Monday, January 28, 2013

US House Jobs Postings -- January 28th, 2013

House Vacancy Announcement and Placement Service (HVAPS) B-235 Longworth House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515 202-226-5836 Vacancy Bulletins are available for pick-up in Longworth HOB - B-227 (CAO First Call Customer Service Center) or in the CAO Human Resources Office - Ford HOB 102. To Subscribe or Unsubscribe to the Vacancy Listserv visit: Job Line: 202-226-4504 _____________________________________________________________________________________ MEMBER AND COMMITTEE VACANCY LISTING Week of January 28, 2013 MEM-159-13 New Jersey Democrat is seeking a professional staff member to handle the Member’s work as the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere. Responsibilities include: preparing and staffing the Member for committee hearings and markups, drafting additional hearing and markup materials to circulate to other subcommittee members, developing and advancing legislation and other policy priorities of the Member for the region, and representing the Member in meetings. The ideal candidate will have Hill experience, a background in foreign policy and Western Hemisphere issues, as well as be proficient in Spanish. This is not an entry level position. Please fax cover letter, resume and two brief writing samples to 202-226-0792. MEM-158-13 Senior Legislative Assistant: Texas Democrat seeks a hard-working, highly organized, energetic, detail-oriented and experienced healthcare legislative staffer. Must be able to manage and complete multiple challenging tasks on a regular basis. Substantive experience in working with the Affordable Care Act, and collaborating with local hospitals and health-based organizations required. Potential candidates should have excellent writing and verbal skills coupled with some knowledge of social media. A bachelor’s degree with at least 3 years of legislative experience on the Hill is required. The ideal candidate will have experience working under pressure, working as a team player, a sense of humor and the ability to work flexible hours. Experience with iConstituent is a plus, but not required. Please send cover letter and resume to No phone calls or walk-ins please. MEM-155-13 Freshman Democratic Member seeks an organized, energetic and savvy Legislative Assistant to handle the Member’s work on the House Financial Services Committee for a fast-paced, team-oriented office. Duties include preparing and staffing the Member for committee hearings and markups, monitoring legislative developments within Committees and on the House floor; developing and advancing legislation and other policy priorities of the Member, contributing to floor speeches and other external communications, researching and advising the Member on bills and other issues, representing the Member in meetings, and drafting constituent correspondence. This legislative portfolio will also include additional issues outside of the HFSC work. Applicants must have superior organizational skills, strong oral and written communication skills, and strong interpersonal skills, be able to multi-task and thrive in a fast paced environment, and have poise, patience and a sense of humor. Prior Hill experience and previous work on banking/financial services related issues strongly preferred. Michigan ties a plus. Please email a resume and cover letter to with “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line. MEM-151-13 Economic Legislative Assistant – Southern Republican Member is seeking qualified candidate for a position as an economic legislative assistant. The position’s primary focus will be staffing the Congressman on the House Financial Services Committee, but portfolio will include additional issue areas. Responsibilities will include: preparing for Committee meetings and hearings; tracking legislation and advising the Congressman in assigned issue areas; meeting with constituents and special interest groups; drafting constituent correspondence; answering constituent inquiries. Excellent writing and interpersonal skills, flexibility, the ability to meet tight deadlines and to exercise discretion and independent judgment is essential. Familiarity with the industry and monetary policy required; graduate degree in economics, finance or related field preferred. Previous Hill experience preferred. Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and resume to MEM-152-13 Chairman Jeff Miller (R-FL) of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs seeks a seasoned Communications Professional to oversee the implementation of the Committee’s communications strategy. This is a senior staff position reporting directly to the Staff Director. Successful candidate will have a record of accomplishment with internal and external communications, outreach and media. Prior Committee experience, and/or military service experience a plus. Qualified candidates should email a resume, references, and up to three samples of relevant work to with subject line: Communications Director. Competitive candidates will be contacted for an interview. No phone or office calls, please. MEM-148-12 Communications Director – senior Democratic member seeks communications director to handle all aspects of traditional media, email and mail programs, as well as Member’s website and social media programs. Member is focused on economic and financial issues, including Wall Street regulation, taxes and trade, as well as on foreign policy. Prefer applicants with House or Senate communications experience. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send cover letter and resume to MEM-136-12 CAPITOL HILL SCHEDULER: Progressive CA Democrat seeks organized, detail oriented, energetic, and savvy Scheduler. Duties include developing and managing the Member’s daily schedule and travel arrangements; managing Member’s files/related records; organizing Member’s daily briefing materials; and drafting Member’s personal correspondence. Works closely with Chief of Staff in ensuring smooth overall office operations. Applicants must have superior organizational skills, strong written and communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, poise and ability to thrive in a fast paced environment, able to multi-task, and have patience and humor. Previous scheduling and/or Capitol Hill experience is highly desirable; California ties a plus. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please send cover letter and résumé to No phone calls or drop bys! MEM-109-12 Senior Texas Democrat seeks an experienced Scheduler/Executive Assistant for a fast-paced, team-oriented Washington, DC office. Day-to-day responsibilities include managing and structuring the Member’s Washington, DC schedule; arranging the Member’s travel and logistical details of meetings; handling the Member’s personal correspondence; fulfilling various administrative duties; and working closely with the district scheduler and other staff members in the district and in DC to facilitate meetings. The successful candidate will be a discreet, politically savvy, self-motivated, and very organized with the ability to successfully interact with different personality types. This is NOT an entry level position. Previous Capitol Hill scheduling or scheduling experience is required. Spanish language skills and Texas ties preferred. To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to or fax to 202-225-5688. No phone calls or drop-ins please!

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