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City of Portland - Event Services Staff On-Call - Waterfront and Cruise Ships

Start Date: May 06, 2024 | End Date: August 30, 2024
County: Cumberland County
Job Type: Parks & Recreation


Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department – Public Assembly Facilities Division – Portland Ocean Terminal and Ocean Gateway Terminal - (April – November) -

The City of Portland’s 2023 Cruise Ship Season is quickly approaching, and we are happy to offer part-time port security positions to qualified and interested individuals. Well qualified candidates will be reliable, have a friendly disposition, possess great customer service skills, hold an innate desire to help others, and can pay attention to details and detect problems while multitasking.

The position will require staff to stand for at least three hours at a time and work shifts a minimum of six hours long. Cruise Ships make port calls in the City of Portland from the end of April to the beginning of November, so planning and dressing for Maine’s ever changing weather conditions is an invaluable talent. As part of the Public Assembly Facilities Division, this position is also eligible for shifts at various other City facilities during events. These facilities include the Portland Exposition Building, Merrill Auditorium, Fitzpatrick Stadium, Hadlock Field, and Ocean Gateway. Schedules are flexible and need will vary throughout the seasons based on port calls.

Applications accepted until vacancies are filled

Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check.

**Pay rate starting at $18.00/hour.

If you need assistance or accommodation in the application process, please contact Shae Gonzalez (City of Portland Recruiter) at

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.

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