Professional Staff Member

Professional Staff Member

Chairwoman of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology seeks senior professional staff member for the Committee’s Environment Subcommittee.

Duties include staffing hearings; preparing memos, statements, and speeches; outreach to stakeholder groups; and drafting legislation and conducting oversight. Applicant should have familiarity and experience with environmental policy issues. The Subcommittee jurisdiction includes environmental research and standards; environmental research and development programs at the Environmental Protection Agency; climate change research and development; and activities and programs related to weather and weather services, climate, satellites, and oceanic and atmospheric research at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Knowledge of the programs and activities within the Subcommittee’s jurisdiction is desirable.

Applicant should possess strong writing, organizational, and communications skills, including the ability to articulate technical and policy issues clearly and concisely; the ability to be responsive to and work with Members of the Committee; and the ability to meet tight deadlines. The ideal candidate will have congressional and/or relevant government or industry experience. No calls or drop-ins please. This is not an entry-level position and prior Hill experience is strongly preferred. Please send a resume and cover letter to SciResumes@mail.house.gov with the subject line ENVIRONMENT. This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. In addition, we are committed to and benefit from a diverse staff and candidates of all backgrounds. This position will close January 8, 2021.