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Title:  AOT Senior Manager II - Rail & Aviation

Application Deadline Date:  02/07/2023
Req ID:  45920
Department:  Transportation Agency

Barre, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $40.90


The Agency of Transportation (AOT) is seeking a Senior Manager to oversee Railroad and Aviation infrastructure projects. This position will supervise a team of project managers, will assist Bureau Director in creating annual budgets, and will work with Federal partners.

Who May Apply

This position, AOT Senior Manager II (Job Requisition #45920), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Daniel Delabruere at
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Class Definition

This is the middle level of senior management within the Vermont Agency of Transportation. Incumbents deal with budgetary, personnel, facility, and other broad and complex programs requiring advanced technical and administrative capabilities. Work involves reviewing administrative management policies and procedures, goals and objectives; review of administrative operations for conformance to departmental rules and regulations. Coordinates, advises and oversees other agency managers and subordinate personnel in program planning and implementation. Incumbent assists Director and Assistant Director in establishing objectives, standards, and control measures for programs which are complex in scope and major in impact. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Division head. This level position is distinguished by a variety of characteristics such as budgetary complexity and authority, the impact of recommendations or decisions on the Division and Agency policies and programs, degree of political/public sensitivity and scrutiny, involvement in and impact on programmatic functions, contacts, organizational structure and complexity, and degree of management's involvement in program activities. Oversight is exercised over a large staff of administrators, professional engineers, project managers, technicians and other support personnel.

Environmental Factors

Work is performed in both an office and field setting. Frequent visits to construction sites and district offices and garages are required. Incumbents should possess private means of transportation. Attendance at public meetings and hearings is required. Evening or weekend work will be required. A variety of strong adversarial opinions may be encountered.

Minimum Qualifications

Associate degree AND nine (9) years or more of management experience in one or more the following areas (a) development of program rules and policies; (b) development of long- and short-range goals and plans: (c) program evaluation; or (d) budget preparation OR highway maintenance, engineering, construction, planning or a combination thereof.


High school diploma or equivalent AND eleven (11) years or more of management experience in one or more the following areas (a) development of program rules and policies; (b) development of long- and short-range goals and plans: (c) program evaluation; and (d) budget preparation OR highway maintenance, engineering, construction, planning.


Note: Some positions may require registration as a Professional Engineer (PE)

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.