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Title:  Military Maintenance Specialist III

Application Deadline Date:  03/04/2021
Req ID:  12343
Department:  Military

Colchester, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $21.16


The Military Maintenance Specialist position is responsible for maintenance work and contractor oversight for the Vermont Military Department. Duties include engaging in multiple trades including, but not limited to, plumbing, electrical, heating, and other systems at military facilities. Incumbent will maintain the grounds, including snow removal in the winter months. May be responsible for operating heavy equipment, including plows with wings. Candidates should have considerable knowledge of various trades, in addition to safety procedures required when preforming construction and repair of building systems. This position will work 7:30am to 4pm, Monday through Friday, with some overtime and on-call hours.

Who May Apply

This position, Military Maintenance Specialist III (#12343), 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.

  • Military Maintenance Specialist (#12351)
  • Military Maintenance Specialist II (#12361)
  • Military Maintenance Specialist III (#12343)

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Matthew Greaves at Matthew.Greaves@vermont.gov or (802) 338-3319,
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.


Incumbents of this job are issued a Department of Defense Common Access Card (CAC), which is issued only upon passing a federal background check (Tier 1) including a fingerprint-supported criminal record check. Candidates must obtain the CAC for successful completion of original probation. Possession of the CAC is a condition of employment.

Environmental Factors

Work is performed at military facilities in VT. An incumbent, often work near or with hazardous materials, including ammunition and high voltage. Work requires entering confined spaces, removing snow on runways and exposure to loud noises. An incumbent operates heavy equipment and possession of a Commercial Driver's License is required. An incumbent must be able to climb ladders and lift equipment and materials weighing as much as 60 pounds. Work is performed in all kinds of weather. Some outside of normal working hours may be required. Travel and overnight stay may be included.

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent AND four (4) years of Military Maintenance Specialist II level of responsibility.


Note: Possession of VT Electrical and Plumbing licenses required

Note: Possession of Commercial Driver's license required

Note: Possession of certification for Proper Refrigerant Practices required

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 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

Nearest Major Market: Burlington Vermont