TOWN OF OXFORD
The Town of Oxford is seeking qualified and highly motivated individuals for the position of Town Manager. The Town Manager serves as the Road Commissioner, Tax Collector, General Assistance Administrator, and Treasurer.
Oxford has a Town Manager/Select Board/Town Meeting form of government. Oxford is a full-service community that includes oversight of two dams, a wastewater treatment facility, transfer station and recycling facility, police, fire and rescue departments, and an administration office. The Town has an operating budget of $10 million (including the town’s share of county and school support). The town has 26 full-time and 60 seasonal/per diem employees.
The Board of Selectmen are seeking an individual with a strong background in budget preparation and oversight, fiscal management, human resources, grant preparation, and municipal administration. The desired person should have a background in public works project management, familiarity with wastewater treatment operations, and a demonstrated ability to use modern computer technology. An affinity for working with neighboring communities and area businesses is essential.
Candidates should possess excellent written and oral communication skills, a positive attitude, and a demonstrated leadership ability. An open, visible, collaborative, and team-oriented management style will be an absolute requirement.
Minimum qualification: A Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or similar field; 3-5 years of experience as a Town Manager. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Candidates with executive municipal management and finance or comparable experience are encouraged to apply.
Salary is negotiable based on education, training, and experience.
Submit resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: Town of Oxford, Attn: Scott Hunter, Chairman, PO Box 153, 85 Pleasant Street, Oxford, Maine 04270. Envelope should be clearly marked “Confidential-Town Manager Vacancy”. The position will remain open until filled. Due to confidentiality, emailed responses will not be considered.
The Town of Oxford is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Firefighter and or EMT -B and/or EMT-A or P
The Oxford Fire/Rescue Department is accepting applications for per-diem(s) and paid per-call firefighters and or EMT’s of all levels. The Oxford Fire/Rescue Dept. is a progressive Fire/EMS service located in the western mountains of Maine responding to a sum of 800+ calls per year. Oxford Fire/Rescue has 2 per-diems assigned to the ambulance 24 hours 7 days a week. Additional 2 per-diems assigned to the Fire truck 12 hours 5 days a week. Oxford Fire/Rescue is also seeking paid per-call firefighters and EMT’s. Oxford Fire/rescue is willing to train the right candidates, local candidates preferred, out of area candidates considered. Stop by and chat with the members of the department, we will be happy to answer all questions.
Preferred skills not mandatory
- Maine Licensed EMT, EMT-A, or EMT-P / EMT-P preferred
- AHA CPR
- ALS Providers must have ACLS
- Maine Certified or Pro Board Firefighter 1 and/or II (NFPA 1001 qualifications)
- High School Diploma or GED
- Maine Driver’s License
Apply on line or in person at:
Oxford Fire/Rescue Department
701 Main St.
Oxford, ME 04270
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Oxford, Maine 04270
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Jan 20 Martin Luther King Day Monday
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Apr 20 Patriots Day Monday
May 25 Memorial Day Monday
Jul 3 Independence Day Friday
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Nov 11 Veterans' Day Wednesday
Nov 26 Thanksgiving Thursday
Nov 27 Thanksgiving Friday
Dec 24 + 25 Christmas Thursday + Friday
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P.O. Box 153
Oxford, Maine 04270