Below is a list of current career opportunities at Penquis. You can view a brief job description and complete the Job Application at the end of each job description.
If you do not want to complete the online application an application form and job description are available from Penquis, 262 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine 04402; Tel: 973-3500; TDD: 973-3520, from the Penquis offices in Dover-Foxcroft, Lincoln or Rockland.
In accordance with federal regulations, Penquis does not discriminate. Reasonable accommodation will be made for otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. Penquis is a smoke-free workplace.
Date Posted: 02/22/2017
Penquis, a social services agency serving
Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Knox counties for 50 years, is recruiting for a
full time (40 hrs/wk; benefits eligible) Dispatcher II to work in its
Transportation Brokerage office based in Bangor. Position requires the ability to work
flexible hours from 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. We are looking for an energetic person with
strong analytical skills who is familiar with road systems in Penobscot and
Piscataquis counties to join our team of Dispatchers. A high school diploma or equivalent and 3
years of work experience including two years of office work that involves
customer contact and data entry in a Windows environment are required. Good telephone communication skills, keyboard
skills, and the ability to successfully interact with the public and with
health professionals are needed. The
successful candidate will be able to remain calm and productive in a fast paced
environment. Preference will be given to
applicants with previous dispatching experience, demonstrated excellent
decision making skills, experience working with families, and previous
experience with federal and state regulations. Ideal candidate must be able to
pass pre-employment drug testing and be willing to submit to random drug and
alcohol testing thereafter. As required
by business necessity, upon hire and periodically thereafter, must have clean
background checks through the State Bureau of Investigation, Maine Department
of Human Services, and/or Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicles which indicate no
previous record of involvement with child abuse, neglect or exploitation and no
disqualifying criminal record or motor vehicle record as outlined in the
current contract provisions. Must not have an active record on the System for
Award Management (SAM) website. This position starts at $11.90/hr.
Applications will be accepted
until the position is filled.