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Title:  Motor Vehicle Director of Special Programs

Application Deadline Date:  04/15/2021
Req ID:  13510
Department:  Transportation Agency

Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $31.90


The Motor Vehicle Director of Special Programs is a leadership position that is responsible for strategic planning for the Department of Motor Vehicles. Duties include planning and managing business process, and re-engineering daily activities to support department initiatives and maximize efficiency. The incumbent will collaborate with executives and the senior leadership team to identify opportunities to enhance the business process and improve overall customer experience. The incumbent will work closely with, and may represent, the Commissioner in daily activities and while testifying to Legislature.


The ideal candidate will have experience developing and leading projects from initiation to completion and will have the ability to effectively lead a diverse team.

Who May Apply

This position, Motor Vehicle Director of Special Programs (#13510), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Terri Blaisdell at terri.blaisdell@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.
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.

Class Definition

Advanced professional work in leadership, strategic planning, project management of Agency or Department improvement projects. Primary work involves planning and managing business process re-engineering activities to maximize the capabilities and efficiencies offered by the Agency/Departments Information Systems. Duties are performed with a high degree of independence under the general direction of Agency/Department head. .

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed largely in a standard office setting. Private means of transportation should be available for required travel. Must be able to communicate and interact directly with management and employees at varying degrees of system skill sets as well as varying levels of authority. Conflicting priorities and operational problems may be anticipated; competing priorities and tight deadlines are a frequent occurrence.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree AND four (4) years of experience at a technical level working in a business environment supporting business applications;


Associates degree in business or computer science AND six (6) years' experience at a technical level working in a business environment supporting business applications on an enterprise application system;


Eight (8) years' experience at a technical level working in a business environment using an enterprise application 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
  • 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
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Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

Nearest Major Market: Barre
Nearest Secondary Market: Montpelier