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Title:  Public Health Program Evaluator - Limited Service

Application Deadline Date:  05/23/2021
Req ID:  15253
Department:  Health

Burlington, VT, US

Position Type:  Limited Service
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $25.09


The Vermont Department of Health is seeking a public health program evaluator to develop and implement evaluations across a multitude of program types and settings. In addition to leading specific evaluation projects, the person in this position will also assist others in the planning of evaluations and support inclusion of evaluation in grant applications and other grant related reports. Experience with different types of evaluation methods (i.e., qualitative and quantitative) and types (i.e., process and outcome) is preferred.

Who May Apply

This position, Public Health Program Evaluator - Limited Service (Job Requisition #15253), 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 jessie.hammond@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.

Class Definition

Program evaluation work at a professional level for the Department of Health. Incumbents in this role will conduct evaluation projects designed to measure and communicate the effectiveness of public health programs. Work is performed at the program, systems, and policy levels. Duties are performed under the direction of an administrative supervisor. The position may collaborate with members of the community, department and agency staff, and other departments of the State of Vermont. All employees of the Agency of Human Services perform their respective functions adhering to four key practices: customer service, holistic service, and strengths-based relationships and results orientation.

Environmental Factors

Duties are typically performed in a standard office setting. Some travel is required for which private means of transportation should be available. Incumbents may need to work evenings or weekends and speak before public groups.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's Degree in a health-related or social science field and two (2) years or of professional experience including research, evaluation, or performance management.


Bachelor's Degree in a health-related or social science field and four (4) years or more of professional experience primarily focused on research, evaluation, or performance management.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Burlington Vermont