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Session-Only Legislative Assistant

Recruitment #181024-UNCE-335



Send application, resume and a 3-4 paragraph writing sample on any subject to:

Jennifer Shockley, Human Resources Manager,
Oklahoma House of Representatives,
2300 N. Lincoln Boulevard, Room 112,
Oklahoma City, OK 73105


The application can be found at,

The deadline is Friday, December 28, 2018 by close of business


Session-Only Legislative Assistant
: $14.44 hourly

The Oklahoma House of Representatives is currently accepting applications to fill a Part-time Session-Only Legislative Assistant position.  The ideal candidate should possess basic knowledge in state government and the legislative process.  Candidate must possess good interpersonal and problem solving skills, the ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, and prepare correspondence and memos.  Required skills include typing accurately from plain copy, the use of data entry and word processing software, the operation of various types of office equipment and strong English grammar.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

Answers and screens member’s calls; arranges conference calls; provides information to legislators, staff, lobbyists, state agencies, and the general public regarding legislation and the legislative process; or directs call to appropriate personnel or department.

Greets and screens office visitors and directs to appropriate area of personnel as required.

Responsible for informing member of, and responding to, constituent requests or inquiries by providing information directly and/or working with appropriate staff or agency officials.

Reads and routes incoming mail; composes and types routine correspondence; and prepares outgoing mail and correspondence, including e-mail and facsimiles.

Arranges and coordinates member’s daily schedule; arranges and coordinates travel schedule and reservations; and prepares and submits travel and per diem claims.

Organizes and maintains member’s file system; files correspondence and records relating to member and member’s district.

Responsible for  pages, chaplains, nurses, and doctor’s of the day; prepares and distributes Citations.

Tracks member’s legislation throughout legislative process.

May serve as committee assistant; responsible for recording committee action; maintaining files relating to committee meetings; and preparing and filing committee reports.

May conduct basic research, compiling information for talking points, presentations, or floor activity as required.

Maintains office operations by following established policies and procedures.


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