Sergeant

This job posting will fill four (4) temporary, full-time Sergeant positions.

Reports To: Assistant Sergeant at Arms

This position is open to all qualified applicants.

This position will be working onsite at the Minnesota Senate Building and Capitol.

This position is open until filled.

Position Purpose

The Sergeant position provides administrative support, customer service, and assistance to the Sergeant’s Office during Senate floor session and legislative meetings. Activities may include, but are not limited to, maintaining decorum in the Senate chamber and meeting rooms, providing office services, and distributing documents.

During Legislative Session this position will be expected to work longer hours.

Position Responsibilities

  • Maintain decorum in meeting rooms and the Senate Chamber.
  • Identify and admit authorized people onto the Senate floor and committee rooms.
  • Assist with answering phones and covering the Sergeant’s office and providing customer service at the front window.
  • Assemble and move furniture and rearrange offices as requested.
  • Fill orders for supplies and distribute supplies for Senate offices.

Minimum Qualification

High school or college graduate.

In addition to the qualifications listed above, applicants must demonstrate the ability to:

  • Lift up to 30-50lbs.
  • Stand for long periods at a time.
  • Communicate clearly to Senate staff, Members, constituents, and lobbyists.

Preferred Qualification

  • Experience monitoring and providing security for larger events.
  • Knowledge of legislative procedures and chamber protocol.
  • Experience working under pressure while managing multiple work tasks.

Why work for the Minnesota Senate?

The Minnesota Senate offers benefits for temporary employees including:

  • Holiday pay
  • Optional retirement accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Application Details

How to Apply?

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