Friday , March 31 2023

Policy Analyst jobs

City of Dallas

Job Description:

A competitive salary, five year vested pension plan, great benefits package that includes health, vision and dental insurance, pet insurance, tuition reimbursement, qualifying childcare assistance, paid time off and more.Join our diverse workforce and help us in providing excellent service to the residents of Dallas while building a rewarding career.The Policy Analyst provides professional level support by performing research and analysis of complex policy issues, developing recommendations, and providing advice and guidance to the Council Member on existing and proposed legislation, supporting the community by providing information, direction, and awareness of City programs, services, and projects. Provides information to local entities for members of the community to ensure increased referrals, awareness, and visibility of services available at the City of Dallas through various divisions and departments.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Researches, gathers, compiles, analyzes, and summarizes data and information for City Council and management related to municipal policies, legislation, planning, and other areas and projects as assigned; provides general recommendations and ideas for policy development.
  • Demonstrates key knowledge of industry trends and general policy and procedural needs present in the City and its departments.
  • Performs a wide range of technical, analytical, and general administrative duties.
  • Ensures members of the community are offered information and resources available to members of the community; attends meetings, networks within the community, provides phone outreach activities, and develops community relationships at the guidance of the Councilmember.
  • Monitors potential legislation impacting policy and procedural development within the City; reports on impacts and items of interest or concern; develops and recommends alternatives and solutions.
  • Ensures members of the community receive assistance when seeking community resources; supports case management for community programs, provides administrative work, and maintains reports, documents, and data on services and community outreach goals in
  • collaboration with City departments at the guidance of the Councilmember.
    Conducts research on regional and other plans to analyze impacts and serve as a knowledgeable resource; serves as a subject matter expert on policy development and analysis.
  • Prepares resolutions and other documents and agenda items as needed; provides regular briefings on areas of responsibility to facilitate timely information sharing.
  • Creates, develops, and implements reporting tools and content; prepares, drafts, and distributes required documents, forms, and reports to facilitate policy development and timely, accurate, and consistent communication.
  • Coordinates, and facilitates in partnership with City departments, services, and programs to ensure the needs of the community are being met; develops close relationships with the community to ensure departmental programs are serving the City’s population at the guidance of the Councilmember.
  • Assists and supports various administrative staff with policy and procedural development and creation; provides professional level analysis regarding policy direction and defining policy parameters.

Job Requirements:

  • 3 plus years of experience in organizational planning, policy research, analysis, and development.
  • High School Diploma or GED. Advanced degree preferred.

Job Details:

Company: City of Dallas

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Others

Job Location: Dallas, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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