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Wanted: Legislative Pages


November 17, 2004

The Alaska State House of Representatives is looking for individuals who are interested and available to work as a Legislative Page for this up-coming legislative session. Legislative Page positions are employed from the beginning of the legislative session, which is the first week in January to adjournment in May. The starting salary for a page position is $2,175.00 per month. All monthly paid employees receive full medical, retirement and leave benefits. Medical benefits begin on the 31st day after the official start/hire date provided there is no leave without pay. Salaried employees do not receive compensatory time or overtime and are on call 7 days per week. Minimum qualifications for House Page positions are high school diploma or equivalent and a clean driving record.

Hired by the Rules Committees of each Chamber, the pages serve under the supervision of their Sergeant-At-Arms to provide support services to legislative members. They are on call in the Chamber for each legislative day providing such services as:

1. Acting as doormen of the chambers.
2. Remaining on call in the chamber during session.
3. Relaying messages, letters and documents both to and from the legislators and to and from legislative offices and agencies.
4. On a daily basis, maintaining the bills, journals and other documents used in the chambers.
5. Driving the legislative vans as requested. A driver's license and a clean driving record are required.

Interested individuals should mail a copy of their resume, a copy of their Division of Motor Vehicles driving license and a copy of their driving record to the House Rules Committee Chairman's office. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Faxes will also be accepted. Mail or fax resume and requested information to:

Representative Norman Rokeberg
House Rules Committee Chairman
716 W Fourth Ave, Suite 300
Anchorage, AK 99501-2133
Fax (907) 269-0119

For additional information regarding the Legislative Page position contact Janet Seitz, Rules Committee Staff at (907) 269-0117. For information regarding standard State of Alaska benefit package please contact the Legislative Affairs Agency Personnel Office at (907) 465-3854.

The Alaska State Legislature does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, or disability. Persons with disabilities who require special accommodations contact the Legislative Affairs Personnel Office. Please allow sufficient notice for the Agency to accommodate your needs prior to the closing date.


Source of Public Service Announcement:

Office of Representative Jim Elkins
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