Association of Municipal Administrators, NS

The Association of Municipal Administrators, NS (AMANS) is seeking a Policy Analyst to support our membership and the work of the Association. AMANS is a professional association of current and future municipal government managers and administrators, dedicated to excellence in municipal government through education, objective advice and networking.

  • Reporting to the AMANS Executive Director, the Policy Analyst will:
  • Carry out research and analysis and develop policy in the best interest of municipal government
  • Work collaboratively with municipal and provincial partners to develop policy advice that supports evidence-based decision making
  • Provide strategic advice to the AMANS Board of Directors
  • Lead and support programs and projects of AMANS such as the municipal salary survey, municipal by-law and policies library, Municipal Management Modules (education workshops for elected and appointed officials), and member communications

You come to the position with a university/college degree/diploma in a related area (e.g., public administration, business administration, law, social sciences, economics, etc.). You also come to the position with 2+ years of analyst experience relating to government policy at any level. Other ‘must haves’ for the position are demonstrated experience/education/skills in:

  • project management;
  • strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • and a valid driver's license (for travel requirements).

Assets you bring to the position include knowledge of local government issues; experience working with volunteers, committees and boards; and website management systems skills.

To see a more detailed position description including position benefits download  pdf AMANS Policy Analyst (195 KB)

To apply, forward a resume and cover letter to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Deadline for applications: 4 PM Atlantic Friday, August 12th.