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Democratic, Office of Legal Counsel, Open Until Filled
Office

Office of Legal Counsel

Caucus

Democratic

Description

The Michigan House Democratic Caucus is seeking a Minority Legal Counselor.  This person will advise members of the House Democratic Caucus leadership and membership regarding legal, ethical, and procedural matters.  The Legal Counsel will provide day-to-day oversight of House proceedings, knowledge of House rules and parliamentary procedures, advise on personnel matters including hiring and firing, and be a resource on election law matters.  The ideal candidate is a person with strong communication and leadership skills and the ability to participate in a collaborative, team-oriented environment.

Additional Responsibilities: The Minority Legal Counsel must have familiarity with House rules, policies, and guidelines as well as parliamentary procedure, employment laws, and Article IV of the Michigan Constitution. They will work with the Policy Director and policy team to monitor and analyze active legislation from a legal perspective as needed, as well as stay educated on legal developments and jurisprudence relevant to the State Legislature.

Salary Range

$119,000 - $133,000

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of and experience in the legislative process required. Knowledge of and experience in employment law, criminal law, election law, campaign finance law administrative law, and Article IV of the Michigan Constitution preferred.  The position also requires the highest degree of confidentiality. To qualify for the position of Legal Counsel, a Juris Doctor from an accredited law school and an active member in good standing of the State Bar of Michigan. The individual must possess strong legal, writing, analysis, and oral presentation skills, as well as the temperament and personality to function effectively in a fast-paced, political environment. Strong preference will be given to individuals with client, litigation and/or state government experience.

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
Democratic, Representative Mari Manoogian, Open Until Filled
Office

Representative Mari Manoogian

Caucus

Democratic

Description

This is a full-time position in the Lansing office of State Representative Mari Manoogian. The Legislative Aide position requires the individual to perform administrative, reception, and constituent duties, coordinate the Representative’s schedule, write and track correspondence, and manage the office.  Other responsibilities include addressing constituent casework, helping plan district coffee hours, town hall meetings, and other events, monitoring major district happenings, writing social media posts, researching policy issues, working on legislative initiatives, staffing meetings, and handling special projects.  Some travel to the district will be required, including attending in-district community events and meetings.

Salary Range

$34,000 - $36,000

Minimum Qualifications

The applicant must be professional, resourceful, and possess strong administrative, organizational, and clerical skills.  In addition, they must possess excellent oral and written communication skills and able to deliver strong customer relation outcomes. Requirements include proficiency with Microsoft Office and the ability to learn other software applications as needed. Applicant must also be self-motivated, detail oriented, capable of assuming responsibility without direct supervision, and able to prioritize multiple tasks in a face-paced environment. Bachelor’s Degree 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 Phil Green, Open Until Filled
Office

Representative Phil Green

Caucus

Republican

Description

This is a full-time position in the Lansing office of State Representative Phil Green. The Legislative Aide position requires the individual to perform administrative, reception, and constituent duties, coordinate the Representative’s schedule, write and track correspondence, and manage the office.  Other responsibilities include addressing constituent casework, helping plan district coffee hours, town hall meetings, and other events, monitoring major district happenings, writing social media posts, researching policy issues, working on legislative initiatives, staffing meetings, and handling special projects.  Some travel to the district will be required, including attending in-district community events and meetings.

Salary Range

$30,000 - $33,000

Minimum Qualifications

The applicant must be professional, resourceful, and possess strong administrative, organizational, and clerical skills.  In addition, they must possess excellent oral and written communication skills and able to deliver strong customer relation outcomes. Requirements include proficiency with Microsoft Office and the ability to learn other software applications as needed. Applicant must also be self-motivated, detail oriented, capable of assuming responsibility without direct supervision, and able to prioritize multiple tasks in a face-paced environment.  Candidates should have a Bachelor’s Degree. Legislative or governmental experience 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 Ryan Berman, Open Until Filled
Office

Representative Ryan Berman

Caucus

Republican

Description

This is a full-time position in the Lansing office of State Representative Ryan Berman. The Legislative Aide position requires the individual to perform administrative, reception, and constituent duties, coordinate the Representative’s schedule, write and track correspondence, and manage the office.  Other responsibilities include addressing constituent casework, helping plan district coffee hours, town hall meetings, and other events, monitoring major district happenings, writing social media posts, researching policy issues, working on legislative initiatives, staffing meetings, and handling special projects.  Some travel to the district will be required, including attending in-district community events and meetings.

Salary Range

$30,000 - $35,000

Minimum Qualifications

The applicant must be professional, resourceful, and possess strong administrative, organizational, and clerical skills.  In addition, they must possess excellent oral and written communication skills and able to deliver strong customer relation outcomes. Requirements include proficiency with Microsoft Office and the ability to learn other software applications as needed. Applicant must also be self-motivated, detail oriented, capable of assuming responsibility without direct supervision, and able to prioritize multiple tasks in a face-paced environment.  Candidates should have a Bachelor’s Degree. Legislative or governmental experience 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 Borton, Open until filled
Office

Representative Borton

Caucus

Republican

Description

This person performs administrative, legislative, and constituent duties for Representative Borton’s office in Lansing.  Responsibilities include organizing daily tasks, handling the Representative’s calendar, tracking legislation, and maintaining positive constituent relations.  Additional responsibilities will include research, preparation of materials for legislative committees, session, and district events.  The position requires strong analytical, written and language arts skills, and the ability to work under time deadlines. Occasional travel to the district is required.

Salary Range

Negotiable

Minimum Qualifications

The applicant must be professional, resourceful, and possess strong administrative, organizational, and clerical skills.  Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills including excellent telephone techniques and positive customer relation skills.  Requires proficiency with Microsoft Office apps such as Word, Excel, and Outlook, with the ability to learn other software applications.  Applicant must also be independent and self-motivated, detail oriented, assuming responsibility without direct supervision or direction.  Legislative or governmental experience is a plus.

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 Damoose, Open until filled
Office

Representative Damoose

Caucus

Republican

Description

This person performs administrative, legislative, and constituent duties for Representative Damoose’s office in Lansing.  Responsibilities include organizing daily tasks, handling the Representative’s calendar, tracking legislation, and maintaining positive constituent relations.  Additional responsibilities will include research, preparation of materials for legislative committees, session, and district events.  The position requires strong analytical, written and language arts skills, and the ability to work under time deadlines. Occasional travel to the district is required.

Salary Range

35,000

Minimum Qualifications

The applicant must be professional, resourceful, and possess strong administrative, organizational, and clerical skills.  Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills including excellent telephone techniques and positive customer relation skills.  Requires proficiency with Microsoft Office apps such as Word, Excel, and Outlook, with the ability to learn other software applications.  Applicant must also be independent and self-motivated, detail oriented, assuming responsibility without direct supervision or direction.  Legislative or governmental experience is a plus.

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, House Republican Policy Office, Open until filled
Office

House Republican Policy Office

Caucus

Republican

Description

This is an at-will position in the House Republican Policy Office.  The Policy Advisor II provides support, analysis, and advice to the caucus on a particular subject area.  


More specifically, the Advisor attends committee meetings and House session to monitor legislation, advise Members on policy issues, and aid in the legislative process. Additionally, the individual assists the assigned Committee Chair in developing the Committee’s agenda, as well as in preparing and managing legislation before the Committee. The individual also works with stakeholders to solicit and address policy issues and concerns pertaining to specific legislation. 


The Policy Advisor II is assigned a committee and/or subject area portfolio and serves as the principal subject advisor to the Committee Chair and the Speaker, or the Minority Vice Chair and Minority Leader, as applicable. Secondarily, the Advisor also provides policy advice and services to the other Members of the caucus. This individual also performs administrative responsibilities and other duties as assigned.


The Policy Advisor II must continuously monitor and analyze academic, political, legal, and industry developments within the assigned subject area. The Advisor is expected to utilize his or her knowledge and expertise to generate policy proposals and develop legislation in accordance with caucus priorities.  As a level II advisor, this individual is also expected to serve as a mentor to other advisors.                                                                         


Salary Range

Commensurate with experience

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent position related experience. The individual must possess strong oral and written communication skills, and have the ability to perform quality, objective research and analysis with a high level of self-direction. The individual must also be familiar with the legislative process and state government.  


The individual must be able to synthesize and analyze complicated legislation into a concise narrative. Strong interpersonal skills are required to ensure effective communication with the Members, Senate, Executive branch, interest groups, and staff while defending caucus priorities and working under pressure to manage legislation before policy and appropriations committees.

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.

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