Wednesday, January 13, 2010
Legislative Assistant – Energy Issues
Legislative Assistant – Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), an active Member on the Energy and Commerce Committee and Co-Chair of the Natural Gas Caucus, is seeking a candidate with substantial policy background and legislative experience on energy, environment, and climate issues. The applicant should demonstrate extensive knowledge of America’s energy and environment policy. Skills include superior writing and editing; mature demeanor with the ability to build and maintain relations on and off the Hill; superior analytical skills with attention to detail and accuracy; understanding of how to shape message and build coalitions to support proposals; ability to work on complex policy issues. Other policy issues could include tax, trade, telecommunications, steel caucus and other economic issues. Specific duties include brief Member on relevant policy developments, work legislative hearings and mark-ups, formulate legislative proposals, interact with federal agencies and government affairs representatives, draft and aggressively move legislation. Hill, agency or Executive Branch experience helpful, as candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Please email cover letter and resume to PA18.firstname.lastname@example.org with "Energy LA" in the subject line. No calls, drop-ins, or faxes, please.