Tuesday, June 18, 2013
US House Jobs Vacancy List -- June 17th, 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 June 17, 2013 MEM-224-13 Job Summary and Requirements: The Committee on Ethics has an opening for a Staff Assistant on the Committee’s non-partisan professional staff. Duties include: answering telephones; assisting with the Committee investigations document management; assisting with the tracking and processing of Committee correspondence; providing administrative support in setting up Committee meetings; and entering data and navigating databases with accuracy. Applicants must have excellent organizational skills and a professional telephone manner; good computer skills; proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel; ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others; ability to use good judgment in responding to inquiries and requests; and flexibility in assisting with daily tasks and projects. Members of the non-partisan staff must refrain from engaging in partisan political activities directly affecting any congressional or presidential election, and are subject to strict rules of confidentiality about the Committee’s work. Applicant Instructions: Please email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE MEM-223-13 OFFICE COORDINATOR / STAFF ASSISTANT – Progressive Maryland Democrat seeks outgoing and organized individual for Office Coordinator / Staff Assistant for district office. Responsibilities include: answering the telephones; greeting visitors to the office; coordinating tour; answering constituent requests for general information and other inquiries; monitoring delivery and pickup of materials; maintaining front office; drafting correspondence; managing fax and general office email accounts; organizing incoming and outgoing mail; supervising interns; and assisting with various administrative and case work duties. Applicants with a BA / BS or 2 years of related experience and ties to the 4th Congressional District are preferred. Send resume, cover letter and list of three references to Adrienne.Christian@mail.house.gov with “Staff Assistant Position” in the subject line. No calls or drop by’s. MEM-220-13 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT: Democratic Member is seeking an experienced staffer to handle a broad portfolio, including but not limited to immigration, labor, energy, telecommunications and agriculture. Ideal candidate will have experience as a legislative staffer and be proficient at advancing legislation, writing and editing correspondence, and drafting statements and speeches. Strong writing skills as well as the ability to be a team player are critical. This is not an entry level position—at least three years of Hill or other relevant professional experience is required. Connections with Indiana will be considered strongly. Applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to email@example.com. No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins, please. MEM-219-13 Senior Texas Democrat seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle a diverse portfolio of issues including transportation, water infrastructure, economy and small business. Staffer must be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a demanding office environment; must have superior written and oral communications skills; and must be able to interface effectively with the committee staff. Ideal candidate will have some prior Capitol Hill or legislative policy experience. This is not an entry level position. Must send resume with cover letter in order to be considered for this position to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls or walk-ins please. MEM-216-13 Communications Director - Senior Midwest Democrat seeks a Communications Director to manage press and communication operations. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, responding to press inquiries; drafting press releases; supervising the Press Assistant; managing and updating official website and social media accounts; creating and distributing e-newsletters, franked mailings, and questionnaires; planning in-district events; and developing and implementing media, communications, and public relations strategies. Candidate must be highly dependable, flexible, able to travel on a regular basis, and able to form close working relationships with co-workers and individuals outside the office. The selected applicant must have superior organizational and management skills. Knowledge of the appropriations process and Indiana ties a plus. Please send a cover letter, resume, and two short writing samples to email@example.com. No calls, faxes, or drop-ins please. MEM-215-13 Legislative Correspondent: California Democrat seeks legislative correspondent to handle constituent mail system. Responsibilities include managing and evaluating constituent mail, drafting responses, developing ideas for and executing constituent outreach, and providing administrative support to the legislative staff as needed. Candidates should also be prepared to staff the Member of Congress at events and work late hours. Applicant must be a self-starter, a team player, detail-oriented, and possess strong writing and communication skills. Spanish speakers preferred. Please send résumé, cover letter, and brief writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org. No calls or drop-ins please.