Vermont State Treasurer
Employer / Organization
Nov 03, 2020
Apr 27, 2020 - Aug 06, 2020
The Treasurer of Vermont is an elected executive position in the Vermont state government. As the state's banker and chief investment officer, the treasurer is accountable for the receipt and disbursement of public funds, short and long-term debt management, investment of state funds, administration of three retirement systems and pension funds, collecting and returning unclaimed financial property to rightful owners, improving the financial literacy of Vermonters, and advising state policymakers on various fiscal and policy issues. The office of the treasurer has a wide range of duties: invests state funds; issues of all state bonds authorized by the general assembly; serves as the central bank for state agencies; manages the state's cash balances, processes checks and reconciles payroll and vendor checks; safeguards and returns unclaimed or abandoned financial property; administers three major pension plans, the deferred compensation plan, and the defined contribution play for state employees, teachers, and participating municipalities. The salary for this position is $92,269/year.
Application GuidelinesTo file for this position follow these three steps: 1) Contact the Vermont Secretary of State Elections Division to confirm that your registered address qualifies you for the position you intend to run for, and that you meet other office specific qualifications. Obtain the correct candidacy filing paperwork. 2) Complete the required candidacy paperwork including the appropriate campaign finance forms, a consent of candidate form and (if you plan to run as an independent) a nominating petition. Nominating petitions can be found here: https://www.sec.state.vt.us/media/686293/2016IndependentConsentandPetition.pdf If you plan to run as a partisan candidate please contact your local party office for further instructions. 3) Submit the nominating petitions with the stipulated amount of signatures to the Vermont Secretary of State Elections Division by the filing deadline. The amount of required nominating petition signatures varies by office. The filing window for independents runs from the 4th Monday in April until 5pm on the Thursday preceding the primary election. The primary election is always held the 2nd Tuesday in August. The Vermont Secretary of State Elections Division is the point of contact for any questions or concerns you may have. Vermont Secretary of State Elections Division can be reached at 800-439-8683 and the Elections Division website can be found here: https://www.sec.state.vt.us/elections/candidates.aspx
Submit application to:
Vermont Secretary of State, 128 State St, Montpelier, VT, 05633, US