Vacancy Announcement

Member and Committee Offices

Position Available: Counsel

Vacancy Announcement Number: MEM-316-17

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

Closing Date: March 7, 2018

Salary Level/Range: Commensurate with experience

Proposed Starting Date: Immediate

Job Summary:

House Oversight Committee, Democratic Staff
Counsel Vacancy

U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform—Counsel (District of Columbia)

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, with “Counsel” in the subject line.