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    Joining CISA means being part of the team focused on securing the Nation's physical and cyber infrastructure against threats to public health and safety, economy, and national security; we Defend Today, Secure Tomorrow. Within CISA, the Office of the Chief External Affairs Officer is the chief spokesperson for all agency engagement with the media and Congress and leads the communications' strategy and message coordination on agency policies, plans, programs, key initiatives and actions across all external stakeholders, including the media, Congress and industry.

    Visit www.cisa.gov to learn more about CISA and how you can be part of the team to Defend Today; Secure Tomorrow.

    In this position, you will serve as a Legislative Affairs Specialist responsible for supporting staff work on
    legislative initiatives, active legislation, congressional correspondence, hearings, congressional
    visits, briefings and internal and external communication. Typical work assignments include:

    • Monitoring congressional proceedings and reviewing the Congressional Record in order to obtain
      information on Member positions and statements as well as Executive Branch senior level
      testimony and official statements.
    • Providing analysis on influential potential impacts as well as trends and measures.
    • Supporting interactions with congressional staff members to obtain and clarify legislative information and
      Member positions.
    • Verifying information through the Congressional Record for accuracy of verbatim remarks and debates.
    • Assisting action officers in the preparation, coordinating and staffing of information for Members
      of Congress (IMC) by ensuring all documents are properly formatted and grammatically correct.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to be away in travel status 1-5 nights per month.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/596749900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.