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Title:  Database Administrator I

Application Deadline Date:  1/31/2023
Req ID:  46010
Department:  Digital Services Agency

Berlin, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $23.55


The Agency of Digital Services is seeking a Database Administrator I to join our team supporting the Agency of Transportation in its mission to provide for the safe and efficient movement of people and goods across a multi-modal transportation network. You will do this by helping to manage (8TB) of AOT/DMV data across multiple databases. You will be expected to monitor and maintain databases based on agency standards. You must be efficient with quality control, organization, and communication skills.

The ideal candidate is a highly motivated person with strong analytical and critical thinking skills as well as a great desire for constant learning. Ability to embrace change and strive for incremental improvements in both process and technology is a must.

Strong health insurance benefits including a no-deductible option that begins within the first month of employment, pension & deferred compensation plans for retirement, generous sick & vacation time, and reimbursement for continuing education are just a few of the benefits of working for the State of Vermont. This position may have some work from home flexibility.


Examples of work:
• Writes SQL scripts and procedures according to specifications.
• Tests and debugs completed scripts and procedures to locate and remove errors.
• Maintains and updates databases ensuring common standards are met.
• Documents completed work.
• Reviews description of changes to database design to understand how changes made affect physical database (how data is stored in terms of physical characteristics such as location, amount of space, and access method).
• Monitors database performance. Runs backups and restores.
• May be responsible for analysis, documentation, monitoring, development, design, construction, testing maintenance and enhancements of new functionality of the assigned databases.
• Performs related duties as required.

Who May Apply

This position, Database Administrator I (Job Requisition #46010), is open to all State employees and external applicants.

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

Environmental Factors

Work is performed in a standard office setting, but some travel may be required for which private means of transportation should be available. Work outside of regular business hours may be expected.

Minimum Qualifications

Associate's degree in computer science or college-level coursework that includes 15 computer science credits;


Education: High School graduation or equivalent AND two years in SQL scripting, programming or database administration.

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.