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Company: State of Vermont
Location: Newbury, VT
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education



This is an entry-level position for maintenance work for the Agency of Transportation (VTrans). The Transportation Apprentice Maintenance Worker (TAMW) performs various laboring and semi-skilled tasks while being closely supervised by higher-level maintenance workers. As the TAMW completes training and gains skills, greater work independence is expected. The TAMW gains basic skills and knowledge in the use of hand and power tools. Required on-the-job training advances and applies knowledge and developed skills to road maintenance and repair work. These are great opportunities with room for advancement.

Who May Apply

This position, Transportation Apprentice Maintenance Worker (Job Req #13363), 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.

  • Transportation Apprentice Maintenance Worker (#13363)
  • Transportation Journeyman Maintenance Worker (#13342)

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Kevin Gadapee at or (802) 751-0211.
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

Duties require working in extreme outdoor weather conditions. All employees may be required to report to work outside of their work schedule and must be reachable by phone. Dangers are present when work is performed near heavy equipment, hazardous materials, and roadside litter. Employees may be exposed to blood and airborne pathogens. Hazards are always present when working on the roads as traffic passes. An incumbent must be able to use tools and equipment commonly used in routine maintenance work as well as lift materials commonly used in routine maintenance work. Participation in a random drug and alcohol-testing program is required prior to operation of vehicles or operating equipment. Overtime work is required, particularly during the winter months, and is considered a condition of employment.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent.

Special Requirements

An incumbent must live within reasonable proximity of assigned workstation.

Possession of a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) is required for the successful completion of original probation.

Transportation Apprentice Maintenance Workers may be promoted to Transportation Journeyman Maintenance Worker upon completion of at least one year of work experience/training as a TAMW, satisfactory performance evaluation(s), demonstrated knowledge of road maintenance and repair work, and completion of all VTrans Training Center (VTTC) required coursework within the Job Development Plan (JDP).

Note: A valid driver's license is required.

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

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