For more than 80 years, the New York State Division of the Budget has been the primary fiscal advisor to the Governor, developing, negotiating and implementing one of the largest government budgets in the country. Encompassing criminal justice, economic development, education, energy, environment, healthcare, homeland security, housing, human services, mental health, transportation, and other public policy areas, work at the Division of the Budget is high-impact public service. The Division is synonymous with challenge, opportunity, responsibility, and quality.
We are located in Albany, which has grown over the past four centuries from a small Dutch settlement on the Hudson River to New York State's capital city in the heart of burgeoning Tech Valley. The State Capitol– the historic centerpiece of New York State – is home to the Budget Division.
The Division's budget examination staff must be able to demonstrate clear thinking, strong writing, and insightful analysis, all in a fast-paced environment. In developing, negotiating, and implementing the annual Executive Budget, budget examiners:
DOB is currently seeking a highly qualified, self-motivated economist to support the Economics and Revenue Unit (ERU) under the direction of the Chief Budget Examiner and Assistant Chief Budget Examiner. The incumbent is responsible for key components of economic forecasting for both the revenue and spending sides of the Executive Budget; quarterly financial updates; tax, economic development, and health care policy analysis; construction of computer simulation models for forecasting and policy analysis in the development of the State's Financial Plan; fiscal impact analysis of proposed and enacted legislation; and budget negotiation with legislative fiscal committee staffs. Examples of specific activities and tasks include:
QUALIFICATIONS & SALARY:
Salary range: Salary commensurate with experience, starting at $89,574.
HOW TO APPLY:
To be considered for this or future positions with the Budget Division, please complete the Online Employment Application. Applications are held in the Division's resume database for six months, after which candidates may reapply to be considered for future opportunities. When applying, please select "NASBO" in the "How did you hear?" section.
If you have a disability and require assistance in applying for employment with the New York State Division of the Budget, or if you have any questions about working for the Division, please contact email@example.com.
Human Resources Office
NYS Division of the Budget
Albany, NY 12224