House of Representatives Careers – Legislative Aide to Republican Caucus

Website U.S. House of Representatives

Job Description:

Provides office support for a representative. Provides scheduling, mail and telephone handling and file maintenance services and handles constituent inquiries. May draft legislation. Tracks progress of legislation for representative.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manages the daily operations of the district office at the Riffe Center
  • Answers and screens telephone calls to the district office at the Riffe Center
  • Staffs member for committee, session, and legislative meetings at the Riffe Center and the Statehouse
  • Prepares documents and copies materials for member and constituents for legislative meetings
  • Organizes and plans meetings and attends with member when needed
  • Greets visitors in the Riffe lobby on behalf of the member and escorts them to the members office
  • Opens, sorts and responds to district mail delivered to the House and coordinates outgoing mailings
  • Drafts various writing assignments on behalf of the representative (e.g., letters, speeches, press releases, general correspondence)
  • Organizes and maintains files, both electronic and paper, per the record retention schedule
  • Takes notes of meetings, prepares minutes and writes reports
  • Handles constituent information requests and constituent problems with state and local officials and employees and tracks them in the CMS database
  • Schedules member and makes travel arrangements
  • Processes commendations in coordination with LSC, retrieves them from the Clerk’s Office at the Statehouse and mails them through the House mailroom at the Riffe Center
  • Assists with legislative research, coordinates the drafting of bills with LSC and tracks legislation sponsored by or of interest to the member
  • Serves as a contact between his/her assigned member and caucus policy and communication staff

Job Requirements:

  • Interacts professionally with members, peers, constituents and the general public
  • Maintains a professional demeanor in any and all circumstances
  • Understands legislative process and terminology
  • Tactfully handles sensitive issues and maintain confidentially
  • Understands state government
  • Communicates effectively both orally and in writing
  • Multitasks and prioritize work to meet deadlines
  • Understands supervisory/management concepts and principles
  • Travels
  • Experience with Microsoft Office
  • Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree or two years of relevant legislative experience

Job Details:

Company: U.S. House of Representatives

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Other

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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