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Director of Budget and Administration

Director of Budget and Administration

Posted on: 07/10/2024
  1. Full-time



  1. Exam may be required


Bureau of Tech Deve and Syst

$103,497.00 – $148,895.00

Job Description

**Only those serving in the permanent civil service title of Administrative Staff Analyst will be considered.

The Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) is the largest Fire Department in the United States and universally is recognized as the world's busiest and most highly skilled emergency response agency. The Department's main goal is to provide fire protection, emergency medical care, and other critical public safety services to residents and visitors in the five boroughs. FDNY members are sworn to serve and protect life and property and the Department works to continually educate the public in fire, life safety and disaster preparedness, along with enforcing public safety codes. Since its inception in 1865, FDNY has helped lead efforts to make New York the safest big city in the nation. This accomplishment requires a steadfast and daily commitment to maintaining the Department's core values.

The Fire Department, City of New York (FDNY) seeks a full-time Director of Budget and Administration to join the Bureau of Technology Development & Systems (BTDS) and Plant Operations. The selected candidate will report directly to the Deputy CIO For BTDS. The ideal candidate has excellent communication and organizational skills to manage the day-to-day operations in the area of budget and procurement, personnel administration, training and development, and contract administration. The selected candidate will oversee administrative and business process support efforts for both BTDS and Plant Operations. The incumbent will directly oversee 4-5 administrative staff of
various titles and skill-sets as well as serve as a liaison between executive, management and program staff to ensure organizational and stakeholder needs are accurately communicated and addressed. Duties will include, but not be limited to: oversight and monitoring of PS and OTPS budgets, reviewing contract specifications, monitoring expenditures and payments to ensure capital and grant asset compliance and payment obligations are met, and work closely with the agency's budget, purchasing units and the City's Office of Management and Budget and outside vendors. Conduct annual budget reviews and produce financial reports and plans to management. Supervise and guide
staff on work order and project management programs. Liaison with HR and Payroll to coordinate new hire, retirement, on the job injury, extended leaves, and medical requests and ensure compliance with agency policies. Review processes to ensure standardization and efficiency and make recommendations for improvement.

Special Working Conditions: May be required to work shifts including nights, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.

Minimum Qualifications

1. A master's degree from an accredited college in economics, finance, accounting, business or public administration, human resources management, management science, operations research, organizational behavior, industrial psychology, statistics, personnel administration, labor relations, psychology, sociology, human resources development, political science, urban studies or a closely related field, and two years of satisfactory full-time professional experience in one or a combination of the following: working with the budget of a large public or private concern in budget administration, accounting, economic or financial administration, or fiscal or economic research; in management or methods analysis, operations research, organizational research or program evaluation; in personnel or public administration, recruitment, position classification, personnel relations, employee benefits, staff development, employment program planning/administration, labor market research, economic planning, social services program planning/evaluation, or fiscal management; or in a related area. 18 months of this experience must have been in an executive, managerial, administrative or supervisory capacity. Supervision must have included supervising staff performing professional work in the areas described above; or

2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and four years of professional experience in the areas described in "1" above, including the 18 months of executive, managerial, administrative or supervisory experience, as described in "1" above.

Preferred Skills

Previous procurement experience preferred.
55a Program

This position is also open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate at the top of your resume and cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position through the 55-a Program.
Public Service Loan Forgiveness

As a prospective employee of the City of New York, you may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs and state repayment assistance programs. For more information, please visit the U.S. Department of Education’s website at https://studentaid.gov/pslf/.
Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.
Additional Information

The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

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Director of Budget and Administration

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9 Metrotech Center, Brooklyn N

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