Employment & Volunteer

Hiring Housekeepers for 2018 season

Business Name: Yellow House Bed & Breakfast
Date Posted: 03/17/18
Description: We are looking for housekeepers for the 2018 Season.  We are a 7 room inn open from mid-May to late October.  The hours may include serving breakfast 8:00 - 3:00 pm and there is flexibility.  This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys working independently while part of a team.  We offer top pay & an end of season bonus.  Call us today & help us spring clean!

Retail Sales Associate

Business Name: Christmas Spirit Shop
Date Posted: 03/02/18
Description: ARE YOU READY?
  • Ready for a full-time or part-time seasonal job in downtown Bar Harbor from May through October or later?
  • Ready for a more rewarding job, valuing you with top retail wages plus $1/hour year-end bonus, on-the-job training, employee discounts, and private parking?
  • Ready for a more interesting job, providing personalized products and services in person, by phone, and online?
  • Ready to join a team of dedicated professionals who proudly sell holiday handcrafts, all made by American Artists - many from Maine and exclusively designed by us?
TO APPLY:  Email your cover letter and resume to Beth Gaiser, Manager - Beth@ChristmasSpiritShop.com.  You'll soon receive a response.

Retail Assistant Store Manager

Business Name: Alpenglow Adventure Sports/ Acadia Mountain Guides
Date Posted: 02/14/18
Acadia Mountain Guides, Inc. is searching for a dynamic and detail-oriented Sales and Marketing Assistant Manager that loves to sell
and constantly improve themselves and their environment.

With a small core staff, the Assistant Manager’s personal sales and operational performance are central to achieving the company’s
sales and profit objectives, as well as setting the pace and standard for the entire team. In effect, this position assists in the running of a
climbing and mountaineering learning institution based inside of two retail stores – one based in Orono, ME, a small university
community and one in Bar Harbor, home of Acadia National Park.

The position of Assistant Manager is a challenging, highly independent position offering the right individual the opportunity to
manage multiple aspects of Acadia Mountain Guides Climbing School and Alpenglow Adventure Sports. It requires the right
individual to make their work their priority and to work quickly, efficiently, and tirelessly to maintain and improve operating
standards across the company.
Must be available April 15th- November 8th 2018 

Community Care Advisor/ Direct Support Professional

Business Name: Volunteers of America Northern New England
Date Posted: 06/30/17
Description: Position Overview: The Community Care Advisor provides direct support to individuals in an IDD residential setting. This position is responsible to support the Residential Assistants by ensuring that the individuals served are integrated into their community and with their housemates. This position promotes a safe and healthy living environment and increases the capabilities of clients within the policies and procedures of the agency while ensuring the protection of individual rights. Our new Parish House in Bar Harbor has 7 openings for Community Care Advisors with various shifts available. $12-$14/hour depending on experience and training.

Visitor Services Representative

Business Name: Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce
Date Posted: 06/05/17
 Part-time Visitor Services Representative

Nutrition Aide

Business Name: Birch Bay Retirement Village
Date Posted: 05/31/17

Our Nutrition Aides perform daily tasks including set up, break down, all ware washing and pot washing. Cleaning responsibilities including floors and trash maintenance. Delivers and sets up plated line for breakfast, lunch and dinner for assisted living and memory care residents when necessary. Responsible for restocking all resident pantry areas as needed along with preparing and setting up daily lobby and Straus Center coffee, danish and fresh fruit cart. Monitors refrigerator and wash temps.


Shore Excursion Port Supervisor

Business Name: Intercruises Shoreside and Port Services
Date Posted: 05/25/17

Ticket Sales

Business Name: Downeast Windjammer Cruise Lines, LLC
Date Posted: 05/15/17
Description: For those who enjoy working with the public, this is a fun working environment.  Often fast paced!  

Housecleaning professional

Business Name: Acadia Bayview Cottages Vacation Homes
Date Posted: 04/30/17
Description: Part-time housekeeping position available~ Saturdays 10am - 3pm, June - October 7.   Looking for energetic individual willing and able to clean a full home effectively and greet customers as well.  Will need the ability to work independently and also be a  team player.  Must be self-motivated, pay attention to detail and take overall pride in work.  Past cleaning experience a plus. $20 per hour contract rate.  Potential for bonus based on performance - Contact Brenda @ 813-334-1144.

Guest Services Associate

Business Name: Abbe Museum
Date Posted: 04/10/17
The Abbe Museum offers unique career opportunities that empower individuals to connect with our mission and our audience in a profound way.
As Associates, you’ll be making a significant contribution to Maine’s first and only Smithsonian Affiliate, a Museum beloved by visitors from around the world. The Smithsonian is the guardian of some of our nation’s most valuable scientific, historic, and artistic treasures and is a leader in research, innovation, and discovery. The Abbe Museum fits snugly within this realm, offering our visitors unique and inspiring experiences every single day. Associates help the Museum to encourage a more empathetic and culturally-aware society by inspiring visitors to think more deeply about the history and contemporary lives of individuals from other cultures.
The Abbe Museum experience is inclusive and welcoming to all. We foster a service-focused environment and a strong staff culture of collaboration and teamwork. Staff in public-facing departments must always present a welcoming and inclusive museum visitor experience. Do you enjoy interacting with people? Do you believe that customer service is an important part of a positive experience? We hope you'll consider joining the Abbe’s Guest Services team. Ideal candidates have a heart for service, are driven, self-sufficient, and committed to promoting the Abbe's new Customer Service Pledge and to finding surprising and welcoming ways to interact with all patrons.
While there is considerable overlap of duties between Education and Sales Associates on any given day, and cross-training is essential, the following list describes the most likely daily tasks for each position type.

Producer, Abbe Museum Indian Market (AMIM)

Business Name: Abbe Museum
Date Posted: 04/10/17
The Producer position focuses on creating and launching the annual Abbe Museum Indian Market (inaugural event is May 18-20, 2018). This position will coordinate the activities, tasks, and events leading up to AMIM and will lead planning efforts with the support of the Abbe team and a volunteer AMIM Committee. The Producer will work closely with the President/CEO and will implement policies established by the President/CEO and the Trustees.
Click here for more details, including instructions on how to apply.

Membership Services

Business Name: Mount Desert Island YMCA
Date Posted: 04/06/17
Description: The MDI YMCA is looking for the right person to join our Membership Services team. This is a year round, full time position with benefits. 

Food Services Manager

Business Name: MDI Biological Laboratory
Date Posted: 04/05/17
Description: The MDI Biological Laboratory seeks to hire a year-round Food Services Manager to oversee institutional food services and coordinated event catering on campus.

Guest Attendant

Business Name: Woodlawn Museum, Gardens & Park
Date Posted: 04/04/17

Woodlawn Guest Attendant

Woodlawn, a 180-acre historic estate in Ellsworth, seeks a seasonal Guest Attendant.  The job is available part-time in May and October and full-time June-September.  Applicants must demonstrate strong verbal and people skills.  Prior retail experience highly desired.  Also, applicants must like meeting new people.  Responsibilities include collecting admissions, gift shop sales, daily cleaning of the house, restocking merchandise, helping with afternoon teas and special events, and assisting the museum staff with other projects that arise.  Training for position will be provided.  This is an entry level position, great for a person interested in the museum field or for a recently retired individual looking for extra income. Send resume and cover letter to: Executive Director, Woodlawn, P.O. Box 1478, Ellsworth, ME 04605, or email the director@woodlawnmuseum.org. AA/EOE. Please no phone calls.

Hiring Multiple Restaurant Positions in Bar Harbor for the 2017 Season

Business Name: FISHMAINE Restaurant Group
Date Posted: 03/21/17
FISHMAINE Restaurant Group is hiring at ALL Bar Harbor Locations. Bar Harbor Beerworks, Cherrystones Restaurant, The Fish House Grill, Carmen Verandah, Jalapenos Cantina and Mexican Grill and One Off Pub.

​KITCHEN POSITIONS: ​Kitchen Managers, Sous Chef, Line Cooks, Prep Cooks and Dishwashers.

​SERVERS & BARTENDERS: ​Full Time Positions at all locations.


Curator of Collections

Business Name: Mount Desert Island Historical Society
Date Posted: 03/14/17
Description: The Mount Desert Island Historical Society seeks a part-time Curator of Collections to help manage the society’s physical and digital collections, assist in the creation of exhibits, and manage the accessibility of online materials.

Massage Therapist

Business Name: Quimby House Inn & Spa
Date Posted: 02/07/17
Description: Full or Part-time position as a massage therapist in a busy little spa for the 2017 season.  Flexible hours and competitive pay.  Dorm style housing is available on a first come basis for full time (30 HRS) employees.

Chiropractic Physician

Business Name: Bar Harbor Chiropractic and Wellness Center
Date Posted: 01/09/17
Description: The Bar Harbor Chiropractic & Wellness Center was established in 2015 by Dr. Sean Parady, a native of Mount Desert Island. Located in downtown Bar Harbor, BHCW  strives to provide patients with quality chiropractic care as well as nutritional and holistic recommendations for preventative care. Give Dr. Parady a call today to discuss your chiropractic needs!

Event Cook

Business Name: Bar Harbor Catering Company
Date Posted: 01/04/17

Are you a line cook who’s had enough of the same ‘ol, same ‘ol?  Dreaming of cooking under the stars, on a boat, in a field and for some of the area’s most elite events?  If you are looking for a completely unique kitchen experience with menus and locations that vary each week,  are calm under pressure, work well with others, believe that good enough isn’t enough and aren’t afraid of long hours and hard work, you may be the right fit for this exciting opportunity.


Bar Harbor Catering Company is a from-scratch, top notch catering and events company that operates in scenic locations throughout Downeast Maine from May through November.  We are looking for full and part time event cooks and daytime production cooks.  The ideal candidate should have a valid driver’s license and professional cooking experience, as well as be able to comfortably lift 50 lbs, stand and work on uneven surfaces for the duration of a shift and available to work nights and weekends. The ability to work as part of a team, while maintaining a positive attitude, in a sometimes high stress environment is an absolute necessity.  

Interested candidates should contact us at: http://www.barharborcateringcompany.com/join-our-team.html