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Career Opportunities

Code Enforcement Officer/Zoning Administrator

The City of Caribou, Maine is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Code Enforcement Officer/Zoning Administrator.

This is responsible, technical and administrative work in carrying out the activities of the Community Development Department. Performs a variety of administrative, technical, and professional work in the current and long- range planning programs of the city related to the development and implementation of land use, and related municipal plans and policies; conducts and coordinates various projects as assigned, monitors and enforces city zoning and property maintenance codes. Considerable effort is involved in the technical examination of development proposals from concept to construction. Work is performed under the general direction of the Community Development Director. Work is carried out with a general degree of independence and discretion.

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in land-use planning, urban planning, landscape architecture, geography, geographic information systems, historic preservation, civil engineering, community development, or a closely related field; master’s degree is desirable, and two years’ experience in municipal planning, comprehensive planning, site plan review, infrastructure planning, geographic information systems, special projects, and economic and community development; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Membership in the American Institute of Certified Planners is desired.

Applications and full job description are available in the City Manager’s Office and below. Please send cover letter, Caribou City Employment Application and resume to Dennis Marker, City Manager, 25 High Street, Caribou ME 04736 or submit via email to

The City of Caribou offers an excellent benefits package; salary is dependent upon qualifications. Application deadline is Friday, October 27, 2017 by the close of business.

The City of Caribou is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Employment Application

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.

Employment Application

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