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Title:  BGS State Safety & Security Uniformed Services Supervisor

Application Deadline Date:  05/13/2021
Req ID:  15161
Department:  Buildings & General Services

Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $25.09


The Office of Security at the Department of Building and General Services (BGS) is looking for an experienced supervisor to oversee the day-to-day operations of it's Uniform Unit. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, both written and verbal, experience managing a 24/7 schedule, and the ability to create standard operating procedures while demonstrating a high degree of leadership skills. Experience supervising in state government is preferred but not required. It is expected that the supervisor will also perform security officer functions, which may be on night or weekend shifts.

Who May Apply

This position, BGS State Safety & Security Uniformed Services Supervisor (Job Requisition #15161), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Marjorie Klark at marjorie.klark@vermont.gov.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Class Definition

Supervisory, administrative and security work for the Security Division of the Department of Buildings and General Services. Duties include direct supervision of all Uniformed Safety and Security Staff within the Security Division. Oversight of operations, compliance and staffing functions for the Uniformed division. Operations include various locations throughout the state. Research and development of policies, procedures and work rules. Increases awareness of the Security Division's services and presence throughout the state's employee population base. Participates in short/long term strategic planning initiatives for the division. Responds to emergencies as required. Work is performed under the supervision of the Director of State Security Programs.

Environmental Factors

Expected to work night and weekend shifts when needed. Shift work may include adverse weather conditions and actual emergency situations encountered. Will respond to hazardous events like fire, flooding, civil disturbances, threats to facilities and state employees, fire, etc. This position requires the physical fitness to stand for hours at a time, walk a foot patrol outside in harsh conditions, climb several flights of stairs, carry equipment and shovel snow and debris to access security vehicles. Duties require travel throughout the state, for which a valid Vermont driver's license is required and private means of transportation may be required.

Minimum Qualifications

Associate’s degree or higher AND two (2) years of experience in law enforcement, security, or emergency response work.
Four (4) years of experience in law enforcement, security, or emergency response work including one (1) year or more in a supervisory role.

Special Requirements

Valid Vermont driver's license is required.

Must pass a fingerprint supported security clearance prior to staring position.

Stop the Bleed and CPR/AED or equivelent First Aid certifications are required within the first 6 months of hiring.

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including: 

  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.

Nearest Major Market: Barre
Nearest Secondary Market: Montpelier