Trades Worker III

  • Full-time
  • Portland, ME
  • July 7, 2024

EMPLOYER: City of Portland, Maine




Parks, Recreation and Facilities – Public Buildings Division

We currently have three (3) openings for Trades Worker III.  This position will work in conjunction with other trades professionals to perform duties such as floor plan layout for commercial space, drywall hanging/patch/repair, painting, rough carpentry including general construction and maintenance of City-owned buildings, piers and floats. This position will require heavy lifting and carrying of supplies needed for projects. The applicant must possess a willingness to assist and learn different operations of the Public Buildings Division and a dedication to getting the job done in an effective and efficient manner.

Necessary Special Requirements:   Successful candidate must possess a valid Class B driver’s license in good standing or have the ability to obtain a Class B license within 6 months; must undergo pre-employment fitness assessment, pass a federally mandated drug test; must be able to obtain Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) certification. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check.  This position requires mandatory participation in winter operations.

Labor & Trades Union position – Grade 20M-TW – Pay range starting at $23.74/hour ($949.60/week).

Accepting applications until the vacancies are filled. 

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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 by email at or (207) 874-8624.

City Job Opportunities Website:

How to Apply:

Contact: Kathy Vosmus
Phone: (207) 874-8624