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Title:  Natural Resources Board District Coordinator

Application Deadline Date:  05/25/2022
Req ID:  33946
Department:  Natural Resources Board

Essex Jct, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $32.62


The Natural Resources Board (NRB) seeks a dynamic professional to join our team of Act 250 District Coordinators. The NRB administers Act 250, Vermont's nationally recognized land-use permitting program.  NRB District Coordinators support Act 250 permit applicants, regional District Environmental Commissions and the public throughout the land use permitting process.  


We are looking for candidates who thrive in a team-oriented culture, are committed to excellent customer service, and enjoy working with the public.  Strong communication, writing, organizational and project management skills are essential.  Qualified applicants will have experience in land use regulation, environmental law, public administration and/or natural resources management.  


If you are looking for a position that makes a difference for Vermont, find the full job description here

Who May Apply

This position, Natural Resources Board District Coordinator (Job Requisition #33946), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Sabina Haskell at
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.

Environmental Factors

Duties are largely performed in a standard office environment. Site visits occur in all types of weather and may involve traversing geographies that include a range from cityscapes to isolated rural locations; and, terrain ranging from rough landscapes to municipal infrastructure. Travel and attendance at hearings may require that private means of transportation be available. Excellent human relations and negotiating skills are needed to deal with applicants who may express wide ranging emotions. Significant evening and overtime work may be required.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or higher in public administration, natural resources or related field and three (3) year's work experience involving land use planning, environmental conservation, as a para-legal, or in permit administration and enforcement.


Two (2) years of graduate coursework in public administration, law, natural resources or a related field and one (1) year of work experience, involving land use planning, environmental conservation, as a para-legal, or in permit administration and enforcement.

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.

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