Title:  BGS Buildings Project Manager II - Limited Service

Application Deadline Date:  03/05/2024
Req ID:  48850
Department:  Buildings & General Services

Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Limited Service
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $26.95


Do you have an interest in building construction and construction project management?


The Department of Buildings and General Services (BGS) is looking for a Buildings Project Manager to work in their Design and Construction Division, managing building construction projects of varying size and complexity including repairs, renovations, and new construction. The Buildings Project Manager is responsible for the management of all aspects of assigned projects, including project inception; testifying before legislative committees; hiring and oversight of outside consultant engineers and architects; bidding projects; construction oversight; stakeholder communication; and coordination with building tenants. 


In addition to project management, this position will assist the Operations and Maintenance Division with smaller projects, which could include in-house design, and will assist the Design and Construction Program Chief with technical reviews, vendor evaluations, design guidelines, standard specifications, and procedures. 


The ideal candidate will have experience associated with construction project management, capital improvement, maintenance, design, and/or construction oversight. Candidates should have strong organizational skills, the ability to work independently and to prioritize and maintain a diverse workload. Individuals with any construction project experience and a desire to focus on construction project management will be considered. 


Duties are performed primarily in an office setting, with regular field visits to project sites, including operationally challenging facilities such as psychiatric care and correctional facilities, and the forensics and health laboratories. The Design and Construction Divion has a telework policy that allows employees to work from a productive home office up to two days per week.

Who May Apply

This position, BGS Buildings Project Manager II (#48850), is open to all State employees and external applicants. This is a Limited Service position, which is non-tenured and authorized through 04/30/2027. Limited Service positions are established for specially funded projects or programs. 
If you would like more information about the duration of this position or other details, please contact Lauren Washburn at lauren.washburn@vermont.gov.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed in office and field settings, including operationally challenging facilities such as psychiatric care and correctional facilities, or the forensics and health laboratories. Attendance at public meetings as a representative of the Department may be required. Some public speaking may be necessary. Private means of transportation must be available for required travel. Duties may not always adhere to a standard daily or weekly schedule. Some exposure to adverse climate conditions and adversarial opinions is predictable.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, construction management, or related field.


Associates degree in engineering, architecture, construction management, or related field AND two (2) years or more of experience in engineering, architecture, construction management, or construction supervision.


High school diploma or equivalent and six (6) years or more of experience in engineering, architecture, construction management, or construction supervision.


College senior in final semester of Bachelor’s degree program in engineering, architecture, construction management, or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Field or design experience in HVAC, plumbing, building automation, and/or electrical systems.

Possession of, or working towards, licensure or certification applicable to the building construction industry.

Special Requirements

Candidate in final semester of Bachelor’s program must graduate prior to start date.

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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