Personnel & Benefits Administrator
180 Main Street
South Berwick, ME 03908
|Employment Application||Child Labor Laws|
|Full Time Benefit Package||Maine DOL - Firefighters under the age of 18|
|Part Time 20 Hours + Benefit Info||Fire Department Explorer & Junior Firefighter Standard Operating Guidelines|
The Town of South Berwick is an equal opportunity employer. If you would like to apply for a position listed below, please print the employment application above and submit with a resume by the date indicated as the closing date. Paper applications are also available at Town Hall or by request.
Please note: Reserve positions are primarily seasonal and have no guarantee of hours. We will accept and consider applications for these roles year round as needed.
All positions will remain open until filled unless posted otherwise.
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Children's Librarian - Full TIme 40 hours weekly during hours of operation
We are seeking an innovative, high-energy person to work with youth from infancy through the teen years in "the best small town in Maine to raise children". The right person will enjoy working with children in a busy and active environment, have excellent technical skills including proficiencies using social media and ILS, a strong background in children's literature, and great customer service skills. Primary responsibilities are programming, information service, collection development and outreach.
Qualifications include a four year college degree and 3-5 years of experience working with children. Evenings and Saturdays are required.
Wage range $14.11 - $19.33 commensurate with experience.
Benefits include Sick, vacation and holiday pay, medical and dental insurance, life and income protection plans, retirement plan options and flexible spending option.
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Reserve Traffic Control. The primary purpose of this role is to direct and manage the flow of traffic at busy intersections during periods of traffic congestion to ensure the free flow of traffic and safety of pedestrians. Click on the link for more information. Posted 10.31.17
NCIC and METRO Certification is mandatory. Certification in E-911 through the State of Maine is mandatory. Emergency Medical Dispatch Certification is highly desired. Completion of Terminal Operator Certification Course is mandatory.
Applications and more information can be found on the Town website: www.southberwickmaine.org under the Human Resource Department tab or in the Town Clerks office at 180 Main Street on the 2nd floor. Return them to Deanna Remick at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 207-384-3303.
Fire Explorer Program - (Ages 14 - 16) - This is a volunteer introductory training program providing a basic foundation in firefighting accomplished primarily through classroom instruction, hands on and/or practical training sessions and some fire call attendance.
Junior Firefighters - (Ages 16 - 18 or graduation from High School) - This next level of training continues to build on the fundamentals of firefighting as a paid employee of the town. They receive minimum wage and are covered under the town's workers compensation insurance.
Explorers and Junior Firefighters may only participate and operate in a support function role after the initial emergency has been declared safe by the incident commander. At all times the Explorers must be closely supervised by a fire officer, crew chief or senior firefighter. To participate, grades must be a "C" or better and the school progress reports will be reviewed each semester. They may not travel out of town on a fire call and are not to respond during inclement weather when school has been delayed or cancelled nor are they to come to the station if they were absent from school for any reason. They must comply with all Child Labor Laws (Title 26 M.R.S.A §701 - §785), the Fire Department Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) and Town Policy and Procedure.
Please refer to the Standard Operating Procedures for more information.
The purpose of this position is to protect life and property by performing firefighting, emergency aid, hazardous materials, and fire prevention duties for the South Berwick Fire Department; all other related work as required. The Firefighter is responsible for maintaining and improving upon the efficiency and effectiveness of all areas under his/her direction and control.
Applications and more information can be obtained at the South Berwick Fire Station at 71 Norton Street and can be delivered in person at the Fire Station. For more information, please contact Fire Chief Joseph Rousselle at 207-384-3011 or at the Fire Station 207-384-2731.
Seasonal Cook - Reserve
This position works under the direct supervision of the Highway Foreman, Jay Redimarker to provide meals and nourishment to the Winter Maintenance Crew during periods of inclement weather. Needs are subject to change based on weather conditions and duration of the storm. Requirements include having some culinary experience, dependable transportation, good work ethic, and the ability to work independently with little supervision. Hourly wage is $13.50 per hour.
Equipment Operator/Laborer - Seasonal/Reserve
This position is reserve only on an as - needed basis. Duties include winter maintenance, snow plowing and removal, salting and general labor tasks. Knowledge of safety rules and regulations is important. Applicant should be available for weather and non-weather related emergencies. A valid drivers license with a clean driving record is required. Hourly wage starts at $15.50/hr.
Laborers - Seasonal/Reserve
This position is reserve only on an as - needed basis. Duties include assisting with winter maintenance including shoveling. Applicant should be available for weather and non-weather related emergencies. Hourly wage starts at $11.71/hr.
Transfer Station Attendants - Part Time & Reserve
Wed, Sat &/or Sun. Shifts may vary.
Successful candidates for the Transfer Station 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. The majority of the work is performed outdoors. $15.00 per hour.
Applications available on line at www.southberwickmaine.org or at the Transfer Station (207) 384-3309 or Town Hall (207) 384-3013 or email resume to email@example.com or deliver to 180 Main Street 2nd Floor in South Berwick.
Applications are available online at www.southberwickmaine.org 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or deliver to 180 Main Street 2nd Floor in South Berwick.
The Town of South Berwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Qualified interested candidates should submit their resume, application found on the Town website and a cover letter to:
Town of South Berwick
180 Main Street
South Berwick ME 03908