Article Title: Office Coordinator

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Administrative and Office Support

Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis and Knox counties for over 50 years, is seeking a full-time (40 hour/week) Office Coordinator at its Bangor, Maine location. 

This position is within the Family Enrichment Services Department and will provide traditional secretarial, administrative, and office support in a computer network setting.  Our department’s programs focus on strengthening families and individuals of all ages through various contracts, grants and Mainecare billable services.    

The ideal candidate will enjoy interacting face-to-face and on the phone with co-workers, clients and providers.  The ideal candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills; be versatile in computer systems and applications such as word processing, electronic health records, databases and spreadsheets; work well in a team environment; and adhere to strict confidentiality standards.

Required qualifications include Associates Degree in secretarial science, business or other related area and two years of related work experience, or High School diploma or equivalent and four years of related work experience. Must have at least three years of work experience in an office setting that includes word processing, spread sheets and database management.  Previous experience as an office manager is preferred.  

The starting rate of pay for the Office Coordinator position is $16.17 per hour. 

Upon hire and periodically thereafter, must comply with Penquis background check requirements with satisfactory results as outlined in current contract provisions.

Penquis offers an excellent benefits package and competitive wages. Apply on line at or contact us at 973-3500 (TDD: 973-3520) or by email at  to request an application and job description.  Applications will be accepted until 4:30pm on November 30, 2021.

Penquis complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations concerning employees, including those pertaining to mandatory COVID-19 vaccination.  This includes rules associated with the State of Maine healthcare mandate, anticipated OSHA standards and emergency temporary standards mandating employee COVID-19 vaccination, as well as U.S. DHHS rules requiring vaccinations within our Head Start programs. 

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

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