Date de publication: 16 oct 2019
Date limite: 26 oct 2019
CAO's Office
Strategic Policy & Government Relations
Policy Specialist
At the Region of Halton, we treat everyone with respect, honesty, fairness and trust. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Halton is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.
This is a contract opportunity, for up to 12 months, working 35 hours per week.
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Strategic Policy & Government Relations division which
provides support to the entire organization such as: Regional Council, CAO, Public Health, Public
Works, Paramedic & Emergency Services, Planning Services and Social Services.
This role provides support related to corporate policy, public engagement, accessibility and advocacy initiatives through coordination, monitoring and research on various issues and topics.
Preferred Background:
The successful candidate will possess a degree in public administration or political science or a related field, with 3-5 years’ experience in government. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the working and programs of Regional, Provincial and Federal governments as well as possess excellent research, verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills. To succeed in this role, one must be highly analytical, organized, resourceful and adaptable. Strong project management and analysis skills, and political acuity is also required. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Conduct research and analysis of various Regional, Provincial or Federal policy and advocacy issues as well as funding opportunities and assist with the development of briefing and resource material as required.
  • Respond to research requests as needed.
  • Monitor relevant legislation, conduct analysis and provide summaries.
  • Review and synthesizes relevant information by conducting on-line research and reviewing and summarizing reports.
  • Support the development of and roll out of the corporate policy review and public engagement review projects.
  • Support the development and organization of polices and processes.
  • Contribute to business process improvements within the division.
  • Provide support to the organization in various topic areas.
  • Review reports and prepare summaries.
  • Act as a backup to daily monitoring of emerging issues.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
October 11, 2019
Posting Expires:
October 25, 2019
Posting #:
Apply Online at: Halton Job Postings
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