NYS DIVISION OF THE BUDGET
Gaming and Other Taxes Budget and Policy Analyst
Vacancy Notice #23-22
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The successful candidate will be a member of the Gaming and Other Taxes Team within the Economics/Revenue Unit. This team is responsible for revenue estimation, receipts monitoring, and tax policy issues related to the alcoholic beverage tax, bottle bill receipts, the cigarette and tobacco taxes, the vapor products excise tax, the real estate transfer tax, the estate tax, and several gaming-related revenue sources
Responsibilities of the Gaming and Other Taxes Budget and Policy Analyst would include but are not limited to:
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 quantitative skills; familiarity with statistical software packages and/or programming language, such as SAS/EViews, is preferred; proficiency in Excel; capacity to manage and analyze large data sets; an ability to provide effective written and oral communications; a proven track record of collaborative work; and the ability to effectively deal with competing priorities under tight deadlines.
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 "Revenue/Tax" 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..
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Human Resources Office
NYS Division of the Budget
Albany, NY 12224