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Current job openings for the Town of Stonington are posted below. To apply for a job offered, please complete the Application for Employment linked below, and submit by correspondence or by email, and we will respond at our earliest convenience.
Please send applications to:
Town of Stonington, PO Box 9, Stonington, Maine, 04681
Or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Town of Stonington is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Positions will remain open until filled.
Town Job Openings
Administrative Assistant / Economic Development Director
The Town of Stonington has an opening for a full time Adminstrative Assistant / Economic Development Director.
This job requires excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as multitasking and organizational capabilities, and a detail-oriented personality. Computer proficiency is also required, including knowledge of Microsoft Office. Experience with Quickbooks is preferred, but we are willing to train the right candidate.
The person we hire will be expected to answer phones, help customers at the front desk, perform minor bookkeeping duties, assist the Town Manager with various projects, write grants, and manage economic development projects. This is a dynamic work environment with variety in the tasks performed each day. We are willing to work with motivated individuals who don’t have a lot of experience, but who exhibit skills and qualities we’re looking for.
Economic development requires strong interpersonal skills to interact effectively with business people and other economic development officials, as well as state and federal agencies. Excellent candidates will have the ability to coordinate and manage ongoing economic development projects, grant writing, and administrative duties. Knowledge and experience with economic and community development is helpful, but we are willing to train the right candidate.
Please send your resume to email@example.com or to PO Box 9, Stonington, Maine 04681 or apply in person at the town office. Applications will be taken until the job is filled. Stonington is an EOE.
Public Works Employee
Our Public Works Department is accepting applications for an immediate opening to ensure town roadways are kept safe and drivable for the traveling public at all times. This position involves working as a member of a crew. Duties may include, but are not limited to: performing roadway maintenance activities; installing maintenance signs, performing winter maintenance and plowing snow; maintaining and repairing department facilities and properties; performing preventative maintenance and equipment repair; operating and using a variety of equipment and tools; and promoting a safe work environment.
Certification in one or more areas is required within the first year of employment. Further certification areas will be determined by the supervisor according to job responsibility and needs. Required certifications must be maintained for continued employment. Classes and training in the certification areas are provided through the Town such as erosion control, forklift, etc.
Incumbent must have a valid driver's license and be able to obtain a Class B commercial driver's license (CDL). Employee will be subject to random drug and alcohol testing.
The Ideal Candidate Will Have:
Experience in the operation of heavy equipment is preferred, but will train the right candidate.
- Methods, materials and techniques used to perform road maintenance activities (desirable but not required)
- Preventive maintenance methods such as changing oil, rotating tires and lubricating parts (desirable but not required)
- Basic math to add, subtract, multiply, and divide
- Basic computer operation (desirable but not required).
- Use and maintain a variety of hand and power tools
- Operate, maintain and repair various equipment and attachments (desirable but not required)
- Drive and operate a manual transmission.
- Work cooperatively with others and town residents promote a friendly work climate in order to achieve shared goals
- Display a high level of effort and commitment towards completing assignments and goals
- Attend to all details of assignments and complete work properly, accurately, and thoroughly
- Lift 35 pounds routinely, up to 60 pounds occasionally (without assistance), and 90 or more pounds infrequently (with assistance)
- Routinely reach, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
Our Town offers excellent pay, employee health insurance, plus eleven paid holidays, vacation and sick time, personal days and a pleasant place to work, with good equipment, an excellent town garage for performing maintenance.
Job Type: Full-time
Animal Control Officer
The Town of Stonington has a job opening for an Animal Control Officer. This person will operate on an hourly basis and report to the Stonington Town Manager. The Animal Control Officer is responsible for the following duties: 1) Enforce the Animal Control Laws of the State of Maine within the boundaries of Stonington. 2) Within six months of appointment become certified by the State of Maine as an Animal Control Officer. 3) Serve warnings to dog owners who fail to register their dogs in accordance with state law by January 31st each year. 4) Investigate, prepare a report, and deliver said report to the proper authorities in regard to all animal bite and abuse reports in accordance with state statute. 5) When practical, transport stray animals to the designated town animal shelter.
Planning Board Secretary
The Town of Stonington seeks a secretary to serve on our Planning Board. This position will be responsible for taking minutes at Planning Board meetings, and will receive a stipend for work performed at each monthly meeting. This position is part-time. The Planning Board meets the third Thursday of the month at 6:30 PM.
By filling out the form below, and delivering it to the Town Hall, either in person, or by correspondence to PO Box 9, Stonington, Maine, 04681. A call to Roger Stone, Stonington's Licensed Plumbing Inspector, is encouraged.
Roger Stone, Licensed Plumbing Inspector
In order to legally sell liquor at a dining establishment, an approved liquor license application is required. Fill out the form below, and deliver it in person to the Town Hall, or by correspondence to PO Box 9, Stonington, Maine, 04681.
Development is not legally allowed until a Building Permit Application has been completed and approved by the issuing authority. Instructions are provided on the application.
For more information, please contact Judy Jenkins, Code Enforcement Officer.
Judy Jenkins, Code Enforcement Officer
Phone: 207-367-2351 ext. 11 (cell: 207-266-0785)
If you've got a large quantity of brush you'd like to burn, you need to acquire a burn permit before doing anything. These permits may be obtained by calling members of the Stonington Fire Department.
Ryan Hayward, Fire Chief
Delbert Gross, Fire Police