Are you looking for an exciting and fast-paced career that is actively working on critical legislation to improve California, address issues in our communities and to meet the needs of all Californians? Consider the California State Senate and be part of an organization that serves to strengthen the State through dedicated service to all. We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our team. If you are interested in a challenging opportunity in a high-energy, team-oriented environment, you are encouraged to apply.
Under the direction of the Senator and the Chief of Staff, the District Coordinator serves as the supervisor of district office staff; establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with staff, and oversees the Senator’s schedule in the district. Communicates effectively and works cooperatively with elected officials, community leaders and business groups in the district. Candidates must have great organizational skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced, professional environment.
Under the direction of the Senator and the Chief of Staff, the District Coordinator will work jointly with the Capitol Chief of Staff to ensure that the Senator’s goals and objectives for the district are being carried out and addressed appropriately, in addition to supervising the operation of the Senator’s district office. The District Coordinator will also represent or staff the Senator at meetings, events, and functions with constituents, and community groups. Candidates must be able to communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; respond to various types of correspondence; work effectively under pressure while maintaining a positive and respectful attitude; deliver excellent customer service.
The particular legislative district, legislative process, as well as the structure and policies of state government; effective coalition building; application of social capital and asset-based community development; public relations; basic office computer applications and social media platforms; the Senate's personnel rules, policies, and best practices pertaining to staff supervision, sexual harassment and Equal Employment Opportunities.
Establish a district office culture of excellence and respect; build and maintain constructive relationships with a diverse array of stakeholders; organize and structure employee duties and workload and supervise staff; communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; design, manage, and evaluate programs; and maintain a cooperative and effective working relationship with staff and the Member.
A Bachelor’s Degree.
Legislative experience are preferred.
If you are offered this position are vaccinated, you will be required to submit a copy of your COVID vaccination card with your new hire paperwork.
The Senate offers a competitive benefit package, which includes:
LOCATION, SALARY AND FILING DATE:
- California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS)
- 401(k) and 457 plans
- Flexible spending accounts
District Offices will be located in either Encinitas or Mission Viejo, CA.
Salary starts at $6,062 per month plus benefits.
Final salary is commensurate with experience and education.
Applications with be accepted until position is filled.
SUBMIT COVER LETTER, RESUME, AND SENATE APPLICATION VIA EMAIL TO:
Heather Resetarits, Chief of Staff
Office of Senator Blakespear
The Senate application form is available through the Senate job webpage: www.senate.ca.gov/senatejobs
The California State Senate values diversity at all levels of the organization and is committed to fostering an environment in which employees from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed and can thrive. The Senate believes the diversity of our employees and their unique ideas inspire innovative solutions to strengthen our ability to support the legislature. Join the California State Senate and help us support California communities.