Revised: December 14, 2018 at 06:16 PM

The Senate Employment Bulletin is published as a service to Senate offices choosing to advertise staff vacancies. The listing is posted online at www.senate.gov/employment and revised in real time.

To apply for advertised positions, please follow the application instructions at the end of each advertisement. Indicate the job referral number associated with each ad and submit a separate resume for every position for which you wish to apply.


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224701 ASSISTANT SCHEDULER AND ASSISTANT TO THE CHIEF OF STAFF -

Works closely with Scheduler to evaluate requests for meetings with the Senator; manages the Senator’s daily, weekly and monthly schedules; reviews and monitors the Senator’s personal mail, invitations and telephone calls; responds to all invitations, either by written correspondence or by personal telephone call, oversees the Senator’s personal files, including all personal notes, correspondence and all records of honoraria, charity, gifts, etc.; organizes special events and projects for the Senator; makes reservations for the Senator’s travel; and prepares and provides the Senator with briefing materials prior to travel. Assists the Senator in getting to meetings, appointments, the airport and other locations outside the office. Also provides administrative, clerical and office support services for the Chief of Staff; other duties as assigned. This position reports directly to the Chief of Staff and to the Senator. This office is an equal opportunity employer. Please send a cover letter and resume to:  senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line. No phone calls, drop-ins or direct contact with the office related to this position.


 
224700 ENVIRONMENTAL COUNSEL -

The Chairman of a Senate Committee is seeking an attorney with four or more years of litigation or policy experience to serve as an environmental counsel.  Prior experience working on Capitol Hill or in the Executive Branch required.  This is an exempt, full-time position, and salary will be commensurate with experience. Responsibilities include advising the Committee on one or more environmental statutes including the Clean Water Act and NEPA; developing legislative proposals and strategy, and planning and conducting hearings; following the policy activities of the Environmental Protection Agency, the Council on Environmental Quality, and state environmental agencies; and performing other duties as assigned. Qualifications: J.D. degree with top academic credentials; four or more years of litigation or policy experience; experience analyzing regulations, case law, and statutes; excellent oral and written communication skills; strong leadership and organizational skills; ability to work well under pressure and deadlines; strong interpersonal skills, team player; commitment to public service; thorough knowledge of the legislative process; and availability to work long hours when needed. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224699 OFFICIAL REPORTER OF DEBATES -

This is specialized, professional work reporting and editing the oral proceedings of the Senate and incorporating proper parliamentary language, for publication in the Congressional Record (the Record). Work includes taking verbatim record of daily Senate oral proceedings and editing information for grammatical and technical errors to ensure accuracy of the Record. Work is bound by Senate rules and regulations, Secretary of the Senate policies and procedures, the Senate Ethics Manual, and the U.S. Senate Handbook, but requires independent judgment in setting priorities and handling assignments. The complete vacancy announcement and application may be found on the Employment link of Webster or http://www.senate.gov/employment under the Secretary of the Senate. Please submit your application, resume and cover letter by 11:59 pm, January 4, 2019.  Late applications will not be accepted.


 
224698 COUNSEL -

The Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration is seeking an experienced counsel to handle a portfolio that will cover issues related to election administration, campaign finance, and oversight. Qualifications: Prior experience working on Capitol Hill or in the Executive Branch is preferred, and a J.D. is required. A working knowledge of the Help America Vote Act and the Federal Election Campaign Act are required. In addition, the position requires excellent oral and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills; comprehensive knowledge of the legislative process, and strong negotiation and analytical skills. This is a full-time position and salary will be commensurate with experience. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, law school transcripts, and a writing sample to Lindsey_Kerr@Rules.Senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line


 
224697 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Republican Senator seeking an experienced Legislative Assistant who has a strong background in Small Business and Banking Issues.  Applicants must have excellent writing skills and work in a team environment. Please email a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224696 STAFF ASSISTANT -

Senator Casey is seeking a Staff Assistant.  Based out of the DC office, this individual will provide administrative support to the office and will be primarily responsible for the day-to-day tasks associated with the processing of outgoing constituent correspondence to the office.  This position will also perform a wide variety of tasks including answering phones, greeting visitors, coordinating Capitol tours, tracking flag requests and other projects as assigned.  A can-do attitude, attention to detail, ability to handle multiple projects, and strong oral and written communication abilities are required. Strong Pennsylvania ties preferred. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter and resume to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject line “Staff Assistant: DC” by COB Monday, December 17. Late applications will not be considered. No phone calls or drop-bys, please.  This office is proud to be an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to participate effectively in the application or hiring processes are encouraged to request an accommodation at any time during those processes. Requests for accommodation should be directed to open_positions@casey.senate.gov.


 
224695 CORRESPONDENCE MANAGER -

Senator Casey seeks an extremely organized, detail-oriented, team player with excellent time management skills and an interest in administrative work to oversee a high-volume mailroom in a paperless office. This position is responsible for: the sorting and routing of all incoming constituent correspondence for response; facilitating the outgoing mail process by monitoring the office’s letter approval process and coordinating with Legislative Correspondents on substantive, timely responses; preparing weekly reports on mail volume, processing time, and other metrics; drafting congratulatory notes on behalf of the Senator; and other duties as assigned. The ideal candidate will be an excellent writer with 2-3 years of professional experience and a demonstrated ability to use technology to streamline processes. This is NOT an entry-level position.  Self-described perfectionists are strongly encouraged to apply.   Hill experience and familiarity with Intertrac preferred. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume and references to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject line “Correspondence Manager” by COB Monday, December 17.  Absolutely no phone calls or drop-bys, please.  This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to participate effectively in the application or hiring processes are encouraged to request an accommodation at any time during those processes. Requests for accommodation should be directed to open_positions@casey.senate.gov.


 
224694 COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR -

A Western Democrat is seeking a Communications Director based in his Washington DC office.  Responsibilities include managing a team based in both DC and in state, editing and drafting all office communications, crafting and executing a press plan, prepping the Senator and serving as an on the record spokesperson for the office.  Ideal candidates will be self-starters who have demonstrated management experience, expert writing skills and on-record experience, the ability to formulate and execute plans as a team in a fast-paced environment, and a creative eye for delivering the Senator’s message. Please email a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224693 COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR - WASHINGTON, DC -

Midwestern Democratic Senator seeks an experienced communications director to manage a growing press staff.  The communications director will be responsible managing the Senator’s profile in the state and national media, so candidates for this position should have experience working in major metropolitan markets, with national outlets and with digital media.  The communications director will work with each part of the office to plan, execute and communicate the Senator’s message.  Excellent writing skills are required along with experience editing the product of your co-workers and subordinates. Responsibilities will include driving the Senator’s message by planning and executing a robust press plan across diverse media markets, working as a part of the senior staff to strategize messaging, ensuring the Senator is properly prepared for speeches, press interviews and events, and maintaining a cohesive communications team. At least ten years of experience working on campaigns and the Hill is desired.  Significant campaign experience is preferred. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The office encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. Interested parties should email a cover letter, resume, references and writing samples to MWSenateJobs@gmail.com, with “MW Dem Communications Director Position” in the subject line.


 
224692 COUNSEL -

Majority Budget Committee staff seeks Counsel to work on areas related to budget policy and enforcement. Candidates should be self-starters with strong writing, research, and communications skills and attention to detail. Candidates should be able to work well under pressure and tight timeframes and able to function effectively as a member of a team. Five years of prior experience in budget policy or Senate procedure required. Please e-mail a resume and cover letter describing experience to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224691 SPEECHWRITER -

Senate Committee majority staff seeks experienced speechwriter to craft speeches, hearing and floor statements, talking points, op-eds, newsletters, and other content. The ideal candidate should be detail-oriented and able to function well under tight deadlines. Minimum five years of experience working in Congress or as a speechwriter required. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line.


 
224689 PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBER OR COUNSEL -

Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Minority Senator seeks Professional Staff Members and Counsels to support the Committee’s oversight and legislative activities. Primary responsibilities include the entrepreneurial development and execution of legislative and oversight actions within the Committee’s jurisdiction; conducting research; drafting official correspondence; preparing the Senator for Committee hearings; meeting with stakeholders; and other associated administrative responsibilities. Candidates must be exceptionally strong writers, detail-oriented, be able to work under tight deadlines, and be able to handle multiple projects at once. Candidates with legal and policy backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Title and salary will be based on education and experience. The Committee is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. The Committee encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to job_application@hsgac.senate.gov with "HSGAC STAFF" in the subject line


 
224688 REGIONAL COORDINATOR - WEST MICHIGAN -

Michigan Senator Gary Peters seeks a highly-motivated, organized West Michigan Regional Coordinator to work with the West Michigan Regional Director in the Senator’s Grand Rapids, Michigan, office.  The regional coordinator’s primary duties include handling office administrative tasks, including among other things, answering phones, opening mail, drafting and coordinating correspondence, and managing the office internship program. The regional coordinator also assists with representing the senator at meetings and public events, as assigned by the regional director. The position requires some travel to communities throughout West Michigan, including occasionally during evenings and weekends. The ideal candidate is personable, dependable, flexible, able to multitask and prioritize, and works well under pressure.  The candidate should have familiarity with West Michigan and an interest in public policy. A background or experience with customer service is preferred, and strong writing and grammar skills are a must. To be successful, he/she should be both self-motivated and able to work independently, but also comfortable working as part of a large, highly-coordinated team. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The office encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. Interested parties should email a cover letter, resume, references and writing sample to SenateDemJobs@gmail.com, with “West MI RC Position” in the subject line


 
224687 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Senator Angus King is looking for a Legislative Assistant to handle Tax, Trade, Financial Services and Commerce issues.  Applicant should be creative, have strong briefing skills, Hill experience, and comfortable taking the initiative.  Regional connections are a plus. Please email a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indication job referral number in the subject line.


 
224686 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Conservative Senator is reviewing candidates for legislative and policy work in the DC office. Successful candidates will possess diverse skills, training, and experience. Advanced legal training is a plus but not required. Advanced business and technical training or certifications welcomed. Candidates should passionately support First Amendment freedoms, individual dignity, and the power of free markets and the price system. Senate experience is a significant plus but not a requirement. All candidates should be demonstrably effective communicators in written and oral formats. Please include a cover letter with any submitted resumes that discusses significant experience in Congressional oversight, international trade, commerce, market, financial services, government reform, cyber security, and the Constitution. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224685 PRESS SECRETARY -

Senior Western Senate Democrat seeking a press secretary to join active communications team. Duties will include writing press releases and talking points; staffing the senator during interviews and events; pitching in-state and Washington media; developing strong relationships with reporters, particularly in-state; working with in-state and Washington staff to plan and stage events; and helping develop content for social and multimedia sites. The ideal candidate will be a capable writer and an independent thinker with a strong attention to detail, an enthusiastic positive attitude, a sense of humor and a willingness to work hard until the job is done well -- as well as 2-3+ years of experience on the Hill or in a similar environment, preferably as a press secretary or deputy press secretary, in which he or she regularly wrote press releases and talking points, organized press events, and had some exposure to staffing a principal. Multimedia skills are extremely helpful, especially video editing ability. Spanish language skills are a plus. New Mexico ties strongly desired. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and 3-5 writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Due to the high volume of applicants, not all inquiries can be acknowledged.


 
224684 DEPUTY SCHEDULER/ASSISTANT TO THE CHIEF OF STAFF -

New England Democratic Senator seeks a Deputy Scheduler/Assistant to the Chief of Staff. Key responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to,: providing administrative support to the Senator’s Director of Scheduling and Operations including oversight of the Senator’s daily briefing binder, correspondence, travel arrangements, and call lists; planning and maintaining the Chief of Staff’s calendar, meetings, calls and travel; maintaining the utmost confidentiality and discretion at all times; and performing a wide variety of additional administrative duties as required by daily operations of the office. A successful candidate will be a self-starter, detail-oriented, with a shown a history of sound professional judgment and problem solving capabilities. Must have ability to multitask and balance workload in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will have strong teamwork skills and the ability to work with various personalities and styles. Superior oral and written communication skills are required. This is not an entry-level position. Scheduling and/or executive assistant background, prior Hill experience, and direct ties to New England are greatly preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224683 PRESS INTERNSHIP -

The Office of Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) seeks a press intern for his office in Washington, DC for the Spring 2019 semester (January-May). Tasks will include tracking press clips, monitoring social media, and assisting with writing projects. Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students residing in the Washington, D.C. area that can preferably work multiple days a week from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Prior internship experience in press and government preferred but not required. Please click here to apply


 
224680 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

The Office of Senator Joni Ernst is seeking a Legislative Correspondent to work on health, labor, and pension issues. The main responsibilities include drafting substantive responses to constituent correspondence and assisting with research, meeting memos, and legislative memos. Candidates must have excellent writing skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks with attention to detail, and a self-starter attitude. Iowa ties are preferred. The office is an equal opportunity employer and salary is commensurate with experience. Please submit a resume and cover letter to resumes_ernst@ernst.senate.gov with “Legislative Correspondent Position” in the subject line.


 
224678 SPECIAL ASSISTANT -

Democratic Senator seeks a Special Assistant to join their fast-paced Washington, DC office. The Special Assistant’s daily responsibilities will include working closely with the scheduling team to maintain the Senator’s daily schedule and travel plans, managing select invitations, updating the Senator’s contact databases and preparing the Senator’s daily briefing book. The Special Assistant will also serve as the Senator’s driver and body-person and will be responsible for getting the Senator to events and meetings around the city.  The Special Assistant will also work with the Chief of Staff on specific projects and assist with other tasks as assigned.  Individuals must have impeccable driving skills and a strong familiarity with Washington. Qualified candidates must be organized, detailed oriented, discreet, professional and possess strong interpersonal skills.  The Special Assistant must, at times, be flexible with their hours, and expect regular morning and evening work. Interested applicants should submit cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line. In your cover letter please indicate whether you have a vehicle, a valid driver’s license and a clean driving history. Delaware ties a plus.


 
224677 SPECIAL ASSISTANT -

Senator Casey is seeking a Special Assistant. Based out of the Scranton office, this individual will serve as the Senator’s in-state driver to official events, meetings, and other schedule commitments across Pennsylvania.  In addition, this position will provide administrative support to the state team in a wide variety of tasks including answering phones, compiling local news clips, and drafting correspondence among others.  A can-do attitude, attention to detail, discretion, ability to handle multiple projects, be resourceful and strong oral and written communication abilities are required.  Individuals must have impeccable driving skills, a spotless driving record and be available to work evenings and weekends. Strong Pennsylvania ties required. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter and resume to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject line “Special Assistant”.  Absolutely no phone calls or drop-bys, please. This office is proud to be an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to participate effectively in the application or hiring processes are encouraged to request an accommodation at any time during those processes. Requests for accommodation should be directed to open_positions@casey.senate.gov.


 
224675 ASSISTANT TEACHER/FLOATER -

The Senate Employees' Child Care Center is seeking an Assistant Teacher/Floater for immediate consideration. Applicants must have experience working with very young children or infants and possess current Child Development Associate (CDA) or equivalent of AA in Early Childhood Education. Applicants must be 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED, meet federal as well as individual state requirements (i.e., TB test, physical, OSHA) and maintain credentials for the position (i.e., ongoing training). Preferred educational requirements: Masters, Bachelors or Associates in Child Development, Early Childhood Education (ECE), Child and Family Studies or related field, including Elementary Education, Special Education, or Psychology with relevant course work and possess current CDA. Unrelated Degree requirements: Masters, Bachelors or Associates and one year child development work experience in a school, kindergarten, or licensed child care/family child care setting. One supervised student teaching practicum is equal to one year child development work experience. Applicants must have demonstrated knowledge of developmentally appropriate curriculum practice. Full benefits include Federal health & retirement. Competitive salary. Please email cover letter, resume, and three references to shannon_mara@saa.senate.gov.  


 
224674 COMMUNICATION AND TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION DIRECTOR -

The United States Senate Sergeant at Arms, Chief Information Officer, Communications and Technology Integration division seeks Communications and Technology Integration Director. This is executive level work documenting and enhancing the customer experience across all Chief Information Officer (CIO) enterprise interactions. Position requires a Bachelor's Degree in business administration, marketing, information technology or a related field, and eight to ten years of senior or executive management experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to maintain/obtain a Top Secret security clearance required. To apply, applicants must visit https://sen.gov/NN1Y and review the requirements for each position. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.


 
224672 PRESS SECRETARY -

The Office of U.S. Senator Jon Tester is hiring a full time Press Secretary to spearhead the Senator’s relationships with local media. The Press Secretary will be stationed in Montana and report directly to the Communications Director. The Press Secretary must possess a thorough knowledge of the Montana media landscape, strong writing skills, excellent judgment, sharp political acumen, and an ability to work independently.  The Press Secretary is responsible for planning media events, staffing interviews, and traveling with the Senator—often times on weekends.  The Press Secretary also serves as an on the record spokesperson for the Senator. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224670 UPAID INTERN -

The Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs (Democratic Staff) seeks a full-time, unpaid intern for Spring 2019. The duties of the position include assisting Committee staff in managing the front office, administrative work, researching, writing correspondence to veterans, and participating in the preparation for hearings, and other legislative work. The internship provides an opportunity to gain firsthand knowledge about how a Senate Committee works to pass legislation, conducts oversight on federal agencies and programs, and implements policy. Interns will also be exposed to the inner-workings of a Senator’s personal office; they will have the opportunity to interact with interns and staffers from the personal office. The ideal intern should be an excellent writer, with the ability to write clearly and concisely; self-motivated; adaptable; and passionate about issues facing our nation’s veterans. Veterans and those with military connections are especially invited to apply, but applications will be reviewed equally. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, and interns are expected to start in mid-January. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample (1-2 pages) to svacdems@gmail.com


 
224669 INTERNS/LAW CLERKS/FELLOWS -

The Minority Staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on Rules and Administration seeks part-time or full-time undergraduate, graduate, or law students to work with the Minority Staff during the Spring 2019 semester. Interns, law clerks, and fellows will assist Committee staff with research and drafting legislation, memos, talking points, and letters. Projects will focus on a variety of areas within the Committee’s jurisdiction, including election administration, campaign finance, and oversight issues. Please email a resume, cover letter, writing sample, unofficial transcript, and the time commitment you can make (i.e. start/end dates and number of days/hours per week) to Lindsey_Kerr@Rules.senate.gov. No phone calls or drop-ins please


 
224663 CORRESPONDENCE MANAGER/LEGISLATIVE AIDE -

Western Democratic Senator seeks a Correspondence Manager/Legislative Aide to handle the online mail system for the Senator’s personal office and Senate Committee and to provide quality constituent responses and legislative support. Interested applicants should be organized, detail-oriented, innovative, and a team player who is able to collaborate with colleagues. Responsibilities include: overseeing a complex constituent mail system; managing, mentoring, and training other legislative aides and interns; planning and executing long-term mail goals in order to provide quick and issue-specific responses to constituents. Additionally, legislative responsibilities include: managing constituent correspondence within a specific issue portfolio, drafting letters, meeting with constituent groups, and assisting Legislative Assistants with policy research, memos, and special projects. Applicants must have strong writing, negotiation, analytical, and organizational skills; work well in groups; operate well under pressure; and be comfortable working across many teams and communicating with all levels of the staff. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Please e-mail a 140-280 character cover letter and resume to legaide1234@gmail.com.


 
224662 JUDICIARY LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Senior Northeast Democratic Senator is seeking a highly motivated individual with experience and interest in immigration, civil rights, voting rights, judicial nominations, gun violence, consumer protection, and other issues in the judiciary portfolio. Qualified candidates should have knowledge of the issues. A law degree and hill experience is preferred but not required. Other duties include processing incoming mail and drafting outgoing constituent mail. Candidates must be able to meet short deadlines and juggle many priorities in a fast-paced environment. This office is an equal opportunity employer. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, writing sample (no more than 2 pages), and references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in subject line.


 
224656 DIGITAL/PRESS INTERN -

Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.) seeks applicants for a digital/press internship in Washington, D.C. Applicants must be available early in the morning to compile daily news clips. Preference will be given to applicants with full-time availability, however applicants with regularly scheduled part-time availability will be considered. Duties include compiling morning news clips, building press lists, writing social media posts, archiving, drafting press releases and assisting with the day-to-day operations of an active press office. Applicants should be detail-oriented, possess strong written and verbal communication skills, and display a willingness to learn. Previous experience in press or politics is not required, but candidates should have a general understanding of the legislative process and an interest in political communications, new media or journalism. New Mexico or Southwest ties and Spanish language skills are a plus but not required. Please send a resume and cover letter with your availability to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line.


 
224655 CONSTITUENT SERVICES CASEWORKER/FIELD REPRESENTATIVE -

Senator Van Hollen has an opening for a Constituent Services Caseworker in his Largo, Maryland state office. Primary responsibilities include handling a large docket of constituent casework; interacting with constituents and government agencies; and representing Senator Van Hollen at community events. This position provides an opportunity to be part of a hard-working cohesive team and to make a difference in the lives of others. Familiarity with Prince George’s County is essential. An MSW and Spanish-speaking ability are plusses. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, great at multi-tasking, has a strong desire to help people, and has excellent interpersonal and writing skills.   Evening and weekend hours are often required. This is a full-time position with federal benefits. Interested applicants are invited to send a resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to applications@vanhollen.senate.gov. Applications that do not include salary requirements will not be considered. Please put “Constituent Services Position - Largo” in the subject line.  No phone calls, please.


 
224654 CONSTITUENT SERVICES CASEWORKER/FIELD REPRESENTATIVE -

Senator Van Hollen has an opening for a Constituent Services Caseworker/Field Representative in his Rockville, Maryland state office.  Primary responsibilities include handling a large docket of constituent casework; interacting with constituents and government agencies; and representing Senator Van Hollen at community events. Issues that will be handled will include immigration casework. Deep familiarity with the Latino community and Spanish language fluency are essential. This position provides an opportunity to be part of a hard-working cohesive team and to make a difference in the lives of others. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, great at multi-tasking, has a strong desire to help people, and has excellent interpersonal and writing skills. Evening and weekend hours are often required. This is a full-time position with federal benefits. Interested applicants are invited to send a resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to applications@vanhollen.senate.gov. Applications that do not include salary requirements will not be considered. Please put “Rockville position” in the subject line. No phone calls, please


 
224653 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Republican Senator seeks a Legislative Assistant with strong writing, research, and oral communications skills to advise the Senator on issues related to agriculture, energy, natural resources, environment, and trade. Responsibilities include staffing the Senator in meetings and hearings, providing policy and vote recommendations, drafting talking points and memos, and organizing and managing diverse coalitions of interested stakeholders. Ideal candidates will be self-motivated, possess a strong attention to detail, work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment, and have the ability to effectively function both independently and as a member of a team. Capitol Hill experience is preferred. This is not an entry level position. Please send a resume and a cover letter to senategopla@gmail.com.


 
224649 SPEECHWRITER -

Midwestern Senate Democrat seeking experienced Speechwriter. He or she will craft speeches, talking points, op-eds and similar materials for the senator. Experience and knowledge of the Senate are strongly desired. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, skilled at translating complex policy into relatable terms, and possess a creative mind. The speechwriter will work closely with the communications, policy and state staffs. Please send cover letter and resume to: senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224646 DC SCHEDULER -

Democratic West Coast Senator is seeking an experienced scheduler to oversee the scheduling operations in the Washington, D.C. office. This is not a position for individuals that have just graduated or do not have scheduling/administrative experience; THIS IS NOT AN ENTRY-LEVEL POSITION.  Responsibilities include processing and reviewing DC and national requests; managing the Senator’s scheduling department, managing the Senator's daily, weekly and long-term calendar, overseeing travel arrangements, tracking Senator’s correspondence, and planning all official office events, and other duties assigned by supervisor. Excellent organizational abilities, an attention to detail and strong written and oral communication skills are mandatory. A successful candidate will be a self-starter, detail-oriented, with a shown history of sound professional judgment and problem solving capabilities. Must have ability to multitask and balance workload in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, and able to manage up to four direct reports. The ideal candidate will have strong teamwork skills and the ability to work with various personalities and styles. Hill experience is preferred. This position may require early mornings or late evenings, and occasionally may need to drive. West Coast ties preferred, but not required. THIS IS NOT AN ENTRY-LEVEL POSITIONInterested applicants should send resumes and cover letters to senateschedulerdc@gmail.com. Please subject your e-mail in the following format: “Last Name, First Name – Scheduler Applicant.” Only correct applications with resume and cover letter will be reviewed.


 
224645 PRESS INTERN -

Senator Jon Tester’s office is looking for a full time press intern who can assist a fast-paced communications team with day-to-day operations for the Spring of 2019. Qualified applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students and must be able to work from 9 am – 5 pm out of the D.C. office. Candidates must possess strong writing skills, an interest in media and politics and be available to start in January 2019. Please send a resume and cover letter to Tester_Interns@tester.senate.gov. Be sure to include DC Press Intern in the subject line.


 
224644 DIRECTOR OF SCHEDULING -

Democratic Senator is seeking a Director of Scheduling to oversee the scheduling operations in the Washington, D.C. and state offices. Responsibilities include collecting and evaluating scheduling requests for the Senator for events in Washington, D.C.; managing the Senator's daily, weekly and monthly schedules; briefing the Senator on all scheduling activities of the Washington, D. C. office; coordinating with the State Director and State Scheduler to vet and obtain approval for scheduling requests in the state; communicating key information regarding the Senator’s and the Senate’s schedule to staff; making reservations for the Senator's air travel, ground transportation and lodging; and other duties as assigned by the Senator and the Chief of Staff. Excellent organizational abilities, an attention to detail and strong written and oral communication skills are mandatory. The ideal candidate will be energetic, resourceful, discreet and able to effectively multitask in a fast- paced environment.  Quick thinking and good judgment are paramount.  Hill experience is preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line.


 
224641 PRESS INTERNSHIP -

Northwestern Senator’s Washington D.C. office seeks full-time applicants for an unpaid press internship for January 2019. Interns working in the communications office will support press staff by compiling morning press clips, drafting written materials such as press releases, tracking media coverage, and assisting with media inquiries and research. Interns will work in a challenging, team-oriented, and fast-paced environment. Successful candidates will have an interest in politics, communications, and new media, and should be excellent writers. If interested, please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224640 ENVIRONMENTAL COUNSEL -

The Chairman of a Senate Committee is seeking an attorney with four or more years of litigation or policy experience to serve as an environmental counsel.  Prior experience working on Capitol Hill or in the Executive Branch required.  This is an exempt, full-time position, and salary will be commensurate with experience. Responsibilities include advising the Committee on one or more environmental statutes including the Clean Water Act and NEPA; developing legislative proposals and strategy, and planning and conducting hearings; following the policy activities of the Environmental Protection Agency, the Council on Environmental Quality, and state environmental agencies; and performing other duties as assigned. Qualifications: J.D. degree with top academic credentials; four or more years of litigation or policy experience; experience analyzing regulations, case law, and statutes; excellent oral and written communication skills; strong leadership and organizational skills; ability to work well under pressure and deadlines; strong interpersonal skills, team player; commitment to public service; thorough knowledge of the legislative process; and availability to work long hours when needed. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224638 REPUBLICAN INDIAN AFFAIRS LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Western Republican Senator seeks LA to handle Indian Affairs and Native American issues.  Ideal candidate would be a tribal member and experienced in Federal issues impacting tribal lands. Please e-mail a resume and cover letter describing experience to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224637 MOUNTAIN STATE PRESS INTERNSHIP -

Senator Manchin seeks an enthusiastic, professional student or recent post-graduate to assist an aggressive and fast-paced press office.  Tasks include compiling daily press and broadcast clips, organizing, maintaining and updating media lists, drafting press releases, assisting with social media, conducting brief research projects as well as additional tasks to assist the press team. Preference will be given to candidates with West Virginia ties and those who can commit to a fulltime internship.  This internship will begin in January 2019.  To apply, please e-mail cover letter, resume with references and one writing sample to internship@manchin.senate.gov *Please reference the Mountain State Press Internship in the subject line


 
224618 PAID COMMUNICATIONS FELLOW -

Senator Michael Bennet’s office is seeking a paid Communications Fellow to begin immediately in Washington, D.C. Responsibilities include but are not limited to drafting press releases, maintaining press lists, creating social media content, analyzing digital media, advancing press events, and managing the daily clips process. Ideal applicant is creative, detail-oriented, and a strong writer; experience with Adobe Photoshop and Premiere Pro are helpful, but not required. Please e-mail a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and an optional creative sample (graphic design, photography, video editing) to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224614 LAW CLERK -

The Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations majority (Republican) staff seeks current law students or recent law school graduates for an unpaid clerkship for the 2019 Spring Semester.  Applicants must be motivated and hard-working and have strong written and oral communication skills.  Responsibilities include conducting research, preparing memoranda for professional staff, participating in preparation for hearings, and handling various administrative tasks including answering phone calls and directing meetings to staff.  Full-time applicants strongly preferred; part-time applicants welcome. Please email a resume and cover letter to SenateJobOpenings@gmail.com with the subject line Spring 2019 Clerkship Application. Please state your preferred start date and the days and times you are available to work each week in the email


 
224613 JUDICIARY COMMITTEE LAW CLERK -

The Senate Judiciary Committee (Republican) is seeking a law clerk to assist the Committee’s crime team in Washington, DC. Law clerks assist with legislative research, hearing and memo preparation, and related tasks.  Qualified applicants must be enrolled in law school or have a law degree and have strong research and writing skills.  Part-time or full-time applicants welcome.  This is an unpaid position.  Please email resume, writing sample, and three references for consideration to judiciaryclerkship@gmail.com


 
224602 SENIOR LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Republican Senator on the Energy & Natural Resources Committee seeks a Senior Legislative Assistant to manage portions of the energy/environment policy portfolio with emphasis on climate policy and conventional sources of energy. The candidate should have Hill experience along with the ability to demonstrate the following: exceptional quantitative, analytical, and communications skills; advanced degree in law, business, or environmental/public policy; strong writing, presentation, and communications skills; desire for high level of responsibility and initiative. Qualified applicants will have strong writing, negotiation, analytical, and organizational skills; exercise sound political judgment; and work well as part of a team. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to gopsenatejobs@gmail.com 


 
224598 GRAPHIC DESIGNER -

The Senate Democratic Media Center seeks a graphic designer to manage a full range of online media. Responsibilities include brainstorming, planning, and designing graphics from social media to Senate floor charts. Working out of the office of Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer, our team produces digital content for all Democratic Senators. The ideal applicant will have two years of demonstrated experience working in digital communications. Hill experience is not required, but energy, enthusiasm, and being a team-player is a must.  Experience with Adobe Creative Suite is required, specifically with Illustrator, Photoshop or InDesign. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Please send a resume, cover letter, and at least two samples of original graphic designs or a portfolio to digitaldems.senate@gmail.com. Please include “Graphic Designer” in the subject line.


 
224597 VIDEO EDITOR -

The Senate Democratic Media Center has an immediate opening for a talented, hard-working video editor. Working out of the office of Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer, the SDMC team produces digital content for all Democratic Senators. The Video Editor will create professional, high-quality video content for use on social media and television. The ideal candidate will be someone who is detail oriented and will complete projects, both large and small, in a timely manner. Fluency in Adobe Premiere Pro is required. Knowledge of AfterEffects is strongly preferred. Candidate must also have two-three years of demonstrated experience working in digital communications and a working knowledge of video codecs and file storage.  This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Please send a resume, cover letter, and at least two video samples or a portfolio to digitaldems.senate@gmail.com. Please include the title “Video Editor” in the subject line.


 
224596 DIGITAL ASSISTANT -

The Senate Democratic Media Center seeks a Digital Assistant to join a team tasked with helping all 49 members of the Democratic Caucus reach their constituents wherever they consume media. The Digital Assistant will work with strategists, editors, designers, and Democratic leadership to promote the Senate Democrats’ brand across traditional and social media platforms. Responsibilities include designing graphics, planning and coordinating the logistics for video shoots, working with communications teams from all 49 offices, and creating sharable content for a diverse caucus. Our ideal applicant will be steady, calm, creative, hardworking, detail-oriented, and familiar with the Adobe suite. Experience with video editing and digital media production a plus. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and work samples to digitaldems.senate@gmail.com. Please include the title “Digital Assistant” in the subject line.


 
224590 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT, OREGON DEMOCRAT -

Oregon Senator seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle a diverse portfolio covering higher education, Labor, select health programs and a variety of other domestic policy matters. Please submit resume and cover letter to oregonlaopening@gmail.com


 
224586 SPRING 2019 INTERNS -

The Democratic Staff of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee seeks applicants for an unpaid internship for spring 2019. Interns will work with staff teams to provide research, track hearings and legislation, draft memos, and take notes at high-level meetings. Successful applicants will have excellent research and writing skills, as well as academic or professional experience in international relations or a similar field. Both graduate and undergraduate students may apply. Applicants with full-time availability are strongly encouraged to apply, although part-time interns will also be considered. Hill experience and NJ ties are both a plus. Please send a completed application, a resume, and a cover letter to democratic_internship@foreign.senate.gov. Application deadlines can be found on the committee’s website at https://www.foreign.senate.gov/about/internships/.


 
224581 STAFF ASSISTANT -

Northeast Democratic Senator seeks Staff Assistant and Driver for his Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include maintaining a busy mailroom, managing the internship program, driving the Senator to events, writing and editing personal correspondence, and on occasion assisting front office staff with answering phones. Applicants must be extremely organized, detail-oriented, and highly punctual. In addition, applicants should have at least a bachelor’s degree, excellent writing skills, and a sense of humor. Previous experience in Congress and Northeast ties are preferred but not required. This position requires you own your own car. If interested in the position, please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line. This office is an equal opportunity employer.


 
224576 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Moderate Democratic Senator seeks experienced Legislative Assistant to support work on the Senate Commerce Committee. Issues include telecommunications, technology and innovation, consumer protection, aviation, tourism, export promotion, science, and privacy. Relevant Hill, academic, and professional experienced required. Applicant must possess strong writing and communications skills with a proven ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Legal background preferred. Please send cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line. 


 
224569 STAFF ASSISTANT/DRIVER -

Senior Democratic West Coast Senator is seeking a dependable, detail-oriented, and highly-motivated individual capable of working independently with excellent organizational, time management and problem solving skills for a Staff Assistant/Driver position in the Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include driving the Senator and aiding in a variety of administrative duties. Qualified candidates must have impeccable driving skills and a vehicle. This position requires the individual be available for extended and unscheduled hours (including nights, weekends and/or holidays). Please email resume and cover letter to staffassistantdriver18@gmail.comThe Office is an equal employment opportunity employer in accordance with the requirements of Senate Rules, regulations and applicable federal laws. The Office does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, uniformed service, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other factors prohibited by applicable federal law


 
224549 DIGITAL DIRECTOR -

Senator Gary Peters seeks a Digital Director to cultivate and grow the Senator’s digital presence. The Digital Director will report to the Communications Director and responsibilities include: developing long-term and short-term digital plans and strategies; creating, drafting and posting content on all platforms; creating graphics, video and other sharable content; managing and growing Senator’s e-newsletter program and overseeing the website. Ideal candidate is a politically savvy, detail-oriented and creative self-starter, who is familiar with social media trends and able to use data to evaluate and improve the digital program. This is not an entry-level position. Previous digital experience is required, and campaign or similar experience preferred. Michigan ties strongly preferred. To apply, please email cover letter, resume and digital sample to senatedempressjob@gmail.com. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. The office encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply.


 
224535 ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT LEGISLATIVE AIDE -

Senator Brian Schatz is hiring for a legislative aide to cover energy and environment policy.  This is a new position that is being created to expand upon the senator’s work on climate-related policy—a top policy priority for the senator.  The position reports to the senator’s senior advisor for climate and energy and is part of a five-person climate policy team, which also includes a legislative fellow, legislative correspondent, and intern.  The legislative aide will assist the senior advisor for climate and energy on all aspects of energy and environmental policy and will focus on developing and implementing communications strategies to advance climate policy.  This position requires experience in climate-related communications, policy, politics, advocacy, or organizing—and expertise in clean energy is particularly helpful.  Qualified applicants will have strong writing, negotiation, analytical, and organizational skills; exercise sound political judgment; operate well under pressure; and work well as part of a team.  For more details and to apply, please visit http://www.schatz.senate.gov/services/jobs


 
224396 IMMIGRATION COUNSEL -

Senior Democratic member of the Judiciary Committee seeks a Counsel to handle immigration and other issues as assigned. SIGNIFICANT IMMIGRATION EXPERIENCE REQUIRED.  JD required. Significant Hill/political experience strongly preferred.  Must be a team player, a strong writer, and able to work under time pressure in a fast-paced environment, while still maintaining a positive attitude. This is not an entry-level position-- please no recent graduates. Please e-mail resume to vacancies@email.senate.gov and include “Immigration Counsel Position” in the subject line.


 
224271 COUNSEL (OVERSIGHT & INVESTIGATIONS) -

Senior Senator is looking for a proactive, experienced investigations counsel to work on Judiciary Committee staff.  Responsibilities to include planning and conducting congressional investigations, working with whistleblowers, and advising in policy matters related to investigations and oversight of the executive branch. Candidates must possess no less than eight years of relevant legal experience, excellent research and writing skills, and strong analytical and communication skills.  Must also have a sense of humor, be a team player, and able to work well under pressure and with quick deadlines.  Experience with congressional oversight and investigations preferred; Hill experience, particularly in the Senate, is a plus.  J.D. is required; please no recent graduates. Please e-mail resume and cover letter for consideration to jud.dem.senate@gmail.com and include “oversight and investigations counsel” in the subject line.


 
224184 LITIGATION PARALEGAL -

The Secretary of the Senate’s Chief Counsel for Employment is seeking applicants for the Litigation Paralegal vacancy. This is administrative support work providing substantive legal assistance to the Chief Counsel for Employment litigation attorneys. Work includes drafting and preparing legal reports, pleadings, correspondence, and memoranda.  Work is bound by Secretary of the Senate policies and procedures, the U.S. Senate Handbook, and the Senate Ethics Manual, but requires independent judgment in setting priorities and handling assignments. The complete vacancy announcement and application may be found on the Employment link of Webster or http://www.senate.gov/employment.  Please submit your application, resume and cover letter.  This vacancy announcement is open until filled