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Employment Opportunities

The General Assembly convenes each year in January.  The Colorado state constitution states that the regular sessions of the general assembly shall not exceed one hundred twenty calendar days.  

The Colorado Senate has ongoing employment opportunities available for the legislative sessions.   This seasonal employment is full time for the stated four-month period only.

Secretary of the Senate

The Colorado State Senate is seeking to hire a new Secretary of the Senate to oversee the operations of the Senate. The Secretary serves in a non-partisan capacity, working for all 35 Senators. In the course of their duties, the Secretary works with Senate staff, legislative staff, staff from other state agencies, lobbyists, and the general public. The Secretary is hired by the Senate President and is elected at the beginning of each legislative session by the Senate as a whole. The Secretary of the Senate's duties and responsibilities can be divided into three broad categories: legislative, administrative, and financial.

To apply for this position, please send a resume and a cover letter explaining your interest in, and qualification for, the position addressed to Senate President Steve Fenberg to  Please put  “Senate Secretary Application” in the subject field of your email.

The deadline to apply for this position is August 11th.

Persons interested in non-partisan positions with the Senate may direct their inquiries to:

Ryan Breitweiser
Journal Clerk
State Capitol
Denver, Colorado 80203

Persons interested in positions with the Senate Democrat Caucus may direct their inquiries to:

Jessica Martinez Vasquez
Senate Democrats Outreach & Public Relations Manager
State Capitol
Denver, Colorado 80203

Persons interested in positions with the Senate Republican Caucus may direct their inquiries to:

Jerry Wheeler
Senate Republicans Aide Program Coordinator
State Capitol
Denver, Colorado 80203

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