Maine Robotics takes our staffing seriously. We aim to offer programs with highly qualified staff who will serve as mentors for the youth in our programs. Because it is sometimes difficult to find people who are simultaneously good with children, experienced teaching, and have a background in engineering and computer science, we often will do our best to match up team members that provide all of these skills as a team. Maine Robotics has been offering summer camps focused on Technology, Science, and Robotics since 2003. We use the popular LEGO® MindStorms robotic kits to teach engineering and programming. Over 4800 children have attended these camps over the last 15 years and we anticipate over 600 campers for the 2018 summer. Maine Robotics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on gender, race, age, religion, or sexual orientation. All employment at Maine Robotics summer program is at-will employment. All prospective applicants must provide references and are subject to a mandatory commercial background check.
Application Process: Complete the Employment Form found on this page. In addition, send a cover letter indicating position and location(s) you are interested in applying for, resume and 3 references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Or you can mail to Tom Bickford or call us at our office for more information 207-866-4340. Our mailing address is:
167 Bennoch Road
Orono, ME 04473
This person is responsible for day-to-day operation of the day camps. Each camp consists of up to 16 campers, ages 9 to 16. Responsibilities include working with the campers and other staff, giving short educational presentations to the campers, resolving equipment problems, and in general providing mentorship for the campers. Camps may include local (walking) field trips.
Experience with children and/or technology is required. This position is ideal for teachers, graduate students (education, sciences, technology), upper level undergraduates, and high school students who have focused on education, STEM, or computers.
Training provided during first week of camps. Standard First Aid/CPR training required (provided if you don’t have it).
NOTE: Work Permits are REQUIRED for any employee , CIT or regular, under the age of 16.
Positions available in Augusta, Bangor, Camden, Ellsworth, Portland, and Waterville.
Supervises: Up to 16 campers.
Reports to: Camp leader.
Duration: 1-5 weeks depending on location
Training: On-the-job and 1 days of training at the end of June in Bangor or Portland.
Salary commensurate with experience
All Maine Robotics positions will require the following forms prior to the start of work. They DO NOT need to be completed at the time of application, but will need to be completed after you accept a position with Maine Robotics.
The W-4 form is required. If you have a previous W-4 form on file, and you have not moved or changed any other information, we can use the existing W-4. However, you still need to turn in one that says "same as last year" so we'll know to use that.
The I-9 is a required form from the US Government. You can fill this out, but must be verified WITH identification by us, in person. So bring it with you along with ID to get the form signed off on.
Maine Robotics requires all payroll to be processed through direct deposit. This can be to a checking or savings account. If you are unsure of your account and routing information, please contact your bank, they should be able to print it out for you.