Employment Opportunities

To view our CURRENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES and APPLY,  please click HERE.

***COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate***     
As a condition of employment, you must demonstrate proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to start of employment. If you cannot get vaccinated due to a medical condition or a sincerely held religious belief, you may request an exemption as a reasonable accommodation. Failure to provide proof of vaccination will result in your exclusion from employment with the City of Portland. 

The best way to serve our community is when we all come together to reach a common goal. We have jobs that are fulfilling and rewarding right here in Portland. When you are ready to make a difference, reach out to one of us! Scan the QR codes in the image to see jobs at each organization.

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Applications / resumes submitted for actual openings are held in Human Resources until the application period has closed and then are forwarded to the department with the position for review and consideration. Only those applications/resumes that meet the minimum qualifications for the position can be considered. Therefore, it is very important applicants apply only for those positions which they are qualified for based on knowledge, skills and abilities. Applicants will be contacted by the hiring department if they are selected for further consideration, or not selected to fill the position.


The City of Portland is strongly committed to diversity in its work force. We are an affirmative action / equal employment opportunity employer.


Permanent, full-time employees receive a generous benefits package which includes 13 ½ paid holidays; employee health insurance; sick and vacation leave; optional life, dental, vision 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.

For further details on our generous benefits package, please view our Benefits Guide by clicking HERE.


Contact Human Resources - 

Email:          Jobs@portlandmaine.gov

Telephone:  207-874-8624