State of Oregon - Oregon Legislature Legislative Policy and Research Office
Oct 17, 2018Full-Time
The Oregon State Legislature is recruiting for approximately 30 Committee Assistants to staff committees for the Legislative Policy and Research Office, Legislative Fiscal and Legislative Revenue Offices for the 2019 Legislative Session. This position works closely with a Committee Analyst, Fiscal staff or Revenue staff, and elected officials to facilitate the committee process while providing administrative and clerical support to session committees with minimal supervision. The Committee Assistant position is nonpartisan. Positions will begin January 14, 2019 and end as committees close at the end of the 2019 Legislative Session. NOTE: We will be accepting applications until the positions are filled. Please apply by November 4, 2018 to be considered for the first round of interviews. The Committee Assistant must coordinate and record committee meetings; prepare official committee records; track the progress of bills; provide information to legislators, staff, lobbyists, and the general public while exercising professional judgment, discretion and confidentiality. In addition, persons in this position must be able to work effectively in complex, difficult situations that are common in the fast-paced, high-pressure, legislative environment. The legislative committees provide research of issues and measures and legislative oversight assistance to members of the Senate and the House of Representatives. The offices provide professional staff for session and interim committees, task forces and work groups. Duties include assisting with the committee process as well as clerical support and official record-keeping duties. In addition to assisting legislators with committee work and research requests, the legislative committee offices are always happy to help the public participate in and understand the legislative process. This position is located in the Capitol Building in Salem, Oregon. For more information and to apply, please click here.