Senior Legislative Assistant

Senior Legislative Assistant

Congressman Jimmy Gomez, a California member of the Ways and Means Committee, seeks an experienced Senior Legislative Assistant to join his Washington, DC office. The Senior Legislative Assistant will support the Congressman with his work on the Ways and Means Committee and manage a portfolio that includes healthcare, social security and other social policy issues. The candidate should have direct expertise in current healthcare issues including health reform, Medicare, Medicaid, and other relevant issues. At least three years of Hill experience is required and experience with relevant Congressional health committee is a must. A strong candidate for this position will have excellent writing  and time management skills, a willingness to collaborate in a team, and show initiative in advancing the Congressman’s legislative agenda. This position will prepare the Congressman for Committee hearings and markups, floor debate and other speeches, and closely track legislative activity on issues included in the portfolio.     Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three to five writing samples in a PDF format to Gomez.Jobs@mail.house.gov [Gomez.Jobs@mail.house.gov] with the subject line “Last Name _ Senior Legislative Assistant” by Monday, January 4, 2021.  No calls or drop-ins please. 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.