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Title:  DDSD Senior Auditor & Program Consultant

Application Deadline Date:  10/26/2021
Req ID:  21735
Department:  Disabilities Aging & Independent Living

Waterbury, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $28.92


Come join the Developmental Disabilities Services Division (DDSD) in challenging, innovative, rewarding and entirely mission driven work. DDSD administers and oversees community-based services delivered by a provider network to support individuals with developmental disabilities to live, work and play in their local communities. This position is integral to the work in program integrity, quality control, and utilization management; will inform and guide payment reform, policy development and implementation; and includes auditing, monitoring and technical assistance to providers. A successful applicant will have experience in systems analytics and tools, as well as Vermont's service delivery system. Remote or hybrid work may be possible.

Who May Apply

This position, DDSD Senior Auditor and Program Consultant (Job Requisition #21735), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Lisa Parro at Lisa.Parro@vermont.gov.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.


AHS BACKGROUND CHECKS:  Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position.  In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.

Beginning September 15, 2021, State of Vermont Executive Branch employees must attest to being fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus or be subject to regular COVID-19 testing and masking requirements.

Environmental Factors

Work is performed primarily in an office setting and in a variety of field situations. Some private means of transportation should be available since travel outside of the worksite will be required. Urgent deadlines can be anticipated. Position will have extensive interactions with community based developmental service providers, external partners, Department of Mental Health counterpart, Department staff, and Department and Division leadership.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in public or business administration or in a human services or health field AND one (1) year or more of experience at a professional level in health care administration, public or business administration, a Medicaid program or in benefits administration.
Bachelor's degree AND two (2) or more years of experience at a professional level in health care administration, public or business administration, a Medicaid program, or in benefits administration.

Preferred Qualifications

Utilization review, compliance, regulatory oversight, and/or research and evaluation experience. Knowledge of the Vermont Medicaid program.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Barre
Nearest Secondary Market: Montpelier