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Arlington, Virginia
$64,272.00 - $98,217.60 Annually
Jan 08, 2021
Jan 21, 2021
Full Time
Position Information

Note: This is a re-opening to expand the pool of qualified candidates. If you have already applied for this position, you do not have to re-apply unless you wish to update your application.

Arlington County's Parks and Natural Resources (P&NR) Division is seeking a Management Analyst to manage the daily administrative functions of the Administrative Unit, including performing budget, financial and procurement functions. The Analyst will provide executive assistance to the Division Chief and work closely with staff to analyze and research a variety of budgets, human resource management and policy issues, and negotiate and recommend alternative options to improve departmental functions.

Specific duties include:
  • Assisting with the development of the annual operating budget of over $15 million, which includes budget formulation, execution, adjustments, tracking, monitoring, reconciliation, close-out and procurement;
  • Supervising up to three administrative staff, including coordinating work schedules and assignments, writing employee appraisals, and developing performance measures;
  • Preparing financial analysis to include forecasts for both revenues and expenditures on a monthly, quarterly, bi-annual or as needed;
  • Monitoring expenditures and procurement, including purchase cards, purchase orders, contracts and phone / data usage;
  • Advising Division Chief of unauthorized purchases and other anomalies or inefficiencies;
  • Conducting strategic planning, business process improvement, systems thinking and developing viable solutions and recommendations;
  • Performing administrative duties, including managing reimbursements from FEMA, analyzing data for programs (i.e. VDOT), administrator for work order management system, and preparing documentation for grants and contracts;
  • Providing human resources management support with recruitment, processing new hire and leave requests, onboarding, processing employee licensing, and ensuring proper timekeeping records;
  • Assisting with the design, development, coordination and implementation of Division trainings and workshops;
  • Managing financial and administrative records; and
  • Preparing reports for staff, management and others as needed.
The successful candidate will have a proven track record in the following areas;
  • Exceptional fiscal management, strategic, organization and communication skills, with demonstrated success producing high-quality deliverables and expertise on analyzing information;
  • Developing productive working relationships and partnerships within and across organizations, departments and work groups;
  • Communicating with internal and external customers, both orally and in writing in accordance to best customer service standards; and
  • Utilizing data collection tools appropriate for collecting and analyzing results.

Selection Criteria

Minimum: Bachelor's degree in Public/Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics or related field plus two years of progressively responsible fiscal experience, including budget preparation, budget tracking, expenditure analysis, procurement/contracts administration, and/or accounting.

Substitution: Additional directly related qualifying experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Desirable:Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:
  • Master's degree in related field;
  • Certified Governmental Financial Manager (CGFM) designation;
  • Financial and budget management in a local government setting;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and web-based Oracle business software;
  • Experience with automated work order systems.

Additional Information

Work Hours: 40 hours week, core hours 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. Employee may be required to work some evening and weekend hours. Employee must be available for callback and holdover in emergency situations including those that are weather related.

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.

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.

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.


What is your highest level of education?
  • High School/GED
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field
  • Bachelor's Degree in an unrelated field
  • Master's Degree (or above)


Do you have the Certified Governmental Financial Manager (CGFM) designation?
  • Yes
  • No


Please select if you have experience in one or more of the following:
  • Financial and budget management in a local government setting
  • Experience with automated work order systems
  • Budget Preparation
  • Expenditure Analysis
  • Asset Management software
  • Procurement/Contracts administration
  • Human Resources
  • None of the above


Please describe your fiscal experience, including budget preparation, budget tracking, expenditure analysis, procurement/contracts administration, and/or accounting.

Required Question

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