Staff Assistant

Staff Assistant

Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) seeks a highly motivated, well organized, and detail-oriented Staff Assistant for his Washington, D.C. office. Applicants must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Responsibilities of the position include front office reception, answering phones, receiving and caring for constituents and guests of the office, setting up and performing Capitol tours, coordinating the internship program and supervising interns, monitoring the order and operation of the office space and supplies, assisting the Member and staff as assigned, and driving the Member to events as necessary.

Candidates should have an ability to work under pressure, a strong commitment to public service, and an understanding of what it takes to be a part of a successful team effort.

A valid driver’s license, daily access to an automobile and a good driving record are necessities.

Ties to California, especially its central coast, are strongly preferred. Previous Capitol Hill experience as an intern or staff assistant is also preferred but not necessary.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, one writing sample of one page or less and two references with “STAFF ASSISTANT” in the subject line to

The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status.