Tuesday, May 7, 2013

US House Jobs Vacancies -- May 6th, 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 May 6, 2013 MEM-205-13 Freshman Midwestern 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 good 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. Additionally, the successful candidate must be strategic thinker who can navigate competing demands to maximize the Member’s time and come to anticipate the Member’s needs. Please email a resume and cover letter to housescheduler@yahoo.com 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- 206-13 The Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE), an independent, non-partisan investigative entity established by the United States House of Representatives, seeks an attorney with 1-3 years of experience to serve as Investigative Counsel. The Investigative Counsel reports to the Staff Director and Chief Counsel and will be responsible for conducting sensitive inquiries into allegations of possible violations of ethical standards of conduct by current Members, Officers and Staff of the House of Representatives and advising the Staff Director and Chief Counsel on legal and policy matters. Core Responsibilities:  Review information received by OCE, discern possible violations, and identify facts requiring further investigation  Plan, organize and conduct investigations regarding allegations and advise the Staff Director and Chief Counsel regarding appropriate evaluation of cases  Advise the Staff Director and Chief Counsel on legal issues in matters under investigation and on broader legal and policy issues involved in the operations of OCE Qualifications:  Investigative experience in high-profile and sensitive matters; experience with investigations involving public officials is desirable but not required  Strong legal judgment  Demonstrated ability to conduct and direct complex legal research and present the results in a clear, precise and persuasive manner  Thoroughness and careful attention to detail  Strong oral and written communication skills  Ability to: o work independently or as part of an investigative team o manage multiple tasks and projects o work well under pressure and tight time deadlines o exercise discretion and independent judgment  Proficiency in word processing, development and use of electronic databases, and other computer skills including knowledge of current information technology tools related to investigations (e.g., Concordance and Casemap) Duties:  Identifying information to substantiate or disprove allegations and assess the likely sources of that information  Collecting and reviewing documents, electronic media and physical evidence  Interviewing witnesses and subjects  Preparing memoranda of interviews and reports of investigations  Performing other duties as assigned Requirements:  Ability to pass Security Background Investigation to obtain Top Secret clearance  Graduation from an ABA accredited law school and active bar membership  Considerable professional knowledge of criminal and administrative investigative techniques Applicant Instructions: Please send cover letter and resume (electronic submissions preferred) to: Omar S. Ashmawy Staff Director and Chief Counsel Office of Congressional Ethics United States House of Representatives P.O. Box 895 Washington, DC 20515-0895 OCE@mail.house.gov

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