Article Title: Transportation Specialist (Brokerage)

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Schedule Trips and Transportation for Clients

Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis and Knox Counties for over 50 years, is seeking a full-time (40 hours per week; benefit eligible) Transportation Specialist.  This position is Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm based in our operational call center. The position is currently eligible to work from home or office during the remainder of the pandemic, as well as engaging in a hybrid work schedule afterwards.

Location: Bangor, Maine

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 the Transportation Specialist position is $15.55 per hour and additional compensation may be given consideration with relevant experience.

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

Penquis offers an excellent benefits package, competitive wages, and opportunities for educational advancement, certification, and coursework.  Email at to request an application and job description. 

Applications will be accepted until August 1, 2022.

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. #HP

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