Congresswoman Kim Schrier seeks Caseworker for her Issaquah office. This position acts as a liaison for constituents to federal, district, and local agencies to provide assistance and help resolve issues with Federal agencies. Responsibilities include meeting with constituents and answering casework correspondence, continually screening active cases to ensure they are handled in a responsive manner, maintaining up-to-date files on all cases, and providing periodic updates to the District Director on pending cases. Additional responsibilities include administrative support for office operations—greeting visitors, telephone calls and logging incoming and outgoing correspondence.
Prior experience or training in casework, social work, customer service, or working for elected officials is preferred. Candidates should demonstrate a strong commitment to public service; ability to work as a part of a dynamic team; creative problem solving; excellent oral and written communication skills; thoroughness and careful attention to detail; ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment; ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others in a fast-paced office; and basic knowledge of federal agencies and the political process.
Knowledge of the Eighth Congressional District is desired. Proficiency in a second language is a plus. This office is an equal opportunity employer.
To be considered, please submit a cover letter, a writing sample, and resume with references to WA08Resumes@gmail.com with “Caseworker” in the subject line. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.