Legislative and Economic Development Analyst

$75,013 - $112,520 yearly
  • City of Springfield, Oregon
  • 225 5th Street, Springfield, OR, USA
  • Jul 10, 2024
Full time Economic Development

Job Description

Position Overview:
The City of Springfield is seeking a Legislative and Economic Development Analyst to support the City Manager’s Office. This position is core to the City Manager’s Office daily contracting and budget operations, legislative efforts, and high-profile economic development projects. A suitable candidate will have an interest in a variety of work- both long term efforts and short sprints; analytical, systems focused and people centric; regulatory and creative. As a senior level analyst this position requires confidence to work independently within program and policy areas that may be complex, sensitive, and at times fall within grey area. The opportunities to learn in this role are endless!

We also believe equity and inclusion brings new ideas and experiences and enriches our City.  We encourage you to think outside-the-box and consider how your skills and experiences can positively contribute to an inclusive working environment that strives to provide excellence in service.

Training & Experience:
The City will consider any equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, education, and experience to meet minimum qualifications.  Such a way to meet minimum qualifications could include:

  •          Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, public administration, political science, or related field, and;
  •          A minimum of 5 years’ experience in any of the following areas: performing project management, contracting and budgeting, developing or administering public policy, researching and analyzing data and trends to interpret for policy or programmatic application.

Preferences may be given for knowledge and experience:

  •          Prior public sector experience.
  •          Prior executive office or City Manager’s Office experience
  •          Ability to speak Spanish

Selection and Interview Process:
Top candidates will be invited to interview.

The selection process will include: reference checks and criminal background check.

All testing and selection processes will be done in accordance with the Oregon Veteran’s Preference in Public Employment Law.

Please do not indicate ‘See Resume’ in the ‘Work Experience’ part of the application. The information you provide in the application ‘Work Experience’ and ‘Job Duties’ will be used to determine if you will proceed to the next phase in the selection process.  Information related to education and experience must be verifiable on your application to be given credit.

NOTE: This announcement is intended as a general descriptive recruitment guide and is subject to change. It does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.

The City of Springfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How to Apply:
Please visit our website at 
https://www.springfield-or.gov/city/human-resources/careers/ and click “Apply for Jobs” to learn more about this job and how to apply.