Minimum Qualifications 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 $49,835. Requires a Bachelor’s degree.
Budget Fellow II: Salary of $54,570. Requires a Master’s degree; OR, a Bachelor’s degree and one year of relevant experience.
Budget Fellow III: Salary of $59,038. 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.
The successful candidate must have strong analytical, and writing skills, demonstrate an attention to detail, possess good interpersonal skills, and be able to work well both independently and as part of a team.
Duties Description The Economic Development, Environment and Energy Unit is recruiting a highly motivated individual to be a member of a three-person team responsible for the State’s economic development and discretionary capital portfolio, including oversight of the Empire State Development Corporation (ESDC), Department of Economic Development (DED), Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY), and several other public authorities.
Responsibilities of the Budget and Policy Analyst on the Economic Development team would include, but are not limited to:
• Analysis of existing economic development and discretionary capital programs;
• Development of policy and fiscal recommendations for the Executive Budget;
• Analysis of policy issues such as workforce development, excelsior tax credits, capital investments in large-scale commercial sites, discretionary capital programs, and other special projects;
• Review and analysis of legislation; and
• Assisting the development, implementation and monitoring of economic development initiatives.
The individual’s assignment will include developing and reviewing budget and programmatic recommendations; facilitating and monitoring budget execution activities on one or more of these agencies and authorities; multi-layer analysis of capital programs, maintaining capital project databases; tracking disbursements against fiscal plans; representing the Division of the Budget in meetings with agency and authority fiscal and program staff; drafting legislation and bill memorandums; providing periodic reports to management and other functions as assigned.
Additional Comments To be considered for positions with the Budget Division, please complete the Online Employment Application at https://www.budget.ny.gov/resume/ and select “Economic Development” in the Professional Interests section.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for positions with the Budget Division, please complete the Online Employment Application at https://www.budget.ny.gov/resume/ and select “Economic Development” in the Professional Interests section.