The JBC staff includes sixteen analysts, three support staff, and a Staff Director. Each analyst is responsible for specific agencies or portions of agencies and individually presents analysis and recommendations to the Committee in a public forum. Because all documents and presentations are public, successful analysts require quality writing and public speaking skills.
All analysts have bachelor’s degrees; the majority also have advanced degrees. The analysts represent an array of backgrounds and experience. The office does not hire analysts based on specific topics or interest, and a broad interest in state government and public policy is necessary. This design allows individual analysts to work with a wide variety of agencies and public policy issues during their time with the JBC Staff.
At this time, the Committee is not seeking applications for employment with the JBC staff. Due to the cyclical nature of the work the staff performs, employment opportunities are most frequently posted in May or June and hiring decisions are typically made by the end of September. The office does not fill vacancies during the legislative session.