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 tobacco and smoke-free workplace.

Assistant Teacher

Date Posted: 06/09/2017

Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Knox counties for 50 years, has the following Assistant Teacher opening in the following location:


                                    Rockland location – 30 hours/52 weeks


This position is responsible for thedaily activities of an Early Head Start facility and the ancillary activities needed to provide comprehensive services to children and families. Services will include center-based care as well as monthly home visits. Requires one semester or equivalent (6 months) of post high-school training/education in a child care arena (120 clock hours of early childhood education within the past 5 years or completed CDA training or 9 credit hours), must be eligible for Ed Tech II certification and at least one year of paid experience working with children and families.  The ideal candidate will have training and experience with social service outreach for families and children. Upon hire and thereafter, must have background check results which are satisfactory to Penquis and indicate no previous or current record of involvement with child abuse, neglect or exploitation and no disqualifying criminal record or motor vehicle record as outlined in current contract provisions.


Penquis offers an excellent benefits package and competitive wages.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.



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