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Budget Technician

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Exam #: OC-64047
Title: Budget Technician
Deadline: September 2, 2022 5:00pm
Exam Date/Time: October 22, 2022 8:30am
Salary: Varies with other agencies

Description of Duties

This is a staff position responsible for performing a variety of budget and financial related activities for a county department or town, village, or school district.  Duties include budget development, budget monitoring, financial record keeping, preparation of financial reports and/or payroll administration. This position differs from Assistant Budget Technician by virtue of performing more complex duties independently such as ensuring expenses are properly allocated, expenditure tracking, and reporting on spending trends as opposed to assisting staff with these duties. The employee reports directly to, and works under general the supervision of a Senior Budget Technician or other higher level staff member.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must meet the following minimum requirements on or before the date of the written exam: 

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma, plus EITHER:


(A)    Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration,  Accounting, Economics,  Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, or a closely related field; OR,


(B)        Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate's degree in one of the fields mentioned above, plus two (2) years paid full‑time or its part‑time equivalent* experience in accounting, budget activities, or financial activities,; OR,

(C)        Four (4) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent* experience as described in (B) above; OR,

(D)        An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (A), (B), and (C) above.

Special Requirements:

If you are appointed you will be required to have a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State or otherwise demonstrate your capacity to meet the transportation needs of the position.

Candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test for employment with Monroe County Government.

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