Legislative Affairs Specialist (Upper Marlboro)

Compensation

: $124,590.00 - $163,390.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Defense/Security Clearance



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Legislative Affairs Specialist
Key Role:
Support a DoD client office. Monitor the status of defense legislation, pertinent hearings, markups, and floor actions, prepare client staff for congressional hearings, and respond to congressional inquiries. Coordinate with appropriate government officials to obtain review and approval.

Basic Qualifications:

-5+ years of experience in the legislative affairs field or department-level planning or execution

-Experience with legislative and regulatory documents

-Experience with reviewing and analyzing congressional hearing transcripts and preparing or submitting Questions for the Record (QFR) and Inserts for the Record (IFR)

-Experience with researching and writing background papers, talking points, and oral and written statements, including providing legislative briefings to leadership

-Knowledge of the legislative and regulatory process

-Ability to pay strict attention to detail

-TS/SCI clearance required

-BA or BS degree in Political Science

Additional Qualifications:

-Ability to prepare leadership for testifying to and meeting with government members and pertinent staff members

-Ability to work independently and be self-motivated

-Ability to act in a proactive manner with actions focused on problem-solving and analyze the implementation of systems and procedures to ensure that projects and documents are kept on track and internal and external deadlines are met

-Possession of excellent organizational skills

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-MA or MS degree in Political Science

Clearance:

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance is required.

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Associated topics: sci, security clearance, security investigation, sensitive compartmented information, single scope background investigation, ssbi, top secret sci, ts sci * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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