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Title:  Criminal Record Specialist I

Application Deadline Date:  12/02/2019
Req ID:  3215
Department:  Public Safety

Waterbury, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $16.88

Technical work as a Criminal Record Specialist for the Vermont Criminal Information Center, Department of Public Safety involving automated records management. Work is performed under the supervision of an administrative or professional supervisor.

Who May Apply

This position, Criminal Record Specialist I (Job Opening #3215), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
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Please Note: This position is being recruited at multiple levels. If you would like to be considered for more than one level, you MUST apply to the specific Job Requisition. 

Criminal Record Specialist I:  #3215

Criminal Record Specialist II:  #3267

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.

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

Work is usually performed in a normal office setting. Incumbents must be able to concentrate on details and perform accurate work in the face of frequent interruptions. Human relations skills may be needed to deal with the general public. Pressure from work deadline is predictable.

Minimum Qualifications

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


Two (2) years or more of college coursework in a related field.

Performance Requirement: Keyboarding (typing) speed of 35 net words per minute.

This position requires candidates to complete a typing test and achieve a minimum score of 35 WPM.  You must complete and pass this test before the application deadline in order to be considered for this position. The typing test can be accessed online: The State of Vermont Typing Test: 35 WPM

Preferred Qualifications

Data entry experience

Special Requirements

A security clearance conducted by the Department of Public Safety will be required for candidates appointed to this class.

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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Nearest Secondary Market: Montpelier