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Communications Specialist

Colchester Police Department is seeking to immediately fill the position of Communications Specialist (Dispatcher).

Colchester is a diverse community with a population of approximately 17,000 located on the shores of Lake Champlain. We are proud to recently be named one of Money Magazine’s 50 Best Places to Live in America. Our police department has 28 sworn officers, eight civilian staff, and in 2016 handled over 13,000 calls for service.

Colchester Police Department offers excellent pay and an attractive benefit package including a retirement program through the Vermont Municipal Employees Retirement System.

The Town of Colchester is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Communication Center at Colchester Police headquarters is a 24 hour, 365 day per year emergency operation that supports the activities of two police departments and multiple rescue and fire entities. This position requires the ability to work different shifts as well as weekends and holidays. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to work under pressure and multi-task often difficult situations.

To apply – Applications may be picked up at our headquarters at 835 Blakely Road, Colchester, VT or from our website – Communications Specialist application or request one from our contact below.

Send a letter of interest and a resume along with a completed application to:

Lt Douglas Allen

Colchester Police Department

835 Blakely Road

Colchester, VT 05446