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MD - Budget Analyst I - IV Openings

  • 1.  MD - Budget Analyst I - IV Openings

    Posted 18 days ago
    Edited by Brukie Gashaw 18 days ago

    The State of Maryland is hiring for 4 budget analyst vacancies. Please see below for more information about the position, and click here to apply.



    Budget Analyst I, Operating Grade 16
    Budget Analyst II, Operating Grade 17
    Budget Analyst III, Operating Grade 19
    Budget Analyst IV, Operating Grade 21 


    45 Calvert Street
    Annapolis, MD 21401
    Telework and Remote Eligible

    Main Purpose Of Job

    This position will serve as a Budget Analyst within the Maryland Department of Budget and Management.  This position has direct responsibility for analysis of operating budgets to assigned State agencies.  If hired you will:
    * Conduct reviews of all budget expenditures of Executive Branch units of government; 
    * Make recommendations to the Secretary of the Department for greater efficiency in those units, and to support the policy goals and objectives of the Moore Administration;
    * Analyze and prepare budgets of assigned agencies; 
    * Assist in the management of the State's operating budget process;
    * Review and analyze agency performance data.
    The selected candidates should have:
    * An understanding of budget and policy analysis; 
    * Strong analytical skills, including understanding of mathematical and statistical concepts and an ability to review, manipulate and analyze data in Microsoft Excel; 
    * Excellent written and verbal communication skills; 
    * An ability to write clear reports and make presentations on budget recommendations to senior management and other officials; 
    * An ability to work independently, in teams and under pressure. 
    The selected candidate should be available to work extended hours as required to meet budget deadlines, typically at times during the formulation of the Governor's Budget Allowance from September through January. Note that extended hours worked result in earned leave, which can be used at other times in the year.
    This is a special appointment position that will serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority. 
    The Office of Budget Analysis has a flexible telework policy that includes an option for remote work. However, remote workers may be called in periodically.


    Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in public administration, public policy, business administration, economics, accounting, finance, or a related field, or equivalent relevant experience as determined by the search committee.
    The grade an applicant will be hired at (Budget Analyst I, II, III or IV) will be determined by the search committee based on a combination of relevant education and work experience. 


    * Master's degree in one of the fields mentioned above, or equivalent experience as determined by the search committee;
    * Experience in budget formulation, accounting, personnel management analysis or administrative work, including economic analysis or budget planning, formulation, review or management;
    * Experience working in the areas of State government, such as health care financing and administration, government services (facilities management, information technology, etc.), social services, primary and secondary education, higher education, public safety and juvenile services, or natural resources and the environment;
    * Experience in performance budgeting concepts;
    * Experience using pivot tables and database/statistical software. 

    Carissa Ralbovsky
    Assistant Director
    Maryland Department of Budget & Management
    Annapolis MD
    (410) 260-7041