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Title:  Administrative Assistant B - Part-Time

Application Deadline Date:  01/29/2020
Req ID:  5094
Department:  Health
Location: 

Burlington, VT, US

Position Type:  Limited Service
Schedule Type:  Part-Time
Hourly Rate:  $18.99
Overview

The Vermont Department of Health is seeking an individual to join the PRAMS team.  The Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System is a research project that collects information from new mothers to improve the health of mothers and their infants.  This position is responsible for maintaining the schedule of mailings and telephone follow-up (to women who don't return a survey), preparing survey mailings, conducting telephone interviews, data entering completed surveys and ensuring the quality of the data.  Specialized software is used for data management.  

This is a half-time job share position, 20 hours Monday - Wednesday.  Flexible hours required for some evening and weekend phone calls.

This position requires strong organizational skills, interpersonal skills and a willingness to learn new software.

Who May Apply

This position, Administrative Assistant B (Job Requisition #5094), is open to all State employees and external applicants. It is a Limited Service position, which is non-tenured and authorized for a specific period of time. Limited Service positions are established for specially funded projects or programs. 

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Peggy.Brozicevic@vermont.gov
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting

AHS BACKGROUND CHECKS:  Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position.  In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed predominately in an office setting. Private means of travel should be available for occasional travel when appropriate. Incumbents must be adaptable and able to work within tight time limits and under considerable stress. Some evening and weekend duty may be necessary.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree

OR

Associate's degree and one (1) year providing administrative-level duties for a project, program, or operation

OR

High school graduation or equivalent and two (2) years performing administrative-level duties for a project, program, or operation.

 

Note: Administrative duties are those beyond general clerical or secretarial, such as interpretation of laws, rules and regulations; data collection and analysis; managing support services; and implementing program policies and procedures.

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

The Vermont Agency of Human Services strives to build a diverse and inclusive community. It is our fundamental belief that in order to create and sustain a healthier Vermont, we as an organization must honor the cultures, beliefs and values of those we serve in order to foster an environment of mutual respect, acceptance and equal opportunity.  We are committed to building and maintaining a multicultural and diverse workforce which reflects the increasing diversity of Vermont. To view the State of Vermont's Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy, please click here.

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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