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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

Investigator

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

Applicants must be Level III Certified Law Enforcement Officers through the VCJTC, with 3-5 years of investigation experience.

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.

                                                                             


Barre Town Police Department

Full-Time Police Officer

The Town of Barre is accepting applications for a full-time patrol officer.

Candidates must have earned a high school diploma, 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. Interested men and women may obtain an application from the Town Manager’s Office, 149 Websterville Road, P.O. Box 116, Websterville, VT, 05678, by calling (802) 479-9331, by emailing offices@barretown.org, or by printing the form from www.barretown.org/employment.pdf. Resumes in addition to the application are encouraged.


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

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: Print out an application at our website.

The Town of Bennington is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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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.

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.

School Resource Officer

The Brandon Police Department is actively recruiting for the position of School Resource Officer for the Otter Valley High School campus. The position requires a minimum of a level IIE or level III officer. Retired Vermont certified officers are also encouraged to apply.

Duties are the responsibility for the safety and security of the physical campus, students and visitors. Coordination of emergency responder community to the school campus. The position is a 40 hour/week position with additional overtime available for school sporting events, concerts, and special events. When school is not in session the position will be a full time patrol position for the Town of Brandon.

The Town of Brandon is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive salary package with benefits. Interested candidates should complete an application that can be downloaded at http://townofbrandon.com/departments/police/employment/ and mail to:

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

 

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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 “Resources”, then “Employment” for more information.

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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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. Carolynne Erwin 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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Colchester Police Department

Dispatcher

The Application process will be open until filled! The deadline listed is subject to change.
Colchester Police Department is seeking to immediately fill the position of Communications Specialist (Dispatcher).

ABOUT OUR DEPARTMENT

Colchester is a diverse community with a population of approximately 17,000 located on the shores of Lake Champlain. We are proud to recently be named one of Money Magazine’s 50 Best Places to Live in America.
Our police department has 28 sworn officers, eight civilian staff, and in 2016 handled over 13,000 calls for service.
Colchester Police Department offers excellent pay and an attractive benefit package including a retirement program through the Vermont Municipal Employees Retirement System.
The Town of Colchester is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

CommunicationsSpecialist

The Communication Center at Colchester Police headquarters is a 24 hour, 365 day per year emergency operation that supports the activities of two police departments and multiple rescue and fire entities. This position requires the ability to work different shifts as well as weekends and holidays. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to work under pressure and multi-task often difficult situations.
For additional information, read the Complete Job Description & Functions.

HOW TO APPLY

Click here to apply, applications are being accepted online through PoliceApp.com only.
Please direct questions regarding this job to douglas.allen@colchesterpdvt.org


Dover Police Department

Part-Time Police Officer

The Town of Dover, Vermont is accepting applications for a part-time Police Officer position.    The position is 10 to 20 scheduled hours per week consisting of 1 or 2 10-hour shifts. Weekend shifts required.  Pay is based on experience.  All equipment and uniforms provided.  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, ability to be able to perform all the essential functions involved with police duties and complete the Vermont Police Academy entrance requirements for Level II police officers.  Application deadline is May 25, 2018.  Applicants must be available for Academy testing on June 5, 2018

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


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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Fair Haven Police Department

Full-Time Patrol Officer

The Town of Fair Haven is accepting applications for a full-time patrol officer.

The successful candidate will possess the following minimum requirements: be at least 21 years of age, be certified or certifiable as a police officer by the VT Criminal Justice Training Council (VCJTC), possess a valid  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 or full time certified in another state are also encouraged to apply.

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

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

Salary: Pay Grade 6 ($18.00 to 22.00) plus .90 cent shift differential (1900hrs to 0700hrs)

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

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

(802)265-8293

Or Email william.humphries@vermont.gov

The Town of Fair Haven is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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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


Freeport Police Department: Full-Time Police Officer (Freeport ME)

The Town of Freeport is accepting applications for the position of full time police officer. 

Freeport is a coastal community of about 8000 residents with a strong retail base, including L.L. Bean.  The police department includes 14 full time officers, full time marine patrol, 4 part time officers, clerical staff, and seasonal parking enforcement personnel. 

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and have no adverse driving record.  Applicants must hold a valid Maine drivers license at the time of employment. 
  • The minimum requirement for the position is the successful completion of all phases of the Maine Law Enforcement Pre-Service Training Program.
  • All applicants will be required to pass a physical agility test (MCJA Standards). 

Candidates having an Associate’s Degree or a combination of relevant training and experience will have an advantage.  Preference may be given to graduates of the MCJA Basic Law Enforcement Training Program. 

An extensive background investigation, including psychological, polygraph, and medical examinations will be part of the process.

The department offers a competitive salary and benefit package for full time employment.  Experience, education, and training factor into the wage considerations for officers.

Applications are available at:  Freeport Police Department, 16 Main St, Freeport, ME  04032 or on the town’s web site: www.freeportmaine.com

The deadline for applications is 4 p.m. Thursday, 12 October 2017. 

Applications can be returned to the above address.  Applications and other applicable documents can also be emailed to Chief Susan Nourse at snourse@freeportmaine.com

The Town of Freeport is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 


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

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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

 Police Lieutenant

The Town of Hartford is seeking qualified internal/external candidates for the newly created position of Police Lieutenant to serve as Patrol Commander for the Hartford Police Department.

The Community:
The Town of Hartford is a 45 square mile community comprised of five villages, each with a unique character and history. The villages of Hartford, West Hartford, White River Junction, Wilder, and Quechee have a combined population of nearly 10,000 residents located in the beautiful Upper Valley region of New England.  The Town is in Windsor County on the border with New Hampshire and was recently recognized by the National Council for Home Safety & Security as the second safest City in Vermont.  
The Gateway to Vermont commerce and the Green Mountain State’s many year-round recreation areas, the Town of Hartford is located at the confluence of the White and Connecticut Rivers, and interstates 89 and 91. The Ottauquechee River also flows through the town.  The Upper Valley region is a place where residents find beauty, nature, art, history, and adventure. Quechee Gorge, known as "Vermont's Little Grand Canyon", is one of New England's most popular natural wonders. Residents enjoy a pleasant climate with distinct seasons.  

The Hartford Police Department:

The mission of the Hartford Police Department is to provide professional, quality and effective police services in partnership with the community. The members of the Hartford Police Department believe that their work has a critical impact on the quality of life in the community.   
The Hartford Police Department is currently undergoing self-assessment for accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) and is heavily involved in Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) as an organizational priority.  Community Policing and Procedural Justice are primary organizational strategies to provide effective and efficient services to the community.    

The Hartford Police Department is comprised of twenty-three certified personnel including the Chief of Police, Deputy Chief of Police, Lieutenant, five Sergeants, three Criminal Investigators and twelve Patrol Officers.  
The police department also manages a regional Emergency Communications Center serving area public safety agencies.  

Position Overview:
Reporting to the Deputy Chief of Police, the Lieutenant is a first-line administrator and manages a staff of four (4) direct report Sergeants and twelve (12) downline certified law enforcement personnel.  The Lieutenant is responsible for recommending budgetary needs and goals for the Patrol Division on an annual basis. The effect of the Lieutenant’s duties, when properly performed, is realized through the continued development of personnel, partnerships and programs that foster employee and public trust, safety and wellness.     
The Lieutenant will manage 24/7 daily operations of the Patrol Division and ensures compliance with operational policies and protocols. Responds to emergency incidents and assumes command as necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Qualifications, Compensation and Benefits:
Requirements and Preferred Qualifications: Six (6) years full-time certified law enforcement service, including two (2) years full-time service as a certified police supervisor is required. Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice or a related field is preferred or an equivalent number of college credits, equivalent management experience or a combination of both. The selected candidate will be required to obtain and maintain a valid Vermont driver's license and Level III Vermont law enforcement officer certification as prescribed by the State of Vermont and the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council. Expected hiring range is $73,848 -$80,722 depending on qualifications. The Town of Hartford encourages qualified minority candidates to apply.  
Benefits include:

•    Annual Education Bonus for all degrees, up to $3,000 for Master’s Degree
•    Medical Insurance, including Prescription, Dental & Vision plan options
•    Paid Vacation, Sick and Holiday Leave
•    Equipment, Uniforms & Uniform Dry-cleaning provided
•    Annual allowance for specialty footwear & all-weather gear
•    Vermont Municipal Employees Retirement System

Residency Requirement: There is no formal residency requirement for this position, but the Lieutenant is expected to respond to emergency events in a timely manner from his/her place of residence.

The Successful Candidate:

•    has supervisory experience in managing patrol operations for a municipal police department;
•    has evaluated subordinate employee performance via formal performance appraisal systems;
•    familiar with scheduling systems and practices in police department patrol operations;
•    has managed overtime and employee leave policies and practices;
•    plans, coordinates, and schedules special events and assignments;
•    has delivered accurate and detailed presentations and/or briefings outlining operational activities, facilitated discussions and led event debriefings;
•    has directed and trained subordinates to comply with agency procedures;
•    has managed the equipping, maintenance and assignment of agency vehicles;
•    conducted misconduct and administrative investigations regarding employee performance;
•    coordinated law enforcement services and activities with allied public safety and stakeholder agencies;
•    attends and presents information at community and professional meetings as required;
•    responds to community and media information inquiries as necessary;
•    facilitates career development for subordinate personnel, communicates agency goals and objectives, and participates in departmental staff meetings;
•    when necessary, perform the duties of subordinate supervisory and line personnel, to include but not limited to responding to requests for police service, enforcing the law, and preparing field reports;
•    collaborates with other Town departments to ensure effective community services and compliance with local ordinances and administrative rules; and
•    possesses excellent verbal and written communications skills.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Application and Selection Process:

To apply for this position, visit the Developmental Associates client openings website (or copy and paste into your browser: https://www.developmentalassociates.com/client-openings/client-positions/ and click on the position title.   All applications must be fully completed and submitted online via this portal. Applicants are encouraged to apply by September 23, 2018 when application review begins. Semi-Finalists will participate in an assessment center in Hartford on November 8-9, 2018.  Finalists will be required to pass a pre-employment medical, drug-screen and submit to a comprehensive background investigation, including a polygraph exam. The recruitment and selection process are being managed by Developmental Associates, LLC.  All inquiries should be emailed to Thomas M. Moss, Senior Consultant at tmmoss@developmentalassociates.com.  The Town of Hartford is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of its workforce.

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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

Police Officer

The town of Ludlow invites applications for the position of Police Officer, the successful candidate must be 18 years of age or older, be certified or certifiable as a Police Offcier by the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council (VCJTC), possess a valid Vt driver's license and be able to perform all essential functions of the job. this is a full-time, year-round union position. Competitive wage with municipal benefit package. send resume in confidence with references to the Cheif of Police, Town of Ludlow, PO Box 359, Ledlow, VT, 05149. Applications will be accepted until May 1, 2017. The town of Ludlow is an equal Opportunity Employer.


Manchester Police Department

Part-Time Police Officer

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

Those wishing to apply should send a letter of interest and resume to:
Manchester Police Department
ATTN: Chief 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.

Town of Manchester – Full Time Police Officer Position

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

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

The successful candidate will possess the following minimum requirements: be at least 18 years of age, be certified or certifiable as a police officer by the VT Criminal Justice Training Council (VCJTC), possess a valid VT driver’s license, and must be able to perform all essential functions of the job. Preference will be given to those applicants who are currently certified through the VCJTC. However, those without certification are also encouraged to apply.

Requirements:  U.S. citizen, minimum age of 18; must have a valid driver’s license; high school diploma (college degree preferred). Applicant must be able to perform all the essential functions involved with police duties.  Police testing, including a physical fitness examination, polygraph, oral board, medical exam, fingerprint check and extensive background check will be required of applicants selected for hire.  Preference shall be given to VT-certified officers. 

Those wishing to apply should send a letter of interest and resume to:

Manchester Police Department
ATTN: Lt. Patrick Owens
60 Jeff Williams Way
Manchester, VT 05255

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

The Town of Manchester is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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

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

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.

or via Email to Sgt. Stephen Laroche at steve.laroche@vermont.gov.

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Montpelier Police Department

EMERGENCY SERVICES DISPATCHER/CLERK

Montpelier Police Department

The Montpelier Police Department is seeking applications for the position of Emergency Dispatcher/Clerk.  This full-time career position involves the 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 position requires a considerable degree of initiative and independent judgment within procedural boundaries in responding to emergency and non-emergency situations.  The dispatcher is also the first point of contact for those that come to the police station seeking assistance.

Applicants must have strong computer literacy/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 a high school diploma or G.E.D. 

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 will be reviewed until the position is filled. 

Applications must be submitted to:

Chief Anthony J. Facos

Montpelier Police Department

1 Pitkin Court

Montpelier, VT 05602

 

Full-Time Police Officer

The Montpelier Police Department is seeking applications for the position of patrol officer (effective May 18, 2017).  The Montpelier Police Department is a premiere Vermont law enforcement agency that provides professional policing services to the residents, workers, and visitors of the state's capital city.   As an organization, the MPD has invested heavily in officer training and development, officer wellness, and community policing.   The MPD has fully embraced the policing culture, values, and skills outlined in the President's Task Force Report on 21st Century Policing.  

MPD officers are tasked with general patrol responsibilities, criminal investigations, all-hazards crisis response, community relations, and community problem solving.  The MPD also has various specialty assignments such as detective, school resource officer, hostage/crisis negotiator, and mountain bike patrol.

At this time the department would prefer a full-time certified officer for this vacancy.  Current (July 1, 2016) patrol officer salary range is $40,770 to $61,014.  Experienced officer candidates can expect to start at a minimum base salary of $44,948 (not including overtime, shift differential compensation, and holiday pay).  It should be noted that a new contract is currently being negotiated and a new pay scale (TBD) will go into effect for July 1, 2017.

The City of Montpelier is an equal opportunity employer.  Applications can be obtained at the Montpelier Police Department or online at montpelier-vt.org and submitted to the address below.   This position is open until filled.

Submit applications to:

Chief Anthony J. Facos

Montpelier Police Department

1 Pitkin Court

Montpelier, VT 05602

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Northfield Police Department

Level III, full-time, Vermont certified police officer

The Northfield Police Department is seeking a Level III, full-time, Vermont certified police officer to fill a current vacancy.  We offer competitive pay, compensatory time, bereavement pay, shift differential and automatic payroll deposits. Our benefits package includes paid vacation, sick time, medical, life, dental, short and long term disability insurance. We are under the Vermont Municipal Employees Retirement System Group D plan.

This is a Union position with representation by the New England Police Benevolent Association (NEPBA).  Officers work 12 hour shifts on a 2-2 3-2 2-3 shift schedule. Starting salary is based upon the step system, years of credible, FT, police service and current advance certifications and higher education.

The Northfield Police Department is a progressive 24/7 full service law enforcement agency providing professional community oriented policing services to a residential population of 6207 (2010 Census).  Northfield is home to Norwich University, a private university with two centuries of military tradition and a broad range of undergraduate degrees adding approximately 2,300 cadets, civilian residents, and commuters.

The Town of Northfield is an equal opportunity employer.  Interested applicants should provide a Resume with a letter of interest via hand delivery, email, fax or postal service to the attention of Chief of Police, James Dziobek, 51 South Main Street, Northfield, VT 05663 (Postal), 110 Wall Street, Northfield, VT (Physical), 802-485-4188 (Fax), james.dziobek@vermont.gov (email). 

Chief of Police

The Town of Northfield, Vermont (population 6,300) is seeking a community-oriented police chief to lead a department of six full- time officers with a current operating budget of $847,000. Northfield is located in central Vermont and is home to Norwich University, which has approximately 2,300 students and is the oldest private military college in the United States. The Town is governed by a five-member select board and has an appointed town manager.

The ideal candidate will have five years of police command experience, and must either be certified as a full-time officer in the state of Vermont by the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council or be able to attain such certification within six months of appointment.

The preferred candidate should have a background in community policing, restorative justice and mediation. Appointment as chief is contingent on successfully passing a criminal background check.

Salary is negotiable based upon experience. The Town provides competitive health and dental benefits and participates in the Vermont Municipal Employees Retirement system.

A complete job description is available on the Town Web site --- http://www.northfield-vt.gov --- or by contacting the town manager at jschulz@northfield.vt.us or 802-485-6121. To apply, please E- mail cover letter and resume to jschulz@northfield.vt.us or mail to: Northfield Town Manager, 51 South Main Street, Northfield, VT 05663.

The Town is accepting applications through August 17, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.

The Town of Northfield is an equal opportunity employer.


Norwich Police Department

Full-Time Police Officer

The Town of Norwich 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 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.  Complete job description upon request.  Applications being accepted until 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.

 


Orange County SIU/CAC

Forensic Interview Specialist

The Orange County Special Investigations Unit/Child Advocacy Center, Inc. (OCSIU/CAC) provides for children and adults, a safe and respectful response to situations involving potential violations of sex crime statutes. In these cases, the Forensic Interview Specialist, a neutral member of the multi-disciplinary team, conducts forensic interviews of children and adults, using an evidence-based forensic interviewing approach. This position requires a high standard of professionalism, confidentiality, and integrity. The Forensic Interview Specialist reports directly to the OCSIU/CAC Executive Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct forensic interviews according to National Children's Advocacy Center (NCAC) guidelines, National Children's Alliance (NCA) standards, and OCSIU/CAC procedures;
  • Testify in court when subpoenaed, and at the request of the state's attorney;
  • Defend your forensic interviews in court;
  • Coordinate and contribute to monthly MDT meetings;
  • Facilitate and participate in regional and local peer reviews;
  • Maintain electronic and hard copies of client records to ensure confidentiality and protect integrity;
  • Seek out and attend national, state, and local training events to enhance and strengthen skill set;
  • Periodically present or facilitate local training events related to current family and child issues, and forensic interviewing trends;
  • Maintain video/recording equipment in good-working order;
  • Conduct self professionally, and in accordance with NCA standards and OCSIU/CAC policies and procedures;
  • Contribute to coordination and scheduling of forensic interviews;
  • Enter relevant data timely and accurately into NCATrak database; &
  • Other administrative and service-related tasks, as assigned, to further the mission of the OCSIU/CAC.

Skills:

  • Understanding of law enforcement investigative procedures, child protection protocol, and the criminal and civil court systems;
  • Previous child protection experience and understanding;
  • In-depth knowledge of diverse family dynamics, child development, child abuse, and the neurobiological effects of trauma;
  • Ability to communicate effectively during the interview process with children of all ages, and adults;
  • Ability to well-organize work tasks, manage time, and meet deadlines;
  • Technological proficiency;
  • Work style that is flexible, collaborative, and team-oriented; &
  • Sound written and verbal communication abilities.

Education and Training

  • At minimum, a Bachelor's degree in child development, psychology, social work, criminal justice, or a related field; and
  • Training in an evidence-based forensic interviewing method.

Strongly Preferred 

  • One-two years of experience working directly with children and families who have experienced issues related to abuse or violence;
  • One-two years of experience effectively interacting with multi-disciplinary team members; &
  • One-two years of experience conducting evidence-based forensic interviews with children or adults.

Position is full time, 30 hours per week; hours are flexible, and compensation is competitive. If interested in applying, please email a letter of interest, resume, and  contact information for three references to: pshane@orangecountyvt. gov. 

EEO Statement: Employment discrimination based on ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, and physical or mental condition is prohibited. All eligible applicants have equal opportunities for employment.


Randolph Tech Center

Public Safety Program Instructor

Starting Fall 2017. The Public Safety program is focused on the broad spectrum of careers related to police, forensics, legal, criminology, emergency services including fire sciences, cold water search & rescue, and emergency management planning. The instructor must be able to provide a sound basis of Constitutional, criminal, and motor vehicle law through case studies, lectures, and practical application exercises including field trips, and other experiential learning opportunities.
RTCC provides a full day technical and academic program serving 11th & 12th graders from seven sending high schools. Additional program information can be found at www.orangesouthwest.org/rtcc

Candidates must hold or be able to obtain a Vermont Teaching Certification Career & Technical Education- Law & Public Safety.
A master’s Degree is preferred, BA is required

At least 6 years of relevant experience
Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States is required
Valid Driver’s License
Candidate would already be certified in industry recognized certificates that apply to position

Responsible for providing instruction to incident command systems, conflict resolution, equipment use in the field, oral and written communication, various rescue techniques, and certifications in Industry Recognized Certificates

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Improve students' knowledge of best practices in Criminal Justice & Public Safety field
  • Knowledge of all areas associated with Public Safety/Criminal Justice currently defined in state competencies
  • Knowledge of how to purchase, safely operate, maintain, and store equipment in the content area
  • Advise students in the career planning process and teach foundational employability skills as indicated in the Public Safety core competencies developed by the Agency of Education
  • Deliver the skills and knowledge necessary for students to function as responsible citizens in the world.
  • Work with local organizations & businesses to develop relationships
  • Prepare students for all Public Safety/Criminal Justice Industry Recognized Credentials and third party assessments.
  • Will establish a Program Advisory Committee (5 members minimum)
  • Keep records of grades, grade papers, and perform other administrative duties as needed.
  • Write grant proposals to gain funding for further research.
  • Teach students all of the abilities, concepts, methods, techniques, and most current technologies, in the Public Safety/Criminal Justice Service Field.
  • Create projects designed to enhance lectures.
  • Read and stay abreast of current topics in criminal justice/public safety/law
  • Create lesson plans.
  • Utilize various curriculum resources.
  • Integrate competencies, goals, and objectives into lesson plans.
  • Utilize curricula that reflect the diverse educational, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds of the students served.
  • Develop professional relationships with other agencies and programs
  • Experience in Career & Technical Organizations Skills USA
  • Preform any other duties as assigned by the Director

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Richmond Police Depatment

Full Time Police Officer

The Richmond Police Department is currently accepting applications for full time Police Officer.  Richmond offers full-time employees generous benefits including health, dental, and retirement with paid holidays, vacation and sick time.  Starting pay is $18.88per hour with increases following training and annual steps. The salary range is $19.64 to $23.48 per hour based on experience.  Richmond is located in eastern Chittenden County with a population of approximately 4,100 residents.  Requirements:  Must be US citizen, 21 years

of age or older, high school diploma and successfully pass a background check and gain entry into the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Academy.  Successful applicants will be paid by the town while training.  Interested applicants should contact Geoffrey Urbanik at

(802) 434-5170 or send letters of interest to:  Town of Richmond, c/o Geoffrey Urbanik, P.O. Box 285, Richmond, VT 05477.  Please respond by August 31, 2018.  Richmond is an Equal Opportunity 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 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

Full and Part-Time Police Officers

The Shelburne Police Department is currently accepting applications for full and part-time police officers. Successful candidates will demonstrate both a willingness to serve a diverse community and an eagerness to join the ranks of a professional police agency. The Town of Shelburne offers a competitive wage and benefits package.

Candidates must be a U.S. Citizen, at least 18 years of age, must have a valid driver’s license, a high school diploma, and be able to pass an extensive background and polygraph check. Applicants must be able to perform the essential functions of the position. All shifts, weekends, and holidays are a must when scheduled. Preference will be given to currently certified police
officers with a Level IIE or Level III certification or equivalent.

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:

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, and the positions will remain open until the selection of successful candidates.
The Town of Shelburne is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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 Cpt. Ron Hoague at ronald.hoague@vermont.gov 

 

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St. Johnsbury Police Department

Full-Time and Part-Time Dispatcher

The Town of St. Johnsbury is seeking qualified candidates for the positions of Full Time Dispatcher and Part Time Dispatcher.

The Full Time Dispatcher position is a midnight shift, consisting of four 10 hours shifts with some overtime possible.

The Part Time Dispatcher position consists of 23 hours per week and includes every Saturday. 

Candidates must be able to work independently and in potentially stressful situations.   A high school diploma and clean background check is required.  Candidates must be organized, detail oriented, and have excellent communication skills. 

Please submit resumes no later than Monday, April 9th, 2018 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

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 Randolph

 Full Time and Part Time Police Officers

Full Time Officer

The Town of Randolph is accepting applications a full time Police Officer.  Applicants must possess a high school diploma or equivalent, be full-time 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 but not necessary.  Must be able to pass physical and eye examination prior to employment.  For questions or further information, please contact Randolph Police Chief Brunelle at 802-728-3737.  Application and job description can be obtained online www.randolphvt.org  Application period is open until vacancy is filled.  Send cover letter and resume to: Police Officer Search, Town of Randolph, PO Drawer B, Randolph, VT 05060.  Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action

Part Time Officer

The Town of Randolph is accepting applications a part-time Police Officer.  Applicants must possess a high school diploma or equivalent, 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, but not necessary.  Must be able to pass physical and eye examination prior to employment. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  For questions or further information, please contact Randolph Police Chief Brunelle at 802-728-3737.  Application and job description can be obtained online www.randolphvt.org  Application period is open until vacancy is filled.  Send cover letter and resume to: Police Officer Search, Town of Randolph, PO Drawer B, Randolph, VT 05060.  Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action


University of Vermont Police Services

Police Officer

Diversity Statement

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.
Posting Summary

To serve and protect members of the University community and visitors by providing a safe and secure environment. Cultivate relationships and develop rapport with the University community to foster mutual trust, understanding and respect of individual rights and responsibilities. Requires highest level of leadership, community and customer oriented focus in order to provide high quality, effective public safety services. Implement community policing initiatives as defined by the Chief of Police and/or designee. Protect life and property within the University; enforce Federal, State and local laws and University policies; perform crime prevention, solution of crimes, apprehension of offenders; and maintain open communications with faculty, staff, students and area law enforcement agencies. Develop, build and maintain collaborative, problem-solving strategies and initiatives to create a climate of mutual respect and maintain a safe, secure environment for curricular and co-curricular learning educators. Promote positive relationships with the campus community. Actively engage in learning and practicing principles of social justice and inclusion, environmental sustainability and delivering great customer experience. Report to the sergeant.

Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)

Associate’s degree and one to two years’ specialized experience. 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 driver’s license or ability to obtain, and driver’s check required.
Ability to communicate effectively with people; physically restrain a suspect; run up/down several flights of stairs and up to 100 yards; stand for long periods of time; walk for several hours while on patrol; drive emergency response vehicle. Ability to hear radio and telephone communications at both high and low decibels. Radio and telephone communications require clear diction without impediments. Good vision needed.

A probationary period is required for internal and external candidates.

Special Conditions

Bargaining Unit Position - Teamsters, Non-standard work hours required, Occasional overtime/weekend hours required, 40 hour work week

Category

Security/Public Safety

Job Type

Full-time

FLSA

Non-Exempt

Hiring Min (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE))

19.22

Payband Max (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE))

28.83

Staff Hiring Band

Hiring salary budgeted at low end of pay band

Staff Union Code

T1

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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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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 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 the Williston Police Department Website 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.

As we accept applications all year long, please submit your completed application, resume, and personal history questionnaire to

Office of the Chief of Police
7928 Williston Road
Williston, VT 05495
Attn: Recruiting

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Wilmington Police Department

Full-Time Police Officer

The Wilmington Police Department is accepting applications for a full-time police officer position.  

We are seeking positive, self-motivated individuals to join our police force, individuals who want to contribute to community engaging activities and making Wilmington a safer place for all that live and visit here.  Our officers work four days per week 10 hours each day for 40 hours with the expectation of working overtime as needed. 

Officers will receive paid vacation,VMERS plan D retirement, paid sick time, health insurance and holiday pay.

Applicants not already Vermont full time certified must be able to perform essential job functions as well passing all the requirements for entry into the Vermont Police Academy.  A Hiring bonus of up to $5000 for applicants that are already full time certified in Vermont.  A $2500.00 hiring bonus for officer’s with Vermont part time level II certification that are ready to work and attend the next available Level III class at Vermont Police Academy. 

Applications are available on Town of Wilmington website.  Please send completed applications to Chief of Police.  The town of Wilmington is an Equal opportunity employer.

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Windham County Sheriff's Department

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 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 the Windham County Sheriff's Office Website for more information or contact Captain Robert Lakin at 802-365-4942.

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Contact Information

Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council
317 Academy Road - Main Building
Pittsford, VT 05763
Phone: 802.483.6228
Fax: 802.483.2343

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