Occ. Code 1736410

 

COMMERCE POLICY ANALYST 1, GRADE 23

1736410

COMMERCE POLICY ANALYST 2, GRADE 27

1736420

 

 

New York State Department of Civil Service

 

Classification Standard

 

 

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF CLASS SERIES

 

The positions research, analyze, and develop policy recommendations for economic development projects.  The positions are classified at the Department of Economic Development.

 

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

 

          COMMERCE POLICY ANALYST 1:  analyze economic data to develop, assess, and evaluate various approaches to economic development in the private and public sector.

 

          COMMERCE POLICY ANALYST 2: supervisory level; lead staff in the development of economic policies, and recommend program proposals to agency management.  The positions supervise analysts and staff assigned to economic development teams.

 

RELATED CLASSES

 

          Economic Development Program Specialists apply business knowledge, training and experience to provide a wide range of professional and management level economic development services for the promotion of business, tourism and international trade in New York State.  Incumbents provide technical advice and problem-solving assistance to economic development organizations and businesses by conducting business-to-business marketing programs, and promoting and publicizing the business and economic development services of the Department of Economic Development.

 

ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES

 

          COMMERCE POLICY ANALYST 1 

 

 

          COMMERCE POLICY ANALYST 2

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

          COMMERCE POLICY ANALYST 1

 

Non-Competitive: Masters degree in Economics, Public Administration, Public Affairs, Policy Sciences, Political Science, Government or a related field and at least two years of experience requiring the analysis and interpretation of governmental policy issues and preparation of written reports.  At least one year of this experience must have been specifically involved in conducting economic development analysis or related field.   

 

          COMMECE POLICY ANALYST 2

 

Promotion: one year of competitive service as a Commerce Policy Analyst 1.

 

Non-Competitive: Masters degree in Economics, Public Administration, Public Affairs, Policy Sciences, Political Science, Government or a related field and at least three years of experience requiring the analysis and interpretation of governmental policy issues and the preparation of written reports.  At least one year of this experience must have required the supervision of an economic development analysis team.

 

Date:  4/17

 

NOTE: Classification Standards illustrate the nature, extent and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe. Standards cannot and do not include all the work that might be appropriately performed by a class. The minimum qualifications above are those required for appointment at the time the Classification Standard was written. Please contact the Division of Staffing Services for current information on minimum qualification requirements for appointment or examination.