Legislative Assistant, Ed & Labor Appropriations

Legislative Assistant, Ed & Labor Appropriations

Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle a diverse appropriations and legislative portfolio with an emphasis on education and labor.

Responsibilities include: in addition to the typical legislative duties, developing initiatives; preparing and staffing appropriations hearings; drafting statements; tracking legislation; and representing the office in meetings.

Requirements:  prior Capitol Hill experience; excellent organizational, writing, and communications skills; a solid understanding of the legislative process; detail orientation; ability to multi-task and work under pressure; ability to meet attendance requirements including a varied and often unpredictable work schedule; ethics in all organizational activities; and a positive attitude. Appropriations experience and Spanish fluency preferred. Los Angeles or CA ties are a plus. Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.   

Interested applicants should submit via email the following four (4) separate documents:  cover letter, resume and two (2) brief writing samples.  The writing samples should each be in narrative style and can be excerpts of a longer document.  Samples should not be notes, bullets or part of a legal brief and should be no longer than two (2) pages in length.  Care should be taken to include each of the requested items as a separate attachment in the same email to: SoCalDCStaffOpening@mail.house.gov

Please, NO calls or third party lobbying campaigns