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Personnel & Benefits Administrator
Personnel Director
180 Main Street
South Berwick, ME 03908
207.384.3000 x113
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The Town of South Berwick accepts applications for open vacancies. If you would like to apply for a position listed below simply download the Employment Application.   Complete, sign and return the application as noted, by the closing date, for that particular position. Paper applications are also available at Town Hall.

The Accounting Specialist has the following primary responsibilities:  Oversees the preparation of an annual budget, monitoring it during the year, and preparing financial reports; reviews cash flow projections for the week/month; accounts receivable and accounts payable functions; prepares the warrant; reviews monthly investments with financial institutions to record activity and to satisfy cash flow needs; balances General Ledger Accounts; and prepares for the annual audit working closely with the external auditors.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in finance, accounting or related field, or the equivalent in education and progressively-responsible, related work experience required.
  • At least three (3) of progressively-responsible finance/accounting experience at a working supervisory level preferred.
  • Experience working in a municipality or other governmental entity preferred.
  • Experience using computerized financial spreadsheets, general ledgers, charts of accounts, etc. required.  Experience and expertise with Northern Data software preferred.
  • Experience in managing payroll and employee benefit programs preferred.
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with the Town Council in a public forum.
  • Adept in the use of the Microsoft Office suite of products including Word, Excel, Outlook, and database software.
  • Strong analytical skills, along with system and strategic thinking.
  • Sound judgment and decision making skills.
  • Supervisory skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to handle conflict with the public.
  • Ability to multi-task.
The Town of South Berwick offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, generous paid time off, and retirement.


Qualified interested candidates should submit their resume, application found on the Town website and a cover letter to:

Human Resources
Town of South Berwick
180 Main Street
South Berwick ME  03908
O:  207-384-3013
F:  207-384-3303



SOUTH BERWICK Transfer Station has an immediate opening for a Reserve/On-Call Transfer Station Attendant.  This position has no regular scheduled hours and is on an as needed basis.  The Transfer Station is open on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday each week.  The majority of the work is performed outdoors.

The successful candidate must be at least 21 years old, be reliable, able to lift up to 50 lbs, work independently and have an effective working relationship with the public.  Base wage starts at $13.42 based on experience.  Applications available on line at or at the Transfer Station (207) 384-3309 or Town Hall (207) 384-3300 or email resume to or deliver to 180 Main Street 2nd Floor in South Berwick.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled. EEO M/F


South Berwick’s Public Works Department is accepting applications for on-call snow plow drivers and snow shoveler/laborers.  These positions are reserve only and on an as needed basis. 

Duties for driver include:  Winter storm maintenance, plowing, salting, and general labor.  To be considered, applicants must possess a valid license with an excellent driving record, and pass pre-employment drug test.  All candidates must also pass a pre-employment background investigation.

Hourly rate for snow plow drivers is $14.11 and snow shoveler is $11.59. 

Applications are available online at or in the Town Clerk’s office on the second floor at 180 Main Street, South Berwick ME  03908.  You can email your resume and application to   or deliver to 180 Main Street 2nd Floor in South Berwick.           

This posting will remain open until the positions are filled.             EOE


The Town of South Berwick is accepting applications for a seasonal winter cook position at the Highway Garage.  This is an on-call role during inclement weather only with no scheduled hours or benefits.  The hourly wage is $13.42.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.


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South Berwick, Maine 180 Main Street, South Berwick, ME 03908
Phone: (207) 384-3300    Fax: (207) 384-3303