Senior Policy Analyst

Why our team wants you


Are you a junior policy professional looking for step up? We currently have an exciting opportunity for a policy professional to join our Policy Research and Development Team. If you like a challenge, enjoy thinking outside the box and want to learn about all things policy…then this job is for you!


Reporting to the Team Leader Policy Research and Development, you will play an important role in coordinating and facilitating key parts of the policy process, as well as undertaking research and advocacy. You will contribute to the development of key policy documents and projects, and work with stakeholders at all levels across the organisation.  


*Please refer to the position description for a full list of accountabilities.



What’s on offer 


Salary from $103,541 (Grade I, Step 1) + 10.5 Super


Why you'll want to join us

By joining our team, you will evolve within a dynamic and welcoming organisation that makes serving the community our primary mission. Because diversity and inclusion are our strength, we encourage all members of the community to apply. 

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

  • Hybrid WFH for up-to 2 days a week.
  • Flexible start and finish times.
  • Accrue Time Off.
  • Work/Life balance environment.
  • 18 weeks paid parental leave.
  • Access to long service leave after 5 years.
  • Permanent Full-Time & 35 hour working week.
  • Central Bankstown location (close to public transport).
  • 4 weeks annual leave, per year of service.

Click on the link below to access salary information for all steps within the designated Grade and have a discussion with us.



How to apply


You will need to submit your application via the ‘Apply’ button below and create a login using your email address and upload a;

  • Resume; and
  • Cover Letter explaining your suitability for the role.

Want to know more about the position?


Please reach out to Pota Forrest-Lawrence, Team Leader Policy Research and Development on 02 9707 9870 /0419 721 926 or 


Applications close at 11:59 pm on Monday, 5 December 2022


Canterbury-Bankstown Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all advertised positions. If you require assistance, please advise the contact person at the time of your application.

Successful applicants may be required to undertake a Criminal History Check, Medical and/or Working with Children check in accordance with the position.

Council is committed to ensuring the health, safety and wellbeing of all team members and other workers. Our COVIDSafe Workplace Policy requires all team members to be up-to-date with their COVID-19 vaccination status before commencing employment with Canterbury-Bankstown Council. Council defines ‘up-to-date’ to include having had a third dose within 6 months of receiving their second dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine. Medical exemptions are only available if you are unable to be vaccinated due to genuine medical contraindications, and may be subject to further review. Applications for a medical exemption will be managed in accordance with Council’s COVIDSafe Workplace Policy.

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