Penquis

Article Title: Transportation Specialist

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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/week; benefit eligible) Transportation Specialist.  This position is Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm based in ouroperational call center located in Bangor.  As a Transportation Specialist you will process intake information on behalf of clients, schedule trips, determine mode of transportation based on information provided and interact with transportation providers. 

The ideal candidate will be comfortable working in a fast paced environment while staying focused on the task at hand.  Position requires a high school diploma or equivalent and 2 years’ experience in an office setting with client contact responsibilities; the ability to operate office equipment; good communications skills; and computer proficiency and experience with data entry and word processing.  You must be able to interact with the public in a professional manner; maintain client information in complete confidence; and learn and apply federal and state regulations.  The starting rate of pay for this position is $12.12/hour.

Upon hire and periodically thereafter, must have background check results which 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 is available from Penquis, 262 Harlow Street, P.O. Box 1162, Bangor ME 04402-1162. Tel: 973-3500; TDD: 973-3520, from our offices in Dover-Foxcroft, Lincoln, and Rockland, or applicants may apply online at www.penquis.org.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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

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