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Community, Business & Economic Development Director

Town of Richmond, Maine

The Town of Richmond, a community of approximately 3,400 residents, seeks a dynamic, energetic and highly motivated individual to fill the part-time position of Community, Business & Economic Development Director.

Work includes planning, coordinating and supervising the implementation of community and business development projects, preparing grant proposals and other necessary documents as may be required for acquisitions, revitalizations, demolitions, infrastructure and public services.

The successful candidate should have experience with community and economic development activities, development analysis, grant writing and administration, tax increment financing, tourism attraction, as well as financial management skills. The successful candidate will work locally and regionally to assist in development that will lead to job growth and increased tax base for the community.

This position will also assist in the implementation of the Town’s Comprehensive Plan that was adopted in June 2016. Salary commensurate with experience.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to: Janet Smith, Town Manager, 26 Gardiner St, Richmond ME 04357 or email to: by Wednesday, February 15, 2017.

More information pertaining to this position can be found on the town’s website at or by contacting Janet Smith, Richmond Town Manager at 207-737-4305 x 203.

The Town of Richmond is an Equal Opportunity Employer.





Town of Richmond – Police Officer Full time and Part time

The Town of Richmond (pop. 3,411) is seeking a full-time and part time Police Officer. Applicants must have completed the Alert test and the Pre-Service training course of the Maine Criminal Justice Academy. Preference may be given to applicants who have graduated from the MCJA or hold a degree in criminal justice or law enforcement. If requested, the applicant must have the ability to pass an in-depth background check, psychological and polygraph exams, physical agility test, medical examination, oral board and written examination. The Town of Richmond offers competitive wages and benefits.

Applications may be obtained through the Richmond Police Department or on-line at Application, cover letter and a minimum of five work-related references should be received to Janet Smith, Town Manager, Police Officer Search, 26 Gardiner Road, Richmond ME 04357. Positions open until filled. The Town of Richmond is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Town of Richmond: Call Firefighter

Richmond Fire Department is seeking applicants for the positions of firefighters and driver/operators. Richmond Fire annually responds to 200+ calls per year that range from fire suppression, vehicle accidents, and various service calls. Duties also include fire prevention and community events. Work performance requires initiative and a thorough understanding of firefighting methods as learned from on the job and in training. Richmond Fire will provide training to certify any new member as a Firefighter and/or driver/operator.

Position requirements: Must be at least 18 years of age. Must have a high school diploma, GED, or currently be enrolled in a secondary education program. Must hold and maintain a valid Maine driver's license. Must pass a pre-employment physical exam and background check. The person filling these positions must be mature, honest, compassionate, able to work well with others, and willing and able to interact positively with the public. The candidate must be prepared to respond to Fire calls in all types of weather, day or night. Due to the geography of the community the candidate must be prepared for emergencies in rivers, streams, ponds, residential/commercial neighborhoods, highways, and mutual aid communities.

Applications can be picked up at the Richmond Town Office or downloaded from and then returned to the Town Office.

Please forward any questions to Fire Chief Matt Roberge via e-mail

Town of Richmond

26 Gardiner Street

Richmond, ME 04357

The Town of Richmond is an equal opportunity employer

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