternatively, 2 years of related experience or training in customer/constituent relations or equivalent experience.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

Bilingual speaking preferred but not required.

Strong oral and written communication skills;

Thorough knowledge of federal agencies and departments;

Professional telephone manner;

Temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant, and professional manner.

Ability to perform the essential job functions above;

Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others;

Thoroughness and careful attention to detail;

Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in fulfillment of casework responsibilities;

Knowledge of office policies, practices, and confidentiality procedures;

Knowledge of office computer applications; and

Proficiency in word processing.

To apply please submit a resume and cover letter to fl.conservativerep@gmail.com.

Caseworker (District Office) – Florida House Republican

Conservative Florida member has an opening for a caseworker in the district office.

SUMMARY:

The Caseworker acts as a liaison to federal agencies for constituents and answers casework correspondence and verbal communications with constituents.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Acts as the representative for the Congressman within his or her area of responsibility including answering casework correspondence, meeting with constituents, verbal communications with constituents, and serving as a liaison with federal agencies;

Handles casework assignments at the direction of the Director of Casework;

Assesses casework for problems requiring legislative action and makes recommendations to the Director of Casework, District Director and Chief of Staf;

Continually screens active cases and acts as liaison with constituents to ensure that their cases are handled in a responsive manner;

Maintains up-to-date files on all cases and categories of information of importance to said cases;

Meets attendance requirements as established by the office;

Maintains a good working relationship with the congressional staff, and constituents;

Accepts performance-based criticism and direction;

Works well under pressure and handles stress;

Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION (OR EQUIVALENT EXPERIENCE):

At least 2 years of experience; strong academic credentials. Alternatively, 2 years of related experience or training in customer/constituent relations or equivalent experience.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

Bilingual speaking preferred but not required.

Strong oral and written communication skills;

Thorough knowledge of federal agencies and departments;

Professional telephone manner;

Temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant, and professional manner.

Ability to perform the essential job functions above;

Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others;

Thoroughness and careful attention to detail;

Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in fulfillment of casework responsibilities;

Knowledge of office policies, practices, and confidentiality procedures;

Knowledge of office computer applications; and

Proficiency in word processing.

To apply please submit a resume and cover letter to fl.conservativerep@gmail.com.

Caseworker (District Office) – Florida House Republican

Conservative Florida member has an opening for a caseworker in the district office.

SUMMARY:

The Caseworker acts as a liaison to federal agencies for constituents and answers casework correspondence and verbal communications with constituents.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Acts as the representative for the Congressman within his or her area of responsibility including answering casework correspondence, meeting with constituents, verbal communications with constituents, and serving as a liaison with federal agencies;

Handles casework assignments at the direction of the Director of Casework;

Assesses casework for problems requiring legislative action and makes recommendations to the Director of Casework, District Director and Chief of Staf;

Continually screens active cases and acts as liaison with constituents to ensure that their cases are handled in a responsive manner;

Maintains up-to-date files on all cases and categories of information of importance to said cases;

Meets attendance requirements as established by the office;

Maintains a good working relationship with the congressional staff, and constituents;

Accepts performance-based criticism and direction;

Works well under pressure and handles stress;

Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION (OR EQUIVALENT EXPERIENCE):

At least 2 years of experience; strong academic credentials. Alternatively, 2 years of related experience or training in customer/constituent relations or equivalent experience.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

Bilingual speaking preferred but not required.

Strong oral and written communication skills;

Thorough knowledge of federal agencies and departments;

Professional telephone manner;

Temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant, and professional manner.

Ability to perform the essential job functions above;

Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others;

Thoroughness and careful attention to detail;

Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in fulfillment of casework responsibilities;

Knowledge of office policies, practices, and confidentiality procedures;

Knowledge of office computer applications; and

Proficiency in word processing.

To apply please submit a resume and cover letter to fl.conservativerep@gmail.com.

Staff Assistant (Los Angeles District Office) – Congressman Jimmy Gomez (D-CA)

Congressman Jimmy Gomez is seeking to immediately fill a full-time job opening for a Staff Assistant position in his district office.

Position Description

As the primary administrative staff member in the District Office, Staff Assistant duties include (but are not limited to): answer phones; handle mail and faxes; greet and direct visitors; maintain order and efficiency of front and back offices; order supplies; organize office files; coordinate vendor service needs; research the status of some legislation; draft some correspondence. Work on special projects as needed. In the absence of the District Scheduler, the Staff Assistant will serve as back-up and help facilitate any scheduling requests.

Casework duties include (but are not limited to): Assist constituents with their individual cases pertaining to federal agencies. As the “front-line” caseworker, help constituents with non-federal questions to find appropriate resources.
This position may require work on weekends and holidays.

Qualifications

• Strong written, communication, analytical, and organization skills; an ability to relate well with individuals of diverse backgrounds; impeccable customer service manners.
• Bachelor’s degree required.
• Good computer skills, including proficiency and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher and Power Point.
• Candidate must have an understanding of government agencies and structure (local, county, state and federal).
• Must be able to work efficiently and effectively as a member of a team, be able to meet strict deadlines and balance multiple projects. Attention to detail and accuracy is essential.
• Candidate should demonstrate a positive attitude, commitment to excellence, upbeat demeanor and flexibility.
• Salary will depend on the experience of the applicant.
• Bilingual skills a plus.

To apply

All interested individuals should email a cover letter and resume to Gomez.CAjobs@mail.house.gov. No phone calls please.

Field Representative/Military Liaison (Orlando, FL District Office) – Congressman Darren Soto (D-FL)

Responsibilities: Work on constituent cases, predominantly for veterans; attend events as the Congressman’s representative; monitor and update the Member and District Director on district and local issues; act as liaison with federal, district, and local agencies for the Member and constituents and perform other related duties as assigned.

Requirements: Strong oral and writing skills, excellent organizational, collaboration and communication skills; strong interpersonal skills; understanding of general military structure; ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in the representation of the Congressman’s position on policy issues; ability to multi task and work under pressure to meet deadlines; flexibility with priorities and ever-changing deadlines; detail orientation; ability to meet attendance requirements including a varied and work schedule; ethics in all organizational activities.

Spanish fluency is preferred. Military experience preferred. Women, people of color, and LGBT persons are encouraged to apply.

Interested applicants should submit via email the following documents: cover letter and resume. Please include each document as a separate attachment in the same email to: FL09resumes@mail.house.gov.

Caseworker (District Office) – Congressman Don Beyer (D-VA)

Northern Virginia member seeks case worker for district office to handle immigration and visa issues, as well as occasional outreach or staffing of the Congressman.  This office has a steady and high volume of immigration cases, and the applicant should be someone who is interested in the subject area, patient and ready to juggle. This person will join a tight-knit team of five.  Office includes some amenities.  Car needed. This office is an equal opportunity employer and minority candidates and candidates of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.  Please send resume, cover letter and writing sample to beyerstaff@gmail.com.

District Director (Schaumburg, IL District Office) – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL)

Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) is seeking a District Director based in his Schaumburg, Illinois office.  The District Director will oversee the management and operation of the district office, serve as a key liaison to local organizations and elected officials, develop and implement long-term strategic outreach plans, and manage and participate in the office’s constituent services efforts.  Qualified candidates will demonstrate management experience, a deep understanding of how to create and maintain a culture of exceptional service, strong oral and written communications skills, and strategic planning abilities.  The position requires the ability to multi-task, work well under pressure, and the flexibility to work long hours, including nights and weekends.  Ties to the Illinois 8th Congressional District and Illinois are preferred but not essential.    To apply for the District Director position, please send cover letter and resume to il08careers@gmail.com with “District Director” in the subject line. Salary commensurate with experience. This is NOT an entry-level position. No phone calls or drop-ins.

District Liaison (Charlotte, NC office) – Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC)

Congresswoman Alma Adams seeks a District Liaison for her Charlotte, NC district office. Successful candidates will have familiarity with federal agencies, excellent written and oral communication skills, the ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment, and will be team-oriented. Additionally, a strong knowledge or connection to Mecklenburg County is a plus. Core responsibilities include answering casework correspondence and verbal communications with constituents, managing and navigating constituents’ casework through federal agencies, attending and participating in community meetings and events, including some evenings and weekends, planning and implementing strategic outreach events with key constituent groups and stakeholders, and assessing casework and community activities for matters warranting legislative action.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to nc12scheduler@mail.house.gov.

District Director – Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL)

South Florida Progressive Democrat seeks a District Director to oversee all outreach and constituent services within the district. This individual will: act as the Member’s primary liaison to all government, community and constituent groups and civic leaders; monitor developments, opinions and concerns in the district and update the Member accordingly; attend civic meetings, community gatherings, and other events, representing the Member when needed; direct the work of district outreach, case managers and other district staff in support of the office’s outreach plan; as well as other administrative and management duties assigned.

The ideal candidate will have excellent oral and written communications skills, demonstrate initiative, including a proven capability to generate new ideas, and the ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment.

Qualified applicants will have several years of experience in government and/or community outreach, media relations, solid ties to the district and South Florida, and a strong knowledge of local issues, geography and demographics. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume, references, to repdwsresumes@gmail.com with the subject line “District Director.” No phone calls or drop-bys, please. This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation.

District Representative (Manhattan District Office) – Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)

The New York District Office of Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney in Manhattan is looking for a bright, energetic individual with a strong interest in public service. Responsibilities include representing the Congresswoman at community meetings and hearings, staffing her at weekend press conferences, and acting as a liaison between constituents and government agencies on a diverse range of issues which may include Medicare, health insurance, social security concerns, immigration, housing, taxes and student loans. Respondents should expect to become involved in community concerns which can include issues relating to housing, development, veterans, transportation, environment and other district concerns. This is a full time position, with some weekend work and late nights.

Full federal benefits apply. Good writing skills are essential. Having a car is a plus.

Interested applicants should send a resume and a cover letter to minna.elias@mail.house.gov.

Staff Assistant (San Antonio District Office) – Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX)

U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas) seeks motivated, hard-working staffer for his fast-paced San Antonio federal office. Responsibilities include handling district scheduling requests, administrative duties, intern supervision, and community and constituent work. Ideal candidates must be highly-organized, detail orientated, work well under pressure, be able to manage multiple tasks, possess excellent writing skills for handling correspondence, and have strong interpersonal skills. Spanish speaking and strong local ties a plus. Email resume, three references, and brief writing sample to DoggettJobs@mail.house.gov. Entitle your email: San Antonio District Office Position. No calls or drop-ins please.

Staff Assistant (Northern KY District Office) – Congressman Thomas Massie (R-KY)

The office of Congressman Thomas Massie of the 4th District of Kentucky, is seeking a pleasant, energetic, highly-organized, detail-oriented, Staff Assistant for the Northern Kentucky District Office.

The Staff Assistant duties include: greeting visitors, answers the telephone and answers constituent requests for general information, casework, and other inquiries. This position also monitors delivery and pickup of materials, maintains the front office, and assists other staff members with various administrative and legislative duties.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

– Provide staff coverage for the District Office, answer constituent phone calls and office visits, and the handling of constituent correspondence
– Review and assign incoming casework
– Act as a liaison between constituents and other government agenciesProvide casework assistance to constituents in a timely and efficient manner; proactively follow up on all open cases until resolutions are reached
– Train and supervise interns to handle routine office matters, such as incoming correspondence, visitors, telephone calls, and other issues that may arise
– Maintain office supplies and equipment, and the maintenance of the office organizational system
– Handle other tasks as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

– Temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant, and professional manner
– Thoroughness and careful attention to detail
– Strong oral and written communication skills
– Understands the value/art of the “follow-up”
– Works well under pressure while managing multiple tasks with competing priorities
– Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment
– Availability to occasionally work nights and weekends, if needed
– Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others
– Knowledge of legislative process helpful
– Strong oral and written communication skills
– Previous office experience a plus

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. To apply, please submit via email a resume and cover letter to: KY4district@gmail.com.

No phone calls or walk-ins please.

District Director (Charlotte District office) – Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC)

Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) is seeking applicants for District Director. The District Director will oversee management and operation of the District office, serve as a key liaison to local organizations and elected officials, and develop and implement long-term strategic outreach and constituent services plans. Qualified candidates will demonstrate significant management experience, strong oral and written communications skills, selfmotivation and familiarity to local and state organizations. In addition, qualified candidates must have prior experience in coalition building, a thorough understanding of the federal legislative process, and in-depth knowledge of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. The position requires the ability to multi-task, work well under pressure, and the flexibility to work long hours, including nights and weekends as needed. Ties to North Carolina’s 12th Congressional District are preferred and the position is based in Charlotte, NC.

To apply for the District Director position, please send cover letter and resume to nchousejobs@gmail.com with “District Director” in the subject line. Salary commensurate with experience. This is NOT an entry-level position. No phone calls, drop-ins or faxes. The office is an equal opportunity employer.

District Director (Charlotte office) – Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC)

Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) is seeking applicants for District Director. The District Director will oversee management and operation of the District office, serve as a key liaison to local organizations and elected officials, and develop and implement long-term strategic outreach and constituent services plans. Qualified candidates will demonstrate significant management experience, strong oral and written communications skills, self-motivation and familiarity to local and state organizations. In addition, qualified candidates must have prior experience in coalition building, a thorough understanding of the federal legislative process, and in-depth knowledge of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. The position requires the ability to multi-task, work well under pressure, and the flexibility to work long hours, including nights and weekends as needed. Ties to North Carolina’s 12th Congressional District are preferred and the position is based in Charlotte, NC.

To apply for the District Director position, please send cover letter and resume to nchousejobs@gmail.com with “District Director” in the subject line. Salary commensurate with experience. This is NOT an entry-level position. No phone calls, drop-ins or faxes.

The office is an equal opportunity employer.

Caseworker (District Office) – Congressman Beto O’Rourke (D-TX)

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 local and Federal Government organizations in the district. The District contains a large Army installation and a significant veteran population. District Case Workers help constituents interact with administrative and government agencies by acting as facilitators, ombudsmen and, in some cases, advocates. The Member currently serves on the House Armed Services Committee and the Veterans Affairs Committee and the Case Worker would be 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,federal, state, and local agencies as necessary and as a representative of the Congressman Beto O’Rourke 16th District of Texas. 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 the 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 O’Rourke. 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: For information concerning the CAO’s collection of personal information, please see http://cao.house.gov/privacy. 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 Beto O’Rourke.

The Wounded Warrior Program was established to create fellowships that will provide employment opportunities for wounded or disabled veterans within the House of Representatives in Washington, DC and in district offices nationwide. Those selected for the program will be employed by the Office of the Chief Administrative Officer but will be given the opportunity to work in Member, committee and leadership offices and, if a fit is found, transition into full-time employment. However, full time employment is not guaranteed at the conclusion of the two year fellowship.

Constituent Services Representative (District Office) – Northern Virginia House Democrat

Northern Virginia Democrat seeks Constituent Services Representative in district office to assist constituents in resolving issues with federal agencies and programs. This position acts as a liaison to federal, district, and local agencies on behalf of the Congressman and his constituents. Duties also include greeting visitors, answering phones, logging incoming mail, accompanying outreach staff to local community events, assisting with organization and preparation of the Congressman’s district-wide events, and other duties as assigned. Candidates must have strong oral and written communication skills, be detail-oriented, have the ability to work under pressure, and be willing to work evenings and weekends as needed. Associates degree or higher level degree preferred. Spanish or Korean language skills a plus. Email cover letter and resume to vacongressionalresumes@gmail.com.

Caseworker (Palm Desert, CA District Office) – Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-CA)

Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. of California seeks a Caseworker for his Palm Desert, CA District Office. Successful candidates will have previous experience in social work, familiarity with federal agencies, excellent written and oral communication skills, and be team-oriented. Prior experience working for state or local government is a plus. Candidates with fluency or strong verbal and written proficiency in Spanish are preferred. In addition, strong knowledge or connection with Riverside County and California’s 36th Congressional District is a plus. Availability for evening and weekend assignments maybe required at times.

Caseworkers in the Office of Congressman Ruiz assist constituents by navigating complex casework through federal agencies in areas such as veterans affairs, social security, housing, and immigration. Caseworkers also assess casework and community activities for matters warranting legislative action.

Interested candidates should send their resumes and cover letter to CARuizjobs@mail.house.gov. Please write “Caseworker” in the subject ling of your email message.

Please NO walk-ins, faxes or phone calls. The Office of Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) is an equal opportunity employer. Deadline for applications: Monday, December 12, 2016.

Community Coordinator (Lower East Side District Office) – NYC House Democrat

NYC Member of Congress seeks Community Coordinator for the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Individual will develop strategies to increase outreach to LES and represent the office at public meetings. Ideal candidate should have strong knowledge of LES community. Excellent verbal/written communication skills a plus. E-mail resume to: ny20515@yahoo.com.

District Director (Palm Desert, CA District Office) – Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-CA)

Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) is seeking applicants for a District Director. The District Director will oversee management and operation of two District offices, serve as a key liaison to local organizations and elected officials, and develop and implement long-term strategic plans. Qualified candidates will demonstrate significant management experience, strong oral and written communications skills , self-motivation and outreach experience to local and state organizations. In addition, qualified candidates with have prior experience in coalition building, a thorough understanding of the federal legislative process and in-depth knowledge of Southern CA. The position requires the ability to multi-task, work well under pressure and the flexibility to work long hours, including nights and weekends. Ties to California’s 36th Congressional District are preferred and the position is based in Palm Desert, CA.

To apply for the District Director position, please send cover letter and resume to CA36DistrictDirectorposition@mail.house.gov with “District Director” in the subject line. Salary commensurate with experience. This is NOT an entry-level position. No phone calls, drop-ins or faxes.

The office is an equal opportunity employer.

District Director (Palm Desert, CA District Office) – Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-CA)

Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) is seeking applicants for a District Director.  The District Director will oversee management and operation of two District offices, serve as a key liaison to local organizations and elected officials, and develop and implement long-term strategic plans. Qualified candidates will demonstrate significant management experience, strong oral and written communications skills, self-motivation and outreach experience to local and state organizations. In addition, qualified candidates will have prior experience in coalition building, a thorough understanding of the federal legislative process and in-depth knowledge of Southern CA. The position requires the ability to multi-task, work well under pressure and the flexibility to work long hours, including nights and weekends. Ties to California’s 36th Congressional District are preferred and the position is based in Palm Desert, CA.

To apply for the District Director position, please send cover letter and resume to CA36DistrictDirectorposition@mail.house.gov with “District   Director” in the subject line. Salary commensurate with experience. This is NOT an entry-level position. No phone calls, drop-ins or faxes.

The office is an equal opportunity employer.

District Communications Manager – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE)

SUMMARY:  The Communications Manager supports TV, radio, print and social media activities headquartered in the district office. Working directly with the senior communications director in Washington and the District Office, Director this position is responsible for the development and implementation of integrated strategies to achieve the Congressman’s media and communications goals. A second part of the position is to participate in relevant events in the district in partnership with other district office staff as a representative of the Congressman.

Media plans will include timely engagement with journalists, generation of story ideas and execution of media strategies for media within the district.  Key deliverables include cultivating and maintaining meaningful relationships with members of the state and local media, developing a “news bureau” in which regular and consistent news angles and execution of media outreach occurs on a daily/weekly basis.  The role includes administering new media communications, including the office website, Facebook, Twitter and You Tube activities.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

– Acts as the key contact and media liaison for the Congressman for all media in the district;
– Develops and implements media, communications, and public relations strategies for the Congressman;
– Writes press releases related to office activities on diverse subjects;
– Collaborates with the Washington DC office to identify ideas, construct language and capture photos of Congressional activities and to update the official website and post regularly on Facebook, Twitter and You Tube accounts;
– Works with District Director to assist in executing state level daily communication plan;
– Remains abreast of current legislative and non-legislative issues relevant to the Congressman;
– Evaluates current events and media reports in the district and the nation for their impact on the Congressman and relevance to constituents;
– Provides ideas and advice on how best to present the Congressman’s actions and legislative activities to the media;
– Oversees the creation and distribution of the Congressman’s newsletters and questionnaires, issue targeted mailings and collaborate in creating an annual report for the office;
– Represent the Congressman at events in the city of Lincoln, including active engagement with constituents as defined by the District Director;
– Willing to learn and grow including ability to accept performance-based feedback;
– Works well under pressure and handles stress;
– Willing to work flexible hours as needed including occasional night or weekend;
– Performs other duties as assigned.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

– Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills;
– Excellent communication skills;
– Ability to produce quality written documents under time constraints;
– Understanding of print, broadcast, and online media;
– Willingness to learn or existing knowledge of the legislative process, procedures and organization of the House;
– Curiosity to follow national, state and local current issues and commitment to focus on events in which the Congressman is involved;
– Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in the representation of the Congressman’s position on policy issues and in events in the district or one-on-one with constituents;
– Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others; including strong interpersonal skills;
– Temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant, and professional manner;
– Proficiency in “new media” platforms (Facebook, twitter, blogs etc);
– Knowledge of office computer applications.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

– Bachelor’s degree required the ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in English, history, literature or a closely related field or media and communications with a focus on story development and production.  Strong academic credentials as plus.
– Three year commitment to the office is expected.

Please send cover letters and resumes to reyn.archer@mail.house.gov.

Constituent Service Representative (District Office) – Congresswoman Katherine Clark (D-MA)

The District Office of Congresswoman Katherine M. Clark is currently accepting applicants for the position of Constituent Service Representative (CSR). The CSR monitors and updates the Member and District Director on district and local issues as well as serves as a liaison to federal, district, and local agencies for the member and constituents.

This position is responsible for a wide range of outreach, relationship management, event coordination, and correspondence. We’re looking for someone who has great judgment, keen political skills, is quick on their feet and ready to seize opportunities (or create them). The ideal candidate is fast but highly detail oriented, and is a strong written and oral communicator.

Essential Job Functions Required:

• Acts as the representative for the Congresswoman within his or her area of responsibility including answering casework correspondence, meeting with constituents, verbal communications with constituents, and serving as a liaison with federal, district, and local agencies;
• Informs the Congresswoman and the District Director of all happenings in his or her assigned geographic & issue areas by screening district media sources and interacting with constituents;
• Acts as a liaison to local, state and federal officials and other persons or groups to form effective relationships for the Member;
• Manages at least 1 casework assignment area & assesses casework for problems requiring legislative action and makes recommendations to the District Director and/or Chief of Staff;
• Monitors scheduled district meetings for the Member with constituents;
• Screens and refers cases, when appropriate, to other district offices;
• Prepares periodic reports for the District Director on pending cases and district activities in his or her assigned geographic & issue areas;
• Continually screens active cases and acts as liaison with constituents to ensure that their cases are handled in a responsive manner;
• Maintains up-to-date files on all cases and categories of information of importance to the office;
• Performs other duties as assigned.

This is a full time position.

Education, Skills, & Knowledge Required:

• 3-5 years relevant experience required; experience with the military & veteran’s issues or SSDI preferred.
• Exceptional written & oral communication, organizational and project management skills with an overall execution orientation; track record of effectively managing complex, multi-stakeholder projects;
• Thorough knowledge of legislative process and of House organization and procedures;
• Thorough knowledge of local, state and federal agencies and departments;
• Knowledge of all issues and events in the district in which the Congresswoman is involved;
• Strong political instincts, and a proactive entrepreneurial mindset;
• Grace under pressure; ability to delegate, communicate, and act decisively as well as adapt well to changing priorities;
• Availability & ability to work long, irregular hours including evenings and weekends;
• A professional style that includes flexibility, evenness, and sense of humor.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, & 2 writing samples to: Jobs.MA05@mail.house.gov.

Staff Assistant/Caseworker (San Antonio, TX District Office) – Congressman Joaquin Castro (D-TX)

The Office of Congressman Joaquin Castro is announcing the following available position in his San Antonio District Office: Staff Assistant/Caseworker. This entry-level position will provide coverage for the front desk and include responsibilities such as: Answer and screen telephone calls and visitors; Respond to constituent requests for flags, tours and other information; Maintain office supplies and equipment; Handle casework assignments, serving as a liaison with constituents, federal, district, and local agencies; Act as the representative for the Congressman within his or her area of responsibility; Staff Congressman at community events and meetings, as needed; Assist to train interns to handle office matters; Perform other duties as assigned. A successful candidate will have the following skills and knowledge: Ability to multi-task; Maintain a good working relationship with the Congressman, staff, and constituents; Accept performance-based criticism and direction; Temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant, and professional manner; Work a flexible schedule including long hours, nights, and weekends; Strong verbal and written communication skills, with Spanish skills preferred; Thoroughness and careful attention to detail; Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in fulfillment of casework responsibilities; Ability to use in-house data system, Intranet Quorum (IQ); Ability to use and troubleshoot photocopier, facsimile machine, telephone, and other office equipment; Thorough knowledge of local, state and federal agencies and departments; 4-year degree preferred.

Please submit a cover letter with your resume and email to District Director, Toni Serna, at toni.serna@mail.house.gov. Closing date is September 9, 2016.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Veterans Case Worker (Disrict 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.

Field Representative – Congressman Tom MacArthur (R-NJ)

Job Summary:   Duties include Case Work for Veterans, Communications and Outreach.  Case work responsibilities include facilitating and coordinating  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 work will include helping constituents interact with administrative and government agencies by acting as facilitators, ombudsmen and, in some cases, advocates. The employee will be granted access to Internet Quorum for inputting veteran constituent information for the purpose of casework.  The individual holding this position is also responsible for keeping the Congressman current on issues of concern to veterans. This will entail researching issues and tracking legislation at the federal, state and local level.  The incumbent for the position must engage in communications with veteran constituents, both reactive and proactive. Responsibilities will include responding to letters, electronic communications and phone calls that are fielded by Congressman MacArthur’s district offices from veterans in the district. They will also be responsible for proactively seeking our networks of veterans and engaging with them and building relationships. This could include but is not limited to attending and joining VFW and American Legion groups or other similar veteran organizations.

It will be required that the incumbent work in conjunction with another field representative with the office. This will include presenting proclamations and certificates to veteran organizations, setting up mobile offices and attending events while representing Congressman MacArthur.  The employee will also be responsible for assisting in reviewing applications for service academies.

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 MacArthur.

Case Worker & Veterans Outreach Representative (Sterling, VA office) – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA)

Job Summary:

The position is for a Case Worker in the Sterling District Congressional Office.  Primary responsibilities are to facilitate and coordinate responses to a wide range of requests received from constituents. In addition, the incumbent will serve as a liaison between the Congresswoman’s office and the various veterans’ 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.

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 Congresswoman Comstock.   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 employee will be required to learn the laws, regulations and intricacies affecting a constituent’s needs as well as the procedures and structure of the Congresswoman’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 Outreach Representative, the individual will represent the Member 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 Congresswoman on topics of importance to the VSOs.  The employee will also report on recommendations and or concerns raised at the various meetings for review by the Congresswoman.  Additionally, the employee will be responsible to perform other duties as assigned by the Congresswoman, 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.  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.”   Candidate must have a good driving record, current license and vehicle.

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 Comstock.

Communications & Outreach Coordinator (District office) – Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster (D-NH)

Communications:

· Work with Communications team to draft and disseminate press releases, media advisories, statements, and other communications material.
· Help plan local press events and assist Communications Director in pitching stories to the media as needed.
· Manage Facebook, Twitter, and other social media pages.
· Work with Communications Director and other staff to develop and implement office messaging strategy.

Issue Area Outreach:

· Develop and maintain relationships with leaders and stakeholders in assigned issue areas.
· Attend and hold meetings as necessary with issue area leaders and stakeholders; engage with the public on projects within these areas.
· Monitor ongoing projects and legislative actions connected to assigned issue areas.
· Develop and coordinate public events, business visits and private meetings in connection with assigned issue areas.

General:

· Answer phones and walk-in cases as necessary.
· Draft letters, memos and reports on meetings, events and projects.
· Attend occasional night or weekend events as necessary.

Qualifications:

· Strong writing skills
· Strict attention-to-detail
· Ability to “think on your toes” and work in a constantly shifting, fast-paced work environment
· Prior political or press experience strongly preferred.

If interested, please submit resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to NH02.Jobs@mail.house.gov.

Caseworker (District office) – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-CA)

Member of Congress seeking Caseworker.  Individual is responsible for handling constituent casework in his/her assigned issue areas, which includes answering casework correspondence, meeting with constituents, communicating with constituents, and serving as a liaison with federal, district, and local agencies. Fluent in Spanish and previous casework experience is a plus.  Send fax or e-mail cover letter and resume to: Carina Armenta, District Director, 300 E. Esplanade Drive, Suite 470, Oxnard, CA 93036 * carina.armenta@mail.house.gov * (805) 379-1799, fax. Please no calls.

This office is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.

Press Secretary (NY-Based) – Congressman Dan Donovan (R-NY)

Congressman Donovan seeks a Press Secretary whose responsibilities will include: expanding office’s digital presence, including social media and e-mail messaging; assisting the Communications Director in preparing for press conferences and interviews; and drafting press releases and other communications material. Ideal applicant would have superb writing skills, web and digital media skills, and ability to handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously. Applicant should have desire to grow and take on added responsibilities.  Send resume and writing sample to pat.ryan@mail.house.gov.  Salary commensurate with experience.

Constituent Services Representative (Napa District Office) – Congressman Mike Thompson (D-CA)

Congressman Mike Thompson (CA-05), a senior Member of the U.S. House of Representatives, has an opening starting in July 2016 for an entry level Constituent Services Representative to work in his Congressional District Office in Napa, California.

Responsibilities include: answering casework correspondence and verbal communications with constituents; acting as liaison with federal, district, and local agencies for the Member and constituents; representing the Member at events; and other duties important to serving the people of the congressional district.

Candidates must be a self-starter, hard-working, highly dependable, and organized as well as possess strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to work quickly under pressure. Good judgment, strong customer service skills, a passion for public service and the ability to work long hours, including nights and weekends are required. Ties to Napa County and the ability to communicate in multiple languages, especially Spanish, are highly desirable. A bachelors degree is required. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Qualified applicants should send a resume, cover letter and three short writing samples to napajobopening@gmail.com. No phone calls, faxes or drop-in, please.

Veteran Affairs Caseworker/Field Representative (Las Vegas District Office) – Congresswoman Dina Titus (D-NV)

Congresswoman Dina Titus of Nevada seeks a Veteran Affairs Caseworker/Field Representative for her Las Vegas District Office. Successful candidates will have previous experience in social work, familiarity with federal agencies, excellent written and oral communication skills, be team-oriented, and comfortable working both independently and as part of a team. Strong knowledge or connection with Nevada’s First Congressional District is a plus. Availability for evening and weekend assignments is required. Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to Mike.Naft@mail.house.gov. Please write “Caseworker” in the subject line of your email message.

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 DC 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.

District Staffer – Congressman Don Beyer (D-VA)

Northern Virginia office seeks a staffer for a varied portfolio in the district office.  The position will include some outreach, case work and event planning in the district, which encompasses the cities of Alexandria and Falls Church, Arlington County, and parts of Fairfax County.  This person will establish and maintain contacts with myriad local organizations and keep in touch with their concerns and local events.  In addition, he or she will help organize and staff various events in the district, such as town halls, policy forums, and the like.  They will also handle a small portion of the office’s case work.

This person will join a (congenial!) five-person office, so must be collaborative and available to jump in on other tasks, such as answering phones in the office, and occasionally staffing the Congressman at various events, including some evening and weekend hours. He or she must also have a car.  Preference for Spanish speaker and knowledge of northern Virginia.

Please send resume and cover letter to va08outreach@gmail.com.

Staff Assistant (Plano, TX District Office) – Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX)

Congressman Sam Johnson is seeking a staff assistant for his district office in Plano, Texas. Responsibilities include, but not limited to: managing the office administrative operations, answering phones, and writing, while handing mail and case management intake procedures. Some community outreach activities are available as well as assisting with constituent education programs.

Qualified applicants will be hard working, self-motivated, organized, and possess excellent communications skills.  Interested candidates should email their cover letter resume to samjohnsoncasework@mail.house.gov with the subject line staff assistant.  No calls or walk-ins please.

Press Assistant – Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI)

Seeking a motivated, self-starting Press Assistant for a fast-paced Congressional office. This position is based in Rhode Island. The ideal candidate is a strong writer, attentive to detail, and able to work well and multitask under pressure to meet deadlines. The ability to take initiative and follow detailed instructions is essential. Familiarity with website management, social media, and graphic design preferred.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

· Drafting talking points and press releases
· Media outreach to print, TV and radio reporters
· Supporting production of press events
· Media monitoring
· Transcribing interviews

Women and minority applicants are encouraged to apply. Please send a resume and cover letter to RI01.jobvacancy@mail.house.gov with the subject “Press Assistant Opening.”

Caseworker (Palm Desert District Office) – Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-CA)

Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. of California seeks a Caseworker for his Palm Desert, California district office. Successful candidates will have previous experience in social work, familiarity with federal agencies, excellent written and oral communication skills, be team-oriented, and comfortable working both independently and as part of a team. Prior experience working for federal, state, or local government is a plus. Candidates with fluency or strong verbal and written proficiency in Spanish are strongly preferred. Strong knowledge or connection with Riverside County and California’s 36th Congressional District is a plus. Availability for evening and weekend assignments is required.

Caseworkers in the Office of Congressman Ruiz assist constituents by navigating complex casework through federal agencies in areas such as veterans’ affairs, social security, housing, immigration. Caseworkers also assess casework and community activities for matters warranting legislative action.

Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to Octavio.Gonzalez@mail.house.gov. Please write “Caseworker” in the subject line of your email message.

Staff Assistant (San Diego District Office) – Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-CA)

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

Strong ties to the San Diego area are a must.

The application deadline is Monday, May 2, 2016.  Start date is mid-summer for the San Diego position.  NO CALLS, EMAILS OR DROP-BYS PLEASE.

To apply for the position, please e-mail your cover letter, resume, a writing sample and contact information for three work references to employment.davis@mail.house.gov. Please indicate in the subject line which position you are applying for. You will receive an email confirmation that your application has been received.

Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent – Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-CA)

Congresswoman Susan Davis seeks an organized, friendly, detail-oriented person with strong interpersonal and writing skills for an entry-level position in her Washington, DC office.  Duties include administrative tasks such as answering phones, greeting visitors, opening/sorting the mail, supervising interns, drafting constituent correspondence, arranging tours and assisting with other projects.

The application deadline is Monday, May 2, 2016.  Start date is late May for the DC position and mid-summer for the San Diego position.  NO CALLS, EMAILS OR DROP-BYS PLEASE.

To apply for either position, please e-mail your cover letter, resume, a writing sample and contact information for three work references to employment.davis@mail.house.gov. Please indicate in the subject line which position you are applying for. You will receive an email confirmation that your application has been received.

Staff Assistant (Plano, TX Distict Office) – Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX)

Congressman Sam Johnson is seeking a staff assistant for his district office in Plano, Texas. Responsibilities include, but not limited to: managing the office administrative operations, answering phones, and writing, while handing mail and case management intake procedures. Some community outreach activities are available as well as assisting with constituent education programs.

Qualified applicants will be hard working, self-motivated, organized, and possess excellent communications skills.  Interested candidates should email their cover letter resume to samjohnsoncasework@mail.house.gov with the subject line staff assistant.  No calls or walk-ins please.

District Representative – Congressman Curt Clawson (R-FL)

Job Summary: The position is for a District Representative in the Florida District 19 Congressional Office.  Primary responsibilities are to facilitate and coordinate responses to a wide range of requests received from constituents, including: Military and veteran issues and concerns, providing liaison between the Congressman’s office and the various organizations and activities in the district. Work closely with the Communications Director in Washington D.C. Office responsible assisting them within the District on press and communications issues.

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 in Florida District 19.  The District Representative will be required to: communicate clearly with constituents and staff about a wide-range of issues relating to the Federal Government and its local interface; learn the laws, regulations and intricacies affecting a constituent’s case as well as the procedures and structure of a Congressional Inquire regarding casework and employee obligations, as outlined in the Office Handbook and the House of Representatives’ Ethics Manual. When performing in the capacity of District Representative, the individual will represent the Congressman at meetings and functions hosted by local 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 constituents, and report on recommendations and or concerns raised at the various meetings for review by Congressman and/or senior staff. The employee will be responsible to perform other duties as assigned by the Congressman, Chief of Staff, Communications Director and District Director.

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. College degree preferred (High school degree required), some college communications courses preferred. 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 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 Curt Clawson.

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