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Title:  UC Program Administrator IV - Tax Chief

Application Deadline Date:  03/04/2021
Req ID:  12344
Department:  Labor
Location: 

Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $28.28

Overview

The Vermont Department of Labor seeks an energetic, organized, and positive individual to join the leadership team of the Unemployment Insurance Division in the role of a Tax Chief.  This leadership position will oversee the Division's Employer Services Units comprised of approximately 19 employees from Tax Auditors to Employer Services Specialists.  Ultimately, this position will be responsible to ensure the proper administration of the Unemployment Insurance Tax functions for more than 24,000 employers across the State of Vermont.
 
Daily, the Tax Chief will be responsible for the oversight and management of the two units identified, including ensuring proper employer liability determinations, proper quarterly wage reporting and processing, completion of fraud investigations and compliance audits, enforcement of misclassification compliance, and the development of additional automation processes.
 
The ideal candidate is passionate about working with employers and ensuring an effective regulatory scheme is carried out with a positive, constructive approach.  This position requires an individual with a strong management background who can demonstrate excellent communication and effective collaboration skills who is able to manage multiple and competing priorities concurrently.  Proven experience in process reengineering using Lean tools, identifying and reporting on key performance indicators, creating and managing documentation associated with program and efficiency projects, creating effective working relationships, and supervision of program staff is necessary.

Who May Apply

This position,  UC Program Administrator IV - Tax Chief (Job Requisition # 12344), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact tyler.dunlap@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.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed in standard office setting. Good human relations skills are needed to deal with upset or irate employers and claimants. Occasional travel may be required for which private means of transportation must be available.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or higher AND EITHER three (3) years or more experience in unemployment compensation, employment services, labor/industrial relations, or legal work INCLUDING one (1) year or more of supervisory or management experience OR three (3) years or more experience in the field of human resources with a concentration in benefits or labor relations, investigations, or federal/state unemployment compensation laws and regulations INCLUDING one (1) year or more of supervisory or management experience.

OR

Associate's degree AND EITHER five (5) years or more experience in unemployment compensation, employment services, labor/industrial relations, or legal work INCLUDING one (1) year or more of supervisory or management experience OR five (5) years or more experience in the field of human resources with a concentration in benefits or labor relations, investigations, or federal/state unemployment compensation laws and regulations INCLUDING one (1) year or more of supervisory or management experience.

OR

High school diploma or equivalent AND EITHER seven (7) years or more experience in unemployment compensation, employment services, labor/industrial relations, or legal work INCLUDING two (2) years of supervisory or management experience OR seven (7) years or more experience in the field of human resources with a concentration in benefits or labor relations, investigations, or federal/state unemployment compensation laws and regulations INCLUDING two (2) years or more of supervisory or management experience.

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 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