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Recruitment #18-006788-0001


Budget Analyst I - 15

Budget Analyst II - 17

Budget Analyst III - 19

Budget Analyst IV - 21


45 Calvert Street Annapolis, MD 21401


The main purpose of this position is to serve as a Budget Analyst within the Department of Budget and Management.

This position will also conduct all budget expenditures of Executive Branch units of government and make recommendations to the Secretary of Department of Budget and Management for greater efficiency and economy in those units. This position will analyze and prepare budgets of assigned agencies; and assist in the management of the State's operating budget process. This position has direct responsibility for analysis of operating budgets for agencies it will be assigned.

This is a special appointment position that will serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority.


Education:   (All levels) Possession of a master's degree  in public policy, public administration, accounting, business administration, economics, finance, statistics, engineering, planning or political science.

Experience:  None (Budget Analyst I), One year (Budget Analyst II), Two years (Budget Analyst III), Four years (Budget Analyst IV) of experience in budget formulation, accounting, personnel management analysis or administrative work.  One year of this experience must include work in economic analysis or budget planning, formulation, review or management.


Experience working in the areas of State government, such as health care financing and administration, debt management, transportation, retirement systems and pensions, health benefits, primary and secondary education, higher education and community development;

Experience in budgeting and policy analysis;

Knowledge of performance budgeting concepts;

Excellent written and verbal communication skills;

Experience in writing reports and making presentations on budget recommendations to senior departmental management and other executive branch officials;

Strong analytical abilities, including understanding of mathematical and statistical concepts;

Experience with word processing, spreadsheets and database/statistical software;

Ability to work independently, in teams and under pressure;

Availability to work extended hours as required to meet budget deadlines.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.


The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position.  It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.   



Online application process is STRONGLY preferred.  If the online application process is not available, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire (by the closing date) to:

Department of Budget and Management

Recruitment and Examination Division

301 W. Preston Street, Room 608

Baltimore, MD 21201

For questions concerning this recruitment, please call 410-767-1988.

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.

All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date. 

For education obtained outside of the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application. 

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.