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Job opportunities in the 2010 legislative session

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Interested in the legislative process or a career in politics? Positions are available for the upcoming 2010 session in the Hawaii State Senate.

The fast-paced legislative session (January to April) requires a flexible work schedule under strict deadlines as well as close interaction with elected officials and the public.

Four to six month temporary full-time employment starting December 2009 offers opportunities to:

* Work in a dynamic and fast-paced legislature

*Develop working relationships with elected officials, other legislative staff, and the public

* Serve as key staff in our Senate operations

Benefits include:

* Healthcare coverage

* Learn the legislative process

* Reference for future employment

* Training and career development

The Senate is currently accepting applications for the following positions available during the 2010 legislative session:

BUDGET ANALYST: Detail-oriented individuals with strong analytical and communication skills to manage confidential information. Research and analyze information to prepare recommendations in response to budget requests, as well as brief committee members. Knowledge of state government operations and legislative process desirable. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business and proficiency in Microsoft programs.

COMMITTEE CLERK: Detail-oriented individuals with strong organizational and communication skills to manage committee operations, including committee hearing schedule and committee documents. Knowledge of state government operations and prior legislative experience is highly desirable. Bachelor’s degree and proficiency in Microsoft programs and internet applications.

LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT: Service-oriented individuals to assist with general office duties including answering telephones, managing e-mail messages, responding to constituent requests. Previous work experience in an office environment desirable. High school graduation and proficiency in Microsoft programs and copying/scanning equipment.

RESEARCHER: Team-oriented individuals with strong analytical, research, and writing skills to develop policy briefs, respond to requests for information, create district newsletters and draft congratulatory certificates. Bachelor’s degree and proficiency in Microsoft programs and internet applications.

Send cover letter and resume to: sclerk2@capitol.hawaii.gov

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