Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-5) seeks two District Representatives based in Oregon. The staff members in these positions maintain, strengthen, and establish relationships with federal, state and local agencies as well as community stakeholders, non-profit organizations, local elected officials and constituent groups on behalf of the Member of Congress. In addition to community outreach, these positions are responsible for managing projects and assist in the development of the Member’s schedule including setup, logistical briefings and staffing meetings for small and large-scale events, preparing background briefings on assigned issues, casework, constituent correspondence other administrative duties as assigned.
One position will work with CD 5 communities in Lincoln and Tillamook counties, with a particular emphasis on issues related to commercial and recreational fishing, ocean health, and Native Americans.
One position will work with CD 5 communities in Clackamas and Multnomah counties, with a particular emphasis on issues related to healthcare, transportation, and forestry.
Qualifications include a thorough knowledge of Oregon’s 5th congressional district, a service-oriented attitude, strong organizational skills, proficiency at prioritizing and managing multiple projects at one time, a capacity to work both independently and as part of a team, and strong written and oral communications skills. Bachelor’s degree preferred and/or 2 to 3 years of experience. Spanish-language proficiency is a plus. In-district travel will be expected.
Salary range for these positions is $45,000 to $60,000 plus benefits.
This office is an equal opportunity employer and as such is committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.
The Office will be taking applications through February 26, 2021 and may remain open longer should the position(s) remain unfilled. Please email your resume and cover letter to: OR05KS.firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line: District Representative.