The House Clerk’s Office seeks to hire an attorney for the position of First Assistant Clerk of the House, which assists the Clerk of the House with the procedural operation of the Vermont House of Representatives. The House Clerk’s Office is a nonpartisan office that provides parliamentary services to the House, House members, and committees, regardless of party or political affiliation. The attorney will serve as a resource to the Clerk, the Speaker of the House, House members and committees, and legislative staff on all matters pertaining to legislative procedure, including by providing legal and parliamentary advice, recording official House action on legislation on the House floor, incorporating amendments into legislation, and preparing the House Calendar. The First Assistant Clerk holds a challenging, interesting, and important role at the heart of representative government and is part of a small team responsible for assisting the House in performing its constitutional function.
The Vermont General Assembly celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The House Clerk's Office does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.