Minimum Qualifications A New York State Senator is seeking an organized, detail-oriented, proactive individual to fill the role of a Constituent Services Liaison in their Brooklyn District Office. This is an exciting opportunity for a professional passionate about public service to work with an elected official whose agenda is safer communities, affordable housing, funding for schools and libraries, supportive services for youth and seniors, and quality healthcare.
Ideal candidates will possess the following education, experience, and competencies:
•Bachelor’s degree preferred, or
•Associate’s degree with comparable job experience
•Two years of public service is strongly preferred, e.g., case management, community organizing, or nonprofit work experience
•Strong organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and maintain consistent attention to details
•Proficient computer skills
•Excellent written and public speaking abilities
•Flexibility about work hours, available to work evenings and weekends on occasion
•Ability to work well under pressure in a team-oriented environment
•Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to speak before large groups
The Constituent Services Liaison must have a mode of transportation to navigate the district.
Duties Description The Constituent Services Liaison provides efficient constituent service, including advocacy, monitoring, and updating the Senator and Chief of Staff on district and local issues. Constituent casework is one of the essential functions of a Senate office. While a day in the life will vary, some of the primary responsibilities include:
•Attending community meetings and events to represent the Senator
•Resolving and managing constituent issues and responding to casework correspondence
•Interacting with government agencies, organizations, members of the community, and other elected officials
•Entering constituent requests into a database
•Maintaining up-to-date files on issues
•Assisting with office and community events
Additional Comments Starting salary is $45,000 to $47,000 per year. The NYS Senate offers a comprehensive benefits package, including a wellness program.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Resumes sent without a cover letter will not be considered.
This recruitment will remain open until filled.
•Employee assistance program
•Flexible spending account
•Paid time off
The New York State Senate is an Equal Opportunity Employer: We do not permit discrimination based on race, age, creed, color, religion, gender/sex, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, familial status, national origin, predisposing genetic characteristics, or physical or mental disability, domestic violence victim status, arrest/criminal conviction record, pregnancy and related conditions, gender identity or expression, sexual harassment, immigration status, or hair texture or protective hair styles.
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