The Office of Congresswoman Linda Sánchez is seeking to immediately fill a full-time job opening for a Caseworker/ Field Representative based in her District Office.
Caseworker: Casework responsibilities involve assisting constituents of the 38th Congressional District resolve problems with federal agencies or find the appropriate state or local contact for non-federal issues. The candidate should be persistent and detail-orientated, and put a priority on facilitating resolutions and expediting priority requests. Knowledge of federal and California state government agencies and experience in customer service will be highly regarded.
Field Representative: Field Representatives are primarily charged with (but not limited to) maintaining, strengthening, and establishing new relationships with local community stakeholders, non-profit organizations, and local elected officials in the 38th Congressional District. This position represents the Member of Congress in assigned areas and keeps the Member of Congress informed on all happenings in those areas. In addition to community
outreach efforts, the Field Representative will be responsible for managing projects and large-scale public events.
Minimum Qualifications/Education Required
Candidate should have graduated from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree.
Candidate must have a thorough understanding of government agencies and structure (county, state, and federal).
Strong written, communication, analytical, and organizational skills; an ability to relate well with individuals of diverse backgrounds; impeccable customer service manners; and superior public speaking skills.
Good computer skills, including proficiency and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel,Outlook, Publisher and Power Point.
Must be able to work efficiently and effectively as a member of a team, be able to meet strict deadlines, balance multiple projects simultaneously, and work under pressure.
Candidates should demonstrate a positive attitude, commitment to excellence, upbeat demeanor, flexibility, and sense of humor.
Candidates should expect weekend, some holidays, and after-hours assignments.
Salary will depend on the experience of the applicant. Employees will receive health care insurance, 401(k)-style retirement benefits, and other federal employee benefits.
Interested applicants should submit their resume and cover letter via email to: CA38Jobs@mail.house.gov. Please indicate the title of the position in the subject line. No phone calls or walk-ins accepted.
The Office of the Honorable Linda Sánchez is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including marital or parental status), military status, disability, or age. Pursuant to current appropriations law, to be employed by a House office in a paid position in the continental United States an individual must: (a) be a U.S. citizen; (b) be lawfully admitted for permanent residence and seeking citizenship as outlined in 8 U.S.C. §1324b(a)(3)(B); (c) be admitted as a refugee under 8 U.S.C. § 1157 or granted asylum under 8 U.S.C. § 1158, and have filed a declaration of intention to become a lawful permanent resident and then a
citizen when eligible; or (d) owe allegiance to the U.S. (i.e., qualify as a non-citizen U.S. national under federal law). Employment is at-will.