Wounded Warrior Program
Position Available: Wounded Warrior Fellow
Vacancy Announcement Number: WWP-001-18
Office/Location: U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.
Closing Date: Until Filled
Salary Level/Range: $38,853 to $51,312
Proposed Starting Date: Immediate
The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) provides operations support services and business solutions to the community of 10,000 House Members, Officers and staff. The CAO organization comprises more than 600 technical and administrative staff working in a variety of areas, including information technology, finance, budget management, human resources, payroll, child care, food and vending, procurement, logistics and administrative counsel.
This position is limited to disabled veterans interested in serving a two-year Congressional Fellowship as part of the House of Representatives Wounded Warrior Fellowship Program. Selected Fellows will work directly for a Member of Congress as part of their office staff. Fellowships are located in either a Congressional District office or in Washington, D.C. These are full time positions and you will be compensated.
PRIMARY DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Duties will vary depending upon the specific requirements of the individual Member assigned. Said duties may include, but are not limited to: working as a constituent services representative helping local constituents resolve issues with federal agencies; serving as a liaison to local Veterans Service Organizations (VSO); attending local events and meetings on behalf of your Member of Congress; and performing legislative work. Specific duties for each Fellowship will be discussed in greater detail with each respective Member office during the interview process.
For current vacancies, please visit https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/498817200#
Candidates must be Honorably discharged veterans, released from active duty within the last five years in the pay grades at or below E-5 or O-3. Candidates must also possess a 20% or greater service connected disability rating. Purple Heart recipients are exempt from the service connected disability rating requirement.
Veterans who are in receipt of a 20-year or Temporary Early Retirement Authorization (TERA) retirement are not eligible for the program. No waivers will be granted.
APPLICATION DOCUMENTS CONSIST OF THE FOLLOWING:
1) Resume (optional cover letter may be added to this attachment 2) Last DD 214 (Member 4) issued 3) Civil Service Preference Letter indicating 20% or greater service connected disability rating (not required if a Purple Heart recipient).
Candidates shall email the three attachments above to email@example.com. The three documents (once emailed) constitute your application. Each attachment shall be submitted as a separate and legible document. The subject line shall only include the candidate’s last name and locations of interest. For information concerning the CAO’s collection of personal information, please see http://cao.house.gov/privacy.
All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including marital or parental status), disability, or age.
Continued employment is contingent upon satisfactorily completing a criminal history records check (or other applicable security clearance) and a pre-employment drug-test (pre-identified position only).
Title 1 of the Ethics in Government Act of 1978, as amended (5 U.S.C.; 101 et seq.) requires certain House employees, to file Financial Disclosure Statements, for information please visit http://clerk.house.gov/public_disc/index.aspx.