Policy Analyst

3 days ago
Job ID
# Positions
Job Type
Full Time
Job Industry
Government and Public Sector
Career Level
Years of Experience

Job Description

Provide policy research, critical analysis and advice while monitoring emerging issues and legislation impacting the municipal regulatory system and the political environment.




Here's what you get to do:

Policy Analyst

  • Design and conduct research on Enforcement initiatives and related projects in response to requests from Council when shaping the direction of the regulatory environment in Mississauga.
  • Provide direct support to business line managers in the research, analysis and drafting of Corporate Reports submitted to various Committees and Council.
  • Liaise with multi-disciplined professionals in various City departments to ensure all City requirements are taken into consideration and providing input on regulatory matters as required.
  • Establish and maintain business relationships with municipal and provincial counterparts, and internal and external committees to facilitate research and benchmark best practices and trends..
  • Receive and provide information for public and stakeholder interest in response to requests
  • Maintain and update Divisional internal and external web page content.
  • Review new and proposed legislation and provide feedback to the appropriate staff/management in terms of impact on City departments.
  • Anticipate needs by investigating and identifying new and innovative approaches to work.
  • Prepare briefing notes as required.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.  


Here's what you bring to the table:

Policy Analyst

  • ​University degree in Public Administration, Policy Studies, Public Policy, or related field of study.
  • 3-5 years related experience preferably in a municipal or other public sector/ government environment with a demonstrated experience producing research reports, discussion papers and conducting detailed research, benchmarking and trend analysis An equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered
  • Excellent presentation, verbal and written communication skills, and
  • Comfort working in a fast paced environment requiring collaboration, and creativity along with ease in working with consultants, staff, senior levels of leadership, and community members
  • Ability to multi-task projects, maintain accuracy and work well under deadlines.
  • Must have strong organizational and problem solving skills
  • Ability to both work independently and consult and collaborate with others, and to coordinate cross-functional teams
  • Candidate must possess knowledge of the Municipal Act, Provincial Offences Act, Consumer Protection Act, Highway Traffic Act, Building Code Act, Planning Act, Automobile Insurance Rates Act, Repair and Storage Liens Act, Animals for Research Act, Pounds Act, Dog Owner's Liability Act, Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and any related regulations.
  • Candidate must possess knowledge of all enforcement related Municipal By-Laws including the Zoning By-law, Property Standards By-law and Animal Care and Control By-law
  • Proficiency with related computer software applications, particularly MS Office. Knowledge of SAP Infor, MAX and Amanda systems an asset. 


Hours of Work: 35 hours per week

Salary: $76,737 - $102,317

Closing Date: November 29, 2017

Number of Openings: 1 Full-time

Department/Division/Unit: Transportation & Works Department/ Enforcement Division

Work Location: Civic Centre, 300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga, ON 



A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate, at his or her own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.
We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act.


 We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform City Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act .        




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