Help Wanted!

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

2022 Job Listings:

Volunteer Opportunity: Fall Field Days with the UMaine Darling Marine Center

Want to know what’s going on in the Damariscotta mudflats? Come learn about marine ecology and study green crabs this fall!

The UMaine Darling Marine Center is hosting Fall Field Days this October for local high school students. Students will collect important data on green crabs, a key predator of many shellfish species, like the softshell clam. See below for more information and details:

When:  October 1st, 15th, & 29th from 8-11:30 AM

How: Fill out this form to sign up for field days

Questions? Email

Posted September 2022

River House, Damariscotta

Are you hardworking? Like to be organized? Enjoy a team atmosphere? Good jokes and good food? Consider being a dishwasher at the River House on the bridge in Damariscotta. Starting pya is $18-20/hour and shifts are evenings and weekends. Contact Jon at 207-563-6156.

Posted August 2022

Lincoln Home, Newcastle

Attention Lincoln Academy Students! Are you looking for a great place to work after school with great pay, $18.00 per hour including shift differential.

The job entails serving dinner, dining room set-up and clean-up in our residential dining room in a beautiful setting overlooking the Damariscotta River. This is a positive work experience that will teach you about food and nutrition along with customer service and interpersonal communication skills. Earn some great pay while gaining beneficial life skills and adding to potential resume or college applications. Hours would be 4pm to 7pm.

Please contact The Culinary Director Jamie Baribeau at 207 563-3350 or email at for more details.

Posted August 2022

Masters Machine Company – Part time Sorter/Packer Position


  • Cleans, deburrs, polishes, or grinds parts using hand tools or powered equipment, performing and combination of following tasks: scrapes or rubs parts with a file, wire brush or buffing cloth.
  • Holds part against buffing or grinding wheel, deburrs or polishes parts using portable grinder, chipping hammer, buffer, deburring tool or hand pick.
  • Mounts part on revolving spindle or chuck and holds or moves tools such as file, abrasive stone or cloth against work piece to file, grind, polish or buff surface.
  • Cleans interior surfaces of holes using reamer, changes tools on powered equipment.
  • Follows all safety procedures for the area, does end of shift housekeeping to maintain clean and safe area.

Masters Machine Company – Part time Packer/Shipper Position

The Packer & Shipper provides support to our operation team by working safely, inspecting finished products for defects, and packing them in correct configuration.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Receive and inspect finished products, place products in automated parts cleaning machine as necessary.
  • Enter products into computer system.
  • Weigh and pack products according to customer specifications.
  • Keep area clean and orderly.

Contact Debra Stacy, Masters Machine: 207-529-5191 Ext. 202

Posted August 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

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 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

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

Posted May 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:

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 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 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: 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

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

Posted April 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

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 – or 529-4367.

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 ( 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!


  • 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 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 with your résumé or for an application.

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


  • 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:

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

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:

Posted January 2022