Vacancy Announcement

Member and Committee Offices

Position Available: Legislative Associate

Vacancy Announcement Number: MEM-199-17

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

Closing Date: August 11, 2017

Salary Level/Range: Commensurate with experience

Proposed Starting Date: Immediate

Job Summary:

Legislative Associate - Senior Democrat is seeking a highly energetic, motivated and organized individual with strong writing and interpersonal skills who can manage multiple tasks and work well under pressure. The legislative associate is responsible for responding to constituent mail, including any research necessary to write an adequate response to the mail; monitoring House floor procedures; assisting the legislative director with drafting legislation; meeting with constituents and interested individuals/organizations; preparing congressional record entries; assisting the communications director with updating the website and Facebook and Twitter pages; and other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate will be a results-oriented problem solver and a motivated self-starter who can think outside the box. Candidate must have a bachelor's degree, excellent writing and communication skills. Candidate must be a resident of, or be willing to become, a resident of the District of Columbia.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, references and two writing samples to (202) 225-1129(fax) or DC00.NortonResume@mail.house.gov.