Salary - $53,759.97 - $82,454.33 Annually
Location -City of Hartford, CT
Department-Office of Management, Budget, and Grants
Job Number-01087 (Re-Issued 10/12/2022)
Closing-10/26/2022 5:00 PM Eastern
Vacancy is in the Budget, Development, and Control function of the Management, Budget and Grants Department. Under general supervision, to provide budgetary and administrative staff assistance to the Director of Management, Budget and Grants by performing the complex professional work necessary to conduct the City’s operating programs within a management control framework, including budgetary and organizational analysis, program performance and budgetary monitoring, legal and administrative contract compliance and the formulation of procedures which implement program goals and objectives; and by performing related work as required. Assists in establishing the format and procedures by which the Mayor’s budget is submitted annually to Council; Interprets budget directives for assigned department heads; analyzes their annual budget submissions and justifications and conducts on-going reviews in the control of assigned departments adopted operating budgets and programs; Conducts studies to determine needed changes in organizational and staffing patterns leading to more effective departmental management; Performs and takes the lead in a variety of research projects, including determinations of the financial impact of proposals made in the negotiating process; Monitors the performance of programs operated by City departments and through third party contracts and provides feedback and recommended improvements to department heads and the Mayor or designee concerning the programs progress; Provides financial and programmatic assistance to City departments and third-party contractors operating City programs; The above essential duties and responsibilities are not intended as a comprehensive list; they are intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may be required to perform additional related duties.
This is a NON-UNION position. The hours of work are 40 per week and the above salary includes 5% in lieu of overtime.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
The examination will consist of a rating of your training and experience as contained on your application and may include a written test, an oral test, a performance test or a combination thereof. All parts of the examination, including tests and ratings, will be related to the requirements of the position. The examination is designed to measure the knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration as it relates to the management of state and local governments. Knowledge of progressive public budgetary, financial and administrative methods and procedures. Knowledge of the City and State laws as they pertain to the powers and practices of the City. Ability to analyze administrative systems and practices, to identify difficult organizational problems, and to recommend practical solutions. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with municipal officials, department heads, employees, and the general public.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions: Work is performed primarily in an office environment with some travel to different sites. Incumbent may be required to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.
Open to all applicants who meet the following qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in public administration, business administration, economics, project management, finance or a closely related field, AND one (1) year of experience in budgetary and administrative analysis. Municipal experience preferred.
A Master’s degree in public administration from an accredited college or university may be substituted for part of the experience requirement.
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: h ttp://www.hartford.gov
APPLICATIONS VIA FACSIMILE OR EMAIL ARE NOT ACCEPTED.
A COPY OF YOUR DEGREE OR TRANSCRIPT MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH YOUR APPLICATION. A DEGREE OR TRANSCRIPT SUBMITTED WILL BE VERIFIED BY THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT.
APPLICATIONS WITHOUT PROPER DOCUMENTATION SHALL RESULT IN YOUR DISQUALIFICATION.
HARTFORD RESIDENCY PREFERRED: Preferably be a bona-fide resident of the City of Hartford at the time of application. A completed CITY OF HARTFORD RESIDENCY AFFIDAVIT including proof of residency as indicated on the RESIDENCY AFFIDAVIT may be submitted.
The examination will consist of an evaluation of training and experience as indicated on the application.
If selected, you will be required to pass a physical examination administered by a City physician, a drug and alcohol screening, and a background check. If appointed, you will serve 3-12 months of probation. This examination and employment process is subject to all federal, state, and municipal laws, rules and regulations.
ALL CORRESPONDENCE AND INFORMATION CONCERNING THE APPLICATION AND TESTING PROCESS WILL OCCUR VIA EMAIL, UNLESS OTHERWISE REQUESTED AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION.
IN ADDITION TO CHECKING YOUR EMAIL INBOX FOR RECRUITMENT CORRESPONDENCE, PLEASE ALSO CHECK YOUR JUNK AND SPAM FOLDERS.
Preferential Points may be given to Eligible Veterans. Must submit a Veteran's Preference Form, along with a DD-214 and Disability letter (if applicable) from the Office of Veteran's Affairs.
The Human Resources Department provides reasonable accommodation to persons with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you need an accommodation in the application or testing process, please contact the Human Resources Department.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The City of Hartford is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.
City of Hartford - Human Resources Department
Human Resources Department
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Hartford, Connecticut, 06103
Management Analyst (Budget Analyst) Supplemental Questionnaire
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2. Do you think the job of a management analyst requires teamwork? Why?
3. What would you say is an essential quality all management analysts must-have?
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