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Legislative Analyst
(Exempt/Non-Civil Service)

City and County of Honolulu
Office of Council Services

Seeking a legislative policy analyst for the Office of Council Services (OCS). The OCS is a legislative research and drafting office for the Honolulu City Council. Primary duties include analyzing City, State, and federal laws; drafting bills, resolutions, and memoranda; and serving in a consultative capacity to Council committees. The analyst will be closely working with Councilmembers, Council staff, the City Clerk’s office, and other OCS staff.

The job requires: critical thinking; strong research, policy analysis, and writing skills; use of internal City computer programs and systems; high proficiency in oral and written communications; the ability to work collaboratively on teams; and independent time management.

Minimum requirements: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, political science, urban and regional planning, finance, business, or a related field; proficiency in office computing programs including Microsoft Word and Excel; ability to function as a nonpartisan professional; and three years or legislative sessions of experience in a legislative or related field. Government budgeting experience or fluency in Geographic Information Systems, planning, and land use methods and principles, a plus.

About the position: Full-time. Salary up to $68,000 annually based on experience, but may be negotiable for a highly-qualified candidate. Initial appointment term is one year. All positions are exempt from civil service and subject to the availability of funds. Written work samples are required and a skills test will be administered at the time of interview. Submit resume and references by email to the Director of the Office of Council Services at with "Legislative Analyst" in the subject line. Information must be received via email dated no later than Sunday,
January 16, 2022. The City and County of Honolulu is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
(SA1356417 1/9/22)