August 22, 2023 | Update

Job Openings: Legislative Staff & Constituent Services

Ward 1 Councilmember Brianne K. Nadeau is seeking legislative staff and a constituent services specialist for her office in the Council of the District of Columbia.

Legislative Staff

Several titles and roles are available depending on the applicant’s experience, credentials, and expertise, including:  

  • Legislative Counsel  
  • Legislative Assistant  
  • Research Analyst  

This staff person will work within a “unified” committee and legislative team, where the Councilmember’s committee staff oversee the operations of the Committee on Public Works & Operations as well as maintain a legislative portfolio covering subject matters outside of the committee.  

The incumbent will serve as a confidential advisor and assistant to the Councilmember on matters within their portfolio, engage in policy research to inform the Councilmember’s legislative, oversight, and budget functions, and prepare and staff the Councilmember for committee hearings and meetings, works with the Councilmember’s communications staff to assist in translation of legislative activities to external communications, and assist the Councilmember’s constituent services staff in engagement with agencies under their committee and legislative portfolio, to assist in the resolution of constituent casework.  

Experience or education background in one or more of the following fields is preferred, but not required: Government contracting and procurement, business licensing and small business support, labor and workforce policy; or public sector technology solutions. 

Full job description (PDF) 

Constituent Services Specialist

Ward 1 Councilmember Brianne K. Nadeau is hiring a Constituent Services Specialist. This position will work with the constituent services team to serve the residents and small businesses of Ward 1. The specialist will research and respond to constituent services requests and assist with community engagement.  

Duties may include researching constituent services issues, responding to inquiries from constituents and corresponding with District agencies, planning special events, and attending events in community on behalf of the office. 

The specialist should have strong interpersonal and written communication skills, a strong work ethic, including availability to attend weekend and evening events, the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, varied environment, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, strong organizational skills, the ability to independently multitask, and familiarity with Ward 1 neighborhoods and a strong interest in District matters. Bilingual English & Spanish strongly preferred.

Full job listing (PDF)