Now Hiring for the Position of Full Time Police Officer
The Milton Police Department is announcing the opening for the position of Full-Time Police Officer. All applicants must fill out an Employment Application online, in person, or by mail. All applications must be complete and all eligibility requirements met at the time of application.
We are looking for candidates with a strong desire to join a team of dedicated officers providing professional police services to our community. The successful candidate will be required to work rotating shifts, including nights, weekends, holidays, and overtime. This position is an exciting opportunity for persons who desire a career in Law Enforcement.
Uniformed Preventive Patrol
Crime Prevention Activities
Responding to calls for service
Conducting preliminary investigations of crimes and incidents
Arrest and processing procedures
Traffic Accident and Investigation
Development of positive relationships with the public
School Resource Officer
Regional SRT Team
Drug Recognition Expert
Taser, Firearms, Use of Force Instructors
Must be a United States Citizen
Must be at least (18) eighteen years of age
Must have a High School Diploma or Equivalent
Must be able to pass the Vermont Police Academy Entrance Testing
Possess or be able to obtain a valid Vermont driver’s license
VT Level III Certified Police Officer: Up to $10,000.00
VT Part-Time Certified Officer: Up to $3000.00
Full Time Certified Officer Out Of State: $8000.00 plus up to $2,000.00 for relocation
Financial considerations for military experience.
Initial Application Process
Successful Completion of the VPA Entrance Testing
Successful Completion of the Departments Oral Board Interview
Successful completion of a background investigation
Successful Completion of a Polygraph Examination
Successful completion of a Psychological testing
Successful completion of the Chief’s Interview
Successful Completion of Medical and Drug Testing
Salary & Benefits
Salary: $50,084 to $59,865 (Union Employee)
Leave Benefits: Vacation Time, Comp Time, Personal Time, Sick Time
Retirement: Vermont Municipal Employees' Retirement System Plan D, 20-year retirement
Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Plan, Vision Plan
Milton Police Department may reject applicants from the hiring process for the following reasons:
Felony arrests or a pattern of misdemeanor arrests
Abuse of Drugs
Pending Legal Action (Civil or Criminal)
Falsifying information on an application or any other legal document or any false or misleading information during the background investigation
About the Milton Police Department and the Town of Milton, Vermont
Milton was Chartered on June 8, 1763, and functions under a Selectboard - Town Manager form of government.
Milton is the 8th largest community in Vermont, with just under 12,000 residents.
Milton covers approximately 38,336 acres or 60.9 square miles
Police Department Calls for service average 10,000 per year
Milton Police Department employs 17 sworn officers
The Milton Police Department provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. It prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
The Milton Police Department accepts applications for the position(s) of full-time Police Officer at all times. These applications are kept on file for one year. When a hiring process is scheduled, we notify all applicants who have a current application on file and advertise the position. We seek and hire the best candidate(s) for the job.
To submit application materials via mail: Milton Police Department - Applications 37 Bombardier Road, Milton, VT 05468