State of Maryland


- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $49,971.00-$79,996.00 Yearly






An Agency Budget Specialist Supervisor is the supervisory level of work preparing, presenting and executing agency budgets. Employees in this classification supervise Agency Budget Specialists and may supervise support staff.

Employees in this classification receive general supervision from a higher-level administrative official.

Positions in this classification are evaluated using the classification job evaluation methodology. The use of this method involves comparing the assigned duties and responsibilities of a position to the job criteria found in the Nature of Work and Examples of Work sections of a class specification.

The Agency Budget Specialist Supervisor is differentiated from the Agency Budget Specialist Lead in that the Agency Budget Specialist Supervisor has supervisory responsibility for Agency Budget Specialists while the Agency Budget Lead assigns, reviews and approves the work of and trains lower-level Agency Budget Specialists .


Plans, coordinates, supervises and evaluates the work of lower-level Agency Budget Specialists;

Reviews and approves budget instructions prior to distribution to agency units to provide baseline information and guideline for unit budget submissions;

Reviews and approves recommendations on additions, deletions or changes to unit requests based upon agency guidelines and fiscal priorities;

Meets with program heads to discuss and clarify changes made to budgetary submissions;

Presents budgetary information to agency executive management at agency-level budget hearings;

After the budget is approved by agency executive management, reviews and approves the finalized budget for submission to the Office of Budget Analysis (OBA), Department of Budget and Management;

Reviews and approves testimony and background information provided by lower-level Agency Budget Specialists to respond to inquiries from agency executive management, OBA budget analysts and members of the legislature;

May testify or respond to inquiries at OBA and legislative budget hearings;

Reviews and approves the preparation of object transfers, budget amendments and supplemental requests to reconcile appropriations with actual and estimated expenditures;

Reviews and approves budgetary data that is included in monthly and quarterly statements of fund expenditures and balances and apprises agency management of budgetary status;

Analyzes past and present budgetary data to identify trends and to project budgetary needs;

May participate in developing and implementing policies and procedures related to the preparation, presentation and execution of agency budgets;

Performs other related duties.


Specific educational and experience requirements are set by the agency based on the essential job functions assigned to the position.


Class Descriptions are broad descriptions covering groups of positions used by various State departments and agencies.  Position descriptions maintained by the using department or agency specifically address the essential job functions of each position. 

Class Descriptions provide information about the Nature of Work, Examples of Work, General Requirements and Acknowledgements.  The Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities; Minimum Education and Experience Requirements; Special Requirements; and recruitment and testing procedures are set by the using agency.

This is a Skilled Service classification in the State Personnel Management System.  All positions in this classification are Skilled Service positions.  Some positions in Skilled Service classifications may be designated Special Appointment in accordance with the State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 6-405, Annotated Code of Maryland.

This classification is not assigned to a bargaining unit, as indicated by the designation of S (Supervisor), M (Manager), T (Agency Head), U (Board or Commission Member), W (Student), X (Used by Agency or Excluded by Executive Order), or Z (Confidential).  As provided by State Personnel and Pensions Article, Section 3-102, special appointment, temporary, contractual, supervisory, managerial and confidential employees are excluded collective bargaining.  Additionally, certain executive branch agencies are exempt from collective bargaining and all positions in those agencies are excluded from collective bargaining.

Date Revised

September 29, 2017 

Approved By

Director, Division of Classification and Salary

CLASS: 006678; EST: ; REV: 9/29/2017;

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