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Our office hours are changing beginning Monday, July 16
Our new hours will be 7:30 am -4:30 pm Monday through Friday.
The Town Office will still be closed on all Federal and State Holidays.
Thank You
Maine State Outdoors LawsNEW:  The Town Office will no longer receive paper copies of Regulations books for Hunting, Fishing, Snowmobiles, and ATV's.  The link below will direct you to the website where you can dowload your own digital copies.  

Laws of the Maine Outdoors

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
Fort Fairfield’s Director of Public Safety and Chief of Police, Chief William Campbell, has announced his resignation. 

Chief Campbell, a 30-year veteran of law enforcement, will be continuing his distinguished law enforcement career by pursuing an opportunity with a new agency.  His resignation is effective March 4, 2016.

Chief Campbell has been the Chief of the Fort Fairfield Police Department since 2011 and was promoted to Director of Public Safety in 2015.  As the of Director of Public Safety, Chief Campbell oversaw the operations of the police and fire departments, and served as the town’s emergency management director.

“I have truly enjoyed my time serving the people of Fort Fairfield,” stated Chief Campbell.  “Leaving the department was a very difficult decision to make, but I know the community will continue to be well-served by the dedicated officers of the police department and the officers and volunteers who serve in the fire department.”

Fort Fairfield Police Sergeant Shawn Newell was promoted to Director of Public Safety and Chief of Police by the Fort Fairfield Town Manager on February 18th.  Newell, a 21-year veteran of law enforcement, started working as sergeant for the Fort Fairfield Police Department in 2009.

"I'm honored to have the opportunity to serve as Fort Fairfield's Director of Public Safety and Chief of Police,” said Newell.  “Working with Chief Campbell for the past four years has been a great learning experience.  I look forward to continuing to provide the same standard of excellent service to our citizens that has become expected thanks to Chief Campbell’s dedication and leadership."

“While we are sad to see Chief Campbell move on, we appreciate his years of service to our community,” said Town Manager, Jim Risner.  “We take solace in the fact that his expertise and experience will remain, as his influence on the lives and careers of the men and women he has served with will continue to serve our community for years to come.”

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