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Title:  AOT Public Transit Program Manager

Application Deadline Date:  11/19/2019
Req ID:  3178
Department:  Transportation Agency

Barre, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $35.88

The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) is looking to attract a dynamic leader to serve as the Public Transit Manager for the statewide Public Transit Program. This position plans, organizes and supervises staff in the development of Agency policies and objectives. The incumbent will analyze workloads, staffing and consultant usage, and develops and recommends appropriate budgetary and program actions. Additionally, the Program Manager prepares and monitors project budgets. The position may testify to the legislature and at other public hearings on budgetary and policy matters. The Program Manager provides coordination and liaison with other sections, divisions and regions within the Agency, plus the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Vermont transit providers, local governments and other partners as appropriate. The incumbent may serve as chair on Agency committees and may represent the Agency on AASHTO and other national subcommittees.

Who May Apply

This position, Public Transit Program Manager (Job Requisition #3178), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Barbara Donovan at
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 position has full responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing and implementation of the public transit program in accordance with State and Federal guidelines and accepted practices, as well as for developing and attaining section objectives which are compatible with the policies and objectives of the Agency. Supervision received from a Division Director is limited to broad general objectives, policy limitation s and evaluations of results achieved. Incumbents plan, organize and supervise a staff of coordinators, specialists and others, evaluate progress and results, identify problems and direct corrective measures.

Environmental Factors

Work is generally performed in a standard office setting, but some travel may be necessary for which private means of transportation should be available. Work outside of regular work schedule may be anticipated. Tact and diplomacy may be required in dealing with some situations.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in engineering, public or business administration AND five (5) years at a professional level in program administration, including or supplemented by one (1) year of supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in the public transit industry preferred.

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