Positions available with the Legislative Commissioners' Office
Nonpartisan bill drafting office is seeking a legislative editor to work full-time from December 2013 to May 2014. Primary responsibilities include proofreading and editing legislation, legal opinions, memoranda, correspondence and other documents drafted by office attorneys. Excellent English grammar and writing skills as well as attention to detail are essential, as are interpersonal, computer, and time management skills. Collegial, deadline-driven environment with extended hours, including nights and weekends during the legislative session. Minimum qualifications include: Bachelor's degree in English, journalism or communications, or a related field, three years of editorial experience, and excellent communication skills. Legal experience preferred. Expected starting date is early December 2013, at a rate of $175.23 per diem.
For information about the Legislative Commissioners' Office, see our webpage at http://www.cga.ct.gov/lco.
Applicants will be required to take a timed editing skills test prior to being invited for an interview.
Submit cover letter and résumé to:
Legislative Commissioners' Office
Attn: Legislative Editor Position
Room 5500, Legislative Office Building
300 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
No e-mailed or faxed applications will be accepted. Applications must be received by 5:00 pm, Friday, November 1, 2013.