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NMDC Employment Opportunity

Northern Maine Development Commission in Caribou, ME is seeking a Community Development Specialist/Community Planner. The individual will, among other tasks: Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university preferred or combination of education and experience. Experience: Community Planning, Transportation Planning, Natural Resource Management, GIS/GPS; Community Development and Municipal Codes Official. For more information, or […]

Finance Director Wanted

Northern Maine Development Commission (NMDC) is seeking an experienced and energetic individual to serve as finance director for the nonprofit organization. The finance director is responsible for oversight and management of NMDC’s account management, develops and coordinates annual planning and budget process, financial reporting, and miscellaneous duties. Candidates for the Director position will possess a […]

Now Hiring: Business Advisor | Washington County

Washington County Small Business Advisor Northern Maine Development Commission (NMDC) has an opening for a Small Business Advisor for Washington County. Duties will include providing technical support and counseling to small businesses; generate and screen client leads; assist clients with all aspects of business start-up and acquisition; financial management; market research; accounting; and assisting clients […]

Broadband Webinar

Getting robust broadband to all parts of Aroostook County has been a challenge, but with new funding sources and strategic partnerships progress is being made. Recently Aroostook Partnership, County of Aroostook, and Northern Maine Development Commission sponsored a webinar to look at the issue and think of steps forward. The session, facilitated by Andrew Butcher […]

Municipal Solar Webinar

Towns across Maine are taking advantage of solar to reduce their energy costs. Thanks to legislation passed in 2019, it is now easier than ever for Maine towns to take advantage of solar. To learn more about Maine solar policy past and present, click here for webinar.

Staff changes at NMDC

   CARIBOU, ME — Northern Maine Development Commission is expanding its Business Finance Division to better serve the needs of Covid-19 effected companies and others who want to start or grow their businesses.    Josh Nadeau, formerly the Small Business Development Center Director (SBDC) at NMDC, has moved into a recently created Commercial Loan Officer […]

Bicycle Route Receives Federal Designation

AROOSTOOK COUNTY — Snowmobile season has come to a close, but Northern Maine Development Commission (NMDC) and Aroostook County Tourism (ACT) are already thinking about bringing in tourists to experience the newly designated federal bicycle route connecting Bangor to Allagash.    The U.S. Department of Transportation quietly approved the designation in December, which created the […]

NMDC awarded $500,000 to assist small businesses and entrepreneurs

   CARIBOU, ME — Northern Maine Development Commission (NMDC) announced it has been awarded $500,000 in financial assistance from the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund).    Altogether, the CDFI fund awarded $188.7 million in Financial Assistance awards to 284 CDFIs this month. In Maine only three organizations were […]

NMDC Nears Completion of Federal Bike Route Application for Northern Maine

Work is nearly complete to federally designate a bicycle route connecting Bangor to Allagash. A route which should provide significant economic, transportation, environmental, and health benefits to residents and visitors to northern Penobscot and Aroostook Counties. Northern Maine Development Commission (NMDC), in conjunction with the Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT), started the project to achieve […]