Article Title: Receptionist – Lincoln

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Join our Team! Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Knox counties for over 50 years, is currently seeking a part time (24 hours, 3 days/week) Receptionist at our Lincoln location.  As the Receptionist, you provide office support by greeting and directing clients who call or visit the office, process mail and deliveries, schedule client appointments and perform assigned tasks. As a member of the office support team, you also provide general office support activities throughout the agency.

Location: Lincoln, Maine

Receptionist Responsibilities:

  • Greet and direct clients, whether on the telephone or in person, and schedule appointments as needed.
  • Answer all incoming telephone calls on a multi-line system giving information, taking messages, and/or referring calls as appropriate. 
  • Provide information and referral services, both on the phone and to walk-in clients.
  • Process outgoing and incoming mail on a daily basis.
  • Perform office support tasks as assigned and appropriate.

Receptionist Requirements:

  •  High-school diploma or equivalent and 1-2 years general work experience.
  •  Excellent telephone and customer service skills and previous experience handling multiple phone calls and multiple tasks.
  • Computer proficiency and experience, including word processing skills.
  •  Upon hire and periodically thereafter, must comply with Penquis background check requirements with satisfactory results as outlined in current contract provisions.

Excellent Benefits Package: (benefit eligible)

  • 14 Paid Holidays (Including your Birthday!)
  • Paid Time off-3 Days upon hire
  • Paid training for all required certifications
  • Dental/Health/Vision
  • Retirement Plans
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Incentives

The rate of pay for this position starts at $15.78 per hour, and additional compensation may be given consideration with relevant experience. Hourly rate will automictically increase to $16.41 on October 2nd, 2023 additional compensation may be given consideration with relevant experience.

In addition to an application, please provide a cover letter and current resume.

Penquis offers an excellent benefits package, competitive wages, and opportunities for educational advancement, certification, and coursework.  Join our team by applying online at or contact us at 973-3500 (TDD: 973:3520) or by email at  to request an application and job description. 

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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