Transportation Policy Analyst I / II

Vermont Agency of Transportation

Barre, VT United States

Vermont Agency of Transportation

Barre, VT United States

 

Title: AOT Policy Analyst I / II

Application Deadline Date: 10/26/2021

Req ID: 22225

Department: Transportation Agency

Location: Barre, VT, US

Position Type: Permanent

Schedule Type: Full Time

Hourly Rate: $25.65

 

Overview

The Policy, Planning and Research Bureau of the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) has an exciting opportunity in Barre, VT for an experienced policy analyst accustomed to working in a fast-paced, innovative environment. We are seeking to hire one person at either the AOT Policy Analyst I or AOT Policy Analyst II level.

You will work collaboratively with colleagues at VTrans to evaluate policy options and prepare policy analyses and planning documents that address pressing transportation policy issues facing Vermont and to inform Agency activities and legislation. This is a multidisciplinary position with major responsibilities including, among others, state legislative tracking, cross border policy and planning, preparation of federal grant applications, program implementation support, and support for environmental initiatives and the State Infrastructure Bank. We are looking for an effective communicator with demonstrated skills in transportation policy analysis who can shift rapidly between assignments and enjoys working across various transportation policy areas. Occasional travel to night meetings, conferences and training is required. Some limited telework may be allowed depending on the Agency's needs.

Please refer to the DHR site for the full job specification.

 

Who May Apply

This position, AOT Policy Analyst I (#22225), 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.

  • AOT Policy Analyst I (#22225)
  • AOT Policy Analyst II (#22281)

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Costa Pappis at costa.pappis@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.

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

Normal office working conditions general apply. Incumbents must be prepared to attend national and international meetings and conferences, and stakeholder and public meetings which may occur outside normal working hours. Meetings will require travel for which private means of transportation should be available. Some work outside of regular work schedule may be anticipated. Interaction with a variety of persons may generate strong differences of opinion.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in public administration, business administration, engineering, economics, statistics, transportation planning, or related field AND two (2) years progressively responsible experience in transportation planning or policy analysis; public administration, local, regional, state, or land use planning; or analysis of community planning.

OR

Bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration, engineering, economics, statistics, transportation planning, or related field AND four (4) years progressively responsible experience in transportation planning or policy analysis; public administration, local, regional, state, or land use planning; or analysis of community planning.

OR

High school diploma or equivalent AND six (6) years progressively responsible experience in transportation planning or policy analysis; public administration, local, regional, state, or land use planning; or analysis of community planning.

 

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.

https://careers.vermont.gov/job/Barre-AOT-Policy-Analyst-I-VT-05641/798182000/

or

https://careers.vermont.gov/job/Barre-AOT-Policy-Analyst-II-VT-05641/798182300/

Experience Level
Mid I (1-4 years)
AICP Level
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Specialty
Transportation Planning
Salary Range
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