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Winooski Police Department

Full-Time Police Officer

The Winooski Police Department is currently accepting applications for full time Police Officer. We are a progressive, community oriented, 24 hour police department, serving a diverse population of over 7,500 citizens in the heart of Chittenden County. WPD provide a wide range of police services for its residents and is a highly motivated, professional organization that embraces the Community Oriented Policing philosophy. The department is committed to building relationships of mutual trust, understanding and respect of individual rights and responsibilities

Minimum Requirements

Applicants must have a high school diploma, able to pass the Vermont Police Academy entrance examination, physical fitness requirements, psychological profile exam, polygraph and background check. Entrance requirements are available for review at http://vcjtc.vermont.gov/training/entrance_testing

This is an Fraternal Order of Police Union position with a starting annual wage of $44,498 and up based on experience. After the training period is complete the employee enters a step system per Union contract.

We offer a competitive benefits package that includes the Vermont Municipal Employees Group D 20 year Retirement System, paid vacation, holidays, sick leave, medical, life and dental insurance.

The Winooski 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.

Please submit a cover letter and resume, together with a City of Winooski employment application to:

LT. Scott McGivern, 27 West Allen Street, Winooski VT  05404.

An application can be obtained here: WPD application 2017

The City of Winooski is an equal opportunity employer.