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WA - Budget Analyst 3, Department of Natural Resources

  • 1.  WA - Budget Analyst 3, Department of Natural Resources

    Posted 12-20-2022 05:08 PM
    Edited by Brukie Gashaw 01-10-2023 10:20 AM
    Budget Analyst 3
    Recruitment #2022-12-3986
    Full-time, Permanent, Represented position
    Closing: 1/30/2023
    Location: Natural Resources Building- Olympia, WA

    Want to join something GREAT and make a difference?
    The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has an exciting opportunity within our Executive Budget and Business Operations section.  We are looking for a budget expert who is interested in providing budget analysis and management assistance to a wide range of professionals working for the Forest Regulation and Forest Resilience Divisions.


    The responsibilities include working directly with the Budget Analyst 4 (Supervisor) in developing operating and capital budget proposals for two divisions. This position is responsible for budget development, accounts payables and receivables, coordination and management of revenue accounts, accrual and grant budget functions, reimbursements, revenue tracking and projecting, and oversight of state-legislatively appropriated funds. This position supervises a Fiscal Analyst 2.

    What will we trust you with?
    • Valuing others, creating a positive work environment that allows each employee to teach other through trust, inclusiveness and equity
    • Personal Accountability
    • Compassionate Communication
    • Inspiring Others
    • Commitment to Excellence
    • Detail-oriented and timeline-driven processes, Customer Assistance, Critical Decision Making, Collaboration


    Required Qualifications: 
    • Two (2) or more years (full-time equivalency) of professional accounting or finance experience, which includes experience working with the following:
      • Other state policies and procedures
      • Knowledge of governmental accounting State reporting systems: Agency Financial Reporting Systems (AFRS)
      • Technical proficiency in developing power point presentations
    • State of Washington's budgeting and accounting policies and regulations; principles and procedures of governmental accounting and budgeting; and methods of accounting systems design.
    • Efficient using MS Excel to create, modify, print, and format spreadsheets.
    • DNR Core Competencies: 
      • Personal Accountability 
      • Value Others 
      • Compassionate Communication 
      • Inspire Others 
      • Commitment to Excellence 
    Working Conditions: 
    • Employees of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) are required to complete their primary series of COVID-19 vaccines (be fully vaccinated against COVID-19) or be approved for a medical or religious exemption and accommodation as a condition of employment. Please note, any offer of employment is contingent upon you providing verification of your vaccine status or having an approved medical or religious exemption and accommodation. No start date will be approved until you have either verified your vaccine status or have an approved exemption and accommodation. “Fully vaccinated” means the following: An employee is fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after they have received the second dose in a two-dose series of a COVID-19 vaccine (e.g., Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, Novavax) or a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine (e.g., Johnson &Johnson (J&J)/Janssen) authorized for emergency use, licensed, or otherwise approved by the FDA or listed for emergency use, or otherwise approved by the World Health Organization.
    Desired Qualifications: 
    • A bachelor's degree in a business, public administration, accounting, economics or statistics and five years of professional experience in budgets, management or program analysis. A master’s degree can substitute for some experience.
    • Demonstrated experience in the following:
      • Effectively working independently under general supervision.
      • Effectively applying and adapting established accounting methods to a variety of payable and accounting transactions.
      • Effectively analyzing, monitoring, and evaluating accounting activities.
      • Experience in natural resource management business practices and familiarity with forest management operations.
    • Supervisory Experience.
    • Experience writing and reviewing legislation analysis and fiscal notes.
    Apply Here


    About the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). 
    At DNR we approach our work through the lens of making Washington a better place environmentally and are dedicated to serving Washington’s lands and communities through diversity, equity and inclusion. With nearly 1,500 employees in locations throughout Washington, we manage and protect more than 5 million acres of state-owned forest, range, commercial, agricultural and aquatic lands.
    Our Vision – Our actions ensure a future where Washington’s lands, waters, and communities thrive.
    Our Mission – Manage, sustain, and protect the health and productivity of Washington’s lands and waters to meet the needs of present and future generations.
    Our Core Values:
    • Safety and Well-Being —Our top priority is the safety of the public and our employees.
    • Public Service —We value and respect the public we serve, and we value and respect the people of the Department of Natural Resources who step up to serve.
    • Innovation and Creative Problem-Solving — We solve our state’s most pressing challenges through innovative thinking, dedication, and bold and creative vision.
    • Leadership and Teamwork —We are committed to building leaders at all levels and building teams for success.
    DNR provides excellent benefits, a few of those include:
    • Commitment to organizational health and wellness
    • Work/life balance
    • DNR Employee Resource Groups (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council, Women’s Employee Resource Group, Veterans Employee Resource Group, etc.)
    • Statewide Employee Business Resource Groups, visit here to learn more
    • Leadership that empowers and supports employees
    • Professional development opportunities
    • Educational and career development aid
    • Public Service Loan Forgiveness Eligibility
    • Opportunities to participate in wildland fire suppression assignments
    • A comprehensive benefit package that includes employer contributions toward health insurance, paid holidays, retirement plans, sick leave and vacation days. Visit http://careers.wa.gov/benefits.html for more information.
    Application Requirements:
    • To be considered you must apply online at www.careers.wa.gov (Click on the APPLY button above). You must complete the entire online application to be considered for the position. 
    • Attach a letter of interest describing how your experience and qualifications relate to the position profile and the position required, desired and special requirements. 
    • Attach a resume describing your experience and qualifications.
    • Provide three to five professional references – you may attach a document, use the References text field in the online application, or include with resume.
    • Complete all supplemental questions. 
    Additional Information:
    This recruitment may be extended and may also be used to fill future similar vacancies for up to sixty (60) days.

    Veterans wishing to claim Veteran’s preference please attach a copy of your DD-214, NGB-22 or other verification of military service. Please black out your social security number prior to attaching.  We thank you and are grateful for your service!

    The Department of Natural Resources is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity diversity. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, persons over 40 years of age, veterans, military spouses or people with military status, and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply.
    Persons needing accommodation during the screening process or this announcement in an alternative format may contact DNR Recruiting staff at (360) 522-2500 or (360) 522-0143 or by email at DNRrecruiting@dnr.wa.gov.  Those with a hearing impairment in need of accommodation are encouraged to contact the Washington State Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) at 1-800-833-6388 or www.washingtonrelay.com.
    Check us out on: DNR’s website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube | WordPress
    Questions?  Please contact Yvonne Pitrof at yvonne.pitrof@dnr.wa.gov, 360-902-2897 or e-mail us at DNRrecruiting@dnr.wa.gov

    Once you submit your online application, you can check your status by logging into your account. If you experience technical difficulties creating, accessing or completing your application call NEOGOV toll-free at (855)524-5627 or email CareersHelp@des.wa.gov.