Information Desk, Legislative Associate I, Office of Policy Analysis #10-22
Maryland General Assembly Information Desk, Legislative Associate I, Office of Policy Analysis Maryland General Assembly Department of Legislative Services Recruitment Notice
Position: Information Desk, Legislative Associate I, Office of Policy Analysis
Salary: $43,000 to $60,500, depending on experience and qualifications
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
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Principal Duties: • Provides information to and answers questions from members and the general public concerning the General Assembly, the legislative process, bill status, and State government in person, over the phone, and through other communication channels. • Advises the public on how to use the General Assembly website to obtain various types of information. • Directs reference and research questions to legislative librarians or other departmental staff. • Demonstrates a high level of diplomacy, sound judgment, and discretion. • Maintains accurate detailed records of legislative, departmental, and other documents and publications. • Produces, monitors, and maintains printed and electronic files of legislative, departmental, and other documents and publications. • Collects and files, either in print or electronically, various legislative documents (committee votes, floor votes, amendments, and bills) and publications, and makes them available to the public via print or electronic distribution. • Clips newspaper articles and assists in the preparation of the Maryland Clipper, the news clipping service of the Maryland General Assembly. • Manages and fills requests for ADA interpreters for committee and other legislative meetings.
Qualifications: • High school diploma, college preferred. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. • Must have the ability to work independently, in teams, and can prioritize work to meet multiple deadlines. • Must have a high level of interpersonal skills, flexibility, and adaptability to serve legislators, legislative staff, and the public in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. • Must have sensitivity to the political environment and the information needs of all users. • Must have the availability to work extended hours as needed, including some weekends, during the 90-day legislative session.
The Department of Legislative Services is an equal employment opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment in a manner that violates law, regulation, or legislative policy.