• The City of Presque Isle is always looking to add to our team of talented individuals that help keep our city going. Below you will find current career opportunities as well as our official employment application. We appreciate your interest.

Presque Isle City Jobs | City of Presque Isle | Presque Isle, Maine

  • Airport - Heavy Equipment Operator
    The Presque Isle International Airport is accepting applications for a full-time heavy equipment operator in a fast-paced aviation environment. The Airport has an extensive fleet of large late model airport snow removal and construction equipment. The right person will have extensive past experience and be fully proficient in the operation of construction equipment such as tri-axial dump truck, frontend loader, excavator, and bulldozer. In lieu of experience in construction equipment, extensive experience in the operation of airport snow blowers, airport snow removal brooms or runway snow plows will be welcomed. This position offers significant earning potential with the opportunity to work overtime on a regular basis during the winter months. Summer months offer a four-ten-hour day weekly work schedule providing the opportunity to fully enjoy the wonderful summers in Northern Maine. The position offers the convenience of a short daily commute to a permanent work location.

    The position offers a comprehensive benefits package including:

    • Employee and family medical health coverage
    • Paid vacation, sick, 11.5 holidays, and two personal days per year
    • Maine Public Employees Retirement System or ICMA 401(a)/457(b)
    • City funded Health Reimbursement Account
    • Clothing and boot allowance
    • Starting wage will be based on experience


    Applications may be obtained at the Human Resource Office located on the third floor at City Hall, 12 Second Street or on the City website at www.presqueislemaine.gov. Applications will be accepted until position filled.


    An Equal Opportunity Employer

    Airport - Seasonal Equipment Operators
    Are you an excellent construction equipment operator looking for the opportunity to earn as much as you do during the short construction season!

    The Presque Isle International Airport is accepting applications for the seasonal position of Airport Maintenance Equipment Operator. This position is available for approximately 4 months-December through March, and will be a minimum of 40 hours per week with the opportunity to work significant amounts of overtime. Primary duties involve assisting the Airport Maintenance Supervisor with snow removal and maintenance on various equipment. Previous experience operating equipment such as, a wheeler truck, excavator, grader, bulldozer and/or pay loader is required. Snow removal experience is preferred. Starting wage is $17.00-19.00 per hour.

    Applications may be obtained at the Human Resource Office located on the third floor at City Hall, 12 Second Street or on the City website at www.presqueislemaine.gov. Applications will be accepted until filled.


    An Equal Opportunity Employer

    Public Works - Truck Driver
    The City of Presque Isle Public Works is a full-time maintenance worker and truck drivers. Activities include but are not limited to grounds maintenance, highway maintenance and snow blowing sidewalks. This position performs skilled and semi-skilled work operating light and moderately heavy trucks and automotive equipment. Successful applicant will need to become familiar with the geography of the City. Previous experience is preferred in: the operation of standard automotive equipment, light and heavy equipment; road and street construction; and operating a snowplow with wing. Class B CDL required, but willing to train the right candidate.

    The position offers a comprehensive benefits package including:

    • Starting wage $20.53 - $22.66 based on experience
    • Employee and family medical health coverage
    • Paid vacation, sick, 12.5 holidays, and two personal days per year
    • Maine Public Employees Retirement System or ICMA 401(a)/457(b)
    • City funded Health Reimbursement Account
    • Clothing and boot allowance

    Applications are available in the Human Resource Office located on the 3rd floor of City Hall or on the City’s website at presqueislemaine.gov. Please submit your application to the Human Resource Office, 3rd Floor City Hall, 12 Second Street, Presque Isle, ME 04769. Applications will be accepted until ideal candidate is found.


    Equal Opportunity Employer
    Firefighter/Paramedic
    The City of Presque Isle is currently accepting applications for six (6) open Firefighter/Paramedic positions beginning January 1, 2023

    The Fire Department will be moving to a 42-hour work week consisting of 24 hour shifts as follows, one on, one off, one on, 5 days off.

    This is an entry level Firefighting position with the City and an outstanding opportunity for a dynamic motivated professional to become a valued member of an innovative, progressive fire department. Presque Isle Fire Department serves approximately 75 square miles, with a population of roughly 9,800 nighttime residence increasing to roughly 20,000 daytime population. Successful candidates’ primary functions will be providing EMS care through 911 responses, fire suppression, airport firefighting, fire prevention, life safety inspection.

    This position offers a comprehensive benefits package, including a 25 year 2/3rd no age retirement plan, wage step increases, employee and family medical health coverage, paid vacation and sick time.


    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Must be at least 18 years of age.
    • Must possess a high school diploma or GED. College degree from an accredited university preferred.
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
    • Firefighter II Preferred.
    • Current Maine Paramedic License or be currently enrolled in a Paramedic program with a completion date of 12 months.
    • Current EMT or Advanced EMTs will be considered and required to obtain Paramedic License within 24 months.

    For your invitation to become a member of this organization, please submit an employment application along with your resume to the Human Resources Office; 12 Second Street, Presque Isle, ME 04769. Applications can be found online at www.presqueislemaine.gov and will be accepted until suitable candidates are found.

    The City of Presque Isle is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
    Police Officer
    The Presque Isle Police Department has immediate openings for the position of full-time Patrol Officer. The Presque Isle Police Department is seeking qualified, motivated, and community-oriented individuals for the position of Police Officer.

    • Competitive Wags! Starting pay PRE-Academy $25.26 per hour,
    POST-Academy starts at $26.71 per hour.
    • MePERS Special 3C Retirement Plan (25 years 2/3 not age)
    • Paid Vacation/Sick Time/Comp Time.
    • Employee and Family Health Insurance Coverage/Dental/Vision
    • Liberal Overtime
    • 2-2-3 Work Schedule
    • Take Home Cruiser
    • Latest Equipment

    Individuals with honorable military experience, an Associate’s Degree or greater, or certified Maine Criminal Justice Academy graduates with current police certification are encouraged to apply. Candidates will be required to successfully pass a background check, a medical, psychological, and polygraph examination. Candidates must also successfully pass the Maine Criminal Justice Academy Alert test as a condition of employment.

    For your invitation to become a member of this organization, please submit an application along with your resume to the Human Resources Office; 12 Second Street, Presque Isle, ME 04769. Applications can be found online at www.presqueislemaine.gov and will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.


    The City of Presque Isle is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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  • Non-Discrimination Notice:

    In complying with the letter and spirit of applicable laws, the City of Presque Isle shall not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status or gender expression, national origin or citizenship status, age, disability, or veterans status in employment, or education. The City provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. Questions and complaints about discrimination in any area of the City of Presque Isle should be directed to the City Manager, who can be reached at (207) 760-2785 or mpuckett@presqueisleme.us.

    Inquiries or complaints about discrimination in employment or education may also be referred to the Maine Human Rights Commission. Inquiries or complaints about discrimination in employment may be referred to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

    Inquiries about the City's compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, and national origin; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, which prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex; and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, may also be referred to the

    Presque Isle City Manager, Martin Puckett, (207) 760-2785 or write to him at
    mpuckett@presqueisleme.us.
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