Announcement Number: 1091215598
NEVADA LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL BUREAU
Carson City, Nevada
The Legal Division: The Legal Division of the Legislative
Counsel Bureau of the State of Nevada is seeking qualified
applicants for the position of Document Specialist. The Legal
Division is a nonpartisan office which is part of the central staff
that provides support to the Nevada Legislature. The Legal Division prepares and drafts
legislation, researches and writes legal opinions, provides legal counsel to Legislative
committees, works with Executive Branch agencies to prepare and review administrative
regulations, represents the Legislature and Legislators in court and other legal
proceedings and provides other assistance to Legislators upon request. In addition, the
Legal Division provides legal support to the Legislative Counsel Bureau including
preparing and negotiating contracts, providing legal advice concerning employment and
other matters and providing other legal support upon request. The Legal Division is also
responsible for preparing and publishing Statutes of Nevada, Nevada Revised Statutes,
Nevada Administrative Code, the BDR List, the Register of Administrative Regulations
and other official publications of the Legislature.
Position Description: The Document Specialist's primary role is proofing various legal
documents, including bills and bill drafts, Nevada Revised Statutes and Nevada
Qualifications: The successful candidate must have a high school diploma or GED.
College level courses are desirable.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Applicants should have knowledge and experience
with word processing (WORD), superior attention to detail and strong grammar and
spelling skills. The successful candidate must also have the ability to adhere to and meet
stringent deadlines with a high volume of work, to maintain confidentiality of documents
and communications and to accept and adapt to changes in the work environment.
SALARY AND Benefits: The starting salary for this position is $41,572 annually under the
employee-employer paid retirement option. The position includes state health and dental
insurance as well as a state retirement plan. An explanation of the retirement options and
information regarding state retirement benefits may be accessed at www.nvpers.org. A
description of the current health and dental benefits provided to all state employees is
available at www.pebp.state.nv.us. Other optional benefits are also available, including a
deferred compensation program.
Duration: Permanent and temporary positions are available. The temporary positions
are currently authorized for 15 months with the possibility of extension to non-temporary
WORKING CONDITIONS: This position is located in the Legislative Building in Carson
City, Nevada. The work is performed in a typical office environment. Significant
overtime is required during legislative sessions and during certain other periods as
necessary to meet the demands of the Legal Division.
APPLICATION PROCESS: To apply for this position, applicants must submit a completed
Legislative Counsel Bureau Employment Application
ation.pdf) by no later than 5:00 p.m. on October 9, 2020. Applicants may also submit a
cover letter and resume, however, those documents are not required.
Applications and other information must be sent by mail or email to:
Judy Wytock, Administrator, Legal Division
Legislative Counsel Bureau
401 S. Carson Street
Carson City, NV 89701-4747
The Legal Division is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on
the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity or expression, age, political affiliation or disability.