Tuesday, February 28, 2012

US House GOP Jobs List -- February 28th, 2012

US House GOP Jobs List

Scheduler – Congressman Steve King (IA-5) is now accepting applications for the position of scheduler in his Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: scheduling an active Member of Congress in Washington, making travel arrangements for the member, and completing other clerical general office management work as assigned. Applicants should be committed, pro-life conservatives. Candidates must possess initiative, enjoy working with a variety of people, have strong organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task. Iowa ties are a plus. Interested applicants are asked to send a resume and a cover letter explaining why they would like to work for Rep. King to bentley.graves@mail.house.gov with “Scheduler” in the subject line of the email.

Spring Internship – The office of Congressman Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) is seeking interns to work in his Capitol Hill offices starting April 9, 2012 for an 8-week program. We are seeking motivated, organized and reliable individuals to assist with policy research and projects, constituent services such as leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, and general office administrative duties. Join our dynamic office and experience first-hand the political and public policy process. Candidates should apply as soon as possible. To apply, please complete the internship application available on the Congressman’s website: www.kevinmccarthy.house.gov. Please include days and times available, attach a resume, and send to Mari.Kishimoto@mail.house.gov.


Legislative Correspondent- Texas Republican seeks Legislative Correspondent to manage all aspects of constituent correspondence. Duties include: sorting incoming letters and emails, tracking and assigning mail through constituent management software, drafting and sending timely responses, and preparing weekly mail reports. Successful candidates must demonstrate exceptional writing ability and attention to detail, and possess excellent research and organizational skills. This is a fast-paced office seeking hardworking team players. Hill experience, familiarity with IQ, and Texas ties are a plus. Send resume and cover letter to TX27jobs@mail.house.gov.


SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR-Republican Senator is seeking an experienced Systems Administrator to facilitate the office’s technological infrastructure. This position also updates and maintains computer systems and methods to process, manage and store all computer data for the office; troubleshoots any problems, assists with updating the web page and other technical assistance. A bachelor’s degree in computer science and a working knowledge of Windows and MAC with Hill experience preferred. A positive can-do attitude and ability to work well with others is an absolute must. Experience with senate correspondence systems an added plus. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to repubsajob@gmail.comby COB Tuesday, February 21st.


Internship - Congressman Cory Gardner’s (CO-4) Washington, D.C. office seeks an unpaid internship to start immediately. Duties include answering phones, handling constituent requests, sorting mail, attending hearings and conducting issue research. This is a great opportunity for someone interested in learning more about the legislative process and public policy.
Scheduler- Congressman Rich Nugent (FL-05) is seeking applicants for the Scheduler position in his Washington office. Candidates should have prior scheduling experience and must have the ability to manage numerous tasks and coordinate effectively with other members of Congressman Nugent’s staff. Primary responsibilities include: managing Congressman Nugent’s schedule, coordinating district travel and events with the Chief of Staff and District Director, and ensuring front office operations run smoothly and efficiently. Florida ties a plus but not required. Please email cover letter and resume to flscheduler05@gmail.com.


Internship- The office of Congressman Brian Bilbray (R-CA) is currently seeking professional and dependable applicants for full-time or part-time internship positions for the spring, availability Tuesday and Thursday strongly preferred. Duties will include, answering phones, sorting and inputting mail, assisting legislative staff with projects, conducting tours of the United States Capitol, and various other administrative tasks. This is an amazing opportunity to learn more about the legislative process and gain exposure to Capitol Hill. Interested candidates should possess strong written and oral communication skills, outstanding interpersonal skills, and have a strong interest in politics. Ties to San Diego preferred, but not required. Please send cover letter and resume to Alexandra Berenter at alexandra.berenter@mail.house.gov .


Press Secretary- Republican Chairman seeks proactive Press Secretary. A minimum of 2 years press experience and knowledge of Capitol Hill is required. Responsibilities include: writing press releases, responding to press inquiries, pitching stories, managing website and social media, and producing columns, opinion pieces and newsletters. Candidates must demonstrate exceptional communications skills, sound judgment, and attention to detail. Please email resume, cover letter, and writing samples to: press.resumes@mail.house.gov

Internship-Congressman Allen West (R-FL) is currently seeking part-time interns who can start immediately. Interns are responsible for assisting with general office duties including answering phones, conducting tours of the Capitol, logging office correspondence, and helping with other general administrative tasks. This is a great opportunity to learn about the inner workings of a congressional office, attend briefings and hearings on the Hill, and gain work experience. Applicants should possess an attention to detail, have excellent communication skills and have a friendly demeanor. Florida ties are a plus but not required. Interested candidates should direct their resume and cover letter to Katelyn Pay at Katelyn.pay@mail.house.gov

Press Assistant--Congressman Steve King’s office (R-IA) office seeks a press assistant/office assistant for the Washington, D.C. office to assist with media relations, develop new media outreach, perform general office tasks, and support the Communications Director. The ideal candidate will be professional, a strong writer, a detailed researcher, have superior communication and organizational skills, and be willing to take on a variety of tasks, including other office duties such as flag requests, tours and certain correspondence. Applicants should be committed, pro-life conservatives. Strong preference will be given to applicants with Iowa ties and new media experience. Interested applicants should email a resume, writing sample, and cover letter and explaining their qualifications and why they would like to work for Congressman King to bentley.graves@mail.house.gov with “Press Assistant” in the subject line of the email.

Internship- Texas Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives is looking for full and part time unpaid Spring interns. Internships can start in immediately and can last through the end of May. Interns looking for full time jobs will be considered, as well. Interns in the Washington, D.C. office will be responsible for assisting with general office duties (answering phones, passing out mail, distributing faxes), and assisting legislative staff with research and writing. Performing constituent services (scheduling tours, processing flag requests, and legislative correspondence) will also be an integral part of each internship. Interns will be encouraged to attend hearings, briefings, and other Congressional proceedings. Additional duties are available and will be assigned according to an intern’s interest and ability. Interns will be trained on Intranet Quorum (IQ) and writing letters. Must be highly motivated, self-starter, detail oriented, possess excellent organizational and communication skills, a strong work ethic, a positive attitude and will have the ability to manage multiple tasks on a deadline. Texas ties are preferred but are not required. Please email resume and cover letter to lauren.ehrsam@mail.house.gov with "Internship" in the email subject line. No phone calls please.

Internship: Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) is currently accepting resumes for a full-time, unpaid internship position in his Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include answering phones, guiding tours of the Capitol, drafting constituent correspondence, and other duties as assigned. Candidates should possess strong organizational skills, the ability to multi-task, and be prepared to work in a fast-paced, professional environment. North Carolina ties are a plus but are not required. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and copy of their resume to NC10interns@gmail.com with "Internship" in the subject line.

District Scheduler/Office manager: Congressman Greg Walden (OR-2) from Oregon is seeking an experienced scheduler to manage scheduling in his district offices. The district is one of the largest in the country, encompassing 70,000 square miles. The job could be based in beautiful Bend (central Oregon) or Medford (southern Oregon). Due to the unique and constantly busy nature of the congressional arena, we are looking for someone who has experience working for a busy Member of Congress and understands the scheduling needs that come with a constantly busy district and Washington DC life. Congressman Walden has three district offices, and very dedicated and likable district staffers. We hope to find an experienced DC or district scheduler who might want a change of scenery or is currently working for a retiring member, etc. The main district cities of Bend and Medford, Oregon are highly desirable locations to live and raise a family or retire in, with abundant year-round outdoor activities, low cost of living, and newly constructed airports with connections to major cities. Our district offices in Bend and Medford are very employee-friendly and located in the heart of each town’s downtown area. This job would work closely with our DC Executive Assistant/Scheduler, who worked for Congressman Walden in one of our district offices before moving to DC a year ago and would be a very good “teacher” about the district particulars. Congressman Walden commutes home to Oregon most weeks of the year, and travels throughout the large district frequently. The office employs a teamwork approach to our busy and diverse schedule, and we’re looking for someone who can help make district event and travel planning successful. If you are interested, please email to waldenoregonschedule@mail.house.gov your resume and anything you think relevant for the office to consider, and we will be in touch. The job is open now.


Legislative Director: - NJ Republican seeks a Legislative Director to manage legislative staff and advise the Congressman on all legislative matters. Responsibilities include monitoring activity on the House floor, responding to constituent inquiries, and writing and reviewing legislative memos. The ideal candidate will have at least three years of legislative experience, excellent research, communication and writing skills, and previous supervisory experience. The successful applicant will be responsible for handling issues related to transportation, labor, appropriations, and taxes. Salary commensurate with experience. Please submit cover letter and résumé via email to nj02vacancy@gmail.com. Please include the words “Legislative Director” in the subject line.

Internship- Congressman Larry Bucshon (R-IN) is currently seeking interns who can start work immediately or who are interested in our summer in our summer program. Interns are responsible for assisting with general front office duties including answering phones, conducting and scheduling tours of the Capitol, logging office correspondence, and helping with other administrative tasks. Applicants should be enthusiastic and possess an attention to detail, have excellent communication skills and a friendly demeanor. Weekly hours can be flexible to accommodate conflicts. Indiana or Ohio Valley ties are preferred but not required. Interested candidates should direct their resume, cover letter, and either a short writing sample or reference letter to Hudson Byrd at:hudson.byrd@mail.house.gov


Internship: The office of Rep. Sue Myrick (R-NC-09) is seeking interns for the spring to start as soon as possible. This is a great opportunity to learn the inner workings of a Congressional office, attend briefings and hearings on the Hill, and gain work experience. This position is unpaid. All internships are approximately three months in length depending on start date. Part-time and full-time positions are available. Please see our website at http://myrick.house.gov/ for more information and for internship applications. Please direct all applications and questions to Patricia Bates at Patricia.Bates@mail.house.gov.

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