Legislative Assistant

Legislative Assistant

Representative Nanette Diaz Barragán (CA-44) seeks a highly talented and motivated individual to serve as a Legislative Assistant|CHC Liaison in Washington, DC House office - with the primary responsibilities of handling the Member’s immigration, foreign affairs, military, and criminal justice, Homeland Security Committee work, and serve as Member’s liaison to the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC).  Candidates must have a proven record of proposing legislation, developing amendments, and leading on letters.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Drafting legislation and amendments and advancing them through various legislative vehicles;

  • Preparing hearing binders and questions for witnesses for Homeland Security Committee hearings;

  • Drafting talking points, vote recommendations and other materials;

  • Monitoring and analyzing legislative developments, committee proceedings, news stories and other relevant info; and

  • Representing the Member in meetings with constituents and stakeholders. 

Candidates must have an ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment.  Strong organizational and time management skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and a keen attention to detail are required.

Spanish language skills preferred.

Southern California ties a plus.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and two references with “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line to CA44Resumes@mail.house.gov.

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.