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Title:  Tax Examiner II

Application Deadline Date:  Open Until Filled
Req ID:  2084
Department:  Taxes

Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $18.74

Are you self-motivator, adaptable and good with numbers? Are you interested in an exciting opportunity to work as Auditor? Consider joining our team. The Compliance Division at the Tax Department is recruiting for an office audit position. The auditor will work as part of a statewide compliance audit team often interacting directly with tax payers to conduct examinations of records and to promote compliance and educate tax payers. The position will audit a variety of tax types administered by the Vermont Department of Tax.

Class Definition

Taxpayer assistance, education, review and auditing work for the Vermont Department of Taxes. This position involves interaction with taxpayers or taxpayer representatives regarding tax obligations and filings, business registrations and filing requirements. This level is different from the Tax Examiner I position in that it requires resolution of more complex tax issues and the ability to work more independently. Incumbents in this class generally deal with multiple tax types and audit programs. Work is performed under the supervision of an administrative supervisor.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed in a standard office setting. Workload pressure may vary over time. Some routine data entry may be required in certain positions or for certain periods. Incumbents must be able to concentrate on details and perform accurate work in the face of frequent interruptions. Human relations skills may be needed to deal with the general public. There is regular pressure from continual work deadlines.

Minimum Qualifications

Associate's degree or higher AND one (1) year or more of experience in accounting, auditing, or tax processing related duties.


High school diploma or equivalent AND two (2) years or more of experience in accounting, auditing, or tax processing related duties.


One (1) year or more as a Tax Examiner I.


Licensure as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

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