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Title:  Financial Specialist II - Limited Service

Application Deadline Date:  12/11/2022
Req ID:  42702
Department:  Environmental Conservation

Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Limited Service
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $20.00


The Department of Environmental Conservation has an opportunity for a Financial Specialist II to be a support to the accounts team in our Finance Section within the Administration and Innovation Division. 


This position will be responsible for:

  • Processing purchase requests and invoices for the Department
  • Providing support in procurement of goods/commodities
  • Assisting in maintaining appropriate fiscal controls
  • Following uniform federal and state guidance with ensuring all procurement is done in compliance with state and federal guidelines. 


Collaborative teamwork with other units/supervisors/vendors is required on a daily basis, and the candidate must have strong interpersonal skills via both verbal and written communications.


The Department of Environmental Conservation currently operates in a hybrid working environment, supporting remote work as well as Core Days in which all staff are in the office. Permission to participate in telework is applied for on an individual basis.

Who May Apply

This position, Financial Specialist II - Limited Service (Job Requisition #42702), is open to all State employees and external applicants. It is a Limited Service position, which is non-tenured and authorized for a specific period of time. 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 David Pasco 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

Work is performed in a standard office setting.

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent AND two (2) years or more of experience in accounting, bookkeeping or clerical work involving accounting or financial records.


Completion of a vocational/technical training program in business, office administration, financial support or related area AND one (1) year or more of experience in accounting, bookkeeping or clerical work involving accounting or financial records.


Associate's degree in accounting, business administration, office administration or a related field.


Two years or more full-time college coursework in accounting, business administration, office administration or a related field.


One (1) year or more of experience as a Financial Specialist I with the State of Vermont.

Special Requirements

For some positions experience working with the VISION system (VISION is the State of Vermont PeopleSoft financial management system) may be 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
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.

Nearest Major Market: Barre
Nearest Secondary Market: Montpelier