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The Michigan House of Representatives employs both full-time and part-time employees. Employees of the House of Representatives are Legislative employees who are excluded from the classified system of civil service employment.

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Democrat, Representative Kimberly Edwards, Open until filled
Office

Representative Kimberly Edwards

Caucus

Democrat

Description

The Legislative Aide/Policy Services performs research and assists with the development of legislation to help the Member accomplish their legislative agenda. This individual must be familiar with the legislative process, government operations, and the nature of the constituency. This individual attends meetings on behalf of the Representative, will staff committee meetings, and plans district meetings. 

This individual will handle legislation and constituent work including researching legislation to solve district issues, communicating with constituents via phone, email and newsletters, and speaking on behalf of the Representative to constituents.   This individual performs administrative responsibilities as needed. This individual must have an ability to assume responsibility without direct supervision, exercise initiative and judgment, make decisions within the scope of assigned authority.  Each individual Representative determines the scope of assigned authority within the office and the Representative's Legislative Aide/Policy Services must be able to adapt and respond to demands on ever-changing issues on the legislative agenda and importance to the communities represented.

Salary Range

Commensurate with experience

Minimum Qualifications

The applicant must be dependable, professional, detail-oriented and possess strong administrative, organizational, and clerical skills.  Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Applicants must be proficient in Microsoft Office and possess the ability to learn other software applications as needed. The applicant needs to be self-motivated, detail-oriented, capable of assuming responsibility without direct supervision or direction, and able to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Candidates should also have a bachelor’s degree and must have government experience with an expertise in state issues.

Deadline

Open until filled

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michigan House of Representatives
Human Resources
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Or via email to: HumanResources@house.mi.gov

Apply Now
Democrat, Representative Helena Scott, Open until filled
Office

Representative Helena Scott

Caucus

Democrat

Description

This is a full-time position in the Lansing office of State Representative Helena Scott. The Legislative Aide/Constituent Services position requires the individual to perform administrative duties, maintain positive relationships with constituents, coordinate the Representative’s schedule, write and track correspondence, and manage the office.  Other responsibilities may include helping plan district events, monitoring major district happenings, writing social media posts, researching policy issues, working on legislative initiatives, and handling special projects. Travel to the district may be required.

Salary Range

Commensurate with experience

Minimum Qualifications

The applicant must be professional, resourceful, and possess strong administrative, organizational, and clerical skills.  They must possess excellent oral and written communication, and customer service skills. Applicant must be proficient in Microsoft Office and possess the ability to learn other software applications as needed. The applicant needs to be self-motivated, detail-oriented, capable of assuming responsibility without direct supervision, and able to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.  Legislative or governmental experience as well as a bachelor’s degree is preferred, though not required.

Deadline

Open until filled

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michigan House of Representatives
Human Resources
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Or via email to: HumanResources@house.mi.gov

Apply Now
Democrat, Representative Karen Whitsett, Open until filled
Office

Representative Karen Whitsett

Caucus

Democrat

Description

This is a part-time position in the Lansing office of State Representative Karen Whitsett.  This position requires an individual to perform administrative duties including reception, the preparation of letters, filtering mail, answering phones, maintaining positive constituent relations, and other communications. Other responsibilities may include assistance in research, newsletters, and other special projects. Occasional travel to the district may be required. 

Salary Range

$20 per hour with up to 20 hours per week

Minimum Qualifications

The applicant must be professional, resourceful, and possess strong administrative, organizational, communication, and customer service skills. The applicant should be proficient in Microsoft Office and possess the ability to learn other software applications as needed. The applicant needs to be self-motivated, detail-oriented, capable of assuming responsibility without direct supervision, and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.  Prior experience and knowledge of the legislature is desired.

Deadline

Open until filled

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michigan House of Representatives
Human Resources
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Or via email to: HumanResources@house.mi.gov

Apply Now
Democrat, Representative Julie Rogers, June 28, 2024
Office

Representative Julie Rogers

Caucus

Democrat

Description

The Legislative Aide/Policy Services performs research and assists with the development of legislation to help the Member accomplish their legislative agenda. This individual must be familiar with the legislative process, government operations, and the nature of the constituency. This individual attends meetings on behalf of the Representative, will staff committee meetings, and plans district meetings. 

This individual will handle legislation and constituent work including researching legislation to solve district issues, communicating with constituents via phone, email and newsletters, and speaking on behalf of the Representative to constituents.   This individual performs administrative responsibilities as needed. This individual must have an ability to assume responsibility without direct supervision, exercise initiative and judgment, make decisions within the scope of assigned authority.  Each individual Representative determines the scope of assigned authority within the office and the Representative's Legislative Aide/Policy Services must be able to adapt and respond to demands on ever-changing issues on the legislative agenda and importance to the communities represented.

Salary Range

$58,000 - $70,000 (commensurate with experience)

Minimum Qualifications

The applicant must be dependable, professional, detail-oriented and possess strong administrative, organizational, and clerical skills.  Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Applicants must be proficient in Microsoft Office and possess the ability to learn other software applications as needed. The applicant needs to be self-motivated, detail-oriented, capable of assuming responsibility without direct supervision or direction, and able to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Candidates should also have a bachelor’s degree and must have government experience with an expertise in state issues. One year of policy experience is strongly preferred. 

Deadline

June 28, 2024

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michigan House of Representatives
Human Resources
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Or via email to: HumanResources@house.mi.gov

Apply Now
Democrat, Representative Rachel Hood, Open until filled
Office

Representative Rachel Hood

Caucus

Democrat

Description

This is a full-time position in the Lansing office of State Representative Rachel Hood. The Legislative Aide/Constituent Services position requires the individual to perform administrative duties, maintain positive relationships with constituents, coordinate the Representative’s schedule, write and track correspondence, and manage the office.  Other responsibilities may include helping plan district events, monitoring major district happenings, writing social media posts, researching policy issues, working on legislative initiatives, and handling special projects. Travel to the district may be required.

Salary Range

Commensurate with experience

Minimum Qualifications

The applicant must be professional, resourceful, and possess strong administrative, organizational, and clerical skills.  They must possess excellent oral and written communication, and customer service skills. Applicant must be proficient in Microsoft Office and possess the ability to learn other software applications as needed. The applicant needs to be self-motivated, detail-oriented, capable of assuming responsibility without direct supervision, and able to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.  Legislative or governmental experience as well as a bachelor’s degree is preferred, though not required.

Deadline

Open until filled

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michigan House of Representatives
Human Resources
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Or via email to: HumanResources@house.mi.gov

Apply Now
Republican, Representative Ann Bollin, Open until filled
Office

Representative Ann Bollin

Caucus

Republican

Description

The Legislative Aide/Policy Services performs research and assists with the development of legislation to help the Member accomplish their legislative agenda. This individual must be familiar with the legislative process, government operations, and the nature of the constituency. This individual attends meetings on behalf of the Representative, will staff committee meetings, and plans district meetings. 

This individual handles legislation and constituent work including researching legislation to solve district issues, communicating with constituents via phone, email and newsletters, and speaking on behalf of the Representative to constituents.   This individual performs administrative responsibilities as needed. This individual must have an ability to assume responsibility without direct supervision, exercise initiative and judgment, make decisions within the scope of assigned authority.  Each individual Representative determines the scope of assigned authority within the office and the Representative's Legislative Aide/Policy Services must be able to adapt and respond to demands on ever-changing issues on the legislative agenda and importance to the communities represented.

Salary Range

Commensurate with experience

Minimum Qualifications

The applicant must be dependable, professional, detail-oriented and possess strong administrative, organizational, and clerical skills.  Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Applicants must be proficient in Microsoft Office and possess the ability to learn other software applications as needed. The applicant needs to be self-motivated, detail-oriented, capable of assuming responsibility without direct supervision or direction, and able to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Candidates should also have a bachelor’s degree and must have government experience with an expertise in state issues.

Deadline

Open until filled

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michigan House of Representatives
Human Resources
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Or via email to: HumanResources@house.mi.gov

Apply Now
Democrat, Democratic Representative, Open until filled
Office

Democratic Representative

Caucus

Democrat

Description

The Legislative Aide/Policy Services performs research and assists with the development of legislation to help the Member accomplish their legislative agenda. This individual must be familiar with the legislative process, government operations, and the nature of the constituency. This individual attends meetings on behalf of the Representative, will staff committee meetings, and plans district meetings. 

This individual will handle legislation and constituent work including researching legislation to solve district issues, communicating with constituents via phone, email and newsletters, and speaking on behalf of the Representative to constituents.   This individual performs administrative responsibilities as needed. This individual must have an ability to assume responsibility without direct supervision, exercise initiative and judgment, make decisions within the scope of assigned authority.  Each individual Representative determines the scope of assigned authority within the office and the Representative's Legislative Aide/Policy Services must be able to adapt and respond to demands on ever-changing issues on the legislative agenda and importance to the communities represented.

Salary Range

Commensurate with experience

Minimum Qualifications

The applicant must be dependable, professional, detail-oriented and possess strong administrative, organizational, and clerical skills.  Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Applicants must be proficient in Microsoft Office and possess the ability to learn other software applications as needed. The applicant needs to be self-motivated, detail-oriented, capable of assuming responsibility without direct supervision or direction, and able to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Candidates should also have a bachelor’s degree and must have government experience with an expertise in state issues.

Deadline

Open until filled

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michigan House of Representatives
Human Resources
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Or via email to: HumanResources@house.mi.gov

Apply Now
Republican, Republican Central, Open until filled
Office

Republican Central

Caucus

Republican

Description

This is an at-will and partisan position who leads the personal communication efforts for a portfolio of Republican legislators. The Communications Advisor provides strategic counsel and media scheduling, while also drafting all correspondence with the media and setting up interviews. The individual must be able to work closely with national and local media to generate coverage of important issues and respond to inquiries on a variety of topics, including occasionally on the record. Experience working directly with local and national press is preferred. Candidates should also be comfortable working with legislators and staff and able to coordinate with other members of the caucus communications department. The position requires in-person work Monday-Friday, with occasional remote work as directed by the Minority Chief of Staff or Republican Leader and will require work on some nights and weekends. Due to the nature of the position, a high level of confidentiality is required.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

· Acts as a point of contact for media outlets interested in Republican representatives

· Works with member office staff to handle all media interview inquiries and press conference attendance for the members

· Provides counsel to the members with all public comments

· Provides ideas and/or scripts for social media videos

· Provides initial drafts of all speeches, message points, press releases, opinion editorials, and other public comments

· Monitors news coverage of the members and provides strategic advice

· Assists with constituent correspondence, internal messages, or personal communication as needed

· Plans news conferences and other earned media opportunities

· Pitches media outlets at the local and state level to advance the message of the day

· Designs long-term messaging plans and calendars for the members to follow

· Performs other duties as assigned

Salary Range

$50,000 - $60,000

Minimum Qualifications

· Bachelor’s degree preferred

· Experience in AP-style writing is preferred

· Three or more years of communications, legislative, or other relevant experience preferred

· Must possess strong research, writing, analysis, and oral presentation skills

· Must be comfortable functioning in a high-pressure and fast-paced environment

· Experience working with different personalities and a multitude of issues is required

· Must be familiar with House rules, policies, and guidelines

· Must have an understanding of legislative districts and state political processes

· Familiarity handling a demanding schedule and organizing large amounts of information preferred

Deadline

Open until filled

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michigan House of Representatives
Human Resources
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Or via email to: HumanResources@house.mi.gov

Apply Now
Non-Partisan, Sergeant-at-Arms, Open until filled
Office

Sergeant-at-Arms

Caucus

Non-Partisan

Description

The Michigan House of Representatives Sergeant-at-Arms Police Agency is currently accepting applications for Assistant Sergeant-at-Arms. This full-time law enforcement position includes dignitary protection of State Legislators, threat assessments and investigations. Predominant work schedule is Monday thru Friday, with weekends and State Holidays off. Assistant Sergeant-at-Arms work under the supervision of the Chief of Police, at the direction of the Clerk of the House of Representatives.

Salary Range

Starting at $52,000 - Includes health benefits and retirement options

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must be:

• MCOLES certified or certifiable, having a minimum of four (4) years of law enforcement experience.

• Current or previous certification in Emergency First Aid, CPR and AED.

• An associate degree, with bachelor’s degree or higher preferred.

• Basic computer and investigative experience.

• Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of all information.

Deadline

Open until filled

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michigan House of Representatives
Human Resources
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Or via email to: HumanResources@house.mi.gov

Apply Now

All Michigan House of Representatives employees have a non-tenured, "at will" employment status. It is the policy of the House of Representatives to employ, by the Constitution and applicable federal or state statutes, qualified individuals without regard to religion, race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, height, weight, familial status, marital status, disability or any other categories or groups protected by law.

The Michigan House of Representatives is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Michigan law prohibits discrimination based on religion, race, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status, height, weight, disability and or any other categories or groups protected by law. If an accommodation is needed during the application process, please contact the House Human Resources Office at (517) 373-3069. An individual needing accommodations must notify the employer in writing, within 182 days after the need is known. Persons denied equal opportunity based on these conditions may file a complaint with the Michigan Civil Rights Commission.

The Michigan House of Representatives only accepts resumes for current position vacancies.