Accounting Support Technician - Anticipated Vacancy - Limited Period Position

Augusta, Maine, United States | Accounting/Finance | Full-time | Partially remote

Apply by: Dec. 10, 2021


Anticipated Vacancy – Limited Period Position

CLOSES:  December 10, 2021


Opening Date:

November 19, 2021

Closing Date:

December 10, 2021



Position #:


Position Type:

Limited Period Full Time

Class Code:



16 - $32,406.40 - $42,764.80*

*Includes 2% General Increase for December 2021

Are you an experienced accounting professional who is detail oriented and enjoys independent work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment?  Do you possess a high degree of initiative?  Do you enjoy working collaboratively utilizing the latest technology?  Then we are looking for you!

Agency information:

The Natural Resources Service Center is responsible for program accounting, cash management and revenue/expenditure control for state agencies that support and guide Maine’s natural resource-based economy.  These agencies keep our state parks and public lands pristine, prevent and stop forest fires, map the ocean floor, protect the food we eat, enforce fishery, wildlife and environmental laws, register snowmobiles and enhance your enjoyment of the Maine outdoors from Baxter State Park in the north woods to the Maine Wildlife Park in Gray.

Job duties:  As an Accounting Support Technician, you will be working with the Natural Resources Service Center as part of the team charged with accounting, reporting and auditing projects funded through the American Rescue Plan Act.  You will be assisting in making payments to our vendors and state employees and you will help manage the revenues of our client agencies.  In this fast-paced environment, you’ll be asked to complete a variety of tasks each day to ensure timely payments and to properly record revenues.  You will become proficient in the State’s accounting platforms and be part of a critical team supporting all of the natural resource agencies in Maine.  A good candidate will possess good critical thinking skills, have the ability to adapt to a fast pace environment and be able to communicate effectively with their supervisor and team members. 

The candidate should also possess a basic understanding of accounting practices and controls. While the position work location is in Augusta, there may be opportunity for occasional remote work within a structured work plan.

Minimum Qualifications:

2 years of practical work experience providing complex technical accounting support in a professional accounting environment. Experience must demonstrate comprehension and application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) guidelines.

December 10, 2021


If you are unable to apply online, Direct Hire Application forms can be obtained by contacting the NRSC Personnel Office at 624-6370 or by accessing the NRSC website at

The bi-weekly dollar values of some State-paid benefits for full-time employees include: $14.60 for dental insurance; 13.16% of employee’s pay towards retirement; and, depending on the employee’s annual pay, at least 85% ($412.23) of health insurance premiums (more information is available here). Participation in the Health Premium Credit Program can increase state-paid health insurance benefits by 5%.