Our employee’s skill sets and backgrounds create a diverse team that shares a common goal of fostering collaboration and promoting economic development. EMDC is committed to providing excellent service for over 50 years, we offer rewarding employment opportunities across Eastern Maine.

Current Opportunities

EMDC is looking for an energetic individual with strong customer service skills to join their Maine Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) team as a Procurement Counselor in our Central office. This person boosts local businesses in Hancock, Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Waldo Counties by helping them sell their goods or services to the government.

This position fosters professional relationships with government agencies and other partners, and provides group training and individualized advising to local businesses. Experience with government contracting is preferred, we also welcome candidates with experience in business counseling who possess an interest in learning government contracting regulations and procedures.

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EMDC is looking for a person with experience in regional and municipal planning to join our Community Initiatives team as a Planner. This person will have knowledge of the concepts, theories, principles, and practices of planning and economic development at the regional and local level.

The Planner works with municipal and regional partners to deliver technical assistance on a broad array of land use, development, environmental and infrastructure topics. They also provide the ESRI’s GIS mapping services for Hancock, Penobscot, Piscataquis and Waldo counties.

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Disclaimer: Due to the volume of resumes that we receive, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Employee Benefits

We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Health Insurance: A choice of health, dental and vision insurance plans.
  • Time Off: Paid time off for four weeks to eligible employees. After five and 10+ years of service, additional time can be earned. Bereavement, Military, and Jury Duty Leave is also available. EMDC recognizes 11 paid holidays.
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability: Long-term and short-term disability insurance for all employees at no cost.
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan: All employees are offered retirement plans. After one year of employment, EMDC offers matching of up to 3%.
  • Life Insurance: Insurance at 2x’s each employee’s salary up to $250K at no cost to . We also offer the ability to purchase additional life insurance coverage for employees and dependents. Supplemental insurances are also available, as well as other discounts and benefits with vendors just for being our employee!

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