CCN Legislative Research & Policy Analyst

  • CITY OF ATLANTA, GA
  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Dec 17, 2023
Full Time Administrative Analysis and Research

Job Description

CCN Legislative Research & Policy Analyst

Salary commensurate with experience
Position expires: 8/29/23

SUMMARY OF DUTIES

This is a senior-level classification in the Office of Research and Policy Analysis responsible for assisting

in successfully fulfilling obligations to provide legislative support to the Atlanta City Council, including the

research, review and drafting of legislation and policy recommendations.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Research and review legislative issues for City Council, including but not limited to

financial initiatives, and disseminates research findings orally and in writing.

• Draft ordinances, resolutions, and other documents for the City Council.

• Research specific legislative issues for City Council.

• Plan, organize and coordinate department legislation for committee process.

• Draft and prepare amendments to legislation and letters and memoranda as needed.

• Review amendments to the City Charter, Code and other City documents for

accuracy.

• Annotate and prepare comments related to legislation and review for completeness .

• Staff Council committee meetings, public hearings, work sessions, task forces, and

other Council meetings as needed.

• Interact with internal and external individuals and agencies regarding policy

development and other issues.

• Demonstrate superior seamless customer service, integrity, and commitment to

innovation and efficiency.

Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities

• Knowledge of City, federal and state government policies, practices and procedures.

• Knowledge of City legislative process.

• Knowledge of City organizational structure and key contacts within departments.

• Strong research and verbal and written communication skills.

• Strong Microsoft Office skills.

• Strong planning, organizational and presentation skills.

• Ability to research legislative topics in a variety of sources. • Ability to develop contacts with other legislative policy makers within Georgia. • Ability to interface with multiple levels within the departments and the Mayor's Office. • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in timely manner.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

• Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or related field

(Equivalent professional experience may be considered for substitution for the required degree

on an exception basis).

• 3-5years of public administration or paralegal experience in the assigned role

• Juris Doctor Degree required

• Must be active member of State Bar of Georgia

Preferred Education & Experience

• 5+ years of public sector/municipal experience.

Licensures and Certifications

• None required

The City of Atlanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, ender identity, marital status, veteran’s status or national origin, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law. We value and encourage diversity in our workforce.

Job Address

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