Job Code Pay Scale Group Pay Scale Type Bargaining Unit Civil Service or Non-Civil Service Last Executive Board Change Executive Board Change History
08297 12 ST A3 N 821-04 01/31/2024
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JOB CODE: 08297

DEFINITION: This is responsible administrative and managerial work serving as the assistant director of the Bureau of Budget Administration, Office of the Budget.

The employee in this job directs policy, program, and planning analyses in support of the development, implementation, and execution of the Commonwealth’s annual operating budget. Work involves directing the development and monitoring of Commonwealth operating budgets from the receipt of agency funding requests through program implementation; and providing budget-related analyses and recommendations for executive level policy and decision makers. Work includes planning and managing the development of the Governor’s Executive Budget; preparing budget policy guidelines and instructions; identifying, researching, analyzing, and developing funding recommendations and financial summaries for program revision proposals and new program initiatives; and developing solutions for legislative and fiscal policy issues. Supervision is exercised over professional supervisory staff. Work is performed independently and is reviewed by the Director, Bureau of Budget Administration for adherence to policies and objectives.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (NOTE: The examples of work are representative of the work, but every position classified to this job may not perform all examples of work listed. Conversely, this is not an all-inclusive list of work examples.)

• Coordinates with the Governor and Governor's executive staff, Commonwealth and agency staff, program managers, and legislative staff to collect information and develop recommendations for resolving fiscal policy conflict issues.

• Assists in directing the management and administration of the office’s budget preparation database.

• Assists in directing the development of technical budget instructions for the preparation, analysis, and control of departmental budgets.

• Oversees and conducts projects to identify and resolve issues with business processes and systems used in planning and managing the development of the Governor’s Executive Budget.

• Analyzes budget policy to identify programmatic or fiscal effects and implications of prior decisions or proposed changes.

• Analyzes proposed legislation to determine fiscal implications and consistency with Commonwealth programs and policies.

• Performs the full range of supervisory duties.

• The employee in this job may participate in the performance of subordinates’ work consistent with operational or organizational requirements.

• Performs related work as required.


• Knowledge of the principles and practices of budget administration and fiscal management.

• Knowledge of the laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures applicable to budget administration.

• Knowledge of the methods and techniques used to analyze fiscal data, identify trends, develop fiscal projections, and estimate costs.

• Knowledge of the principles and practices of revenue and cost accounting.

• Knowledge of the principles and practices of employee supervision.

• Knowledge of the use and functionality of Microsoft Office Suite software.

• Ability to analyze and develop policies, programs, standards, plans, and fiscal reports.

• Ability to develop solutions for complex fiscal issues.

• Ability to communicate effectively in writing.

• Ability to communicate effectively orally.

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: (NOTE: Based on the Entry Level Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities)

• Six years of professional experience in budget administration, including two years of supervisory experience, and a bachelor's degree;


• An equivalent combination of experience and training.