• Full-time
  • Portland, ME
  • September 11, 2022

EMPLOYER: Cumberland County




Picturesque Cumberland County is the State’s most populous county having a population of 289,977. Its largest city is Portland and the county geographically extends from Casco Bay to the Lakes Region. Cumberland County has the second largest body of water in the state, Sebago Lake, which provides numerous recreational opportunities. The County is the economic and industrial center of the state, having a strong corporate presence of major domestic and international companies.  The County has over 350 dedicated employees, all focused on providing the best customer service to the County residents.  Cumberland County is represented by five elected county commissioners and the county manager runs the daily operations.

JOB PURPOSE:  To perform routine maintenance and repairs on a variety of Courthouse Complex equipment.  This responsibility will include all entry level work on HVAC systems and related equipment, plumbing systems, electrical and lighting systems, building structural systems and various complex equipment and furniture.


·        Operates, repairs and performs preventative maintenance on all HVAC systems and related equipment in the courthouse complex.

·        Will assist the supervisor in the operation, completion, and maintenance of a computerized preventative maintenance program.

·        Will assist the supervisor in the operation and maintenance of a HVAC, Computer Control system.  Must have knowledge of, or willingness to be trained in “NETWORK 8000” and “SIGNAL” computer control applications.

·        Answers and responds to calls from complex residents on maintenance issues, including electrical problems, lighting repairs, mechanical problems, etc.

·        Answers and responds to Indoor Air Quality issues, including temperature control, air flow, bad smells, CO2 measurement and control, etc.

·        Included on a security company call in list to address after hours fire alarms, boiler alarms, and security alarms.

·        Will assist in all aspects of snow removal at the courthouse complex, ground and parking areas.  Must be available weekends and holidays on an on-call basis.

·        Maintains an inventory of maintenance supplies.

·        Informs supervisor of problem areas in need of repairs or attention.

·        Will take on supervisory duties over the Maintenance Technician Assistants in the absence of the Maintenance supervisor.

·        Performs all other aspects of preventative maintenance, corrective maintenance and projects as directed by the Maintenance Supervisor/Courthouse Complex.

·        Maintains safe working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

·        Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

·        Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

·        Demonstrates an understanding of the county’s safety policies and practices by attending required safety programs; reporting all accidents and suspected safety hazards to supervisor.

·        Fulfills job function by participating as an active member in training; participating on county task forces and performing other responsibilities as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:  High school diploma or equivalent.  Basic understanding of facility-related maintenance. Valid State of Maine driver’s license required. Must be able to lift, carry, and move 50 pounds.  Good computer skills or willingness and ability to learn.  Good communication, basic mathematical, reasoning and interpersonal skills, problem solving abilities. Two to five years of experience in plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting, HVAC, hardware, and structural, preferred.  OSHA 10-hour course completion, or ability to complete within the first 6 months of employment

Cumberland County offers an excellent and comprehensive benefits package and is proud of its talented and dedicated workforce.  Come join our team and culture of engaged employees.  Our strong management team is dedicated to providing employees with inspiring leadership, a positive and friendly workplace, support, encouragement and the necessary tools for success.  We offer tuition reimbursement, wellness program, and professional development and training opportunities.  All new hires shall provide documentation to Human Resources that they are fully vaccinated for Covid-19 before they are cleared to start work.

The position is a 40-hour a week position, with a full benefits package. Pay commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications accepted until the position is filled.  To download an employment application, please visit

Interested applicants please submit a cover letter, resume, and Employment Application via mail, fax, or email to:

Human Resource Department

142 Federal Street, Suite 110

Portland, Maine 04101

FAX: (207) 871-8378

Cumberland County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected Veteran status.

How to Apply:

Contact: Carrie Hall
Phone: (207) 775-6809

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