Vacancy Announcement

Member and Committee Offices

Position Available: Staff Assistant

Vacancy Announcement Number: MEM-166-17

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

Closing Date: July 6, 2017

Salary Level/Range: Commensurate with experience

Proposed Starting Date: Immediate

Job Summary:

Representative Tim Walz (MN-01) seeks a Staff Assistant to join his Washington, DC staff. The Staff Assistant will be responsible for managing the front office, receiving visitors and telephone calls, supervising interns, completing flag and tour requests, and performing other administrative, legislative, and communications tasks as required. Successful candidates will demonstrate an understanding and adherence to the servant-leader model; a high degree of professionalism; strong writing, organizational, and interpersonal skills; an ability to take initiative in a dynamic, fast-paced environment; and a positive, collegial attitude. Capitol Hill experience and Minnesota ties are not required, but they are preferred. Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and three professional references to Representative Walz is an equal opportunity employer.