City of Portland - Trades Worker III


Public Buildings/Waterfront FacilitiesTrades – Public Buildings Division - This position will work in conjunction with other trades professionals to perform duties such as drywall hanging/patch/repair, painting, rough carpentry and wall layout within City-owned buildings.  The position requires work around the waterfront on piers and wharves including the Islands.  Working in inclement weather and heavy lifting is a requirement for this position.  The applicant must possess a willingness to assist and learn different operations of the Public Buildings Division and a dedication to getting the job done in an effective and efficient manner.  Necessary Special Requirements:  Successful candidate must possess a valid Class B driver's license in good standing; must undergo pre-employment fitness assessment and pass a federally mandated drug test.  Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background check as well as a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) background check.  This position will participate in winter operations.  Pay rate starting at $840.00/week.

Deadline for applications for this position is Tuesday, May 11, 2021.     


TO APPLY for this position - Apply online at the City’s website at or Send cover letter and resume to:  City of Portland-Human Resources Office-389 Congress St.-Room 115-Portland, ME 04101 / Email to / or Fax to (207) 874-8937.



City Benefits -

Permanent, full-time employees receive a generous benefits package which includes 12 ½ paid holidays; employee health insurance; sick and vacation leave; optional life, dental, vision and income protection insurances; choice of retirement plans; and tuition reduction program with the University of Southern Maine.  


The City of Portland is strongly committed to diversity in its workforce.

Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.


For questions contact Human Resources by email at or 207-874-8624.





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