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Title:  Military Maintenance Specialist II

Application Deadline Date:  02/02/2023
Req ID:  46136
Department:  Military

So. Burlington, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $20.00


The Military Maintenance Specialist II position is responsible for maintenance work and contractor oversight for the Vermont Military Department. Duties include engaging in multiple trades including, but not limited to, carpentry, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, heating, and other maintenance related tasks at military facilities. Incumbent will also maintain the grounds, roads and training areas requiring snow removal in the winter months. The position may be responsible for operating heavy equipment, including loaders, excavators, dozers and heavy trucks equipped with plows and wings. Candidates should have considerable knowledge of various trades, in addition to safety procedures required when preforming construction and repair of facilities.

Who May Apply

This position, Military Maintenance Specialist II (Job Opening #46136), is open to all State employees and external applicants. 
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Keith Tourville at
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.
Special Requirements: Incumbents of this job are issued a Department of Defense Common Access Card (CAC), which is issued only upon passing a federal background check (Tier 1) including a fingerprint-supported criminal record check. Candidates must obtain the CAC for successful completion of original probation. Possession of the CAC is a condition of employment. Additionally, Incumbents of this job may be required to view and access classified information, therefore a favorably adjudicated (Tier 3) Secret Clearance may be required.

Environmental Factors

Work is performed at military facilities in Vermont. An incumbent often works near or with hazardous materials, including ammunition. Work requires entering confined spaces, removing snow on runways, and exposure to loud noises. An incumbent operates heavy equipment, and possession of a Commercial Driver's License is required within six months of hire. Since work is performed at a military installation, an incumbent must be eligible to obtain and hold a secret security clearance issued by the federal government. An incumbent must be able to climb ladders and lift equipment and materials weighing as much as sixty pounds. Work is performed in all kinds of weather. Some work outside of normal working hours may be required, including travel and overnight stay.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent AND five (5) or more years of work experience in building construction and renovation or in the following trades: electrical, plumbing, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, or carpentry.


Note: Applicants must be eligible to receive and maintain Federal secret security clearance.

Note: Possession of a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) is required within six (6) months of employment.

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 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.

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