Staff Assistant

Staff Assistant

Congressman Derek Kilmer (WA-06) seeks a hardworking and detail-oriented Staff Assistant for the D.C. office. Responsibilities will include maintaining the front office, handling incoming correspondence and calls, booking tour and flag requests, providing administrative and technological support to staff, and other tasks as assigned. Candidates must have excellent writing and organizational skills, a high level of attention to detail, and the ability to manage multiple tasks and work effectively in a team environment. In addition to traditional tasks, an ideal candidate will contribute to other aspects of our highly collaborative office as needed. Washington state ties are a plus.

To apply, please send an email to  with the subject line “[your last name] SA Application” and the following application materials attached:

  • Cover letter (not to exceed one page) detailing your interest in working for Rep. Kilmer in this role

  • Résumé (not to exceed one page)

  • Three references – for reach reference, please include name, current title/office, phone number, email, and a one-sentence description of your relationship to the reference (e.g., Jamal Smith was my direct supervisor in Rep. Finn’s office.)

The Office of Rep. Derek Kilmer is an equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment. Women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, and members of other traditionally underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply. Deadline to apply is July 23, 2021. No calls, emails or walk ins please.