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Title:  Human Resources Administrator II

Application Deadline Date:  01/27/2020
Req ID:  5083
Department:  Human Resources

Waterbury, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $22.36

Are you an administrative professional who would like to join the administrative unit to provide support to the Department of Human Resources? We are seeking someone with exceptional office skills to include Microsoft Office, WORD and EXCEL. Daily work includes processing a high volume of phone calls, data entry, email communications and filing.
As a member of our administrative unit, you will work closely with several departments within the Agency of Human Services, assisting with the management of the day-to-day operations of the Human Resources office. Excellent verbal and written communications skills are necessary. We are looking for a professional who is detail oriented and can work effectively with all levels of employees and management, organize and prioritize work effectively and adapt to changing demands in a fast paced, ever changing environment. The ability to move from one task to another quickly and efficiently is needed. Working within deadlines is critical for this position. 
Duties include providing follow-up and assistance to team members, supervisors and employees in various departments in such areas as records management, recruitment, position management, entering and maintaining data, and new employee orientation. The Level I and II differ in the level of independent action and duties assigned. Movement from Level One to Level Two may occur after six months at Level One. 

Please include a detailed cover letter that explains how your previous office work, as well as your skills and experience in an office setting, make you the ideal candidate for this fast-paced administrative position.

Who May Apply

This position, Human Resources Administrator II (Job Req #5083), is open to all State employees and external applicants.

Please Note: This position is being recruited at multiple levels. If you would like to be considered for more than one level, you MUST apply to the specific Job Requisition. 

Level #: Human Resources Administrator I (Job Req #5041)

Level #: Human Resources Administrator II (Job Req #5083)

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Terri.Forrest@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

Duties are performed largely in a standard office setting but some travel may be required for which private means of transportation should be available. Some work outside of regular work schedule may be required. Strong differences of opinion may be encountered.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree AND two (2) years or more at or above a technical level in human resources, employment services or labor relations work.


Two years of full-time college coursework OR an associate's degree AND three (3) years or more at or above a technical level in human resources, employment services or labor relations work.


High School diploma or equivalent AND four (4) years or more at or above a technical level in human resources, employment services or labor relations work.


One (1) year or more as a Human Resource Administrator I for the Department of Human Resources.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in public 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.

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