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Florida Legislative Employment Information

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Job Title

Legislative Aide (District 80)

General Summary

State Representative Lauren Melo is now accepting applications in her Naples, Florida office to assist with a variety of administrative and public relations matters requiring a thorough understanding of the policies, procedures, and operating practices of the Florida Legislature.

 

Examples of Work Performed

  • Calendar and Scheduling
  • Constituent Management
  • Legislative Process
  • Public Relations and Press Releases
  • Stakeholder Relations
  • Designated Tallahassee Travel Staff during Committee Weeks and Session

 

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  1. Knowledge and application of House Rules, Protocol, House-specific Applications, House Administrative Policies and the Legislature’s Joint Policies and Procedures.
  2. Calendar and Scheduling
  3. Constituent Management
  4. Legislative Research
  5. Legislative Process
  6. Public Relations and Press Releases
  7. Stakeholder Relations
  8. Designated Tallahassee Staff during Committee Weeks and Session and Travel System
  9. Mandatory Trainings as Assigned

 

Minimum Qualifications

An Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university and two years of administrative experience.
Professional administrative experience can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.

 

Salary

Annual $37,212

Excellent employee benefits.

Submission of Application

Interested parties may send a cover letter, resume and completed Florida Legislature Employment Application to:

 

The Honorable Lauren Melo

Florida House of Representatives

Harmon Turner Building, Suite 212

3299 Tamiami Trail East

Naples, Florida 34112-5746

 

or e-mail Lauren.Melo@myfloridahouse.gov

Applications are available through the Florida Legislature's web site Online Sunshine and in Room 701 of the Claude Pepper Building.

Accommodation for Disability

If an accommodation is needed for a disability, please notify Human Resources at (850) 488-6803.