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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Water Division - Maintenance Technician I Position Opening

The Bar Harbor Water Division is seeking a dedicated and passionate full time Water Maintenance Technician I.  This position will serve the needs of the Water Division, working under the supervision of the Water Superintendent and the Distribution System Manager.   The Water Maintenance Technician I position is highly engaged with the public, plumbers, contractors and other Public Works employees (Water, Highway, Wastewater and Solid Waste).   


Duties include meter reading and maintenance; responding to customer issues; performing work orders; assist in the repair and replacement of water mains and services; hydrant flushing and maintenance; assist with dig safe mark outs; assists in the implementation of safety program; serves as essential worker during emergencies; and performs other duties as assigned.  


Position Requirements:  Grade 1 distribution system and treatment license, or ability to obtain within one year of hire.  Knowledge of tools, equipment and materials used in the maintenance, repair and installation of water meters and service lines.  Excellent organizational and communication skills and strong computer skills are required.  Prior water department experience a plus.  Clean State of Maine Driver’s License.  The ability to work independently, and to develop and maintain positive working relationships with Town employees, trades people, contractors, and the public is required.


This is a full time, overtime eligible, permanent position with competitive wages and excellent benefits. Applicants who are selected for consideration will complete a pre-employment physical, drug screening and background check.


Applications are available at the link below, or from the Water Division by calling 288-3555.  Send application and/or résumé to: or mail to:


Bar Harbor Water Superintendent

Bar Harbor Water Division

50 Public Works Way

Bar Harbor, ME 04609.


This position will remain open until filled.

 Employment Application - Town of Bar Harbor

The Town of Bar Harbor is an equal opportunity employer.

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