Patrol Officer


The Town of Hardwick is accepting applications for the position of Patrol Officer. We are seeking energetic, positive professionals with a strong desire to provide quality police services to a progressive community. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age; possess exceptional moral character; strong work ethics, have the ability to pass the Vermont Criminal Justice Training Council’s (VCJTC) physical fitness test, the VCJTC entrance exam & psychological evaluation (MMPI).

Applicants chosen to proceed in the hiring process will undergo an extensive background investigation, to include a polygraph test and interviews with the Chief of Police and Town Manager. Current full time (level 3) certified officers are welcome to apply.

Current labor contracts provide for competitive wages and benefits including health insurance, life insurance, a generous amount of accrued time off, and participation in the Vermont Municipal Retirement System. Day, night, weekend and holiday work required. This is a union position.

Those wishing to apply should send a resume with at least three references, along with a cover letter and a completed application. See attached.

Police Department Application

Scott Gagnon, Hardwick Police Department

PO Box 447

56 High Street

Hardwick, VT 05843

Town of Hardwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer