Job Openings


The Town of Cape Elizabeth is accepting applications for an opening for a Police Officer position. Cape Elizabeth is a progressive department that offers very competitive wage and benefit packages.

Benefits include, but are limited to: State Retirement Special Plan 2-C or 401A Retirement Plan with up to 7% matching and a 457 deferred compensation program.  Other incentives include clothing and cleaning allowance, tuition reimbursement, education stipend, EMT incentive. Competitive life and health insurance packages are also offered.

To be considered for the position, applicants shall be at least 21 years of age (or 20 years of age with 60 college credits), and have a valid Maine driver's license.  Candidates that are not full-time certified must have passed (within the last 4 months) the Maine Criminal Justice Academy Alert Test and must have passed (within the last 4 months) the Maine Criminal Justice Academy's physical agility test.  The next dates for both exams can be found by visiting – .

Leading candidates will undergo an oral board, physical with drug screen, psychological testing, polygraph exam, and background investigation.

Completed applications must be submitted no later than Tuesday, January 22, 2018 at 4:00 PM.

Applications are available through the webpage: and then print out employment application or contact:

Cape Elizabeth Public Safety Building
325 Ocean House Road
Cape Elizabeth, Maine 04107
Tel. 767-3323
Equal Opportunity Employer

POSITION: Assistant Preschool Teacher [download ad]
SALARY: $12.00 - $14.00/hour
OPENING DATE: October 29, 2018
CLOSING DATE: Until position filled
JOB TYPE: Part Time (32.5 hours)
DEPARTMENT: Community Services/Cape Care

Cape Care is seeking a dynamic teacher assistant for our three-to-five year old preschool classroom. We are looking for an energetic, creative, organized, passionate, and caring professional. An ideal candidate must demonstrate an understanding of developmentally appropriate educational practices, be reliable and punctual. Candidate must be able to communicate effectively with parents, children and other staff members. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and completed application to Kelly Phinney at

Position Classification: This position is classified as a part-time, hourly (non-exempt) position.
The Town offers a wide variety of benefits to its employees including a competitive benefits package and salary.


  • Early Childhood Education AS or equivalent relevant years of experience and/or training
  • Maine Roads to Quality Registry member
  • Must be very patient, child-focused and willing to spend a great deal of time on the floor interacting with the children
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Sound knowledge base of the development of a young child both physically and emotionally
  • The ability to work effectively in a team environment

Application and complete job description available at or contact Cape Care Coordinator, Kelly Phinney (207) 799-2868,

Please submit completed application, resume and three professional references to:

Cape Elizabeth Community Services,
c/o Kelly Phinney
343 Ocean House Rd.
Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107