Rep. Henry Cuellar seeks an experienced legislative staffer to manage extensive funding initiatives related to his work as a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee. The individual will work closely with local city officials to develop positions, policies, and objectives to promote and advocate for legislation, grant funding and technical support that will have a positive impact on the city and congressional district. Additional duties include a full legislative portfolio along with working to monitor and assist with any proposed federal rules or legislation which would affect the region.
Successful applicants must be self-starters, organized, demonstrate strong communication skills, have a keen attention to detail, and be willing to work in a fast-paced team-oriented environment. Individuals proficient in Spanish and ties to South Texas are strongly preferred, but not required. Please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Legislative Assistant/Grants Coordinator” in the subject line.