Legislative Assistant

Legislative Assistant

Moderate, Blue Dog Democrat on the House Agriculture Committee is seeking an experienced Legislative Assistant to cover a robust policy portfolio, including agriculture, natural resources, Tribal, water, and immigration issues. Duties include, but are not limited to, developing and planning legislation, monitoring legislative developments within the House Agriculture Committee and on the House floor, staffing the Member in meetings and Committee hearings/markups, meeting with constituents and special interest groups on behalf of the Member, and assisting with constituent correspondence. Strong writing, organizational, oral communication, and collaborative work skills are required. Ideal candidates will have experience in water, Interior, and tribal issues in the Southwest region. Ideal candidates will also have a proven record of being proactive and turning ideas and issues into legislative successes. Prior Capitol Hill experience preferred; but not required. This is not an entry-level position. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to AZ01Resumes@mail.house.gov.