Legislative Assistant

Legislative Assistant

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) seeks an enthusiastic Legislative Assistant to handle a portfolio that includes issues related to the Science, Space, and Technology Committee, Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, House Oceans Caucus, as well as Transportation, Natural Resources, Energy, Environment, and other issues as assigned. Ideal candidates must demonstrate superior knowledge of the legislative process and work well as part of a dynamic legislative team. Excellent writing skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment are required. Core responsibilities of the position include developing and managing a broad legislative agenda; working closely with the member and outreach team in district; drafting floor statements, legislation, hearing questions, legislative memos; and representing the member in meetings. This is not an entry-level position. Prior Hill experience and/or familiarity with climate/science policy are strongly preferred. Please note any Oregon connections.

 

Women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ individuals, people with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply. Annual salary is $65,000. Please email your resume, cover letter, and one short writing sample to Rachael.Bornstein@mail.house.gov.