At its core the Department of Budget and Management Services provides budget review and policy analysis to top decision makers throughout the City organization, functioning as an internal consultant to departments and leadership. The successful candidate will participate in the analysis of departmental budgets, the review and analysis of the fiscal impact of new and redevelopment projects, research and evaluation of policies and alternatives, development and summarization of financial information for communication with leadership and citizens and recommendations on revenue.
The work is challenging and provides a great level of flexibility and autonomy while also requiring collaboration with staff at all levels of the organization. The successful candidate will have strong communication skills; be self-motivated, and clearly demonstrate critical thinking ability. They also must have a strong understanding of local and regional economic conditions and how those might influence or affect the City over time. The responsibilities of this position provide great experience to launch a career in a multitude of disciplines in local government.
MINIMUMS: Any combination of education (above the High School level) and/or experience equivalent to 6 years in public or business administration, economics, urban affairs, or related field utilizing the required knowledge, skills, and abilities and associated with such positions as Budget Analyst, Management Analyst, Financial Analyst, Research Analyst or Administrative Analyst. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: All employees may be expected to work hours in excess of their normally scheduled hours in response to short-term department needs and/or City-wide emergencies.
DMV Transcript: Not Required
CDL: Not Required
DOT History: Not Required
CPS Check: Not Required
Physical: Not Required
Respirator: Not Required
Polygraph Review: Not Required
Psychological Screening: Not Required
Attachments Required: Resume and Cover Letter
Qualifications include demonstrated critical thinking skills, strong understanding of public policy and implementation, basic knowledge of budgeting and accounting principles, and general understanding of research and statistical analysis. Preferred qualifications include a Masters of Public Administration, Economics, or Business.
VRS Contribution: All full-time employees are required to contribute 5% of annual salary toward their retirement account; in accordance with VRS retirement provisions. This will be handled through a pre-tax payroll deduction.