Recruitment #211011-UNCE-705



Please email completed House Employment Application and resume, to:

Oklahoma House of Representatives,

The deadline is Tuesday October 26, 2021.

: $14.00/Hourly

The House of Representatives is seeking a Session-Only Engrossing/Enrolling Clerk.

Under general supervision, encodes, proofreads and edits all phases of legislative documents for the House of Representatives or other officials; assists others as required.

Examples of Work Performed:
Encodes data into a computer system.

Encodes handwritten or electronically received source documents into computer system.

Assists in reviewing, from database, those sections of law that are to be amended or encoded from source document; stores and replaces document in proper database.

Prints and reviews document and makes corrections as required.

Performs related work as required and assigned.

Proofreads statutes and all components of any phase of a legislative measure against handwritten, rough typed or cut-and-paste drafts for typographical errors, spelling, punctuation, grammar, capitalization and syntax; annotates errors.

Reviews statutes and all components of any phase of a legislative measure for conformity with prescribed formatting procedures; consistency, adequacy and accuracy of subject matter and provisions; coherence; compliance with accepted bill-drafting convention and the Joint Rules of the Legislature and annotates incongruities.

Examines, checks and verifies appropriate references, cross-references, legal citations, codification placement and availability, proper authorship and status of bill, proper technical components, monetary figures and accuracy of computations and annotates improprieties.

Contacts bill and other legislative measure drafters or other responsible authority to effect corrections; may perform minor editing.

Answers questions from encoders; helps encode bills; assists in pending session bills preparation; assists at control desk as needed.

Performs related work as required and assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Proficient in Word 2016.

Precision in spelling, punctuation, grammar and basic arithmetic; knowledge of office practices and procedures; proficiency in English language usage and grammar fundamentals.

Ability to reference the Oklahoma Statutes and Supplements, Oklahoma Session Laws, Oklahoma Legislative Bill Drafting Manuals, Joint Rules of Legislation and other resources to assure procedure compliance and content propriety.

Skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with others; following oral and written instructions; reading and comprehending policies and procedures, manuals, rules and regulations; spelling, punctuation, grammar and arithmetic; and English language expression.

Desirable Qualifications:
Completion of the requirements for a baccalaureate degree plus one (1) year of proofreading experience; or an equivalent combination of education and proofreading experience.

Special Qualifications:
Must be able to work overtime as required.


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