Tuesday, August 6, 2013
US House Jobs Vacancy List -- August 5th, 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 5, 2013 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com with “Legislative Assistant Position” in the subject line. No phone calls or drop bys, please. 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-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 email@example.com. No phone calls or drop bys!