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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 per week) Receptionists in our Rockland office.

Location: Rockland, Maine

As part of the Reception team, your duties will include greeting and directing clients, handling incoming calls on a multi-line telephone system, providing information and referral services, processing mail and deliveries, faxing, filing, organizing, and assisting with clerical support for the team and for other agency staff as needed. 

This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent. The ideal candidate will have three year’s work experience, including previous experience handling multiple phone calls, previous reception experience, and positive experience working with the public.  In addition, the candidate must be proficient with Windows and Microsoft Office, demonstrate excellent communication skills, be able to multi-task in a busy office setting, and be professional in conduct and appearance. 

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

The starting rate of pay for the Receptionist position is $15.78 per hour, and additional compensation may be given consideration with relevant experience.

In addition to a job application, please submit a current resume. 

Penquis offers an excellent benefits package and competitive wages, and opportunities for educational advancement, certification, and coursework. For more information email:  or call 207-973-3500 (TDD: 207-973-3520).

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 as well as U.S. DHHS rules requiring vaccinations within our Head Start programs.  It is the expectation that all Penquis employees will adhere to our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

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.

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