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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/06/22

Applications Due05/20/22

Vacancy ID104388

AgencyHomeland Security and Emergency Services, Division of

TitleSenior Budgeting Analyst

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $46529 to $77912 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 1220 Washington Avenue, Building 7A

City Albany


Zip Code12226

Minimum Qualifications CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEES:
Current New York State employee with one year or more of permanent, contingent-permanent or 55b/c service in a position allocated to a Salary Grade 11 or above and eligible for transfer under Section 52.6, 70.1, or 70.4** of the Civil Service Law. *

**70.4 Transfer: Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service at the SG-11 or above AND possession of a bachelor’s degree; AND standing on the Professional Careers Opportunities (PCO) or Public Administration Traineeship Transition (PATT) eligible lists.

PCO Appointment: Individuals with a score of 100 or above on the Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) eligible list are encouraged to apply.*

*Successful completion of two-year traineeship leads to appointment as a Senior Budgeting Analyst, SG-18.

NOTE: This vacancy posting is for the purposes of notifying individuals about transfer opportunities. Employees on the Civil Service eligible list will be considered and should not respond to this posting. If you are on the eligible list and not reachable, you may be eligible for transfer. You are encouraged to access GOT-IT on the Civil Service website ( to determine transfer eligibility or contact OGS Human Resources for your transfer options.

Individuals who are currently 55b/c eligible, who possess a bachelor’s degree or higher are encouraged to apply. If interested in this position and applying using your 55b/c status, please provide a copy of your current 55b/c eligibility letter.

Individuals with a score of 100 or above on the Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) eligible list are encouraged to apply.

Successful completion of two-year traineeship leads to appointment as a Senior Budgeting Analyst, SG-18.

Duties Description Duties will include, but not be limited to the following:
• Prepare, monitor and adjust various program spending plans based on budgeted and actual expenditure data. Incumbent is also, in part, responsible for development of the annual agency Budget Request.
• Assist in the coordination, preparation, and compilation of spending plans for program areas based on agency goals and resources.
• Evaluate and quantify necessary resources required for new initiatives and services.
• Review and analyze current budgeting problem areas, status of current projects and deadlines, new or changing programs, and agency guidelines to determine project priorities.
• Review requests to establish new positions, fill vacant positions and change the allocation of existing positions and make written recommendations based on need and availability of funds.
• Allocate, monitor, and report on assigned program area disbursements and revenue.
• Correspond with DHSES staff, the Division of the Budget, the Office of the State Comptroller, and other State agencies to ensure inquiries are handled and reporting requirements are met.
• Review and approve coding for purchase requests through the agency’s Purchase Request system.
• Coordinate with the Business Services Center within the Office of General Services on budget coding errors and corrections to ensure the continuation of the daily operations of the agency.
• Generate and track agency purchase requests in the Agency Spending Controls Application (ASCA).
• Compare the Executive's, Legislature’s, and Enacted budgets with the agency’s requested budget to identify differences.
• Gather additional background information through a review of related reports, past experiences, and through interviews with program staff. May confer with or report to supervisor on relevant criteria.
• Investigate, identify, and evaluate new ideas, techniques, practices and systems which may be of value in performing budgeting analyses.
• May recommend interchange of funds between program areas as authorized, to support the agency’s spending needs.
• Prepare and submit budget journals in the Statewide Financial System (SFS) to the Division of Budget and the Office of the State Comptroller to adjust appropriation in support of DHSES’ spending needs.
• Participate in various drills and tabletop exercises to test the effectiveness of operations and work flow within the agency’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC).
• Assist with the budgeting functions at the agency’s EOC in the event of a weather or emergency-related activation.
• Analyze data pertaining to various program objectives to develop appropriate findings.
• Identify and analyze potential solutions and develop recommendations based on findings.
• Present budget information and analyze to program staff either in writing or orally.
• Work with co-workers to maximize usage of agency resources using a variety of methods and funding sources.
• Perform other projects and assignments, as needed.

NOTE: Support of operations during times of emergency and disaster from State Emergency Operations Center (EOC), state field offices and/or local deployments may be required, which would result in a change and/or increase in working hours, locations and/or duties.

Additional Comments NOTE ON TELECOMMUTING: Employees are required to apply and obtain approval through management to telecommute according to the agency’s Telecommuting Pilot Program Guidelines.
NOTE ON COVID-19 VACCINATION/WEEKLY TESTING: All State employees in Executive controlled agencies who are not subject to a mandatory vaccination requirement shall be tested for COVID-19 weekly unless they are fully vaccinated.

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Name Human Resources/ZP

Telephone 5184735282

Fax 518-486-1631

Email Address


Street NYS Office of General Services, HRM

31st Floor Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12242


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit cover letter along with a clear and concise resume detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position as listed in Specifics and indicate the Position Title & Vacancy ID number for which you are applying.

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