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Below are listed any available vacancies in Representative Pettersen's Washington DC or Colorado offices. To apply for a position, follow the instructions at the end of each individual listing.

The U.S. House of Representatives is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including marital or parental status), disability, or age. Transportation and all related travel expenses associated with the interview and hiring process must be paid by the applicant. Moving and related relocation expenses are not available. Continued employment with Officers and the Inspector General of the House of Representatives is contingent upon satisfactorily completing a criminal history records check. Employment with the U.S. House of Representatives is at-will.**


Congresswoman Brittany Pettersen (CO-07) has an immediate need to hire a dynamic leader to fill the District Director role in her Lakewood, CO office.

The District Director plays a vital leadership role in the office by working closely with the Member, Chief of Staff, Legislative Director, Director of Operations, and Communications Director to establish strategies, plans, and activities for the Member of Congress.

The District Director regularly attends events and meetings with (and on behalf of) the Member in the local community. They will also manage and oversee the performance of the district team.

The ideal candidate has strong management and communication skills, ability to build and maintain stakeholder relationships, knows the community needs of Colorado’s seventh district, and a desire to be a part of a highly collaborative, high-achieving team.

This a senior leadership position that is full time with federal benefits, including student loan repayment program (if eligible), and salary commensurate with experience. The annual salary for this role is $105,000-$120,000.

Job Duties:

  • Ensures that district office strategies and operations align with the Member’s strategic vision and goals
  • Serves as the primary representative for the Member at events in the district
  • Coordinates closely with D.C. staff to create the overall strategic plan for the Member
  • Facilitates communication and information sharing between the Member’s district offices and D.C. office
  •  Builds and maintains relationships with constituents and key community leaders
  •  Manages district office staff, including planning, assigning, and directing work
  •  Oversees the Member’s constituent casework activities with Federal departments and agencies
  • And other duties as assigned


  • Familiarity with Colorado, specifically Colorado’s 7th congressional district
  • Experience managing a team
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Expertise in developing and maintaining relationships with constituents and community leaders
  • Political savvy and comfort navigating complicated situations
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking skills


  • Bachelor’s degree in government, political science, or related field
  • Experience developing a community relations strategy for a Member of Congress, elected official, or Federal agency
  • A demonstrated interest in public service

To apply:

All interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume, writing sample, and references to with the subject line “ District Director- [applicant’s last name]”. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Our office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including marital or parental status), national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. Our office encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. 





**To be employed by a House office in a paid position in the continental United States an individual must:


  1. Be a U.S. citizen;
  2. Be lawfully admitted for permanent residence and seeking citizenship as outlined in 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3)(B);
  3. Be (i) admitted as a refugee under 8 U.S.C. § 1157 or granted asylum under 8 U.S.C. § 1158 and (ii) have filed a declaration of intention to become a lawful permanent resident and then a citizen when eligible; or
  4. Owe allegiance to the U.S. (i.e., qualify as a non-citizen U.S. national under federal law).

Constituents often contact my office inquiring about job opportunities within the federal government. Below are some resources that should help in that effort.


The United States Department of Labor
The Department of Labor Home Page is an invaluable resource for information pertaining to employment. You can research wage and salary data, and vital economic statistics as they pertain to our nation's world-class labor force.

FAA Career Opportunities
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USA Jobs is the official site for current federal jobs and employment information. Users can learn about the benefits of federal employment, and search for federal job openings.

Student Jobs.Gov
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JAN on the Web
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America's Job Bank
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