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Title:  AOT Policy Analyst II

Application Deadline Date:  10/03/2022
Req ID:  39426
Department:  Transportation Agency
Location: 

Barre, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $28.02

Overview

The Policy, Planning and Research Bureau of the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) has an exciting opportunity in Barre, VT for an experienced policy analyst accustomed to working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. We are looking for an effective communicator with demonstrated skills in transportation policy analysis who can shift rapidly between assignments and enjoys working across various transportation policy areas.

 

You will work collaboratively with senior leadership and colleagues at VTrans, regionally, and nationally to evaluate policy impacts, prepare policy analyses and planning documents that address pressing transportation policy issues facing Vermont, and to inform Agency activities and legislation that respond to those issues. This is a multidisciplinary position with major responsibilities including state legislative tracking, assisting senior policy analyst(s) with cross-border policy and planning work, participation in regional transportation collaboration activities, preparation of federal grant applications, and program implementation support. The position responsibilities include serving as the technical liaison to the Vermont State Infrastructure Bank. 


Previous work in state and federal intergovernmental transportation policy is preferred. The position is based at the Agency of Transportation's headquarters in Barre, Vermont, with partial remote work options possible. Occasional travel to night meetings, conferences and training is required.

Who May Apply

This position, AOT Policy Analyst II (#39426), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
Please Note: This position is being recruited at multiple levels. If you would like to be considered for more than one level, you MUST apply to the specific Job Requisition. 

  • AOT Policy Analyst I (#39661)
  • AOT Policy Analyst II (#39426)

 
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Dave Pelletier at dave.pelletier@vermont.gov or (802) 595-9675 
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

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 in public administration, business administration, engineering, economics, statistics, transportation planning, or related field AND four (4) years progressively responsible experience in transportation planning or policy analysis; public administration, local, regional, state, or land use planning; or analysis of community planning.

OR
Bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration, engineering, economics, statistics, transportation planning, or related field AND six (6) years progressively responsible experience in transportation planning or policy analysis; public administration, local, regional, state, or land use planning; or analysis of community planning.
OR
High school diploma or equivalent AND eight (8) years progressively responsible experience in transportation planning or policy analysis; public administration, local, regional, state, or land use planning; or analysis of community planning.

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.