State Lands Administration Program Manager
State of Vermont | Montpelier, VT
The Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation is recruiting for a State Lands Administration Program Manager. This position will work as part of a team responsible for developing, coordinating, and maintaining the implementation of the Agency of Natural Resources' land administration and management processes and protocols for state owned lands. The successful candidate will have considerable knowledge of policies and practices relating to natural resource management and administration as well as experience with strategic thinking, process improvement, and project management. Extensive interaction will occur with staff from other Divisions, Departments and Agency officials, public and private individuals and groups interested in state owned lands.
Specific duties required of the position will include:
- Facilitation of information sharing and collaboration across the Agency and other sectors of state government.
- Ensure consistent and effective decision making and communication by acting as a hub for information sharing.
- Develop and support implementation of state lands policies.
- Provide oversight and guidance to the process of developing and implementing long range management plans for Agency lands.
- Seek out, monitor and advance appropriate research opportunities to contribute to FPRs proactive approach to emerging issues and ongoing priorities.
- Lead coordination of FPRs collection and maintenance of state lands administration and management data.
- Assist with the development and coordinate implementation and monitoring of various state-wide plans used to guide use and management of state lands and interests.
- Manage the Division's role in permitting activities on state lands.
Who May Apply
This position, State Lands Administration Program Manager (Job Requisition #1437), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Becca.Washburn@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.
Duties are performed in both an office and field setting. Significant travel is required for which private means of transportation must be available. Adversarial opinions may be encountered at public and face-to-face meetings. Significant duty outside of regular working hours may be expected.
Bachelor's degree in a Natural Resources or closely related field and five (5) years of work experience in the management and administration of land.
Master's degree in Natural Resources or closely related field and two (2) years of work experience in the management and administration of land.
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
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