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NY-Energy and Climate Budget and Policy Analyst Economic Development, Environment and Energy Unit #23-89

  • 1.  NY-Energy and Climate Budget and Policy Analyst Economic Development, Environment and Energy Unit #23-89

    Posted 01-23-2024 11:57 AM
    Edited by Brukie Gashaw 01-23-2024 11:56 AM


    Energy and Climate Budget and Policy Analyst

    Economic Development, Environment and Energy Unit

    Vacancy Notice #23-89

    Advance your career in government finance, management and public policy at New York State Division of the Budget (DOB)! 

    About Us:

    As an organization, we provide a critical link between government finance, policy and management, including developing, negotiating, and implementing one of the largest government budgets in the country.

    From our office in the New York State's historic Capitol building, in Albany, NY, we impact all areas of public policy, offering an array of opportunities, including the potential to:

    • Develop in-depth policy knowledge;
    • Participate in coordinative roles, including reviewing legislation and managing the State financial plan; and
    • Oversee State-led initiatives through efficient and effective performance management and procurement practices.

    Our Work:

    Work at DOB is high-impact public service, and Budget staff engage in a variety of work, including:

    • Analyzing operations, finances, and program performance
    • Developing budgetary and policy recommendations
    • Evaluating proposed legislation
    • Negotiating with legislative staff
    • Forecasting revenue and estimating expenditures, monitoring trends
    • Developing and implementing the Governor's initiatives
    • Monitoring and managing program and project performance

    Position Overview:

    The successful candidate will be a member of a three-person team responsible for energy related agencies and authorities.  Specifically, the incumbent will be responsible for the Department of Public Service, the New York Power Authority, the New York State Canal Corporation, and the Long Island Power Authority.

    Responsibilities of the Energy and Climate Budget and Policy Analyst include, but are not limited to:

    • Developing and reviewing budget and programmatic recommendations. 
    • Facilitating and monitoring budget execution activities.
    • Collaborating with other team members on issues that cross over assignments.
    • Representing the Division of the Budget in meetings with agency and authority fiscal and program staff.
    • Drafting legislation and bill memorandums.
    • Tracking revenues, monthly allocations, disbursements and staffing against fiscal and personnel plans, providing periodic reports to management and other functions, as assigned.


    DOB seeks candidates who have strong analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as outstanding written and oral communication abilities.  Most candidates join our team through the Budget Fellow career track, which does not require a civil service exam.  Starting salaries are based on education and experience:

    Budget Fellow I: Salary of $53,404. Requires a Bachelor's degree.

    Budget Fellow II: Salary of $58,477. Requires a Master's degree; OR, a Bachelor's degree and one year of relevant experience.

    Budget Fellow III: Salary of $63,266. Requires a Doctoral degree; OR, a Master's degree and one year of relevant experience; OR, a Bachelor's degree and two years of relevant experience; OR, a Bachelor's degree and three years of professional experience including one year of relevant experience.

    Candidates should have strong analytical, written, and verbal communication skills; the ability to think creatively and strategically; and the ability to work independently and as a member of a team. Candidates are also expected to be proficient in the use of office technology and Microsoft applications.

    HOW TO APPLY:     

    To be considered for this or future positions with DOB, please complete the Online Employment Application and select "Budget Fellow" as the Title Applying For and "Energy" in the Professional Interests section. Applications are held in the DOB's resume database for three months, after which candidates may reapply to be considered for future opportunities..

    If you require assistance in applying for employment with DOB, or if you have any questions about working for DOB, please contact personnel@budget.ny.gov.

    Contact Info:

    Human Resources Office

    NYS Division of the Budget

    State Capitol

    Albany, NY 12224


    Katie Van Zandt
    Administrative Assistant
    New York State Division of the Budget
    Albany NM
    (518) 474-9619