Military Legislative Assistant (Rep. Heck)

Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) seeks an experienced Military Legislative Assistant to manage his work on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and oversee a portfolio including defense, veterans, and related appropriations. This portfolio is subject to change. 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 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 Washington State ties.

Responsibilities include drafting hearing statements and questions, working with committee staff, developing legislation, providing vote recommendations and cultivating relationships with organizations, constituents, and other stakeholders including Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

The office considers all applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, disability or age. Veterans, women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Heck.Resumes@mail.house.gov using “MLA” and their name in the subject line. Please no drop-ins or calls.