Title:  Contracts & Grants Administrator

Application Deadline Date:  03/05/2024
Req ID:  49370
Department:  Transportation Agency
Location: 

Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $26.95

Overview

The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is seeking a Contracts & Grants Administrator. This position is responsible for procurement and contracting, which includes good and services.

 

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing solicitation documents including scope, request for proposals, specification/statements of work, award criteria, and all necessary attachments according to Office of Purchasing and Contract and Agency of Transportation.
  • Review of Request for Proposal, Requests for Information, and Statement of Work for Administrative Bulletin 3.5 compliance.
  • Provides on-going contract administration.
  • Serves as a consultant to provide DMV with assistance and guidance with purchasing methods, rules and regulations, sources of supplies, policies and procedures, and compliance with Administrative Bulletin 3.5 as well as any and all procurement protocols.
  • Represents DMV at trainings, conferences and meetings regarding contracts and grants. Prepares oral and written presentations, reports, and presentations as needed.

Who May Apply

This position, Contracts & Grants Administrator (#49370), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Diane Coles at diane.coles@vermont.gov.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.
 
In accordance with Title 23, Section 102(d), an applicant must agree to be finger-printed and pass a background investigation to be eligible for this position. The background investigation may include criminal, financial and traffic records checks. Hiring managers will notify applicants who are in the final stage of the interview process of the finger-printing and background check requirement, to which an applicant must agree to be deemed eligible for this position. Applicants will have the right to withdraw their applications before finger-printing and/or a background investigation is conducted. 

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed in a standard office setting, but may involve some travel for which private means of transportation is required. Some evening or overtime work may be necessary. Interaction with grantees, contractors and consultants through phone contact is required.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or higher AND two (2) years of work experience that includes one or more of the following: (a) administration of grants/contracts as a funder and/or recipient; (b) collaboration with community partners in the delivery of social services; c) enforcement of provider agreements; OR d) management of financial affairs or a governmental accounting system.

OR

Four (4) years of experience that includes one or more of the following: (a) administration of grants/contracts as a funder and/or recipient; (b) collaboration with community partners in the delivery of social services; c) enforcement of provider agreements; OR d) management of financial affairs or a governmental accounting system.

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

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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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