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Title:  Licensing Administrator I

Application Deadline Date:  11/30/2022
Req ID:  42741
Department:  Secretary of State's Office

Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $22.29


The Secretary of State’s Office of Professional Regulation (OPR) is seeking a friendly and motivated professional to join our team. This position is dedicated to processing license renewal applications for all of OPR’s 50 professions and over 160 credential types, evaluating complex requirements as required by statute. Additional duties include answering and triaging all incoming calls and a high volume of incoming emails that demand quick replies. May be responsible for additional office support duties as needed. The ideal candidate will have experience with user database systems, the ability to work independently and with a team, Vermont law or other regulatory environments, providing exceptional customer service, occasional support of professional boards and/or stakeholder groups, as well as be adept at juggling multiple demands and upholding continual improvement. If you enjoy working with a high degree of independence, this may be the job for you. 

This position is currently 50% in the office and 50% remote.

A cover letter is required for consideration.

Who May Apply

This position, Licensing Administrator I (Job Requisition #42741), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact
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 generally performed in a standard office setting, but some travel may be necessary for which private means of transportation should be available. Some work outside of normal work schedule may be required. There may be pressure from deadlines as well as dealing with people who are frustrated or upset.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent AND two (2) years or more experience performing administrative-level duties for a project, program, operation, business or organization. Administrative duties are those beyond general clerical or secretarial, such as interpretation of laws, rules and regulations; data collection and analysis; managing support services; and implementing program policies and procedures.

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