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Jobs at DCF

The Department for Children and Families is one of the largest departments in Vermont state government.

Current Job Openings

Child Protection Registry Reviewer:

This is a part-time contracted position with the Department for Children and Families (DCF) — Commissioner's Registry Review Unit.

Compensation:  $33 per hour, plus mileage reimbursement for approved travel

Schedule:  Part-time (number of hours per week varies)

Initial contract term: Through June 30, 2025

The duties include:

  • Meeting with individuals substantiated for child abuse or neglect
  • Reviewing information provided about each case
  • Determining whether DCF met policy and legal requirements in reaching its decision
  •  Reviewing petitions to expunge an individual’s Child Protection Registry record

The work is primarily home based and involves travel to state offices. The work schedule is flexible. The successful applicant must undergo and pass all background checks deemed necessary by the State and DCF before the contract can be awarded.


Associates or Bachelor’s Degree plus 10 years’ experience in human services or related field such as education, legal, health or law enforcement. OR

Master’s Degree with 5 years’ experience in a human services or related field such as education, legal, health or law enforcement.

How to Apply:

Your application must be submitted through the Vermont Business Registry website, found here:  Please direct all inquiries to Matthew Rockwell, Grants and Contracts Manager at

The deadline to apply is midnight on Friday, May 31, 2024.

To view all current job postings, go to the VT Department of Human Resources Website.

Ongoing Recruitment

DCF regularly recruits for the following positions:

ESD Benefits Program Specialist:
Determines the eligibility of people who apply for benefits like 3SquaresVT, Fuel Assistance, and Reach Up.

Family Services Worker: 
Helps make sure children and youth are safe from abuse and abide by the law.

Family Services Case Aide:
Helps Family Services workers with tasks related to case management and client services.

See the job specifications for Human Services Case Aide | Human Services Case Aide II

Family Services Resource Coordinator: 
Recruits, licenses, and supports foster/kinship foster parents for children in state custody. 

Benefits of Working for the State

Benefits include paid leave, health/dental insurance, a pension plan, life insurance, opportunities for growth and promotion, and more.  Learn more in the Employee Section of the Department of Human Resources website.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

DCF filed the EEOP Utilization Report with the Department of Justice as a requirement of receiving Juvenile Justice Awards. It analyzes relevant labor market data and our employment practices to identify possible barriers to the participation of women and minorities in all levels of our workforce.