Employment Opportunities

Staff Counsel

2 / 7 / 2019

Status : OPEN

The U.S. Senate Select Committee on Ethics seeks a non-partisan attorney for the position of staff counsel.  The staff counsel’s responsibilities include as assigned providing advice and training to the Senate community regarding ethics rules and laws, reviewing a high volume of financial disclosure reports, and working on investigative matters.  This is a non-partisan position which requires the ability to serve all members of the Senate community equally without regard to their political affiliation and to refrain from activity that could impair the Committee’s reputation for non-partisanship. 

Applicants must possess outstanding written and oral communication skills and analytical abilities as well as the sound judgment necessary to evaluate matters that arise before the Committee.  Experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable:  government ethics, ethics counseling, financial disclosure, accounting, finance, securities law, investigations, and criminal law. 

All applicants must have a JD, be licensed and in good active standing to practice law in a state or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia, and have a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.  The Committee is an equal employment opportunity employer.    

To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample (no longer than 15 pages) to mailbox_office@ethics.senate.gov.




Chief Clerk

1 / 10 / 2019

Status : OPEN

The U.S. Senate Select Committee on Ethics seeks a Chief Clerk to provide administrative, operational and budgetary support to the Committee.  The Chief Clerk works closely with the Committee’s Chief Counsel/Staff Director and other staff leaders in the day-to-day operations of the Committee.  The Chief Clerk’s responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:  maintaining the Committee’s budget; preparing reports; on-boarding new employees; maintaining Committee records and financial data; supervising administrative staff; supporting Committee meetings and hearings; supporting the staff in carrying out all Committee functions, overseeing various administrative functions of the Committee; assisting in the development and administration of office policies and procedures; and other duties as assigned.

This is a non-partisan position which requires the ability to serve all members of the Committee and Senate community equally without regard to their political affiliation and to refrain from activity that could impair the Committee’s reputation for non-partisanship. 

Applicants must be highly organized and detail oriented, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and have the sound judgment necessary to handle matters that arise before the Committee.  Experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable:  office management/administration, records management, personnel management, paralegal, budget planning/oversight, and/or non-partisan Senate/House office/committee. 

All applicants must possess a Bachelor’s Degree and have a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.  The Committee is an equal employment opportunity employer.    

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to mailbox_office@ethics.senate.gov.