Career Opportunities

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.

Certified Residential Medication Aide

Date Posted: 04/13/2017

Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Knox counties for 50 years, seeks candidates for the following open positions at the Freeses Assisted Living Facility located at 10 Water Street in Bangor.  Shifts Include:


  • Part time benefits eligible position – 24 hrs/wk (days); every other weekend off


  • Part time benefits eligible position – 24 hrs/wk (days and evenings); every other weekend off


  • Per diem available on all shifts


$1.00/hr shift differential offered for weekend shifts. Shift differential also offered for evening and overnight shifts (rate depends on shift).


CRMA's help residents maintain their independence by providing a variety of tasks, including personal care based on individual care plans, medication administration, housekeeping, food service, dining room set up, activities with residents, and laundry.


Requirements include experience providing personal care to the elderly and a positive attitude regarding the dignity, privacy, and autonomy of older persons. High School diploma or equivalent and CRMA certification and Personal Support Specialist (PSS) certification required, or for individuals with prior certification and relevant work experience must be obtained within 3 months of hire. As required by business necessity, upon hire and periodically thereafter, must have clean background checks through the State Bureau of Investigation that is free from criminal convictions for crimes against persons, including, without limitation to theft, abuse, neglect or sexual misconduct. Must not have an active record on the System for Award Management (SAM) website.  Penquis will subsidize cost of certifications. Pay range for this position is $10.35 – 16.04/hour. 

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.


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