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Title:  BGS Master Electrician

Application Deadline Date:  12/04/2022
Req ID:  42466
Department:  Buildings & General Services
Location: 

St Albans, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $23.55

Overview

Buildings & General Services at the State of Vermont has an exciting dynamic opportunity with room for growth as a BGS Master Electrician at Northwest Correctional Facility.


As Master Electrician, you will perform highly-skilled electrical work for the Department of Buildings & General Services (BGS) involving the design, installation and maintenance of routine and complex systems including fire alarm systems. 
This is a full-time position, and the hours are 7:00am to 3:30pm, Monday through Friday. This position reports to the maintenance shop located at the Northwest State Correctional facility. Incumbent must pass a Department of Corrections/VSP background check.


At BGS, you're contributing to a team that provides safe and healthy working environments for those that live and work in Vermont. 


The Department of Buildings and General Services (BGS) is a diverse organization with over 340 employees serving state agencies and department within State Government.  BGS provides the facilities services required for all state agencies and departments to accomplish their missions. As part of the Operations and Maintenance Division you will be an essential team member and part of the largest division in BGS. Please watch this video to learn more about a career with BGS.

Who May Apply

This position, BGS Master Electrician (Job Req. #42466), is open to all State employees and external applicants.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Thomas Pendris at thomas.pendris@vermont.gov.

Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed at state buildings including correctional facilities and psychiatric care facilities. Contact with inmates and patients may be anticipated. Incumbents may encounter harassment or hostile behavior, and must be able to respond in a calm and professional manner. Must be able to climb ladders, lift weights up to 75 pounds, and work in cramped, wet, or poorly ventilated areas. Electrical repairs may entail exposure to live electrical parts, for which protective clothing must be worn. This position may require emergency response to calls outside of regular work hours. Some potential for physical injury may be present. Position requires possession of a valid driver's license.

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent AND must possess a current valid State of Vermont Master Electrician License.

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 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.