Professional Career Opportunities - Job Title Details

Policy Analyst 1 (Public Authority), G-18

Occupation Group

Accounting, Auditing, Economics and Finance

General Information

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Job Description

Policy Analysts Public Authority review, analyze, and recommend the development and implementation of policies pertaining to State and local public authorities.  Employees train, advise, and assist the staff of public authorities concerning accountability and legal and regulatory compliance with State law, and operating and management best practices to improve governance; participate in developing risk-based compliance review plans; and conduct policy analysis, research, reporting or compliance reviews associated with the oversight of public authorities.  These positions are located in the Authorities Budget Office.

Who has this title?

Minimum Qualifications

You must meet the requirements below to qualify for this title.

A bachelor's or higher degree in accounting, auditing, business administration, finance, public policy, or public administration; AND two years of professional experience involving the analysis of financial statements, budget and program information, and the management practices of public organizations; and the development and evaluation of recommendations consistent with the functions and decisions of a centralized oversight or control agency or budget office.

Appointment Information

Appointment Information

Candidates may also be appointed to a traineeship to this job title from the PCO eligible list. See the Select Job Titles description for more information.

To Apply

You must have or expect to receive a bachelor's or higher degree by September 1, 2020.

The 2019 PCO will be open for application from January 18, 2019. To apply for the examination for this PCO Select Job Title you must apply for the PCO examination by February 20, 2019, fill out and submit the PCO Questionnaire by April 5, 2019, and take the PCO written test in April of 2019. The application for and information about the PCO examination is at: