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Title:  Military Maintenance Specialist - Temporary

Application Deadline Date:  06/06/2022
Req ID:  27241
Department:  Military

So. Burlington, VT, US

Position Type:  Temporary
Schedule Type:  Part-Time
Hourly Rate:  $17.83


The Military Maintenance Specialist 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, plumbing, electrical, heating, and other systems at military facilities. Incumbent will maintain the grounds, including snow removal in the winter months. May be responsible for operating heavy equipment, including plows with wings. Candidates should have considerable knowledge of various trades, in addition to safety procedures required when preforming construction and repair of building systems.

Who May Apply

This position, Military Maintenance Specialist - Temporary (Job Opening #27241), is open to all State employees and external applicants. This is a temporary position. Temporary work is typically for variable hours and is not expected to be full-time. The State does not guarantee 40 hours of work per week.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Richard McMahon at or (802) 660-5276.
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.
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 four (4) years of combined work experience in building construction or facilities maintenance;


High school diploma and two (2) years of experience in one of the following trades: electrical; plumbing; heating, ventilation and air conditioning; and carpentry,


Possess a journeyman's license in any area of Maintenance or Construction.


Note: Must possess a valid drivers license. 

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

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

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: Burlington Vermont