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November 15th, 2018

Wiscasset Ambulance Service-Service Chief


The Town of Wiscasset is seeking a collaborative, proven leader to become the Service Chief of the Wiscasset Ambulance Service (WAS).  The WAS provides emergency care and transport at an Advanced Life Support level for the towns of Wiscasset, Dresden and Westport Island. The WAS also provides for emergency and non-emergent transfers, including critical care. 

The WAS falls organizationally under the leadership direction of the Town Manager and currently operates on a $553,227 budget. The WAS responded to a total of 762 calls for service in 2017.

The successful candidate will be a leader who demonstrates the ability to build consensus within the service, with outside agencies, and with the community; be customer service minded and patient care focused; possess strong communication skills; and will be innovative, adaptable, flexible, and creative and keep the department contemporary in its delivery of services.

The ideal candidate must have a Maine Paramedic License and a minimum of five (5) years of experience within the field of Emergency Services, with at least two years of managerial experience.

Applicants must also have a current, valid driver’s license, and maintain current certification in PALS, CPR, ACLS, AVOC, PIFT, Haz-Mat Operations, Incident Management Systems ICS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 800, & BTLS/PHTLS as appropriate to license level.

Salary will be commensurate with experience. 

Applicants shall be subject to criminal background checks, reference checks, and drug testing prior to employment.

Interviews will begin after December 3, 2018 and will continue until a suitable candidate is found. Applicants should complete and submit the Town of Wiscasset job application along with a resume and salary history to: Marian L. Anderson, Town Manager, 51 Bath Road, Wiscasset, Maine 04578. The Town of Wiscasset job application is located on the Town’s website at: or may be obtained by contacting Kathy Onorato at 207 882-8200 ext. 103. Questions concerning the application process should be directed to 207-882-8200 ext. 108 or by email to

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October 25th, 2018

Wastewater Treatment Plant Supervisor

The Town of Wiscasset is currently accepting applications to fill the position of a full-time Wastewater Treatment Plant Supervisor.

The Wastewater Treatment Plant Supervisor performs a wide variety of labor, maintenance and supervisory duties in order to operate and maintain the town’s Wastewater Treatment Plant. Work involves the supervision of all staff involved in various activities, the preparation and administration of the departmental budget, and the scheduling of departmental activities and projects.

Essential duties and responsibilities include, but not limited to, the following:

  • Selects, trains, motivates and evaluates personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; implement discipline procedures; maintain discipline and high standards necessary for the efficient and professional operation of the department.
  • Performs any and all necessary mechanical or electrical repairs at the plant or pump stations.
  • Maintains the sewer system program including accurate record keeping, sewer cleaning, and manhole maintenance.
  • Insures work crew follows all safety equipment and procedures under hazardous conditions.
  • Operates the sludge belt filter press and disposal truck for the sludge utilization program, following D.E.P. regulations.
  • Processes control of the biological wastewater system through lab analysis including quality control of the lab, and reporting the results.
  • Insures implementation and/or compliance with all pertinent local, federal and state regulations
  • Orders necessary parts and supplies for the repair and proper maintenance of equipment and pump systems.
  • Performs building and pump station grounds care: painting, mowing, cleaning, snow removal etc.
  • Follows and oversees all safety policies.

Position Qualifications: Must be a high school graduate and possess a Grade III wastewater treatment license with four years of experience or any equivalent combination of experience and training. A valid State of Maine Driver's License and a Class B CDL driver’s license or ability to obtain one is required.

Applications are available at the Town of Wiscasset Human Resource Office or can be downloaded at under the “Employment” tab.

To apply submit an application, cover letter and resume to the Wiscasset Town Manager at 51 Bath Road, Wiscasset, ME 04578; electronic submissions can be emailed to Applications will be accepted until November 21 at 4 p.m.

Inquiries can be made to Kathy Onorato at 882-8200 ext. 103 or The Town of Wiscasset offers competitive pay and comprehensive benefits. The Town of Wiscasset is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

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October 15th, 2018

Town Mechanic


The Town of Wiscasset is seeking applications from qualified individuals for the full time position of Town Mechanic reporting to the Road Commissioner/ Public Works Director. The Town Mechanic performs the maintenance and repair of all Town owned vehicles and equipment. This is a union position, includes driving trucks and equipment, and is subject to mandatory call – out for snow plowing and emergencies. Clean driving record and a valid Class B license with air brake endorsement required.

The current work hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 7:00 am to 4:00 PM, Fridays 6:00 am to 12:00 noon. Beginning wage is $ 19.31 per hour with a comprehensive employee benefit package.

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

Send cover letter, resume and completed employment application to:

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


Applications must be returned to the Town Offices or submitted electronically no later than 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 25, 2018.



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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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