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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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Non-Partisan, Duplicating Center, October 5, 2022
Office

Duplicating Center

Caucus

Non-Partisan

Description

The primary responsibilities of this position include the following:

  • Operate, coordinate, and maintain all aspects of the established addressing equipment. Perform related duties associated with addressing/mailing process to ensure compliance with USPS postal regulations.  
  • Operate all aspects of digital printing functions. Perform related tasks associated with a copy center environment.  
  • Operate, coordinate, and maintain all aspects of the established offset printing equipment. Perform related duties associated with pre-press/press process to ensure quality production standards.
  • Ability to operate other print shop equipment, paper cutter, folder, drill, stitcher, etc.
  • Utilize PCs to perform daily tasks.

All assigned work activities will be executed in conformance with established occupational hazard and safety rules.

Salary Range

Commensurate with experience

Minimum Qualifications

Previous experience in a print shop or mail house is preferred. Ability to perform related tasks in a production environment. This position requires knowledge of the principles, practices, procedures, and equipment used to perform printing and mailing production operations.

Deadline

October 5, 2022

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, Facility Operations , September 29, 2022
Office

Facility Operations

Caucus

Non-Partisan

Description

The primary responsibilities of this position include the following:

Update and maintain the interior of the House Office Building and the Capitol Building 

Preparation for metal framing, finishing, painting, and decorating of wall surfaces    

Build frames and create specialty matting for tributes, bill signing, and pictures

Hang pictures upon request

Repair restoration furniture for offices located in the Capitol Building 

All assigned work activities will be executed in conformance with established occupational hazard and safety rules.

Salary Range

Commensurate with experience

Minimum Qualifications

Previous experience in the design, layout, assembly, and installation of cabinets and/or furniture is preferred.  This position requires knowledge of the principles, practices, procedures, materials, and tools of the trade of carpentry.

Deadline

September 29, 2022

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 Representative, Open until filled
Office

Republican Representative

Caucus

Republican

Description

This is a full-time position in the Lansing office of a Republican State Representative. 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.  Occasional travel to the district is also required.

Salary Range

$40,000+ (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
Non-Partisan, Sergeant-at-Arms, Open until filled
Office

Sergeant-at-Arms

Caucus

Non-Partisan

Description

The Michigan House of Representatives Assistant Sergeant-at-Arms employees are sworn Law Enforcement Officers, licensed under the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES). Under the direction of the Clerk of the House and supervised by the Chief Sergeant-at-Arms. The Assistant Sergeant-at-Arms provide safety and security for Legislators, staff, media, and all citizens in and around the Michigan State Capitol building and other House office buildings. Assistant Sergeant-at-Arms attend sessions of the House, committee meetings, and other legislative events providing law enforcement and related services as needed and/or assigned. Assistant Sergeant-at-Arms may be required to exercise extensive independent judgments and take immediate action when necessary in order to contribute to the safety and security of all persons. All Assistant Sergeant-at-Arms positions are non-partisan and full-time.

Essential Job Functions:

•Greet legislators, staff, and members of the public; monitor visitor access of entrances and exits to prevent unauthorized persons from entering secured areas of the Capitol and House office buildings.
•Serve as the primary point of contact for visitors, providing information, directions, and assistance to visitors.
•Guard and patrol House areas of the Capitol Building, Anderson House Office Building, parking areas, and any additional areas deemed necessary.
•Maintain a professional and proactive law enforcement presence.
•Conduct safety and security inspections of the House Chamber, gallery, and committee rooms in preparation for sessions and committee meetings.
•Secure the House Chamber in the event of a ‘Call of the House’ and as directed.
•Attend House sessions and committee meetings, ensuring safety, order, and compliance with House Rules and instructions.
•Respond to complaints, threats or calls for service from Legislators or staff and may conduct sensitive investigations regarding potential criminal and/or non-criminal incidents.
•Monitor radio frequencies and respond to all complaints and alarms.
•Escort legislators and staff to nearby parking areas and/or surrounding areas upon request.
•Attend ongoing training as directed, including emergency first aid, CPR & AED, in-service updates and any additional departmental training.
•Attend firearms proficiency & qualifications training sessions with issued departmental weapons, per MCOLES directives; and strictly adhere to all laws, rules and policies applicable to the use of firearms.
•Perform all duties as assigned by the Clerk of the House and/or Chief Sergeant-at-Arms.

Salary Range

Starting at $48,000 (includes health benefits, paid time off and retirement options)

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must be licensed Law Enforcement officers, certified by MCOLES or eligible for license reinstatement. Have a minimum of four (4) years law enforcement experience or a combination of experience that also includes military, dignitary protection and/or security experience as determined by the Clerk of the House. Applicants possessing college credits, certification in CPR and Emergency First Aid, basic computer skills and investigative experience is preferred.

Skills and Knowledge Required:

•Ability to walk, stand, sit, and remain attentive for extended periods of time.
•Ability to participate in physical training, such as defensive tactics and firearms qualifications.
•Extensive knowledge of law enforcement and security functions and procedures.
•Ability to comprehend applicable House Rules, policies, regulations, and guidelines.
•Ability to work long hours, when necessary, in a politically charged environment.
•Ability to use, or to be trained to use, equipment related to the duties of the position, including firearms, two-way radios, telephones, basic computer programs and specialized electronic security systems including access control and video monitoring systems.
•Ability to work outside of prescribed hours when necessary.
•Ability to maintain confidentiality of information.
•Ability to work in a professional and non-partisan manner.

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 race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, marital status, height, weight 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, arrest record, disability and other categories 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.