NOTE: This is a re-opening to expand the pool of qualified candidates. If you have already applied for this position, there is no need to re-apply unless you wish to update your application.
The Police Department is seeking a Management & Budget Specialist who will be responsible for providing a full range of financial management duties to support the Police Department, including the leadership team and Public Safety IT (PSIT), by preparing, presenting and managing the department's $68 million annual budget. This Specialist is responsible for ensuring fiscal compliance with state, federal, and local government requirements, fiscal planning to include developing, reviewing, monitoring, and revising all program budgets for approximately 470 uniform and civilian staff, and monitoring police department programs including armory, K-9, and property expenditures.
This Specialist reports to the Deputy Chief of Police for the Systems Management Division and supervises one sworn Police Corporal who coordinates the grants program and one civilian Budget Finance Specialist.
Specific duties include:
Minimum: Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Accounting, Financial Management, Economics or closely related field, plus significant and progressively responsible experience in program administration and budget preparation, expenditure analysis, and/or overseeing grant management activities.
Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis. Additional qualifying education may substitute for some of the experience.
Desirable: Preference may be given to candidates with experience in one or more of the following:
Due to the sensitive nature of this position, candidates receiving consideration will be required to undergo a pre-employment polygraph examination and a character/background investigation conducted by the Police Department. Individuals selected for employment may be required to file a financial disclosure form.
Work hours: Core department hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Potential exists for flexible work schedule and hours are contingent upon supervisor approval.
This position is part of an alternative pay program that includes career path and pay-for-performance elements. Starting pay within the band is based on a review of qualifications and experience. Pay potential will be based on performance and development.
Please complete each section of the application. A resume may be attached; however, it will not substitute for the completed application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.