Treasurer's Office Compliance Data Specialist

Arlington, Virginia
$54,329.60 - $82,950.40 Annually
May 17, 2019
May 31, 2019
IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Position Information

The Arlington County Treasurer's Office is accepting applications for the following employment opportunity: Business Systems Analyst I - Compliance Data Specialist.

This is a full-time position in the Compliance Division of the Treasurer's Office. As an elected official, the Arlington County Treasurer is accountable to the citizens of Arlington County. The primary function of the Compliance Division is to promptly and efficiently collect monies owed to Arlington County by investigating delinquent accounts and obtaining payment. This position coordinates with other department(s) to ensure effective systems management, including file transfers, software updates, and testing.

This position reports directly to the Research and Special Collections Unit Supervisor for Compliance.

Responsibilities of this position include:
  • Collaborating with the County's law enforcement agency and state agencies to obtain large datasets for County analysis.
  • Managing and updating data related to parking tickets for daily analysis.
  • Testing of system upgrades.
  • Serving as an IT administrator to provide technical support for the Compliance Division.
  • Uploading of agency files on a timely basis and maintaining/monitoring the integrity, accuracy and completeness of data transfer.
  • Using system data to identify anomalies and/or solutions, and bringing them to the attention of management.
  • Analyzing, evaluating, and trouble-shooting concerns using knowledge of effective processes, methods, and techniques.
The ideal candidate for this position will be innovative, inquisitive, technologically savvy, and able to complete tasks with minimal supervision. Strong computer skills, data management experience and the ability to gather and analyze data for collection efforts are essential.

Selection Criteria

Minimum Qualifications :
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field.
  • At least one year of experience in application training or user support, six months of which included experience operating or working with business applications.
Substitution : Additional qualifying experience may substitute for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis. An Associate's degree in computer science or a related field may substitute for two of the five years of relevant experience.

Desirables : Preference may be given to applicants with one or more of the following:
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access.
  • Experience managing and analyzing large datasets.
  • Knowledge of Arlington County taxes.

Special Requirements

A pre-hire background check will be made on all candidates who are selected for employment. It may include checks of the following: criminal record, driving record, education, professional licensure, and credit history. You may be required to sign a release authorizing the County to obtain your background information.

Additional Information

Work Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with some leave restrictions at peak collection times.

Your responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire are considered part of the selection process and are required for this position. Please do not give "see resume" as a response to the questions. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

In order to receive full credit for your experience, please ensure that you have included details of all relevant work experience on your application and have completed the Supplemental Questionnaire in its entirety.

Arlington County Government employee benefits depend on whether a position is permanent, the number of hours worked, and the number of months the position is scheduled.

Specific information on benefits and conditions of employment can be found on the Arlington County Human Resources Department website:

Permanent, Full-Time Appointments
All jobs are permanent, full-time appointments unless otherwise stated in the announcement. The following benefits are available:

Paid Leave : Vacation leave is earned at the rate of four hours biweekly. Leave accrual increases every three years until eight hours of leave are earned biweekly for twelve or more years of service. Sick leave is earned at the rate of four hours biweekly. There are eleven paid holidays each year.

Health and Dental Insurance : Three group health insurance plans are offered - a network open access plan, a point-of-service plan, and a health maintenance organization. A group dental insurance plan is also offered. The County pays a significant portion of the premium for these plans for employees and their dependents. A discount vision plan is provided for eye care needs.

Life Insurance : A group term policy of basic life insurance is provided at no cost to employees. The benefit is one times annual salary. Additional life insurance is available with rates based on the employee's age and smoker/non-smoker status.

Retirement : The County offers three vehicles to help you prepare for retirement: a defined benefit plan, a defined contribution plan (401(a)), and a deferred compensation plan (457). The defined benefit plan provides a monthly retirement benefit based on your final average salary and years of service with the County. You contribute a portion of your salary on a pre-tax basis to this plan. General employees contribute 4% of pay; uniformed public safety employees contribute 7.5% of pay. Employees become vested in the plan at five years of service. The County also contributes to this plan.

For general employees, the County also contributes 4.2% of pay to a defined contribution plan (401(a)) . The County also matches your 457 contribution, up to $20 per pay period, in this plan. The 457 deferred compensation plan allows you to set aside money on either a pre-tax (457b) or post-tax (457 Roth) basis up to the IRS annual limit. New employees are automatically enrolled with a pre-tax contribution equal to 2% of your base pay.

Other Benefits: The County also offers health, dependent care, and parking flexible spending accounts; long-term care insurance; tuition assistance; transit and walk/bike to work subsidies; a college savings plan; wellness programs; training opportunities; and a variety of other employee benefits.

Permanent, Part-Time Appointments:
Part time employees who work ten or more hours per week receive paid leave and benefits in proportion to the number of hours worked per week.

Limited Term Appointments:
Benefits are the same as permanent appointments except that the employees do not achieve permanent status.

Temporary Regular Appointments:
Temporary regular employees who work 30 hours or more per week are eligible for health, dental, and basic life insurance as described above. They are also eligible for vacation, sick leave, and paid holidays.

Temporary Seasonal and Occasional Appointments:
Temporary employees who work on a seasonal basis or variable hours receive sick leave, but do not normally receive other paid leave or benefits. Exceptions are noted in individual announcements.


Do you have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or directly related field?
  • Yes
  • No


Are you substituting the education requirement with experience on a year for year basis?
  • Yes
  • No


Please describe your experience using the Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.


Please list relevant certifications and/or continuing education coursework that you have completed.

Required Question