Senate Administrative Assistants
One opening - Job Description
MAJOR DUTIES: Welcomes and assists visitors to the office. Screens incoming calls for the office; assists callers; takes messages, and routes calls to the appropriate staff. Responds to constituent inquiries. Maintains files of Senators expenses. Composes letters, memos, and other correspondence. Opens and distributes the mail; faxes priority correspondence to Senators district office. Maintains an email account for the Senator; reviews messages; researches and responds to messages or routes messages to appropriate staff members or to the Senator. Responds to invitations. Schedules Senate pages from the Senator's district. Performs other related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED: Knowledge of office administration practices and procedures, such as letter writing and the operation of standard office equipment. Skill in the use of computers and various software programs. Skill in interpersonal relations, and oral and written communication.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to read, write, and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent.
Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.
To apply for this position, please email a cover letter and resume to Stacy Peery
, Senate Staffing Director.