Sunday, July 7, 2013
US House Job Vacancy List -- July 1, 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 July 1, 2013 MEM-235-13 Scheduler: Congresswoman Bonamici seeks a highly-organized, detailed-oriented Scheduler for her Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include organizing and tracking invitations, speaking engagements and scheduling requests for the Member and staff, travel reservations, briefing room reservations, drafting correspondence for member, coordinating with district office, and some limited driving (a valid driver’s license is required). Additionally, the Scheduler/Executive Assistant will work closely with the Chief of Staff to ensure smooth overall DC office operations. Ideal candidates will pay close attention to detail, understand the House floor schedule/procedures, remain flexible under pressure, have excellent written and verbal communications skills, strong intrapersonal skills, and must be able to navigate competing demands while anticipating the Member’s needs. There will be no opportunity for legislative work in this position – it is administrative only. Hill scheduling or executive assistant experience is preferred. Please note any Oregon ties. Please email resume and cover letter to Rachael.Bornstein@mail.house.gov. No phone calls/drop-ins. MEM-234-13 Scheduler/Executive Assistant- Rep. Greg Walden is seeking a Scheduler/Executive Assistant with relevant Capitol Hill, campaign, or private sector experience. This is not an entry level position. Ideal candidates have excellent organizational skills, a keen attention to detail, and the poise needed to effectively manage the Member's schedule in a focused and fast-paced environment. The candidate must be able to manage multiple tasks at one time and communicate effectively with the Member and staff. Attention to detail and logistics is a must. Primary responsibilities include: developing and managing the Member's schedule in DC, working with other members of his scheduling team in DC and in Oregon, coordinating his travel, and ensuring front office operations run smoothly. A willingness to work hours as needed by the office is important, as is a friendly, professional attitude. Please send a resume, cover letter, and list of references to Walden.Resumes@mail.house.gov. No calls or drop-ins, please. MEM-233-13 Committee Clerk/Editor: Democratic Committee office seeks Clerk/Editor to work on Committee and Subcommittee hearings and markups. Duties will include preparing binders and materials for hearings and business meetings, as well as managing electronic records. The Clerk/Editor will format and proof memos, reports, and correspondence, draft and send briefing notices, schedule meetings, and manage incoming mail. Candidates must have excellent writing and editing skills, be organized and detail-oriented, be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a demanding office environment, and be able to interface effectively with Members and staff. The Ideal candidate will have some prior Committee or Capitol Hill experience. Please send resume with cover letter to Elisa.Lanier@mail.house.,gov. MEM-227-13 SCHEDULER/EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT: Hawai`i Democrat seeks Scheduler/Executive Assistant for Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include maintaining the Member’s daily and long-term schedule in Washington, D.C. This staff member will coordinate travel arrangements and logistics for D.C. events, travel to the district and coordinate with the staff in Hawai`i on scheduling matters. In addition, the Scheduler/Executive Assistant will be responsible for managing staff memos, handling the Member’s personal correspondence and various additional administrative duties, which include vouchering, personnel paperwork, as well as duties pertaining to human resource issues and tracking the budget. Candidates must be highly organized and detail oriented, able to multi-task and work under tight deadlines, have outstanding verbal and written communications skills, be flexible, have a sense of humor and very hard-working . Previous Capitol Hill scheduling or executive assistant experience is preferred. Hawai`i ties and experiences a plus. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. MEM-226-13 SCHEDULER/EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT: New York Democrat seeks Scheduler/Executive Assistant for Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include maintaining the Member’s daily and long-term schedule in D.C. This staff member will coordinate travel arrangements and drive the Member to D.C. events, including early in the morning and late in the evening. In addition, the Scheduler/Executive Assistant will be responsible for managing staff memos, handling the Member’s personal correspondence and various additional administrative duties, which include vouchering, personnel paperwork, and budget management. Candidates must be highly organized and detail oriented, able to multi-task and work under tight deadlines, have outstanding verbal and written communications skills, be able to maintain a flexible schedule and have a sense of humor. Previous Capitol Hill scheduling or executive assistant experience is preferred. New York ties are a plus. A valid driver’s license is a must. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please email resume and cover letter to email@example.com. 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.