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Career Opportunity

0889-Mayoral Staff IX- Fiscal & Policy Analyst

Recruitment: RTF0124779-01116875

Published: August 05, 2022

Contact:

Daniella Mattias - daniella.mattias@sfgov.org

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Department: Mayor
Job class: 0889-Mayoral Staff IX
Role type: Permanent Exempt What does this mean?
Hours: Full-time
 

About:

What We Do: The Mayor’s Office of Public Policy and Finance is seeking a Fiscal & Policy Analyst, directly reporting to the Mayor’s Budget Director. The primary responsibility of the Mayor’s Office of Public Policy and Finance is to prepare and submit a balanced City budget in June of each year. Other functions of the Mayor’s Office of Public Policy and Finance include: participating in development and monitoring of the administration’s policy initiatives; synthesizing information about budget issues and government operations into clear messaging for City stakeholders; and, working on fiscal impacts related to legislative issues.

Role description

What You’ll Be Doing: The Fiscal & Policy Analyst is responsible for performing detailed analysis of complex departmental budgets both as part of the annual budget review and throughout the year; building and maintaining relationships with departments and stakeholders; and, preparing and presenting policy and budget recommendations to the Mayor’s Budget Director and other Mayoral staff.

As a Fiscal & Policy Analyst, you will review and analyze annual budget submissions of city departments; prepare and present policy and budget recommendations; monitor department spending and hiring over the course of the year; and act as key contact for budget, policy, and program matters between the Mayor’s Office and city departments. As part of this work, you will often need to summarize complex information and present your summary to decisionmakers.

How to qualify

Minimum Qualifications: Strong analytical, interpersonal, and writing skills; comfort with analyzing numbers; ability to work well under pressure and with a variety of individuals, including city department staff and Mayor’s Office policy staff; computer literacy, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel. 3+ years of relevant experience or advanced degree (MA, MPP, MPA) in public policy or related field. Please note that the team has a combination of those with and without graduate degrees, and professional experience and education are valued equally.

Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with San Francisco Bay Area and/or local resident. Experience in public policy and/or budgeting.

What else should I know?

Working Hours:  Full-time, 40 hours/week. Additional hours may be required to complete assignments, as needed. In particular, this team works longer hours, including frequent evenings and weekends, during the busiest months of the budget season (March through June). Note: this job is based in San Francisco City Hall with a hybrid work schedule. As of September 5, 2022, employees will be required to be in-office a minimum of three days per week.

Selection Process: Resumes will be screened for relevant qualifying experience. Additional screening mechanisms may be implemented in order to determine candidate’s qualifications. 

Please refer questions regarding this posting to Xang Hang by email at xang.hang@sfgov.org. Qualified applicants with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the application or selection process may contact this office by phone or in writing.

How to Apply
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CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:  All City and County of San Francisco employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Someone is fully vaccinated when 14 days have passed since they received the final dose of a two-shot vaccine or a dose of a one-shot vaccine. Any new hire must present proof of full vaccination status to be appointed. Any new hire who will be routinely assigned or occasionally enter High-Risk Settings, must provide proof of having received a COVID-19 booster vaccine by March 1, 2022, or once eligible.

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The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:  All City and County of San Francisco employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Someone is fully vaccinated when 14 days have passed since they received the final dose of a two-shot vaccine or a dose of a one-shot vaccine. Any new hire must present proof of full vaccination status to be appointed. Any new hire who will be routinely assigned or occasionally enter High-Risk Settings, must provide proof of having received a COVID-19 booster vaccine by March 1, 2022, or once eligible.

The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.