Training Administrator — Vermont Rural Water Association

Posted: September 1, 2023

The Training Administrator oversees Vermont Rural Water’s training and apprenticeship programs. This involves collaborating with our training staff to schedule classes and plan Vermont Rural Water’s annual conference. It also involves working with apprentices at drinking water and wastewater utilities to track their progress through the apprenticeship program.

There is potential to expand the position’s duties based on the selected candidate’s strengths and interests, such as: event planning, developing new class topics, workforce development initiatives, and/or K-12 and post-secondary education.

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Responsibilities Include:

  • Collaborate with Vermont Rural Water staff to create quarterly training calendars
  • Enroll new apprentices in the appropriate Department of Labor registered apprenticeship program
  • Use databases to track apprentices’ progress
  • Help plan Vermont Rural Water’s annual conference
  • Compile monthly and quarterly progress reports
  • Adhere to program budgets with assistance from Executive Director
  • Collaborate with partner organizations and state and federal agencies

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with drinking water and/or wastewater industry
  • Familiarity with workforce development and/or recruiting and hiring
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfort with computers, internet, Microsoft Office, and data entry
  • Ability to pass a background check

Salary:  Commensurate with experience

Anticipated Start: October 2023


  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Health insurance, dental reimbursement, and vision coverage
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Life insurance and disability insurance (short- and long-term)
  • Paid sick leave and vacation time
  • 11 paid holidays and 2 paid personal days per year

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to by September 20, 2023

The Vermont Rural Water Association is an equal opportunity employer and service provider. We value diverse perspectives, talents, and identities.

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