Welcome! We in Maine take pride in our quality of life, our entrepreneurial spirit, and our strong, independent heritage. Our motto—“Dirigo” or “I lead” — reflects our sense of place, as the first state that greets the sun each morning, as well as our sense of pride…pride in our craftsmanship, our work ethic and our people. No matter where you work in Maine State Government, you find a real sense of authenticity. From our small cities to our rural communities, the State of Maine offers a skilled and committed workforce, with unmatched transportation and information technology infrastructure. Maine – it’s a great place to call home.