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Full-time Legislative Assistant

Recruitment #181128-UNCE-386

Introduction

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
 

Email application and resume to:

HumanResources@okhouse.gov

or mail to:
2300 N. Lincoln Boulevard, Room 112,
Oklahoma City, OK 73105.

The application can be found at, http://www.okhouse.gov/Documents/EmploymentApplication.pdf.

The deadline is Wednesday, December 19, 2018 by close of business


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Full-time Legislative Assistant
$38,000 annually

The Oklahoma House of Representatives is seeking a Full-time Legislative Assistant.

SUMMARY 
Under direction of the member, has general charge and supervision of the office; and performs various administrative and clerical tasks.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES 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.

*Provides other administrative support as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be organized and detail-oriented. Excellent computer and typing skills are essential.  The individual must also be punctual, dependable and self-motivated.  Individual must have the ability to work in a stressful environment and work well with others.

EDUCATION
Experience performing administrative duties and at least two years of college or equivalent.  College degree preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES 
Ability to follow written and oral directions; to maintain effective working relationships and dealing with individuals professionally and courteously; computer skills, and the ability to work overtime.

Conclusion

Veteran's Preference Points apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.



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