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Legislative Aide

 

Soto-Martínez is seeking a thoughtful, hard-working, and compassionate team member to work in a collaborative, fast-paced environment as a Legislative Aide. Public policy, legal, and government experience are valued. Most important is that you are self-starting, energetic, and dedicated to bringing about a better Los Angeles through proactive changes in public policy at the local level.

The ideal candidate should demonstrate a commitment to racial and economic justice, some experience with public policy. 

Please send a resume and brief cover letter to cd13jobs@gmail.com

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Review Council and Committee meeting agendas as they are released, identify items that need further analysis and summarize issues. 
  • Analyze reports and prepare briefings memos in advance of Council and Committee meetings. 
  • Support Legislative team during Council and Committee meetings including tracking votes and communicating with other council offices. 
  • Attend Committee meetings for the committees that the member does not sit on and prepare analysis and summaries of discussion and votes.
  • Track motions introduced by the Councilmember. 
  • Draft correspondence, briefing memos, motions, and other documents as needed. 
  • Attend and support the field team at meetings in the community as needed. 

The ideal candidate should have experience in the following: 

  • Exceptional written, verbal, and visual communication skills. 
  • A capacity for hard work, and a willingness to collaborate with others.
  • Ability to read, process and clearly summarize large amounts of information quickly.  
  • Enthusiasm for and familiarity with local politics and municipal policy. 
  • Experience working with elected officials, in government relations or on behalf of an advocacy organization is a plus. 

 

The position is full-time and exempt from Civil Service. Salary range is $60,000-65,000, commensurate with experience. Please send a resume and brief cover letter to cd13jobs@gmail.com.

 

In accordance with Los Angeles City Ordinance 187134, candidates must meet the minimum requirement of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or receive an exemption and report their vaccination status prior to being hired by the hiring City department. The ordinance is available at 

https://clkrep.lacity.org/onlinedocs/2021/21-0921_ord_187134_8-24-21.pd…;

 

The City of Los Angeles values diversity, equity and inclusion in its workforce. We encourage any and all qualified individuals to apply, regardless of their racial or ethnic background, sex, gender identity or any other protected background.