The city of Seattle, Seattle is hiring and inviting applications for a Policy Manager job.

About Office of Labor Standards, City of Seattle

The City of Seattle is a leader in wage, labor, and workforce practices that enhance equity, address wage gaps and create a fair and healthy economy for workers, businesses, and residents. The Office of Labor Standards (OLS) seeks to improve workers’ lives through the development and implementation of innovative policies and laws that create a fair and equitable workplace. Currently, our office administers 18 labor standards, including the recently passed App-Based Workers Minimum Compensation Ordinance. 

About Policy Manager Job Opportunity

 The Office of Labor Standards has an opportunity for a strategic and visionary Policy Manager to join their highly skilled, innovative policy team, in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment. This position will be responsible for supervising a small team of policy analysts and for leading the office’s efforts to develop workplace policies that impact over 580,000 employees and 54,000 employers in Seattle.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Apply strong reasoning and analysis to quickly understand, evaluate, and comfortably navigate policies and legal requirements
  • Recognize how institutional racism and government have contributed to inequality and the wealth gap between white people and Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC)
  • Utilize outstanding written and oral communications skills
  • Facilitate, negotiate, and use conflict resolution skills
  • Build collaborative relationships with individuals or groups with conflicting views.
  • Collaborate with workers, employers, and community or business organizations
  • Create and lead training and other presentations
  • Draft ordinances, rules/regulations, or policies


  • A passion for, and experience contributing meaningfully to, ending systemic racism.
  • An ongoing commitment to a diverse, equitable working environment supported by collaborative, productive and respectful relationships.
  • Championed racial equity by centering BIPOC and other diverse communities in the development of policy and program administration.
  • Delivered meaningful outcomes by working with a diverse range of partners.
  • Led, facilitated, and supported a team to achieve tangible outcomes. 
  • A portfolio of professional work in research, development of policies, laws or programs, with an emphasis on advancing equity. 

How to Apply?

Please find the link at the end of this post.


Seattle, Washington


$47.85 – $71.80 Hourly

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