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Job Opportunities

Attorney

The Virginia Division of Legislative Services, the primary legal and research agency for the General Assembly of Virginia, is seeking an attorney to fill a position on its professional staff. This highly visible position entails drafting legislation, staffing committees of the General Assembly, and undertaking research and policy analysis.

Successful candidates must be a member of the Virginia State Bar and have excellent legal, writing, and communication skills. This entry level position has a starting salary of $60,000.

Interested parties should submit a resume, letter of interest, and writing sample no later than November 7, 2014, to Stephanie Kerns at skerns@dls.virginia.gov.

Please note: "DLS Attorney Applicant" should appear in the subject line of your e-mail.

Proofreaders/Editors

In September of each year, the Editing Office accepts applications for temporary, full-time proofreaders/editors for the upcoming General Assembly Session. Night and weekend hours are required in December and early January in addition to 40-hour workweeks.

Temporary proofreaders/editors ensure bills and resolutions match in-house style and format requirements, check Code citations and other cross-references, and correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors.

A bachelor's degree, computer proficiency, and proofreading/editorial experience are required.

To apply send a resume with cover letter to Lilli Hausenfluck, Chief Editor, Division of Legislative Services, at LHausenfluck@dls.virginia.gov with "Proofreader/Editor" in the subject line.