The Brandon Police Department is always interested in hearing from qualified applicants. Applications received by the Brandon Police Department are kept on active file for a period of two years. All portions of the application must be received to be considered for review.

You may download our Application for Employment and other required forms below as PDF files, which can be completed and returned to us for consideration.

The Town of Brandon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Police Chief Job Description

Lieutenant, Brandon Police Department

The Brandon Police Department is currently recruiting and accepting applications for the position of Police Lieutenant, The ideal candidate shall have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred, in management, criminal justice or related field from an accredited college/university and a minimum of 7 years of experience in the police profession as a sworn officer with at least 3 years at the command level (Sergeant or above).  Possession of a valid motor vehicle license, certification as a fulltime officer by the Vermont Criminal Justice Council, or the ability to obtain certification within one year of hire. When fully staffed, the position is responsible for oversight of 6 full time officers, 3 level II officers and an administrative assistant.

The Town of Brandon is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and we strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQ applicants, and people from other underrepresented groups to apply, recognizing and respecting that diverse perspectives and experiences are valuable to our team and essential to our public service. We believe that law enforcement must reflect the community it serves, and as such welcome all applicants who have demonstrated a commitment to fair and impartial policing, and those with lived experiences as members of the BIPOC, LGBTQ and Disability communities.

The Town of Brandon offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision plans in addition to retirement through VMERS C. Salary range is: $65,000 – $75,000 commensurate with experience. Applicants may send a cover letter and resume addressed to:

Brandon Police Department

301 Forest Dale Rd.

Brandon, VT. 05733

Attn: Chief

Applicants may also download the application at

Full Time Patrol Officer

The Town of Brandon is accepting applications for a full-time patrol officer.
The successful candidate will possess the following minimum requirements: be at least 18 years of age, be certified or certifiable as a police officer by the VT Criminal Justice Training Council (VCJTC), possess a valid VT drivers license, and must be able to perform all essential functions of the job. Preference will be given to those applicants who are currently certified through the VCJTC. However, those without certification are also encouraged to apply.
The application process includes; entrance testing as required by the VCJTC (written, physical fitness and MMPI), medical/physical exam, oral board, polygraph exam, extensive background investigation and criminal/motor vehicle records check.
Brandon offers a competitive starting wage for full-time officers, including a benefits package of medical, dental, life, disability, retirement, paid sick time, vacation and personal time.  Uniforms and police equipment are provided.
Those wishing to apply may download the application above, and mail a completed application incuding cover letter to:
Brandon Police Department
ATTN: Chief
301 Forest Dale Road
Brandon, VT 05733
(802) 247-0222