UVM Police Service Truck

Our Service Officers:

  • Perform security/access activities and provide information and assistance in support of University Police Services
  • Monitor University grounds and buildings for illegal entry, security, safety and fire hazards, vandalism, theft, burglary, and suspicious activity
  • Use judgement to respond to problems and request additional assistance following established guidelines
  • Provide campus information and assistance to faculty, staff, students, and visitors using knowledge and understanding of University facilities, policies and procedures
  • Provide safety escorts; enable access to classrooms, offices, and residence halls.

Civilian Employees Application Process (Dispatch, Administrative Staff, Service Officers)

  • Review of Application
  • Interview and background check
  • Dispatch: Required typing test plus training
  • Administrative Staff: Required to take the University’s clerical tests
  • Fingerprinting


  • Pay – Starting salary: $41,600
    • Additional entry compensation will be offered based on the candidate’s education and experience. The above starting salary would be for a candidate meeting the minimum educational and experience requirements.
    • The starting salary does not include shift differential.
  • College Tuition Remission for employee and dependents   
  • 10% Employer Contribution to Retirement Savings Plan (with a 2% minimum contribution from the employee, after probationary period)
    • UVM Retirement Savings Plan - The University of Vermont offers a program to save and invest through the 403(b) retirement savings plan. There are several retirement savings account options for employee to choose:
      • TIAA/CREF
      • Fidelity
  • Paid Vacation, Medical, Holiday, Personal, and Cultural Holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave up to 8 weeks
  • Comprehensive Health, Dental and Vision plans
    • Health Insurance – Blue Cross Blue Shield VT Vermont Health Partnership Open Access (VHP)
    • Dental Insurance – Northeast Delta Dental  
  • Opportunities for Overtime and Comp Time Accrual
  • Training and Development Opportunities

*Benefits are negotiated through the Teamsters Union. The benefits listed here accurately reflect the 2022-2025 Contract