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Recruitment #18-006788-0002


Budget Analyst I, Operating: Grade 15

Budget Analyst II, Operating: Grade 17

Budget Analyst III, Operating: Grade 19

Budget Analyst IV: Operating: Grade 21


45 Calvert Street Annapolis, MD 21401


This position will analyze and prepare budgets of assigned agencies, and assist in the management of the State's operating or capital budget process.

This position offers opportunities for direct involvement with Maryland's critical fiscal and policy issues, as well as excellent opportunities for future growth and development. 

This position will continually conduct studies of all expenditures of the Executive Branch of Maryland State government and make recommendations to the Secretary of the Department of Budget and Management for greater efficiency and economy in those units.

This is a special appointment position that serves 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 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 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.

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.


This 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.

Please upload a copy of your resume and proof of your degree along with your application.



Online application process is STRONGLY preferred.  If the online application process is not available, you may mail a paper application by the closing date to:

DBM/OPSB, Recruitment and Examination

301 West Preston Street, Room 608

Baltimore, Maryland 21201

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

TTY  Users: call via Maryland Relay. 

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. 

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