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Title:  District Facilities Manager

Application Deadline Date:  11/20/2019
Req ID:  3122
Department:  Buildings & General Services

Pittsford, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $27.90

The Department of Buildings and General Services (BGS) at the State of Vermont is seeking a District Facilities Manager (DFM) to oversee the Southwest region. This is a multi-faceted position that will be responsible for administrative, planning, maintenance and supervisory work at several locations within the district. The incumbent is expected to coordinate assignments, oversee preventative maintenance and smaller scale construction projects. The DFM will be responsible for providing assessments and recommendations during the budget planning process for their district. Additionally, the incumbent will ensure that staffing levels for all shifts are appropriately met and will manage staff expenditures such as overtime, training, mileage and expense reports. The DFM will travel to various facilities within the district and should be prepared to respond when emergencies occur. Previous supervisory experience is required for this position.

Who May Apply

This position, District Facilities Manager (Job Requisition #3122), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact John Hebert at
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.

Class Definition

Administrative, planning, maintenance and supervisory work in a geographic district including facilities at several locations. Facilities include buildings, grounds, and related support systems. Supervision is exercised over Plant Maintenance Supervisors, skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled employees. Incumbents in this class are expected to coordinate the execution of assignments with a significant level of independent judgment concerning oversight of work orders, general preventive maintenance and smaller scale construction projects. Duties are performed under the direction of the Regional Director.

Environmental Factors

Work is performed in both office and field settings, outdoors and inside buildings. Manual dexterity may be needed to operate equipment and use tools. Incumbents must be able to respond anytime when emergencies occur. Incumbents may be required to lift moderate to heavy weights. Travel to various locations requires private means of transportation.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree AND four (4) or more years in building or plant maintenance and repair work INCLUDING three (3) or more as a supervisor.


Associate's degree AND six (6) or more years in building or plant maintenance and repair work INCLUDING three (3) or more as a supervisor.


High School diploma, trade school graduation or equivalent AND eight (8) or more years in building or plant maintenance and repair work INCLUDING three (3) or more as a supervisor.

Preferred Qualifications

A degree or coursework in construction, architectural or engineering or closely related.

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.

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