Congressman Mondaire Jones (NY-17) seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle the Congressman's Healthcare portfolio and support his work on the Judiciary and Education & Labor Committees.
The Legislative Assistant will be responsible for developing legislative initiatives, meeting with constituents and interested groups on behalf of the Congressman, staffing the Congressman for committee hearings and markups, and assisting the LC with constituent correspondence. In addition, the candidate should possess strong oral and written communication skills, the ability to work well under pressure, knowledge of the legislative process, and be available to work long hours.
Previous House-side Hill experience and/or JD preferred, but not required. Candidates from BIPOC, LGBT+, working class, and/or other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply, as well as candidates with ties to New York (and NY-17 in particular). Salary is $50,000. You can find the application here.
Due to the volume of applications we receive, we will only contact you if we decide to move forward with your application. Please no calls, direct emails, or walk-ins.