City Jobs

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Job Openings Available

Public Works: Parks and Cemetery 

The City of Calais Public Works Department is now accepting applications for employment in the Parks and Cemetery Department. Applications are available at the Calais City Building on Church Street or at the Public Works Department on North Street. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. Starting rate of pay $12.15 per hour, approximately 39 hours per week. For more information call (207) 454-2763 or (207) 214-7331.


Public Works: Full-Time Truck Driver/Operator

The City of Calais is currently accepting applications for a Truck Driver/Operator in the Public Works Department. This is a skilled and unskilled manual position in the operation of heavy trucks and related automotive equipment. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in the operation of heavy motorized equipment, including snow plowing and sanding.  Must possess at least a high school diploma or its equivalent, a valid State of Maine class B driver’s license and have physical strength and agility sufficient for performing the duties of the job. The City offers a generous benefits package.  All resumes/applications can be delivered to Public Works at 312 North Street or mailed to the following address:

Attn: Robert Seelye, Public Works Director
City Of Calais
P.O Box 413
Calais, Maine 04619


Seasonal Part-time Rec Department

The Calais Recreation Department is now accepting applications for the summer seasonal positions. These positions are Day Camp Counselor and Pool Lifeguard. If interested, please complete the Rec Seasonal Job Application. For more information, please contact Rec Director Craig Morrison at (207) 214-8792 or

Rec Seasonal Employment Application  (fillable pdf coming soon)


Part- Time and On Call Firefighter-EMT’s and Per Diem Paramedics

Calais Fire-EMS is looking for “on call” Firefighter-EMT’s We offer free training for the job. We have all the proper equipment to make the job as safe as possible. If you have the desire to help your neighbor, this is the job for you.

Calais Fire-EMS is also seeking per diem paramedics. Experience and training as a firefighter would be beneficial. Calais Fire-EMS offers a competitive wage.

Interested applicants for either position may contact Chief Ken Clark at (207) 454-7400 or for more information. These positions will remain open until suitable candidates are found.

To apply please submit an employment application to:

City of Calais

Attn: Chief Ken Clark

PO Box 413

Calais, ME 04619