Legislative Affairs Specialist

Clear Ridge Defense - Fort Meade, MD

Clear Ridge Defense is seeking a Legislative Affairs Specialist for a position in the Fort Meade, MD area. This candidate will provide support to a DoD client office. Monitor the status of defense legislation, pertinent hearings, markups, and floor actions. Prepare client staff for congressional hearings and respond to congressional inquiries. Coordinate with government officials to obtain review and approval.

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience in the legislative affairs field or department-level planning or execution
  • Experience with legislative and regulatory documents
  • Experience with reviewing and analyzing congressional hearing transcripts and preparing or submitting Questions for the Record (QFR) and Inserts for the Record (IFR)
  • Experience with researching and writing background papers, talking points, and oral and written statements, including providing legislative briefings to leadership
  • Knowledge of the legislative and regulatory process
  • Ability to pay strict attention to detail
  • TS/SCI with a polygraph required
  • BA or BS degree

 

Additional Qualifications:

  • Ability to prepare leadership for testifying to and meeting with government members and pertinent staff members
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated
  • Ability to act in a proactive manner with actions focused on problem-solving and analyze the implementation of systems and procedures to ensure that projects and documents are kept on track and internal and external deadlines are met
  • Possession of excellent organizational skills
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
  • BA or BS degree in Political Science or a related field

Additional Information

Clear Ridge Defense is the premiere service solutions provider supporting the Service and Joint cyberspace operations and intelligence community in three core areas of expertise:

  • Cyber Systems & Software Engineering,
  • Cyber Intelligence and Malware Analysis, and
  • Cyberspace Operations Planning

All delivered by highly talented and focused team members that are supported by an unmatched professional and family-oriented culture that leverages and builds on sound, proven principles.

 

Benefits Snapshot:

  • 100% Fully-Covered Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 100% Fully-Covered Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • 100% Fully-Covered Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Competitive and Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO) / Leave
  • 10 Paid Federal Holidays
  • $500 New Uniform Bonus for Transitioning Military
  • Monthly Tax-Free Cell Phone Stipend
  • Monthly Tax-Free Gym Wellness / Streaming Subscription Stipend to include Amazon Prime, Netflix, Audible, etc.
  • Competitive 401k Matching to plan for retirement
  • Free financial advising from qualified experts
  • Annual $5,000 Training Allotment
  • One-of-a-kind Referral Program: $5,000 per referral OR $250/mo indefinitely, with no limit to number of referrals
  • Business Development and Client Expansion Bonuses
  • Monthly Company-Paid Socials and Events

 

*100% Fully-Covered means the employee does not pay a dime from their paycheck for these benefits.



Posted On: Tuesday, May 12, 2020



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