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Title:  District Facilities Manager

Application Deadline Date:  05/17/2021
Req ID:  15041
Department:  Buildings & General Services

St Johnsbury, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $28.28


The Department of Buildings and General Services (BGS) at the State of Vermont is seeking a District Facilities Manager (DFM) to oversee the Northeast 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 #15041), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact John Hebert at john.hebert@vermont.gov.
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.

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
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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