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Posts Tagged ‘Legislative Assistant’

Legislative Assistant (economic policy) – Senator Gary Peters (D-MI)

Office of Senator Gary Peters seeks experienced staffer to cover legislative portfolio for the Senator including banking, tax, trade, and small business. Responsibilities include staffing the Senator for the Joint Economic Committee and governmental affairs issues on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. Additional duties include entrepreneurially developing and executing legislative initiatives; constant monitoring of legislative developments; professionally representing the Senator; working with stakeholders; preparing materials for meetings, briefings, and hearings; working with state offices; and coordinating closely with senior staff and the Senator. This position requires excellent communication, research and writing skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment. Preferred candidates will have an advanced degree and at least five years of legislative or policy experience.  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. The office encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to SenateLegJobs@gmail.com

Legislative Assistant (health) – Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ)

Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr., a senior member of the House Ways and Means Committee, seeks a legislative assistant to handle predominantly healthcare policy and several other social policy issues. Candidates should have a particular familiarity with and understanding of issues related to the Medicare and Medicaid programs and the Affordable Care Act. Excellent verbal and writing skills, a desire to be proactive, as well as an ability to work well in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, are required. Legislative duties are subject to a candidate’s experience, qualifications, and office requirements. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please email cover letter, resume, and references to nj09job@gmail.com only. No calls, drop-ins, faxes, or direct e-mails please.

Legislative Assistant (homeland security/immigration/judiciary) – House Democrat

The position is responsible for a diverse portfolio of issues including Homeland Security, Immigration and Judiciary issues, including victim’s rights. This is not an entry-level job, and qualified applicants need to have a thorough working knowledge of both the legislative process and current policy-related issues. A strong professional demeanor, along with excellent writing, verbal, and organizational skills are essential. The ideal candidate should be both a self-starter and team player with an above-average sense of humor. Experience with the IQ mail system is a plus. Spanish fluency is a plus.

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and one writing sample to resume@mail.house.gov. Please include DC Legislative Assistant in the subject line. No phone calls or drop-ins please!

Legislative Assistant (foreign affairs/immigration/judiciary) – Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL)

Progressive Midwestern Democrat seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle foreign affairs, immigration, judiciary, and other issues. This is not an entry-level job – knowledge of foreign affairs is required and previous Hill experience is preferred. Candidates should possess strong communications and writing skills, familiarity with the legislative process, and the ability to handle multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines. We are seeking a highly-organized and productive self-starter and a team player. The office is an equal opportunity employer committed to maintaining an inclusive, diverse, and respectful work environment.  Interested candidates should email (no calls please) a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to IL09LAOpening@mail.house.gov.

Legislative Assistant (judiciary/guns/immigration/trade/telecom/small biz) – Moderate Senate Democrat

Moderate Democratic Senator seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle a diverse portfolio of issues including: judiciary, guns, immigration, trade, technology, telecommunications, and small business. Duties include analyzing policy proposals, drafting legislation, building coalitions, and working with local, state, and national stakeholders to advance the Senator’s legislative agenda. Candidates must be proactive, thorough, team-oriented, and able to excel in a fast-paced environment. Preference will be given to candidates with 2 years’ experience on the Hill and a JD. This is not an entry-level position. Ties to Appalachia are highly desired but not required. This Office is an equal opportunity employer. Please email a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 224046 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Legislative Assistant (Alaska Native, Rural Affairs, Housing/Econ Dev) – Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)

Senator Murkowski seeks Legislative Assistant to manage Alaska Native, Rural Affairs, Housing and Economic Development issue portfolio. Duties include but are not limited to: serving as the Senator’s principal advisor and representative on issues regarding, the jurisdiction of the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, rural infrastructure programs, 8(a), housing, small business, and rural outreach; collaborating with other staff members on issues to include, but not limited to, domestic violence and sexual assault, appropriations, telecom, transportation, water and sewer, fish and wildlife, subsistence, energy, and the Arctic; developing and planning legislative initiatives and/or advising the Senator on legislative issues within employee’s area of professional expertise; serving as lead staff member in the D.C. office and the primary point of contact for the above listed issues; responsible for drafting legislation, issue memos, and speeches for the Senator; legislative negotiation, outreach and advocacy; traveling extensively in rural Alaska; and working closely with the legislative correspondent to ensure timely response to constituent correspondence. Knowledge of Alaska Native history and law, BIA and IHS services, familiarity with regions and cultures of Alaska, Masters or Law Degree, or equivalent experience preferred, background in Alaskan policy issues and existing connections with Alaska stakeholders preferred. Interested parties should email cover letter and resume to Angelina Estrada-Burney, Administrative Services Director at Angelina_Burney@murkowski.senate.gov.

Legislative Assistant (health) – Senator Mark Warner (D-VA)

The office of Senator Mark R. Warner is looking for a legislative assistant to handle the health care portfolio, which will include staffing his work on the Senate Finance Committee.  The ideal candidate should have deep knowledge and relevant experience working on health care policy, including particular familiarity with the Medicare and Medicaid programs.  Candidates must understand health care financing and the individual insurance markets created under the Affordable Care Act. This is a senior legislative staff position; applicant must have three years of relevant experience.  The ideal candidate has experience working on health policy in another Congressional or Senate office and ties to Virginia.  Applicants must be able to represent the Senator before constituents and stakeholders, handle multiple responsibilities at one time and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. The position entails supervision of at least one legislative correspondent.  Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter and resume to resumes@warner.senate.gov with the subject line “Health Care Opening.”  Please save cover letter and resume in a single file (pdf preferred) and name the file “Last name, First name.”  This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.  Application materials must be received by Friday, January 5, 2018 at 9:00am.

Legislative Assistant (health/budget/tax/approps) – Congresswoman Laura DeLauro (D-CT)

Senior, active member of appropriations committee seeks hard working and experienced legislative assistant to handle health issues, including appropriations, budget, and tax policy. Experience working on the Hill is essential and related policy experience is preferred. Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample, and salary requirements to ct03laopening@gmail.com.

Legislative Assistant (military/national security) – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA)

Bay Area (California) Democrat seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle military issues, national security, and oversight, including the Member’s leadership role on the House Armed Services Committee’s Military Personnel subcommittee. The candidate should have a strong interest in oversight and governmental reform, with particular emphasis on the military. This is not an entry-level job – knowledge of national security issues and previous Hill experience are required.

Candidates should possess exceptional communications and writing skills, familiarity with the legislative process, and the ability to handle multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines. We are seeking a self-starter with a great sense of humor who can both support ongoing projects and propose new directions.

The office is an equal opportunity employer committed to maintaining an inclusive, diverse, and respectful work environment.  Interested candidates should email (no calls please) a cover letter and resume to CA14Jobs@mail.house.gov.

Legislative Assistant (vets/homeland security/foreign relations) – Senior Senate Democrat

Senior Democratic Senator seeks experienced legislative staff to handle a portfolio that includes veterans policy, national security, homeland security, and foreign relations as part of a dynamic and fast-paced office. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to formulating policy agenda within assigned issue areas; drafting and advancing legislation; drafting support materials, such as floor statements, briefings and official letters; briefing the Senator; staying abreast of legislative developments and closely monitoring committee activities associated with issue portfolio; and advocating for state interests. Outstanding written and verbal communication skills are essential. Prior Senate experience is highly preferred. The ideal candidate should be able to work well under pressure with tight deadlines and as part of a team. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 224009 the job referral number in the subject line.

Counsel/Legislative Assistant – New England Senate Democrat on Environment & Public Works Committee

Democratic Senator on Environment and Public Works Committee seeks a counsel or legislative assistant to work on environmental oversight, toxics, and climate change. Strong research, analysis, and communications skills are required, as well as the ability to work in a fast-paced, collegial environment. The successful candidate will have relevant policy experience and extensive relationships in the environmental community.  New England ties preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to demenvirostaffer@gmail.com.

Legislative Assistant – Louisiana House Republican

A conservative Republican House member of the Louisiana delegation is seeking a Legislative Assistant to handle a diverse issues portfolio including energy, environment, natural resources, transportation, agriculture, various FEMA issues, and related appropriations. This role would also be tasked with associated responsibilities corresponding to member’s a committee assignment on Natural Resources Committee. Duties include, but are not limited to: developing and managing original legislation; preparing the Congressman for committee hearings; monitoring relevant floor, committee, and regulatory actions; engagement with U.S. agencies; assisting the communications team on appropriate messaging; constituent correspondence; interaction with constituents and organizations both in DC and in the district; and advising the Congressman and senior staff as needed. Must have strong organizational and project management skills, and at least three years of relevant experience or two years of Hill experience. Must be willing to keep a stocked snack drawer for feeding the staff assistant.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to: congressionaljobs.la@gmail.com. The office is an equal opportunity employer.

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Legislative Assistant (tax) – Senator Mark Warner (D-VA)

The office of Senator Mark R. Warner is seeking a legislative assistant to handle the tax portfolio, which will include staffing his work on the Senate Finance Committee. The ideal candidate should have deep knowledge and relevant experience working on issues related to tax policy, including federal tax incentives, tax administration, and the congressional tax scoring process.  Understanding of the congressional budget process is also a plus. This is a senior legislative staff position; applicant must have three years of relevant experience.  Prior involvement working on these issues in another Congressional or Senate office along with Virginia ties are desirable.  Applicants must be able to represent the Senator before constituents and stakeholders, handle multiple responsibilities at one time and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. The position entails supervision over at least one legislative correspondent.  Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter and resume to resumes@warner.senate.gov with the subject line “Tax Staffer.”  Please save cover letter and resume in a single file (pdf preferred) and name the file “Last name, First name.”  This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.  Application materials must be received by Monday September 11, 2017 at 4 pm. 

Legislative Assistant – Senator Gary Peters (D-MI)

Office of Senator Gary Peters seeks experienced staffer to cover legislative portfolio for the Senator including environment, energy, agriculture, forestry, maritime commerce, Native American issues, and public transit. Responsibilities include staffing the Senator on the Commerce Committee’s Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard Subcommittee, where he serves as Ranking Member. Additional duties include entrepreneurially developing and executing legislative initiatives; constant monitoring of legislative developments; professionally representing the Senator; working with stakeholders; preparing materials for meetings, briefings, and hearings; working with state offices; and coordinating closely with senior staff and the Senator. This position requires excellent communication, research and writing skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment. Preferred candidates will have an advanced degree and at least five years of legislative or policy experience. 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. The office encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to SenateLegJobs@gmail.com.

Legislative Assistant – Senior Ohio House Democrat

Senior Ohio Democrat seeks energetic and organized Legislative Assistant to join a fast-paced, team-oriented D.C. office. Applicants must be able to multi-task, maintain strong work ethic and be able to work flexible hours. The Legislative Assistant will work closely with Member and other staff members, particularly senior staff.

Ideal candidate should have at least 2 years of legislative Hill experience coupled with knowledge of policy related, but not limited to: appropriations, healthcare, education, veterans’ affairs, and seniors’ issues. Duties include assisting the Legislative Director and Communications Director in managing the Member’s legislative agenda and public message connected to the portfolio, including research, technical writing and editing, meeting and coordinating with stakeholders, drafting talking points, floor statements, briefing memos, legislation, hearing materials, as well as representing the Member at meetings.

Applicants must have a positive attitude, excellent organizational skills, strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, and an ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. This is not an entry-level position. Previous legislative Capitol Hill experience is required. Ohio ties preferred. No phone calls, emails or drop-bys.

Please submit cover letter, resume, a writing sample, and at least two references to Midwestern.Resume@mail.house.gov.

Legislative Assistant – House Republican

Republican Congressman seeks a highly motivated Legislative Assistant to cover a portfolio including, but not limited to, transportation, infrastructure, commerce, trade, and financial services. Qualified candidates must be highly motivated self-starters, possess a desire to produce new legislative ideas,   have the ability to succeed in a fast-paced office, and be excellent writers. Experience with transportation and infrastructure policy is highly desired but not a requirement. Please send the following materials to goplegislativestaffer@gmail.com: Resume, Cover Letter, Three References.

Legislative Assistant – House Republican

Republican Congressman seeks a highly motivated Legislative Assistant to cover a portfolio including, but not limited to, transportation, infrastructure, commerce, trade, and financial services. Qualified candidates must be highly motivated self-starters, possess a desire to constantly produce new legislative ideas, have the ability to succeed in a very fast-paced office, be excellent writers, and not be afraid of the occasional failure. Significant experience with transportation and infrastructure policy is highly preferred. Please send the following materials to goplegislativestaffer@gmail.com: Resume, Cover letter, Three References.

Legislative Assistant or Counsel (ag/nutrition/approps/guns/small biz/welfare) – Senior Senate Republican

Senior Republican Senator is seeking a Legislative Assistant or Counsel to handle a portfolio of issues, including: agriculture, nutrition, appropriations, firearms, government reform, small business, federal welfare programs, and child support. The Senator represents a State with a large and influential agricultural community. Ideal candidate will have at least 2-5 years of experience handling agriculture issues (and related committee work) for a Republican Member of Congress as a legislative assistant, counsel, professional staff member, or other similar position. Graduate degree preferred, but not required. Please send resumes to: SenateAgricultureLA@gmail.com.

Legislative Assistant – Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR)

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), a member of the Education and the Workforce Committee, seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle diverse education portfolio, along with issues related to seniors, arts, STEAM, children, and social security. Ideal candidates will have strong understanding of education issues and the legislative process, and will thrive in a team environment. Excellent writing skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work efficiently in a fast paced environment are required. Core responsibilities of the position include developing and managing a legislative agenda; working closely with the member and outreach team in district; drafting floor statements, hearing questions, legislative memos; and representing member in meetings. This is not an entry-level position. Prior Hill experience and/or familiarity with education policy are strongly preferred. Oregon ties are a plus, a sense of humor is greatly appreciated. Please email resume, cover letter, and two short writing samples to Rachael.Bornstein@mail.house.gov. No calls or drop bys please.

Legislative Assistant (education/immigration/LGBT issues) – Senator Bob Casey (D-PA)

Senator Casey seeks an experienced Legislative Assistant to handle education, immigration, and LGBT policy among other issues. Individual will be responsible for: staffing the Senator’s relevant work on the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee; monitoring pending legislation in assigned issue areas; drafting amendments and bills; meeting with constituents; working with relevant stakeholders in state; and preparing briefing materials for the Senator.  Hill experience preferred. This is not an entry-level position. Qualified candidates will also have strong writing, analytical, negotiation, and organizational skills, as well as the abilities to operate effectively under pressure while juggling multiple tasks and work well as part of a team.  Interested applicants should e-mail a resume and cover letter to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject “Education LA.” Incomplete applications will not be considered. Absolutely no calls or drop-bys please. 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.

Legislative Assistant/Counsel (health/tax/retirement security) – Western Senate Democrat

Western Democratic Senator seeks experienced, proactive, resourceful, and detail-oriented candidates with strong writing and organizational skills to handle health care, tax, and retirement security policy. A strong background and understanding of health care policy is essential particularly in areas affecting seniors, working families and small businesses, and minority populations. This is not an entry level position, and ideal candidates will have at least 3-5 years substantive experience in relevant policy areas. Senate experience preferred. Duties include but are not limited to: Developing and advancing legislation, preparing crisp, clear, and concise written and oral briefing materials for the Senator and senior staff, researching and drafting correspondence, memoranda, and other written materials to support legislative and policy efforts, prepare for constituent meetings, and other events as directed. Good sense of humor a plus and ability to work collaboratively necessary. An advanced degree or J.D. is strongly preferred. Please email resume, cover letter, and 2-3 short writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223854 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Legislative Assistant/Counsel (health/tax/retirement security) – Western Senate Democrat

Western Democratic Senator seeks experienced, proactive, resourceful, and detail-oriented candidates with strong writing and organizational skills to handle health care, tax, and retirement security policy. A strong background and understanding of health care policy is essential particularly in areas affecting seniors, working families and small businesses, and minority populations. This is not an entry level position, and ideal candidates will have at least 3-5 years substantive experience in relevant policy areas. Senate experience preferred. Duties include but are not limited to: Developing and advancing legislation, preparing crisp, clear, and concise written and oral briefing materials for the Senator and senior staff, researching and drafting correspondence, memoranda, and other written materials to support legislative and policy efforts, prepare for constituent meetings, and other events as directed. Good sense of humor a plus and ability to work collaboratively necessary. An advanced degree or J.D. is strongly preferred. Please email resume, cover letter, and 2-3 short writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223854 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Legislative Assistant (appropriations) – Congresswoman Chelie Pingree (D-ME)

Representative Chellie Pingree seeks an experienced legislative assistant to support her work on the House Appropriations Committee and in several policy areas. Responsibilities will likely include the following issues: veterans, foreign affairs, homeland security, transportation, financial services, small business and economic development, and immigration. Relevant Capitol Hill or related professional policy experience desired. Applicant should possess strong written and oral communications skills with a proven ability to handle multiple tasks and work collaboratively. Maine ties preferred but not required. No phone calls or drop bys. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment. Please send resume and cover letter to Pingree.Resume@mail.house.gov.

Legislative Assistant – Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (R-NY)

The Office of Rep. Claudia Tenney (R-NY) is seeking an inspired, self-motivated and qualified Legislative Assistant to join our Washington, DC-based policy team. The Legislative Assistant will draft legislation, analyze bills, and meet with constituents concerning a range of policy matters, among other duties. He or she will be expected to handle a diverse portfolio of policy issues, but should have a familiarity with Agriculture, Transportation, Healthcare, and Tax issues.  This is not an entry level position and candidates should have at least two to three years of previous Hill experience. Strong written and oral communication skills are required as well as an ability to develop creative solutions to tackle complex policy issues. Candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to nyrepjobs@gmail.com.

Legislative Assistant (education/immigration/LGBT issues) – Senate Democrat on HELP Committee

Senate Democrat seeks an experienced Legislative Assistant to handle education, immigration, and LGBT policy among other issues.  Individual will be responsible for: staffing the Senator’s relevant work on the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee; monitoring pending legislation in assigned issue areas; drafting amendments and bills; meeting with constituents; working with relevant stakeholders in state; and preparing briefing materials for the Senator.  Hill experience preferred.  This is not an entry-level position.  Qualified candidates will also have strong writing, analytical, negotiation, and organizational skills, as well as the abilities to operate effectively under pressure while juggling multiple tasks and work well as part of a team. Interested applicants should e-mail a resume and cover letter to SenateEducationLA@gmail.com with the subject “Education LA.”  Incomplete applications will not be considered.  Absolutely no calls or drop-bys please.  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.

Legislative Assistant/Press Assistant – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL)

Active Illinois Freshman Member seeks a new position for a Legislative Assistant/Press Assistant to handle a diverse portfolio consisting of defense, foreign affairs, veterans, immigration, homeland security, judicial, and other related issues. Duties will consist of developing legislation, monitoring activity on assigned issues, advising and representing the Congressman, building relationships with constituent groups and advocacy organizations, and other tasks as assigned.

Press assistant duties will include helping the Press Secretary with daily clips, monitoring and updating social media accounts, drafting material for release, and other tasks as assigned.

Please send resume and cover letter to il08careers@gmail.com with the subject line Legislative Assistant. No phone calls or drop-bys, please.

Legislative Assistant – Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)

Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle domestic policy issues related to education, housing, homelessness, human services, nutrition, arts and the humanities, and the Postal Service.  Responsibilities include advising the Senator on all matters under the issue portfolio both in California and at the national level; developing and advancing legislative proposals; analyzing legislation and drafting vote recommendations and talking points for floor proceedings; representing the Senator before constituents and stakeholders; reviewing legislative correspondence; and supervising Legislative Correspondents.  Qualified candidates will have experience advancing policy proposals, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and enjoy working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.  Must also have a sense of humor and be a team player.  Substantial experience in education policy and prior Capitol Hill or Administration experience preferred. Interested applicants should send a single pdf document that includes a cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample (a maximum of three pages) to jobs@feinstein.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line. The Office of Senator Dianne Feinstein is an equal opportunity employer.

Legislative Assistant (banking/financial services) – Senator Mark Warner (D-VA)

The office of Senator Mark R. Warner is seeking a legislative assistant to handle all relevant work related to his position on the Senate Banking Committee, along with his role as ranking member of the Securities, Insurance, and Investment subcommittee. The ideal candidate should have deep knowledge and relevant experience working on issues related to the Dodd-Frank Act, housing finance reform, small and community-based institutions, securities regulation, insurance, and consumer protection. The candidate should also be familiar with federal financial regulatory agencies and the rule-making process.  This is a senior legislative staff position; applicant must have three – five years of relevant experience.  Prior involvement working on these issues in another Congressional or Senate office along with Virginia ties are a plus.  Applicants must be able to represent the Senator before constituents and stakeholders, handle multiple responsibilities at one time and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. The position entails supervision over at least one legislative correspondent.  Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter and resume to resumes@warner.senate.gov with the subject line “Banking Staffer.”  Please save cover letter and resume in a single file (pdf preferred) and name the file “Last name, First name.”  This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.  Application materials must be received by 12:00pm EST Thursday, July 13th.

Legislative Assistant (education) – Senior Senate Democrat on HELP Committee

Senior Democratic Senator seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle education and related issues that come before the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee. This is not an entry-level position. Substantial Capitol Hill and/or policy experience required. Qualified candidates will have strong negotiation, analytical, writing, and organizational skills; the ability to initiate and undertake multiple tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced office atmosphere. Responsibilities include developing policy initiatives, legislative strategy, drafting legislation, writing memos, speeches and talking points, preparing for hearings, and communicating the Senator’s position. In addition to a strong grasp of policy, candidates must have a keen political sense and the ability to balance the competing interests of a demographically and ideologically diverse constituency. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223788 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Legislative Assistant/Counsel – Senior Senate Republican

Senior Republican Senator is seeking a Legislative Assistant or Counsel to handle a portfolio of issues, including: agriculture, nutrition, appropriations, firearms, government reform, small business, federal welfare programs, and child support. The Senator represents a State with a large and influential agricultural community. Ideal candidate will have at least 2-5 years of experience handling agriculture issues (and related committee work) for a Republican Member of Congress as a legislative assistant, counsel, professional staff member, or other similar position. Graduate degree preferred, but not required. Please send resumes to: SenateAgricultureLA@gmail.com.

Legislative Assistant – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)

Senior Democrat is seeking a highly energetic, motivated and organized lawyer with strong writing, legal and interpersonal skills. The ideal candidate will be able to manage multiple tasks and work well under pressure and after a year, may be promoted to legislative counsel. The Legislative Assistant works with the Chief Counsel/Legislative Director and with the Chief of Staff to develop and implement the Member’s legislative strategy in his/her issue areas; prepares materials for hearings; prepare legislation, amendments, and congressional record statements; and conducts research. Responsibilities include managing and handling issues that include but are not limited to Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service, Federal-District of Columbia issues, and Labor policy. The ability to write well under tight deadlines is essential.

Candidate must be able to handle multiple tasks and issues effectively while meeting deadlines. A successful candidate will be a results-oriented, problem solving lawyer and motivated self-starter who can think outside the box. Prior Hill, law firm or similar experience is preferred but not always required. Candidate must possess a law degree and be, or be willing to become, a resident of the District of Columbia. Salary based on skill and experience level.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, references and two writing samples to DC00.NortonResume@mail.house.gov.

Legislative Assistant (health) – Midwestern House Republican on Energy & Commerce Committee

Midwestern Republican on the Energy & Commerce Committee is looking for a legislative assistant to handle healthcare policy. The successful applicant will have excellent writing and communications skills, the ability to build and maintain relationships both on and off the Hill, able to identify legislative initiatives to lead on, and comfortable operating in a fast-paced team environment. To apply, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to: Midwestern.Republican@mail.house.gov.

Legislative Assistant (commerce/economics) – Senate Democrat on Commerce Committee

Democratic Senator on the Commerce Committee seeks experienced Legislative Assistant to support work on commerce and economic issues. Potential issues include consumer protection, economic policy, and aviation and transportation policy issues. Relevant Hill, academic, and professional experienced required. Applicant must possess strong writing and communications skills with a proven ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Please email cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223763 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Legislative Assistant (trade, energy/defense/foreign affairs/transportation) – House Ways & Means Republican

Ways and Means Committee Republican is seeking a Legislative Assistant to handle a legislative portfolio with an emphasis on trade, energy, defense, foreign affairs, and transportation issues. Duties include, but are not limited to monitoring floor, committee, and regulatory activity; conducting meetings with constituents and stakeholders; developing legislation; and advising the Congressman and senior staff. Applicants must have policy experience and strong writing, organizational, and project management skills.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to: goppolicyjob@gmail.com.

Legislative Assistant (energy/environment) – Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)

Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) is seeking a Legislative Assistant for energy, environment and climate issues.  Responsibilities include representing the Senator before constituent groups and stakeholders;  developing and advancing legislative proposals; reviewing legislative correspondence; and keeping the Senator informed on issues and developments related to this portfolio both in Maryland and at the national level. The ideal candidate will be an excellent writer with deep knowledge and experience in this area, including a strong prior record advancing and drafting policy proposals and working on issues concerning the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. Congressional experience and Maryland ties are strongly preferred. The Office of Senator Chris Van Hollen is an equal opportunity employer. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and references to Sen.VanHollenLA@gmail.com.

Legislative Assistant (health/education/oversight/social issues) – House Republican

House Republican seeks qualified Legislative Assistant to oversee various issues including health care, education, oversight, and social issues, etc. The Legislative Assistant, together with legislative staff advises the Congressman on all legislative areas. This position assists in the development of policy, communications and legislative initiatives. Excellent writing and communication skills required.

Desirable Skills
* Thorough knowledge of legislative process and of House organization and procedures;
* Ability to perform essential job functions above;
* Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others;
* Provides necessary organization, leadership and motivation to excel in given tasks;
* Excellent oral and written communications skills;

Required Certifications
2 years Hill experience required with strong knowledge of health care issues.

Please send resumes to: employment1776@gmail.com.

Legislative Assistant – Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-CA)

The office of Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle an expansive domestic policy portfolio. The main issues in the portfolio include health care, housing, financial services, labor, trade, transportation, and energy/environment. The ideal candidate will be an experienced policy person who is a creative and independent thinker. This is a great position for self-starters who thrive in fast-paced environments. Excellent writing skills, strong analytical abilities, collaborative working style, and prior legislative experience are required.

Please send cover letter, resume, short writing sample, and list of references to CA15resumes@gmail.com. (No calls or walk-ins.)

Legislative Assistant/Health Care Advisor – Northeast Senate Democrat on Finance Committee

Northeast Democratic Member of the Finance Committee seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle, Health Care (Committee), Social Security/Seniors (Committee), Medicare/Medicaid, HHS, CDC, and FDA issues. This individual will be responsible for: staffing the Senator’s relevant work on the issues; monitoring pending legislation in assigned issue areas; drafting amendments and bills; meeting with constituents and overall stakeholder engagement; writing talking points; preparing materials and briefing the Senator. The successful candidate will have significant health care policy experience and excellent writing, analytical, and interpersonal/communication skills, with a proven ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet tight deadlines. Prior hill experience and advanced degree in related field strongly preferred. Please email cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223736 as the job referral number in subject line.

Legislative Assistant (judicial/law enforcement/immigration) – Midwestern Senate Republican

A Midwest Republican Senator seeks a legislative assistant to handle judicial, law enforcement and immigration issues. Qualified applicants will have strong writing, analytical and organizational skills, exercise sound political judgment and work well as part of a team.  Hill or related policy experience and a juris doctor degree strongly preferred. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223733 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Legislative Assistant – Congressman Al Green (D-TX)

The Office of Congressman Al Green (D-TX) seeks a Legislative Assistant to manage a diverse portfolio of issue areas including transportation, veterans affairs, healthcare and homeland security. Candidates should have strong communication, research, and writing skills. We are looking for a proactive, detail-oriented staffer with a collaborative working style. Prior legislative experience on Capitol Hill and Houston ties are preferred. This is not an entry-level position.  To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, writing sample and a list of references to TXResumeInbox@mail.house.gov.

Legislative Assistant (health) – Midwestern House Republican

Midwestern Republican on the Energy & Commerce Committee is looking for a legislative assistant to handle healthcare policy. The successful applicant will have excellent writing and communications skills, the ability to build and maintain relationships both on and off the Hill, able to identify legislative initiatives to lead on, and comfortable operating in a fast-paced team environment. To apply, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to: Midwestern.Republican@mail.house.gov.

Legislative Assistant – Moderate Senate Democrat

Moderate Democratic Senator seeks experienced Legislative Assistant to support work on the Senate Commerce Committee. Potential issues include telecommunications, consumer protection, aviation, tourism, and surface transportation. Knowledge of energy policy a plus. Relevant Hill, academic, and professional experienced required. Applicant must possess strong writing and communications skills with a proven ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Please send cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223705 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Legislative Assistant (transportation) – Congressman Alan Lowenthal (D-CA)

Congressman Alan Lowenthal is seeking a seasoned legislative assistant to handle the Member’s work on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee as well as other assigned issues in a diverse legislative portfolio.  Responsibilities include: preparing and staffing the Member for committee hearings and markups, developing and advancing legislation and other policy priorities of the Member, researching and advising the Member on bills and other issues, representing the Member in meetings, and drafting constituent correspondence.  The ideal candidate will have a transportation background and substantial Hill legislative experience.  Please ONLY e-mail cover letter and resume to CA47.Jobs@gmail.com. And, no calls or drop-ins please.

Legislative Assistant (national security/foreign relations/trade/vets) – Senate Democrat

Democratic Senator seeks experienced legislative staff to handle national security, foreign relations, trade and veterans’ policy issues. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to formulating policy agenda within assigned issue areas, briefing the Senator and staying abreast of legislative developments and closely monitoring committee activities associated with issue portfolio. Hill or related experience necessary. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job with 223699 as the number in the subject line.

Legislative Assistant (transportation/vets/health/homeland security) – Congressman Al Green (D-TX)

The Office of Congressman Al Green (D-TX) seeks a Legislative Assistant to manage a diverse portfolio of issue areas including transportation, veterans affairs, healthcare and homeland security. Candidates should have strong communication, research, and writing skills. We are looking for a proactive, detail-oriented staffer with a collaborative working style. To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, writing sample and a list of references to TXResumeInbox@mail.house.gov. Prior legislative experience on Capitol Hill and Houston ties are preferred. This is not an entry-level position.

Legislative Assistant (econ) – Congressman Justin Amash (R-MI)

The Office of Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) is seeking a bright, creative, and self-motivated legislative assistant focused on economics to join our Washington, DC-based policy team.

The legislative assistant will draft legislation, analyze bills, and meet with constituents concerning policy matters, among other duties. He or she will be expected to handle a diverse portfolio of policy issues, including budget and appropriations, commerce, defense, housing, social welfare, and taxation.

The successful applicant will be a libertarian or classical liberal in the tradition of F.A. Hayek, Henry Hazlitt, and Frédéric Bastiat. He or she must demonstrate a strong commitment to individual liberty, economic freedom, the Rule of Law, and the Constitution.

The person also must be an excellent writer and clear thinker willing to take on the most serious impediments to a freer, more prosperous America. An individual who prefers staid and steady work or who avoids challenges (and the occasional failure) may be more comfortable elsewhere.

Applicants must have a BA or equivalent. A degree in economics or at least two years of relevant policy experience is preferred, although Hill experience is not required.

To apply, please send a résumé, cover letter, and two writing samples to mi03.apply@gmail.com. Please include “legislative assistant applicant” in the subject line. No walk-in applicants or phone interviews.

This job opportunity was first posted late last year, but no interviews were conducted. Previous applicants still interested in this opportunity should resubmit their materials, as previous submissions will not be considered.

Legislative Assistant (econ) – Congressman Justin Amash (R-MI)

The Office of Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) is seeking a bright, creative, and self-motivated legislative assistant focused on economics to join our Washington, DC-based policy team.

The legislative assistant will draft legislation, analyze bills, and meet with constituents concerning policy matters, among other duties. He or she will be expected to handle a diverse portfolio of policy issues, including budget and appropriations, commerce, defense, housing, social welfare, and taxation.

The successful applicant will be a libertarian or classical liberal in the tradition of F.A. Hayek, Henry Hazlitt, and Frédéric Bastiat. He or she must demonstrate a strong commitment to individual liberty, economic freedom, the Rule of Law, and the Constitution.

The person also must be an excellent writer and clear thinker willing to take on the most serious impediments to a freer, more prosperous America. An individual who prefers staid and steady work or who avoids challenges (and the occasional failure) may be more comfortable elsewhere.

Applicants must have a BA or equivalent. A degree in economics or at least two years of relevant policy experience is preferred, although Hill experience is not required.

To apply, please send a résumé, cover letter, and two writing samples to mi03.apply@gmail.com. Please include “legislative assistant applicant” in the subject line. No walk-in applicants or phone interviews.

This job opportunity was first posted late last year, but no interviews were conducted. Previous applicants still interested in this opportunity should resubmit their materials, as previous submissions will not be considered.

Legislative Assistant (housing/transportation) – Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI)

Senator Brian Schatz seeks a legislative assistant to handle housing and transportation issues.  The senator is especially engaged on affordable housing, aviation, homelessness, maritime, and transit policy given Hawaii’s needs and his membership on the Appropriations Committee (including its THUD subcommittee), Banking Committee (including its housing and mass transit subcommittee), and Commerce Committee (including its aviation, maritime, surface transportation, and technology subcommittees).  Responsibilities include preparing for related hearings and legislative markups while advocating for priorities identified by the senator.  The senator works closely with staff, and the selected applicant will have strong communication and presentation skills.  Qualified applicants will have strong writing, analytical, negotiation, and organizational skills; exercise sound political judgment; operate well under pressure; and work well as part of a team.  Experience with coalition building and policy messaging is valuable.  A graduate degree, Hill or related policy experience, and Hawaii ties are preferred.  All applications must be submitted through http://www.schatz.senate.gov/services/jobs.

Legislative Assistant – Congressman Keith Ellison (D-MN)

Office of Representative Keith Ellison seeks a Legislative Assistant to manage a diverse portfolio of priority issue areas with a particular emphasis on labor, environment, energy, and transportation among others. Ideal candidates should have strong analytical research, writing and communications skills and a proactive approach to responding to current trends and issues. Daily activities include identifying and advancing policy proposals; writing speeches and talking points; meeting with constituents, advocacy organizations and interest groups; working with Minnesota stakeholders; and writing memos, floor statements and constituent correspondence. Candidates should have sharp attention to detail, good time management skills, an ability to multi-task while working collaboratively in a fast-paced environment, and commitment to inclusive prosperity and environmental sustainability. Minnesota ties and prior legislative experience on Capitol Hill preferred. This is NOT an entry-level position. To apply, please email a cover letter, résumé and writing sample with the words “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line to Position.mn05@mail.house.gov. Please paste your cover letter in the body of the email – do not send letter as an attachment. Please no phone calls or drop-ins.

Legislative Assistant/Health Care Advisor – Northeastern Senate Democrat on Finance Committee

Northeast Democratic Member of the Finance Committee seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle, Health Care (Committee), Social Security/Seniors (Committee), Medicare/Medicaid, HHS, CDC, and FDA issues. This individual will be responsible for: staffing the Senator’s relevant work on the issues; monitoring pending legislation in assigned issue areas; drafting amendments and bills; meeting with constituents and overall stakeholder engagement; writing talking points; preparing materials and briefing the Senator. The successful candidate will have significant health care policy experience and excellent writing, analytical, and interpersonal/communication skills, with a proven ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet tight deadlines. Prior hill experience and advanced degree in related field strongly preferred. Please email cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223673 as the job referral number in subject line.

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