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Title:  BGS Maintenance Mechanic III

Application Deadline Date:  05/13/2021
Req ID:  15082
Department:  Buildings & General Services

Middlebury, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $18.99


The Southwest District of Vermont Buildings and General Services (BGS) is seeking highly-qualified candidates for the Maintenance Mechanic III position assigned to Middlebury and New Haven. A typical workday may include, but is not limited to, HVAC monitoring and maintenance (belts, filters, etc), minor plumbing, maintaining grounds and/or grounds equipment, painting and drywall repair, snow removal in pedestrian areas, purchasing and records management.


These new facilities utilize direct digital systems to assist in physical plant operations. Candidates should be comfortable with evolving technologies and digital services. Daily work assignments are managed through an online system that issues work orders, preventative maintenance tasks and project work.


Candidates for this position will also be the primary contact for after-hours service calls at these locations. The work schedule for this position is Monday through Friday, 6:30am to 3:00pm. This is an ideal position for someone looking to maintain their own shop with support from district-based master tradespeople and contracted service vendors. Applicants should have reliable transportation as travel between their home shop at the Mahady Courthouse in Middlebury and the Vermont State Police Barracks in New Haven is required.

Who May Apply

This position, BGS Maintenance Mechanic III (Job Requisition #15082), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Rob Gallipo at rob.gallipo@vermont.gov.
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 performed at state buildings including correctional facilities. Contact with inmates may be anticipated. Incumbents may encounter harassment or hostile behavior, and must be able to respond in a calm and professional manner. Must be able to climb ladders, lift weights up to 75 pounds, and work in cramped, wet, or poorly ventilated areas. Plumbing repairs often entail exposure to raw sewage, for which protective clothing must be worn. Work in all types of weather should be anticipated. Certain positions may require possession of a valid driver's license. May require emergency response to calls outside of regular working hours. Some potential for physical injury may be present.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent AND four (4) years or more of experience in building construction, structural maintenance, or building repair and maintenance INCLUDING two (2) years or more at an independent level in building repair and maintenance.


Completion of a one (1) year vocational/technical training program in building trades, mechanical repair, industrial arts or a closely related field AND two (2) years or more of experience at an independent level in building repair and maintenance.


State licensure at the journeyman or master level in any trade area.

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.

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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