Advance your career in government finance, management and public policy at New York State Division of the Budget (DOB)!
All creative problem solvers and analytical thinkers are invited to apply to our Budget Fellow career track and help us make a difference in the lives of all New Yorkers!
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:
Our Work:Work at DOB is high-impact public service, and Budget staff engage in a variety of work, including:
The Expenditure/Debt Unit, commonly referred to as Fiscal Planning, is responsible for the development and management of the State's Financial Plan and capital market activities. We provide senior policymakers with options for achieving and maintaining balanced budgets, funding capital projects, issuing debt, and addressing emerging public finance problems. In this role, we work with senior policymakers, state agencies, public authorities, and outside advisors to monitor, analyze, and make recommendations on matters affecting the State's financial position.
Fiscal Planning is responsible for developing and issuing key publications that govern the State's financial activity (and disclosure to investors) including the Financial Plan, Capital Plan and Annual Information Statement. It is therefore an essential stakeholder in the Division of the Budget (DOB) systems that are used to prepare these publications.
Responsibilities of the Budget and Data Analyst on the Fiscal Planning Team would include, but are not limited to:
Qualifications & Salary:
The candidates must be able a self-starter that demonstrates:
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 $51,849. Requires a Bachelor's degree.
Budget Fellow II: Salary of $56,774. Requires a Master's degree; OR, a Bachelor's degree and one year of relevant experience.
Budget Fellow III: Salary of $61,423. 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.
HOW TO APPLY:
To be considered for positions with DOB, please complete the Online Employment Application and select either "Budget Fellow" or "Data Analyst" in the Title Applying For section. Candidates may also select "Fiscal Planning" in the Professional Interests section. Applications are held in the DOB's resume database for six months, after which candidates may reapply to be considered for future opportunities.
If you 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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