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BUDGET ANALYST - 55000772

Date: May 3, 2021

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 367082 

Agency: Department of Transportation

Working Title: BUDGET ANALYST - 55000772

Position Number: 55000772 

Salary:  $62,376.59 - $80,722.64 

Posting Closing Date: 05/18/2021 

STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION

919 / Support Services

OPEN COMPETITIVE

CAREER SERVICE

 

 

 

ANTICIPATED BI-WEEKLY HIRING SALARY: $2,822.46

 

The State of Florida offers an excellent benefits package including paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, several low-premium healthcare options, tuition waivers, and training opportunities for professional growth and development.  For additional benefit information available to State of Florida employees, go to http://www.mybenefits.myflorida.com/

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  You may be required to provide your Social Security Number to conduct required verifications. Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962 will not be eligible for hire or promotion in the Career Service, or appointment in the Selected Exempt Service (SES) or Senior Management Service (SMS) unless they are registered with the Selective Service System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.

 

THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES AND SUPPORTS EMPLOYMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.  QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. In accordance with Section 110.112, Florida Statutes, and the Florida Department of Transportation’s Individuals with Disabilities Affirmative Action Plan, the agency is committed to ensuring affirmative action and equal employment opportunity for qualified individuals with disabilities.  Upon request and as appropriate, reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities may be provided.  Please contact the Florida Department of Transportation’s Human Resources Office located at 605 Suwannee Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399 or call (850) 414-5300 for assistance.  

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION: This position serves as the Budget Analyst for the Support Services Office with duties to support the administration of the Department’s Fixed Capital Outlay (FCO) program. Duties include, but are not limited to: Develops, coordinates, and administers the Department’s Statewide FCO program and budget for buildings and grounds. Responsible for development and implementation of the Department’s five-year Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) budget in accordance with Chapter 216, Florida Statutes. Provides technical assistance to Central Office/ District Facility Managers, FCO Coordinators, and Budget Office regarding the development of the Department’s Legislative Budget Request (LBR).

 

Prepares reports, research projects, presentations, training, etc. as required to support the FCO program and LBR’s provided to the Budget Office.

 

Monitors and reports project status in the Florida Accounting Information Resource Subsystem (FLAIR) each month for all outstanding FCO encumbrances, verifying the last activity dates, contract status, and projects with remaining uncommitted balances less than $1,000.

 

Assist and train FCO program staff in the use of FLAIR Daily and Monthly Reports, as needed, to track FCO Project Budgets. Prepares the Annual Plan requesting release of the remaining 80% of appropriations not initially released on July 1st.

 

Prepares February 1st Reversion Justifications, the June 30th Certified Forward Justifications, and ensures proper budget is posted following each of these processes pursuant to Chapter 216, Florida Statutes.

 

Develops/updates FCO policies and procedures consistent with State law, rules, and Department policy. Provides training to Department staff on the use of these procedural documents as necessary to implement the FCO program.

 

Serves as a liaison between the Department and other organizations and agencies relative to the FCO program.

 

Reconciles current-year work program projections each month to ensure programmed amounts remain balanced to budget authority appropriations. Verifies years 2-5 of the 6-year Work Program Gaming Report and the Production Accomplishment Report (PAR) each month to ensure they remain balanced with budget requests submitted to the Governor’s office during the previous budget cycle.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of the Legislative Budget Process, Knowledge of Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) Work Program. Knowledge of financial management and best practices. Knowledge of facilities management practices. Knowledge of the Florida Accounting Information Resource Subsystem (FLAIR). Knowledge of the Legislative Appropriations System/Planning and Budgeting Subsystem (LAS/PBS). Skilled in MS Excel and pivot tables. Ability to understand and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. Ability to utilize problem solving techniques. Ability to make detailed analyses and management critiques of budget requests. Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments. Ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and five years of professional experience in the field of budget analysis. A master’s degree from an accredited college or university can substitute for one year of the required experience. Professional experience in the fields of Finance, Economics, Public Administration, Business Administration, Policy Analysis, financial modeling, accounting, statistics, transportation financial analysis or work program development can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.

 

As a CANDIDATE, you may be required to provide documentation (i.e. HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENCY, college transcripts, ETC.) to verify meeting these Minimum Qualifications.
 

THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES THE SERVICE VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS HAVE GIVEN TO OUR COUNTRY AND SUPPORTS THE HIRING OF RETURNING SERVICE MEMBERS AND MILITARY SPOUSES.  If you are a preference-eligible applicant who receives notice of a hiring decision and believe that you were not afforded employment preference in accordance with applicable Florida law and regulation, you may file a written complaint within 60 calendar days from the date you receive the notice, requesting an investigation to the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Division of Benefits and Assistance, 9500 Bay Pines Boulevard, Room 214, St. Petersburg, Florida 33708.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee