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Title:  Information Technology Project Manager I - Limited Service

Application Deadline Date:  11/30/2022
Req ID:  42502
Department:  Digital Services Agency

Waterbury, VT, US

Position Type:  Limited Service
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $23.55


The Agency of Digital Services (ADS) is seeking a self-motivated candidate who is interested in being the coordinator of a technology related activity to keep team members organized, accomplishing tasks timely, and supporting senior level peers charged with implement technology projects. This position is an entry-level Project Manager who would join the ADS's Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO) as an IT Project Manager level one. Strong health insurance benefits, a pension plan, a deferred compensation plan and reimbursement for continuing education are just a few of the benefits of working for the State of Vermont. We have standard work schedule of Monday through Friday, 7:45am-4:30pm with some flexibility in these hours and the current ability to telework four days a week.


This is the first level of five in the Information Technology (IT) Project Manager series. Incumbents perform project management at an entry level for a department or agency of Vermont State Government where, because of the structure of assignments, decision making, and complexity are limited to carrying out established work processes and operations. Work is performed under the direct guidance of a senior level team member.


Examples of work involve coordination and project management support of technology and technology related projects. A project manager at this level work with information technology (IT) staff, subject matter experts (SMEs), and program leaders to coordinate the planning, organizing, implementing, and enhancing of information systems and services for the State of Vermont. Creating, and documenting project work plans, including scope, schedule, and cost, and revising as appropriate. Identifying and coordinating assignment of resources and ensuring resource plan is carried out consistent with overall project goals and schedule. Monitoring and controlling day to day project aspects of one or more projects. Reviewing deliverables prepared by vendor to ensure consistency with requirements and recommends acceptance or rework. Developing and vetting risk mitigation plans. Being responsible for document management, including version control, and creation of project records.


This position is being recruited at multiple levels; you MUST apply to each posting for consideration for the others.
'Limited Service' classification only refers to how the position is funded. Funding is validated every three years. All benefits understood to apply to 'classified' employees apply to positions identified as limited service.

Who May Apply

This position, Information Technology Project Manager I - Limited Service (Job Requisition #42502), is open to all State employees and external applicants. It 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 the duration of this position or other details, please contact Serena Kemp at


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 I: #42502

Level II: #42521

Level III: #42522

Level IV: #42523


A fingerprint-supported background check may be required based on the assigned job duties and location.

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 a standard office setting, but some travel may be required for which private means of transportation should be available. Work outside of regular business hours may be expected.

Minimum Qualifications

Two (2) years or more of experience in the field of information technology with one (1) year or more where the primary role was project manager.


Certification as a Project Management Professional.

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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