Human Resources

Human Resources supports and services full and part time employees who work for the City of Westbrook. HR is the first contact for management and employees concerning:

Contract Administration & Negotiations                 HR Policies

Employee Benefits                                                       Leave of Absences

Worker's Compensation                                              Employee Engagement

Wellness & Safety                                                         Recruitment & Staffing

Training & Development                                              Employee Relations

The City of Westbrook was a traditional mill city that has grown and diversified significantly over the last two decades to become a residential hub and business center for the region.   Westbrook has a population of over 20,000 and covers 17.36 square miles.  Westbrook is centrally located to both urban and rural amenities.   Currently, the City employs approximately 195 full-time and 80 variable hour employees covered by five different Collective Bargaining Agreements.  The departments contained within the City are the Mayor’s Office, Economic Development, City Clerk, Finance, Human Resources, Planning, Code Enforcement, & Assessing, Public Services, Community Services, General Assistance, Library, Police, Fire & Rescue, and Dispatch. 

HIRE Vets Award Medallion 2023

Hire A Vet Medallion Award

The City of Westbrook is honored to announce we are one of many recipients of the 2023 HIRE Vets Medallion Gold Award.  “The City of Westbrook continues to lead the way and demonstrate its commitment to veterans, and we felt very confident that we were meeting the requirements to apply for the HIRE Vets award. Veterans are constantly encouraged to apply for City of Westbrook employment opportunities every time we engage with them. Once veterans are brought on board, they are encouraged to contact the Office of Veteran’s Services for any assistance both in terms of their prior military service and their professional development as well as assistance accessing VA benefits and programs they earned while in the military. Additionally, veterans employed by the City are offered an opportunity to attend the monthly veteran’s coffee and information sessions at the Community Center during their regular workday.” said Arty Ledoux, Veterans’ Service Officer. 

The City of Westbrook is one of three employers in Maine and the only municipality to received this recognition. We join 858 other companies from 49 states, plus the District of Columbia, who have shown a commitment to hiring veterans, but also ensuring that they have a long-term career and growth plan that uses the diverse skills they acquired through their military service. Recipients of the 2023 HIRE Vets Medallion Award meet rigorous employment and veteran integration assistance criteria, including veteran hiring and retention percentages; availability of veteran-specific resources; leadership programming for veterans; pay compensation and tuition assistance programs for veterans. We are honored to be recognized with this elite award and proud to support veterans and their career goals. 


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Employee Benefits

Maintaining and enhancing the wellness of our employees, all of whom are integral to our continued success, is a priority.  Benefits are an essential part of the total compensation package.  The City of Westbrook offers, health, dental, vision, life, AD&D, and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, health reimbursement arrangement, employee assistance programs, retirement and pension plans, accrued time off, paid holidays, and tuition reimbursement.

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