Immediate Vacancies 

PARKS AND RECREATION DIRECTOR

 

The Town of Fort Kent has a full-time job opportunity for the position of Parks and Recreation Director. Applicants must enjoy working with people of all ages in a wide variety of sporting and other recreational activities.

 

Duties include, but are not limited to, planning, organizing, supervising, promoting, maintaining, evaluating, and actively working with the municipal recreation programs and activities.

 

Progressive experience in recreation leadership in a supervisory capacity, and graduation from a four-year college with accreditation in recreation leadership and management, physical education, or related field; First Aid and CPR required, Lifeguard Certification or WSI Certification preferred.

Coaching experience and general swimming pool maintenance, including the handling of chemicals is also desired.

 

This position offers a great benefits package that includes health insurance, retirement plan, paid holidays, vacation, and sick time. Salary is to be determined based on experience and education.

 

If you have the skills, motivation and experience for this position, application, resume and three letters of reference should be sent to: Town of Fort Kent, ATTN: Suzie Paradis, Town Manager, 416 West Main Street, Fort Kent, Maine 04743.  Applications will be accepted until March 4, 2021 at 3pm.

 

Applications may be obtained from the Fort Kent Town Office, 416 West Main Street, Fort Kent, ME 04743 or www.fortkent.org

 

The Town of Fort Kent is an equal opportunity employer. 

Fort Kent Police Department Hiring


The Fort Kent Police Department is seeking a qualified, motivated, and community-oriented individuals for the position of Police Officer. The position offers a comprehensive benefits package including competitive wages, wage step increases, employee and family medical health coverage, paid vacation and sick leave, ME PERS retirement. 


Requirements and Qualifications: Applicants must be certified as a full-time police officer by the Maine Criminal Justice Academy or have successfully completed Phase I and Phase II of The Law Enforcement Pre-Service Training Program. Applicants must be able to successfully complete medical, psychological and polygraph examinations, pass an extensive background investigation and may need to meet the Maine Criminal Justice Academy Physical Fitness Standard. 
 

Benefits: The Fort Kent Police Department offers a competitive wage and benefits package and excellent retirement options.


Wages: Rate of pay will be $20.34 up to $25.30 (includes sergeant position) plus night shift differential, overtime available, and educational stipend. A lateral entry at the Police Chief’s discretion is available based upon training and experience. Individuals with honorable military experience, an Associate’s Degree or greater or certified Maine Criminal Justice Academy graduates with current police certification are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates who are certified law enforcement officers (blue pin) or those who have successfully completed all phases of the Maine Law Enforcement Pre-Service Training Program (green pin). 


A SIGN ON BONUS OF $2500 FOR MCJA GRADUATES WILL BE OFFERED WHICH WILL BE PRORATED OVER 2 YEARS. 


Persons with questions are urged to contact Chief Tom Pelletier or email policechief@fortkent.org. Applications can be obtained at the Town of Fort Kent website, or by contacting Chief Tom Pelletier at the above email address. To apply please submit a cover letter, resume, and employment application to: Fort Kent Police Department 416 West Main Street, Fort Kent, Maine. ATTN: Chief Tom Pelletier Phone 207-834-5678.

The Town of Fort Kent is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.

Town of Fort Kent Public Works

Full Time Plow Truck Driver/Laborer

  The Fort Kent Public Works Department is currently seeking applications for a full-time plow truck driver/ equipment operator. Applicant must have at least a class B Maine driver license and mechanical skills for moderate repairs on equipment. Experience in plowing roadways along with mechanical skills repairing trucks and equipment is preferred.

  • Applicant must be willing to work weekends and all hours of the night as needed. Job duties include but are not limited to truck driver, tractor operator, traffic control such as flagging and some physical labor.  

  • Applicant must work well in a small team environment and be willing do physical labor when needed.

  • Ability to maintain and service equipment operated is required. Applicant must be willing to train in all workplace safety trainings.

  • Must be willing to work with the public in a safe and respectful manner.

  • Applicant must be willing and able to pass a drug and alcohol test prior to being hired.

The Town of Fort Kent Public Works employees are subject to random drug and alcohol testing. Individual to start working mid to late July 2021.  

Applications for employment can be picked up at the Town Office and are due on 6/28/2021 at 12:00pm. Applications will be reviewed, and a decision will be made at the council meeting that evening.

Any questions, please contact Tony Theriault, Public Works Director at 207-834-3253 between the hours of 6:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday thru Thursday.

Town of Fort Kent is an equal opportunity employer.

Tony Theriault

Public Works Director

Town of Fort Kent, Maine