Staff Assistant

Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04) seeks candidates for the position of Staff Assistant. Candidates should be able to work effectively in a fast-paced and highly collaborative team.

Responsibilities include managing the front office, answering the phone, greeting visitors, handling tour and flag requests, assisting with the management of the office internship program, and providing additional office support as needed.  While this is an entry-level position, candidates should have excellent oral and written communication skills, great attention to detail, strong time management skills, an ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines, and a sense of humor. English and Spanish bilingual candidates with knowledge of Chicago and/or Chicago ties are strongly preferred

The position reports to the Director of Operations. Candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and one-page writing sample with the subject line “Staff Assistant” to: No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins.

THIS OFFICE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status.