The Wilmington Police Department is accepting applications for a full-time police officer position. We are seeking positive, self-motivated individuals to join our police force, individuals who want to contribute to community engaging activities and making Wilmington a safer place for all that live and visit here. Our officers work four days per week, 10 hours each day for 40 hours, with the expectation of working overtime as needed. Officers will receive paid vacation,VMERS plan D retirement, paid sick time, health insurance and holiday pay. Applicants not already Vermont full time certified must be able to perform essential job functions as well passing all the requirements for entry into the Vermont Police Academy. A Hiring bonus of up to $5000 for applicants that are already full time certified in Vermont. A $2500.00 hiring bonus for officer’s with Vermont part time level II certification that are ready to work and attend the next available Level III class at Vermont Police Academy. Applications are available on the Town of Wilmington website. Please send completed applications to Chief of Police, PO Box 217, Wilmington, VT 05363. The position will remain posted until it is filled. The town of Wilmington is an Equal opportunity employer.
Proposed Work Schedule, Week of 7/16/18, Bennington-Wilmington NH SURF (51) [Route 9 Paving Project]
PROJECT LOCATION: The Bennington-Wilmington paving project begins in the town of Bennington along Route 9 just west of the junction of Route 279 and Route 9 and continues easterly along Route 9 for approximately 16 miles. This paving project will include the towns of Bennington, Woodford, Searsburg and Wilmington, and ends at the Wilmington-Marlboro town line. A minor amount of work will be performed in Wilmington this year.
Work to be performed includes cold planing of the existing pavement, surface preparation, (including crack sealing, pothole repair and patching), a new layer of asphalt paving, installation of rumble strips in designated areas, pavement markings, and other related highway items.
RUMBLE STRIPS: The 14-day cure for the fog seal has elapsed.
LINE STRIPING: Permanent line striping is scheduled to begin the week of 7/16.
MISCELLANEOUS: Crews will be completing miscellaneous work items along the project throughout the week of 7/16.
OTHER: The contractor and the State of Vermont will be addressing areas of concern for the town of Wilmington over the next couple of weeks that were specifically related to this project work.
TRAFFIC DELAYS: Line striping operations will require lane shifts and/or single lane closures in the areas of active construction resulting in one way alternating traffic at times. Flaggers and uniformed traffic officers will be on site directing the flow of traffic. Minor delays may occur. Please plan your travel time accordingly.
Please focus on safety when driving through the construction work zone and remember, it is against the law to use a hand held cell phone while driving in Vermont.