Policy Analyst (001885)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Oct 15, 2020
Technology Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Having a diverse workforce that represents the wider Tasmanian community is very important to us and we actively encourage applications from people with disabilities, from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people who may identify as LGBTQI+, and all genders. We also recognise the value, unique skills and knowledge that Aboriginal employees bring to the workplace and welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal people.

We support reasonable adjustment requests in any stage of the assessment process to remove barriers and facilitate full participation in all aspects of employment for applicants. If you have individual requirements that need to be accommodated in order to participate in an interview or recruitment activity, please inform the contact person listed for this vacancy.

We understand that people have different needs to manage their work and life and to support people we embrace the benefits of flexible working arrangements. Talk to us about how this could work for you.

Hours per fortnight

Up to 73.5 hours - flexible options available.

Please note this selection process may be used to make additional appointments for similar roles within the Policy and Intergovernmental Relations Group.


  1. Research and analyse specific policy issues and contribute to solutions, proposals and recommendations.
  2. Assist with the development and implementation of policies that progress the Government’s strategic priorities, in collaboration with stakeholders.
  3. Assist with the co-ordination, implementation and monitoring of initiatives arising from major government policies.
  4. Liaise and consult with officers from other spheres of government (Commonwealth, State, and Local).
  5. Liaise and consult with other State Agencies and stakeholders on policy issues.
  6. Prepare correspondence, reports and briefing notes, including Ministerial and Cabinet documentation, and supporting material for legislation.
  7. Analyse policy developments outside Tasmania and advise on implications.
  8. The incumbent can expect to be allocated duties, not specifically mentioned in this document, that are within the capacity, qualifications and experience normally expected from persons occupying positions at this classification level.

Desirable Requirements

A tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline or research experience to similar level.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

(image) SOD - Policy Analyst (001885) - Band 6.DOCX

(image) SOD - Policy Analyst (001885) - Band 6.pdf

(image) Short Application - FAQs.DOCX

(image) Short Application - FAQs.pdf

How to apply

Electronic submission of application is preferred, please click the blue 'Apply Now' button.

You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page short application outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the Statement of Duties and a resume.

Please note that we do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria.

If you have any difficulty uploading your application, please contact us prior to the closing date on (03) 6270 5607 or (03) 6232 7076.

For more information

Anna Stevens
A/g Assistant Director
[email protected]
Phone: (03) 6232 7558