Job Details

Policy Analyst

Washington County, Hillsboro, OR

Job - Government

Close Date: 04/28/2019

Are you a strategic and progressive individual looking for the next step on your career path? If so, Come Lead with Us by joining Washington County within the Department of Land Use and Transportation as a Policy Analyst!

The Policy Analyst reports directly to the Director of Land Use and Transportation (LUT). This position offers an exceptional career move for strategic thinkers and effective collaborators in the land use, transportation, and natural resource arena. A specific responsibility of this position will be to implement the Tualatin Watershed Collaborative Cedar Mill-North Johnson Creek Initiative. This involves the coordination and collaboration of capital improvement programs from multiple agencies as well as development review activities, which includes transportation projects.

The incumbent in this role will serve as an advisor to identify, analyze, and promote policy options that will advance departmental goals and objectives. It will be crucial to have the knowledge and experience to navigate the political and economic factors that impact local, regional, and statewide initiatives, and support and promote Washington County's vision and goals, with a particular focus on natural resources, land use and transportation planning, project delivery, and complex development.

The ideal candidate must demonstrate a history of progressive, proactive and innovative policy and program development and administration, as well as a track record of successful follow-through and implementation. This includes being an empowering leader and motivator who is open-minded, ethical, honest and accountable. The individual in this role must be enthusiastic about public service and exhibit superior quality traits such as:

Open minded to emerging trends in policy making, analysis, and implementation;
Trustworthy and credible; is a person of integrity; the ability to be a self-starter;
Commitment to inclusive leadership, diversity, empowerment and team member development;
A strategic and visionary outlook while being fully engaged in County programs and services;
Available and accessible to all levels of an organization while being responsive to all inquiries;
Values a culturally and geographically diverse community with the ability to work with various groups and individuals; and
Builds meaningful relationships; is collaborative and inclusive while embracing the organizational culture of the department.

Education and Experience:
A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Bachelor's Degree in public or business administration, planning, economics or other relevant area of study related to the position; AND
Five (5) years of professional management or policy analysis and development experience related to the position. OR
Master's Degree in public or business administration, planning, economics or other relevant area of study related to the position; AND
Three (3) years of professional management or policy analysis and development experience related to the position.

To apply for this position, please visit our website at www.washcojobs.org. This posting will close on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.

Complete details: http://careers.wc-lut.com