|Department||Oklahoma State Senate|
|Date Opened||10/30/2018 08:00:00 AM|
|Full or Part Time||
Completed Senate applications and/or Resumes may be delivered or sent to:
Oklahoma State Senate,
Attn: Human Resources,
2300 North Lincoln Blvd.,
Oklahoma City, OK 73105-4808;
This employment opportunity is for limited-term (session-only) employment during the 2019 Legislative Session.
Rate of pay: ($18.00/hr.) Hourly straight time for all hours worked (no time and a half).
Dates of Employment: Monday, February 4 through Friday, May 31, 2019.
Work days are Monday-Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. plus Tuesday evening until 7:30 p.m.
Duties include supervision of the pages (14 per week, high school age) during the day; assists with initial orientation and instruction to pages regarding the legislative process, Senate protocol and chamber rules; attends field trips and assists in scheduling speakers and Senators for pages; schedules pages to breaks and lunch periods. Works with pages as they prepare their bills for Pageville and attend Pageville to assist Page Program Coordinator and Resident Counselor.
Candidates must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License, and shall provide proof of vehicle insurability. Candidates shall undergo an extensive OSBI background check and a Department of Public Safety driving record check.
Under general supervision of the Page Program Coordinator, performs assigned tasks to enable the Senate legislative pages to aid in the support of the legislative process; to promote the safety and security of the pages.
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
Provides or may assist with initial orientation and instruction to pages regarding the legislative process, Senate protocol and chamber rules. Instructs pages on Senate protocol.
Supervises the activities of pages working on the Senate Chamber floor, at the page desk or other assigned areas. Schedules and may make revisions to page work assignments in the Chamber, information desk, committee room areas, and in the hallways with regard to quorum call announcements. Attends field trips and speakers engagements during the day.
Schedules pages to “office sit” in member’s and staff offices for a period not to exceed one (1) hour. Assigns pages to support clerical tasks for member’s office projects such as assembling citations and constituent mailings.
Schedules pages to breaks and lunch periods. Shares the responsibility for determining any special accommodations for pages such as dietary and medical provisions while at the Capitol.
Works with pages as they prepare their bills for Pageville and attend Pageville (Tuesday evenings) to assist Page Program Coordinator and Resident Counselor.
Performs related work as required and assigned.
KNOWLEDGES AND SKILLS:
Knowledge of the Senate rules; of the legislative process and terminology; be familiar with general state government and Oklahoma history.
Basic knowledge and experience in the application of the principles and practices of youth healthcare and safety precautions, and of administering fundamental first aid.
Ability to secure and maintain the confidence and coordination of legislative pages; to exercise mature judgment in appraising a situation and to adopt an effective course of action; to follow oral and written instructions; to maintain simple records and reports.
Skill in dealing with individuals in presenting information clearly and concisely; in listening to and recording information accurately; in proofing materials accurately and in a timely manner.
Experience in making group presentations and in introducing featured speakers.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
One (1) year experience in the performance of providing youth guidance or youth counseling; Knowledge of the principles and practices of youth guidance; simple health and safety precautions and first aid methods.
Knowledge of the computer system databases used by the program in order to lookup and/or perform record-keeping duties. Should be able to use the computer to maintain program work and to adequately train new personnel.
Candidates must possess a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License a copy of their automobile insurance verification form.
Must agree to a background check made with Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) and a Department of Public Safety driving record check before hire to determine if any criminal record would preclude them from further consideration.
Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.