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Administrative Services Technician IV

State of Vermont | Rutland, VT 05701

State of Vermont


This position coordinates the administration of a variety of functions of a major division, department or agency. Evaluates and uses information to make recommendations; provide guidance on applying administrative requirements to varying situations; recommend changes to office procedures to adopt management decisions and policies; and identify problems in administrative workflow, evaluate and recommend alternative administrative processes. Supervision is exercised over clerical and/or administrative subordinates. Work is performed under the general supervision of an administrative superior.

Examples of Work:
Coordinates support and office functions. Supervises clerical or administrative staff including participating in the interviewing and hiring process. Formulates and recommends policies relative to management; assists in the implementation of policies upon approval; and assists in evaluating effectiveness. Interprets rules, regulations and policies to all employees assigned to the office. Prepares and retains complete inventory of all items purchased by an office. May be responsible for personnel administration. Serves as liaison with administrative staff concerning office, fiscal and personnel matters. Addresses all situations and resolves problems relating to the operation of the office. Resolves personnel problems in the office. Represents office at meetings and seminars. Keeps time and attendance records. Maintains ledger of budgeted expenditures and makes recommendations and requests regarding needs. Prepares and maintains comprehensive office records and reports. May be responsible for budget development, analysis or ongoing monitoring to ensure compliance with budgetary directives, policies, regulations and limitations. Answers correspondence as required. Performs related duties as required. Rutland Family Services is one of the DCF offices that provide support for children and families in Rutland County. Any interested applicants should have a comfortable skill to support them and recognize that the employee is privy to sensitive family situations and understand the need for confidentiality for these families. Additionally, this work can come with emotional components especially in the area of child safety, and it would be the ideal applicant that can balance this critical piece.

Who May Apply

This position, Administrative Services Technician IV (Job Requisition #1910) , is open to all State employees and external applicants.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Jennifer Burkey at .

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.

Class Definition

Performs routine administrative duties in the day to day functions of a division, office, or department requiring independence, judgment, and initiative in determining office needs, in prioritizing and organizing work, and in determining the appropriate action to be taken. Work is performed under the general supervision of an administrative superior.

Environmental Factors

Work is performed in a standard office setting.

Minimum Qualifications

High school graduation or equivalent and one (1) year of experience providing administrative-level support to a business or organization.


One (1) year of College level study in accounting, business or public administration, office administration or a related field.


One (1) year as an Administrative Services Technician III with the State of Vermont.

Special Requirements

For some positions experience working with the VISION system (VISION is the State of Vermont PeopleSoft financial management system) may be 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.

AHS Affirmative

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.

Nearest Major Market: Vermont

Job Code: 1910
Posted On: 06/09/192019-06-09
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Telecommute: No
Categories: Admin - Clerical
Job Status: Full Time
Similar Jobs: Within 25 miles of 05701, Admin - Clerical

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