Monday, January 14, 2013
US House Vacancy Listings -- January 14th, 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: http://www.house.gov/content/jobs/ Job Line: 202-226-4504 _____________________________________________________________________________________ MEMBER AND COMMITTEE VACANCY LISTING Week of January 14, 2013 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 email@example.com with “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line. MEM-154-13 Communications Director – Republican Congressman with growing national profile on immigration reform seeks an experienced Communications Director to oversee all press and media outreach operations. The Communications Director should have extensive media relationships and will be responsible for designing and implementing a comprehensive media communications strategy. The Communications Director will write all press releases, opinion pieces, talking points and other statements, as well as manage content for website and social media; and will also write the weekly newsletter. The ideal candidate will have press experience; excellent writing, editing and time management skills; and should be able to build relationships with the national and District media. Spanish language skills are a plus. Salary commensurate with experience. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. MEM-153-13 Legislative Director – Western Republican Member is seeking qualified candidate for a position as Legislative Director. The position’s primary focus will be implementing the Congressman’s Legislative Strategy on the House Judiciary Committee with a focus on immigration. Additional responsibilities will include: preparing for Committee hearings; tracking legislation and other action items in accordance with the Strategic Plan, meeting with constituents and special interest groups; drafting constituent correspondence; answering constituent inquiries and ensuring the Congressman is prepared for floor activities and votes. Excellent writing skills required. Familiarity with the Western issues is desirable. Graduate degree preferred. Previous Hill experience as Legislative Director or Legislative Assistant preferred. Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line: Communications Director. Competitive candidates will be contacted for an interview. No phone or office calls, please. MEM- 149-12 The Office of Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez seeks community-minded individuals for the District Office position(s) of Sr. Field Representative and Field Representative. Ideal candidates are team players who work well under pressure, have excellent communications skills and have a desire to serve their country and the constituents of the 47th Congressional District. Congresswoman Sanchez is a leading Orange County Democrat and a ranking member on the House Armed Services Committee among other prestigious assignments. The Congresswoman’s District Office is focused on providing efficient and effective constituent services. Send resumes to email@example.com. We look forward to speaking with you. 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 ComsDirectorHouse@gmail.com. MEM-138-12 Newly Elected Freshman Democratic Member seeks an organized, detail oriented and energetic Scheduler/Executive Assistant for a fast-paced, team-oriented Washington, DC office. Primary duties include structuring and managing the Member’s daily schedule; coordinating the Member’s travel and logistical details of meetings; handling the Member’s personal correspondence; fulfilling various administrative duties; and, working closely with other staff members in the district and in DC to facilitate meetings. Additionally, the Scheduler/Executive Assistant will work closely with the Chief of Staff to ensure smooth overall DC office operations. 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. The successful candidate will be a discreet, politically savvy, self-motivated, and very organized with the ability to successfully interact with different personality types. Please email a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Scheduler/Executive Assistant” in the subject line. Prior scheduling experience strongly preferred and Michigan ties a plus. This is not an entry level position and salary will be commensurate with experience. 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 CADem.Scheduler@mail.house.gov. No phone calls or drop bys!