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Local Employment Resources

Maine Career Center

The Maine CareerCenter provides a variety of employment and training services at no charge for Maine workers and businesses. Whether you are looking to improve your job qualifications, explore a different profession, find a new career or hire an employee, the CareerCenter can help.

U.S. Department of Labor

Large employment site full of how to’s and job related resources, including a section of the site devoted to the Reintegration of Ex-Offenders.

The Federal Bonding Program

In 1966 the U.S. Department of Labor established The Federal Bonding Program to provide Fidelity Bonds that guarantee honesty for “at-risk”, hard-to-place job seekers. The bonds cover the first six months of employment. There is no cost to the job applicant or the employer.

Jobs in Maine

Searchable database of jobs by keyword, City and Zip code.

Employers can post jobs on this site, and you can search for jobs by Zip or job description.

Work Opportunity Tax Credit Program (WOTC)

Maine’s Career center page on the WOTC

The Federal Government's brocure on the WOTC

The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a Federal tax credit available to employers who hire individuals from eligible target groups with significant barriers to employment. Each year, employers claim over $1 billion in tax credits under the WOTC program. The success and growth of this income tax credit for business is beneficial for all who participate, while increasing America’s economic growth and productivity.