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Security Guard - Limited

State of Vermont | Jericho, VT

State of Vermont
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Who May Apply

This position, Security Guard (Job Requisition #311), is open to all State employees and external applicants.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Mike Aher at or (802) 338-3379.

Please note this a Limited position with funding through 9/30/2019.

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.

Class Definition

Security work within an assigned area or base for the Military Department involving the safeguarding of specialized buildings, equipment, weapons and utilities systems against damage or loss, and maintenance of order within the area. Work is performed in accordance with standard operating procedures of the base and programs and under the supervision of the security operations supervisor and may involve rotating shifts providing twenty-four hour a day coverage.

Environmental Factors

Incumbents will be expected to work night and weekend shifts and be frequently alone in adverse weather conditions. Integrity, honesty, and tact are important in dealing with staff and the public. Some exposure to dangerous situations is occasionally encountered. Incumbents are expected to carry firearms. Must wear a uniform.

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent AND EITHER two (2) years or more of experience in the security or law enforcement field OR successful completion of a military law enforcement/security technical school or an approved police academy program.

Special Note: A current valid State driver's license is required. Post certifications maintained through written, oral and practical testing.

A military driver's license and SECRET security clearance must be obtained during the probationary period.

An incumbent must also qualify with the appropriate firearms within the probationary period in accordance with National Guard standards.

Preferred Qualifications

Eligibility for, or membership in the Vermont National Guard.

Special Requirements

A current valid State driver's license is required

Incumbents of this job are issued a Department of Defense Common Access Card (CAC), which is issued only upon passing a federal background check (Tier 1) including a fingerprint-supported criminal record check. Candidates must obtain the CAC for successful completion of original probation. Possession of the CAC is a condition of employment."

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
Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Burlington Vermont

Job Code: 311
Posted On: 2019-01-08 11:00:46
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Telecommute: No
Job Status: Full Time
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