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Full-Time Switchboard Receptionist

Are you a multi-tasker?  Do you enjoy working as part of a fast-paced team?  If so, this may be the job for you!  We are seeking a full-time (40 hrs. /wk.) Receptionist at our main office on Harlow Street in Bangor.  As part of a team, your duties will include greeting and directing clients in a busy office setting, handling incoming calls on a multi-line switchboard, processing mail and deliveries, faxing, filing, organizing, and assisting with clerical support for team and other agency staff as needed. 

The successful candidate will have one year of office experience, including using a multi-line switchboard, and interacting with the public in a professional and positive manner.  In addition, applicant must be proficient with Windows, word processing, and e-mail; demonstrate excellent communication skills; and be professional in conduct and appearance while maintaining confidentiality of information.  This position starts at $12.12/hr.

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.

An application form and job description may be obtained from Penquis 262 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine 04402; Tel: 973-3500; TDD: 973-3520, from the Penquis offices in Dover-Foxcroft, Lincoln, or Rockland, or from our website at www.penquis.org.  Applications will be accepted until October 11, 2019.