We are currently hiring for the below positions. To apply for an open position, please email CA47.Resumes@mail.house.gov with the title of position as the email subject line. If there are no openings, please check back later, as this page is updated on a regular basis. For information about internships, visit this page.
Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-47) Seeks Scheduler
Position Description: Rep. Katie Porter (CA-47) seeks a Scheduler for our Washington, D.C. office. This individual will be responsible for the Member’s daily and long-term schedule in D.C and the district. Specific responsibilities will include managing invitations and scheduling requests, coordinating travel and logistical details, corresponding with constituent groups and stakeholders, managing our various scheduling and event systems, and other additional administrative duties. The ideal Scheduler is a good writer, able to multi-task, very organized, politically savvy, a quick problem solver, and comfortable dealing with a diverse variety of people. Previous Capitol Hill scheduling or other scheduling experience is preferred. This position reports directly to the Chief of Staff.
This office is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply. Consistent with applicable law, this office requires all staff and interns to complete a full SARS-CoV2 vaccination course, regardless of recovery from prior coronavirus illness, as a condition of employment.
Applications: To apply, send a resume and a short cover letter to CA47.Resumes@mail.house.gov with “Scheduler” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-47) Seeks Legislative Assistant
Position Description: Congresswoman Porter seeks a legislative assistant to handle health care, education, and related issues assigned by the office and to support her work on the Oversight & Accountability Committee, where she serves as the Ranking Member of the Health Care and Financial Services Subcommittee.
The ideal candidate must have two to four years of Hill or comparable advocacy experience, familiarity with congressional process and procedure, and a demonstrated ability to design and execute legislative projects. The ideal candidate will have the creativity, drive, and confidence to propose original and compelling legislative work, including drafting legislation, hearing questions, and oversight letters that resonate with our ideologically diverse constituents. This is not an entry level position. The salary range for this position is $69,000 to $72,000.
KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
- Manage the Congresswoman’s work on health care, education, and related policy issues as assigned by the office.
- Monitor House floor and committee activity to recommend votes and legislative action.
- Identify and pursue legislative opportunities for the Congresswoman, including sponsoring or cosponsoring bills and drafting and cosigning letters.
- Draft and edit constituent correspondence, oversight letters, op-eds, talking points, legislation, and other written material related to the issue area portfolio.
- Provide regular verbal and written reports to the Deputy Chief of Staff/Legislative Director and Chief of Staff on legislative work and priorities.
- Communicate with the Chief of Staff and District Director to help them amplify legislative work locally.
- Support the District Office in writing speeches and memos for events the Congresswoman attends that fall under the issue area portfolio.
- Other duties as assigned the Deputy Chief of Staff/Legislative Director and Chief of Staff.
Applications: To apply, send a resume and a short writing sample to CA47.Resumes@mail.house.gov with “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, family status, military status, disability, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation.