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The City of Caribou, Maine, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of City Manager. Caribou (pop. 7,710) has a city council (seven members)/city manager form of government, a municipal budget (excluding schools) of $10.0 million, and 72 full-time employees. Caribou is a full-service city and winter and summer recreational area and is the most northeastern city in the U.S.

The city council is seeking an individual with strong budget, investment, and financial management skills; experience in economic and community redevelopment activities; experience in operations analysis, personnel management and labor relations; and experience in public works and solid waste operations. Candidates should also possess excellent written and oral communication skills, progressively responsible supervisory and management experience, and demonstrated leadership ability.

Municipal management experience and a college degree are preferred, but candidates with comparable work experience and education are encouraged to apply. ICMA certification preferred.

Salary is negotiable, based on experience and training. The first review of applications will be 4 p.m. on Friday May 7, 2021.

To apply, submit cover letter, completed city employment application (available here), resume and salary history by email (, fax (207-624-0118), or U.S. mail to: 

Director of Personnel Services
Maine Municipal Association
RE: Caribou City Manager Application
60 Community Drive
Augusta, ME 04330.

Position open until filled. Caribou is an Equal Opportunity Employer.