The Most Northeastern City in the United States.

Career Opportunities

Deputy Tax Collector/Finance Assistant

The City of Caribou is seeking a qualified applicant for the full time position of Deputy Tax Collector/Finance Assistant. This is a 40 hour per week position with a competitive wage and benefit package.

The Deputy Tax Collector/Finance Assistant will work under the direction of the Finance Director and will work with the public daily. The position is responsible for assisting the Tax Collector in collection of numerous taxes, preparing tax liens and maintaining tax records. This position will also involve daily administrative tasks in the Finance Department and will serve as a back up for payroll, accounts payable and some Finance Director duties.

An associate’s degree or equivalent from a two year college or technical school with a concentration in accounting or three or more years related experience is preferred. Applicants should also possess strong computer skills, exceptional public relation skills and be willing to pay close attention to details.

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume prior to 5:00 pm, May 14, 2018. Submit attention to Wanda L. Raymond, Finance Director, City of Caribou, 25 High Street, Caribou, Maine 04736 or by email to Questions or requests for information may be directed to the Finance Director at 207-493-3324 Ext 220 or the email above.

The City offers a very competitive benefit package with pay dependent upon experience. Caribou is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Caribou Utilities District – Summer Employment

The Caribou Utilities District has openings for student summer employment. These
positions are for students attending or planning to attend college, are for May through
Labor Day (possible part-time beyond), pay minimum wage to start ($10/hr.) and do not offer any fringe benefits. Applicants must be 18 years of age at the beginning of work, possess a valid Maine driver’s license, and must pass an employment physical
examination. These positions are for laborers and daily physical activity is expected.
Students considering or currently enrolled in the Northern Maine Community College
Water Treatment Technology program are highly encouraged to apply (see link below). Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and at least three references. Inquiries can be remit to the CUD Office at 176 Limestone Street, Caribou, Maine, 04736. Positions will remain open until filled. The Caribou Utilities District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Heavy Truck Operator/Laborer

The City of Caribou is accepting applications for a full-time Truck Driver/Laborer. Applicant must have a high school diploma or equivalent; experience or trade certification in heavy truck operation or similar field; and a minimum of a Class-B Commercial Driver’s License with air brakes. Compliance with federally mandated drug screening for CDL holders is required by law.

The City of Caribou offers competitive wages and health/retirement benefits. The City of 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