Revised: October 21, 2020 at 04:36 PM

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225925 CYBERSECURITY TECHNICAL DIRECTOR #5382 -

The Senate Sergeant at Arms is seeking a Cybersecurity Technical Director for its Cybersecurity Operations Branch. This is advanced professional work providing technical expertise to a team in the Cybersecurity Department. Work includes providing subject matter expert review of team processes/procedures to ensure optimal efficiency and effectiveness; recommending and optimizing architecture of applicable team technologies and/or tools to achieve maximum effectiveness and efficiency in accomplishing team goals and objectives. Work is performed under the direction of the team Supervisor. To apply, visit https://sen.gov/YP8P and review the requirements for the position. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.


 
225924 SPRING 2021 INTERNSHIPS -

Senator Todd Young’s office is seeking interns for our spring internship session. Qualified applicants should be detail-oriented, have a strong work ethic, exceptional organizational and communication skills, and a positive attitude. College students studying in any disciplinary field are encouraged to apply. Interns will be responsible for paying their travel and living expenses but can arrange to receive academic credit for their work through their school. Intern applicants must be 18 years old and have completed one year of college level coursework. Interested individuals can find more information and apply online at the following link: https://www.young.senate.gov/help/internships. Applications will be accepted through November 16th, or until all available positions are filled.


 
225923 SENATE FOREIGN RELATIONS COMMITTEE INTERNSHIP -

The Democratic Staff of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee seeks applicants for a spring 2021 virtual internship. Interns will work remotely 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. Hill experience and NJ ties are both a plus. Undergraduate students, graduate students, and recent graduates are all eligible to apply. Applicants must commit to a minimum of 30 hours per week, and those with full-time availability (9am-6pm, Monday-Friday) are strongly encouraged to apply. Due to the ongoing pandemic, interns will work remotely and will not be required to be located in Washington, D.C. This internship is unpaid, although a limited number of stipends are available to highly-qualified candidates who could not otherwise afford to participate in an unpaid internship. Please send the completed application form, resume, cover letter, and an optional diversity statement, all in PDF format, to democratic_internship@foreign.senate.gov by 11:59pm on Sunday, November 15th, 2020. Only applicants selected for further review will be contacted by SFRC.


 
225922 MILITARY LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Midwest Democratic Senator and member of the Armed Services Committee seeks a Military Legislative Assistant to handle the defense, foreign affairs, and veterans policy portfolio in a fast-paced office. Responsibilities include managing the senator's Armed Services Committee priorities, liaising with committee staff, drafting hearing questions and statements, developing legislation including for the NDAA, monitoring activity on assigned issues, advising and representing the senator, and building relationships with constituent groups and advocacy organizations.  Exceptional writing, communication, and organizational skills are necessary. Previous Hill experience, military experience, and a public policy background are preferred. This position requires maintaining a Top Secret security clearance. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or sexual orientation. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume as a single pdf to SenateLegJobs@gmail.com with “Military LA” in the subject line.


 
225921 POLICY ADVISOR -

Senator Casey seeks policy support for his work on the HELP Subcommittee for Children & Families, covering an issue portfolio that includes all aspects of public health and family policy, including that related to NIH, CDC, FDA and ASPR, health insurance access and coverage issues, and children’s health and welfare. This position will report to the Senator’s Subcommittee Staff Director and will work as part of a four-person team that also includes a Legislative Aide and a Congressional Fellow. Qualified applicants will have prior legislative experience on Capitol Hill or other relevant health policy experience. The ideal candidate will be creative and flexible with a talent for issue-spotting. They will also have excellent written and oral communications skills; a demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple projects under deadline; and a collaborative disposition. Pennsylvania ties a plus. This is NOT an entry level position. Interested applicants should e-mail a resume, cover letter, and three references to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject “Policy Advisor.” Incomplete applications will not be considered. Absolutely no calls or drop-bys please. This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, 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.


 
225920 STAFF COUNSEL -

The U.S. Senate Select Committee on Ethics seeks a non-partisan attorney for the position of staff counsel. The staff counsel’s responsibilities include, as assigned, providing advice and training to the Senate community regarding ethics rules and laws, reviewing a high volume of financial disclosure reports, and working on investigative matters.  This is a non-partisan position which requires the ability to serve all members of the Senate community equally without regard to their political affiliation and to refrain from activity that could impair the Committee’s reputation for non-partisanship. Applicants must possess outstanding written and oral communication skills and analytical abilities as well as the sound judgment necessary to evaluate matters that arise before the Committee.  Experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable:  government ethics, ethics counseling, financial disclosure, accounting, finance, securities law, investigations, and criminal law. All applicants must have a JD, be licensed and in good active standing to practice law in a state or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia, and have a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.  The Committee is an equal employment opportunity employer. To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample (no longer than 15 pages) to Employment_Opportunities@ethics.senate.gov.


 
225919 FACILITIES SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR #97 -

The Senate Sergeant at Arms is seeking a Facilities Systems Administrator for its Capitol Facilities department.This is professional work requiring an understanding of the various systems used in the Capitol Facilities department. Work involves implementing, training, troubleshooting and evaluating the existing systems in place as well as expanding and incorporating new systems to streamline the work of the section. Work is performed with considerable independent judgment under the general supervision of the Director of Capitol Facilities who reviews work for results achieved. To apply, visit https://sen.gov/P23J and review the requirements for the position. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.


 
225918 SENIOR TELECOM ASSISTANCE CENTER ENGINEER #593 -

The Senate Sergeant at Arms is seeking a Senior Telecom Assistance Center Engineer #593 for its IT Support Services / Technology & Help Desk Services / Telecom Assistance Center department. This is senior level technical work supporting the telecommunications needs and services of the Senate community. The incumbent determines the customer’s voice communications needs, uses established guidelines, and coordinates all actions to ensure quality and timely service. The incumbent maintains regular contact with Senate staff and vendors in an effort to establish, maintain, and troubleshoot telecommunications services. Work in this classification is distinguished from the TAC Engineer by its level of system expertise and lead assignments. Work is performed under the supervision of the TAC Supervisor. To apply, visit https://sen.gov/O23W and review the requirements for the position. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.


 
225917 LEGAL STAFF ASSISTANT -

The Secretary of the Senate’s Office of Senate Chief Counsel for Employment is seeking a Legal Staff Assistant. This is administrative work providing support to Counsel, Paralegals, and Litigation Secretaries and providing general office support in a legal environment for the Office of Senate Chief Counsel for Employment (SCCE). Work includes greeting and assisting clients and visitors, including Senators and their staff; monitoring and answering main office phone lines; filing documents with the Office of Congressional Workplace Rights and D.C. federal courts in accordance with statutory provisions; delivering and picking up legal documents in the D.C. metro area; coordinating the scheduling and preparation of seminars; operating audio-visual (AV) equipment at seminars; tracking and reporting SCCE website traffic; maintaining the office’s law library, including periodic loose-leaf updates and volume replacement; shredding documents; and other duties as assigned. 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 https://www.senate.gov/employment.  Please submit your application, resume and cover letter by 11:59 pm, October 28, 2020. Late applications will not be accepted.


 
225916 CYBERSECURITY PRINCIPAL SPECIALIST #5384 -

The Senate Sergeant at Arms is seeking a Cybersecurity Principal Specialist for its Cybersecurity / Cyber Operations department. This is advanced professional work coordinating, developing, evaluating, and implementing cybersecurity standards and procedures to protect centralized and distributed information systems, applications, and data. Work may include leading a team of employees responsible for providing a full range of cybersecurity support to Senators, Senate Committees and other Senate offices. Work includes coordinating and re-directing work assignments to ensure timelines and customer needs are met. The incumbent assists the supervisor in coordinating and directing staff work assignments. All applicants must use the link below and follow instructions. https://sen.gov/VMN5. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.


 
225915 COUNSEL -

Democratic senator seeks a counsel to work on their legislative team. Primary responsibilities include developing legislative proposals, working with constituents and stakeholders, tracking legislation, drafting oversight letters and participating in investigations, and supporting senior legislative staff. Candidates should have exceptional writing and analytical skills. A J.D. is required and prior legal experience or experience working on policy issues – such as tech, telecommunications, antitrust, privacy, environment, trade, civil rights, racial justice, elections, agriculture, or other judicial policy issues – is helpful but not required. The Senator’s office is an equal opportunity employer. The office does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or uniformed service. The office is committed to inclusion and encourages all individuals from all backgrounds to apply. Please submit your resume and a cover letter to demsenatorcounsel@gmail.com.

 


 
225914 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT OR COUNSEL -

Democratic member of the Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs committee seeks a legislative assistant or counsel to lead their economic policy team. Primary responsibilities include developing and advancing a progressive economic policy agenda, preparing for hearings and handling committee-related work, developing and drafting legislation, coordinating with the senator’s oversight staff to propose and execute oversight projects, working with constituents and stakeholders, and managing a small team of staff working on economic policy. Candidates should have exceptional writing and analytical skills and prior experience working on economic policy issues in areas such as financial services, housing, tax, trade or labor.  The Senator’s office is an equal opportunity employer. The office does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or uniformed service. The office is committed to inclusion and encourages all individuals from all backgrounds to apply. Please submit your resume and a cover letter to bankingdemla@gmail.com.


 
225913 CABINET SHOP SUPERVISOR #691 -

The Senate Sergeant at Arms is seeking a Cabinet Shop Supervisor for its Capitol Facilities department. This is supervisory work overseeing cabinet shop services including furniture design, build, and repair, and picture framing services. Work includes assigning, supervising and reviewing final work products from the Cabinet Shop. Considerable time is spent providing oversight to the design and fabrication of cabinetry work for Senate offices. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Director of Capitol Facilities, who reviews work for timeliness and efficiency of services as well as customer satisfaction. All applicants must use the link below and follow instructions. https://sen.gov/16NX. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.


 
225912 VIRTUAL HEALTH, DISABILITY, AND OVERSIGHT FALL INTERNS/LAW CLERKS -

The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP), Office of the Ranking Member, seeks virtual unpaid interns and law clerks for the spring of 2021 (January –April/May).  The positions offer undergraduate, graduate, med students, and law students the opportunity to gain substantive experience working virtually with a Senate office while participating directly in the legislative process.  Intern and law clerk responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting Committee staff in performing administrative duties, conducting research, analyzing legislation, drafting memorandums, and assisting in remote hearings.  Interns and law clerks play a key role with the office and will work closely with senior policy advisors.  This internship will be virtual due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and selected interns will be provided with Senate equipment to complete their internship with the committee.

The HELP Committee works on a wide range of issues in the areas of health, education, labor, workforce, pensions, oversight, and disabilities.

Qualifications: Applicants should have (i) an interest in public policy and (ii) a desire to learn. They also must have good attention to detail, work well under pressure, be self-motivated, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. 

Openings:

Health Policy Intern: interest and experience in health-related matters, including but not limited to: the Affordable Care Act, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, children’s health, the Food and Drug Administration, health equity/disparities, health information technology, health workforce, Medicare/Medicaid, mental health, the National Institutes of Health, public health and preparedness, and/or women’s health.

Disability Policy Intern: interest in issues and policy as it relates to individuals with disabilities that may include: equitable educational opportunities, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, seclusion and restraint, alternate assessment, equitable employment opportunities, AbilityOne, efforts to phase out subminimum wage, health care broadly, home and community based services, health disparities, Medicaid, and disability rights. 

Oversight Law Clerk: clerkship open to current law students or recent law school graduates who are interested in health, education, and labor law and policies that strive to protect consumers, workers, and the public. Previous experience in government is not required but candidates should have a general understanding of the legislative process.   

Applications: Interested applicants should apply to this position by applying on the OAM website. Applicants are accepted on a rolling basis. The priority deadline for the spring 2021 virtual internship program is Wednesday, November 18th, 2020.  The 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 sexual orientation.


 
225906 CYBERSECURITY SENIOR SPECIALIST #5358 -

The Senate Sergeant at Arms is seeking a Cybersecurity Senior Specialist for its Cybersecurity / Information Assurance / Audit department. This is professional work coordinating, implementing and maintaining technologies and processes to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of Senate information systems. Work includes promoting system cybersecurity to safeguard information systems from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, or tampering. Incumbent utilizes all the security tools available to prevent system compromise and detect, react and respond to indicators of intrusion activity in the Senate’s data/voice networks. All applicants must use the link below and follow instructions. https://sen.gov/16NX. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.


 
225905 CYBERSECURITY SENIOR SPECIALIST #5373 -

The Senate Sergeant at Arms is seeking a Cybersecurity Senior Specialist for its Cybersecurity / Information Assurance / Governance, Risk and Compliance department. This is professional work coordinating, implementing and maintaining technologies and processes to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of Senate information systems. Work includes promoting system cybersecurity to safeguard information systems from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, or tampering. Incumbent utilizes all the security tools available to prevent system compromise and detect, react and respond to indicators of intrusion activity in the Senate’s data/voice networks. All applicants must use the link below and follow instructions. https://sen.gov/XOJ2. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.


 
225904 CYBERSECURITY SENIOR SPECIALIST - HOST #44 -

The Senate Sergeant at Arms is seeking a Cybersecurity Senior Specialist for its Cybersecurity / Systems Support / Host department. This is professional work coordinating, implementing and maintaining technologies and processes to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of Senate information systems. Work includes promoting system cybersecurity to safeguard information systems from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, or tampering. Incumbent utilizes all the security tools available to prevent system compromise and detect, react and respond to indicators of intrusion activity in the Senate’s data/voice networks. All applicants must use the link below and follow instructions. https://sen.gov/VMN5. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.


 
225902 SPECIAL ASSISTANT/DRIVER -

Democratic Senator is seeking a dependable, detail-oriented and highly motivated individual to serve as a Special Assistant/Driver position in the Washington, D.C. office. The candidate must be capable of working independently, managing time effectively, and solving problems. Responsibilities include driving the Senator, staffing the Senator at various on-campus events and official duties, and aiding in a variety of administrative duties in the office. Qualified candidates must have an impeccable driving record and a vehicle. This position requires the individual be available for extended and unscheduled hours (including nights, weekends and/or holidays). Additional duties as assigned. This is an entry level position. Northwest ties preferred, but not required. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or sexual orientation. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225901 DIGITAL ORGANIZING ASSISTANT -

Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer has an immediate opening for a Digital Organizing Assistant in the Washington, D.C. office. The Digital Organizing Assistant will work on Senator Schumer’s digital team and on caucus projects to promote Democratic work for the American people on traditional and social media platforms. Responsibilities include assisting the digital team with daily operations, helping manage social media accounts, writing for our digital channels, responding to comments, outreach, digital and social media research, juggling both tight-turnaround projects and longer-term projects, and other digital work as needed. 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 employment@email.senate.gov. Please include the title “Digital Organizing Assistant” in the subject line.


 
225900 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Republican Senator on a national security committee is seeking a Legislative Correspondent to handle constituent correspondence and provide legislative support on defense and foreign policy issues.  The position will require significant research and writing, and a person who can effectively function both independently and as a member of a team.  The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and possess a background in defense and foreign affairs and strong attention to detail. Capitol Hill experience as a Legislative Correspondent preferred. Please send a cover letter and resume to senategoplc@gmail.com.


 
225898 REGIONAL DIRECTOR -

Senator Van Hollen has an opening for a Regional Director for his Baltimore City, Maryland state office. Primary responsibilities include representing Senator Van Hollen throughout Baltimore City and Central Maryland.  The Regional Director will be a primary point of contact and engagement for the Senator throughout this region. This staff member will be the Senator’s liaison to all levels of government, local stakeholder and constituent groups, and civic leaders; represent the Senator at community events; and plan and staff the Senator at meetings and events in the region. Duties will focus on engagement and outreach in Baltimore City and other jurisdictions in Central Maryland as needed. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of Baltimore, be self-motivated and great at multi-tasking, have a strong desire to help people, and have excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills.  Evening and weekend hours are often required. This position provides an opportunity to be part of a hard-working cohesive team and to make a difference in the lives of others. 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 all of the information requested will not be considered. The application must include a description of the applicant’s ties to Baltimore.  This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Please put “Baltimore Position” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.


 
225897 SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR -

A Western Democrat seeks a part or full-time Systems Administrator. The position will be based in the Senator’s Washington, D.C. office, but must assist both DC and state staff with their IT needs.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, creating and managing user accounts, maintaining the office email system, setting up hardware (including desktops, smartphones, printers, teleconference equipment, etc.), installing and updating software, drivers and firmware, and helping troubleshoot any and all technological issues that may arise.  Patience, persistence, and great problem-solving skills are a must.  Experience with the Windows Server, Windows 10, Android and Active Directory are required.  Familiarity with Mac OS X and IOS operating systems, Group Policy, Mobile Device Management Systems, Dual Factor Authentication Systems, and Remote Assistance Tools are a plus. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to WesternDemSA@gmail.com indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225895 LAW CLERKS -

Senator Blumenthal (D-CT) is seeking law clerks for the spring 2021 semester. Law clerks serve on the legislative team that manages the Judiciary Committee portfolio for Senator Blumenthal. Law clerks are responsible for helping to advise senior staff and the Senator on legislative decisions, as well as drafting legislation, conducting legal and policy research, and composing written materials. Law clerks may also collaborate with staff members on issues and matters outside the jurisdiction of the Judiciary Committee—depending on the needs of the office and the interests of the student. Law clerks must be able to write quickly and clearly, be flexible in adjusting to changing circumstances and legislative priorities, and be self-starters capable of taking responsibility for complicated, ongoing projects. Applicants must either be currently enrolled in an accredited JD program, or have a JD from an accredited program. Demonstrated interest in public service is preferred. To apply, please submit, as a single PDF and in the following order, a one-page cover letter, a one-page resume, a three- to five-page writing sample, and a current transcript to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line. This is an unpaid position. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until November 6, 2020.


 
225894 LAW CLERK -

The Senate Committee on Rules & Administration Majority is seeking a law clerk for the spring 2021 semester, beginning January 2021.  Start and end dates are flexible, and all work may be completed virtually, depending on the needs of the Committee.  The law clerk will be responsible for performing legal research and will compose a variety of written materials related to nominations, oversight, and legislative matters. The law clerk will have the opportunity to interact with other professional staff members and attorneys on the Committee in a collegial and fast paced environment. Applicants should be interested in working for the federal government, particularly the legislative branch, and in public service. Classwork or work experience regarding the following is helpful: federal elections; oversight of legislative and executive branch agencies; legislative procedure and drafting; federal contracting regulations and accounting; and administrative law. The law clerk must demonstrate good judgment, be flexible, be able to work in a collaborative and positive manner, and be a self-starter. Applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited juris doctor program. A stipend may be available. To apply, please submit the following:  a cover letter that includes possible start and end dates, as well as availability during the week; a resume; an unofficial transcript; and a short writing sample of no more than five pages to lawclerk@rules.senate.gov. Applicants will be processed on a rolling basis. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.


 
225892 DEPUTY COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR -

Northeast Democratic Senator seeks motivated, creative, detail oriented bilingual communications professional to for a senior role that includes handling the Senator’s extensive Hispanic Media portfolio, and perform other duties such as drafting, editing and distributing press materials and social media content both in English and Spanish. The position’s responsibilities include developing tailored, culturally sensitive messaging around legislative priorities; pitching news stories and delivering earned media pieces for events and legislative work; as well as conceptualizing and writing op-eds on important policy issues and their impact on key constituencies as part of an aggressive communications operation.  The candidate is also expected to staff the Senator during work periods – experience with media logistics is a plus.  Applicants must be fluent in Spanish and have excellent writing skills in both languages.  This office is an equal opportunity employer. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, writing sample (no more than 2 pages), and 3 references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in subject line.


 
225887 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Mid-Atlantic Democratic Senator seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle health care, nutrition, social security, consumer protection, and related policy issues. Qualified candidates should have knowledge of the issues, as well as experience on the Hill, and demonstrate an ability to take initiative. Must be a team player, strong writer, and able to work under time pressure in a fast-paced environment, while still maintaining a positive attitude. Responsibilities include writing legislation, coalition building with advocacy and stakeholder groups, and staffing the Senator on matters that coincide with the issue portfolio. 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 e-mail a writing sample and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225884 SPRING 2021 LAW CLERKS -

Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) is seeking law clerks for the spring of 2021 to assist his Senate Judiciary Committee staff. This substantive position offers law students a unique opportunity to observe and participate in the legislative process working closely with Senator Leahy’s Committee staff on a wide variety of projects and issues. Committee law clerks are typically tasked with conducting legal research, drafting memoranda and materials related to Committee hearings and votes, attending Committee hearings and executive business meetings, and providing assistance with other legislative, nominations, and oversight matters. The clerkship is open to current law students only. Law students with Vermont ties are strongly encouraged to apply. Please email resume, cover letter, two writing samples, law school transcript, and a list of three references to jobs@leahy.senate.gov by November 9, 2020.


 
225873 COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR -

Democratic Senator seeks a Communications Director. Substantial communications experience is required. Capitol Hill or Administration experience is preferred. The Communications Director will work closely with the Senator, Chief of Staff, legislative, and outreach staff. This position develops and oversees all communications for the Senate office; manages a communications team; acts as a liaison with state and national media; participates in development of the legislative agenda; writes or edits all op-ed pieces, press releases, oversees social media and assists in planning State press events. 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. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225866 DIRECTOR OF SCHEDULING -

Western Democratic Senator seeks Director of Scheduling for DC office. This position works closely with the Chief of Staff and has the primary responsibility for creating and executing the daily schedule including constituent meetings, committee attendance and significant travel planning. A seasoned scheduler will handle with patience and efficiency the challenges of an ever changing Members schedule.  Ideal candidate will be required to have previous and/or current scheduling experience, flexible hours during the week, strong verbal communication skills and an eye for both detail and discretion. Please send resumes to westerndemscheduler@gmail.com.


 
225853 CYBERSECURITY SUPERVISOR #5289 -

The Senate Sergeant at Arms is seeking a Cybersecurity Supervisor #5289 for the Cybersecurity, Information Assurance, Governance, Risk and Compliance Department. Work may include supervising a combination of technical, professional and/or contract staff. Work also involves project management, providing input to the team’s budget, providing forecasts, cost/benefit analysis and technical recommendations to senior management. Ability to obtain a security clearance required. To apply, visit https://sen.gov/XOJ2. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.


 
225852 TECHNOLOGY REPRESENTATIVE #3094 -

The Senate Sergeant at Arms is seeking a Technology Representative #3094 for its Chief Information Officer/Communication & Technology Integration Department. This is responsible professional work providing office automation and information technology services to Senate offices. The work includes assessing customer needs, assessing product quality and recommending improvements. Position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance. To apply, visit https://sen.gov/WNM3. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.


 
225847 LEGISLATIVE AIDE -

Northeast Democratic Senator seeks Legislative Aide to focus on judiciary portfolio.  Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, attending constituent meetings, conducting research, drafting memos and talking points, tracking legislation, and working closely with legislative assistant(s), state staff and a robust press operation.  This position requires excellent communication, research and writing skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure in an extremely fast-paced environment. Individual must be knowledgeable of current legislative and non-legislative issues, and have a thorough understanding of the legislative process.  This is not an entry-level position.   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 cover letter and resume to leg_jobs@schumer.senate.gov, ATTN: Judiciary Leg Aide in the subject line. 


 
225841 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Midwestern Democrat seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle privacy, telecom and consumer protection issues for the Senator’s work on the Senate Commerce Committee. Additionally, the legislative portfolio will include judicial nominations, criminal justice reform, civil rights, campaign finance and related issues. The position requires excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, comprehensive knowledge of the legislative process, and strong negotiation and analytical skills. Additional duties include developing and executing legislative initiatives; constant monitoring of legislative developments; professionally representing the Senator; working with stakeholders; preparing materials for meetings, briefings, and hearings; working with state offices; and coordinating closely with senior staff and the Senator. This position requires the ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment. Prior experience working on Capitol Hill 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, gender identity, or sexual orientation. Candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Please email a resume and cover letter to SenateLegJobs@gmail.com with “Judiciary Legislative Assistant” in the subject line


 
225833 PRINCIPAL IDENTITY AND ACCESS MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST #1001 -

The Senate Sergeant at Arms is seeking a Principal Identity and Access Management Specialist #1001 for its Chief Information Officer/Process Management, and Innovation/Identity & Collaboration Systems/Identity and Access Management Department. This is advanced professional work in a highly-specialized Information Technology discipline architecting, implementing, and supporting identity management and privileged access management systems. As the principal architect and lead technical expert, the incumbent may be called upon to research and resolve issues escalated by other support groups, as well as recommend long-term strategic directions for Senate technology. The SAA is implementing its Identity & Access solution using SailPoint Identity IQ (IIQ). The incumbent will be the primary architect and developer to implement functionality on IAM’s roadmap. Position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance. To apply, visit https://sen.gov/VMN5 and review the requirements for the position. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.


 
225828 HEALTH LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Western Democratic Senator on the Finance Committee seeks a senior Legislative Assistant to handle health, aging, education and judicial issues.  Applicants should have direct expertise in current health care issues including health reform, Medicare, Medicaid, SCHIP, mental health, prescription drugs, and children’s health.  At least three years of Hill experience is required and experience with relevant Congressional health committees is a must.  Experience with education policy and related Congressional committees is strongly preferred.  Qualified candidates will also have strong writing, analytical, negotiation, and organizational skills; the ability to perform well under pressure while juggling multiple tasks; and sound political judgment. The Legislative Assistant will be expected to handle relevant committee work and related constituent matters. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov  indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225827 LEGISLATIVE DIRECTOR -

Senior Democratic Senator is seeking an experienced, aggressive and innovative Legislative Director. Strong background in tech, trade, tax and economic policy issues a plus. Person will be responsible for managing the entire legislative operation including legislative assistants and correspondents; assisting in the development of message, policy positions and legislative initiatives; creating and implementing long and short-term legislative priorities for the Senator and implementing effective outreach program to state and national constituencies. Successful candidate will have strong written and oral communication skills, an in-depth knowledge of Senate legislative operations, an ability to create a dynamic legislative agenda, sound political judgment, the ability to function in fast-paced office and solid management skills. Knowledge of northwestern U.S. issues helpful. Salary commensurate with experience. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225795 COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR -

Democratic Senator seeks a Communications Director for a very active national, DC and state organization. This is a senior position on the Senator’s leadership team. Candidates with strong strategic planning, management, Senate and campaign experience are encouraged to apply. Responsibilities include: developing, planning and executing the Senator’s long-term communications strategy; preparing for state and national press events and interviews; developing talking points and written materials. This position requires facilitating relationships with national and in-state reporters, and working collaboratively with the Senator’s policy team and state staff, as well as managing the communications team. Ideal candidates are proactive, detail-oriented communicators with strong writing and leadership skills, who thrive under tight deadlines. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line.


 
225788 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Co-Chairman of the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control seeks a Legislative Assistant to work on international and domestic narcotics issues. Areas of emphasis on the international side include but are not limited to Afghanistan, China, Colombia, and Mexico. Areas of emphasis on the domestic side include synthetic drugs, controlled substance analogues, marijuana, cocaine, prescription drugs, and heroin.  The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated and organized multi-tasker with strong writing skills and attention to detail. Responsibilities include, among other things, developing legislative proposals and drafting reports, statements, memoranda and position papers on domestic and international narcotics issues. At least 2-3 years of experience working on related issues, ideally on Capitol Hill, is preferred. Strong writing skills are essential. Please send resume, cover letter and two relevant writing samples to drugcaucusjob@gmail.com.


 
225773 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Northeast Democratic Senator seeks Legislative Assistant to handle telecom and technology portfolio.  Individual must be knowledgeable of current legislative and non-legislative issues and have a thorough understanding of the legislative process and the Senate’s organization and procedures.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, advising and staffing the Senator, analyzing legislative developments, recommending strategies on bills and amendments, and working closely with state staff and a robust press operation.  This position requires outstanding oral communication and writing skills, as well as the ability to conduct strong research and analysis.  A successful candidate will possess excellent academic credentials and will have the ability to produce quality work under pressure in an extremely fast-paced environment.  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 cover letter and resume to leg_jobs@schumer.senate.gov, ATTN: Telecom LA in the subject line.


 
225710 STAFF ASSISTANT -

Midwest Republican Senator’s DC Office seeks highly organized, personable, dependable and professional Staff Assistant for a very busy front office. Responsibilities include answering telephones, greeting visitors, responding to requests for assistance, and constituent tour reservations. An ability to juggle multiple tasks is critical. Applicants must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and be able to work well in a team environment. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225658 PROGRAMMER/WEB DEVELOPER -

Democratic Leadership seeks a programmer/web developer for the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee. Responsibilities will include maintaining and administering the front/back end website that is accessible to Democratic offices and assisting the Director of Vote Information with caucus services. The ideal candidate will have expertise in PHP, SQL, HTML/CSS, and JavaScript/jQuery. Knowledge of the Senate is desirable and an understanding of Senate voting practices and procedures is 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. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225600 NYC PRESS SECRETARY -

Senator Gillibrand seeks a NYC-based press secretary to handle NYC, Long Island, Westchester and Spanish-language media. The ideal candidate must be an excellent and quick writer, have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and be able to multi-task successfully. Ability to write and speak fluently in Spanish is required. Given this position's location in NYC, the NYC press secretary must be aggressive and highly self-motivated. The successful candidate must have a sharp attention for detail and a strong work ethic. Primary responsibilities include writing press releases, building press conferences, preparing and staffing the senator, coordinating with key stakeholders, monitoring media and generating ideas for downstate press. The press secretary must develop and maintain good relationships with New York media. Travel is required. Qualified candidates should have relevant communications experience, particularly in New York, in government, campaigns, or related organizations.  Senator Gillibrand’s office is an equal opportunity employer.  Interested candidates should apply HERE.


 
225561 PRESS INTERNSHIP -

The Office of U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is looking for an individual who is interested in a full-time Press Internship, starting immediately. If accepted, you will work closely with the communications team and gain valuable experience. Interns help coordinate logistics for press conferences in the U.S. Capitol, answer press calls, assist with media monitoring, rapid response, and the Senator’s daily clips collection and distribution. Tasks require individuals to be detail oriented with strong writing and grammar skills. Recent graduates with a communication or political science background are encouraged to apply. This position is for immediate availability only. To apply: Please fill out the DC Press Internship Application which can be found at: HERE.