Employment Opportunity

2018 Session Administrative Assistant (Temporary, Part-time Position)

The Virginia Senate Finance Committee staff is seeking a skilled, highly motivated and experienced professional session assistant to fill a temporary part-time position in preparation for, and during, the 2018 session of the General Assembly.  The position will run from October 16, 2017 through approximately March 16, 2018, with flexible hours October through December, and at least 40 hours per week during the legislative session. Applicants must be proficient in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), experienced and skilled in office procedures, maintain confidentiality and discretion, and be able to interact effectively with high level officials and the public in a non-partisan atmosphere.  Managing a variety of assignments with a high degree of accuracy, requiring minimal supervision, and adherence to tight deadlines are required, particularly during the legislative session.  Duties include the tracking of Committee legislation with a heavy focus on proofreading, legislative research, data entry and other general office duties.  Legal experience a plus. This is a non-benefited position with an hourly salary rate, based on experience.  Parking will be provided.

Interested applicants must apply to the Senate Finance Committee directly.  On-line state applications are not accepted.  To apply, please send a cover letter with resume to Melissa Mayes via email to mmayes@sfc.virginia.gov or by mail to Senate Finance Committee, Attn: Melissa Mayes, P. O. Box 396, Richmond, VA  23218.  Application review will begin October 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

EOE.  No phone calls or agencies please.

2017 Members

The Senate rules establish a Committee on Finance, to consider the budget of the Commonwealth; all taxation and all matters concerning the expenditure of funds of the Commonwealth; general and special revenues of the Commonwealth; bills, resolutions, and petitions for appropriations; and claims. The Committee is composed of sixteen members of the Senate.

Office Location

The Senate Finance Committee's offices moved on May 15, 2017 and are located at:

900 East Main Street
Pocahontas Building, 14th Floor
Richmond, Virginia 23219