Job Opportunities at VAEL

Help Wanted:


The VT Agriculture & Environmental Laboratory (VAEL) is seeking an Environmental Analyst to support our organics team in the development and implementation of methods to detect and measure pesticides in honey.

This position is part-time (25-35 hrs per week) with flexible start/end dates running between January - May 2022. 

VAEL is located on the Vermont Technical College Campus in Randolph Ctr, VT and is open M-F, 7:45-4:30.

Pay is dependent on experience, starting at $13/hr

Title: Environmental Analyst

Minimum Qualifications:

Education - One year of college-level courses including engineering, chemistry, biological-life or physical science, math and/or natural resources.


Experience - At least six months of work experience relevant to specific job duties.

Preference given to candidates with:

  • Good manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • At least one year of course work in chemistry
  • Computer literacy including Excel and Word
  • Knowledge of algebra
  • Manual and automated organic prep


Applications can be requested via e-mail from:

Applications accepted until position is filled

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture is an equal opportunity agency and offers all persons the benefits of participating in each of its programs and competing in all areas of employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or other non-merit factors.  TDD:  1-800-253-0191


Contact Information

Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets

116 State Street
Montpelier, Vt 05620-2901


Program Contacts

  • Media Inquiries                      802.622.4662
  • Licensing & Registration        802.828.2436
  • Business Development          802.828.1619
  • Feed, Seed, Fertilizer & Lime  802.828.5050
  • Working Lands                    802.622.4477
  • Public Health & Resource Management                802.828.2431
  • Laboratory                                  802.585.6073
  • Animal Health                        802.828.2421
  • Dairy                              802.828.2433
  • Consumer Protection / Weights & Measures                           802.828.2433
  • Produce Program                  802.461.5128
  • Meat Inspection                    802.828.2426
  • Water Quality                               802.828.2431
    • Grants                                  802.622.4098
    • Enforcement                                802.828.2431
    • Reports                                      802.272.0323
    • BMP's                                      802.828.3474
  • Act 250                          802.828.2431 
  • Pesticide                        802.828.2431