Water Resources Operations Manager
Public Works Department-
Join the City of Portland Maine, Water Resources Division of Public Works as the Water Resources Operations Manager. The Operations Manager will report directly to the Water Resources Division Director and will manage the City’s operations and maintenance programs to meet regulations governing stormwater, combined sewer, and sewage collection systems, as well as develop and implement proactive solutions to compliance issues. The ideal candidate will have significant technical knowledge and a broad base of stormwater and wastewater treatment and regulatory experience. The candidate must have proven experience in leadership, operations, budgeting, process optimization, project management and support of Capital Improvement Projects. Work is performed with considerable discretion, initiative and independent judgment under the general direction of the Water Resources Division Director. The Operations Manager joins a highly skilled and dedicated division and will supervise the Utility Coordinator and subordinate staff in his/her absence. Essential Duties include but not limited to: Manage the wastewater and stormwater systems within the City’s operational area, to include the production, field operations, maintenance services, health & safety, and environmental compliance ensuring cost effective, high quality customer service and operational reliability. Implement best operating practices to promote continuous improvement, innovation and develop operational strategies, direct and manage the field operations and production for stormwater and wastewater operations. Provide strategic and operational input to control budgets for responsible areas, and ensure that operational and financial targets are met or exceeded. Lead, motivate and develop staff. Build shared commitment to improving business performance, and develop both individual and team capabilities. Drive performance by linking Public Works objectives to Water Resources goals and values. Communicate a shared vision, energize and empower staff, and champion diversity. Support the utility development function of the Integrated Plan. Assist in due diligence and operational analysis, and ensure effective integration and performance of contracted work. Establish relationships with and serve as operational contact for political and civic leaders and other key external stakeholders. Support and assist in maintaining and enhancing such relationships. Responsible for overseeing a unionized workforce while maintaining a positive, professional and customer service-oriented work environment, to include understanding and implementing union contracts, processing grievances, and effectively resolving employee issues in a timely manner. Requirements: Graduation from college with a degree in environmental science, public administration or other related degree or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides ten (10) years’ experience in the Operation and Maintenance of Wastewater Collections Stormwater Management and/or Treatment systems; at least three (3) years in a management position. Must possess Grade IV Collections System License or ability to obtain one within six (6) months of date of hire. Must possess valid Maine Class C license. Offers of employment contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check, positive reference check and driver’s license check. Salary range is $74,588 - $89,057/year.
Accepting applications/resumes 10/16/2020 through 11/12/2020.

Life Safety Code Enforcement/Plan Reviewer
Permitting and Inspections Department-
Seeking a self-motivated, skilled individual to review residential and commercial building plans and issue building permits. This is a full-time position that will be responsible for reviewing applications, plans and specifications for compliance with all National Fire Prevention Association and other applicable codes, including the Americans with Disabilities Act, and then issues permits for building construction and alterations. This position may conduct field inspections to ensure compliance, and works closely with property owners, architects, engineers, contractors and the general public to ensure building safety. Considerable experience in life safety code administration and the enforcement of building safety regulations; thorough knowledge of principles and practices of building construction engineering. Previous Plan Review experience preferred, as well as code enforcement experience. Must have or obtain basic State certification as a Code Enforcement Officer, Building Standards, and Certified NFPA Plan Reviewer within six months of appointment. Must have a valid State of Maine Class C driver’s license, access to a vehicle for daily work use, and must have and maintain a good driving record. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. Pay rate starting at $966.38/week.
Accepting applications/resumes 10/16/2020 through 11/3/2020.

Traffic Signal Repair Worker
Public Works Department-Traffic Division
Schedule to work is Monday through Friday. This is a position that requires highly skilled work involving the installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of traffic signals, street lighting, and other traffic control devices. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to diagnoses and evaluates malfunctioning traffic signal equipment; installs, maintains and repairs any and all types of traffic control equipment along with traffic signs; participates in the on-call program for traffic operations; assists in the operation of pavement markings and other division activities as assigned; keeps operation and maintenance records and makes reports; participates in winter operations at all levels; operates specialized trucks and equipment in the maintenance of traffic signals, signs, markings, control devices and street lighting. Requirements: Extensive knowledge of electronics, mechanics, wiring and electrical code; ability to read and understand plans, diagrams, schematics and specs related to traffic signal installation, maintenance and repair; ability to diagnose and recognize traffic signal system problems and make repairs; ability to work alone or as a team; ability to operate trucks and any other equipment used by the department; knowledge of hazards and of applicable safety rules and regulations for operating equipment; knowledge of the occupational hazards involved and the safety precautions necessary in the work assignment; ability and willingness to wear personal protective equipment required by specific job assignments; good visual acuity for driving and physical strength, agility and stamina necessary to withstand exposure to adverse climatic conditions; proven ability to communicate effectively; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships to obtain satisfactory work output; must be physically capable of performing any of the essential job duties. Training and Experience Desired: Extensive experience in the maintenance/installation of traffic signals and other related traffic maintenance work; must be high school graduate or have any equivalent combination of experience and training; and completion of advanced courses in electricity or electronics is highly desired. Necessary Special Requirements: Must possess a valid State of Maine Class B Motor Vehicle Operator’s license; must have and maintain a good driving record; must pass federally mandated drug test, physical and fitness assessment test; must possess valid State of Maine Traffic Limited Electrical License or an acceptable candidate may be offered 24 months to obtain. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. Pay rate starting at $873.60/week.
Accepting applications/resumes 10/16/2020 through 11/3/2020.

CNA's
Health and Human Services Department-Barron Center
Full-Time & Part-Time Positions – Day Shifts and Evening Shifts available with flexible hours - 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. CNA's (not on-call) - if you have 3+ years of experience in an organization that is comparable to the Barron Center, your starting wage would be $17.78/hr., plus differentials. 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.
Accepting applications/resumes 3/29/2019 through 10/30/2020.

Cook I
Health and Human Services Department-Barron Center
Nutrition Services – Full-time (37.5 hrs.) position – Schedule is 11:30 am–7:30 pm – includes weekend work and rotating holidays. 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 $669/week. Accepting applications until vacancy is filled.
Accepting applications/resumes 4/3/2020 through 10/30/2020.

Custodial Worker (On-Call)
Health and Human Services Department-Social Services
The Social Services department is hiring per diem custodial workers. This position performs a variety of custodial functions which include: Cleaning of the Public Health Division clinics, Oxford Street Shelter, Family Shelter and staff offices. Duties include general cleaning, trash removal, cleaning of bathrooms, floor care, waiting rooms, laundry, light maintenance, grounds work, routine facility maintenance as necessary, routine exterior maintenance, including snow removal, and other tasks as required. Requirements: Experience in custodial/maintenance work, ability to work independently and make autonomous decisions. Working knowledge of cleaning practices, supplies and equipment; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; ability to meet and deal courteously with the public; physical strength and agility necessary to perform the essential functions of the work; and valid Maine Class C driver’s license. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. Rate of pay is $17.13/hourly. This is a non-benefit position. Accepting applications until all vacancies are filled.
Accepting applications/resumes 10/16/2020 through 10/30/2020.

Food Service Worker
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.
Accepting applications/resumes 10/1/2020 through 10/30/2020.

Hospital Housekeeper
Health and Human Services Department-Barron Center
Housekeeping – Search Re-Opened - Full time (37.5 hrs.) position - Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays - General cleaning duties to include damp dusting, dry/wet mopping, and bathroom cleaning at a 219-bed long-term care facility. Interest in working with elderly residents; good work references; positive attitude. Institutional/commercial cleaning experience working with high/low speed floor equipment associated with floor refinishing and buffing preferred. Must be able to lift objects weighing over 50 lbs. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. Must undergo a pre-employment physical exam. Pay rate starting at $470.25/week. Accepting applications until vacancy is filled.
Accepting applications/resumes 6/26/2020 through 10/30/2020.

Lifeguards - On Call
Parks, Recreation & Facilities-
Applications are being accepted for on-call lifeguard positions. Various shifts 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 the completion of a satisfactory criminal conviction background check. Starting pay range: $13.00 – $15.00/hour. Will accept applications until all vacancies are filled.
Accepting applications/resumes 9/25/2020 through 10/30/2020.

Maintenance Worker II-Streets & Sidewalks
Public Works-
Search Extended - Successful applicant will work a regular schedule during off-winter season then move to winter shift assignments from December thru April according to seniority. 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. Pay rate starting at $811.20/week. Will accept applications until all vacancies are filled.
Accepting applications/resumes 9/25/2020 through 10/30/2020.

Police Officer
Portland Police Department-
NOW HIRING – SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE
LAW ENFORCEMENT OPPORTUNITY-PORTLAND POLICE DEPARTMENT

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.

Portland Police Department-Protecting a Great City!

Accepting applications/resumes until all vacancies are filled.
Accepting applications/resumes 7/2/2018 through 10/30/2020.

Rec Programmer-On Call - Before/After Bell Program
Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department-
Now to June, 2021 - 5-17 hours per week - Before School Program Schedule: 7:00a.m. – 8:30 a.m. (M-F); After School Program Schedule: 12:30 – 5:30 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and 7:00a.m. – 5:30 p.m. on Wednesdays (slight variations in hours and schedules is possible due to staggered start and end times of the Portland Elementary Schools) - Must have experience and enjoy working with children and have knowledge of various sports/leisure activities for youngsters. 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. $14.83/hour. Accepting applications until all vacancies are filled.
Accepting applications/resumes 9/18/2020 through 10/30/2020.

Recreation Programmer II/Before & After Care
Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department-
RECREATION PROGRAMMER II/BEFORE AND AFTER CARE RECREATION Permanent, year-round, Part-Time (35 hours/week) position - Before School Program Schedule: 6:45– 8:30 a.m. (M-F); After School Program Schedule: 12:30/1:30 – 5:30 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and 11:30 am/12:30 – 5:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. Must have excellent customer service experience and enjoy working with children. 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.
Accepting applications/resumes 10/1/2020 through 10/30/2020.

Recreation Programmer II/Community Center
Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department-
Permanent, Part-Time, 35 hours/week position - Varied schedule to include working an after school recreation program, community center programming and site rentals. Experience with basketball and summer camps preferred. Must have excellent customer service experience and enjoy working with people of all ages. Successful candidates must possess a valid Class C driver’s license and have a clean driving record and must pass a criminal conviction background check. Pay rate starting at $17.42/hour. Accepting applications until vacancy is filled.
Accepting applications/resumes 10/1/2020 through 10/30/2020.

RN's, LPN's & CNA's (Per Diem)
Health and Human Services Department-Barron Center
RN, LPN, CNA Per Diem Positions Available - All Shifts - 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 all positions are filled.
Accepting applications/resumes 3/29/2019 through 10/30/2020.

Shelter Attendant (On-Call)
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. Rate of pay is $15.00/hour. This is not a benefited position. Accepting applications until positions are filled.
Accepting applications/resumes 5/24/2019 through 10/30/2020.

Telecommunicator (911 Dispatcher)
Police Department-
NOW HIRING – SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE
Police Department - This is a critical position in Portland's Emergency Communications Center. The Communications Center provides 24-hour emergency/non-emergency dispatch services for Police, Fire and Emergency Medical services. 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 instructions over the phone for emergency medical 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 multi-tasking 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) and Maine Certified Terminal Operator Certification within 6 months of employment. Pay rate starting at $826/week. plus night shift differential when applicable. Accepting applications until all vacancies are filled.
Accepting applications/resumes 7/2/2018 through 10/30/2020.

Unit Assistant
Health and Human Services Department-Barron Center
Full-Time (37.5 hours/week) position - The Barron Center, where kindness matters, has an opportunity to join a truly excellent, stable and dedicated professional Nursing team. This Unit Assistant will be 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 eal@portlandmaine.gov. Pay rate starting at $532.88/week. Accepting applications for this position until vacancy is filled.
Accepting applications/resumes 10/16/2020 through 10/30/2020.

Community Health Promotion Specialist
Health and Human Services Department-Public Health
Full-Time (37.5 hours/week), Project position - Seeking qualified individual for a full-time position working in Substance Use Prevention & Harm Reduction Services for the City of Portland's Public Health Division. This position oversees the daily operations of the Portland Needle Exchange Program as well as outreach teams in the community and is based on the philosophy of harm reduction. Other responsibilities include program planning, training volunteers and students, distribution of overdose prevention education and materials, community outreach, and reporting. Position requires a bachelor’s degree in a public health-related field or an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training. Experience in local substance use resources and harm reduction is preferable. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. Pay rate starting at $851.63/week.
Accepting applications/resumes 10/16/2020 through 10/27/2020.

Human Services Counselor, CDBG Program
Health and Human Services Department-Social Services
Oxford Street Shelter - Full-Time (37.5 hours/week), Project position - Schedule is Monday to Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM. This position will focus on assisting homeless men and women recently housed from the Oxford Street Emergency Shelter by increasing community supports, tenant education, landlord mediation and other issues. Includes applying for assistance programs, location and development of landlord relationships, client outreach and relationship building, development of housing resources, increased representative payee participation and referrals and follow up to ensure increased community supports. Other job duties include: Crisis intervention, referral for detox and other substance abuse services, referral for mental health services, referral for healthcare services, as well as fully participating as part of the Oxford Street Shelter Support Services and Shelter Teams. May supervise Shelter Attendant staff. Requirements: Experience with homeless or low income/at risk case management and excellent customer service skills. Experience with housing placement of homeless or at risk populations, mental health issues, substance abuse and other barriers to self-sufficiency preferred. B.A. degree in Social Services or equivalent combination of education, experience, and training. Valid Maine Class C driver’s license (please provide license number) and personal vehicle for work use. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. Pay rate starting at $851.63/week.
Accepting applications/resumes 10/16/2020 through 10/27/2020.

Shelter Attendant (Part-Time)
Health and Human Services Department-Social Services
Family Shelter - Project, Part-Time essential position (18 hours –four days per week): Sunday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday with hours from 4:00 pm to 8:30 am. Needed to work evening shifts at the City’s Family Shelter. Duties include monitoring residents at warming center locations, conducting safety checks at the warming center locations, issuing client supplies, shift reports and client census data, providing after hours general assistance and other duties as required. Requirements: Graduation from high school with experience in crisis intervention, mental illness, and substance abuse; or any combination of experience and training and a valid class c license. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. Preference for experience working with the homeless population, multi-lingual or experience working in a homeless shelter. Pay rate starting at $18.51/hour.
Accepting applications/resumes 10/16/2020 through 10/27/2020.


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.