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Title:  AOT Planning Coordinator II

Application Deadline Date:  05/25/2021
Req ID:  15045
Department:  Transportation Agency

Barre, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $26.60


The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) has an exciting opportunity for an experienced transportation planning professional accustomed to working in a fast-paced innovative environment. You will work collaboratively with colleagues at VTrans, and other state, regional and municipal agencies to create and evaluate policy options and prepare planning documents that inform Agency investments, activities and legislation. Candidates must be able to demonstrate knowledge of transportation planning principles, practices and theory, and have the ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with a wide variety of audiences.


Due to the pandemic, this position is currently working remotely. At some point in 2021 the position will likely return to the office, however, telework may remain an option.

Who May Apply

This position, AOT Planning Coordinator II (Job Requisition #15045), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Amy Bell at amy.bell@vermont.gov.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered

Class Definition

This is the second level of professional inter-disciplinary planning work developing, coordinating and implementing long range planning activities for the Policy & Planning Division of the Agency of Transportation. Work principally involves conceiving, planning and managing complex planning studies in conjunction with other Agency divisions, state agencies, and Vermont's cities and towns. Requires considerable independent judgment selecting, adapting, and applying planning methods, tools and techniques to solve problems and conduct planning projects. A class incumbent is a technical expert in more than one phase of transportation planning. Incumbents receive managerial direction from an administrative supervisor, but work with considerable independence of action and are fully accountable for assigned activities and projects.

Environmental Factors

Normal office working conditions general apply. Incumbents must be prepared to attend meetings, conferences or seminars which may occur outside normal working hours. Private means of transportation is required for a significant amount of travel to field sites. There will be an occasional need to travel outside the state to attend meetings, conferences and training. When making public presentations or facilitating meetings, strong differences of opinion may be expressed. Interaction with a variety of persons may generate strong differences of opinion when making public presentations or facilitating meetings.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree AND four (4) or more years of progressively responsible experience in transportation, land use, or natural resources planning; managing a transportation program, system, or business; civil or transportation engineering; community or regional planning; or transportation logistics and goods movement, INCLUDING two (2) or more years of experience implementing comprehensive transportation studies and plans.


Bachelor's degree AND six (6) or more years as defined above INCLUDING f two (2) or more years of experience implementing comprehensive transportation studies and plans.


Two years as an AOT Planning Coordinator I with the State of Vermont.

Preferred Qualifications

Coursework in statistics, engineering, economics, natural resources, transportation, land use or community planning, or business/public administration.

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
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Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.

Nearest Major Market: Barre
Nearest Secondary Market: Montpelier