Legislative Assistant or Senior Legislative Assistant

Legislative Assistant or Senior Legislative Assistant

The Office of Rep. Pete Aguilar (CA-31), Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus, is seeking candidates for a Legislative Assistant or Senior Legislative Assistant position for his personal office. The LA will handle his assignment to the Committee on House Administration, including his work on the Subcommittee on Elections. The LA will have a domestic policy portfolio including voting rights, civil rights, labor and education, overseeing several Appropriations subcommittees, as well as additional issues as assigned.


The LA is responsible for taking meetings with constituents and stakeholders, preparing and staffing the Congressman in committee hearings and markups, developing and advancing legislation and amendments relevant to the Congressman’s priorities and the needs of the Inland Empire, providing detailed vote recommendations, and handling additional projects as assigned. The successful candidate will be extremely organized, an excellent writer, a proactive self-starter, a strategic thinker, and able to work collaboratively as part of a close-knit team.


The ideal candidate will have ties to California’s Inland Empire and at least two years of previous experience with a policy portfolio. The salary range for the position is $50,000—$60,000 per year, depending on experience. Our office offers student loan repayment, transit benefits and compensation time in addition to paid vacation and sick leave. Our 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. People of color and people from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


If you have any questions please call our office at (202) 225-3201.

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