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May 6th, 2020

Wiscasset Police Department-Administrative Assistant


Part-time Police Department Administrative Assistant

The Town of Wiscasset is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Administrative Assistant for the Police Department. This position is a part-time (25-32 hours per week), union position. The successful candidate will be highly motivated and community-oriented, with a focus on customer service, organizational skills, word processing and computer knowledge.

The candidate will maintain strict confidentiality regarding business and sensitive matters at all times. Municipal experience, knowledge of IMC software, and CPR certification is a plus. The Town of Wiscasset offers a generous part-time benefit package.

Please submit an application, resume, cover letter, and three references to the Wiscasset Town Office, c/o Town Manager, John O’Connell, 51 Bath Road, Wiscasset, ME 04578. Applications can be picked up at the town office or downloaded from the website at under Resources/Employment Opportunities tab. Application deadline is Friday, May 15, 2020.

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March 10th, 2020

Wastewater Treatment Plant Laborer/Mechanic


Wastewater Treatment Plant Laborer/Mechanic


The Town of Wiscasset is seeking applications from qualified individuals for the full time position of Wastewater Treatment Plant Laborer/Mechanic reporting to the Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent. The Wastewater Treatment Plant Laborer/Mechanic performs varied skill work involving general duties at the wastewater treatment plant. This is a union position, includes driving trucks and equipment, and is subject to mandatory call – out for emergencies, some overtime, working occasionally in inclement weather. Applicant should possess a Class B driver’s license or the ability to obtain one. Applicant is required to obtain Class 1 Wastewater Treatment Operator’s certificate within two years.

Applications and a more complete position description are available from the Town Offices, by calling Kathleen Onorato @ 882-8200 ext. 103.

Send cover letter, resume and completed employment application to:

Kathleen Onorato, Human Resources, 51 Bath Road, Wiscasset, Maine 04578

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Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.



Posted: March 10, 2020

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September 10th, 2019

Public Works Seasonal Driver/Laborer

The Town of Wiscasset has an immediate opening for a seasonal part-time Class II driver within the Public Works Department. Duties will include the operation of light and moderately heavy trucks and equipment, general maintenance throughout the town, and sanding and snow removal of town streets. Satisfactory completion of a pre-employment physical is required as well as drug testing. Candidates must have the ability to work successfully with a team. Class A or B Driver’s license is required. Applications can be found at the Town Office or on line at Applications can be submitted to Human Resource, 51 Bath Road, Wiscasset, Maine 04578 or by email at Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.  

The Town of Wiscasset is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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August 30th, 2018

Police Department Openings

Part Time Police Officer(s)

The Wiscasset Police Department is seeking qualified reserve officers.

Applicants must have successfully completed Phase I and Phase II of The Law Enforcement Pre-Service Training Program or already be certified by the Maine Criminal Justice Academy. Applicants must be able to successfully complete medical, psychological and polygraph examinations, pass an extensive background investigation.

The Wiscasset Police Department relies heavily on its reserve staff to provide continuous police services to the community.

All successful candidates will have to pass an extensive background investigation, which may include a psychological, polygraph, and medical examination. Persons with questions are urged to contact Chief Larry Hesseltine at 207-882-8202 or email

Applications can be obtained at the Town of Wiscasset website, or by contacting Chief Larry Hesseltine at the above email address.

To apply please submit a cover letter, resume, and employment application to:

Wiscasset Police Department 51 Bath Road, Wiscasset ME, 04578 Attn: Chief Larry Hesseltine

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July 1st, 2018

Wiscasset Ambulance Service

The Town of Wiscasset is accepting applications for Per-Diem EMTS, AEMTS, and Paramedic. Applicants must be highly motivated and able to work in a team environment.

Pay averages are; EMT - $13-$15; AEMT - $15-AEMTS, and Paramedic - $17-$20.

All applicants must provide the following documents with their application: current license, valid driver's license, high school diploma or equivalent, additional education and EMS certifications (AVOC, NIMS 100, 200 and 700; cover letter, resume and three references)

Applications may be obtained at the Wiscasset Town Office or by Clicking Here. Further information can be obtained from the Wiscasset Ambulance Service, 51 Bath Road, Wiscasset, ME 04578 or

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