Title:  AOT Fleet Service Technician II

Application Deadline Date:  06/25/2024
Req ID:  50143
Department:  Transportation Agency

Colchester, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $22.74


The Agency of Transportation is looking for a motivated individual to join our Chimney Corners team as a Vehicle and Equipment Technician.


Are you proficient in software used to diagnose and repair a wide variety of fleet equipment? Do you have skills in vehicle and equipment electronic diagnosis and repair? Do you enjoy sharing what you know with others and learning from them in return? Do you enjoy being a part of a team and staying busy? If so, then you are encouraged to apply for this position.


The work is challenging and the service it provides to the traveling public is rewarding. This shop is responsible for the repair and maintenance of a fleet of 140 units. Those units include light and medium duty pickups, heavy duty dump trucks, bucket loaders, backhoes, excavators, trailers and more.


This position is eligible for a sign-on and retention bonus of up to $2000! Newly hired CDL and non-CDL holders who are hired into permanent maintenance worker or mechanic job on or after July 3, 2022 are eligible. Please contact the hiring manager listed below for the full details of this program.


As of July 14, 2024 the step 1 rate for pay grade 21 will be $23.76 per hour.

Who May Apply

This position, AOT Fleet Service Technician II (Job Requisition #50143), 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 Fleet Service Technician II (Job Requisition #50143)
  • AOT Fleet Service Technician III (Job Requisition #50039)

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

Environmental Factors

Duties are typically performed in a district garage or motor shop, where normal motor shop hazards exist. Incumbents may be required to make emergency road repairs at any time of day and in inclement weather; such work may present additional hazards. Incumbents must be physically able to use tools and lift parts and materials common to working on heavy vehicles and equipment. Incumbents may be exposed to blood or airborne pathogens. Once incumbents have obtained a commercial driver's license, they are required to participate in a random drug and alcohol-testing program. Overtime work may be required.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent AND three (3) years or more of experience in the maintenance and service of light, medium, and/or heavy duty vehicles and equipment.
One (1) year or more as a Fleet Technician I.

Special Requirements

A valid Driver’s License is required.
Incumbents must obtain a Commercial Learner’s permit within 60 days of employment.
Incumbents must obtain a Vermont State Inspection Mechanic Certification within 60 days of employment.
Incumbents must obtain a Class A Commercial Driver's License, with air-brake certification and tanker endorsement, within six (6) months of employment.
Incumbents must provide their own hand-tools.

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.

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