Title:  AOT Traffic Signal Technician II

Application Deadline Date:  03/06/2024
Req ID:  49368
Department:  Transportation Agency

Berlin, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $21.52


The AOT Traffic Signal Technician is a dynamic and mission critical position that involves installation and maintenance work for the Agency of Transportation (AOT). Work involves traffic signals, beacons, roadway lighting, and other related Intelligent Transportation Systems.


The Traffic Signal Team is a fast paced unit that works on assets all over the State to ensure the devices are operating as safe and efficient as possible. This work is performed under the general supervision of the Traffic Signal Superintendent. Telework is not possible for this position.

Who May Apply

This position, AOT Traffic Signal Technician II (#49368), 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 Traffic Signal Technician I (#49375)
  • AOT Traffic Signal Technician II (#49368)

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Dan Ertel at dan.ertel@vermont.gov.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed in a variety of field locations, often in an elevated bucket on live power, in all weather conditions with moving highway traffic present. Emergency call out is required. Lifting materials and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds is required. Working with electricity and on difficult sites creates the need for strict adherence to safety standards to minimize the risk of injury.

Minimum Qualifications

Three (3) or more years of experience in the installation and maintenance of electrical systems, electrical equipment, or telecommunications equipment.
One (1) or more years of experience as an AOT Traffic Signal Technician I.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in the installation and maintenance of traffic control systems and devices.

Special Requirements

A valid driver’s license is required.

A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) must be obtained within six (6) months from date of hire.

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 and a dental plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan
  • State Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance (FMLI)
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

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.