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Minimum Qualifications This position is open to candidates who have one year of permanent competitive service as a Budget Examiner, G-18. The position is also open to NYS employees at or above G-16 who are eligible for transfer under Section 52.6 of the Civil Service Law. The transfer cannot be a second consecutive transfer resulting in an advancement of more than two grade levels. In order to qualify for Section 52.6 transfer, candidates must have one year of permanent competitive service in an administrative title as defined by Section 52.6. Examples of qualifying Section 52.6 titles include Senior Administrative Analyst, G-18 and Business Systems Analyst 1, G-18.
Candidates should also demonstrate the ability to:
• develop and defend rational budget recommendations;
• independently evaluate complex proposals and identify core fiscal and programmatic issues;
• write clearly and prepare effective presentations suitable for senior management;
• identify and solve problems;
• think creatively and strategically; and
• work closely and cooperatively with colleagues within the unit, in other units, and at State agencies.
Duties Description This position has primary responsibility for all aspects of budgeting for the Office of Indigent Legal Services (ILS) and the Judiciary.
Responsibilities of the Budget Fellow for the Office of Indigent Legal Services and the Judiciary would include, but are not limited to:
• participating in the development and implementation of gubernatorial initiatives, including the statewide expansion of caseload relief, counsel at arraignment and initiatives to improve the quality of indigent defense provision;
• monitoring and analyzing revenue and spending for all agencies including a large Aid to Localities portfolio;
• planning for capital projects and financing for New York State Office of Court Administration (OCA) initiatives;
• reviewing and analyzing the Judiciary’s yearly budget submission for impacts on current financial plan assumptions;
• participating in the development and implementation of policy initiatives; and
• collaborate with other examiners and agencies on broader criminal justice topics, budgetary and policy matters.
Additional Comments To be considered for a current or future position with the Budget Division, please complete the Online Employment Application at https://www.budget.ny.gov/resume/ and select "Criminal Justice" in the Professional Interests Section.
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