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Title:  Motor Vehicle Tax Field Auditor III

Application Deadline Date:  02/07/2023
Req ID:  42462
Department:  Transportation Agency

Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $26.42


The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is seeking a Motor Vehicle Tax Field Auditor This position is responsible for auditing and investigations involving enforcement of Vermont Tax Laws relating to compliance with the International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA) and International Registration Plan (IRP). This unit audits fuels, rental companies, rail, IFTA and IRP revenues of approximately several hundred million dollars annually. This position also provides taxpayer technical assistance and education for auditees.


This position may be eligible for telework after initial onboarding and training period.

Who May Apply

This position, Motor Vehicle Tax Field Auditor III (#42462), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Diane Coles at
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 independently from home office setting with extensive time in the field at the taxpayer's location. Significant travel may be necessary and incumbents must have a reliable means of transportation. Some audit situations may assume a somewhat adversarial nature, requiring significant tact and persistence to complete a successful audit. Pressure from work deadlines is predictable.

Minimum Qualifications

Three (3) years or more of experience in tax examination, accounting, auditing or business administration.


CPA or RDA AND two (2) years or more of experience at a professional level in tax examination, accounting, auditing, or business administration.


One (1) year or more of experience as a Motor Vehicle Tax Field Auditor II.

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 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