Wednesday, April 17, 2013
US House Jobs Vacancy List -- April 15th, 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 April 15, 2013 MEM-200-13 The Congressional-Executive Commission on China seeks a professional staff member to monitor and report on substantive issues pertaining to the commercial rule of law portfolio. Successful candidates must be U.S. Citizens; strong Chinese language ability in reading, writing; and speaking, work or study in China, Taiwan or Hong Kong; law degree, Ph.D., or M.A. in political science or related field; strong oral and written communication skills. Submit brief cover letter, resume, short writing sample and names and contact information for 2 references to Judy Wright, Director of Administration, firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 202-226-2915. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Application deadline is April 22, 2013, 11:59pm EDT. Full announcement can be viewed at www.cecc.gov/employment. MEM-195-13 The Congressional-Executive Commission on China seeks Communications Director for communications and outreach, including media coverage, Web site duties, social media, Commission statements, press releases, newsletters and other announcements. Provide support for Commission events, hearings, roundtables, and briefings. Successful candidates must be U.S Citizens; B.A. with relevant work experience; background in Web site layout and design; strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to speak and read Chinese preferable. Submit brief cover letter, resume, short writing sample and names and contact information for 2 references to Judy Wright, Director of Administration, email@example.com; or fax to 202-226-2915. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Application deadline is April 8, 2013, 11:59pm EDT. Full announcement can be viewed at www.cecc.gov/employment. MEM-194-13 The Congressional-Executive Commission on China seeks Professional Staff Members to monitor and report on Freedom of Religion and Criminal Justice in China. Successful candidates must be U.S. Citizens; strong Chinese language ability in reading, writing; and speaking, work or study in China, Taiwan or Hong Kong; law degree, Ph.D., or M.A. in political science or related field; strong oral and written communication skills. Submit brief cover letter, resume, short writing sample and names and contact information for 2 references to Judy Wright, Director of Administration, firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 202-226-2915. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Application deadline is April 8, 2013, 11:59pm EDT. Full announcement can be viewed at www.cecc.gov/employment. MEM-193-13 The House Committee on Ethics seeks an Attorney for the position of counsel in the Office of Advice and Education. The Committee’s Office of Advice and Education is responsible for providing a high volume of ethics advice, education, and training to Members of Congress and their staff through frequent telephone calls, in-person meetings, and written work product. This is a non-partisan position which requires the ability to serve all members of Congress equally and refrain from political or partisan activity. Candidates must possess outstanding analytical and written and oral communication skills, as well as the sound judgment necessary to evaluate the sensitive matters that arise before the Committee. Experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable: government ethics, ethics counseling, criminal law, securities law, civil litigation, administrative investigations, and adjudications. Salary commensurate with experience. Please fax resume, cover letter, and brief writing sample to 202-225-7392 or email to email@example.com. MEM-188-13 Legislative Assistant: House Democrat seeks a legislative assistant to handle a diverse portfolio of policy issues. This portfolio is expected to include, but not be limited to, Agriculture Committee legislative work including the Forestry and Livestock subcommittees. Experience with committee work highly preferred. Background with Native American affairs, natural resources, renewable energy and environmental issues a bonus. Responsibilities also include developing legislative initiatives, tracking legislation, writing briefing materials, constituent correspondence, and floor statements, and representing member in meetings with interested parties. Candidate must be strong and effective writer and possess excellent verbal communication skills. Sense of humor and ability to work well with others in team-oriented environment important. Legislative experience and understanding of legislative process essential. EOE. Please email resume and cover letter (include salary requirements) to firstname.lastname@example.org. No walk-ins please. MEM-182-13 Senior House Republican seeks an experienced Communications Director to coordinate and handle all press and media matters. The ideal candidate will offer Hill communications experience and a proven ability to procure national TV opportunities. Energy and Commerce Committee experience, health care knowledge, and/or Texas ties a plus. A candidate will also be responsible for increasing the Congressman's digital presence while expanding a network of online supporters. In addition, candidates should have experience in drafting press releases, op-eds, press statements, and be well versed in Microsoft office programs, video editing software, graphic layout design, and website experience. Flexibility to accommodate a demanding schedule is required. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com, addressed to Chief of Staff. MEM-174-13 Communications Director: Senior Democrat seeks a communications director experienced in all aspects of public relations and social media, who is also organized, energetic and creative to be based in D.C. congressional office to handle all communications strategy and media operations for an unusually busy office. This is a very fast-paced office where the communications director writes press releases; help the member with social media; pitches stories; responds to reporters’ inquiries; oversees website content; develops and maintains relationships with local and national media; organizes media events; and produces newsletters and e-newsletters. Occasional help on press releases is sometimes available from legislative staff. Excellent research, writing and social media skills are essential. Candidate must be able to handle multiple tasks and issues effectively while meeting deadlines. A successful candidate will develop and implement a communications plan, think outside the box and possess the political savvy needed to anticipate big news stories and to proactively promote the Member’s message. At least three years of prior media and/or Hill experience and demonstrated experience with both mainstream and new media outlets is preferred. This is NOT an entry level communications position. Candidate must be a DC resident or be willing to become a resident of the District of Columbia. Salary based on skill and experience level. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, references and two writing samples to(202) 225-1129 (fax) or DC00.NortonResume@mail.house.gov NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE! If you have questions, please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org.