Congressman Salud Carbajal (CA-24) seeks an experienced Military Legislative Assistant to manage his work on the House Armed Services Committee and oversee a portfolio including veterans, intelligence, space, foreign affairs, trade, homeland security, and relevant appropriations. This is not an entry-level position. Strong knowledge of defense issues, the NDAA process, and a minimum of two years of substantive legislative experience are required. Candidates should be extremely team-oriented and share a passion for constituent services. Excellent writing and verbal communication skills are essential. Preference will be given to candidates with an active TS security clearance and California ties.
Responsibilities include drafting hearing statements and questions, working with committee staff to ensure the Congressman’s priorities are addressed, developing legislation, and cultivating relationships with organizations, constituents, and other stakeholders.
The office considers all applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, disability or age. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.
Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, writing samples, and references to CA24.Jobs@mail.house.gov using “MLA” and their name in the subject line.