Applying To: Legislative Researcher (Board of Aldermen)
Annual salary range: $28,000.00 – $30,000.00 plus medical benefits, life insurance and parking.
Nature of Work
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Assists the Board of Aldermen with research and analysis of legislation and topics before the committees and full Board of Aldermen.
- Assists the Board of Aldermen with topical research on matters of public policy.
- Assists the Board of Aldermen and committees with drafting of bills, substitutes and amendments.
- Drafts reports for committees.
- Serves as a liaison with government agencies, legislative staff in other cities, and other organizations and experts.
- Assists members with constituent matters by obtaining information and drafting responses which require technical information.
- Monitors developments in public policy and develops skills relevant to the position.
- Monitors legislative activity by attending committee meetings and full Board of Aldermen meetings.
- Performs other related work as assigned.
ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
- Working knowledge of research methods
- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
- Ability to use personal computers
- Ability to work under pressure of frequent deadlines
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
- A Bachelor's degree in a liberal arts discipline or other relevant field from an accredited college or university.
This is a non-civil service position.
HOW TO APPLY
Employment applications can be submitted on the Internet (http://stlouis-mo.gov/jobs) or download and mail completed application to the President of the Board of Aldermen's Office, Attention: Tom Shepard, 1200 Market Street, Room 232 in City Hall, St. Louis MO 63103
Last Date For Filing Application Is April 25, 2019
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