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Title:  AOT Courier & Lab Apprentice IV - Temporary

Application Deadline Date:  08/21/2022
Req ID:  37101
Department:  Transportation Agency

Berlin, VT, US

Position Type:  Temporary
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $17.12


The Agency of Transportation is seeking a Courier & Lab Apprentice. The Sample Courier job duties include traveling around in a State vehicle and picking up samples from projects and bringing them back to our central lab in Berlin. The courier will then log the samples into our computer system and drop the samples off to the appropriate lab. The Lab Apprentice will be assisting in multiple labs and helping the lab technician with testing and other job duties. The position will be based out of Berlin, VT and it is expected the position will work 40 hours per week with some possibility of overtime. It is anticipated this position will work into late winter.

Who May Apply

This position, AOT Courier & Lab Apprentice IV (#37101), 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 Courier & Lab Apprentice III (#37006)
  • AOT Courier & Lab Apprentice IV (#37101)

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Timothy Davison at
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered

Environmental Factors

Duties are generally performed in both an office and field setting for which private means of transportation must be available. Field work 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. Class incumbents may be required to carry equipment, weighing up to 40 pounds, traverse rough wooded and steep terrain, travel in boats or work on structures above ground level. Duties may also require exposure to extreme weather conditions.

Minimum Qualifications

Associate degree or 60 college credits in civil engineering, environmental technology, engineering technology, surveying, construction technology, or architecture.
High School diploma or equivalent AND two (2) years of experience performing engineering supporting tasks involved in one (1) or more of the following: planning, surveying, design, inspection, construction, research and statistics, testing, investigation, maintenance or construction of various types of civil engineering projects.
Three (3) seasons of working as an AOT Technical Apprentice III with the State of Vermont.


NOTE: Current, valid driver’s license required, and transportation may be required for field assignments.

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.