This page contains current position vacancies for the Town of Thomaston. Unless otherwise noted, a Town of Thomaston employment application is required for all jobs listed and in addition a resume is required for all full-time openings.

Our application and job descriptions may be obtained from the Town Office or you can click the link below to download a PDF that can be printed from your computer.


All applications should be accompanied by a cover letter addressed to the Town Manager that clearly states the position or positions that you want to be considered for and whether the application should be put on file and held to be considered for possible future openings. PLEASE NOTE: It is our current policy to hold applications for up to 1 year to be considered for future openings.

Completed applications, along with a cover letter, resume and any supporting documents may be dropped off in person at the Town office or faxed to us at (207) 354-2132 or mailed to us at the following address:

Town of Thomaston
Attn: Town Manager
P.O. Box 299
Thomaston, Maine 04861

You may also E-mail your completed application, along with your cover letter, optional resume and any supporting documents to the Town Secretary, at with a subject line “Employment Application”.

The Town of Thomaston is happy to accept applications for unadvertised positions.

The Town of Thomaston is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The Town of Thomaston Maine (2,767pop.) is seeking an experienced, professional, community leader to serve as its next Town Manager. Thomaston, located in the heart of Mid-Coast Maine neighboring the City of Rockland, is a picturesque New England Community nestled hillside overlooking the scenic St. George River. Its historical downtown along with its welcoming small-town feel emphasizes its motto - A Place You Want to Be!   

Thomaston operates under the Select Board/Manager form of government with a 5 member Select Board elected town wide and serving 3-year staggered terms. It has 19 full time employees and averages 74 part time employees. Its annual budget is $4,472,879 including a pollution control facility. It is part of Regional School Unit 13.

The Select Board is seeking candidates with a minimum of 5 years of demonstrated municipal management experience as a Manager or similar related position. Candidates with equivalent private management experience will be accepted. Knowledge/experience in areas of economic development, finance, strategic and long-term planning, budgeting, labor relations, policy and project management are desired.  Superior visionary with excellent leadership and organizational skills; excellent written and oral communicator with strong collaborative and team building experience are required. Leadership with integrity, honesty, openness and humor combined with creative problem solving will be essential. The successful candidate is expected to become an active member of the community and residency in Thomaston is desired but not mandatory.

Applicants possessing a Bachelor’s degree in Public or Business Administration, or a closely related field, with a Master’s degree preferred. Salary will be determined based on experience and qualifications.

Submit cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and five (5) references by Wednesday August 7, 2019 to:

Thomaston Manager Search
Eaton Peabody Consulting Group
Attn: Don Gerrish
77 Sewall Street, Suite 3000
Augusta, Maine 04330
Telephone: 207-622-9820


The Town of Thomaston is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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The Thomaston Police Department, serving a growing community in the Mid-Coast region, is seeking candidates for three immediate Reserve Officer positions.

All of these positions would potentially involve working part-time in a patrol officer role. Thomaston Police Department is looking for two of these positions to be available to work a full-time schedule from January 2019 to Mid-June 2019.

Certification as a reserve or fully certified officer in Maine, or the ability to transfer an out of state certification is a minimum requirement. The pay rate for these positions is $16.11 per hour for part-time certified officers and $19.67 for full-time certified academy graduates. Applicants may expect an interview process, physical fitness and medical test, a background investigation and polygraph and psychological examinations.

Please contact Chief Timothy Hoppe at 207-354-2511 for more information. Applications may be picked up at the Thomaston Town Office, located at 170 Main Street, Thomaston, Maine 04861 or email an application request to Donna Culbertson at:  



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