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Title:  IT Project Manager III - Limited Service

Application Deadline Date:  Open Until Filled
Req ID:  15052
Department:  Digital Services Agency
Location: 

Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Limited Service
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $28.28

Overview

The Agency of Digital Services (ADS) is seeking an experienced IT Project Manager III to join ADS's Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO). The EPMO is a centralized division comprised of IT Project Managers and IT Business Analysts and provides these services to partner Agencies across the State of Vermont (SoV) Executive branch. This role will initially begin working on IT Projects within the "EPMO 5" portfolio, which supports the Agency of Commerce and Community Development, Agency of Agriculture, Agency of Natural Resources, Agency of Transportation and Department of Public Safety.

As an IT Project Manager III, you will monitor the scope, schedule and budget of your projects. Other responsibilities include: completing and maintaining project management deliverables, such as, the Project Charter, Project Schedule, Issue and risk logs, and providing effective and timely communications and project status reports to the Project Sponsor, Project Team, Stakeholders and other interested parties.

Our ideal candidate is self-motivated, able to work under pressure to meet deadlines, is very customer service oriented, and has excellent verbal and written communication skills. He/she brings a solid understanding of project management standards as defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI), has basic to proficient skills in the use of Microsoft project, and has experience successfully managing medium to large sized technology projects. Preference will be given to candidates that possess a Project Management Professional certification and Agile Project Management methodologies (i.e. SCRUM) experience or certification.

Employment at the State of Vermont brings many employment benefits!  Strong health insurance benefits, a pension plan, a deferred compensation plan and reimbursement for continuing education are just a few.  Working for the State is rewarding in that you can substantially contribute to the long term well being of State citizens, establish a solid foundation for your own long-term well-being, and continuously grow and develop your professional skills.  Not to mention the many great colleagues you'll work with every day!

To view the full job specifications for this position, please visit the DHR Job Specifications page.

Who May Apply

This position, IT Project Manager III (Job Requisition #15052), 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.

This position is open until filled. The State of Vermont posts vacancies for a minimum of ten business days. Positions posted as open until filled can be removed at any time after the initial ten day period. After the initial posting period, departments may begin interviewing and may close the posting without notice.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Helen.Tanona@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.

A fingerprint-supported background check may be required based on the assigned job duties and location.

Environmental Factors

Work is performed in a standard office setting, but some travel may be required for which private means of transportation should be available. Work outside of regular business hours may be expected.

Minimum Qualifications

Four (4) years or more of experience in the field of information technology where the primary role was project manager.
OR
Certification as a Project Manager Professional AND two (2) years or more of experience in the field of information technology where the primary role was project manager.

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