Picturesque Cumberland County is the State’s most populous county having a population of 289,977. Its largest city is Portland and the county geographically extends from Casco Bay to the Lakes Region. Cumberland County has the second largest body of water in the state, Sebago Lake, which provides numerous recreational opportunities. The County is the economic and industrial center of the state, having a strong corporate presence of major domestic and international companies.  The County has over 450 dedicated employees, all focused on providing the best customer service to the County residents.  Cumberland County is represented by five elected county commissioners and the county manager runs the daily operations.

JOB PURPOSE:  Responsible for the maintenance and operation of the power, lighting, security, access control, video surveillance, backup power systems, data cabling, fax lines, communication systems and assist with other electrical and electronics work in the Cumberland County complexes as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:  High school diploma or equivalent. Must have a valid driver’s license. Valid Journeyman license (Masters license preferred) and experience and/or vocational education in both low voltage and line voltage electrical systems. Ability to read and understand material safety data sheets. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team. Knowledge of security systems and associated equipment desirable. Knowledge of electronics and electronic control systems. Must be able to follow oral and written instructions and be able to meet deadlines. Computer literate and able to write and communicate effectively. Working knowledge of IEEE standards, fire alarm systems, telephone systems, and computer networking. Must have good working knowledge of Commercial/Industrial Facilities controls and electricity. Must be able to work well with others and have willingness to learn other trades. Must be organized and able to maintain good records for equipment, systems, and personnel. Five (5) years working as an electrician with at least two (2) years supervisory experience.

Cumberland County offers an excellent and comprehensive benefits package and is proud of its talented and dedicated workforce.  Come join our team and culture of engaged employees.  Our strong management team is dedicated to providing employees with inspiring leadership, a positive and friendly workplace, support, encouragement and the necessary tools for success.  We offer tuition reimbursement, wellness program, and professional development and training opportunities.

The position is a 40-hour a week position, with a full benefits package. Pay range $28.68 - $40.73, depending on qualifications and experience. Applications accepted until position is filled. For complete job description and to download an employment application and PREA form, please visit www.cumberlandcounty.org/Jobs.

Interested applicants please submit a cover letter, resume, PREA form and Employment Application via mail, fax, or email to:             
Human Resource Department
142 Federal Street, Suite 110
Portland, Maine 04101
FAX: 207-871-8378


Cumberland County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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