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Title:  Law Enforcement Assistant Training Coordinator

Application Deadline Date:  08/21/2022
Req ID:  36981
Department:  Public Safety

Pittsford, VT, US

Position Type:  Temporary
Schedule Type:  Part-Time
Hourly Rate:  $28.02


The Vermont State Police Office of Professional Development is seeking a Law Enforcement Assistant Training Coordinator to coordinate training opportunities for Troopers. The incumbent will be responsible for the coordination of programming for experienced officers already in the field, and new recruits in training, which includes coordinating standard courses for full-time Troopers.  The position will also assist with drill instruction and other training functions. The ideal candidate will be an experienced trainer with expertise in multiple disciplines, as this position is heavily relied on to act as a subject matter expert in more than one subject area. Due to the major responsibilities of this position, DPS prefers an experienced military or law enforcement instructor who can provide direct instruction in both Basic Training and in-service training.  


While Training is in session, the Assistant Training Coordinator may be responsible for the supervision of recruits during overnight shifts. In addition, the incumbent will assist with Pre-Basic, Basic, and Post-Basic academy training. The Assistant Coordinator may assist with fitness testing event to provide instruction and ensure recruits/applicants are performing to standard, while maintaining fitness data. This position offers a great deal of freedom to work on projects the employee identifies as important to Vermont Law Enforcement. Candidates should be able to identify needs and training gaps amongst their colleagues and be self-motivated to facilitate these types of learning opportunities. Trainings generally take place at the Academy in Pittsford, but they are conducted regionally as well. This is a part-time position with telework considered on a case-by-case basis.


This position is currently approved through December, but it is highly likely it will be extended beyond that date.

Who May Apply

This position, Law Enforcement Assistant Training Coordinator (#36981), is open to all State employees and external applicants. This is a temporary position. Temporary work is typically for variable hours and is not expected to be full-time. The State does not guarantee 40 hours of work per week.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Captain Teresa Randall at
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

PUBLIC SAFETY BACKGROUND CHECKS: Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position to include Motor Vehicle/Criminal Records, Personal History, Credit and any additional background check(s).

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 as a certified law enforcement officer including experience with staff training and 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

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.

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