Legislative Assistant

Legislative Assistant

LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT — Rep. Jim Costa (CA-16) seeks a Legislative Assistant in his Washington, DC office. The Legislative Assistant will handle a diverse portfolio of issues including Health Care, Education, Labor, Housing, and Immigration, among others. Responsibilities will include drafting legislation, monitoring legislative priorities both on and off committees of jurisdiction, taking meetings and building relationships with constituent groups, providing vote recommendations, advising the Member on policy issues, and performing other tasks as required.

 

Candidates should have at least two years of Capitol Hill or relevant policy experience, be highly motivated, detail-oriented professionals with strong organizational and time-management skills, as well as positive attitudes, and pride in work. Applicants with ties to California’s 16th Congressional District are strongly encouraged to apply. Spanish fluency is a plus.

 

Please e-mail cover letter, resume, and a short writing sample in a single PDF to resume@mail.house.gov with “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line by 5:00 PM ET on Friday November 19, 2021.

 

Absolutely no phone calls, e-mails, or walk-ins. The Office of Representative Costa is an equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment.