Policy Analyst (524885)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Sep 14, 2022
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: There will also be a fixed term position for a Policy Analyst that will be filled from this recruitment process.


  1. Provide high level research, analysis and advice on policy issues relevant to Communities, Partnerships and Priorities and contribute to solutions, proposals and recommendations.
  2. Contribute to the development and implementation of policies and initiatives that progress the strategic direction and objectives of the Government and DPAC, in collaboration with government agencies, non-government organisations, business and the community.
  3. Assist with monitoring the implementation and impact of policies, programs and services within the Division.
  4. Effectively liaise and consult with State agencies, key DPAC personnel and other stakeholders on a range of policy issues.
  5. Produce a range of written material, including discussion papers, guidelines, reports and advisory documents.
  6. Coordinate designated projects and initiatives.
  7. Represent the Department in a range of relevant forums.
  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.

Essential Requirements

Registration/licences that are essential requirements of this role must remain current and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the status of these may be checked at any time during employment. It is the employee’s responsibility to ensure that registration/licences remain current and to advise the Employer if their circumstances change. This includes notifying the Employer of any new criminal convictions and/or if a registration/licence is revoked, cancelled or has its conditions altered.

• Current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration.

Desirable Requirements

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

(image) SOD - Policy Analyst - Family Safety Secretariat - 524885 .docx

(image) SOD - Policy Analyst - Family Safety Secretariat - 524885 .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) 6270 5599.

For more information

Janet Locke
Senior Policy Analyst
Email Address: [email protected]
Phone: (03)6232 7417