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Title:  Public Safety Barracks Clerk

Application Deadline Date:  01/30/2023
Req ID:  46076
Department:  Public Safety

Shaftsbury, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $20.00


The Barracks Clerk is responsible for providing clerical and support services work for the Department of Public Safety (DPS). The position requires technical, departmental, and program knowledge. The Clerk operates under strict and detailed procedural guidelines and the positions generally requires significant interaction with the general public, service providers, and/or other agencies and departments. The incumbent must be able to work independently and have strong time management and organizational skills. Work is performed under the supervision of a Station Commander. This is a day shift position, Monday through Friday.

Who May Apply

This position, Public Safety Barracks Clerk (#46076), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Lieutenant Steven Coote 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

Incumbents must be able to function under stress and be able to work rotating shifts when required. Incumbents may be the sole person in the office during certain hours and certain shifts.

Minimum Qualifications

Two (2) years or more of full-time college coursework or an associate degree or higher.


High School diploma or equivalent AND two (2) years or more of office clerical experience.


High School diploma or equivalent including completion of a one-year vocational/technical training program in business and office occupations or related area AND one (1) year or more of office clerical experience.

Special Requirements

Candidates selected for appointment to this class may be required to achieve a security clearance conducted by the Department of Public Safety.

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 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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