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Policy and Legislative Specialist
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Policy and Legislative Specialist
# Position Information

Job Description
This position is open to CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEES ONLY.
The Department of General Services is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as the Policy and Legislative Specialist in the Office of Policy and Legislative Affairs. The Department of General Services is a statewide service agency that supports the mission of state and local governments by delivering quality, cost-effective, timely, safe and secure laboratory testing; engineering and architecture services; real estate management; procurement services; vehicle management; and graphic design services. This individual will help support all Divisions and Business Units. Will review, analyze and develop position papers on legislative proposals, prepare legislative proposals, and assist the Director of the Office of Policy and Legislative Affairs during the Commonwealth legislative session. Conduct legal research and analysis. Work with DGS service and admin areas on business process activities and practices to address issues impacting operations and to develop solutions to improve efficiencies and effectiveness. Assist DGS service areas in the development, implementation, sustainment, and enforcement of their policies and procedures and strategic plan.
## Minimum Qualifications
Experience and working knowledge of the Commonwealth procurement laws, policies and procedures.
Considerable experience with Virginia's state legislative and regulatory processes.
Ability to learn new and complex information quickly.
Experience in developing, implementing, sustaining, and enforcing policy and procedures.
Practical experience in related organizational business processes in highly complex agency environments.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Bachelor's degree in Business or related field, or equivalent experience.
## Special Requirements
Applicants that indicate they have preferential hiring rights in the form of a yellow form or blue card must submit these to our office prior to the closing of the posting, in accordance with DHRM policy 1.30. Please note that only current and former employees of the Commonwealth of Virginia that will be or have been laid off are eligible for preferential hiring rights.
The selected candidate must pass a criminal background check.
Completion of Statement of Economic Interest is required upon hire.
## Special Instructions to Applicants
Notice: DGS will record information from each new employee's Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification) into the Federal E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.
Fax, e-mail or mail applications will not be accepted. For some postings, resumes and cover letters may be attached to the online application, but are not accepted in lieu of a completed application.
The online state application must be thoroughly completed to be considered for this job opportunity.
For assistance or computer access, please visit your local Virginia Employment Office or contact our office or 804-786-3910.
Applications will be accepted until a suitable pool of candidates is received. After 5 business days, this position may be closed at any time.
The Virginia Department of General Services is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and individuals with AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service experience are encouraged to apply.
Applicants in need of accommodation during the application and/or interview process may contact DGS at 804-786-3910 for assistance.
# Contact Information
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*Working Title:* Policy and Legislative Specialist
*Role Title:* Policy Planning Specialist III - 19133
*Job Open Date:* 05/15/2018
*Open Until Filled:* Yes
*Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?:* No
*Hiring Range:* $70,000 - $80,000
*Agency:* Dept of General Services (194)
*Agency Website:*
*Location:* Richmond (City) - 760
*Position Number:* 00096
*Job Posting Number:* 1037881
*Type of Recruitment:* State Employee Only - E
*Does this position have telework options?:* Yes
*Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference:* No
*Job Type:* Full-Time (Salaried)
*Job Type Detail:* Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1
*Pay Band:* 06

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