The office of Congressman Jim Himes seeks a motivated and highly organized staff assistant to serve in the Washington, DC, office. The staff assistant will be responsible for greeting visitors and answering phone calls; managing all White House and Capitol Tour requests, along with constituent flag purchases and delivery; co-supervising the internship program; assisting in processing and drafting constituent mail; generally offering administrative and technical support to the office; and other duties as assigned. Applicants should be outgoing, strong multi-taskers, extremely organized, clear communicators and dedicated to providing effective and prompt service to any and all people who contact the office. Hill experience preferred; knowledge of Intranet Quorum, crisp writing skills, a driver’s license, Connecticut ties and Spanish fluency are all plusses.
This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. Qualified applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and BRIEF one page writing sample to CT04.Jobs@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Staff Assistant.”