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Budget Examiner Trainee 1, G-13

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Career Ladder Information

Salary Information for Budget Examiner Trainee 1
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Budget Examiner Trainee 1 13 $48,940 $61,475
Budget Examiner Trainee 2 14 $51,848 $64,855
Budget Examiner 18 $61,423 $76,218
Senr Budget Examiner 23 $79,410 $99,213
Assoc Budget Examiner 62 $95,056 $120,156
Prin Budget Examiner 64 $116,686 $147,256
Assnt Chief Budget Examiner 65 $129,566 $163,695
Deputy Chief Budget Examiner 67 $158,124 $195,836
Chief Budget Examiner 68 $133,322 $0

All salary grades for trainees titles are non-statutory (NS) equated to the salary grade identified. These grade equations apply to the starting salaries in their respective salary schedule for the traineeship levels.

Job Description

Budget Examiners review, analyze, and make recommendations on the funding and program and capital construction plans of assigned State agencies, or portions thereof; monitor the expenditure of approved funds for effective and efficient utilization; analyze and make recommendations on legislation; and may participate in studies of budgetary issues and agency programs and operations.

Trainees will receive a combination of structured training, on-the-job training, and/or practical job performance to gain the knowledge and experience necessary to function at the full performance level.

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Minimum Qualifications

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

A bachelor's or higher degree.

Advanced Placement

If chosen, you may, at the agency's discretion, be appointed to a higher level. You must inform the agency of any additional qualifications at your interview.

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For Trainee 2 you must also have:

Either 1. One year of professional experience *; OR

2. a Juris Doctor, master's or higher degree in a field related to the position being filled **

For the Full Performance Level you must also have:

Either 1. Two years of professional experience*; OR

2. a Juris Doctor, master's or higher degree in a field related to the position being filled** AND one year of professional experience*.

*Professional experience must be performing the duties of the full performance level position.

**Hiring agencies have discretion in determining whether a degree is related to the duties of the position

How to Apply

The November 2022 PCO Examination is closed, applications are no longer being accepted