Vacancy Announcement

Member and Committee Offices

Position Available: Legislative Assistant

Vacancy Announcement Number: MEM-078-17

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

Closing Date: April 13, 2017

Salary Level/Range: Commensurate with experience

Proposed Starting Date: Immediate

Job Summary:

Midwestern Democratic Member is seeking an experienced legislative staffer to handle a portfolio including health care and education. Ideal candidate will have prior experience as a Legislative Assistant or otherwise managing health care and education policy. Candidate must be proficient at advancing legislation, analyzing and briefing on complex policy issues, and drafting a wide array of written materials. Strong written and verbal communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment are critical. This is not an entry level position and interns will not be considered. At least three years of Hill or other relevant professional experience is required. Applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to resume.la@mail.house.gov.