Tuesday, November 26, 2013
US House Job Vacancy Listings -- November 25th, 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 November 25, 2013 MEM-356-13 Freshman Midwestern Democratic Member seeks an organized, detail oriented and energetic Scheduler/Office Administrator for a fast-paced, team-oriented Washington, DC office. Primary duties include structuring and managing the Member’s daily schedule; coordinating the Member’s travel and logistical details of meetings; handling the Member’s personal correspondence; fulfilling various administrative duties including prepare/process office payments, and ethics/disclosure compliance; and, working closely with other staff members in the district and in DC to facilitate meetings. Additionally, the Scheduler/Office Administrator will work to ensure smooth overall office operations. Applicants must have superior organizational skills, strong oral and written communication skills, and strong interpersonal skills, be able to multi-task and thrive in a fast paced environment, and have poise, patience and a good sense of humor. The successful candidate will be a discreet, politically savvy, self-motivated, and very organized with the ability to successfully interact with different personality types. Additionally, the successful candidate must be strategic thinker who can navigate competing demands to maximize the Member’s time and come to anticipate the Member’s needs. Please email a resume and cover letter to Michigan05Jobs@gmail.com with “Scheduler/Office Administrator” in the subject line. Prior scheduling and administrative experience strongly preferred and Michigan ties a plus. This is not an entry level position and salary will be commensurate with experience. MEM-349-13 Leadership House Democrat seeks highly motivated and experienced Communications Director to handle press, speech-writing and communications and messaging strategy. Candidates must have excellent writing skills, on-therecord press experience, strong political instincts, and new media experience. Candidates must thrive in a fast-moving, aggressive communications environment; be team-oriented, nimble, creative and strategic; and have a positive, can-do attitude. The Communications Director also develops working relationships with print, electronic and social media press as well as communications teams in other congressional offices and the Executive Branch to coordinate and execute the Member’s overall communication efforts. This position provides an opportunity to work for a highly engaged, energetic Member of Congress who has a successful record of improving the lives of women, children, seniors and fighting for the middle-class. Equal opportunity employer. Salary commensurate with experience. Hill experience and Spanish literacy is a positive. Please send resume to DCResumes@mail.house.gov. No emails, phone calls or drop-bys please. MEM-346-13 Democratic Congressional committee seeks experienced Analyst to advise on tax policy and economic issues, brief Members and write Committee materials on implications of federal economic changes and tax policies, and work with Congressional and outside experts on revenue options. Requires strong analytical and quantitative skills, strong written and oral communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work effectively under tight deadlines. Graduate degree in related field and Hill experience preferred. Email resume, two brief writing samples, and cover letter with subject line “revenue analyst” to email@example.com -- no phone calls or walkins. MEM-340-13 U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. seeks highly-motivated, detail-oriented Staff Assistant with excellent written and oral communication skills for main Congressional District Office located in Paterson, NJ. Responsibilities include general reception duty, drafting and processing correspondence, attending to constituent matters and otherwise assisting the Congressman and staff in all functions of the office. A valid driver’s license and access to an automobile are prerequisites. Ties to the northern New Jersey are highly valued. Foreign language skills are a plus. Please send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. All applications must be received no later than November 22nd. No calls, direct emails or stop-bys please. MEM-337-13 West Coast Democrat seeks a highly-organized, detail-oriented Scheduler for the 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; occasional drafting of correspondence for the member; coordinating with district office; and some driving (a valid driver’s license is required). Additionally, the Scheduler will work closely with the Chief of Staff to ensure efficient and seamless office operations. Ideal candidates will pay close attention to detail, understand the House floor schedule/procedures, remain flexible under pressure, have excellent communications skills, be a team player, and be able to navigate competing demands while anticipating the Member’s needs. Candidates must be willing to work demanding hours and be on call and available all of the time. Hill scheduling or executive assistant experience is preferred. Spanish language skills preferred but not required. A car and a sense of humor is a plus. Please email resume, cover letter, and references to WestCoastDem@yahoo.com. MEM-330-13 Nevada Democratic seeks an organized, detail oriented, energetic and proactive Scheduler. Primary responsibilities include: receiving, evaluating and organizing all incoming meeting and event requests for the Member. Duties also include developing and managing the Member’s daily schedule and travel arrangements; managing Member’s files/related records and working closely with the Chief of Staff and District Director and Member directly in ensuring smooth office operations. Applicants must have excellent organizational skills, strong written and verbal communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, savvy political instincts, poise and ability to thrive in a fast paced environment. A sense of humor and patience is a must. Previous scheduling and/or Capitol Hill experience is preferred; Nevada Ties are a plus/ Salary to be commensurate with experience. Please send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com. No phone calls or dropping by please. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Commitment to a service-oriented, proactive approach to creating a standard of excellence in the Member’s office; 6) Excellent oral and written communication skills; 7) Knowledge of office computer applications. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, professional references, and writing sample to NV04Jobs@mail.house.gov.