Job Opportunities


Community Planner - Planning Division

     Community Planner Job Description - Planning Division


Clerk Cashier - Finance Department

     Clerk Cashier Job Description - Finance Department


Collection Systems Operator - Water Resource Protection

     Collection Systems Operator Job Description - Water Resource Protection 


Building Maintenance Custodian - Facilities Department

     Building Maintenance Custodian Job Description - Facilities Department


Equipment Operator I - Public Works Department

     Equipment Operator I Job Description - Public Works Department     


Mechanic I - Public Works Department

     Mechanic I Job Description - Public Works Department


Mechanic's Helper - Public Works Department

     Mechanic's Helper Job Description - Public Works Department


    Parks Laborer - Parks, Recreation & Waterfront

     Parks Laborer Job Description - Parks, Recreation & Waterfront   


Seasonal Grounds Maintainer - Parks, Recreation & Waterfront


Planning & Technical Specialist - Transportation Department

     Planning & Technical Specialist Job Description - Transportation Department


Summer Temporary Positions - Parks, Recreation & Waterfront Department


 Part-time Bus Driver Non-CDL - Transportation Department

     Part-time Bus Driver Non-CDL Job Description - Transportation Department


Transit Bus Driver - Transportation

      Transit Bus Driver Job Description - Transportation


Library Aide - Library

     Library Aide Job Description - Library


 Teen Center Program Assistant - Parks, Recreation & Waterfront Department

     Teen Center Program Assistant Job Description - Parks, Recreation & Waterfront Department





Applications for the Police and Fire Departments are accepted on an ongoing basis to be considered for future openings.


Patrol Officer Announcement Police Department

Patrol Officer - Police Department (Application)


Firefighter Ad Winter 2023

Firefighter Application Letter 2023

Firefighter Application 2023


Other Regional Employment Opportunities:

Telecommunicator - Shared Regional 911Dispatch positions. Apply through the City of Portland. Information is available at the link below:




Application Process

Unless otherwise noted, a City of South Portland employment application form is required for all jobs listed.  Download the application from the link below, then send it to

Application for Employment

Employment Applications and job descriptions may also be obtained from the Human Resources Office in the City of South Portland’s City Hall. 

Completed, original applications must be received by the Human Resources department by the deadline stated in any position’s posting.  Completed applications, along with resume, cover letter and other supporting documents, may be emailed to Karla Giglio, Human Resources Specialist, or faxed to the attention of Human Resources Department at (207) 347-8303.  Materials may also be delivered by US Mail or in person to the:

Human Resources Department
25 Cottage Road
South Portland, ME 04116


For employment related inquiries please contact:

Karla Giglio   HR Specialist      (207) 767-7682

The City of South Portland does not accept applications for unadvertised positions with the exception of Police and Fire Departments.  

The City of South Portland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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