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Addison County Sheriff's Department

Part-Time Deputy

The Addison County Sheriff's Office is seeking qualified applicants to fill part-time deputy positions, but could lead to future full-time position. 

Positions are primarily for traffic control, traffic enforcement, and court security.  Applicants must have already completed and passed the complete Basic Course for Part-Time or Full-Time Certified Law Enforcement Officers through the VCJTC.

Send resume and letter of interest to:

Lieutenant Peter Newton  

Addison County Sheriff's Office

35 Court Street

Middlebury, Vermont 05753


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 $38,433 to $42,758).  The selection process consists of written and psychological examinations, physical suitability test, polygraph examination, oral review and an extensive background review.  Women and minority persons are encouraged to apply.  Applications can be obtained from the Barre City Police Department or at www.Barrecity.org/jobs  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 $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.     


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

Full-Time Patrol Officer

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 visit the Town of Brandon’s website at http://townofbrandon.com/departments/police/employment/ .

You may download our Application for Employment and other required forms below as PDF files, which can be completed and returned to us for consideration.

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

The Town of Brandon is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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Brattleboro Police Department

The Town of Brattleboro is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and we strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, LBGTQ applicants, and people from other underrepresented groups to apply, recognizing and respecting that diverse perspectives and experiences are valuable to our team and essential to our public service.

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”.

Part-Time Dispatcher

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 are all dispatched from this facility.  Spillman software in use.  Please visit www.brattleboro.org , click “How May We Help You”, then “Employment Opportunities”.

 

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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 call Cpl. David Clements at 802-540-2119.

Police Officer Incentives

Qualifications

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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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Essex Police Department

Patrol 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.

Visit their website for more information.

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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


Hardwick Police Department

Police Officer

The Town of Hardwick is accepting applications for the position of  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, have the ability to pass the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council’s (VCJTC) physical fitness test, the VCJTC entrance exam & psychological evaluation (MMPI).

Applicants chosen to proceed in the hiring process will undergo an extensive background investigation, to include a polygraph test and interviews with the Chief of Police and Town Manager. Current full time (level 3) certified officers are welcome to apply.

Current labor contracts provide for competitive wages and benefits including health insurance, life insurance, a generous amount of accrued time off, and participation in the Vermont Municipal Retirement System. Day, night, weekend and holiday work required.

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

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Hartford Police Department

The Hartford Police Department, a community oriented, results focused law enforcement agency is currently accepting applications for accelerated processing into the position of Police Officer.  Interested persons must have 12 months of full time law enforcement experience, post academy/full time certification in the State of Vermont, or another state with equivalent training recognized under waiver by the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council, and having successfully completed field training 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 Sergeant Connie Kelley at 802-295-9425.  The hiring range for this position is $50,487 to $56,428.

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


Hinesburg Police Department

Full-Time Police Officer

The Hinesburg Police Department is currently accepting applications for a full time Police Officer. The Town of Hinesburg is located in northwestern Vermont, nestled against the edge of the Green Mountains, southeast of Burlington. The village is still surrounded by open green farmland along the LaPlatte River, and is a relatively small town outside Burlington. About 36 miles square, the western half is in the Champlain Valley, the eastern half in the foothills of the Green Mountains. The village contains a lively array of stores and services, offers year-round activities, and contains several parks and recreation facilities including Lake Iroquois.

This position performs specialized law enforcement work, with an emphasis on community policing, for the Town of Hinesburg.  Duties include prevention, detection and control of criminal activities, and assistance to the general public.  This position exercises independent judgment and initiative, with work reviewed through reports, records and observation of results obtained.

Duties will include a working knowledge of Vermont Criminal and Motor Vehicle Law, Vermont Rules of Criminal Procedure, and all town ordinances and policies pertaining to police work. A working knowledge of community policing and methods of investigating accidents and crimes, observing pertinent facts, and obtaining evidence and an ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. The candidate will have, and be expected to maintain excellent judgment and personal integrity.

Applicants must possess a high school diploma or equivalent, and be 21 years of age or older. Applicants must also possess a valid Driver’s License. The successful candidate will be certified or certifiable as a police officer by the VT Criminal Justice Training Council. 

Applicant must be in good physical condition and able to perform all the essential functions involved with police work.  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. Pay rate is based on qualifications and experience.

 

A complete job description and application are available at http://www.hinesburg.org/employment.html

 

Please submit completed applications to

The Hinesburg Police Department

Attn: Sergeant Caleb Casco

P.O. Box 1

Hinesburg, VT 05461

 

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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 Town of Ludlow invites applications for the position of full-time Police Officer. The successful candidate must be certified as a Police Officer by the VT Criminal Justice Council (VCJTC), possess a valid VT driver's license and be able to perform all essential functions of the job. This is a fult-time, year-round union position with a competitive wage and municipal benefit package. 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. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The Town of Ludlow is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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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

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.


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 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.

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 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. Anyone with a College degree may qualify for College loan forgiveness worth up to $10,000.

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://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
The Town of Milton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

 

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Newport Police Department

Police Officer

The City of Newport encompasses 6 square miles and is home to about 5,000 residents.  The Newport Police Department is the only Full-Time Police Department inside of Orleans County.  At minimum there are two Officers on per shift and they work rotating 12 hour shifts with every other weekend off. Other incentives include;

  • Night Shift Differential Pay
  • 13 Paid Holidays
  • Certification Pay Incentives
  • 457 Deferred Compensation
  • Plan D Retirement
  • AFLAC
  • Prior LEO Employment Credit
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability

We offer ample opportunity for Over-Time as we take part in Operation Stonegarden to include Roving Patrols, Marine Patrols and Snowmobile Patrols.  We also are active with Speed and DUI Enforcement Patrols. 

We actively participate in the SIU (Sexual Investigation Unit) Program, the NVDTF (Northern Vermont Drug Task Force) and have an established K-9 Program.  Our Officers far exceed the minimum training requirements as we have a heavy emphasis on high quality training.   

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 Newport 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 Newport Police Department.
  2. 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.
  3. Internal second level review by Newport Police Department.
  4. Oral board interview.
  5. Conditional offer of employment and fingerprinting.
  6. Background investigation.
  7. Polygraph.
  8. Command staff review.
  9. Medical examination to include drug screening.

 

If you have any questions about this process please feel free to contact Chief Seth DiSanto

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

Download Application for more more information.

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Norwich Police Department

Police Sergeant

Notice of Anticipated Job Opening Norwich Police Department Full-time Sergeant

Due to an internal promotion, the Norwich Police Department Sergeant’s position will be vacant as of April 13, 2019. As such, the Town is accepting applications now to fill the anticipated vacancy. We seek an energetic, positive professional with a strong desire to provide quality police services to a community on the move. Applicants must have a high school degree (2-year college 60 credits in pertinent field preferred). Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the US is required. The applicant shall be a fully certified police officer in the State of Vermont with Certification by the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council. The applicant shall have a minimum of five (5) years of police experience supported by substantial training. The applicant must be at least 21 years of age; possess exceptional moral character and strong work ethics. A complete job description can be provided upon request. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled

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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Orange County Sheriff's Department

Full-Time Deputy

The Orange County Sheriff’s Department is currently looking to hire two (2) full time deputies.

 

We are seeking positive, energetic and motivate individuals to join our team. We are hiring for one (1) full time patrol deputy and one (1) full time court officer. The Orange County Sheriff’s Department 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 and education, and other contracted security services.

Applicants must possess a high-school diploma or equivalent, possess a valid driver’s license, and 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 Training Council.

A link to our application can be located at www.orangecountysheriff.com.

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

 

Orange County Sheriff’s Department

ATTN: Captain Kyle Kapitanski

11 VT Route 113

Chelsea, VT 05308

Per Diem Dispatchers and Guards

Orange County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for 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. Applicant must be at least 18 and have High School Diploma or equivalent. Hours include days, nights, weekends and holidays. Please go to orangecountysheriff.com for an application or call 802-685-4875.


Richmond Police Department

Full-Time officer and Full-Time School Resource Officer (SRO)

Richmond Police Department is currently accepting applications for a Full Time Police Officer and a Full Time School Resource 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: Chief Larry Muldoon

203 Bridge Street

Richmond, VT 05477 

Or email to: larry.muldoon@vermont.gov


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 the Rutland City Website. 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 Deputy

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:

88 Grove Street

or mail to

Attention: Lt. David Fox

Rutland County Sheriff’s Department
P.O. Box 303
Rutland, VT 05702.

Employment questions should be directed to Lt. David Fox at 802-775-8002.

Dispatcher

The Rutland County Sheriff’s Department is looking for qualified candidates to become a 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.  Please visit our website at www.rutlandsheriff.net to download an application or contact Communications Supervisor Jennifer Coffin at 802-775-8002 Ext 12 or by email Jennifer.coffin@vermont.gov if you are interested.

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Royalton Police Department

 

Full-Time Police Officer

 

 The Town of Royalton, VT (population 2,600 covering 36 square miles) is accepting resumes for the following positions.

This position reports to the Chief of Police and performs patrol assignments for motor vehicle enforcement, crime problems, town ordinance violations and crime prevention measures throughout the Town.

Candidates must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Minimum High School diploma or equivalent, preferable to have one year of experience in patrol work and investigation
  • Certified as a Police Officer, minimum Level II or Level II-E by the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council, (Out-of-State applicants must possess an acceptable course of training to comply with the VCJTC waiver process)
  • Must possess exceptional moral character and strong work ethics
  • Must be 21 years of age and maintain a current valid Vermont driver’s license
  • Applicants must pass an extensive background check and meet VCJTC’s entrance standards on fitness, psychological and medical testing as well as a polygraph examination

 

This position is 40 hours/week with medical insurance, paid vacation, sick leave and personal leave. Weekend and evening shifts are required, with occasional overtime. Pay rate is based on experience.

Please send resumes to: Town of Royalton, Attn: Rose Hemond, PO Box 680, South Royalton, VT 05068 or email to: rselectman@bluemoo.net

For a copy of the job descriptions please visit our website at: http://royaltonvt.com/employment/

 

Administrative Assistant

 The Town of Royalton, VT (population 2,600 covering 36 square miles) is accepting resumes for the following positions.

This position reports to the Chief of Police, duties are to coordinate and perform a variety of administrative support and clerical duties. This includes typing and processing reports, memos and correspondence; enter traffic tickets and warnings, law incidents, motor vehicle crash reports, maintain law enforcement records and files; answer telephone calls and data entry.

Candidates must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • High School diploma or the equivalent
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) experience
  • Experience as a professional secretary or administrative assistant
  • Certified NCIC Full Service Terminal Operator
  • Data entry experience with the ability to work independently
  • Must have typing test on file with minimum 45 words/minute

Must pass a fingerprint based background check, criminal record check and drug test

This position is 20 hours/week.

Please send resumes to: Town of Royalton, Attn: Rose Hemond, PO Box 680, South Royalton, VT 05068 or email to: rselectman@bluemoo.net

For a copy of the job descriptions please visit our website at: http://royaltonvt.com/employment/

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Shelburne Police Department

Shelburne Police Department is currently accepting applications for 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 7,200 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, the starting salary is $20.73, as set forth in the NEPBA (New England Police Benevolence Association) contract.  Lateral transfers are eligible to receive one year of credit for every two years of experience.

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.

A complete job description and application are available at http://www.shelburnevt.org/237/Human-Resources 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@vermont.gov

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St. Albans Police Department

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

Police 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. 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.

 

Full-Time Police Officer

The Town of Springfield is accepting applications for the full time position of Patrol Officer.  We are seeking energetic, positive professionals with a strong desire to provide quality police services to a progressive community. Successful candidates will receive the following Benefits, Health care, VMERS Plan D retirement, Three weeks’ vacation, rotating shifts, and 10% night differential. Springfield Police Department is represented by New England Police Benevolent Association Local 401. Starting pay with no experience is $19.91 per hour. If certified as a police officer in Vermont, starting pay adjusted to level of experience. The Town of Springfield is an equal opportunity employer. Applications may also be downloaded at www.springfieldvtpd.org.  Applications accepted until position is filled.   For more information contact Richard Stillings at 802-885-2113 or Richard.Stillings@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 MORRISTOWN

Public Safety Administrative Support

Town of Morristown seeks an articulate, energetic person to provide administrative support to the NIBRS Auditor & Desk Officer.

This position is part-time up to 20 hours per week and work will be performed under the direction of the Chief of Police.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must be a high school graduate (at least 18) or equivalent. Working knowledge of the principals of public administration is required as well as excellent typing, verbal and written communication, and interpersonal skills. Must have a working knowledge of modern office management methods and be able to work independently.

SCOPE OF WORK:  Enter the NIBRS data, enter tickets & warnings in the Valcour CAD/RMS system, mail tickets to the Judicial Bureau, entry of accidents in the state database, mail accident reports upon request to insurance companies. Assist with court ordered expungements and sealing of records, assist with daily tasks of answering the phone and basic radio communications, cover desk officer shifts when necessary and other duties as assigned. 

Salary is commensurate with experience. Must pass criminal & employment background check.  For further information and/or to apply send cover letter and resume to Richard Keith PO Box 665 Morrisville, VT 05661 or to rkeith@morristownvt.org. Cover letter, and resume should be received no later than November 29, 2019. EOE.


University of Vermont Police Services

 

Fulltime Sergeant and  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 2019-2022 contract:

  • $79,938 minimum starting salary for Sergeants; $50,774 minimum starting salary for Officers.
    • additional entry compensation available based on candidate’s education and experience
    • shift differential (not represented in starting salary)
  • Signing bonus, up to $12,000 for VT pre-certified Level III officers
  • 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
  • Comprehensive health, dental & vision plans
  • Opportunities for overtime and comp time accrual
  • Retention bonus
    • $2,500 after five years
    • $5,000 after ten years

The current minimum qualifications for the Sergeant’s position are:

  • Associate’s degree and two to six years of specialized experience.
  • Certification by Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council within probationary period required

 

The current minimum qualifications for the Officer's 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, please visit our website at https://www.uvm.edu/police/ or email joinpd@uvm.edu to get in touch with our recruiting team.

Apply online


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

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 currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.

The Williston Police Department 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. 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 and is considered to having the second largest retail base in Vermont.  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.

 

In October 2017, the Town of Williston hired an experienced Chief of Police. His vision is to develop a department that is community oriented and focused on providing services in a fair and impartial manner.

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

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-D6C8B0A5FC25 to: Patrick T. Foley, Chief of Police, Williston Police Department 7928 Williston Road Williston, Vermont 05495
 

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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 or questions contact Corporal Jon Griffus at 802-365-4942 or 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 or contact Corporal Jon Griffus at 802-365-4942. or 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 information contact Corporal Jon Griffus at 802-365-4942. or 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!

The Town of Windsor is currently accepting applications for (1) full-time police officer.

Starting salary for a Windsor Police Officer ranges from $43,596up to $55,640 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, be at least 21 years of age, 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 as required by the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council; 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 Sampson at the following email address: Bill.Sampson@Vermont.gov

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

Windsor Police Department

William P. Sampson, Chief of Police

29 Union Street

Windsor, Vermont 05089

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Woodstock Police Department

Patrol 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 19 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.

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: 

5 Vacation Days 1st year

10 Holidays/ personal day

Sick days

Excellent Health Care/ Dental/ Vision package

Uniforms and equipment provided by Department

EMT, Residency, Education and Fitness Stipends available

Shift Differential Pay

 

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

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