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Job Title

District Legislative Assistant II (District 44)

General Summary

State Representative Geraldine Thompson (District 44) is now accepting applications for a District Legislative Assistant II in her Orlando, Florida office.

Minimum Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and two years of administrative experience.
 
A master’s degree from an accredited college or university can substitute for one year of the required experience.
 
Professional or non-professional administrative experience can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.

Salary

$33,672
Excellent employee benefits.

Employment Description

Applicants must be self-motivated, and should possess excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.  Strong writing and computer skills are also required.  
 
Tasks include, but are not limited to, researching legislative issues; filing and tracking legislation; writing press releases and newsletters; handling constituent requests; scheduling appointments; attending state and local meetings and other events on behalf of the Representative, as well as working with groups to identify key issues for the district.  
 
The District Legislative Assistant must be willing to relocate to Tallahassee during the Legislative Session and travel to Tallahassee during committee meetings.

Submission of Application

Interested parties may send a cover letter, resume and completed Florida Legislature Employment Application to:
 
The Honorable Geraldine Thompson
Florida House of Representatives
Suites 202, 204, 205
511 West South Street 
Orlando, FL 32805-2761
 
or e-mail Kia.Cuttino@myfloridahouse.gov

Applications are available through the Florida Legislature's web site Online Sunshine and in Room 701 of the Claude Pepper Building.

Accommodation for Disability

If an accommodation is needed for a disability, please notify Human Resources at (850) 488-6803.