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Management Analyst 4-Permanent-00128

  • Washington Department of Fish And Wildlife
  • 01/20/21
  • Olympia, WA
  • 98504
  • 5,102.00 - $6,691.00 Monthly / Monthly
  • Full-Time

Resourceful, Enthusiastic, Highly Organized, Analytical and Friendly! Are these the adjectives that would be used to describe you?
Then this might be the opportunity youve been looking for!

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The Department of Fish and Wildlifes Rules Coordination Unit is reaching out to fill one (1) full-time permanent Management Analyst position to serve as the subject matter expert on regulatory matters that are complex and an integral part of the agencys Rules Coordination Unit. This opportunity is located at our headquarters in Olympia, Washington.

This Management Analyst position supports WDFWs mission by delivering accurate, timely, careful and well-crafted regulatory analyses that inform agency decisions and meet statutory requirements. This position reports to the agencys rules coordinator. Regulatory matters are complex and require the incumbent to exercise sound judgment regarding rules, procedures, and processes.


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Creates, compiles, and manages the agencys rule-making docket and official rule-making files.
Collaborates with the agencys Information Technology Division to ensure that electronic management of records occurs in an efficient and transparent manner, and that agency rule-making files are available for timely public inspection.
Coordinates with the agencys webmaster to ensure timely updates to the agencys rule-making docket and posting of agency rule-making activities on the website.
Coordinates with Information Governance Unit to assure transparency with rule-making processes and timely response to rule-making information requests.

Coordinates and collaborates with Program Rules Coordinators and subject matter experts on the development, amendment and management of rule-making processes.
Reviews, edits and assists in regulatory analyses of preproposals, proposed rules, expedited rules, final rules, and emergency rules as required under the Administrative Procedures Act.
Provides research in support of proposed agency rules, reports, and legislation; presents results in well-organized and readable documents.
Assists with finalizing rule filings, securing review and approval from program staff, as appropriate.

Provides rule-making support on behalf of the agencys Rules Coordination Unit.
Provides research, information, and analyses in support of rule-making related litigation matters. Provide centralized support for agency rule-making activities, which may include gathering and analyzing information regarding potential effects of agency rule-making activities. Ensures that timelines are developed and communicated, assumptions are documented, and terminology is consistent.
Assists with ensuring compliance with Regulatory Fairness Act (RFA) requirements for rulemaking, and coordination with agency State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) Coordinator; coordinates with agency program staff and the Office of Regulatory Innovation and Assistance for RFA support; ensures rule-making public comment overlaps with SEPA public comment period.


Schedule: Monday Friday, 40 hours per week with some flexibility for alternate schedules.
Travel Requirements: Occasional travel for meetings.


Education and Experience

Bachelors degree involving major study in public administration, natural resource management or a closely related field

Four years of related professional experience may substitute for a bachelors degree provided the degree and coursework is in public administration, natural resource management or a closely related field.


Three years professional experience with an organization engaged in natural resource management. Experience must include:
Ability to organize and prioritize daily workload

Working with complex resource management issues

Ability to communicate technical information to diverse audiences

Masters Degree in a related field will substitute for one year of professional experience


Attention to details
Ability to collect, analyze, and present data
Ability to work as part of a team
Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

Masters Degree in a related field.

Demonstrated skill in living WDFW values accountability, service, professionalism, accountability, empathy, integrity and respect.



Please note: Failure to follow the instructions below may lead to disqualification.

In order to successfully apply for this position you MUST complete your profile at and attach the following to your profile before completing the online application:

A cover letter describing how you meet the qualifications of this position (generic cover letters will not be accepted).
A current resume
Three professional references
Important Note:

The Department of Fish and Wildlifes priority during the Covid-19 health crisis is to keep our staff, candidates, and the public safe. We are hiring and encourage you to apply to open positions. Many of our staff are currently working from home; we have transitioned to a virtual recruitment process, to include web-based interviews.


Learn about our agency and the perks of working for WDFW!

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has some of the most talented people in the natural resource field. We celebrate and value diversity, appreciating that a workforce composed of those from different backgrounds and experiences creates an inclusive environment, strengthens positive relationships with the local community, and brings new perspectives and approaches to fulfilling the agencys mission. We value demonstrated skill in living WDFW values of professionalism, accountability, empathy, integrity, service, and respect.

WDFW employees may be eligible for the following:

Medical/Dental/Vision for employee & dependent(s), Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), Vacation, Sick, and other Leave, 11 Paid Holidays per year, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Tuition Waiver, Long Term Disability & Life Insurance, Deferred Compensation Programs, Dependent Care Assistance Program (DCAP), Flexible Spending Arrangement (FSA), Employee Assistance Program, Commute Trip Reduction Incentives (Download PDF reader), Combined Fund Drive, SmartHealth.


This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the State of Washington, Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE).


To take advantage of veteran preference, please do the following:

Email a copy of your DD214 (Member 4 copy), NGB 22 or USDVA signed verification of service letter to
Subject line should include recruitment number, position and Vet (for example: #10155 Biologist 1 Veteran)
Include your name as it appears on your application in


To take advantage of military spouse preference, please do the following:

Notify us of your military spouse status by email at
Subject line should include recruitment number, position and MS (for example: #10155 Biologist 1 MS)
Include your name as it appears on your application in

As part of WDFWs efforts to advance respectful and inclusive work environments, the Agency expects inclusivity as part of our professional interactions and communications. Therefore; we want to ensure that all individuals feel welcome, are treated fairly and respectfully. All staff are empowered to fully contribute to serving their work unit, Agency, and the citizens of Washington.

The Department of Fish and Wildlife is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity diversity. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, disabled and Vietnam era veterans and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Persons needing accommodation in the application process or this announcement in an alternative format may call (360) 902-2276 or the Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) at (800) 833-6388.

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