General Information and Application Process

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This page contains current position vacancies for the City of South Portland, unless otherwise noted, a City of South Portland employment application form is required for all jobs listed.  The application may be downloaded from this page, completed on your own computer, and mailed, emailed or hand delivered to the Human Resources Department.

Applications and job descriptions may also be obtained from the Human Resource’s 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 returned or delivered by US Mail or in person to the:

Human Resources Department
25 Cottage Road
South Portland, ME 04116

Materials may also be e-mailed to Karla Giglio, Human Resources Specialist, or faxed to the attention of Human Resources Department at (207) 347-8303.

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.


Current Job Openings 

Transit Bus Driver - Transportation Department

Chief of Police - Police Department

Chief of Police Job Description - Police Department

Treatment Plant Operator - Water Resource Protection

Maintenance Mechanic - Water Resource Protection 

Police Officer - Police Department

Teen/Young Adult Library Assistant and Publicity Coordinator - Job Descpition



Paramedic/Firefighter-EMT - Fire Department

Paramedic/Firefighter-EMT Application Packet 


Police Officer Application Packet


Application for Employment - You will need to download Adobe Acrobat Reader to fill this form out.




Applications for the Police and Fire Departments are accepted year-round. The City will accept applications to hold and consider for future openings.