University of Vermont

UVM Police Services

Employment Opportunities

"A career with distinction"

Job Openings at UVM Police Services

Please note that the University of Vermont is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer, and women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

Currently seeking:


Police Officer:

UVM Police Services Captain Lianne Tuomey
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. This position requires the highest level of leadership, community and customer oriented focus in order to provide high quality, effective public safety services. It requires the holder to cultivate relationships, develop rapport to foster mutual trust, understanding and respect of individual rights and responsibilities. Responsible for implementing community policing initiatives as defined by the Chief of Police and/or designee. Immediate supervisor is the sergeant. Specific responsibilities include: protection of life and property within the University; enforcement of Federal, State and local laws and University policies; crime prevention, solution of crimes, apprehension of offenders; and maintenance of open communications with faculty, staff, students and area law enforcement agencies. Develops, builds and maintains 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 educator; and promote positive relationships with the campus community. This position requires the highest level of leadership, community and customer oriented focus in order to provide high quality, effective public safety services. It requires the holder to cultivate relationships, develop rapport to foster mutual trust, understanding and respect of individual rights and responsibilities. Reporting to the Captain, this position requires active engagement in learning and practicing principles of social justice and inclusion, environmental sustainability and delivering great customer experience. ;

Police Officer Minimum Qualifications:

Associate's degree or three to four years' related experience and/or demonstrated skills in interpersonal communication and/or problem solving. 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 Vermont driver's license or ability to obtain, and driver's check required.


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