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Title:  AOT Technician III - Transportation Management Center

Application Deadline Date:  08/22/2019
Req ID:  2066
Department:  Transportation Agency

Berlin, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $19.77

This is a front-line position for the Agency of Transportation (AOT). The Transportation Management Center (TMC) is seeking a highly motivated, ambitious, and creative individual to join our team and help grow our program. The successful incumbent will work in the Operations & Safety Bureau's TMC maintaining and disseminating real-time situational awareness of state-wide travel conditions, facilitating traffic operations, coordination resource sharing amongst districts, and serving as a communications hub for the Agency and external partners.


Work is performed with a high degree of independence, and the ideal candidate will have a vast array of transportation management technologies, concepts, and activities. 


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • VT-511 and VT Alert operation and administration
  • Social media outreach
  • Remote operation of variable message signs
  • Monitoring and reporting road weather conditions
  • Maintaining awareness of statewide travel conditions including construction projects, weather conditions, threats and hazards, vehicle crashes, etc.
  • Producing a daily transportation operations report
  • Coordinating with Vermont Emergency Operations Center, Vermont State Police, other emergency responders, AOT Districts, and municipalities
  • Maintaining awareness of Department of Motor Vehicles' enforcement operations
  • Evaluating and recommending super load truck permits
  • Maintaining a state of readiness to shift into a crisis operations mode at a moment's notice


The successful incumbent must be able to function in a fast pace under stress and be able to work rotation shifts in order to maintain 24/7 coverage in the TMC.  This position is demanding at times and is based on the needs of the Agency.  Mandatory overtime and stand-by status may be necessary.

Who May Apply

This position, AOT Technician III - TMC Operator (#2066), 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 Technician III (#2066)
  • AOT Technician IV (#2076)
  • AOT Technician V (#2077)


If you would like more information about this position, please contact Ryan Knapp at or (802) 498-8109.

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 generally performed in both an office and field setting for which private means of transportation must be available. 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. 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's degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Technology, Engineering Technology, Surveying, Construction Technology, or Architecture AND two (2) years of experience performing engineering support tasks involved in one 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.
High school graduation or equivalent AND four (4) years of experience as described above.
Two (2) years as an AOT Technician II with the State of Vermont.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Ability to efficiently execute clear and concise communication both orally and in writing.
  • Familiarity with various sources of traffic management technologies such as WAZE, BlueToad devices, Road Weather Information Stations (RWIS), VMS (Variable Message Signs), and other Intelligent Transportation Systems technologies.
  • Familiarity with Incident Command System structure and emergency preparedness.
  • Familiarity with social media platforms.
  • Ability to prioritize among simultaneous competing requests and requirements.
  • Ability to interact politely and professionally with Agency staff, law enforcement, and the public.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Basic knowledge of GIS, mapping, databases, and information technology.
  • Basic understanding or experience with dispatching and/or radio communication.
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.

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