City Clerk

The City of Biddeford is committed to employee wellness and work/life balance. We have moved to a four day (36 hour) work week recently and are excited to find individuals interested in this schedule! We also have remote work and flex schedule policies!

Biddeford is a premier community that is committed to providing a safe, resident and business-friendly environment, with high quality services, excellent schools, and a responsive, transparent government. The City is an innovative leader that has experienced economic revival centered on investment in its downtown. The City has made an incredible evolution from mill town to a youthful, exciting community.

The City of Biddeford operates under the Council/Manager form of government. The Mayor and the nine members of the City Council, (two are elected at large and seven from each of the City’s seven wards elected every two years) are led by the Mayor and the Council’s elected President. The City departments include General Government, Public Safety, Public Works and Public Services.

The City Clerk will manage all voting and elections for the City. They will also be responsible for managing the operations of Council meetings including preparing agendas and taking minutes. They serve as the liaison between the City Council and the public. This role requires an individual with excellent communication skills, the ability to provide exceptional customer service and strong organizational skills.

The City Clerk also provides duties required by Maine law and the City Charter, including overseeing the records of births, marriages, and deaths, as well as assisting in the enrollment of voters and overseeing the applications for candidates for local office. In addition, the City Clerk oversees local and State elections within the City.

Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration preferred, or other applicable field, with 3-5 years of Clerk experience. Any combination of education and experience that provides the equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered.

We offer group health insurance which comes with a City funded HRA that covers your full deductible, vision and dental, state pension, retirement health savings, other retirement options such as a 457 or Roth IRA, student loan reimbursement program and ample PTO as well as a serious commitment to employee growth/development and work life balance!

Apply with a resume and cover letter. Review of resumes will begin April 4th.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $76,000.00 - $100,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • City or Town Clerk: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Municipal/Government: 3 years (Preferred)