Thank you for visiting the U.S. House of Representatives Employment Opportunities Web site.
The U.S. House of Representatives is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including marital or parental status), disability, or age. Transportation and all related travel expenses associated with the interview and hiring process must be paid by the applicant. Moving and related relocation expenses are not available. Continued employment with Officers and the Inspector General of the House of Representatives is contingent upon satisfactorily completing a criminal history records check. Employment with the U.S. House of Representatives is at-will.**
Learn about Congressional Employment:
The House Vacancy Announcement and Placement Service ("HVAPS") assists House members, committees and leadership by posting job vacancies and maintaining a resume bank. HVAPS provides confidential referral of resumes when House offices request them. Learn more and submit your resume.
To apply for positions with House organizations, please follow the instructions in individual vacancy announcements. House organizations include House Officers—the Clerk, the Chief Administrative Officer, the Sergeant at Arms and the Chaplain—and the Inspector General.
- U.S. House of Representatives Job Line - (202) 226-4504
- U.S. House of Representatives vacancy announcement lists are available at the House Vacancy Announcement and Placement Service Office - Ford House Office Building - Suite H2-102, (202) 226-5836
- Senate Employment Information - Senate Placement Office - Room SH-116 Hart Senate Office Building, (202) 224-9167
- Job sites for Architect of the Capitol, Capitol Police and Library of Congress
- Office of Personnel Management (USAJOBS)
**To be employed by a House office in a paid position in the continental United States an individual must:
- Be a U.S. citizen;
- Be lawfully admitted for permanent residence and seeking citizenship as outlined in 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3)(B);
- Be (i) admitted as a refugee under 8 U.S.C. § 1157 or granted asylum under 8 U.S.C. § 1158 and (ii) have filed a declaration of intention to become a lawful permanent resident and then a citizen when eligible; or
- Owe allegiance to the U.S. (i.e., qualify as a non-citizen U.S. national under federal law).