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Whether you already call Vermont home or are considering a change of pace, it's hard to imagine a better place to live and work. Vermont is a scenic and beautiful place with sparkling lakes, abundant hills and mountains, tree-lined lanes and rich farmlands. The scale is small and the communities close-knit. The pace is relaxed, but don’t let Vermont’s rural character mislead you – the hills are very much alive with a vibrant cultural scene. Vermont’s lifestyle is hard to match. Clean mountain air, a breathtaking vista around every bend, year-round recreation including skiing, hiking, biking, golfing, sailing - these are just a few of the reasons Vermont is regularly ranked among the nation's most desirable places to live.
Employees of the State of Vermont receive competitive wages and are eligible for periodic cost of living increases, as well as "step increases" in wages, which are based on longevity. In addition, employees are eligible for merit awards and bonuses for outstanding performance. But there’s more than a paycheck. The State of Vermont’s total compensation package for employees features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your salary. Health/Dental/Life Insurance Several health plans are available to meet the specific needs of you and your family. The State covers 80% of the premium costs. Employees may continue health coverage as an eligible retiree. Dental coverage for employees and their families is provided at no cost. Life Insurance is available to employees at very low group rates. Vacation and Leave State employees receive 12 paid holidays each year. Full-time employees receive between 12 and 24 vacation days per year, depending on length of service, and 12 days of sick leave. Part-time employees receive vacation and sick leave based on hours worked. Other leave options include personal, military, educational and family/medical leave. Retirement The Vermont State Employee Retirement System is a pension plan. Under this defined benefit plan, employees and the State make contributions to the trust fund. Retirement income is based on your final average salary and credited years of service when you retire. Deferred Compensation (457 Plan) Through the convenience of payroll deduction, you may invest part of your income in a tax-deferred, self-directed investment program. Flexible Spending Account The State's Flexible Spending Account Plan allows you to deposit money on a pre-tax basis to into an account that you can then use for reimbursement of out-of-pocket medical/dental expenses and/or work-related elder or child care expenses. Tuition Reimbursement For employees pursuing further post secondary or graduate level education, the State offers up to 80% reimbursement for as many as 12 credits in a fiscal year. Employee Assistance Program This program provides free, confidential counseling for work, personal or family problems. Child Care Employees have access to a free service for information and referrals to childcare providers. In addition, based on eligibility criteria, a direct cash reimbursement of up to $1,000.00 for work-related child expenses is available. Wellness Program This program offers free on-site clinics offering health screening and one-on-one health counseling and education. Employee Credit Union Employees are eligible to become a member of the State Employee Credit Union. Flexible Work Schedules While most employees work a forty-hour workweek, with a standard schedule of 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, many agencies offer flexible work schedules.
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Contact: Department of Human Resources Recruitment Services Division
Location: 120 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05620-2505
For assistance, during business hours Monday - Friday 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. E.S.T. call toll-free (885)828-6700, option 1, then option 4 (voice) or (800) 253-0191 (TTY/Relay Service).