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Title:  Information Technology Project Manager IV - Limited Service

Application Deadline Date:  11/30/2022
Req ID:  42523
Department:  Digital Services Agency

Waterbury, VT, US

Position Type:  Limited Service
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $33.60


The Agency of Digital Services (ADS) is seeking a senior-level Project Manager to join ADS's Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO) as an IT Project Manager level IV. 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 a 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 fourth level of five in the Information Technology (IT) Project Manager series. Duties involve professional oversight and management of technology related projects. In collaboration with state agency project team leaders, project managers ensure projects are properly planned and implemented to meet the business purpose of the agency and/or project sponsor. Class incumbents may supervise one or more subordinates. Work is usually self-directed with limited general supervision of executive management. 


Examples of work include independently creating, baselining, and executing project work plans, including scope, schedule, and cost, and revises as appropriate. Identifying and coordinating assignment of resources and ensures resource plan is carried out consistent with overall project goals and schedule. Project managers at this level independently monitor and control day to day operational aspects of one or more projects and may also provide oversight of a project portfolio. Reviewing deliverables prepared by vendor to ensure consistency with requirements and recommends acceptance or rework. Minimizes risk to State of Vermont and project sponsors through leadership of risk mitigation planning. Accomplishing document management, including version control, and creating project records. Accomplishing earned value management calculations and reporting by tracking team hours, progress in terms of scope, and expenses. Developing, monitoring, and tracking project budgets. Preparing and presenting information to management or the legislature. Supervise and/or mentor junior staff for both project and career growth and make staff development recommendations.


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 IV - Limited Service (Job Requisition #42523), 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

Five (5) years or more of experience in the field of information technology where the primary role was project manager.


Certification as a Project Management Professional AND three (3) years or more of experience in the field of information technology where the primary role was project manager.

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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