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City of Portland, Maine

Employer Description



Strengthening a Remarkable City - Building a Community for Life







We encourage innovation and a focus on continual improvement.




We behave ethically and with integrity.




We value diversity and believe every opinion matters in decision making.




We treat the public and each other with dignity, civility and consideration.




We respond promptly to internal and external requests for service.




We are responsible and accountable for the use of all human, material and financial resources.




Qualified and Motivated Employees


Sound Financial and Information Management


A Work Culture that Promotes Innovation, Collaboration and Leadership


An Effective Working Relationship with City Council


Effective Communication and Interaction with Employees and the Public


A Vibrant, Sustainable Economy


A Safe and Healthy Place to Live and Work


A Livable City

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Permanent, full-time employees receive a generous benefits package which includes 12 ½ paid holidays; paid employee health insurance; sick and vacation leave; optional life, dental and income protection insurances; and tuition reduction/scholarship programs with Kaplan University and the University of Southern Maine.  Part-time employees may be eligible for a pro-rated benefits package which may include some, but not all, of the benefits listed above.

The City of Portland is strongly committed to diversity in its workforce.

Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
To apply online or to download the City's application form, log onto the Job Opportunities page of the City's website at:
Send cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Office by email to: or by fax to 207-874-8937.
Please carefully read all application instructions and submit copies of all required licenses/certifications for your application to be considered. 

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Contact Details

389 Congress Street, Room 115
Portland, Maine  04101
Phone: 207-874-8624
Fax: 207-874-8937
Our Jobs

Type: Non Profit
Industries: Municipal Government
Contact: Kathleen Vosmus
Title: Human Resources Assistant
Contact Phone: 207-874-8635
Contact Fax: 207-874-8937
Contact Email:
Contact URL:
Resumes accepted by: Email, Fax, Mail
A cover letter is required
Phone inquiries not accepted