Penquis

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Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Knox counties for over 50 years, is recruiting for a full time (40 hours/week; benefit eligible) Dispatcher 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.  A high school diploma or equivalent and 2 years of work experience including office work that involves customer contact and data entry in a Windows environment are required.  Good telephone communication skills, keyboard skills, 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.  Salary ranges from $13.94 to $19.51 per hour based on experience.

Upon hire and periodically thereafter, must have background check results that are satisfactory to Penquis and as outlined in current contract provision to include but not limited to; the State Bureau of Investigation, Maine Department of Human Services, Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicles and System for Award Management (SAM) website. Ability to pass pre-employment and ongoing random drug/alcohol testing.

An application form and job description may be obtained from Penquis, 262 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine 04402; Tel: 973-3500; TDD: 973-3520, from the Penquis offices in Dover-Foxcroft, Lincoln, or Rockland, or you may apply online at www.penquis.org.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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