Policy Analyst

Yukon Government


This posting is to fill term full-time position working 75 hours bi-weekly until 3-January 2024. Temporary assignments may be considered.

Are you a keen team player with excellent communication, research, and writing skills, who is able to provide strong leadership, work independently, and manage multiple projects simultaneously? If you are, we want to hear from you!

Reporting to the Director of Strategic Policy and Planning, this position’s responsibilities include: designing and conducting research, formulating and recommending policy, program, and statutory alternatives respecting a variety of health and social services issues, and working on the development and implementation of recommended alternatives. This position will also undertake or support intergovernmental work among federal, provincial, territorial and First Nations governments.

For the full scope of duties for this position, please see the attached job description.

For more information about this position, please contact Caitlin Kerwin at [email protected]

For questions about this specific competition please contact Sneha Iyer, HRC at [email protected]

For technical information about applying, first refer here or [email protected]

Essential Qualifications

Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the following qualifications. Please note selection for further consideration will be based on the information you provide in your resume; ensure you use a month/year to month/year format. For more assistance on how to write a resume for Yukon Government, please refer to: here for more information about preparing your resume.

  • Post-secondary degree in social or health sciences, public administration, or other related area.
  • Extensive experience as lead person researching, assessing, and developing policy options within a government or large organizational context.
  • Experience with health or social service-related policy.
  • Experience representing organizational interests.
  • Experience developing and implementing legislation is an asset.

Candidates who have education, training, and/or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications above may be equally considered.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability
Candidates should have and may be assessed on:

  • Proven ability to establish successful partnerships through collaboration and cooperation with people with diverse and conflicting interests.
  • Ability to produce effective results in accordance with political direction.
  • Ability to take a strategic approach to planning and implementation.
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to work independently.
  • Commitment to client service and flexibility.
  • Awareness of the Yukon First Nations self-government context and of current Yukon health and social issues.

Additional Information

Conditions of Employment: Valid class 5 driver’s licence.

Job Requirements: Willingness to occasionally travel within and outside the Yukon.

Learn more about us!

We are the Yukon public service. Every day, we come together to serve the people who live here, and to make a difference in so many ways—from simple to extraordinary and everything in between. Here, you will find the diverse opportunities you desire to develop your career while enjoying a warm sense of community and vibrant artistic, cultural, and recreational amenities, all set in a spectacular natural environment.

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Eligibility List
12 months
Post Date
20 January 2023
Close Date
2 February 2023

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