Employment Opportunities

Town Planner
The coastal community of Harpswell is seeking a full-time Town Planner with relevant background and experience.  Harpswell has over 200 miles of waterfront that supports an important marine economy including commercial fishing.  Its year-round population is just over 5,000 and there are more than 2,000 seasonal homes.  The community faces a number of both opportunities and issues including those related to climate change and sea level rise. The Town Planner’s primary responsibility is providing support to the Planning Board and developing and overseeing land use policy.  In addition the Planner is directly involved in a number of other aspects of municipal government including conservation, resiliency and sustainability, capital projects and housing. This is a highly responsible position that requires the ability to provide guidance in a number of interesting and evolving areas. See the job description and particulars of the position.  Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Town Administrator Kristi Eiane, by email at keiane@town.harpswell.me.us or by U.S. mail to Town of Harpswell, P.O. Box 39, Harpswell, ME  04079, preferably by May 17.  The position will remain open until filled. 

Park Monitor and Waterfront Technician
Are you a people person?  Would you like to work outside this summer, discover public properties, get to know the Town by boat?  Well you can!  The Town is looking for a park monitor and waterfront technician.  See the job description and complete an application (below) today!

Communications Specialist

Part-time position responsible for enhancing municipal communications and improving community engagement through the Town’s newsletters, website, social media and streaming channels. Looking for tech savvy person with strong written communication skills.  See job description and complete an application (below) today!

Cedar Beach Monitor
Do you love the beach, like meeting  new people and enjoy being outside during our beautiful summer season? This may be the job for you! The Town of Harpswell is hiring a seasonal, part time Cedar Beach Monitor to help us fulfill our contractual obligation from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Duties include (but are not limited to), monitoring of the beach, road and parking area and beach use rules education. See the complete job description and complete an application (below) today! 

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