Salary $55,000 - $62,400 a year job type full-time
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Full job description
The department of economic security seeks an experienced and highly motivated individual to join our team as a policy analyst.
With general direction, you will perform a variety of functions related to division policies, procedures, and related documentsThis includes performing research, identifying best practices, monitoring changes in federal or state law/guidance that may impact current policies and procedures, and updating and revising policies, procedures and other documents based on these changesThis also includes drafting and implementing new policies, procedures and other documents and working with division staff to train others on relevant subject matterYou will also be responsible for answering questions from division staff on policies and proceduresThis position requires the ability to communicate effectively in a variety of formats including letters, research documents, formal and informal presentations, e-mail correspondence, and planning documents.
The state of arizona strives for a work culture that affords employees flexibility, autonomy, and trustAcross our many agencies, boards, commissions, many state employees participate in the state’s remote work program and are able to work remotely in their homes, in offices, and in hoteling spacesAll work, including remote work, should be performed within arizona, unless an exception is properly authorized in advance.
This position works primarily from the successful candidate’s arizona home office but occasional in-person attendance at the worksite location for mandatory meetings, trainings, etcMay be requiredWorksite location: 1789 wJefferson street, phoenix, arizona 85007.
Research, draft, and update division administrative and operational policies and proceduresGather and compile information from various sources, including federal and state laws, federal regulations, state administrative rules, best practices, stakeholder communities, subject matter experts (smes) and other governmental entities.
Assist in developing and maintaining tracking process to ensure all administrative policies and procedures are reviewed at scheduled intervalsAssess policy and associated forms and other documents for accuracy and revise based on new laws, regulations, division needs, or department proceduresProvide assistance to staff within administration by performing research and problem solving.
Ensure policies and procedures comply with des policy and procedure format, federal and state law, and meet expectations of des leadership.
Write and review a variety of written documents pertaining to division policies and programsEnsure the accuracy of documents based on federal and state law, rules, policies and procedures, and information from other sourcesEnsure proper formatting and communication style.
Knowledge, skills & abilities (ksas): knowledge of:
Applicable federal and state statutes, legal codes, rules, regulations, and executive orders, and departmental policies and procedures
Principles and practices of research, planning and analysis
Concepts of policy development and design
Concepts of formal and informal written communication
Oral and written communication
Research and policy analysis
Development of policy to meet diverse needs of internal and external stakeholders
Coordinating and structuring complex concepts into understandable, cohesive, and effective formats
Write clear, concise, and accurate reports
Communicate complex ideas and prepare and present information to diverse audiences
Review and provide guidance on policy and procedure development
Accept, organize, and prioritize direction from various points of contact
Prefer bachelor`s degree in public or business administration, political science, or public policy or closely related field and 2 years` experience researching, analyzing, coordinating, and writing policy documents; or 4 years of experience researching, analyzing, coordinating, and writing policy documents.
In-state travel may be requiredThe position may require the possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignmentEmployees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any driver training (see arizona administrative code r2-10-207.11)Individuals may be required to use their personal motor vehicle.
Successfully complete the electronic employment eligibility verification program (e-verify), applicable to all newly hired state employees.
Successfully pass background and reference checks; employment is contingent upon completion of the above-mentioned process and the agency’s ability to reasonably accommodate any restrictions.
Benefits: the arizona department of economic security offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
Career advancement & employee development opportunities
Flexible schedules to create a work/life balance
Participation in the arizona state retirement system (asrs)
10 paid holidays per year
Infant at work program
Rideshare and public transit subsidy
Affordable medical, dental, and vision
Life and disability insurance
By providing the option of a full-time or part-time remote work schedule, employees enjoy improved work/life balance, report higher job satisfaction, and are more productiveRemote work is a management option and not an employee entitlement or rightAn agency may terminate a remote work agreement at its discretion.
For a complete list of benefits provided by the state of arizona, please visit our benefits page
State employees are required to participate in the arizona state retirement system (asrs), the state sponsored retirement contribution plan and the long-term disability (ltd) program after a 27-week waiting periodThe asrs defined benefit plan provides for life-long income upon retirementYou will also have the option to participate in a voluntary deferred compensation program to take advantage of tax-deferred retirement investmentsOn, or shortly after, your first day of work you will be provided with additional information about the available insurance plans, enrollment instructions, submission deadlines and effective dates.
Apply through www.azstatejobs.govFor questions about this career opportunity, please call denise jones at (480) 356-3830 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting (602) 542-0400Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodationArizona state government is an aa/eoe/ada reasonable accommodation employer.
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