Responsibilities include staffing and driving the Member to events (including frequent late nights); welcoming office visitors; processing flag and tour requests; organizing Member correspondence and incoming mail and phone messages; logging constituent mail and working with the Legislative Correspondent to respond to inquiries; working with the Scheduler to ensure the Member is appropriately staffed for events; and other duties as assigned. The ideal candidate will have first-rate interpersonal skills; a positive, solution-oriented personality; a great sense of humor; and the ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment.
A car and a good driving record are required for this position. Prior congressional experience, familiarity with Intranet Quorum (IQ) and Maryland 8th District ties strongly preferred. We are a diverse and inclusive workplace. Minorities, women, and LGBTQ persons are strongly encouraged to apply.
Please submit resume, cover letter, one writing sample (not to exceed one page), and three references to MD08.Resumes@mail.house.gov with “Staff Assistant/Driver” in the subject line. Submission deadline is COB Monday, September 16, 2019. Please submit all application materials in one pdf. No calls or emails please.