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Posts Tagged ‘Committee Staffer’

Special Assistant – Senate HELP Committee (minority)

The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP), Democratic office, is seeking a highly motivated Special Assistant to work with management and oversee the intern program. Primary duties include: overseeing committee operations, managing deadlines, editing memos, assist with correspondence, and scheduling meetings; assisting with recruitment, hiring, training, and management of new staff, fellows, and interns; organizing and updating files, contact lists, and edits of hearing transcripts; maintaining frequent communication with other Senate offices, advocates, and stakeholders; and assisting the Staff Director and Deputy Staff Director as needed. Candidates should have precise attention to detail, strong writing and editing abilities, superior interpersonal skills, and be very organized. A desire to excel at administrative tasks is required. Most importantly, the candidate must have an ability to prioritize tasks and follow through while working in a high pressure environment. The HELP Committee is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation. If interested, please email Help.rankingmember@gmail.com with a résumé, cover letter, and writing sample. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Clerk – House Natural Resources’ Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations (majority)

The Committee on Natural Resources’ Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations is seeking to fill a Clerk position on the majority staff. The ideal candidate should have a strong interest in investigations and natural resources issues. Some responsibilities include staffing Subcommittee hearings as well as some Full Committee hearings, sending and receiving Subcommittee correspondence to and from the Executive Branch as well as with outside organizations, and managing the Subcommittee’s administrative needs. Candidates must possess a strong work ethic, attention to detail, desire to learn how to conduct congressional oversight and investigations, and be self-motivated. Prior Hill experience preferred, but not required. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to NaturalResources.Jobs@mail.house.gov, with “O&I Clerk” in the subject line.

Special Assistant – Senate HELP Committee (minority)

The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP), Democratic office, is seeking a highly motivated Special Assistant to work with management and oversee the intern program. Primary duties include: overseeing committee operations, managing deadlines, editing memos, assist with correspondence, and scheduling meetings; assisting with recruitment, hiring, training, and management of new staff, fellows, and interns; organizing and updating files, contact lists, and edits of hearing transcripts; maintaining frequent communication with other Senate offices, advocates, and stakeholders; and assisting the Staff Director and Deputy Staff Director as needed. Candidates should have precise attention to detail, strong writing and editing abilities, superior interpersonal skills, and be very organized. A desire to excel at administrative tasks is required. Most importantly, the candidate must have an ability to prioritize tasks and follow through while working in a high pressure environment. The HELP Committee is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation. If interested, please email Help.rankingmember@gmail.com with a résumé, cover letter, and writing sample. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Policy Advisor/Counsel – Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, Office of Vice Chairman Tom Udall (D-NM)

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, Office of the Vice Chairman, Senator Tom Udall seeks experienced staffer to cover legislative portfolio including economic development, law enforcement, energy, tax, and related issues impacting Indian Country. Additional duties include developing and executing legislative initiatives; monitoring legislative developments; conducting oversight; working with stakeholders; preparing materials for meetings, briefings, and hearings; and coordinating closely with senior staff and the Vice Chairman.  This position requires excellent communication, strong research and writing skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.  Ideal candidate will have work experience in the legislative and/or executive branch, as well as extensive knowledge of, experience with, and/or contacts with Indian Country.  J.D. preferred but not required.  The Office is an equal employment opportunity employer and encourages individuals from all backgrounds to apply.  Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to SCIAresumes@indian.senate.gov.

Outreach & Member Services Coordinator – House Energy & Commerce Committee (minority)

The Energy and Commerce Democratic Staff seeks an organized and enthusiastic person to coordinate outreach and member services. Responsibilities include planning and executing member, staff and stakeholder meetings on issues before the committee; collaborating with policy staff to plan and organize Democratic Committee Forums; drafting and circulating notifications and communications so members, staff and external organizations are aware of the Committee’s actions; and handling other administrative tasks for the Committee. Qualified candidates must have administrative experience; strong writing and organizational skills; a proven ability to perform under pressure while juggling multiple tasks; and sound political judgment. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. This is not an entry level position, and candidates must have at least two years of relevant experience in a paid position. Please submit a cover letter, resume and a short writing sample to ecdjobs@mail.house.gov. Please no walk-ins or phone calls.

Counsel – House Oversight & Government Reform Committee (minority)

The Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is the principal investigative body for the U.S. House of Representatives, and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings seeks to fill a Counsel position on the Democratic staff. The ideal candidate will be a junior attorney (fewer than five years of experience) with a background or strong interest in investigations. Responsibilities include depositions, transcribed interviews, briefings, and congressional hearings. Candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates must have superior attention to detail, work well under pressure, be self-motivated, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Please send a resume and cover letter to oversightjobs@mail.house.gov, with “Counsel” in the subject line.

Senior Counsel/Professional Staffer – House Financial Services Committee (majority)

The House Financial Services Committee seeks a Senior Counsel or Professional Staffer to manage the Committee’s Capital Markets, Securities and Investment portfolio. This position manages a team of four counsels and professional staff.

The ideal candidate will have significant federal securities law policy experience, management   experience, excellent writing, analytical, and interpersonal/communication skills. The candidate must have demonstrated ability to prioritize, multi-task, meet deadlines, and present well to Members of Congress. Additionally, the candidate must be able to condense complex matters into digestible explanations for Members and staff.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, managing counsels and professional staff, advising the Chairman and Subcommittee Chairman on legislative and regulatory initiatives, planning legislative strategy, preparing for hearings/markups and House consideration of capital markets legislation, researching regulatory and legislative history, and writing memos, briefing papers and other documents to execute the Committee’s agenda. A positive attitude, collaborative/inclusive management style, and a strong belief in competitive markets and a free market system are essential. Ideal candidates will have 6-8 years of relevant experience.

To apply, please submit your resume to FSR.Staff@mail.house.gov.

Professional Staff Member – Senate Banking Committee (minority)

The U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs seeks an experienced individual for a position on the Democratic staff. The position’s responsibilities include providing analysis and advice regarding Dodd-Frank and companion statutes. 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 with financial services laws within the committee’s jurisdiction, especially those pertaining to large banks, nonbanks, and insurance companies, is highly desirable. All applicants must have a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, including legislative drafting. The Committee is an equal employment opportunity employer. To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and short writing sample (no longer than 10 pages) to senatebankingdemocrats@gmail.com.

Law Fellows – Senate Rules & Administration Committee (minority)

The Democratic Staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on Rules and Administration seeks part-time or full-time undergraduate, graduate, or law students to work during Fall 2017. Fellows and interns will assist Committee staff with research and drafting legislation, memos, talking points, and letters. Projects will focus on a variety of areas within the Committee’s jurisdiction, including election administration, campaign finance, and oversight. The position is unpaid. Please email a resume, cover letter, writing sample, unofficial transcript, and the time commitment you can offer (i.e. start/end dates and number of days/hours per week) to Lindsey_Kerr@Rules.senate.gov with “Fellows” in the subject line. No phone calls or drop-ins please.

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.

Policy Advisor (education/labor) – Senate HELP Committee (minority)

The U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP)Committee, Minority Office seeks a Policy Advisor.  The successful candidate will be responsible for developing legislative and policy proposals; agency oversight; drafting policy memoranda; attending constituent and stakeholder meetings; and preparing for Congressional hearings and floor debate. Applicants should have knowledge of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, the Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, workforce and economic development, and youth employment.  They also must work well under pressure, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and have a desire to learn. This is not an entry-level position. Hill experience preferred. Interested applicants should apply to this position by emailing a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to HELPDemMinority@gmail.com. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.  The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.  Please no calls or drop-in visits, thank you.

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.

Counsel – Senate Judiciary Committee (minority)

Senior Democratic Senator is looking for a proactive, knowledgeable counsel to work on Judiciary Committee staff.  Responsibilities will include developing, monitoring and managing legislation, preparing for hearings, and advising in matters related to national security issues. Candidates must possess no less than five years of legal or policy experience related to national security, excellent research and writing skills, and strong analytical and communication skills.  Must also be a team player, have a sense of humor, and be able to work well under pressure and with quick deadlines.  Hill experience, particularly in the Senate, is a plus.  Top Secret/SCI clearance strongly preferred.  J.D. is required; please no recent graduates. Please e-mail resume and cover letter for consideration to jud.dem.senate@gmail.com no later than August 18, 2017.

Archivist – Senate Judiciary Committee (minority)

Senator Dianne Feinstein, Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, is seeking a detail-oriented, organized Archivist for the Committee.  Responsibilities include overseeing the archiving and management of Committee records, and the maintenance of relevant archiving policies and procedures.  The Committee Archivist will survey records management practices, recommend and implement improvements, work with staff to maintain textual and electronic records in an appropriate manner, ascertain and ensure the completeness of legislative, oversight, and nominations documentation, prepare inventories of archival transfers, and serve as liaison with the Senate Archivist in transferring records to the Archives and in retrieving records from the Archives. Required professional credentials include a graduate degree in American history or archival/library management, or specialized training at an archival institute.  Experience on Capitol Hill or with the political process is highly desirable, as well as knowledge of the historic role of the Senate Judiciary Committee in executive and judicial nominations, executive branch oversight, and legislative issues. Please e-mail resume and cover letter for consideration to jud.dem.senate@gmail.com.

Law Clerks (Fall) – Senate Banking Committee (minority)

The Minority Staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs seeks part-time or full-time undergraduate, graduate, or law students to work with the Minority Staff during Fall 2017. These unpaid internships offer current students a unique opportunity to observe and work closely with Committee professional and oversight staff on a variety of policy and oversight projects. Interns will assist with legal and fact research, drafting, meeting/hearing preparation, and administrative tasks. Please email a cover letter addressing your qualifications and the time commitment you can make (i.e. start/end dates and number of days/hours per week), as well as your resume, to megan_cheney@banking.senate.gov. No phone calls or drop-ins please.

Labor Counsel/Professional Staff Member – Senate HELP Committee (minority)

The U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, Minority office seeks a Counsel/Professional staff.  The successful candidate will be responsible for developing legislative and policy proposals; agency oversight; drafting policy memoranda; attending constituent and stakeholder meetings; and preparing for Congressional hearings and floor debate. Applicants should have knowledge of the National Labor Relations Act, Davis-Bacon and Related Acts, the Service Contract Act, and other employment law statutes.  They also must work well under pressure, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and have a desire to learn.  Applicants with a law degree are strongly preferred. Interested applicants should apply to this position by emailing a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to DemLaborCounsel@gmail.com.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.  The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.  Please no calls or drop-in visits, thank you.

Counsel/Professional Staff Member (labor) – Senate HELP Committee (minority)

The U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, Minority office seeks a Counsel/Professional staff.  The successful candidate will be responsible for developing legislative and policy proposals; agency oversight; drafting policy memoranda; attending constituent and stakeholder meetings; and preparing for Congressional hearings and floor debate. Applicants should have knowledge of the National Labor Relations Act, Davis-Bacon and Related Acts, the Service Contract Act, and other employment law statutes.  They also must work well under pressure, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and have a desire to learn.  Applicants with a law degree are strongly preferred. Interested applicants should apply to this position by emailing a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to DemLaborCounsel@gmail.com.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.  The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.  Please no calls or drop-in visits, thank you.

Deputy Press Secretary/Digital Manager – Senate Committee (majority)

Majority Senate committee is seeking a deputy press secretary or digital manager to contribute to an active press team. Strong writing, editing and designing skills, as well as knowledge of social media and the legislative process preferred. Primary responsibilities include drafting and distributing advisories, creating graphics and fact sheets, and managing social media accounts and office website. To be considered, two years of experience in communications is required. To apply, candidates should send a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223758 as the job referral number in the subject line.

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 Staff Director – Senate Committee (minority)

Democratic Senator seeks experienced candidates for Deputy Staff Director for Minority Committee to work closely with Staff Director in the direction and coordination of legislative, administrative and other functions; management of all Minority Committee staff; and development and implementation of all policy objectives and strategies. Applicants should possess deep knowledge of issues impacting older Americans; outstanding organizational, management, interpersonal, decision-making and writing skills. Applicants should have at least 10 years of experience on issues impacting older Americans, an advanced degree, a thorough knowledge of legislative process and Senate organization and procedures, and direct management experience. Absolutely no calls or walk-ins. Please email cover letter and resume to demcommitteeofficejobs@gmail.com. Incomplete applications will not be considered.  This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, or sexual orientation.

Health Care Investigator – House Veterans’ Affairs Committee (majority)

The Majority staff of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs is seeking a health care professional with expert knowledge of health care quality and safety, care coordination, integrated health care systems, and health care administration. This position involves examining agency health care activities and composing analytical documents and policy recommendations in an extremely fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will have developed this experience in a clinical setting (specializing in care coordination or health care informatics), with strong analytical skills and management experience. A health care-related investigatory background is preferred, but not required. Veterans with requisite experience are strongly encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should send their (1) cover letter, (2) resume, (3) references, and (4) writing sample of a clinical, analytical, or policy nature to VAR.Resumes@Mail.house.gov with “Health Care Investigator” in the subject line. No walk-ins, please.

Press Secretary – Senate Banking Committee (minority)

Democratic Ranking Member seeks experienced Press Secretary for Senate Banking Committee. The position will work as part of a fast-paced press shop and serve as the primary on-the-record spokesperson on issues facing the Banking Committee. The ideal candidate will have several years of Capitol Hill experience and be well-versed in issues before the committee. Applicants should have a thorough understanding of the legislative process, significant on-the-record experience, and the ability to master technical issues and make them understandable. The position requires a team player with strong communication skills, creativity, and the ability to produce quality work under pressure. Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume, and writing sample to senatebankingdemocrats@gmail.com.

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.

Investigative Counsel – Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee (minority)

The Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs (Democratic staff) seeks junior or mid-level counsel to assist with oversight and investigations.  Applicants who are not attorneys but who have at least three years of experience conducting investigations are also encouraged to apply.  Interested applicants should submit a resume and short writing sample.  The writing sample should include a hyperlink to a current news item from any source (newspapers, blogs, or other websites) and two paragraphs detailing why the Committee should investigate the issue presented and the steps the applicant would take to begin an investigation. Applicants must submit the writing sample to be considered.  The office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply.  Please email resume and writing sample to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223692 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Professional Staff Member/Counsel – House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations

House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations is seeking a professional staffer or counsel to work on public health and Food and Drug Administration issues for the Committee’s Democratic staff. Experience with congressional oversight, investigations, or issues within the Committee’s jurisdiction, a plus. Responsibilities include staffing Congressional hearings, conducting research and investigations, writing and editing, and conducting document review and analysis. Successful candidate will be detail oriented, possessing strong communication and writing skills. Two to five years of professional experience and J.D. preferred but not required, as experience within the areas of the Committee’s public health jurisdiction may be equally relevant. Please send resume, cover letter, writing sample, and at least two professional references to ecdjobs@mail.house.gov.

Counsel – House Oversight & Government Reform Committee (minority)

The Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is the principal investigative body for the U.S. House of Representatives, and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings seeks to fill a Counsel position on the Democratic staff. The ideal candidate will be a junior attorney (less than five years of experience) with a background or strong interest in environmental matters, including investigations, hearings, depositions, and briefings. Candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates must have superior attention to detail, work well under pressure, be self-motivated, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Please send a resume and cover letter to oversightjobs@mail.house.gov, with “Counsel” in the subject line.

Subcommittee Clerk – House Homeland Security Committee (majority)

The House Committee on Homeland Security, Majority Staff, is looking for a Subcommittee 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 Subcommittee hearings and markups;
• Plan and manage Subcommittee field hearings;
• Conduct legislative and oversight research and assist professional staff; and
• Prepare Subcommittee 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.

Please send resumes and statement of interest to: Resumes.CHS@mail.house.gov.

Legal Fellow (Summer) – House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations (minority)

The Democratic Staff of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations is seeking a summer 2017 full-time or part-time legal fellow available to start in May or early June 2017. Preference will be given to candidates available to work full-time. Fellows will gain firsthand knowledge of Congressional oversight on a range of issues within the Committee’s jurisdiction, including healthcare, energy and environment, telecommunications, and more. Responsibilities include organizing materials for staff, aiding in preparation for Congressional hearings, research, writing and editing, and document review, including but not limited to legislation and federal regulations. Successful candidates will be dependable, organized, and possess exceptionally strong written and verbal communication skills. This internship is unpaid.

All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including marital or parental status), gender identity, disability, or age. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Please send your resume, a cover letter, and a writing sample (5 pages max.) to: InternshipResume.EC@mail.house.gov.

Counsel – House Oversight & Government Reform Committee (minority)

The Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is the principal investigative body for the U.S. House of Representatives, and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings seeks to fill a Counsel position on the Democratic staff. The ideal candidate will be a junior attorney (less than five years of experience) with a background or strong interest in environmental matters, including investigations, hearings, depositions, and briefings. Candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates must have superior attention to detail, work well under pressure, be self-motivated, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Please send a resume and cover letter to oversightjobs@mail.house.gov, with “Counsel” in the subject line.

Press Assistant – House Energy & Commerce Committee (minority)

The Energy and Commerce Committee Democratic Staff seeks a motivated and hardworking communications professional to join fast-paced communications team as a press assistant. Responsibilities include drafting news releases, social media posts, op-eds and talking points; designing graphics for both social media and web content; monitoring social media for trending topics; maintaining and updating press lists; and compiling daily press clips. Qualified candidates must have excellent written and oral communication skills, a proven ability to perform under pressure while juggling multiple tasks and sound political judgment. Prior Hill or campaign communications experience, as well as professional social media and digital experience (including graphic design and photo and video editing), is preferred. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to ecdjobs@mail.house.gov. Please no walk ins or phone calls.

Professional Staff Member – House Homeland Security Committee (majority)

The Majority staff of the House Committee on Homeland Security is seeking a Professional Staff Member. This individual should have extensive background in border and maritime related security issues, and previous experience on the Hill is preferred. Please email a resume and writing sample to resumes.CHS@mail.house.gov.

Archivist – Senate Commerce Committee

Senate Commerce Committee seeks a full-time, non-partisan Archivist to assist Majority and Minority staffs.  Responsibilities include overseeing management of Committee records, policies and procedures; preservation of paper and electronic records including social media records and Web source files and e-mail; serving as liaison with the Senate Archivist and the National Archives; and assisting staff to develop practices to facilitate good records management.  This individual must be a self-starter; will work independently to organize a large backlog of historical electronic and paper records covering complex commerce, science, and transportation policies; and ideally should have some previous experience, and familiarity with, U.S. Senate records management.  Knowledge of professional ethics and strong organizational skills is required.  In addition, experience with PC based processing programs, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access Database is required. Candidates should email a cover letter, resume and writing sample to JOBS@commerce.senate.gov, with the subject line “Committee Archivist Referral.”

Director of Strategic Initiatives – House Homeland Security Committee (majority)

The Majority staff of the House Committee on Homeland Security is currently seeking a Director of Strategic Initiatives. This individual would be responsible for all aspects of full committee hearings, including coordination with subcommittee staff directors and professional staff on witness scheduling, briefing the Chairman, and writing and vetting opening statements and questions. Other responsibilities include:

– Working in close coordination with senior staff on full committee activities such as planning congressional delegation trips, site visits, field hearings, roundtables and various other events.

– Engaging with Chair and senior committee staff to craft speeches, official statements, opinion editorials, talking points, and other public communications that reflect the Chairman’s agenda.

– Helping lead Committee efforts to advance the Chairman’s policy vision across multiple platforms.

– Assisting with crisis response, including in the wake of terrorist incidents, natural disasters, and other emergency situations.

Previous Hill experience preferred. We ask for no calls or drop ins. Qualified applicants should email a resume, 2-3 references, and a writing sample to: resumes.chs@mail.house.gov.

Staff Director – House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Human Rights, & International Organizations (minority)

Progressive Democrat seeks Staff Director for the House of Representatives Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Human Rights, and International Organizations. The subcommittee has jurisdiction over the following within Sub-Saharan Africa: (1) Matters affecting the political relations between the United States and other countries and regions, including resolutions or other legislative measures directed to such relations; (2) Legislation with respect to disaster assistance outside the Foreign Assistance Act, boundary issues, and international claims; (3) Legislation with respect to region- or country-specific loans or other financial relations outside the Foreign Assistance Act; (4) Legislation and oversight regarding human rights practices in particular countries; (5) Oversight of regional lending institutions; (6) Oversight of matters related to the regional activities of the United Nations, of its affiliated agencies, and of other multilateral institutions; (7) Identification and development of options for meeting future problems and issues relating to U.S. interests in the region; (8) Oversight of base rights and other facilities access agreements and regional security pacts; (9) Concurrent oversight jurisdiction with respect to matters assigned to the functional subcommittees insofar as they may affect the region; (10) Oversight of foreign assistance activities affecting the region, with the concurrence of the Chairman of the full Committee; and (11) Such other matters as the Chairman of the full Committee may determine.    

In addition to its regional jurisdiction, the subcommittee may conduct oversight of: international health issues, including transboundary infectious diseases, maternal health and child survival, and programs related to the global ability to address health issues; population issues; the United Nations and its affiliated agencies (excluding peacekeeping and enforcement of United Nations or other international sanctions); the American Red Cross; and the Peace Corps.  In addition, the subcommittee may conduct oversight of, or consider legislation pertaining to: implementation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; other matters relating to internationally-recognized human rights, including legislation aimed at the promotion of human rights and democracy generally; and the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, and related issues.   

Job Responsibilities    

The Staff Director will spearhead and drive a comprehensive policy agenda on African foreign policy as well as staff subcommittee hearings and mark-ups. Responsibilities include preparing for hearings, writing statements and memos, analyzing and formulating legislation, developing vote recommendations, drafting amendments, and coordinating events and meeting with stakeholders, as well as tracking and monitoring current events related to the subcommittee and foreign affairs at-large.    

Qualifications    

This is a senior staff position. Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years of prior professional experience in African foreign policy. Professional experience related to global health, human rights and international organizations is also helpful.   

Candidates should have a proven track-record of advancing a policy agenda and working under pressure in a fast-paced environment. Applicants should also have excellent writing skills. The successful candidate will be a results-oriented problem solver, a motivated self-starter and a team player. Prior management experience is a plus. Prior experience on Capitol Hill is also advantageous. Candidate must be willing and able to work long hours, including some nights, and weekends.    
 
Please email resume and cover letter to: Rep.Karen.Bass@mail.house.gov.

Chief Counsel – Senate Democrat on Judiciary Committee

Democratic Senator on the Judiciary Committee seeks Chief Counsel.  Experience with and knowledge of issues including intellectual property, criminal justice reform, civil rights, constitutional law, telecommunications, cybersecurity, legal issues related to national security, and antitrust strongly preferred.  The ideal candidate will also have experience with congressional investigations and in legal practice.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to planning legislative strategy, building coalitions, preparing for hearings, and writing memos, speeches, and talking points.  Interested applicants must have a record of leadership and initiative.  The position requires team management, strategic thinking, the ability to work independently, and outstanding oral and written communication skills.  Ideal candidates must be able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment, have a firm sense of ethics and progressive values. Constituent outreach and engagement are important components of the job. J.D. and two years of Senate experience are required. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223636 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Professional Staff Member/Counsel – House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, & Investment (majority)

The House Financial Services Committee seeks a professional staff member or counsel for the Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment. The successful candidate will have significant federal securities law policy experience, excellent writing, analytical, and interpersonal/communication skills, with a proven ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines. Additionally, the candidate must be able to condense complex matters into digestible explanations. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, planning legislative strategy, preparing for hearings/markups and Floor votes, and writing memos and talking points. The ability to work proactively and cooperatively with colleagues both inside and outside the Committee staff, and a belief in a free market system, are essential. At least two years of relevant private-sector, securities regulator, or congressional experience are strongly preferred. Candidates for the position of counsel must have a law degree from an accredited law school and be a member in good standing of a state bar.  Submit resume and three writing samples to FSRStaff@mail.house.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.

Staff Assistant – House Veterans’ Affairs Committee (majority)

The House Veterans’ Affairs Committee (Majority) is looking to hire a new Full Committee Staff Assistant.

The front office Staff Assistant would report directly to the Committee Clerk and should have excellent oral and communication skills, strong organization skills, attention to detail, a positive attitude and ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others, patience, and sense of humor.

Qualified candidates please send résumés only to the following e-mail address: VAR.Resumes@mail.house.gov with “HVAC Staff Assistant” in the subject line. No calls or walk-ins.

Your résumé will be reviewed to determine if you are among the top candidates. If you are one of the top candidates, you will be contacted for an interview.

Staff Director – House Veterans’ Affairs Committee’s Economic Opportunity Subcommittee (minority)

The House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Minority staff seeks a Subcommittee Staff Director for the Economic Opportunity Subcommittee with expertise in veterans’ policy and knowledge of the legislative process.  The ideal candidate would have proven knowledge of the economic opportunity programs within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), with special emphasis on G.I. Bill benefits, the vocational rehabilitation program, and VA home loans.  Experience in establishing and managing relationships with the veterans service organization community, Members of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee and other Members of Congress, as well as the VA is a plus.  An excellent collaborative leader and inspired self-starter, the ideal candidate will have a proficient and relevant understanding of the dynamics of both the Republican and Democratic Caucuses, as well as the Executive Branch.  Veteran status is a plus, as is an advanced degree.  Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to Walz.Resumes@mail.house.gov.  The House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Minority staff is an equal opportunity employer.

Policy Staffer – Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee (minority)

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (Ranking Member Senator Claire McCaskill, D-Mo.) Minority office is seeking applicants for a full-time policy position.  Applicants should have a minimum of five years of legislative, legal, or federal agency experience in governmental affairs and oversight issues, including federal employees, federal management, budget, and contracting.  The office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply.  Please send your resume and a brief (two or three paragraphs max) proposal for legislation that would improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the federal government to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223602 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Staff Director – House Veterans’ Affairs Committee’s Health Subcommittee (minority)

The House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Minority staff seeks a Subcommittee Staff Director for the Health Subcommittee with expertise in veterans’ policy and knowledge of the legislative process.  The ideal candidate would have proven knowledge of the Veterans Health Administration and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) care in the community programs.  Experience in establishing and managing relationships with the veterans service organization community, Members of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee and other Members of Congress, as well as the VA is a plus.  An excellent collaborative leader and inspired self-starter, the ideal candidate will have a proficient and relevant understanding of the dynamics of both the Republican and Democratic Caucuses, as well as the Executive Branch. Veteran status is a plus, as is an advanced degree.  The House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Minority staff is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to Walz.Resumes@mail.house.gov.

Communications Director – Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee (minority)

The Minority Staff of the Committee on Energy & Natural Resources seeks a Communications Director.  At least six years of relevant experience is required, as is substantive knowledge of energy, public lands, forestry, territories, water, and other policy issues within the Committee’s jurisdiction.  The ideal candidate will be a highly-motivated self-starter with the proven ability to develop and execute a detailed plan for communicating the Committee’s activities to a diverse set of audiences.  He or she should have the capacity to plan ahead and manage a team; expertise with digital media platforms; and be a team player eager to proactively collaborate with other members of the Committee staff.  Candidates must have excellent writing skills; be able to quickly produce accurate, high-quality materials; and have strong working relationships with reporters, editors, columnists, and other members of the media.  Some travel will be required.  Applicants with ties to Washington are preferred and encouraged to apply.  Please email a cover letter, resume, and at least three writing samples to David_Poyer@energy.senate.gov with Communications Director in the subject line.

Professional Staff Member – Senate Small Business & Entreprenurship Committee (minority)

The Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee (Democratic staff) seeks a professional staff member to handle issues related to small business contracting and workforce development.  Applicants should have an advanced understanding of procurement policies and programs that support federal small business contracting goals.  Excellent oral and written communications skills, a demonstrated capability to generate new ideas, and the ability to formulate and analyze legislation are required.  Please e-mail a cover letter, writing sample, and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223596 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Staff Assistant (Alaska ties preferred) – Senate Committee (bipartisan)

Senate Committee seeks Staff Assistant for non-designated position to provide administrative support to both the Majority and Minority offices. Responsibilities include but are not limited to answering phones, greeting visitors, distributing mail, working with Senate support divisions to ensure office needs are met, assisting with hearing set-up, and coordination of hearing documents. Candidate must be personable, organized, detail-oriented, and a team player.  Position requires a demonstrated ability to handle matters of a sensitive and confidential nature, and the capacity to maintain composure while working under pressure. An ability to work with minimum supervision, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and operate in a fast-paced environment is also required.  Alaska connection and/or Senate experience preferable, but not essential. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and there is an opportunity for advancement.  Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223572 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Senate HELP Subcommittee Staff Director (health/aging) – Senate Democrat

Progressive Senator in leadership seeks a Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Subcommittee Staff Director. The ideal candidate must have at least 3-5 years professional experience in health and aging policy issues including access to primary care, Medicare, Medicaid, prescription drugs, public health, and aging policy. The ideal candidate should be ready to jump into a fast-paced environment and have the ability to carry out several major projects simultaneously. An excellent collaborative worker and inspired self-starter, the ideal candidate must have strong writing, research, policy, and negotiation skills. Experience conducting investigations and work in the Progressive movement a plus. Advanced degree preferred but not required. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. Please send a resume, cover letter, and a writing sample to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223614 as the job referral number in the subject line.

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.

Counsel – Senior Senate Democrat on Judiciary Committee

Senior Senator is looking for a proactive, knowledgeable counsel to work on Judiciary Committee staff.  Responsibilities to include developing, monitoring and managing legislation, preparing for hearings, and advising in matters related to criminal justice issues. Candidates must possess no less than five years of relevant legal or policy experience, excellent research and writing skills, and strong analytical and communication skills.  Must also have a sense of humor, be a team player, and able to work well under pressure and with quick deadlines.  Courtroom experience preferred; Hill experience, particularly in the Senate, is a plus.  J.D. is required; please no recent graduates. Please e-mail resume and cover letter for consideration to jud.dem.senate@gmail.com.

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.

Staff Assistant – Senate Committee

Senate Committee seeks Staff Assistant for non-designated position to provide administrative support to both the Majority and Minority offices. Responsibilities include but are not limited to answering phones, greeting visitors, distributing mail, working with Senate support divisions to ensure office needs are met, assisting with hearing set-up, and coordination of hearing documents. Candidate must be personable, organized, detail-oriented, and a team player.  Position requires a demonstrated ability to handle matters of a sensitive and confidential nature, and the capacity to maintain composure while working under pressure. An ability to work with minimum supervision, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and operate in a fast-paced environment is also required.  Alaska connection and/or Senate experience preferable, but not essential. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and there is an opportunity for advancement.  Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223572 as the job referral number in the subject line.

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