WOUNDED WARRIOR PROGRAM (aka Green & Gold Congressional Aide Program)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Frederick, Maryland
Posted
Jun 30, 2022
Closes
Jul 07, 2022
Function
Program Manager
Hours
Full Time
Duties

The Wounded Warrior Program (aka Green & Gold Congressional Aide Program) was established to create employment opportunities for veterans within the House of Representatives. These two-year positions provide veterans with experience and exposure to broaden career opportunities. Positions are available in congressional Member District Offices nationwide.

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

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • ALL CANDIDATES MUST BE: 1.Honorably discharged 2.Released from active duty within the last six years. 3.Pay grades at or below E-5/O-3/W-2 4. Veterans promoted to pay grades of E-6/O-4/W-3 WITHIN 6-MONTHS OF SEPARATION from active duty are eligible.


Qualifications

Detail oriented; excellent organization skills; excellent communication skills; strong computer skills; ability to complete projects within timelines and under minimal supervision. Ability to work well under pressure and maintain a professional and courteous work disposition; ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in handling sensitive information; ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. High School Diploma required. Some college level classes preferred but not required. Effective verbal and written communication skills are necessary. Knowledge of the legislative process is not required encouraged.

Please do not contact or submit applications to congressional offices.