The Office of Congresswoman Diana DeGette (CO-01) is seeking an organized, detail-oriented Staff Assistant to serve in a fast-paced and highly collaborative Washington, D.C. office.
Responsibilities include staffing and managing the front office, answering and managing the phone system, greeting visitors, assisting with mail correspondence, drafting letters, handling tour and flag requests, overseeing the internship program, driving the Member to and from events during regular office hours and after hours, providing administrative support to the Scheduler, and providing additional office support as needed.
While this is an entry-level position, candidates should have excellent oral and written communication skills, great attention to detail, strong time management skills, an ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines, and a sense of humor. Capitol Hill and/or customer service experience are preferred, but not required. Close ties to Colorado or western states are a plus.
This Office is an equal opportunity employer; women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and members of other traditionally underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply.
Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter in a single PDF by Wednesday, August 31, 2022.
Please email DeGette.Employment@mail.house.gov with questions. No drop-ins please.