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Title:  Military Maintenance Specialist

Application Deadline Date:  03/10/2021
Req ID:  12463
Department:  Military

So. Burlington, VT, US

Position Type:  Limited Service
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $18.07


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. This position will work Monday through Friday, with some overtime and on-call hours.

Who May Apply

This position, Military Maintenance Specialist (#12351), is open to all State employees and external applicants.

This is a Limited Service position, which is non-tenured and authorized for a specific period of time. Limited Service positions are established for specially funded projects or programs.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Richard McMahon at richard.mcmahon.1@us.af.mil 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.


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.

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.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Burlington Vermont