Employment Opportunities

The Town accepts applications throughout the year and keeps them on file for 1 year.

The Town of Machias has a staff consisting of; 17 Full Time employees, 4 Part Time employees. 22 volunteer Firefighters, 18 Ambulance volunteers, 6 reserve Police Officers, and 2 reserve Dispatchers.

The Town is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Current Opportunities

Town of Machias is seeking a Full-Time position for a Truck Driver/Transfer Station Attendent
The  Town of Machias will be accepting resumes and/or applications for a full-time position with benefits.  This position consists of one-half the time working with the Public Works Department and the other half working at the Machias Bay Area Recycling Center.  Applicants must have a clean class “C” driver’s license with a preference given to applicants with a clean class “B” license.  The successful applicant will be required to obtain a class “B” license within 6 months from the date of hire and to pass pre-employment physical.  This position requires weekend work on a regular basis and includes evening work as necessary.  Applications may be obtained at the Machias Town Office, 7 Court Street, Machias, Maine 04654.  Please contact Christina Therrien, Town Manager at 255-6621 if you have any questions regarding this position.  The Town of Machias is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Town of Machias is seeking Full-Time Police Officer
The Town of Machias is currently accepting applications for a full-time Police Officer (40 hours per week).  Applicants for the position must have completed the Law Enforcement Pre-Service  Course offered by the MCJA and possess a clean Maine driver’s license.  In addition, applicants will be required to pass a background check, criminal history check, polygraph, and psychological testing.  Full-time applicants must have previously completed the 18-week Maine Criminal Justice Course or be capable of completing the training program within 12 months from the date of hire.  This position offers a competitive salary and benefit package.  Applications may be obtained by contacting the Machias Town Office at 255-6621 or resumes (including the application and references) may be mailed to:  Town Manager, Town of Machias, P.O. Box 418, Machias, Maine 04654.  Applications will be accepted until a suitable applicant can be found.

General Information

The Town prefers to receive resumes and references from individuals seeking employment with the municipality but blank application forms are located below.

If you need additional information or have questions, please contact the Town Manager at 207-255-6621.

Mail completed applications or resumes to the attention of the Town Manager, PO Box 418, Machias, ME 04654 or hand deliver to the Town Hall at 7 Court Street, Machias, ME. 04654. Please indicate on the application if you have a preferred employment position you are applying for.

Application For Employment
Application for Employment – Police Dept