The office of Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz is seeking a Legislative Assistant to oversee Healthcare and Women’s issues as well as other all other relevant legislative and policy work. This position reports to the Legislative Director and responsibilities include advising the Member on all matters in the issue portfolio; developing and advancing legislative proposals; analyzing legislation and drafting vote recommendations; drafting talking points for floor and committee proceedings; staffing the Member in relevant meetings; representing the Member before constituents and stakeholders. This position also works closely with the Appropriations Director on handling all Labor HHS Appropriations related work.
The ideal candidate will have a law or advanced degree; significant experience health care policy and women’s issues; experience advising a Member of Congress; experience advancing policy proposals; excellent written and verbal communication skills; and enjoy working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. Prior work in another Congressional or Senate office with Florida ties is a major plus.
Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter and resume to FL23Resume@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Health/Women.” Please save cover letter and resume in a single file (pdf preferred) and name the file “Last name, First name.” 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. Application materials must be received by 12:00pm EST May 15, 2019.