Policy Advisor / Counsel - FL-23

The office of Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz is seeking an experienced Policy Advisor/Counsel to support the Member’s legislative priorities in the areas of Homeland Security, Labor/Trade, Defense, Judiciary, and all other relevant legislative and policy work, including House Homeland Security Appropriations.

Responsibilities include advising the Member on all matters in the issue portfolio; developing and advancing legislative proposals; analyzing legislation and drafting vote recommendations and talking points for floor and committee proceedings; staffing the Member in relevant meetings; and representing the Member before constituents and stakeholders.

The ideal candidate MUST have a law degree; experience advising a Member of Congress; experience advancing policy proposals; excellent written and verbal communication skills; and enjoy working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. Prior work in another Congressional or Senate office as a legislative assistant or equivalent is required.

Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume and writing sample to FL23Resume@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Policy Advisor/Counsel 2.” 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.

 Application materials must be received by 12:00pm EST August 7, 2019.