Portland - ME Full Time 2 months ago

REQUIRED – A City of Portland On-line Application is required to be submitted to Apply. Please see link below.


Permitting and Inspections Department – Full Time – Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-4:30 pm.

This is a specialized customer service position responsible for processing new and renewal applications for Business Licenses and the City’s Rental Registration program. The ideal candidate for this position will possess outstanding customer service and communication skills. The work involved requires accuracy, timeliness and very close attention to detail. Excellent filing and record keeping are required. Must be proficient in Google Docs and Sheets, and be able to quickly learn the City’s own programs. Must have knowledge of cash processing procedures, including daily cash transactions. Demonstrate ability to maintain professionalism at all times with customers and other employees. Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. The candidate will report directly to the Licensing and Housing Coordinator.

Requirements: High School graduate, college experience a plus. Prior training and experience with business licenses desired. Must be able to work with a diverse population, including people who do not speak English. Candidate must possess a valid State of Maine Class C driver’s license and a personal vehicle available for work use. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check.

CEBA Union – Grade 13 – $802.50/week.

Deadline for Applications is Friday, August 5, 2022.

REQUIRED – A City of Portland On-line Application is required to be submitted to Apply. Please click the link below to Apply (or copy this URL to your browser):


City Benefits –

Permanent employees receive a generous benefits package that includes paid holidays; employee health insurance; sick and vacation leave; optional life, dental, vision and income protection insurances; choice of retirement plans; and tuition reduction program with the University of Southern Maine and Thomas College.

The City of Portland is strongly committed to diversity in its workforce.

Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

For questions contact Human Resources at 207-874-8624.

City Job Opportunities Website: www.portlandmaine.gov/Jobs

***COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate*** As a condition of employment, you must demonstrate proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to start of employment. If you cannot get vaccinated due to a medical condition or a sincerely held religious belief, you may request an exemption as a reasonable accommodation. Failure to provide proof of vaccination will result in your exclusion from employment with the City of Portland.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $802.50 per week


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • Maine Class C Driver’s License (Required)

Work Location: One location

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