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The Michigan House of Representatives employs both full-time and part-time employees. Employees of the House of Representatives are Legislative employees who are excluded from the classified system of civil service employment.

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Republican, Representative Bryan Posthumus, Open until filled
Office

Representative Bryan Posthumus

Caucus

Republican

Description

This is a full-time position in the Lansing office of State Representative Bryan Posthumus. The Legislative Aide/Constituent Services position requires the individual to perform administrative duties, maintain positive relationships with constituents, coordinate the Representative’s schedule, write and track correspondence, and manage the office.  Other responsibilities include helping plan district events, monitoring major district happenings, writing social media posts, researching policy issues, working on legislative initiatives, and handling special projects.  Occasional travel to the district is also required.

Salary Range

Negotiable

Minimum Qualifications

The applicant must be professional, resourceful, and possess strong administrative, organizational, and clerical skills.  They must possess excellent oral and written communication, and customer service skills. Applicant must be proficient in Microsoft Office and possess the ability to learn other software applications as needed. The applicant needs to be self-motivated, detail-oriented, capable of assuming responsibility without direct supervision, and able to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.  Legislative or governmental experience as well as a bachelor’s degree is preferred, though not required.

Deadline

Open until filled

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michigan House of Representatives
Human Resources
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Or via email to: HumanResources@house.mi.gov

Apply Now
Democratic, Representative Mari Manoogian, Open until filled
Office

Representative Mari Manoogian

Caucus

Democratic

Description

This is a full-time position in the Lansing office of State Representative Mari Manoogian. The Legislative Aide position requires the individual to perform administrative, reception, and constituent duties, coordinate the Representative’s schedule, write and track correspondence, and manage the office.  Other responsibilities include addressing constituent casework, helping plan district coffee hours, town hall meetings, and other events, monitoring major district happenings, writing social media posts, researching policy issues, working on legislative initiatives, staffing meetings, and handling special projects.  Some travel to the district will be required, including attending in-district community events and meetings.

Salary Range

$40,000

Minimum Qualifications

The applicant must be professional, resourceful, and possess strong administrative, organizational, and clerical skills.  In addition, they must possess excellent oral and written communication skills and able to deliver strong customer relation outcomes. Requirements include proficiency with Microsoft Office and the ability to learn other software applications as needed. Applicant must also be self-motivated, detail oriented, capable of assuming responsibility without direct supervision, and able to prioritize multiple tasks in a face-paced environment. Bachelor’s Degree preferred though not required.

Deadline

Open until filled

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michigan House of Representatives
Human Resources
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Or via email to: HumanResources@house.mi.gov

Apply Now
Republican, Representative Phil Green, Open until filled
Office

Representative Phil Green

Caucus

Republican

Description

This is a full-time position in the Lansing office of State Representative Phil Green. The Legislative Aide position requires the individual to perform administrative, reception, and constituent duties, coordinate the Representative’s schedule, write and track correspondence, and manage the office.  Other responsibilities include addressing constituent casework, helping plan district coffee hours, town hall meetings, and other events, monitoring major district happenings, writing social media posts, researching policy issues, working on legislative initiatives, staffing meetings, and handling special projects.  Some travel to the district will be required, including attending in-district community events and meetings.

Salary Range

Commensurate with experience (minimum $35,000)

Minimum Qualifications

The applicant must be professional, resourceful, and possess strong administrative, organizational, and clerical skills.  In addition, they must possess excellent oral and written communication skills and able to deliver strong customer relation outcomes. Requirements include proficiency with Microsoft Office and the ability to learn other software applications as needed. Applicant must also be self-motivated, detail oriented, capable of assuming responsibility without direct supervision, and able to prioritize multiple tasks in a face-paced environment.  Candidates should have a Bachelor’s Degree. Legislative or governmental experience is preferred, though not required.

Deadline

Open until filled

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michigan House of Representatives
Human Resources
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Or via email to: HumanResources@house.mi.gov

Apply Now
Republican , Representative Ken Borton, Open until filled
Office

Representative Ken Borton

Caucus

Republican

Description

This person performs administrative, legislative, and constituent duties for Representative Borton’s office in Lansing.  Responsibilities include organizing daily tasks, handling the Representative’s calendar, tracking legislation, and maintaining positive constituent relations.  Additional responsibilities will include research, preparation of materials for legislative committees, session, and district events.  The position requires strong analytical, written and language arts skills, and the ability to work under time deadlines. Occasional travel to the district is required.

Salary Range

Negotiable

Minimum Qualifications

The applicant must be professional, resourceful, and possess strong administrative, organizational, and clerical skills.  Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills including excellent telephone techniques and positive customer relation skills.  Requires proficiency with Microsoft Office apps such as Word, Excel, and Outlook, with the ability to learn other software applications.  Applicant must also be independent and self-motivated, detail oriented, assuming responsibility without direct supervision or direction.  Legislative or governmental experience is a plus.

Deadline

Open until filled

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michigan House of Representatives
Human Resources
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Or via email to: HumanResources@house.mi.gov

Apply Now
Democratic, Democratic Central, Open until filled
Office

Democratic Central

Caucus

Democratic

Description

The House Democratic Caucus seeks a Policy Advisor to serve as the principal legislative and policy advisor to the House Minority Leader and members of the Democratic Caucus in one or more of the following public policy areas: K-12 education, higher education, insurance, tax policy or issues facing local units of government.

In general, the duties include, but are not limited to the following, as it pertains to one or more of the above referenced public policy areas: 

  • Identify, analyze, monitor, and provide advice to House Democratic Caucus Members and staff on legislation, proposed policy and/or administrative changes, and emerging issues, from inception to final disposition. 
  • Provide research and in-depth analysis, oral and/or written, on specific issues. 
  • Prepare House Democratic Caucus members for committee hearings and House session, which includes providing a written analysis of legislative bills and resolutions. 
  • Analyze state budget proposals.
  • Monitor state boards, authorities, and commissions. 

This position will also work closely and strategically with Democratic Caucus members and diverse stakeholders, including the Republican Caucus, Michigan Senate,  the Executive Branch, and external interest groups, on creating and developing legislative solutions in one or more of the above-listed public policy areas. 

A qualified candidate must have excellent research, analytical, writing, oral presentation, and organizational skills and must be pro-active, creative, and service-oriented. A qualified candidate must also possess excellent interpersonal communication skills, be a team player and be able to develop and sustain relationships with stakeholders. The position requires the highest degree of confidentiality and the individual must be able to work under tight deadlines.

Salary Range

$60,000 - $65,000

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s Degree is required; a Master’s Degree or higher is preferred. An individual should also have some familiarity with the legislative process and state government.  It is also highly desired that applicants have experience in one of the following policy areas: insurance, tax policy, and issues facing local units of government. Application for this position is made through the submission of a resume, cover letter, and a writing sample.

Deadline

Open until filled

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michigan House of Representatives
Human Resources
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Or via email to: HumanResources@house.mi.gov

Apply Now
Republican, Representative Diana Farrington, Open until filled
Office

Representative Diana Farrington

Caucus

Republican

Description

This is a full-time position in the Lansing office of State Representative Diana Farrington. The Legislative Aide position requires the individual to perform administrative, reception, and constituent duties, coordinate the Representative’s schedule, write and track correspondence, and manage the office.  Other responsibilities include addressing constituent casework, helping plan district coffee hours, town hall meetings, and other events, monitoring major district happenings, writing social media posts, researching policy issues, working on legislative initiatives, staffing meetings, and handling special projects.  Some travel to the district will be required, including attending in-district community events and meetings.

Salary Range

$37,000 - $41,000

Minimum Qualifications

The applicant must be professional, resourceful, and possess strong administrative, organizational, and clerical skills.  In addition, they must possess excellent oral and written communication skills and able to deliver strong customer relation outcomes. Requirements include proficiency with Microsoft Office and the ability to learn other software applications as needed. Applicant must also be self-motivated, detail oriented, capable of assuming responsibility without direct supervision, and able to prioritize multiple tasks in a face-paced environment. Bachelor’s Degree preferred though not required.

Deadline

Open until filled

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michigan House of Representatives
Human Resources
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Or via email to: HumanResources@house.mi.gov

Apply Now
Democratic, Representative David LaGrand, Open until filled
Office

Representative David LaGrand

Caucus

Democratic

Description

This is a full-time position in the Lansing office of State Representative David LaGrand. The Legislative Aide / Constituent Relations position requires the individual to perform administrative, reception, and constituent duties, write and track correspondence, and manage the office.  Other responsibilities include addressing constituent casework, helping plan district coffee hours, town hall meetings, and other events, monitoring major district happenings, writing social media posts, researching policy issues, working on legislative initiatives, staffing meetings, and handling special projects.  Some travel to the district will be required, including attending in-district community events and meetings.

Salary Range

Commensurate with experience

Minimum Qualifications

The applicant must be professional, resourceful, and possess strong administrative, organizational, and clerical skills.  Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills including excellent telephone techniques and positive customer relation skills.  Requires proficiency with Microsoft Office apps such as Word, Excel, and Outlook, with the ability to learn other software applications.  Applicant must also be independent and self-motivated, detail oriented, assuming responsibility without direct supervision or direction.  Legislative or governmental experience is a plus.

Deadline

Open until filled

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michigan House of Representatives
Human Resources
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Or via email to: HumanResources@house.mi.gov

Apply Now
Republican, Representative Joseph Bellino, Open until filled
Office

Representative Joseph Bellino

Caucus

Republican

Description

This is a full-time position in the Lansing office of State Representative Joseph Bellino. The Legislative Aide/Constituent Services position requires the individual to perform administrative duties, maintain positive relationships with constituents, coordinate the Representative’s schedule, write and track correspondence, and manage the office.  Other responsibilities include helping plan district events, monitoring major district happenings, writing social media posts, researching policy issues, working on legislative initiatives, and handling special projects.  Occasional travel to the district is also required.

Salary Range

Commensurate with experience

Minimum Qualifications

The applicant must be professional, resourceful, and possess strong administrative, organizational, and clerical skills.  They must possess excellent oral and written communication, and customer service skills. Applicant must be proficient in Microsoft Office and possess the ability to learn other software applications as needed. The applicant needs to be self-motivated, detail-oriented, capable of assuming responsibility without direct supervision, and able to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.  Legislative or governmental experience as well as a bachelor’s degree is preferred, though not required.

Deadline

Open until filled

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michigan House of Representatives
Human Resources
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Or via email to: HumanResources@house.mi.gov

Apply Now
Republican, Representative Steven Johnson, Open until filled
Office

Representative Steven Johnson

Caucus

Republican

Description

This is a full-time position in the Lansing office of Steven Johnson. The Legislative Aide/Constituent Services position requires the individual to perform administrative duties, maintain positive relationships with constituents, coordinate the Representative’s schedule, write and track correspondence, and manage the office.  Other responsibilities include helping plan district events, monitoring major district happenings, writing social media posts, researching policy issues, working on legislative initiatives, and handling special projects.  Occasional travel to the district is also required.

Salary Range

Commensurate with experience

Minimum Qualifications

The applicant must be professional, resourceful, and possess strong administrative, organizational, and clerical skills.  They must possess excellent oral and written communication, and customer service skills. Applicant must be proficient in Microsoft Office and possess the ability to learn other software applications as needed. The applicant needs to be self-motivated, detail-oriented, capable of assuming responsibility without direct supervision, and able to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.  Legislative or governmental experience as well as a bachelor’s degree is preferred, though not required.

Deadline

Open until filled

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michigan House of Representatives
Human Resources
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Or via email to: HumanResources@house.mi.gov

Apply Now

All Michigan House of Representatives employees have a non-tenured, "at will" employment status. It is the policy of the House of Representatives to employ, by the Constitution and applicable federal or state statutes, qualified individuals without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, marital status, height, weight or any other categories or groups protected by law.

The Michigan House of Representatives is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Michigan law prohibits discrimination based on religion, race, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status, height, weight, arrest record, disability and other categories protected by law. If an accommodation is needed during the application process, please contact the House Human Resources Office at (517) 373-3069. An individual needing accommodations must notify the employer in writing, within 182 days after the need is known. Persons denied equal opportunity based on these conditions may file a complaint with the Michigan Civil Rights Commission.

The Michigan House of Representatives only accepts resumes for current position vacancies.