Harbor Master

The Harbormaster shall enforce the rules and regulations enacted by the City Council or Harbor Commission for the keeping open of convenience channels for the passage of vessels in the harbors located in the City, the supervision of the boundary lines of such channels as established by the Harbor Commission or Harbormaster, and the supervision of such portions of the harbors as assigned for anchorage or mooring by the Harbor Commission or Harbormaster. The Harbormaster shall settle all mooring disputes in the harbor.

Compensation is a quarterly stipend in the amount of $1125.

The criteria for the Harbormaster is as follows:

  • Must be a voting resident of five years
  • Must have at least five years of marine experience with a minimum of two years on the ocean
  • Must attend annual Maine Harbormasters Association training seminar.

Please apply online at www.biddefordmaine.org/apply by September 30th.