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Employment Opportunities

Positions available with the Legislative Commissioners' Office


Legislative Editor
Open to: The Public
Location: Hartford
Hours: Full-Time
Salary: Starting salary $47,106
Closing Date: August 8, 2014

Nonpartisan bill drafting office is seeking a full-time legislative editor. 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. Excellent health insurance, retirement and other fringe benefits. Expected starting date is the end of September 2014.

For information about the Legislative Commissioners' Office, see our webpage at http://www.cga.ct.gov/lco.

Minimum requirements include a Bachelor's degree in English, journalism or communications, or a related field, three years of editorial experience, and excellent communication skills. Legal experience preferred.

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 on August 8, 2014.

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities