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Title:  Vermont Emergency Management Deputy Director

Application Deadline Date:  05/25/2022
Req ID:  33961
Department:  Public Safety

Waterbury, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $37.18


The Department of Public Safety is seeking a Deputy Director for the Vermont Emergency Management division. The Deputy Director supervises four Section Chiefs and provides oversight of division operations. This dynamic position is integral to implementing strategy at the division level and leading in the place of the Division Director when necessary. Deployment in the State Emergency Operations Center is expected during activations. The position is primarily located in Waterbury, but telework options are available.

Who May Apply

This position, Vermont Emergency Management Deputy Director (#33961), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Erica Bornemann at erica.bornemann@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.
PUBLIC SAFETY BACKGROUND CHECKS: Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position to include Motor Vehicle/Criminal Records, Personal History, Credit and any additional background check(s).

Environmental Factors

Normal office working conditions generally prevail with some required travel to various localities throughout the State for which private means of transportation may be required. Emergency management drills and actual emergencies require performance outside of normal duty hours. On-call status may be required during certain periods.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree AND four (4) or more years of experience at a professional level in program and policy planning, development, administration or evaluation, INCLUDING three (3) years of supervisory experience.


Bachelor's degree AND six (6) or more years of experience at a professional level in program and policy planning, development, administration or evaluation, INCLUDING three (3) years of supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications

 Experience in emergency management or emergency services.

Special Requirements

Applicants will undergo a background check consisting of motor vehicle and criminal records.

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 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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