Town of St. Johnsbury


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Town of St. Johnsbury seeking Police Chief Applicants

Open Police Chief Position Announcement

St Johnsbury, Vermont


The Town of St. Johnsbury, Vermont (pop. 7,500), seeks an engaging, collaborative, dynamic, and experienced leader to be its Police Chief. As the regional economic hub of the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, St. Johnsbury offers all the conveniences of an urban lifestyle, with the easy living of a small Vermont town. Restaurants, museums, art galleries, movie theatres, a library, excellent schools and shopping are all a short walk from most in-town neighborhoods. Living in the Northeast Kingdom, residents and visitors enjoy immediate access to a wide variety of outdoor recreation opportunities including biking, hiking, skiing, and boating.

The St. Johnsbury Police Department provides 24 hour full time police coverage within the Village Limits of St Johnsbury, and is responsible for ensuring the safety of the residents and visitors to the community. The St. Johnsbury Police Department is the largest department in the region and frequently provides mutual aid response to communities outside St. Johnsbury. The Department follows a bias free policing model. The Police Chief manages the Police and Central Dispatch budgets totaling approximately $1.5 million dollars. The Police Department is authorized 11 full-time sworn officers, 1 Special Investigation Unit officer along with 3 part time officers. St Johnsbury Dispatch has a staff of 6 full time and 1 part-time Emergency Communication Specialists to provide Emergency Dispatch services for Police, Fire, and Recue to St Johnsbury and surrounding communities. A detailed job description is available at

Salary range is $65,000 to $75,000, plus an excellent benefits package. A Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, public or business administration, or similar relevant field is desired. A minimum of five years’ experience in police management is essential.

To apply, please send a confidential cover letter, resume, and three references to:

St. Johnsbury Police Chief Search

51 Depot Square, Suite 3

St. Johnsbury, VT 05819

You may also email your information to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.with Police Chief in the subject line. The deadline to apply is Friday August 18, 2017 at 4:00pm.

The Town of St. Johnsbury is an equal opportunity employer.

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