The Minnesota House of Representatives is seeking a non-partisan individual with an interest in the legislative process to fill a temporary Committee Page position for the 2019 regular legislative session. This individual will provide support to House Facilities during preparation for the session and join other Committee Pages in supporting legislative hearings. The position will begin in mid-November and continue for approximately 6 months.
Activities in preparation for session will include delivering supplies throughout the Capitol Complex, distributing water and copier paper to House office areas, and assisting in set-up workspace furniture and equipment. Additional Committee Page positions will be filled at the beginning of session to provide various support services to legislators, staff, and the public. Typical tasks during the session include: assisting committee staff and members prior to and during committee hearings; collating and distributing hearing materials; recording committee hearings; running errands within the Capitol Complex for members and staff; delivering supplies; and receiving and delivering messages from visitors. Pages also perform or are available for similar tasks in the House Chamber.
Committee Pages must work closely with legislators and staff to ensure committee hearings function smoothly. They are required to attend all meetings of their assigned committees. Pages are frequently required to work evenings and occasional weekend hours.
The ideal candidate is a motivated, non-partisan individual with excellent interpersonal skills and a strong desire to serve in the legislative process. Successful candidates must value professionalism and be willing to work long hours in a cooperative manner until a given task is complete or meeting is concluded.
Hourly rate is $13.88 - $15.20, 35-40 hours per week.
To ensure consideration, cover letter and resume must be received by Wednesday, November 1, 2018. Late applications may be accepted. Send to: