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Title:  Public Health IT Project Manager II

Application Deadline Date:  12/11/2022
Req ID:  37421
Department:  Digital Services Agency

Waterbury, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $26.42


We have an exciting opportunity for someone looking to grow their project management skills and experience on projects managed via hybrid Agile approach to do work that matters. Individuals with experience in the public health sector as a Scrum Master or Project Coordinator are also encouraged to apply.


As a member of the Agency of Digital Services (ADS) Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO) team assigned primarily to the Vermont Department of Health (VDH), you will work hand in hand with public health professionals, ADS Project Managment staff, ADS developers and 3rd party vendors to implement systems critical to the work of protecting and improving the health of Vermonters.


You will be part of a team that supports the many domains of public health - from environmental health to disease prevention, health promotion, epidemiology, and vital statistics. This includes addressing a diverse range of business needs from monitoring drinking water quality to assuring children receive appropriate childhood screenings, or that high quality, secure data is available to those engaged in efforts such as responding to the Covid-19 pandemic or prevention and treatment of substance use disorders.


This work will typically occur in the context of projects managed using a hybrid Agile Scrum approach. As a member of a team, you will grow your skills while supporting the business partner to achieve success in meeting their technology needs. Serving in a partnership role you will be part of the team that is facilitating vision, release, and iteration planning as well as leading daily scrums and working to address barriers to progress of the team.


This position is based at the Waterbury State Office Complex in Waterbury Vermont. Onsite work should be expected with the position currently approved by the supervisor to work up to 4 days remotely with one day onsite.

Who May Apply

This position, Public Health IT Project Manager II (Job Requisition #37421), 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 II: Job Requisition #37421
  • Level III: Job Requisition #37003


If you would like more information about this position, please contact Lisbeth Kokx at
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.


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

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

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or an Information Technology field


Three (3) years or more of experience in the field of information technology including one (1) year or more where the primary role was a project manager.


Certification as a Project Manager Professional AND one (1) year 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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