This position is the Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for federal grant applications for state, private, regional agencies and local governments. It serves as primary support for the Delaware State Clearinghouse Committee. A class incumbent is responsible for researching, analyzing and evaluating grant opportunities at the State level. Work involves complex and wide-ranging areas including analysis of grants, Federal, State and department mandates, strategic and long-range plans, and legislation.
Upon satisfactory completion of department promotional standards and job requirements, employees may be eligible to be promoted to the next level.
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
- Analyzes, recommends and monitors fiscal activities with regard to revenue and expenditures, program initiatives, performance and trends within assigned agencies.
- Provides budgetary and programmatic expertise to agency heads, fiscal officers, the Legislature, and the Governor.
- Reviews and analyzes preliminary budget data in preparation of budget targets and assists agencies in their interpretation and implementation of budget guidelines and policies.
- Reviews and analyzes legislation to determine fiscal and organizational impact.
- Reviews and analyzes requests for federal funds prior to being submitted to the Clearinghouse Committee.
- Conducts special studies.
- Plans, develops, implements and monitors public budgetary policy.
- Evaluates and makes recommendations regarding strategic plans for budgetary programs throughout state government.
- Assists in the development and production of the Governor’s Recommended Budget.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Fiscal and Policy Analyst
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
- Possession of a Bachelors degree or higher in Public Administration, Business, Accounting, Economics or related field.
- Six months experience in financial administration such as comprehensive analysis of programs, budgets, projects, services, alternatives, and costs; financial planning, revenue generation, revenue forecasting, expenditure forecasting, cash flow management and establishing internal control.
- Six months experience in providing guidance and direction to management/officials in accomplishing financial, program and organizational goals and objectives, identifying and resolving issues.
- Six months experience in developing, reviewing and analyzing public policies.
- Six months experience in analyzing legislation.
- Six months experience in narrative report writing.
Additional Posting Information
Writing Exercise: A writing exercise will be given at the time of interview.
The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position. It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties. For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content. Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.
Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email. Please keep your contact information current. You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at www.delawarestatejobs.com.
Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance. The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.