State of Washington Classified Job Specification
POLITICAL FINANCE SPECIALIST 4
This level is designated in writing by PDC management to be the recognized and accepted expert in campaign finance, personal financial affairs, and lobbying laws. Investigations are high profile and/or may take six months or longer to complete;
Expert positions may lead or supervise lower level staff. However, supervisory positions must supervise lower level of staff.
Most positions require a Bachelor’s degree that included 10 semester or 15 quarter hours of college level accounting and four years of professional experience in accounting, auditing, or the examining of records. Experience serving as the treasurer for a county, state, or national political party may substitute for the education and experience on a year for year basis.
A Master’s degree in a related field or a Certified Public Accountant, Internal Auditor, Information System Auditor, or Fraud Examiner will substitute for two years of the professional experience.
Class Specification History
New class replaces 13062 Political Finance Specialist 3; effective January 1, 2006.