Assistant Program Analyst

  • Minnesota Board of Water & Soil Resources
  • St Paul, MN, United States
  • Nov 24, 2016
Full time Administrative/Environmental Support Management

Job Description

Job Summary
This position exists to provide easement program support and expertise for aspects of data management, budgeting, fund management and reporting. 
The incumbent participates in program analysis and administration including recommending policies and procedures, computer based statistical analysis, development of easement program payment rates, funding source integrity and accountability, and review of program related expenditures.  The incumbent assists in formulating Outdoor Heritage Fund (OHF) proposals, accomplishment plans, and status reports, and may be involved in similar activities with other funding entities such as ENRTF and Clean Water Funds.


Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Public Finance, Business or a closely-related field OR an Associate’s Degree and two (2) years para-professional experience in a related field.    
Advanced knowledge of Excel
Ability to:
Accurately analyze and synthesize budget and expenditure data and make recommendations to senior staff
Communicate clearly and concisely
Preferred Qualifications:
State budgeting policies and procedures
Previous experience working in a land conservation program
Previous experience in developing complex budgets
Understanding of the easement acquisition process
Accounting processes of the State using the Statewide Integrated Financial Tools (SWIFT) system

Additional Requirements
It is policy of the Board of Water and Soil Resources that those offered employment submit to the following background check prior to employment.  All job offers are contingent upon passing the following components:
1. Reference checks
2. Driver's license history
Closing Date: 12/13/2016

Why Work For Us
GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.
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