Food Service Worker (Full-Time)
Health and Human Services Department-Barron Center
Nutrition Services – Search Extended - Full-Time (37.5 hrs.) position – Schedule is 6:30 am–2:30 pm - includes weekends and rotated holidays. You can make a real difference in your life and our residents’ lives. The Barron Center is a 200+ bed long-term care facility with an excellent reputation for a caring, creative work environment. We currently are looking for dedicated people to join our team. General kitchen work – tray set-up, dish washing. Must be able to lift objects weighing up to 50 lbs.; must possess valid Maine Class C driver’s license or ability to obtain within first six months of employment; must be able to follow oral and simple written instructions. The successful candidate will be subject to a pre-employment physical exam. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. Pay rate starting at $501.75/week. Accepting applications until all vacancies are filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE. Or Click the link on the left side of screen to "Apply Online."
Accepting applications/resumes 10/1/2020 through 7/30/2021.

Food Service Worker (Part-Time)
Health and Human Services Department-Barron Center
Nutrition Services – Permanent, Part-Time position (12 hours/week) – Schedule is 4:00PM–7:30PM – Includes weekends and rotated holidays. You can make a real difference in your life and our residents’ lives. The Barron Center is a 200+ bed long-term care facility with an excellent reputation for a caring, creative work environment. We currently are looking for dedicated people to join our team. General kitchen work – tray set-up, dish washing. Must be able to lift objects weighing up to 50 lbs.; must possess valid Maine Class C driver’s license or ability to obtain within first six months of employment; must be able to follow oral and simple written instructions. The successful candidate will be subject to a pre-employment physical exam. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. Pay rate starting at $13.38 hour. Accepting applications until vacancy is filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE. Or Click the link on the left side of screen to "Apply Online."
Accepting applications/resumes 3/12/2021 through 7/30/2021.

Aquatic Leader
Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department-
Search Extended - 37.5 hours/week (flexible schedule including nights and weekends). Primary responsibilities of this full-time position involve formulating, managing and directing a comprehensive array of aquatic programs and activities in one or more facilities. A Bachelor’s degree in Recreation or combination of aquatic training and experience is desired. Must have prior experience assisting with evaluating, developing and managing programs, facilities and the safety of each. Also, must have considerable knowledge of a variety of aquatic activities, and possess the ability to direct them. Must have experience organizing, leading and instructing specific aquatic programs and experience working with preschool, youth, teens and adult / senior adult patrons. Experience working with diverse populations and experience supervising and managing staff. Microsoft Office computer experience and the ability to keep data and prepare reports. Specific aquatic certifications required: American Red Cross Lifeguarding, Water Safety Instructor, Lifeguard Instructor and PHTA Certified Pool Operator / attach a copy of all current certifications. Must possess a valid Maine Class C driver’s license. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. Pay range starting at $874.88/week. Accepting applications until vacancies are filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 7/23/2021 through 12/31/2021.

CNA's
Health and Human Services Department-Barron Center
Full-Time, Part-Time and On-Call Positions Available – Day, Evening and Overnight Shifts available with flexible hours - 7am to 3pm / 3pm to 11pm and 11pm to 7am - The Barron Center is a 219-bed long-term care skilled nursing facility owned and operated by the City of Portland. Our 200-year history of excellence is the basis for a caring, creative work environment. We are currently looking for dedicated people to join our team. Excellent benefits package. Must successfully complete a pre-employment physical exam. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. For more information contact Karen Fecteau at 541-6551 or Kayla Rickards at 541-6545. Accepting applications until positions are filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 1/28/2021 through 12/31/2021.

Community Health Outreach Worker-Per Diem
Health and Human Services Department-Public Health Division
Deadline Extended - Seeking individuals to positively impact the health status of Portland’s non-English speaking immigrant and refugee populations. This position will assist in helping patients access health resources/services and assist in the coordination of care for clients. In addition to providing interpreter, translation, and cultural brokering services, this position will conduct community outreach on various health issues and public health related topics. This would potentially involve working on various initiatives and projects in collaboration with diverse community partners. Candidates must be bilingual in English and any of the following languages: Arabic, Khmer, Portuguese, Somali, Spanish, and Vietnamese. Experience in interpretation and translation is required. Medical interpreting training and experience in a medical setting is preferred. Individuals applying to perform interpreting are required to at a minimum have completed the Basic Skills of Interpreting (12-hour training). Additional training including Introduction to Medical Interpreter (48 hrs. training or more) is preferred. Candidates must possess a valid Maine driver’s license, maintain a clean driving record and have a personal vehicle available for work use. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. Accepting applications until vacancies are filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 7/2/2021 through 12/31/2021.

Cook I
Health and Human Services Department-Barron Center
Nutrition Services – Full-time (37.5 hrs.) position – Flexible schedule; includes weekend work and rotating holidays. The Barron Center is owned and operated by the City of Portland and is Maine’s largest skilled nursing facility. The pay is competitive, generous benefits package offered, 50% tuition reduction at USM, and 12 holidays. Now is your chance to have the job you always wanted - being a part of a team that makes a difference in the lives of our Residents. Must have knowledge of large-scale cooking practices; graduate of culinary arts program or experience preferred. Must have supervisory experience; must pass a pre-employment physical exam. Must possess valid Maine Class C driver’s license. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. Full time position with a generous benefits package. Pay rate starting at $18.33 or $18.68/hour, based on previous experience and pay increases at one year anniversary. Accepting applications until vacancy is filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 4/9/2021 through 12/31/2021.

Custodial Worker-On Call
Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department-
Schedule includes nights and weekends - Performs basic custodial duties and routine interior maintenance and routine exterior maintenance as necessary. Requirements: Ability to lift and move heavy objects over an extended period of time; working knowledge of building cleaning practices, supplies and equipment; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and excellent communication skills. Ability to work flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. Valid Class C driver’s license with good driving record. $14.00/hour. Will accept applications until all vacancies are filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 11/8/2019 through 12/31/2021.

Development Review Coordinator
Planning & Urban Development Department-
The Planning & Urban Development Department is seeking experienced candidates for a Development Review Coordinator (DRC). The DRC reviews site plans and inspects projects for compliance with development approvals, including Portland’s engineering and construction specifications, with an emphasis on environmental protection, stormwater management, erosion and sedimentation control, and the ability to review plans for consistency with local ordinances. The DRC is responsible for overseeing performance guarantees for projects, ensuring compliance with construction management plans and other approvals, conducting inspections, and maintaining all project and annual inspection reports. The DRC would be joining a creative team of people in a fast-paced, dynamic department. The position requires excellent written and oral communication skills, organizational skills, strong customer service, and a willingness to collaborate. Graduation from a college or university with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering or related field and a minimum of four (4) years of progressively responsible experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience in land use, environmental management, code enforcement, site development, civil engineering, municipal planning and/or landscape architecture. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. Starting salary range of $55,107 to $61,951.76 annually based on education and experience plus 6% differential for eligible professional certifications. Accepting applications until vacancy is filled TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 7/23/2021 through 12/31/2021.

Event Services Staff - On Call
Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department-Public Assembly Facilities Division
You can be a part of the guest experience at Merrill Auditorium, the James A. Banks Exposition Building, Hadlock Field, Fitzpatrick Stadium, Ocean Gateway, William B. Troubh Ice Arena and other outdoor parks and City properties. Exciting opportunity to work Maine Celtics games, performances at Merrill Auditorium, and many more events. Duties include set-up prior and tear-down following an event, preparing, cooking, taking orders, serving, and distributing food and beverages, ticket taking, parking attendant, cleaning before, during and after events, and crowd management. Excellent communication and customer service skills needed. Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays. Must have a valid Class C driver’s license with a good driving record. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. Pay rate starting at $14/hour. Accepting applications until vacancies are filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 7/23/2021 through 12/31/2021.

Food Preparation Worker
Health and Human Services Department-Barron Center
Nutrition Services – Permanent, Full-Time position (37.5 hours/week) – Schedule to include weekend work and rotating holidays - The Barron Center is owned and operated by the City of Portland and is Maine’s largest skilled nursing facility. The pay is competitive, generous benefits package offered, 50% tuition reduction at USM, and 12 holidays. Now is your chance to have the job you always wanted - being a part of a team that makes a difference in the lives of our Residents. Must have knowledge of basic food preparation, knowledge of proper sanitation practices and regulations; must be a team player; must be able to stand for extended periods of time, lift large stock posts, mixing bowls, etc.; must be able to withstand temperature changes (i.e., warm kitchen into walk in coolers or freezers). Must possess valid Maine Class C drivers’ license. Must pass a pre-employment physical exam. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. Pay rate starting at $16.45 or $17.10/hour, based on previous experience and pay increases at one year anniversary. Accepting applications until vacancy is filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 4/9/2021 through 12/31/2021.

LPN's
Health and Human Services Department-Barron Center
Licensed Staff – Full-Time and Part-Time - Days, Evenings and Nights - 7am to 3:30pm / 3pm to 11:30pm / and 11pm to 7:30am - Per Diem also available - The Barron Center is a 219-bed long-term care skilled nursing facility owned and operated by the City of Portland. Our 200-year history of excellence is the basis for a caring, creative work environment. We are currently looking for dedicated people to join our team. Excellent benefits package. Must successfully complete a pre-employment physical exam. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. For more information contact David Langstaff, dlangstaff@portlandmaine.gov or at 541-6549 or Kayla Rickards at kir@portlandmaine.gov at 541-6545. Accepting applications until all vacancies are filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 1/28/2021 through 12/31/2021.

Maintenance Worker III-Traffic
Public Works Department-
Traffic Operations - Schedule to start is Monday thru Friday 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. then schedule will be based on winter shift assignment. Working knowledge of the functions and operating methods of a wide variety of heavy and complex construction equipment (bucket trucks, paint machines, sign trucks) used for various Traffic-related jobs as well as for winter operations; knowledge of hazards and of applicable safety rules and regulations regarding this equipment; ability to construct a safe and efficient work zone; works safely, effectively and courteously in or around an active and sometimes busy roadway; responds to work orders and requests via electronic devices and performs the desired tasks; operates specialty tools and assists Traffic Signal Technicians on highly skilled functions such as programming variable message boards and radar speed units; performs winter operations as required; assists the Traffic Sign Computer Operator in designing and preparing traffic regulatory signs by computer or manually in accordance with the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices to include designing and producing signs and banners for the City of Portland, operating and maintaining all sign making equipment, preparing regulatory signs by computer and applying them to metal sign plates or other necessary applications, preparing traffic sign work orders and preparing invoices for signs that have been requested; good visual acuity for driving and the physical strength, agility and stamina to withstand exposure to adverse climatic conditions; ability to distinguish colors and patterns; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, supervisors and the general public; ability to work various shifts as required. Desired Experience: Experience using heavy equipment such as dump trucks, loaders and bucket trucks and ability to fix construction equipment; knowledge of and ability to operate winter equipment and be qualified as a one-person operator; knowledge of pavement marking layout training, work zone safety training, crosswalk paint machine training, sign installation training or any equivalent combination of experience and training; proven computer experience in the operation of graphics software and ability to work with standard Microsoft office programs. Requirements: Must be high school graduate; must have valid Maine Class B license; must have and maintain a good driving record; must possess good attendance record; must pass federally-mandated drug test, pre-employment physical and fitness assessment. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. Pay rate starting at $834.00/week. Accepting applications until vacancy is filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 7/23/2021 through 12/31/2021.

Maintenance Worker II-Solid Waste
Public Works Department-Solid Waste Division
Search Extended - Schedule Monday thru Friday – The Public Works Department is seeking a qualified applicant to join our team. Successful applicant must be able to work holidays and some Saturday’s and when called in for winter operations. Requirements: Demonstrate the ability to operate and maintain Solid Waste equipment including rubbish packers, recycling trucks, roll-off trucks. Must also have ability to operate and maintain winter equipment including dump trucks and front-end loaders as required. Applicants must possess good visual acuity for driving and physical strength, agility and stamina necessary to withstand exposure to adverse climatic conditions; must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, supervisors and members of the public; must possess valid Maine Class B driver’s license (must provide license number); must pass pre-employment medical exam and fitness assessment and pass federally mandated drug test; must have and maintain good driving record. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of satisfactory crimination conviction background check. Pay rate starting at – Grade 17 - $811.20/week, plus $1.00 per hour market rate stipend for CDL license. May be willing to hire the right applicant with Class C license at Grade 16 and help to obtain Class B license within six (6) month probationary period. Accepting applications until vacancies are filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 6/4/2021 through 12/31/2021.

Maintenance Worker II-Streets & Sidewalks
Public Works Department-
Successful applicant will work a five 8-hour shift schedule - Monday thru Friday. Requirements: Thorough knowledge of the functions and operating methods of a wide variety of construction equipment; ability to operate equipment efficiently and safely; ability to make minor repairs; good visual acuity for driving and physical strength, agility and stamina necessary to withstand exposure to adverse climatic conditions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, supervisors and members of the public; valid Maine Class B driver’s license (must provide license number); must undergo a pre-employment medical exam and fitness assessment; must pass federally mandated drug test; must have and maintain a good driving record. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal conviction background check. *May be willing to hire the right applicant with Class C license at Grade 16 and help to obtain Class B license within six (6) month probationary period.* Pay rate at Grade 17 starting at $811.20/week. Accepting applications for this position until all vacancies are filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 4/9/2021 through 12/31/2021.

Maintenance Worker II-Traffic
Public Works Department-Traffic Section
Schedule will be Monday thru Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. then will be subject to winter shift assignment. May also be required to work some nights during traffic striping season. Requirements: Working knowledge of the functions and operating methods of a wide variety of heavy and complex construction equipment used on various Traffic section related jobs as well as winter operations; knowledge of hazards and of applicable safety rules and regulations regarding this equipment; knowledge of work zone safety and ability to construct a safe and efficient work zone; ability to work in or around an active roadway safely and in a courteous manner; good visual acuity for driving and physical strength, agility and stamina necessary to withstand exposure to adverse climatic conditions; ability to distinguish colors and patterns; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, supervisors and members of the public. Desired Experience: Ability to make minor repairs to equipment used in Traffic/Public Works such as field adjustments to line striper, pavement marking eraser, pavement saw and other related equipment; experience in operating heavy and complex construction equipment; pavement marking layout training; work zone safety training; crosswalk paint machine training; sign installation training or any equivalent combination of experience and training. Requirements: Must possess valid Maine Class B driver’s license (must provide license number); must have and maintain a good driving record; must pass federally mandated drug test; must pass pre-employment physical and fitness assessment. Offers of employment are contingent upon successful criminal conviction background check. Pay rate starting at $811.20/week. Will accept applications until vacancies are filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 4/23/2021 through 12/31/2021.

Mechanic I
Public Works Department-Fleet Services
Search Extended - Schedule to be Monday thru Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. – The Department of Public Works seeks a skilled individual who will perform general service, overhaul and repair work on light and heavy-duty trucks and other automotive and mechanical equipment with a focus on heavy-duty. Requires knowledge of diagnosis, operation of gasoline and diesel engines, and standard practices of the mechanic trade; Must possess valid Maine Class B driver’s license or have ability to obtain within six months (must provide license number); must possess valid Vehicle Inspection License A (D preferred) and must provide copies of license; must undergo a pre-employment medical exam and fitness assessment and pass federally mandated drug test; must have and maintain a good driving record. Assignment and pay grade will be based on inspection license status, skills and ASE certifications. Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of criminal conviction background check. Labor and Trades – Grade 16 to 19 - $832.80/week to $913.60/week, plus excellent benefit package which includes tool and clothing allowances, and additional $.25/hr. for each ASE up to $2.00. Accepting applications until all vacancies are filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 4/2/2021 through 12/31/2021.

Nursing Unit Manager (Resident Services Director)
Health and Human Services Department-Barron Center
Full-Time – The Barron Center, where kindness matters, has an opportunity for an experienced registered nurse to join a truly excellent, dedicated professional nursing management team. You will be supported by a unit clerk. The Barron Center is owned and operated by the City of Portland and is Maine’s largest skilled nursing facility. The pay is competitive, the benefits outstanding. Now is your chance to have the job you always wanted, leading your team to make a difference in the lives of your residents. Requirements: Graduation from an approved school of nursing. Additional education in gerontology preferred; management experience in long-term care; current licensure as an RN in Maine. Successful candidate must pass a pre-employment physical exam. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. Questions regarding the position can be addressed to David Langstaff, RN, DNS at 541-6549 or dlangstaff@portlandmaine.gov. Salary range is $64,086 to $78,813 annually. Accepting applications for this position until the vacancy is filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 7/23/2021 through 12/31/2021.

Principal RN - Night & Weekend Supervisor
Health and Human Services Department-Barron Center
Full Time (40 hrs.) - The Barron Center, where kindness matters, has an opportunity for an experienced Principal Registered Nurse to join a truly excellent, dedicated professional nursing management team. The Principal RN will be responsible for supervision of resident care and staff performance throughout the facility. The Barron Center is owned and operated by the City of Portland and is Maine’s largest skilled nursing facility. The pay is competitive, the benefits outstanding. Now is your chance to have the job you always wanted, leading your team to make a difference in the lives of your residents. Requirements: Graduation from an approved school of nursing, experience in gerontological nursing desired; thorough knowledge of professional nursing theory and practice; experience as charge nurse; ability to effectively plan, assign, evaluate and supervise the work of professional and non-professional staff; State of Maine Professional RN license; current IV experience. Successful candidate will be subject to a pre-employment physical exam. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal conviction background check. Questions regarding the position can be addressed to David Langstaff, RN, DNS at 541-6549 or dlangstaff@portlandmaine.gov. Pay rate starting at $30.24/hour. Accepting applications for this position until the vacancy is filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 1/28/2021 through 12/31/2021.

Recreation Programmer I
Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department-
RECREATION PROGRAMMER I - After Care Recreation & Community Center - Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department - Permanent, year-round, Part-Time (18.75-25 hours/week) position - After Care & Recreation Program schedule begins in September: Varied hours to include After School program Monday through Friday 2:00pm - 5:30 pm. Evening and weekend hours in addition vary seasonally and are program dependent from 5:30-9:30 pm. Must have excellent customer service experience and enjoy working with children, teens and adults. Successful candidates must possess a valid Class C driver’s license and have a clean driving record. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. Pay rate starting at $14.83/hour. Will accept applications until vacancies are filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 7/16/2021 through 12/31/2021.

Recreation Programmer II (35 Hrs.)
Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department-
After Care Recreation & Community Center - Permanent, year-round, part-time (35 hours/week) position. After Care & Recreation Program schedule begins in September: Tuesday through Friday 2:00pm - 9:30 pm, Saturday hours vary. Must have excellent customer service experience and enjoy working with children, teens and adults. Successful candidates must possess a valid Class C driver’s license and have a clean driving record. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. Pay rate starting at $17.42/hour. Accepting applications until vacancy is filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 7/16/2021 through 12/31/2021.

Recreation Programmer II/Before & After Care
Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department-
35 hours/week positions starting August, 2021 - Before/After School Program schedule begins in late August: Varied hours to include After School program 2:00pm - 5:30 pm (M-F). Varied Hours for Before School program will be site specific and would range between 7:00 – 8:30 a.m. (M-F). (Slight variations in hours and schedules are possible due to staggered start and end times of the Portland Elementary Schools). Additional hours may be available for evening and weekend community center programming and rentals. Must have excellent customer service experience and enjoy working with children, teens and adults. Successful candidates must possess a valid Class C driver’s license and have a clean driving record. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. Pay rate starting at $17.42/hour. Accepting applications until vacancies are filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 7/23/2021 through 12/31/2021.

Recreation Programmer-On Call
Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department-Troubh Ice Arena
The Ice Arena operates 7 days a week – flexible work schedule to include evenings, weekends and holidays. This position includes all duties typically associated with an ice arena such as resurfacing, skate sharpening, general maintenance and cleaning. Candidates must possess excellent customer service skills. Prior ice arena experience preferred. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal conviction background. $16.95/hour. Will accept applications for this position until vacancies are filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 2/8/2021 through 12/31/2021.

RN's
Health and Human Services Department-Barron Center
Licensed Staff – Full-Time and Part-Time - Days, Evenings and Nights - 7am to 3:30pm / 3pm to 11:30pm / and 11pm to 7:30am - Per Diem also available - The Barron Center is a 219-bed long-term care skilled nursing facility owned and operated by the City of Portland. Our 200-year history of excellence is the basis for a caring, creative work environment. We are currently looking for dedicated people to join our team. Excellent benefits package. Must successfully complete a pre-employment physical exam. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. For more information contact David Langstaff, dlangstaff@portlandmaine.gov or at 541-6549 or Kayla Rickards at kir@portlandmaine.gov at 541-6545. Accepting applications until all vacancies are filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 1/28/2021 through 12/31/2021.

Shelter Attendant (On-Call) - Oxford St. Shetler
Health and Human Services Department-Social Services Division
The Oxford Street Shelter is searching for per diem/on-call shelter attendants. Schedules will vary. Availability to work a combination of nights, days, weekends, and holidays is desired. Duties include; welcoming homeless men and women in need of shelter, monitoring dorms, common areas, and shelter grounds. Frequent cleaning of dorms, common areas, bathrooms, and grounds is required. The position also involves crisis intervention, triage for over 200 guests per night, and conflict resolution. This position also includes rotation to multiple stations during the course of each shift including walking up and down flights of stairs and between multiple facilities several blocks apart. Also includes set up and take down of dormitories, including moving of mats, cots, chairs, tables, full laundry bags and other items as required. Positive attitude with exceptional patience and customer service skills required. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background check. This is not a benefited position. Rate of pay is $15.00/hour. Will accept applications until vacancies are filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 4/30/2021 through 12/31/2021.

Shelter Security Guard (On Call)
Health and Human Services Department-Social Services Division
Oxford Street Shelter - Revised Pay Rate - This position will handle internal and external security through visual observation at the Oxford Street Shelter. They will be responsible for using shelter protocols to greet facility guests perform scheduled and random searches during check-in/open hours times and by staff request. The Shelter Security Guard will be responsible for addressing guest or visitor concerns and conflicts, alerting Shelter/General Assistance staff of guests in crisis, assisting in emergency situations, and reporting any suspicious activity. The ideal candidate for this position has a professional disposition and excellent customer service skills. They also possess the ability to stay calm and de-escalate crisis situations, the ability to work on their feet for extended periods of time, and the ability to establish and maintain professional boundaries with clients. Applicants should have previous experience with vulnerable populations, experience with incident documentation and related paperwork, experience working as part of a team in a fast-paced, client-focused setting, and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with diverse stakeholders. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. - Rate of pay is $15.00/hour. - Will accept applications until vacancies are filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 5/7/2021 through 12/31/2021.

Skating Director - On Call
Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department-
The William B Troubh Ice Arena is a 7 day per week operation, which requires a flexible work schedule that may include evenings and weekends. This non-permanent position is expected to perform professional managerial work in the programming and operation of the group lesson programs. The Skating Director reports to the Ice Rink Manager and works with staff in developing, implementing, and conducting skating programs and activities to people of all ages and abilities, specifically focusing instruction in basic skills, hockey skating skills and figure skating skills. In addition, the Director is responsible for offering opportunities for skating clinics, parties, exhibitions and shows. Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience as a progressive skate instructor and must possess excellent customer service skills. Must successfully pass a criminal convictions background check, possess a valid Class C driver’s license and be American Red Cross CPR certified. $17.46/hour for non-teaching hours; $26.00/hour for teaching hours. Will accept applications until vacancy is filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 7/9/2021 through 12/31/2021.

Telecommunicator (911 Dispatcher)
Police Department-
Portland Regional Communications Center offers the opportunities of a large center, with the community feel of a smaller agency. Portland's unique location, on the southern Maine coast, offers the chance to work in an urban emergency communications setting with the option of more rural living. We are currently accepting applications for Telecommunicator (911 Dispatcher). This is a critical position in Portland's Emergency Communications Center. The Regional Communications Center provides 24-hour emergency/non-emergency dispatch services for Police, Fire and Emergency Medical services for the municipalities of Portland, South Portland, and Cape Elizabeth. The normal duties of this position include but are not limited to: work 8 or 12 hour shifts, to cover 24-hours a day 7 days a week, including holidays and weekends; communicates with police and fire units by radio; answers both emergency (911) and non-emergency telephones; provide Emergency Medical & Fire instructions over the phone for emergency situations; input data into computer regarding stolen property, vehicles, and guns; enter missing and wanted persons in state, local and national computer systems; other related duties as required. This is a fast-paced team environment that requires the following qualifications: Graduation from high school or equivalent; ability to work with advanced computer-aided dispatching technology; capacity to act quickly, calmly and correctly in emergency situations; must be able to use tact and diplomacy in stressful situations; availability to work all shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays; strong listening, memory and multitasking skills; accurate typing skills; solid customer service skills. Job suitability assessment, Police background check and polygraph required. Must be able to obtain Maine Emergency Medical Dispatch Certification (EMD), Emergency Fire Dispatch Certification (EFD), and Maine Certified Terminal Operator Certification within 6 months of employment. Pay rate starting at $826/week, plus night shift differential and additional stipends when applicable. We are currently offering a $10,000 sign on bonus with a 5-year commitment. Accepting applications until all vacancies are filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 7/2/2021 through 12/31/2021.

Unit Assistant
Health and Human Services Department-Barron Center
Full-Time and Part Time positions available - flexible schedules, shifts are 7am to 3pm / 3pm to 11pm / and 11pm to 7am - The Barron Center, where kindness matters, has an opportunity to join a truly excellent, stable and dedicated professional Nursing team. The Unit Assistant is responsible for assisting the Nursing team by creating a homelike environment for our Residents. You will be supporting our Nursing team by providing services to assist Residents’ basic care needs within your scope of practice. The Barron Center is owned and operated by the City of Portland and is Maine’s largest skilled nursing facility. The pay is competitive, generous benefits package offered, 50% tuition reduction at USM, and 12 holidays. Now is your chance to have the job you always wanted - being a part of a team that makes a difference in the lives of our Residents. Requirements: Must complete and successfully become a C.N.A. within one year of completing the CNA course. Successful candidates must pass a pre-employment physical exam. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. Questions regarding the position can be addressed to David Langstaff, RN, DNS at 541-6549 or dlangstaff@portlandmaine.gov. Accepting applications until all vacancies are filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 1/28/2021 through 12/31/2021.

Urban Designer
Planning & Urban Development Department-
The City of Portland Planning and Urban Development Department is seeking an experienced planning and design professional to fill the position of Urban Designer. The ideal candidate requires excellent communication skills to undertake a wide variety of development review and special planning projects, including design review, public art, site plan review, public engagement and management of long range planning processes. The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes: knowledge of best and emerging practices in city planning and regulatory mechanisms, particularly those related to urban form; professional knowledge, skills, training and experience in the field of urban design, including architecture, landscape architecture, and/or environmental design; ability to plan and conduct community workshops with an emphasis on creative and graphic engagement; ability to work well in a team environment and communicate effectively with teammates, elected officials, residents and other stakeholders; skill working with graphic imaging and modeling methods, such as SketchUp, AutoCAD, and Adobe Creative Suite (PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign). A minimum of two years of experience in urban design and a Bachelor's degree in architecture, city planning, urban design, or design related field is required. A Master's degree in architecture, city planning, landscape architecture, urban design, or environmental design is preferred. Any equivalent combination of knowledge skills and abilities required. This is a unique opportunity to help shape and build the vision of Portland's future. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. Starting annual salary range: $60,586.76 - $68,250.00, plus 6% differential to be paid upon attainment of a State of Maine certification as a Landscape Architect or upon attainment of certification from the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) as a Certified Planner. Accepting applications until vacancy is filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 7/23/2021 through 12/31/2021.

Airport Maintenance Worker II (Sunday-Thursday)
Aviation & Transportation Department-
Portland International Jetport - This is a challenging position in the dynamic and fast-paced environment of Portland’s busy and growing small hub commercial airport. This is skilled work involving a wide variety of trades in the construction, repair, operation and maintenance of airport buildings, grounds and equipment. Requirements: Ability to successfully complete a physical assessment that measures cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, strength, endurance, color recognition and night vision; strong background in heavy equipment and construction; valid Maine Class B driver’s license or the ability to obtain a license within six months; successful completion of TSA background investigation per TSR part 1542; must pass federally mandated drug test. Job duties include: Mowing, snow removal and preventative maintenance. Qualified candidates are proud, forward looking individuals who will learn and understand federal, state and local regulations that affect airport operations. They will be aware of their responsibilities and be responsive to supervisors to ensure the highest level of safety and security are met. They will use technology to assist in accountability of work performance and continuing education. We are looking for a supportive, team-oriented individual who is capable of performing tasks both as a group member and autonomously. Pay rate starting at $20.80/hour. Schedule is 3:00 pm – 11:30 pm, Sunday through Thursday - 2nd shift adds a .45/cent per hour shift differential. Accepting applications/resumes until all positions are filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 7/9/2021 through 9/30/2021.

Airport Maintenance Worker II (Tuesday-Saturday)
Aviation & Transportation Department-
Portland International Jetport - This is a challenging position in the dynamic and fast-paced environment of Portland’s busy and growing small hub commercial airport. This is skilled work involving a wide variety of trades in the construction, repair, operation and maintenance of airport buildings, grounds and equipment. Requirements: Ability to successfully complete a physical assessment that measures cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, strength, endurance, color recognition and night vision; strong background in heavy equipment and construction; valid Maine Class B driver’s license or the ability to obtain a license within six months; successful completion of TSA background investigation per TSR part 1542; must pass federally mandated drug test. Job duties include: Mowing, snow removal and preventative maintenance. Qualified candidates are proud, forward looking individuals who will learn and understand federal, state and local regulations that affect airport operations. They will be aware of their responsibilities and be responsive to supervisors to ensure the highest level of safety and security are met. They will use technology to assist in accountability of work performance and continuing education. We are looking for a supportive, team-oriented individual who is capable of performing tasks both as a group member and autonomously. Pay rate starting at $20.80/hour. Schedule is 3:00 pm – 11:30 pm, Tuesday through Saturday - 2nd shift adds a .45/cent per hour shift differential. Accepting applications/resumes until all positions are filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 7/9/2021 through 9/30/2021.

Purchasing and Controls Manager
Finance Department-
Search Extended - The City of Portland is hiring a key member of the Finance Department management team. The Purchasing and Controls Manager is responsible for overseeing all procurement activity for the City of Portland (supplies, materials, vehicles, services and more). The position works closely with all City Departments including Corporation Counsel to ensure procurement is done according to City policy and applicable laws and regulations (approximately 80-90% of workload). This position will also periodically assist the Controller and Deputy Finance Director in the evaluation of the adequacy of internal policies and controls to ensure compliance with those controls and assist with monthly budget and procurement review (approximately 10-20% of workload during procurement downtime only). The ideal candidate will have a business or accounting degree along with purchasing and internal policy / controls experience. This position has direct supervision over two staff members, the Assistant Purchasing Manager and the Purchasing Administrative Associate. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. Salary range is $70,968 to $84,731 annually, depending on qualifications and the City offers one of the best benefit packages available anywhere. Accepting applications until vacancy is filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 6/10/2021 through 9/30/2021.

Seasonal Lifeguards
Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department-
Applications are being accepted for seasonal lifeguard positions for Kiwanis, Riverton and Reiche Pools - Seasonal schedule is May 24 – September 3, 2021 - Various shifts are available including mornings, days, afternoons, evenings and weekends. All Red Cross certifications must be current and must attach copies of certifications to your application. Experience working with preschool children and youth is desirable. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal conviction background check. Starting pay range: $14.00 – $16.00/hr. Accepting applications until all vacancies are filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 3/26/2021 through 9/30/2021.

Summer Camp Counselors-Camp Resurgam
Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department-
Applications are being accepted for summer program positions at Portland Recreation camps. Camp Resurgam – Located at Riverton Community Center - East End Community Center - Amanda C. Rowe Elementary School - Camp dates: June 28 - August 13, 2021 (35+ hours per week). Camp Training: dates and times to be determined. Regular camp hours: Mon. – Fri. 8:30 am to 5:00 p.m. Requirements: Experience with children and youth programs – knowledge of a variety of games, sports, and leisure activities. Candidates must possess a Class C driver’s license. A Department of Motor Vehicle check will be conducted on all selected candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. Starting pay: $14.00 - $16.00/hr., depending on experience. Will accept applications until all vacancies are filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 3/26/2021 through 9/30/2021.

Seasonal Groundskeepers-Ballfields
Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department-Athletic Facilities Division
May through November, full-time schedule (40 hours/week) to include mornings, afternoons, weekends and nights starting in early spring. Responsibilities include mowing, trimming, lining fields and general ballfield maintenance, as well as, opening/closing facilities, turning on/off light systems, and setting up fields for events. Athletic experience preferred but not required. Responsibility, maturity, dedication and the ability to work in varied weather conditions are a must. Applicants for Groundskeeper positions can be 16 or 17 years old but with certain work restrictions. Applicants at least 18 years old or older must possess a valid Maine Class C driver’s license. A Department of Motor Vehicle check will be conducted on all selected candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal conviction background check. Athletic facilities positions start at $15.00/hour. Will accept applications for this position until all vacancies are filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 3/5/2021 through 9/3/2021.

Athletic Facilities Steward
Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department-
40 hours/week - (Monday – Friday, 6:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.) – Search Extended - This position is part of the athletic facilities crew that maintains 40+ fields, over 94 acres and two synthetic turf stadiums. This position is a working leader of a crew of skilled and semi-skilled workers, laborers and seasonal staff. Knowledge of and working experience conducting athletic field maintenance, sports field regulations, organic turf care, landscaping and irrigation and drainage systems is required. Must have experience with athletic field maintenance including cutting infields, squaring and lining fields, base replacement, mound building, managing and repairing lips, field leveling and mowing techniques, trash removal and other related physically demanding tasks. Experience maintaining, repairing and operating landscape and turf care equipment such as skid-steers, tool cats, backhoes, sidewalk plows, front end loaders, tractors, large commercial mowers and other equipment is required. Knowledge safety standards pertaining to the use of sports turf management. Prior working experience leading and/or supervising crew(s) of skilled and semi-skilled workers, laborers and seasonal staff. Training and Experience Desired: Knowledge of the principles, practices, equipment and techniques used in general construction, maintenance and repair work. Experience with sports fields and turf maintenance equipment is preferred. Experience working on synthetic athletic fields: sweeping, lining, disinfecting, general cleaning, equipment placement, seam repairs, turf replacement, compaction relief and snow removal. Being an Accredited Organic Land Care Professional (AOLCP) and/or Certified Sports Field Manager (CSFM) Certified is preferred. Special Necessary Requirements: Must possess a valid State of Maine Class B Motor Vehicle Operator’s license or have the ability to obtain during the probationary period; Successful completion of a physical assessment that measures cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, strength, and endurance. Must possess a valid Maine Commercial Pesticide License in Turf (3B) and Utility Right of Way Vegetation Management (6A) or another state’s equivalent which must be transferred to a State of Maine License within the probationary period and/or within (6) months of appointment to the position. First Aid & CPR training required. Must possess valid Maine Class B driver’s license and must have and maintain a good driving record. Federally mandated drug test required. High school diploma or equivalent. Must possess physical strength and agility necessary to perform the essential functions of the job duties. Must pass pre-employment medical exam. Must be able to work weekends, nights, and different shifts required by seasonal commitment. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal conviction background check. Pay rate starting at $840.00/week. Accepting applications for this position until vacancy is filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 5/7/2021 through 9/1/2021.

Principal Administrative Officer I - IT
Information Technology Department-
This is highly responsible work involving administrative and human resources assistance to a Department Head. Responsibilities include relieving an executive of administrative detail, handling of important public and employee relations matters, administering certain Department programs and performing important liaison work with internal and external customers. This position reports to the Manager - Advancing Services and works closely with the Director of the IT Department. May supervise third party/ contractor workers. Duties: Facilitates all departmental employment related procedures to include hiring, benefits, payroll, performance management, leaves of absence, safety, workers’ compensation, and employee relations. Maintains HR and payroll records. Serves as administrative support in areas where needed within the department. Makes recommendations to executive on matters affecting policies and procedures and enforces directives of executives with staff. Administers Department or State and Federal programs assuring adherence to proper procedures and maintaining close liaison with officials, agencies and organizations. Works closely with City officials and department heads on administrative and HR challenges. Maintains confidentiality of highly sensitive information. Performs important public contact and liaison work with individuals, groups and organizations. Performs various organizational, budgeting, or financial work and prepares reports. Requirements of Work: Graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in business or public administration or other related area; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Excellent communication and customer service skills. Knowledge of public administration with particular reference to local government. Knowledge of the basic principles of organization, financial administration, operations analysis and personnel administration. Some knowledge of accounting and employment law. Ability to work independently, to meet deadlines, and to coordinate multiple responsibilities. Ability to present facts and express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing. Experience analyzing a variety of administrative problems; to make recommendations for their solution; and to put such recommendations into effect. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with department heads, departmental personnel, union representatives, other City staff, and the general public. Strong experience using computers, productivity software and accounting software. Necessary Special Requirements: Must possess valid State Class C driver’s license. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. Salary Range: $61,023 to $75,044/annually. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 7/23/2021 through 8/13/2021.

Housekeeper
Health and Human Services Department-Barron Center
Housekeeping – Full-Time (37.5 hrs.) position – may include weekends and holidays - You can make a real difference in your life and our residents’ lives. The Barron Center is a 200+ bed long-term care facility with an excellent reputation for a caring, creative work environment. We currently are looking for dedicated people to join our team with institutional/commercial cleaning with experience preferred. Must be able to lift objects weighing over 50 lbs.; must be able to follow oral and simple written instructions. The successful candidate will be subject to a pre-employment physical exam. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. Pay range starting at $501.75/week. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 7/23/2021 through 8/10/2021.

Maintenance Worker I
Health and Human Services Department-Barron Center
Full-Time - Schedule to include weekends, rotating holidays and on-call duties- The City of Portland is looking for a maintenance worker for the Barron Center, the City's 219-bed skilled and long-term care facility. This position will need to know or learn regulations as they apply to long- term care. In addition to codes related to building, fire, electrical, HVAC plumbing and disaster preparedness, the candidate must have knowledge of the tools, equipment, methods, materials, and skills used in a variety of construction, winter operations and maintenance activities. Ability to plan and organize work on a day-to-day basis is essential. Must be able to communicate clearly and maintain positive relationships with all divisions, residents and families, vendors and other City departments. The candidate must have the ability to make out clear and accurate written reports as required for work records, operating records and accident reports. Must possess a valid Maine Class C Driver’s License and maintain a good driving record. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check and pre-employment physical. Pay range starting at $762.40/week. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 7/23/2021 through 8/10/2021.

Solid Waste Manager
Public Works Department-
The Department of Public Works is seeking a highly talented individual who will be responsible for developing and implementing the City’s (including Islands and mainland) solid waste collection and disposal systems for trash and recyclables and overseeing public outreach, enforcement and maintenance and environmental monitoring of the closed out Ocean Avenue landfill. The successful applicant will be a key resource on State and regional waste issues and is expected to manage a team of employees involved with a range of solid waste services and deliver a high level of customer service. Work is performed with considerable discretion, initiative and independent judgment under the general direction of the Deputy Director of Public Works. Primary responsibilities will be to oversee the City’s solid waste programs; may serve as a board member on Ecomaine and participate in regional and State forums on solid waste; monitor and administer programs that regulate the operation of commercial waste haulers; work closely with Corporation Counsel to facilitate the rewriting of ordinances affecting the solid waste programs and coordinate on issues involving enforcement action or litigation against violators of sanitation ordinances; may assist in the State mandated regulations related to the Ocean Avenue landfill and associated property; represents the Department at neighborhood meetings and public forums where solid waste services may be a topic and makes public presentations on the City’s solid waste programs; serves as liaison between the Department of Public Works, Permitting and Inspections and the Police Departments to ensure enforcement of solid waste and sanitation ordinances; work closely with Finance Department to coordinate the billing of fees for waste hauling licenses and programs; serves as City liaison with the contract operator of the Riverside Recycling Facility and reviews reports and invoices sent to the City; and develops the Divisions budget and CIP requests for the Director’s review; seeks out and prepares applications for Federal, State and private grants related to solid waste; participates in winter operations as required; and other related work as required. Requirements: Graduation from a college with a degree in environmental science engineering, public administration or other related degree or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides experience with supervising and managing an element of a public works function including residential solid waste, recycling, and disposal; strong organizational and customer services skills; understanding of Local, State and Federal solid waste safety rules and regulations; excellent communication skills, verbal and written; proven experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other employees, supervisors and the general public with ability to use team building and collaborations skills in working with a wide range of employees to achieve common goals; experience gathering, organizing and interpreting complex data using computerized information systems; experience or ability to learn city software including Cityworks, See Click Fix, word processing, spreadsheets and asset management; experience developing and evaluating program standards and must possess valid Maine Class C driver’s license and have and maintain good driving record. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. Desired Experience and Training: Experience in the waste hauling and recycling industry or in a municipal solid waste department; familiarity with modern solid waste management practices through professional training and development from the American Public Works Association (APWA) and/or the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA); and proven successful supervisory experience of three (3) or more years in a union environment. Salary Range: $70,968 to $87,273/year, based on qualifications and experience. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 7/16/2021 through 8/6/2021.

Laundry Worker
Health and Human Services Department-Barron Center
Linen Services – Search Extended - Permanent, Full-Time – 37.5 hours/week - Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays – The Barron Center is owned and operated by the City of Portland and is Maine’s largest skilled nursing facility. The pay is competitive, generous benefits package offered, 50% tuition reduction at USM, and 12 holidays. Now is your chance to have the job you always wanted – being part of a team that makes a difference in the lives of our Residents. Duties may include picking up soiled linen, distributing clean linen, rubbish removal, loading and unloading commercial washers and dryers; folding and sorting linen; hanging and delivering personal laundry. Excellent customer service skills. Must be able to lift objects weighing over 50 lbs. for an extended period of time; must be able to work in extreme temperature conditions; must possess a valid Maine Class C driver’s license or the ability to obtain within first 6 months of employment; must be able to follow oral and simple written instructions. The successful candidate will be subject to a pre-employment physical exam. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. Pay rate starting at $13.38/hour. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 7/16/2021 through 8/3/2021.

Accountant-Public Health/Social Services
Health and Human Services Department-
Deadline Extended – Public Health / Social Services Divisions Split - Full-Time (37.5 hrs.), Permanent position - The City of Portland’s Health and Human Services Department is looking to hire a full-time Accountant. This position reports to the Principal Financial Officer of the Health and Human Services Department. This position splits time between Public Health and Social Services, 50/50. This position processes the weekly department’s payroll and maintains all payroll registers and reports. Additional responsibilities include processing A/P, reconciling general ledgers and maintaining records of accounting receipts and expenditures. This position also assists in pre-audits revenues and expenditures and the preparation of financial reports. The position requirements are: Working knowledge of and ability to use accounting and auditing principles, methods and procedures in working with numerous accounts; working knowledge of applicable software accounting systems; ability to understand and follow oral and written directions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, clients, and representatives of State and federal agencies; ability to operate calculators and personal computers. Working knowledge of spreadsheet software. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. Pay range starting at $19.87/hour. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 7/16/2021 through 7/30/2021.

IT Service Desk Technician
Information Technology Department-
Deadline Extended - This position is responsible for the repair, configuration and administration of IT devices and client applications while delivering excellent customer service. This is a full time, hourly position with rare instances of early or late work or weekend work (4 hrs./mo.). The IT Service Desk Technician reports directly to the IT Technical Services Manager. Essential Duties and Responsibilities - Work with computer users and/or IT Core Team resources to troubleshoot, diagnose and correct issues. Configure, install, repair or retire devices and systems according to IT Standard Operating Procedures, including but not limited to computers, tablets, computer peripheral devices, printers, phones, scanners, fax machines, software and prerequisite software tools. Use the IT Service Management System (TrackIT) to update, in detail, records for service requests, incident (break-fix) and project assignment activities; asset inventories; change control; vendor interactions and more. Assist the IT Core team in responding to critical issues with hands-on support as required. Proactively monitor for and escalate repeated ticket topics (symptoms of problems) for problem management. Proactively monitor for and escalate customer and team training opportunities, recommending changes or additions to IT Admin Standard Operating Procedures or User Self-Help Procedures. Interact with customers on assignments and with team members for escalations to ensure all work orders are timely and fully completed. Assist the IT Core team in responding to critical issues with hands-on support as required. Contribute to a culture of caution and persistence, in support of the IT Department Information Security Program. Assist with risk management activities as assigned by IT leadership. Work with supervisor to identify and develop knowledge and skills valuable to department and City objectives. Use provided resources and guidelines for independent learning. Stay current on basic employee responsibilities such as timekeeping, mandatory training, competence using the city’s technology tools, etc. Perform other related work as required. Relevant Technologies - The City of Portland uses Google for productivity tools and Microsoft systems for its core systems. The service desk supports technologies such as (but not limited to) Microsoft operating systems, iOS; VOIP; MS active directory, print servers, WSUS; BMC TrackIT ITSMS; Google Meet and Splashtop for remote support; and many specialty applications for municipal government and prerequisites for these. Requirements of Work - BS in Computer Science and five years of professional level experience in computer and telephony administration work or any equivalent combination of experience and training that may be deemed to satisfy the essential duties of the position. Necessary Special Requirements - Must possess a valid State of Maine Class C driver’s license. Must have and maintain a good driving record. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. Pay range starting at $23.65/hour. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 6/25/2021 through 7/30/2021.

Police Officer
Portland Police Department-
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Maine’s largest municipal department is currently accepting applications for police officer. On-line testing will take place at the Public Safety building in Portland in the near future. Process will be expeditious and accommodating. JOIN THE PORTLAND POLICE And meet the challenges and opportunities of Maine’s largest city. For lateral level candidates: please call us and let us tell you about our employment opportunities! For more information, contact the Portland Police Office of Personnel - 207-874-8588, www.portland-police.com. Please be advised that you MUST submit a cover letter and resume before you will be scheduled to take the entry-level exam.

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Accepting applications/resumes until all vacancies are filled.
Accepting applications/resumes 7/2/2018 through 7/30/2021.

Public Works Project Manager
Public Works Department-
The Department of Public Works is seeking a qualified individual who will be responsible for administrative work as a Project Manager for the Engineering Division of the Department of Public Works. Work involves managing various transportation projects, including project development, administration, construction or studies of streets, sidewalks, bike/pedestrian facilities or other projects as might be assigned based on needs of the department. Work is performed with considerable discretion, initiative and independent judgment under the general direction of the Transportation System Engineer of Public Works. Primary responsibilities will be to plan, organize and coordinate street, sidewalk and bike/pedestrian projects; assist with preparing applications for Maine DOT and PACTS projects; prepare requests for Council Agenda items; oversee the work of outside contractors, including consultants and vendors, which may involve survey, engineering ROW acquisitions, environmental and construction services and the work of Public Works engineers and surveyors; advertise, interview and help supervise interns; preparing project scopes and work plans for projects, develops project estimates/budgets, administers assigned project budget from initial appropriate through completion of the projects; works closely with MaineDOT and PACTS on the development of projects and participates in meetings with them as a City representative; assists in developing recommendations for the streets, sidewalks and other transportation capital needs in the annual capital improvement budget; assists with preparation of division budget; attends City Council and other public meetings as required and may oversee project public participation process; assists with project utility coordination and ROW acquisition; and other related work as required. Requirements: Minimum of eight (8) years of progressive experience in municipal transportation projects with at least four (4) years as a project manager and graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in engineering, or an equivalent combination of training and experience; registration as a Licensed Professional Engineer in Maine, preferred; significant experience with management of transportation projects; proven experience and knowledge of the construction and design of sidewalks, bike facilities, and streets; knowledge of PACTS, Maine DOT, and FHWA rules, regulations, policies and procedures; must be a Maine DOT certified Local Project Administrator (LPA) and have a thorough knowledge of LPA requirements and processes; must have strong organizational and verbal and written communication skills; must be familiar with computer software used by the City, including Google, Word, Excel, etc.; excellent oral and written communications skills; ability to resolve interpersonal conflicts and establish and maintain effective working relationships with departmental and city personnel, regional state and Federal agencies and the general public. Must possess a valid Maine Class C motor vehicle operator’s license and must have and maintain good driving record. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. Salary Range $70,968 to $87,273/year, based on qualifications and experience. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 7/9/2021 through 7/30/2021.

Seasonal Groundskeepers-Cemeteries
Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department-Cemeteries Division
May through November full-time schedule (40 hours/week); schedule may include weekends. Responsibilities include the maintenance and upkeep of City Cemeteries. Duties include mowing, trimming, trash collection, general grounds/landscape and horticultural maintenance. Previous grounds/landscape maintenance preferred. Previous experience with zero turn riding mowers desired. Responsibility, maturity, dedication and the ability to work in varied weather conditions are a must. Applicants for Groundskeeper positions must be at least 18 years old and possess a valid Maine Class C driver’s license. A Department of Motor Vehicle check will be conducted on all selected candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal conviction background check. Cemetery maintenance positions start at $15.00/hour. Will accept applications for this position until all vacancies are filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 3/5/2021 through 7/30/2021.

Seasonal Groundskeepers-Parks
Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department-Parks Division
May through November, full-time schedule (40 hours/week). Responsibilities include trail maintenance, mowing (push and riding mowers), trimming, litter/debris collection and general park maintenance. Landscaping and equipment experience preferred but not required. Responsibility, maturity, dedication and the ability to work in varied weather conditions are a must. Applicants for Groundskeeper positions can be 16 or 17 years old but with certain work restrictions. Applicants at 18 years old or older must possess a valid Maine Class C driver’s license. A Department of Motor Vehicle check will be conducted on all selected candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal conviction background check. Parks maintenance positions start at $15.00/hour. Will accept applications for this position until all vacancies are filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 3/5/2021 through 7/30/2021.

Seasonal Groundskeepers-Playgrounds
Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department-Athletic Facilities Division
May through November full-time schedule (40 hours/week) to include mornings, afternoons, weekends and nights starting in early spring. Responsibilities include mowing, trimming, lining fields and general ballfield maintenance, as well as, opening/closing facilities, turning on/off light systems, and setting up fields for events. Athletic experience preferred but not required. Responsibility, maturity, dedication and the ability to work in varied weather conditions are a must. Applicants for Groundskeeper positions can be 16 or 17 years old but with certain work restrictions. Applicants at least 18 years old or older must possess a valid Maine Class C driver’s license. A Department of Motor Vehicle check will be conducted on all selected candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal conviction background check. Athletic facilities positions start at $15.00/hour. Will accept applications for this position until all vacancies are filled. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 3/5/2021 through 7/30/2021.

1st Class Welder/Machinist
Public Works Department-
The Department of Public Works seeks a talented individual to perform highly skilled work above the journeyman level, performing more difficult and complex tasks of welding, brazing, straightening, cutting and machining of all metals, using oxy-fuel and electric arc welding equipment. This position works under the supervision of the Machine/Weld Shop Foreman and will work Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Essential duties include inspect and examine proposed repairs to determine feasibility or method of repair; lays out, cuts and fits material of all gauges for welding; preheats and cleans metals; welds, brazes and solders all materials; does welding of difficult materials such as stainless steel, high-strength alloy steels, aluminum, cast-iron and other materials; designs, lays out and manufactures jigs and fixtures to facilitate welding work and to perform unusual and especially difficult tasks; estimates time and materials on job; does welding repairs to construction and maintenance equipment and machinery; operates forklifts and overhead crane as needed; uses vertical mill and lathe as required; may use precision measuring instructions; may supervise employees of a lower classification. Requirements: Knowledge of methods, materials, tools and equipment of the metal working trades; knowledge of the occupational hazards and practice of safety precautions of the trade; ability to use shop math and read blueprints; extensive knowledge of machinist and sheet metal trades; must possess rigging abilities; minimum of 4 years experience in welding and metals work above the journeyman level; graduation from standard high school or any equivalent combination of experience, training and certification; highly skilled in the use of tools and equipment of the metal working trades; agility to work under varied climatic conditions. Must possess valid State of Maine Class B driver’s license or willing to obtain in 6 months and must maintain good driving record. Must possess AWS Pipe Welding Certification; must pass federally mandated drug test if hold CDL license or upon attainment of CDL permit; must undergo pre-employment medical exam and fitness assessment. Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of criminal background check. Could be hired as 2nd or 3rd class welder at lower pay grade and work up to 1st class welder. Pay rate starting at $873.60/week – additional $1.00/hour market rate stipend – plus eligible for up to $2.00 stipend for plate/pipe certifications. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 7/16/2021 through 7/27/2021.

Election Administrator
City Clerk's Office-
Oversees the election process for state and municipal elections held within the City. Provides full range of support services including data entry, filing, record keeping and administrative support tasks. Word processing, database and spreadsheet experience required. Manages the voter registration and absentee ballot process. Responsible for ordering all supplies for elections, putting together packets for candidates, setting schedule for election staff, staffing the polls with deputy registrars and conducting the training for deputy registrars. Records and reports the returns on Election night. Fills in for Vital Records Assistants as needed. May be required to issue various state and municipal licenses and permits at the counter. Requires knowledge of office management practices and equipment and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to work with minimal supervision and extreme attention to detail. Primary Responsibilities: Processing and maintaining all voter registration correspondence. Conducting frequent cleanup of the voting lists using approved methods under Title 21-A, NVRA and HAVA. Attends election training. Answers questions on Election Day in the absence of the City Clerk. This requires ability to understand and communicate information from applicable State laws and City ordinances, providing applicants with appropriate forms, collecting all applicable fees, obtaining various department approvals, advertising, when necessary, notification of neighbors, when required, preparing for City Council, when required, obtaining City Clerk signature on license and issuance to applicant. Facilitates election preparation including street lists, preparation of nomination papers, the absentee ballot process, deputy registrar training and Election Day materials. Works over time as needed before and including Election Day. Works with MIS Department to broadcast election results. Supervises one Administrative Assistant. Assists the City Clerk with special projects. Other duties as assigned by City Clerk. Over time hours are required at election time and during petition verification. Physical Requirements: Must be able to climb ladder to retrieve heavy volumes of records. Ability to move quickly around the office during busy periods. Constant motion getting up and down to wait on counter, going into vault to look up records. Good vision to retrieve documents from vault and do research on old records. Ability to withstand long hours on Election Days. Secondary Responsibilities: SERVES AS BACKUP ON THE COUNTER - Issues hunting, fishing and other game licenses, marriage licenses, dog licenses. Issues birth, death and marriage certificates. Swears in board members and officers of the City. Sells voter lists, street lists, maps and voter list labels. Must be a U.S. Citizen, possess a valid Maine Class C driver’s license and have a vehicle available for work use. Pay range starting at $963.38/week ($25.69/hour). This is a full-time position 37.50 hours per week. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Accepting applications/resumes 7/16/2021 through 7/27/2021.


Permanent, full-time employees receive a generous benefits package which includes 12 ˝ paid holidays, employee health insurance; sick and vacation leave; optional dental, vision, life and income protection insurances; choice of retirement plans; and tuition reduction program with the University of Southern Maine. Part-time employees may receive a pro-rated benefits package which may include some, but not all, of the benefits listed above.