State of Nebraska Legislative Fiscal Analyst in Lincoln, Nebraska

Legislative Fiscal Analyst

Salary

Depends on Qualifications

Location

Lincoln, NE

Job Type

PERM FULL TIME

Department

Legislative Council

Job Number

201806008

Closing

5/11/2018 11:59 PM Central

  • Description

  • Benefits

Description

This is a highly complex supervisory professional position that serves at the pleasure of the Executive Board of the Legislative Council. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Chairpersons of the Appropriations Committee and the Executive Board. Duties require fiscal and budgetary analysis as outlined in Nebraska Revised Statutes and related work, as required.

Job location is the Nebraska State Capitol, Downtown.

Salary is open.

Examples of Work

Directs budget and program analysts on the assignments and methods of budget and program analysis and interim study resolutions; reviews work products; and supervises presentations made to the Appropriations Committee. Works closely with elected officials regarding the state budget, appropriations bills and fiscal notes. Directs the preparation of fiscal notes and appropriation bills. Directs the development and operation of revenue forecasting efforts and economic impact analysis of legislation where applicable. Selects, trains and supervises professional and clerical personnel. Directs office management (e.g. budget preparation, staff recruitment, and staff evaluation).

Qualifications / Requirements

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelors degree (a graduate degree is highly desirable) and either five (5) years experience in the Legislative Fiscal Office or seven (7) years experience outside in a budget or fiscal capacity. At least two (2) years of previous experience must include supervisory responsibilities.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of: the structure and operation of state government; the structure and operation of the Unicameral and its divisions; the legislative process; legislative rules; the appropriation process; accounting procedures; evaluation techniques; the state accounting system; revenue forecasting and econometric models. Ability to: communicate effectively orally and in writing at many levels; summarize complex and voluminous data into a concise format (written and oral); present information to groups with diverse backgrounds; interact well with a diverse group of people; organize and plan work and work of others; work under pressure; define and analyze problems; maintain confidentiality; direct and supervise staff.