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Inspector General – U.S. House of Representatives

Office of the Inspector General

Position Available: Inspector General

Vacancy Announcement Number: IG-001-17

Office/Location: U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.

Closing Date: November 1, 2017

Salary Level/Range: $172,500

Proposed Starting Date: Immediate

Job Summary:

Incumbent serves as the Inspector General, U.S. House of Representatives. The Inspector General provides audit, investigative, and advisory services within the House, including the audit of the annual financial statements of the House. In collaboration with the deputy inspectors general provides executive management to the Office of Inspector General.

Primary Duties:

Directs the mission and functions of the Office of Inspector General whose purpose, pursuant to clause 6 of rule II of the House of Representatives, is to only:

1) Provide audit, investigative, and advisory services to the House and joint entities in a manner consistent with government-wide standards.

2) Inform the House officers or other officials who are subject of an audit of the results of that audit and suggest appropriate curative actions.

3) Notify the Speaker of the House, the Majority Leader, the Minority Leader, and the chair and ranking member of the Committee on House Administration of any financial irregularities discovered in the course of carrying out his or her responsibilities under clause 6 of rule II of the House of Representatives.

4) Submit to the Speaker of the House, the Majority Leader, the Minority Leader, and the chair and ranking member of the Committee on Appropriations and Committee on House Administration a report of each audit conducted under clause 6 of rule II of the House of Representatives.

5) Report to the Committee on Ethics information involving possible violations by a Member, Delegate, Resident Commissioner, officer, or employee of the House of any rule of the House or of any law applicable to the performance of official duties or the discharge of official responsibilities that may require referral to the appropriate Federal or State authorities under clause 3(a)(3) of rule XI.

Supervisory Controls:

The Inspector General is subject to the policy direction and oversight of the Committee on House Administration. The Inspector General is appointed for each Congress by the Speaker of the House, the Majority Leader, and the Minority Leader, acting jointly.

Qualifications:

Extensive knowledge and experience in identifying, formulating, and recommending policies, plans, and programs for audit, investigative, and advisory services.

Extensive knowledge of and technical experience with/in financial auditing, financial management activities, and internal controls.

Extensive experience with/in evaluating and recommending business process improvements based on risk.

Ability to recognize and successfully communicate sensitive issues.

Experience with internal strategic planning, project management, budget formulation, procurement, and training.

An undergraduate degree is required; a graduate degree in accounting or management, and/or certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) is desirable.

Must be able to secure and maintain a Top Secret security clearance.

Must be nonpartisan.

Applicant Instructions:

Qualified candidates please submit your resume through email to IGVacancy@mail.house.gov.

Disclaimer:

All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including marital or parental status), disability, or age.

Continued employment is contingent upon satisfactorily completing a criminal history records check (or other applicable security clearance) and a pre-employment drug-test (pre-identified position only).

Title 1 of the Ethics in Government Act of 1978, as amended (5 U.S.C.; 101 et seq.) requires certain House employees to file Financial Disclosure Statements; for information please visit http://clerk.house.gov/public_disc/index.aspx.

Staff Assistant – House Ethics Committee

The Committee on Ethics has an opening for a Staff Assistant. Duties include: answering telephones; assisting with the tracking and processing of committee correspondence; providing administrative support in setting up committee meetings; and entering data and navigating databases with accuracy. This is a non-partisan position which requires the ability to serve all Members of Congress equally and refrain from political or partisan activity. Applicants must have excellent organizational skills and a professional telephone manner; good computer skills; proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel; ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others; ability to use good judgment in responding to inquiries and requests; and flexibility in assisting with daily tasks and projects. This is an entry level position with a starting salary of $30,000 per year. Please email cover letter and resume with “Staff Assistant” in the subject line to ethicsjobs@mail.house.gov. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Staff Assistant – Senate Ethics Committee

The Select Committee on Ethics seeks a Staff Assistant to provide administrative support to the Committee.  The Staff Assistant’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to: answering phones and routing calls, managing the reception desk, greeting visitors, filing, responding to constituent mail, providing support to the Committee’s professional staff, and various other administrative duties as assigned. This is a non-partisan position which requires the ability to serve all members of the Committee and Senate community equally without regard to their political affiliation and to refrain from activity that could impair the Committee’s reputation for non-partisanship. Applicants must be highly organized and detail oriented, possess exceptional customer service and communication skills, and have the sound judgment necessary to handle matters that arise before the Committee. All applicants must possess a Bachelor’s Degree.  The Committee is an equal opportunity employer.  To apply, send a resume and cover letter to mailbox_office@ethics.senate.gov.

Staff Assistant – Senate Ethics Committee

The Select Committee on Ethics seeks a Staff Assistant to provide administrative support to the Committee.  The Staff Assistant’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to: answering phones and routing calls, managing the reception desk, greeting visitors, filing, responding to constituent mail, providing support to the Committee’s professional staff, and various other administrative duties as assigned. This is a non-partisan position which requires the ability to serve all members of the Committee and Senate community equally without regard to their political affiliation and to refrain from activity that could impair the Committee’s reputation for non-partisanship. Applicants must be highly organized and detail oriented, possess exceptional customer service and communication skills, and have the sound judgment necessary to handle matters that arise before the Committee. All applicants must possess a Bachelor’s Degree.  The Committee is an equal opportunity employer.  To apply, send a resume and cover letter to mailbox_office@ethics.senate.gov.

Legislative Research Analyst – U.S. House Office of Legislative Counsel

Office of Legislative Counsel
Position Available: Legislative Research Analyst I
Vacancy Announcement Number: LC-001-17
Office/Location: U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.
Closing Date: Until Filled
Salary Level/Range: $50,000
Proposed Starting Date:     Immediate

Job Summary:

The Office of the Legislative Counsel is a nonpartisan office of the United States House of Representatives that assists the Members and committees of the House with the drafting of legislation. The Office does not advocate the adoption or rejection of any particular proposal or policy and provides assistance on an impartial and confidential basis. The Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment with the Office is at-will.

Major Duties

The Legislative Research Analyst I in the Office of the Legislative Counsel is responsible for carrying out the following:

* Prepare comparative prints for the Office and the House using specialized software to show changes that bills make to laws and amendments make to bills, and changes between versions of the same document.
* Manage and update a database of Public Laws and compilations of Federal laws.
* Research provisions of Federal law and its amendatory history to compile the amendments made to the Federal law into the up-to-date form of the Federal law.
* Advise attorneys in the Office on technical amendatory issues arising in legislative drafts.
* Work cooperatively with teams both inside and outside of the Office in the development, improvement, and testing of specialized software used by the Office to carry out the duties of this position.
* Perform additional tasks as needed.

Requirements

* Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
* Knowledge of, and experience with, various information and office systems, including word processing, email, spreadsheet, and database.
* Ability to work both independently and in teams.
* Ability to work with short deadlines and handle multiple, ongoing projects while providing high quality results.
* Ability to focus on the task at hand.
* Excellent written and oral communication skills, including command of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
* Able technically to participate in software development and improvement.
* Willingness to learn and ask questions.
* Willingness periodically to work longer than a normal workday and on weekends.
* Experience working with XML is a plus.
* Experience using legislative research tools, including Congress.gov and UScode.house.gov, is a plus.
* Knowledge of copy editing is a plus.

Applicant Instructions: Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and references to legcoun@mail.house.gov with Legislative Research Analyst I job opportunity in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

Staff Counsel – Senate Select Committee on Ethics

The U.S. Senate Select Committee on Ethics seeks a non-partisan attorney for the position of staff counsel.  The staff counsel’s responsibilities include providing advice and training to the Senate community regarding ethics rules and laws, reviewing a high volume of financial disclosure reports, and working on investigative matters. This is a non-partisan position, which requires the ability to serve all members of the Senate community equally without regard to their political affiliation and to refrain from activity that could impair the Committee’s reputation for non-partisanship. Applicants must possess outstanding written and oral communication skills and analytical abilities as well as the sound judgment necessary to evaluate matters that arise before the Committee.  Experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable: government ethics, ethics counseling, finance, accounting, securities law, investigations, and criminal law. All applicants must have a JD, be licensed and in good active standing to practice law in a state or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia, and have a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience.  The Committee is an equal employment opportunity employer. To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and short writing sample (no longer than 15 pages) to mailbox_office@ethics.senate.gov.

Deputy Chief Clerk/Calendar Clerk – House Committee on Homeland Security

The House Committee on Homeland Security, is looking for a non-partisan, Deputy Chief Clerk/Calendar Clerk to assist with Committee operations. Among other duties, the person filling this role will assist the Chief Clerk in the performance of the following:

• Managing Committee hearings and markups;
• Plan and manage Committee field hearings;
• Maintain Committee legislative calendar; and
• Prepare Committee archive and historical records.

The ideal candidate for this position is detail oriented, a self-starter and works well independently as well as with others. Previous experience in a Capitol Hill office required, Committee preferred. Please send resumes and statement of interest to: Resumes.CHS@mail.house.gov.

Proctor – Senate Page Program

Senate Page Program seeks a Proctor for page residence which houses high school students from across the nation. Duties include supervising students, enforcing rules, and planning activities. Bachelor's degree required; current enrollment in a graduate degree granting program preferred. Experience working with adolescents or in a residence hall preferred.  Compensation includes competitive salary and federal benefits. This is a full-time, live-in position. Applicants must have flexible schedules which permit evening, overnight, and weekend assignments.  To apply, send cover letter, resume and Employment Application to resumes@saa.senate.gov. The complete vacancy announcement can be found at https://sen.gov/5J28. To be considered for this position an Employment Application MUST be submitted. The SAA Employment Application can be found at https://sen.gov/ZJKP. HIRING FOR THIS POSITION IS GOVERNED BY THE VETERANS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES ACT. DEADLINE 04/13/2017.

Investigative Counsel – House Ethics Committee

The Committee on Ethics seeks an attorney for an investigative counsel position. The Committee’s investigative counsels are responsible for conducting investigations and adjudicatory and disciplinary proceedings regarding Members and staff of the U.S. House of Representatives. This is a nonpartisan position which requires the ability to conduct impartial investigations and refrain from political or partisan activity. Candidates must possess outstanding analytical and written/oral communications skills, as well as the sound judgment necessary to evaluate the sensitive matters that arise before the Committee. Experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable: government ethics, criminal law, civil litigation, administrative investigations and adjudications, depositions, and financial accounting. Salary commensurate with experience. Please email resume, cover letter, and short writing sample to ethicsjobs@mail.house.gov. Please include the phrase “Investigative Counsel” in the subject line.

Staff Assistant – House Ethics Committee

The Committee on Ethics has an opening for a Staff Assistant. Duties include: answering telephones; assisting with the tracking and processing of committee correspondence; providing administrative support in setting up committee meetings; and entering data and navigating databases with accuracy. This is a non-partisan position which requires the ability to serve all Members of Congress equally and refrain from political or partisan activity. Applicants must have excellent organizational skills and a professional telephone manner; good computer skills; proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel; ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others; ability to use good judgment in responding to inquiries and requests; and flexibility in assisting with daily tasks and projects. Please email cover letter and resume with “Staff Assistant” in the subject line to ethicsjobs@mail.house.gov.

Advice & Education Counsel – House Ethics Committee

The Committee on Ethics seeks an attorney for the position of counsel in the Office of Advice and Education. The Committee’s Advice and Education counsels are responsible for providing a high volume of ethics advice, education, and training to Members of Congress and their staff through frequent telephone calls, in-person meetings, and written work product. This is a non-partisan position which requires the ability to serve all Members of Congress equally and refrain from political or partisan activity. Candidates must possess outstanding analytical and written and oral communication skills, as well as the sound judgment necessary to evaluate the sensitive matters that arise before the Committee. Experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable: government ethics, ethics counseling and training, corporate finance, securities law, and criminal law. Salary commensurate with experience. Please email resume, cover letter, and short writing sample to ethicsjobs@mail.house.gov. Please include the phrase “A&E Counsel” in the subject line.

Immigration Liaison (Decatur, GA office) – U.S. House of Representatives

Position Available: Immigration Liaison
Vacancy Announcement Number: MEM-018-17
Office/Location: U.S. House of Representatives
Closing Date: February 22, 2017
Salary Level/Range: $37,000 to $40,000
Proposed Starting Date:     Immediate

Congressional Liaison for US Citizenship and Immigration Services, US Department of State and Passport Services whose primary responsibility will be to advocate for constituents with these agencies, provide briefings of the issues, follow-up until there is resolution and resolve emerging problems. This position is located in Decatur, GA.

Responsibilities:

Act as Spanish Translation for the Website; Assist constituents with Immigrant/non-immigrant visas; Assist constituents with passport issues; Assist immigrants with naturalization and permanent residency; Assess case for work for issues requiring legislative action; Develop Outreach Plan for Clarkston Community; Build substantive and trust relationships with the Mayor of Clarkston and the City Council; Monitor and remain abreast of local issues; Manage constituent calls; Provide monthly case flow report to District Director; Become proficient with IQ Correspondence Management system; Build substantive relationships with USCIS Congressional Contacts at the Atlanta Field Office; Build substantive relationships with NGP organizations that provide assistance to the immigrant community, i.e., New Pathways, Catholic Services, and Refugee Resettlement Center; Become knowledgeable regarding agency processing procedures, times and requirements; Decipher the constituent’s info and determine the most direct path for resolution; Participate in US Citizenship, Department of State and Passport training; Assist with Planning and executing District events; And other miscellaneous administrative responsibilities.

Position Requirements:

Fluent in Spanish, Prior Immigration experience, Computer Literate, Good interpersonal skills, Strong organizational skills, BS/BA required, Strong administrative and writing skills
Candidates please submit resumes to Kathy.Register@mail.house.gov.

Official Reporter of Debates – Secretary of the Senate’s Official Reporters of Debates

The Secretary of the Senate’s Official Reporters of Debates is seeking applicants for the Official Reporter of Debates vacancy.  This is specialized, professional work reporting and editing the oral proceedings of the Senate and incorporating proper parliamentary language, for publication in the Congressional Record (the Record). Work includes taking verbatim record of daily Senate oral proceedings and editing information for grammatical and technical errors to ensure accuracy of the Record. Work is bound by Senate rules and regulations, Secretary of the Senate policies and procedures, the Senate Ethics Manual, and the U.S. Senate Handbook, but requires independent judgment in setting priorities and handling assignments. The complete vacancy announcement and application may be found on the Employment link of Webster or http://www.senate.gov/employment under the Secretary of the Senate.  Please submit your application, resume and cover letter by 11:59 pm, January 13, 2017.  Late applications will not be accepted.

Department: Official Reporters of Debates
Salary Range: $88,053 – $136,484
Posting Date: January 5, 2017
Deadline: January 13, 2017

Staff Counsel – Senate Select Committee on Ethics

The U.S. Senate Select Committee on Ethics seeks a non-partisan attorney for the position of staff counsel.  The staff counsel’s responsibilities include providing advice and training to the Senate community regarding ethics rules and laws, reviewing a high volume of financial disclosure reports, and working on investigative matters.  This is a non-partisan position which requires the ability to serve all members of the Senate community equally without regard to their political affiliation and to refrain from activity that could impair the Committee’s reputation for non-partisanship. Applicants must possess outstanding written and oral communication skills and analytical abilities as well as the sound judgment necessary to evaluate matters that arise before the Committee.  Experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable:  government ethics, ethics counseling, finance, accounting, securities law, investigations, and criminal law. All applicants must have a JD, be licensed and in good active standing to practice law in a state or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia, and have a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience.  The Committee is an equal employment opportunity employer. To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and short writing sample (no longer than 15 pages) to mailbox_office@ethics.senate.gov.

Staff Assistant – Senate Select Committee on Ethics

The Select Committee on Ethics seeks a Staff Assistant to provide administrative support to the Committee.  The Staff Assistant’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to: answering phones and routing calls, managing the reception desk, greeting visitors, filing, responding to constituent mail, providing support to the Committee’s professional staff, and various other administrative duties as assigned. This is a non-partisan position which requires the ability to serve all members of the Committee and Senate community equally without regard to their political affiliation and to refrain from activity that could impair the Committee’s reputation for non-partisanship.  Applicants must be highly organized and detail oriented, possess exceptional customer service and communication skills, and have the sound judgment necessary to handle matters that arise before the Committee.  All applicants must possess a Bachelor’s Degree.  The Committee is an equal opportunity employer.  To apply, send a resume and cover letter to mailbox_office@ethics.senate.gov.

Assistant Director – House Press Gallery

The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) provides operations support services and business solutions to the community of 10,000 House Members, Officers and staff.  The CAO organization comprises more than 600 technical and administrative staff working in a variety of areas, including information technology, finance, budget management, human resources, payroll, child care, food and vending, procurement, logistics and administrative counsel.

Job Summary:

The Assistant Director works as a non-partisan employee of the House, providing access and information about Congress to credentialed members of the daily press corps.  This employee is responsible for delivering a variety of administrative services that facilitate media coverage of the House by the daily print and online media.  Work is performed under the supervision and direction of the Gallery Director.  The position does not have day-to-day supervisory/managerial responsibilities.

Major duties:

1. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of legislative activity on the House floor, including scheduling information, parliamentary procedures
2. Identifies and disseminates legislative information to members of the media using distribution lists
3. Creates and maintains a log of House floor proceedings and keeps computer database of House floor actions up to date
4. Maintains the gallery’s website with information that is relevant and reflects the current news environment
5. Monitors and tracks hearing coverage and provide on-site support when needed
6. Establishes and maintains contacts with committee staffs regarding legislative schedule and activity
7. Coordinates logistics for a variety of special events such as congressional gold medal ceremonies, Joint Meetings, Joint Sessions, and the Presidential Inauguration
8. Assists Director with planning and implementing logistics for the national political conventions
9. Creates and manages extensive legislative, historical and statistical files
10. Assists in reviewing press membership applications and maintain membership data files
11. Develops and fosters relationships with credentialed members of the media
12. Attends key news events and briefings and, where needed, use social media to disseminate important information
13. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, public relations or a related field with a minimum of three (3) to six (6) years news media experience; minimum of two (2) specific experience in journalism/ communications.

Capitol Hill news media experience strongly preferred.

– Proficient knowledge and understanding of legislative process
– Proficient knowledge of House operations
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills
– Ability to handle competing interests, personalities and job duties simultaneously with a high degree of professionalism
– Willingness to work long, irregular hours, including evenings and weekends, as required
– Proficiency in Word, Excel and database systems such as CRM
– Skills in web design and development using HTML, proficiency in Photoshop and other digital platforms desired
– Self-starter with the ability to work independently with minimum supervision.

Applicant Instructions:

Qualified candidates please submit your resume HERE (reference vacancy announcement# MG-002-16).  If you are unable to submit your resume online, please fax a cover letter and resume (reference announcement # MG-002-16) to 202-226-7514

For information concerning the CAO’s collection of personal information, please see http://cao.house.gov/privacy.

Hiring for this position is governed by the Veteran’s Employment Opportunities Act.  Applicants seeking veterans’ preference consideration should contact a CAO Human Resources representative at CAOHumanResources@mail.house.gov for further information.
Disclaimer:

All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including marital or parental status), disability, or age.

Continued employment is contingent upon satisfactorily completing a criminal history records check (or other applicable security clearance) and a pre-employment drug-test (pre-identified position only).

Title 1 of the Ethics in Government Act of 1978, as amended (5 U.S.C app§ 101 et seq.) requires certain House employees, to file Financial Disclosure Statements, for information please visit http://clerk.house.gov/public_disc/index.aspx.

Official Reporter of Debates – Secretary of the Senate

The Secretary of the Senate’s Official Reporters of Debates is seeking applicants for the Official Reporter of Debates vacancy.  This is specialized, professional work reporting and editing the oral proceedings of the Senate and incorporating proper parliamentary language, for publication in the Congressional Record (the Record). Work includes taking verbatim record of daily Senate oral proceedings and editing information for grammatical and technical errors to ensure accuracy of the Record. Work is bound by Senate rules and regulations, Secretary of the Senate policies and procedures, the Senate Ethics Manual, and the U.S. Senate Handbook, but requires independent judgment in setting priorities and handling assignments.The complete vacancy announcement and application may be found on the Employment link of Webster or http://www.senate.gov/employment under the Secretary of the Senate.  Please submit your application, resume and cover letter by 11:59 pm, November 18, 2016.  Late applications will not be accepted.

Legal Assistant – Office of Senate Legal Counsel

The Office of Senate Legal Counsel – a non-partisan, independent, statutorily created office that represents the Senate, Members, Officers and staff of the Senate in litigation, and provides advice on a variety of constitutional and other legal issues – seeks a Legal Assistant. Duties include: conducting legal, legislative, and historical research; cite checking and filing electronically  briefs and memoranda; maintaining, updating, and organizing paper and electronic reference files; tracking and compiling Senate rules, statutes, and court decisions; assisting with administrative tasks, including answering telephone calls.  Should be proficient in both WordPerfect and Word in a predominately WordPerfect office.  Ideal candidate will have willingness and aptitude to assist with computer systems administrator functions.  Competitive salary available. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223401 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Legal Assistant – Office of Senate Legal Counsel

The Office of Senate Legal Counsel – a non-partisan, independent, statutorily created office that represents the Senate, Members, Officers and staff of the Senate in litigation, and provides advice on a variety of constitutional and other legal issues – seeks a Legal Assistant. Duties include: conducting legal, legislative, and historical research; cite checking and filing electronically  briefs and memoranda; maintaining, updating, and organizing paper and electronic reference files; tracking and compiling Senate rules, statutes, and court decisions; assisting with administrative tasks, including answering telephone calls.  Should be proficient in both WordPerfect and Word in a predominately WordPerfect office.  Ideal candidate will have willingness and aptitude to assist with computer systems administrator functions.  Competitive salary available. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223401 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Staff Assistant – House Ethics Committee

Committee on Ethics has an immediate opening for a Staff Assistant. This position requires an individual who is non-partisan and can handle highly sensitive information. Responsibilities include: greeting visitors and answering telephones; assisting with the tracking and processing of committee correspondence; and providing administrative support in the setup of committee meetings. Applicants must have excellent organizational skills and professional telephone manner; proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel; ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others; ability to use good judgment in responding to inquiries and requests; and flexibility in assisting with daily tasks and projects. Applicant instructions: Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter by email to Ethicsjobs@mail.house.gov.

Legal Assistant – Senate Select Committee on Ethics

The U.S. Senate Select Committee on Ethics seeks a Legal Assistant to provide administrative, research, and logistical support to the Committee.  The Legal Assistant’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to: processing the Committee’s incoming and outgoing correspondence, working with and assisting in maintaining the Committee’s historical records and electronic databases, conducting legal and internet research, drafting correspondence, assisting the Chief Counsel/Staff Director on individual assignments, and various other administrative duties. This is a non-partisan position which requires the ability to serve all members of the Committee and Senate community equally without regard to their political affiliation and to refrain from activity that could impair the Committee’s reputation for non-partisanship.  Applicants must be highly organized and detail oriented, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and have the sound judgment necessary to handle matters that arise before the Committee.  Experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable:  legal research, records and database management. All applicants must possess a Bachelor’s Degree.  The Committee is an equal employment opportunity employer.  To apply, send a resume and cover letter to mailbox_office@ethics.senate.gov.

Systems Administrator – Senate Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee

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

Appointment Desks Manager – Senate Sergeant at Arms

The Senate Sergeant at Arms is seeking an Appointment Desks Manager to direct the day-to-day operation of the Senate Appointment Desks. The incumbent manages and evaluates the work of Appointment Desk staff, developing work schedules, managing daily work flow, and ensuring the proper handling of all informational and security support work; clearing official visitors, escorting senior-level officials, and issuing visitor badges; supervising section staff by providing direction, setting priorities, assisting with problem resolution, reviewing and evaluating work, counseling staff and conducting performance reviews; providing training and guidance to the Senate community on protocol, proper usage and identification of official business visitor badges and the visitor clearance system; serves as internal security check-point for all visitors to office areas within the U.S. Capitol; verifies credentials and confirms appointments to ensure that only authorized people are admitted; resolves scheduling questions for guests arriving to see Senators and Senate staff; escorts visiting dignitaries and high-level government officials to appointments in various locations. Qualified candidates will possess an Associate’s degree and five to eight years of professional experience involving public contact and customer service, preferably in an environment where security is of the highest importance; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides: knowledge of the U.S. Capitol building and Senate community; U.S. Senate rules and protocol; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Senate staff, SAA employees, USCP and the public; ability to listen carefully and respond effectively to requests from Senators, dignitaries, and a wide variety of other visitors; ability to communicate effectively, and exercise sound judgment to act quickly in screening visitors and determining access. All applicants should submit a U.S. Senate Sergeant at Arms Application for Employment found at http://www.senate.gov/employment/saa/positions.htm#1  with a cover letter and current resume to resumes@saa.senate.gov by Friday July 8, 2016.

Health Care Program Specialist – Secretary of the Senate’s Disbursing Office

The Secretary of the Senate’s Disbursing Office is seeking applicants for the Health Care Program Specialist vacancy.  This is an administrative support position working with the DC Health Benefits Exchange (DCHBX) to provide health care coverage for Senators and their staff based on the requirements established by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  Work includes working under the general supervision of the Health Care Program Administrator and providing assistance with the administrative tasks related to the enrollment of Senators and their staff into designated health care plans and ensuring the process conforms to applicable laws, policies, procedures. Work is bound by federal laws and statutes, Senate rules and regulations and Secretary of the Senate policies and procedures.

The complete vacancy announcement and application may be found on the Employment link of Webster or http://www.senate.gov/employment under the Secretary of the Senate. Please submit your application, resume and cover letter by 11:59 pm, June 24, 2016.  Late applications will not be accepted. Open to Senate staff and those referred by Senate staff.

Legal Staff Assistant – Secretary of Senate’s Office of Senate Chief Counsel for Employment

The Secretary of the Senate’s Office of Senate Chief Counsel for Employment is seeking applicants for the Legal Staff Assistant vacancy.  This is administrative work providing support to attorneys, paralegals, and litigation secretaries and providing general office support in a legal environment for the Office of Senate Chief Counsel for Employment (SCCE).  Work includes greeting and assisting clients and visitors, including Senators and their staff; monitoring and answering main office phone lines; filing documents with DC federal courts in accordance with statutory provisions; delivering and picking up legal documents in the DC metro area; coordinating the scheduling and preparation of seminars; operating audio-visual equipment at seminars; tracking and reporting SCCE website traffic; maintaining the office’s law library, including periodic loose-leaf updates and volume replacement; shredding documents; and other duties as assigned.  Work is bound by Secretary of the Senate policies and procedures and standard office policies and procedures.  Work is performed under the immediate supervision of the Assistant Legal Administrator. The complete vacancy announcement and application may be found on the Employment link of Webster or http://www.senate.gov/employment under the Secretary of the Senate.  Please submit your application, resume and cover letter by 11:59 pm, June 13, 2016.  Late applications will not be accepted.  Hiring for this position will be governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act of 1998 (“VEOA”), as made applicable by the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995.

Inventory Control Specialist – Secretary of the Senate’s Stationery Room

The Secretary of the Senate’s Stationery Room is seeking applicants for the Inventory Control Specialist vacancy.  This is general support work for the Senate Stationery Room.  Work includes receiving, organizing and distributing Stationery merchandise in multiple locations, as well as organizing and maintaining shelf-stock in the Senate Stationery Room.  Work is bound by Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Government Accountability Office (GAO) guidelines, Senate rules and regulations, and Secretary of the Senate policies and procedures, but requires independent judgment in setting priorities and handling assignments.  Hiring for this position will be governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act of 1998. The complete vacancy announcement and application may be found on the Employment link of Webster or http://www.senate.gov/employment under the Secretary of the Senate.  Please submit your application, resume and cover letter by 11:59 pm, May 9, 2016.  Late applications will not be accepted.

Health Care Program Administrator – Secretary of the Senate’s Disbursing Office

The Secretary of the Senate’s Disbursing Office is seeking applicants for the Health Care Program Administrator vacancy.  This is a supervisory administrative position working with the DC Health Benefits Exchange (DCHBX) to provide health care coverage for Senators and their staff based on the requirements established by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  The incumbent works under the general supervision of the Deputy for Employee Benefits and Financial Services and oversees all administrative tasks related to the enrollment of Senators and their staff into designated health care plans and ensuring the process conforms to applicable laws, policies, procedures. Work includes supervising a Health Care Program Specialist. Work is bound by federal laws and statutes, Senate rules and regulations, and Secretary of the Senate policies and procedures. The complete vacancy announcement and application may be found on the Employment link of Webster or http://www.senate.gov/employment under the Secretary of the Senate.  Please submit your application, resume and cover letter by 11:59 pm, May 17, 2016.  Late applications will not be accepted.

Summer Law Clerk (paid) – Senate Select Committee on Ethics

The Select Committee on Ethics seeks a highly motivated and non-partisan law student for a Summer 2016 full-time, 10-week, paid internship. This learning experience will provide substantive knowledge in legislative branch ethics and a unique opportunity to work closely with subject matter experts in the Senate on a variety of ethics related topics. The primary focus of the work will be researching and documenting Committee precedent respecting its application and interpretation of the Senate Code of Conduct and related federal laws. Good judgement and a professional demeanor are essential. Candidates should possess excellent research skills, great attention to detail, and the ability to successfully multitask and meet deadlines. This internship is open to current law students only. Preference will be given to rising 3Ls; however, strong rising 2Ls will be considered. The Committee is an equal employment opportunity employer. Send resume, cover letter, and a list of three references to mailbox_office@ethics.senate.gov with “Law Clerk” in the subject line.

Staff Counsel – Senate Ethics Committee

The Select Committee on Ethics seeks a non-partisan attorney for a temporary position of staff counsel.  The temporary staff counsel’s responsibilities will include reviewing and providing guidance to Senate Members and staff on a high volume of financial disclosure reports, as well as providing advice and training regarding Ethics rules and laws.  This is a non-partisan position which requires the ability to serve the entire Senate community equally and refrain from political or partisan activity.  Applicants must be able to work well as part of a team and must possess outstanding written and oral communication skills and analytical abilities as well as the sound judgment necessary to evaluate matters that arise before the Committee.  Experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable:  government ethics, financial disclosure, finance/securities law, investigations, or criminal law. Send resume, cover letter, and writing sample (no longer than 15 pages) to mailbox_office@ethics.senate.gov.  The Committee is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Assistant Parliamentarian I to Assistant Parliamentarian II – Secretary of the Senate Parliamentarian Office

The Secretary of the Senate’s Parliamentarian Office is seeking applicants for the CL-Assistant Parliamentarian I to Assistant Parliamentarian II vacancy. The office of the Parliamentarian is a non-partisan office under the Secretary of the Senate whose chief duty is to advise the Presiding Officer of the Senate on all aspects of Senate procedure and practice.  The office serves as an advisor to all Senators and their personal and committee staffs.  Additionally, the office is frequently called on to respond to inquiries from the House of Representatives, other branches of government, the press, and the general public on various aspects of Senate procedure. This is professional, legislative work using sources such as, but not limited to, the Standing Rules of the Senate, Senate precedents, legislative history and federal statutes.  Work is further bound by Secretary of the Senate policies and procedures, but requires independent judgment in setting priorities and handling assignments. The complete vacancy announcement and application may be found on the Employment link of Webster or http://www.senate.gov/employment.  Please submit your application, resume and cover letter by 11:59 pm, April 15, 2016.  Late applications will not be accepted.

Staff Assistant – Senate Commerce Committee (non-partisan)

Seeking motivated, organized individual for nonpartisan staff assistant position. Responsibilities include: assisting committee staff in preparation of committee reports; providing administrative support during hearings and executive sessions; performing other administrative functions in support of committee legislative counsel and other nonpartisan committee staff, such as maintenance of files and document production, delivery, and retrieval; serving as receptionist; and updating office law library. To qualify, an individual must respect and be able to maintain confidentiality, work well under pressure, have great attention to detail, and generally understand the legislative process. Research and writing experience preferred. Interested applicants should email cover letter and resume to: JOBS@commerce.senate.gov with subject line “Nonpartisan Staff Assistant”.

Senate Parliamentary Clerk – U.S. Senate

The Secretary of the Senate’s Parliamentarian Office is seeking applicants for the Senate Parliamentary Clerk vacancy.  This is professional, non-partisan, legislative work with responsibility for ensuring consistent and orderly proceedings of the Senate.  Work includes assisting the Senate Parliamentarian and staff on and off the Senate floor in responding to legislative and parliamentary inquiries; preparing materials for the Senate’s daily proceedings and the Senate Calendar; referring Executive Communications to committees; basic procedural and legislative research; assisting with the preparation of the office’s precedential materials for publication; and general administrative tasks as assigned.  This position requires a two-year commitment. Work is bound by Senate rules and precedent, legislative history, Statutes, the United States Code, and Secretary of the Senate policies and procedures, but requires independent judgment in setting priorities and handling assignments.  The complete vacancy announcement and application may be found on the Employment link of Webster or http://www.senate.gov/employment.  Please submit your application, resume and cover letter by 11:59 pm, April 15, 2016.  Late applications will not be accepted.

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