The County of Santa Barbara is seeking a Fiscal & Policy Analyst to work within the Budget and Research Division of the County Executive Office. We are seeking a candidate with strong analytical and communication skills and a desire to make a difference.
The Fiscal and Policy Analyst reports directly to the Budget Director. The position may be filled at the Analyst I (entry), Analyst II (journey), or Analyst III (advanced journey) level. Incumbents in the Fiscal & Policy Analyst series undertake increasingly difficult and complex assignments and projects for the County Executive Office.
The Analyst I receives direct supervision and training, less complex department and project assignments, and may assist higher-level analysts with specialized studies.
The Analyst II receives general supervision, department and project assignments of medium complexity, and may assist higher-level analysts with specialized studies.
The Analyst III is responsible for the most difficult and complex assignments and projects and may act as a lead worker in an assigned area or on large scale projects.
Analysts at all levels are typically assigned a set of several county departments to provide direct support on budget preparation and management, staffing plans, Board letter review, and expenditure and revenue monitoring throughout the year. Fiscal and Policy Analysts also work closely with executive staff in the County Executive Office on special departmental or countywide projects, including fiscal reviews, specialized studies, and research projects. Analysts prepare reports, correspondence, and presentations pertaining to various county functions, and may present research findings and recommendations to county departments, the Board of Supervisors, and the general public.
For additional information regarding the employment standards, Ideal Candidate Statement, and selection process, please visit www.sbcountyjobs.com.