Staff Assistant

Staff Assistant

Rep. Brad Schneider is hiring a Staff Assistant for the Washington D.C. office. Primary responsibilities include managing the front office, answering and logging telephone calls, managing constituent requests for flags and tours, assisting with constituent correspondence, recruiting and managing interns, supporting legislative and communications staff, and other administrative duties. The Staff Assistant is also responsible for driving the Member, although owning a vehicle is not a requirement for this position.

Ideal candidates will be motivated self-starters with excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills, strong organizational skills, an ability to think quickly when troubleshooting, and maintain a positive demeanor in a busy environment. Capitol Hill or other relevant experience, such as state or municipal government, civil service, advocacy, or customer service, is preferred. Illinois ties are a plus. This office is strongly committed to nurturing a diverse and inclusive workspace for all and does not discriminate based on race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or uniformed status. Persons of all backgrounds and identities are strongly encouraged to apply.

The annual salary for this position is $45,000. Employment in this office comes with a competitive benefits package including health and dental insurance, federal student loan repayment stipends (terms apply), a transportation stipend, and 12 weeks of paid FMLA leave.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to IL10.Jobs@mail.house.gov and list “Staff Assistant” in the subject line to apply. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and the deadline to apply is June 17, 2022.