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Management Analyst II #2402-5121-01

*Multiple vacancies*

Date Opened
Thursday, February 15, 2024 12:01 AM
Close Date
Ongoing
Section
Public Health
Salary
  • Within Local 3144 Range 6: $50,201 - $55,359 annualized
Employment Type
  • Full-Time
Telework Eligible
Yes

Introduction

In this role, you will gain hands-on experience in budget analysis, public administration, and municipal finance. The diverse nature of the assignments will allow you to build a strong foundation that can be applied across various career paths. Joining the Health Department means directly contributing to the enhancement of New Haven's quality of life. Your work will influence the health and well-being of New Haven residents, positively impacting the community you serve. This intrinsic sense of purpose can be immensely fulfilling for those just starting, or those looking to jump-start their careers.

About Us:
The New Haven Health Department’s mission is to ensure the health and well-being of New Haven residents. Our vision for the future is to advocate and ensure health equity for all New Haven residents.

The New Haven Health Department is a municipal public health agency serving New Haven, Connecticut. We work to prevent disease, promote health, and prolong life among the population as a whole.

While a doctor treats people who are sick, we aim to prevent people from getting sick or injured in the first place. We protect the public from unsafe environments and promote wellness by encouraging healthy behaviors. When people do get sick, we are here to connect people to the services they need to feel better. To learn more about the field of public health and its dedicated professionals, visit the American Public Health Association.

In alignment with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Connecticut Department of Public Health, we deliver public health services that are considered essential. For the past 25 years, these 10 Essential Public Health Services have served as a well-recognized framework for carrying out the mission of public health.

Position Overview:
As a Management Analyst II in our department, you will play a pivotal role in planning, analyzing, and enhancing the budgetary procedures that underpin our mission. Working closely with the Health Department team, you will be instrumental in aligning our fiscal resources with our commitment to providing outstanding service to the community.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS

This is complex fiscal management and administrative work planning, analyzing, and evaluating the current and long range budgetary requirements and procedures of the City.

Work involves responsibility for the administration of budgetary activities and for carrying out a wide variety of assignments calling for analytical thinking. These assignments are performed in accordance with regulatory, statutory or charter requirements. Work is carried out under the direction of the Department Head with latitude for professional and administrative judgement and initiative in planning and implementing the activities of the budget operation.

Hybrid remote work options for some aspects of the work may be available once work routine are established.

TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Implements the budgetary programs of the Board of Finance under the direction of the Controller and the Budget Officer.
  • Confers with departmental officials to resolve questions pertaining to budgetary requirements, attends intra-departmental conferences on budget requests; studies and evaluates requests in light of departmental policies, program and prior operating experience; recommends changes in original budget requests; presents budget requests orally to representatives of management and fiscal officials; assists departments in evaluating service levels.
  • Plans, analyzes and makes procedural recommendations relating to all phases of work in the department.
  • Advises and assists department officials and employees in the proper use of finance related procedures and forms.
  • Reviews and analyzes data submitted by departments for completeness, accuracy and conformance to budget and payroll requirements as well as adherence to policies established by the Board of Finance.
  • Oversees the maintenance of central controls on departmental payroll accounts, deductions and leaves of absence.
  • Assists in the development and installation of accounting systems.
  • Acts as a liaison between the Controller’s Office and other municipal departments with respect to budget analysis and procedures.
  • Performs related work as required.

EDUCATION, QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university, supplemented by graduate course work in municipal finance, business administration, public administration or law; at least two years of experience in budget, public administration and municipal finance work, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the following knowledge, abilities, and skills:

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration and budgetary control.
  • Considerable knowledge of the organization and operations of City departments and agencies.
  • Considerable knowledge of municipal accounting principles and procedures.
  • Considerable knowledge of advanced integrated data processing.
  • Knowledge of municipal payroll processing, payroll deduction procedures, and municipal pension systems.
  • Ability to discover and develop methods for adopting accounts payable, payroll and budget procedural requirements to machine accounting and data processing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with department heads, staff associates and the general public.
  • Ability to analyze management and budgetary problems and recommend effective solutions.
  • Ability to deal effectively with others.
  • Ability to organize and present clearly oral and written reports of management studies and recommendations.
  • Ability to organize and write problems definitions for integration on advanced data processing systems.
  • Ability to assemble and analyze fiscal data for budgetary purposes and to discover significant trends within detailed fiscal information.

SALARY, BARGAINING UNIT & TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

This is a Special Fund, "Non-Tested" position. One grant is anticipated to expire 08/31/2028; another 11/2027.

This position is included in a collective bargaining agreement with Local 884, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees.

Bargaining agreements available to review HERE.

Special Funded employees shall not be covered by the City pension but shall continue to be covered by Social Security.

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of: (1) a pre-employment background check, (2) a pre-employment physical examination, including pre-employment drug screening in accordance with the City’s Drug Free Workplace Policy*, and (3) a 90-day probationary period. Instructions and information on this pre-employment process are included in Conditional Offer of Employment.

Pursuant to the Federal Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988, The City of New Haven has a adopted a Drug Free Workplace Policy. The City of New Haven requires a pre-employment drug test, which includes screening for marijuana.

Selection Plan

Applications will be reviewed by the Department of Human Resources and the hiring department after the closing date.

It is critical that you complete the application thoroughly, as the information you provide will be used to ascertain if you are eligible to move forward in the selection process, and in some cases, this information may be used to determine the eligibility list.

Information regarding the employment and selection process can be found HERE.

Please note that the only method of communication with applicants for this position will be by email. You must provide a valid, working email address and you will need to monitor your email, including spam/junk folders, for correspondence from the New Haven Human Resources Department.

Conclusion

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