The Bureau of Employment Services provides a variety of employment and training services for Maine workers, businesses, and jobseekers through the Maine CareerCenter network.

What's New

    Upcoming Job Fairs at the CareerCenter

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    Services for Workers and Jobseekers

    Services for Business

    Special Programs of the CareerCenter

    • Maine Apprenticeship Program: Designed to meet the needs of Maine employers through customized on-the-job training and related classroom instruction.
    • Competitive Skills Scholarship: Grant for adult workers to earn a degree or certificate in an approved training program. Pays for tuition, fees, and educational supports not paid for by other programs.
    • Disability Program Navigator: Helps people with disabilities access programs and services that impact their ability to gain/retain employment.
    • Monitor Advocate: Works to ensure safe and fair working conditions and access to employment services for migrant and seasonal farmworkers in Maine.
    • Rapid Response Team: Hosts informational sessions to workers dislocated by company layoffs. Workers receive information on state and community resources available to laid-off workers including: unemployment benefits, CareerCenter employment and training services, and health care options.
    • Veterans Services: Provides veterans and transitioning services members with employment and training opportunities, and protects their employment rights.
    • Work Opportunity Tax Credit: Federal tax credit for employers who hire workers who qualify as members of target groups.

    Contact the Bureau of Employment Services

    Mailing Address:

    Maine Department of Labor
    Bureau of Employment Services
    55 State House Station
    Augusta, Maine 04333-0055

    Phone: (207) 623-7981
    TTY: Maine relay 711
    CareerCenter Hotline: 1-888-457-8883