[OSFA] Employment Opportunity
SMYTH Scott * DAS SCD
Scott.Smyth at state.or.us
Fri Jul 27 13:20:16 PDT 2007
The following employment opportunity is being sent on behalf of the
Department of Justice:
ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: LEJT5628A
CLASSIFICATION NUMBER: C1244*
OPEN: JULY 27, 2007
CLOSE: AUGUST 17, 2007
FISCAL ANALYST 2
$3337 - $4880 Monthly
The Oregon Department of Justice (DOJ) is recruiting for the position of
Fiscal Analyst 2. There is one current full-time vacancy located in
Salem, Oregon. This recruitment will be used to establish a list of
qualified applicants and will be used to fill the current vacancy only.
DOJ has a biennial budget of over $290 million and staffing
authorization for about 1,200 staff; is responsible for general counsel
and supervision of all civil actions and legal proceedings in which the
state is a party or has an interest and, through the Attorney General,
also has full charge and control of all the state's legal business that
requires the services of an attorney or legal counsel. DOJ is further
responsible for the operation of a number of program areas designated by
the legislature, such as child support, district attorney assistance,
crime victim compensation, charitable activity enforcement and consumer
Applicants will be subject to both a Computerized Criminal History and
Driver and Motor Vehicle Services check as well as a thorough background
investigation. Adverse background data may be grounds for immediate
If you are a HIRE applicant and you are interested in applying for this
position, you must submit your State of Oregon application (PD100) and
responses to exam questions, if applicable, by the close date of this
announcement. Most qualified applicants will be contacted for an
Your PD100 application form will be reviewed to verify that you meet the
minimum qualifications stated in this section. To receive credit, your
application must clearly show that you have:
Five years of progressively responsible experience that included the
preparation, analysis, and administration of a budget or fiscal system.
Or, five years of professional-level experience in accounting, fiscal
auditing, management or program analysis. Experience must have included
modeling, forecasting and analyzing fiscal information.
Note: A Bachelor's Degree in Business, Public or Non-Profit Management,
Finance, Accounting or a related degree (such as Public Policy,
Political Science, Public Administration, Economics or other analytical
or technical degree) may substitute for three years of the required
experience. A graduate-level degree in any of the above areas may
substitute for four of the five years. Successful completion of the
Department of Administrative Services Budget and Management Public
Administrative Trainee Program may substitute for two years of the
You must submit a photocopy of your transcripts to receive credit for
Preference will be given to candidates with previous State of Oregon
budget experience, including experience with the ORBITS (Oregon Budget
Information Tracking System) and PICS (Position Inventory Control
System) statewide budget systems.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The purpose of this position is to prepare, analyze and execute the
agency's budget as well as to provide interim reporting and special
assistance to assigned divisions and programs. Major duties include:
* Gather data to perform cost analysis and tracking for policy
packages, reductions and fiscal impacts on legislative bills using
available software. Assists Division Administrators and Budget Services
Manager in the preparation of budget narratives and presentation
materials for assigned divisions.
* Input budget data for assigned division into Oregon Budget
Information Tracking System (ORBITS) and Position Information Control
* Create and maintain spreadsheets for monthly division and
program budget (expenditure) reports. Prepares expenditure reports for
divisions and programs assigned. Analyze expenditures against budget
projections to monitor fiscal performance. Monitor financial data to
verify accuracy of the records. Provide advice to division and program
managers about funding concerns and expenditure patters or forecasts.
Provide options and alternatives to help managers develop solutions.
Prepare material for emergency boards for assigned divisions and
* Back up Division of Child Support budget staff on projections
and revisions to cash, budget allotment and expenditure plans. Analyze
operations and project trends for cash and budgetary operations. Insure
a smooth flow of information and accurate financial reporting and
submissions for DCS.
* Develop finance plans for new and reallocated positions and for
requests to reclassify positions for submission to Department of
Administrative Services, coordinating information with Human Resources
and affected divisions regarding any budgetary issues. Suggest
alternative financing options when appropriate and notify all affected
* Track Information Services projects and budgets.
Normal office environment with daily use of personal computer,
telephone, fax machine, copier, and other office equipment. Must be able
to work extra hours to meet various short deadlines, especially during
the budget preparation season and the legislative session. Requires
ability to attend meetings on short notice and demonstrate skills in
problem solving, decision making, and negotiating with a variety of
people representing differing interests. Statewide travel may be
required including overnight or weekends. May need to lift boxes
weighing up to 30 pounds on an occasional basis. Regular and consistent
attendance is an essential function for all positions within the Budget
Services section. Workload priorities may change frequently and without
HOW TO APPLY
COMPLETE a State of Oregon Employment application (form PD100) and any
required supplements. Copies of applications, supplements and job
announcements can be obtained from:
a. the State's Jobs Page at: www.oregonjobs.org
b. local Oregon Employment Department field offices
c. most state agency personnel offices.
If you have a disability and need an alternate format in order to
complete the application process, you may call the Department of Justice
at (503) 378-5555. DOJ accepts calls from hearing impaired applicants
through Oregon Telecommunications Relay Service (OARS) 1-800-735-2900
(TTY/VCO). Please be prepared to leave a message describing the
alternate format needed.
Mail, deliver or fax the complete application materials to:
Oregon Department of Justice
Human Resources Section
1162 Court St NE
Salem OR 97301-4096
1175 Court St NE
Your application must arrive by 5:00 pm on the close date and must be
complete and legible. We are unable to acknowledge or verify receipt of
applications due to the large volume.
PLEASE NOTE: complete all parts of the application. If your application
is incomplete, or does not clearly show the experience and/or training
required, you will receive a notice by mail advising you why your
application was not accepted. Notice of results will be sent by mail.
Although we are not required to delay our selection process, you may
request a review of the results. Your request must be received within
10 days from the date of the notice. Additional information cannot be
accepted. However, if the recruitment is still open, you may submit a
new application, which must be received in our office by the close date.
SUBMIT only the required materials. Reference letters or work examples
should be kept for interviews. KEEP a copy of your application for job
interviews. COPIES ARE NOT PROVIDED.
The pay on all announcements may change without notice.
OREGON DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION
EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO WORK FORCE DIVERSITY.
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