The Office of Policy and Legislative Affairs (OPLA) serves as the primary liaison for the Executive Office of the Mayor (EOM) and Executive agencies to the Council and between EOM and Executive agencies on legislative and policy matters.
This position functions as Administrative Support Specialist, responsible for performing the full range administrative and programmatic support activities for the Office of Policy and Legislative Affairs (OPLA). The incumbent ensures that the administrative functions are accomplished effectively, allowing the Director and legislative team to focus on policymaking and legislative duties.
Guidelines include District laws and regulations, policies, procedures and practices of the Council of the District of Columbia, and the Executive Office of the Mayor. Considerable judgment and initiative is used in carrying out assignment, as well as interpreting and adapting guidelines to specific situations.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
OTHER SIGNIFICANT FACTS
There is a legal requirement that each new appointee to the Excepted and Executive Service either: (1) be domiciled in the District of Columbia at the time of appointment; or (2) establish District domicile within one hundred eighty (180) days of appointment. The law also requires that Excepted and Executive Service employees maintain District domicile during the period of the appointment. Failure to maintain District domicile during the period of the appointment will result in forfeiture of employment.
The Bowser Administration seeks qualified candidates for this position. If interested in consideration, please complete the attached questions and attach a resume and cover letter. The MOTA team will contact only those candidates deemed most qualified. No calls please.