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    Addison County Sheriff's Department

    Court Officer

    Do you have an interest in the criminal justice field? Have you considered joining the law enforcement field but felt it was out of reach due to schedule demands? Are you experienced in law enforcement but looking to take your skills off the road and into a more controlled environment? In the position of Court Officer, you will be part of team responsible for the safety and security of the Addison County Superior Court in Middlebury, VT.

    These duties will include but are not limited to:

    • Screening of parties entering the courthouse to conduct business and verifying the necessity of their presence.
    • Providing court room security during hearings.
    • Take persons into custody as ordered by a judge and move persons safely to the holding area.
    • Assist courthouse staff as requested.

    Requirements:

    • Applicants who are not Vermont certified law enforcement officers will be required to complete the Level 2 or Level 3 police academy.
    • High School Diploma
    • Positive, community-oriented attitude

    Pay / Benefits

    • Pay starts at $20.00/hr – depending on experience.
    • Short and Long Term Disability
    • State holidays off
    • Sick/Vacation Time
    • Monday-Friday schedule

    Contact: Send a letter of interest and resume to Michael.Elmore@Vermont.gov

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    Barre Town Police Department

    Full-Time Police Officer

    The Town of Barre, the second largest town in central Vermont with a stable population of 7,923, is accepting applications for a full-time patrol officer, as well as per diem officers.

    Barre Town is a suburban to rural middle class bedroom community that is very supportive of its police department, which has 8 full-time officers counting the chief. The department is well-equipped. Officers are equipped with a body camera and Taser. Officers typically work 4, 10-hour shifts per week. Shifts are changed every 2 months.

    Opportunities for professional development are provided. In-house training for core requirements is encouraged and officers are incentivized to obtain trainer certification. The department currently has FTO, firearms, K-9, Taser and use of force instructors. Extra work opportunities include Thunder Road race events, school resource officer details, and grant funded DUI and occupant protection details. Current labor contract provides for competitive wages, combined paid time-off, health, life, short term disability and dental insurance, and a defined benefit pension plan. Applicants must have earned a high school diploma and have a valid driver’s license. No experience is necessary.

    The selected candidate must have the ability to meet all eligibility requirements for admission to the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council academy. Selected candidates will undergo a thorough background investigation including a polygraph test. Certified officers, including out-of-state officers, are welcome to apply. Day, night, weekend and holiday work is required as is some overtime.

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    Barre City Police Department

    Full-Time Police Officer(s)

    The Barre City Police Department is seeking applications for the position of fulltime police officer(s). This position has an excellent starting salary along with an attractive benefit package. Applicants must be 21 years old with a high school diploma or GED. Persons who are currently VT Level III certified officers and those with college degrees may be given advanced standing (base salaries range from $51,583 to $67,932 depending on experience).

    More information can be found at  https://www.barrecity.org/employment-opportunities/ . Women, minority persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Applications can be obtained from the Barre City Police Department or at https://www.barrecity.org/client_media/files/Police%20Department/Application.pdf . Applications are open until the position(s) are filled. 

    Applications should be submitted to:

    Barre City Police Department
    Attn: Chief Braedon Vail
    15 Fourth Street
    Barre, Vermont 05641

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    Bellows Falls Police Department

    Full-Time Police Officer

    The Bellows Falls Police Department is currently accepting application for Full-Time and Part-Time Police Officers.

    This position requires an individual who is able to work in a fast paced, potentially stressful environment while also having a professional and courteous attitude. Applicants must have a valid driver's license, high school diploma or equivalent, and be able to pass a background check. Pay will be set depending on qualifications and experience.

    Applications should be sent to:

    Bellows Falls Police Chief
    170 Rockingham Street
    Bellows Falls,
    Vermont 05101

    or download the attached application.

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    Bennington County Sheriff's Department

    Full-Time and Part-Time Deputy Sheriffs

    The Bennington County Sheriff's Department is accepting applications for the positions of Part- and Full-Time Deputy Sheriffs. Full-time positions are eligible for a benefits package including medical insurance, retirement, and paid leave time.

    Level II or III Vermont Law Enforcement Certified preferred but not required.  Those without certification will need to pursue it at the next available training. 

    Applicants must pass a background investigation, polygraph, oral board, and applicable standard Academy entrance exams.

    Responsibilities might include court security, contracted road patrols, prisoner transports, traffic control & contracted escorts, and security details.

     Employment questions should be directed to Stephannie Peters, Director of Administration.   Contact:  802-442-1834   Stephannie.peters@benningtonsheriff.org

    Applications can be obtained at Employment Opportunities - Bennington County Sheriff's Department (benningtonsheriff.org)

    or at Bennington County Sheriff’s Department, 811 U.S. Rte 7 South, Bennington, Vermont  05201

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    Bennington Police Department

    Full-Time Police Officer

    The Bennington Police Department is currently accepting applications for an aspiring Police Officer looking for a rewarding career that combines an excellent work environment with a community rich in family-orientated activities, drug activity, ATV Patrols and a K-9 Program. 

    Bennington offers excellent benefits. All uniforms and police equipment are provided. We have, or participate in special units such as B.C.I. (Detective Division), Bicycle Patrol, Snowmobile Patrol, Highway Safety Programs and Enforcement, and a Special Response Team. The department also actively participates in many community-orientated events and has an active Police Association. 

    This is a Union position with starting wage of approximately $61,000. Yearly increases are in accordance with the step system in the Union contract. Pay is augmented by overtime and special-duty opportunities. In addition, those holding EMT Certification, Associate, Bachelor or Master's Degrees in law enforcement work are eligible for an additional yearly stipend of up to $750. The Town of Bennington offers four personal holidays, vacation time increasing to six weeks depending on years of service, participation in the Vermont Municipal Employees Retirement System Plan D, life insurance, twelve paid sick days, twelve paid holidays, short term and long-term disability. Employees may also select to participate in a variety of plans which include an excellent BCBC health insurance program, dental and vision, 457 deferred compensation plan and tuition reimbursement. In addition, full-time officers participating in the health care plan, the Town offers the opportunity for those retiring at age 50 with 20 years of service to continue coverage with the Town contributing up to 80% of the cost of a single person plan (with certain stipulations) until reaching the age of 65. 

    Requirements: U.S. Citizen, minimum age of 21; must have a valid driver's license; high school diploma (college degree preferred) and/or military experience. Applicant must be able to perform all the essential functions involved with police duties. Police testing, include a physical fitness examination, polygraph, oral board, medical exam, fingerprint check and extensive background check will be required of applicants selected for hire. All shifts, weekends and holidays are a must when scheduled. 12-hour shifts allowing every other weekend off.

    To obtain an application, please contact:

    By mail:          The Bennington Police Department 118 South Street, Bennington, VT 05201

    By phone:       802-442-1030 or 802-442-2396

    By internet:     Visit our website at www.benningtonpolice.com where you may print out an application

    The Town of Bennington is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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    Berlin Police Department

    Full and Part-Time Police Officer

    The Berlin Police Department is seeking an energetic, positive-thinking, service-oriented individual with a strong desire to provide quality police services. The right candidate will have a rewarding career that combines an excellent work environment/community policing with a community rich in family-oriented activities.

    The Town of Berlin offers excellent benefits. All uniforms and police equipment are provided. We have, or participate in, special units such as, S.T.A.R.T., GHSP events, Commercial Truck Enforcement, The DUI Task Force, CIOT Task Force, Drug Recognition program (DRE’s) and other programs. We also actively participates in many community-oriented events including the Officer Baseball Card program, Toy’s for Tot’s, support for Foster Parents and help with other essential charities.

    The full time Officer position is a Union position, the Teamsters. The starting wage for someone without experience is $22.47 an hour after probationary period is complete and enters a step system per Union contract.

    Vermont Full Time Level III officers will receive wages based on their years of service. Per the bargaining unit any Vermont Full Time Level III officer will receive a credit of half their years of Law Enforcement experience. Pay is augmented by occasional overtime and special-duty opportunities. The Berlin Police Department also offers a $4000 sign on bonus for officer who are already Level III certified in the State of Vermont.

    The Town of Berlin offers four personal holidays, vacation time increasing to 200 hours per year, depending on years of service. We also offer 11 paid holidays and the ability to offer three times your hourly rate on some of the holidays per hour. The Berlin Police Department officers a $450 Physical Fitness incentive, an Education incentive plan, longevity incentives and much, much more.

    The Berlin Police Department participates in the Vermont Municipal Employees Retirement System Plan B, life insurance, twelve paid sick days a year, short term and long-term disability and AFLAC. The Town of Berlin also offers Compensatory Time, Bereavement pay, shift differentials and automatic payroll deposits.

    The Berlin Police Departments also offers at this time, a great FREE medical insurance plan via our Police Teamsters Union and the Town of Berlin. The only thing you have to do is to pay the copay for the basic plan.

    Requirements: U.S. citizen, minimum age of 21; must have a valid driver’s license; high school diploma (college degree preferred). Applicant must be able to perform all the essential functions involved with police duties. Police testing, including a physical fitness examination, polygraph, oral board, medical exam, fingerprint check and extensive background check will be required of applicants selected for hire. Preference shall be given to Vermont certified officers. All shifts, weekends and holiday work are a must when scheduled.

    Out of State applicants are encourage to apply, however serious inquiries only. As an applicant you will be requested to come to the police department and/or Vermont Police Academy at least four different times during the application process for interviews and testing.

    The Berlin Police Department is an equal opportunity employer. Please request an application for employment by either calling us at 802-223-4401 or If you have Facebook, please like us on Facebook and send me an instant message and I will send you an application. Please include with your resume, a letter of interest.

    Thanks for your interest and time, Sgt. Chad Bassette

    Berlin Police Department
    108 Shed Road
    Berlin, Vermont 05602

    Job Type: Full-time and Part-Time

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    Brattleboro Police Department

    Full-Time Police Officer

    The Brattleboro Police Department is accepting applications for the position of full-time police officer.  Successful candidates will demonstrate both a willingness to serve a diverse community and an eagerness to join the ranks of this professional police agency. In addition to offering competitive pay, benefits and 20-year state retirement, we operate out of a modern and newly built police station.   Applicants must be at least 20 years of age.  Please visit www.brattleboropolice.org and click on “Join our Team”.

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    Brattleboro Police Department

    Detective Lieutenant

    Nature of work:
    The Detective Lieutenant oversees the Criminal Investigation Division (CID). They are responsible for supervising the employees under their command, ensuring that departmental resources are being properly deployed during their watch, and ensuring that employees under their command provide professional policing services that embody the vision, mission, and core values of the department. The Detective Lieutenant is also responsible for mentoring employees under their command, ensuring due diligence has been observed during investigations occurring under their watch, and for ascertaining that required functions have been conducted. The Detective Lieutenant may be required to perform Detective functions in place of or in conjunction with other Detectives. The Detective Lieutenant may be responsible for other administrative duties as directed and may be assigned various additional duties such as supervising and directing task forces, units, or community groups whether they be temporary or permanent in nature.
    Work Schedule: 40 hours per week; Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm; this position may require evening and weekend work, often without advance notice.

    Additional Requirements are found in the attached document.

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    Bristol Police Department

    Full & Part-Time Police Officers

    The Bristol Police Department is accepting applications for full and part-time police officers.

    We are a community-oriented agency serving the citizens of the Police District, the boundaries of which coincide with the former Village of Bristol, and contracted services for the Town of Bristol and other agencies. The Town of Bristol offers a competitive wage and benefits package.

    Minimum requirements: candidates must be a United States citizen, at least 18 years of age, have a high school diploma, a valid driver’s license, and be able to pass an extensive background check and polygraph check. A job description and application are available at www.bristolvt.org, by email Bruce.Nason@vermont.gov, or at the Bristol Police Department.

    Preference will be given to currently Vermont-certified police officers with a level IIE or III certification or equivalent.

    Submit applications to:

    Bruce Nason, Chief of Police
    Bristol Police Department
    72 Munsill Ave
    Bristol, VT 05443

    Email: Bruce.Nason@vermont.gov

    Applications will be accepted on a continual basis. Position(s) will remain open until the selection of successful candidate(s).

    The Town of Bristol is an equal opportunity provider and employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, gender, or familial status.

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    Burlington Police Department

    Full-Time Police Officer

    Burlington Police Department is currently hiring for Full-time Police Officers. For more information and an application visit their website, www.bpdcareers.com or contact Corporal Carolynne Erwin at 802-540-2358 or via email at cerwin@bpdvt.org.

    Police Officer Incentives

    Qualifications

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    Caledonia County Sheriff's Department

    Part-Time/Per Diem Deputy Sheriff

    The Caledonia County Sheriff's Department is accepting applications for the position of Part-Time/Per Diem Deputy Sheriff.

    Full or Part-Time Vermont Law Enforcement Certified preferred but not required.

    Applicants must pass a background investigation, polygraph, and oral board, as well as standard Part-Time Academy entrance exams.

    Part-Time/Per Diem Deputies are responsible for Court Security, Prisoner Transport, Traffic Control, Contract Motor Vehicle Patrol, ATV/Snowmobile patrols, as well as opportunities to participate in Governor's Highway Safety Programs.

    Employment questions should be directed to Captain James Hemond.

    Applications can be obtained Monday thru Friday 8am to 4:30 pm at the office located at:

    970 Memorial Drive
    Saint Johnsbury, VT 05819

    802-748-6666

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    Capitol Police Department

    Chief of Police

    This position reports to the Sergeant-at-Arms for the Vermont General Assembly. With the departure of our former Chief of Police, we have embarked on a nationwide search to find an exceptionally qualified individual to be the next Chief of Police for the Vermont Capitol Police Department located in Montpelier, Vermont. This is a unique department with a focus on securing and protecting the Capitol building and its occupants, visitors, vendors and guests. The entire police department works Monday-Friday with occasional weekend assignments.

    Description: Montpelier, Vermont is 37 miles from Burlington International Airport, Burlington, Vermont and 86 miles from the Canadian border. Montpelier is the capital city of Vermont. Our workspace is in the 1859 Vermont State House which is a gold-domed Greek Revival building with decorative and fine art collections. Of additional interest is a multimedia exhibit and mural depicting the state’s history at the adjacent Vermont History Museum. Please note this is a state that protects and respects the rights of its citizens. If you come here to visit, you will not want to leave!

    About the position: Our next chief will uphold the robust bond between law enforcement and the Capitol community, further our dedication to public safety, champion community policing, and enhance the work-life environment for our elected officials.

    The ideal candidate will have impeccable integrity and be an effective communicator who is genuine, personable, welcoming, and humble in all facets of their interactions with department members, Capitol staff, and the community. The next chief will recognize the complexities of policing a small environment within our capitol city, including the necessity of strong partnerships with allied agencies, elected officials and other stakeholders. The next chief will embrace technological advancements, as well as continue to build on the communication, integrity, and transparency of the department, while ensuring the department operates at the highest possible standards of efficiency and effectiveness. Under administrative direction, the chief performs a variety of administrative, supervisory and professional work in planning, coordinating, and directing the activities of the Vermont Capitol Police Department.

    This position performs primary and exclusive responsibility over all administrative and internal affairs, command, and supervision over all police personnel, and enforcement of all State laws. This is an at-will management position.

    Note: all sworn employees are at-will. There are no contracts, unions, or bargaining agreements. In the State of Vermont, Level III sworn officers are required to retire at age 57.

    Compensation: The Chief of Police salary will be paid according to commensurate experience. The range is $82,278 - $139,873. Essential Functions: Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Plans, organizes, and directs the activities of sworn officers engaged in police department operations; coordinates, supervises, and evaluates police department operations.
    • Develops and establishes policies and procedures for the department in order to implement directives from the Sergeant-at-Arms and in compliance with applicable laws.
    • Plans and implements law enforcement programs for the Capitol that align with the expectations of the Sergeant-at-Arms; reviews department performance and effectiveness; formulates programs or policies to alleviate deficiencies.
    • Coordinates the information gathered and work accomplished by various officers; assigns officers to special investigations as needed.
    • Ensures that officers are assigned to shifts or working units which provide optimum effectiveness in terms of current situations and circumstances governing deployment.
    • Evaluates evidence, witnesses, and suspects in criminal cases to correlate all aspects and to assess for trends, similarities or for associations with other cases.
    • In collaboration with the Sergeant-at-Arms, coordinates the preparation and presentation of an annual budget for the department, plans for and reviews specifications for new or replaced equipment.
    • Directs the development and maintenance of systems, records, and legal documents that provide for the proper evaluation, control, and documentation of police department operations.
    • Trains and develops departmental personnel; addresses grievances; maintains departmental discipline and general conduct and behavior of assigned personnel.
    • Prepares and submits an annual strategic plan to the Sergeant-at-Arms regarding the department’s activities and prepares a variety of other reports as appropriate.
    • Meets with elected and appointed officials, other law enforcement officials, community and business representatives, and the public on all aspects of the department’s activities.
    • Attends conferences, seminars, and meetings to keep abreast of current trends in the field; represents the Capitol Police Department in a variety of local, County, State, and other meetings.
    • Interviews and hires candidates for positions within the department.
    • Cooperates with local, county, state, and federal law enforcement officers as appropriate where activities of the police department are involved.
    • Ensures that laws and ordinances are enforced and that the public peace and safety are maintained.

    NOTE: Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the above representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This above list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class. Employees are required to be in attendance and prepared to begin work at their assigned work location on the specified days and hours. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions but are an essential function.
    Education, Training, and Experience: The successful candidate will hold a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university police administration, criminal justice or related field. A Master’s Degree and Command College or FBI Academy graduate is desirable. Ten years of law enforcement experience, including at least two years in leadership roles at the rank of police lieutenant or higher. Ability to become a certified peace officer in the State of Vermont within one year. A valid driver's license is required prior to operating state owned or leased vehicles. Any combination of experience that would likely provide the required knowledge is qualifying. Candidates who can demonstrate experience leading and supervising subordinate supervisors are preferred.

    Additional Knowledge: • Applicable local, State, and Federal laws, codes, regulations, and ordinances. • Modern law enforcement principles, procedures, techniques, and equipment. • Leadership and management principles and practices. • Budget development, forecasting, and implementation practices, procedures, and methods. • Police department operations and emergency response protocols. Skilled in: • Preparing clear and concise reports. • Developing and implementing effective policies and procedures. • Interacting tactfully and professionally with elected officials and their staffs, outside agencies, and the public. • Providing effective supervision, leadership, and direction to assigned personnel. • Administering budgets. • Exercising sound judgment in evaluating situations and in making decisions. • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships. • Communicating effectively both verbally and in writing. • Develop goals and objectives for the department. • Plan and direct a training program for the department. • Stay abreast of new trends and innovations in law enforcement field • Function during a declared emergency utilizing the Incident Command System (ICS) In addition to the essential job functions, the successful candidate must possess the following personal characteristics: • Outstanding and visionary leadership to the department and Capitol’s future, demonstrating a high level of initiative, resourcefulness, creativity, problem-solving skills, and impartiality. • Exceptional ability to deal effectively and courteously with people. • Demonstrated record of leadership and administrative ability. • Ability to work effectively as a team leader and a team member. • Personal and professional integrity of the highest order. License and Certification Requirements: • Must possess a valid driver’s license. • Must maintain efficiency with a firearm as demonstrated by annual qualification. • Must possess Vermont Level III certification or obtain and maintain certification from the State of Vermont Criminal Justice Council within one year of appointment. (This timeline may be adjusted based on access to Vermont lateral processes [VCJC]).

    Physical Demands/Working Environment: Work is performed in a standard office environment. Some occasional field work may be required, which includes exposure to various outdoor weather conditions, firearms, airborne particles, and caustic chemicals.

    How to Apply: To apply, please submit a resume and a cover letter by e-mail to: HRApplications@leg.state.vt.us. Please put your name and “chief of capitol police” in the subject field of the e-mail. The position will be posted until filled.

    The Vermont General Assembly is an equal opportunity employer and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

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    Capitol Police Department:

    Police Officer Positions

    Have you ever thought “I really want to live in New England”? Do you consider yourself an outdoorsperson? Do you love beautiful scenery, clean air, and small-town life? Come join the Capitol Police Department in Montpelier, Vermont! Our mission is to provide police services to the Vermont State House, members of the General Assembly, dignitaries, visitors, and staff. We understand the importance of work life balance and we value your time with family. Capitol Police Officers work limited night, weekend, and holiday hours.

    We are seeking to hire multiple Officers. The Capitol Police Department offers up to a $5,000 retention incentive. Vermont Level III certified police officers, as well as Level II and out-of-state certified officers, as well as any prior applicants, are encouraged to apply.

    The Compensation:

    • Level II Officers from $53,200-$79,800, with an initial offer based on applicable qualifications and experience.
    • Level III Officers from $59,000-$88,600, with an initial offer based on applicable qualifications and experience.

    The Advantages:

    • Overnight shifts are very rare.
    • Work/Life Balance: flexible schedules, a generous leave plan, and 11 paid holidays each year.
    • Training: training opportunities all over the country (you will attend a minimum of 3 weeks out of state in the first two years). Potential training opportunities include training to become a Firearms instructor, Taser instructor, Defensive Tactics instructor or Less than Lethal Munitions instructor.
    • Opportunities you don’t always get in other Law Enforcement Agencies, such as inter-agency teams.
    • Time allotted during your workweek for exercise.

    The Benefits:

    • 80% State-paid medical premium
    • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families (after 6 months)
    • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
    • Retirement Plan, including a state pension plan
    • Low-cost group life insurance
    • Incentive-based Wellness Program

    Minimum Qualifications:
    Basic requirements for admission to the Police Academy can be found here: https://vcjc.vermont.gov/training/three/entrance-standards

    Hiring Process:
    Our hiring process consists of the submission of a cover letter and resume, an initial screening interview, a formal in-person interview, as well as a complete background investigation and polygraph. This is in addition to the entrance requirements for the Vermont Police Academy, if attending.

    How to Apply:
    To apply, please submit a resume and a cover letter by e-mail to: HRApplications@leg.state.vt.us. Please put your name and “capitol police officer” in the subject field of the e-mail.

    The Vermont General Assembly is an equal opportunity employer and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

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    Castleton Police Department

    Full-Time Police Officer

    The Town of Castleton is accepting applications for a full-time police officer position. Castleton is a town located in the Rutland County, Vermont with a year-round population of approximately 4,700 residents with an additional population of 2000 students at Castleton University. Castleton has a seasonal Lake Bomoseen resort that adds an additional summer population. Candidates need to be at least 21 years of age and be able to meet the standards of the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council for entry into the full-time police academy which includes a physical fitness exam, a poly graph exam, and a background investigation.  Candidates with post college education, EMT certifications, and prior law enforcement experience is a plus. Castleton offers full benefits that is part of the VMRS (a twenty-year plan), dental, and Blue Cross and Blue Shield. Salary is commensurate with experience and certification eligibility.   This position is a NEPBA union supported position. 

    The Town of Castleton is an equal opportunity employer. 

    For applications and inquiries please send a cover letter with resume to the following address:

    Attn: Chief Peter Mantello
    273 Route 30 N
    Castleton, VT 05735

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    Chester Police Department

    Full-Time Police Officer

    The Town of Chester Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Full-Time Police Officer.  The department is seeking an enthusiastic professional individual who possesses a strong desire to provide the highest quality police services to the community.  The Chester Police Department serves a community of approximately 3,144 residents and covers an area of approximately 56 square miles.
    Chester offers a competitive starting wage for full-time officers with shift differential, as well as an excellent benefit’s package including participation in VMERS Group C retirement, MVP health insurance, paid sick time, vacation time, and personal time.  Uniforms and police equipment are provided.

    The successful candidate will possess the following minimum requirements:

    • Be a U.S. Citizen at least 18 years of age.
    • Have a high school diploma.
    • Be certified or certifiable as a police officer by the VT Criminal Justice Training Council (VCJTC).
    • Possess a valid VT driver’s license.
    • Must be able to perform all essential functions of the job.

    Preference will be given to those applicants who are currently certified through the VCJTC. However, those without certification are also encouraged to apply. Police testing, including a physical fitness examination, polygraph, oral board, medical exam, fingerprint check and extensive background check will be required of applicants selected for hire. 

    Preference shall be given to VT-certified officers.

    Those wishing to apply should send a letter of interest and resume to:
    Chester Police Department
    ATTN: Chief Richard Cloud
    P.O. Box 370
    Chester, VT 05143

    Interested applicants can also contact the Chester Police Department at (802) 875-2035 for more information.
    The Town of Chester is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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    Chittenden County Sheriff's Department

    Full-Time & Part-Time Deputy

    The Chittenden County Sheriff's Office is seeking qualified applicants to fill a full-time State Deputy Transport Officer position and several part-time positions. The latter positions are primarily for traffic control and traffic enforcement. Successful applicants must have an Associate's Degree from an accredited college, OR honorable military or law enforcement experience, which would be considered on a case-by-case basis. Applicants must have already completed and passed the complete Basic Course for Part-Time or Full-Time Certified Law Enforcement Officers through the VCJTC.

    Applicants must also pass:

    • oral interview
    • written examination
    • polygraph test
    • physical examination.

    The age cut-off for the State Deputy position is 35. Other positions are based solely on suitability, for the rigors of a positions, which involves long hours and frequently working in dangerous and inclement weather conditions. Pay and benefits negotiable based on experience and training.

    Send resume of no longer than two pages to:

    Recruiting Officer, Chittenden County Sheriff's Office
    P.O. Box 1426
    Burlington, Vermont 05402

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    Colchester Police Department

    Patrol Officer

    The Colchester Police Department seeks to fill the position of PATROL OFFICER. If you are a highly motivated individual, interested in becoming involved in the community you serve, this is the position for you.

    Colchester is a community with a population of approximately 17,000, located on scenic Malletts Bay (Lake Champlain). This position has an excellent starting salary range including incentives for prior education and previous law enforcement experience. The position also offers an attractive benefit package, including paid sick leave, vacation, holiday pay, personal days, shift differential, and VMERS "D" Retirement. The insurance package includes paid medical, dental, as well as short and long-term disability.

    The department is currently offering bonuses for Full Time Certified Officers, both in and out of State.

    The department offers a wide variety of duty assignments, including D.A.R.E., School Resource Officer, Chittenden Unit for Special Investigations, Harbor Master, B.C.I. (Detectives), Motorcycle Unit, & Bike Patrol.

    The hiring process includes an oral board, a polygraph examination, psychological testing, an extensive background investigation, as well as a medical exam.

    Additional information on the Colchester Police Department can be obtained at our web site: http://colchestervt.gov/Police

    To apply-Applications may be picked up at our headquarters at 835 Blakely Road, Colchester, VT or from our website or request one from the contact below.

    Send a letter of interest and a resume along with a completed application to:
    Lt. Roger Fisher Colchester Police Department
    835 Blakely Road
    Colchester, Vt. 05446
    (802) 264-5540

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    Essex Police Department

    Patrol Officer

    The Essex Police Department is looking for motivated, honest and enthusiastic individuals looking to make a difference in the Essex Community. The Essex Police Department strives to hire individuals willing to step up to the challenge of a career in Law Enforcement. If you embody the traits of professionalism, strive for excellence and are willing to go above and beyond, then we want to speak with you. The Essex Police Department serves an approximate population of 32,210 full time residents. As a department we provide Administrative, Patrol, Investigative, Crime Prevention, Dispatching and Emergency Management services to a mix of commercial, industrial and residential customers.

     

    Essex is Vermont’s second most populous community.  The Town of Essex is nestled between the Green Mountains and Lake Champlain, Essex (inclusive of the Village of Essex Junction) features a landscape both bucolic and urban. Safe, walkable, well-loved neighborhoods are surrounded by trail-laced open spaces. Residents work at a diverse array of local companies and global icons. Add one of the state’s most highly-respected school systems and an ever-burgeoning sense of community connection, and Essex is an ideal place to spend a lifetime - or even just an afternoon.   Employment with the Essex Police Department will expose you to all these elements.

    Uniform Division, Rotating Shifts, Salary ranges from $48, 318 to $86,236. 

    Requirements:

    • Must be 18 years of age at the time of the application.
    • Must have no less than 20/20 corrected vision in each eye.
    • Must be drug free for a minimum of three years.
    • High School Diploma or equivalent required. Associates Degree or higher, Honorable Military Service or equivalent Law Enforcement work history preferred.
    • Must have no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions, nor any habitual or serious traffic offenses, Domestic violence or assault convictions. Other violations, which may adversely affect a law enforcement career, will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
    • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid Vermont State driver's license.
    • Must obtain and maintain Basic First Aid Certification.
    • Must successfully complete written aptitude, physical fitness, MMPI, panel interview.
    • Upon conditional offer of employment, candidate must successfully complete polygraph examination, background investigation and a physical examination by your health care provider.
    • Must be able to meet fortieth percentile physical fitness graduation standards required by the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council (see below).
    • Must successfully gain full-time certification through the Vermont Police Academy (VPA).
    • Must successfully complete all department required trainings and certification.

    Experience:

    Out of State Applicants

    The Essex Police Department encourages out of state applicants to apply to our department. If you are currently full time certified in another state, you are still required to complete all stages of the hiring process. If your current certification is comparable to the Vermont Police Academy, the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council may waive the requirement for you to complete the Vermont Police Academy.

    Benefits:

    The Essex Police Department offers comprehensive benefits.

    • Life insurance is provided to full-time employees along with Accidental Death/Dismemberment.
    • MVP Vermont medical insurance for employee and family.
    • Dental insurance coverage for the employee and family.
    • Short Term Disability insurance
    • Long Term Disability insurance
    • Retirement Program - VMERS D (VT Municipal Employee Retirement System).
    • ICMA-RC 457 Plan
    • Health and Fitness programs - Up to $250 per year fitness bonus for employees who participate in Town-sponsored health/fitness programs.
    • Optical "Vision" Care Program.
    • Workers Compensation
    • Employee Wellness Program with the Vermont Center for Responder Wellness
    • Direct Deposit (Mandatory)
    • Thirteen paid holidays per year
    • Vacation leave
    • Sick leave
    • Personal leave
    • Step Plan with increase for years of service
    • Shift differential for 2nd and 3rd shift
    • Equipment and clothing allowance
    • All uniforms and equipment (to include firearms and Kevlar vests) provided by the Agency.
    • Paid dry-cleaning for all work clothing

    Please go to https://www.essexvt.org/jobs.aspx to apply or send completed applications to: mhodgson@essexvt.org

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    Fair Haven Police Department

    Full Time Police Officer

    The successful candidate will possess the following minimum requirements: be at least 21 years of age, be certified or certifiable as a police officer by the VT Criminal Justice Training Council (VCJTC), possess a valid driver’s license, and must be able to perform all essential functions of the job. Preference will be given to those applicants who are currently certified through the VCJTC. However, those without certification or full time certified in another state are also encouraged to apply.

    The application process includes; entrance testing as required by the VCJTC (written, physical fitness and MMPI), medical/physical exam, oral board, polygraph exam, extensive background investigation and criminal/motor vehicle records check.

    Fair Haven offers a competitive starting wage for full-time officers, including a benefits package of medical, dental, life, disability, retirement, paid sick time, vacation and personal time.  Uniforms and police equipment are provided.

    Salary: Pay Grade 6 ($22.00 to 28.00) plus 1.00 cent shift differential

    Those wishing to apply should send a resume with three references, along with a cover letter requesting an application to:

    Fair Haven Police Department
    ATTN: Chief
    3 North Park Place
    Fair Haven, VT 05733

    (802)265-8293 Or Email  william.humphries@vermont.gov

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    Franklin County Sheriff's Office

    Sheriff's Deputy

    The Franklin County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for the positions of Part-Time and Full-Time Sheriff's Deputy. Applicants must meet the following requirements to be considered for employment: high school diploma or GED equivalent, a valid driver’s license, no illicit drug use for 2 years prior to application to include the use of marijuana, no misdemeanor or felony criminal convictions, and no domestic abuse orders in effect.

    Candidates selected for hire will be required to pass a written exam, physical testing (full time only), psychological testing, oral board, extensive background investigation and polygraph. Candidates must be certified as a police officer or eligible to become certified through the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council.

    Incentives include:

    • Take home cruiser (Full time only, contingent on distance)
    • Competitive Salary
    • Diverse work environment
    • Plan F Retirement (full time only)
    • Prior LEO Employment Credit for Salary
    • Ample opportunity for overtime

    The Franklin County Sheriff's Office also has a Regional Special Response Team with specialized training throughout the year in Less Lethal, Breaching and Basic/Advanced SWAT. All members of the team must apply and pass a physical standards test.

    Part-time responsibilities are primarily transport, traffic details, and court officer coverage. There may be opportunity for patrol for qualifying deputies.

    Applications can be sent by mail to;

    Franklin County Sheriff's Office
    PO Box 367
    St. Albans VT 05478

    Application link below,

    https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B331quu2IjqRR3ZpTHRDdEw5MWc/view?usp=sharing

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    St. Johnsbury Police Department

    Police Officer

    Nestled in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont the Town of St. Johnsbury is a destination for outdoor recreation including mountain biking, hiking and skiing. Downtown St. Johnsbury boasts a revitalized downtown, a leading independent private school, an array of cultural arts and a variety of dining opportunities. The St. Johnsbury Police Department serves a community of approximately 7,500 residents and a vast number of visitors.

    Are you looking for a rewarding career serving the St. Johnsbury community? The Town of St. Johnsbury is currently accepting applications for the position of Full Time and Part Time Police Officers. Applicants should have a strong work ethic, professional moral code, excellent communication, and ability to multi-task. A positive approach to community policing is key.

    Applicants must be 21 years of age, have a high school diploma or equivalent, possess a valid Driver’s License and pass a background check, polygraph examination and be able to complete the Vermont Police Academy.

    Full- time employment offers competitive compensation, a generous benefits package including health, dental, life insurance, short-term disability insurance, retirement and 457 plans, as well as 13 paid personal days, accrued vacation and sick time benefits. Pay incentives for additional duties to include Death Investigator, Field Training Officer, Use of Force Instructor and Fire Arms Instructor. Currently Officers work four 10 hour days with a rotating schedule of 3 days off.

    To become an integral part of protecting the St. Johnsbury Community and its residents please submit a resume and cover letter to:

    Town of St. Johnsbury
    Attention: Rachel Waterhouse, Admin. Assistant
    51 Depot Square, Suite 3
    St. Johnsbury, VT 05819

    Or via email at rwaterhouse@stjvt.com

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    Grand Isle County Sheriff's Office

    Part and Full Time Deputies

    The Grand Isle County Sheriff's Department is currently accepting applications for both Part-time and Full time Deputies.

    The Sheriff's Dept currently has contracts for patrol services for the entire County.

    The following are normal duties:

    • answering complaints
    • motor vehicle enforcement
    • investigations
    • County Search & Rescue
    • Community Policing

    Our focus is Community Policing & Public Safety.

    We offer a competitive wage and benefits package. 

    Minimum requirements: candidates must be a United States citizen, at least 20 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED, a valid driver’s license, and be able to pass an oral interview and extensive background check, polygraph check and physical test.

    The Grand Isle County Sheriff's Dept. is an equal opportunity provider and employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, gender, or familial status.

     

    Preference will be given to currently Vermont-certified police officers with a level II, IIE or III certification or equivalent.

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    Hardwick Police Department

    Full-Time Police Officer

    The Hardwick Police Department is seeking applications for the position of full-time Police Officer.  Salary range dependent on qualifications and experience.  Non-certified applicants must successfully pass a written and psychological examination, physical suitability test, oral review, polygraph examination, and an extensive background check.

    Persons possessing a Vermont Full-time Law Enforcement certification will be considered for lateral entry after passing an oral interview and background check.  

    This position requires a team-oriented individual who can demonstrate the ability to multi-task, while maintaining a professional and courteous attitude.

    Benefits include: vacation, sick, personal, holidays, retirement, medical and dental insurance.   Please submit resume to Police Chief Aaron Cochran at the Town of Hardwick P.O. Box 447 Hardwick, Vermont 05843. 

    Applications can also be obtained from:

    Hardwick Police Department
    56 High Street
    Hardwick, VT 05843.

    The Town of Hardwick is an E.O.E.

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    Hardwick Police Department

    Sergeant

    The Town is seeking energetic, positive professionals with a strong desire to provide quality police services to a progressive community. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age; possess exceptional moral character; strong work ethics, be able to pass the Vermont Criminal Justice Council’s (VCJC) physical fitness test, the VCJC entrance exam & psychological evaluation (MMPI). Applicants chosen to proceed in the hiring process will undergo an extensive background investigation, to include a polygraph test and interviews with the Chief of Police and Town Manager. Current full-time (Level 3) certified officers are encouraged to apply. Minimum job requirements for the Sergeant role include the following: graduation from an accredited two-year college or university with a degree in Sociology, Criminal Justice, Public Administration, or other closely related field with three years of police work experience. Five years of increasingly responsible police experience, preferably in a municipal or state environment, two years of which must have involved supervisory and administrative responsibility. Additional years of police work experience as defined above may be substituted for the associate degree. Current labor contracts provide for competitive wages and benefits including health insurance, life insurance, a generous amount of accrued time off, and participation in the Vermont Municipal Retirement System. Day, night, weekend, and holiday work required. This is a Union position. Those wishing to apply should send a resume with at least three references, along with a cover letter and a completed application. Application package can be found on the Town’s website at:

    https://hardwickvt.gov/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/Police-Department-Application-1.pdf

    Applications can be emailed to jobs@hardwickvt.gov or mailed to:

    Hardwick Police Department
    P.O. Box 447
    Hardwick, VT 05843

    Town of Hardwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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    Hartford Police Department

    Full-Time Police Officer

    The Hartford Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Patrol Officer.  Effective July 1st, 2023 the hiring range for this position will be $27.80-$31.09 per hour depending on qualifications.

    Officers can substantially supplement their income by working occasional overtime and outside details.

    Applicants who possess a full time police certification are eligible for a recruitment bonus of $10,000, and applicants possessing no prior law enforcement experience are eligible for a recruitment bonus of $5,000.

    The Hartford Police Department offers a very generous total compensation package that includes paid vacation time, personal time, 12 sick days per year, 13 paid holidays, an education bonus of up to $3000 annually, health insurance (that is funded 85% by the town), physical fitness reimbursement, and many others.

    Retirement- Effective July 1st 2023 newly appointed officers will be enrolled in VMERS Plan D.  This retirement plan allows officers to collect a lucrative defined benefit pension at the age of 50.

    As an employer, the Hartford Police Department values its employees’ work/life balance. The current patrol schedule gives officers 15 days off per month with every other weekend off.

    Applications can be obtained by following the link below:

    Employment Opportunities — Hartford Police Department (hartford-vt.org)

    If you are interested in joining our team, please contact our recruitment officer:

    Sgt Duncan MacDonald

    DMacdonald@Hartford-VT.org

    802-295-9425

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    Hartford Police Department

    Full-Time Communications Specialist Candidate

    Communications Specialist Candidate

    The Hartford Police Department recognizes that the recruitment and selection of all personnel is one of its most important activities. Inasmuch, it is our goal to employ a knowledgeable value centered, service-focused workforce that mirrors the ethnic, racial and gender composition of the regional labor force. Working together with the Town’s Human Resources Director, we monitor and develop strategies to attract a qualified, diverse applicant pool, while also fostering the conditions necessary to develop a competent, inclusive team of public safety professionals

    SALARY RANGE – Communications Specialist Candidate starting salary is $43,555.  Upon successful completion of training and certification salary will increase to $44,512.

    EDUCATION STIPEND - Employees who have received a level of education beyond a High School Diploma shall receive educational incentive pay, payable upon the first payroll period in December and thereafter, upon verification of the following degree awards from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education.  Educational incentive pay shall be in an amount equal to the highest level of education attained in the following amounts:

    Level                                               Amount

    Associates Degree                           $750
    Bachelor’s Degree                           $1500
    Master’s Degree                              $3000

    HOLIDAYS - The Town recognizes thirteen (13) paid Holidays annually.

    HEALTH, DENTAL & VISION – MVP health insurance, Delta Dental plan, VSP eye care plan

    VACATION –

    Year(s) of Service       Vacation Accrual Annual Days

    1 Year                         5 days
    1+ Years                      10 days
    5 Years                        15 days

    RETIREMENT - Vermont Municipal Employees' Retirement System (VMERS) is the public pension plan provided by the State of Vermont for participating municipalities' employees.  The Hartford Police Department offers VMERS plan C.

    All uniforms and equipment are provided by the Town, to include cleaning and replacement.

    Continued career advancement and specialization is available through non-competitive and competitive promotions, specialized assignments and other opportunities.

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    Killington Police Department

    Full & Part-Time Police Officer

    The Town of Killington, Vermont is accepting applications for a part time law enforcement position. We are seeking an energetic, positive professional with a strong desire to provide quality police services to a resort community on the move. 

    The ideal Officer will provide the highest level of public safety service and support citizens, businesses, second homeowners and visitors of the Killington community. The Officer should have the ability to cultivate relationships to foster mutual trust, understanding and respect.

    Applicants must possess an associate’s degree or equivalent, be 21 years of age, and possess a valid Driver’s License. Candidates should have a minimum of one year of relevant experience in patrol work and investigation, or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired. They should possess exceptional moral character; strong work ethics; and be certified or certifiable as a police officer (Level I, II, IIE or III) by the VT Criminal Justice Training Council (VCJTC). 

    Weekend and holiday shifts required. Pay rate is based on qualifications and experience.

    Applicant must be able to perform all the essential functions involved with police duties.  Police testing, including a physical fitness exam, academy entrance exam, polygraph, medical exam, extensive fingerprint supported background check will be required of the candidate selected for hire.  Preference shall be given to VT-certified officers.

    Killington, home to Killington and Pico Ski Resorts, is a resort community located at the crossroads of U.S. Route 4 and Vermont 100. While the year-round population is under 1,000 people, the Town has over 2,500 second homeowners and plays hosts to tens of thousands of tourists on any given weekend.

    Interested persons should send a letter of interest and resume to: Whit Montgomery, Chief of Police via email @ whit@killingtontown.com or via mail at

    Chief of Police
    Town of Killington,
    P.O. Box 429
    Killington, Vermont 05751.

    E.O.E.

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    Lamoille County Sheriff's Department

    School Resource Officer

    The Lamoille County Sheriff’s Department is accepting applications for a School Resource Officer. We are seeking a highly motivated applicant, willing to work closely with School Administration and staff. Applicants need to be able to work in potentially stressful situations with diverse populations.

    Responsibilities include primary law enforcement presence promoting a safe and orderly environment at the Lamoille Union High School, Laraway School in Johnson, as well as the Elementary Schools in Wolcott, Hyde Park, and Johnson, or any other schools as designated by the Sheriff. The School Resource Officer (SRO) provides the respective school administrations, staff and students with a law enforcement presence that is able to maintain order, encourage communication, and foster positive relations between the police and student body.

    Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent, have a valid operator’s license, be 21 years of age, pass entrance tests required for the VCJTC, pass a polygraph exam, and an extensive background investigation.  Currently certified Level 2 and Level 3 officers encouraged to apply.

    The Lamoille County Sheriff’s Department offers an excellent benefit package to include health and dental coverage and participates in the state retirement system.  All Deputies work out of a newly renovated building that also houses a new Dispatch Center located in Hyde Park, Vermont.  The department currently provides law enforcement services to Johnson, Hyde Park, and Wolcott on a full time basis. The School Resource Officer will also be provided with a take-home cruiser.

    Lamoille County Sheriff’s Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please submit your resume and completed Lamoille County Sheriff’s Dept. Application along with a letter of interest to:

    Lamoille County Sheriff’s Dept.
    Attn: Det. Sgt. Kevin Lehoe
    PO BOX 96
    Hyde Park, VT 05655

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    Lamoille County Sheriff's Department

    Emergency Communications Dispatcher

    The Lamoille County Sheriff's Department is accepting applications for candidates interested in working in a diverse environment, supporting several emergency response agencies. Candidates will be assisting community members while supporting several emergency response agencies.

    • Must be willing to work varied shift hours, weekends and holidays.

    • Candidates must be willing to learn, work well with others and be able to multitask while handling high stress situations.

    • Strong computer skills, data entry skills and have strong communications skills.

    • Candidates must be able to work for extended periods of time, while viewing multiple monitors.

    • Prior emergency service experience preferred.

    • Interested candidates must comply with extensive background checks, have a high school diploma or GED and reliable transportation.

     Interested candidates can walk in or request application by phone. Lamoille County Sheriff's Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Lamoille County Sheriff’s Department
    PO Box 96
    Hyde Park, VT 05655

    P: 802-888-2561
    F: 802-888-2564

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    Lamoille County Sheriff's Department

    Patrol Deputy

    The Lamoille County Sheriff’s Department is accepting applications for a Patrol Deputy.  We are seeking highly motivated applicants, willing to serve the communities we work with, willing to learn, perform traffic enforcement and provide quality police services to our communities.  Applicants need to be able to work in potentially stressful situations with diverse populations.

    Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent, have a valid operator’s license, be 21 years of age, pass entrance tests required for the VCJTC, pass a polygraph exam, and an extensive background investigation.  Currently certified officers encouraged to apply.

    The Lamoille County Sheriff’s Department offers an excellent benefit package to include health and dental coverage and participates in the state retirement system.  All Deputies work out of a newly renovated building that also houses a new Dispatch Center located in Hyde Park, Vermont.  The department currently provides law enforcement services to Johnson, Hyde Park, and Wolcott on a full time basis.

    Lamoille County Sheriff’s Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please submit your resume and completed Lamoille County Sheriff’s Dept. Application along with a letter of interest to:

    Lamoille County Sheriff’s Dept.
    Attn: Sgt. Kevin Lehoe
    PO BOX 96
    Hyde Park, VT 05655

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    Ludlow Police Department

    Full-Time Police Officer

    The Ludlow Police Department, a community-oriented police department located in the heart of the Green Mountains and home to 2 ski resorts, Okemo Mountain and Jackson Gore is seeking applicants for the full-time and part-time Police Officer. We are seeking an energetic, positive professional with a strong desire to provide quality police services to a resort community that continues to grow. They should possess exceptional moral character; strong work ethics; and be certified or certifiable as a police officer (Level I, II, IIE or III) by the VT Criminal Justice Training Council (VCJTC). 

    The full-time officer is a year-round union position with a competitive wage and municipal benefit package. The part-time position is a non-union and non-benefitted.  Please send resume in confidence with references to the Chief of Police, Town of Ludlow, PO Box 359, Ludlow, VT, 05149 or email jeffrey.billiings@vermont.gov. Vermont certified police officers preferred but not required. Out of state police officers are encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. The Town of Ludlow is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Requirements:

     Must be 18 years of age at the time of the application.

    • Must be drug free for a minimum of two years, including marijuana.
    • High School Diploma or equivalent required. Associates Degree or higher, Honorable Military Service or equivalent Law Enforcement work history preferred.
    • Must have no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions, nor any habitual or serious traffic offenses, Domestic violence or assault convictions. Other violations, which may adversely affect a law enforcement career, will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
    • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid Vermont State driver's license.
    • Must successfully complete written aptitude, physical fitness, MMPI, panel interview.
    • Upon conditional offer of employment, candidate must successfully complete polygraph examination, background investigation and a physical examination by your health care provider.
    • Must be able to meet fortieth percentile physical fitness graduation standards required by the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council. Please visit https://vcjc.vermont.gov for entrance standards at the Vermont Police Academy.
    • Must successfully gain full-time certification through the Vermont Police Academy (VPA).
    • Must successfully complete all department required trainings and certification.

    Benefits: The Ludlow Police Department offers comprehensive benefits.

    • Life insurance
    • Accidental Death/Dismemberment.
    • MVP Vermont medical insurance for employee and family. Co-pays and deductibles are paid by the town.
    • Dental insurance coverage for the employee and family.
    • Short Term Disability insurance
    • Long Term Disability insurance
    • Retirement Program - VMERS D (VT Municipal Employee Retirement System).
    • Optical "Vision" Care Program.
    • Workers Compensation
    • Direct Deposit (Mandatory)
    • Thirteen paid holidays per year
    • 2 weeks’ vacation with additional time added for years of service.
    • 8 paid sick days per year
    • Personal leave
    • Step Plan with increase for years of service
    • Shift differential for 2nd and 3rd shift
    • Equipment and clothing allowance
    • All uniforms and equipment (to include firearms and Kevlar vests) provided by the department.
    • A $2,000 sign on bonus for full-time officers.
    • Starting pay commensurate with experience.

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    Lyndonville Police Department

    Police Officer

    The Lyndonville Police Department, a community oriented, results focused law enforcement agency is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.  Interested persons must be able to successfully complete required training through the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council as well as a Field Training Process and a probationary period. This is a full-time, year-round position with a competitive wage and municipal benefit package. Departmental benefits include an assigned take home cruiser, eight hour working shifts and holidays off. Please send your cover letter, job application, and resume with three (3) references to the Chief of Police, Town of Lyndon, PO Box 167, Lyndonville, VT, 05851 or email jack.harris@vermont.gov applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

    For an employment application, visit our website at www.lyndonvt.org or pick up an application packet at the Lyndon Municipal Office Building, 119 Park Avenue Lyndonville, Vermont 05851.  Questions can be directed to Police Chief, Jack Harris at 802-626-1271 or by calling the Municipal Administrator, Justin Smith at (802) 626-5834. 

    The Town of Lyndon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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    Middlebury Police Department

    Full-Time Police Officer

    The Middlebury Police Department is seeking self-motivated applicants for the position of Police Officer. The Middlebury Police Department is a full service department staffed 24 X7 serving an economically diverse community of 38 sq. miles, 8,500 residents and the Middlebury College community. The department is located in a modern facility comprising 3 buildings on 12 acres of land. The department enjoys an excellent reputation in the community and receives broad community support. In addition to an interest in serving traditional community public safety needs, we are seeking applicants who have an interest in crime scene and evidence processing and physical match laboratory work to augment patrol duties.

    Entry level salary is $55,080 to $80,240 augmented by premiums for evening and night work, bonuses for educational/ degree attainment, and a scale for physical fitness achievement. There is a further premium once the officer attains specialist level. Officers are enrolled in the Vermont Municipal Retirement System, Plan C, a defined benefit retirement program. There are also two different Blue Cross/ Blue Shield health plans available, a dental plan, and a vision care plan.

    The Department maintains high standards for employment. Initial applications can be downloaded from the Department website at www.middleburypolice.org and submitted to the Chief of Police at 1 Lucius Shaw Lane, Middlebury, VT 05753.  Phase 1 of the screening process includes exams to determine suitability for work in the police service, measuring language skills, association skills, and reasoning along with a practical exam.  Applicants who pass will then be interviewed by a board of police professionals. In Phase 2, successful applicants will be given a conditional offer of employment and will undergo a thorough background investigation to determine if there have been patterns of conduct that would qualify or disqualify them from employment. This includes the polygraph exam as well as a pre-background interview with the background investigator and the investigation itself. Applicants must then successfully complete the police academy entrance exam, the fitness assessment, and be administered the MMPI-2 personality inventory. At the end of testing, candidates will be ranked and a final selection made.

    The Middlebury Police Department has been providing service to Middlebury for over 100 years. Please consider exploring a career with us and being part of this fine tradition.

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    Milton Police Department

    Full-Time Police Officer

    The Milton Police Department is announcing the opening for the position of Full-Time Police Officer.  We are looking for candidates with a strong desire to join a team of dedicated officers providing professional police services to our community. The successful candidate will be required to work rotating shifts, including nights, weekends, holidays and overtime is required. This is an exciting opportunity for persons who desire a career in Law Enforcement.

    The Town of Milton is the 8th largest community in Vermont with a diverse population of approximately 12,000 people located in the northern part of Chittenden County. We offer competitive pay and benefits that include paid vacation, sick leave, medical, life and dental insurance and retirement Plan D of the Vermont Municipal Employees Retirement System.

    Applicants must be at least age 18 at time of application. Applicants must have the ability to pass the VT Criminal Justice Training Council physical fitness test and possess a valid Vermont driver's license. Applicants possessing a two or four year college degree are desired and Vermont police officer certification and prior law enforcement experience are preferred.

    The Milton Police Department offers up to a $10,000 sign on bonus for in state (Vermont) full-time certified police officer and a $8,000 sign on bonus for out of state full time certified officer with a relocation allocation of up to $2,000. We also offer a $3,000 sign on bonus for Vermont part-time certified officer who complete the full-time police academy.

    The application process includes interviews, psychological and written testing, oral selection board, physical exam as well as satisfactory completion of a polygraph examination and extensive background investigation including criminal and driver’s license record checks.

    The Milton Police Department provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

    This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

    To apply, submit a resume, cover letter and Town of Milton employment application. Applications are available on the Town website at this address: http://www.miltonvt.gov/148/Police or can be picked up at the Town Manager’s Office.

    Submit application materials to: 
    Milton Police Department - Applications
    37 Bombardier Road
    Milton, VT 05468

    or via Email to Sgt. Scott Philbrook at scott.philbrook@vermont.gov

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    Montpelier Police Department

    Full-Time Police Officer

    The Montpelier Police Department is a premiere Vermont law enforcement agency providing professional policing services to the residents, workers, and visitors of the state's capital city.

    • Current patrol starting salary is $34.88/hour ($72,550 /year not including overtime, shift differential compensation, PT bonus, education bonuses, training certification bonuses and holiday pay).
    • Various specialty assignments such as detective, K9, hostage/crisis negotiator, mountain bike patrol, and more
    • Emphasis on officer training and development, officer wellness, and community policing
    • Patrol officers work four (4) ten (10) hour shifts and have three (3) rotating days off
    • Equipment, Uniforms, and dry cleaning provided.
    • Benefits include paid vacation and sick time, healthcare, vision, and dental insurance, Vermont Municipal Employees Retirement System D, tuition assistance program, technology and fitness equipment purchasing program, $500 annual equipment allowance, $900 fitness bonus, and more
    • For more information and to apply online:https://www.policeapp.com/City-of-Montpelier-VT-Police-Department/1258/
    • Questions can be sent to: recruiting@montpelier-vt.org

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    Morristown Police Department

    Full-Time Police Officer

    The Morristown Police Department is looking for motivated, honest, and enthusiastic individuals looking to make a difference in the Morristown community. The Morristown Police Department strives to hire individuals willing to step up to a challenge in Law Enforcement. If you embody the traits of professionalism, strive for excellence and are willing to go above and beyond, then we want to speak to you.

    The Town of Morristown is the largest town by population in Lamoille County and serves at the county’s main commercial center.

    The Morristown Police Department offers up to $7,500.00 sign on bonus for in state (Vermont) full-time certified police officers.

    We actively participate in the SIU (Sexual Investigation Unit) program, the NVDTF (Northern Vermont Drug Task Force), Drug Recognition Expert program, and we have a established K-9 Program.

    Requirements that must be met prior to consideration for employment are; U.S. Citizenship, High School diploma or GED equivalent, a valid driver’s license, no illicit drug use for one (1) year prior to application submittal to include the use of marijuana, no convictions for felony crimes or any crime involving moral turpitude, and no domestic abuse orders in effect from any state or U.S. territory. Below you will find a step-by-step checklist outlining the process by which the Morristown Police Department selects individuals for employment as a sworn police officer.

    • Letter of intent, resume and job application to be completed and submitted to the Morristown Police Department.
    • Written and physical fitness tests to be completed with a passing score at the VT Police Academy.  The written test is similar to the S.A.T. and is based upon mathematics and reading comprehension.  No prior law enforcement knowledge is required for the written exam.  The physical fitness standards are available on the VT Criminal Justice Training Council’s website at http://vcjtc.vermont.gov/training/three/physical-training-standards. If both tests are passed you will take a standardized psychological evaluation. This is not pass/fail. Results are assessed by a qualified professional psychologist.  The testing process costs $30.00 per person and you must be sponsored by this agency to attend.
    • Internal second level review by Morristown Police Department.
    • Oral board interview.
    • Conditional offer of employment and fingerprinting.
    • Background investigation.
    • Command staff review.
    • Medical examination to include drug screening.

    If you have any questions about this process please feel free to contact Chief Richard Keith.

    *The Morristown Police Department is an equal opportunity provider, and employer.

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    Northfield Police Department

    Full-Time Police Officer

    Linked Document

    The Northfield Primary Patrol Officer is a full – time police officer in service to the town of Northfield who is certified and able to provide all levels of law enforcement service to the community.

    Pay:  $27.35-$35.63 D.O.E/ $5,000 sign on bonus

    Benefits package:  medical insurance, paid time off and retirement

    New England Police Benevolent Association local 406

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Respond to all calls for service within the Town of Northfield as the duty patrol officer for your shift
    • Make lawful arrests, issue traffic tickets, investigate motor vehicle crashes, assist other public safety agencies as requested
    • Operate a marked police vehicle in all types of weather conditions
    • Inventory control of all necessary supplies for the operation
    • Thorough knowledge of the principles, standards, and practices of modern police methods
    • Ability to plan, lay out, and work your scheduled shift performing varied operations connected with police activities
    • Attend and request training based upon mandates and your interests
    • Understand and follow all department policies and procedures in accordance with Federal and State mandates and requirements
    • Preparation of required reports and reporting forms
    • Maintain accurate records of all your police investigations
    • Perform all law enforcement functions when and as needed
    • Maintain effective community relations
    • Assist in the development of crime prevention programs
    • Provide assistance to neighboring police departments as needed
    • All other duties as required by State and Federal Law
    • Other duties as assigned by proper authority

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

    • Valid Vermont driver’s license
    • Level III Law Enforcement Certification by the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council
    • Able to read and comprehend operating and technical manuals
    • Able to communicate knowledge and experience in an effective manner
    • Experience with computers
    • Knowledge of Federal, State, and municipal criminal and traffic laws
    • Obtain and maintain specialized training and certification

    ENTRY LEVEL REQUIREMENTS:

    • High school diploma, prefer a two- or four-year college degree with a course of study in human services, management or other appropriate discipline
    • Pass written entry test administered by the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council
    • Pass police physical assessment test established by the police academy
    • Meet psychiatric test standards as established by the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council
    • Pass an employment polygraph examination
    • Must be able to pass a criminal records and motor vehicle record check including a background investigation

    LATERAL ENTRY LEVEL REQUIREMENTS:

    • Graduate of the Vermont Police Academy or meet the requirements established by the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council as a Level III, Vermont Certified Law Enforcement Officer
    • Must be able to pass a criminal records and motor vehicles record check including a background investigation

    WORKING CONDITIONS:

    • Reports to the Chief of Police
    • Subject to call in at all times for shift back up and emergencies
    • Be available to work flexible hours including some nights, early mornings, weekends, and holidays as needed or required
    • Regular interaction with the people who display abnormal human behavior
    • Duties may be hazardous; life threatening or may cause severe injury or even death
    • Perform duties in all types of weather conditions
    • The exposure to blood, bodily fluids, or human tissue can be expected
    • Visual exposure to events with severe graphic trauma to humans and animals may cause unknown physical and psychological disabilities
    • Must join the established Police Union and follow the union contract. Work may be hazardous; life threatening or may cause severe injuries or even death

    Resume can be email to the Chief Pierre Gomez

    Pierre.gomez@vermont.gov

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    Orange County Sheriff's Office

    Full-Time & Part Time Deputies

    Orange County Sheriff is hiring 1 Full time Deputy and part time Deputies.

    We are seeking positive, energetic, and motivated individuals to join our team.  The Orange County Sheriff’s Office is a multi-faceted organization.  Our responsibilities include, but are not limited to :  town patrols, criminal investigations, court security, super load escorts, traffic control, civil process, community relations and other contracted security services.

    Applicants must possess a high-school diploma or equivalent, possess a valid driver's license, complete a polygraph and be able to pass an extensive background investigation.   Preference will be given to certified level II or III officers.

    To request an application via email pryan@orangecountysheriff.com.

    You may contact the office in person or via phone at 802-685-4875.

    Those interested in applying should submit a letter of interest.

    ATTN:    Captain Leonidas Zenonos
    Orange County Sheriff’s Office
    11 Vt  RTE 113
    Chelsea, VT  05038

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    Orleans County Sheriff's Department

    Full-Time and Per Diem Sheriff's Deputies

    The Orleans County Sheriff’s Department is currently accepting applications for Full-time Patrol and Per Diem Sheriff's Deputies. Orleans County Sheriff’s Department offers competitive pay, extensive training, flexible scheduling and various day-to-day duties and other incentives. Experience is not needed, but Vermont Criminal Justice Council Level II or Level III certified officers are preferred. So, if you have been looking to start your exciting career in law enforcement and giving back to your community, complete the application and send us your Resume. For more information or questions contact us at 802-334-3333.

    Duties/Responsibilities:

    • Civil process service
    • Court Duties
    • Community events
    • Construction zone safety
    • DUI interdiction
    • Occupant protection enforcement
    • Patrol & motor vehicle enforcement
    • Prisoner transports
    • Security details
    • School Resource Officers
    • ATV Patrols

    Benefits:

    • Competitive salary
    • Diverse work environment
    • Uniforms and equipment are provided
    • Health Insurance
    • Aflac
    • Retirement

    Qualifications:

    • Community Oriented
    • Self-Motivated
    • 18 years of Age
    • Valid Driver’s License
    • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
    • Prior training or experience preferred but not required

    The Orleans County Sheriff’s Department is an equal opportunity employer.

    Full-Time Deputy Sheriff
    The Orleans County Sheriff’s Department is currently accepting applications for a full-time deputy. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Please visit the Orleans County Sheriff's Department website for more information or call the department at 802-334-3333.

    Per Diem Deputy Sheriff
    The Orleans County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for the position of per diem deputy sheriff. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.  Please visit the Orleans County Sheriff's Department  for more information call the department at 802-334-3333.

    More imformation is located on the departments website at www.OrleansCountySheriff.org

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    Richmond Police Department

    Full-Time Police Officer

    Police Officer

    The Richmond Police Department is currently accepting applications for a Full Time Police Officer. Our Department’s focus is a community-based approach that encourages a collaborative effort utilizing a variety of services in problem solving. Richmond is a quiet suburb in Chittenden County, serving a population of 4,200 citizens.

    The Richmond Police Department offers a competitive benefits package including take home cruiser in a 30 mile radius, Vermont Municipal Employees Retirement System Group D, paid vacation, holidays, sick leave, medical, dental, and life insurance and upon completion of mandatory training, the starting salary is $29.59 per hour, as set forth in the NEPBA (New England Police Benevolence Association) contract. Lateral transfers are eligible to receive credit for experience.

    High School Diploma or GED.

    Must have no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions, nor any habitual or serious traffic offenses, domestic violence or assault convictions. Other violations, which may adversely affect a law enforcement career, will be considered on a case-by case basis.

    Ability to obtain and maintain a valid Vermont State driver’s license.

    Able to pass Vermont Police Academy entrance exam.

    Pass Vermont Police Academy Physical Fitness Exam

    Pass a polygraph and comprehensive background investigation.

    Entrance requirements can be found and reviewed at vcjtc.vermont.gov/training/three/entrance-standards

     

    Please submit resumes along with a letter of interest to:

    Town of Richmond
    Attention: Town Manager Josh Arneson
    203 Bridge Street
    Richmond, VT 05477

    Or email to:  jarneson@richmondvt.gov

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    Rutland City Police Department

    Full-Time Police Officer

    All visitors to the Rutland City Police Department must wear a mask covering the mouth and nose upon entering our building!

     

    The City of Rutland and the Rutland City Police Department is committed to equal opportunity for all of its applicants and employees.

     

    The Rutland City Police Dept is seeking well qualified, professional men and women for the position of Police Officer.  As an historic city nestled in the heart of the Green Mountains of Vermont, Rutland is a family-oriented community with great schools, colleges and a major hospital.  Downtown offers opportunities for shopping, dining, theater, musical entertainment, comedy and much more.  The Rutland area has offerings for outdoor enthusiasts of every season with easy access to the Long Trail for hiking, Killington Ski Resort for skiing and mountain biking, as well as several lakes suited for water activities, camping, and public hunting areas. 

     

     The Rutland City Police Department has an authorized sworn staff of 39 officers, with 12 civilian support staff members. The department is divided into three divisions: Patrol, which includes the three-member Street Crimes Unit, Bureau of Criminal Investigations (BCI), and Project VISION.  Unique among police departments in Vermont, Project VISION was formed in 2013 to take a collaborative, community-based approach to address the underlying conditions that often lead to criminal activity. We are a busy and fast-paced department, with a patrol area of 7.67 square miles and an average of 13,500 calls for service each year. Rutland City’s permanent population is approximately 16,500, which swells to more than 35,000 daytime visitors and residents.

     

    Any questions regarding any recruitment matters at the Rutland City Police Department can be directed to Staff Operations Support Specialist Ryan Brady at Ryan.Brady@Vermont.gov, or by calling (802) 773-1820.

     

    Minimum qualifications:

     

    The following is a basic list of the minimum qualifications you should keep in mind when completing your application, cover letter and resume.  For more information about minimum qualifications and the hiring process, please contact Ryan Brady using the information provided on this page.

     

    • Must be at least 18 years of age

       

    • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent

       

    • Must have an unblemished background free of any felony convictions, most misdemeanor convictions, careless or reckless driving habits, or history of moral turpitude.

       

    • Pass all written and physical tests, including the MMPI, as required by the Vermont Criminal Justice Council to the satisfaction of the Rutland City Police Department. 

       

    • Successfully complete an interview process including an assessment center test

       

    • Successfully complete a polygraph examination to the satisfaction of the Rutland City Police Department

       

    • Undergo an in-depth background check

       

    • Must be in excellent physical condition and pass a thorough medical examination

       

    • Have vision corrected to 20/20 with glasses or contacts, and pass a hearing test

       

    • Undergo a mental health evaluation with the department’s psychiatrist

       

    • Possess a valid driver’s license upon employment

       

    What we offer:

     

    The following is a short list of the benefits available to the employees of the Rutland City Police Department.  For a more descriptive list of the benefits and opportunities available, contact Ryan Brady using the information provided on this page.

     

    • Competitive salary package dependent upon experience

       

      • $45,240 (21.75/hr) pre academy and academy rate

         

      • $53,081 (25.52/hr) upon successful graduation from the Level III academy

         

      • Previously certified Vermont Level III and out of state waiver applicants may start higher based upon years of experience!

         

    • 12-hour shifts

       

    • 14 paid holidays

       

    • Sick leave

       

    • Annual vacation leave

       

    • Outside jobs (events, traffic, etc.) at $45/hour

       

    • Health insurance

       

    • Dental plan

       

    • Vision plan

       

    • Military/Education bonuses

       

    • Wellness incentives

       

    • Paid basic and in-service training

       

    • Department issued uniforms and equipment

       

    • VMERS Group C retirement

       

    • Special assignments (promotional opportunities, Street Crimes, detective, and more)

       

    Our ideal candidates are caring, community minded, ethical team players with the ability to work in a structured environment.  If you are a professional individual looking to enrich your life and the lives of others, this is the time to meet the challenge and join our police department to be a part of something greater than yourself.  Join us on our journey to becoming an internationally accredited agency.  Applicants must meet Vermont Police Academy and Department standards.  We are an equal opportunity employer.  Interested persons can apply by submitted an application, letter of intent and resume to the Rutland Police Department using the information below.  Please be certain to include a phone number you can be contacted at on the documents you submit.  Applications can be obtained by:

     

    • Stopping by the Rutland City Police Department and ask a dispatcher for an application.

       

    • Contact Ryan Brady by telephone at (802) 773-1820 or email at  Ryan.Brady@vermont.gov and an application will be mailed or emailed to you.

       

    • Download the application here

       

    Once completed, you may scan and email the application, cover letter and resume to Ryan Brady at the email address above, mail them to: Rutland City Police Department, Attn: Ryan Brady, 108 Wales Street, Rutland, VT 05701 or drop them off at the Rutland Police Department dispatch center.

     

    Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you soon.

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    Rutland County Sheriff's Department

    Full-time/Part-time Deputy Sheriff

    The Rutland County Sheriff’s Department is accepting applications for the position of Full-time/Part-time Deputy Sheriff. The successful candidate(s) will pass a written examination, psychological test, polygraph examination and a background investigation before attending the Vermont Police Academy 80 hour, two week training program.

    ** Preference will be given to VT Level III Certified officers **

    Applicants should hand deliver applications to: 88 Grove Street, Rutland VT, 05701 ATTN: Lt. James Bennick or mail to Rutland County Sheriff’s Department ATTN: Lt. James Bennick P.O. Box 303 Rutland, VT 05702. Employment questions should be directed to Lt. James Bennick at 802-775-8002.

    The Rutland County Sheriff’s Department is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive wage.

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    Rutland County Sheriff's Department

    Full-time/Part-time Dispatcher

    The Rutland County Sheriff’s Department is looking for qualified candidates to become a Full-time/Part-time dispatcher. Candidate must have excellent communication skills, be familiar with computers, and have the ability to prioritize functions, as well as enter data quickly and accurately. Candidate must also be available to work weekends,nights, and holiday's.

    Please contact Communications Supervisor Jennifer Coffin at 802-775-8002 Ext 12 or by email Jennifer.Coffin@vermont.gov if you are interested.

    Applicants should hand deliver applications to: 88 Grove Street, Rutland VT 05701 ATTN: Jennifer Coffin or mail to Rutland County Sheriff’s Department ATTN: Jennifer Coffin P.O. Box 303 Rutland, VT 05702.

    Employment questions should be directed to Communications Supervisor Jennifer Coffin at 802-775-8002 ext 12.

    The Rutland County Sheriff’s Department is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive wage.

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    Shelburne Police Department

    Shelburne Police Department is currently accepting applications for Full and Part time Police Officers.  Our Team subscribes to a community-based approach that encourages a collaborative effort to problem solving. Shelburne is a rapidly growing community in Chittenden County, serving a population of 7,800 citizens.  Our community has seen increasing diversity in our growing and dynamic population and strives to meet the needs of all community members.  Shelburne Police Department provides a wide range of services which complement our commitment to Problem Oriented Policing philosophes, solutions, and strategies.

    The Shelburne Police Department is committed to diversifying our ranks and encourages men and women with diverse racial, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds to apply.  Our Team respects and values diversity among our members and within our community.

    The Shelburne Police Department offers a competitive benefits package including Vermont Municipal Employees Retirement System, paid vacation, holidays, sick leave, medical, dental, and life insurance.  Upon completion of mandatory training (Full-Time academy training, Field Training, etc.), the starting salary is $27.00/hour, as set forth in the NEPBA (New England Police Benevolence Association) contract.  Lateral transfers credit for years served will be considered on a case-by-case basis to determine starting compensation. 

    Minimum Requirements (Requirements may change without notice)

    • High School Diploma or GED.
    • Must be drug free for a minimum of five years.
    • Must have no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions, nor any habitual or serious traffic offenses, domestic violence or assault convictions.  Other violations, which may adversely affect a law enforcement career, will be considered on a case-by case basis.
    • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid Vermont State driver’s license.
    • Able to pass Vermont Police Academy entrance exam.
    • Pass Vermont Police Academy Physical Fitness Exam (Full-Time Only).
    • Pass a psychological exam and oral board interview.
    • Pass a polygraph and comprehensive background investigation.
    • Entrance requirements can be found and reviewed at http://vcjtc.vermont.gov/training/three/entrance-standards

    Essential Job Functions

    • Familiarization with all departmental General Orders as they pertain to the position of Police Officer.  Professional Development is essential and is encouraged through in-service training, department training exercises, and independent study to acquire and advance job knowledge and skills.
    • Conduct criminal, motor vehicle and other investigations by securing scenes, gathering and preserving evidence, conducting interviews, taking field notes, prepare affidavits, reports and court cases and present relevant testimony.  Investigate suspicious activities and persons; make arrests for violations of state laws and local ordinances.  Respond to emergencies such as motor vehicle accidents, crimes in progress, etc.  Respond to complaints; investigate and attempt to mediate conflicts.
    • Investigate traffic accidents, aid injured persons, determine if any criminal offenses have been committed and write appropriate reports.  Direct traffic at accidents, fires, and at busy intersections as necessary.  Investigate crimes against persons and property.
    • Serve subpoenas, arrest warrants, citations and deliver emergency messages.  Provide prisoner transport.  Deliver court paperwork. Maintain positive public relations while enforcing the law, providing information or otherwise assisting the public. Document all actions in writing as per department and state regulations.

    The Shelburne Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.

    Applications are available at: https://www.shelburnevt.org/DocumentCenter/View/163/Employment-Application-Police--Communications or at the Shelburne Police Department.

    Submit completed applications to:

    Sergeant Joshua Flore

    Recruitment and Hiring

    Shelburne Police Department

    P.O. Box 58

    Shelburne, Vermont 05482

     

    Email: josh.flore@shelburnepdvt.org

     

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    St. Albans Police Department

    Police Sergeant

    Do you have a passion for helping others?  A desire to do more for your community?

    The St. Albans Police Department in Vermont is actively recruiting individuals to join the largest municipality in Franklin County.  On July 1st, 2024 the St. Albans Police Department will start policing our neighboring community in the Town of St. Albans.  The patrol area will be approximately 62.5 square miles.  This area consists of rural farm land, urban city life, shopping and portions of Lake Champlain.  The Town of St. Albans is one of the fastest growing communities in the State of Vermont and is home to some of the largest employers in the County. 

    The St. Albans Police Department is looking to fill an open Patrol Sergeant position. A Police Sergeant is the true first-level manager and is responsible for supervising Corporal and Patrol officers as assigned in the performance of assigned patrols and incident investigations. They manage subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. The Sergeant position comes with the following benefits:

    • Promotional Opportunities.
    • Competitive Salary: Starting salary range between $66,726.40 to $79,747.20 depending on experience.
    • $1.30 an hour Shift Differential plus Overtime Opportunities.
    • Sign on Bonus starting at $15,000.00.
    • Free Healthcare coverage for employee, spouse and family.
    • Progressive (20 year) Retirement with VMERS Plan C.
    • Fourteen paid Holidays; Vacation, Sick, and Comp time.
    • Dental, and Vision coverage available.
    • Health Savings Account.
    • Equipment allowance.
    • Excellent equipment (vehicles, uniforms, computers).
    • 12 Hour Shifts.
    • Every other weekend off.
    • Negotiated COLA every year on July 1st plus 2% step on anniversary date of hire.

    TYPICAL DUTIES (but not limited to)

    • Maintains the chain of command within the operations of the department.
    • Runs day-to-day operation of the Police Department while acting on behalf of the Police Department.
    • Schedules works shifts to ensure minimum staffing and compliance with the administrative direction.
    • Reviews and approves police documentation, including incidents/accident reports and court document for accuracy and compliance with Federal/State/Local laws and regulations.
    • Responsible for assisting the chain of command in developing training programs for department personnel, directing special units, preparing special reports or projects as assigned, receiving and reviewing report from officers, assigning personnel according to specific needs and mentoring those on their shift.
    • Ensures project/department milestones/goals are met and adhere to approved budgets.
    • Assist Operations Commander in establishing procedures:  makes recommendations regarding improvements or changes in department operations.
    • Takes corrective actions up to and including verbal and written letters of counseling/reprimands and makes further recommendations to the administration.
    • Evaluate via a continues appraisal to include written evaluations or subordinates.
    • Performs all duties as assigned as well as additional tasks and details as assigned.
    • Typically reports to the Lieutenant(s) and/or Chief of Police.

    REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

    Comprehensive knowledge of modern police administration and of police methods, comprehensive knowledge of laws and ordinances, thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of methods of patrol, traffic control, criminal investigation, crime detection and prevention and radio communications, knowledge of the functions of Federal, State and Local jurisdictions and authorities as they relate to police work, ability to maintain cooperative relationships with other municipal officials, State and Federal authorities and the general public. Effective oral and written communications skills, resourcefulness, sound judgement in emergencies, high integrity and morals, high level of discipline.

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS

    • At least five (5) years of fulltime Law Enforcement experience, preferably with 1-3 years of supervisory experience.
    • Must be a have a Vermont Level III Certification from the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council.
    • Strong critical thinking skills, conflict resolution and decision-making skills.
    • Excellent management and leadership skills.
    • Able to solve complex problems.
    • Must complete an approved supervisory course or intended completion of supervisory course as soon as possible, following the promotion.  
    • Applicants must be able to perform the essential job functions.
    • Must be able to pass pre-employment standards:
      • Oral Interview
      • MMPI
      • Polygraph Examination
      • Background Investigation

    HOW TO APPLY

    Interested candidates should apply for employment, cover letter and resume to the Lieutenant Benjamin Couture, St. Albans Police Department, 142 South Main Street, St. Albans, Vermont 05478.  Click here for application and a hiring guideApplications can also be sent via email at benjamin.couture@stalbanspd.com.

    Applications will be accepted until suitable candidates are found.

    Police Officer (Full and Part Time)

    Do you have a passion for helping others?  A desire to do more for your community?

    The St. Albans Police Department in Vermont is actively recruiting individuals to join the largest municipality in Franklin County.  On July 1st, 2024 the St. Albans Police Department will start policing our neighboring community in the Town of St. Albans.  The patrol area will be approximately 62.5 square miles.  This area consists of rural farm land, urban city life, shopping and portions of Lake Champlain.  The Town of St. Albans is one of the fastest growing communities in the State of Vermont and is home to some of the largest employers in the County.  

    Serve with Courage, Honor and Integrity.

    BENEFITS:   

    • Promotional Opportunities.
    • Competitive Salary: Starting salary range between $54,288.00 to $64,875.20 depending on experience.
    • $1.30 an hour Shift Differential plus Overtime Opportunities.
    • Sign on Bonus starting at $10,000.00 with Vermont level III certification.
    • Free Healthcare coverage for employee, spouse and family.
    • Progressive (20 year) Retirement with VMERS Plan C.
    • Fourteen paid Holidays; Vacation, Sick, and Comp time.
    • Dental, and Vision coverage available.
    • Health Savings Account.
    • Equipment allowance.
    • Excellent equipment (vehicles, uniforms, computers).
    • 12 Hour Shifts.
    • Every other weekend off.
    • Negotiated COLA every year on July 1st plus 2% step on anniversary date of hire.

    Testing RequirEments:

    500 Meter Row and 1.5 Mile Run (new, effective for anyone entering the 116th Basic Training Course and beyond)

    The physical readiness test consists of two events; a timed 1.5-mile run and 500 Meter Row Sprint. The scores from both tests will be averaged for a total physical readiness test score. The total score average for both events must be at the minimum of 40th percentile or above to be considered a passing score (Agencies may set a higher score for their hiring requirements but the Academy has the entrance score at the 40th percentile).

    The requirements can be found below. Please use the chart below to find your minimum standard at the 40th percentile and train for a higher percentage to be competitive.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Education: High School Diploma / GED
    • Experience: Entry Level
    • Must be US Citizen
    • Must be at least 21 years of age
    • Must have a valid Driver's License
    • No criminal convictions
    • Must be able to possess firearms
    • Must be able to pass the following:
      • Oral Interview
      • MMPI (Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory)
      • Polygraph Test
      • Background Check
      • Academy Testing Requirements (above)

    Interested candidates should apply for employment, cover letter and resume to the Lieutenant Benjamin Couture, St. Albans Police Department, 142 South Main Street, St. Albans, Vermont 05478.  Click here for application and a hiring guideApplications can also be sent via email at benjamin.couture@stalbanspd.com.

    Applications will be accepted until suitable candidates are found.

     

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    South Burlington Police Department

    Police Officer

    The South Burlington Police Department continuously seeks energetic team players who consider themselves a problem solver and wants to be closely involved with the community they serve.

    Please visit the South Burlington Website for updated information about current vacancies and recruitment information.  Applications are available on our website.

    The South Burlington Police Department is committed to diversifying our work force and we encourage women and men with diverse racial, cultural and ethnic backgrounds to apply. We are a progressive organization that values and respects diversity among our employees and within our community.

    South Burlington Police is an equal opportunity employer.

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    Springfield Police Department

    Hiring Bonus $10,000

    The Town of Springfield, VT is accepting applications for a full-time patrol officer.

    We are seeking an energetic, positive professional with a strong desire to provide quality police services to a progressive community. Starting pay with no experience is $24.21 per hour.  A Vermont certified patrol officer’s pay may be adjusted.  The Town of Springfield is offering a hiring bonus of $10,000.00 for any full-time certified applicant that successfully completes the hiring process and training program.

    The position is subject to rotational shifts. Benefits included: (2) Paid Personal Days, (10) Paid Holidays, Vacation Leave, Travel Reimbursement, Cost of Living Adjustments, Yearly Raises, Medical & Prescription Health Plan, Dental Plan Available, Vision Reimbursement, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance and VMERS Retirement Plan; Under VMERS Plan D, Employees can retire after 20 years with up to 50% of final compensation.

    Applications may be picked up at the Springfield Police Station, 201 Clinton Street, Springfield, VT or by calling Richard Stillings, Administrative Assistant at 802-885-2113. Applications may also be downloaded at https://springfieldvt.govoffice2.com/police  

    All applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.  E.O.E.

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    Stowe Police Department

    Full-Time Police Officer

    Up to $15,000 Sign-On Bonus

    FOR vERMONT CERTIFIED OFFICERS

    The Stowe Police Department is seeking full-time police officer positions to help fulfill its mission to provide quality service in a professional, respectful, and ethical manner.

     

    Stowe is a vibrant four season resort community offering world-class outdoor recreation. The community has 5,200 year round residents and can have over 15,000 visitors during peak periods.  Stowe Police operates throughout the Town’s 72 square miles which includes over 90 miles of roadways.

     

    Stowe Police Department is committed to excellence in law enforcement and dedicated to the people, traditions, and diversity of our town.  We work in partnership with the community to preserve and improve the quality of life, making the town a safer, more pleasant place to live, work, and visit.

     

    Up to $15,000 sign-on bonus for Vermont certified officers, with half paid upon hire and half after one year.  Minimum starting pay for a certified officer is $26.05 per hour and may be higher depending on qualifications and experience.

     

    Applicants must be 21 years of age, a U.S. citizen, possess a High School diploma or equivalent, and possess a valid Driver’s License. Applicant must be able to perform all the essential functions involved with police duties. The hiring process includes a physical fitness examination, polygraph, oral board, written exam, medical exam, fingerprint check, and extensive background check.

     

    The Town of Stowe currently offers an excellent benefit package including BCBS health plans with 8% or 10% employee premium share, dental insurance, generous paid leave including 13 holidays, 11.1% employer contribution to VMERS D pension plan, life insurance and more.

    If have any questions, please call Chief Donald Hull at (802) 253-4329 or e-mail at dhull@stowevt.gov.

    Job descriptions and employment application can be obtained at: www.townofstowevt.org.   Submit application, letter of interest and resume to: Town of Stowe, c/o HR Director, PO Box 730, Stowe, VT 05672 or by email recruit@stowevt.gov.   Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  The Town of Stowe is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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    Town of St. Johnsbury

    Police Sergeant Positions

    Nestled in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont the Town of St. Johnsbury is a destination for outdoor recreation including mountain biking, hiking and skiing. Downtown St. Johnsbury boasts a revitalized downtown, a leading independent private school, an array of cultural arts and a variety of dining opportunities. The St. Johnsbury Police Department serves a community of approximately 7,500 residents and a vast number of visitors within a 2 mile radius.

    Are you looking for a rewarding career serving the St. Johnsbury community? The Town of St. Johnsbury is currently accepting applications for the position of Sergeant with the St. Johnsbury Police Department.
    Applicants should have a strong work ethic, professional moral code, excellent communication, and ability to multi-task. A positive approach to community policing is key.

    This position is responsible for supervising and overseeing the activities of all police officers assigned to them and makes the first line of supervisory decisions. The Sergeant will assist with training, developing, evaluation and counseling of subordinate personnel. This position requires the applicant to be able to work a flexible schedule.

    Applicants must be 21 years of age, have a high school diploma or equivalent, possess a valid Driver’s License and pass a background check, polygraph examination. The applicant will be VT level III certified or be able to obtain lateral transfer from another state that is eligible for a certification waiver with a minimum of 5 years of full time police experience. Prior supervisory experience is preferred.

    Full- time employment offers competitive compensation, a generous benefits package including health, dental, life insurance, short-term disability insurance, retirement and 457 plans, as well as 13 paid personal days, accrued vacation and sick time benefits. Pay incentives for additional duties to include Death Investigator, Field Training Officer, Use of Force Instructor and Fire Arms Instructor. Currently Officers work four 10 hour days with a rotating schedule of 3 days off.

    To become an integral part of protecting the St. Johnsbury Community and its residents please submit a resume and cover letter to:
    Town of St. Johnsbury
    Attention: Rachel Waterhouse, Admin. Assistant
    51Depot Square, Suite 3St. Johnsbury, VT 05819
    Or via email at
    rwaterhouse@stjvt.com

     

    Dispatch Operations Manager

    The Town of St. Johnsbury is seeking a full time Dispatch Operations Manager. Nestled in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, St. Johnsbury has been named the best small town for outdoor adventure by National Geographic Adventure. St. Johnsbury offers outdoor recreation, community involvement, clean air, and open spaces. Serving a population of about 25,000 people, St. Johnsbury Emergency Dispatch Center handles phone calls and incidents for 11 Fire Departments, 1 Police Department and 2 Ambulance Services.

    Duties of the Dispatch Operations Manage include, but are not limited to, supervision of the Dispatch Center including management of dispatch contracts, hiring, scheduling and training of employees, insures department compliance and maintains complete and accurate documentation. This position oversees the dispatch budget and applies for, receives and coordinates any grants that assist the Dispatch Center.

    The candidate should possess strong work ethic, the ability to multi-task, attention to detail and ability to work both independently and as a team. Candidates must be able to effectively communicate both orally and in writing and be proficient with using a computer. Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent, a valid driver’s license and pass a criminal background check. Previous experience in emergency services or public safety and management is required.

    This is a salaried position within the Dispatch Center. The Dispatch Operations Manager is a management position which is non-union and is supervised by the Chief of Police. This position requires working a variety of shifts including nights, holidays and weekends as needed.   Full time employment offers a generous benefit package including health, dental, life, short-term disability insurance, membership in the Vermont Municipal Employees Retirement System and 457 plans, as well as paid personal days, vacation time and sick time benefits.

    Please submit a letter of interest and resume via email or mail to: rwaterhouse@stjvt.com
    Rachel Waterhouse
    Town of St. Johnsbury
    51 Depot Square
    St. Johnsbury, VT 05819
    The Town of St. Johnsbury is an Equal Opportunity Employer 


    State of Vermont Department of State's Attorney's and Sheriff's

    State Transport Deputy

    State Transport Deputy – Various County Locations

     

    Pay Grade: 21

     

    To Apply for a position: Applicants must send a brief cover letter, resume (including starting/ending months and years) and list of 3 work-related references (including name, title, organization and daytime phone) to sas.jobs@vermont.gov. This position is open until filled. Please indicate where you heard about the position.

     

    For the full job description, instructions, and locations, go to The Vermont Department of State’s Attorneys and Sheriffs’ website (prosecutors.vermont.gov) and click on the Jobs button. . Email questions to: sas.jobs@vermont.gov.

     

    Overview:

    The State Transport Deputy is a Vermont certified level 2 or 3 law enforcement officer, whose position is under the Vermont Department of State’s Attorneys and Sheriffs (SAS). Primary responsibility is the transportation of prisoners, juveniles, and persons in mental health crisis who are in the custody of the State of Vermont for criminal and certain types of civil court appearances or to court-ordered treatment facilities. The State Transport Deputy may perform civil process work.  Other duties, as approved by the Department of SAS, may include court security work, assistance under court-order RFA or COR property retrievals, or other Department-approved tasks. 

     

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Education:  High school diploma or GED equivalent.

    Experience:  Two years of experience in law enforcement. 

    Level 3 or Level 2 certification by the Vermont Criminal Justice Council.


    State of Vermont Emergency Communications Director

    The Department of Public Safety (DPS) has created a civilian Emergency Communications Director position to oversee its two Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs). This position will work directly with members of the Vermont State Police while overseeing daily operations of PSAP dispatchers, E911 call takers and other staff members. The Director will be responsible for both operations of the PSAPs which includes over 70 employees, and with maintaining constant communication with over 80 dispatched state and municipal agencies. This position will require strong communication skills, personnel management experience and the ability to evaluate and present ideas on the future of dispatching statewide.

     

    The Director will be the main point of contact between the Vermont E911 Board and the Department of Public Safety. This will require the ability to represent the department as a member of the E911 Board. 
     
    The position will be responsible for managing and directing PSAP response to serious “unfolding” emergencies such that could involve communications with a diverse group of first responders and 911 call takers statewide. The Director will continue ongoing communication with multiple DPS divisions and State agencies. The Director will have regular interaction with State Radio Technology Services, the Emergency Operations Centers, 911 call takers, Municipal fire and law enforcement agencies and the Vermont State Police.
     
    This position will require the ability to develop and create working relationships and first responder agencies statewide as well as with neighboring states. The Director will have key engagement in working with the newly formed Regional Communications Task Force. 
     
    Due to the nature of the position, telework is not an option for the selected applicant.

    Who May Apply

    This position, Emergency Communications Director (Job Opening #48260), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
    If you would like more information about this position, please contact Lance Burnham at lance.burnham@vermont.gov.
    Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.
     
    PUBLIC SAFETY BACKGROUND CHECKS: Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position to include Motor Vehicle/Criminal Records, Personal History, Credit and any additional background check(s).

    Environmental Factors

    Incumbents must be able to perform in an office setting and be able to work under high stress situations. Some call-in duty will be required during emergency situations. Travel between the two VSP PSAPs will be required. 
     

    Minimum Qualifications

    Six (6) or more years of experience in dispatch or emergency management INCLUDING experience in supervision, management, or as a team lead.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Associate’s degree or higher
    Experience with Communications Equipment
    Management experience
    Knowledge of CAD RMS systems
    Knowledge of First Responder Communications, work environments, and rank systems
    Military experience
    Experience in grant management and grant writing

    Special Requirements

    Applicants are subject to security clearance background by the Department of Public Safety.

    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.


    State of Vermont - OPR Criminal Investigator

     

    Overview

    Join a team of criminal and civil investigators who investigate reports of unprofessional conduct for the Vermont Secretary of State, Office of Professional Regulation.  The office investigates licensees of nearly 50 diverse professions. This position manages an independent caseload with the responsibility to collect evidence, document and conduct interviews of witnesses and respondents and prepare investigative reports used in connection with criminal and civil prosecutions.  Investigators routinely investigate allegations of professional misconduct ranging from drug diversion by nurses, pharmacists and other professionals charged with managing and dispensing of regulated drugs to reports of abuse and neglect, theft, fraud and many other forms of professional misconduct.  Investigators work closely with the office's prosecuting attorneys on regulatory cases and they make arrests in criminal cases which are referred to the responsible State's Attorney's Office or the State Attorney General.  There is ample opportunity to interact with professional leaders in the health science and business communities.   

     This position is subject to mandatory retirement permissible under 29 U.S.C. section 623(j) (the mandatory retirement age is 57).

    Who May Apply

    This position, OPR Criminal Investigator (Job Requisition #48281), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
    If you would like more information about this position, please contact michael.warren@vermont.gov.
    Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
    Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

    Environmental Factors

    This is a home-based position with expected periodic office attendance and interaction. Duties may require travel throughout the state for which is required a fleet vehicle will be permanently assigned. The nature of the work may create situations with licensees with strong adversary opinions and/or highly reticent individuals may be encountered during investigations.

    Minimum Qualifications

    High School diploma or equivalent AND eight (8) years or more at or above a technical level in investigatory, law enforcement, para-legal, or criminal justice work.

    OR

    Associate degree or higher OR two years or more of full-time college coursework in law enforcement, criminal justice, or para-legal studies AND six (6) years or more at or above a technical level in investigatory, law enforcement, para-legal, or criminal justice work.

    Special Requirements

    Current certification as a full time, Level III, law enforcement officer by the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council.
     
    This position is Group "C" retirement with mandatory retirement at age 57.

    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.

    Apply Here

     


    State of Vermont - Correctional Officer I, Recruitment and Retention Coordinator, Corrections Training Coordinator, and Extradition Specialist. 

    All Positions must be applied through the State of Vermont Employment Listings page.

    Correctional Officer I

    Application Deadline Date:  Continuous

    Department:  Corrections

    Location: Various locations throughout the state. Vacancies available in Burlington, Rutland, St. Albans, St. Johnsbury, Newport, and Springfield.

    Position Type:  Permanent

    Schedule Type:  Full Time

    Hourly Rate:  $20.40

     

    If you would like more information or have questions about starting a career with us and the hiring process, please contact the Recruitment Specialist at your nearest facility.

    Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility – David Watts, David.Watts@vermont.gov  802-595-3546

    Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility – Lucinda Chappell Lucinda.Chappell@vermont.gov 802-498-8564

    Northeast Correctional Complex – Jonathan Porter, Jonathan.Porter@vermont.gov 802-595-6021

    Northern State Correctional Facility – Brad Urie, Bradley.Urie@vermont.gov  802-498-7463

    Northwest State Correctional Facility – Matt Engels, Matthew.Engels@vermont.gov  802-498-8743

    Southern State Correctional Facility – James Studebaker, James.Studebaker@vermont.gov  802-595-6930

     

     

    Recruitment & Retention Coordinator

    Recruitment & Retention Coordinator (vermont.gov)

    Application Deadline Date:  10/04/2023

    Req ID:  47604

    Department:  Corrections

    Location:  

    Waterbury, VT, US

    Position Type:  Permanent

    Schedule Type:  Full Time

    Hourly Rate:  $28.58

     

     

    Corrections Training Coordinator

    Corrections Training Coordinator (vermont.gov)

    Application Deadline Date:  10/08/2023

    Req ID:  47771

    Department:  Corrections

    Location:  Lyndonville, VT, US

    Position Type:  Permanent

    Schedule Type:  Full Time

    Hourly Rate:  $30.39

     

     

    Extradition Specialist

    Extradition Specialist (vermont.gov)

    Application Deadline Date:  10/01/2023

    Req ID:  48248

    Department:  Corrections

    Location:  

    Waterbury, VT, US

    Position Type:  Permanent

    Schedule Type:  Full Time

    Hourly Rate:  $26.95

     

     

    Extradition Specialist

    Extradition Specialist (vermont.gov)

    Application Deadline Date:  10/01/2023

    Req ID:  48248

    Department:  Corrections

    Location:  

    Waterbury, VT, US

    Position Type:  Permanent

    Schedule Type:  Full Time

    Hourly Rate:  $26.95

     


    State of Vermont - Commercial Vehicle Enforcement

    Overview

    The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is designated by Governor Phil Scott as the lead agency responsible for Vermont's Size and Weight Plan and Vermont's Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program. The Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Inspector is a full-time law enforcement position within the DMV, primarily responsible for enforcing state size and weight statutes and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. This position has extensive interaction with other federal and state agencies, law enforcement agencies, industry groups, and the Department of Motor Vehicles Permit Unit and Commercial Vehicle Operations.

     

    The ideal candidate must be motivated, with excellent time management skills, and the ability to work and make decisions independently. This position primarily works in an outdoor setting during all weather conditions. While this position is home based, the Inspectors will be expected to travel daily to an assigned region located in various counties throughout the state. Daily activities and assignments are generally scheduled two weeks in advance but are subject to the department's needs and current mission. Typical assignments are comprised of motor vehicle patrol focusing on all aspects of highway safety and infrastructure protection, fixed site truck inspection details, and a variety of other assigned tasks that support the mission of the department.

     

    This position is assigned a take home enforcement vehicle and receives storage allowance in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement. The position does require some travel for training and mission oriented activities. This position requires successful completion of a criminal history record check, motor vehicle history record check, background investigation, and polygraph test.

     

    This position is classified as a Motor Vehicle Inspector by the Department of Human Resources.

    Who May Apply

    This position, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Inspector (#48414), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
    If you would like more information about this position, please contact Adam Pockette at adam.pockette@vermont.gov.

    Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
    Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

     
    In accordance with Title 23, Section 102(d), an applicant must agree to be finger-printed and pass a background investigation to be eligible for this position. The background investigation may include criminal, financial and traffic records checks. Hiring managers will notify applicants who are in the final stage of the interview process of the finger-printing and background check requirement, to which an applicant must agree to be deemed eligible for this position. Applicants will have the right to withdraw their applications before finger-printing and/or a background investigation is conducted.

     

    To apply visit this link: https://careers.vermont.gov/job-invite/48414/

     


    Swanton Village Police Department

    Part-Time Officer

    The Village of Swanton is currently accepting resumes/applications for the position(s) of Part Time Pre-Certified Police Officers. We are seeking professional candidates with a strong work ethic, reliability, and a positive approach to community policing. 

    We are a busy and proactive police department and are anticipating expanding our police services/coverage within the next 6 months. We are also anticipating several full-time positions potentially being needed as we expand, and our general practice is to hire from our part-time officers to fill the full time slots.

    Applicants must be 21 years of age, have a HS diploma or equivalent, possess a valid driver’s license, and pass a criminal background check. Vermont Level II or III Certification is required at this time. 

    If you are interested in working for an agency and community that supports its officers, has a “Team” attitude, and offers numerous specialty assignments and jobs to include but not limited to Drone Pilots, Marine Unit members and many other opportunities, then please submit resumes along with a letter of interest to:

    Swanton Village Police Department

    120 First Street

    Swanton, VT 05488

     


    Thetford Police Department

    Full-Time Police Officer

    The Town of Thetford Vermont Police Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of full time Police Officer.  The ideal candidate will be Level III certified in the State of Vermont, or if the candidate is out-of-state, they must have comparable certification in their respective state to obtain an academy waiver in Vermont.

    The successful candidate will be part of a team of dedicated officers who provide high quality professional police services to our community.  The candidate will be required to work rotating shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays.  Overtime may be required.  Details are available at a higher detail rate throughout the year. 

    Successful applicants must:

    • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Maintain a high level of physical fitness
    • Be at least 21 years old
    • Possess a high school diploma or college degree
    • Be a US citizen
    • Have a desire to serve others
    • Be drug free
    • Pass written and psychological testing
    • Undergo an extensive background investigation

    The Town of Thetford offers a competitive benefits package which includes medical, dental, and vision plans.  Retirement is the VMERS C plan with an optional 457 plan.  The pay rate is commensurate with qualifications and experience.  This is a Union position.     

    Applications are open until the position(s) are filled.  The Please submit Application, Cover Letter and Resume to:

    Michael Scruggs

    Chief of Police

    Thetford Police Department

    PO Box 126

    Thetford Center, VT  05075-0126

    Michael.Scruggs@Vermont.gov


    Town of Hartford Emergency Communications Center

    Certified Public Safety Telecommunicator

    The Town of Hartford Emergency Communications Center, a customer oriented Vermont 911 Public Safety Answering Point and full service Public Safety Dispatch Center is currently accepting applications for accelerated processing into the position of certified Emergency Communications Specialist.  Interested persons must have 12 months of full time public safety telecomunicator experience, post 911 Board certification in the State of Vermont, or another state with equivalent training recognized by the Vermont 911 Board, and having successfully completed an APCO, (Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials) recognized Communications Training program and initial probation.  Interested applicants must be in, or have left their agency in good standing as verified by a thorough background investigation, to include polygraph, medical and psychological examination.

    For an employment application, visit our website at www.hartford-vt.org or pick up an application packet at the Hartford Public Safety Building, 812 VA Cutoff Road White River Junction, Vermont 05001.  Questions can be directed to ECC Manager Scott Smith at 802-280-1001.  The hiring range for this position is $43,534 to $47,587.

    The Town of Hartford is an Equal Opportunity Employer, women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


    Town of Norwich

    Chief of Police

    Town of Norwich, Vermont with a population of approximately 3,400 is seeking an innovative, responsive professional to serve as its next Police Chief.

    The Community

    Norwich lies on the Connecticut River across from Hanover, NH. It is conveniently located on Interstate 91 and is two hours by car from Boston. Norwich is in the heart of the scenic Upper Valley, a region rich in outdoor recreation and cultural amenities, including a segment of the Appalachian Trail. The public school system and nearby Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center are top ranked. Norwich has an active and engaged citizenry.

    The Department

    The adopted 2022 budget for the department is $600,000. The current department structure consists of a working chief (expected to take shift assignments as needed), three sworn full-time officers, a full-time administrative assistant, part-time officers, and part-time crossing guards. The department participates in a public safety mutual aid network of agencies. Calls are dispatched from the Hartford dispatch center. The next Police Chief will be expected to provide management insights and recommendations to the Town Manager on how to best structure the department in response to community needs.

    The Position

    The Police Chief, working in partnership with the Town Manager, provides leadership to the Town of Norwich Police Department. This role calls for integrity and leadership honed by management experience.
    The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

    • a track record of professionalism, compassion, and community engagement
    • an ability to embrace change and improvement
    • experience in creating a culture of accountability and respect within the department
    • leadership and direction to department staff, including mentoring and training of officers
    • experience in setting strategic planning goals and measurable objectives for the department, Including analysis of public safety call data and community Input

    The Police Chief is expected to be an exemplar of accountability and will understand their role is to deliver reliable public safety to the community they work for. They will competently direct response at emergency scenes. They will work steadily to foster a culture of respect and professionalism in a small department. The Police Chief will respond to all inquiries, complaints, and grievances in a timely and professional manner. The Police Chief is expected to respond to call-outs and be available outside normal work hours.

    The Police Chief will be responsible for establishing and maintaining effective and productive working relationships with appointed and elected officials, town departments, federal, state, and local agencies, and the community.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Public Administration, or related field. Master’s Degree preferred.
    • Ten years of law enforcement experience, with at least three years in supervisory, command and administrative positions. Any equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered.
    • Certification as a full-time officer by the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council, or the ability to obtain such certification within one year of date of hire
    • Possession of, or ability to obtain a valid Vermont’s driver's license.
    • Place of residence with a demonstrated 30-minute response time to Norwich Police Department
    • Prior to hiring, the successful candidate will be subject to a rigorous background investigation, a physical fitness test, physical agility, medical physical, and psychological examination.

    Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume, as a single PDF file, to the Norwich Town Manager, Rod Francis rfrancis@norwich.vt.us

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    UVM Police 

    UVM Police is a values-driven organization committed to serving our diverse community through strong working relationships. We believe that policing is as much about education as it is enforcement, and we encourage open communication in all facets of our work.

    Currently hiring for:

    Police Officer

    • $58,140 minimum starting salary for Police Officers.
    • additional entry compensation possible based on candidate’s education and experience

    Sergeant

    • $85,680 minimum starting salary for Sergeants.
    • additional entry compensation possible based on candidate’s education and experience

    The following are some of our Officer and Sergeant benefits negotiated through the Teamsters Union in our 2022-2025 contract:

    • shift differential (not represented in starting salary)
    • College tuition remission for employee and dependents
    • 10% employer contribution to retirement savings plans (with 2% employee contribution)
    • 20 days PTO plus medical leave
    • Paid Parental Leave up to 8 weeks
    • Comprehensive health, dental & vision plans
    • Opportunities for overtime and comp time accrual

    CALEA Coordinator

    • $41,000 – $53,000 salary based on experience
    • Represented by UVM Staff Union
    • College tuition remission for employee and dependents
    • 20 days PTO plus medical leave
    • Paid Parental Leave up to 8 weeks
    • Comprehensive health, dental & vision plans

    For more information about our department and our community, and for specific qualification requirements please visit our website at https://www.uvm.edu/police/, apply at uvmjobs.com or email joinpd@uvm.edu to get in touch with our recruiting team.


    Vermont State Police

    Trooper

    Vermont State Troopers enforce motor vehicle and criminal laws, investigate crashes, and respond to calls for service for 200 towns in the state.  You must be at least 20 to apply, and be able to successfully complete an intense hiring process and six months of Academy training.  Basic requirements, FAQs, the online application, and all information about testing and hiring can be found in the employment section of the Vermont State Police Website.

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    Washington County Sheriff's Department

    Full-Time Deputy Sheriff

    The Washington County Sheriff's Department is accepting applications for the position of Full-Time Deputy Sheriff. This position is eligible for a benefits package to include, medical insurance, retirement and paid sick and vacation time.

    Full or Part-Time Vermont Law Enforcement Certified preferred but not required.

    Applicants must pass a background investigation, polygraph, and oral board, as well as standard Academy entrance exams.

    This position will be responsible for service of civil process, contracted patrols, prisoner transports, traffic control, and security details.

     

    Employment questions should be directed to Sheriff Samuel Hill.

    Applications can be obtained at the office or by contacting Sheriff Hill.

     10 Elm Street

     Montpelier, VT 05602

    802-223-3001

    Samuel.hill@vermont.gov

    Part-Time/Per Diem Deputy Sheriff

    The Washington County Sheriff's Department is accepting applications for the position of Part-Time/Per Diem Deputy Sheriff.

    Full or Part-Time Vermont Law Enforcement Certified preferred but not required.

    Applicants must pass a background investigation, polygraph, and oral board, as well as standard Part-Time Academy entrance exams.

    Part-Time/Per Diem Deputies are responsible for Court Security, Prisoner Transport, Traffic Control, Contract Motor Vehicle Patrol, as well as opportunities to participate in Governor's Highway Safety Programs.

    Employment questions should be directed to Sheriff Samuel Hill.
    Applications can be obtained at the office located at:
    10 Elm Street
    Montpelier, VT 05602
    802-223-3001

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    Williston Police Department

    Full-Time Police Officer

    The Williston Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.

    The Williston Police Department is a 24-hour law enforcement agency, that serves a community comprised of over 9,000 residents and is committed to the delivery of high-quality services designed to maximize the community’s quality of life. Williston is the fastest growing town in Vermont, and continues to grow, with an expanding retail and commercial base, as well as a growing residential population.

    The Williston Police Department is comprised of 17 sworn officers, 3 civilian support staff, and is home to a community justice center.

    The police department prides itself on its ability to provide high quality equipment to staff members, a facility that is only 10 years old.

    We offer a competitive benefits package, including:

    • Starting wage as of July 1, 2023 $61,547 ($29.59 an hour).

    • $10,000 Sign on Bonus ($5,000 at the conclusion of probation followed by $5,000 one year after probation)

    • Longevity Bonuses ($1,000 at 5 years, increasing $100 a year up to $2,000 at 15 years, paid yearly)

    • VMERS C Retirement Pension Plan, with additional 457 IRA

    • 12 Paid Holidays

    • Health, Dental and Vision plan

    • Education Bonuses (paid every year)

    • $1,200 for a Masters

    • $1,000 for a Bachelors

    • $500 for an Associates

    Although we do not require a college degree, we would prefer candidates that have obtained a higher education degree or have previous military or law enforcement experience.

    We value and appreciate diversity in our workforce and welcome those who have diverse backgrounds to apply. The Williston Police Department is an equal opportunity employer, women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applications are accepted on a continual basis and remain on file for future openings. All potential applicants are encouraged to apply.

    Minimum Requirements;                                                                                                                                     

    Candidates must hold a high school diploma or GED

    Candidates must possess a current driver’s license

     

    Desirable Training and Experience; 

    Candidates who are currently Vermont certified as full- time police officers

    Candidates who have previous full-time law enforcement experience

    Candidates who have Military Experience

    Candidates who have worked hard to broaden their educational background

     

    Please submit application and Personal History Questionnaire, which can be located at; https://www.town.williston.vt.us/?SEC=948A581E-951C-4326-A8A2-D6C8B0A5F… to:

     

    If you have any questions about the position, please contact Police Administration at 802-764-1149

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    Windham County Sheriff's Department

    Full-Time Deputy Sheriff

    The Windham County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for a full-time deputy. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Please visit the Windham County Sheriff's Office Website for more information email recruiting@windhamcountyvt.gov.

    Per Diem Deputy Sheriff

    The Windham County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for the position of per diem deputy sheriff. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.  Please visit the Windham County Sheriff's Office Website for more information email recruiting@windhamcountyvt.gov.

    Part-Time Dispatcher

    The Windham County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for the position of part time dispatcher. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.  Please visit the Windham County Sheriff's Office Website for more informatiom email recruiting@windhamcountyvt.gov.

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    Windsor County Sheriff's Department

    Chief Deputy

    JOB PURPOSE AND SUMMARY: Under administrative direction, assists in planning, organizing, managing, and, providing direction and oversight for all functions and activities of the Sheriff’s Office, including law enforcement; provides expert professional assistance to the Sheriff in areas of responsibility; develops and implements goals, objectives, policies, procedures, work standards, and internal controls for subordinates; motivates and provides for training and development of subordinate staff; and performs related duties as assigned.  This classification is the highest position in the Sheriff’s Office, except for the Sheriff which is an elected position.  The position is appointed at the authority of the Sheriff.  The position serves at the will of the Sheriff. 

    Primarily a day shift M-F job but may require nights, weekends, holidays in certain circumstances. Mostly administrative work but may require some patrol or other Law Enforcement duties as needed. 

    $40 - $45 hour, Flexible schedule and competitive benefits.

    KEY OR TYPICAL TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Assumes management responsibility for all services and activities of the Law Enforcement Operations Division.
    • Manages and participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for assigned programs including reserve program, patrol, detectives, traffic, K-9, emergency disaster, and tactical operations; recommends, within Departmental policy, appropriate service and staffing levels; recommends and administers policies and procedures.
    • Recommends, trains, motivates, and evaluates law enforcement personnel; provides or coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies; implements discipline and termination procedures.
    • Directs serious felony investigations; reviews unusual use of force incidents, firearm discharge incidents, patrol; vehicle accidents, crime analysis reports, and internal affair reports.
    • Plans, directs, coordinates, and reviews operational work plans; meets with staff to identify and resolve problems; assigns work activities, projects and programs; monitors work flow; reviews and evaluates work products, methods and procedures.
    • Manages and participates in the development and administration of the Law Enforcement Operations Division budget; directs the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; directs the monitoring of and approve expenditures; directs and implements adjustments as necessary.
    • Continuously monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; assesses and monitors work loss, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identifies opportunities for improvement and review with the Sheriff; implements improvements.
    • Serves as a liaison for the Sheriff’s Law Enforcement Operations Division with other departments, divisions, and outside agencies and customers, negotiates and resolves significant and controversial issues.
    • Provides responsible staff assistance to the Sheriff; prepares and presents staff reports and other necessary correspondence.
    • Liaisons with municipalities and other customers to ensure their law enforcement needs are being met.
    • Conducts a variety of organizational studies, investigations, and operational studies; recommends modifications to law enforcement operations programs, policies, and procedures as appropriate.
    • Participates on a variety of community boards and commissions; attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of law enforcement.
    • Responds to and resolves difficult and sensitive citizen inquiries and complaints.
    • Performs related duties as assigned.

    Knowledge of...procedures, methods and techniques in law enforcement patrol, traffic control, crime prevention, investigations, apprehension, criminal process and arrest; principles and practices of search and seizure and preservation and presentation of evidence; principles of personnel management, budget preparation and administration; pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations; principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation; and so forth.

    Ability to...recommend and implement goals, objectives, and practices for providing effective and efficient law enforcement services; serve in a law enforcement capacity in a responsible and effective manner, often under difficult and stressful situations; observe accurately and remember names, faces, numbers, incidents and places; use and care of firearms; manage, direct and coordinate the work of supervisory and sworn personnel; prepare clear and concise administrative and financial reports; interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, procedures, laws and regulations; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work including private sector, state and municipal customers as well as other government officials, community groups, and the general public.

    Please send resume and cover letter to Veronica.Harrington@vermont.gov


    Windsor Police Department

    Full-Time Police Officer

    The Windsor Police Department is seeking the best and brightest individuals who want to make a change in their lives and a difference in their communities. The Windsor Police Department is a first-class police force that is setting the standard for excellence through professionalism and training.  The Town of Windsor offers a rich history, numerous recreational and cultural opportunities, and a uniquely vibrant commercial base. Our community played a key role in both the birth of our state and the development of our country. Windsor’s innovation and invention continues today.

     

     

    Becoming a Windsor Police Officer is the willingness to answer a call that is greater than one's self. It is a commitment to protect and serve. Honor, respect, prestige, and integrity are at the core of our daily mission. Being a Windsor Police Officer is a title we've earned and not one we take for granted. With a competitive starting salary, excellent medical benefits, Vermont Municipal Employees’ Retirement System (VMERS), outside details, shift differentials, and a positive work environment, a career with the Windsor Police Department provides one with the security and flexibility to enjoy all the rewards that the State of Vermont has to offer. If you're looking for a career, not just a job, the Windsor Police Department is the place for you! We don’t take applications, we take commitments!

     

    Starting salary for a Windsor Police Officer ranges from $48,000 up to $59,000 per year, depending on experience.

     

     

    Successful candidates must meet the following minimum requirements:  Vermont Certified Level II or III Law Enforcement Officer or eligible for a VCJTC Waiver, possess a high school diploma with preference given to post-secondary education, some law enforcement or military experience or a combination of education, experience, and acceptable out-of-state training; no criminal history involving a felony arrest or crimes of moral turpitude.

     

     

    The application process for out-of-state applicants also includes a written entrance examination; MMPI (psychological screening), medical examination, oral board review, polygraph, and background investigation including criminal/motor vehicle/financial records check.

     

     

    Applications can be obtained at the Windsor Police Department or by emailing requests to Chief Jennifer Frank at the following email address: Jennifer.Frank@Vermont.gov 

     

    Completed applications can be submitted via email to the above email address or sent to the following mailing address:

     

    Windsor Police Department

     

    Jennifer Frank, Chief of Police

     

    29 Union Street

     

    Windsor, Vermont 05089

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    Winooski Police Department

    The City of Winooski Police Department is hiring. We are a 24-hour law enforcement agency that serves the most densely populated municipality in northern New England. Winooski is a diverse community with a large new American population.

    Police Officer

    This position performs a wide variety of public safety and community care taking duties including preserving the peace, protecting life and property, enforcing laws and ordinances, deterring and preventing crime, investigating criminal activity, and providing public safety education. Through community policing, relationship building, and neighborhood outreach, Winooski Police Officers address our resident’s needs to reduce crime and improve their quality of life.

    • Vermont Pre-certified officers will receive a $15K sign on bonus

     

    • Annual Salary: $60K - $96K
    • VMERS D Retirement Pension Plan
    • 14 Paid Holidays
    • 2 weeks vacation + added time for years of service
    • Health, Dental and Vision Plan
    • Fraternal Order of Police Union Membership
    • Salary step plan with increase for years of service
    • Shift differential for 2nd and 3rd shift
    • Annual equipment/uniform allowance
    • Annual fitness/wellness allowance
    • Longevity bonus

     

    To learn more and apply, visit winooskivt.gov/jobs. Employment applications and resumes can be emailed or sent to our address:

    hr@winooskivt.gov

     

    City of Winooski
    Dept. of Human Resources
    27 West Allen Street, Winooski VT 05404

     


    Vergennes Police Department

    Full-Time Police Officers

    The Vergennes Police Department is seeking highly motivated and dedicated individuals to join our team as a Police Officer. Salary is commensurate with experience.
    Our community-oriented department strongly emphasizes community policing and building positive relationships with citizens. Our officers work closely with the community to ensure the safety and security of all businesses, residents, and visitors.
    A Vergennes Police Officer is an individual who aspires for excellence, is guided by principles, and understands the importance of the profession and the values that are required to meet the demands.
    The Vergennes Police Department is well-trained and well-organized department, and enjoys a good relationship with the community. Vergennes is a safe community and most calls for service are for quality-of-life issues and traffic incidents. Our department also takes great pride in maintaining a work environment that balances an officer’s work life with their personal life. This emphasis produces healthier officers ready to meet the profession’s challenges.

    Applications are accepted continually and remain on file for future openings. All potential applicants are encouraged to apply. If you want to join our team and make a positive difference, please submit a cover letter and resume for consideration to Chief Jason Ouellette, Vergennes Police Department, c/o Vergennes City Hall, 120 Main Street, Vergennes, Vermont 05491 or via email to Jason.Ouellette@vermont.gov.

    More information can be found in the linked document.

     

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