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Title:  Law Enforcement Certification and Training Coordinator

Application Deadline Date:  Open Until Filled
Req ID:  2160
Department:  Criminal Justice Training Council

Pittsford, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $26.25

The Law Enforcement Certification & Training Coordinator (LECTC) is responsible for curriculum development and training work at a professional level involving research, design, implementation, and evaluation of law enforcement training at the Vermont Police Academy for the Criminal Justice Training Council. Duties include supervision of students and faculty for each incoming class both on the basic and in-service level, preparing and delivering classroom instruction, supervising contractual agreements, lesson plans, and coordination of special projects relating to the development of the training facility. Extensive liasing occurs with department managers and staff, adjunct faculty, contractual parties, and students.

LECTCs shall receive twenty percent (20%) of their base weekly salary per week irrespective of the maximum of their pay grades as full compensation for all overtime hours.

Who May Apply

This position, Law Enforcement Certification and Training Coordinator (Job Requisition #2160), is open to all State employees and external applicants.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Richard Gauthier at or Cindy Taylor-Patch at

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.


The Specialty area specific to this position is Certified Law Enforcement.  Per the minimum qualifications below, must be a Level III Officer with four (4) years of experience as a full-time Certified Law Enforcement Officer. Experience in the other specialties listed is not required.


This position requires two (2) or more overnight stays per week during Level III Basic Training sessions.

Environmental Factors

LECTCs are required to be mentally alert and responsible for the safety, physical well-being and mental health of up to 45 recruits during training sessions for up to 16 hours on a daily basis. During the sleep time of recruits, LECTCs stay overnight at the police academy for a minimum of one night per week in order to provide emergency assistance. LECTCs are required to extensively work outdoors in varying conditions and terrains based on job specificity and are required to travel accordingly to perform required duties. Many duties are executed in an office or classroom setting, which can include various indoor and outdoor venues throughout the police academy campus, along with off-site locations.

Minimum Qualifications

Four (4) years of professional experience in the assigned specialty area.


Specialty Areas:
Certified Law Enforcement
Canine Handling
Staff Training and Development (including curriculum development)

Preferred Qualifications

Associate’s degree or higher

Special Requirements

Must be able to successfully pass a comprehensive background investigation upon receipt of a conditional offer of employment

Some positions in this class may also require:

  • Certification, or eligibility for certification as a Level – III Vermont Law Enforcement Officer
  • Passing and maintaining required physical training assessments based on current standards
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
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Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

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