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Company: State of Vermont
Location: Waterbury, VT
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education



Do you like to write?  Work with numbers?  Have a good eye for details? Enjoy working with budgets, spreadsheets, and performance-based data?  Then Economic Services Division's (ESD) Grants and Contracts Unit may be the place for you.  We are looking for a new member to join our close knit team based out of the Waterbury State Office Complex.  Our Unit is made up of a Grants and Contracts Supervisor and two Contract and Grant Administrators that work closely with internal and external partners to support ESD's initiatives and public benefit programs.  This position is anticipated to have a primary focus on the Reach Up and General Assistance Program agreements (contracts, grants, and MOUs).  Great attention to detail, an understanding of financial reconciliation and budgeting, strength-based customer service, proven ability to work independently and juggle competing demands, flexibility, and a willingness to learn are some key qualifications for this position.  Experience with and/or working knowledge of Uniform Guidance and the Agency of Administration's Bulletins 3.5 and 5 are a plus!

Who May Apply

This position, ESD Contracts and Grants Administrator (Job Requisition #14183), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.


AHS BACKGROUND CHECKS:  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.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed in a standard office setting as well as in the field for which private means of transportation should be available. Some evening and weekend work may be necessary. Tact and diplomacy are needed for effective performance. Considerable interaction will occur with human service providers and advocacy groups and other state and federal agencies. Stress may be encountered form deadlines and from operating in a highly publicized and public setting.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduate degree in human services field, education, or public administration AND two (2) years or more of professional experience in human services, education, or public administration.


Bachelor's degree or higher AND four (4) years or more of professional experience in human services, public administration or education.


Associate's degree AND six (6) years or more of professional experience in human services, public administration or education.


High School diploma or equivalent AND eight (8) years or more of professional experience in human services, public administration or education.

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. AHS Affirmative Recruitment

The Vermont Agency of Human Services strives to build a diverse and inclusive community. It is our fundamental belief that in order to create and sustain a healthier Vermont, we as an organization must honor the cultures, beliefs and values of those we serve in order to foster an environment of mutual respect, acceptance and equal opportunity.  We are committed to building and maintaining a multicultural and diverse workforce which reflects the increasing diversity of Vermont. To view the State of Vermont's Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy, please click here.

Equal Opportunity Employer The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

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