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Applicant Instructions


Thank you for visiting the U.S. House of Representatives Employment Opportunities Web site.  We hope that you will find it informative and useful as you review the vacancy announcements for the House Officers.

If you are interested in applying for a position with the Chief Administrative Officer of the House of Representatives, you may submit your resume on-line by following the instructions under Submit a Resume Online, or you may submit a cover letter, and resume by mail or fax to:

Office of Human Resources
102 Ford House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Fax: 202-226-7514

Please include a return e-mail address on your resume and indicate the Vacancy Announcement number(s) of the positions you are applying for on the outside of the envelope and on the cover letter.

To apply for all other positions, please follow the instructions in the vacancy announcement itself.

The following information pertains to all jobs within the House of Representatives:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Continued employment with Officers and the Inspector General of the House of Representatives is contingent upon satisfactorily completing a criminal history records check.
  4. Employment with the U.S. House of Representatives is at-will.

Employment Resources

Job seekers looking for employment on Capitol Hill may wish to note the following numbers and addresses to aid in their employment search.

  • House of Representatives Job Line - (202) 226-4504
  • Senate Job Line (recording of Senate Employment Bulletin) - (202) 228-JOBS
  • Human Resources Vacancy Announcement Lists - B227 Longworth HOB
  • Senate Placement Office - Room SH-142 Hart Senate Office Building - (202) 224-9167

You may also want to visit the Office of Personnel Management's Web site.

If you have question or comments regarding this Web site, send comments to Administrator.