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Now Hiring in Montpelier - Motorcycle Safety Education Specialist

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The Department of Motor Vehicles seeks a Safety Education Specialist to manage the Vermont Rider Education Program (VREP). This position will be responsible for administrative duties such as managing a grant through the Highway Safety Office, maintaining training records of students and instructors, preparing requests for equipment orders and invoices, providing all required reports to the Motorcycle Safety Foundation, Finance and Logistics, Highway Safety Office and other various reports needed throughout the year. The Specialist will also maintain the VREP Specific information on the DMV Website, review the Motorcycle Driver’s Manual, and suggest changes when necessary. At times, the position will perform Legislative reviews on proposed Motorcycle Legislation.

Duties include, but are not limited to:         

  • Scheduling of classes
  • Processing of class paperwork
  • Hire, train, and certify instructors
  • Maintaining over 100 state-owned training motorcycles, which includes ensuring range markings are visible, ranges have adequate supplies, and some minor maintenance on the motorcycles.
  • Answer emails, phone calls, and in-person inquiries about motorcycle licensing, regulations, and training
  • Work with other state agencies and industry partners

This position is at the Montpelier DMV, but teleworking may be permitted. The Specialist is expected to be in the office at least twice weekly during the off-season and up to 5 during the training season. Some field work is required, and the Specialist will have to travel to various training locations.

The ideal candidate will have a current Motorcycle Endorsement, certification as a Motorcycle Safety Foundation RiderCoach, grants management experience, and strong communication skills.

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.

Total Compensation

You are offered a great career opportunity as a State employee, 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 and a dental plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan
  • State Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance (FMLI)
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Low-cost group life insurance
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program