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Personnel & Benefits Administrator
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180 Main Street
South Berwick, ME 03908
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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.
Full Time Patrol Officer

SOUTH BERWICK POLICE DEPT. has an immediate opening for a Full Time Patrol Officer.  We are seeking qualified, motivated, and community oriented individuals to help serve in a department which embodies the philosophy of community policing.  Applicants must successfully complete the A.L.E.R.T test (MCJA), pass a physical agility test, (MCJA Standard), background investigation, psychological, polygraph exam, and medical examination.   Minimum requirements include high school diploma, valid driver’s license, be in good mental and physical condition, at least 21 years of age and have good communication skills.  Preference will be given for certified law enforcement experience, post secondary education and or military experience.

Salary will be based on experience and a very generous benefit package per union contract.  Our benefits includes employee/family health  and dental plan option, a 20-year retirement and/or 457 option,  income protection,  life insurance, longevity, incentive pay, clothing allowance, and education reimbursement.

Lateral transfers may be considered depending on full time certified status.

The initial job application and job description can be found at: Go to Departments/Human Resources.

DEADLINE:  Job application and resume must be received by July 18, 2015

Part Time Library Aide Position

The Town of South Berwick is accepting applications for a friendly, energetic, detail-oriented team member to fill a Library Aide position.  This position is part-time, working a weekly schedule of four (4) hours a week on Wednesdays with the possibility of additional hours subbing for absent library staff.   This position has the potential of increased hours in the future.  

Candidates must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be detail-oriented, have strong technology skills and knowledge, and the willingness and ability to learn and retain new skills.  Undergraduate education preferred.  Customer service experience is desired.

Responsibilities include (as an example): serving patrons via a variety of means; assisting patrons using the public computers, performing circulation desk tasks such as checking material in and out, processing reserves and holds, performing opening and closing procedures, shelving materials accurately.

The starting pay for this position will be $12.19 per hour.

Applications will be accepted until July 18, 2015.

Maintenance Custodian

THE TOWN OF SOUTH BERWICK is accepting applications for a Maintenance Custodian.  The purpose of this position is to provide routine cleaning and maintenance services in town buildings; all other related work as required including cleaning floors, vacuuming, cleaning restrooms, emptying and transporting garbage and recycling.  Must have experience with minor carpentry, plumbing and electrical work.  This position is also responsible to perform minor repairs to furniture, buildings and equipment, and does basic ground maintenance.  A complete job description and application are located in the links above.

This position has a starting wage of $14.11 with an increase to $14.66 at the successful completion of a six month probationary period.  This is a 40 hour a week position with vacation, sick, holiday pay, retirement options, and is also eligible for health and dental insurance.  Please send application to Deanna Remick at Fax# 207-384-3303 email: or deliver to 180 Main Street, South Berwick Maine 03908.

The deadline to apply is:  June 13, 2015  EEO


SOUTH BERWICK Transfer Station is accepting applications for a Part Time Attendant as needed on Wednesdays & weekends for approx 22 hrs a week. Must be at least 21 years old, able to lift up to 50 lbs, work independently and have an effective working relationship with the public.  Majority of work is performed outdoors.  Starting wage is $13.22.  Applications available on line at or at the Transfer Station (207) 384-3309 or Town Hall (207) 384-3300 or email resume to or fax to 384-3303.  

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

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