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Posts Tagged ‘Caseworker’

Veterans Caseworker (Warwick, RI District Office) – Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI)

Job Summary:  The position is for a Veterans Caseworker 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 Langevin and the 2nd Congressional District of Rhode Island. 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 Langevin’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 Langevin. Additionally, the employee will be responsible to perform other duties and provide support 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 Langevin.

Caseworker (Palm Desert office) – Congressman Raul Ruiz (D-CA)

The Office of Rep. Ruiz is seeking applicants for a Caseworker position in the Palm Desert District Office. Caseworkers assist constituents by answering casework inquires and interfacing with federal agencies on their behalf. Strong candidates will have casework or social work experience, excellent organization and communication skills and the ability to multitask. Candidates with Spanish-language proficiency are preferred.

To apply for the position please send a cover letter and resume to ca36resumes@mail.house.gov.

Constituent Services Representative (Riverside District Office – veterans only) – Congressman Mark Takano (D-CA)

Job Summary:  The position is for a Constituent Services Representative (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 Takano in the 41st 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 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 Takano’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 Takano.  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 Takano.

Caseworker (District offices) – Congresswoman Renee Elmers (R-NC)

NC Republican needs Caseworker for the district office(s). Responsibilities will include speaking to constituents, acting as a liaison with federal agencies, and communicating between constituents and said federal agency. Will log all incoming and outgoing mail and incoming calls relating to casework. Continually screens active cases and acts as a liaison with constituents to ensure their cases are handled in a responsive manner. Will maintain up to date files on all cases and categories of information. Good verbal and written skills are imperative. Must have professional telephone manner, temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant and professional manner and ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others. Must be thorough and have careful attention to detail. Must have a minimum of medium computer skills. NC ties preferred. Send all resumes by email to Pat.Fitzgerald@mail.house.gov.

Caseworker (Baltimore office) – Maryland Senate Democrat

U.S. Senator seeks individual to be responsible primarily for federal immigration casework and outreach to related stakeholders. The position is based in Baltimore. This position is full time including some work on evenings and weekends. Prerequisites include: college degree or equivalent; strong interpersonal written and oral skills; knowledge of the related federal agencies; current IT skills and an outgoing personality. Preference given to candidates with strong casework management experience. Salary commensurate with experience. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 222633 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Constituent Services Representative – Congressman Andy Barr (R-KY)

SUMMARY:  The Caseworker monitors and updates the Congressman and District Director on district and local issues.  This 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.

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, district, and local agencies;
* Handles casework assignments;
* Acts as a liaison to local, state and federal officials and other persons or groups to form effective relationships for the Congressman;
* Assesses casework for problems requiring legislative action and makes recommendations to the District Director and Chief of Staff.
* Screens and refers cases, when appropriate, to other district offices;
* Trains and supervises interns to handle office matters such as logging incoming and outgoing correspondence, handling visitors,   telephone calls, and computer operations;
* Logs in all incoming and outgoing mail and incoming telephone calls relating to casework;
* Prepares periodic reports for the District Director on pending cases;
* 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;
* Meets attendance requirements as established by the office;
* Maintains a good working relationship with the Congressman, staff, and constituents;
* Accepts performance-based criticism and direction;
* Works well under pressure and handles stress;
* Works a flexible schedule including long hours, nights and weekends; and
* Performs other duties as assigned.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

* Strong oral and written communication skills;
* 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 Congressman is involved;
* 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;  o    Temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant, and professional manner;
* Thoroughness and careful attention to detail;
* Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in fulfillment of casework responsibilities;
* Knowledge of office policies, practices, and procedures;
* Knowledge of office computer applications; and
* Proficiency in word processing.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Work is mainly performed in an office environment.  Noise levels are usually moderate; and ability to work in a small work station   without an expectation of privacy.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to tyler.white@mail.house.gov. No phone calls please.

Caseworker/Field Representative (Bergen County, NJ) – Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ)

U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. seeks highly-motivated, detail-oriented casework representative to staff his congressional satellite offices.  This 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.  Caseworker will deal with a range of constituent issues including, but not limited to: Social Security, Medicare, veterans’ claims and immigration.  Past casework experience is desired.  This individual will also serve as a field representative for the Congressman at various local meetings and events.  This position may be part-time or full-time depending on applicant.  Ties to northern New Jersey, specifically to Bergen County, are a must.  Please send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample via email to nj09job@gmail.com.  All applications must be received no later than February   6th.  No calls, direct emails or stop-bys please.

Caseworker – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)

Senior Democratic Member of Congress seeks an energetic, organized, creative, self-starter to join the team of her very active and visible constituent services staff as a Caseworker.

Constituent Services staff assists the Member in responding to constituent issues and problems with federal agencies, staying on top of everyday events in the Member’s district, and keeping the community connected to the Member’s work.

Candidate must be able to deal with patience and skill in resolving the problems of constituents and handle multiple tasks and issues effectively while responding to constituent requests and concerns and meeting deadlines. A successful candidate will be able to work independently and think outside the box about various constituent issues and community events. Prior community or casework experience is helpful. The ideal candidate will have significant experience interacting with the public, excellent writing and communication skills and a working knowledge or strong interest in the District of Columbia and its local government. Candidate must possess a bachelor’s degree and be, or be willing to become, a resident of the District of Columbia.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, two writing samples and references to: (202) 225-1129 (fax) or to dc00.nortonresume@mail.house.gov. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!

This position is open until filled. Salary: based on skill and experience level.

Constituent Liaison/Caseworker (Manhattan office) – Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand seeks a dynamic, reliable, patient and compassionate Constituent Liaison to address and resolve inquiries from constituents regarding their immigration matters and international affairs casework. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, serving as a liaison between constituents and relevant federal agencies (including United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, US Customs & Border Protection and the Department of State) involved with constituents’ immigration matters, which requires responding to constituent correspondence, tracking data using the office’s database, and working with liaisons at various federal agencies to resolve constituent issues. Applicants must be self-motivated team players; able to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality; possess strong written and verbal communication skills; and be proficient with computers. Foreign language skills preferred.  Past or current residency in New York preferred. Senator Gillibrand’s office is an equal opportunity employer; people of color, women, gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender people, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Please send cover letter, resume, and references to jobs@gillibrand.senate.gov. Please include “CONSTITUENT LIAISON” in the subject line of your email.  No calls please.

Caseworker (Baltimore office) – Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD)

U.S. Senator for Maryland seeks individual to be responsible primarily for veteran’s casework and outreach to veteran’s organizations from her Baltimore office. This position is full time including some work on evenings and weekends. Prerequisites include: college degree or equivalent; strong interpersonal written and oral skills; current IT skills and an outgoing personality. Preference given to candidates with strong casework management experience or a degree in social work. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@mikulski.senate.gov.

Caseworker – Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX)

Senior Texas Democrat is seeking a district office caseworker. Responsibilities include handling constituent casework; interacting with constituents and government agencies; representing the Member at community events; and coordinating outreach activities. This position provides an opportunity to be part of a hard-working cohesive team and to make a difference in the lives of others. Issues may include one or more of the following issues: veterans, housing, social security disability, education, housing finance, military appointments, etc… The ideal candidate is self-motivated, great at multi-tasking, has a strong desire to help people, and has excellent interpersonal and writing skills. Must be able to work in a fast-paced office and as a member of a team. Evening and weekend hours and a reliable vehicle are required. This is a full-time position with federal benefits.  Please email cover letter and resume to 2160tx@gmail.com.

Caseworker (Fairmont office) – Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV)

Democratic Senator seeks a team member to work directly with constituents having problems or difficulties with government agencies. Duties will include, but are not limited to communicating with various levels of government officials to apprise them of constituents’ problems and assist in their resolution; as well as contacting agencies to obtain information to assist constituents.   Additional responsibilities include monitoring casework for problems which might be resolved by legislative action while developing and maintaining relationships with local businesses, governments, and community organizations to provide assistance/intervention regarding appropriate actions and will occasionally represent the office at hearings, meetings, or other functions where particular casework problems are under discussion. The ideal candidate will be a team player, compassionate, and service-oriented. The position requires excellent oral and written communication skills, computer proficiency (i.e. Word, Intranet Quorum, Outlook), and the ability to perform efficiently in a fast-paced environment.  West Virginia ties are a plus but are not required. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 222525 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Constituent Services Representative/Caseworker (district office) – Northwestern Senate Democrat

Northwestern Democratic Senator seeks a Constituent Advocate for her district office to act as a liaison with federal, state and or/local agencies on behalf of constituents under the supervision of the State Outreach Director.  Responsibilities will include answering casework correspondence and oral communications from constituents; communicating with various levels of government officials to apprise them of constituents’ problems and assist in their resolution; as well as other administrative duties as assigned. The ideal candidate will have excellent oral and written communications skills, the ability to efficiently multi-task, and be able to function effectively in a fast-paced environment. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 222335 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Caseworker – Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD)

US Senator for Maryland seeks individual to be responsible primarily for federal employee casework and outreach to federal employee unions and retiree groups from her Baltimore office.  This entry-level position is full time including some work on evenings and weekends.  Prerequisites include: college degree or equivalent; strong interpersonal written and oral skills; knowledge of the federal agencies; current IT skills and an outgoing personality.  Preference given to candidates with strong casework management experience and knowledge of public personnel practices.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@mikulski.senate.gov.

Caseworker/Field Representative (District office) – Congresswoman Renee Ellmers (R-NC)

Congresswoman Renee Ellmers seeks Caseworker/Field Representative for District Office in North Carolina. Applicants must be motivated to serve the 2nd Congressional District of North Carolina and possess a strong work ethic. The Caseworker/Field Representative monitors and updates the Congressman and District Office staff on district and local issues. This position acts as a liaison to federal, district, and local agencies for the Congresswoman and constituents and answers casework correspondence and verbal communications with constituents. Duties also include answering phones and assisting walk-in constituents.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office is required, 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. Experience with, and understanding of U.S. Military and Department of Veterans Affairs structure, the procedures, and policies is preferred.

Applicant Instructions:

Submit cover letter and resume to Pat.Fitzgerald@mail.house.gov.

Community Liaison/Caseworker (North Las Vegas District Office) – Congressman Steven Horsford (D-NV)

Congressman Steven Horsford seeks Community Liaison/Caseworker for District Office in North Las Vegas.  Applicants must be motivated to serve the 4th Congressional District of Nevada and possess a strong work ethic.  The Community Liaison/Caseworker monitors and updates the Congressman and Deputy District Director on district and local issues.  This 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.  Recent experience with, and understanding of U.S. Military and Department of Veteran’s Affairs structure, the procedures, and policies is required. Electronically submit cover letter, resume, professional references, and writing sample to NV04Jobs@mail.house.gov. Application deadline is Wednesday, January 22, 2014.

Caseworker (Herndon office) – Congressman Frank Wolf (R-VA)

Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Virginia) is accepting applications for a caseworker in his HERNDON, Virginia office.  Position entails building relationships with agency personnel to enable good liaison between an agency and constituent seeking assistance.  Good people skills are a must.  Strong computer, research and writing skills also required.  Candidates must be organized and able to multi-task.  Previous experience in comparable position a plus. Send resume and salary requirement to: lucy.norment@mail.house.gov.  Put “Job Application” in subject line.  Candidates not providing salary requirement will not be considered.

Events Coordinator/Caseworker – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)

Senior Democratic Member of Congress seeks an energetic, organized, creative, self-starter to join the team of her very active and visible constituent services staff.

The Events Coordinator is also a caseworker who helps constituents with federal issues but spends part of the time managing and directing very diverse city-wide and neighborhood events that relate to the Congresswoman’s congressional responsibilities, including staying on top of everyday events in the Member’s district that keep the community connected to the Member’s work. The Events Coordinator takes the lead to develop major events such as Norton In Your Neighborhood, Small Business Fair, Job Fair, Women’s History, Black History and Hispanic History Month events and Black Men and Boys initiative.

Candidate must be able to handle multiple tasks. The office prizes staff able to think outside the box and work independently while also being available to assist in co-worker projects where necessary or requested. Prior community or casework experience is desirable. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree, excellent writing and communication skills, experience interacting with the public and leadership qualities. Candidate must be a resident of the District of Columbia or willing to move immediately to DC if hired.

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter and references to: (202) 225-1129 (fax) or to dc00.nortonresume@mail.house.gov. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!

Caseworker (Lyndhurst office) – Congressman Bill Pascrell (D-NJ)

Caseworker will deal with a range of constituent issues including, but not limited to: Social Security, Medicare, veterans’ claims and immigration.  Past casework experience is desired.  This individual will also serve as a field representative for the Congressman at various local meetings and events.  This position may be part-time or full-time depending on applicant.  Ties to northern New Jersey, specifically to Bergen County, are highly valued.  Please send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample via email to nj09job@gmail.com.  All applications must be received no later than July 8th.  No calls, direct emails or stop-bys please.

Veterans Caseworker (Thousand Oaks office) – Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-CA)

Member of Congress seeking veterans caseworker.  Individual responsible for providing VA benefits information to constituents and for working with the VA to resolve outstanding benefits claims.  Primary duties include representing the Member at community meetings, interacting with constituents, acting as a liaison with federal, state, and local agencies, and updating Member and District Director on veterans issues.  Knowledge of VA programs 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.

Community Liaison/Caseworker (North Las Vegas office) – Congressman Steven Horsford (D-NV)

Congressman Steven Horsford seeks Community Liaison/Caseworker for District Office in North Las Vegas.  Applicants must be motivated to serve the 4th Congressional District of Nevada and possess a strong work ethic.  The Community Liaison/Caseworker monitors and updates the Congressman and District Director on district and local issues.  This 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.  Recent experience with and understanding of U.S. Military and Department of Veteran’s Affairs structure, the procedures, and policies is required.  Application Instructions:  Review the job description to determine if qualifications are met. Electronically submit cover letter, resume, professional references, and writing sample to NV04Jobs@mail.house.gov.

Application deadline is June 14, 2013.

1. Cover letter specifically addressing interest in the position and description of skills.

2. Current resume.

3. Three professional references with names and telephone and email contact information.

4. Short writing sample (minimum of 200 words).

Job Description

o   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, district, and local agencies;

o   Informs the Congressman and the District Director of all developments in his or her assigned issue areas by screening district media sources and interacting with constituents;

o   Handles casework assignments;

o   Acts as a liaison to local, state and federal officials and other persons or groups to form effective relationships for the Congressman;

o   Assesses casework for problems requiring legislative action and makes recommendations to the District Director and Chief of Staff/Administrative Assistant;

o   Monitors scheduled district meetings for the Congressman with constituents;

o   Logs in all incoming and outgoing mail and incoming telephone calls relating to casework;

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

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

o   Works well under deadlines and works a flexible schedule including long hours, nights and weekends

Bachelor’s degree required.

o   Strong oral and written communication skills and professional telephone manner;

o   Thorough knowledge of local, state and federal agencies and departments

Caseworker & Jr. Caseworker (district offices) – Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz (D-PA)

Pennsylvania Democratic Member of Congress seeks a Caseworker and Junior Caseworker in her Southeastern Pennsylvania District Offices to handle constituent issues and inquiries before federal, state and local agencies. Caseworkers are required to intervene to resolve constituent issues with agencies in a timely and effective manner. They are also expected to provide the highest levels of customer service to all constituents. In addition to responding to constituent concerns and requests, the junior caseworker position also includes a variety of office management responsibilities and supervises the District Office intern program, including interviewing potential intern candidates and setting schedules. Applicants must be self-starters with exceptional organizational skills, and a commitment to teamwork. Both positions require weekend, evening, and early morning hours as necessary. Some experience is required for the Caseworker position. The Junior Caseworker position is entry-level. A bachelor’s degree is strongly recommended. Please email your resume, cover letter and a short writing sample (as one document) to resume13@mail.house.gov with the subject line “caseworker”  or “junior caseworker” by close of business on March 8, 2013.

Constituent Advocate/Caseworker – West Virginia Senate Democrat (Morgantown office)

Democratic Senator from West Virginia seeks long-term team member to work directly with constituents having problems or difficulties with the Federal Government (i.e. Veterans, Social Security, IRS, etc.). Responsibilities will include answering casework correspondence and oral communications from constituents; communicating with various levels of government officials to apprise them of constituents’ problems and assist in their resolution; and contacting agencies, via telephone and letter, to obtain information to assist constituents.   Additional responsibilities include monitoring casework for problems which might be resolved by legislative action and developing and maintaining relationships with local businesses, governments, and community organizations to provide assistance/intervention regarding appropriate actions.  The candidate may occasionally represent the Senator at hearings, meetings, or other functions where particular casework problems are under discussion. The ideal candidate is compassionate, service-oriented, will have excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to perform efficiently in a fast-paced environment. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 221829 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Constituent Advocate/Caseworker – West Virginia Senate Democrat (Martinsburg office)

Democratic Senator from West Virginia seeks long-term team member to work directly with constituents having problems or difficulties with the Federal Government (i.e. Veterans, Social Security, IRS, etc.). Responsibilities will include answering casework correspondence and oral communications from constituents; communicating with various levels of government officials to apprise them of constituents’ problems and assist in their resolution; and contacting agencies, via telephone and letter, to obtain information to assist constituents.   Additional responsibilities include monitoring casework for problems which might be resolved by legislative action and developing and maintaining relationships with local businesses, governments, and community organizations to provide assistance/intervention regarding appropriate actions.  The candidate may occasionally represent the Senator at hearings, meetings, or other functions where particular casework problems are under discussion. The ideal candidate is compassionate, service-oriented, will have excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to perform efficiently in a fast-paced environment. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 221823 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Constituent Liaison/Caseworker (veteran & military affairs) – Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) (Manhattan district office)

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand seeks a responsible, organized, dependable, patient, and professional Constituent Liaison to address inquiries from constituents regarding matters pertaining to veteran and military affairs, taxation  and finance, postal affairs and academy nominations. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, serving as a liaison between constituents and relevant federal agencies, which requires responding to constituent correspondence, tracking data using the office’s database, and working with liaisons at federal agencies to resolve constituent issues. Responsibilities also include monitoring casework to identify systemic problems that may be resolvable through legislative action. The liaison is also responsible for our statewide veteran outreach program, which seeks to build local partnerships around New York State with veteran stakeholders and address relevant issues facing our veterans and their families. Applicants must be self-motivated team players; able to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality; possess strong written and verbal communication skills; and be proficient with computers. Individuals with prior military service encouraged to apply. Past or current residency in New York preferred. Salary commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits. Senator Gillibrand’s office is an equal opportunity employer; people of color, women, gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender people, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Please send cover letter, resume, and references to caseworkemployment@gillibrand.senate.gov. Please include “CONSTITUENT LIAISON/CASE WORKER (VETERAN & MILITARY AFFAIRS)” in the subject line of your email.

Community Outreach Coordinator/Caseworker – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)

Senior Democratic Member of Congress seeks an energetic, organized, creative, self-starter to join the team of her very active and visible constituent services staff.

Constituent Services staff assists the Member in responding to constituent issues and problems with federal agencies, staying on top of everyday events in the Member’s district, and keeping the community connected to the Member’s work. The Community Outreach Coordinator/Caseworker is primarily responsible for: casework as assigned, coordination of participation in community organized events, coordination of Member specific neighborhood events and developing a working relationship with community leaders.

Candidate must be able to handle multiple tasks while responding to constituent requests, mail, and concerns. The office prizes staff able to think outside the box and work independently while also being available to assist in co-worker projects where necessary or requested. Prior community or casework experience is preferred. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree, significant experience interacting with the public, excellent writing and communication skills. Candidate must be a resident of the District of Columbia or willing to move immediately to DC if hired.

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter and references to: (202) 225-1129 (fax) or to dc00.nortonresume@mail.house.gov.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!  This position is open until filled.

Salary: based on skill and experience level.

Caseworker – Maryland Senate Democrat

Maryland Senator seeks individual to work on grant coordination, casework, and other projects as assigned. College degree, strong interpersonal skills, and exceptional written and oral communication skills are required. Preference will be given to candidate familiar with government and with demonstrated writing skills.  Must have own transportation.  Work hours may be required outside standard 9 am to 5 pm work week.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Please send resume and writing sample with cover letter by e-mail to
jobs_mikulski@mikulski.senate.gov.

Caseworker/Commission Coordinator – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) (district office)

Caseworker – West Virginia Senate Democrat

Moderate Democratic Senator is looking for a Caseworker. This person will serve as representative and act as a liaison with federal, state and local agencies in order to help constituents with their concerns. This person must be personable, helpful, and ready to assist any individual with his or her problem. Prior casework experience on the Hill is a must. West Virginia ties preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 211311 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Casework and Outreach Specialist – Senator Herb Kohl (D-WI)

Legislative Office seeks Casework and Outreach Specialist–This is not an entry level position. Must have direct experience working at or with agricultural and environmental communities. Understanding of energy, small business and procurement preferred. Minimum Bachelors degree, public speaking experience and knowledge of legislative process required. Qualified candidates will have excellent interpersonal, organizational, and critical thinking skills. Full-time located in south central/west Wisconsin. Travel/events require some evening/weekend hours. Send resume, cover letter and three professionally relevant references by Feb. 25, 2011 to 14 W. Mifflin Street, Suite 207, Madison, WI 53703.

Community Outreach Coordinator/Caseworker – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)

Senior Democratic Member of Congress seeks an energetic, organized, creative, self-starter to join the team of her very active and visible constituent services office. Must be bi-lingual in Spanish and English with ability to speak and translate in Spanish.

Constituent Services staff assists the Member in responding to constituent issues and problems with federal agencies, staying on top of everyday events in the Member’s district, and keeping the local community connected to the Member’s work. The Community Outreach Coordinator/Caseworker is primarily responsible for casework as assigned, coordination of participation in local community organized events, coordination of Member specific neighborhood events and developing a working relationship with local community leaders throughout the Member’s district, with a strong emphasis on the Latino community.

Candidate must be able to handle multiple tasks while responding to constituent requests and concerns. The office prizes staff able to think outside of the box and work independently while also being available to assist in co-worker projects where necessary or requested. Prior community or casework experience is important. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree, significant experience interacting with local communities, excellent writing and communication skills. Candidate must be a resident of the District of Columbia or willing to move immediately to DC if hired.The closing date for this position is Friday, October 29, 2010. Salary: $38,000 to $42,000 depending on skill and experience. Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter and references to:

Aaron S. Ward, District Director
Office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton
529 14th Street NW STE 900
Washington, DC 20045-1928
(202)783-5211 fax or email to Aaron.Ward@mail.house.gov

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