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    Summary

    This position is limited to veterans desiring to serve a two-year paid Congressional Fellowship as part of the House of Representatives Wounded Warrior Fellowship Program. Selected Fellows will work directly for a Member of Congress as part of their office staff. Fellowships are located in either a Congressional District office or in Washington, D.C.

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    Responsibilities

    Duties will vary depending upon the specific requirements of each Member office. Said duties may include, but are not limited to: working as a constituent services representative helping local constituents resolve issues with federal agencies; serving as a liaison to local Veterans Service Organizations (VSO); attending local events and meetings on behalf of your Member of Congress; and performing legislative work. Specific duties for each Member office will be discussed during the interview process.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - This position my require occasional travel.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    05

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Veterans meeting ALL the following requirements:
    • Honorably discharged;
    • Released from active duty within the last five years;
    • Pay grades at or below E-5 or O-3;
    • 20% or greater service connected disability rating; and
    • Purple Heart recipients are exempt from the service connected disability rating requirement.
    Veterans who are in receipt of a 20-year or Temporary Early Retirement Authorization (TERA) retirement are not eligible for the program. No waivers will be granted.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/498817200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.