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Equipment Operator I - Public Works Department

     Equipment Operator I Job Description - Public Works Department


Assistant to the Assessor - Assessing Department

     Assistant to the Assessor Job Description - Assessing Department


Eligibility Specialist - Social Services Department

     Eligibility Specialist Job Description - Social Services Department


Parks Laborer - Parks, Recreation and Waterfront Department


Teen Center Program Assistant - Parks, Recreation and Waterfront Department


Engineering Technician - Water Resource Protection Department

     Engineering Technician Job Description - Water Resource Protection Department


Assistant City Clerk I - City Clerk Office

     Assistant City Clerk I Part-Time Job Description - City Clerk Office


Behavioral Health Liaison / Full-Time - Police Department

     Behavioral Health Liaison Job Description - Police Department


Building Maintenance Custodian - Facilities Department

     Building Maintenance Custodian Job Description - Facilities 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


Planning & Technical Specialist - Transportation Department

     Planning & Technical Specialist Job Description - Transportation Department


Part-Time Bus Driver Non-CDL - Transportation Department

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


Transit Bus Driver - Transportation Department

      Transit Bus Driver Job Description - Transportation


Library Aide - Library

     Library Aide Job Description - Library


Public Safety Jobs

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 here.


How to Apply

Unless otherwise noted, a City of South Portland employment application form is required for all jobs listed. Download this Application for Employment, then email it to

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

Make an Inquiry

 For employment related inquiries, please contact Karla Giglio, HR Specialist at or (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.