The Most Northeastern City in the United States.

Career Opportunities


The City of Caribou, Maine is seeking qualified candidates for the position of City Manager.  Caribou has a population of 7,850, a Mayor/City Council (seven members)/City Manager form of government, a municipal budget excluding schools of $9.0 million, and 72 full-time employees. The most Northeastern City in the U.S., Caribou is a full service city and winter and summer recreational area.

The City Council is seeking an individual with strong budget, investment, and financial management skills; experience in public works and solid waste operations; experience in economic and community development activities; and, experience in personnel management and labor relations.  Candidates should also possess excellent written and oral communication skills, progressively responsible supervisory and management experience, and demonstrated leadership ability.  Municipal management experience and a college degree are preferred, but candidates with comparable work experience and education are encouraged to apply.  Salary negotiable, based on experience and training.  Resume, cover letter and salary history must be received by Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Correspondence may be submitted by email:; by fax (207) 624-0118; or by U.S. mail to:

Director of Personnel Services
Maine Municipal Association
60 Community Drive
Augusta, ME  04330

Caribou is an Equal Opportunity Employer



The City of Caribou is seeking applicants for the position of Mechanic in its Public Works Department. Applicants must have the minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent. Trade School Degree in Mechanical, Diesel or Automobile maintenance is helpful. Must be physically able to meet the demands of the position and capable of working long hours when required. Own tools required. Class B CDL and a Pre-Employment Drug & Alcohol Test is required. Competitive pay, excellent benefits.

Caribou is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested parties may submit cover letter, application, and resume to Dave Ouellette at or brought to the Department of Public Works at 904 Main St in Caribou. Please, no phone calls.

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Reserve Officer

The City of Caribou is presently seeking candidates to add to its roster for Reserve Officers. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, possess a high school diploma or GED, hold a valid Maine driver’s license with no adverse driving record, and have passed the Maine Criminal Justice Academy ALERT test. Preference will be given to candidates who have successfully completed the Maine Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Pre-Service Program. The pay rate for Reserve Officers is $14.00 per hour.

Submit application, resume and cover letter to:

Chief Michael Gahagan, Caribou Police Department, 25 High Street, Caribou, ME 04736

Employment Application