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.
A Bachelor’s Degree or higher in a related field of study. Candidates must have excellent interpersonal skills, strong oral and written communication, research skills and be detail oriented. Candidates should have a significant knowledge of, or demonstrated ability to learn, a variety of computer software programs and database applications. Candidates must be flexible and able to work overtime, as necessary, particularly during critical budget periods and legislative session activities.
Duties Description The position provides the opportunity to work on a wide range of key Division activities initiated by the Legislative Affairs Team within the Budget Planning, Operations and Management Unit. This Team serves as the central control point for Article VII Budget bill and memo formulation, amendment, and execution; coordinating significant bill identification and analysis; coordinating the assignment and analysis of bills that have passed the Legislature and administering the Departmental bill processes. Team members function as the Division’s central liaison with Governor’s Counsel’s Office and with the Legislative Bill Drafting Commission; and generally serve as a clearinghouse for information related to legislation and legislative activities.
Responsibilities of the Budget Fellow on the Legislative Affairs Team would include, but are not limited to:
Providing advice and assistance to examination unit staff on specific procedural and technical questions relating to the drafting of Article VII bills and memos and the compilation of the Article VII budget bills for Executive submission through Budget enactment;
Monitoring and reporting on legislative activity, including committee agendas and bill introduction throughout the two-year legislative cycle;
Utilizing the Legislative Retrieval System (LRS) to analyze diverse legislation in response to DOB and Governor’s staff requests, designs and develop reports to meet real time needs of management, as well as acting as the Budget Division’s subject matter expert on LRS;
Overseeing the newly implemented Legislative Tracking System (LTS) and other electronic systems used by the Budget Division;
Working with Information Technology Services on the continued development of I.T. systems used by the Division;
Providing expertise on constitutional, statutory, and parliamentary requirements of the Executive and Legislature; and
Providing programmatic and technical solutions for the purpose of improved collection and dissemination of information and its process as it pertains to legislation and associated activities.
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 "Legislative Coordination" on the Professional Interests and Skills page.
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Notes on ApplyingTo 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 "Legislative Coordination" on the Professional Interests and Skills page.