Tuesday, August 27, 2013

US House Jobs Vacancy List -- August 26th, 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 August 26, 2013 MEM-278-13 Committee on Science, Space, and Technology seeks energetic and welcoming Staff Assistant for the full committee. Duties include, but are not limited to, answering phones, greeting guests, assisting with hearing preparation, completing projects for Senior Staff, and managing room reservations and correspondence. The ideal candidate will have strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Prior Capitol Hill experience a plus. Qualified applicants should send resume, cover letter and a list of references to ashley.smith@mail.house.gov. No calls or drop-ins, please. MEM-272-13 Rep. Jerrold Nadler seeks a Legislative Correspondent/Press Assistant to manage his constituent correspondence operation and assist his Communications Director. Applicants must have strong research, writing and communication skills. Knowledge of the legislative process and a keen attention to detail are essential. At least one year of Hill experience preferred. Interest in communications and social media is a plus. To apply, please send a resume, cover letter and short writing sample to NY10.LC@mail.house.gov. MEM-271-13 Coalitions and Member Services Coordinator - Republican Committee in the House of Representatives seeks candidate for coalitions outreach and member services position. Successful candidate will have experience in legislative strategy and strong writing and organizational skills. Send resumes to edandworkresumes@mail.house.gov. MEM-270-13 Professional Staff Member - Republican Committee in the House of Representatives seeks candidate with extensive background in health care issues. Congressional experience desired. Good writing and research skills necessary. Please send resumes to edandworkresumes@mail.house.gov. MEM-262-13 Events Coordinator/Caseworker: Senior Democratic Member of Congress seeks an energetic, organized, creative, self-starter to join the team of her very active and visible constituent services staff. The Events Coordinator is also a caseworker who helps constituents with federal issues but spends part of the time managing and directing very diverse city-wide and neighborhood events that relate to the Congresswoman’s congressional responsibilities, including staying on top of everyday events in the Member’s district that keep the community connected to the Member’s work. The Events Coordinator takes the lead to develop major events such as Norton In Your Neighborhood, Small Business Fair, Job Fair, Women’s History, Black History and Hispanic History Month events and Black Men and Boys initiative. Candidate must be able to handle multiple tasks. The office prizes staff able to think outside the box and work independently while also being available to assist in co-worker projects where necessary or requested. Prior community or casework experience is desirable. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree, excellent writing and communication skills, experience interacting with the public and leadership qualities. Candidate must be a resident of the District of Columbia or willing to move immediately to DC if hired. Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter and references to: (202) 225-1129 (fax) or to dc00.nortonresume@mail.house.gov. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE! MEM-259-13 Active Democratic Northeastern Congressional office is seeking experienced Communications Director for Washington, DC office. Applicants should have at least five years of experience in aggressive, pro-active media environment. This position will manage all communications and social media functions of the office, including developing communications plans, maintaining journalist relationships, responding to daily media inquiries, and preparing written materials. Qualified candidates must possess extensive on-the-record experience, comfort with social media platforms, an ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and excellent oral and written communications skills. This is not an entry-level position. Salary commensurate with experience. Please submit resume and two writing samples to vacancy@mail.house.gov MEM-258-13 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT – Democratic Member has an opening for a Legislative Assistant to handle a portfolio of judiciary issues and health care, among other issues. Responsibilities will include developing and tracking legislative initiatives, preparing briefing materials, representing the member in meetings with interested parties, and writing constituent mail and floor statements. An ability to work well with others in a fast-paced team environment and strong writing skills, as well as a sense of humor, are a must. The ideal candidate will have a law degree, previous Hill experience, and ties to Maryland. Please send cover letter with salary expectations, resume, two short writing samples, and a list of references to assistant.legislative@gmail.com. No calls or drop by’s. MEM-257-13 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT – Democratic Member of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle issues before the Committee in addition to several non-committee issues, as assigned. Responsibilities include preparing briefing materials, staffing the Member at meetings and in Committee, representing the Member at meetings, writing statements and constituent correspondence, and developing legislation. The ideal candidate will have prior Hill experience, strong writing and oral communication skills, ability to work well with others under pressure in a fast-paced environment, and a sense of humor. Please send your resume, a cover letter (include salary requirements), two writing samples (maximum of two-pages each), and a list of three references to chris.schloesser@mail.house.gov with “Legislative Assistant Position” in the subject line. No phone calls or drop bys, please.

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