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Title:  AOT Project Manager I - Municipal Assistance Program

Application Deadline Date:  04/25/2021
Req ID:  13878
Department:  Transportation Agency

Barre, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $28.28


The primary function of the AOT Project Manager I in the Municipal Assistance Program is to work collaboratively with municipalities and other local project sponsors to plan, design, develop and deliver simple to intermediate transportation projects. These projects improve safety and mobility, increase capacity of the transportation system and/or preserve infrastructure and asset condition for the traveling public. Many of these projects are funded by a federal aid program and all federal requirements must be met.


Due to the pandemic, this position is currently working remotely. However, it is expected this position will return to the office at a future date in 2021.

Who May Apply

This position, AOT Project Manager I (Job Requisition #13878), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Tina Bohl at tina.bohl@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 class is the first level of Project Management within the Vermont Agency of Transportation. Project management and oversight work involving the planning, development and timely completion of simple to intermediately complex transportation projects. Position is responsible for the management over all phases of the projects assigned. Incumbents at this level may work on a variety of projects for the Vermont Agency of Transportation including roadway projects, highway safety projects, highway or railroad bridge and culvert projects, railway projects, aviation projects and municipally lead projects. Work is performed under the direction of a higher-level Project Manager.

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.


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

Preferred Qualifications

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

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 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

Nearest Major Market: Barre
Nearest Secondary Market: Montpelier