Internal Affairs Assistant - Cumberland County


Picturesque Cumberland County is the State’s most populous county having a population of 289,977. Its
largest city is Portland and the county geographically extends from Casco Bay to the Lakes Region. Cumberland
County has the second largest body of water in the state, Sebago Lake, which provides numerous recreational
opportunities. The County is the economic and industrial center of the state, having a strong corporate
presence of major domestic and international companies. The County has over 400 dedicated employees, all
focused on providing the best customer service to the County residents. Cumberland County is represented
by five elected county commissioners and the county manager runs the daily operations.

JOB PURPOSE: The purpose of this position is to provide clerical and administrative support for the
Internal Affairs Investigation Division; supporting the Division’s clerical needs, as well as covering for
the Executive Assistant, the Investigations Assistant, as needed; performs all other related work as
required. Must be organized and able to multitask. Must be able to remain highly confidential.

QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or equivalent; Associates Degree preferred. Three (3) years of clerical
and administrative experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have
experience using computers utilizing Adobe Pro and the Microsoft Suite including Excel and Word. Must be
proficient in spelling and grammar and have experience in data entry. Knowledge in the use of SPILLMAN
strongly preferred. Or, the ability to learn this system and become proficient with training. General
knowledge of FOAA laws. General knowledge of contemporary office procedures, practices, and terminology.
Working knowledge of departmental operations. Ability to work cooperatively and productively with
supervisors, co‐workers, County officials, outside agencies, and the general public. Ability to communicate
effectively with staff, County officials, other agencies, and the public. Able to transcribe from recordings. Able
to follow oral and written instruction accurately. Able to organize, prioritize multiple tasks and meet
deadlines for deliverables. Must be able to operate a personal computer and display intermediate skill in
spelling. Able to multi‐task. Proficient computer skills with the IAPro and BlueTeam software programs,
Spillman system, or ability to learn the system and become proficient. Proficient with Microsoft word, report
generation and data entry. Skill in typing, spelling; excellent communications and customer service skills.

Cumberland County offers competitive pay, an excellent comprehensive benefits package and is proud of its
talented and dedicated workforce. Come join our team and culture of engaged employees. Our strong
management team is dedicated to providing employees with inspiring leadership, a positive and friendly
workplace, support, encouragement and the necessary tools for success. We offer tuition reimbursement,
wellness program, and professional development and training opportunities. This position is non‐union Pay
Grade 7, starting at $22.15/hour.

See an in‐depth list of major responsibilities and download an application and PREA form at

Applications accepted until the position is filled.

Interested applicants please submit a cover letter, resume, PREA form and Employment Application via mail, fax, or email to:
Human Resource Department
142 Federal Street, Suite 110
Portland, Maine 04101
FAX: 207‐871‐8378

Cumberland County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation,
gender identity, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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