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Budget Analyst I, II, III, & IV, Operating

Recruitment #16-006788-0001




45 Calvert Street Annapolis, Maryland  21401

Main Purpose of Job

This position will analyze and prepare budgets of assigned agencies, and assist in the management of the state’s operating or capital budget process.

 This position offers opportunities for direct involvement with Maryland’s critical fiscal and policy issues, as well as excellent opportunities for future growth and development.

This position will continually conduct studies of all expenditures of the Executive Branch of Maryland State government and make recommendations to the Secretary of the Department of Budget and Management for greater efficiency an economy in those units. 

This is a special appointment position that serves at the pleasure of the appointing authority.


Education: Possession of a master's degree in public administration, accounting, business administration, economics, finance, statistics, engineering, planning or political science.

Experience:  Budget Analyst I, one year, Budget Analyst II, two years, Budget Analyst III, three years, Budget Analyst IV, five + years of experience in budget formulation, accounting, personnel management analysis or administrative work.  At least one year of this experience must include work in budget planning, formulation, review or management, project management or strategic facilities planning.


Experience working in areas of state government, such as health care financing and administration, debt management, transportation, retirement systems and pensions, health benefits, primary and secondary education, higher education and community development;

Experience in budgeting and policy analysis;

Knowledge of performance budgeting concepts;

Excellent written and verbal communication skills;

Experience in writing reports and make presentations on budget recommendations to senior departmental and other executive branch officials;

Strong analytical abilities, including understanding of mathematical and statistical concepts;

Experience with word processing, spreadsheets and database software;

Ability to work independently, in teams and under pressure

Availability to work extended hours as required to meet budget deadlines.


This assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position.  It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.



Please indicate on the application which level(s) of the position you are applying for: I, II, III, and/or IV.

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  

We will not consider information submitted after the closing date.  Online application process is STRONGLY preferred.  If the online application process is not available, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire by the closing date to:  Department of Budget and Management 301 W. Preston Street, Room 608 Baltimore, MD 21201

If you have questions regarding this recruitment or encounter challenges with uploading supportive documents, please call Ms. Hudson at 410-767-4910.

TTY  Users: call via Maryland Relay

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply. As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.  

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.