Title:  AOT Project Manager I - Better Roads Coordinator

Application Deadline Date:  07/22/2024
Req ID:  50431
Department:  Transportation Agency

Barre, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $31.76


The Municipal Assistance Section of the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) is seeking an AOT Project Manager to join our team! As a Project Manager, you will assist with the oversight of project granting, scoping, design, permitting, ROW acquisitions, construction and inspection of various types of State and/or Federally funded, locally managed construction projects.


This position will be assigned as Project Supervisor on a multitude of projects from the Municipal Highway & Stormwater Mitigation Program, The Bicycle & Pedestrian program, and the Transportation Alternatives Program. This position will also support the VTrans Better Roads program as a Better Roads Coordinator. These duties involve assisting towns with stormwater mitigation projects on their local roads to ensure compliance with the Municipal Roads General Permit. In this role, you'll be assisting with planning, granting, technical assistance, construction efforts, fieldwork, database entry & analysis, and invoice review.


Working in Municipal Assistance is very rewarding as you will see positive outcomes and benefits to the many local communities in which we work. You will work with a variety of partners including engineering consultants, regional planning commissions, road foreman, town managers and administrators.


This is a very dynamic position that will provides skills, education and experience that will ultimately support future career growth. Seasonal and frequent field work and travel to municipalities throughout Vermont is anticipated, while the majority of duties are completed in an office environment. Telework and alternative work schedules may be available as outlined in the current State policy.

Who May Apply

This position, AOT Project Manager I (Job Requisition #50431), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Ross Gouin at ross.gouin@vermont.gov.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Environmental Factors

Duties are largely performed in an office setting; however, some field travel may be necessary. Fieldwork may involve exposure to hazardous materials, traffic hazards and construction sites during all weather conditions; and may involve traversing rough terrain and bodies of water. Some work outside of regular working hours, including attendance at public meetings, may be required. Strong differences of opinion may be encountered on a regular basis and these should be handled in a professional and respectful manner.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in engineering AND three (3) years or more of professional experience in civil engineering.


Bachelor's degree in engineering OR Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) AND five (5) years or more of professional experience in civil engineering.


Associate degree and ten (10) years or more of experience in Transportation Engineering or related field, including one (1) year or more of experience in the aspects of project delivery.


Certification in Project Management (PMP Certificate) with ten (10) years of experience in Transportation Engineering or a related field, including one (1) year or more of experience in the aspects of project delivery.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience interpreting project plans and cost analysis, contract compliance and interpretation, methods of time estimation and recording.

Some positions may require two years of supervisory experience. Participation in State of Vermont provided supervisor development programs may be substituted for supervisory experience.

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 and a dental plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan
  • State Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance (FMLI)
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • 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.