MPA Job list**Two Positions - Utah Legislative Fiscal Analyst I & II

Angie Stefaniak angela.stefaniak at cppa.utah.edu
Wed Apr 18 10:53:40 MDT 2007


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*LEGISLATIVE FISCAL ANALYST II*
Salary Range
Step 51 ($ 19.38) to Step 67 ($ 29.92)
Number of openings   1
Application Period   4/17/2007 - 5/1/2007
Agency Leg Fiscal Analyst
Location State Capitol Complex, W310, Salt Lake City
Benefits Full state benefits available.
Part/Full Time Full time position
Position Availability Public Recruitment

*Job characteristics*
The fiscal analyst title is exempted by law from provisions of 
competitive career service. Fiscal analysts advise the Legislature on 
the State budget and fiscal impacts that would occur on proposed 
legislation. A fiscal analyst is assigned to a subcommittee of the 
Executive Appropriations Committee. This staff member should become 
knowledgeable in the areas under the jurisdiction of the subcommittee 
and is directly responsible to the subcommittee chairs. The analyst 
furnishes the subcommittee with all pertinent records, budget analyses, 
and other information that the Office has gathered and will assist in 
obtaining additional information if asked by the subcommittee. The 
analyst will also offer their professional opinion when asked by the 
subcommittee.

*Tasks*
Prepares budget analysis and recommendations that may include items in 
the governor's budget or other program areas within the Executive 
Appropriation Committee's organizational structure.  Responds to 
inquiries and requests made by individual legislators, committees, or 
subcommittees.  Prepares fiscal analysis of proposed legislation as 
assigned by the fiscal note manager.  Conducts organizational and 
management improvement studies as assigned by the Fiscal Analyst.  Keeps 
the appropriations subcommittee co-chairs current on all related issues 
both during the session and during the interim.

*Qualifications
(includes knowledge, skills, and abilities required upon entry into 
position and trainable after entry into position) *

Knowledge of or Skills/Ability to Think critically to analyze issues and 
identify alternate courses of action, then follow through with those 
actions.; Exercise initiative, discretion, and judgment in making 
decisions.; Demonstrate a heightened understanding of state government 
including the functions of individual agencies, departments, and 
institutions and the relationships between the legislative, judicial, 
and executive branches of government.; use logic to analyze or identify 
underlying principles, reasons, or facts associated with information or 
data to draw conclusions; deal with people in a manner which shows 
sensitivity, tact, and professionalism; communicate fluently in English; 
follow written and/or oral instructions; laws, legal codes, precedents, 
government regulations, executive orders, the democratic political 
process, and legislative history; communicate information and ideas 
clearly, and concisely, in writing; read and understand information 
presented in writing.

*Additional Preference*
Staff analysts should hold a Master's Degree in Public Administration, 
Business Administration, Political Science, Economics or Accounting, or 
have the equivalent in academic and practical experience. Additional 
years of qualifying experience may be required at the discretion of the 
Fiscal Analyst, depending generally on the difficulty of committee 
assignment, levels of analysis expected, and salary rate approved. 
Additional preference will be given for knowledge of statistical 
sampling and quantitative analysis; principles, theory and practices of 
economics; Utah economic and market conditions; current social, economic 
and employment conditions; trends and forecast methodology; and research 
methods, techniques, and or/sources of information. Applicants should 
also be able to monitor or track information or data; use automated 
software applications; find, gather and collect information or data; and 
perform advanced mathematical calculations.

*Physical Requirements*
Sedentary

*Working Conditions*
This position is exempt from career service merit status, and does not 
serve a career service probationary period as indicated. The Fiscal 
Analyst Office requires a 6 month probationary period.
*On-call* minimal
*Travel* minimal
*Safety Sensitive* [ None ]
*FLSA Status* FLSA Exempt
*Probationary Period* 12 months
*Contact*
Greta Rodebush
8015381034
grodebush @utah.gov

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LEGISLATIVE FISCAL ANALYST I

Salary Range Step 49 ($ 18.36) to Step 65 ($ 28.34)
Number of openings 1
Application Period 4/17/2007 - 5/1/2007
Agency Leg Fiscal Analyst
Location State Capitol Complex, W310, Salt Lake City
Benefits Full state benefits available.
Part/Full Time Full Time
Position Availability Public Recruitment

*Job characteristics*

The fiscal analyst title is exempted by law from provisions of 
competitive career service. Fiscal analysts advise the Legislature on 
the State budget and fiscal impacts that would occur on proposed 
legislation. A fiscal analyst is assigned to a subcommittee of the 
Executive Appropriations Committee. This staff member should become 
knowledgeable in the areas under the jurisdiction of the subcommittee 
and is directly responsible to the subcommittee chairs. The analyst 
furnishes the subcommittee with all pertinent records, budget analyses, 
and other information that the Office has gathered and will assist in 
obtaining additional information if asked by the subcommittee. The 
analyst will also offer their professional opinion when asked by the 
subcommittee. Incumbents in this position perform at an entry-level, 
assigned to the lesser complex assignment.

*Tasks*

Prepares budget analysis and recommendations that may include items in 
the governor's budget or other program areas within the Executive 
Appropriation Committee's organizational structure.  Responds to 
inquiries and requests made by individual legislators, committees, or 
subcommittees.  Prepares fiscal analysis of proposed legislation as 
assigned by the fiscal note manager.  Conducts organizational and 
management improvement studies as assigned by the Fiscal Analyst.  Keeps 
the appropriations subcommittee co-chairs current on all related issues 
both during the session and during the interim.

*Qualifications
(includes knowledge, skills, and abilities required upon entry into 
position and trainable after entry into position) *

Knowledge of or Skills/Ability to Think critically to analyze issues and 
identify alternate courses of action, then follow through with those 
actions.; Exercise initiative, discretion, and judgment in making 
decisions.; Demonstrate a heightened understanding of state government 
including the functions of individual agencies, departments, and 
institutions and the relationships between the legislative, judicial, 
and executive branches of government.; use logic to analyze or identify 
underlying principles, reasons, or facts associated with information or 
data to draw conclusions; laws, legal codes, precedents, government 
regulations, executive orders, the democratic political process, and 
legislative history; deal with people in a manner which shows 
sensitivity, tact, and professionalism; communicate fluently in English; 
follow written and/or oral instructions; communicate information and 
ideas clearly, and concisely, in writing; read and understand 
information presented in writing.

*Education*

MA/MS Degree in a related field of study.


*Additional Preference*
Staff analysts should hold a Master's Degree in Public Administration, 
Business Administration, Political Science, Economics or Accounting, or 
have the equivalent in academic and practical experience. Additional 
years of qualifying experience may be required at the discretion of the 
Fiscal Analyst, depending generally on the difficulty of committee 
assignment, levels of analysis expected, and salary rate approved. 
Preference may be given for experience in or knowledge of state 
government functions.

*Physical Requirements*
Sedentary
*Working Conditions*
This position is exempt from career service merit status, and does not 
serve a career service probationary period as indicated. The Fiscal 
Analyst Office requires a 6 month probationary period.
*On-call*
minimal
*Travel*
minimal
*Safety Sensitive*
[ None ]
*FLSA Status*
FLSA Exempt
*Probationary Period*
12 months
*Contact*
Greta Rodebush
8015381034
grodebush @utah.gov




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