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

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.  Position is open until filled. First review of applications will be Friday May 7 at 4 p.m. Cover letter, city employment application, resume and salary history must be submitted by email:; by fax 207-624-0118; or by U.S. mail to:

Director of Personnel Services

Maine Municipal Association

RE: Caribou City Manager Application

60 Community Drive

Augusta, ME  04330

Caribou is an Equal Opportunity Employer