Help Wanted!

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Local businesses always want to hire motivated LA students & recent grads!

Please see the job listings below which include summer opportunities for current students as well as year-round jobs for recent graduates.

Listings are currently being updated for the spring/summer 2022. If you would like to list a job contact Communications Director Jenny Mayher at mayher@lincolnacademy.org.

2022 Job Listings:


Darling Marine Center, South Bristol — Volunteer Research Opportunities

Would you like to learn about marine ecology while getting muddy in the Damariscotta River?

This summer, the Darling Marine Center will be hosting field days for high school students to study soft-shell clams, quahogs, oysters, and their predators in the upper Damariscotta River intertidal zone. This brief program is a great way to learn more about marine ecology and marine science careers, while collecting data that will help us better understand and care for our local ecosystem!

The field days will take place throughout the summer (see below for dates) and will be based out of the Darling Marine Center located at 193 Clarks Cove Rd, Walpole, ME. If you are interested in taking part on one or all of these days, please complete this form.

Field days will run:

June 23rd and 24th

  • Thursday June 23rd 12-4pm
  • Friday June 24th 1-5pm

July 7th and 8th

  • Thursday July 7th 10am-2pm
  • Friday July 8th 11am-3pm

July 18th and 19th

  • Monday July 18th 8am-12pm
  • Tuesday July 19th 9am-1pm

August 4th and 5th

  • Thursday August 4th 8:30am-12:30pm
  • Friday August 5th 9:30am-1:30pm

Have questions? Feel free to reach out to Sarah Risley via email sarah.risley1@maine.edu. We hope you can join us!

Posted June 2022


Hardy Boat Cruises, New Harbor

Parking Attendant

Hardy Boat Cruises is dedicated to providing our guests with fun, educational, and memorable experiences. Our core values are:

  • Dedication – We care deeply about our work and we are dedicated to our team.
  • Fun – While we take our jobs seriously, we don’t take ourselves seriously. We provide
    our guests with a fun, safe, and memorable experience.
  • Education – Our cruises allow everybody to fully appreciate the beauty of the Maine
    coastline and its wildlife.

The role of Parking Attendant is to be responsible for efficient parking lot management. Parking Attendants will collect payments, direct cars into open parking spaces, and safely valet cars if needed. Importantly, Parking Attendants provide guests with a positive, friendly parking experience.

Objective & Purpose

  • Manage the parking lot and maximize the number of available spaces
  • Provide customer support at the parking booth
  • Ensure proper tracking and documentation of parking passes

Core Roles & Responsibilities

  • Open parking booth and count petty cash drawer
  • Update pricing at the discretion of the General Manager
  • Proactively communicate parking policy and answer any questions customers may have
  • Direct guests to boarding location for check in
  • Organize parking flow by maintaining control of the parking lot entrance and exit
  • Valet cars when necessary and keep track of when customers will require access to their car (driver’s license required)
  • Responsible for vehicle and passenger safety while guests are utilizing the parking lot
  • Close the parking booth and count petty cash drawer
  • Keep busy with other assigned projects

Hardy Boat Cruises is dedicated to providing you and your family with a fun, educational, and memorable experience.

Contact Hardy Boat Cruises: sales@hardyboat.com   207-677-2026
Posted June 2022

Maine Kayak, New Harbor location

Maine Kayak Rental & Office Staff:
Rentals/Office staff are trained to provide customer service and facilitate kayak rentals at our New Harbor base. Rentals/Office staff are required to have:

Valid CPR and Basic First Aid Certification (preferred, not required)
A valid driver’s license and clean driving record
Knowledge of and experience with rental and trips locations

Contact: info@mainekayak.com for more info or to apply.

More details at:

posted June 2022


National Audubon Society: Outreach Education Assistant on 

Overview:

Now in its second century, Audubon is dedicated to protecting birds and other wildlife and the habitat that supports them. Audubon’s mission is engaging people in bird conservation on a hemispheric scale through science, policy, education and on-the-ground conservation action.  By mobilizing and aligning its network of Chapters, Centers, State and Important Bird Area programs in the four major migratory flyways in the Americas, the organization will bring the full power of Audubon to bear on protecting common and threatened bird species and the critical habitat they need to survive.  And as part of BirdLife International, Audubon will join people in over 100 in-country organizations all working to protect a network of Important Bird Areas around the world, leveraging the impact of actions they take at a local level.  What defines Audubon’s unique value is a powerful grassroots network of nearly 500 local chapters, 23 state offices, 41 Audubon Centers, Important Bird Area Programs in 50 states, and 700 staff across the country.  Audubon is a federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Position Summary:

The Outreach Education Assistant represents the Seabird Institute (SI) to the public as a narrator aboard puffin watching cruises in Mid-Coast Maine, and as a greeter and interpreter at the Project Puffin Visitor Center in Rockland, Maine.  Outreach Education Assistants bring the story of SI’s 45-year history to children, adults, and families, and help people to understand the necessity for this applied conservation work, as well as to inspire them to become personally involved in conservation action as donors and citizen activists.  
  
Food and shared housing provided, located at Audubon’s Todd Wildlife Sanctuary, located at 12 Audubon Road, in Bremen, Maine. 

There is one remaining full-time seasonal positions available as detailed below: 

Start Dates: ASAP

End Date: late August  

Responsibilities: 

  • Initial 1-2 week participation in seabird island field work including, but not limited to, bird counts and weather data collection, 3-hr observation stints from small unheated blinds, bird handling, measuring, banding, data entry and assisting with habitat management projects at an assigned island research site using binoculars (not provided) and spotting scopes (supplied) to aid in the collection of data as specified by the Island Supervisor;**
  • Train with Education staff to learn: Audubon and early SI history; how to identify Gulf of Maine seabirds; natural history of the Maine Coast with the goal of working independently as tour interpretive narrator;
  • Serve as interpreter, field naturalist and store-keeper aboard commercial puffin-watching tours departing from New Harbor and Boothbay Harbor to Eastern Egg Rock, offshore in Muscongus Bay;
  • Write social media posts and support weekly Seabird Island News publication.
  • Train with the Project Puffin Visitor Center Manager to learn: operation of point-of-sale system; Visitor Center interpreter and inventory management procedures;
  • Assist with operating remote wildlife cam channels which includes posting island/seabird updates; responding to comments;
  • Maintain inventory and sell books and seabird-related items aboard the commercial tours and at Project Puffin Visitor Center;
  • Promote SI’s mission, and encourage tour participants and PPVC visitors to financially support the Program;
  • Participate in Hog Island day trips; process sales on Hog Island store; 
  • Assist mainland staff with logistics, which includes driving to boat docks, bus and limo stops as needed;
  • Assist mainland-based staff with procurement of supplies, packing groceries, research supplies and mail in waterproof island transport bags; cleaning and filling water jugs for resupplying research stations, etc.;
  • Greet and guide new Seabird Institute volunteers.  Help them with shopping and packing of supplies for the remote island field camps.
  • Work with Island Research Coordinator and additional staff in early / mid-May to assist in set-up of Field Camps on offshore seabird nesting islands.  
  • Ensure shared housing facility is properly and consistently maintained and cleaned.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Must be pursuing bachelor’s degree (or already hold a degree) in Environmental Education, Environmental Studies, Biology or similar background.  
  • Previous experience in environmental education, bird-watching, and teaching public programs is required.
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications.
  • Willingness and ability to camp in extreme weather, sit in small observation blinds with limited visibility for three-hour observation periods, and spend time at sea (on boats) is required.
  • Excellent communications skills with ability to write clearly.  
  • Must be able to climb over rugged terrain and lift approximately 50 lbs. 
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, as well as, personal pair of good quality binoculars. 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Familiarity with spotting scopes, point-of-sale register system, camping equipment is a plus. 

Additional Information:

  • 2-person sized personal tents will be required (not furnished) for housing on the seabird islands. 
  • Wood platforms for tents on seabird islands will be provided.  Sleeping bags and ground pad will be required (not furnished).  Drinking water, food and propane for cooking are brought via boat and carried by hand to the field camps.

**Assistants will be living in primitive camping conditions.  These conditions include no running water, composting toilets, etc.  Solar panels will provide limited electricity.

To Apply: Email resume along with 3 references to Susan Meadows at susan.meadows@audubon.org

  • 2-person sized personal tents will be required (not furnished) for housing on the seabird islands. 
  • Wood platforms for tents on seabird islands will be provided.  Sleeping bags and ground pad will be required (not furnished).  Drinking water, food and propane for cooking are brought via boat and carried by hand to the field camps.

**Assistants will be living in primitive camping conditions.  These conditions include no running water, composting toilets, etc.  Solar panels will provide limited electricity.

Posted May, 2022


Sproul’s Furniture, Newcastle

Sproul’s Furniture has an immediate opening for a part or full time delivery person. Flexible hours and days. Must be reliable and able to lift furniture. Please contact us for more information or to apply. High School students are encouraged to apply. 563-3535  sprouls@tidewater.net

Posted May 2022


River House (Damariscotta) is hiring

River House is looking for dishwashers! Shifts start at 3pm, Tuesday -Saturday, with a starting pay of  $15/hr plus tips. Dinner is provided.  Email info@riverhouseme.com or call Jenn at 930-9188

Posted May, 2022


Downeast Landscaping, Inc. — Jeffrey McLeod

If you enjoy the outdoors this position may be for you. Looking for an experienced mower and landscaper. This is a 30 to 40 hour summer position with a possibility of winter work as well. Candidate must be reliable, conscious and hard working. Pay commensurate with experience.

If interested call Jeff @ 882-9663

Other services include: Property Maintenance, pruning trees and shrubs

We are a full service landscape company. Fully insured. Call today for more information.

Posted May, 2022


Nobleboro/Jefferson Transfer Station & Maintenance Position

This is a part-time job 24-hours a week, year-round position. The work week is 

Tuesday thru Saturday 8:00 am-4:00pm. It could become full time if candidate is 

looking for full time work. 

Transfer Station Attendant– You will be working with other attendant as well as the Transfer Station Manager. Duties are shared between the three employees with the Manager being responsible for directing daily duties of the attendants. This position would require some manual labor. You must be able to lift at least 30 lbs.  You will be assisting citizens in proper disposal of waste materials.

Computer skills are necessary in the daily operations of the Transfer Station but not required. The scales used for weighing the commercial trucks are attached to the computer in the Transfer Station Office. 

We are willing to train and must be available for training as needed. Customer Service is key for this position. We offer competitive Pay 

Applications and resumes will be accepted until the position is filled by the right person.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Posted June, 2022


Teller Positions at First Federal Savings: Damariscotta and Boothbay

Seasonal and year round teller positions are available at First Federal Savings Bank, Damariscotta and Boothbay locations. Starting pay is $15/hour, and seasonal positions can include summer as well as school vacation hours.

Contact Brenda Scherer at 563-3111,

Posted May 2022


Town of Waldoboro: Summer Recreation Program Counselor

The Town of Waldoboro is accepting applications from qualified individuals to be a Summer Recreation Program Counselor. This a seasonal, part time position at a starting pay of $12.75/hr, commensurate with skills and experience. Employment is from June 27- August 12, 2022. The successful candidates must be hard
working individuals who take initiative to complete the task at hand and work well within the team structure. Background check required prior to beginning employment.

The Summer Recreation Program provides seven weeks of structured activities and field trips for Waldoboro children entering first through seventh grade.  Activities include weekly swimming or hiking trips, games, arts/crafts etc.

Applications are available at the Waldoboro Town Office or online at www.waldoboromaine.org. Please send cover letter, resume, references and application to: Town of Waldoboro, Recreation Director, P. O. Box J, Waldoboro, Maine, 04572. Applications will be accepted until Jun 1st, 2021 or until a suitable candidate is located.

For more information, contact Marcus Benner at 832-5389 ext. 9.
Waldoboro is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted May 2022


Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens is hiring for summer!

Join us for a fun summer job…
Positions are open until filled.  Must have own transportation to/from work. Daytime hours (full or part time) will vary depending on the position.
To apply, see our website for all job postings https://www.mainegardens.org/employment/

  • Culinary Kitchen Team Member
    • Take pride in making delicious and beautiful food for our cafe!
    • Starting hourly rate is $17.43
    • $500 sign on bonus
  • Culinary Retail Team Member
    • Good with people? Learn to be a cashier and keep the retail space stocked and organized.
    • Starting hourly rate is $15.00
    • $500 sign on bonus
  • Guest Experience Admissions Team Member
    • Bring your smile and be the face of the Gardens by welcoming and checking in our guests!
    • Starting hourly rate is $15.00
  • Custodian/Housekeeper
    • Help keep the Gardens looking great!
    • Starting hourly rate is $17.50
    • $500 sign on bonus

Posted May 2022


Riverside Butcher (Damariscotta)

Sausage Maker / Food-prep / Customer Service
Starting pay: $16.00/hr
• Weekend availability, day shift, 8 hour shift
Job description
Riverside Butcher Co. is seeking a food prep/customer service employee. Riverside Butcher Co. is a small, family-owned retail meat market and specialty foods store. We sell raw meat, deli/charcuterie, pre-cooked frozen meals and soups, wine, and specialty provisions. We are a small store with 3 year-round employees and are looking to fill a fourth year-round position.
Duties Will Include:
• Customer service, order fulfillment, and cashier stations. • Value added projects, including sausage making and other house-made offerings.
• Working and maintaining deli and meat counter. • Maintaining a clean workspace.
An ideal job candidate will have:
• Prior food service and/or retail experience.
• Some training in meat cutting.
• The ability to manage time effectively and work efficiently alone or as a team.
• Strong customer service skills.
• A sense of urgency.
• A good attitude.
Physical requirements
• Stand on your feet all day
• Lift 50lbs

Posted May 2022

Masters Machine (Round Pond/Bristol): Seeking Summer Administrative Assistant

Job Description: Candidates should be able to assist management and all visitors to the company by handling office tasks, providing polite and professional assistance via phone, mail, and email.

  • Handling office tasks, such as filing
  • Screening phone calls and routing caller to the appropriate party
  • Greet and assist visitors
  • Using computers to generate reports
  • Mail Run, sorting and distribute all mail
  • Special projects as needed

Full or Part time position. Contact Masters Machine at debras@mastersmachine.com

Posted May 2022

Great Job Opportunities at Lincoln Academy (summer and year-round positions available)

Check out our Employment Page

Posted April 2022

Thompson Cottages is Hiring Saturday Cleaners this summer!

Every Saturday starting at 8:00 am from June 18th, to the late summer.  $20.00/hour.  Bring your friends to make a team.  Located in New Harbor.

Please call 207-677-2317.

Posted April 2022

Food Service and Environmental Service Opportunities At LincolnHealth (Damariscotta & Boothbay Harbor)

Are you looking to start building a career in healthcare? At LincolnHealth many of our employees have grown within our organization and advanced in their careers – illustrating our commitment to professional advancement and personal fulfillment. We offer the chance for you to make a difference for our patients, our staff, and our community as a whole. In addition to providing rewarding work, these roles also offer a foot in the door, with opportunities for career growth. If you are flexible, detailed, and enjoy being active, we are confident that you will be successful in a food service or environmental service position.

Multiple opportunities are available for the following positions in Damariscotta and Boothbay Harbor:

  • Environmental Service Technician/Housekeeper– Full Time, Part Time, Per Diem (Day/Evening) – Applicants should be 18 years of age or older
  • Dietary Aide– Full Time, Part Time, Per Diem (Day/Evening) – Applicants should be 16 years of age or older

$17.00/hour Minimum Wage. Sign On Bonus for qualifying positions. Excellent benefits for full and part time employees!

Come Join MaineHealth, Maine’s #1 employer. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

For more information and to apply, please visit: www.careersatmainehealth.org

Posted April 2022

Muscongus Bay Lobster:  (seasonal work for current students and graduates)

Come work on the dock this summer!  Flexible full and part-time work available at our busy seaside restaurant.  We have worked with many LA students over the years, and for many it was their first job!  Positions available for working with customers, solo, or with a couple other people, depending on what your preference is as you learn the ropes.  Come check out this unique job opportunity that will help you save money for school! Good pay and tips. Please email me at andrea.mbaylobster@gmail.com or call 529-5528 so we can set up a time to chat.
Posted April 2022

The Anchor Restaurant:  (seasonal work for current students and graduates)

Join a fun team and learn some new skills while making money this summer!  Working in a restaurant has a skill set that is transferable wherever you go in life. We are hiring both kitchen staff and customer service staff to join our existing team (food runners, lunch prep cooks, dishwashers, morning cleaners etc.). Flexible scheduling, delicious food, nice co-workers and a beautiful view are some of the benefits of working at The Anchor this summer! Please email thenewanchor@outlook.com or 529-2600 today
Posted April 2022

Camp med-o-lark maine

Camp Med-O-Lark (www.medolark.com), is an arts camp in Washington, for children ages 8-16. We offer the campers an array of all elective arts-based programs which the staff help instruct/supervise. We are located on a lake and have swimming and boating activities offered as well. The Camp has been in business since 1967. Our session dates this summer are from June 14th – Aug 18th.

We are currently interviewing for positions in our Dining Hall. We are looking for High School/College Student Staff to help work in our Kitchen. This job entails helping with;

-Volume Food preparation, setting up for meals, desserts, Salad Bar, washing dishes/kitchen/Pot equipment, keeping the Dining hall clean and other job functions.

– It’s a great place to work during the summer with busy times and down times throughout the day and requires a good work ethic.

– We will have availability of hours as we serve breakfast lunch and dinner 7 days a week and have many shifts available.

If you would like to find out more please contact us!

Assistant Director Brendan Miller at brendan@medolark.com . To apply on-line, fill in the form at http://medolark.com/work-at-camp/staff-application

Posted April 2022


The Chamberlain House is Hiring (Round Pond, ME)

The Chamberlain House is looking for summer help for those interested in the hospitality industry. Openings for chambermaids, kitchen help, and check-ins.  Great pay. Early mornings and weekends are must.  Call 207-529-0036

Posted April 2022


Bath Savings – Full-time Seasonal Teller – Damariscotta

The Full-time seasonal teller will work approximately 40 hours per week beginning in May and ending in or around September. All employees are expected to provide Exceptional Service in a prompt and professional manner. Duties include cash handling, processing transactions and responding to customer inquiries. Candidates must possess exceptional communication skills and a desire to work with the public. Only applicants who meet criteria of education and job requirements will be contacted.- Bath Savings is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, color, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law. Bath Savings Careers

$13.00 to $14.50

Educational Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Cash handling and/or sales experience helpful
  • Personal ease with customer interactions while providing superior service.
  • Must be team-oriented, possess a positive attitude and is able to work harmoniously with all employees.
  • Professional attributes including; professional appearance and dependability through a commitment to punctuality and attendance.
  • An aptitude for accuracy with good organizational ability and attentiveness to detail.
  • Ability to read/write English and to understand and follow instructions.
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to be concise, clear and consistent.
  • Demonstrated personal computer literacy.
  • Good math skills.

Posted April 2022


Zalucky Lawnscapes on the Boothbay Penninsula is hiring!

Zalucky Lawnscapes, LLC, a lawn maintenance and landscaping company operating on the Boothbay Peninsula in Mid Coast Maine is seeking part-time to full-time summer help. Dates of employment are flexible but can range from late May through September. Job entails all tasks related to lawn and garden maintenance including mowing, weed whacking, and leaf blowing, in addition to projects that can include brush and weed removal, mulching, planting and shrub trimming. Successful applicant will experience all facets of the lawn maintenance business and will be trained in the use of commercial lawn equipment.  

Experience would be a plus but is not necessary. Driver’s license or transportation to the Boothbay Peninsula is a must. Pay range is competitive and will be based on willingness and ability to do the job. Contact Carole Zalucky @ 207-841-0577 or czalucky@gmail.com for additional information or to apply. 

Posted April 2022


Job Opportunities at Blanchard’s Creamery in Edgecomb

 Join a fun team doing one of the happiest jobs there is—scooping ice cream! Blanchard’s Creamery is a homemade ice cream and coffee shop in Edgecomb. We are now hiring seasonal workers who can work through the summer. Work can begin weekends in May and extend into September. 

Blanchard’s is looking for team players with a strong work ethic and a positive attitude. Your hard working, upbeat attitude is more important than your experience level. We are hiring for the following positions: 

  • Ice Cream Scoopers—serve ice cream directly to customers, clean equipment and the ice cream shop, create fun desserts and drinks, and re-stock products. Applicants must be friendly, positive, and efficient. Afternoon and evening shifts available. No specific experience required, but previous experience serving customers is a plus. 
  • Bakery and Coffee Counter Servers—-(morning shifts)— serve coffee and pastries directly to customers, make espresso drinks (we will train you), clean coffee equipment and coffee shop, and restock products. 
  • Baker— early morning shift for a couple of hours — prepare and bake quick breads and cookies to serve daily. We have recipes you will follow. No professional baking experience needed. A love of baking and having baked in your home is enough. 
  • Ice cream Maker–experience the joy of making a huge bucket of ice cream in 10 minutes! If customer service isn’t your thing, maybe making ice cream is. Flexible hours, as little as 10 hours a week or as many as 20. You can supplement your summer income with a few hours of fun making ice cream. 
  • Shop manager—performs many of the above tasks/duties, oversees daily duties of other employees, and has more responsibility, with higher pay. Must be at least 20 years old. Part or full-time position. Previous experience working in a direct customer service job required. Perfect job for college students. 

Applicants can apply for more than one of the positions above. For example, you can work in the coffee shop in the morning and in the ice cream shop in the afternoon. Applicants should be at least 15 years old. Reliable transportation to and from work is a must. Competitive pay and nice perks like 20% off everything. 

Current students and recent grads are encouraged to apply. Request an application by emailing Mary Blanchard at mary@blanchardscreamery.com or by calling or texting 617-821-5794. Hiring will be completed in early May, so get your application in ASAP! Blanchard’s Creamery is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted April 2022


Spruce Point Inn – Paid Summer Internships

The Spruce Point Inn is offering six paid summer internships to high school students or recent graduates who wish to explore careers in the hospitality industry at Maines leading oceanfront resort. The positions will expose our summer interns to a broad range of experiences by rotations through various departments:

  • Housekeeping
  • Front Desk
  • Concierge
  • Food and Beverage
  • Children’s Programs

Students will experience a high degree of professionalism, which will give them a strong work foundation in whatever career they choose to follow over time.  Internships pay $13.00/hour and will run June-September. Interested applicants can apply with a well-written cover letter to: hsibley@sprucepointinn.com or to:

Harper Sibley, GM, Spruce Point Inn, 88 Grandview Avenue, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538

Posted April 2022


Seeking Help with Boat and other Renovations

Bob Hutchinson is seeking a motivated young person to help with boat restoration and other maintenance work in Pemaquid and South Bristol this summer. Mr. Hutchinson will train the right person in light carpentry and boat maintenance skills. The ability to drive yourself is helpful but not required. Please call Bob Hutchinson at 207-841-4020.

Posted April 2022


Bristol Parks and Recreation Department

Seasonal positions are available at both Pemaquid Point Lighthouse Park and Pemaquid Beach Park

We need self-motivated, energetic, and customer service-oriented people who are able to lift up to 50 pounds and be able to work up to 10 hours per day. Applicants must be at least 16 years old. Starting pay $12.75 per hour.

For questions e-mail bristolparksaltidewater.net or contact the Bristol Parks Department at 207-350-7022.

The Town of Bristol is an equal opportunity employer

Posted April 2022


The Seagull Shop, Pemaquid

The Seagull Shop is hiring kitchen help, dishwashers, waiters, counter help, ice cream scoopers, hosts, prep cooks. Great pay. contact Brooke at seagullbrooke@gmail.com

Posted April 2022


Hodgdon Yachts is hiring full- and part-time dock hands

Hodgdon Yacht Services has openings this summer for seasonal dock staff, both as full time or part time positions. 

Responsibilities include assisting customers move their boats and gear  around the marina, pumping fuel, and running our launch service. We’re  interested in hiring employees that have strong customer service skills  and enjoy interacting with others and being outside on and around  boats. 

If you would like to become part of our crew or have any questions,  please contact: 

Diane Hammond, Human Resources Manager dhammond@hodgdonyachts.com | 207-633-2970

Posted April 2022


Volunteer Opportunities–Lincoln County Historical Society

Community Appreciation Day Greeter

Multiple volunteers are needed at Chapman-Hall House in Damariscotta, The Old Jail Museum in Wiscasset, and the Pownalborough Court House in Dresden to greet guests at Community Appreciation Day – June 4th, 2022. Hours vary by location, but volunteers are asked to commit to a minimum of one one hour shift.

Volunteers will ask visitors to sign in, hand out brochures and keepsake materials, direct guests to refreshments, etc. Volunteers will be provided with the basic information needed to answer Frequently Asked Questions. It is important that volunteers in this position are comfortable being friendly and welcoming to members of the public. Students are welcome to sign up for a volunteer shift on their own or as a team of two to three friends. 

Tour Guide

Chapman-Hall House in Damariscotta, Old Jail Museum in Wiscasset, or Pownalborough Court House in Dresden.

Volunteer tour guides are responsible for sharing museum interpretations with the public in approximately 50 minute tours. Shifts and hours vary by location and are only during warmer months, as the museums are closed in the winter.

Training and interpretive information will be provided. Tour Guides may sign up for shifts based on their availability. Students will have an opportunity to cultivate skills of interacting with the public while facilitating engaging experiences, along with the opportunity to learn about local history, how to build museum interpretations, and how to question accepted narratives of history. Tours do not need to be memorized.

Contact: Shannon Gilmore, Executive Director, Lincoln County Historical Association: Lchamaine1954@gmail.com /(207) 882-6817

Posted April 2022


Lake Pemaquid Campground — Nobleboro

Lake Pemaquid Campground is currently looking for help for the upcoming 2022 season.

Maintenance Worker: We are looking for a 40 hour a week maintenance worker to perform landscaping and small maintenance jobs throughout the campground. Should have some woodworking skills and handy with tools but willing to train. MUST be able to work days, nights and weekends from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Must be 18+ with a valid drivers license and be able to work independently and with a group. This job comes with the potential to become a full time/year round position with benefits. Pay is $15 an hour. If interested please email lakepem@tidewater.net.

Store Clerk: We are looking for full and part time seasonal help in our camp store as a register clerk, store assistant and some light snack bar work. MUST be 16+ and be able to work days, nights and weekends from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Duties will include greeting and assisting customers, operating a cash register and taking food orders for the snack bar, keeping the store clean, organized and stocked, scooping ice cream as well as basic cleaning duties. Pay is $15 an hour. If interested please email lakepem@tidewater.net.

Saturday Cleaners: We are looking for seasonal housekeeping staff for Saturdays from 8/9am-3/4pm cleaning cabins and cottages. Must be 14+, reliable and be able to work at a diligent pace. Should be able to work independently and with a team and available from June 18th- Labor day weekend. Pay ranges from $12.75-$15 an hour. If interested please email lakepem@tidewater.net.

Posted March 2022


Carefree Boat Club — Downtown Boothbay Harbor

Carefree Boat Club of Maine is growing! With this expansion comes exciting new employment opportunities. We’re looking for dynamic individuals who share our passion for boating and our commitment to delivering exceptional customer service. 

Now Hiring – Dockhands 

This position is 3-5 days a week. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, cleaning and light maintenance of vessels. Weekend hours are expected. Good communication skills and friendly customer service are required. 

Starting salary is $14/Hr + Tips (hourly pay can be more depending on experience). We provide bonuses for all dock hands who work through Labor Day Weekend plus additional sale incentives throughout the season. More info at this link.

Questions? Contact our Hiring Manager Ed Bernard at 207-650-9374 or Ed@carefreeboats.com

Added March 2022


Round Pond Marine

Round Pond Marine  is seeking part time and/or full time employees, including older students who might be looking for immediate income this summer and beyond. Work is outdoors and often on the water and includes float & mooring installations and dock and float building. Carpentry & boat handling skills are ideal but can also train the right person. Drivers licenses preferred as work locations are Bremen to Damariscotta. Most days 7:30am-3:30pm but hours can vary with the tides.

Starting pay $18 per hour and more depending on experience.

Please contact us for more information or to apply – jamie@roundpondmarine.com or 529-4367.

Updated March 2022


Mount Desert Island YMCA Camp Counselors Wanted

The MDI YMCA is looking for a Summer Camp Director for its Specialty Camps. We offer hiking, fishing, and climbing camps during the 10 weeks of summer camp. This position would be with each camp on site at the Y and on the many field trip days these camps enjoy. We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated team player for this unique and fun-filled position.

The successful candidate will be 18 years or older and have experience working with children. They will have a valid driver’s license and will feel comfortable with training to drive the Y van.

This job runs from Monday June 6th-Friday August 26th.

  • Job Types: Full-time, Temporary
  • Pay: From $18.00 per hour
  • Benefits: Employee discount
  • Schedule: Monday to Friday
  • Experience: Childcare: 1 year (Preferred)
  • License/Certification:
    • First Aid Certification (Preferred)
    • Driver’s License (Preferred)

Work Location: One location (MDI)

More info at this link.

Updated March 2022


CLC YMCA After School program: Thrive at the Y

CLC YMCA’s after school care program is looking to fill a couple of staff positions for 2-3 hours in the afternoons on weekdays a few times per week. The position is available to students 16 and older and includes working with pre-K and grade school age children, playing games and having fun at the Y.  Starting pay is $12.75/hour and staff is eligible for a $200/month stipend in addition to this. It is a great position for teens not wanting long hours, and for those who wish to teach or develop community skills. Please contact Diana Blair-Monkman (dblairmonkman@clcymca.org) if you have any questions or are interested.

Updated March 2022


The Gosnold Arms: Work in New Harbor for the Season!

June – Oct  (can work weekends in the fall if back at school).  We are looking for friendly, outgoing, quick working individuals who work well with a team as well as alone. Must be at least 16 years old with transportation. Experience is great, but we are happy to train! Competitive Pay!

HIRING:

  • Housekeepers and Servers
  • Serve breakfast to guests
  • Clean rooms and cottages/laundry
  • Front Desk
  • Answering phone/ Taking reservations
  • Helping guests
  • Maintenance
  • Painting/Pressure cleaning
  • Gardening/Grounds keeping

5-6 days a week (at least one weekend day). Flexible hours and days! If you are highly motivated and would like to join our team please email info@gosnold.com or call 207-677-3727 and leave a message

The Gosnold Arms, 146 State Route 32, New Harbor 04554

Posted March 2022

Red’s Eats is Hiring!

Opening April 18, 2022! Accepting applications for the 2022 season!! Join the Red’s Eats Team! We are looking for honest people with great attitudes!

No experience necessary  *  We will train!

Please email debbiegagnon222@yahoo.com with your résumé or for an application.

Posted March 2022

Midcoast Conservancy Summer Youth Conservation Corps

Our Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) crew will be working to protect the Damariscotta Lake watershed by installing Best Management Practices (BMPs) to reduce erosion and nonpoint source pollution in our lake. Nonpoint source pollution reaches our water resources in the form of stormwater runoff that has picked up pollutants such as fertilizers, soil, and pesticides that decrease water quality.
We are hiring two crew members that will help implement these BMPs around the watershed over the course of 8 weeks. You can find the application information on our website here: https://www.midcoastconservancy.org/job-openings/seasonal-damariscotta-lake-positions. If applicants are interested in additional work, we encourage them to also apply for our Courtesy Boat Inspector positions found with the same link above.
Posted March 2022

Hatch Well Drillers: Full-time job for recent graduate

Hatch well drillers is looking to hire a recent graduate for a full-time position.  Become an apprentice well driller and pump installer and work your way towards becoming a Master.

Job Description: 

  • 40 – 50 hours a week
  • Well driller helper 
  • Pump installer helper
  • Shop Maintenance
  • Work outside in a different place every day

Job Requirements

  • Must be 18
  • Have a valid driver’s license with clean record preferred 
  • Be able to lift 50 lbs. and be on your feet for much of the day
  • Have a courteous demeanor
  • Ability to communicate and take direction/instruction
  • Not afraid to get dirty

  Compensation 

  • Starting pay $14.00/ hr. 
  • 1 week vacation after 6 months
  • Uniform service provided after 6 months
  • 3 % match towards retirement after 6 months
  • Paid Holidays

Interested candidates may contact Elisha Hopkins at 207-563-3003 or email: hatchwelldrillers@gmail.com

posted February 2022


Gamage Shipyard LLC

Gamage Shipyard is seeking applicants for spring and summer help. Duties would include bottom sanding and painting, cleaning and waxing hulls, and boat detailing. Other duties could include assisting  with boat launching and fueling boats. Applicants must be able to lift 35 lbs. and work outside.  

Starting wage is $ 14.00 per hour. Opportunity for full time employment. Come join us at the Shipyard! Contact, 

John Vinal, Service Manager
Gamage Shipyard South Bristol, ME
jvinal@gamageshipyard.com
207-644-8181

posted February 2022


HIGH SCHOOL Estuarine Ecology Internship

The University of Maine Darling Marine Center is seeking a high school intern–a rising junior, senior or recent graduate–to contribute to an engaged research project that integrates ecology, education, and ecosystem-based management. This internship is for 8 weeks (end of June-early August 2022) and will be based at the Darling Marine Center in Walpole, Maine.

The intern will contribute to an integrated community-led monitoring in the Damariscotta River Estuary. The intern will learn biological field methods and help to study the Damariscotta ecosystem and its shellfish fisheries. The intern will be compensated $15/hour and be expected to work 15-25 hours per week during the 8 weeks.

Requirements: This position will include physically demanding activities and outdoor fieldwork. Competitive candidates must be self-motivated and demonstrate willingness to contribute to monitoring and education in coastal marine ecosystems. This position will also include engaging with community members; strong communication skills are essential. Competitive candidates will have completed biology, oceanography, or upper level science courses and be capable of working independently, as well as in a team. Access to local housing and a personal vehicle are necessary for this position.

Applications will be reviewed beginning February 15, 2022. To apply, please send a cover letter and 2-page resume with three references to Sarah Risley (sarah.risley1@maine.edu), with ‘DMC High School Monitoring and Education Internship’ in the subject line.

posted February 2022


Moose Crossing Garden Center Inc.

Moose Crossing Garden Center in Waldoboro has a seasonal opening for a Seasonal Greenhouse Worker, April – September.

Job Description: Typical duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting customers with loading their purchases and bagged products
  • General customer service
  • Cleaning of facility grounds and recycling
  • Moving plant material
  • Supporting production needs; such as, filling and moving plant pots

Job Requirements

  • Be able to lift 30 lbs and be on your feet for much of the day
  • Have a courteous demeanor
  • Must be able to work at least one weekend day
  • Ability to communicate and take direction/instruction
  • Listen and understand proper safe workplace procedures
  • Understand that the customer and their needs take precedence over day to day tasks  
  • Be willing to perform a variety of tasks in a fast paced environment 
  • Neatness and attention to detail a must 
  • Willingness to adhere to company and CDC mandated Covid-19 rules and guidelines

Hours: This is a seasonal position which begins mid- April and typically ends in September

During school: Hours would include some days after school until 4 p.m. and weekends

Summer: Hours could be 20-35 hours and include at least one weekend day

Interested candidates may contact Tyler Lupien at 207-832-4282 or email: tyler@moosecrossinggardencenter.com

Posted January 2022


Maine Medicinals Paid Summer Farm Internship

Part-Time $13.50/hr (15-24 hrs /week) 

About Us: Maine Medicinals is a mission-driven, family-owned business. We manufacture organic nutraceuticals (herbal supplements)  from berries and botanicals we grow on our MOFGA certified organic farm in Dresden, Maine. Growing high quality berries and  botanicals is essential to the quality of Maine Medicinals’ products, and our mission. Regenerative farming practices and exacting  standards guide our farming operation, while working on a small scale supports a deep connection with the land, each other and the  crops we produce. Our farm’s primary focus is antioxidant-rich native elderberry varieties. However, we also grow a variety of other  botanicals for use in our herbal supplements. We are a small company, so everyone participates in a wide assortment of tasks from  planting and tending to harvesting and processing.  

2022 Summer Internship: Maine Medicinals is interested in hiring 1-2 interns for the 2022 season. We are looking for individuals  wanting an enriching summer of hands-on experience to nurture an interest in sustainable agriculture and/or wellness through participation and guidance through day-to-day farming operation. How about spend your summer outdoors, earning some money,  learning from and working with a small, tight knit group of young farmers who work hard but enjoy an upbeat, supportive atmosphere. No prior experience is required, though a strong work ethic is important. 

Typical day on the farm: Day starts at 9am – Quick chat to talk about goals for the day – Morning Tasks: harvesting,  seeding / transplanting before heat of the day. – 30 min lunch break – Afternoon Tasks: bed prep, weed control,  watering, mowing, etc. – Day ends at 3pm. 

What We’re Looking For: 

Individuals who are… 

  • Committed to playing a part in a team of enthusiastic  farmers that enjoy getting their hands dirty. 
  • Respectful of a space that honors and uplifts all crew members. 
  • Ambitious and goal orientated. 
  • Able to maintain a positive attitude through challenging  and repetitive tasks.  

Compensation & Expectations 

  • $13.50/ hr + Paid Time Off 
  • Weekly share of veggies from our employee garden ● Flexible schedule – 15-24 hrs/week 
  • Aware of the big picture while paying close attention to  detail. 
  • Flexible and adaptive to changes in duties and  schedules. 
  • Open to constructive feedback. 
  • Tolerant of adverse weather conditions. 
  • Capable of lifting 35+ lbs.  
  • It is important to note that we follow and enforce all COVID-19 safety protocols. 

To apply: Send a brief email telling us a little about yourself to jobs@mainemedicinals.com. Any questions can be directed to  jobs@mainemedicinals.com

Posted January 2o22


THE HARBOR ROOM: Full- and Part-time Seasonal Jobs

The Harbor Room in New Harbor is hiring for full-time and part-time seasonal jobs.  Be a part of a fun, fast-paced workplace.  We need servers, dishwashers, salad bar attendants, hostess(es ) and bussers. Great pay and lots of fun.  Interested individuals should contact 207-350-2993 or 207-277-0216

POSTED: March 15, 2022