Community Services Senior Policy Analyst - Permanent Full Time

Reporting to the Program Supervisor and Director the Senior Policy Analyst leads and develops projects, conducts research, gathers and analyses data, reviews policies and legislation, writes reports, evaluates policy effectiveness, recommends changes where needed to programs and policies, etc. as required. Independently manages assigned policy development projects and works collaboratively with staff and service partners.

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What you’ll do

  • Maintain comprehensive, specialized knowledge of government policies, programs and related legislation relevant to Human Services
  • Locate and keep comprehensive files of applicable policy, programs and legislation relevant to human services
  • Conduct timely analysis and maintains on-going monitoring of relevant proposed and enacted legislation
  • Act as a technical resource for program staff and responds to queries about policy interpretation, past practice, and implementation
  • Write reports and disseminates information for departmental staff, leadership team, committee, council etc., in regards to new initiatives, strategic policies and operational procedures as required
  • Facilitate multi-stakeholder consultation to develop policy and program options and recommend approach based on evidence, legislation, and policies
  • Coordinate research, analysis, guidance, impact and overall coordination for key events, projects and initiatives with internal and external resources
  • Provide input and support to the Dufferin County Equity Collaborative (DCEC) and the Dufferin Community Safety and Well-Being Plan (CSWB)
  • Provide information that will enhance Community Services programs that best assist residents of Dufferin County
  • Other duties as assigned.
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