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2018 Regular Session Per Diem Jobs

Administrative Assistants needed for 60-day Legislative Session. Applicants must be able to work in fast pace office environment, good with MS computer programs, possess good telephone etiquette, assist government representatives with their constituents, correspondence, scheduling and legislative research along with other responsibilities. Must be able to pass a background check.

House of Delegates: › House Per Diem Application
Senate: › Senate Per Diem Application

Per Diem Senate and House Committee Attorneys, State Capitol

JOB REQUIREMENTS:Per Diem Committee Attorneys are responsible for providing legal assistance and counsel to Committee members for the duration of the 2018 Legislative Session, which runs from January 10th to March 10th. Responsibilities include drafting legislation, amendments, bill abstracts, presenting bills to the Committee, answering questions from the Committee regarding legislation and otherwise providing legal assistance to the Chair and Committee. Weekend work required as necessary.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:Active member of WV State Bar with prior subject matter experience preferred depending on Committee assignment. Prior experience with legislative process preferred. Compensation is based on a per day rate, which is dependent upon experience and qualifications.

Send resumes to for West Virginia Senate or for West Virginia House of Delegates.

Legislative Post Audit Division Seeking Auditors

The Post Audit Division of the West Virginia Legislative Auditor's Office is accepting applications for auditor positions with a salary of $35,000. A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or Business Administration is preferred. Other degrees and experience will receive consideration.

The Legislative Auditor's Office has a mission to provide meaningful and useful information to the West Virginia Legislature to assist in its policy making and to hold state government accountable to the taxpayers. Auditors for the Post Audit Division conduct performance audits of state government agencies for the West Virginia Legislature. Audits are conducted according to federal government performance auditing standards under the Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS).

Auditors are responsible for learning and carrying out all tasks of a performance audit including: conducting research on the agency under audit and its authorizing statute, analyzing financial data, reviewing the auditee’s policies and procedures, interviewing state agency officials, writing letters and correspondences, documenting audit evidence, maintaining and organizing audit documentation, preparing audit findings and reports, and presenting audit reports to committees of the West Virginia Legislature.

All employees of the Legislative Auditor's Office become members of the State of West Virginia retirement system, and may select from the State's health insurance plans. In order to apply, please complete the application found at

Please submit your application along with a cover letter, copy of your resume, and an unofficial college transcript, if available, to the following address:

Nathan Harris, Assistant to Director
Legislative Post Audit Division
Building 1, Room W-329
1900 Kanawha Blvd., East
Charleston, WV 25305-0610


Joint Committee on Government & Finance - Public Information Office, State Capitol

The Public Information Office of the West Virginia Legislature is seeking an experienced Web Developer to join our team in Charleston.  Working with the web development team, this position will develop, test, deploy and support applications and dynamic webpages for the users of the West Virginia Legislature’s website. The ideal candidate will have at least two years of relevant work experience and knowledge in programming, database development and design.

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience, HTML5, CSS3, SQL & MySQL, PHP, Javascript, VBA, and excellent oral and written communication skills.

ADDITIONAL PREFERRED SKILLS: Audio/video live streaming, Wowza streaming server, responsive development, Adobe ColdFusion, Adobe Creative Suite (Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator), JQuery, JQuery-Mobile, ActionScript, Microsoft Server and XSLT.

Applicants should email cover letter and resume to Drew Ross, Public Information Office Director, at:, or by mail to Public Information Office, Room MB-27, Building 1, State Capitol Complex, Charleston, West Virginia 25305.

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