HOUSE COMMITTEE ON VETERANS’ AFFAIRS
TITLE: Staff Assistant/Clerk – House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs (Majority)
SUMMARY: The Democratic staff of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs seeks a Staff Assistant/Clerk to support the committee with administrative tasks and assist the Chief Clerk. The Staff Assistant/Clerk will be responsible for administrative tasks in the office including managing the front office, mail processing, monitoring office deliveries, placing supply orders, answering phones, greeting visitors; and other assigned duties. The Staff Assistant/Clerk’s will also assist the Chief Clerk with preparation and execution of all full committee and subcommittee events, to include: assisting with invitations for committee events, archiving committee activity, and hearing/markup preparation.
Qualified candidates will be extremely organized, attentive to detail, hardworking, creative, and able to handle assigned tasks in a demanding, fast-paced office. The position requires excellent oral and written communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to constructively work on a team. Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree and congressional experience is a plus, but neither is required. One year of relevant volunteer or work experience may be substituted for each year of required education.
Candidates will be evaluated on experience, skills, character and fitness, and how well you meet the qualifications and requirements above. In an effort to build a diverse and more inclusive work environment, the committee strongly encourages veterans, minority, women, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ candidates to apply. Salary range $40-$55k, commensurate with experience.
All candidates are required to complete an online application on the committee job posting page https://veterans.house.gov/job-postings for consideration. There you can upload your resume, cover letter, and writing sample.