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Policy Analyst, Intergovernmental Affairs

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Sturgeon County is currently recruiting for a Temporary Policy Analyst, Intergovernmental Affairs position.


Organize meetings, establish agendas, prepare or secure briefings and maintain action registers and performance metrics on key intergovernmental initiatives.

Research and prepare recommendations on Sturgeon County’s responses to requests from federal and provincial governments, municipalities, and municipal organizations.

Research initiatives, directives, and policies from other levels of governments, municipalities, and the Edmonton Growth Management Board and prepare briefings accordingly.

Prepare regular updates, reports and briefings on policy matters.

Attend regional stakeholder meetings as directed and report back on developments.

Support with the review and development of Sturgeon County legislative documents as required.

Support and facilitate the implementation of new legislation and associated changes organizationally.

Support the implementation of Council’s Advocacy Plan, and prepare relevant materials to support and report on implementation.

Maintain a registry of active inter-municipal agreements and partnerships.

Adhere to applicable responsibilities and accountabilities as outlined in the Sturgeon County Health and Safety Management System.



An undergraduate degree in Political Science, Communications, Economics, Sociology, Public Administration, Business, Urban Planning, or related field.

Experience in local or provincial government setting considered an asset.

Excellent research skills dealing with policies, procedures, and key functions/operations of local government.

Business and political acumen and ability to work in a politically sensitive environment.

High level awareness of current trends/issues in federal and provincial governments, inter-municipally, and amongst academic and “think tank” organizations.

Strong innovation and proven ability to adapt to changing priorities and circumstances.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Excellent time management skills and ability to handle tight deadlines.

Experience developing policy at corporate and operational levels.

Experience in planning, managing change and communication plans necessary to successfully implement policy.

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their application/resume by mail, fax or email quoting the competition number.

competition 37-2017




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Salary Range:
$70,389 - $92,627
Applications Taken Until:
May 19, 2017

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