Monday, July 29, 2013
US House Job Vacancy List -- July 29th, 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 29, 2013 MEM-253-13 Midwestern Democratic Representative seeks experienced Press Secretary to serve in the Washington, D.C. office. Applicants should have at least three years of experience on the Hill or in an aggressive, pro-active media environment. This position will manage all communications and social media functions of the office, including developing communications plans, maintaining relationships with both national and district-specific journalists, responding to daily media inquiries, and preparing written materials, including talking points, newsletters, op-eds, direct mail, and speeches. Qualified candidates must possess extensive on-the-record experience, comfort with social media, an ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and excellent oral and written communications skills. A successful candidate will be creative, driven, and able to work effectively with others in a team atmosphere. This is not an entry-level position. Please submit resume and two writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org. MEM-250-13 Congressman Tom Petri is looking for a new Executive Assistant whose primary responsibility will be handling his Washington schedule. Hill internship or other relevant experience is useful. Organizational ability and communications skills are essential. The job requires extensive interaction with the Congressman and the public, so people skills are important. Wisconsin connection is highly desirable. Please email resume and cover letter to email@example.com or fax to 202-225-2356. MEM-249-13 Staff Assistant – Midwestern Democratic Congressman seeks Staff Assistant for DC front office. Duties include, but are not limited to, answering phones, scheduling tours, processing flag requests, sorting mail, supervising interns, and letter writing. Applicant must possess a strong work ethic and excellent communication and organization skills. Prior Capitol Hill experience and Iowa ties preferred. Qualified applicants should email their resume, a short writing sample, and list of references to MidWesternDemocratAide@mail.house.gov. No calls or drop-bys please. MEM-239-13 Democratic House Member seeks an organized, detail oriented, energetic and proactive 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 working closely with Chief of Staff and District Scheduler in ensuring smooth office operations. Applicants must have superior organizational skills, strong written and communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, savvy political instincts, poise and ability to thrive in a fast paced environment, able to multi-task, and have patience and sense of humor. Previous scheduling and/or Capitol Hill experience is highly desirable; Alabama ties a plus. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls or drop bys!