Legislative Assistant Opening

Congressman David Price (D-NC) seeks a Washington, DC-based Legislative Assistant (LA) to manage a demanding portfolio that includes energy, environment, and agriculture issues, with the possibility of additional issues based on expertise and interest.  The LA will also manage the Congressman’s Appropriations Committee work on the annual Energy & Water, Interior & Environment, and Agriculture appropriations bills.  This is not an entry-level position:  previous congressional experience as an LA or legislative correspondent, or equivalent experience working on federal energy or environmental policy, is required.  The successful candidate will demonstrate a mature understanding of the legislative and appropriations processes, an ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment, and a collaborative and team-oriented attitude.  Preference will be shown to candidates with ties to North Carolina and/or familiarity with energy and environmental policy issues affecting the state.  Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to nc04job@mail.house.gov; no phone calls or walk-ins, please.  Representative Price is an equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment.