Budget Analyst 4 (PCN 20-1082)

SOA Department Of Corrections


Budget Analyst 4 (PCN 20-1082)


$3,534.40 Biweekly


Juneau, AK

Job Type

Full Time

Job Number





Administration & Support

Opening Date


Closing Date

5/20/2024 5:00 PM Alaska


Administration and Support Services

Position Open To

Alaska Residents Only

Bargaining Unit





Job Description




The Department of Corrections, Division of Administrative Services and Support is recruiting for a Budget Analyst 4 located in Juneau, Alaska.


What you will be doing:

This position is the senior Budget Analyst and is responsible for managing the work of the Budget Section. It supervises three (3) Budget Analysts, serves as the department liaison to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and has oversight of the budgetary components in all phases of the budget cycle beginning with development, preparation and ongoing in-depth analysis.

Our organization, mission and culture:
The Division of Administrative Services provides essential administrative support to the operations of the Department in support of its mission to provide secure confinement, reformative programs, and a process of supervised community integration to enhance the safety of our communities.

The benefits of joining our team:
By joining the Budget Team, you will be an integral member of the Division of Administrative Services.  We embrace the values of integrity, accountability, and continuous improvement and take pride in doing our part to support the Department's mission.

The working environment you can expect:
Our office is located in the Douglas Island Building with ample parking and short walk to Savikko Park, Sandy Beach, and the Treadwell Mine Historic Trail. The work environment is collaborative and customer service oriented. Our Budget Team works as a tight knit group that values each other's contributions. This position will interface daily with a variety of people, including staff, field offices, other managers, directors, and other executives.

Who we are looking for:
To be successful in the position, the successful candidate will need the following core competencies:

  • Considerable knowledge of budget and/or accounting management systems and procedures, analysis, and data processing principles and practices.
  • Considerable knowledge of laws relating to financial administration of state government.
  • Working knowledge of the purpose, function, and fiscal organization of state departments, divisions, and programs.
  • Skill in reasoning logically and creatively and utilizing a variety of analytical techniques to resolve governmental budgeting problems.
  • Skill in coordinating the work of others, providing guidance, and gathering and analyzing budgetary data and information.


Minimum Qualifications

Two years of advanced/lead professional level experience analyzing and reviewing budgetary data and information; preparing analysis, reports, and recommendations on budgetary information; and utilizing electronic information management systems. This is met by service as a Budget Analyst 3 with the State of Alaska, or the equivalent elsewhere.
 Three years of full-working professional experience analyzing and reviewing budgetary data and information; preparing analysis, reports, and recommendations on budgetary information; and utilizing electronic information management systems. This is met by service as a Budget Analyst 2 with the State of Alaska, or the equivalent elsewhere.
 Three years of advanced/lead professional level experience in accounting or auditing; financial management, budget analysis, management, or projection/forecasting; budget legislation or policy analysis; economic or management analysis and projection; or conducting research, analysis, and interpretation of economic, budgetary, and fiscal information and making presentations and recommendations on results to management.
 Three years of experience as a business or public sector executive or manager establishing and implementing policies, goals, objectives, and procedures; conferring with board members, organization officials, and legislative members; advising chief executives on policy alternatives; directing and coordinating an organization's activities to fund operations, maximize investments, and increase efficiency; and reviewing reports such as financial statements, sales and activity reports, and other performance data to measure productivity and goal achievement and to determine areas needing cost reduction and program improvement. 

Additional Required Information

A cover letter is required for this position and will be used as a writing sample. The cover letter should highlight your knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience as they pertain to the Minimum Qualifications of the position and why you believe you are the best person for the job. Please attach the cover letter to your application before submitting it online or, if unable to attach to your application, fax or email it to the contact provided in the job posting.

Documents needed at the time of interview:

  • Last three performance evaluations (a letter of reference from a professional reference may substitute for an evaluation)

If using work experience not already documented in your application, also provide the employer's name, your job title, dates of employment, and whether full-or part-time. Applications will be reviewed to determine if the responses are supported, and minimum qualifications are clearly met. If they are not, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment.

If post-secondary education is required to meet the minimum qualifications, you must fill in the Education section of the application. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of units completed. Copies of transcripts are required to verify educational credentials if used to meet the minimum qualifications for a position.  Transcripts can be attached at the time of application or provided at the time of interview.

Education completed in foreign colleges, universities, or high schools may be used to meet the minimum qualifications listed above. If utilizing this education, you must show that the education credentials have been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and that such education has been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs; or an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution reports the other institution as one whose transcript is given full value, or full value is given in subject areas applicable to the curricula at the post-secondary institution or high school. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.  

All Department of Corrections employees are required to be fingerprinted. The successful candidate must pass a criminal history check.
The State of Alaska complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Individuals with disabilities, who require accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats, please call 1-800-587-0430 or 465-4095 in Juneau or (907) 465-3412 (TTY) or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at the address above. The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.

Questions regarding application submission or system operation errors should be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at 1-800-587-0430 (toll-free) or (907) 465-4095 if you are in the Juneau area. Requests for information may also be emailed to recruitment.services@alaska.gov.
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Contact Information

Teri West
Division Director
Phone:  907-465-3311


State of Alaska


PO Box 110201

Juneau, Alaska, 99811


(800) 587-0430 (Statewide toll-free number)
(907) 465-4095 (Juneau and out-of-state callers)



Juneau, AK

10 day(s) ago

Tribal Affiliation(s)
Any Affiliation

Closing Date 2024-05-20