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Ceres Collaborative/ SLANG Worldwide
Location: Chittenden County,

Job Summary

Ceres Collaborative is seeking experienced individuals to assist with the daily operations of a Burlington adult-use cannabis dispensary. The dispensary will be open in October 2022, Tuesday through Sunday, 10 am to 8 pm. We are looking for full-time employees. Both four 10-hour workday weeks and five 8-hour workday weeks will be available.

The ideal candidate is someone who wants to contribute to the success of a company who is an industry leader and known for setting the bar high!  We’re looking for a motivated individual who will excel as a team member in a fast-paced, non-stop environment, and will help us grow our amazing company culture!

Responsibilities & Duties

Dispensary Sales Associate sells cannabis products to adults 21+

  • Greets customers and checks customer IDs upon entering the building and prior to completing the sale.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of all products, ingredients, dosages, and methods of administration.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of all dispensary operations, state laws, and company policies.
  • Assists customers by providing information, education, and support as needed.
  • Processes transactions through the POS and confirms accurate payment is received.
  • Maintains a clean and organized register, and in conjunction with entire staff, a clean and organized dispensary store location.
  • Fulfills online and kiosk pre-orders, ensuring accuracy of inventory selected.
  • Covers dispensary roles as needed.

Qualifications & Skills

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, six months of relevant work experience.
  • Knowledge of principles of providing customer service and personal services, including needs assessment, meeting quality standards for service, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Knowledge of principles of showing, promoting, and selling products.
  • Strong speaking skills to convey information and provide assistance.
  • Strong active listening skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Must successfully pass a thorough background check prior to hire, and each successive year during employment.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Starting hourly rate is $16.00 – $18.00 dependent on experience
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • 401k savings plan with employer match
  • Generous time off policies
  • An opportunity to contribute to a lasting cannabis legacy

Equal Opportunity

SLANG is an equal opportunity employer who celebrates diversity. Your gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, or skin color won’t make a difference here. If you’re smart and good at what you do, come as you are.

 

Vermont Community Foundation
Location: Addison County, Chittenden County, Franklin County, Grand Isle County, Lamoille County, Orange County, Rutland County, Washington County, Windsor County,

The Community Foundation is looking for a Gift Processing Specialist to join our Philanthropy team. This position will be responsible for processing cash, wire, online, and giving platform gifts, as well as performing moderately complex data entry and provides gift notification to appropriate staff, gift reporting, and data analysis on a regular and ad hoc basis.

 

This position requires a detail-oriented, highly dependable, and self-motivated professional with data entry experience who possesses the ability to prioritize, adjust to a variable volume of workload, and a high degree of integrity. Excellent time management and the ability to work with and maintain confidential information is a must.

 

If this sounds like a good fit for you, please review the complete job description at vermontcf.org/careers/. Qualified applicants may send their resume and cover letter to careers@vermontcf.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Upper Valley Haven
Location: Windsor County,

The Upper Valley Haven provides temporary shelter, supportive housing, food, and problem solving to those in need. We are a hardworking, vibrant, and agile team that navigates a complex environment of service within a culture of cooperation. We seek connection and resolve to stand together during challenges and acknowledge each other’s value. We validate feelings, honor differences, and celebrate victories. We strive to support the well-being and the personal and professional growth of our team members.

 

At the Haven, we invest in our team by providing outstanding benefits, cultivating a culture focused on their well-being and personal and professional growth, and offering opportunities to be involved in shaping the organization.

 

Overview

We are seeking open-minded, strengths-based candidates who have experience working collaboratively with community partners, have strong relationship skills, and are invested in working with children and families who have experienced trauma. This position is in our Byrne Family Shelter which provides temporary emergency housing for up to 8 families. In this role, you will build trusting relationships and help our clients access resources to obtain and/or sustain permanent housing and support them in achieving their goals.

 

Benefits

Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, paid holidays, generous paid time off, life insurance, and a matching 403(b) retirement plan. We invest in the growth and development of our staff with a role-based, funded learning and development plan. Staff are encouraged to participate in staff-led committees to identify and advance organizational initiatives. And, we are a dog-friendly workplace.

 

Compensation

This is a full-time, Monday to Friday position and the salary range is $42,700 to $55,300 depending on education and experience.  Some evening hours may be required.

 

Requirements

Critical to the success of this position are:

  • Strong advocacy and crisis-management skills
  • Authenticity, resiliency, and flexibility
  • Able to work both independently and in collaboration with co-workers and community partners
  • Empathetic, creative, and takes a strengths-based approach to building relationships and solving problems
  • Knowledge of family systems and child development and trauma

 

Qualified applicants will have a BA or MA in Human Services/Social Work and have experience with family systems and knowledge of child development and childhood trauma. This full-time position will receive supervision from a Licensed Clinician.

 

 

Governor's Institutes of Vermont
Location: Chittenden County, Remote,

The Governor’s Institutes of Vermont (GIV) is a nonprofit helping Vermont teenagers find career pathways and community. This summer more than 500 young people connected with mentors in medicine, engineering, environmental science, business, and the arts and humanities!

We are looking for an Outreach & Communications Manager to join our team! Do you love talking with people and sharing your excitement? Are you skilled at using backend technology and data to make an impact? If you have marketing and sales experience, and a passion for inspiring and empowering young people, we would love to hear from you! 

This is a full-time exempt position, with one day/week in our Winooski office. Folks outside of Chittenden County are encouraged to apply! Salary range is $45-50k and the benefits package includes generous paid time off.

Please visit http://giv.org/jobs for more information about the role and how to apply.

Hula
Location: Chittenden County,

Hula is a curated creative tech campus in Burlington’s South End situated on the shore of Lake Champlain. The Hula campus is an idyllic setting for scaling businesses to recruit top talent, maximize productivity, access necessary growth capital, and foster a healthy and active company culture. The Hula team is expanding and is searching for a motivated, entrepreneurial individual to fill the role of Community Associate. This individual will assist in day-to-day operations and community management. This role is highly dynamic and requires strong verbal and written interpersonal skills.

As a Community Associate, you will be the primary point of contact for our diverse community of coworking members and tenants. You will report to the Hula campus each day to support the Operations team to achieve the following:

 

  • Build a welcoming and collaborative community environment amongst our members through events and building relationships between members.
  • Ensure the Hula campus is fully operational and processes are running efficiently.
  • Take direction from the Community Manager to support the community as necessary.

Front Desk Management

  • Cover the front desk during the building’s set business hours and be an on-site point of contact, easily located within Hula Building 50 at the front desk
  • Greet members and guests with a warm and welcoming demeanor
  • Ensure all visiting guests sign-in and are in accordance with Hula’s guest policy
  • Learn the names of members and guests with the goal of building relationships in order to facilitate the sense of community Hula is known for
  • Anticipate member and guest needs before they arise using relevant information collected about members to enhance and personalize their experience
  • Ensure building specific forms are up to date including pet forms, filming requests, bike room requests, conference space requests, etc.
  • Keep the front desk clean and organized
  • Notify members of any food deliveries and couriers
  • Answer any questions from members and guests related to the building including way-finding, policies and procedures, community etiquette, etc.
  • Manage building operations to ensure highest level of member satisfaction including oversight of cleaning staff, sustainability goals, stocking of consumables.

Events + Membership Engagement

  • Provide feedback on programming types (based on member makeup) and evaluate events based on attendance, satisfaction, and impact on the appropriate event team
  • Consistently celebrate members’ successes and milestones through gifts and notes
  • Distribute all necessary info to promote events on the Hula campus. This includes creation and posting of weekly events posters and individual event posters
  • Ensure building-specific operational requirements are met for each event (lighting, HVAC, furniture placement, etc.)
  • Input notes into Nexudus (tenant management system) about members
  • Identify and execute opportunities to connect members with each other
  • Know and recommend local restaurants, food delivery services, catering options, team outing venues, post office, shipping center, supply store, etc.
  • Be active on the Hula community network to engage members
  • Know and explain Hula policies and procedures and communicate, inform, and update members on building issues
  • Ensure music levels and lighting are appropriate to the day part and occasion
  • Assist in the set-up and execution of private events, welcome guests, and ensure all client specifications are met

Building Operations + Management

  • Write and send broadcasts relating to building updates, on-site events, construction, etc.
  • Receive, process, sort, and organize all mail
  • Follow mailroom protocol outlined by the Community Lead
  • Track, audit, and organize digital keys collected and distributed
  • Update digital keys and key cards upon move-out
  • Review location and how to use each piece of Emergency Equipment
  • Provide support for an automated coffee machine for guests and members
  • Provide support for Hula’s bikeshare program

 

 

About You

We’d love to hear from you if you meet the qualifications below:

  • College graduate, four-year degree preferred
  • Customer service and/or sales experience a plus
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal, multitasking, & problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrate integrity, dependability, responsibility, accountability, self-awareness, work ethic, and compassion
  • Passion for entrepreneurial communities
  • Passion and understanding of Hula’s mission and values
  • Proficient in basic computer skills
  • Tech savvy – not afraid to troubleshoot AV, lighting controls, Wi-Fi, etc.
Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission
Location: Chittenden County,

Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) is seeking to hire a full-time Equity and Engagement Manager to lead organizational and project-specific equity and racial justice efforts. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Develop, execute, and monitor strategies in alignment with the federal requirements and CCRPC’s equity and racial justice goals to center justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in all facets of the CCRPC’s work; build relationships with diverse populations; and leverage resources to become a regional equity leader.

The ideal candidate has an in-depth knowledge of best practices to address equity and familiarity with public engagement, public policy analysis, organizational and program design, and implementation demonstrated through a combination of education and at least 3 – 5 years of relevant work experience. This position will work closely with CCRPC’s newly forming Equity Advisory Committee to implement CCRPC’s priority equity and engagement initiatives. A full job description is available at https://www.ccrpcvt.org/jobs.

CCRPC is the regional planning agency for the greater Burlington region in Vermont. Our offices are in downtown Winooski along the river in a great walking environment with a variety of restaurants, services and businesses. The workplace is supportive, friendly, and flexible. During the pandemic, employees may work from home or in the office.

The individual selected must be a self-starter, able to work independently and meet deadlines. Regular night meetings and in-person meetings (when the pandemic allows) will be expected. Valid driver’s license required. Salary is expected to be $65,000-75,000.

Please send a letter of interest and resume to Charlie Baker, Executive Director, at: cbaker@ccrpcvt.org. For full consideration, apply by September 2, 2022. Interviews will be virtual. The position will remain open until filled.

The CCRPC believes a diverse and culturally proficient staff are pivotal to creating an environment free of inequities. Accordingly, the CCRPC seeks to provide our membership and community with services enhanced by the professional contributions of culturally competent representatives of different races, socioeconomic backgrounds, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, physical ability, age, and sexual orientation. Successful candidates must be committed to working effectively with diverse community populations and expected to strengthen such capacity if hired. CCRPC is an equal opportunity employer.

At CCRPC, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Vermont Department of Taxes
Location: Orange County,

There has never been a better time to bring your values and talents to the collaborative team at the Vermont Department of Taxes. The rewarding work we do supports this brave little state and helps shape its future. We work with proven, dynamic technologies to fund initiatives that preserve the environment, build vibrant communities, strengthen families, and so much more. Discover new opportunities, learn new skills, and solve problems with our dedicated and supportive team.

Do you enjoy helping others solve problems? Do you want your workday to be meaningful and have a real, positive impact? This Tax Compliance Officer position might be a great job for you! The Tax Department is seeing a clear and careful communicator to join our collections team. You will help taxpayers get back on track, ensure they understand their tax obligations and develop a plan best suited to their unique financial situation.

This position offers professional development opportunities, a career ladder, as well as generous medical, leave, and retirement benefits. Starting annual salary is negotiable based on qualifications and ranges from $46,363.20 – $62,691.20.

About the Compliance Division
The Compliance Division is a close-knit team that works to supervise the equitable and appropriate payment of Vermont taxes. Our work reduces problems of delinquency and tax underpayment through early intervention and educational assistance, to ensure that taxpayers are compliant with the law. We work. Our Division consists of field and desk auditors, as well as collections staff. In general, our teams work from home four days per week, and work in office one day per week.

Telework
Our Department embraces the benefits of telework and most employees are eligible to telework up to four days per week. Telework requires approval and must be in accordance with Department and State of Vermont policies.

Who May Apply
This position, Tax Compliance Officer II (Job Requisition #38884), 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 #38884
Level III: Job Requisition #38691
Level IV: Job Requisition #38901

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Steven Martel at Steven.Martel@vermont.gov.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

VERMONT DEPARTMENT OF TAXES (VDT) BACKGROUND CHECKS: This position will primarily support the Department of Taxes. Candidates must agree to be fingerprinted and pass a background check to be eligible for this position, which will involve access to sensitive federal tax information. Background checks are required by the Internal Revenue Service and are authorized under Vermont law. 3 V.S.A. § 241. In accordance with VDT Standard Operating Procedure 2018-01, Background Investigations, Vermont and national criminal record checks will be conducted on all candidates. Candidates will have the right to withdraw their application before fingerprinting or a background check is conducted.

Environmental Factors
Duties are performed primarily in a standard office setting. Workload is consistently heavy with constant need for prompt and accurate decision making. Duties involve sensitive, sometimes controversial subject which may lead to emotional and adversarial situations. Incumbents must be able to function independently in a confrontational, even hostile environment, must be able to prioritize their own workload and multi-task effectively. Duties are highly confidential in nature. Occasional travel may require use of state vehicle or private means of transportation.

Minimum Qualifications
Two (2) years or more of experience in collection of debts, adjustment of claims, determination of financial responsibility, handling accounts receivable, negotiating, or investigation of financial background.

OR

Three (3) years of more of experience in tax preparation or relatable customer service experience.

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 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.

Vermont Foodbank
Location: Washington County,

Equity People & Culture Coordinator 

 

The Vermont Foodbank seeks a self-motivated, energetic EPeC Coordinator This full time position reports to the Director of Administration. The primary components of this position include supporting supervisors and staff in a number of Administrative and EPeC related areas. The ability to maintain complex schedules and manage multiple administrative priorities at once is essential in this position. Ideal candidates should be adaptable, resourceful, and good problem solvers. Applicants should also be willing and able to perform a variety of administrative and HR tasks. Attached is the job description with additional details regarding this position. 

 

The selected candidate will join an energetic, empowered, collaborative team that derives joy from the work and is wholly dedicated to VF’s mission. A significant portion of this position’s workload will be handled on-site at the Barre facility. This position may require some nights and weekends, with the ability to be able to travel if needed. The Vermont Foodbank’s work culture is progressive, forward thinking, and equity minded. Staff have the opportunity to fully develop their potential in a variety of ways: as organizational leaders, in shaping programs and advocacy efforts, and in working towards a future where everyone in Vermont has enough food every day. 

 

To apply for this position, please visit  https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/1237788/Vermont-Foodbank/Equity-People-Culture-Coordinator and submit an employment application with a resume and cover letter attached. This position is a full time hourly position with the pay anticipated to start at $19.71 to $22.50 an hour ($41000 to $45,350 annually) depending on relevant education, experience or other. 

 

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and seek to bring our values of diversity and inclusion to our hiring process. Beyond our commitment to non-discrimination, we encourage applications from candidates who can contribute to the diversity of our organization and who have lived experience of inequity. 

VEIC
Location: Remote,

VEIC is a sustainable energy company on a mission to generate the energy solutions the world needs. For more than 30 years, VEIC has worked with governments, utilities, foundations, and businesses across North America to design and deploy clean-energy services spanning energy efficiency, building decarbonization, transportation electrification, and a clean and flexible grid.

VEIC administers three large-scale energy efficiency and decarbonization programs and provides full-service consulting and engineering services. VEIC is nationally recognized for originating pilots and programs that optimize energy use, reduce energy burdens for low-income customers, and advance emerging technologies and innovative program models.

The Analyst performs research, analysis, and technically oriented project coordination to contribute to the successful execution of consulting and engineering projects delivering energy solutions to clients across the country. This position will support VEIC’s work on the California Statewide Emerging Electric Technologies program (CalNEXT), which helps support California’s climate change goals by advancing electric technologies that improve energy efficiency, advance decarbonization, and enhance grid resilience while prioritizing disadvantaged and hard to reach communities.

As a key member of the program team the analyst will contribute to report writing, compilation of program data, and support presentation development, project scoring, and program record management. This position is an exciting opportunity to work on a high visibility project with the potential to make big impacts.  The role may support other VEIC initiatives as needed.

This role enjoys engaging work within a non-profit, forward-thinking, energy consulting business and is available to work completely remotely (depending on needs/location) or hybrid with VEIC having physical offices in Winooski, Vermont, D.C., and Columbus, Ohio.

Responsibilities

  • Works closely with internal and external CalNEXT Program Team members to deliver program requirements for clients.
  • Contributes to project success by supporting program template updates, maintaining project documentation and record keeping, and other tasks as assigned.
  • Contributes to multiple program deliverables at different stages.
  • Supports peer analysts also contributing to the CalNEXT project.
  • As bandwidth allows; support activities of other staff, groups, and divisions within VEIC to accomplish organizational goals and objectives.
  • Such additional activities could include:
  • conducting research and analysis to support a variety of energy efficiency and renewable energy projects, conducting economic screening of energy efficiency and renewable energy measures and programs.
  • coordinating smaller projects or components of larger projects, including on-going client interaction.
  • formatting and independently evaluating data in support of client presentations.

Qualifications

  • Strong personal commitment to the mission, vision, goals and values of VEIC.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, economics, marketing, engineering, public policy or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills were acquired.
  • Experience with energy efficiency and/or renewable energy markets, programs, or policies is preferred.
  • Excellent analytical skills, including strong facility with quantitative analysis techniques.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities and deadlines.
  • Self-starter, able to manage time well with ability to handle multiple competing priorities and deadlines.
  • Proven ability to be organized, detail oriented and accurate.
  • Proficiency with word processing and spreadsheet software.
VGS
Location: Chittenden County,

The Senior Human Resources Generalist plays an integral role within the organization by applying their HR experience and knowledge to facilitate daily human resource functions and advance strategic initiatives. They excel at performing a wide range of HR functions across the employee lifecycle and proficient with leading special projects that enhance the employee experience and deliver upon organizational objectives. They serve as a champion for culture, demonstrate integrity, and seek opportunities for continual improvement.

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