Health Care Legislative Assistant

Congressman Dan Kildee seeks a full-time legislative assistant in Washington, D.C.

The legislative assistant will primarily handle health care for an active Member of the Ways and Means Committee and House Democratic Leadership, along with other legislative issues. Responsibilities are wide-ranging and include preparing for and staffing committee hearings, drafting legislation and amendments, writing talking points and memorandums, and interacting with key constituent groups and stakeholders. Applicants should have a significant understanding and demonstrated passion for health care policy.

Applicants must be willing to work on a team, bring an entrepreneurial spirit to a fast-paced office, previously demonstrated pro-active initiative, and possess a desire to continually learn. Applicants must work well under pressure, have excellent written and oral communication skills and demonstrate leadership capabilities. The position requires strategic thinking and the ability to work independently as well as within a team.

This is not an entry-level position. A minimum of three years of experience is required. Applicants with Michigan ties are a plus. Compensation is commensurate with experience.

This office is an equal opportunity employer, committed to developing an organization that is reflective of the district that we serve. The office does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter and a writing sample to Michigan05jobs@gmail.com . Please no walk-ins or phone calls.