Title:  UC Chief Field Auditor

Application Deadline Date:  12/13/2023
Req ID:  47087
Department:  Labor

Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $28.58


The Vermont Department of Labor's Unemployment Insurance (UI) Division is seeking a highly detail-oriented individual with a background in supervising, auditing, investigative work, and/or accounting to fill our UC Chief Field Auditor position. This position manages and supervises the assignment or work, over all workflow, and Field Audit Unit, which is responsible for auditing Vermont businesses and claimants to ensure compliance with the unemployment insurance program.  The incumbent will be responsible for ensuring federal performance standards are met for the program, hiring, training, supervising, coaching, and mentoring of staff, auditing, and taking the lead on high-profile cases. This position requires frequent travel.

Who May Apply

This position, UC Chief Field Auditor (Job Requisition #47087), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact kristine.murphy@vermont.gov.

Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed both in a standard office setting and in the field, at a variety of workplaces, and public locations, and on occasion to private residences.

Some evening, weekend, long and/or irregular hours may be necessary during particular assignments. Duties will require travel throughout the state. Some overnight and out-of-state travel may be required on occasion. A valid driver's license and private means of transportation are required. Considerable public contact is routinely expected. Strong adversarial opinions, hostility, and stress may be encountered. Formal testimony is subject to cross-examination.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in accounting, public or business administration and three years professional level auditing, accounting or business administrative experience and three years supervisory experience.


Associate's degree in accounting, public or business administration and five years of professional level auditing, accounting or business administrative experience and five years supervisory experience.


High School diploma or equivalent and seven years of professional level auditing, accounting or business administrative experience and five years supervisory experience

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in the field of Unemployment Insurance.

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 and a dental plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan
  • State Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance (FMLI)
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • 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