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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 Full time (40hrs per 52wks per year) Residential Services Director. As the Residential Services Director you are responsible for the successful operation of a quality assisted living program. This position is located at Freeses Assisted Living Facility in Bangor.

Location: Bangor, Maine

Residential Services Director Responsibilities:

  • Explain assisted living programs, service costs, and available services and limitations with potential and current consumers and families.
  • Assist in the hiring, orientation, supervision and evaluation of qualified staff. Advise potential and current consumers and families on financial eligibility for services.
  • Determine resident service needs using the functional assessment tool as required.
  • Advocate for residents as needed to ensure needs are met and personal safety is maintained.
  • In coordination with the Health Services Coordinator, provide oversight of medication administration program; communicate with community providers, physicians and pharmacies as needed to assure safe medication administration.
  • Make referrals for services, set up appointments and assist residents in accessing community services/resources as needed and appropriate.

Residential Services Director Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Human Development, Gerontology, Nursing or other directly      Related fields required, and 2-3 years’ experience working directly with older persons in long term care community or residential programs preferred.
  • One year of supervisory experience.
  • Experienced providing personal care and housekeeping services, preferably to elderly.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written and organizational skills required.
  • 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 salary range for this position is $ 56,840-85,260 commensurate with experience and qualifications. Those with related education and experience are encouraged to apply. 

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 on line 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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