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Legislative Analyst

Snohomish County Council
Everett, WA Full-time
Posted on September 18, 2018

Snohomish County Council currently has open one Legislative Analyst position that supports the Law, Justice & Human Services Committee. This class supports the county's policy development and fiscal oversight functions and provides policy and fiscal analysis for the County Council, including proposed actions based on the county char­ter, multi-jurisdictional relationships, and state legislation. The legislative analyst is a salaried, at-will, overtime exempt classification. All positions conduct qualitative and quantitative analysis of policy issues, assist with the development and implementation of council­ directed initiatives, and participate in the analysis of departmental budgets submitted by the County Executive to the Council for adoption. Analysts evaluate policy and fiscal impacts and also the consequences and risks associated with legislative proposals. Analysts present their analyses to the Council through written reports and  orally at  public meetings. Analysts are expected to conduct thorough analyses of programs, policies, and legislative actions that are proposed by the Executive to the Council for adoption to identify the legislative intent and to ensure compliance with legislative mandate and existing  policies. Analysts are also responsible for researching and drafting legislation that is responsive to Council policy   initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, Law; OR, a Bachelor's (BA/BS) degree with a minimum of five (5) years ex­perience in public policy or related field; emphasis on analytical, (budget and policy) verbal and written communication skills; AND, experience with computer word processing, presentation and spreadsheet applica­tions. Must pass job related tests.

Position is open until filled. First review of applications will begin on September 27, 2018.  Please include a letter of interest, resume, and written example along with completing the supplemental questionnaire.

Movement to Legislative Analyst, Senior is at the sole discretion of the County Council.