Legislative Assistant - Transportation Position

The office of Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson is seeking an experienced Legislative Assistant to oversee and support the Member’s legislative priorities and all other relevant legislative and policy work in the transportation policy arena. This is not an entry level position. Responsibilities include advising the Member on all matters in the transportation issue portfolio and advancing legislative proposals; analyzing legislation and drafting vote recommendations and talking points for floor and committee proceedings; staffing the Member in relevant meetings; representing the Member before constituents and stakeholders; and supervising special projects.

The ideal candidate should have relevant transportation knowledge; experience managing special projects; experience advancing policy proposals; excellent written and verbal communication skills; and enjoy working in a fast-paced, results oriented, collaborative environment.  Hill experience and Texas ties are a plus, but not critical. Prior experience working in the transportation industry a plus. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter and resume to Kenneth.nealy@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Legislative Assistant Applicant.”

Please save cover letter and resume in a single file (pdf preferred) and name the file “Last name, First name.” This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.

No phone calls, faxes or walk-ins, please.