Senior Legislative Representative

07 Jul, 2021


Senior Legislative Representative

American Public Transportation Association
Washington, DC

Washington, DC-based trade association seeks an individual to assist with the development and communications of the public transportation industry’s positions on federal legislative issues to its members, Members of Congress, Congressional committees, the Executive Branch, other organizations, and the public.

Successful candidate will have a minimum of four years of experience in a legislative staff position in Congress or a government affairs position in the Executive Branch or with a trade association, public transit agency, corporation or consulting lobbying firm. A bachelor’s degree is required. A law degree or master’s degree in public policy, public administration, or similar field is considered a plus. Knowledge of federal transit policies and programs, major issues and priorities in public transportation, and the federal legislative process, including authorization and appropriations issues, is required. Strong written and oral communications skills are also required.

We offer a convenient Metro location, excellent benefits, and competitive salary. Please email cover letter and resume to Human Resources at Principals Only

APTA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Job posted: 2021-07-07