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Associate Legislative Director
Job Code:2020-GOVTAFF-001
Company:Texas Farm Bureau
Location:Austin, TX
Status:Full-time
  
Job Responsibilities:

To assist in the planning, coordination, and direction of legislative activities of

Texas Farm Bureau in accordance with the policies established by the voting

delegates as interpreted by the Board of Directors.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND AUTHORITY

To represent the Texas Farm Bureau on policy matters with the executive, and

legislative branches of government at both the state and federal level and with

other organizations, in consultation with the State Legislative Director.  

To assist in the planning and direction of legislative activities at the state and

federal level of government.  

Secure legislative consideration of measures favorable to Texas Farm Bureau policy

and amend or defeat measures contrary to those policies. 


Develop and coordinate programs to improve the effectiveness of Farm Bureau with

legislators.


Participate in county and state meetings relating to legislative programs.  

Prepare and/or present testimony before legislative committees and regulatory

agencies.  

Assist in developing strategy to accomplish organizational policy objectives and

activities. 

To encourage and coordinate Farm Bureau leaders’ involvement in the legislative

process. 

Assist development of legislative voting records. 

Assist in the implementation of political education programs and AGFUND activities. 

Assist in the monitoring of newspaper and television reports relative to legislative

activities of Texas Farm Bureau.  

Serve as a resource to the TFB Resolutions Committee.  

Comply with the Certified Fleet Operator requirements of the Company Driving

and Safety Policy. 

Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

Four-year degree from accredited college or university.

 

Experience with the state legislative process and politics.

 

Basic knowledge of the agriculture industry.

 

Valid Texas driver’s license and driving record at the time of hire which would not place the employee on probation, or disqualify the employee from Certified Fleet Operator Status, under the company Driving and Safety Policy.

 

Other Job Information (if applicable):

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

 

Repeated use of PC, telephone, and office machines.

 

Extended periods of sitting and concentrating.

 

Occasional bending, twisting, crouching, pulling, pushing and reaching in an office environment.

 

Occasional lifting and moving items weighing up to 30 lbs.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

Occasional long, irregular work hours.

 

Travel, as required.

 

Work to be conducted in office environment owned or leased by company.