Job Posting - Agriculture Legislative Assistant

Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) seeks experienced legislative staffer who will be primarily responsible for agriculture policy and other issues.  Responsibilities of this position include crafting and analyzing legislation, conducting research, drafting policy memos, meeting with constituents, and staffing Member on House Committee on Agriculture.  Applicants should have: strong organizational and time management skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills; solid knowledge of agriculture and nutrition policy; previous Hill experience; work well in a team-oriented environment; and an ability to set and meet deadlines.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Please, no drop-ins or phone calls.  Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to  Candidates with California ties are strongly encouraged to apply.  The office is an equal opportunity employer.