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Records and Information Management (RIM) Specialist III

State of Vermont | Middlesex, VT 05602

State of Vermont


The Vermont State Archives and Records Administration (VSARA) and the Vermont Department of Public Safety (DPS) have a unique opportunity for an emerging information management leader to establish and implement a sustainable law enforcement records and information management (RIM) program within DPS and the State of Vermont. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Vermont State Archivist/Chief Records Officer and the DPS Commissioner or his/her designee and the position has promotion potential within DPS under the RIM Specialist job series.

In accordance with VSARA policies and standards, the Law Enforcement RIM Specialist III oversees projects related to record scheduling and specific functional operations of the DPS RIM Program. Duties include identifying, classifying and analyzing recordkeeping requirements to develop new record schedules or update existing ones; processing requests for public records in accordance with the Vermont Public Records Act; and providing full RIM consultative and outreach services to DPS employees and local law enforcement officials. DPS includes the Vermont State Police, Vermont Emergency Management, Vermont Crime Information Center, Radio Technology Services, Vermont Forensics Lab, and the Division of Fire Safety.

Work includes collaborating with attorneys, technologists, business managers, and functions-based personnel, as well as colleagues and superiors, to formulate law enforcement RIM policies and to develop and implement systems and services to strategically fulfill mission-critical informational needs. The ability to assist with identifying, recommending and planning for current and future DPS RIM programming and service needs and to lead change, as appropriate, is a core responsibility of this position.
Advanced knowledge of Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles (the "Principles") and industry standards and best practices, particularly in law enforcement records creation and use and information technology, are essential. Previous experience working with law enforcement records and data in a government agency is preferred.

Who May Apply

This position, Records and Information Management (RIM) Specialist III (Job Req #1680) , 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.

Level #: II, Job requisition 1701

Level #:III, Job requisition 1680

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Tanya Marshall at .

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).

Class Definition

This is the third level of five in the Records and Information Management (RIM) Specialist series. Incumbents perform advanced RIM functions under the statewide RIM program (3 V.S.A. 117) or an agency/department RIM program (1 V.S.A. 317a and/or 3 V.S.A. 218) and oversee specific RIM and RIM-related projects and initiatives. Work is performed under the general supervision of a senior team member or supervisor and class incumbents may supervise two or more subordinates.

Environmental Factors

Work is performed in a standard office setting, but some travel may be required for which private means of transportation should be available.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree or higher in archives, library or information science or in the broader information management field


Professional designation of (or eligibility for) Certified Records Manager (CRM) or Certified Records Analyst (CRA) by the Institute of Certified Records Managers (ICRM); AND two (2) years or more of professional RIM work at the RIM Specialist II level or equivalent.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Barre
Nearest Secondary Market: Montpelier

Job Code: 1680
Posted On: 05/04/192019-05-04
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Telecommute: No
Categories: Management
Job Status: Full Time
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