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Why Dead River?

You’re In Good Company

Founded over 100 years ago, Dead River Company has grown to be northern New England’s industry leader. Today we have over a thousand employees across Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire and western Massachusetts, but we’ve kept our focus the same since day one—providing career opportunities and valuing every employee’s contribution as we Deliver On A Promise of providing exceptional customer service.

Beyond offering a competitive wage, as a family-owned company, we understand the need for a work/life balance—and we strive to offer benefits that allow flexibility for your personal needs and choices. As we continue to grow, we frequently have career opportunities in Service, Delivery, Operations, Customer Service, Support Services and Management throughout northern New England.

Why Work for Dead River Company?

At Dead River Company we’re committed to attracting and retaining employees of the highest caliber who embody our core values of Integrity, Caring, and Excellence.  These values are at the heart of what our employees do every day with our customers, our coworkers and in our communities.  

Employees at Dead River Company take pride in serving our customers and working as a team. Our mission statement is: We deliver energy and peace of mind. This is accomplished by having the most caring people and extensive resources. Not only do we want to be the energy provider of choice in the areas we operate in, we want to be the employer of choice for those who share our goals.

Are you:

  • Someone who has integrity, is caring, and strives for excellence in your job and interactions with customers and coworkers?

  • A person who likes to go the extra mile to make the customer experience an exceptional one?

  • Open to learning new ways to make the customer experience better?

  • Enthusiastic about learning on the job and advancing your career?

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Corporate Structure

With our Corporate office in South Portland, Maine, Dead River Company has petroleum and propane market operations in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and western Massachusetts.  Each market office has a local manager and staff to support our customers. Today, Dead River Company is the largest heating service provider in northern New England. Our company operates its own transportation division, located in Bucksport, Maine.

Living and Working in New England

Dead River Company has the privilege to serve customers in what is undeniably one of our country's most beautiful regions—New England.  Our region offers economic vibrancy and a wealth of educational and cultural opportunities. If you’re craving the outdoors, we have four seasons of scenic variety—along with geography that is equally captivating and diverse.

We are proud of our partnership with Live and Work in Maine.