Legislative Assistant

Legislative Assistant

Legislative Assistant

Rep. Henry “Hank” Johnson (GA-4) seeks a Legislative Assistant in his Washington, DC office. The Legislative Assistant will support the Member’s work on the Committee on Oversight and Reform and cover a portfolio that includes health care, labor, veterans, and other issues. Responsibilities include drafting legislation, preparing materials for committee hearings and markups, taking meetings and building relationships with constituent groups, providing vote recommendations, advising the Member on policy issues, and performing other tasks as required.

Candidates should have at least two years of Capitol Hill or relevant policy experience, be highly motivated, detail-oriented professionals with strong organizational and time-management skills, as well as positive attitudes, and pride in work. In addition,  candidates should have a strong understanding of the legislative process, coalition building, and have the ability to maintain strategic relationships with constituent organizations, and should be comfortable managing multiple priorities in a fast paced environment. Georgia ties are a plus.

Please e-mail cover letter, resume, and writing sample in a single PDF to scott.goldstein@mail.house.gov with “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line. The interview process will be conducted on a rolling basis. Applications must be received by 6:00pm Friday, July 9. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please no calls or walk-ins.

 

Candidates from BIPOC, LGBTQIA2S+, working class, and/or other underrepresented communities (especially from Georgia) are strongly encouraged to apply. This office is an equal opportunity provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or sexual orientation.