The Office of Representative Peter DeFazio (OR-04) is seeking a Staff Assistant in the Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include answering phones, greeting visitors, answering constituent requests for general information, arranging tours and coordinating flags flown over the Capitol for constituents, monitoring delivery and pickup of materials, maintaining the front office, and assisting with various administrative and legislative duties. In addition, the Staff Assistant works with the Chief of Staff to recruit and hire interns, and manages a robust intern program.
Excellent writing, verbal and organizational skills are essential. Candidates should be self-starters who thrive in a fast-paced environment. Ties to Oregon and congressional experience are preferred.
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to OR04.firstname.lastname@example.org by June 26. Absolutely no phone calls or drop-ins.