Penquis

Article Title: Housing Coordinator

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Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Knox counties for over 50 years, is seeking a full-time (40 hours/week; benefit eligible) Housing Coordinator in our Bangor office working in the Home Repair and Lead programs within the Housing & Energy Services Department.

The ideal candidate will work in concert with the Department Management, a team of colleagues and partner organizations to support individuals and families receiving housing services. As a Housing Coordinator, you assist in overseeing the daily operations to ensure eligible clients are served and undertake the activities necessary to meet the conditions, applicable regulations and funding source requirements of grants and contracts for these programs. You coordinate the services to maximize the outcomes with the least amount of visits to the home. You work in a fast paced environment, work independently and adjust priorities as needed. Travel may be required throughout our three county service area.

This position requires an associate’s degree in the social service or business field with 2 years’ work experience in an office setting where client contact was a responsibility or 5 years work experience in lieu of education; computer proficiency with word processing and spreadsheet programs; excellent verbal and written communication skills. You must be able to interact with the public in a professional manner; maintain client information in complete confidence; and learn and apply federal and state regulations

Upon hire and periodically thereafter, must have background check results that 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. Must have a valid Maine Driver’s License and use of a reliable vehicle insured to State requirements. The pay range for this position starts at $17.55 per hour, depending on experience.

An application form and job description are available from Penquis, 262 Harlow Street, P.O. Box 1162, Bangor, ME 04402-1162, Tel: 973-3500, TDD: 973:3520, from our offices in Lincoln, Rockland, and Dover-Foxcroft or applicant may apply online at www.penquis.org Applications will be accepted until position is filled. 

In accordance with federal regulations, Penquis does not discriminate.  Reasonable accommodations will be made of otherwise qualified persons with disabilities.  Penquis is a tobacco and smoke-free workplace.

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