Title:  AOT Technical Apprentice III - Data Collection & Traffic Research

Application Deadline Date:  05/05/2024
Req ID:  49572
Department:  Transportation Agency

Berlin, VT, US

Position Type:  Temporary
Schedule Type:  Part-Time
Hourly Rate:  $16.65


The Agency of Transportation is seeking Technical Apprentices to work as Data Collection Technicians. The main duties of the position include driving a State-owned vehicle to various locations around the state and setting out automatic traffic tube counters. The position will involve some in-road work (running the tubes across roadways), and map reading ability is vital. Some data downloading, data entry and data quality checking is required. On rare occasions, the positions may be required to assist other technicians in the installation of in-road inductance loops or piezo-electric sensors.

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The schedule is 7am to 3:30pm, Monday through Friday, but can be flexible for part-time candidates. The position will work from May to the end of October, but candidates with more limited availability are welcomed.

Who May Apply

This position, AOT Technical Apprentice III (Job Requisition #49572), is open to all State employees and external applicants. This is a temporary position. Temporary work is typically for variable hours and is not expected to be full-time. The State does not guarantee 40 hours of work per week.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Carl Parton at carl.parton@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.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed in office and field settings for which private means of transportation must be available. May be required on occasion to carry equipment weighing up to 40 pounds, traverse rough, wooded and/or steep terrain, or travel in boats. Field work may involve exposure to hazardous materials, traffic hazards and construction sites during all weather conditions. Duties may require exposure to extreme weather conditions.

Minimum Qualifications

One (1) year of full-time college coursework in science, engineering, environmental studies, or related technical field.


High school diploma or equivalent AND one (1) year performing engineering/technical support tasks.
Two (2) seasons working as an AOT Technical Apprentice II with the State of Vermont.

Special Requirements

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.