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TOWN MANAGER

Fort Fairfield, Maine

The Town of Fort Fairfield, Maine, is currently soliciting resumes for the position of Town Manager.  Fort Fairfield is a community of 3500, with a Council/Manager form of government, an annual budget of $3.0 million excluding schools, and 20 full-time employees.  The Town Council is seeking an individual with personnel management and labor relations experience, strong successful economic development experience, strong financial management and budgeting skills, and good communications skills.  The successful Manager candidate should be a creative problem solver with the ability to work as a team member, and demonstrate flexibility and openness in the performance of their job.

Candidates should possess at least 5 years of progressively responsible management experience.  The Town Council would prefer a candidate with municipal management experience and a degree in Public or Business Administration, however, individuals with equivalent experience and education are encouraged to apply. 

Salary is negotiable based on experience and training.  Correspondence may be submitted by email: PersonnelServices@memun.org; by fax (207) 624-0118; or by U.S. mail. Resume, cover letter and salary history must be received by Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.  Please send materials to:

Director of Personnel Services
Maine Municipal Association
60 Community Drive
Augusta, ME  04330
Fort Fairfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer
DEPUTY TOWN CLERK

TOWN OF FORT FAIRFIELD


The Town of Fort Fairfield, Maine is accepting applications for Deputy Town Clerk.

The Deputy assists the Town Clerk in the issuance of licenses and permits, recording documents and vital statistics, and maintenance of records. The individual in this position also serves as General Assistance Administrator and Registrar of Voters.
Applicants must be high school graduates, and should have experience in general office work, working with the public, proficiency in typing/word processing and the use of computers. The successful candidate must be able to work independently as well as with others, be self-motivated, have great communication and organizational skills, and a keen attention to detail.

This is a full-time position which offers a great benefits package that includes: Health Insurance, Retirement Plan, Paid Holidays and Vacation. Salary commensurate with experience

Application and resume should be sent to:

Town of Fort Fairfield, ATTN Personnel Director, 18 Community Center Drive, Fort Fairfield, Maine 04742.

Applications may be obtained from the Fort Fairfield Clerk’s Office, 18 Community Center Drive or website (www.fortfairfield.org) and will be accepted until position is filled.

The Town of Fort Fairfield is an equal opportunity employer.

Athletic Events
Historical Events
Pageants
New This Year

Class Reunions

Class of 1968 – Sat. July 21, 5 pm, Lions Club
Class of 1973 – Fri. July 20, 5:30 pm, AVCC
Class of 1978 – Sat. July 21, 4 pm, Snowmobile Club
Class of 1983 – Sat. July 21, 5 pm, AVCC
Class of 1988 – Sat. July 21, 5 pm, Fish & Game Club
Class of 1998 – Fri. July 20, 6 pm, Lions Club
Class of 2008 – Fri. July 20, 5 pm, Fields Lane

FESTIVAL HEADQUARTERS, Village Square, 232 Main Street
Sponsored by Town of Fort Fairfield, Maine Potato Board, ReMax, Aaron’s, Inc.

COLORING CONTEST, County Federal Credit Union, 232 Main Street
Pick up your coloring page any time. Entries will be judged at 10 am on Friday, July 20.
Prizes awarded!
Sponsored by The County Federal Credit Union

FOOD COURT – THURS – SUN 
Sponsored by I-Care Pharmacy and 5K Tent & Event

BEER GARDEN, Village Square Parking Lot
Thurs-Fri 4p – close. Sat-Sun noon-close.
Hosted by Northern Maine Brewing Co.

Saturday, July 14
8a-3p Town Wide Yard Sale
Register by June 29 at Festival Headquarters. $5 to be included on the map.
Maps available July 2.
Sponsored by Quality of Place Council

9a Chess Tournament, United Parish Church, 4 Church St.
Registration: Early $20/Day of $25
Hosted by UMPI Chess Club

10a Horseshoe Tournament, Riverside Park
$10 person/$20 Team
Hosted by Boy Scout Troup #194
Sponsored by Emera Maine and Precision Custom Woodworking

Sunday, July 15
7-10a Snowmobile Club Breakfast, Fort Fairfield Snowmobile Club, Strickland Road
$8 adult/$4 under 12

1p Fort Fairfield High School Alumni Social, Fort Fairfield Middle/High School Cafeteria $5
Hosted by FFHS Alumni Association

4-5p Hymn Sing, Historic Friends Church, Houlton Road
Hosted by Frontier Heritage Historical Society

Monday, July 16
7p The Pre-Teen / Teen Miss Maine Potato Queen Pageant, Fort Fairfield Middle/High School Gymnasium
$8 Admission
Sponsored by Northeast Packaging, Inc.

Tuesday, July 17

8:30a Girls Softball Tournament, Fort Fairfield Middle/High School Athletic Complex
Girls age 9-12, register through your local Recreation Department
Hosted by Fort Fairfield Parks & Rec, 472-3882
Rain date: July 19
3-6p Family Canoe & Kayak Fun Day, boat launch on Monson Pond
Hosted by Frontier Fish & Game Club

6p 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament, Community Center Gymnasium
Register by 5:45 pm. $30 per team
Hosted by Fort Fairfield Parks & Rec, 472-3882

7p Pet Show, CP Park
$2 per pet, leashes required
Hosted by Central Aroostook Humane Society
Sponsored by FIELDS Realty

6 & 7p Planetarium Shows, Francis Malcolm Science Center, 776 Houlton Rd, Easton
Reservations Required, 488-5451
Sponsored by Spudnik

Wednesday, July 18
9a Swim Meet, Fort Fairfield Municipal Swimming Pool
18 and under register through your local Recreation Department
Hosted by Fort Fairfield Parks & Rec, 472-3882
Sponsored by White Smiles
Rain date: July 19

11a – 2p Library Open House, 339 Main St
Check out NASA@MyLibrary and get your picture taken on the moon!

6p Wednesday Evening Fiddlers, Bandstand
Sponsored by Maine Credit Unions

6:30p Baby & Bike Parade of Superheroes, Town Clock through Fields Lane
Pre-register at 472-3651
Sponsored by H.O. Perry Insurance

7p The Little & Junior Miss Maine Potato Queen Pageant, Fort Fairfield Middle/High School Gymnasium
$8 Admission
Sponsored by Northeast Packaging, Inc.

Thursday, July 19
11a-2p Spudnik Customer Appreciation Open House, 110 Airport Drive, Presque Isle

5p Maine Potato Board Annual Meeting & Industry Dinner, The Forum in Presque Isle
Sponsored by The Maine Potato Board, Maine Potato Growers and Farm Credit East

5-8p Potato Picking Contest, Fort Fairfield Middle/High School Athletic Complex
Sponsored by Hillside IGA

5-8p Cary/Pines Inflatable Adventure Park, Fort Fairfield Middle/High School Athletic Complex
Sponsored by Cary Medical Center and Pines Health Services
Rain location: Community Center Gymnasium

6p FFHS Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet, Fort Fairfield Middle/High School Cafeteria
Social Hour at 5 pm, Induction Ceremony at 7 pm. 
Reservations required – lgardner@msad20.org. $30

6:30p Gospel Singers at the Bandstand
Sponsored by Maine Credit Unions

7:30 Karaoke at the Beer Garden
Hosted by Fireman Fred Parsons

8:30 Movie Under the Stars, Fort Fairfield Middle/High School Athletic Complex
Despicable Me 3 – Rated PG
Sponsored by Cary Medical Center and Pines Health Services
Rain location: Community Center Gymnasium

Friday, July 20
9a Bike Rodeo, next to CP Park
Ages 12 and under, bring your bike and helmet!
Sponsored by the Fort Fairfield Rotary Club

10a Coloring Contest Judging, Village Square
Sponsored by County Federal Credit Union

11a Spuddy Buddy Challenge, County Federal Credit Union
Pick up your clue card and help Spuddy find his lost buddies.
Ages 6-12 pre-register at 472-7838. Only 40 clue cards available!
Sponsored by County Federal Credit Union

12-2p & 5-7p Blockhouse Tours
Sponsored by Frontier Heritage Historical Society

2p Splash & Dash, Fort Fairfield Municipal Pool
$15, Register from 12:30 – 1:30 pm, ages 8-12, swim and run – 2 distance options
Sponsored by TAMC, register at 768-4008.

4p Speed Chess Tournament, St Paul’s Episcopal Church Tent
Hosted by UMPI Chess Club

5p Adam Nadeau, Main Stage
Sponsored by Fields Realty, Allen’s Coffee Flavored Brandy, and Emera Maine

6p Mashed Potato Wrestling, Food Court
Hosted by Fort Fairfield Fire Dept
Sponsored by Machias Savings Bank

6p Sip & Paint, St Paul’s Episcopal Church Tent
Guided painting event with an agricultural theme. Professional artist, choice of wine and light snacks for an evening and painting you’ll treasure for a lifetime.
$35, register at 762-3576, ID Required
Hosted by Wintergreen Arts Center
7-10p Star City Syndicate, Main Stage
Sponsored by Fields Realty, Allen’s Coffee Flavored Brandy, and Emera Maine

Saturday, July 21
6-10a Pancake Breakfast, Old Depot Site
$5
Hosted by Frontier Heritage Historical Society

6:30a 3 Person Golf Scramble, Aroostook Valley Country Club
Pre-register at 476-8083 or 800-980-8747

8a-5p Arts & Crafts Show, Fields Lane
Hosted by Laureate Gamma Sorority

8-10a One Room School House Tours, Old Depot Site
Hosted by Frontier Heritage Historical Society

8:30a 5 Miler Road Race, CP Park
$15, Registration starts at 7:30a, Walkers start at 8:30a, Runners start at 9a
Hosted by Fort Fairfield High School Baseball Team
Sponsored by Hillside IGA, Fort Fairfield Lions Club and Maddog Mowing

10a-1p Blockhouse Tours
Hosted by Frontier Heritage Historical Society

10a Tribute to Military Veterans, Paul Lockhart VFW Post 6187
Hosted by Fort Fairfield High School Class of 1967
Call Mary Rochford Hunter for more information. 207-227-8652

11:30a Human Chess Game, Food Court
Sponsored by DRD Audio/Video

11:30a Andrew Silver, Bandstand (magician)
Sponsored by Maine Credit Unions

1p Antique and Unique Car Parade
1:15p 2018 Maine Potato Blossom Festival Parade
Sponsored by the Maine Potato Board, Rathbun Lumber, and Cassidy Orthodontics

3p 3rd Annual International Tater Tot Eating Competition, Food Court
$5 Registration, Men’s, Women’s and Youth Divisions
Sponsored by Boondocks Grille and Maine Agri-Women

3p Antique Tractor Pulls, Riverside Park East
Hosted by Northern Maine Antique Tractor Club
Sponsored by Kilcollins Farms

3p Andrew Silver, Main Stage (magic/juggling/variety show)
Sponsored by Fields Realty, Allen’s Coffee Flavored Brandy, and Emera Maine

4p Pine & Spurs Riding Club Horse Show, Damboise Road
Game Classes. Open to the public and free of charge.

4:30p Guy & Andy Show, Main Stage
Sponsored by Fields Realty, Allen’s Coffee Flavored Brandy, and Emera Maine

5:30 Juggling workshop, Bandstand
Sponsored by Maine Credit Unions

6:30 Tom Hayes, Main Stage (comedian)
Sponsored by Fields Realty, Allen’s Coffee Flavored Brandy, and Emera Maine

7:30 The Maine Potato Queen Pageant, Fort Fairfield Middle/High School Gymnasium
$8
Sponsored by Northeast Packaging, Inc.

8p The Altar Boys, Main Stage
Sponsored by Fields Realty, Allen’s Coffee Flavored Brandy, and Emera Maine

Sunday, July 22
9a Pine & Spurs Riding Club Horse Show, Damboise Road
Performance Classes. Open to the public and free of charge.

10a Community Worship, Bandstand
Hosted by United Parish Church

10a Spud Cycle Classic Bicycle Race & Tour, Fort Fairfield Public Library
25 mile race, 12 mile tour end at Hillcrest Estates
Registration 8-9:30a at Fort Fairfield Community Center, $15
Hosted by Fort Fairfield Rec Dept
Sponsored by SW Collins, Hillside IGA, Bike Board & Ski

10a-2p Car Show & Shine, Riverside Park
Antique tractors and farm equipment will also be on display.
Hosted by Northern Maine Antique Tractor Club
Sponsored by Caldwell’s Auto, Kilcollins Farms and TGN Detailing

12-2p Blockhouse Tours
Hosted by Frontier Heritage Historical Society
12 Rubber Duck Race, Bridge to Fort Fairfield Boat Landing
$5 per duck
Hosted by Frontier Fish & Game Club

2p Flotilla of Fun, Forbes Landing to Fort Fairfield Boat Landing
Bring your non-motorized water craft, life jackets and paddles to join in the fun. 
Canoe and kayak rentals available upon reservation by calling Kayak Country, 540-6573.
Hosted by Fort Fairfield Parks & Rec

4:30-6p Baked Bean Supper, Knights of Columbus Hall
$8
Hosted by Frontier Fish & Game Club

Singer/Songwriter Sunday on the Main Stage
4p Jacob Graham
5-7p Travis Cyr
7-9p Putnam Smith & Ashley Storrow
Sponsored by Fields Realty, Allen’s Coffee Flavored Brandy, and Emera Maine

FIREWORKS ON THE AROOSTOOK RIVER!
Sponsored by the Maine Potato Board, McGillan Inc, and ReEnergy. 

THANKS SO MUCH TO OUR 2018 SPONSORS FOR THEIR GENEROUS SUPPORT!

Russet Burbank ($5000 +)
Town of Fort Fairfield
Maine Potato Board
Cary Medical Center
Pines Health Services

Yukon Gold ($1000 +)
Fields Realty
Katahdin Trust Company
McCain Foods
Allen’s Coffee Flavored Brandy
Emera Maine
Maine Credit Unions
Re-Energy

Superior ($500 +)
5K Tent & Event
Coca-Cola Bottling Company
Cold River Vodka
Cassidy Orthodontics
County Federal Credit Union
DRD Audio/Visual
Hillside IGA
Machias Savings Bank
McGillan, Inc.
Spudnik

Atlantic ($100 +)
HO Perry / United Insurance
Daigle Oil Company
Caldwell’s Auto
County Super Spud, Inc.
Dead River Company
Fort Fairfield Lions Club
Fort Fairfield Rotary Club
Frontier Fish & Game Club
Irish Setter Pub
Kilcollins Farms
Maddog Mowing
Northeast Packaging
White Smiles Family Dentistry
FA Peabody
Columbia Forest Products
Maine Farmers Exchange
Precision Custom Woodworking
Rathbun Lumber
S.W. Collins Company
TEMPO Employment Agency
The Warehouse Bar and Grill
Percy's Auto Sales & Service