Employment Opportunities with the Hawaii State Senate
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28th Legislature - Session Employment Opportunities
The Hawaii State Senate is accepting applications for the 2015 legislative session.
If you want to experience firsthand what it’s like to work in a dynamic public service organization, work closely with elected officials and the public, and learn more about the legislative process, consider applying for one of the temporary positions listed on the right side of this page under current openings. Click on the position details for instructions on how to apply.
Data-Entry Clerk/Office Assistant
About Senate Employment
Where are the Senate offices located?
All Senate offices are in the State Capitol building, which is located in downtown Honolulu. You can find more information about the State Capitol here.
How long do temporary session jobs last?
Session jobs require a 4-6 month commitment, depending on the position. Most begin in January and end on the last day of the legislative session (late April or early May).
Are any of the positions with the Senate permanent?
Although a large number of the Senate staff during the legislative session are in temporary positions, the Senate employs a limited number of staff on a permanent year-around basis. All Senate staff, regardless of their position, are employed on an at-will basis.
Are Senate employees eligible for health insurance?
Senate employees working 20 hours or more per week are eligible for health insurance through the Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund (EUTF).
Do you offer retirement benefits?
Permanent employees of the Senate are eligible for membership with the State of Hawaii Employees’ Retirement System (ERS).
I recently submitted my resume for a position with the Senate. When will I receive a response?
Due to the large volume of resumes submitted to the Senate, many applicants will not be contacted for an interview after submitting a resume.