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Bennington Police Department:

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 $45,000 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 $500.  The Town of Bennington offers three 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 55 with 20 years of service to continue coverage with the Town contributing 50% 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.  Preference shall be given to VT-certified officers.  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.      

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Berlin Police Department: Caring For Our Community

Full-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 Berlin Police Department is looking for Police Officers who want a rewarding career that combines an excellent work environment 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 and other programs. The Department also actively participates in many community-oriented events including the Officer Baseball Card program, Toy’s for Tot’s and other community/children programs.

This is a Union position, the Teamsters, with starting wage, after probationary period is complete and enters a step system per Union contract.  Pay is augmented by occasional overtime and special-duty opportunities. The Berlin Police Department is contracted with the only hospital in Washington County for security details 365 days a year. The Town of Berlin offers four personal holidays, vacation time increasing to five weeks depending on years of service, participation in the Vermont Municipal Employees Retirement System Plan B, life insurance, twelve paid sick days, ten paid holidays, short term and long term disability and AFLAC.  The Town of Berlin also offers Compensatory Time, Bereavement pay, shift differential and automatic payroll deposits.

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 VT-certified officers.  All shifts, weekends and holiday work are a must when scheduled.

The Berlin Police Department is an equal opportunity employer.  Please submit your resume, a completed Berlin Application and a letter of interest to the:

Berlin Police Department
108 Shed Road
Berlin Vermont 05602
 

Attention:          Chief Wolfe
                         Sgt. Mark Monteith
                         Sgt.. Chad Bassette

Applications can be sent via email per request at berlinpolicedepartment@gmail.com.

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 Berlin Police Department is looking for Police Officers who want a rewarding career that combines an excellent work environment with a community rich in family-oriented activities.

The Town of Berlin, Vermont is accepting applications for part time law enforcement positions. We are seeking energetic, positive professionals with a strong desire to provide quality police services to a growing community. Applicant(s) must possess a High School diploma or equivalent, be 21 years of age, and possess a valid Driver’s License. The successful un-certified candidate(s) will pass a written examination, psychological test and a background investigation before attending the Vermont Police Academy for a 58 hour training week. Currently certified officers are preferred and should have experience in patrol work and investigation. Part time does not include benefits. Work hours would be as needed. Currently certified out of state officers encouraged to apply.

The Berlin Police Department is an equal opportunity employer.  Please submit your resume, a completed Berlin Application and a letter of interest to the:

Berlin Police Department
108 Shed Road
Berlin Vermont 05602
 

Attention:          Chief Wolfe
                         Sgt. Mark Monteith
                         Sgt. Chad Bassette

Applications can be sent via email per request at berlinpolicedepartment@gmail.com.

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Brandon Police Department

The Town of Brandon is accepting applications for a full-time patrol officer. 
 
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 drivers 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.
 
The application process includes; entrance testing as required by the VCJTC (written, physical fitness and MMPI), medical/physical exam, oral board, polygraph exam, extensive background investigation and criminal/motor vehicle records check.
 
Brandon offers a competitive starting wage for full-time officers, including a benefits package of medical, dental, life, disability, retirement, paid sick time, vacation and personal time.  Uniforms and police equipment are provided.
 
Those wishing to apply should send a resume with three references, along with a cover letter requesting an application to:
 
Brandon Police Department
ATTN: Chief
301 Forest Dale Road
Brandon, VT 05733
(802)247-0222
 
The Town of Brandon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
Part-Time Police Officer
The Town of Brandon Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Part-time Police Officer.  Applicants must possess a High School diploma or equivalent, possess a valid Driver’s License, and pass an extensive background investigation. Candidates must be eligible to become certified through the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council or presently certified as a police officer.
 
Those wishing to apply should send a resume with at least three references, along with a cover letter requesting an application to:

Brandon Police Department
ATTN: Chief
301 Forest Dale Road
Brandon, VT 05733
(802)247-0222

Interested applicants may also contact the Brandon Police Department at 802-247-0222 for more information.
 
The Town of Brandon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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.  Applicants must be at least 20 years of age.  Please visit www.brattleboropolice.org and click on “Recruiting” for more information.  The Town of Brattleboro is an equal opportunity employer.

Emergency Services Dispatcher - Full-Time and Part-Time

Must possess excellent communication and decision making skills, be familiar with computers, have the ability to answer multiple telephones and radios under emergency situations, and be able to quickly and accurately enter data. Must hold or be able to obtain Dispatcher certifications. Police, Fire and Rescue all dispatched from this facility. Spillman software in use.

Please apply to the Town Manager’s office, 230 Main St, Suite 208: Attn; HR-PD, Brattleboro VT 05301. Applications may be found on the town Website. www.brattleboro.org EOE

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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.bpdvt.org/careers or call Cpl. Carolynne Erwin at 802-540-2119.

Police Officer Incentives

Qualifications

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CENTRAL VERMONT PUBLIC SAFETY AUTHORITY

 Executive Director

FIELD: Public Safety

COMPENSATION: Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience and anticipated hours worked. 

 

ABOUT THE CENTRAL VERMONT PUBLIC SAFETY AUTHORITY (CVPSA): The CVPSA exists to enhance the safety and quality of life of the people of Barre and Montpelier (total population of 18,000). By combining the cities’ public safety resources into a single entity, the CVPSA’s intent is to provide more efficient and effective emergency response, as well as expand the education and training opportunities currently available to the men and women of public safety. The City of Barre is known as the “Granite Capital of the World” and Montpelier is the state capital of Vermont. 

 

JOB OVERVIEW

The CVPSA Board seeks a strategist to map out the progressive integration of the two cities’ existing municipal public safety entities---specifically their dispatch, EMS, police, and fire departments---into a single, regional organization. This Executive Director position affords an exciting and unique opportunity to grow this up-and-coming regional public safety organization in collaboration with the Board of Directors. The successful candidate is a high-energy professional with strong management and organizational skills who can work with individuals and stakeholders at all levels. For a full job description, see http://www.montpelier-vt.org/notice/1250/CVPSA-Executive-Director-Ad.html

 

Submit résumé, cover letter, contact information for five professional references, and a writing sample by April 15, 2015 to Tom Golonka C/O City of Montpelier 39 Main Street Montpelier VT 05602, or via email to: TGolonka@montpelier-vt.org

 

A first review of applications will commence after April 15. Interviews will be conducted in May with the position to be filled soon thereafter. The starting date is slated as July 1.

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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, and 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

City of Montpelier Police Department

EMERGENCY SERVICES COMMUNICATIONS SUPERVISOR

The Montpelier Police Department is seeking applications for the position of Emergency Services Communications Supervisor.  This full-time leadership position includes general dispatching duties which involve appropriate call handling of both emergency and non-emergency requests for police, fire, and emergency medical services, and determining the nature and urgency of those calls.  The communications supervisor will be directly responsible for dispatcher scheduling, quality assurance, training, job performance evaluations of dispatchers, and he/she will assist with equipment needs including grant support.  The position requires a considerable degree of initiative and independent judgment within procedural boundaries while leading their communications team, and responding to emergency and non-emergency situations. 

 

Applicants must have proven leadership/supervisory experience, strong computer literacy and data entry skills, the ability to multi-task in a sometimes stressful environment, excellent communications skills, and the ability to work various shifts which include weekends and holidays.  Applicants must also be able to sit for extended periods of time, while viewing multiple monitors, and maintaining multiple databases simultaneously.

 

The position requires the successful completion of a thorough background investigation, the ability to achieve National Crime Information Center certification, and a minimum education of an associate degree.  A bachelor's or advanced degree is preferred.  Any combination of education and supervisory experience that provides the necessary skills, knowledge, and abilities may be substituted for the education requirement. 

 

The City of Montpelier is an equal opportunity employer.  Applications can be obtained at the Montpelier Police Department and submitted to the address below.   Applications must be received by April 20, 2015.

 

Submit applications to:

Chief Anthony J. Facos

Montpelier Police Department

1 Pitkin Court

Montpelier, VT 05602

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Department of Motor Vehicles

Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Inspector

Job Description  
   
Job Title:  Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Inspector
Job ID: 616436
Location:  Home Based

Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular Shift:  N/A
Regular/Temporary: Classified  
Hourly Rate: 21.550000
Posting Date:  01/21/2015  
Pay Grade: 23
Position Number: 861760  
Application Deadline: 02/11/2015
Department: Transportation Agency  

General Information
This position, (Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Inspector , Job Opening #616436), is open to all State employees and external applicants.

Applicants must meet the following qualifications:

1. Full Time Vermont Law Enforcement Certified with a minimum of 3 years of experience
2. Reside in AOT Districts 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, OR 9 - http://vtransoperations.vermont.gov/maintenance_districts
3. Be able to pass background and polygraph examination

***This position is in the Retirement Group C with a mandatory retirement age of 55 years old.***

In accordance with Title 23, Section 102(d), an applicant must agree to and pass a background investigation to be eligible for this position. The background investigation may include criminal and traffic records checks. Hiring managers will notify applicants who are in the final stage of the interview process of the background check requirement, to which an applicant must agree to be deemed eligible for this position. Applicant will have the right to withdraw their applications before a background investigation is conducted.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Kathy Codling at kathy.codling@state.vt.us.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

General Job Description
Field inspection and investigatory work for the Department of Motor Vehicles, involving enforcement of federal and state vehicle laws and regulations, hazardous materials, vehicle permit programs, and general motor vehicle laws. The class role focuses upon heavy trucks traveling on Vermont highways. Duties are performed within an assigned geographic district and include the authority to issue warnings and citations for violations. Positions report to a Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Team Leader.
To view the full job specification for this position, please visit the DHR Job Specifications page.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Must be full time certified Vermont Law Enforcement with a minimum of 3 years experience
• Must reside in AOT Districts 4,5,6,7,8, or 9
http://vtransoperations.vermont.gov/maintenance_districts

 

Minimum Qualifications
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
Experience: Three years of work experience involving law enforcement, hazardous materials, Motor Vehicle commercial tax or licensing, paralegal, or Motor Vehicle registration and examination experience.
Must be a Vermont certified full-time law enforcement officer.
Physical and Mental Requirements: Mental and physical condition appropriate to successfully perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, the essential job functions.

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

 

Submission of Application
Should you submit an application for this job opening, you certify that all information entered is correct and complete to the best of your knowledge. By submitting an application, you acknowledge and understand that the State of Vermont may verify information, and that untruthful or misleading answers are cause for rejection of this application, and/or dismissal if employed with the State of Vermont.

Equal Employment Opportunity
The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

 


Dover Police Department

Full-Time Police Officer

 

The Town of Dover, Vermont is accepting applications for a full-time Police Officer position.  Dover is a very progressive and pleasant community to live and work in, as well as the home of the Mount Snow Ski Resort.  Dover Elementary School is currently one of the highest ranked elementary schools in Vermont with school choice after elementary school.  The position is 40 hours/week with overtime available.  Patrol officers work 10-hour shifts, 4 days a week. Weekend and holiday shifts required.  Competitive pay with full benefits including 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.  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.  Application deadline is February 13, 2015.

 

Application available on-line:   www.doververmont.com, E.O.E.


Essex Police Department

Police Officer
The Essex Police Department is seeking applicants for the position of Patrol Officer who will provide a wide range of police services to a community dedicated to a high quality of life.

The Essex Police Department provides a full spectrum of police services for its approximately 19,000 residents. The Department is a highly motivated and professional organization committed to providing Community Oriented Policing. .

Minimum Requirements

The application process consists of oral, physical, psychological and written testing as well as the satisfactory completion of a background investigation, polygraph and medical examinations. Applications can be obtained at the Town of Essex Personnel Office located at 81 Main Street in Essex Junction, VT 05452

Desirable Training and Experience

Additional consideration may be given to candidates who have previous full time experience in law enforcement, the military, and/or educational background.

Benefits

A comprehensive benefit package is also offered.

Questions or completed applications can be directed to Essex Police Department, Attn: Office of the Chief of Police , 878-1335, 145 Maple Street, Essex Jct., VT 05452
 


Hardwick Police Department

Part-Time Police Officer
The Town of Hardwick is accepting applications for the position of Part Time Patrol Officer.  We are seeking energetic, positive professionals with a strong desire to provide quality police services to a progressive community.  Applicants must be at least 18 years of age; possess exceptional moral character; strong work ethics; and be certified as a police officer (part-time or full-time) by the VT Criminal Justice Training Council (VCJTC).  Applicants must pass a background check and hold a valid driver's license. Part time does not include benefits. Work hours would be as needed.

Those wishing to apply should send a resume with at least three references, along with a cover letter requesting an application to:
 
Chief Aaron Cochran, Hardwick Police Department
PO Box 447, 56 High Street, Hardwick, VT 05843
Town of Hardwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Hartford Police Department

The Hartford Police Department is currently seeking to fill a vacancy in patrol.

The Hartford Police Department is an equal opportunity employer.  Applications are accepted on a continual basis and remain on file for future openings All potential applicants are encouraged to apply.

Visit their website to download the application.

Mail or email completed application to Sergeant Jason Pedro at jpedro@hartford-vt.org, or call 802-295-9425 if you would like more information on the police department


Town of Killington

Part-Time Police Officers
The Town of Killington, Vermont is accepting applications for two part time law enforcement positions. We are seeking energetic, positive professionals with a strong desire to provide quality police services to a resort community on the move.
 
Officers will provide the highest level of public safety service and support citizens, businesses, second home owners and visitors of the Killington community. Officers 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 four year 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 as a police officer (part-time or full-time) by the VT Criminal Justice Training Council (VCJTC). 
 
This part time position does not include benefits. Work hours would be as needed and will vary on a weekly basis. Currently certified officers preferred. Pay rate is based on qualifications and experience.
 
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. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. EOE

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Lamoille County Sheriff's Department

Detective

The Lamoille County Sheriff’s Department is accepting applications for a Detective to work with the Patrol Division. This individual must be a highly motivated team player who will be conducting investigations of reported crimes, such as burglaries, assaults, untimely deaths and drug offenses within the contracted patrol towns.  The Detective will be issued all equipment necessary to do the job.  The Detective will be on call in off hours for emergency situations, and will work closely with the patrol staff of six Deputies.  The work schedule will reflect the needs of the department.

 

Qualifications: must be a certified Vermont law enforcement officer with at least five years experience, or an individual certified in another state that can be certified in Vermont.  Preference will be given to those with prior investigative training and work experience.

 

The Lamoille County Sheriff’s Department offers an excellent benefit package which includes health and dental coverage, and participation 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.

 

Applications may be requested at the Sheriff’s Office located at 162 Commonwealth Avenue in Hyde Park, or by writing to us at PO Box 96, Hyde Park, Vermont 05655-0096.

Full-Time Officer

The Department is also seeking qualified applicants for a Patrol Officer.  Individuals with prior law enforcement experience are urged to apply as salary is based upon training and previous service.  The position may lead into a K-9 Program for the department.

 

The Lamoille County Sheriff’s Department offers an excellent benefit package which includes health and dental coverage, and participation 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.

 

Applications may be requested at the Sheriff’s Office located at 162 Commonwealth Avenue in Hyde Park, or by writing to us at PO Box 96, Hyde Park, Vermont 05655-0096.

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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 Michael Hall
6041 Main St
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.

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Middlebury Police Department

Town of Middlebury, Vermont

 

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 $41,994 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 accepting applications for a full time police officer. The
Town of Milton is a diverse community of 10,000 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.

Candidates must be at least age 20 at time of application. Candidates 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.

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 and holidays and overtime is required. This is an
exciting opportunity for persons who desire a career in Law Enforcement.

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.

To apply, submit a resume, cover letter and Town of Milton employment application. Applications are
available on the Town website at this address: http://miltonvt.org/resources/employment.html 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
The Town of Milton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 

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Newport Police Department

Part-Time Police Officer

The Newport Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Part-Time Police Officer. Applicants must meet the following requirements to be considered for employment; U.S. Citizenship, High School diploma or GED equivalent, a valid driver’s license, no illicit drug use for 2 years prior to application submittal to include the use of marijuana, no misdemeanor or felony criminal convictions, and no domestic abuse orders in effect from any state or U.S. territory. 

Candidates selected for hire will be required to pass a written exam, physical testing, MMPI, 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.

 

Applications can be filled out and mailed to:

Chief Seth C. DiSanto

222 Main Street

Newport, VT 05855

The City of Newport is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Click here to download application

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Norwich Police Department

Part-Time Police Officer

The Town of Norwich is accepting applications for the position of Part Time Patrol Officer.  We are seeking energetic, positive professionals with a strong desire to provide quality police services to a community on the move.  Applicants must be at least 18 years of age; possess exceptional moral character; strong work ethics; and be certified as a police officer (part-time or full-time) by the VT Criminal Justice Training Council (VCJTC).  Applicants must pass a background check and hold a valid driver's license.

If you are up to the challenge of working in a dynamic community-oriented agency and would like more information regarding our expectations, please contact:

Chief Douglas A. Robinson, Norwich Police Department
PO Box 311, 10 Hazen Street, Norwich, VT 05055
Town of Norwich is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Randolph Police Department

Full-Time & Part-Time Police Officer

The Town of Randolph is accepting applications a (1) part-time Police Officer and (1) full-time Police Officer.  Applicants must possess a high school diploma or equivalent, should be certified as a Vermont Law Enforcement Officer, and comply with all regulations of the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council.  Certification and previous experience is desirable. Must be able to pass physical and eye examination prior to employment. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  Application period is open until vacancy is filled.  For information, call 802-728-5433.  Send cover letter and resume to: Police Officer Search, Town of Randolph, PO Drawer B, Randolph, VT 05060.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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Rutland City Police Department

Police Officer

The Rutland City Police Dept is seeking well qualified, professional men and women for the position of Police Officer.  As a 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 sports, camping, and public hunting areas.  Our ideal candidates are caring, community minded, ethical team players with the ability to work in a paramilitary 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; stop by and pick up an application or download one by visiting www.rutlandcity.com. Applicants must meet Vermont Police Academy and Department standards.  We are an equal opportunity employer.  Apply today!  

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Rutland County Sheriff's Department

Part-Time Police Officer

The Rutland County Sheriff’s Department is accepting applications for the position of 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. The Rutland County Sheriff’s Department is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive wage. Applicants should submit applications to the Rutland County Sheriff’s Department at 88 Grove Street or P.O. Box 303, Rutland, VT 05702.

Employment questions should be directed to Lt. Frank Wilk at 802-775-8002.

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St. Albans Police Department

Full Time Police Officers

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, School Resource Officer, Drug Team Member, etc.
  • Promotional Opportunities.
  • Specialized Training:  Drug Interdiction, Firearms, Use of Force, etc. 
  • Competitive Salary:  Starting base salary for uncertified officers - $42,536.   Additional steps available based upon experience.
  • Up to $3,500.00 Signing Bonus (For Certified Police Officers)
  • Progressive Retirement.
  • Fourteen paid Holidays; Vacation, Sick, and Comp time.
  • Medical, 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.  Please visit our website at www.stalbanspd.com to apply. 

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South Burlington Police Department

Police Officer
The South Burlington Police Department continuously seeks energetic team players who consider themselves a problem solver and wants to be closely involved with the community they serve.
 
Please visit our website at www.sbpdvt.org for updated information about current vacancies and recruitment information.  Applications are available on our website.
 
The South Burlington Police Department is committed to diversifying our work force and we encourage women and men with diverse racial, cultural and ethnic backgrounds to apply. We are a progressive organization that values and respects diversity among our employees and within our community.
 
South Burlington Police is an equal opportunity employer.

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Springfield Police Department

Full-Time Sergeant

The Town of Springfield is seeking to fill an open position for a police sergeant. 

This is a Full-Time position with an excellent benefit package.  The hiring range is $22.98-$27.29 per hour, depending upon qualifications.  The maximum hourly rate is $36.00 per hour. 

This position is subject to rotational shifts. 

Requirements for the position: Associates Degree and/or equivalent credits and a minimum of five years of experience in patrol and or seven years or more full time police experience with related training or supervisory experience. 

Successful applicants who are fully certified police officers by the State of Vermont prior to working for the town are eligible for employment bonuses up to $6,000.00. 

Applications and additional information on the position, benefits and union contract may be picked up at the Springfield Police Station, 201 Clinton Street, or by calling the Department’s Administrative Assistant at 802-885-2113.  Applications may also be downloaded at www.springfieldvtpd.org.  Applications accepted until position is filled.  The Town is an equal opportunity employer.

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Thetford Police Department

Part-Time Police Officer
The Town of Thetford is accepting applications for the position of Part Time Patrol Officer.  We are seeking energetic, positive professionals with a strong desire to provide quality police services to a community on the move.  Applicants must be at least 18 years of age; possess exceptional moral character; strong work ethics; and be certified as a police officer (part-time or full-time) by the VT Criminal Justice Training Council (VCJTC).  Applicants must pass a thorough background check and hold a valid driver's license.
 
If you are up to the challenge of working in a dynamic community-oriented agency and would like more information regarding our expectations, please contact:
 

Interim Chief Douglas A. Robinson, Thetford Police Department
PO Box 126, 3910 Rte. 113, Thetford Ctr., VT 05075
Town of Thetford is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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UVM Police Services

Full-Time Police Officer

Exceptional police officers sought to provide the highest level of public safety, service and support to members of The University of Vermont community and its visitors, and to cultivate relationships to foster mutual trust, understanding and respect of individual rights and responsibilities.  UVM Police Services is one of Vermont’s largest, full-service police agencies.

  • Annual starting salary $44,304 or higher DOQ; ample overtime available
  • Up to $6,000 signing bonus
  • 403(B) retirement
  • Outstanding medical and dental insurance benefits
  • Tuition remission for employees and dependents
  • Full access to University health and fitness facilities, Discounted tickets to athletic events and much more…

Learn more at www.uvm.edu/police.

Minimum Qualifications:  Associate's degree or three to four years' related experience and/or demonstrated skills in interpersonal communication and/or problem solving. Certification by Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council within probationary period required. Physical examination, written examination, psychological evaluation, and background investigation required pursuant to Rule 32 of Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council. Valid Vermont driver's license or ability to obtain, and driver's check required.

 

To apply, visit our website at www.uvmjobs.com.  Extended posting is subject to removal without notice.  Questions, please call Joyce Shepard at 802-656-2027.  The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Vergennes Police Department

Part-Time Police Officer

The Vergennes Police Department is seeking to fill a Part-Time Officer position.  The Vergennes Police Department places a heavy emphasis on proactive community policing and motor vehicle enforcement.  Part-time officers play a vital part in the operation of the department and are heavily relied upon.  Applicants must be energetic, self-motivated and willing and able to work a minimum of forty hours a month. Training, Uniforms and equipment will be provided.  Applicants must satisfactorily complete an extensive background investigation, oral board, MMPI and polygraph examination.  Interested parties should contact Chief George P. Merkel at 802-343-5010 or 802-877-1152.

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VT 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 our website at www.vtsp.org     
 

Washington County Sheriff's Department

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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Town of Weathersfield

Full-Time Police Officer

The Town ofWeathersfield, Vermont is seeking qualified applicants for the position of
Full-Time Police Officer.

This is a regular, full-time, hourly position, with excellent benefits, including health care
and retirement. Hourly pay range $18.25-$19.85 depending on qualifications and experience.

A complete job description is available from the Town Manager:
townmgr@weathersfield.org. Position open until filled.

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Williston Police Department

Full-Time Police Officer

The Williston Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer in anticipation of a vacancy due to retirement.

The Williston Police Department serves a community comprised of about 9,000 residents and is committed to the delivery of high quality services designed to maximize the community’s quality of life.  The Town of Williston is home to several of Vermont’s larger box stores such as Walmart, Home Depot, Best Buy, and Dick’s Sporting Goods just to name a few.  In addition, the Town has a high volume of business employers with the one of the largest being the federal government with their vast amount of office space that they occupy.

The Williston Police Department is comprised of 17 sworn officers, 3 civilian support staff, and is home to a community justice center supported by a Town appointed community justice board.  The police department prides itself on its ability to provide high quality equipment to staff members, a facility that is only 7 years old, and its commitment to support employee accomplishments.  The department provides 24 hour police protection along with partial dispatch coverage supplemented by dispatch coverage by the Vermont State Police.

We offer competitive salary and benefits as compared with other local agencies.

It is our goal to send a new officer to the next police academy if a Vermont certified officer is not recruited.

Interested persons should visit our website at www.town.williston.vt.us/police to download our application and personal history questionnaire.  Both of these documents must be submitted for consideration.

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.

Although we accept applications year around, we encourage you to submit your application to the Office of the Chief of Police for consideration for this anticipated opening by January 20, 2015.

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Wilmington Police Department

Full-Time Police Officer

 

The Wilmington Police Department in southern Vermont is accepting applications for a Full-Time Patrol Officer. Wilmington offers a competitive benefit package.    Salary range $40,892 to $43,742, not including overtime, depending on experience.  Applications are available on the Town of Wilmington Website  

  

Applications accepted or postmarked no later than December 20, 2014. The Town of Wilmington is an equal opportunity employer.

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Windham County Sheriff's Department

Full-Time Deputy Sheriff

The Windham County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for the position of full-time deputy sheriff. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.  Please visit http://www.windhamsheriff.com/position.php?id=11 for more information or contact Captain Robert Lakin at 802-365-4942.

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 http://www.windhamsheriff.com/position.php?id=8 for more information or contact Captain Robert Lakin at 802-365-4942.

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 http://www.windhamsheriff.com/position.php?id=10 for more information or contact Captain Robert Lakin at 802-365-4942.

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Windsor Police Department

 POLICE SERGEANT

 

The Windsor Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Sergeant.

 

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 benefits, and 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!

 

Successful candidates must meet the following minimum requirements:  A minimum of 8-years of full-time law enforcement experience with a strong investigative background; possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree with a major in Criminal Justice or closely related field; no criminal history involving a felony arrest or crimes of moral turpitude; possess a professional demeanor with an unblemished career record.  Out-of-state applicants must possess an acceptable course of training to comply with the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council’s waiver process.

 

The hiring process will include an application, resume, cover letter, oral interview and thorough background investigation.  Those who are not currently a Vermont certified law enforcement officer will also be required to take a written entrance examination as required by the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council, MMPI psychological screening, medical examination, and polygraph.

 

This is a bargaining unit position within the police union.  The position will remain open until filled.

Applications can be obtained at the Windsor Police Department or by emailing requests to Chief Sampson at the following email address:

bill.sampson@state.vt.us

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

Town of Windsor Police Department

William Sampson, Chief of police

29 Union Street

Windsor, Vermont 05089

 

The town of Windsor is an equal opportunity employer

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Winooski Police Department

Chief of Police

 

The City of Winooski is seeking a certified police officer to serve as Chief of Police. The Chief must have a proven background in community outreach and demonstrated ability to create partnerships with diverse communities. The city is dedicated to a restorative justice approach to law enforcement and has a robust Criminal Justice Center reporting directly to the Chief. The city also provides a School Resource Officer.

The police department has fifteen sworn officers (including the Chief) and a four person dispatch office. This is a working chief position.

If you are interested in joining our team, please send a cover letter and resume outlining your work history and skill set to:

Janet L. Brouard 27 West Allen Street Winooski, Vermont 05404 or Email to jlbrouard@winooskivt.org (Please include “Police Chief Application” in the subject line.)

 

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Woodstock Police Department

Full-Time Police Officer

The Town-Village of Woodstock is accepting applications for a full-time patrol officer position.  We are seeking an energetic, positive thinking, service oriented police professional with a strong desire to provide quality police services to a small town community. The Woodstock Police Department has a strong support base from the community as well as the Village Board of Trustees that governs its operations.

The successful candidate must possess the following minimum requirements: be at least 21 years of age, possess exceptional moral character and ethics, be currently certified or certifiable as a Full Time Police Officer by the VT Criminal Justice Training Council (VCJTC), must be able to perform all essential functions of the job. Essential functions include, but are not limited to, writing concise and coherent reports, ability to communicate effectively with the general public, have a high tolerance for stress and be in good physical condition possessing strength, dexterity, and good vision.

Preference will be given to those applicants that are currently full time certified through the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council and may be employed by the Woodstock Police Department on a Part-Time basis.

Unless currently employed by the Woodstock Police Department in a Part-Time capacity, the application process includes: medical/physical exam, extensive background investigation, criminal records check and polygraph examination

Woodstock offers a generous benefits package: 

  • 10 Vacation Days 1st year
  • 9 Holidays
  • Sick days
  • Health Care package
  • Uniforms and equipment provided by Department
  • EMT, Residency and Education Stipends available

Application and Personal History Questionnaire can be found at Woodstock Emergency Services building.  Send completed application and Personal History Questionnaire to:

Woodstock Police Department
ATTN: Chief Robbie Blish
P.O. Box 212
Woodstock, Vermont 05091  
802-457-1420

Currently Employed Part-Time Officers may submit a letter of intent to be added to their existing personnel file.

Dispatch Supervisor/ Coordinator

SUMMARY: The Dispatch Supervisor shall perform general dispatch work in the protection of life and property through the coordination of Fire, Ambulance and Police Services as well as the Highway and Sewer Departments.  In addition,  administrative duties and day to day supervision of subordinate dispatchers shall be performed.  Direct supervision of this position is by the Chief of Police

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Supervision - Includes planning, assigning, and directing work; sanctioning employees,

commending employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems; answering procedural and technical questions from dispatchers; and relaying sentiments from the Chief of Police. The Dispatch Supervisor may also be called upon to train new dispatchers.

Documentation - Includes reviewing daily incident phone calls, dispatch logs to familiarize self with current developments, proper use of coding system, ensuring thoroughness and organization of initial CAD reports and maintain records and logs of all emergency services and dispatch activity as required

Special Duties - Includes preventive and corrective care of dispatch equipment, creation and updating of dispatch specific policies and procedures, be responsible for NCIC TAC duties and perform other related work as required.

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

1. Currently NCIC certified  

2. Minimum of Five years of dispatch experience.

3. Ability to supervise and communicate with subordinates.

4. Knowledge of Federal, State, and local laws.

5. Ability to make independent judgments.

6. Ability to work under stressful conditions

7. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.

8. Ability to work well with others.

9. Ability to deal effectively with all facets of the public.

10. Working knowledge of radio codes and procedures

11.  Ability to work flexible hours if needed.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job of an Emergency Services Dispatcher.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in stressful conditions.

 

BENEFITS PACKAGE

5 Vacation Days 1st year

9 Holidays

Sick days

Excellent Health Care package

EMT and Residency Stipends available

 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Application and Personal History Questionnaire can be found at Woodstock Emergency Services building or a copy maybe requested via e-mail at Police@townofwoodstock.org

Send completed application and Personal History Questionnaire to:

Woodstock Police Department
ATTN: Chief Robbie Blish
P.O. Box 212
Woodstock, Vermont 05091  
802-457-1420

Current Woodstock Emergency Services Employees need only to submit a Letter of Intent and resume.

Position Closing Date:  April 6, 2015 at 12:00 pm

The employee appointed to this position will be subject to a six month probationary period.

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