Senior Legislative Assistant / Counsel

Senior Legislative Assistant / Counsel

Rep. Karen Bass (CA-37) seeks a hardworking lawyer with legal, policy, and Hill experience to serve as a Senior Legislative Assistant/Counsel, with the primary portfolio focusing on the Member’s Judiciary Committee work. Responsibilities include preparing and staffing the Member in committee hearings and markups; drafting talking points and speeches; and researching, drafting, and introducing legislation. All candidates should be a team player and possess excellent writing and communication skills, ability to work independently, and a thorough understanding of the legislative process. Strong candidates will have good relationships on the Hill with Democrats and Republicans, the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment, and a track record of turning ideas into legislation and preferably legislation into law. This is not an entry-level position.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and a short (1-2 page) writing sample to CA37.HR@mail.house.gov with “Senior Legislative Assistant” in the subject line. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.