BUDGET ANALYST I and II, CAPITAL PROGRAMS
|Department||DBM Capital Budget Analysis and Formulation|
|Date Opened||2/27/2018 11:59:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||3/13/2018 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||I - $41,358.00-$65,827.00/year; II - $46,857.00-$75,012.00/year|
Grade 15 - Budget Analyst I, Capital Programs
Grade 17 - Budget Analyst II, Capital Programs
LOCATION OF POSITION
This position will analyze and prepare budgets of assigned agencies, and assist in the management of the state's 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 evaluates major state agency capital budget funding requests in order to recommend funding levels in the state capital budget and five-year capital improvement program. Evaluates master plan and facility programs in order to verify the need for requested capital improvements using established guidelines. Monitors the execution of capital projects and programs to assure consistency with approved programs and budgets.
This is a special appointment position that serves at the pleasure of the appointing authority.
Education: Possession of a master's degree in public administration, accounting, business administration, economics, finance, statistics, engineering, planning or political science. Or, a master's degree candidate with a minimum of 15 credit hours in public administration, accounting, business administration, economics, finance, statistics, engineering, planning or political science.
Experience: Budget Analyst I - one year; Budget Analyst II - two years 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, project management or strategic facilities planning.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Experience working in State government, in the areas of 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 make presentations on budget recommendations to senior departmental and other executive branch officials;
Strong analytical abilities, including understanding of mathematical and statistical concepts;
Experience with word processing, spreadsheets and database software;
Experience in the public sector financial management or facilities management, to include budget analysis, finance, project management or facility planning;
Ability to work independently, in teams and under pressure and
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 of the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application.
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
TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay.
For questions concerning this recruitment, please call 410-767-1988.
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.