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. Work for the 2015 Session begins October 27, 2014, ends January 16, 2015, and pays $20/hour.
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. Applications must be received by 5 p.m. on September 25, 2014.