Full-time Legislative Assistant

Recruitment #190806-UNCE-400



Email application and resume to:


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.


Full-time Legislative Assistant
$47,000 annually

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

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.

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.

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

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.



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