The Energy & Commerce Committee, Democratic Staff seeks dedicated, organized and enthusiastic candidates to join the Communications and Technology Subcommittee staff as Professional Staff Member or Counsel. The jurisdiction of the subcommittee includes traditional and emerging communications technologies generally and as they relate to emergency and public safety communications, consumer protection, cyber security, privacy, and data security. The subcommittee oversees the Federal Communications Commission, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, the Office of Emergency Communications in the Department of Homeland Security, and all aspects of the above-referenced jurisdiction related to the Department of Homeland Security.
The position requires the handling of substantive legislative and administrative tasks, including staffing hearings and markups, conducting oversight, and drafting legislation. Qualified candidates must have strong writing, analytical, legislative, and organizational skills; a proven ability to perform under pressure while juggling multiple tasks with competing priorities; a willingness to work long hours and weekends; and sound political
judgment. Candidates should have experience working with relevant public interest groups, the FCC, Congress, and industry. Law degree preferred but not required.
All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including marital or parental status), gender identity, disability, or age. Women, minority, and veteran candidates are highly encouraged to apply. Please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and at least two professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line C&T PSM/Counsel Candidate.