|Job Title:||Legislative Coordinator (Administrative Assistant 3)|
|Opening Date/Time:||Fri. 09/08/17 12:00 AM Pacific Time|
|Closing Date/Time:||Sun. 09/17/17 11:59 PM Pacific Time|
|Salary:||$2,778.00 – $3,612.00 Monthly|
|Job Type:||Full Time – Permanent|
|Location:||Thurston County – Olympia, Washington|
|Department:||Dept. of Fish and Wildlife|
(ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT 3)
Do you have experience working within the Washington State legislative process? Are you passionate about protecting our natural resources? Do you have the ability to interact and develop positive working relationships with policy players? This position may be for you!
WDFW’s Legislative Affairs Special Assistant to the Director is seeking an energetic, highly motivated and well-organized Legislative Assistant. This is an outstanding opportunity to gain valuable experience in a policy career and an opportunity to make a positive and meaningful difference in fish and wildlife policy.
WDFW is dedicated to protecting native fish and wildlife, and providing sustainable fishing, hunting and wildlife viewing opportunities for millions of residents and visitors. Working throughout the state, WDFW’s employees–field biologists, enforcement officers, land stewards, lab technicians, customer service representatives and others–manage hundreds of fish and wildlife species, maintain nearly a million acres of public wildlife lands, provide opportunities for recreational and commercial fishing, wildlife viewing and hunting, protect and restore habitat and enforce laws that protect fish and wildlife resources. Learn more about us at www.wdfw.wa.gov.
The Department of Fish and Wildlife has some of the most talented people in the natural resource field. We celebrate and value diversity, appreciating that a workforce composed of those from different backgrounds and experiences creates an inclusive
This recruitment is to fill one (1) full-time permanent position within the Director’s Office, Legislative Affairs Division, located at the Natural Resources Building, Olympia, Thurston County, WA.
Under general supervision, the Legislative Assistant monitors legislative activity in the assigned area of focus. The incumbent researches proposed legislation and provides administrative support. Duties include tracking the progress of proposed and pending legislation and briefing the legislator and staff. The Legislative Assistant serves as a liaison and coordinator between Legislative Affairs and legislative leads, programs and policy staff regarding the legislative process, sponsored legislation, legislative hearings, bill analysis, bill status, and tracking reports. The Legislative Assistant reports to the Special Assistant Legislative Affairs.
Coordination of Legislative Correspondence and Communication:
Reports and Records Management/Project Management:
Coordination of the agency’s Legislative Coordination Team:
Coordination of Agency Legislative Development Process:
Working environment is a busy office setting. Varying degrees of activity occur in the common areas during working hours; most tasks will involve sitting at a desk and working on a computer. Incumbent must be able to work amid distraction.
This position normally works 8:00 am-5:00 pm, Monday-Friday, but may be required to occasionally work in excess of 40 hours per week or on weekends to meet deadlines during peak periods.
Knowledge of: State government organization and administrative procedures; federal and local government functions; research methods and data collection; basic administrative procedures; office practices; correspondence preparation; State and departmental policies; management procedures and practices; legislative process.
Ability to: manage workloads, research and gather information; coordinate, organize, and plan; use a personal computer; write clearly and effectively; develop training manuals and materials; develop electronic databases using Microsoft Access; multitask efficiently under stressful situations; work effectively with others; exercise sound judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions; analyze administrative problems and make appropriate recommendations; research and analyze constituent issues.
To apply for this position you MUST complete your profile at www.careers.wa.gov and attach the following in order to your profile before completing the online application:
Please do not include any attachments other than the ones requested above.
Please note: Failure to follow the above application instructions will result in disqualification. E-mailed documents will not be accepted in lieu of attaching your documents to the online profile.
Upon submission of your online application, you will immediately receive a confirming e-mail. You will then be notified via e-mail of your status during the process. In addition to the e-mail notifications, you can check the status of your application at any time by visiting your online profile at www.careers.wa.gov. Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, we ask your understanding and encourage you to use the online process and avoid calling for information.
Please note that initial screening will be solely based on the completeness of application materials submitted and the contents and completeness of the “work experience” section of your application in NeoGov. A resume will not substitute for the “work experience” section of the application. The information provided in your application must support your selected answers in the supplemental questions. Responses not supported in your application may disqualify you from consideration for employment in this position. All information will be verified and documentation may be required.
The Department of Fish and Wildlife is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity diversity. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, disabled and Vietnam era veterans and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Persons needing accommodation in the application process or this announcement in an alternative format may call (360) 902-2276 or the Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) at (800) 833-6388.