Policy Analyst (Recovery) (003605) - Closing date extended

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jun 27, 2024
Technology Flexible - Fixed Term

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 recognise the value, unique skills and knowledge that Aboriginal employees bring to the workplace and welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal people.

We are committed to putting the rights and wellbeing of children and young people at the centre of what we do. We will employ the right people. We will embed a culture of self-reflection and continuous improvement. We will have the courage to change what needs to be changed. We will regularly review our policies and structures through a child and youth safety lens. Our people will be equipped with the skills to recognise and respond to signs of harm. We are growing a culture where everyone takes responsibility, shares information, and speaks up if something doesn’t seem right. Together, we’re creating a place where all children and young people are safe from harm.

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.

Period of Appointment

two years

Hours per fortnight

Up to 73.5 hours - flexible options available.


  1. Research and analyse specific policy issues and contribute to solutions, proposals and recommendations.

  2. Assist with the development and implementation of recovery policies and programs that progress the Government’s strategic priorities, in collaboration with stakeholders.

  3. Assist with the coordination, implementation and monitoring of recovery initiatives arising from government policies.

  4. Liaise and consult with officers from other spheres of government (Commonwealth, State, and Local) and stakeholders on policy issues.

  5. Prepare correspondence, reports and briefing notes, including Ministerial and Cabinet documentation.

  6. Analyse policy developments outside Tasmania and advise on implications.

  7. Participate actively as a team member in emergency management and recovery activities, including being deployed into the State Control Centre, a recovery cell or similar structure as required.

  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.

Appropriate security clearances to a secret level, or the ability to acquire.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

(image) SOD - Policy Analyst - 003605.docx

(image) SOD - Policy Analyst - 003605.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 upload 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

Sherry Ali
Policy Analyst - Recovery
Phone: (03) 6232 7561