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Now Hiring - Motor Vehicle Inspector

DMV Police officers at the statehouse

Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

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If you want more information about this position, please contact Scott Davidson.


The Motor Vehicle Inspector (Detective) is assigned to the Investigations Unit within DMV's Enforcement & Safety Division. This home-based sworn law enforcement position performs field inspections and technical investigations relevant to the criminal and regulatory activity for the Department of Motor Vehicles, specifically focusing on laws relevant to licensed motor vehicle inspection stations, mechanics, and dealerships, as well as other motor vehicle-related fraudulent activity. Candidates should be comfortable providing testimony in criminal, civil, and regulatory hearings. Proficiency with basic computer software technology is necessary to be successful in this position. A background in automotive diagnostics/repair and experience as a police detective are preferred. Candidate must be a full-time (Level III) certified Vermont law enforcement officer at the time of hire.

Total Compensation

You are offered a great career opportunity as a State employee, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an amazing 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

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment based on race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.