Careers at DOB
Careers at DOB
Supporting all areas of public policy, work at the Division of the Budget is high-impact public service.
Who We Are
The New York State Division of the Budget (DOB) is the primary fiscal advisor to the Governor, developing, negotiating and implementing one of the largest government budgets in the nation. Our staff work on the forefront of emerging issues and challenges, developing and managing the “nuts & bolts” of the services and policies that impact the daily lives of New Yorkers. If you are looking for a place to start your career in government finance or public policy, are interested learning from talented and dedicated analysts, or are excited about addressing the challenges that face State government, apply to join our team!
What We Do
Our work impacts all areas of public policy and provides opportunities for employees to develop in-depth policy knowledge and make meaningful contributions as they engage in:
Skilled Policy and Program Analysis
Analyzing government programs, operations, and legislative proposals for fiscal implications.
Complex Budget Coordination
Creating, proposing and negotiating budget and policy, while managing the State’s multi-year financial plan.
Revenue and Economic Forecasting
Interpreting fiscal trends and impacts to promote long-term financial stability.
High Performance Government Management
Providing enterprise guidance, overseeing government performance, and managing initiatives.
Discover Your Next Career Opportunity
DOB employs budget and policy analysts, economists, contract specialists, data analysts, student interns, and more.
Gain valuable experience in public policy and government finance through an internship at DOB.
Submit an Application
Are you ready for your next great career opportunity? Submit an application today!
Our Workplace is for Everyone
DOB is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Candidates with diverse backgrounds, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. State law prohibits discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, marital status, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristics, gender identity, domestic violence victim status, and prior arrest, youthful offender adjudications, sealed records, and/or previous conviction records.
What is it like to work for DOB?
Sara, Public Protection Unit
“I think DOB is unique because it checks a lot of different boxes- you’re doing day-to-day transactions, you’re involved with negotiating with the Legislature, working with people at higher levels. You get such a good balance that the job really stays interesting.”
Jacob, Health Unit
“There are many intelligent Examiners here, but no one will do the job just like you. Your unique and diverse input matters. Every possible policy area you can think of, every possible skill … there’s really a role for everybody. ”