Revised: January 19, 2019 at 12:01 AM

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224804 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Moderate Democratic Senator seeks an experienced, energetic individual to handle the legislative portfolio covering energy, environment, and agriculture with a focus on miners’ issues. Responsibilities will include monitoring of legislative developments, professionally representing the Senator, formulating strategic policy agenda, preparing materials for meetings, briefings, and hearings, working closely with state offices and ensuring senior staff and the Senator are abreast of important developments. This position requires excellent communication, research and writing skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment. Additionally, qualified candidates should be experienced in the issue areas assigned. Prior Hill experience is required. Preference will be given to applicants with strong Appalachian ties. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224803 CORRESPONDENCE AND DATABASE MANAGER -

Democratic Senator is seeking a Correspondence and Database Manager responsible for managing the constituent management system (VOICE) for the office to include managing incoming and outgoing mail, working closely with legislative and state staff to ensure a timely response to all constituent mail, and creating custom lists and reports from the database. Candidates should be detail-oriented with excellent computer skills, organizational skills, and the ability to discern among a variety of legislative issue topics. Ideal candidate should be a self-starter who can work independently; must be able to multi-task and work under tight time constraints in a team-oriented environment. Previous experience with a constituent management system – particularly VOICE – is a plus. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224802 STAFF ASSISTANT -

Senator Joe Manchin seeks an energetic, friendly, and dedicated person to serve as Staff Assistant. This person will possess a high-degree of organization with the ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Duties include, but are not limited to answering and routing telephone calls, fulfilling various constituent requests, greeting visitors, leading tours of the Capitol and tallying constituent opinion calls. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, work well in a team setting, be flexible in a demanding environment and have excellent oral and written communication skills. Candidates with West Virginia ties only please. Please submit a resume and cover letter to resumes@manchin.senate.gov with “Staff Assistant position” in the subject line


 
224801 SPECIAL ASSISTANT -

Minority Staff of a Senate national security committee is seeking a highly motivated, well-organized individual for the position of Special Assistant. Primary responsibilities include: providing administrative support to the Committee’s minority staff director; preparing official correspondence and preparatory materials for Ranking Member; maintaining the Committee’s records; and performing limited legislative research projects. To qualify, an applicant should be a college graduate; have at least one year of previous office experience; be detail oriented; and have strong writing and editing skills. Experience in one or more of the following areas is also desirable: office management/administration, records management, or event planning. The ability to work with minimum supervision, handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and operate in a fast-paced environment are also required. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience. We are an equal opportunity employer. Please email a cover letter and resume to specialassistantapplication@gmail.com.  Please note that the Committee will not accept any phone calls, e-mails, or walk-ins with respect to this announcement


 
224800 INVESTIGATIONS COUNSEL -

Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Minority Senator seeks a Counsel to support the Committee’s oversight and investigations function.  Primary responsibilities include the entrepreneurial development and execution of oversight and investigations within the Committee’s jurisdiction; conducting research; drafting reports and 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 should have experience with congressional or law enforcement investigations. 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 “INVESTIGATIONS COUNSEL” in the subject line


 
224799 LEGISLATIVE DIRECTOR -

Senior Democratic member is seeking a highly motivated individual with extensive legislative, management, and political experience. Responsibilities include coordinating the Senator’s agenda w/ Senate Leadership and floor staff, overseeing floor activity, and managing an aggressive legislative staff. Qualified candidates should have an in-depth knowledge of the legislative process, coalition building, and have the ability to maintain strategic relationships with constituent organizations. This position requires the ability to maintain, update and advance the Senator’s legislative priorities both short and long term. Candidates must be able to meet short deadlines and juggle many priorities in a fast-paced environment. This is not an entry level position. Political experience is highly desired. 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.


 
224798 PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBER -

Senior Democrat on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee is seeking a Professional Staff Member to conduct oversight of federal spending and to advance legislation related to the Government Affairs jurisdiction of the committee. The primary duties of this position will include generating oversight opportunities of wasteful or ineffective government spending, developing legislative strategies for addressing and remedying wasteful spending, managing the Senator’s policy positions related to the committee’s Government Affairs jurisdiction, meeting with stakeholders, federal agencies and other legislative offices to build support for the Senator’s legislative and oversight agenda, and preparing the Senator for subcommittee and full committee hearings within the staff’s policy portfolio.  The ideal candidate should have a mix of legislative and oversight experience; experience investigating waste, fraud and abuse; strong writing and communication skills; and an interest in / ability to work across the aisle to get things done.  This is not an entry level position.  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. To do so, please e-mail a resume and writing sample to demsenatorjob@gmail.com with "Federal Spending Oversight Staffer" in the subject line.


 
224797 DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF DIGITAL MEDIA -

Senior Democratic Senator seeks experienced traditional and digital communicator to help update an already robust press operation, working with both personal office and committee staff. Responsibilities for the Deputy Director of Digital Media include: designing and implementing cutting edge digital components to legislative and constituent driven priorities, drafting weekly and monthly digital strategy calendar and corresponding analytics reports, working side by side with legislative and communications teams on messaging plans, working with outside groups to support messaging strategy, and maintaining the Senator’s website. Strong writing, data, and digital management skills a must. Graphic design or video editing skills 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 submit resume, cover letter and writing sample to employment@email.senate.gov with “Deputy Director of Digital Media” in the subject line.


 
224796 WRITER -

The Senate Democratic Media Center seeks a talented, creative content writer to join our team. Responsibilities include video script writing, blog writing, digital writing for platforms like Twitter and Facebook, and graphic copy. Working out of the office of Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer, our team produces digital content for all Democratic Senators. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated relevant writing experience. Previous government writing, communications or digital experience is preferred but not required. Writing and editing skills in Spanish are a plus. We’re seeking applicants with high energy, enthusiasm, and who are willing to be a team-player. 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 “Writer” in the subject line.


 
224795 PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBER -

The Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee (Democratic staff) seeks a Professional Staff Member to handle small business issues related to federal regulations, appropriations, and the budget. Applicants should have an advanced understanding of federal rulemaking, Small Business Administration programs and policies, and the Federal budget process. Prior experience on Capitol Hill is preferred. Excellent oral and written communications skills, a demonstrated capability to generate new ideas, and the ability to formulate and analyze legislation are required. Please e-mail a cover letter, writing sample, and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224794 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Western Democratic Senator seeks an experienced Legislative Assistant to handle foreign relations, defense, veterans, and intelligence issues.  Individual will be responsible for: monitoring pending legislation in assigned issue areas; drafting amendments and bills; meeting with constituents and overall stakeholder engagement; and preparing briefing materials for the Senator.  Hill experience required. Law degree and TS/SCI Clearance preferred but not required. This is not an entry-level position.  Qualified candidates will also have strong writing, analytical, negotiation, and organizational skills, as well as the ability to operate effectively under pressure while juggling multiple tasks and work well as part of a team. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224793 REGIONAL MANAGER -

Senator Casey seeks a Regional Manager for his Scranton office to oversee all regional outreach under the direction of the State Director and the Deputy State Director.  This individual will: act as the Senator's liaison to all government, community and constituent groups and civic leaders in their assigned geographic area; monitor developments, opinions and concerns in the region and update the Senator accordingly; attend civic meetings, community gatherings, and other events, representing the Senator in his absence; as well as other duties assigned. The ideal candidate will have excellent oral and written communications skills, a demonstrated capability to generate new ideas, and the ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment. Qualified applicants will have several years of experience in government, community outreach and/or political organizing and solid ties to Scranton and/or northeastern Pennsylvania in addition to a strong knowledge of state government, local issues, geography and demographics. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject line “Regional Manager.”  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.


 
224792 PRESS ASSISTANT -

Senator Cardin seeks a college graduate with top notch writing skills. Duties include assisting press operations, writing to constituents and traveling with the Senator daily. Candidates must live in the Baltimore area and have own reliable vehicle. Please email cover letter, resume and brief writing sample (all documents saved with your name in the title) to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject title. No phone calls or direct contact with the office, please.


 
224791 COUNSEL/PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBER -

Democratic Senator on the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee seeks a Counsel/Professional staff. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing legislative and policy proposals; agency oversight; drafting policy memoranda; attending constituent and stakeholder meetings; and preparing for Congressional hearings and floor debate. Applicants should have knowledge of the National Labor Relations Act, Davis-Bacon and Related Acts, the Service Contract Act, and other employment law statutes. They must also work well under pressure, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and have a desire to learn. Applicants with a law degree are strongly preferred. CLOSES February 1. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to: HELPDemsJob@gmail.com. The 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


 
224790 STAFF ASSISTANT -

Northeastern Democratic Senator is seeking a personable, dependable, and professional Staff Assistant for a very busy front office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: answering and routing incoming telephone calls, greeting visitors, assisting persons who have appointments with the Senator and other staff members, maintaining stock of information for visitors and constituents, and assisting the Administrative Director as needed. The ideal candidate will be able to work well under pressure, have excellent interpersonal skills, be able to work well in a team environment, and have excellent oral communications skills. 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 send both cover letter and resume to: senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224789 PRESS/DIGITAL ASSISTANT -

The Ranking Member of a Senate Committee is seeking a press/digital assistant to support a fast-paced and proactive press office. Responsibilities include compiling press clips, drafting written materials, creating content for social media platforms and website and maintaining press lists. The ideal candidate will be detailed-oriented and possess strong written and verbal communication skills. Salary and title are commensurate with 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. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume and at least three writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line.


 
224788 SUMMER 2019 CLERKSHIP SENATE PSI -

The Democratic staff of the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI), the chief investigative subcommittee of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, is seeking current law students for unpaid, full-time legal clerkships for Summer 2019. The law clerks will participate in a variety of projects, including conducting legal research, drafting letters and document requests, conducting document review, as well as preparing memoranda and materials for subcommittee hearings. The clerkship provides a unique opportunity to participate in congressional investigations regarding a broad range of issues. Applicants must be self-motivated, hard-working, well-organized and have strong written and oral communication skills. Interested applicants should submit a brief cover letter that includes your anticipated availability, a resume, and writing sample of no more than 10 pages. All application materials must be submitted by email, to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov, in a single PDF document submitted by 5:00 p.m. EST on February 15, 2019. Please include the job referral number in the subject line of your application submission email. No phone calls or drop-ins please.


 
224787 CHIEF CLERK -

The U.S. Senate Select Committee on Ethics seeks a Chief Clerk to provide administrative, operational and budgetary support to the Committee. The Chief Clerk works closely with the Committee’s Chief Counsel/Staff Director and other staff leaders in the day-to-day operations of the Committee. The Chief Clerk’s responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: maintaining the Committee’s budget; preparing reports; on-boarding new employees; maintaining Committee records and financial data; supervising administrative staff; supporting Committee meetings and hearings; supporting the staff in carrying out all Committee functions, overseeing various administrative functions of the Committee; assisting in the development and administration of office policies and procedures; and other duties as assigned. This is a non-partisan position which requires the ability to serve all members of the Committee and 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 be highly organized and detail oriented, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and have the sound judgment necessary to handle matters that arise before the Committee. Experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable: office management/administration, records management, personnel management, paralegal, budget planning/oversight, and/or non-partisan Senate/House office/committee. All applicants must possess a Bachelor’s Degree and have a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience. The Committee is an equal employment opportunity employer. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to mailbox_office@ethics.senate.gov


 
224786 STAFF ASSISTANT -

The Select Committee on Ethics seeks a Staff Assistant to provide administrative support to the Committee.  The Staff Assistant’s responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:  answering phones and routing calls, managing the reception desk, data entry, filing, drafting correspondence and other written work, performing research, working with a variety of databases and computer programs, providing support to the Committee’s professional staff, and various other administrative duties as assigned. This is a non-partisan position which requires the ability to serve all members of the Committee and 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 be highly organized and detail oriented, possess exceptional customer service and communication skills, and have the sound judgment necessary to handle matters that arise before the Committee. All applicants must possess a Bachelor’s Degree. The Committee is an equal employment opportunity employer. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to mailbox_office@ethics.senate.gov


 
224785 COUNSEL -

Democratic Senator seeks Counsel to advise on nominations, manage the judiciary portfolio, and staff the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC). Responsibilities will include vetting judicial and executive branch nominees, providing vote recommendations on nominations, serving as principal oversight and investigations counsel, advising the Senator on policy matters before HSGAC, preparing the Senator for hearings, drafting and advancing legislation, providing vote recommendations on issues within the assigned policy portfolio, and representing the Senator in meetings with constituents and stakeholders. Significant Senate legislative experience and a J.D. are required. This is a senior legislative position. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in immigration policy. Western ties are a plus. Candidates with diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. This office is an equal opportunity employer. Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to 2019SenateCounselResumes@gmail.com


 
224784 PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBER -

The Democratic staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs seeks an individual with expertise on the regulation and supervision of financial institutions.  The position’s responsibilities include providing analysis and advice on financial services laws, specifically those pertaining to large banks and insurance companies. Applicants must possess exceptional written and oral communication skills and analytical abilities as well as the sound judgment necessary to evaluate matters that arise before the Committee.  All applicants must have a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience.  Experience drafting legislation, or writing rules at a financial regulatory agency is desirable but not required.  The Committee is an equal employment opportunity employer. To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and short writing sample (no longer than 10 pages) to senatebankingdemocrats@gmail.com.  No calls please.


 
224783 PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBER (PSM) -

Republican Chairman of Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs seeks talented PSM to join a high-performing policy & legislative team.  Duties include: issue/policy analysis; researching, drafting and advancing legislation; planning and conducting hearings; staffing Chairman in meetings and hearings; sustained, effective oversight of the Department of Veterans Affairs; briefing Senators and their staffs; engaging with senior executive branch officials; synthesizing complex information into concise essentials for a non-expert audience; advocating for a thoughtful position or policy outcome; and building win-win relationships with stakeholders, both internal and external. Successful candidates will be: analytical, tenacious, and truly collaborative. Must be able to develop and execute thoughtful strategies to achieve legislative and oversight priorities. Communication skills required to be top notch: issue briefs must be focused, on-point and incisive (brevity demanded, wit encouraged). Ultimately, candidate must: achieve strong, positive outcomes for veterans in a dynamic, ego-free, and bipartisan environment.  Policy areas: will be based on candidate’s background and needs of the Committee. This is not an entry level position. Military service, and/or a demonstrated passion for veterans’ policy/issues, is strongly preferred. Prior legislative branch or executive branch experience is a big plus. Candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Please provide a cover letter (statement of interest) and resume to rep_hiring@vetaff.senate.gov. Include job referral number in the subject line. Save materials in a single .pdf file, named your “Last Name, First Name”.  The deadline to apply is Monday, February 4, 2019.


 
224782 PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBER (PSM), HEALTH CARE -

Republican Chairman of Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs seeks talented health care PSM to join a high-performing policy & legislative team. Duties include: issue/policy analysis; researching, drafting and advancing legislation; planning and conducting hearings; staffing Chairman in meetings and hearings; sustained, effective oversight of the Department of Veterans Affairs; briefing Senators and their staffs; engaging with senior executive branch officials; synthesizing complex information into concise essentials for a non-expert audience; advocating for a thoughtful position or policy outcome; and building win-win relationships with stakeholders, both internal and external.  Successful candidates will be: analytical, tenacious, and truly collaborative. Must be able to develop and execute thoughtful strategies to achieve legislative and oversight priorities. Communication skills required to be top notch: issue briefs must be focused, on-point and incisive (brevity demanded, wit encouraged). Ultimately, candidate must: achieve strong, positive outcomes for veterans in a dynamic, ego-free, and bipartisan environment. Policy areas: seeking a candidate with significant health care or health care policy background, gained through either advanced professional education or practical experience, or both.  Assigned issue areas would likely include: veterans’ health, military health, women’s health, mental health, rural health, health care quality, health care access, telemedicine/technology, and innovation in health care. This is not an entry level position. Military service, and/or a demonstrated passion for veterans’ policy/issues, is strongly preferred. Prior legislative branch or executive branch experience is a big plus. Candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Please provide a cover letter (statement of interest) and resume to rep_hiring@vetaff.senate.gov. Include job referral number in the subject line. Save materials in a single .pdf file, named your “Last Name, First Name”.  The deadline to apply is Monday, February 4, 2019.


 
224781 DRIVER/STAFF ASSISTANT -

Senator Casey is seeking an in-state driver/staff assistant. 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. It’s preferable for this applicant to be based in Scranton, but applicants from Harrisburg and SEPA are encouraged to apply. A can-do attitude, attention to detail, discretion, ability to handle multiple projects, be resourceful and strong oral and written communication abilities are required. Successful candidates must have a spotless driving record and be available to work evenings and weekends. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter and resume to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject line “In-state Driver/Staff 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.


 
224780 LAW ENFORCEMENT PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBER -

Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Minority Senator seeks Professional Staff Member to support the Committee’s oversight and legislative activities related to law enforcement issues. This includes but is not limited to drug smuggling, Federal Protective Services, Secret Service, CBP/ICE (non-immigration related), first responder issues, emergency communications, and civil rights/civil liberties.  Primary responsibilities include the proactive 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, be able to handle multiple projects at once, and be able to obtain a security clearance. 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 strongly 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 Law Enforcement PSM” in the subject line


 
224779 DOMESTIC SECURITY PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBER -

Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Minority Senator seeks Professional Staff Member to support the Committee’s oversight and legislative activities related to chemical and biological security. This includes but is not limited to chemical security/CFATS, bio and agriculture security, pandemic preparedness and response, Coast Guard, arctic policy, and space weather.  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. 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 strongly 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 Domestic Security PSM” in the subject line


 
224778 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


 
224775 DIGITAL DIRECTOR -

Western Democratic Senator seeks a Digital Director to oversee digital communications across personal office and Senate Committee. Interested applicants should be innovative, hard-working, detail-oriented, creative, and a team player who can work closely with other members of the communications and policy teams to meet the office’s communications and engagement goals using digital platforms. Applicants must display a deep understanding of how digital strategies and technologies integrate into a Senator's goals, work, and communications in Washington, D.C. and in the home state—as well as how digital tools and platforms can be used to communicate and engage on complex issues to multiple audiences. Responsibilities include: developing a long-term digital strategy, analyzing online performance for future optimization, managing website, driving engagement on and maintaining all social media platforms, managing e-mail program, coordinating digital messaging with outside groups and other member offices, and creating video content and other compelling visual content including infographics and other shareable visuals. 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 character cover letter summary, a cover letter, resume, and five examples of digital work, including an original graphic and video, a writing sample (e-mail or similar), and work within a social media campaign to westerndemcomms@gmail.com


 
224774 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: APPLY NOW


 
224773 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) is seeking a Legislative Assistant to serve as principal policy advisor on issues related to Veterans Affairs, health care and disability rights. Responsibilities include developing and implementing strategies to achieve the Senator’s legislative and oversight priorities; analyzing legislation and developing recommendations; representing the Senator with constituents and stakeholders; and overseeing work of a Legislative Aide, Legislative Correspondent and interns. The ideal candidate will be a title 38 expert with experience working on Veterans legislation and conducting oversight of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Qualified candidates should also possess experience working on health care issues and disability policy. The office is looking for proven success advancing legislative proposals and oversight initiatives; excellent writing ability and a demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. Military experience, Senate experience and Illinois ties are strongly preferred. The Office of Senator Tammy Duckworth is an equal opportunity employer. Please contact us for any accommodations needed in the application process. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224772 DEPUTY CHIEF CLERK -

Senate Committee is seeking a Deputy Chief Clerk to assist in managing the legislative, administrative, financial, and logistical requirements of the Committee.  Responsibilities include assisting the Chief Clerk in the overall management of hearings and business meetings, processing vouchers, overseeing room schedules, orientating new staff and interns, liaising with offices inside and outside of the Senate, and other tasks as assigned. Qualified applicants must be a team player, reliable, proactive, and tech-savvy. This position requires strong communication skills, acute attention to detail, and the ability to manage changing priorities and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224770 PRESS SECRETARY -

New England Democratic Senator looking for highly motivated Press Secretary with exceptional writing skills. Ideal applicant is a quick but dynamic writer, detail-oriented, able to toggle between numerous policy issues successfully, and best in a fast-paced media environment. The Press Secretary will be responsible for writing press releases, advisories, quotes, op-eds, as well as policy materials for hearings and the Senate floor. He or she will also help coordinate interviews with reporters, set up press conferences, develop relationships with the national and local media, and occasionally staff the Senator at events. The ideal applicant will have at least 2-5 years of demonstrated experience working on a communications team, preferably on Capitol Hill or in a campaign setting. New England ties are a plus. If interested, please submit cover letter, resume, and two writing samples via email to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224769 SUMMER LAW CLERK - SENATOR BLUMENTHAL -

Senator Blumenthal is hiring a team of full-time Law Clerks for the summer. Senator Blumenthal’s Law Clerk Program allows individuals to become part of the legislative team that manages the Judiciary Committee portfolio for Senator Blumenthal. Law Clerks will be responsible for advising senior staff and Senator Blumenthal on legislative decisions, as well as drafting legislation, performing legal research and writing, and composing a variety of written materials. Law Clerks may also have the opportunity to collaborate with staff members in other policy areas as well, 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 (1) be currently enrolled in an accredited JD program, or (2) have a JD from an accredited program. Demonstrated interest in public service is preferred. To apply for the program, please submit a cover letter, resume, one 3-5 page writing sample, and current transcript to jobs@blumenthal.senate.gov with the subject line Judiciary Law Clerk. This is an unpaid position. Applications for the fall, spring, and summer sessions are processed on a rolling basis. Applications for the summer will be considered on a rolling basis until February 15


 
224768 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

The Office of Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) seeks a Legislative Correspondent to work on national security and foreign policy issues. Duties include assisting the National Security Policy Advisor on Armed Services Committee work, drafting memos and correspondence, meeting with constituents and other duties as assigned. Applicant should bring solid written and oral communication skills, a willingness to learn and grow, and a strong work ethic. Demonstrated knowledge of and keen interest in global security and defense policy highly desired. Iowa ties are strongly 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.


 
224767 CONSTITUENT VISITOR ASSISTANT (PAID) -

Temporary position(s) available to assist Southern Republican Senate office leading tours of the United States Capitol in the spring.  Ideal candidates will be enthusiastic, energetic, possess a positive attitude and have the capability to work with large groups in a high-paced environment. Previous experience leading tours of historic buildings is a plus, but not required. Training will be provided. Other duties will include general staff and office support when not conducting tours. Qualified candidates must commit to working March 1, 2019 through May 10, 2019, including Spring break. Resumes and cover letters along with hours of availability will be received by email at vacancygop@gmail.com


 
224766 DEPUTY PRESS SECRETARY -

The Democratic staff of the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee is seeking a skilled writer to support the press operation. Duties include writing speeches, talking points, press releases, reports and other communications materials. The ideal candidate is a creative, detail-oriented and experienced writer capable of distilling a wide range of complex policy issues into relatable messaging. Additional duties will include pitching and fielding incoming press inquiries. Position requires strong research skills and the ability to operate under tight deadlines. Previous Capitol Hill or similar experience is preferred. 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 strongly 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 Deputy Press Secretary” in the subject line


 
224765 PRESS/DIGITAL ASSISTANT -

The Democratic staff of the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee is seeking a press/digital assistant to support a fast-paced and proactive press office. Responsibilities include compiling press clips, monitoring breaking news, assisting with content creation for social media platforms and website, building press lists and drafting other written materials. The ideal candidate will be detailed-oriented and possess strong written and verbal communication skills. Previous experience working with digital platforms is preferred. 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 strongly 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 Press Assistant” in the subject line


 
224764 2019 SPRING INTERNSHIP -

The office of Senator John Boozman is accepting applications for spring 2019 internships (Jan-May 2019) in the Washington, D.C. office. Prospective interns should be responsible, focused, self-motivated, and organized. Duties will include answering phones, giving US Capitol tours, maintaining the front office, processing mail, attending hearings and briefings, as well as assisting staff with research, communications, and/or constituent services projects as needed. This is an excellent opportunity for college students who are interested in the political process and are seeking practical, hands-on experience in a Capitol Hill office. Start and end dates are negotiable.  Internships are unpaid, but academic credit is available for qualifying students. Candidates must have completed at least two years of college work prior to their internship and must either be a U.S. citizen or in the U.S. legally. Arkansas ties preferred, but not mandatory. Those interested should submit applications online at: http://www.boozman.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/internships. Deadline to apply is January 31st, 2019


 
224763 CONSTITUENT SERVICES LIAISON -

U.S. Senator John Cornyn’s North Texas Regional Office, located in Dallas, is now accepting resumes for a full-time Constituent Services Liaison to start immediately. A background in government or public service is preferred. Senator Cornyn’s Constituent Services staff works with the Senator to assist Texans having difficulties with various federal agencies. For more information on constituent services, visit the “Help with Federal Agencies” section of Senator Cornyn’s website at http://cornyn.senate.gov/. This entry level position offers a unique opportunity to gain experience and valuable insight into Senate procedure in an office that handles a wide range of issues. The primary duties of the Constituent Services Liaison are answering constituent telephone calls, sorting constituent mail, ordering office supplies, drafting letters, and assisting the Senator’s Constituent Services casework staff. Full-time paid position: Starting salary $33,000. Qualifications: four-year college degree, must have graduated by start date; strong written and oral communication skills; proficient in Microsoft Office applications; ability to be self-motivated and flexible while handling multiple tasks; ability to complete tasks quickly and effectively with minimal supervision; able to maintain a positive attitude and possess exceptional interpersonal skills in a deadline-driven work environment. Applicants should submit by email a résumé (with GPA), college transcript, and a cover letter explaining why they are interested in working for Senator John Cornyn to: Office of U.S. Senator John Cornyn; ATTN: Michael Gerhart, Deputy Director of Constituent Services; 5001 Spring Valley Road, Suite 1125E, Dallas, Texas 75244; 972-239-1310 (telephone);  972-239-2110 (fax); dallas_office@cornyn.senate.gov.


 
224762 LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL -

Western Democratic Senator seeks a Legislative Counsel to cover a broad portfolio that includes judiciary, commerce, and appropriations issues, including: immigration, judicial nominations, criminal justice and civil rights, government reform, transportation, technology, civilian space, and other related issues. The position requires excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, knowledge of the legislative process, and strong negotiation and analytical skills. Additional duties include developing and executing legislative initiatives; monitoring of legislative developments; representing the Senator; working with stakeholders; preparing materials for meetings, briefings, and events; working with state staff; and coordinating closely with staff and the Senator. This position requires the ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment. A J.D. is preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224761 SPEECHWRITER -

Republican Senator looking to add talented speechwriter to an aggressive five-person communications team. This position’s primary responsibility will be drafting speeches and remarks for the senator, as well as op-eds, press releases, and other content. Qualified candidates MUST be strong writers able to translate complex legislative concepts quickly and produce clear, concise content understandable to the media and constituents. Ideal candidates will have experience working press and/or policy in a congressional office. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224757 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.


 
224756 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.


 
224755 IMMIGRATION & BORDER SECURITY COUNSEL/PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBER -

The Democratic staff of the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee is seeking a Professional Staff Member/Counsel to support the Committee’s oversight and legislative activities related to border security and immigration. Significant immigration policy experience including at least five years of legislative or legal experiences is required. 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 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. 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 strongly 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 Immigration Position” in the subject line


 
224754 COMMITTEE STAFF ASSISTANT -

The Democratic staff of the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee is seeking a Staff Assistant to handle administrative tasks, answer phones, greet office visitors, manage interns, distribute mail, and support the Office Manager and Staff Director. Qualified applicants must be outgoing and dependable with excellent organizational and communication skills. 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 strongly 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 Assistant" in the subject line


 
224753 DIGITAL PRESS SECRETARY -

New England Democratic Senator looking for highly motivated Digital Press Secretary (DPS). The DPS will be responsible for crafting social media posts, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Medium, and shooting and producing compelling and timely videos. He or she will also help monitor digital media, and work with reporters from digital based outlets in coordination with the Press Team. The ideal applicant will be able to visualize and execute digital campaigns around policy rollouts, as well as respond quickly to breaking news with an eye toward creating viral moments. This is not an entry-level position. Applicants should have at least two years of experience in the communications field, ideally in a digital focused role. Capitol Hill or campaign experience is a plus, but not required. If interested, please submit a resume and digital portfolio including previous social media work and two videos via email to demdigitalpresssec@gmail.com.


 
224752 COUNSEL/PROFESSIONAL COMMITTEE STAFF -

Committee Chair seeks experienced counsel/legislative staffer to handle a broad issue portfolio. Successful applicant will have excellent oral and written communication skills, an ability to analyze issues, sound political judgment, experience working in a fast-paced team-oriented environment, and a track record of independent legislative work. Responsibilities include developing and reviewing legislative proposals, drafting written memos and vote recommendations, verbally briefing senior staff and the Senator, staffing the Senator in meetings and hearings, and communicating with key stakeholders and constituents. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224742 HEALTH POLICY LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Democratic Senator seeks Health Policy Legislative Assistant to staff the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee. Responsibilities will include advising the Senator on policy matters before the committee, preparing the Senator for hearings, drafting and advancing legislation, providing vote recommendations on issues within the assigned policy portfolio, and representing the Senator in meetings with constituents and stakeholders. The ideal candidate will have significant health policy experience, preferably with a background in the Affordable Care Act, Medicare, Medicaid, prescription drug coverage, aging issues, women’s health, rural health, mental health, disability rights, graduate medical education, medical innovation, and telemedicine. Senate experience strongly preferred. Western ties and an advanced degree in a relevant policy area are a plus. Candidates with diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. This office is an equal opportunity employer. Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to 2019SenateHealthLA@gmail.com.


 
224740 CONSTITUENT SERVICE 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


 
224738 ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR -

Democratic Senator seeks an experienced individual to serve as Administrative Director for a staff of 50 in both the DC and State offices. THIS IS NOT AN ENTRY LEVEL POSITION. Responsibilities include assisting staff with personnel matters; managing the office budget, including payroll and other expenses; developing and enforcing administrative policies and procedures for the office; providing input for and assisting in the hiring and orienting of new staff; serving as a liaison with the Senate Disbursing Office; maintaining personnel files; and other duties as required. Competitive applicants will have Senate experience, familiarity with Web FMIS and TranSAAct, and prior management responsibilities. Candidates should also be proactive, engaged, and able to work with a diverse range of staff. Please include a resume and cover letter to: DCSenateJobOpening@gmail.com.


 
224737 DIGITAL DIRECTOR -

Senior GOP Senator with an active legislative and committee portfolio seeks a Digital Director to support and grow the Senator’s digital presence. This role is a member of the Communications team, and the ideal candidate will be a hard worker, team player, and strong writer able to juggle multiple projects and deadlines at once. Applicants should have at least two years of experience in digital communications including video production, graphic design, vendor and eNewsletter management, and data analytics. This is not an entry level position, and experience working directly with a principal is preferred. To apply, please send resumes and portfolios to GOPdigitaldirectoropening@gmail.com


 
224736 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Moderate Democratic Senator seeks an experienced, energetic individual to handle the legislative portfolio covering labor and workforce issues and healthcare policy with a focus on addressing the opioid epidemic.  Responsibilities will include constant monitoring of legislative developments, professionally representing the Senator, formulating strategic policy agenda, preparing materials for meetings, briefings, and hearings, working closely with state offices and ensuring senior staff and the Senator are abreast of important developments.  This position requires excellent communication, research and writing skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment. Additionally, qualified candidates should be experienced in the issue areas assigned.  Prior Hill experience is required. Preference will be given to applicants with strong Appalachian ties. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224735 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.


 
224734 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Moderate Democratic Senator seeks an experienced Legislative Assistant to manage a broad portfolio of health care and education policy. Core responsibilities include developing and advancing bipartisan legislation, providing vote recommendations on legislation and nominations, planning events on key policy priorities, working with advocates and constituents, and staffing the Senator at hearings and meetings. Ideal candidates will have strong interpersonal skills, a proven ability to overcome obstacles with creativity and innovative thinking, and a genuine passion for improving health care and education.  An advanced degree and Delaware ties are a plus. This is not an entry level position. Please send cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224733 INTERNS -

A southern Republican office is seeking interns in his Washington, D.C. office for the Spring of 2019. Interns will assist staff members with administrative, legislative and communications work. Typical intern duties include answering constituent calls, opening and sorting constituent mail, giving tours, etc. along with working with the Senator and his staff on research and legislation. Internships are open to undergraduate students and recent college graduates. Preference is given to applicants with southern ties. To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224730 SUMMER 2019 CLERKSHIP - U.S. SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE -

Senator Feinstein is seeking current or recently graduated law students for unpaid, part-time or full-time law clerkships in her Senate Judiciary Committee office in Washington, D.C.  The clerkship will begin in May and end in August.  Judiciary staffers advise the Senator in areas related to national security, terrorism, criminal and civil law, immigration, civil rights, privacy, intellectual property, and judicial nominations.  Law clerks assist staff with legislative and oversight responsibilities and engage in a range of activities, including, but not limited to, attending hearings, conducting legal research, and drafting briefing memoranda for the Senator.  Some general office support is also required.  Ideal candidates are current students or recent alumni who wish to learn about the legislative process, and are interested in government and public interest law. Candidates should have excellent writing and research skills, and the ability to work independently, as well as part of a team.  Strong written and oral communication skills and a good sense of humor are essential. Please e-mail your resume, a cover letter that includes your availability, your unofficial transcript, a short writing sample, and a list of at least three references to vacancies@email.senate.gov.  All application materials must be submitted by 5:00 pm EST on Friday, February 8, 2019


 
224729 LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL -

Midwestern Democrat seeks a Legislative Counsel to cover a legislative portfolio for the Senator including judicial nominations, criminal justice reform, civil rights, campaign finance and related issues. Additionally, the Legislative Counsel will cover privacy, telecom and consumer protection issues for the Senator’s work on the Senate Commerce Committee. 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 entrepreneurially 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 and a J.D. is required. 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 “Legislative Counsel” in the subject line


 
224728 LEGISLATIVE AIDE -

Midwestern Democrat seeks Legislative Aide to cover issues under the Commerce Committee’s jurisdiction, as well as agriculture, environment, energy and Native American issues.  The Legislative Aide will support the Senior Legislative Counsel. This is not a junior position and prior legislative experience is 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. 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 “Legislative Aide” in the subject line


 
224727 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Midwestern Democrat seeks a Legislative Correspondent. 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. 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 submit a resume and cover letter to SenateLegJobs@gmail.com with “Legislative Correspondent” in the subject line


 
224726 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.


 
224724 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 send cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224723 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.


 
224721 GENERAL COUNSEL -

Republican Senator seeking an experienced Counsel to handle a portfolio that will cover issues related to the Judiciary Committee, oversight of Federal agencies, legislative drafting, and parliamentary matters. Candidates should have prior experience working on Capitol Hill or in the Executive or Judicial Branch. Ideal candidates possess at least four years of relevant legal experience. Candidates should be self-motivated with excellent oral and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills; comprehensive knowledge of judicial and legislative processes, and strong negotiation and analytical skills. Candidates should have a desire for high level of responsibility and initiative, be able to work well under pressure and tight timeframes and be able to function effectively as a member of a team.  J.D. is required; please no recent graduates. Please send cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224720 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Republican Senator seeking an experienced Legislative Assistant who has a strong background in Appropriations, Budget, Tax and Banking Issues. Candidates should have prior experience working on Capitol Hill. Candidates should be self-starters with excellent research, oral and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills; comprehensive knowledge of the legislative process, and strong negotiation and analytical skills. Candidates should have a desire for high level of responsibility and initiative, be able to work well under pressure and tight timeframes and be able to function effectively as a member of a team. Please send cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line. 


 
224712 ECONOMIC STAFFER -

Democratic senator on the Finance Committee seeks a senior legislative staffer to lead efforts on economic issues including tax, small business and banking. A significant area of focus will be on entrepreneurship and innovation. Qualified candidates will have, at a minimum, a strong policy and academic background and several years’ work experience in this area; excellent writing and research skills; and an interest in/ability to work across the aisle to get things done.  Experience in health policy a plus factor as well.  The office is an equal opportunity employer. To apply, please email your resume to demsenatorjob@gmail.com with the subject line “Econ staffer.”


 
224711 SENIOR POLICY ADVISOR -

Senior Democratic Member is currently seeking an experienced legislative professional with six or more years of policy experience to handle a portfolio that will cover issues related to energy, transportation and infrastructure, and housing.  Prior experience working on Capitol Hill or in the Executive Branch required.  A working knowledge of the statutes the Departments of Energy and Commerce are also required.  In addition, the position requires excellent oral and written communications skills; strong interpersonal skills; comprehensive knowledge of the legislative process; and strong negotiation and analytical skills.  Northwest ties are preferred.  The ideal candidate will be a demonstrated team player with the ability to juggle multiple projects under tight deadlines.  This is a full-term position and salary will be commensurate with experience.  Our office is an equal opportunity employer, committed to developing an organization that is reflective of and sensitive to the needs of the diverse community we serve.  This office does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or uniformed services.  To apply, please send resume and cover letter to: legislativeshop@gmail.com.


 
224705 ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONAL -

Office of a conservative Republican Senator is seeking an administrative professional to join the office’s administrative team.  Duties would include working in conjunction with the Director of Scheduling/Office Operations on various scheduling related projects and tasks, assisting with office management, and supporting the Chief of Staff.  Candidates must be detail oriented, committed to follow through, and able to exercise discretion, as well as uphold the utmost confidentiality at all times. The successful candidate must also have the ability to work well as a team player in a dynamic, fast paced, and ever-changing environment with a positive attitude. Specific relevant experience is a significant plus, but not required. Please include a cover letter with any submitted resume that discusses personal attributes and experience that would make you a great fit for this role and send to to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
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.


 
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


 
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.


 
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.


 
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


 
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.


 
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.


 
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


 
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


 
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


 
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.


 
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


 
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