Job Openings

Job Openings

General Information and Application Process
This page contains current position vacancies for the Town of Brunswick. Unless otherwise noted, a Town of Brunswick employment application form is required for all jobs listed.  The application may be downloaded from this page, completed on your computer, and faxed or mailed to the Department of Human Resources.

Applications and job descriptions may also be obtained from the Town Manager’s Office in the Brunswick Municipal Building. For further information, please call the Human Resources Department at (207) 725-6653.

Completed, original applications must be received by the Town Manager’s Office by the deadline stated in any position posting.  Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to open the application form, which can be completed on your computer or printed blank and completed by hand. Completed applications, along with resume, cover letter and other supporting documents, may be returned or delivered by U.S. Mail or in person to Human Resources Department, 85 Union Street, Brunswick, ME 04011. Materials may also be e-mailed to Jessica Factor, Human Resources Manager, or faxed to the attention of the H.R. Manager at (207) 725-6663.

The Town of Brunswick does not accept applications for unadvertised positions. The one exception is the Police Department The Town will accept applications to hold and consider for a future hiring process, during which an eligibility list will be established.

The Town of Brunswick is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Open Positions:

Patrol Officer:  **(Please see important forms below.)**  The Brunswick Police Department is a progressive department, devoted to community involvement, utilizing a team-oriented approach. To fulfill our current mission statement, we believe in up-to-date training and offer other educational opportunities to our Officers to assist them in dealing with today’s law enforcement needs.

Our excellent benefit package includes competitive pay and offers a lateral entry option commensurate with experience. Our base pay is $21.00 to $21.63 per hour ($21.31 to $21.95 as of July 1, 2018).  The Department highly considers prior experience when determining the starting pay rate.  With the Department’s educational incentive benefit and a four-year degree; the pay range for this position will be $23.80 to $24.51 per hour.  Town benefits include options for health, dental and/or life insurances; short-term disability, retirement plan choices, educational reimbursement, paid vacations, sick time and paid holidays/floaters.  Additional benefits include educational assistance/incentive, physical fitness bonus ($350 to $1,445 per year), paid gym memberships (up to $350 per year), yearly clothing allowance and a 20-year retirement option.

The Town of Brunswick Police Department continues to offer a $5,000 signing bonus to existing Certified Law Enforcement Officers. Lateral entry pay range is up to $28.46 per hour. 

To be considered for this opportunity, you must be at least 21 years of age, have a valid driver’s license and attained an Associate’s Degree (or 60 college credits) or equivalent work/military history with specialization in criminal justice preferred. A minimum score of 50 is required on the Maine Criminal Justice Academy (MCJA) ALERT test. The next Alert Tests will be offered on February 7th and 21st at the MCJA. Please contact MCJA directly to sign up, or go to http://www.maine.gov/dps/mcja/ for further test dates and details.

While successful completion of the MCJA Physical Agility Test (PAT) is helpful, the Brunswick Police Department will conduct a required PAT for all candidates the morning of Saturday, May 12th (8:00 a.m.) Clearance by the candidate’s physician is required to participate in Brunswick’s PAT. Leading candidates will then undergo an Oral Board interview, background investigation, polygraph, psychological and a medical exam.  The hired candidate would attend the next 18-week Basic Law Enforcement Training Program at MCJA in August, 2018.

An employment application is available (along with the job description, PAT standards, and medical clearance form) at the Town Manager’s Office, 85 Union Street, Brunswick, or at www.brunswickme.org.  Applications are required and must be returned to the Town Manager’s Office with the following supporting materials: 1) a cover letter addressed to Chief Richard Rizzo; 2) resume; 3) copy of a valid driver’s license and 4) Alert score copy (50 or better).  The closing date will be Friday, April 27th by 3:00 p.m.  The Town of Brunswick is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Medical Clearance Form To be signed by your Doctor.  Please return this form either during the application period, or at the time of the Physical Agility Test.

Physical Agility Test Standards: For review by the Candidate and their Doctor (not for return).

 

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Director of Planning and Development:  The Town of Brunswick is seeking a dynamic candidate to fill the position of Director of Planning and Development. This is a highly responsible department head position, and a member of the Town’s senior management team. This position is responsible for directing the land-use planning, codes enforcement, and related functions of the Town. The position requires proficiency in modern land use planning principles and practices; ordinance development and enforcement; personnel, project, and budget management; and significant analytical, communication, public presentation, and consensus-building skills.  The Director functions with considerable independence and latitude in accordance with established policies and procedures, and general direction from the Town Manager.  The position manages four Planning and Development staff members.

The successful applicant will have a degree in land-use planning, urban planning or policy, or in a related field. In addition, a minimum of five (5) years of planning and administration experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience) is required in order to effectively perform the requirements of this position.  AICP certification or advanced academic credentials preferred.  Candidates should review the complete position description in detail for the essential functions and requirements of this highly responsible role.

The starting salary will be negotiated DOE. The Town of Brunswick offers an excellent benefit package including options for health, dental and/or life insurances; short-term disability, retirement plan choices, educational reimbursement, paid vacations, sick time and paid holidays.

An employment application is available, along with the position description, from the Town Manager’s Office, 85 Union Street, Brunswick. Materials are also available online and can be found at www.brunswickme.org under Human Resources. A Town of Brunswick application form is required and should be returned with a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to the Town Manager’s office. The closing date for applications will be Friday, February 16th at 3:00 p.m.  The Town of Brunswick is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Seasonal Parks Maintenance Workers (Winter):

The Parks & Recreation Department has several openings for seasonal parks maintenance workers this winter. Seasonal positions are temporary and will be up to 40 hours per week (non-benefit eligible). Flexible work week schedules are available. Some positions will include Saturdays and Sundays.

Duties: Typical seasonal maintenance duties, including snow and ice removal at all parks and facilities; securing park gates; trash pickup; and support of special events. A job description is available and can be found at www.brunswickme.org, or from the Town Manager’s Office (85 Union Street, Brunswick).

Requirements: Must be able to operate small power hand tools and snow blowers; able to lift and carry 50 pounds; must have driver’s license with a good driving record.

Criminal and driving background checks will be conducted for final candidates. Steel-toed work boots are required. Pay range is $10.35 to $11.00 per hour, DOE.

Employment applications are required and are available from the Town of Brunswick Human Resources Office or the Town Manager’s Office, 85 Union Street, Brunswick; or at www.brunswickme.org.

Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

Important note: The availability and continuation of these seasonal positions is dependent on sufficient funding. The Director of Parks and Recreation shall in his sole discretion determine whether the appropriation is sufficient to fund these positions and for what duration.  The Town of Brunswick is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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School Crossing Guard:  The Town of Brunswick is seeking individuals for the position of School Crossing Guard. This position is during the school year only and will be ten hours per week.  The pay is $10.50 per hour.

The Candidate must have ability to work flexible hours (two hours per day: morning from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. and afternoon from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m.) in all weather conditions. The hiring process includes a thorough background check.

Application forms are required and may be picked up, along with the job description, from the Town Manager’s Office, 85 Union Street, Brunswick. Materials are also available on the Town’s website at www.brunswickme.org.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  The Town of Brunswick is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Patrol Officer (Currently Law Enforcement Certified):  ** $5,000 Hiring Bonus **  Please scroll down for important process forms.

The Town of Brunswick Police Department seeks existing certified Law Enforcement Officers for an opening within the Patrol Division. 

The Brunswick Police Department is a progressive department, devoted to community involvement, utilizing a team-oriented approach.  To fulfill our current mission statement, we believe in up-to-date training and offer other educational opportunities to our Officers to deal with today’s law enforcement needs.  We opened a new Station in October of 2013, located at the corner of Pleasant and Stanwood Streets.

Our excellent benefit package includes competitive pay and offers a lateral entry option commensurate with experience. Our base pay is $20.00 to $21.72 per hour.  The Department highly considers prior experience when determining the starting pay rate.  With the Department’s educational incentive benefit and a four-year degree; the pay range for this position will be $21.86 to 23.89 per hour.  Town benefits include options for health, dental and/or life insurances; short-term disability, retirement plan choices, educational reimbursement, paid vacations, sick time and paid holidays/floaters.  Additional benefits include educational assistance/incentive, physical fitness bonus ($350 to $1,445 per year), paid gym memberships (up to $350 per year), yearly clothing allowance and a 20-year retirement option.  A $2,500 bonus will be paid to the successful candidate upon commencement of employment and an additional $2,500 on their one-year anniversary.

To be considered for this opportunity, you must hold a Certified Maine Law Enforcement Officer status or an equivalent certification from another State. In addition, you must be at least 21 years of age, have a valid driver’s license and have attained an Associate’s Degree (or 60 college credits) or equivalent work/military history with a specialization in criminal justice preferred.  A minimum score of 50 is required on the Maine Criminal Justice Academy ALERT Test.  While past completion of the MCJA PAT is helpful; the Brunswick Police Department will conduct a mandatory Physical Agility Test for all candidates.  This will be scheduled accordingly following application.  Clearance by the candidate’s physician will be required in order to proceed.  Leading candidates will undergo an Oral Board interview, background investigations, polygraph/psychological and a medical exam.

An employment application is available (along with the job description, PAT standards, and medical clearance form) at the Town Manager’s Office, 85 Union Street, Brunswick, or at www.brunswickme.org.  Applications are required and must be returned to the Town Manager’s Office with the following supporting materials: 1) a cover letter addressed to Chief Richard Rizzo; 2) resume; 3) copy of a valid driver’s license; 4) copy of Law Enforcement Certification and 5) Alert score copy (50 or better).  This advertisement will remain open until all positions are filled. The Town of Brunswick is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Physical Agility Test Standards: (For Candidate’s and Physician’s reference only; not for return)

Medical Clearance Form (To be completed and returned prior to taking the Brunswick Police Department’s Physical Agility Test)

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