City of Portland - Maintenance Worker - Temporary - Oxford Street Shelter


Health and Human Services Department – Social Services Division – Oxford Street Shelter

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The Social Services Division seeks a qualified applicant to join the facilities team located at the Oxford Street Shelter.  Main location will be Oxford Street Shelter but may be required to do work at the Family Shelter as needed.  Successful applicant must be comfortable working as part of a team in a fast-paced environment with knowledge of building maintenance.  Requirements: Thorough knowledge of building maintenance and ability to make repairs; physical strength, agility and stamina necessary to withstand exposure to adverse climatic conditions as outdoor work is done daily including snow removal during the winter months; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, supervisors and guests of the shelter.  Requirements: Valid Maine Class B driver’s license (must provide license number) or may be hired at lower level valid Maine Class C license and ability to obtain Class B within six (6) months; must pass pre-employment medical exam and fitness assessment; must pass federally mandated drug test; must have and maintain a good driving record.  Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check.  

Pay range starting at $20.05/hour.  


Accepting applications until vacancy is filled. 

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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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***COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate***     As a condition of employment, you must demonstrate proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to start of employment.  If you cannot get vaccinated due to a medical condition or a sincerely held religious belief, you may request an exemption as a reasonable accommodation.  Failure to provide proof of vaccination will result in your exclusion from employment with the City of Portland. 

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