Legislative Assistant

Legislative Assistant

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL- Democrat) seeks a highly motivated individual to serve as a legislative assistant to cover a policy portfolio that includes Women’s issues, foreign policy, national security, and children and family issues. The ideal applicant should possess a strong background in policy issues impacting women and girls as well as those relevant to Latin America, the Caribbean and the Middle East.  

Excellent critical thinking, written, research and oral communications skills are required.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: advancing the Member’s priorities related to this portfolio, crafting legislation and amendments that advance the Member’s legislative agenda; and preparing issue-area memos and making vote recommendations on bills in the individual’s legislative portfolio, engaging with stakeholders, and supporting messaging efforts. 

This is not an entry-level position; only candidates with previous Hill experience and proven knowledge of the legislative process will be considered. 

South Florida ties are a plus.

Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter and resume to FL23Resume@mail.house.gov with the subject line “FP/WOMEN LA.”  Please save cover letter and resume in a single file (pdf preferred) and name the file “Last name, First name.”

This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. Application materials must be received by 12:00pm EST April 29, 2022.