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Title:  Information Technology Project Manager IV

Application Deadline Date:  10/19/2021
Req ID:  21783
Department:  Digital Services Agency
Location: 

Waterbury, VT, US

Position Type:  Limited Service
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $32.62

Overview

The Agency of Digital Services (ADS) is seeking an experienced Project Manager to join ADS's Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO) as an IT Project Manager level IV.  The EPMO is a centralized division comprised of IT Project Managers and IT Business Analysts providing a range of services to partner Agencies across the State of Vermont (SoV) Executive branch.  This position will predominately be focused on IT Projects supporting the Department of Vermont Health Access (DVHA).  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 potential for some telework.

As an IT Project Manager, you will monitor and manage the scope, schedule, and budget of your projects in agile/scrum, hybrid, or traditional waterfall settings such as the specific project requires. Other responsibilities include: completing and maintaining project management deliverables, such as, the Project Charter, Project Schedule, Issue and risk logs, and providing effective and timely communications and project status reports to the Project Sponsor, Project Team, Stakeholders and other interested parties.

Our ideal candidate is self-motivated, able to work under pressure to meet deadlines, is very customer service oriented, and has excellent verbal and written communication skills.  They bring a solid understanding of project management standards as defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI), as well as the agile manifesto and scrum techniques. The ideal candidate has basic to proficient skills in the use of Microsoft project and has experience successfully managing medium to large sized technology projects. Preference will be given to candidates that possess a Project Management Professional certification, agile certification, and experience in use of project management tools such as  CA Clarity, Clarizen, Jira, or Azure DevOps.

Who May Apply

This position, Information Technology Project Manager IV (Job Requisition #21783), 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 III: 21841

Level IV: 21783

If you would like more information about this position, please contact marie.schonholtz@vermont.gov.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

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

AHS BACKGROUND CHECKS: This position will primarily support a department within the Agency of Human Services. 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 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.

OR

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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