Job Posting for Budget Officer at Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO)
SERVICING PERSONNEL OFFICE/UNIT: Office of Human Resources POSITION SERIES: DS-560 POSITION GRADE: DS - 14 IF "OPEN UNTIL FILLED," FIRST SCREENING DATE: December 21, 2022 TOUR OF DUTY: To Be Determined AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Unlimited PROMOTION POTENTIAL: None NO. OF VACANCIES: One (1) or more AGENCY: Public Safety and Justice Cluster (PSJC), Office of Administrative Hearing (OAH) DURATION OF APPOINTMENT: Permanent COLLECTIVE BARGAINING UNIT: This position is not in a collective bargaining unit.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: This position is located in the Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Public Safety and Justice (PSJC), Office of Administrative Hearing (OAH). The incumbent plans, organizes, and carries out actions involving the total budget process; ensures effective integration of program goals; and oversees the agency's total budget planning process. The incumbent also provides final budget justification on behalf of the agency head and expert advice to senior management on complex matters related to the budget process. Duties include but are not limited to: reviewing, approving, and disapproving spending plans for total agency programs; serving as a liaison between the Office of Budget and Planning staff and the agency's program managers; assisting in the development and preparation of the budget for presentation to the Associate Chief Financial Officer, Office of Budget and Planning, Mayor, and City Council; developing budget implementation plans based on the approved, adopted, or temporary budget for all fund and revenue types; developing detailed expenditure and revenue budget plans to acquire funds to support organization programs; providing direct oversight on agency-wide matters regarding the Financial Review Process (FRP); develops, recommends, and implements agency budgetary policies and guidelines for operational budgets and forecasts; provides authoritative interpretations of congressional and District legislation; developing/training budget staff to be capable of performing the latest budget techniques and skills necessary to improve and maintain performance expectations and performing supervisory duties and responsibilities over subordinate staff. Performs other related duties as assigned.Six (6) years of progressive experience performing the related duties and responsibilities such as overseeing an organization's total budget process; formulating, justifying, and presenting complex multi-year budgets; and expert knowledge of budget concepts, principles, and laws to sufficiently provide expert advice and analysis concerning all aspects of the budgetary process for a complex organization.Experience that provides the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for this position.
The Office of the Chief Financial Officer values the safety of our employees, our residents, and our visitors. In support of these values, if you are selected for this job you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, except when vaccination is not medically advised or violates your sincerely held religious beliefs. If you are invited to join our team, you must submit proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to your initial HR representative, or you must request an exemption from your representative. New employees must either provide proof of vaccination or be granted a medical or religious exemption before working with the Office of the Chief Financial Officer. COLLECTIVE BARGAINING UNIT: Employment with the OCFO is at will. However, the discipline and/or discharge of bargaining unit employees is governed by the collective bargaining agreement. EEO STATEMENT: The OCFO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation. HOW TO APPLY:
All Applicants, including departmental employees and other DC Government Employees, must submit an OCFO employment application at cfo.dc.gov. (Resume may be attached). Incomplete applications will not be considered. Employees affected by restructuring must submit their application with the application transmittal form. All applications, transcripts, and supporting documents must be received by close of business (5:00 PM) on the closing date of the announcement or they will not be considered.
NOTE: It is imperative that all information on the employment application, resume and supporting documents be both accurate and truthful and is subject to verification. Misrepresentations of any kind may be grounds for disqualification for this position or termination. JOB OFFERS: Official job offers are made only by the OCFO’s Office of Human Resources. PHYSICAL EFFORT: Sedentary REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS: If you are scheduled for an interview and require any reasonable accommodation in our interview process, please inform the hiring representative who contact you to schedule your interview. Whenever possible, please give the hiring representative sufficient time to consider and respond to your request. RESIDENCY PREFERENCE: An external applicant for a position in the OCFO who is a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia at the time of application, may claim a hiring preference over a non-resident applicant by completing the 'Residency Preference for Employment' form, DC 2000RP(Download PDF reader), and uploading and attaching it to their employment application. To be granted preference, an applicant must: (1) be qualified for the position; and (2) submit a claim form at the time of application. Except for employees entitled by law to preference, preference will not be granted unless the claim is made at the time of application. This preference is only granted upon initial appointment. NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code section 2-1401.01 et seq., (Act) the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, disability, source of income, or place of residence or business. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination, which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above, protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action. NOTICE OF BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION AND PENALTIES FOR FALSE STATEMENTS: Employment with the OCFO is subject to the completion and satisfactory result of a background investigation conducted by the OCFO. For most positions, the investigation is conducted after commencement of duty, at which time you will be provided background and release of information forms to complete. For more information, see the Employment Opportunities section at the OCFO website (www.cfo.dc.gov). Certain highly sensitive positions however warrant completion of the OCFO background investigation prior to commencement of duty. You will be informed if this is required. Applicant understands that a false statement on any part of your application, including materials submitted with the application, may be grounds for not hiring you, or for firing you after you begin work (D.C. Official Code, section 1-616.51 et seq.) (2001). The applicant understands that making a false statement on the application or on materials submitted with the application is punishable by criminal penalties pursuant to D.C. Official Code, section 22-2405 et seq. (2001). SALARY REDUCTION OF REEMPLOYED ANNUITANTS: An individual selected for employment in the District Government on or after January 1, 1980, who is receiving an annuity under any District government civilian retirement system, shall have his or her pay reduced by the amount of annuity allocable to the period of employment as a reemployed annuitant. VETERANS PREFERENCE: Applicants claiming veteran’s preference must submit official proof with the application.