Nov 06, 2018
Apr 23, 2018 - Aug 10, 2018
A Vermont State Senator serves in the upper house of the bicameral Vermont State Legislature. Vermont has 30 senators, who are divided into three single-member districts, six two-member districts, three three-member districts, and one six-member district. Each senator represents at least 20,300 constituents from their respective districts. Primary responsibilities of a senator include, developing budget packages, making taxation decisions, passing legislation, allocating spending, and redistricting in collaboration with other senators and the house of representatives. Additionally, the senate has the exclusive authority to try officials impeached by the house in addition to authorizing certain executive appointments. Leadership in the senate is guided by the Senate President, who, after being chosen by the majority party caucus, and elected by the entire senate body, is charged with assigning each senator to various committees and leadership positions. A Vermont senator serves a two-year term, with no limit on the number of terms served. The salary of the position is $676.56 per week while in legislative session, along with a $110 day per diem for lodging for overnight stays, or $61 day per diem for meals and mileage.
Submit application to:
Vermont Secretary of State, 128 State St, Montpelier, VT, 05633, US