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City of Portland - Maintenance Worker I - Parking Division

Start Date: February 12, 2024 | End Date: February 23, 2024
County: Cumberland County
Job Type: Public Works

MAINTENANCE WORKER I – Parking Division – City-operated Parking Garages, lots and meters. 

Primary duties are complete building custodial and maintenance functions such as floor maintenance, trash collection, snow blowing and shoveling, limited snow plowing, some painting and carpentry, landscaping, operation and maintenance of light power equipment, and may assist in collection, repair and installation of parking meters, and provide customer service assistance to patrons.

Requirements: Working knowledge of the tools, equipment, methods, materials, and skills used in a variety of building maintenance activities.  Excellent communication and customer service skills, self-motivated, well-organized, dependable, and able to work alone as well as be a team player. Requires ability to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods of time, work in extreme temperatures and weather conditions, and be able to lift and carry 75 lbs. Must pass fitness assessment prior to hire. Must have Class C driver’s license and maintain a good driving record (provide license number).  Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. 

Current hours are 6:00AM-2:30PM Sunday and Monday, 1:30PM-10:00PM, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, but individual must be able to work a flexible schedule that may include mandatory overtime. 

Labor & Trades Union – Grade 16 – Pay rate starting at $21.02/hour, plus weekend shift differential of $.60/hour for all hours worked and additional $1.00/hour stipend for needle pickup for all hours worked. Generous benefits package. 

Accepting applications through Friday, February 23, 2024.  To APPLY, click here:

City Benefits

Permanent employees receive a generous benefits package that includes 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 and Thomas College.   Part-time employees may receive a pro-rated benefits package which may include some, but not all, of the benefits listed above.


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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