This is a permanent, full-time Management Analyst 5 (MA5) position located within the Office of Policy, Planning, and Evaluation.
Make a difference
As a Federal Policy Analyst (MA5), you will support agency public health priorities through the research, management, and development, and support of federal policy initiatives. Washington State Department of Health has strong relationships with our national government, both elected officials and federal agencies. Our agency also implements many federal programs at the state level to improve the health and safety of children, families, and communities. This position provides a unique opportunity for bi-directional strategic policy work with the other Washington – Washington, DC.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Conducting federal policy research and analysis on high priority issues. Research may include, but is not limited to, conducting reviews of proposed federal laws, existing laws, literature, and consulting with experts.
Managing tasks and projects related to federal policy. Managing may include, but is not limited to, developing project plans, monitoring adherence to the plan, and engaging with internal and external audiences to complete the project deliverables.
The incumbent may be located anywhere within the State of Washington. Telework (mobile-work) is expected. When approved, the incumbent will work with their supervisor to identify an appropriate work schedule and balance, including telework and reporting to the Tumwater duty station for work activities. It is anticipated that the incumbent would be expected to report to the Tumwater duty station for work activities 3 days monthly. An alternative work schedule may be considered upon request and supervisor approval. This would need to be a conversation between the hiring supervisor and the incumbent.
Option 1: Seven (7 ) or more years of demonstrated experience in two (2) or more of the following areas:
Synthesizing policies, laws, rules, and regulations.
Conducting analysis and developing recommendations.
Option 2: A bachelor’s degree or higher in business administration, law, public health, health administration, or a related field; AND three (3) or more years of demonstrated experience in two (2) or more of the following areas:
Analyzing policies, laws, rules, or regulations.
Conducting business analysis and developing requirements.
Demonstrated experience in the following:
Representing at meetings/conferences with key partners.
Working with and supporting leadership.
Presenting policy analysis to virtual and remote audiences.
Our programs and services help prevent illness and injury, promote healthy places to live and work, provide information to help people make good health decisions and ensure our state is prepared for emergencies. To accomplish all of these, we collaborate with many partners every day.
We help ensure a safer and healthier Washington by:
Working to improve health through disease and injury prevention, immunization, and newborn screening
Providing health and safety information, education and training so people can make healthy choices
Promoting a health and wellness system where we live, learn, work, play and worship
Addressing environmental health hazards associated with drinking water, food, air quality and pesticide exposure
Protecting you and your family by licensing healthcare professionals, investigating disease outbreaks and preparing for emergencies