About UsOregon state government is a large organization by nearly any standard. With over 40,000 employees working all over the state, in small communities and large, we are proving that government can be innovative.We work as a team, challenging ourselves to be better, faster, and more efficient with taxpayer dollars. After all, when every day we are responsible for caring for the needs of a diverse population and thriving business community, we simply must have the best and brightest workforce. If you take responsibility for your actions, are passionate about helping others succeed, and have a reputation for excellence and honesty, why not make Oregon state government your next career move?Joining our team means you open the door to many possibilities. From entry-level to executive, outdoor work to policy setting, we have a role for nearly every calling, expertise and background. If you're looking at us from across the country (or beyond!), know that Oregon is one of the most beautiful places on earth. Made up of seven diverse regions, Oregon has the ocean, mountains, valleys, high desert, cities, small towns, and almost everything in between.Oregon "flies with her own wings."Application Deadline:
Do you have a passion for ensuring state government makes strategic and responsible investments while upholding the values of the state? Do you have strong analytical and communications skills? Does your experience include working with a variety of stakeholders such as executive management and public or private sector advocates? If so, we want you to come and work for us!
As the Policy and Budget Analyst you will work with state agencies throughout the budget development process and help agencies apply statewide policy to build the Agency Request Budget. You will examine agency requests and make recommendations to the Governor for development of the Governor's Budget. You will represent and explain the Governor's budget recommendations to the Legislature and other groups.You will also work with state agencies in the execution of their budgets. You will monitor agency budget performance, approve or deny allotment of agency funds, analyze agency program and staffing requests, and make recommendations on agency requests to the Legislative Emergency Board or Interim Joint Ways and Means Committees.
The Benefits of Joining Our Team:
You will work on a dynamic and supportive team where no two days are ever the same! When you join state government, you become a part of an enterprise with more than 40,000 employees located in 65+ agencies, and who are dedicated to making Oregon a fantastic place to live, work, and play. Opportunities for career growth and development within state government are vast, and we offer a competitive and affordable health and benefits package, including excellent medical, vision and dental coverage, paid holidays off, and personal business leave, as well as paid and accrued vacation leave and sick leave. In addition to standard medical benefits and employee leave, the state also provides additional optional benefits, such as basic life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, deferred compensation savings program, and flexible spending accounts for health care and childcare expenses.
You may travel to all parts of the state, including but not limited to rural and wilderness areas, into mental health and correctional facilities.
Seasonally, you may experience pressure to meet tight deadlines and may be required to work more than 40 hours a week.
What Are We Looking For?
To be considered for this position you must meet the following minimum qualifications:
Seven years of experience and responsibility: (a) analyzing information from complex statewide systems; (b) identifying organization-wide financial issues; (c) generating alternatives and implementing solutions to resolve these issues; and (d) building consensus and consistency across entities with unrelated missions.
• A Bachelor's degree will substitute for three years of experience.
• A Master's or higher-level degree will substitute for four years of experience.
Additionally, the successful candidate will have:
• Experience reviewing, researching, analyzing, evaluating and managing complex budget and policy issues.
• Experience preparing and presenting recommendations and reports for a variety of recipients.
• Experience working in teams (to include staff, external organizations and/or elected officials) to bring multi-faceted assignments to a successful conclusion.
• Skill in communicating effectively (orally and in writing) as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
The State of Oregon is requiring all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series by October 18, 2021 unless the employee receives a medical or religious exception. New employees must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception by October 18, 2021. For more information, visit our policy listed here.
How to Apply
Your candidate profile, cover letter, and resume are the perfect place to display your interest in the position and highlight the skills and experience you will bring, making you the best candidate for the position. Submissions are screened for consistency of information and communication skills at the professional level (attention to detail, spelling, grammar, etc.).
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