State of Oregon - Oregon Legislature Salem, OR, United States
Dec 28, 2017Full-Time
The Legislative Revenue Office is seeking to fill the position of Legislative Revenue Officer. The Legislative Revenue Office provides centralized, non-partisan services for the Legislative Assembly. The agency analyzes the revenue effect of proposed legislation, does research on tax and other public finance issues, staffs the Senate and House Committees on Revenue, and is an information resource for other state agencies and the general public. The Revenue Officer is the director of the agency. The Revenue Officer provides for planning, organization, oversight and general management of the operations of the Legislative Revenue Office. The position has appointing authority and expenditure authority. In addition, the Revenue Officer interacts with the political leadership of the Assembly. As an example, the Revenue Officer assists members in accomplishing the goals, and meeting the standards of the Senate and House Rules. This position is located at the State Capitol Building in Salem, Oregon. MANAGEMENT: Provides general support to the operations of the agency: Identifies and reinforces organizational goals; Ensures effective delivery of service to all customers; Promotes the flow of communication both inside and outside the organization; Recognizes and encourages innovation and performance among individuals and teams; Empowers employees with support and resources to implement team decisions; Fosters and encourages professional growth and skill development of employees. Management of the office to include hiring, termination, performance evaluation, promotions, training and discipline of Revenue Office employees. Strategic planning, oversight of the office budget, budget preparation, option package preparation, presentation of office budget to the Ways and Means Committee. Oversight and approval of purchasing decisions. REVENUE ADVISOR: Principal staff advisor on revenue policy matters to legislators, legislative leadership, and committee chairs. Includes participation in various planning and decision making meetings, giving informal advice, developing methods to approach legislative issues, representing the legislature to outside groups, organizing legislative meetings, and interaction with non-legislative policy makers. The Revenue Officer must use judgment and great discretion in the handling and presentation of sensitive information. The Revenue Officer makes long term planning decisions on research topics, hardware, software investments and training. The Revenue Officer also recommends topics for legislative involvement and organizes the process for dealing with these topics. The Revenue Officer oversees economist decisions on methods of analysis, sources of data, and theories of economic reality are appropriate in analysis of proposed legislation. These decisions directly affect the official numbers used by the legislature and the public in general to make decisions on state taxes and school funding. ECONOMIST: Performs many of the same functions as an economist, although with a greater emphasis on public speaking, interaction with legislators and outside parties and less of an emphasis on agency data sources, maintenance of models, preparation of impact statements, and other technical duties.