Immigration Caseworker (New York District Offices)

Immigration Caseworker (New York District Offices)

The office of Congressman Adriano Espaillat is seeking for an organized, knowledgeable, and passionate professional to join the District Office team. Successful candidates will be collaborative team players who enjoy taking initiative, solving problems, and thinking creatively. New York City ties are a plus.

This is a Full-time position. This is not an entry-level position.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works closely with the Congressman, Chief of Staff and District Director to provide constituent services

  • Serves as a representative on behalf of the Member to respond to local immigration updates

  • Stays informed about relevant immigration issues in the district

  • Provides constituent assistance, answer related casework correspondence, and provide regular updated communications with constituents

  • Acts as a liaison to federal government entities and immigration agencies on behalf of constituents

  • Evaluates casework for problems requiring legislative action and/or Congressional oversight, and advises accordingly

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  • Local, state, or congressional work experience and prior immigration casework and/or immigration related services experience

  • Bilingual and speak English and Spanish fluently

  • NY-13 District, or NYC ties are a plus

  • Thoroughness and careful attention to detail

  • Prioritizes and manages multiple tasks under tight deadlines

  • Ability to work well under pressure, manage multiple deadlines and accept performance-based criticism and direction

Salary: The salary range for this position is contingent based on experience.

How to Apply: Please submit your resume to espaillat_jobs@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Immigration Caseworker” and fill out the following form: https://tinyurl.com/bderdwfm.

Our 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. People of color and people from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. This office requires all staff and interns to complete a full SARS-CoV2 vaccination course, regardless of recovery from prior coronavirus illness, as a condition of employment.