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MainePERS is a dynamic organization that seeks to hire individuals who are self-motivated team players, looking to be part of an organization that values accountability, respect, collaboration, stewardship, and agility as it serves the retirement needs of Maine’s public employees.  Our commitment to those we serve is exemplified in our vision, “MainePERS is a trusted and effective fiduciary focused on meeting the needs of active and retired members, beneficiaries, and employers.

In addition to administering public pension plans, we also offer Disability Retirement, Group Life Insurance, and tax-deferred retirement savings programs for many of our participating member employers. To help administer these programs, we employee individuals with backgrounds in information technology, customer service, claims processing, financial administration, investment administration, data analysis, and benefit computation with an overarching emphasis on providing excellent member services.

We offer a generous benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, life insurance, along with a qualifying defined benefit pension plan and opportunities to participate in defined contribution plans.

We are currently seeking applicants for the following positions:

Deputy Chief Investment Officer

Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS) seeks a Deputy Chief Investment Officer (Deputy CIO) to join our Portland-based investment team. The Deputy CIO reports to the CIO and provides support in the oversight and administration of the investment program and supervises investment staff as assigned. The Deputy CIO has broad responsibilities that include working with the CIO on development of investment policies and strategies, portfolio management, oversight of investment operations, administration, and risk management. Primary responsibilities and duties of this position include the development, oversight, and implementation of investment policies and principles, asset allocation strategies, portfolio construction strategies, and risk management controls. Strong interpersonal skills are required to build and maintain relationships with the general consultant, custodian, investment managers, and other external advisors and consultants.

The investment team, in addition to the CIO and Deputy CIO, includes Managing Directors of Private Equity, Real Estate, Alternative Credit, and Infrastructure and Natural Resources, the Asset Class Head of Risk Diversifiers, a Senior Analyst, and an Operations Senior Analyst.

MainePERS enjoys long tenure in their investment team with the majority of the staff working there almost 10 years.

Minimum qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • At least seven years of relevant investment experience.
  • Strong financial modeling skills to build models and analyze data from various sources.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills to effectively present ideas, methods, procedures, and instructions to a wide range of audiences.
  • Appreciation for public service and understanding of defined benefit retirement plans.

Preferred qualifications: 

  • Advanced degree.
  • CFA and/or CAIA.
  • Track record of continuing education.
  • Experience managing institutional assets.
  • Experience sourcing and monitoring external managers.
  • Experience in private market investments and hedge fund investing.
  • Track record of positive performance as compared to benchmarks.
  • Awareness and understanding of ESG considerations in institutional asset management.

For additional information or to apply, please contact Hudepohl & Associates, [email protected] or (614) 854-7300.

Document Center Supervisor

Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS) seeks a Document Center Supervisor to join a fast-paced department. This position provides oversight of and leadership in the day-to-day work and output of the Document Center team.  The incumbent must be, or willing to become, knowledgeable of the work performed within the units in order to be the primary technical resource relied on by staff and management regarding work that is within the scope of this position. Technical and interpersonal skill must be consistently exercised in a manner that guarantees the delivery of expected results and ongoing collaboration with all departments.

Minimum qualifications: 

Minimum qualifications: 

•    High school diploma or equivalent.

•    Proficiency with MS Office suite of tools; proficient in Excel at the Intermediate level.

•    Six (6) years of experience performing complex clerical, administrative or technical work that includes three (3) years of the following in any combination:

1.    Supervisory or leadership experience 

2.    Experience working with electronically stored records

3.    Quality control of data

•    Ability to travel within the state; valid driver’s license and maintenance of a good driving record

Preferred qualifications: 

•           Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as Business Administration or Information Management.

•           Experience using and maintaining an electronic records imaging system.

•           Supervisory experience.

TO APPLY: Please submit a current resume and cover letter to our applicant tracking system in ADP here.

Pension Associate I

Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS) seeks a driven, and focused individual to join the Retirement Services team as a Pension Associate I. MainePERS is an established, professional, and dynamic organization that manages a variety of employee benefits for Maine’s public sector workers. The right candidate will enjoy researching, analyzing, calculating, and determining member benefits, eligibility, and compensation in one of the disciplines (State, Teacher, or Participating Local District employees). Must have an attention to detail, good communication, enjoy investigating or problem solving, and have strong analytical skills.

This is the entry-level position in the Pension Associate Job Series (PAJS). Candidate will have the ability to progress within the job series by demonstrating proficiency within each series or step with an emphasis on employee development and performance evaluation. This helps provide an organized approach to advancement opportunities to ensure employees receive the attention and support they deserve.

Minimum qualifications: 

  • High school graduation plus four (4) years of responsible, self-directed work experience that demonstrates excellent customer service, research and analysis, computational, computer skills and the ability to work under limited supervision


  • Post-secondary degree and two years related work experience

Salary: Begins at $42,910 if annualized with excellent benefits.  

TO APPLY: Please submit a current resume and cover letter to our applicant tracking system in ADP here.

Human Resources Generalist

Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS) seeks an additional Human Resources Generalist to join the Human Resources team. This is an on-site, 40hr a week position with the option for a hybrid schedule. The HR Generalist functions within the department as a consultant to employees and supervisors for services related to the role of the Human Resources Department within the organization under general supervision of the Human Resources Manager. These services include a broad range of human resources activities such as recruiting, safety, benefits, labor relations, policies, etc.

Minimum qualifications: 

A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with two (2) years of experience in general human resources and related program administration.

Or – Five (5) years direct human resources experience will be considered in lieu of a degree..

Strong technology and interpersonal skills.

Preferred qualifications: 

Professional Certification (e.g., PHR). Human resources experience in a unionized environment including collective bargaining contract administration.

TO APPLY: To apply, please submit a current resume and cover letter to our applicant tracking system in ADP here.

MainePERS is an Equal Opportunity Employer