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Barre City

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 18 years old with a high school diploma or GED.  Persons who are currently certified as VT Law Enforcement Officers and those with college degrees may be given advanced standing (base salaries range from $42,099 to $46,841). 

The selection process consists of written and psychological examinations, physical suitability test, polygraph examination, oral review and an extensive background review.  Women, minority persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply. 

Applications can be obtained from the Barre City Police Department or at Barrecity.org  and must be accompanied by a resume to Rikk Taft, HR Administrator, City of Barre, 6 North Main Street, Suite 2, Barre, VT 05641-3263.  Mark envelope “Application for Employment- POLICE”. Applications are open until the position(s) are filled.                                                                 


Bellows Falls Police Department

Full-Time Police Officer

The Bellows Falls Police Department is currently accepting application for a Full-Time Police Officer.

This position requires an individual able to work in a fast paced, potentially stressful environment, while being able to maintain a professional and courteous attitude.  This person must also be able to perform work related to the protection of life and property through the enforcement of State law and local ordinance, must be a minimum of 20 years of age at the time of the appointment, have an Associate’s Degree in law enforcement or commensurate with 4 years of experience, and must demonstrate experience in dealing with the public in a customer service environment. The applicant must be full-time certified as a police officer in the State of Vermont and must pass a background check, produce a verification of education, and have a valid Vermont drivers’ license.  Pay range for this position is $19.05 to $23.79 depending on qualifications and experience.

Applications should be submitted to the Bellows Falls Police Chief, 170 Rockingham Street, Bellows Falls, Vermont 05101.


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-oriented activities.

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, School Resource Officer, and a Special Response Team. The Department also actively participates in many community-oriented events.

This is a Union position with starting wage, after probationary period is complete, in the $50,000 bracket and enters a step system per Union contract. Pay is augmented by occasional 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 C, life insurance, twelve paid sick days, ten paid holidays, short term, and long-term disability. Employees may also select to participate in a variety of plans which include an excellent BCBS health insurance program, 457 Deferred Compensation Plan, and a dental plan as well as several other programs. In addition, for full-time officers participating in the health care plan, the Town offers the opportunity for those retiring at 50 with 20 years of service to continue coverage with the Town contributing 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). 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. All shifts, weekends and holiday work is a must when scheduled.

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.     


Berlin Police Department: Caring For Our Community

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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Brandon Police Department

Lieutenant

The Brandon Police Department is currently recruiting and accepting applications for the position of Patrol Lieutenant. The ideal candidate shall be Level III certified in the State of Vermont (lateral transfer), or for out-of-state candidates, have a comparable certification in their respective state to obtain an academy waiver in Vermont. Candidates must also have been a full-time certified officer at the rank of at least sergeant for at least 3 years prior to application. Qualified candidates with an Associate’s Degree, Bachelor’s degree, or Master’s Degree in criminal justice or related field from an accredited college/university will be given preference.  Candidates who also hold certification as instructors or who have specialized training (FTO, Firearms Instructor, Death Investigator, UOF Instructor, etc.…) will also be given preference in the selection process.
The Brandon Police Department has many  opportunities for specialty assignments such as motorcycle/motor patrol officer, drone pilot, traffic/H.E.A.T. enforcement, Use of Force Instructor, Firearms Instructor, Taser Instructor, Death Investigator, and K-9 handler as well as numerous opportunities for additional training in various law enforcement disciplines. We are an agency that values training and providing opportunities for our officers to better themselves and to follow their individual interests in policing.

All uniforms and equipment are supplied to our officers and a take-home cruiser is assigned to officers that live within a 20-minute (+/-) commute distance to the town line of Brandon.

Requirements for this position are possession of a valid motor vehicle license and certification as a full-time officer by the Vermont Criminal Justice Council and/or or the ability to obtain certification within 6 months of hire. When fully staffed, the Brandon Police Department has 7 full-time officers, 3 level II part-time officers, and an administrative assistant.

The Town of Brandon offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision plans in addition to retirement through VMERS C. This position is a non-union position with a salary range of between $65,000-$75,000 commensurate with experience.

The Brandon Police Department Administration, Town Management, Town Selectboard, and residents are very supportive of its officers as well as the community we serve. We are looking for forward thinking, proactive applicants that want to make a difference and who will bring new ideas to our agency. We as an agency are looking to grow, not reduce our presence in our community. If you are looking for an opportunity to work for a proactive and professional law enforcement agency, please give us a call.

Applicants may send a cover letter and resume addressed to:

Brandon Police Department
301 Forest Dale Rd.
Brandon, VT. 05733
(802)247-0222
Attn: Chief David Kachajian

 

Sergeant

The Brandon Police Department is currently recruiting and accepting applications for the position of Patrol Sergeant. The ideal candidate shall be Level III certified in the State of Vermont (lateral transfer), or for out-of-state candidates, have a comparable certification in their respective state to obtain an academy waiver in Vermont. Candidates must also have been a full-time certified officer for at least 3 years prior to application. Qualified candidates with an Associate’s Degree, Bachelor’s degree, or Master’s Degree in criminal justice or related field from an accredited college/university will be given preference.  Candidates who also hold certification as instructors or who have specialized training (FTO, Firearms Instructor, Death Investigator, UOF Instructor, etc.…) will also be given preference in the selection process.

The Brandon Police Department has many  opportunities for specialty assignments such as motorcycle/motor patrol officer, drone pilot, traffic/H.E.A.T. enforcement, Use of Force Instructor, Firearms Instructor, Taser Instructor, Death Investigator, and K-9 handler as well as numerous opportunities for additional training in various law enforcement disciplines. We also have promotional opportunities within the agency to the rank of Corporal, Sergeant, and Lieutenant for those who strive for and wish to one day rise to a leadership position within our agency. We are an agency that values training and providing opportunities for our officers to better themselves and to follow their individual interests in policing.

All uniforms and equipment are supplied to our officers and a take-home cruiser is assigned to officers that live within a 20-minute (+/-) commute distance to the town line of Brandon.

Requirements for this position are possession of a valid motor vehicle license and certification as a full-time officer by the Vermont Criminal Justice Council and/or or the ability to obtain certification within 6 months of hire. When fully staffed, the Brandon Police Department has 7 full-time officers, 3 level II part-time officers, and an administrative assistant.

The Town of Brandon offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision plans in addition to retirement through VMERS C. This position is a union position with a starting salary of $57,600 ($30 per hour starting salary) with additional hourly pay for night differential and on-call pay.

The Brandon Police Department Administration, Town Management, Town Selectboard, and residents are very supportive of its officers as well as the community we serve. We are looking for forward thinking, proactive applicants that want to make a difference and who will bring new ideas to our agency. We as an agency are looking to grow, not reduce our presence in our community. If you are looking for an opportunity to work for a proactive and professional law enforcement agency, please give us a call.

Applicants may send a cover letter and resume addressed to:

Brandon Police Department

301 Forest Dale Rd.

Brandon, VT. 05733

(802)247-0222

Attn: Chief David Kachajian

Applicants may also download the application at https://www.townofbrandon.com/departments/police/employment/

Patrol Officer

The Brandon Police Department is currently recruiting and accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. We are looking to increase our ranks by two additional officers at this time. The ideal candidate shall be Level III certified in the State of Vermont (lateral transfer), or for out-of-state candidates, have a comparable certification in their respective state to obtain an academy waiver in Vermont. We will also consider non-certified applicants if the right applicant comes along. Qualified candidates with an Associate’s Degree, Bachelor’s degree, or Master’s Degree in criminal justice or related field from an accredited college/university will be given preference.  Candidates who also hold certification as instructors or who have specialized training (FTO, Firearms Instructor, Death Investigator, UOF Instructor, etc.…) will also be given preference in the selection process.
The Brandon Police Department has many  opportunities for specialty assignments such as motorcycle/motor patrol officer, drone pilot, traffic/H.E.A.T. enforcement, Use of Force Instructor, Firearms Instructor, Taser Instructor, Death Investigator, and K-9 handler as well as numerous opportunities for additional training in various law enforcement disciplines. We also have promotional opportunities within the agency to the rank of Corporal, Sergeant, and Lieutenant for those who strive for and wish to one day rise to a leadership position within our agency. We are an agency that values training and providing opportunities for our officers to better themselves and to follow their individual interests in policing.
All uniforms and equipment are supplied to our officers and a take-home cruiser is assigned to officers that live within a 20-minute commute distance to the town line of Brandon.
Requirements for this position are possession of a valid motor vehicle license and certification as a full-time officer by the Vermont Criminal Justice Council and/or or the ability to obtain certification within 6 months of hire. When fully staffed, the Brandon Police Department has 7 full-time officers, 3 level II part-time officers, and an administrative assistant.
The Town of Brandon offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision plans in addition to retirement through VMERS C. This position is a union position with a starting salary of $48,000 ($25 per-hour starting salary) with additional hourly pay for night differential and on-call pay.
The Brandon Police Department Administration, Town Management, Town Selectboard, and residents are very supportive of its officers as well as the community we serve. We are looking for forward thinking, proactive applicants that want to make a difference and who will bring new ideas to our agency. We as an agency are looking to grow, not reduce our presence in our community. If you are looking for an opportunity to work for a proactive and professional law enforcement agency, please give us a call.
Applicants may send a cover letter and resume addressed to:

Brandon Police Department
301 Forest Dale Rd.
Brandon, VT. 05733
(802)247-0222
Attn: Chief David Kachajian

Applicants may also download the application at https://www.townofbrandon.com/departments/police/employment/

 

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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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Bristol Police Department

Full and 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


Capitol Police Department

Full-Time Police Officer

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 2-3 Officers. The first position is open immediately!

The Capitol Police Department offers up to a $5,000 retention incentive for Vermont Level III certified police officers. Level II and out-of-state certified officers are encouraged to apply and will be offered up to $5,000 as a retention incentive upon successful completion of the Level III certification through the police academy or the waiver process.
The Advantages:

•    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

Minimum Qualifications

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 Capitol Police Department 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.

 

Part-Time Police Officer

 

The Vermont Capitol Police Department is seeking hard-working, well-qualified, motivated, professional men and women who are looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity in law enforcement.

We are hiring candidates to fill the positions of part-time police officers.  Ideal candidates will be team players who possess a strong desire to be actively involved in providing quality, police services to the General Assembly, visitors of the Capitol Complex and the surrounding community.  The Vermont Capitol Police Department offers unique opportunities to law enforcement professionals that extend beyond the norm of patrol. Hours are varied.

These positions require a minimum qualification of a high school diploma or equivalent, with preference given to associates degrees and above.  Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, drug free and possess exceptional moral character and a strong work ethic. Applicants must be certified by the Vermont Criminal Justice Council at or above a Level II certification.   Applicants must pass a thorough background check, hold a valid driver's license, and be able to perform all the essential functions of the job.  Applicants who hold a current Emergency Medical Technician certification are highly encouraged to apply. 

Interested candidates should mail or email a letter of interest and resume to:

Vermont Capitol Police
ATTN: Chief Matthew Romei
115 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05633

mromei@leg.state.vt.us

Interested applicants can also contact the Capitol Police Department at 802-828-2273 for more information.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The Capitol Police is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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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:
Deputy Chief Jeffrey Barton
Colchester Police Department
835 Blakely Road
Colchester, Vt. 05446
(802) 264-5542

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Dover Police Department

Full-Time Police Officer

The Town of Dover, Vermont is accepting applications for a full-time Police Officer position.   

 Pay is based on experience.  The position is 40 hours/week with overtime available. Patrol officers work 10-hour shifts, 4 days a week. Up to $5,000 sign-on bonus for full-time certified officers, $2,500 sign-on bonus for part-time certified officers.  Weekend and holiday shifts required. Competitive pay with full benefits including pay differential, health insurance, vacation, holiday, sick time, personal time, short and long term disability insurance, life insurance, VMERS Group D retirement plan with possible retirement at age 50 with 20 years of service. All equipment and uniforms provided.  Take home cruiser.  Paid on the job training at the Vermont Police Academy for uncertified candidates.  Requirements:  US citizen, minimum age of 21, valid driver’s license and high school diploma or equivalency.  Applicant must be able to perform all the essential functions involved with police duties.  Police testing, including physical fitness exam, academy entrance exam, polygraph, medical exam and extensive fingerprint supported background check will be required of the candidate selected to hire.  Preference shall be given to VT-certified officers.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Application available on-line:   www.doververmont.com, E.O.E.


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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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 responsibility's 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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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 the Hardwick Police Department, 56 High Street, Hardwick, VT 05843.

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

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Hartford Police Department

Full-Time Police Officer

Certified Police Officer (one year of service post probationary time)

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 - $52,811-$57,740

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

*Time can be credited based on a Certified Officer’s years of service up to 5 years.

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.

Full Time Police Officer 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 – Police Officer Candidate starting salary is $50,523.  Upon successful completion of the Vermont Police Academy and field training salary will increase to $51,667.

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.

 

Full Time Communications Specialist

Certified Communication Specialist (one year of service post probationary time)

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 - $45,552-$49,774

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

*Time can be credited based on a Certified Specialist’s years of service up to 5 years.

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.

 

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.

 


Hinesburg Police Department

Sergeant

The Town of Hinesburg, Vermont seeks qualified applicants for the position of Sergeant. Application materials can be viewed at www.hinesburg.org/home/town-manager/pages/employment-opportunities and a cover letter and resume submitted electronically to Anthony.Cambridge@Vermont.gov

The anticipated hiring range is $34 - $38 per/hour based upon experience, plus a comprehensive benefits package.

The Hinesburg Community Police Department is committed to diversifying our work force and we encourage women and men with diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds to apply. We are a progressive organization that values and respects diversity among our employees and within our community.
The Town of Hinesburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer and women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

 

Community Police Officer

The Town of Hinesburg, Vermont seeks qualified applicants for the position of Community Police Officer. Application materials can be viewed at www.hinesburg.org/home/town-manager/pages/employment-opportunities and a cover letter and resume submitted electronically to Anthony.Cambridge@Vermont.gov

The anticipated hiring range is $27 - $32 per/hour based upon experience, plus a comprehensive benefits package.

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

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

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Killington Police Department

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 home owners 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 home owners 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. EOE

Full-Time Police Officer

The Town of Killington, Vermont is accepting applications for a full 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 home owners 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 five years 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). 

The position is 40 hours/week. Weekend and holiday shifts required. Compensation will be an annual salary based on experience.  Position includes a generous benefits package with health insurance and paid vacation. 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 home owners 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. EOE

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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

 

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: Captain Morley

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.


Manchester Police Department

Part-Time Police Officer

The Town of Manchester Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Part-time Police Officer.  Applicants must possess a High School diploma or equivalent, posses a valid Driver’s License, and pass an extensive background investigation.  Successful candidates must be certified as a police officer, or eligible to become certified through the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council. 

Those wishing to apply should send a letter of interest and resume to:
Manchester Police Department
ATTN: Chief P.J. Owens
60 Jeff Williams Way
Manchester, VT 05255

Interested applicants can also contact the Manchester Police Department at 802-362-2022 for more information.
The Town of Manchester is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Full-Time Police Officer

The town of Manchester is currently accepting applications for the position of Full-Time Police Officer. We are seeking an energetic, positive professional who possesses a strong desire to provide quality police services to our community. The Manchester Police Department serves a community comprised of approximately 4,400 residents and covers an area of approximately 42 square miles.

Manchester offers a competitive starting wage for full-time officers, as well as an excellent benefit’s package which includes participation in VMERS Group D retirement, Blue Cross/Blue Shield health insurance, a dental plan, a vision care plan, paid sick time, vacation time, personal time, and bonuses for performance, educational/degree attainment and physical fitness.  Uniforms and police equipment are provided.

The successful candidate will possess the following minimum requirements: be at least 18 years of age, be certified or certifiable as a police officer by the VT Criminal Justice Training Council (VCJTC), possess a valid VT 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 are also  encouraged to apply.

Requirements: U.S. citizen, minimum age of 18; 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 VT-certified officers. Those wishing to apply should send a letter of interest and resume to:

Manchester Police Department
ATTN: Chief P.J. Owens
60 Jeff Williams Way
Manchester, VT 05255

Interested applicants can also contact the Manchester Police Department at 802-362-2022 for more information.

https://manchester-vt.gov/employment/. EOE M/F/D/V

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Middlebury Police Department

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 $43,076 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

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.

  1. Letter of intent, resume and job application to be completed and submitted to the Morristown Police Department.
  1. 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.
  1. Internal second level review by Morristown Police Department.
  1. Oral board interview.
  1. Conditional offer of employment and fingerprinting.
  1. Background investigation.
  1. Command staff review.
  1. 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

Level III Officer

The Northfield Primary Patrol Officer is a full-time Police Officer in service to the Town of Northfield who is level III certified and able to provide all levels of law enforcement service to the community.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Respond to all calls for services within the Town of Northfield as the duty patrol Officer for your shift
  • Investigate crimes, 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 needed for operation
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles, standards, and practices of modern police methods
  • Ability to plan, lay out, and work your schedule shift performing varied operations connected with police activites
  • 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 on 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 the neighboring police departments as needed
  • all other duties as required by State or Federal Law
  • Other duties assigned by proper authority

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Valid Vermont driver's license
  • Level III Law Enforcement Certification by the Vermont Criminal Justice Council
  • Able to read and comprehend operating and technical manuals
  • Able to communicate knowledge and experience in an effective manner
  • Experience with Computers and Valcour reporting systems
  • Knowledge of Federal, State, Municipal criminal, and traffic laws
  • Obtain and maintain specialized training and certifications

Lateral Entry Level Requirements

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

Working Conditions

  • Report to the Chief of Police and Sgt/Cpl
  • Subject to call in at all times for shift back up and emergencies
  • Be available to work flexible hours including some nights, early morning, weekends, and holidays as needed or required
  • Regular interaction with people who display abnormal human behavior
  • Duties may be hazardous; life threatening or may cause sever injures or even death
  • Perform duties in all types of weather conditions
  • The exposure to blood, body fluids, or human tissue is possible

Benefits

  • Health case
  • Retirement
  • Union Contract
  • Paid Holidays
  • Personal Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Pay scale with steps and COLA
  • Uniform Supply

 


Norwich Police Department

Level III (Full-Time) Police Officer

 

The Town of Norwich Police Department is currently recruiting and accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. The ideal candidate shall be Level III certified in the State of Vermont (lateral transfer), or for out-of-state candidates, have a comparable certification in their respective state to obtain an academy waiver in Vermont. We will also consider non-certified applicants if the right applicant comes along. Qualified candidates with an Associate’s Degree, Bachelor’s degree, or Master’s Degree in criminal justice or related field from an accredited college/university will be given preference.  The Town of Norwich Police Department are an agency that values training and providing opportunities for our officers to better themselves and to follow their individual interests in policing.
Requirements for this position are possession of a valid motor vehicle license and certification as a full-time officer by the Vermont Criminal Justice Council and/or or the ability to obtain certification within 6 months of hire. When fully staffed, the Norwich Police Department has 5 full-time officers, to include a community safety officer, level II part-time officers, and an administrative assistant.

The Town of Norwich offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision plans in addition to retirement through VMERS C. This position is a union position.  The pay scale is being looked at in the current union/town negotiation, additional hourly pay for night differential and on-call pay.

The Norwich Police Department Administration, Town Management, Town Select-board, and residents are very supportive of its officers as well as the community we serve. We are looking for forward thinking, community oriented, and proactive applicants that want to make a difference and who will bring new ideas to our agency. We as an agency are looking to grow, not reduce our presence in our community. If you are looking for an opportunity to work for a proactive and professional law enforcement agency, please give us a call.

Applicants may send a cover letter and resume addressed to:

Town of Norwich Police Department

Chief of Police, Wade Cochran

Wade.cochran@vermont.gov

Sergeant

The Town of Norwich Police Department is currently recruiting and accepting applications for the position of Patrol Sergeant. The ideal candidate shall be Level III certified in the State of Vermont (lateral transfer), or for out-of-state candidates, have a comparable certification in their respective state to obtain an academy waiver in Vermont. Candidates must also have been a full-time certified officer for at least 5 years prior to application. Qualified candidates with an Associate’s Degree, Bachelor’s degree, or Master’s Degree in criminal justice or related field from an accredited college/university will be given preference.  Candidates who also hold certification as instructors or who have specialized training (FTO, Firearms Instructor, Death Investigator, UOF Instructor, etc.…) will also be given preference in the selection process.

The Town of Norwich Police Department an agency that values training and providing opportunities for our officers to better themselves and to follow their individual interests in policing.

Requirements for this position are possession of a valid motor vehicle license and certification as a full-time officer by the Vermont Criminal Justice Council and/or or the ability to obtain certification within 6 months of hire. When fully staffed, the Town of Norwich Police Department has 5 full-time officers to include a community safety officer, level II part-time officers, and an administrative assistant.

The Town of Norwich offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision plans in addition to retirement through VMERS C. This position is a union position.  The pay scale is being looked at in the current union/town negotiation, additional hourly pay for night differential and on-call pay.

The Norwich Police Department Administration, Town Management, Town Select board, and residents are very supportive of its officers as well as the community we serve. We are looking for forward thinking, community oriented, and proactive applicants that want to make a difference and who will bring new ideas to our agency. We as an agency are looking to grow, not reduce our presence in our community. If you are looking for an opportunity to work for a proactive and professional law enforcement agency, please give us a call.

Applicants may send a cover letter and resume addressed to:

Town of Norwich Police Department

Chief of Police, Wade Cochran

Wade.cochran@vermont.gov

 

Community Safety Officer (CSO)

The Town of Norwich Police Department is currently recruiting and accepting applications for the position of Community Safety Officer. We will consider non-certified applicants with a desire to become certified or part-time certified for this position. Qualified candidates with an Associate’s Degree, Bachelor’s degree, or Master’s Degree in criminal justice or related field from an accredited college/university will be given preference.  The Town of Norwich Police Department are an agency that values training and providing opportunities for our officers to better themselves and to follow their individual interests in policing.

General Duties and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Police or Sergeant, the CSO shall be responsible for performing general community safety duties in protecting life and property, enforcing local ordinances, and patrolling within the area of the Town of Norwich.

The Town of Norwich offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision plans in addition to retirement through VMERS C. This position is a union position.  The pay scale is being looked at in the current union/town negotiation, additional hourly pay for night differential and on-call pay.

The Norwich Police Department Administration, Town Management, Town Selectboard, and residents are very supportive of its officers as well as the community we serve. We are looking for forward thinking, community oriented, and proactive applicants that want to make a difference and who will bring new ideas to our agency. We as an agency are looking to grow, not reduce our presence in our community. If you are looking for an opportunity to work for a proactive and professional law enforcement agency, please give us a call.

Applicants may send a cover letter and resume addressed to:

Town of Norwich Police Department

Chief of Police, Wade Cochran

Wade.cochran@vermont.gov


Orange County Sheriff's Office

Part-Time Deputy

Orange County Sheriff’s Office is hiring 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, prisoner transports, court security, super load escorts, traffic control, civil process service, community relations, drivers education, L.E.A.D. 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. Successful candidates must be certified as a police officer, or be eligible to become certified through the Vermont Criminal Justice Council.

To request an application via email – sheriff@orangecountysheriff.com

Or you may contact the office in person or via phone at 802-685-4875

Those interested in applying should submit a letter of interest, completed application and resume to:

Orange County Sheriff’s Office

ATTN: Captain Scott Clouatre

11 VT RTE 113

Chelsea, VT  05038

 

Full Time Dispatcher and Per Diem Dispatchers and Guards

Orange County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for Full time dispatchers, per diem dispatchers and per diem guards. Job responsibilities include operating multi-line phones, radio systems, interacting with the public, basic computer skills and attention to detail. Must be able to pass a criminal background and required training's. Applicants must be at least 18 and have a High School Diploma or equivalent. Hours include days, nights, weekends and holidays. Please email rroberts@orangecountyvt.gov for an application or call 802-685-4875.


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.

 


Richmond Police Department

Full-Time officer

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 $20.03 per hour, as set forth in the NEPBA (New England Police Benevolence Association) contract.  Lateral transfers are eligible to receive credit for experience.

Minimum Requirements (Requirements may change without notice)

  • 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 http://vcjtc.vermont.gov/training/three/entrance-standards

Please submit resumes along with a letter of interest to:

Town of Richmond

Attention: Acting Chief Kyle Kapitanski

203 Bridge Street

Richmond, VT 05477 

Or email to: Kyle.Kapitanski@vermont.gov

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Rutland City Police Department

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.

 

  1. Must be at least 18 years of age

     

  2. Must have a high school diploma or equivalent

     

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

     

  4. 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. 

     

  5. Successfully complete an interview process including an assessment center test

     

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

     

  7. Undergo an in-depth background check

     

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

     

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

     

  10. Undergo a mental health evaluation with the department’s psychiatrist

     

  11. 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.

 

  1. 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!

       

  2. 12-hour shifts

     

  3. 14 paid holidays

     

  4. Sick leave

     

  5. Annual vacation leave

     

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

     

  7. Health insurance

     

  8. Dental plan

     

  9. Vision plan

     

  10. Military/Education bonuses

     

  11. Wellness incentives

     

  12. Paid basic and in-service training

     

  13. Department issued uniforms and equipment

     

  14. VMERS Group C retirement

     

  15. 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:

 

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

     

  2. 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.

     

  3. 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.

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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Saint Michael's College

Full-time Dispatch Switchboard Operator

The Public Safety/Fire & Rescue Departments at Saint Michael's College are inviting applications for a Full-Time Dispatch Switchboard Operator to dispatch radio calls and operate the College switchboard. The successful candidate will be responsible for answering all incoming calls and directing calls to the appropriate party quickly, accurately, and professionally. This role receives all emergency calls for SMC campus and the surrounding community. Dispatch, switchboard, emergency services experience desirable, but we will provide training for a motivated and dependable person with demonstrated aptitude.

For the full job description, click here.

This position will work 40 hours a week in 8 hour shifts, with a focus on evening shifts, but with the flexibility to work regular hours, as well as weekend and holiday times.

Benefits include health, dental, vision, employer-paid life and disability insurance, voluntary life, critical illness and accident insurance options, parental leave, flexible spending accounts (healthcare and dependent care), 401(k), generous paid time off, paid holidays, employee and dependent tuition benefits, employee assistance program, well-being programs and opportunities, discounted gym membership, paid volunteer time, use of the athletic facilities and the library, and countless opportunities to attend presentations, lectures, and other campus activities.   

Requirements:

Applicants must have the following:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Prior working experience preferred; dispatch/switchboard/emergency services experience desirable
  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize emergency calls, alarms, calls for service and college switchboard calls efficiently, and be able to deal tactfully and calmly with a wide variety of callers
  • Ability to document calls and activities, provide information and services, and appropriately represent the College
  • Must be able to work flexible hours as this is a 24/7 operation

An offer of employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.

Application Instructions:

Please be prepared to attach the following documents after clicking on Apply Now button:

Resume
Cover letter including a statement about contributions you could make toward helping Saint Michael's College become a more culturally responsive and inclusive community and how your skills and experiences would contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts on campus

Review of applications is ongoing and the position is open until filled.
About Us

Saint Michael's College delivers a world-class education in a beautiful Vermont setting. Our close community allows students to form strong and enduring relationships with one another and with accomplished faculty and staff, providing an ideal learning environment where they have the space and support to challenge themselves and their peers. A fully residential college located minutes from Burlington, Saint Michael's offers an unparalleled mix of academic, spiritual, cultural, service, and wilderness experiences.

Saint Michael's is among the elite ranks of only 286 colleges and universities nationwide allowed to host a Phi Beta Kappa national honor society chapter on campus and is ranked 3rd in Best Colleges in Vermont by Niche, a popular college ranking website. In 2022, Saint Michael’s was once again named by The Princeton Review as one of the Best 388 Colleges, one of the Best Green Colleges, and one of the Best Northeastern Colleges. Situated next to Lake Champlain and the Green Mountains, nearby Burlington, Vermont, consistently ranks as one of the best places in America to live. This includes America's 10 Great Places to Live (Kiplinger's), Top 10 Cities for Outdoor Recreation (Outside Magazine), Top 10 Small Cities for State of Well-Being (Gallup-Healthways), Top 10 Tech Hubs in the U.S. (Forbes), Top 5 Healthiest Places for Women in America (Self Magazine), Top 10 Greenest Cities in America, and Top Public Square in America (USA Today). It was also recently named a “climate haven” and ranked in the 10 Best Places in America to Live for Climate Resilience.

At the heart of our Edmundite Catholic mission is a belief that experiencing new perspectives, cultures, traditions, and ideas helps us become fuller, more compassionate people. As a Catholic higher education institution with a social justice mission, we are called to be even more intentionally inclusive, celebrating the complexity and individuality that each person brings to our community. Each of us at Saint Michael's carries an obligation to ensure all students, faculty, and staff encounter a welcoming, supportive, and inclusive environment.

Building a culture of inclusion is an ongoing and evolving journey. We are continually striving to ensure our processes, policies, and behaviors support and encourage diversity, meeting the needs of all individuals, especially those from historically underrepresented and marginalized groups. Saint Michael's College's vision of inclusion and diversity embraces not only racial and ethnic identities but also gender, age, religion, language, ability/disability, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, military service, geographic origin, and first-generation/multi-generation college experiences.

Saint Michael's College is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity, in compliance with applicable provisions of state and federal law that prohibit discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, age, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, religion, sexual orientation, veteran or military service status, HIV-positive test result status, genetic information, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic, as such characteristics and prohibitions are defined by applicable law. The College will not rely inappropriately on such characteristics, or upon related stereotypes or biases, in making employment-related decisions. Also, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship or otherwise would not be required by applicable law, the College will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, as well as any employee who is limited in their ability to perform the functions of their job because of pregnancy, childbirth or a medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth.

To learn more, visit smcvt.edu


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

Become the difference.   Serve your community with Courage, Honesty and Integrity.

At the St. Albans Police Department, we believe our members are the most important asset, and their ideas and experiences matter.  From the Chief through the entire department we are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture that will protect and legitimize our team that represents the St. Albans community.  SAPD is an equal opportunity Provider and Employer and we place a high value on work place diversity.  

The St. Albans Police Department is looking to fill an open Patrol Sergeant position. This is a supervisory police position with the responsibilities of a shift commander. The Sergeant supervises police patrol officers, their related police work and paper work of all officers under his/her supervision. The Sergeant is responsible to and reports to the Lieutenant or in their absence, the Chief of Police.  The Sergeant is required to exercise initiative and discretion when faced with community policing efforts as well as emergency situations.

The Sergeant position comes with the following benefits:

  • Promotional Opportunities.
  • Competitive Salary: Starting salary range between $59758 to $78852 depending on experience.
  • Shift Differential plus Overtime Opportunities
  • Up to $10,000.00 Signing Bonus (potential)
  • 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.
  • Equipment allowance.
  • Excellent equipment (vehicles, uniforms, computers).

TYPICAL DUTIES (but not limited to)

  • Performs all duties relative to that of a Police Officer.
  • Performs the duties of the Lieutenant in their absence.
  • Supervises patrol officers in the proper discharge of their duties, ensures their compliance to the department regulations and is responsible for their performance, proficiency, conduct and appearance.
  • Assigns officers to posts of duty and instructs them regarding their duties.
  • Reviews and evaluates performance of patrol officers.
  • Takes active charge in serious or unusual situations or calls for service.
  • Checks reports of patrol officers, reviews them for accuracy and completeness.
  • Other tasks as directed or required by the Lieutenant 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

  • Commitment to public service
  • Vermont Level III Law Enforcement Certification.
  • Applicants must have a minimum of five (5) years of consecutive Level III certified law enforcement service. 
  • Applicants must be able to perform the essential job functions.
  • Be able to pass a pre-employment physical and substance abuse test.
  • Other duties as required

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates should submit an application for employment, cover letter and resume to the Lieutenant Ben Couture, St. Albans Police Department, 30 Lower Welden Street, St. Albans, Vermont 05478. Packets can also be sent via email at benjamin.couture@vermont.gov.

https://www.stalbansvt.com/policejobs

Applications will be accepted until suitable candidates are found.

Police Officer (Full and Part Time)

Serve With Pride, Courage, Compassion, Commitment

Would you like the opportunity to make a difference?

Do you have what it takes to join the ranks of Vermont’s finest? Then consider a challenging and rewarding career in law enforcement with the St. Albans Police Department.  We are a progressive agency that needs individuals who display the character, integrity and professionalism required to make a difference for the citizens of our community.   We offer the following benefits:   

  • Career Opportunities: Detective, Tactical Team, School Resource Officer, Street Crimes Unit, etc.
  • Promotional Opportunities.
  • Specialized Training: Drug Interdiction, Investigations, Firearms, Use of Force, etc.
  • Competitive Salary: Starting base salary for uncertified officers - $46,508.   Additional steps available based upon experience.
  • Shift Differential plus Overtime Opportunities
  • $10,000.00 Signing Bonus (For Level 3 VT Certified Police Officers)
  • Free Healthcare coverage for employee, spouse and family.  
  • Progressive Retirement with VMERS
  • Fourteen paid Holidays; Vacation, Sick, and Comp time.
  • Dental, and Vision coverage.
  • Equipment allowance.
  • Excellent equipment (vehicles, uniforms, weapons, computers). 

If you are ready to work for an agency that values its greatest assets – its employees – we would like to hear from you. Click here applications and a hiring guide.  Applications may be sent to Lt. Ben Couture at Benjamin.Couture@vermont.gov

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St. Johnsbury Police Department

Full-Time and Part-Time Officer

 

The Town of St. Johnsbury is currently accepting resumes for the positions of Part Time and Full Time Police Officers.  We are seeking professional candidates with a strong work ethic and a positive approach to community policing. 

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.  Certification and previous experience is preferred.  Non-certified candidates will be required to attend the VT Part Time/Full Time Police Academy.

 

Please submit resumes along with a letter of interest to:

Town of St. Johnsbury

Attention: Holly English, Human Resources

51 Depot Square, Suite 3

St. Johnsbury, VT 05819

 

Or email to: henglish@stjvt.com

 

 

*St. Johnsbury is an equal opportunity employer

 


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.


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.

 


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

Attention: Lieutenant David Kachajian

120 First Street

Swanton, VT 05488

 

Or email to: david.kachajian@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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University of Vermont Police Services

Sergeant

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. The following are some of our officer benefits negotiated through the Teamsters Union in our 2022-2025 contract:

  • $84,000 minimum starting salary for Sergeants
  • additional entry compensation possible based on candidate’s education and experience
  • 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)
  • Paid vacation, medical, holiday, personal, and cultural holidays
  • Paid Parental leave up to 8 weeks
  • Comprehensive health, dental & vision plans
  • Opportunities for overtime and comp time accrual

The current minimum qualifications for Sergeants are:

  • Associate’s degree in related field and three to six years’ specialized experience
  • Certification by the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council within probationary period
  • Physical examination, written examination, psychological evaluation, and background investigation
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people
  • Ability to work various shifts, weekends, and holidays

Desirable qualifications include familiarity with university policing, demonstrated skills in leadership, experience in building trust and collaboration in multicultural communities and working with non-police service professionals.

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

Police Officer

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. The following are some of our officer benefits negotiated through the Teamsters Union in our 2022-2025 contract:

  • $57,000 minimum starting salary for Officers.
  • additional entry compensation possible based on candidate’s education and experience
  • 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)
  • Paid vacation, medical, holiday, personal, and cultural holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave up to 8 weeks
  • Comprehensive health, dental & vision plans
  • Opportunities for overtime and comp time accrual

The current minimum qualifications for Officers are:

  • Associate’s degree (or equivalency) with one to two years specialized experience
  • Successful certification by Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council
  • Valid Driver’s License or ability to obtain, and Driver’s Check required
  • Ability to work various shifts, weekends, and holidays

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

 

Dispatcher

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. The following are some of our officer benefits negotiated through the Teamsters Union in our 2022-2025 contract:

  • $47,000 minimum starting salary for Dispatchers.
  • additional entry compensation possible based on candidate’s education and experience
  • 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)
  • Paid vacation, medical, holiday, personal, and cultural holidays
  • Paid Parental leave up to 8 weeks
  • Comprehensive health, dental & vision plans
  • Opportunities for overtime and comp time accrual

The current minimum qualifications for Dispatchers are:

  • High school diploma and two years’ related experience
  • Working knowledge of software applications used to support area operations, and familiarity with Internet resources required.
  • Ability to work various shifts, weekends, and holidays
  • Ability to successfully complete Communications Training Program
  • Ability to successfully complete Emergency Medical Dispatch and NCIC certification within 6 months of hire
  • Ability to pass typing test

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


Attorney General's Office

Application Deadline Date:  05/12/2022
Req ID:  33506
Department:  Attorney General's Office
Location: 

Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $27.20
 

Overview

The Vermont Attorney General's Office is seeking a Criminal Investigator who will be assigned to assist the Vermont Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (VT-ICAC). VT-ICAC is dedicated to the identification, apprehension, and prosecution of those responsible for the victimization and exploitation of children through the use of computers, technology, or the internet. This will be accomplished through enforcement of laws designed to protect children including the possession, collection or dissemination of child pornography, and the luring, seduction or enticement of a child or person believed to be a child through the use of technology or internet services. At times, investigative activity will include undercover operations designed to detect dangerous and illegal activity and to identify those involved in such activity. The investigator will be responsible for investigating allegations and complaints that involve child pornography and related criminal activity. The investigator will receive on-going training and will be responsible for identifying offenders and conduct criminal investigations of identified offenders, which will include executing search warrants, conducting interviews, drafting affidavits and other court-related documents, and testifying in court. The investigator will perform other related duties as required.

Who May Apply

This position, AGO Criminal Investigator (Job Requisition #33506), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Natasha Sala at natasha.sala@vermont.gov.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Environmental Factors

Incumbents must be in good physical condition, able to perform strenuous physical activity on occasion, and to work long and irregular hours in the field during work assignments. Duties require travel throughout the State, for which a valid Vermont driver's license and private means of transportation are required. The nature of the work creates situations of potential danger and injury. Evening and weekend work may be necessary.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree AND four (4) years of professional investigatory or law enforcement work experience.

OR

Associate's degree AND six (6) years of professional investigatory or law enforcement work experience.

OR
High school diploma or equivalent AND eight (8) years of professional investigatory or law enforcement work experience.

Special Requirements

A candidate must become a Level III certified law enforcement officer within six months of hire.

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.

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 base salary of $45,905, with consideration for prior law enforcement experience
  • Vermont Municipal Employees Retirement System (VMERS) Plan C
  • Schedule which includes 14 days off per month
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Time
  • Medical, Dental/Vision and Life Insurance
  • Shift Differential and Overtime Opportunities
  • Equipment Allowance
  • Frequently updated vehicles and equipment

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 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

 


Windsor County Sheriff

Chief Deputy

The Chief Deputy will be in charge of the Law Enforcement functions of the department, to include, scheduling, internal affairs complaints and supervising complex criminal investigations and normal patrol functions. Monitors and helps prepares annual budget. Supports the office of the Sheriff as needed in developing and carrying out the mission and vision for the department. Work is performed in conjunction with and in assistance to the Sheriff. Work in this position is extremely independent and requires a high level of responsibility and decision making., responsibilities also include acting as a liaison with various and diverse community groups such as schools, other criminal justice agencies, business partners, Select-boards, town officials, courts, DOC and the news media. Patrol and other law enforcement functions may be performed as necessary and directed by the Sheriff.

The Chief Deputy position exercises considerable accountability and responsibility. The position will serve as the Acting Sheriff in the absence of the Sheriff and may be the Incident Commander during major events. The Chief Deputy will be directly responsible for supervising 4-6 Sergeants and will provide direct supervision and oversight of the day-to-day functions of the organization. The Chief Deputy will have primary oversight of internal affairs investigations, patrol, detectives/investigations, outside details, court security, prisoner transport, personnel matters, planning and research, as well as policy and procedure development, among other high-level leadership responsibilities.

SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIP: Reports to the Sheriff. Provides supervision and direction to the Sworn Law Enforcement Staff and temporary employees including interns and volunteers assigned to the Law Enforcement Division. Works under the guidance of state law, county and departmental policy, scope of contracts, VCJC, and OSHA/VOSHA Rules and national best practices.

SALARY: This is an Exempt Salaried position. Not eligible for Overtime

Weekly Base Salary of $1400 - $1680 a week, to be paid weekly.

Part Time Deputies $25-$30 hour

Full Time Deputy  $27-$31 hour

Outside Details or Grant Work will be compensated at the Departments Detail Rate of $50.00 an Hour

Vacation time: 15 days per year

Sick Time: 5 days per year

Personal Days: 2 days per year

PTO will reset Jan 1 each year.

Expected work week will consist of 5x8 hour days. Primarily M-F, day shift. Nights, weekends and holidays may need to be worked based on department needs. Holidays will be compensated at $80 hour if needed to work.

The department will observe the 12 state holidays:

New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents' Day, Town Meeting Day, Independence Day, Bennington Battle Day, Labor Day, Veterans' Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day

health benefits and retirement.

The department will pay the NEPBA Law Enforcement Legal Defense Fund dues.

The department will provide a take home police cruiser.

TYPICAL TASKS:

  • Assists Sheriff with departmental supervisory and administrative work; assists with decisions in unusual situations as circumstances permit; acts as Sheriff in their absence.
  • Develops work assignments, coordinates activities, commands the overall activity of the assigned function(s), reviews the work of personnel for proper and applicable law enforcement techniques, and monitors the results.
  • Coaches and mentors staff on problem-solving strategies; observes field performance and provides feedback; investigates citizen concerns about department policy and performance; evaluates staff's performance and ensures fair performance evaluations are conducted; participates in the interviewing and selection of new officers and current staff in promotional processes.
  • Conducts research to improve services and evaluates effectiveness; develops new and revises standing operating procedures; communicates revisions and implements changes in practices.
  • Receives and investigates general complaints from the public concerning staff, conducts internal affairs investigations; reports findings to the Sheriff.
  • Helps Draft the department budget; tracks resources and expenditures, and ensures fiscal responsibility.
  • Seeks and assists in the management grants.
  • Ensures vehicles, weapons, facilities and equipment are properly maintained.
  • Administers personnel and prepares a variety of records and reports; schedules employees; approves leave requests; monitors use of overtime; approves staff time-sheets.
  • Assures clear lines of communication between executive staff, command staff and line officers and that departmental policy, procedures and practices are clearly transmitted and understood.
  • Reviews police reports for accuracy and completeness; analyzes trends.
  • Ensures new employees complete orientation, any required and in-service training; and guarantees officers meet certification standards.
  • Works with emergency officials in the Towns, County and State, as well as local businesses and utilities to anticipate and respond to emergencies; participates in line activities when staff shortages or emergencies dictate.
  • Serves as a role model for safe work practices and supervises department staff to enhance workplace safety; conducts regular safety inspections.
  • Represents the department on various Town, county  and intergovernmental groups; answers media questions.
  • Manages department Strategic Planning process, including assessing progress made toward Goals and Objectives.
  • Provides support and assistance to the Sheriff.
  • Plans, implements and evaluates all police functions.
  • Develops and implements long-range programs designed to enhance police service.
  • Assists with organizational development; analyzes, develops and executes programs addressing consumer demand, customer service delivery
  • Administers Personnel Complaint Investigation Process and applies fair and impartial disciplinary actions when needed.
  • Develops and recommends police policies, procedures, rules, regulations and programs.
  • Prepares and reviews operational and administrative reports.
  • Makes reports to Town officials on special situations.
  • Provides input on hiring and disciplinary actions, and oversees processes.
  • Addresses the news media as appropriate.
  • Attends meetings and serves on committees, boards, and agencies related to promoting crime prevention and improving law enforcement.
  • Attends public functions representing the department and the town related to policing practices and community interaction.
  • Coordinates with contractual partners such as construction companies to provide service.
  • Works with State of Vermont to ensure court room security.
  • Performs other job-related tasks as required.
  • Serves as a certified police officer.
  • Performs related work as required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Considerable knowledge of state and federal laws, local ordinances, policies and written directives of the police department and of law enforcement principles, practices, methods and equipment.
  • Working knowledge of the application of computers to modern law enforcement work.
  • Working knowledge of the Town personnel policies, budget and purchasing procedures, and supervisory practices.
  • Skill in the use of firearms and other police equipment as required to maintain state certification and comply with state mandates.
  • Ability to act with sound judgment in routine and emergency situations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written forms.
  • Ability to present effective court testimony and make public presentations.
  • Ability to prepare clear and concise administrative and activity reports.
  • Ability to build and maintain cooperative and effective public relations with the citizens, department staff, and Town officials.
  • Ability to lead and direct the activities of police officers.
  • Ability to maintain cooperative relationships with other Town officials and with the general public.
  • Ability to evaluate the effectiveness of police operations and to institute improvements.
  • Ability to use resourcefulness and sound judgment in emergencies.
  • Ability to analyze complex police problems and situations and to adopt quick, effective and reasonable courses of action with due regard to surrounding hazards and circumstances.
  • Ability to enforce laws firmly and to maintain satisfactory public relations.

 

MINIMUM AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Extensive knowledge of law enforcement best practices, leadership, budget, and personnel management is required. Vermont Level 3 police certification or be able to obtain Level 3 certification.

 

Please Submit a Resume and Cover Letter to Ryan.Palmer@vermont.gov

 


Winooski Police Department

Part-Time Dispatcher

The dispatcher receives, processes and directs all oral and much of the written communications coming into the Police Department. By following established procedures and employing common sense he or she performs highly responsible communications work in receiving and dispatching police, rescue and fire emergency calls and messages to the appropriate authorities and personnel. The dispatcher maintains and retrieves records and files information for dissemination to patrol units and department personnel. The dispatcher has primary responsibility for the initial deployment of public safety personnel and equipment subject to the provisions of the applicable written directives. Part-time Reserve Dispatchers cover shifts that are vacant due to leave of absence, vacations, or for special events when the department requires temporary additional staff on shift.
Major Responsibilities
• Report any deployment of Police Officers beyond their regularly assigned duties to the appropriate shift supervisor.
• Be thoroughly familiar with the department's procedures relating to the use of radio and other communications equipment.
• Acquire a thorough knowledge of location and layout of streets, buildings, parks, housing projects and other significant areas of the community so as to maximize the accuracy and speed of dispatch.
• Be familiar with emergency procedures that relate to matters requiring urgent police, rescue and fire attention so as to be capable of activating them immediately.
• Keep personnel who have been dispatched on calls fully informed of all facts effecting the safety and efficiency of their response to the call.
• Inform the Shift Supervisor when contact with an officer on patrol cannot be made after a reasonable amount of time.
• Maintain equipment, especially the emergency call lines in working order and immediately report any malfunction or defect to the Shift Supervisor.

 

Police Officer

Winooski is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. The city encourages persons with non-traditional skill sets and experiences to apply, even if candidates believe they do not meet 100% of the qualifications and hiring criteria described. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex, age, physical, mental or sensory disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other status protected by the laws and regulations within our municipality.

Description: Under supervision, the Police Officer 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. Duties will include focusing on identified crime problems, community needs to reduce crime, improve quality of life in that area, and to foster relationships with residents through Community Policing.  

How to Apply: Submit a City of Winooski employment application via winooskivt.gov/jobs.

Position Information

  • Pay rate: $26.26+/hourly depending on experience
  • Funding Source: General Fund 100%
  • Non-Classified, Full-Time, Non-Exempt, Union
  • 40 hours per week
  • Regular response to emergencies is required.
  • Reports to: Police Chief
  • Direct Reports: None
  • Employment reference and background check required

Minimum Job Skills, Knowledge, Skills, and Aptitudes, and Qualifications

  • Per state employment law, candidates must be at least 18 Years of age.
  • High School Diploma or GED or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Ability to pass entrance testing for the Vermont Police Academy
  • Ability to maintain and regularly pass physical testing requirements
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Valid Driver’s license
  • Ability to interact with the public in a variety of situations
  • Candidates with the following qualifications will be given preference in the hiring process: 
  • An Associate’s degree or higher level of education
  • Two years or more of Military service with an honorable discharge
  • Two years or more of previous law enforcement experience

 

        Post offer Pre-Employment Screening:

Employment reference and Police Department conducted criminal background and DMV record check required. Please note that recent illicit drug use, felony, domestic violence, and sexual crimes convictions will disqualify individuals from position, regardless if the conviction occurs before or after employment begins.

 

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