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  • Accounting (Data) Technician - The Northwest Regional Council (NWRC)
    Employer:
    The Northwest Regional Council (NWRC)
    JOB SUMMARY

    The Northwest Regional Council (NWRC) is a council of governments as well as an Area Agency on Aging for Island, San Juan, Skagit and Whatcom Counties. With nearly 100 employees, and offices based in Bellingham and Mount Vernon, we fund and/or provide community-based programs to help elders and people with disabilities live in their own homes and communities for as long as possible, postponing or eliminating the need for institutional care. The Fiscal Unit is comprised of a Fiscal Manager, a Staff Accountant and two Accounting Technicians.

    The Accounting (Data) Technician will perform a variety of routine, complex, and diverse accounting, payroll, and clerical duties following government accounting standards and agency policies. Key duties include full charge responsibility for accounts payable, accounts receivable invoices, and recording transactions to databases and a computerized general ledger system. This position will perform reconciliations, audits and analyses using data management skills. The successful candidate will be expected to work independently, using sound judgement when interpreting complex contract language and state and federal legislation.

    ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES may include but are not limited to:

    * Audits vendor invoices for accuracy. Prepares accounts payable vouchers with appropriate coding and vendor information and inputs to computerized accounting system. Prepares accurate, timely, and meaningful reports.

    * Works with the applicable Whatcom County offices regarding payment of vouchers, establishment of vendors, receipt of payments, etc. Transports items to and from these offices as necessary.

    * Prepares accounts receivable invoices for submittal to funding agencies. This requires interpreting complex contract language, state and federal legislation and providing supporting detail. Many invoices require compiling data from multiple sources, using mail-merge, complex sorting of data, writing formulas, conditional formatting, V-look-up, and electronic file transfer.

    * Prepares payroll, as necessary for backup, using computerized payroll system. Audits electronic and manual timesheets. Completes payroll filings and payments as required by state and federal entities including IRS, L&I, Employment Security, Public Employees Retirement System. Responds to employee questions with sensitivity to confidentiality.

    * Documents procedures and tasks. Maintains desk manual with work instructions.

    * Enters information into and assists the Fiscal Manager with maintenance of the accounting system, including journal entries and generating reports.

    * Maintains auditable financial records.

    * Responds to questions and/or inquiries regarding invoices and payments from vendors in coordination with other appropriate staff. Provides technical assistance to subcontracted service providers.

    * Assists with NWRC equipment inventory as requested.

    * Assists with generating information for annual audit as requested.

    * Provides backup to other fiscal staff in completing their assigned tasks.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    * Demonstrated analytical skills including ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action.

    * Demonstrated organizational and attention to detail skills. Ability to prioritize work, using effective time management and organizational skills, meeting frequent deadlines.

    * Knowledge of pertinent laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to public agency record keeping, payroll, payroll taxes and employee benefits, governmental accounting, generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), and budgetary record keeping.

    * Knowledge of computers and computer software programs. Proficient with Microsoft Windows, Excel, Word, and computerized accounting and payroll systems required. MIP Fund Accounting/Payroll and Microsoft Access database experience preferred.

    * Ability to learn in a changing environment (active learner).

    * Ability to maintain an effective working relationship with co-workers, other members of government service, community agencies, applicable community businesses, and the general public using tact and sound judgment.

    * Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

    * Ability to prepare accurate, clear, and concise statistical statements and reports.

    * Ability to interpret and apply appropriate laws, policies, and procedures specific to the job functions. Ability to apply sound decisions understanding the effect on other staff activities.

    * Ability to work effectively both independently and as a member of a team.

    EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

    * Associate Degree in Accounting or related field; AND three years bookkeeping/accounting/payroll experience preferred; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the skills, knowledge, and ability to perform the work.

    * Experience with computerized payroll system including electronic timesheets preferred.

    * Experience in governmental accounting or non-profit grants accounting, and computerized fund accounting including an integrated payroll module preferred.

    Licenses/Certificates:

    * A valid driver's license, appropriate insurance, and a vehicle available for work-related travel.

    WORKING CONDITIONS\PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

    Work is performed primarily in an office environment with a shared workspace. Regular visits to the Whatcom County Courthouse may be required. Potential exposure to repetitive stresses and/or eyestrain due to prolonged use of computers. Sufficient mobility is required for the use of standard office equipment such as computers, telephones, files, copier, and calculator. Lifting a minimum of 30 pounds (computer paper, reports, records, etc.) may be required. The ability to hear and communicate at a level sufficient to perform the essential functions of the position required.

    BENEFITS

    NWRC offers excellent medical/dental/vision benefits for the full-time employee and their dependent(s). In addition, the employee and dependents are eligible to participate in the Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Other benefits include participating in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), long term disability insurance, life insurance, various deferred compensation programs, Flex Plans for health and/or child/elder care, paid leave, sick leave, and 11 paid holidays per year.

    Reports to Fiscal Manager

    Ten-Step Hourly Range: $17.81 - $23.24/hour, DOE

    TO APPLY:

    Application materials may be requested by contacting the Bellingham Office @ 360-676-6749, e-mailing NWRCHumanResources@dshs.wa.gov, or downloading directly from www.nwrcwa.org/employment.All applications and application materials, including a cover letter and resume, must be fully completed and returned to the Bellingham office.

    SELECTION PROCESS:

    After reviewing the applications, the NWRC will contact the most qualified candidates to participate in a selection process consisting of job-related selection exercises. NWRC will make reasonable accommodation upon request for those individuals with disabilities.
    Closes:
    2/2/2018
    Pay Rate:
    $17.81
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  • Center Manager / Program Services Coordinator - Northwest Workforce Council
    Employer:
    Northwest Workforce Council
    POSITION OVERVIEW

    The Center Manager is the principal day-to-day on-site operations manager of the WorkSource Whidbey Center. Under supervision of NWC’s off-site Regional Manager, the position plans and manages the daily operations of the Center. In addition, in the capacity of the Program Services Coordinator, provides operational support along with clerical tasks to aid the Council’s business operations, including those associated with its program services.

    * The position works in a partnership environment and ensures partners remain in compliance with the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and corresponding Center procedures/protocols.

    * Supports the core functions of the Council’s direct service programs, focusing on potential to exceed performance outcomes.

    * Part-time position available at WorkSource Whidbey Career Center (Oak Harbor).

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    WorkSource Center Management:

    Coordinates Whidbey Center activities consistent with established policies and procedures aligned with the Northwest Workforce Council’s Regional Strategic Plan, mission and vision, and in compliance with One-Stop Center protocols and practices.

    * Monitor staff schedules and scheduling of group activities.

    * Coordinate Center calendar of events.

    * Ensure EO compliance and uninhibited access to facility and multiple programs services.

    * Monitor safety and security, and participate on regional safety committee.

    * Work with NWC leadership team in coordinating facility issues / vendors (NWC is leaseholder).

    * Maintain WorkSource Brand Standards and liaison with the region’s Marketing and Media Designee.

    * Ensure professional appearance of Center is maintained at all times.

    NWC Direct (Program) Services Support:

    Responsible for providing diverse clerical and/or administrative support for a variety of NWC programs, services, and NWC staff resident at the Center. Work includes basic project management, data and records management, and organizing and coordinating services to customers.

    * Facilitate workflow with NWC staff for accurate completion of assignments/projects.

    * Maintain complex databases, generate reports to support program management and meet performance goals.

    * Assist NWC program staff with case management services / activities to meet performance outcomes.

    Team Collaboration:

    As part of a team environment develops and maintains a productive and collaborative relationship with agency and partner staff, customers, community providers and partner agencies.

    * Facilitate select meetings and seek continued participation from community and program partners.

    * Provide leadership and coordinate NWC’s Center certification process and application materials.

    * Facilitate regular objective assessment of the service delivery and analysis of customer flow in the Center from a Quality Assurance perspective (connected to NWC’s certification process/criteria).

    * Collaborate across WorkSource Centers on various projects to support the mission of the Northwest Workforce Council.

    Community Connections:

    Serves as a liaison to stakeholders, representing the WorkSource Center and its services.

    * Conduct outreach presentations and participate in community events as a representative.

    * Utilize social media to advertise and promote WorkSource programs and events * Marketing and management of WorkSource hiring events, job fairs and information presentations (minimum of one (1) event monthly).

    ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

    Graduate of a four-year college or university with major course work in business, social sciences, or related field, or a combination of education and experience which provides:

    * Ability to simultaneously develop, manage, and coordinate diverse program services with numerous stakeholders.

    * Proficient in computer applications and technology, specifically, knowledgeable and accurate in Microsoft Office applications (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook). Proficiency in Access preferred.

    * Recognize and adapt easily to changing business needs, processes, and work responsibilities.

    * Must communicate effectively with co-workers and stakeholders with a variety of methods, including excellent written and oral communication skills, and presentation skills.

    * High degree of professional and personal organizational skills.

    * Knowledge of and familiarity with community service/support agencies and the local labor market.

    * Able to work cooperatively and as a team member in a professional manner. Build and maintain collaborative, results-oriented, partnerships.

    WORKING ENVIRONMENT AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

    The WorkSource Whidbey Career Center is a multi-organization facility delivering workforce services to businesses and job placement and training activities to those seeking work. The Center is an active community hub and works closely with numerous partners to define and deliver comprehensive employment and training services. The Center hosts programs and staff focused on workforce preparation and success. It provides public access to a wide array of products and services helpful in finding and keeping a job, increasing job seeker employability and linking workers to labor market opportunities. The Center assists workers during times of unemployment or career transition and provides businesses with workforce talent, information, and services to remain productive and profitable.

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform all essential duties and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are in addition to the essential knowledge and required skills:

    * The Center Manager / Program Services Coordinator is an exempt, professional position with the Northwest Workforce Council. THIS IS A PART TIME POSITION. The part-time position will generally be M/W/F following normal business hours 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM generally not to exceed twenty-four (24) hours per week. The employee is required to be present in the workplace on a regular and reliable basis. Occasionally alternate schedule/hours may be required to effectively execute duties of the position.

    * Work is conducted primarily in an office setting and will involve some travel within the region; employee to provide own transportation, with travel reimbursed at fixed federal or actual rates.

    * Valid Washington state driver license required with properly licensed and insured automobile available during work hours.

    * During the six-month provisional employment period, the applicant must be able to perform the essential functions of job without any extended leave time.

    * The position requires a criminal background check as condition of employment.

    BENEFITS

    This position is part-time, pro-rated based on actual hours worked. Full time Salary is $2940 per month for a 40 hour/week. Excellent benefit package includes paid employee medical and family dental insurance coverage, employee assistance program, and long term disability insurance. Vacation, sick leave, eleven paid holidays, and employer-funded 401K retirement plan are also pro-rated. Benefit details may be found on www.nwboard.org.

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE

    Please submit the following to HR@workforcenorthwest.org or by mail to: Human Resources, Northwest Workforce Council, P.O. Box 2009, Bellingham, WA 98227-2009:

    * Letter of interest, to include the title and location of the position you are applying for.

    * Current Resume.

    * Professional References w/ contact information (two minimum).

    * Detailed response to the following three questions:

    1. What is your understanding of the position and all that it entails?

    2. Why you are interested in the position?

    3. How are you qualified for the position?

    Only those applications that contain the above required items (1-4) will be considered. It is NWC policy to verify information contained in all application materials.

    Candidates whose qualifications most closely match the desired attributes will be invited to interview at their own travel expense. The process may include, in addition to an oral interview, a written exercise, a presentation and/or skills testing.

    NWC reserves the right to extend application deadlines and to modify the selection schedule without notice, or to form eligibility lists for, or make appointments to other NWC positions with similar employment requirements. Position is open until filled.

    Northwest Workforce Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Auxiliary aids and services are available to persons of disability upon request; send email to HR@workforcenorthwest.org.
    Hours:
    Part-time
    Contact:
    Human Resources
    Phone:
    360-675-5966
    Address:
    265 NE Kettle St., Ste. 102
    City:
    Oak Harbor
    Zip:
    98277
    Closes:
    1/28/2018
    Pay Rate:
    $2940 mo.
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  • Coordinator - Northwest Workforce Council (NWC)
    Employer:
    Northwest Workforce Council (NWC)
    POSITION OVERVIEW

    The Coordinator performs work to deliver employment and/or vocational training services to job seekers and workforce services to businesses. The Coordinator’s job is to link between and within systems and industries in order to help individuals at all steps in their career path and become self-sufficient through employment. Ongoing coordination for trainees and job seekers including: recruitment, determination of eligibility, assessment, development of an employment and training plan and assistance with job search.

    Services to meet businesses’ workforce skill needs.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Case and WorkSource Resource Management:

    * Assess and meet business customer’s needs for a qualified workforce.

    * Assess skills, abilities, work history, educational needs, barriers, and employment goals of job seekers.

    * Assist individuals with gaining employment, career development, job search, work-based learning, student retention, successful completion of training, and career advancement activities.

    * Utilize customer information as a basis for the introduction of appropriate WorkSource Center job search resources and community services and resources.

    * Apply the principles of career guidance and vocational counseling to provide assistance in navigating a career path.

    * Work with training providers, worksites and employers to establish appropriate training or employment opportunities for customers.

    Systems Management:

    * Understand the Northwest Workforce Council’s strategic plan and its goals and strategies; governing state and federal policies, laws and regulations in order to meet system accountability and program performance goals.

    * Develop, manage and coordinate diverse program services with numerous agencies, business customers, educational institutions, and trainees simultaneously.

    * Independently manage personal schedule and maintain accountability for achieving individual program goals and outcomes.

    * Maintain written and computerized records in a systematic fashion, including timely reporting to support performance outcomes. Develop knowledge of community service/support agencies.

    * Build collaborative results-oriented partnerships and teams.

    SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

    Graduation from a four-year college with major course work in business, social sciences, counseling, vocational guidance, education or related field, or a combination of education and experience which provides:

    * Knowledge of techniques for interviewing, motivating, and conducting occupational assessment, vocational guidance and counseling.

    * Knowledge in career information resources including electronic job search tools, basic skills required by employers.

    * Able to develop strategies that address business customer needs and job seeker capabilities.

    * Ability to facilitate group training and motivate job seekers using a formal curriculum and established learner objectives.

    * Ability to understand, assess and meet business customer needs.

    * Adapt easily to changing business needs, processes and work responsibilities of the employer.

    * Ability to demonstrate effective, independent problem solving skills.

    * Understand the basic principles of teamwork; knowledge of process improvement techniques.

    * Excellent written and oral communication skills, high degree of professional and personal organizational skills.

    * Proficient and accurate in MS Office, Internet, e-mail, and data collection systems.

    WORKING ENVIRONMENT AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are in addition to the essential functions and required skills:

    * The Workforce Coordinator is an exempt, professional position with the Northwest Workforce Council which requires a full-time schedule. The employee is required to be present in the workplace on a regular and reliable basis. Normal business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Occasionally alternate schedule/hours as may be required to effectively execute duties of the position.

    * Work is conducted primarily in an office setting and will involve some travel within the region; employee to provide own transportation, with travel reimbursed at fixed federal or actual rates.

    * Valid Washington state driver license required with properly licensed automobile available during work hours.

    * During the six-month provisional employment period, the applicant must be able to perform the essential functions of job without any extended leave time.

    * The position requires a criminal background check as condition of employment.

    BENEFITS

    Salary starts at $3,098.00 per month. Excellent benefit package includes employee medical and family dental insurance coverage, employee assistance program, long term disability insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, eleven paid holidays, and employer-funded 401K retirement plan.

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE

    To apply, please submit the following to HR@workforcenorthwest.org or by mail to: Human Resources, Northwest Workforce Council, P.O. Box 2009, Bellingham, WA 98227:

    * Letter of interest, to include the title and location of the position you are applying for.

    * Current Resume.

    * Professional References w/contact information (two minimum).

    * Detailed response to the following three questions:

    1. What is your understanding of the position and all that it entails?

    2. Why you are interested in the position?

    3. How are you are qualified for the position?

    Only those applications that contain the above required items (1-4) will be considered. It is NWC policy to verify information contained in all application materials.

    Candidates whose qualifications most closely match the desired attributes will be invited to interview at their own travel expense. The process may include, in addition to an oral interview, a written exercise, a presentation and/or skills testing.

    NWC reserves the right to extend application deadlines and to modify the selection schedule without notice, or to form eligibility lists for, or make appointments to other NWC positions with similar employment requirements. Position is open until filled.

    Northwest Workforce Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Auxiliary aids and services are available to persons with a disability upon request; send email to HR@workforcenorthwest.org.
    Hours:
    Full time
    Contact:
    Human Resource
    Phone:
    360-676-3209
    Address:
    101 Prospect Street
    City:
    Bellingham
    Zip:
    98227
    Closes:
    1/28/2018
    Pay Rate:
    $3,098 mo.
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  • Human Resource/Payroll Assistant - Alpha Technologies
    Employer:
    Alpha Technologies
    Alpha Technologies, which provides world-class powering solutions, seeks a Human Resource/Payroll Assistant to join its team in Bellingham, WA. Under general supervision, this person will perform a variety of routine duties to process multi-company, multi-state payrolls. Outside of the biweekly payroll schedule, you will perform HR duties including recruiting, new hire processing, and special projects.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    * Process regular payrolls on a biweekly basis; process manual checks as directed.

    * Maintain employee personnel files; keep data organized.

    * Maintain current and historic payroll work papers.

    * Maintain current addresses for active and terminated employees.

    * Enter new hires, status changes, and employees terminations in HRIS systems.

    * Reconcile benefit deductions and process payments for health clubs, home and auto insurance, and EAP billing.

    * Assist with open enrollment and benefit renewals/changes.

    * Assist in leave of absence processing and intermittent leave tracking.

    * Process benefit claims forms, including life and disability.

    * Process commission payments and provide copies to employees.

    * Assist with payroll system user support including password reset and user ID lookups.

    * Maintain confidential information regarding personnel actions, legal actions, compensation, separations, and organizational plans.

    * Maintain open door policy for all employees; helps maintain a positive employee climate with open communication and employee recognition programs.

    * Prepare employment verifications and payroll reports upon request.

    * Provide payroll data as requested for government and statistical reports.

    * Assist with new hire processing including pre-employment screening and onboarding.

    * Run recruitment ads and postings; conduct initial resume screening for managers.

    * Assist with benefits tracking, data entry, and orientations.

    * Assist with employee requisition tracking.

    * Assist with company events and special projects.

    Additional Responsibilities may include:

    * Processing training records into SAP and maintain all employee training files.

    * Serving as Commute Trip Reduction (CTR) program coordinator for the Bellingham facilities as needed.

    REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS

    Education:

    High School Diploma or equivalent.

    EXPERIENCE

    * Two - four years in payroll, HR or office management.

    * Excellent record of attendance.

    * Ability to speak/read/write English.

    * Detail oriented with strong organizational skills.

    * Work well under pressure.

    * Record of excellent attendance and punctuality.

    * Strong attention to detail.

    * Ability to maintain confidentiality.

    * Ability to work independently and as a team.

    * Excellent data entry skills.

    * Good problem solving skills.

    * Ability to prioritize and complete tasks in a timely and accurate manner.

    * Good verbal and written communications skills.

    PC Application Skills:

    Basic level: Word. Outlook, Adobe.

    Intermediate level: Excel

    Other: Payroll software

    Desirable: SAP experience and Paylocity experience.

    No phone calls please.

    Equal Opportunity Employer.

    TO APPLY:

    * E-mail resume to: opportunities@alpha.com or fax resume to: 360-392-2148.

    For more info on The Alpha Group, visit www.alpha.com.

    The Alpha Group offers a competitive package of employee benefits, including:

    * A comprehensive healthcare plan with dental, prescription and vision coverage.

    * Company paid group life/AD&D insurance, an Employee Assistance Program and a voluntary life insurance, short-term disability and long-term disability program.

    * Flexible spending plans for Healthcare and Dependent Care, including a substantial company contribution available toward annual licensed childcare costs.

    * A robust 401(k) plan with varied investment options. Alpha contributes matching dollars annually at the discretion of its trustees.

    * An annual tuition reimbursement program to encourage learning and growth.

    * Eight paid holidays each year.

    * Up to two weeks of vacation time accrued annually at the start of employment and sick time.
    Contact:
    Apply online
    Address:
    3767 Alpha Way
    City:
    Bellingham
    Zip:
    98226
    Closes:
    2/9/2018
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  • Online Social Media and SEO Marketing - Mike's Fabrication Services
    Employer:
    Mike's Fabrication Services
    Looking to work with someone on promoting my small local business online via social media and SEO methods. Preferably someone with some real world experience. Or, this could be your opportunity to help a local company out and begin building your resume!

    Compensation is open to discussion, but leaning towards performance based. The bottom line is, if we as a company make sales from your efforts, you will be fairly compensated.

    Please contact me at alphabravo249@yahoo.com with any pertinent experience and referrals if you have them.
    Contact:
    Michael Butayev
    Closes:
    1/29/2018
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  • Payroll/HR Administrator - Specified Fittings, LLC
    Employer:
    Specified Fittings, LLC
    Specified Fittings, LLC has an opening for the position of Payroll/HR Administrator. This position will be responsible for processing payroll, administering benefits, and General Human Resources administrative duties for multiple locations.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    * Oversee timekeeping; monitor supervisor approval; troubleshoot time problems.

    * Process employment new hires, changes, and garnishments.

    * Process and ensure accuracy of payroll; export payroll reports; track checks.

    * Calculate and post manual checks.

    * Export and check journal entries for payroll.

    * Monitor vacation/sick time tracking.

    * Process and ensure accuracy of all benefits enrollments.

    * Reconcile benefit vendor invoices.

    * Assist with open enrollment: prepare package, collect enrollments/waivers.

    * Process enrollments/changes for 401K.

    * Complete 401K census (annual).

    * Process unemployment claims.

    * Assist with management of workers compensation claims.

    * Prepare payroll reporting for management.

    Skills and Experience:

    * Minimum of 3 years’ experience in payroll and benefits administration.

    * Experience using ADP software.

    * Strong organizational and time management skills.

    * Excellent attention to detail.

    * Effective communication skills.

    * Proficient in Excel, Word, and Outlook.

    Contact:
    Human Resources
    Phone:
    360-325-6409
    Address:
    164 West Smith Rd.
    City:
    Bellingham
    Zip:
    98228
    Closes:
    2/2/2018
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  • Workforce System Administrator - Northwest Workforce Council (NWC)
    Employer:
    Northwest Workforce Council (NWC)
    Position Overview:

    Involves the performance of specialized and technical work in planning, developing, implementing and evaluating administrative and service delivery systems. Work will consist of performing challenging and varied duties relating to policy formulation and analysis, programmatic and fiscal oversight, contract preparation and negotiation, development and refinement of business processes, program operations, community relations, and board support. Received general supervision from Executive Director and/or Deputy Director.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    * Manages assigned projects and contracts/grants.

    * Manages the operational implementation of established policies and procedures.

    * Provides support to the Workforce Council by preparation of written policy statements, concept papers, reports and analysis, correspondence and other support documents.

    * Performs research and evaluation functions necessary to ensure compliance with Federal, State and local laws and regulations.

    * Provides leadership in high level community partnership and services design work.

    Contract/Programmatic:

    * Works primarily with the Deputy Director and Financial Director in interpreting contract/program analysis and data and coordinates the Council's efforts to meet performance requirements by providing technical assistance, program design development and performance review and evaluation.

    * Assists in the formulation, development and writing of contracts, grants and plans including any subsequent modifications.

    * Manages procurement processes and assists in strategic contract negotiation.

    Compliance:

    * Creates and maintains defined quality processes, with internal controls that assure quality performance and conformance with federal state and local requirements.

    * Assists Program Managers in their assignments to ensure all aspects of contract responsibilities are being met and recommend adjustments as necessary.

    Fiscal/Budgetary:

    * Knowledge of relevant laws and policies regarding workforce issues, and skill applying laws, rules, and policies to specific situations.

    * Works with Financial Manager and Deputy Director in providing regular written program information for program/contract response.

    * Works with Financial Manager to develop and manages systems to assure timely and accurate completion and submission of periodic reports, and fiscal status reports.

    Essential Skills and Experience:

    This position is a member of the agency’s senior leadership team. However, many duties are performed relatively independently and require a professional individual with the following characteristics:

    * Demonstrated leadership skills using team concepts and appropriate empowerment skills to create an environment that fosters partnership, productivity, team work and dedication to the mission and vision of the organization.

    * Project management skills.

    * Excellent written and verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

    * Coalition building skills to include facilitation, group process, and collaboration.

    * Ability to gather, organize, manipulate, and present data and analysis for board, CEO, leadership team and direct services staff.

    * Analytical skills to validate and interpret information/data and describe in a clear, concise manner.

    * Alertness, sensitivity and resourcefulness regarding the needs and interests of the job seekers, and the business community.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    * In addition to Essential Skills and Experience, a Bachelor’s degree with major course work in business, social sciences, counseling, vocational guidance, education or related field is required; plus a minimum of five (5) years relevant work experience focused on employment and training, or in the field of business administration, or related field; including experience in contract management, research and data analysis, and demonstrated effective experience facilitating organizational development. Graduate degree preferred.

    * Documented ability to manage complex, multi-faceted projects, including the collection and analysis of data is required. Computer application skills in word processing and Excel in a network environment are required.

    * Must have good interpersonal skills. Must possess courteous and professional attitude and present a neat appearance to the public. Demonstrable experience in coalition building or leading collaborative group enterprises is desirable.

    Working Environment and Additional Requirements:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty/responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are in addition to the essential duties/responsibilities and required skills:

    * The Workforce System Administrator is an exempt, professional position which requires a fulltime schedule. The employee is required to be present in the workplace on a regular and reliable basis. Normal business hours are Monday through Friday; 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Occasionally alternate schedule/hours as may be required to effectively execute duties of the position.

    * Work is conducted primarily in an office setting and will involve some travel within the region; employee to provide own transportation, with travel reimbursed at fixed federal or actual rates.

    * Personal transportation and Washington State driver license required with properly licensed and insured automobile available during work hours.

    * During the six-month provisional employment period, the applicant must be able to perform the essential functions of job without any extended leave time.

    * The position requires a criminal background check as condition of employment.

    Benefits:

    Salary: $55,000 - $65,000 DOQ. Excellent benefit package including paid employee medical. Family dental insurance coverage; an employee assistance program; long term disability insurance; paid vacation and sick leave; eleven paid holidays; and employer funded 401K retirement plan. For a more detailed look at NWC’s Benefit Package, please visit www.nwboard.org.

    Application Procedure:

    To apply, please submit the following to HR@workforcenorthwest.org or by mail to: Human Resources, Northwest Workforce Council, P.O. Box 2009, Bellingham, WA 98227:

    * A letter of interest identifying the position you are applying for and describing how you meet the qualifications for this position.

    * A resume.

    * Contact information for two (2) professional references (minimum).

    Only those applications that contain the above required items (1-3) will be considered. It is NWC policy to verify information contained in all application materials.

    Candidates whose qualifications most closely match the desired attributes will be invited to interview at their own travel expense. The process may include, in addition to an oral interview, a written exercise, a presentation and/or skills testing.

    NWC reserves the right to extend application deadlines and to modify the selection schedule without notice, or to form eligibility lists for, or make appointments to other NWC positions with similar employment requirements. Position may be filled immediately and is open until filled.

    Northwest Workforce Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Auxiliary aids and services are available to persons with disabilities upon request; send email to HR@workforcenorthwest.org.
    Hours:
    Full time
    Contact:
    Human Resources
    Phone:
    360-676-3209
    Address:
    101 Prospect Street
    City:
    Bellingham
    Zip:
    98227
    Closes:
    1/22/2018
    Pay Rate:
    $55,000
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  • Dental
  • Cheerful and Compassionate Dental Hygienist - Busk Family Dentistry
    Employer:
    Busk Family Dentistry
    We are excited to be offering this position for an enthusiastic, team oriented professional to join our established, state of the art Wenatchee practice!

    We are interested in finding someone who loves dentistry and is passionate about educating our patients on their oral health care as well as being confident in promoting our doctor's recommended procedures and treatment planning!

    Our goal here is to provide an excellent experience for each and every patient. Knowledge of Open Dental Software is helpful but we are happy to teach.

    Qualified and interested applicants may submit their cover letter and resume via craigslist, or directly to ryanbusk@hotmail.com. https://wenatchee.craigslist.org/hea/d/cheerful-and-compassionate/6443758182.html.
    Hours:
    32 hours per week
    Contact:
    Ryan Busk
    Address:
    222 N. Mission St.
    City:
    Wenatchee
    Zip:
    98801
    Closes:
    2/2/2018
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  • Dental Hygienist - Admiralty Dental Center
    Employer:
    Admiralty Dental Center
    We're looking for a Dental Hygienist to join our terrific team. Use your excellent verbal skills to educate and motivate your patients. Applicants for this position will be held in strict confidence.

    Compensation based on experience:

    * Patient screening procedures; such as assessment of oral health conditions, review of the health history, oral cancer screening, head and neck inspection, dental charting and

    * Taking blood pressure and pulse taking and developing dental radiographs (x-rays).

    * Removing calculus and plaque (hard and soft deposits) from all surfaces of the teeth.

    * Applying preventive materials to the teeth (e.g., sealants and fluorides).

    * Teaching patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health; (e.g., tooth brushing, flossing and nutritional counseling).

    * Counseling patients about good nutrition and its impact on oral health.

    Benefits include:

    * Competitive pay, medical, dental, vision, paid leave, 401(k) and profit sharing.

    Send resume to address provided or apply online at:

    www.admiraltydental.com.

    Working interviews will begin in February with employment expectation on April 2, 2018.
    Contact:
    Dr. Edward P. Savidge
    Phone:
    360-385-7003
    Address:
    600 Cliff Street
    City:
    Port Townsend
    Zip:
    98368
    Closes:
    1/28/2018
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  • Education and Human Services
  • At-Risk Youth Specialist (Skagit & Whatcom) - My AmeriCorps
    Employer:
    My AmeriCorps
    Job Description:

    * Develop positive relationships with young adults and assist them in work readiness and basic skill development.

    * Work effectively as a team member within the collaborative partnership including: secondary schools, community based organizations, government agencies, and private businesses.

    * Monitor individual young adults and team progress towards project goals.

    * Assist in developing work based learning opportunities.

    * Participate in the creation, scheduling and delivery of workshops addressing: Introduction to the WorkSource One-Stop system, interview skills and marketing strengths, presentation skills, resume building, job search preparation, planning and implementing community projects, career and adult living planning, and soft-skills.

    * Coaching young adults on career exploration.

    * Coaching young adults on Financial Literacy techniques and strategies.

    * Prepare and maintain records and reports.

    If you are results-focused, enjoy working in a fast-paced team environment and want to be part of an organization that contributes to the economic vitality of the North Puget Sound region, we invite you to read the full details of each position and the complete application requirements on our website:

    http://www.nwboard.org/about/employment.html.

    Only qualified applicants will be contacted. Applications accepted until position is filled.
    Hours:
    Full-time
    Contact:
    Apply online
    Closes:
    1/28/2018
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  • Community Outreach Coordinator Youth Workforce Programs Intern Community Outreach Coordinator - Northwest Workforce Council (NWC)
    Employer:
    Northwest Workforce Council (NWC)
    Are you interested in youth/young adult development programs? The Northwest Workforce Council helps youth/young adults who are struggling with finding their place. The internship will have a focus on youth/young adult programs (ages 16-24).

    The Position:

    Engaged in a variety of initiatives and projects in support of youth (young adult) development programs focused on assisting select young adults in gaining the knowledge and support needed to gain successful employment and careers. The Community Outreach Coordinator performs a variety of duties in support of programs including recruit, assess, and instruct individuals and groups for work readiness and occupational skill development, employer-based training, site development, and documenting participant progress. Help young people to find their voice and use it to create positive change for themselves.

    The Community Outreach Coordinator works with minimal supervision and is able to complete tasks independently. Reports to the Programs Manager.

    Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

    This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual who wants to utilize and develop their community development and partnerships experience to really make an impact. It would suit someone unique, with fresh ideas to bring to the table and a true passion for youth/young adult development.

    * Develop positive relationships with young adults and assist them in a variety of activities which focus on their work readiness and basic skills.

    * Collaborate as a team member within partnerships including: secondary schools, community based organizations, government agencies, and private businesses.

    * Monitor individual youth and team progress towards project goals.

    * Assist in developing work based learning opportunities (i.e. internships; on-the-job training) * Participate in the scheduling and delivery of youth workshops.

    * Promote WorkSource system services, identify customer needs, and provide informed referrals.

    * Conduct follow up contacts to gather feedback, provide career guidance, identify service needs.

    Duties:

    *Assist professional staff in all aspects of program services.

    * Maintain and update database systems.

    * Complete work schedules, manage calendars, and arrange appointments.

    * Utilize case note and other data entry following the agency standards and guidelines.

    * Serve as an advocate for those seeking to live productive, self-sufficient lives.

    Required Skills & Knowledge:

    The Youth Community Outreach Coordinator for Youth Workforce Programs is a creative, enthusiastic, flexible and energetic individual who assists in the delivery and development of programs pertaining to youth/young adult employability and employment in Whatcom county communities. The Intern can demonstrate the following skills:

    * Technical - Proficient in use of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Outlook and Excel.

    * Communication - Speak and write well in English. Must have skills in teamwork, cooperation, listening, persuasion, and empathy.

    * Organization - Organize and prioritize to manage time to accomplish tasks and meet deadlines; ability to prioritize and outcome oriented.

    * Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

    * Attention to Detail - Careful attention to detail and thoroughness in completing work tasks.

    * Attitude - Dedicated, loyal and reliable; depending on oneself to get things done.

    * Adaptability/Flexibility - Being open to change and to considerable variety in the workplace.

    Working Environment and Additional Requirements:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. Additionally:

    * Normal business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. This is a temporary position designed to be full time. Part time, no less than 20 hours per week, may be negotiated based on student schedule. A schedule will be developed and agreed upon in advance. The employee is required to be present in the workplace during scheduled hours.

    * The position is based in Bellingham.

    * The position requires passing a criminal background check as condition of employment.

    * Washington State driver license required with properly licensed and insured automobile available during work hours.

    * Work is conducted primarily in an office setting and will involve some travel within the region; employee to provide own transportation, with travel reimbursed at fixed federal or actual rates.

    WAGES

    Wage for the Workforce Intern is $12 per hour. In an internship, the position is a temporary, part-time position. Workforce Intern is not eligible for the benefit package through Northwest Workforce Council.

    Application Procedure:

    To apply, please submit the following to HR@workforcenorthwest.org or by mail to: Human Resources, Northwest Workforce Council, P.O. Box 2009, Bellingham, WA 98227:

    * Letter of interest, to include the title and location of the position you are applying for.

    * Current Resume.

    * Professional References w/contact information (two minimum).

    * Detailed response to the following three questions:

    1. What is your understanding of the position and all that it entails?

    2. Why you are interested in the position?

    3. How are you are qualified for the position?

    Only those applications that contain the above required items (1-4) will be considered. It is NWC policy to verify information contained in all application materials.

    Candidates whose qualifications most closely match the desired attributes will be invited to interview at their own travel expense. The process may include, in addition to an oral interview, a written exercise, a presentation and/or skills testing.

    NWC reserves the right to extend application deadlines and to modify the selection schedule without notice, or to form eligibility lists for, or make appointments to other NWC positions with similar employment requirements. Position is open until filled.

    Northwest Workforce Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Auxiliary aids and services are available to persons with a disability upon request; send email to:

    HR@workforcenorthwest.org.
    Hours:
    Part-time
    Contact:
    Human Resources
    Phone:
    360-676-3209
    Address:
    101 Prospect Street
    City:
    Bellingham
    Zip:
    98227
    Closes:
    1/22/2018
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  • Coordinator of Outreach - Walla Walla Community College (WWCC)
    Employer:
    Walla Walla Community College (WWCC)
    In collaboration with various internal college partners, the Coordinator of Outreach works to engage all prospective students with an emphasis on Latina/o and other underrepresented populations in a variety of settings; build relationships with prospective students, families, educational entities and community organizations. The Coordinator will oversee outreach staff and student ambassadors, and coordinate recruitment efforts of other college team members engaging in outreach activities.

    Essential Functions:

    * Build relationships with all potential students and families with emphasis on Latina/o and other underrepresented populations in order to expand access and enrollment opportunities at WWCC.

    * Collaborate with other college departments to enhance all student and family engagement experiences.

    * Organize and implement recruitment events; Prepare and deliver accessible presentations highlighting college programs and student support services at community and outside organization events.

    * Develop and maintain connections with community organizations and K-12 schools in the Walla Walla and Clarkston regions.

    * Maintain updated information regarding college-wide degree and program options to provide accurate and complete information to prospective students.

    * Research best practices in recruitment of all underrepresented communities and collaboratively develop a Latina/o outreach plan as part of a college-wide recruitment plan serving Walla Walla and Clarkston campuses.

    * Oversee student ambassadors and outreach specialist.

    * Identify and prioritize budgetary needs for outreach and recruitment services.

    * Perform all other duties as assigned.

    Competencies:

    * Demonstrate enthusiasm for working with all potential students and their families.

    * Demonstrate the desire and ability to interact with a cultural responsiveness to the Latino/a community.

    * Demonstrate the ability to interact thoughtfully with low income, first generation college students and their families.

    * Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to give public presentations and facilitate conversations with potential students, families, and community members.

    * Demonstrate excellent organization and time management skills.

    * Identify and handle competing priorities and deadlines.

    * Collaborative effectively with other staff to plan and develop projects.

    * Demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel.

    * Possess the ability to take initiative and work independently.

    Qualifications:

    * Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

    * Bachelor's degree or Associates degree with relevant experience required.

    * Valid driver's license required.

    Conditions/Terms of Employment:

    * This 250-day position is exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Persons hired must be able to provide acceptable documentation of lawful authorization to work in the United States within three (3) days of employment. Official college transcripts required at time of hire. Candidates may be subject to a criminal history background check as a condition of employment. Information from the background check may not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position. The college is a tobacco free institution.

      Compensation:

    Annual salary: $45,000. The college has an excellent benefit program including paid sick leave and vacation leave; medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance; retirement and two optional deferred compensation programs.  All full-time employees will automatically have 3% of taxable income deferred into the State of Washington Deferred Compensation Program (DCP). All administrative exempt staff set aside 1% of their gross salary in a Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) (VEBA). All exempt employees are required to participate in this program. Walla Walla Community College requires all employees are required to participate in direct deposit for payment of salary.

    Required Application Materials:

    This position will remain open until filled and applications will be screened as they are received. To qualify for consideration, applicants must meet required qualifications and submit a complete application packet, which includes the following:

    * Online application

    * Cover letter (In the cover letter, Please share what attracts you to this position at a community college. What makes you the ideal candidate?).

    * Contact information for three professional references.

    * Unofficial transcripts for all earned degrees; official transcripts are required prior to an official start date.

    If you have difficulty logging into your account, attaching documents, submitting your application, etc., please call NEOGOV customer service at 1-855-524-5627.
    Hours:
    Full time
    Contact:
    Apply online
    Phone:
    509-527-4323
    Address:
    500 Tausick Way
    City:
    Walla Walla
    Zip:
    99362
    Closes:
    1/20/2018
    Pay Rate:
    $45,000
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  • Director of Outreach and Entry Services - Renton Technical College
    Employer:
    Renton Technical College
    This full-time, exempt position reports to the Dean of Student Success. The Director of Outreach & Entry Services will lead the development and implementation of student recruitment and outreach designed to meet enrollment goals, oversee entry services for the college, as well as partner with key stakeholders in building and maintaining community partnerships and relationships. This position has a public facing role in representing the College and furthering the mission, vision, and values of RTC. This position is responsible for leading a team in programmatic, advising, and recruitment activities. Functioning within the Student Success Team, in close collaboration with Enrollment Services, Marketing, and Advising & Counseling this position serves as a leader, advisor, supervisor, and working recruiter. This position supervises exempt and classified staff on the outreach and entry services team.

    Renton Technical College is committed to increasing its cultural diversity with an emphasis on equity and inclusion among its professional staff, the students that we serve come from a variety of backgrounds and are almost 60% of color. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented groups, veterans, and bi- or multi-lingual individuals to apply for this position to help meet the needs of our diverse students and service district.

    Key Responsibilities Include:

    * Administrative Responsibilities

    * Provide leadership in working to improve access and successful educational outcomes for diverse student populations, especially underrepresented and underserved groups.

    * Assist Dean of Student Success in providing leadership to the Student Success Team.

    * Supervise and evaluate the work of full-time and part-time staff in outreach and entry services.

    * Develop and manage annual Outreach, Entry Services and DOC budgets.

    * Participate in college groups and committees involved in Community Outreach and P-12 initiatives and college governance.

    * Participate in and collaborate with community groups centered on Workforce education.

    * Collaborate with key stakeholders to develop and maintain relationships with community stakeholders such as agencies, community based organizations, tribal groups and industry partners.

    * Prepare and present data and informational reports pertaining to Outreach and Entry Services activities, and progress towards recruitment goals.

    Outreach & Recruitment:

    * Develop and implement comprehensive recruitment and outreach plans which incorporate P - 12, community based organizations, agencies, tribal communities and industry partners; analyze and utilize data to inform plans.

    * Participate and lead development of outreach materials and web presence.

    * Manage the communication process with prospective students through recruitment, application and first quarter enrollment. This includes campus visits, extensive correspondence and communication via customer relationship management (CRM) software using multiple channels including phone, e-mail, direct mail and social media.

    * Coordinate involvement of faculty, staff and students in P-12 and community outreach opportunities. Provide training to prepare them to consistently deliver key RTC messages.

    * Actively recruit students from diverse populations through respectful interactions with others in compliance with RTC's Non-Discrimination Policy.

    Entry Services:

    * Oversee the advisement of prospective and enrolled students regarding academic and career training programs, admission procedures, degree requirements and transfer requirements.

    * Assess and respond to the needs and concerns of prospective students.

    * Ensure entry advising staff employ student developmental theory in their advisement; ensure entry advising staff are current on changing programs and processes. Facilitate an entry experience for students that is welcoming and inclusive.

    Corrections/ Re-Entry Services:

    * Provide guidance and oversight to the Re-Entry Services Manager regarding the activities and service delivery model associated with the SBCTC/DOC grant, ensuring they are aligned to funder expectations.

    * Promote and support collaboration with other institutions, the DOC, and the SBCTC to implement a sustainable program toward the goal of reducing recidivism.

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Responsibilities:

    * Demonstrated leadership or participation in institutional programs with persons from diverse backgrounds such as sexual orientation, racial, ethnic, religious, linguistic, gender, age, socio-economic, physical and learning abilities, and a commitment to an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment.

    * Master's degree in related field from a regionally accredited college and five years of direct Outreach/Recruitment and/or Entry Services/Admissions experience, or a Bachelor's degree and relevant combination of experience sufficient to perform the functions of the job.

    * Demonstrated leadership and supervisory skills; at least 3 years supervisory experience.

    * Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively as part of a team.

    * Work collaboratively with community members, external organizations, students, staff, faculty, and administration.

    * Experience working effectively in an education or social service delivery setting.

    * Ability to make frequent presentations to audiences of varying sizes; demonstrated competency in written, oral, and listening communications.

    * Ability to maintain confidentiality, think critically and exercise independent judgment; use tact, discretion and courtesy in interactions with all persons.

    * Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office 2010, specifically experience creating and editing documents, spreadsheets and presentations. Previous success learning new computer software programs/platforms.

    * Demonstrated attention to detail required as well as previous experience maintaining accurate records, managing multiple tasks and planning and organizing work in order to meet changing priorities and deadlines.

    * Experience managing budgets and resources.

    * Successful experience working as a recruiter for an educational institution. Student Development Theory knowledge.

    * Ability to represent the college in a positive and professional manner.

    * Speaker of a language in addition to English is preferred- preference for top spoken languages in the RTC service area (Spanish, Vietnamese, Russian, Somali, Chinese).

    * Able to lift up to 50 lbs. safely.

    * Valid driver's license, insurance, and reliable transportation.

    Conditions of Employment:

    The person hired is required to provide authorization for employment in the United States.

    For question regarding this position contact nmedbury@rtc.edu or 425-235-2296.

    Applications may be filed online at:

    http://www.RTC.edu.

    Position# 17-E0017 - Director of Outreach & Entry Services.
    Hours:
    Full time
    Contact:
    Apply online
    Phone:
    425-235-2296
    Address:
    3000 NE 4th St.
    City:
    Renton
    Zip:
    98056
    Closes:
    1/21/2018
    Pay Rate:
    65,000
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  • Early Learning Center Assistant Teacher (PT) - Northwest Indian College
    Employer:
    Northwest Indian College
    Under general supervision of the Program Coordinator and Lead Teachers, the Assistant Teacher supports the Lead Teacher(s) in the planning, presentation and evaluation of education and recreational activities. At the Lead Teacher’s request or in his/her absence, the Assistant Teacher may have temporary responsibility for the operations of the classroom. Maintain confidentiality and hold responsibility for assigned classroom operations.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    * Collaborate and assist Lead Teacher with the development, implementation and evaluation of the program across all curriculum areas;

    * Assist in the oversight of general physical environment, including cleanliness and neatness of Center with attention to licensing regulations and follow-through of requirements;

    * Assume leadership in the absence of a Lead Teacher, communicating appropriately with parents to represent an inclusive, positive environment;

    * Maintain an orderly environment for the group;

    * Assist children with self-care activities. Change diapers as necessary;

    * Prepare and serve meals and snacks following USDA guidelines;

    * Assist with Food Program, take point of service meal count;

    * Assist with daily classroom and Center clean-up;

    * Observe and report individual children’s significant behavior and development using Teaching Strategies GOLD lesson planning tools;

    * Support individual children who experience difficulties in a group;

    * Be familiar with licensing regulations and individual’s responsibility for compliance;

    * Be sensitive to the child’s home culture and values; greet parents and children with warmth and sincerity and a non-judgmental manner;

    * Maintain confidentiality;

    * Complete other duties as assigned.

    This position has not been assigned supervisory responsibilities.

    Minimum qualifications:

    * Current Infant, Toddler and Adult CPR and First Aid certification.

    * Valid food handler’s permit.

    * Documented negative TB test.

    * Pass a federal criminal background check through the Washington Department of Early Learning.

    Preferred qualifications:

    * Meet the STARS requirement and be listed in the state training and registry system (STARS).

    * Complete 10 Hours of annual STARS education each year OR one 3-5 credit ECE course at NWIC.

    * Have at least 3 months experience working with children ages 1 month through 5 years.

    * Have knowledge of child development as evidenced by professional reference, education, experience, and on-the-job performance.

    * Experience working in a tribal early childhood setting/team environment.

    Application Process:

    Interested individuals should submit the following application materials directly to the NWIC Human Resources Office only:

    * Cover letter addressing how you meet the position qualifications.

    * NWIC Application.

    * Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) form.

    * Current and complete professional resume.

    * Copies of colleges transcripts (official copy requested at time of hire).

    * Three letters of recommendation from persons, who not members of your immediate family, who have firsthand knowledge of your qualifications for the position.

    * If applicable to the position, provide copies of certificates/licenses/credentials.

    The job announcement and application forms are available online at:

    www.nwic.edu/jobs.
    Contact:
    Human Resources
    Phone:
    (360) 392-4230
    Address:
    2522 Kwina Road
    City:
    Bellingham
    Zip:
    98226
    Closes:
    1/20/2018
    Pay Rate:
    DOE
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  • Internship Opportunity - Cloud Mountain Farm Center
    Employer:
    Cloud Mountain Farm Center
    The Cloud Mountain Farm Center Intern Education Program is a rigorous integrated educational curriculum and work-based learning program. This program gives interns a hands-on, farm-based, full-immersion experience in agricultural production and management as well as a solid understanding of the big picture challenges that affect NW agriculture and the communities it serves by putting interns alongside permanent staff on a daily basis. Interns see first-hand what it takes to keep farmlands healthy and agricultural businesses thriving.

    Depending upon interests and experience interns may participate in a number of possible internship tracks offered through CMFC:

    Onsite Internships: these interns can expect to work up to 32 hours a week

    • Food Production Internship:

    Interns working on-farm at CMFC get a well-rounded work experience in vegetables, orchards, vineyards, nursery production, and sales and customer service.

    • Nursery Production Internship:

    Interns will gain experience primarily in plant propagation, field production, container production as well as customer service and sales, while still having the opportunity to work in orchards, vineyards, and vegetables when the season allows.

    Off-site Internships:

    Interns interested in focusing on other agricultural enterprises that CMFC does not have including livestock production, herb production, or CSA may be connected with one of our partner farms. Further contact information will be given if this is requested.

    Internship Education Day participants:

    For individuals interested only in the classroom and field curriculum part of the program. This would be 1 day a week for 8-9 hours of education. See Continuing Education Units Section for more information.

    The intern program averages one day a week where all interns will participate in classroom education, hands-on workshops, and field trips to other farms in the region. The curriculum gives interns the opportunity to explore agriculture through exposure to:

    diverse agricultural systems

    business management

    skill development

    business planning

    marketing

    social and environmental stewardship

    development of technical skills related to soil science, botany, ecological pest management and resource management

    Onsite interns:

    CMFC interns will be expected to follow all guidelines set forth in the employee personnel policy. CMFC interns will be paid an hourly wage of $11.50 and will have the option to take up to 5 unpaid vacation days throughout the internship duration.

    Off-site Interns:

    Those interns placed at partner farms will also work as part of a farm crew, with hours and duties established by the partner farm. Wages and living arrangements will be determined solely by the participant and the partner farm.

    Apply!

    Interested applicants should have some background knowledge of plant cultivation and ideally at least one year experience on a working farm. Cloud Mountain Farm Center is now accepting applications for 2018.

    Program Dates:

    The 2018 Internship Program will begin in Mid-February 2018 and run through October 2018.

    Tuition:

    Tuition for the 2018 internship is $4,500. Tuition is due at the beginning of the program; however monthly payment schedules may be an option.

    Continuing Education Units (CEU):

    The Cloud Mountain Internship program is an affiliated Cultivating Success Host Farm, which is a program of Washington State University’s Food Systems. Through this affiliation, Cloud Mountain interns are eligible to receive WSU Continuing Education Units. Applicants that are unable to commit to the employment portion of the program, but are interested in participating in CMFC’s full curriculum may still receive these credits. For more information about CEUs please email Jane at jane@cloudmountainfarmcenter.org.

    Scholarships:

    There are limited scholarships available which are based on need. Cloud Mountain Farm Center’s goal is that finances should not be an obstacle to participation in these programs. Please inquire to get current information about what help is available.

    For an application please email annah@cloudmountainfarmcenter.org.

    Please return a completed application to:

    Cloud Mountain Farm Center, 6906 Goodwin Rd., Everson, WA 98247 or via email to annah@cloudmountainfarmcenter.org.

    A completed application must include:

    1. A completed application form

    2. Your current resume: Education and work experience

    4. A list of 3 references. At least two of them must be professional. Please include their name, address, email and phone number. Please do not ask them to send us a letter.

    Application Deadline:

    The last round of applications are due by January 20, 2018, and positions may be filled as suitable applicants apply.

    Please note:

    If all positions are not filled after the application deadline, additional applicants will be considered.
    Hours:
    up to 32 hours per week
    Contact:
    Jane Clark
    Phone:
    360-966-5859 x 1022
    Address:
    6906 Goodwin Road
    City:
    Everson
    Zip:
    98247
    Closes:
    1/20/2018
    Pay Rate:
    $11.50
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  • Summer Camp Program Director - Lions Camp Horizon
    Employer:
    Lions Camp Horizon
    Co-ed residential summer camp for individuals with disabilities seeks person to oversee camp sessions.

    Part-time position from Jan through May, full-time June through August. Possibility of part-time hours September to December. Flexible hours, salary DOE.

    Two years Lead experience in a residential summer camp setting and demonstrated ability to work with teens and adults with developmental and/or chronic medical disabilities required.

    Must have a current driver's license and provide a clean, three year driving abstract and pass a criminal background check.

    Please email a letter of interest and resume to campdirector@lionscamphorizon.org.
    City:
    Blaine
    Closes:
    2/12/2018
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  • Electronics, Instrumentation and Process Tech
  • CNC HBM/VTL Machinist - PMG
    Employer:
    PMG
    DESCRIPTION

    Set-up, operation and program editing of large CNC machinery to include Horizontal Boring Machines and Vertical Turret Lathes.

    JOB DURATION

    * 6 Month Project - 50 hours per week.

    LOCATIONCOMPENSATION

    * $30.00+/hour - $45 per Diem

    TRAVEL

    * Travel paid - Mileage reimbursement

    LODGING

    * Lodging paid

    Apply online at:

    www.pmgservices.com.
    Contact:
    Apply online
    Closes:
    2/12/2018
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  • Public Service Inspector I, II or III (DOQ) - Whatcom County’s Planning and Development Services Department (PDS)
    Employer:
    Whatcom County’s Planning and Development Services Department (PDS)
    Whatcom County's Planning and Development Services Department (PDS) seeks employees who are self-managing high performers, accountable for their actions, and dedicated to providing superior customer service. Ideal candidates are excited about change and learning, are innovative, organized, exceptionally customer-service oriented, and have a passion for public service. The Public Service Inspector position performs specialized inspection tasks related to residential and light commercial building construction projects.

    Key duties include:

    * Inspection of construction projects, including structural, mechanical and plumbing systems.

    * Application and enforcement of adopted codes, including issuing correction notices and stop work orders.

    * Answering code related questions from members of the public and providing customer service at the County Permit Center.

    * Coordinating with Whatcom County departments with related regulatory responsibilities.

    Qualifications Public Service Inspector I:

    * Requires high school diploma or GED AND two or more of the following:

    * Associates (AA) degree; four years construction experience;

    * International Code Council (ICC) exam credit certification;

    * One year of inspection experience or two years construction experience and two years of related classes.

    Public Service Inspector II:

    * Same as above plus one year of experience at a Public Service Inspector I level and an International Code Council (ICC) Building Inspector or Building Plans Examiner certification.

    Public Service Inspector III:

    * Same as above plus three years of experience at a Public Service Inspector I or II level and an International Code Council (ICC) Building Inspector or Building Plans Examiner certification AND two additional code inspection certifications.

    Whatcom County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    To apply:

    Please visit our website http://www.whatcomcounty.us/jobs.

    Human Resources, 311 Grand Avenue, Suite 107, Bellingham, WA 9822.
    Contact:
    Human Resources
    Phone:
    360-778-5312
    Address:
    311 Grand Ave. Suite 107
    City:
    Bellingham
    Zip:
    98225
    Closes:
    1/18/2018
    Pay Rate:
    $23.09
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  • General
  • Lifeguard/Swim Instructor - The Bellingham Athletic Club
    Employer:
    The Bellingham Athletic Club
    We are a local gym looking to add to our aquatics team at the Bellingham Athletic Club! We offer swim lessons year round on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the mornings (10-12), afternoons (3:30-5:30) and evenings (5:30-7:30). The right instructor will be able to teach up to 5 students while providing feedback. We are looking for instructors to teach all three sessions, as well as lifeguard for our family swim times! Family Swim runs in the afternoon and evening on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and weekends.

    Qualifications:

    * Water Safety Instructor Certification (Red Cross) is preferred

    * Lifeguard Certification (Red Cross) is preferred

    * CPR certification required

    * Previous experience is preferred

    How to Apply:

    Please apply in person with a resume or email and we will send you an application!

    Closing Date: Open till filled or (1/31/18)
    Contact:
    In person or email
    Phone:
    (360) 676-1800
    Address:
    4191 Meridian St
    City:
    Bellingham
    Zip:
    98226
    Closes:
    1/31/2018
    Pay Rate:
    $11-12
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  • Swim Instructor - Whatcom Family YMCA
    Employer:
    Whatcom Family YMCA
    QUALIFICATIONS

    Minimum Requirements:

    * Current YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor (must obtain within 6 months of hire), current Lifeguard or YISA certification, current CPR, First Aid, AED.

    * Recommended Qualities:

    Enthusiastic, motivated, responsible, and able to work with all ages and populations.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    * To instruct participants of all ages how to swim in accordance with the swim program of the YMCA.

    * To be on time and prepared for classes.

    * To be responsible for setting up and putting away any equipment used to teach.

    * To take attendance on appropriate rosters and turn in to supervisor at the conclusion of the lesson session.

    * To fill out appropriate progress report for each student taught.

    * To communicate with parents about the progress of their child.

    * To provide positive customer service to all participants.

    * To attend all staff meetings.

    * To promote all programs of the YMCA, and model the core values of the YMCA.

    * To be knowledgeable of emergency procedures.

    * To keep current and obtain appropriate certifications.

    * To follow procedures set forth by the Aquatic Director of the Whatcom Family YMCA.

    To apply for position:

    Access application link on the website at:

    http://www.whatcomymca.org/employment.html.

    Email your applications and resume to: dsweet@whatcomymca.org
    Contact:
    Dana Sweet
    Phone:
    360-255-0647
    Address:
    1256 N State St
    City:
    Bellingham
    Zip:
    98225
    Closes:
    1/29/2018
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  • Healthcare
  • Clinical Supervisor Mental Health - Sea Mar Community Health Centers
    Employer:
    Sea Mar Community Health Centers
    Sea Mar Behavioral Health Services for Bellevue is seeking a full-time Clinical Supervisor for the Mental Health Program.

    The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for supervision of clinical staff; intern supervision; training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; assisting Program Manager with hiring and staff evaluations; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems; contract compliance; carrying a small case load of clients to provide direct care; and other duties as needed.

    Qualifications:

    * Must possess a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university, in counseling or social sciences and have at least 5 years of clinical practice and management experience.

    * Applicant must meet the state clinical supervisor requirement. LMHC, LMFT, LSW, or other related licensure required.

    * Bilingual English/Spanish also preferred, but not required.

    Salary:

    Very competitive salaries and bonus eligible. This position is currently eligible for a monthly retention incentive for every hour worked in addition to your base pay rate.

    If interested in being considered for this position, please mail resume & cover letter to Sea Mar Community Health Centers, Attn: Blanche Burch, Program manager. E-mail BlancheBurch@seamarchc.org
    Hours:
    Full-time
    Contact:
    Blanche Burch, Program Manager
    Address:
    12835 Bel-Red Road Bldg. 100, Suite-145
    City:
    Bellevue
    Zip:
    98005
    Closes:
    2/9/2018
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  • Health Care Assistant - Sea Mar Community Health Centers
    Employer:
    Sea Mar Community Health Centers
    Temporary - Full Time Position is available at Bellevue Medical. The Health Care Assistant is a key member of the patient care team, supporting the care team to ensure the patient receives current and ongoing primary care services in a timely, courteous and professional manner at all times. The Health Care Assistant will work collaboratively, efficiently and effectively with other members of the care team, such as the provider, Medical Assistants, on-site Integration Specialists, Care Coordinators, Health Educators, Dieticians, and Behavioral Health Specialists.

    The care team works collaboratively to ensure improved health outcomes, smooth patient flow throughout the care process, and ultimately an exceptional experience for the patient. The Health Care Assistant duties are include but are not limited to the following:

    * Assist with provider referrals, scheduling appointments, receive, document and return patient messages, coordinate needed services both internally and externally, ensuring communication and documentation for comprehensive patient care.

    * The Health Care Assistant will also be responsible for managing quality gap reports, contacting patients and creating appointments and follow up as needed. The Health Care Assistant may have other duties as assigned such as but not limited to performing QI audits; participation in organizational committees, performing retina scanning and providing shadowing opportunities for new staff.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    * The person in this position must demonstrate professionalism and integrity at all times and must have the physical and emotional stability and personality suited to meet the physical, mental, emotional and social needs of the population served.

    * Must possess high school graduation/GED or higher.

    * Previous experience in Family Medicine is preferred.

    * Possess and maintain CPR certification.

    * Must adhere to the Sea Mar Employee Health Screening Policy. Maybe asked to travel to another Sea Mar sites due to staffing and patient needs.

    If interested, and meet requirements, please send cover letter, application, and resume to Sea Mar Community Health Centers,

    Attn: Jennifer Raczkowski, Nurse Manager JenniferRaczkowski@seamarchc.org.
    Hours:
    Temp-Full Time
    Contact:
    Jennifer Raczkowski, Nurse Manager
    City:
    Bellevue
    Closes:
    2/9/2018
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  • Licensed Practical Nurse – Whatcom Jail Health Program - Northwest Regional Council
    Employer:
    Northwest Regional Council
    REPORTS TO:

    Clinical Supervisor

    2017 ANNUAL SALARY RANGE:

    $19.50 - $25.44/hour

    BENEFITS:

    Northwest Regional Council (NWRC) offers excellent medical/dental/vision benefits for the full-time employee and their dependent(s). In addition, the employee and dependents are eligible to participate in the Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Other benefits include participating in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), various deferred compensation programs, Flex Plans for health and/or child/elder care, paid leave, sick leave, and 11 paid holidays per year.

    Note:

    NWRC meets the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) definition of a public service organization.

    JOB SUMMARY:

    Northwest Regional Council, as an Area Agency on Aging, funds and/or provides community-based programs to help people live in their own homes and communities for as long as possible, postponing or eliminating the need for institutional care. In addition, NWRC currently manages the Whatcom County Jail Health Program. The Jail Health Program delivers medical, dental and psychiatric care to the inmates at the Whatcom County Jail and Jail Work Center. The LPN assists the RN, ARNP, physician, psychiatrist, and/or dentist with record preparation and treatment and is responsible for providing clinical services as directed.

    ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES include but are not limited to:

    1. Assists physician, psychiatrist, dentist, ARNP and RN with inmate and medical record preparation in clinical setting.

    2. Pulls and prepares medical records for clinics.

    3. Interviews inmates to obtain relevant health history prior to practitioner assessment and treatment.

    4. Responds to health care emergencies as required.

    5. Takes vital signs including blood pressure, TPR, height, and weight.

    6. Coordinates tuberculosis testing for inmates and corrections staff and, if indicated, refers those with positive results to the Whatcom County Health Department for follow-up.

    7. Schedules or refers inmates to appropriate level of care with nurse, ARNP, physician, dental or psychiatric professional or emergency department.

    8. Reviews all medications brought in or needed by inmates. Consults with prescribing provider. Arranges for a new supply of medication if needed. Administers medication as directed. Reviews Medication Administration Records.

    9. Provides inmates and corrections staff with information related to infection control.

    10. Responds to inmates written requests for medical attention within one working day pursuant to standards.

    11. Communicates clearly with a diverse population verbally and in writing, including effective listening skills.

    12. Understands and successfully participates in the team process.

    13. Completes documentation as required.

    14. Responsible for and follows information in policy manuals, assessments and protocols.

    15. Maintains employee and inmate confidentiality.

    16. Adheres to safety and security rules.

    Preference given to applications received by: Open until filled

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

     Ability to read, speak, and understand the English language.

     Ability to work well with a diverse population and maintain professional communications and boundaries.

     Ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant.

     Ability to deal tactfully with staff members, custody, community, governmental agencies, families, and the general public.

     Ability to accurately relay information concerning an inmate’s condition.

     Ability to manage the stressors of the position.

     Possess leadership and decision-making ability and work harmoniously with personnel.

     Ability to perform all nursing skills appropriate to licensure required in the corrections setting and use office equipment necessary to document and conduct daily activities.

     Possess basic computer skills.

     Knowledgeable of National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) nursing and medical practices, policies, procedures, as well as legal regulations and guidelines desired.

     Experience in correctional nursing preferred.

    Education/Experience:

     Graduation from an accredited school of licensed practical nursing.

     Obtains required continuing education annually

     Minimum one year recent experience in clinical setting, correctional nursing preferred.

    Licenses/Certificates:

     Current license as Practical Nurse in Washington State.

     Current CPR certification.

     Current Washington State driver's license, acceptable driving record, appropriate liability insurance, access to reliable transportation and willingness to travel between jail sites.

     Pass a required Criminal Records Background Check upon hire and annually thereafter.

     Obtain security clearance through corrections department upon hire.

     Tuberculin test upon employment and annually thereafter.

    WORKING CONDITIONS\PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    Work is performed primarily in a jail clinic environment. Employee will be able to work within confined, locked areas. Physical requirements include the ability to sit for up to three (3) hours continuously; frequent standing/walking, bending, squatting and reaching while on concrete floors; frequent carrying of items up to 15 pounds unassisted; and frequent use of fine motor skills and eye-hand coordination. Occasional pushing/pulling of wheeled medications cart on concrete floors. Frequent use of telephone and two-way radios and travel between jail sites is required.

    Employee will use typical office equipment (computer, fax, telephone, copier, etc.) as well as required equipment for nursing procedures (blood glucose monitor, scales, needles/syringes, thermometer, otoscope, Doppler, first aid kit, etc.) Potential hazards include working with emotionally unstable, non-compliant or aggressive inmates, exposure to contagious diseases, and exposure to repetitive stresses due to prolonged use of computers.

    TO APPLY:

    Application materials may be requested by contacting the Bellingham Office @ 360-676-6749, e-mailing NWRCHumanResources@dshs.wa.gov or downloading directly from www.nwrcwa.org/employment. All applications and application materials, including a cover letter and resume, must be fully completed and returned to the Bellingham office.

    SELECTION PROCESS:

    After reviewing the applications, the NWRC will contact the most qualified candidates to participate in a selection process consisting of job-related selection exercises. NWRC will make reasonable accommodation upon request for those individuals with disabilities.
    Contact:
    Lesley Morrison
    Phone:
    (360) 746-7409
    Address:
    600 Lakeway Drive, Suite 100
    City:
    Bellingham
    Zip:
    98225
    Closes:
    1/30/2018
    Pay Rate:
    DOE
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  • Medical Assistant - Behavioral Health - Sea Mar Community Health Centers
    Employer:
    Sea Mar Community Health Centers
    Full-time position for the Adult Behavioral Health Program in Bellevue.

    The candidate must have a current Medical Assistant certification; MA experience preferred.

    Duties may include preliminary health checks, scheduling, medication refills, and coordinating with primary care and behavioral health staff.

    Must have a valid driver’s license and own vehicle, but not for patient transport.

    Bilingual in Spanish is preferred. Computer experience required.

    If interested, please send cover letters, resumes to Sea Mar Community Health Centers,

    Attn: Blanche Burch, Program Manager, Bellevue OP

    12835 Bel-Red Road Bldg. 100, Suite-145

    Bellevue, WA 98005

    Email: BlancheBurch@seamarchc.org.
    Hours:
    Full-time
    Contact:
    Blanche Burch, Program Manager
    Address:
    12835 Bel-Red Road Bldg. 100, Suite-145
    City:
    Bellevue
    Zip:
    98005
    Closes:
    2/9/2018
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  • Medical Assistant Certified - Sea Mar Community Health Centers
    Employer:
    Sea Mar Community Health Centers
    Full-time position at Sea Mar CHC for our Bellevue Medical Clinic. Ideal candidate will have proven excellent customer services skills, demonstrate enthusiastic and professional demeanor, and excel at multi-tasking while an integral part of the care team ensuring patient flow and providing quality patient care in a safe and timely manner.

    This position requires the candidate to have a Washington State MA-Certificate or possess an MA-Interim License and pass the exam within the 90 day probationary period. Possess and maintain a CPR certification.

    Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

    * Administer injections and distribute oral medications under physician’s order, assisting the medical providers with charting office visits, performing venipuncture and rooming patients.

    * Bilingual in English/Spanish is preferred.

    Please send resume and cover letter to Sea Mar Community Health Centers,

    Attn: Jennifer Raczkowski, Nurse Manager

    Email: JenniferRaczkowski@seamarchc.org.
    Hours:
    Full-time
    Contact:
    Jennifer Raczkowski, Nurse Manager
    Address:
    12835 Bel-Red Road Bldg. 100, Suite-145
    City:
    Bellevue
    Zip:
    98005
    Closes:
    2/9/2018
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  • Phlebotomist - PAML
    Employer:
    PAML
    Description:

    Perform a variety of specimen collection techniques from patients in patient service centers, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living locations, and client’s facilities.

    Additional duties specific to a location may include: reception, collection of billing information, specimen processing and client and customer service duties. A phlebotomist maintains a professional relationship with patients, clients and peers. Performs all tasks in accordance with the Company’s safety and compliance programs.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    * High school diploma or GED.

    * Valid and active Washington State Medical Assistant Phlebotomist (MA-P) Certificate; or currently enrolled in a Phlebotomy training program through an accredited post-secondary school or college as required by the WA State Department of Health (DOH) and have submitted your MA-P application to the WA DOH.

    * Ability to perform standard phlebotomy procedures and techniques.

    * Knowledge of appropriate blood processing and handling procedures.

    * Ability to accurately complete and maintain administrative documents and records.

    * Ability to understand and follow specific clinical protocol, specifications, and procedures.

    * Knowledge of relevant clinical and patient care regulations, policies, procedures, and standards.

    * Self-motivated and responsible, ability to work without direct supervision.

    * Knowledge of computer operating systems and other computer application software.

    * Ability to prioritize work volumes.

    * Able to learn new skills quickly.

    * Ability to communicate effectively, both oral and written.

    * Available to provide emergency support to staff members if required.

    How to apply:

    https://jobs.labcorp.com.

    Use keyword “PAML”
    Hours:
    Full-time
    Closes:
    2/2/2018
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  • Industrial Technology
  • Aluminum Welder/Fabricator - All American Marine
    Employer:
    All American Marine
    Summary of Functions:

    Welding and fabrication of aluminum components and sub-assemblies.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    * Receive instructions and drawings for tasks specific to a job. Plan details of working procedures to accomplish task and plan out tool and material requirements.

    * Fabricates parts by cutting, grinding, and welding aluminum. Work using welding techniques and appropriate welding equipment.

    * Cleans and prepares surfaces to be welded. Sets up, assembles, and tacks weld parts.

    * Safely uses shop equipment to cut assemblies and material to size and shape.

    * Performs all functions in a careful and safe manner, always being observant for others in the area.

    * Keeps equipment and work area clean and orderly.

    * Work 40 hours + per week and occasional overtime as needed.

    * Able to lift and carry 50 lb. loads up and down steps; work at heights; work in confined spaces.

    Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

    * 3 years aluminum welding, strong fabricating and fitting skills.

    * Current with mig and (tig) processes.

    * Shipbuilding and/or construction background.

    * Ability to follow directions.

    * Ability to work independently and be a self starter.

    * Works well with others.

    * Able to work in a team oriented environment.

    * Confidentiality, tact, and discretion when dealing with people.

    * Positive attitude.

    * Desire for self-improvement.

    * Perform other company duties as assigned. Willing to be flexible regarding job duties.

    Other Helpful Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

    * Inspect welds and metal parts for deficiencies in meeting regulatory and quality standards.

    * Weld inspection certification.

    All American Marine, Inc. is a federal contractor and employment is contingent on passing a pre-employment drug test.

    All American Marine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As required by 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a), qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

    We accept applications online only. Our web address is:

    www.allamericanmarine.com.

    Click on “Jobs” in the upper right-hand corner.
    Hours:
    Full-time – Non-exempt
    Contact:
    Apply online
    Phone:
    (360) 647-7602
    Address:
    1010 Hilton Avenue
    City:
    Bellingham
    Zip:
    98225
    Closes:
    1/29/2018
    Pay Rate:
    Negotiable
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  • CNC HBM/VTL & Lathe and Mill Machinists - PMG, Inc.
    Employer:
    PMG, Inc.
    DESCRIPTION

    Complex set-up and operation of CNC machinery to include lathes with live tooling as well as CNC milling machines. Must hold tight tolerances and ensure a zero-scrap policy.

    JOB DURATION

    48 hours/week guaranteed

    COMPENSATION

    $25.00/hour DOE

    TRAVEL

    Travel paid

    Mileage reimbursement

    LODGING

    Lodging paid

    Single occupancy

    Email your resume to: retoolrecruiting@pmgservices.com.
    Closes:
    2/17/2018
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  • CNC Operator - Hexcel
    Employer:
    Hexcel
    With our strong investment in research and development and our culture of continuous improvement, Hexcel is the industry leader in the manufacturing of composite materials and industrial fabrics. We invite you to join the Hexcel team at various manufacturing sites, sales offices and R&T centers around the globe. Become a part of the “strength within.”

    Hexcel is currently seeking CNC Operators for our Burlington, WA location.

    The selected individual will be responsible for but not limited to the following obligations:

    * Operation of industrial equipment, primarily 5-axis milling machines. Additionally, band saws, industrial ovens, and other equipment.

    * All positions work in a team environment to produce high quality composite parts in a timely manner.

    * Positions are expected to be able to work both independently and with a high degree of detail and accuracy.

    * Must be willing and able to work 3rd shift.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    * Applicants must show a stable work history, preferably in manufacturing and ability to work well with others in a team-oriented environment.

    * Production employees are required to be able to work all shifts.

    * Applicants must present proof of US Person status prior to hire.

    * These full-time positions require a high school diploma or GED, a copy of which may be required if Hexcel is unable to verify attainment of the degree.

    * A post-offer drug test and physical is required.

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    * While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; have manual dexterity; and reach with hands and arms.

    * The employee frequently is required to walk and talk or hear.

    * The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

    * The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Employees are often required to lift large, awkward tools that weigh up to 35 lbs.

    * Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

    * Must have the ability to operate power tools and machines with moving parts.

    * New employees earn $16.17 per hour plus any applicable off-shift premiums.

    Eligible candidate must be:

    * U.S. citizen, U.S. national, a person lawfully admitted for permanent residence, a temporary resident under sections 210(a) or 245(A) of the Act, a person admitted in refugee status, a person granted asylum.

    Hexcel (NYSE: HXL) is a global leader in advanced composites technology, a leading producer of carbon fiber, and the world leader in honeycomb manufacturing for the commercial aerospace industry.

    Hexcel is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, status as protected veteran, or any other protected class.

    HOW TO APPLY

    * Qualified candidates may apply online at www.hexcel.com/careers.

    * Please note you must apply online to be considered.
    Contact:
    Apply online
    Phone:
    360-488-2600
    Address:
    15062 Steele Road
    City:
    Burlington
    Zip:
    98233
    Closes:
    2/17/2018
    Pay Rate:
    $16.17
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  • Field Inspector - Inspectorate America Corp.
    Employer:
    Inspectorate America Corp.
    SUMMARY

    Visits client facilities, including barges and ships, shore tanks, railcars, and tank trucks for quantity surveys, of a variety of commodities, including petroleum and petrochemicals and collects samples for laboratory analysis.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    * Receives orders, obtains information, and gathers paperwork from Operations Manager(s) on assigned movements.

    * Ensures that all equipment is in good operating condition – calibration verification, correct and clean when taken to the job and when returned to office. This includes safety and monitoring equipment appropriate to the job.

    * Reports to job-site punctually and observes all Inspectorate, applicable federal and state regulations and standards, Terminal, Refinery, and/or vessel requirements, including safety and measurement standards.

    * Attends “Key Meetings” with external personnel ashore and/or abroad.

    * Represents Inspectorate by appearance and conduct. Behaves ethically at all times.

    * Communicates any problems, discrepancies, or other noteworthy incidents to the Operations Manager(s) and/or Dispatcher without delay.

    * Obtains required samples, gauges shore tanks, vessel(s), barge(s), railcar(s), and/or tank truck(s) as specified per job order.

    * Labels sample containers with full and correct identifying data, including location of sample, material, type of sample, safety information, time collected, etc.

    * Promptly and accurately calculates quantities and completes all required paperwork and distributes copies appropriately.

    * Promptly and safely delivers samples to Inspectorate laboratory for analysis or turn in for retain, or client facilities for analysis or retain.

    * Reviews any discrepancies with Operations Manager(s), signs and returns job order form.

    * Maintains a 24-hour on-call status.

    * Supports and participates in Business Management System (BMS).

    * Attends company meetings as required.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

    None

    QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

    * High school diploma or general education development certificate (GED).

    * Any previous experience with associated business or training.

    LANGUAGE SKILLS

    * Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

    * Ability to produce routine computer reports and associated correspondence.

    MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

    * Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of standard measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals, and units using metric measure if possible.

    REASONING ABILITY

    * Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagrammatic form.

    * Ability to deal with problems involving variables in standardized situations.

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSE, REGISTRATIONS

    * Valid driver license and TWIC required.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    * The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    * While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands, and arms; and climb stairs or maintain balance.

    * The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear; and taste and smell.

    * The employee is occasionally required to sit.

    * The employee is frequently required to climb and descend stairways, ladders, and gangways.

    * The employee must regularly lift and/or move and/or climb with up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds (with assistance). Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    * The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those the employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    * While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in high, precarious places; in outside weather conditions; and near flammable material. Possibility to be regularly exposed to wet and or humid conditions, extreme cold or extreme heat. Also, possibility of exposure to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals. Possibility of working in enclosed spaces.

    * Appropriate safety training and associated equipment is provided.

    * The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

    Contact Steve Simmons at information provided or email him at:

    steve.simmons@inspectorate.com.
    Contact:
    Steve Simmons
    Phone:
    360-647-7939
    Address:
    1350 Slater Road # 7
    City:
    Ferndale
    Zip:
    98248
    Closes:
    2/9/2018
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  • Process Technician - Hexcel
    Employer:
    Hexcel
    Hexcel Corporation (NYSE: HXL) is a leading advanced composites company with more than 6,100 people working at locations around the globe and 2016 revenues of more than $2 billion.

    Hexcel develops, manufactures and markets lightweight, high-performance structural materials, including carbon fibers, reinforcements, prepregs, honeycomb, matrix systems, adhesives and composite structures, used in commercial aerospace, space and defense and industrial applications.

    Hexcel is currently seeking Process Technicians for our Burlington, WA location.

    The selected individual will be responsible for but not limited to the following obligations:

    * Must be willing to work 3rd shift. Recruitment is for 3rd shift only.

    * Operation of industrial equipment, such as band-type saws, multi-control ovens and forklift trucks, and hand tools requiring advanced mechanical skills.

    * All positions work in a team environment to produce high quality composite parts in a timely manner.

    * Positions are expected to be able to work both independently and with a high degree of detail and accuracy.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    * Applicants must show a stable work history, preferably in manufacturing and ability to work well with others in a team-oriented environment.

    * Production employees are required to be able to work all shifts. Applicants must present proof of US Person status prior to hire.

    * These full-time positions require a high school diploma or GED, a copy of which may be required if Hexcel is unable to verify attainment of the degree.

    * A post-offer drug test and physical is required.

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

    * While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; have manual dexterity; and reach with hands and arms.

    * The employee frequently is required to walk and talk or hear.

    * The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

    * The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Employees are often required to lift large, awkward tools that weigh up to 35 lbs.

    * Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

    * Must have the ability to operate power tools and machines with moving parts.

    New employees earn $16.17 per hour plus any applicable off-shift premiums.

    Eligible candidate must be:

    U.S. citizen, U.S. national, a person lawfully admitted for permanent residence, a temporary resident under sections 210(a) or 245(A) of the Act, a person admitted in refugee status, a person granted asylum.

    Hexcel (NYSE: HXL) is a global leader in advanced composites technology, a leading producer of carbon fiber, and the world leader in honeycomb manufacturing for the commercial aerospace industry.

    Hexcel is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, status as protected veteran, or any other protected class.

    HOW TO APPLY

    Qualified candidates may apply online at www.hexcel.com/careers.

    Please note: candidates must apply online to be considered.
    Contact:
    Apply online
    Phone:
    360-488-2600
    Address:
    15062 Steele Road
    City:
    Burlington
    Zip:
    98233
    Closes:
    2/17/2018
    Pay Rate:
    $16.17
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  • TIG Welders - PMG
    Employer:
    PMG
    DESCRIPTION

    * Set-up and operate welding equipment to perform TIG welding on aluminum tubing and plate, working with Finger Tip/Thumb controls in a diverse environment.

    JOB DURATION

    * 6 months - 50 hours/week

    LOCATION

    * East Coast

    COMPENSATION

    * With earnings from hourly wages, weekly guarantees and tax-free per Diem, you have the ability to make upwards of $70,000/year!

    TRAVEL

    * Travel Paid

    * Mileage Reimbursement

    LODGING

    * Lodging Paid - Single Occupancy

    Apply online at:

    www.pmgservices.com
    Contact:
    Apply online
    Closes:
    2/12/2018
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  • IT Computers
  • Software Tester - Accelitec, Inc.
    Employer:
    Accelitec, Inc.
    You will be part of a team that is responsible for the quality assurance of software, web, and mobile applications through quality assurance testing and reporting. You will use your skills to plan, execute, and report test results across multiple desktop and mobile platforms. You will work closely with project managers and developers to ensure clear requirements, complete use case coverage, accurate results, and to report errors.

    Key Responsibilities include:

    * Basic verification testing for product releases and deployments.

    * Collaborate with QA team members to execute planned tests against delivered functionality.

    * Regression testing for product patches and bug fixes.

    * Reviewing logs and reports to identify code errors and possible improvements.

    * Analyzing and documenting issues and defects discovered during testing.

    * Designing relevant user scenarios that simulate actual usage of products.

    * Writing test automation code to successfully verify product functionality and quality levels.

    * Define and maintain a repository of test plans, cases, and scripts. Update test plans based on changes arising from design, delivery, and/or change control.

    * Create both white box and black box test plans as needed to provide an accurate measurement of the product’s delivery against the ship criteria.

    * Effectively communicate test results to the development team.

    * Provide input into process improvements via postmortems and other means to ensure improvement of the team in developing world-class software.

    * Perform other related duties as assigned by management.

    We are looking for a tester with:

    * Ability to think and solve problems in creative ways.

    * Aptitude for researching tools and solutions to support testing in specific projects.

    * Strong analytical, testing, and problem solving skills.

    * Ability to manage multiple assignments to meet business and technical requirements.

    * Ability to work closely with the development team to ensure a solid understanding of requirements and to develop an agreed upon list of ship criteria.

    * Ability to learn unfamiliar software applications through research, training, and self-instruction.

    * Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail and accuracy.

    * Excellent time-management skills with the ability to work independently with little supervision.

    Basic Qualifications:

    * Excellent communication skills in Standard English, including demonstrable writing skills, speaking, and comprehension.

    * Strong computer skills, including MS Word, Excel, Visio, and related MS Office applications.

    Send a resume and cover letter to: Eric West at ewest@accelitec.com.
    Closes:
    2/15/2018
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  • Transportation
  • Driver- Transport Driver (Tractor Trailer) - Pepsi Beverages
    Employer:
    Pepsi Beverages
    Position drives a tractor/trailer truck to make long-distance pick-ups and deliveries of predominantly finished products or materials/supplies. Checks and/or assists in the loading/unloading of the trailer. Obtains proper authorization for all deliveries/pick-ups. Inspects vehicle for proper and safe operating conditions before and after each trip. Must maintain a DOT driver's log and adhere to all DOT regulations. May require driving in adverse weather conditions. Position may occasionally be required to stay over night. Position requires working tractor/trailer components, including bending and cranking landing gear as well as climbing in and out of cabs and sitting for extended periods of time. Also requires lifting cases weighing 20-45 pounds if they fall in trailer.

    Primary Accountabilities:

    * Deliver finished products or raw materials to assigned destination.

    * Ensure safety and compliance of load.

    * Maintain DOT driver log and other required transport documentation.

    * Regular, reliable, predictable attendance.

    * Position details: Overnight shift pulling doubles OTR.

    Basic Qualifications:

    * 21 years or older.

    * Pass the required drug test.

    * Pass the required background check.

    * Pass DOT physical and DOT Road Test.

    * Valid Class A CDL license (with HazMat/Double and Tanker endorsements), if applicable.

    * Follow DOT Regulations.

    Helpful Experience:

    * Operating trucks requiring a CDL Class A license (e.g., driving forwards, driving backwards, maneuvering in tight spaces, dropping and hooking, operating landing gear, or backing into docks and confined spaces, etc.).

    * Hauling consumer products and perishable consumer goods (e.g., transporting unstable loads or hauling different weights on different trip segments, etc.)

    * Operating a tractor-trailer in different conditions (e.g., highway driving, side/local roads, city/country, maneuvering in tight spaces, etc.).

    Type of Position: Full-time

    Driving Requirement: CDL Class A (Commercial Drivers License A) with DOUBLES Endorsements is required.

    Shift: Nights

    Starting Pay: $20.34 - $25.43 per hour.

    For immediate consideration, please go to www.pepsicojobs.com.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

    PepsiCo is an equal opportunity employer.

    Minorities/Females/Disability/Protected Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

    Pepsi Beverages Company www.pepsicojobs.com Tell a Friend!
    Hours:
    Night Shift-FT
    Contact:
    Apply online
    City:
    Kent
    Closes:
    1/20/2018
    Pay Rate:
    $20.34
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  • On-Campus Jobs

    Culinary Arts
  • Culinary Arts Instructor-Tenure Track - Bellingham Technical College
    Employer:
    Bellingham Technical College
    Bellingham Technical College invites applications for a full-time tenure track position in the Culinary Arts program. The position reports to the Dean of Professional Technical Education and is anticipated to begin in September, 2018.

    The successful candidate will be expected to establish a successful and supportive learning environment for a diverse college student population with a wide-range of backgrounds and experiences. Instructors are responsible to plan, teach, and manage student learning in all assigned portions of the program including classroom, lab, and clinic instruction according to approved course study, state guidelines, program accreditation standards, and advisory committee recommendations.

    The teaching schedule will vary based on student and college needs and is expected to include instructional strategies that use in-person, simulation, blended, online, and hands on techniques.

    POSITION DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

     Plan, develop and teach Culinary Arts, ACF accredited coursework including theory and lab instruction that are part of the Culinary Arts two-year Associate of Applied Science degree, Associate of Applied Science-Transfer degrees and/or related certificates;

     Teach courses in International Cuisine, Buffet and Catering Management, Nutrition, American Regional a' la carte Cookery, Commercial Kitchen, Skill Development, Restaurant Management, Grade Manger and other related courses as assigned;

     Follow the academic schedule as approved by the Dean; teach assigned courses at the times and dates specified by the academic schedule;

     Apply necessary components of math, human relations, computer skills, and communications in the technical curriculum;

     Provide timely and accurate assessment feedback to students;

     Plan, supervise, and evaluate students' progress;

     Maintain related student records, evaluations, and progress reports;

     Develop, update and revise curriculum and lesson plans; conduct classroom discussions, lectures and demonstrations;

     Advise students;

     Hold office hours;

     Participate in program management including budgeting, purchasing distribution and ACF annual reports;

     Collaborate with existing faculty and/or serve as lead advisor in Hot Food Team competitions at the local, regional, and national level;

     Support and contribute to a strong, positive interactive relationship with the campus food services department;

     Participate in student recruitment activities;

     Consult with other college faculty and staff on issues relevant to students' success and retention;

     Contribute to the development and implementation of institutional effectiveness and outcome measures related to courses;

     Follow disciplinary procedures as prescribed and interact consistently and fairly with all students;

     Adapt to changing teaching schedules and situations (on campus, online, hybrid, etc.) as required by program;

     Effectively use computer applications where appropriate, including learning management systems;

     Adhere and ensure compliance with applicable safety laws;

     Work with local, regional and national employers to facilitate job and internship opportunities;

     Participate in community outreach activities;

     Participate in program and campus events;

     Serve on campus-wide committees;

     Effectively work with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds and experiences;

     Demonstrate respect for others;

     Coordinate with members of the program advisory committee to ensure the program training meets industry needs;

     Work within College guidelines in purchasing supplies for the Culinary Arts program and assist in maintaining the program budget;

     Work collaboratively as part of the Culinary Arts and Pastry Arts departments;

     Demonstrate and model professional work standards: conduct, work ethics, positive interpersonal skills, problem solving, teamwork within the college and department;

     Demonstrate a strong commitment to Bellingham Technical College's Mission;

     Perform other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Minimum Required Qualifications:

     Five years of full-time experience as a head/executive chef;

     Ability to teach all areas of the curriculum;

     Completion of an Apprenticeship, Certificate or Associates degree in Culinary Arts or related program;

     ACF certification as a Chef de Cuisine and/or Culinary Educator or the ability to obtain certification within 6 months of employment;

     Ability to use the Internet, word processing, email, presentation, spreadsheet and other related software applications;

     Current Food Handler's Permit or the ability to obtain upon hire;

     Ability to work with diverse populations;

     Supervisory experience.

    New instructors must complete industrial first aid/CPR and maintain vocational certification as required by the Washington State Law and Bellingham Technical College rules.

    Preferred Qualifications:

     Bachelor degree or higher in Culinary Arts or Hospitality;

     Prior Culinary Arts teaching experience in an ACF accredited program;

     Business management experience;

     Six or more years of culinary related industry experience;

     Three or more years of culinary experience in fine dining;

     Teaching or training experience in a community and/or technical college setting;

     Curriculum and course development experience;

     Experience using CANVAS or other online course management technology.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    The knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below represent the characteristics and performance expectations of the position. Applicants do not necessarily need to enter the position with all of these knowledge, skills, and abilities.

    Knowledge:

     Knowledge and understanding of area of specialty;

     Knowledge of current educational teaching methods and strategies;

     Knowledge of institutional accreditation, planning, and continuous quality improvement;

     Knowledge, understanding, support, and commitment of the Bellingham Technical College Mission.

    Skills:

     Strong classroom management skills;

     Excellent curriculum development skills;

     Effective skill in communications and human relations with populations having diverse socioeconomic and racial backgrounds and persons with physical and/or learning disabilities;

     Excellent oral and written communication skills;

     Excellent interpersonal and teambuilding skills;

     Excellent collaborative skills;

     Creativity and presentation skills;

     Excellent organizational skills;

     Time management skills;

     Participate in professional development activities to remain current in program field and skills.

    Ability to:

     Use educational technology and alternative delivery methods to deliver high-quality instruction (i.e. online, hybrid, and accelerated course formats, course software such as Canvas, video, ITV, etc.);

     Develop strong computer software skills, including MS Office Suite and learning management systems;

     Anticipate and adapt to the dynamically changing arena of post-secondary education, including the ability to perceive opportunity and assist the college in moving in new directions;

     Organize and effectively apply current and various curriculum concepts to a wide range of students with varying backgrounds and abilities and adjust teaching techniques accordingly;

     Assume responsibility; deal effectively with problems, and exercise independent judgment when making decisions;

     Develop and maintain good working relationships with students, colleagues, staff, administrators and other contacts;

     Work effectively with colleagues in an environment that promotes innovation, teaching, learning and service to a diverse student population;

     Work effectively in a participatory governance environment;

     Develop curriculum, including curriculum delivered via different instructional modalities;

     Participate in recruitment and articulation activities with local schools, colleges, and universities;

     Maintain subject matter currency;

     Develop Student Learning Outcomes and to determine their effectiveness in helping students achieve their desired learning outcomes;

     Utilize technology in the delivery of instruction and willingness to explore new technologies for instruction and learning;

     Work effectively with students, colleagues, staff and a community who represent a broad spectrum of ages, abilities, ethnicities, and educational, economic, and cultural backgrounds;

     Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and the community at-large;

     Work with business, industry, and other educational institutions, and government agencies to establish partnerships;

     Work closely with Accessibility Resources for students with accommodation needs;

     Maintain absolute confidentiality of student records;

     Work independently and on a flexible schedule;

     Obtain and maintain First Aid and CPR certification.

    SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

    Salary Statement:

    Salary range is typically $47,665 to $58,622 for an applicant with minimal levels of teaching and education experience and is based on a typical teaching schedule of 10 months, September through June, 187.5 days. High end of range is $67,905 for those with previous related teaching experience and advanced educational degrees. Final placement is determined according to the current negotiated working agreement and based on an evaluation of work and/or teaching experience. Additional optional compensation may be paid above the 187.5 day contract rate subject to terms of the collective bargaining agreement such as eligibility for an annual $2,500 stipend and extra optional days. Additional summer contract and compensation would be paid for summer quarter if program is in session and an assignment is available. The position is also eligible for a generous Washington State insurance and retirement benefits package.

    Condition(s) of Employment:

    The position is represented by the Bellingham Educational Association (BEA). BEA membership or payment of equivalent representation fee is required.

    Current Food Hander's permit (obtained at the Whatcom County Health Department or authorized online program training & test at www.foodworkercard.wa.gov.)

    ACF certification as a Chef de Cuisine and/or Culinary Educator or the ability to obtain certification within 6 months of employment.

    Application Procedures and Deadline:

    Required application materials must be submitted on-line at www.btc.edu/jobs and received by 5 p.m. on 1/22/18 PST, for priority consideration. Application materials received after this may be considered until the position is filled. More information about Bellingham Technical College is at www.btc.edu or contact the Human Resources office at 360 752-8354. BTC is not currently sponsoring H-1B Visa's.

    Required Online Application Materials: (Prefer Word or PDF file for required attachments)

     Completed BTC on-line Employment Application including supplemental questions;

     Attach current resume;

     Attach a cover letter addressed to Human Resources that details how you meet each of the minimum required qualifications. Please also describe how you meet any of the preferred qualifications for this position;

     Official transcripts of any degrees listed and copies of licenses will be required upon hire, but not as part of the application process;

     Applicants selected for initial interviews will be expected to provide a cooking/teaching demonstration as part of the interview process.

    Initial interviews are scheduled to be held on February 12 and February 13, 2018. Finalists are tentatively scheduled to be interviewed during the week of March 5, 2018.
    Contact:
    Human Resources
    Phone:
    360.752.8475
    Address:
    3028 Lindbergh Avenue
    City:
    Bellingham
    Zip:
    98225
    Closes:
    1/22/2018
    Pay Rate:
    Salary
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  • Education and Human Services
  • Vice President of Academic Affairs & Student Learning - Bellingham Technical College
    Employer:
    Bellingham Technical College
    Bellingham Technical College invites applications for a chief academic officer as Vice President of Academic Affairs & Student Learning. This is an annually full-time contracted position, exempt from FLSA and union membership and is at-will. This position reports to the President. This position is anticipated to begin no later than July 1, 2018. The Vice President of Academic Affairs & Student Learning (VPAASL) is responsible to the college President, and part of the senior executive team along with the Vice Presidents of Student Services and Administrative Services. The VPAASL supervises and provides leadership, vision, and administrative management for all instructional programs at the College. This includes the effective utilization of resources to achieve a balanced and responsive curriculum, furtherance of the College mission by ensuring instructional activities meet all standards of quality and appropriateness, supervising of instructional staff, planning and evaluating programs of instruction, developing and managing assigned budget of the College, and coordinating functions between instructional program units as they work with other segments of the College.

    Position Duties & Responsibilities:

    * Provide leadership and coordinate and supervise all aspects of the instructional program and resources of the College in compliance with applicable Federal, State, Local, and College regulations; and ensure compilation and submission of reports as required;

    * Provide leadership and vision to strengthen and implement a variety of new and existing professional-technical, occupational and transfer programs leading to certificates and associate degrees;

    * Develop a team-based, participatory instructional organization to achieve College goals in which faculty and instructional staff have a sense of ownership and participation;

    * Plan and direct effective instructional programming including instructor load, student enrollment and retention and room utilization;

    * Provide leadership in the accreditation self-study process and maintain accreditation standards;

    * Provide leadership for the continuous improvement of teaching and student learning; plan, organize and implement a systematic process for supervision and evaluation of instruction and the recruitment of faculty;

    * Assist in the development and implementation of the college operational plans, and budget based on program need, priorities, and enrollment targets;

    * Assist in the recruitment, selection, and development of academic and classified personnel and evaluate all direct reports in accordance with applicable policies and procedures; plan and project staffing requirements; monitor proper and efficient use of assigned staff; provide staffing recommendations in compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity principles and guidelines;

    * Direct and implement sound fiscal planning in the development and management of the instructional budget; supervise the preparation and submission of the instructional budget and, upon approval, assume overall responsibility for timely and accurate implementation;

    * Develop and implement externally funded initiatives; plan resource allocations for facilities; equipment; and technologies that support instructional programs;

    * Provide guidance to and receive advice from faculty organizations on matters relating to the instructional programs; promote the inclusion of students in the participatory decision making process;

    * Ensure all courses, curriculum and programs comply with applicable laws; other federal, state, and local requirements; district rules and regulations; Education Code; accreditation standards; and collective bargaining agreements in collaboration with the staff to ensure that proper course articulation is maintained with other institutions of higher education;

    * Develop, implement, direct, and evaluate activities related to articulation with secondary schools and matriculation activities within the college, including the recruitment, admission, assessment, advisement, and retention of students; provide leadership in the implementation of campus committees; establish and maintain liaisons with business and community representatives as participants in the planning, development, and modifications of curriculum and programs;

    * Assume leadership of or serve on College committees as required. Represent the College in meetings of the community, other educational institutions, K-12 districts, Washington State Instruction Commission and other agencies as required;

    * Coordinate and prepare timely, accurate and comprehensive instructional and other reports required by various federal, state, and district and college departments;

    * Interface and work collaboratively with Vice President of Student Services, Marketing Department and other applicable college resources to support enrollment management;

    * Produce schedule of classes which are based on student learning needs, program and enrollment patterns to encourage course and program completion;

    * Supervise and coordinate preparation of the college catalog, master schedule of classes, and other necessary instructional publications including online management of those publications/platforms;

    * Support continuous improvement within the college as a contributing member of the college's leadership team;

    * Take a lead role with the College's chief negotiator on matters of labor relations;

    * Perform other duties as assigned by the College President.

    Qualifications:

    Required Qualifications:

    * A Master's degree in education, or related field;

    * Five (5) years of successful experience in increasingly responsible higher education administration that includes professional technical programs, general education, and basic education; facilitating change and maintaining standards of excellence for existing programs and in developing new programs;

    * Two (2) years teaching experience in a K-12 or higher education setting;

    * Demonstrated history of establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with college administrators, support staff, faculty, and students;

    * Excellent communication and analytical skills;

    * Demonstrated experience in creating, facilitating and implementing new programs;

    * Effective interpersonal skills with an ability to establish strong relationships and partnerships;

    * Decisiveness and ability to be in an environment of growth and change;

    * Ability to collaborate with staff and faculty to promote an open and friendly team environment;

    * Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion. Demonstrated cultural competency, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community and technical college staff, faculty, and students;

    * Experience with labor/management relations and collective bargaining processes.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    * Doctoral Degree in education, or a related field;

    * Recent experience as a chief academic officer in an institution of higher education, preferably in the Washington State Community and Technical College System;

    * Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with agency, community, industry, and education partners.

    Essential Elements:

    * Ability to create and maintain a collaborative team environment with supervisors, peers, staff, and students;

    * Ability and experience in effective program development and revision and faculty development;

    * Ability to adopt evolving and proven technology for greater effectiveness and efficiency.

    * Knowledge of current and innovative trends in professional/technical, general education, basic education, community, contract, and online education, including non-traditional methods of instruction;

    * Experience in implementing participatory governance.

    Supplemental Information:

    Compensation:

    Administrative contract ranges from $128,800-$135,300 per fiscal year. Position also receives sick, personal and vacation leave accruals, paid state holidays, and a generous Washington State insurance and retirement benefits package.

    Application Procedures and Deadline:

    Required application materials must be completed and submitted online at www.btc.edu/jobs and received by 5 p.m. on February 9, 2018 for priority consideration. Application materials received after this date and time may be considered until the position is filled. More information about Bellingham Technical College is at www.btc.ctc.edu or contact the Human Resources Office at 360 752-8354. BTC is not currently sponsoring H-1B Visa's.

    Required Online Application Materials (Attachments in Word or PDF only):

    * Completed Online BTC Employment Application & Online Supplemental Questions;

    * Attach current resume or Vitae of education, experience and other relevant achievements;

    * Attach Letter of Application;

    * Attach statement addressing the duties, responsibilities and qualifications;

    * Attach current letters of recommendation;

    * Attach unofficial transcripts; (Official transcripts that document the required educational qualifications will be required upon hire).

    Initial interviews are tentatively scheduled to be held between March 14-16, 2018. Interviews for candidates selected for final consideration are tentatively scheduled for the week of April 16 to 20, 2018. Interviewees living outside the Bellingham area will be reimbursed for the reasonable costs in accordance with Washington State laws and BTC Policies 201.0 and 508.1 up to $100 for in-state travel and up to $600 for out-of-state travel.

    Other Conditions of Employment:

    Examination Requirements: Software or other examinations may be administered for finalists.

    Background Check:

    This position will be subject to a pre-employment background check and employment is contingent upon passing a criminal background check satisfactory to the college.
    Contact:
    Apply online
    Phone:
    360-752-8475
    Address:
    3028 Lindbergh Avenue
    City:
    Bellingham
    Zip:
    98225
    Closes:
    2/9/2018
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  • Vice President of Student Services - Bellingham Technical College
    Employer:
    Bellingham Technical College
    Bellingham Technical College invites applications for a chief student services officer as Vice President of Student Services. This is an annually full-time contracted position, exempt from FLSA and unions and is at-will. This position reports to the President. This position is anticipated to begin no later than July 1, 2018.

    The Vice President of Student Services (VPSS) is a key leader in responding to internal and external needs of students and the campus community; maintains a focus on excellence in all student support services; provides leadership and fosters collaboration within student services, faculty, and across the campus. The successful candidate will provide vision for the programs that enhance the student experience at the College, build partnerships, set benchmarks, develop best practices, and spearhead collaborative efforts across all decisions of the College. The Vice President of Student Services (VPSS) is an integral part of the senior executive team. The Vice President of Student Services serves as the chief student services officer of the College, providing planning, organization, leadership, direction, and oversight for all areas of Student Services, including: registration, admissions, counseling, advising, customer relationship management, financial aid, career services, assessment center, accessibility resource services, multicultural student services, student conduct and grievance procedures including Title IX, outreach services, Veterans services, student government and special services projects and grants. The Vice President is responsible for seamless delivery of services to over 5,000 enrolled students as well as potential students seeking professional and technical courses, certificates and degrees. The Vice President of Student Services is responsible for the development and analysis of student enrollment data and is a leader in institutional enrollment management. The Vice President is actively involved in partnership programs between the College, local high schools, other higher education institutions, and the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges to improve student success.

    Position Duties & Responsibilities:

    * It is expected that the applicant will have demonstrated a successful and progressive track record in the administration of student services or related programs in higher education.

    * Leadership & Supervision:

    * Demonstrate exemplary communication with students, faculty, administrators, staff, community agencies, employers and the public that is marked by integrity in decision-making, collaborative management style, open and timely oral and written communication of information, consultative problem-solving, and consulting with colleagues at other institutions on difficult issues.

    * Provide leadership in the development, implementation, assessment, and administration supervision of programs and services aimed at promoting student learning and success, and fostering students' sense of belonging.

    * Direct and coordinate enrollment development and student retention to assure maximum student access, progress and success.

    * Provide direction for various College committees, including Student Access and Success, Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT), and Student Services Directors. Represent the College at the Washington State Student Services Commission meetings, State Board for Community and Technical College projects and other committees as assigned.

    * Implement effective management strategies with Student Services staff such as job coaching, mentoring, and professional development to increase Student Services leadership capabilities to be more skilled and effective in management and decision-making.

    * Support the development of a diverse student life environment conducive to student learning, student achievement and mutual respect among the college community.

    * Facilitate collaboration with instruction to provide training to support student success.

    Planning & Budgeting:

    * Develop and manage a complex student services budget in concert with the College Strategic Plan while maintaining federal, state and local regulations.

    * Participate in the development of the college catalog, schedules, program brochures and other publications.

    * Plan, develop, implement, and evaluate annual goals and objectives for the overall Student Services division and departments that increase student retention, diversity, and equity.

    * Contribute to college-wide learning/program outcomes.

    * Encourage and support the academic achievement and persistence of all students.

    * Demonstrate exemplary organizational skills. Respond to requests, complete projects and reports, and resolve issues in a timely manner.

    * Participate in research, development and implementation of software and data management systems.

    Administration & Compliance:

    * Coordinate and supervise all aspects of student services in compliance with applicable Federal, State, Local, and College regulations and ensure compilation and submission of reports as required.

    * Support strategic initiatives, policy development, accreditation compliance, and outcomes assessment.

    * Develop, implement and assess policies and procedures related to student services areas.

    * Exercise judgment and discretion in applying and interpreting College policies and procedures.

    * Ensure all Student Services departments operate in compliance with federal regulations and statutes, including Title IV eligibility, Student Right to Know, Drug Free Schools and Communities, Cleary and Campus Crime Prevention, FERPA, Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 and 508, and other similar rules and regulations.

    * Serve as the Title IX coordinator for the College.

    * Serve as the Student Conduct officer for the College. Administers the Student Code of Conduct, due process and student discipline.

    * Maintain current knowledge of legislation and educational trends pertinent to student services; lead the use and development of current and emerging technologies in the student services division.

    * Participate in the collective bargaining process as designated by the President; assure proper administration of bargaining agreements. Contribute to the overall mission of the college by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

    Qualifications:

    Required Qualifications:

    * Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution in an area related to education or student services; AND, at least one (1) year of recent, full-time experience in a management position in higher education, including responsibility for student programs at the college.

    * Five (5) years of progressively responsible administrative and supervisory experience working in student services in higher education institution of which three (3) years is management that demonstrates a breadth of experience directly related to Student Services.

    * Excellent written, oral, computer and presentation communication and analytical skills.

    *Demonstrated experience in creating, facilitating and implementing new programs, particularly programs created as a result of a grant.

    * Possess leadership and supervisory skills that foster collaboration, and effective teamwork.

    * Effective interpersonal skills with an ability to establish strong relationships and partnerships.

    * Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion. Demonstrated cultural competency, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community and technical college staff, faculty, and students.

    Essential Qualifications:

    * Ability to create and maintain a collaborative team environment with supervisors, peers, staff, faculty, and students.

    * Ability to use appropriate technology for greater effectiveness and efficiency.

    * Experience in participatory governance.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    * Doctoral degree in one of the required fields.

    * Recent experience as a chief student services officer in an institution of higher education, preferably in the Washington State Community and Technical College System.

    * Proven involvement with strategic and long-range College planning.

    * Evidence of ability to administer the student conduct process.

    * Experience with Title IX compliance.

    * Knowledge of the grant development and implementation process, including development of partnerships and obtaining grants.

    * Experience with labor management relations and collective bargaining processes.

    * Experience in teaching or training.

    Supplemental Information:

    Compensation:

    Administrative contract ranges from $119,000-$125,000 per fiscal year, depending on education and experience. Position also receives sick, personal and vacation leave accruals, paid state holidays, and a generous Washington State insurance and retirement benefits package.

    Application Procedures and Deadline:

    Required application materials must be completed and submitted online at http://www.btc.edu/jobs and received by 5 p.m. on February 9, 2018 for priority consideration. Application materials received after this date and time may be considered until the position is filled. More information about Bellingham Technical College is at www.btc.edu or contact the Human Resources Office at (360) 752-8354. BTC is not currently sponsoring H-1B visa’s.

    Required Online Application Materials:

    * Completed Online BTC Employment Application

    * Completed Online Supplemental Questions

    * Attached current resume or Vitae of education, experience and other relevant achievements.

    * Attached Letter of Application addressing the duties, responsibilities and qualifications (maximum three (3) pages).

    * Attached a maximum of three (3) current professional letters of recommendation.

    * Official transcripts will be required upon hire, but not required as part of the applications materials to apply.

    Initial Interviews are tentatively scheduled to be held the week of March 12 to 16, 2018. Interviews for candidates selected for final consideration are tentatively scheduled for the week of April 16 to 20, 2018. Interviewees living outside the Bellingham area will be reimbursed for the reasonable costs in accordance with Washington State laws and BTC Policies 201.0 and 508.1 up to $100 for in-state travel and up to $600 for out-of-state travel.

    Other Conditions of Employment:

    Examination Requirements:

    Software or other examinations may be administered for finalists.

    Background Check:

    This position will be subject to a pre-employment background check and employment is contingent upon passing a criminal background check satisfactory to the college.
    Hours:
    Full time
    Contact:
    Apply online
    Phone:
    (360) 752-8354
    Address:
    3028 Lindbergh Avenue
    City:
    Bellingham
    Zip:
    98225
    Closes:
    2/9/2018
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  • Utility & Grounds Lead - Bellingham Technical College
    Employer:
    Bellingham Technical College
    Bellingham Technical College invites applications for one full-time Utility & Grounds Lead position. This position reports to the Operations Manager.

    Under general supervision, perform skilled tasks requiring knowledge of cultivation and maintenance of trees, lawns, and ornamental plants, such as soil testing, pruning, transplanting plant material, and applying chemicals; occasionally may perform tasks in constructing, maintaining or preparing buildings, facilities and utilities structures.

    Position is also responsible to serve a key role in the College emergency and management response efforts. Position provides a critical role of being, and providing a "presence", either individually or with additional Facilities team members, as needed for safety issues during the campus' operations. Position is also considered ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL for campus emergencies and inclement weather.

    Position Duties & Responsibilities:

    Note: the examples of work are not necessarily descriptive of all work for this position. The intent of this description is to give a general indication of the levels of responsibility, knowledge, skills, training, experience and complexity required to perform the work of the position. The omission of specific duties or tasks does not preclude management from assigning additional duties or tasks not listed.

    * Prepare soil for planting; plant seed, sod, turf, bulbs, plants, trees, and shrubs;

    * Seed, mow, irrigate, sweep, fertilize, top dress, edge, aerate and maintain lawns;

    * Install, repair and operate lawn sprinkler systems;

    * Perform maintenance on equipment, grounds, sidewalks, driveways, & parking lots;

    * Operate power and motorized equipment such as weed trimmers, chain saws, backpack blowers, rototillers, light tractors, lawn mowers, sweepers, aerators, sod cutters, snow blowers, electric and gas engine driven compressors, large mowers, pneumatic tamper, jackhammer, portable pumps, trenchers, and turf renovation equipment;

    * Operate, repair, and maintain larger motorized equipment, such as automobiles, small trucks, dump trucks, forklifts, front-end loaders, street cleaning equipment, trailers, and snow plows;

    * Clean, service, adjust, and make repairs on tools, power equipment and motorized equipment and vehicles;

    * Maintain communications with all groups through portable radios, cell phones, telephones, Megamation (CMMS), log books and journals, e-mail, etc.;

    * Develop and coordinate preventive maintenance programs for Grounds related equipment and campus grounds;

    * Maintain, clean, and repair storm drain systems;

    * Clean and maintain parking lots and driveways, including striping and other necessary markings;

    * Paint guardrail, signposts and parking spaces; dig and back-fill ditches;

    * Develop primary cost estimates for installations and repairs;

    * Assists to maintain security of the facilities and equipment;

    * Recommend job safety and training activities;

    * May respond to building alarms and complete appropriate documentation;

    * Read and interpret blueprints for projects;

    * Assisting Facilities and Contractors with the service and repair of site utilities like sanitary sewer, domestic water, fire lines, power, communications, and natural gas; when they disrupt or impact campus grounds;

    * Apply pesticides and herbicides; maintain records and storage areas in accordance with RCW 17.21.185 & 410;

    * Facilitate the collection and transportation of hazardous waste materials from campus departments to approved state disposal contractor or facility. Lead Responsibilities: Provide leadership to oversee and direct the daily and ongoing operations of a college campus Utility & Grounds team. Utilize professional and respectful communication with direct reports, Facilities co-workers; campus community, and the public in the handling of all tasks and interactions. Utility & Grounds team includes full-time, part-time, temporary, or student employees and community service workers. Report status and condition of assigned areas to supervisor; assist supervisor with performance evaluations.

    Occasional Work:

    * Perform maintenance and minor construction work on buildings and fixtures; clean roofs and gutters; sumps, and utility access holes;

    * Load and unload trucks and move furniture, equipment, supplies, and materials; assembled new furniture;

    * Assist other departments with set-ups, special activities, and storage/surplus item inventories;

    * May assist heavy equipment operators in activities such as removing material from job site or digging ditch to place pipe;

    * May train students/helpers in basic skill areas;

    * May open buildings and disarm alarms for campus operations;

    * Drive service vehicles as required, load and unload materials and supplies;

    * May assist in preparation for new construction, facilities alternations, and maintenance projects; clean up when project is completed;

    * Coordinate and complete recycling duties for the campus; and

    * May perform related duties as required.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    The knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below represent the characteristics and performance essential expectations of the position. Applicants do not necessarily need to enter the position with all of these knowledge, skills, and abilities.

    Knowledge of:

    * Cultivation and maintenance techniques and methods associated with a large and varied campus grounds;

    * Leadership and delegation with a 4-person or larger crew;

    * Appropriate use and care of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE);

    * Safely operating vehicles, tools and power equipment related to grounds maintenance (i.e. snow plows, forklift, chain saws, etc.);

    * College policies and procedures;

    * Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations to establish and maintain a safe work environment;

    * Storm water Management regulations and Best Management Practices.

    Skills:

    * Practice and Promote collaboration and effective team work with a customer service focus;

    * Basic computer skills in software such as: MS Outlook (email); web browsers (internet research); TLR (time & leave reporting system); DirecLine Megamation (work order management); R25 and other campus scheduling applications;

    * Positive leadership communication and interpersonal skills with coworkers, supervisor, campus community, and the general public;

    * Effective listening skills including the ability to follow complex instructions;

    * Effective communication skill in working with populations having diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds and persons with physical and/or learning disabilities;

    * Skill to exercise ethics, integrity, and sound professional judgment;

    * Consistent time management and prioritization of multiple demands at same time.

    Abilities to successfully:

    * Provide consistent, professional and excellent communication and effective customer service to students, college staff and the public;

    * Lead and motivate others in the direction of assigned tasks and problem solving;

    * Evaluate worker/process performance and assist supervisor with performance evaluations;

    * Effectively communicate in English, both verbally and in writing, as well as understand and interpret Chemical Safety Data Sheets (SDS);

    * Commit to relate to and work in a diverse workplace with people of different cultural and socio-economic backgrounds;

    * Work independently and under minimal supervision, as well as work as a member of a team;

    * Deal effectively with problems, and exercise independent judgment when making decisions;

    * Develop and maintain good working relationships with students, colleagues, staff, administrators and other public contacts;

    * Take personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work and achieve results with little oversight;

    * Operate motorized vehicles;

    * Drive and tow a utility trailer;

    * Comply with safety policies and programs such as hearing loss prevention, personal protective equipment, and proper equipment operations;

    * Maintain composure and adapt to changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities;

    * Complete detailed work;

    * Maintain regular and punctual attendance.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    * Status as a grounds keeper with at least two (2) years of gardening experience or equivalent work involving grounds maintenance, plant care, and landscape construction at a commercial, industrial, or higher-educational institutional facility;

    * Physical ability to do required work;

    * Current, valid, unrestricted driver's license or the ability to obtain.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    * High school graduate or GED;

    * Vocational or technical training in grounds maintenance, plant care, and landscape construction repair of equipment;

    * At least two (2) years of experience in a related position involving staff direction;

    * Three (3) years of experience in a grounds keeping position;

    * Valid Washington State Public Operators Pesticide Control License or ability to obtain within 6 months of employment.

    Physical and Environmental Work Conditions:

    Shifts on feet for 100% of time; Repeated pushing, pulling and lifting up to 50 or more pounds; Walking, bending, twisting, crouching, kneeling, and squatting; Reaching below knees, knees to shoulders, above shoulder; Moving freely from one floor to the next using stairs and from one building to another over uneven surfaces; Work in confined spaces; Work from step and extension ladders; Frequent need for oral, written, and auditory communications; Exposure to noise, electricity, power tools, machinery; Must be able to have the physical ability to deal with environmental stresses, emergency situations, deadlines, a variety of duties and working alone; Willingness to work in adverse conditions such as rain, fog, ice, snow, wind, extreme ambient temperatures; Wear safety equipment which includes chemical protection goggles, safety glasses, face shields, dust masks, ear plugs, ear muffs, hard hats, back support belt/brace, wrist supports, elbow supports, knee pads, gloves, protective clothing, rain gear and protective foot wear; Wear the college cell phone while on duty and ensure that the phone is charged and operational; Ensure that work is done in an efficient and safe manner; Exposure to gasses, airborne contaminants, hazardous materials and waste, and blood borne pathogens; Work with strong chemicals, paints and cleaning agents; Operate vehicle, tools and power equipment (i.e. snow plows, forklift, chain saw, etc.).

    Supplemental Information:

    Salary is in accordance with the negotiated agreement with Teamsters, Range 9 starts at $3,053 per month, $17.54 per hour, with annual increments thereafter up to $3,891 per month after five or more years of BTC experience in the position. Position also receives sick, personal and vacation leave accruals, paid state holidays, and a generous Washington State insurance and retirement benefits package.

    Work schedule is generally Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Alternate shifts, including occasional Saturdays, may be required to provide for coverage for college events, projects, or inclement weather.

    Condition(s) of Employment:

    Teamsters Union Membership: This position is represented by the General Teamsters Local Union No. 231. Membership is required within 31 calendar days of hire date.

    Background Check:

    This position will be subject to a pre-employment background check and employment is contingent upon passing a criminal background check satisfactory to the college.

    Application Procedures and Deadline:

    Required application materials must be completed and submitted online at www.btc.edu/jobs and received by 5 p.m. on January 19, 2018. Application materials received after this date and time will not be considered. More information about Bellingham Technical College at www.btc.edu or call the Human Resources Office at 360 752-8354. You will be contacted if selected for an interview.

    All Teamsters positions are filled in accordance with Article X of the current negotiated working agreement and with college hiring procedures.

    Required Online Application Materials:

    * Completed BTC Online Employment Application

    * Supplemental Questions
    Hours:
    Full time
    Contact:
    Human Resources
    Phone:
    360-752-8354
    Address:
    3028 Lindbergh Avenue
    City:
    Bellingham
    Zip:
    98225
    Closes:
    1/19/2018
    Pay Rate:
    $17.54
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  • Accounting (Data) Technician - The Northwest Regional Council (NWRC)
    Employer:
    The Northwest Regional Council (NWRC)
    JOB SUMMARY

    The Northwest Regional Council (NWRC) is a council of governments as well as an Area Agency on Aging for Island, San Juan, Skagit and Whatcom Counties. With nearly 100 employees, and offices based in Bellingham and Mount Vernon, we fund and/or provide community-based programs to help elders and people with disabilities live in their own homes and communities for as long as possible, postponing or eliminating the need for institutional care. The Fiscal Unit is comprised of a Fiscal Manager, a Staff Accountant and two Accounting Technicians.

    The Accounting (Data) Technician will perform a variety of routine, complex, and diverse accounting, payroll, and clerical duties following government accounting standards and agency policies. Key duties include full charge responsibility for accounts payable, accounts receivable invoices, and recording transactions to databases and a computerized general ledger system. This position will perform reconciliations, audits and analyses using data management skills. The successful candidate will be expected to work independently, using sound judgement when interpreting complex contract language and state and federal legislation.

    ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES may include but are not limited to:

    * Audits vendor invoices for accuracy. Prepares accounts payable vouchers with appropriate coding and vendor information and inputs to computerized accounting system. Prepares accurate, timely, and meaningful reports.

    * Works with the applicable Whatcom County offices regarding payment of vouchers, establishment of vendors, receipt of payments, etc. Transports items to and from these offices as necessary.

    * Prepares accounts receivable invoices for submittal to funding agencies. This requires interpreting complex contract language, state and federal legislation and providing supporting detail. Many invoices require compiling data from multiple sources, using mail-merge, complex sorting of data, writing formulas, conditional formatting, V-look-up, and electronic file transfer.

    * Prepares payroll, as necessary for backup, using computerized payroll system. Audits electronic and manual timesheets. Completes payroll filings and payments as required by state and federal entities including IRS, L&I, Employment Security, Public Employees Retirement System. Responds to employee questions with sensitivity to confidentiality.

    * Documents procedures and tasks. Maintains desk manual with work instructions.

    * Enters information into and assists the Fiscal Manager with maintenance of the accounting system, including journal entries and generating reports.

    * Maintains auditable financial records.

    * Responds to questions and/or inquiries regarding invoices and payments from vendors in coordination with other appropriate staff. Provides technical assistance to subcontracted service providers.

    * Assists with NWRC equipment inventory as requested.

    * Assists with generating information for annual audit as requested.

    * Provides backup to other fiscal staff in completing their assigned tasks.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    * Demonstrated analytical skills including ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action.

    * Demonstrated organizational and attention to detail skills. Ability to prioritize work, using effective time management and organizational skills, meeting frequent deadlines.

    * Knowledge of pertinent laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to public agency record keeping, payroll, payroll taxes and employee benefits, governmental accounting, generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), and budgetary record keeping.

    * Knowledge of computers and computer software programs. Proficient with Microsoft Windows, Excel, Word, and computerized accounting and payroll systems required. MIP Fund Accounting/Payroll and Microsoft Access database experience preferred.

    * Ability to learn in a changing environment (active learner).

    * Ability to maintain an effective working relationship with co-workers, other members of government service, community agencies, applicable community businesses, and the general public using tact and sound judgment.

    * Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

    * Ability to prepare accurate, clear, and concise statistical statements and reports.

    * Ability to interpret and apply appropriate laws, policies, and procedures specific to the job functions. Ability to apply sound decisions understanding the effect on other staff activities.

    * Ability to work effectively both independently and as a member of a team.

    EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

    * Associate Degree in Accounting or related field; AND three years bookkeeping/accounting/payroll experience preferred; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the skills, knowledge, and ability to perform the work.

    * Experience with computerized payroll system including electronic timesheets preferred.

    * Experience in governmental accounting or non-profit grants accounting, and computerized fund accounting including an integrated payroll module preferred.

    Licenses/Certificates:

    * A valid driver's license, appropriate insurance, and a vehicle available for work-related travel.

    WORKING CONDITIONS\PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

    Work is performed primarily in an office environment with a shared workspace. Regular visits to the Whatcom County Courthouse may be required. Potential exposure to repetitive stresses and/or eyestrain due to prolonged use of computers. Sufficient mobility is required for the use of standard office equipment such as computers, telephones, files, copier, and calculator. Lifting a minimum of 30 pounds (computer paper, reports, records, etc.) may be required. The ability to hear and communicate at a level sufficient to perform the essential functions of the position required.

    BENEFITS

    NWRC offers excellent medical/dental/vision benefits for the full-time employee and their dependent(s). In addition, the employee and dependents are eligible to participate in the Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Other benefits include participating in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), long term disability insurance, life insurance, various deferred compensation programs, Flex Plans for health and/or child/elder care, paid leave, sick leave, and 11 paid holidays per year.

    Reports to Fiscal Manager

    Ten-Step Hourly Range: $17.81 - $23.24/hour, DOE

    TO APPLY:

    Application materials may be requested by contacting the Bellingham Office @ 360-676-6749, e-mailing NWRCHumanResources@dshs.wa.gov, or downloading directly from www.nwrcwa.org/employment.All applications and application materials, including a cover letter and resume, must be fully completed and returned to the Bellingham office.

    SELECTION PROCESS:

    After reviewing the applications, the NWRC will contact the most qualified candidates to participate in a selection process consisting of job-related selection exercises. NWRC will make reasonable accommodation upon request for those individuals with disabilities.
    Closes:
    2/2/2018
    Pay Rate:
    $17.81
  • Aluminum Welder/Fabricator - All American Marine
    Employer:
    All American Marine
    Summary of Functions:

    Welding and fabrication of aluminum components and sub-assemblies.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    * Receive instructions and drawings for tasks specific to a job. Plan details of working procedures to accomplish task and plan out tool and material requirements.

    * Fabricates parts by cutting, grinding, and welding aluminum. Work using welding techniques and appropriate welding equipment.

    * Cleans and prepares surfaces to be welded. Sets up, assembles, and tacks weld parts.

    * Safely uses shop equipment to cut assemblies and material to size and shape.

    * Performs all functions in a careful and safe manner, always being observant for others in the area.

    * Keeps equipment and work area clean and orderly.

    * Work 40 hours + per week and occasional overtime as needed.

    * Able to lift and carry 50 lb. loads up and down steps; work at heights; work in confined spaces.

    Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

    * 3 years aluminum welding, strong fabricating and fitting skills.

    * Current with mig and (tig) processes.

    * Shipbuilding and/or construction background.

    * Ability to follow directions.

    * Ability to work independently and be a self starter.

    * Works well with others.

    * Able to work in a team oriented environment.

    * Confidentiality, tact, and discretion when dealing with people.

    * Positive attitude.

    * Desire for self-improvement.

    * Perform other company duties as assigned. Willing to be flexible regarding job duties.

    Other Helpful Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

    * Inspect welds and metal parts for deficiencies in meeting regulatory and quality standards.

    * Weld inspection certification.

    All American Marine, Inc. is a federal contractor and employment is contingent on passing a pre-employment drug test.

    All American Marine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As required by 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a), qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

    We accept applications online only. Our web address is:

    www.allamericanmarine.com.

    Click on “Jobs” in the upper right-hand corner.
    Hours:
    Full-time – Non-exempt
    Contact:
    Apply online
    Phone:
    (360) 647-7602
    Address:
    1010 Hilton Avenue
    City:
    Bellingham
    Zip:
    98225
    Closes:
    1/29/2018
    Pay Rate:
    Negotiable
  • At-Risk Youth Specialist (Skagit & Whatcom) - My AmeriCorps
    Employer:
    My AmeriCorps
    Job Description:

    * Develop positive relationships with young adults and assist them in work readiness and basic skill development.

    * Work effectively as a team member within the collaborative partnership including: secondary schools, community based organizations, government agencies, and private businesses.

    * Monitor individual young adults and team progress towards project goals.

    * Assist in developing work based learning opportunities.

    * Participate in the creation, scheduling and delivery of workshops addressing: Introduction to the WorkSource One-Stop system, interview skills and marketing strengths, presentation skills, resume building, job search preparation, planning and implementing community projects, career and adult living planning, and soft-skills.

    * Coaching young adults on career exploration.

    * Coaching young adults on Financial Literacy techniques and strategies.

    * Prepare and maintain records and reports.

    If you are results-focused, enjoy working in a fast-paced team environment and want to be part of an organization that contributes to the economic vitality of the North Puget Sound region, we invite you to read the full details of each position and the complete application requirements on our website:

    http://www.nwboard.org/about/employment.html.

    Only qualified applicants will be contacted. Applications accepted until position is filled.
    Hours:
    Full-time
    Contact:
    Apply online
    Closes:
    1/28/2018
  • Center Manager / Program Services Coordinator - Northwest Workforce Council
    Employer:
    Northwest Workforce Council
    POSITION OVERVIEW

    The Center Manager is the principal day-to-day on-site operations manager of the WorkSource Whidbey Center. Under supervision of NWC’s off-site Regional Manager, the position plans and manages the daily operations of the Center. In addition, in the capacity of the Program Services Coordinator, provides operational support along with clerical tasks to aid the Council’s business operations, including those associated with its program services.

    * The position works in a partnership environment and ensures partners remain in compliance with the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and corresponding Center procedures/protocols.

    * Supports the core functions of the Council’s direct service programs, focusing on potential to exceed performance outcomes.

    * Part-time position available at WorkSource Whidbey Career Center (Oak Harbor).

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    WorkSource Center Management:

    Coordinates Whidbey Center activities consistent with established policies and procedures aligned with the Northwest Workforce Council’s Regional Strategic Plan, mission and vision, and in compliance with One-Stop Center protocols and practices.

    * Monitor staff schedules and scheduling of group activities.

    * Coordinate Center calendar of events.

    * Ensure EO compliance and uninhibited access to facility and multiple programs services.

    * Monitor safety and security, and participate on regional safety committee.

    * Work with NWC leadership team in coordinating facility issues / vendors (NWC is leaseholder).

    * Maintain WorkSource Brand Standards and liaison with the region’s Marketing and Media Designee.

    * Ensure professional appearance of Center is maintained at all times.

    NWC Direct (Program) Services Support:

    Responsible for providing diverse clerical and/or administrative support for a variety of NWC programs, services, and NWC staff resident at the Center. Work includes basic project management, data and records management, and organizing and coordinating services to customers.

    * Facilitate workflow with NWC staff for accurate completion of assignments/projects.

    * Maintain complex databases, generate reports to support program management and meet performance goals.

    * Assist NWC program staff with case management services / activities to meet performance outcomes.

    Team Collaboration:

    As part of a team environment develops and maintains a productive and collaborative relationship with agency and partner staff, customers, community providers and partner agencies.

    * Facilitate select meetings and seek continued participation from community and program partners.

    * Provide leadership and coordinate NWC’s Center certification process and application materials.

    * Facilitate regular objective assessment of the service delivery and analysis of customer flow in the Center from a Quality Assurance perspective (connected to NWC’s certification process/criteria).

    * Collaborate across WorkSource Centers on various projects to support the mission of the Northwest Workforce Council.

    Community Connections:

    Serves as a liaison to stakeholders, representing the WorkSource Center and its services.

    * Conduct outreach presentations and participate in community events as a representative.

    * Utilize social media to advertise and promote WorkSource programs and events * Marketing and management of WorkSource hiring events, job fairs and information presentations (minimum of one (1) event monthly).

    ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

    Graduate of a four-year college or university with major course work in business, social sciences, or related field, or a combination of education and experience which provides:

    * Ability to simultaneously develop, manage, and coordinate diverse program services with numerous stakeholders.

    * Proficient in computer applications and technology, specifically, knowledgeable and accurate in Microsoft Office applications (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook). Proficiency in Access preferred.

    * Recognize and adapt easily to changing business needs, processes, and work responsibilities.

    * Must communicate effectively with co-workers and stakeholders with a variety of methods, including excellent written and oral communication skills, and presentation skills.

    * High degree of professional and personal organizational skills.

    * Knowledge of and familiarity with community service/support agencies and the local labor market.

    * Able to work cooperatively and as a team member in a professional manner. Build and maintain collaborative, results-oriented, partnerships.

    WORKING ENVIRONMENT AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

    The WorkSource Whidbey Career Center is a multi-organization facility delivering workforce services to businesses and job placement and training activities to those seeking work. The Center is an active community hub and works closely with numerous partners to define and deliver comprehensive employment and training services. The Center hosts programs and staff focused on workforce preparation and success. It provides public access to a wide array of products and services helpful in finding and keeping a job, increasing job seeker employability and linking workers to labor market opportunities. The Center assists workers during times of unemployment or career transition and provides businesses with workforce talent, information, and services to remain productive and profitable.

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform all essential duties and responsibilities satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are in addition to the essential knowledge and required skills:

    * The Center Manager / Program Services Coordinator is an exempt, professional position with the Northwest Workforce Council. THIS IS A PART TIME POSITION. The part-time position will generally be M/W/F following normal business hours 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM generally not to exceed twenty-four (24) hours per week. The employee is required to be present in the workplace on a regular and reliable basis. Occasionally alternate schedule/hours may be required to effectively execute duties of the position.

    * Work is conducted primarily in an office setting and will involve some travel within the region; employee to provide own transportation, with travel reimbursed at fixed federal or actual rates.

    * Valid Washington state driver license required with properly licensed and insured automobile available during work hours.

    * During the six-month provisional employment period, the applicant must be able to perform the essential functions of job without any extended leave time.

    * The position requires a criminal background check as condition of employment.

    BENEFITS

    This position is part-time, pro-rated based on actual hours worked. Full time Salary is $2940 per month for a 40 hour/week. Excellent benefit package includes paid employee medical and family dental insurance coverage, employee assistance program, and long term disability insurance. Vacation, sick leave, eleven paid holidays, and employer-funded 401K retirement plan are also pro-rated. Benefit details may be found on www.nwboard.org.

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE

    Please submit the following to HR@workforcenorthwest.org or by mail to: Human Resources, Northwest Workforce Council, P.O. Box 2009, Bellingham, WA 98227-2009:

    * Letter of interest, to include the title and location of the position you are applying for.

    * Current Resume.

    * Professional References w/ contact information (two minimum).

    * Detailed response to the following three questions:

    1. What is your understanding of the position and all that it entails?

    2. Why you are interested in the position?

    3. How are you qualified for the position?

    Only those applications that contain the above required items (1-4) will be considered. It is NWC policy to verify information contained in all application materials.

    Candidates whose qualifications most closely match the desired attributes will be invited to interview at their own travel expense. The process may include, in addition to an oral interview, a written exercise, a presentation and/or skills testing.

    NWC reserves the right to extend application deadlines and to modify the selection schedule without notice, or to form eligibility lists for, or make appointments to other NWC positions with similar employment requirements. Position is open until filled.

    Northwest Workforce Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Auxiliary aids and services are available to persons of disability upon request; send email to HR@workforcenorthwest.org.
    Hours:
    Part-time
    Contact:
    Human Resources
    Phone:
    360-675-5966
    Address:
    265 NE Kettle St., Ste. 102
    City:
    Oak Harbor
    Zip:
    98277
    Closes:
    1/28/2018
    Pay Rate:
    $2940 mo.
  • Cheerful and Compassionate Dental Hygienist - Busk Family Dentistry
    Employer:
    Busk Family Dentistry
    We are excited to be offering this position for an enthusiastic, team oriented professional to join our established, state of the art Wenatchee practice!

    We are interested in finding someone who loves dentistry and is passionate about educating our patients on their oral health care as well as being confident in promoting our doctor's recommended procedures and treatment planning!

    Our goal here is to provide an excellent experience for each and every patient. Knowledge of Open Dental Software is helpful but we are happy to teach.

    Qualified and interested applicants may submit their cover letter and resume via craigslist, or directly to ryanbusk@hotmail.com. https://wenatchee.craigslist.org/hea/d/cheerful-and-compassionate/6443758182.html.
    Hours:
    32 hours per week
    Contact:
    Ryan Busk
    Address:
    222 N. Mission St.
    City:
    Wenatchee
    Zip:
    98801
    Closes:
    2/2/2018
  • Clinical Supervisor Mental Health - Sea Mar Community Health Centers
    Employer:
    Sea Mar Community Health Centers
    Sea Mar Behavioral Health Services for Bellevue is seeking a full-time Clinical Supervisor for the Mental Health Program.

    The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for supervision of clinical staff; intern supervision; training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; assisting Program Manager with hiring and staff evaluations; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems; contract compliance; carrying a small case load of clients to provide direct care; and other duties as needed.

    Qualifications:

    * Must possess a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university, in counseling or social sciences and have at least 5 years of clinical practice and management experience.

    * Applicant must meet the state clinical supervisor requirement. LMHC, LMFT, LSW, or other related licensure required.

    * Bilingual English/Spanish also preferred, but not required.

    Salary:

    Very competitive salaries and bonus eligible. This position is currently eligible for a monthly retention incentive for every hour worked in addition to your base pay rate.

    If interested in being considered for this position, please mail resume & cover letter to Sea Mar Community Health Centers, Attn: Blanche Burch, Program manager. E-mail BlancheBurch@seamarchc.org
    Hours:
    Full-time
    Contact:
    Blanche Burch, Program Manager
    Address:
    12835 Bel-Red Road Bldg. 100, Suite-145
    City:
    Bellevue
    Zip:
    98005
    Closes:
    2/9/2018
  • CNC HBM/VTL & Lathe and Mill Machinists - PMG, Inc.
    Employer:
    PMG, Inc.
    DESCRIPTION

    Complex set-up and operation of CNC machinery to include lathes with live tooling as well as CNC milling machines. Must hold tight tolerances and ensure a zero-scrap policy.

    JOB DURATION

    48 hours/week guaranteed

    COMPENSATION

    $25.00/hour DOE

    TRAVEL

    Travel paid

    Mileage reimbursement

    LODGING

    Lodging paid

    Single occupancy

    Email your resume to: retoolrecruiting@pmgservices.com.
    Closes:
    2/17/2018
  • CNC HBM/VTL Machinist - PMG
    Employer:
    PMG
    DESCRIPTION

    Set-up, operation and program editing of large CNC machinery to include Horizontal Boring Machines and Vertical Turret Lathes.

    JOB DURATION

    * 6 Month Project - 50 hours per week.

    LOCATIONCOMPENSATION

    * $30.00+/hour - $45 per Diem

    TRAVEL

    * Travel paid - Mileage reimbursement

    LODGING

    * Lodging paid

    Apply online at:

    www.pmgservices.com.
    Contact:
    Apply online
    Closes:
    2/12/2018
  • CNC Operator - Hexcel
    Employer:
    Hexcel
    With our strong investment in research and development and our culture of continuous improvement, Hexcel is the industry leader in the manufacturing of composite materials and industrial fabrics. We invite you to join the Hexcel team at various manufacturing sites, sales offices and R&T centers around the globe. Become a part of the “strength within.”

    Hexcel is currently seeking CNC Operators for our Burlington, WA location.

    The selected individual will be responsible for but not limited to the following obligations:

    * Operation of industrial equipment, primarily 5-axis milling machines. Additionally, band saws, industrial ovens, and other equipment.

    * All positions work in a team environment to produce high quality composite parts in a timely manner.

    * Positions are expected to be able to work both independently and with a high degree of detail and accuracy.

    * Must be willing and able to work 3rd shift.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    * Applicants must show a stable work history, preferably in manufacturing and ability to work well with others in a team-oriented environment.

    * Production employees are required to be able to work all shifts.

    * Applicants must present proof of US Person status prior to hire.

    * These full-time positions require a high school diploma or GED, a copy of which may be required if Hexcel is unable to verify attainment of the degree.

    * A post-offer drug test and physical is required.

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    * While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; have manual dexterity; and reach with hands and arms.

    * The employee frequently is required to walk and talk or hear.

    * The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

    * The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Employees are often required to lift large, awkward tools that weigh up to 35 lbs.

    * Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

    * Must have the ability to operate power tools and machines with moving parts.

    * New employees earn $16.17 per hour plus any applicable off-shift premiums.

    Eligible candidate must be:

    * U.S. citizen, U.S. national, a person lawfully admitted for permanent residence, a temporary resident under sections 210(a) or 245(A) of the Act, a person admitted in refugee status, a person granted asylum.

    Hexcel (NYSE: HXL) is a global leader in advanced composites technology, a leading producer of carbon fiber, and the world leader in honeycomb manufacturing for the commercial aerospace industry.

    Hexcel is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, status as protected veteran, or any other protected class.

    HOW TO APPLY

    * Qualified candidates may apply online at www.hexcel.com/careers.

    * Please note you must apply online to be considered.
    Contact:
    Apply online
    Phone:
    360-488-2600
    Address:
    15062 Steele Road
    City:
    Burlington
    Zip:
    98233
    Closes:
    2/17/2018
    Pay Rate:
    $16.17
  • Community Outreach Coordinator Youth Workforce Programs Intern Community Outreach Coordinator - Northwest Workforce Council (NWC)
    Employer:
    Northwest Workforce Council (NWC)
    Are you interested in youth/young adult development programs? The Northwest Workforce Council helps youth/young adults who are struggling with finding their place. The internship will have a focus on youth/young adult programs (ages 16-24).

    The Position:

    Engaged in a variety of initiatives and projects in support of youth (young adult) development programs focused on assisting select young adults in gaining the knowledge and support needed to gain successful employment and careers. The Community Outreach Coordinator performs a variety of duties in support of programs including recruit, assess, and instruct individuals and groups for work readiness and occupational skill development, employer-based training, site development, and documenting participant progress. Help young people to find their voice and use it to create positive change for themselves.

    The Community Outreach Coordinator works with minimal supervision and is able to complete tasks independently. Reports to the Programs Manager.

    Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

    This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual who wants to utilize and develop their community development and partnerships experience to really make an impact. It would suit someone unique, with fresh ideas to bring to the table and a true passion for youth/young adult development.

    * Develop positive relationships with young adults and assist them in a variety of activities which focus on their work readiness and basic skills.

    * Collaborate as a team member within partnerships including: secondary schools, community based organizations, government agencies, and private businesses.

    * Monitor individual youth and team progress towards project goals.

    * Assist in developing work based learning opportunities (i.e. internships; on-the-job training) * Participate in the scheduling and delivery of youth workshops.

    * Promote WorkSource system services, identify customer needs, and provide informed referrals.

    * Conduct follow up contacts to gather feedback, provide career guidance, identify service needs.

    Duties:

    *Assist professional staff in all aspects of program services.

    * Maintain and update database systems.

    * Complete work schedules, manage calendars, and arrange appointments.

    * Utilize case note and other data entry following the agency standards and guidelines.

    * Serve as an advocate for those seeking to live productive, self-sufficient lives.

    Required Skills & Knowledge:

    The Youth Community Outreach Coordinator for Youth Workforce Programs is a creative, enthusiastic, flexible and energetic individual who assists in the delivery and development of programs pertaining to youth/young adult employability and employment in Whatcom county communities. The Intern can demonstrate the following skills:

    * Technical - Proficient in use of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Outlook and Excel.

    * Communication - Speak and write well in English. Must have skills in teamwork, cooperation, listening, persuasion, and empathy.

    * Organization - Organize and prioritize to manage time to accomplish tasks and meet deadlines; ability to prioritize and outcome oriented.

    * Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

    * Attention to Detail - Careful attention to detail and thoroughness in completing work tasks.

    * Attitude - Dedicated, loyal and reliable; depending on oneself to get things done.

    * Adaptability/Flexibility - Being open to change and to considerable variety in the workplace.

    Working Environment and Additional Requirements:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. Additionally:

    * Normal business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. This is a temporary position designed to be full time. Part time, no less than 20 hours per week, may be negotiated based on student schedule. A schedule will be developed and agreed upon in advance. The employee is required to be present in the workplace during scheduled hours.

    * The position is based in Bellingham.

    * The position requires passing a criminal background check as condition of employment.

    * Washington State driver license required with properly licensed and insured automobile available during work hours.

    * Work is conducted primarily in an office setting and will involve some travel within the region; employee to provide own transportation, with travel reimbursed at fixed federal or actual rates.

    WAGES

    Wage for the Workforce Intern is $12 per hour. In an internship, the position is a temporary, part-time position. Workforce Intern is not eligible for the benefit package through Northwest Workforce Council.

    Application Procedure:

    To apply, please submit the following to HR@workforcenorthwest.org or by mail to: Human Resources, Northwest Workforce Council, P.O. Box 2009, Bellingham, WA 98227:

    * Letter of interest, to include the title and location of the position you are applying for.

    * Current Resume.

    * Professional References w/contact information (two minimum).

    * Detailed response to the following three questions:

    1. What is your understanding of the position and all that it entails?

    2. Why you are interested in the position?

    3. How are you are qualified for the position?

    Only those applications that contain the above required items (1-4) will be considered. It is NWC policy to verify information contained in all application materials.

    Candidates whose qualifications most closely match the desired attributes will be invited to interview at their own travel expense. The process may include, in addition to an oral interview, a written exercise, a presentation and/or skills testing.

    NWC reserves the right to extend application deadlines and to modify the selection schedule without notice, or to form eligibility lists for, or make appointments to other NWC positions with similar employment requirements. Position is open until filled.

    Northwest Workforce Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Auxiliary aids and services are available to persons with a disability upon request; send email to:

    HR@workforcenorthwest.org.
    Hours:
    Part-time
    Contact:
    Human Resources
    Phone:
    360-676-3209
    Address:
    101 Prospect Street
    City:
    Bellingham
    Zip:
    98227
    Closes:
    1/22/2018
  • Coordinator - Northwest Workforce Council (NWC)
    Employer:
    Northwest Workforce Council (NWC)
    POSITION OVERVIEW

    The Coordinator performs work to deliver employment and/or vocational training services to job seekers and workforce services to businesses. The Coordinator’s job is to link between and within systems and industries in order to help individuals at all steps in their career path and become self-sufficient through employment. Ongoing coordination for trainees and job seekers including: recruitment, determination of eligibility, assessment, development of an employment and training plan and assistance with job search.

    Services to meet businesses’ workforce skill needs.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Case and WorkSource Resource Management:

    * Assess and meet business customer’s needs for a qualified workforce.

    * Assess skills, abilities, work history, educational needs, barriers, and employment goals of job seekers.

    * Assist individuals with gaining employment, career development, job search, work-based learning, student retention, successful completion of training, and career advancement activities.

    * Utilize customer information as a basis for the introduction of appropriate WorkSource Center job search resources and community services and resources.

    * Apply the principles of career guidance and vocational counseling to provide assistance in navigating a career path.

    * Work with training providers, worksites and employers to establish appropriate training or employment opportunities for customers.

    Systems Management:

    * Understand the Northwest Workforce Council’s strategic plan and its goals and strategies; governing state and federal policies, laws and regulations in order to meet system accountability and program performance goals.

    * Develop, manage and coordinate diverse program services with numerous agencies, business customers, educational institutions, and trainees simultaneously.

    * Independently manage personal schedule and maintain accountability for achieving individual program goals and outcomes.

    * Maintain written and computerized records in a systematic fashion, including timely reporting to support performance outcomes. Develop knowledge of community service/support agencies.

    * Build collaborative results-oriented partnerships and teams.

    SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

    Graduation from a four-year college with major course work in business, social sciences, counseling, vocational guidance, education or related field, or a combination of education and experience which provides:

    * Knowledge of techniques for interviewing, motivating, and conducting occupational assessment, vocational guidance and counseling.

    * Knowledge in career information resources including electronic job search tools, basic skills required by employers.

    * Able to develop strategies that address business customer needs and job seeker capabilities.

    * Ability to facilitate group training and motivate job seekers using a formal curriculum and established learner objectives.

    * Ability to understand, assess and meet business customer needs.

    * Adapt easily to changing business needs, processes and work responsibilities of the employer.

    * Ability to demonstrate effective, independent problem solving skills.

    * Understand the basic principles of teamwork; knowledge of process improvement techniques.

    * Excellent written and oral communication skills, high degree of professional and personal organizational skills.

    * Proficient and accurate in MS Office, Internet, e-mail, and data collection systems.

    WORKING ENVIRONMENT AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are in addition to the essential functions and required skills:

    * The Workforce Coordinator is an exempt, professional position with the Northwest Workforce Council which requires a full-time schedule. The employee is required to be present in the workplace on a regular and reliable basis. Normal business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Occasionally alternate schedule/hours as may be required to effectively execute duties of the position.

    * Work is conducted primarily in an office setting and will involve some travel within the region; employee to provide own transportation, with travel reimbursed at fixed federal or actual rates.

    * Valid Washington state driver license required with properly licensed automobile available during work hours.

    * During the six-month provisional employment period, the applicant must be able to perform the essential functions of job without any extended leave time.

    * The position requires a criminal background check as condition of employment.

    BENEFITS

    Salary starts at $3,098.00 per month. Excellent benefit package includes employee medical and family dental insurance coverage, employee assistance program, long term disability insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, eleven paid holidays, and employer-funded 401K retirement plan.

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE

    To apply, please submit the following to HR@workforcenorthwest.org or by mail to: Human Resources, Northwest Workforce Council, P.O. Box 2009, Bellingham, WA 98227:

    * Letter of interest, to include the title and location of the position you are applying for.

    * Current Resume.

    * Professional References w/contact information (two minimum).

    * Detailed response to the following three questions:

    1. What is your understanding of the position and all that it entails?

    2. Why you are interested in the position?

    3. How are you are qualified for the position?

    Only those applications that contain the above required items (1-4) will be considered. It is NWC policy to verify information contained in all application materials.

    Candidates whose qualifications most closely match the desired attributes will be invited to interview at their own travel expense. The process may include, in addition to an oral interview, a written exercise, a presentation and/or skills testing.

    NWC reserves the right to extend application deadlines and to modify the selection schedule without notice, or to form eligibility lists for, or make appointments to other NWC positions with similar employment requirements. Position is open until filled.

    Northwest Workforce Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Auxiliary aids and services are available to persons with a disability upon request; send email to HR@workforcenorthwest.org.
    Hours:
    Full time
    Contact:
    Human Resource
    Phone:
    360-676-3209
    Address:
    101 Prospect Street
    City:
    Bellingham
    Zip:
    98227
    Closes:
    1/28/2018
    Pay Rate:
    $3,098 mo.
  • Coordinator of Outreach - Walla Walla Community College (WWCC)
    Employer:
    Walla Walla Community College (WWCC)
    In collaboration with various internal college partners, the Coordinator of Outreach works to engage all prospective students with an emphasis on Latina/o and other underrepresented populations in a variety of settings; build relationships with prospective students, families, educational entities and community organizations. The Coordinator will oversee outreach staff and student ambassadors, and coordinate recruitment efforts of other college team members engaging in outreach activities.

    Essential Functions:

    * Build relationships with all potential students and families with emphasis on Latina/o and other underrepresented populations in order to expand access and enrollment opportunities at WWCC.

    * Collaborate with other college departments to enhance all student and family engagement experiences.

    * Organize and implement recruitment events; Prepare and deliver accessible presentations highlighting college programs and student support services at community and outside organization events.

    * Develop and maintain connections with community organizations and K-12 schools in the Walla Walla and Clarkston regions.

    * Maintain updated information regarding college-wide degree and program options to provide accurate and complete information to prospective students.

    * Research best practices in recruitment of all underrepresented communities and collaboratively develop a Latina/o outreach plan as part of a college-wide recruitment plan serving Walla Walla and Clarkston campuses.

    * Oversee student ambassadors and outreach specialist.

    * Identify and prioritize budgetary needs for outreach and recruitment services.

    * Perform all other duties as assigned.

    Competencies:

    * Demonstrate enthusiasm for working with all potential students and their families.

    * Demonstrate the desire and ability to interact with a cultural responsiveness to the Latino/a community.

    * Demonstrate the ability to interact thoughtfully with low income, first generation college students and their families.

    * Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to give public presentations and facilitate conversations with potential students, families, and community members.

    * Demonstrate excellent organization and time management skills.

    * Identify and handle competing priorities and deadlines.

    * Collaborative effectively with other staff to plan and develop projects.

    * Demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel.

    * Possess the ability to take initiative and work independently.

    Qualifications:

    * Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

    * Bachelor's degree or Associates degree with relevant experience required.

    * Valid driver's license required.

    Conditions/Terms of Employment:

    * This 250-day position is exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Persons hired must be able to provide acceptable documentation of lawful authorization to work in the United States within three (3) days of employment. Official college transcripts required at time of hire. Candidates may be subject to a criminal history background check as a condition of employment. Information from the background check may not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position. The college is a tobacco free institution.

      Compensation:

    Annual salary: $45,000. The college has an excellent benefit program including paid sick leave and vacation leave; medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance; retirement and two optional deferred compensation programs.  All full-time employees will automatically have 3% of taxable income deferred into the State of Washington Deferred Compensation Program (DCP). All administrative exempt staff set aside 1% of their gross salary in a Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) (VEBA). All exempt employees are required to participate in this program. Walla Walla Community College requires all employees are required to participate in direct deposit for payment of salary.

    Required Application Materials:

    This position will remain open until filled and applications will be screened as they are received. To qualify for consideration, applicants must meet required qualifications and submit a complete application packet, which includes the following:

    * Online application

    * Cover letter (In the cover letter, Please share what attracts you to this position at a community college. What makes you the ideal candidate?).

    * Contact information for three professional references.

    * Unofficial transcripts for all earned degrees; official transcripts are required prior to an official start date.

    If you have difficulty logging into your account, attaching documents, submitting your application, etc., please call NEOGOV customer service at 1-855-524-5627.
    Hours:
    Full time
    Contact:
    Apply online
    Phone:
    509-527-4323
    Address:
    500 Tausick Way
    City:
    Walla Walla
    Zip:
    99362
    Closes:
    1/20/2018
    Pay Rate:
    $45,000
  • Culinary Arts Instructor-Tenure Track - Bellingham Technical College
    Employer:
    Bellingham Technical College
    Bellingham Technical College invites applications for a full-time tenure track position in the Culinary Arts program. The position reports to the Dean of Professional Technical Education and is anticipated to begin in September, 2018.

    The successful candidate will be expected to establish a successful and supportive learning environment for a diverse college student population with a wide-range of backgrounds and experiences. Instructors are responsible to plan, teach, and manage student learning in all assigned portions of the program including classroom, lab, and clinic instruction according to approved course study, state guidelines, program accreditation standards, and advisory committee recommendations.

    The teaching schedule will vary based on student and college needs and is expected to include instructional strategies that use in-person, simulation, blended, online, and hands on techniques.

    POSITION DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

     Plan, develop and teach Culinary Arts, ACF accredited coursework including theory and lab instruction that are part of the Culinary Arts two-year Associate of Applied Science degree, Associate of Applied Science-Transfer degrees and/or related certificates;

     Teach courses in International Cuisine, Buffet and Catering Management, Nutrition, American Regional a' la carte Cookery, Commercial Kitchen, Skill Development, Restaurant Management, Grade Manger and other related courses as assigned;

     Follow the academic schedule as approved by the Dean; teach assigned courses at the times and dates specified by the academic schedule;

     Apply necessary components of math, human relations, computer skills, and communications in the technical curriculum;

     Provide timely and accurate assessment feedback to students;

     Plan, supervise, and evaluate students' progress;

     Maintain related student records, evaluations, and progress reports;

     Develop, update and revise curriculum and lesson plans; conduct classroom discussions, lectures and demonstrations;

     Advise students;

     Hold office hours;

     Participate in program management including budgeting, purchasing distribution and ACF annual reports;

     Collaborate with existing faculty and/or serve as lead advisor in Hot Food Team competitions at the local, regional, and national level;

     Support and contribute to a strong, positive interactive relationship with the campus food services department;

     Participate in student recruitment activities;

     Consult with other college faculty and staff on issues relevant to students' success and retention;

     Contribute to the development and implementation of institutional effectiveness and outcome measures related to courses;

     Follow disciplinary procedures as prescribed and interact consistently and fairly with all students;

     Adapt to changing teaching schedules and situations (on campus, online, hybrid, etc.) as required by program;

     Effectively use computer applications where appropriate, including learning management systems;

     Adhere and ensure compliance with applicable safety laws;

     Work with local, regional and national employers to facilitate job and internship opportunities;

     Participate in community outreach activities;

     Participate in program and campus events;

     Serve on campus-wide committees;

     Effectively work with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds and experiences;

     Demonstrate respect for others;

     Coordinate with members of the program advisory committee to ensure the program training meets industry needs;

     Work within College guidelines in purchasing supplies for the Culinary Arts program and assist in maintaining the program budget;

     Work collaboratively as part of the Culinary Arts and Pastry Arts departments;

     Demonstrate and model professional work standards: conduct, work ethics, positive interpersonal skills, problem solving, teamwork within the college and department;

     Demonstrate a strong commitment to Bellingham Technical College's Mission;

     Perform other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Minimum Required Qualifications:

     Five years of full-time experience as a head/executive chef;

     Ability to teach all areas of the curriculum;

     Completion of an Apprenticeship, Certificate or Associates degree in Culinary Arts or related program;

     ACF certification as a Chef de Cuisine and/or Culinary Educator or the ability to obtain certification within 6 months of employment;

     Ability to use the Internet, word processing, email, presentation, spreadsheet and other related software applications;

     Current Food Handler's Permit or the ability to obtain upon hire;

     Ability to work with diverse populations;

     Supervisory experience.

    New instructors must complete industrial first aid/CPR and maintain vocational certification as required by the Washington State Law and Bellingham Technical College rules.

    Preferred Qualifications:

     Bachelor degree or higher in Culinary Arts or Hospitality;

     Prior Culinary Arts teaching experience in an ACF accredited program;

     Business management experience;

     Six or more years of culinary related industry experience;

     Three or more years of culinary experience in fine dining;

     Teaching or training experience in a community and/or technical college setting;

     Curriculum and course development experience;

     Experience using CANVAS or other online course management technology.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    The knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below represent the characteristics and performance expectations of the position. Applicants do not necessarily need to enter the position with all of these knowledge, skills, and abilities.

    Knowledge:

     Knowledge and understanding of area of specialty;

     Knowledge of current educational teaching methods and strategies;

     Knowledge of institutional accreditation, planning, and continuous quality improvement;

     Knowledge, understanding, support, and commitment of the Bellingham Technical College Mission.

    Skills:

     Strong classroom management skills;

     Excellent curriculum development skills;

     Effective skill in communications and human relations with populations having diverse socioeconomic and racial backgrounds and persons with physical and/or learning disabilities;

     Excellent oral and written communication skills;

     Excellent interpersonal and teambuilding skills;

     Excellent collaborative skills;

     Creativity and presentation skills;

     Excellent organizational skills;

     Time management skills;

     Participate in professional development activities to remain current in program field and skills.

    Ability to:

     Use educational technology and alternative delivery methods to deliver high-quality instruction (i.e. online, hybrid, and accelerated course formats, course software such as Canvas, video, ITV, etc.);

     Develop strong computer software skills, including MS Office Suite and learning management systems;

     Anticipate and adapt to the dynamically changing arena of post-secondary education, including the ability to perceive opportunity and assist the college in moving in new directions;

     Organize and effectively apply current and various curriculum concepts to a wide range of students with varying backgrounds and abilities and adjust teaching techniques accordingly;

     Assume responsibility; deal effectively with problems, and exercise independent judgment when making decisions;

     Develop and maintain good working relationships with students, colleagues, staff, administrators and other contacts;

     Work effectively with colleagues in an environment that promotes innovation, teaching, learning and service to a diverse student population;

     Work effectively in a participatory governance environment;

     Develop curriculum, including curriculum delivered via different instructional modalities;

     Participate in recruitment and articulation activities with local schools, colleges, and universities;

     Maintain subject matter currency;

     Develop Student Learning Outcomes and to determine their effectiveness in helping students achieve their desired learning outcomes;

     Utilize technology in the delivery of instruction and willingness to explore new technologies for instruction and learning;

     Work effectively with students, colleagues, staff and a community who represent a broad spectrum of ages, abilities, ethnicities, and educational, economic, and cultural backgrounds;

     Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and the community at-large;

     Work with business, industry, and other educational institutions, and government agencies to establish partnerships;

     Work closely with Accessibility Resources for students with accommodation needs;

     Maintain absolute confidentiality of student records;

     Work independently and on a flexible schedule;

     Obtain and maintain First Aid and CPR certification.

    SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:

    Salary Statement:

    Salary range is typically $47,665 to $58,622 for an applicant with minimal levels of teaching and education experience and is based on a typical teaching schedule of 10 months, September through June, 187.5 days. High end of range is $67,905 for those with previous related teaching experience and advanced educational degrees. Final placement is determined according to the current negotiated working agreement and based on an evaluation of work and/or teaching experience. Additional optional compensation may be paid above the 187.5 day contract rate subject to terms of the collective bargaining agreement such as eligibility for an annual $2,500 stipend and extra optional days. Additional summer contract and compensation would be paid for summer quarter if program is in session and an assignment is available. The position is also eligible for a generous Washington State insurance and retirement benefits package.

    Condition(s) of Employment:

    The position is represented by the Bellingham Educational Association (BEA). BEA membership or payment of equivalent representation fee is required.

    Current Food Hander's permit (obtained at the Whatcom County Health Department or authorized online program training & test at www.foodworkercard.wa.gov.)

    ACF certification as a Chef de Cuisine and/or Culinary Educator or the ability to obtain certification within 6 months of employment.

    Application Procedures and Deadline:

    Required application materials must be submitted on-line at www.btc.edu/jobs and received by 5 p.m. on 1/22/18 PST, for priority consideration. Application materials received after this may be considered until the position is filled. More information about Bellingham Technical College is at www.btc.edu or contact the Human Resources office at 360 752-8354. BTC is not currently sponsoring H-1B Visa's.

    Required Online Application Materials: (Prefer Word or PDF file for required attachments)

     Completed BTC on-line Employment Application including supplemental questions;

     Attach current resume;

     Attach a cover letter addressed to Human Resources that details how you meet each of the minimum required qualifications. Please also describe how you meet any of the preferred qualifications for this position;

     Official transcripts of any degrees listed and copies of licenses will be required upon hire, but not as part of the application process;

     Applicants selected for initial interviews will be expected to provide a cooking/teaching demonstration as part of the interview process.

    Initial interviews are scheduled to be held on February 12 and February 13, 2018. Finalists are tentatively scheduled to be interviewed during the week of March 5, 2018.
    Contact:
    Human Resources
    Phone:
    360.752.8475
    Address:
    3028 Lindbergh Avenue
    City:
    Bellingham
    Zip:
    98225
    Closes:
    1/22/2018
    Pay Rate:
    Salary
  • Dental Hygienist - Admiralty Dental Center
    Employer:
    Admiralty Dental Center
    We're looking for a Dental Hygienist to join our terrific team. Use your excellent verbal skills to educate and motivate your patients. Applicants for this position will be held in strict confidence.

    Compensation based on experience:

    * Patient screening procedures; such as assessment of oral health conditions, review of the health history, oral cancer screening, head and neck inspection, dental charting and

    * Taking blood pressure and pulse taking and developing dental radiographs (x-rays).

    * Removing calculus and plaque (hard and soft deposits) from all surfaces of the teeth.

    * Applying preventive materials to the teeth (e.g., sealants and fluorides).

    * Teaching patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health; (e.g., tooth brushing, flossing and nutritional counseling).

    * Counseling patients about good nutrition and its impact on oral health.

    Benefits include:

    * Competitive pay, medical, dental, vision, paid leave, 401(k) and profit sharing.

    Send resume to address provided or apply online at:

    www.admiraltydental.com.

    Working interviews will begin in February with employment expectation on April 2, 2018.
    Contact:
    Dr. Edward P. Savidge
    Phone:
    360-385-7003
    Address:
    600 Cliff Street
    City:
    Port Townsend
    Zip:
    98368
    Closes:
    1/28/2018
  • Director of Outreach and Entry Services - Renton Technical College
    Employer:
    Renton Technical College
    This full-time, exempt position reports to the Dean of Student Success. The Director of Outreach & Entry Services will lead the development and implementation of student recruitment and outreach designed to meet enrollment goals, oversee entry services for the college, as well as partner with key stakeholders in building and maintaining community partnerships and relationships. This position has a public facing role in representing the College and furthering the mission, vision, and values of RTC. This position is responsible for leading a team in programmatic, advising, and recruitment activities. Functioning within the Student Success Team, in close collaboration with Enrollment Services, Marketing, and Advising & Counseling this position serves as a leader, advisor, supervisor, and working recruiter. This position supervises exempt and classified staff on the outreach and entry services team.

    Renton Technical College is committed to increasing its cultural diversity with an emphasis on equity and inclusion among its professional staff, the students that we serve come from a variety of backgrounds and are almost 60% of color. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented groups, veterans, and bi- or multi-lingual individuals to apply for this position to help meet the needs of our diverse students and service district.

    Key Responsibilities Include:

    * Administrative Responsibilities

    * Provide leadership in working to improve access and successful educational outcomes for diverse student populations, especially underrepresented and underserved groups.

    * Assist Dean of Student Success in providing leadership to the Student Success Team.

    * Supervise and evaluate the work of full-time and part-time staff in outreach and entry services.

    * Develop and manage annual Outreach, Entry Services and DOC budgets.

    * Participate in college groups and committees involved in Community Outreach and P-12 initiatives and college governance.

    * Participate in and collaborate with community groups centered on Workforce education.

    * Collaborate with key stakeholders to develop and maintain relationships with community stakeholders such as agencies, community based organizations, tribal groups and industry partners.

    * Prepare and present data and informational reports pertaining to Outreach and Entry Services activities, and progress towards recruitment goals.

    Outreach & Recruitment:

    * Develop and implement comprehensive recruitment and outreach plans which incorporate P - 12, community based organizations, agencies, tribal communities and industry partners; analyze and utilize data to inform plans.

    * Participate and lead development of outreach materials and web presence.

    * Manage the communication process with prospective students through recruitment, application and first quarter enrollment. This includes campus visits, extensive correspondence and communication via customer relationship management (CRM) software using multiple channels including phone, e-mail, direct mail and social media.

    * Coordinate involvement of faculty, staff and students in P-12 and community outreach opportunities. Provide training to prepare them to consistently deliver key RTC messages.

    * Actively recruit students from diverse populations through respectful interactions with others in compliance with RTC's Non-Discrimination Policy.

    Entry Services:

    * Oversee the advisement of prospective and enrolled students regarding academic and career training programs, admission procedures, degree requirements and transfer requirements.

    * Assess and respond to the needs and concerns of prospective students.

    * Ensure entry advising staff employ student developmental theory in their advisement; ensure entry advising staff are current on changing programs and processes. Facilitate an entry experience for students that is welcoming and inclusive.

    Corrections/ Re-Entry Services:

    * Provide guidance and oversight to the Re-Entry Services Manager regarding the activities and service delivery model associated with the SBCTC/DOC grant, ensuring they are aligned to funder expectations.

    * Promote and support collaboration with other institutions, the DOC, and the SBCTC to implement a sustainable program toward the goal of reducing recidivism.

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Responsibilities:

    * Demonstrated leadership or participation in institutional programs with persons from diverse backgrounds such as sexual orientation, racial, ethnic, religious, linguistic, gender, age, socio-economic, physical and learning abilities, and a commitment to an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment.

    * Master's degree in related field from a regionally accredited college and five years of direct Outreach/Recruitment and/or Entry Services/Admissions experience, or a Bachelor's degree and relevant combination of experience sufficient to perform the functions of the job.

    * Demonstrated leadership and supervisory skills; at least 3 years supervisory experience.

    * Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively as part of a team.

    * Work collaboratively with community members, external organizations, students, staff, faculty, and administration.

    * Experience working effectively in an education or social service delivery setting.

    * Ability to make frequent presentations to audiences of varying sizes; demonstrated competency in written, oral, and listening communications.

    * Ability to maintain confidentiality, think critically and exercise independent judgment; use tact, discretion and courtesy in interactions with all persons.

    * Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office 2010, specifically experience creating and editing documents, spreadsheets and presentations. Previous success learning new computer software programs/platforms.

    * Demonstrated attention to detail required as well as previous experience maintaining accurate records, managing multiple tasks and planning and organizing work in order to meet changing priorities and deadlines.

    * Experience managing budgets and resources.

    * Successful experience working as a recruiter for an educational institution. Student Development Theory knowledge.

    * Ability to represent the college in a positive and professional manner.

    * Speaker of a language in addition to English is preferred- preference for top spoken languages in the RTC service area (Spanish, Vietnamese, Russian, Somali, Chinese).

    * Able to lift up to 50 lbs. safely.

    * Valid driver's license, insurance, and reliable transportation.

    Conditions of Employment:

    The person hired is required to provide authorization for employment in the United States.

    For question regarding this position contact nmedbury@rtc.edu or 425-235-2296.

    Applications may be filed online at:

    http://www.RTC.edu.

    Position# 17-E0017 - Director of Outreach & Entry Services.
    Hours:
    Full time
    Contact:
    Apply online
    Phone:
    425-235-2296
    Address:
    3000 NE 4th St.
    City:
    Renton
    Zip:
    98056
    Closes:
    1/21/2018
    Pay Rate:
    65,000
  • Driver- Transport Driver (Tractor Trailer) - Pepsi Beverages
    Employer:
    Pepsi Beverages
    Position drives a tractor/trailer truck to make long-distance pick-ups and deliveries of predominantly finished products or materials/supplies. Checks and/or assists in the loading/unloading of the trailer. Obtains proper authorization for all deliveries/pick-ups. Inspects vehicle for proper and safe operating conditions before and after each trip. Must maintain a DOT driver's log and adhere to all DOT regulations. May require driving in adverse weather conditions. Position may occasionally be required to stay over night. Position requires working tractor/trailer components, including bending and cranking landing gear as well as climbing in and out of cabs and sitting for extended periods of time. Also requires lifting cases weighing 20-45 pounds if they fall in trailer.

    Primary Accountabilities:

    * Deliver finished products or raw materials to assigned destination.

    * Ensure safety and compliance of load.

    * Maintain DOT driver log and other required transport documentation.

    * Regular, reliable, predictable attendance.

    * Position details: Overnight shift pulling doubles OTR.

    Basic Qualifications:

    * 21 years or older.

    * Pass the required drug test.

    * Pass the required background check.

    * Pass DOT physical and DOT Road Test.

    * Valid Class A CDL license (with HazMat/Double and Tanker endorsements), if applicable.

    * Follow DOT Regulations.

    Helpful Experience:

    * Operating trucks requiring a CDL Class A license (e.g., driving forwards, driving backwards, maneuvering in tight spaces, dropping and hooking, operating landing gear, or backing into docks and confined spaces, etc.).

    * Hauling consumer products and perishable consumer goods (e.g., transporting unstable loads or hauling different weights on different trip segments, etc.)

    * Operating a tractor-trailer in different conditions (e.g., highway driving, side/local roads, city/country, maneuvering in tight spaces, etc.).

    Type of Position: Full-time

    Driving Requirement: CDL Class A (Commercial Drivers License A) with DOUBLES Endorsements is required.

    Shift: Nights

    Starting Pay: $20.34 - $25.43 per hour.

    For immediate consideration, please go to www.pepsicojobs.com.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

    PepsiCo is an equal opportunity employer.

    Minorities/Females/Disability/Protected Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

    Pepsi Beverages Company www.pepsicojobs.com Tell a Friend!
    Hours:
    Night Shift-FT
    Contact:
    Apply online
    City:
    Kent
    Closes:
    1/20/2018
    Pay Rate:
    $20.34
  • Early Learning Center Assistant Teacher (PT) - Northwest Indian College
    Employer:
    Northwest Indian College
    Under general supervision of the Program Coordinator and Lead Teachers, the Assistant Teacher supports the Lead Teacher(s) in the planning, presentation and evaluation of education and recreational activities. At the Lead Teacher’s request or in his/her absence, the Assistant Teacher may have temporary responsibility for the operations of the classroom. Maintain confidentiality and hold responsibility for assigned classroom operations.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    * Collaborate and assist Lead Teacher with the development, implementation and evaluation of the program across all curriculum areas;

    * Assist in the oversight of general physical environment, including cleanliness and neatness of Center with attention to licensing regulations and follow-through of requirements;

    * Assume leadership in the absence of a Lead Teacher, communicating appropriately with parents to represent an inclusive, positive environment;

    * Maintain an orderly environment for the group;

    * Assist children with self-care activities. Change diapers as necessary;

    * Prepare and serve meals and snacks following USDA guidelines;

    * Assist with Food Program, take point of service meal count;

    * Assist with daily classroom and Center clean-up;

    * Observe and report individual children’s significant behavior and development using Teaching Strategies GOLD lesson planning tools;

    * Support individual children who experience difficulties in a group;

    * Be familiar with licensing regulations and individual’s responsibility for compliance;

    * Be sensitive to the child’s home culture and values; greet parents and children with warmth and sincerity and a non-judgmental manner;

    * Maintain confidentiality;

    * Complete other duties as assigned.

    This position has not been assigned supervisory responsibilities.

    Minimum qualifications:

    * Current Infant, Toddler and Adult CPR and First Aid certification.

    * Valid food handler’s permit.

    * Documented negative TB test.

    * Pass a federal criminal background check through the Washington Department of Early Learning.

    Preferred qualifications:

    * Meet the STARS requirement and be listed in the state training and registry system (STARS).

    * Complete 10 Hours of annual STARS education each year OR one 3-5 credit ECE course at NWIC.

    * Have at least 3 months experience working with children ages 1 month through 5 years.

    * Have knowledge of child development as evidenced by professional reference, education, experience, and on-the-job performance.

    * Experience working in a tribal early childhood setting/team environment.

    Application Process:

    Interested individuals should submit the following application materials directly to the NWIC Human Resources Office only:

    * Cover letter addressing how you meet the position qualifications.

    * NWIC Application.

    * Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) form.

    * Current and complete professional resume.

    * Copies of colleges transcripts (official copy requested at time of hire).

    * Three letters of recommendation from persons, who not members of your immediate family, who have firsthand knowledge of your qualifications for the position.

    * If applicable to the position, provide copies of certificates/licenses/credentials.

    The job announcement and application forms are available online at:

    www.nwic.edu/jobs.
    Contact:
    Human Resources
    Phone:
    (360) 392-4230
    Address:
    2522 Kwina Road
    City:
    Bellingham
    Zip:
    98226
    Closes:
    1/20/2018
    Pay Rate:
    DOE
  • Field Inspector - Inspectorate America Corp.
    Employer:
    Inspectorate America Corp.
    SUMMARY

    Visits client facilities, including barges and ships, shore tanks, railcars, and tank trucks for quantity surveys, of a variety of commodities, including petroleum and petrochemicals and collects samples for laboratory analysis.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    * Receives orders, obtains information, and gathers paperwork from Operations Manager(s) on assigned movements.

    * Ensures that all equipment is in good operating condition – calibration verification, correct and clean when taken to the job and when returned to office. This includes safety and monitoring equipment appropriate to the job.

    * Reports to job-site punctually and observes all Inspectorate, applicable federal and state regulations and standards, Terminal, Refinery, and/or vessel requirements, including safety and measurement standards.

    * Attends “Key Meetings” with external personnel ashore and/or abroad.

    * Represents Inspectorate by appearance and conduct. Behaves ethically at all times.

    * Communicates any problems, discrepancies, or other noteworthy incidents to the Operations Manager(s) and/or Dispatcher without delay.

    * Obtains required samples, gauges shore tanks, vessel(s), barge(s), railcar(s), and/or tank truck(s) as specified per job order.

    * Labels sample containers with full and correct identifying data, including location of sample, material, type of sample, safety information, time collected, etc.

    * Promptly and accurately calculates quantities and completes all required paperwork and distributes copies appropriately.

    * Promptly and safely delivers samples to Inspectorate laboratory for analysis or turn in for retain, or client facilities for analysis or retain.

    * Reviews any discrepancies with Operations Manager(s), signs and returns job order form.

    * Maintains a 24-hour on-call status.

    * Supports and participates in Business Management System (BMS).

    * Attends company meetings as required.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

    None

    QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

    * High school diploma or general education development certificate (GED).

    * Any previous experience with associated business or training.

    LANGUAGE SKILLS

    * Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

    * Ability to produce routine computer reports and associated correspondence.

    MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

    * Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of standard measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals, and units using metric measure if possible.

    REASONING ABILITY

    * Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagrammatic form.

    * Ability to deal with problems involving variables in standardized situations.

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSE, REGISTRATIONS

    * Valid driver license and TWIC required.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    * The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    * While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands, and arms; and climb stairs or maintain balance.

    * The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear; and taste and smell.

    * The employee is occasionally required to sit.

    * The employee is frequently required to climb and descend stairways, ladders, and gangways.

    * The employee must regularly lift and/or move and/or climb with up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds (with assistance). Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    * The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those the employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    * While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in high, precarious places; in outside weather conditions; and near flammable material. Possibility to be regularly exposed to wet and or humid conditions, extreme cold or extreme heat. Also, possibility of exposure to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals. Possibility of working in enclosed spaces.

    * Appropriate safety training and associated equipment is provided.

    * The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

    Contact Steve Simmons at information provided or email him at:

    steve.simmons@inspectorate.com.
    Contact:
    Steve Simmons
    Phone:
    360-647-7939
    Address:
    1350 Slater Road # 7
    City:
    Ferndale
    Zip:
    98248
    Closes:
    2/9/2018
  • Health Care Assistant - Sea Mar Community Health Centers
    Employer:
    Sea Mar Community Health Centers
    Temporary - Full Time Position is available at Bellevue Medical. The Health Care Assistant is a key member of the patient care team, supporting the care team to ensure the patient receives current and ongoing primary care services in a timely, courteous and professional manner at all times. The Health Care Assistant will work collaboratively, efficiently and effectively with other members of the care team, such as the provider, Medical Assistants, on-site Integration Specialists, Care Coordinators, Health Educators, Dieticians, and Behavioral Health Specialists.

    The care team works collaboratively to ensure improved health outcomes, smooth patient flow throughout the care process, and ultimately an exceptional experience for the patient. The Health Care Assistant duties are include but are not limited to the following:

    * Assist with provider referrals, scheduling appointments, receive, document and return patient messages, coordinate needed services both internally and externally, ensuring communication and documentation for comprehensive patient care.

    * The Health Care Assistant will also be responsible for managing quality gap reports, contacting patients and creating appointments and follow up as needed. The Health Care Assistant may have other duties as assigned such as but not limited to performing QI audits; participation in organizational committees, performing retina scanning and providing shadowing opportunities for new staff.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    * The person in this position must demonstrate professionalism and integrity at all times and must have the physical and emotional stability and personality suited to meet the physical, mental, emotional and social needs of the population served.

    * Must possess high school graduation/GED or higher.

    * Previous experience in Family Medicine is preferred.

    * Possess and maintain CPR certification.

    * Must adhere to the Sea Mar Employee Health Screening Policy. Maybe asked to travel to another Sea Mar sites due to staffing and patient needs.

    If interested, and meet requirements, please send cover letter, application, and resume to Sea Mar Community Health Centers,

    Attn: Jennifer Raczkowski, Nurse Manager JenniferRaczkowski@seamarchc.org.
    Hours:
    Temp-Full Time
    Contact:
    Jennifer Raczkowski, Nurse Manager
    City:
    Bellevue
    Closes:
    2/9/2018
  • Human Resource/Payroll Assistant - Alpha Technologies
    Employer:
    Alpha Technologies
    Alpha Technologies, which provides world-class powering solutions, seeks a Human Resource/Payroll Assistant to join its team in Bellingham, WA. Under general supervision, this person will perform a variety of routine duties to process multi-company, multi-state payrolls. Outside of the biweekly payroll schedule, you will perform HR duties including recruiting, new hire processing, and special projects.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    * Process regular payrolls on a biweekly basis; process manual checks as directed.

    * Maintain employee personnel files; keep data organized.

    * Maintain current and historic payroll work papers.

    * Maintain current addresses for active and terminated employees.

    * Enter new hires, status changes, and employees terminations in HRIS systems.

    * Reconcile benefit deductions and process payments for health clubs, home and auto insurance, and EAP billing.

    * Assist with open enrollment and benefit renewals/changes.

    * Assist in leave of absence processing and intermittent leave tracking.

    * Process benefit claims forms, including life and disability.

    * Process commission payments and provide copies to employees.

    * Assist with payroll system user support including password reset and user ID lookups.

    * Maintain confidential information regarding personnel actions, legal actions, compensation, separations, and organizational plans.

    * Maintain open door policy for all employees; helps maintain a positive employee climate with open communication and employee recognition programs.

    * Prepare employment verifications and payroll reports upon request.

    * Provide payroll data as requested for government and statistical reports.

    * Assist with new hire processing including pre-employment screening and onboarding.

    * Run recruitment ads and postings; conduct initial resume screening for managers.

    * Assist with benefits tracking, data entry, and orientations.

    * Assist with employee requisition tracking.

    * Assist with company events and special projects.

    Additional Responsibilities may include:

    * Processing training records into SAP and maintain all employee training files.

    * Serving as Commute Trip Reduction (CTR) program coordinator for the Bellingham facilities as needed.

    REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS

    Education:

    High School Diploma or equivalent.

    EXPERIENCE

    * Two - four years in payroll, HR or office management.

    * Excellent record of attendance.

    * Ability to speak/read/write English.

    * Detail oriented with strong organizational skills.

    * Work well under pressure.

    * Record of excellent attendance and punctuality.

    * Strong attention to detail.

    * Ability to maintain confidentiality.

    * Ability to work independently and as a team.

    * Excellent data entry skills.

    * Good problem solving skills.

    * Ability to prioritize and complete tasks in a timely and accurate manner.

    * Good verbal and written communications skills.

    PC Application Skills:

    Basic level: Word. Outlook, Adobe.

    Intermediate level: Excel

    Other: Payroll software

    Desirable: SAP experience and Paylocity experience.

    No phone calls please.

    Equal Opportunity Employer.

    TO APPLY:

    * E-mail resume to: opportunities@alpha.com or fax resume to: 360-392-2148.

    For more info on The Alpha Group, visit www.alpha.com.

    The Alpha Group offers a competitive package of employee benefits, including:

    * A comprehensive healthcare plan with dental, prescription and vision coverage.

    * Company paid group life/AD&D insurance, an Employee Assistance Program and a voluntary life insurance, short-term disability and long-term disability program.

    * Flexible spending plans for Healthcare and Dependent Care, including a substantial company contribution available toward annual licensed childcare costs.

    * A robust 401(k) plan with varied investment options. Alpha contributes matching dollars annually at the discretion of its trustees.

    * An annual tuition reimbursement program to encourage learning and growth.

    * Eight paid holidays each year.

    * Up to two weeks of vacation time accrued annually at the start of employment and sick time.
    Contact:
    Apply online
    Address:
    3767 Alpha Way
    City:
    Bellingham
    Zip:
    98226
    Closes:
    2/9/2018
  • Internship Opportunity - Cloud Mountain Farm Center
    Employer:
    Cloud Mountain Farm Center
    The Cloud Mountain Farm Center Intern Education Program is a rigorous integrated educational curriculum and work-based learning program. This program gives interns a hands-on, farm-based, full-immersion experience in agricultural production and management as well as a solid understanding of the big picture challenges that affect NW agriculture and the communities it serves by putting interns alongside permanent staff on a daily basis. Interns see first-hand what it takes to keep farmlands healthy and agricultural businesses thriving.

    Depending upon interests and experience interns may participate in a number of possible internship tracks offered through CMFC:

    Onsite Internships: these interns can expect to work up to 32 hours a week

    • Food Production Internship:

    Interns working on-farm at CMFC get a well-rounded work experience in vegetables, orchards, vineyards, nursery production, and sales and customer service.

    • Nursery Production Internship:

    Interns will gain experience primarily in plant propagation, field production, container production as well as customer service and sales, while still having the opportunity to work in orchards, vineyards, and vegetables when the season allows.

    Off-site Internships:

    Interns interested in focusing on other agricultural enterprises that CMFC does not have including livestock production, herb production, or CSA may be connected with one of our partner farms. Further contact information will be given if this is requested.

    Internship Education Day participants:

    For individuals interested only in the classroom and field curriculum part of the program. This would be 1 day a week for 8-9 hours of education. See Continuing Education Units Section for more information.

    The intern program averages one day a week where all interns will participate in classroom education, hands-on workshops, and field trips to other farms in the region. The curriculum gives interns the opportunity to explore agriculture through exposure to:

    diverse agricultural systems

    business management

    skill development

    business planning

    marketing

    social and environmental stewardship

    development of technical skills related to soil science, botany, ecological pest management and resource management

    Onsite interns:

    CMFC interns will be expected to follow all guidelines set forth in the employee personnel policy. CMFC interns will be paid an hourly wage of $11.50 and will have the option to take up to 5 unpaid vacation days throughout the internship duration.

    Off-site Interns:

    Those interns placed at partner farms will also work as part of a farm crew, with hours and duties established by the partner farm. Wages and living arrangements will be determined solely by the participant and the partner farm.

    Apply!

    Interested applicants should have some background knowledge of plant cultivation and ideally at least one year experience on a working farm. Cloud Mountain Farm Center is now accepting applications for 2018.

    Program Dates:

    The 2018 Internship Program will begin in Mid-February 2018 and run through October 2018.

    Tuition:

    Tuition for the 2018 internship is $4,500. Tuition is due at the beginning of the program; however monthly payment schedules may be an option.

    Continuing Education Units (CEU):

    The Cloud Mountain Internship program is an affiliated Cultivating Success Host Farm, which is a program of Washington State University’s Food Systems. Through this affiliation, Cloud Mountain interns are eligible to receive WSU Continuing Education Units. Applicants that are unable to commit to the employment portion of the program, but are interested in participating in CMFC’s full curriculum may still receive these credits. For more information about CEUs please email Jane at jane@cloudmountainfarmcenter.org.

    Scholarships:

    There are limited scholarships available which are based on need. Cloud Mountain Farm Center’s goal is that finances should not be an obstacle to participation in these programs. Please inquire to get current information about what help is available.

    For an application please email annah@cloudmountainfarmcenter.org.

    Please return a completed application to:

    Cloud Mountain Farm Center, 6906 Goodwin Rd., Everson, WA 98247 or via email to annah@cloudmountainfarmcenter.org.

    A completed application must include:

    1. A completed application form

    2. Your current resume: Education and work experience

    4. A list of 3 references. At least two of them must be professional. Please include their name, address, email and phone number. Please do not ask them to send us a letter.

    Application Deadline:

    The last round of applications are due by January 20, 2018, and positions may be filled as suitable applicants apply.

    Please note:

    If all positions are not filled after the application deadline, additional applicants will be considered.
    Hours:
    up to 32 hours per week
    Contact:
    Jane Clark
    Phone:
    360-966-5859 x 1022
    Address:
    6906 Goodwin Road
    City:
    Everson
    Zip:
    98247
    Closes:
    1/20/2018
    Pay Rate:
    $11.50
  • Licensed Practical Nurse – Whatcom Jail Health Program - Northwest Regional Council
    Employer:
    Northwest Regional Council
    REPORTS TO:

    Clinical Supervisor

    2017 ANNUAL SALARY RANGE:

    $19.50 - $25.44/hour

    BENEFITS:

    Northwest Regional Council (NWRC) offers excellent medical/dental/vision benefits for the full-time employee and their dependent(s). In addition, the employee and dependents are eligible to participate in the Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Other benefits include participating in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), various deferred compensation programs, Flex Plans for health and/or child/elder care, paid leave, sick leave, and 11 paid holidays per year.

    Note:

    NWRC meets the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) definition of a public service organization.

    JOB SUMMARY:

    Northwest Regional Council, as an Area Agency on Aging, funds and/or provides community-based programs to help people live in their own homes and communities for as long as possible, postponing or eliminating the need for institutional care. In addition, NWRC currently manages the Whatcom County Jail Health Program. The Jail Health Program delivers medical, dental and psychiatric care to the inmates at the Whatcom County Jail and Jail Work Center. The LPN assists the RN, ARNP, physician, psychiatrist, and/or dentist with record preparation and treatment and is responsible for providing clinical services as directed.

    ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES include but are not limited to:

    1. Assists physician, psychiatrist, dentist, ARNP and RN with inmate and medical record preparation in clinical setting.

    2. Pulls and prepares medical records for clinics.

    3. Interviews inmates to obtain relevant health history prior to practitioner assessment and treatment.

    4. Responds to health care emergencies as required.

    5. Takes vital signs including blood pressure, TPR, height, and weight.

    6. Coordinates tuberculosis testing for inmates and corrections staff and, if indicated, refers those with positive results to the Whatcom County Health Department for follow-up.

    7. Schedules or refers inmates to appropriate level of care with nurse, ARNP, physician, dental or psychiatric professional or emergency department.

    8. Reviews all medications brought in or needed by inmates. Consults with prescribing provider. Arranges for a new supply of medication if needed. Administers medication as directed. Reviews Medication Administration Records.

    9. Provides inmates and corrections staff with information related to infection control.

    10. Responds to inmates written requests for medical attention within one working day pursuant to standards.

    11. Communicates clearly with a diverse population verbally and in writing, including effective listening skills.

    12. Understands and successfully participates in the team process.

    13. Completes documentation as required.

    14. Responsible for and follows information in policy manuals, assessments and protocols.

    15. Maintains employee and inmate confidentiality.

    16. Adheres to safety and security rules.

    Preference given to applications received by: Open until filled

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

     Ability to read, speak, and understand the English language.

     Ability to work well with a diverse population and maintain professional communications and boundaries.

     Ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant.

     Ability to deal tactfully with staff members, custody, community, governmental agencies, families, and the general public.

     Ability to accurately relay information concerning an inmate’s condition.

     Ability to manage the stressors of the position.

     Possess leadership and decision-making ability and work harmoniously with personnel.

     Ability to perform all nursing skills appropriate to licensure required in the corrections setting and use office equipment necessary to document and conduct daily activities.

     Possess basic computer skills.

     Knowledgeable of National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) nursing and medical practices, policies, procedures, as well as legal regulations and guidelines desired.

     Experience in correctional nursing preferred.

    Education/Experience:

     Graduation from an accredited school of licensed practical nursing.

     Obtains required continuing education annually

     Minimum one year recent experience in clinical setting, correctional nursing preferred.

    Licenses/Certificates:

     Current license as Practical Nurse in Washington State.

     Current CPR certification.

     Current Washington State driver's license, acceptable driving record, appropriate liability insurance, access to reliable transportation and willingness to travel between jail sites.

     Pass a required Criminal Records Background Check upon hire and annually thereafter.

     Obtain security clearance through corrections department upon hire.

     Tuberculin test upon employment and annually thereafter.

    WORKING CONDITIONS\PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    Work is performed primarily in a jail clinic environment. Employee will be able to work within confined, locked areas. Physical requirements include the ability to sit for up to three (3) hours continuously; frequent standing/walking, bending, squatting and reaching while on concrete floors; frequent carrying of items up to 15 pounds unassisted; and frequent use of fine motor skills and eye-hand coordination. Occasional pushing/pulling of wheeled medications cart on concrete floors. Frequent use of telephone and two-way radios and travel between jail sites is required.

    Employee will use typical office equipment (computer, fax, telephone, copier, etc.) as well as required equipment for nursing procedures (blood glucose monitor, scales, needles/syringes, thermometer, otoscope, Doppler, first aid kit, etc.) Potential hazards include working with emotionally unstable, non-compliant or aggressive inmates, exposure to contagious diseases, and exposure to repetitive stresses due to prolonged use of computers.

    TO APPLY:

    Application materials may be requested by contacting the Bellingham Office @ 360-676-6749, e-mailing NWRCHumanResources@dshs.wa.gov or downloading directly from www.nwrcwa.org/employment. All applications and application materials, including a cover letter and resume, must be fully completed and returned to the Bellingham office.

    SELECTION PROCESS:

    After reviewing the applications, the NWRC will contact the most qualified candidates to participate in a selection process consisting of job-related selection exercises. NWRC will make reasonable accommodation upon request for those individuals with disabilities.
    Contact:
    Lesley Morrison
    Phone:
    (360) 746-7409
    Address:
    600 Lakeway Drive, Suite 100
    City:
    Bellingham
    Zip:
    98225
    Closes:
    1/30/2018
    Pay Rate:
    DOE
  • Lifeguard/Swim Instructor - The Bellingham Athletic Club
    Employer:
    The Bellingham Athletic Club
    We are a local gym looking to add to our aquatics team at the Bellingham Athletic Club! We offer swim lessons year round on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the mornings (10-12), afternoons (3:30-5:30) and evenings (5:30-7:30). The right instructor will be able to teach up to 5 students while providing feedback. We are looking for instructors to teach all three sessions, as well as lifeguard for our family swim times! Family Swim runs in the afternoon and evening on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and weekends.

    Qualifications:

    * Water Safety Instructor Certification (Red Cross) is preferred

    * Lifeguard Certification (Red Cross) is preferred

    * CPR certification required

    * Previous experience is preferred

    How to Apply:

    Please apply in person with a resume or email and we will send you an application!

    Closing Date: Open till filled or (1/31/18)
    Contact:
    In person or email
    Phone:
    (360) 676-1800
    Address:
    4191 Meridian St
    City:
    Bellingham
    Zip:
    98226
    Closes:
    1/31/2018
    Pay Rate:
    $11-12
  • Medical Assistant - Behavioral Health - Sea Mar Community Health Centers
    Employer:
    Sea Mar Community Health Centers
    Full-time position for the Adult Behavioral Health Program in Bellevue.

    The candidate must have a current Medical Assistant certification; MA experience preferred.

    Duties may include preliminary health checks, scheduling, medication refills, and coordinating with primary care and behavioral health staff.

    Must have a valid driver’s license and own vehicle, but not for patient transport.

    Bilingual in Spanish is preferred. Computer experience required.

    If interested, please send cover letters, resumes to Sea Mar Community Health Centers,

    Attn: Blanche Burch, Program Manager, Bellevue OP

    12835 Bel-Red Road Bldg. 100, Suite-145

    Bellevue, WA 98005

    Email: BlancheBurch@seamarchc.org.
    Hours:
    Full-time
    Contact:
    Blanche Burch, Program Manager
    Address:
    12835 Bel-Red Road Bldg. 100, Suite-145
    City:
    Bellevue
    Zip:
    98005
    Closes:
    2/9/2018
  • Medical Assistant Certified - Sea Mar Community Health Centers
    Employer:
    Sea Mar Community Health Centers
    Full-time position at Sea Mar CHC for our Bellevue Medical Clinic. Ideal candidate will have proven excellent customer services skills, demonstrate enthusiastic and professional demeanor, and excel at multi-tasking while an integral part of the care team ensuring patient flow and providing quality patient care in a safe and timely manner.

    This position requires the candidate to have a Washington State MA-Certificate or possess an MA-Interim License and pass the exam within the 90 day probationary period. Possess and maintain a CPR certification.

    Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

    * Administer injections and distribute oral medications under physician’s order, assisting the medical providers with charting office visits, performing venipuncture and rooming patients.

    * Bilingual in English/Spanish is preferred.

    Please send resume and cover letter to Sea Mar Community Health Centers,

    Attn: Jennifer Raczkowski, Nurse Manager

    Email: JenniferRaczkowski@seamarchc.org.
    Hours:
    Full-time
    Contact:
    Jennifer Raczkowski, Nurse Manager
    Address:
    12835 Bel-Red Road Bldg. 100, Suite-145
    City:
    Bellevue
    Zip:
    98005
    Closes:
    2/9/2018
  • Online Social Media and SEO Marketing - Mike's Fabrication Services
    Employer:
    Mike's Fabrication Services
    Looking to work with someone on promoting my small local business online via social media and SEO methods. Preferably someone with some real world experience. Or, this could be your opportunity to help a local company out and begin building your resume!

    Compensation is open to discussion, but leaning towards performance based. The bottom line is, if we as a company make sales from your efforts, you will be fairly compensated.

    Please contact me at alphabravo249@yahoo.com with any pertinent experience and referrals if you have them.
    Contact:
    Michael Butayev
    Closes:
    1/29/2018
  • Payroll/HR Administrator - Specified Fittings, LLC
    Employer:
    Specified Fittings, LLC
    Specified Fittings, LLC has an opening for the position of Payroll/HR Administrator. This position will be responsible for processing payroll, administering benefits, and General Human Resources administrative duties for multiple locations.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    * Oversee timekeeping; monitor supervisor approval; troubleshoot time problems.

    * Process employment new hires, changes, and garnishments.

    * Process and ensure accuracy of payroll; export payroll reports; track checks.

    * Calculate and post manual checks.

    * Export and check journal entries for payroll.

    * Monitor vacation/sick time tracking.

    * Process and ensure accuracy of all benefits enrollments.

    * Reconcile benefit vendor invoices.

    * Assist with open enrollment: prepare package, collect enrollments/waivers.

    * Process enrollments/changes for 401K.

    * Complete 401K census (annual).

    * Process unemployment claims.

    * Assist with management of workers compensation claims.

    * Prepare payroll reporting for management.

    Skills and Experience:

    * Minimum of 3 years’ experience in payroll and benefits administration.

    * Experience using ADP software.

    * Strong organizational and time management skills.

    * Excellent attention to detail.

    * Effective communication skills.

    * Proficient in Excel, Word, and Outlook.

    Contact:
    Human Resources
    Phone:
    360-325-6409
    Address:
    164 West Smith Rd.
    City:
    Bellingham
    Zip:
    98228
    Closes:
    2/2/2018
  • Phlebotomist - PAML
    Employer:
    PAML
    Description:

    Perform a variety of specimen collection techniques from patients in patient service centers, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living locations, and client’s facilities.

    Additional duties specific to a location may include: reception, collection of billing information, specimen processing and client and customer service duties. A phlebotomist maintains a professional relationship with patients, clients and peers. Performs all tasks in accordance with the Company’s safety and compliance programs.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    * High school diploma or GED.

    * Valid and active Washington State Medical Assistant Phlebotomist (MA-P) Certificate; or currently enrolled in a Phlebotomy training program through an accredited post-secondary school or college as required by the WA State Department of Health (DOH) and have submitted your MA-P application to the WA DOH.

    * Ability to perform standard phlebotomy procedures and techniques.

    * Knowledge of appropriate blood processing and handling procedures.

    * Ability to accurately complete and maintain administrative documents and records.

    * Ability to understand and follow specific clinical protocol, specifications, and procedures.

    * Knowledge of relevant clinical and patient care regulations, policies, procedures, and standards.

    * Self-motivated and responsible, ability to work without direct supervision.

    * Knowledge of computer operating systems and other computer application software.

    * Ability to prioritize work volumes.

    * Able to learn new skills quickly.

    * Ability to communicate effectively, both oral and written.

    * Available to provide emergency support to staff members if required.

    How to apply:

    https://jobs.labcorp.com.

    Use keyword “PAML”
    Hours:
    Full-time
    Closes:
    2/2/2018
  • Process Technician - Hexcel
    Employer:
    Hexcel
    Hexcel Corporation (NYSE: HXL) is a leading advanced composites company with more than 6,100 people working at locations around the globe and 2016 revenues of more than $2 billion.

    Hexcel develops, manufactures and markets lightweight, high-performance structural materials, including carbon fibers, reinforcements, prepregs, honeycomb, matrix systems, adhesives and composite structures, used in commercial aerospace, space and defense and industrial applications.

    Hexcel is currently seeking Process Technicians for our Burlington, WA location.

    The selected individual will be responsible for but not limited to the following obligations:

    * Must be willing to work 3rd shift. Recruitment is for 3rd shift only.

    * Operation of industrial equipment, such as band-type saws, multi-control ovens and forklift trucks, and hand tools requiring advanced mechanical skills.

    * All positions work in a team environment to produce high quality composite parts in a timely manner.

    * Positions are expected to be able to work both independently and with a high degree of detail and accuracy.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    * Applicants must show a stable work history, preferably in manufacturing and ability to work well with others in a team-oriented environment.

    * Production employees are required to be able to work all shifts. Applicants must present proof of US Person status prior to hire.

    * These full-time positions require a high school diploma or GED, a copy of which may be required if Hexcel is unable to verify attainment of the degree.

    * A post-offer drug test and physical is required.

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

    * While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; have manual dexterity; and reach with hands and arms.

    * The employee frequently is required to walk and talk or hear.

    * The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

    * The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Employees are often required to lift large, awkward tools that weigh up to 35 lbs.

    * Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

    * Must have the ability to operate power tools and machines with moving parts.

    New employees earn $16.17 per hour plus any applicable off-shift premiums.

    Eligible candidate must be:

    U.S. citizen, U.S. national, a person lawfully admitted for permanent residence, a temporary resident under sections 210(a) or 245(A) of the Act, a person admitted in refugee status, a person granted asylum.

    Hexcel (NYSE: HXL) is a global leader in advanced composites technology, a leading producer of carbon fiber, and the world leader in honeycomb manufacturing for the commercial aerospace industry.

    Hexcel is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, status as protected veteran, or any other protected class.

    HOW TO APPLY

    Qualified candidates may apply online at www.hexcel.com/careers.

    Please note: candidates must apply online to be considered.
    Contact:
    Apply online
    Phone:
    360-488-2600
    Address:
    15062 Steele Road
    City:
    Burlington
    Zip:
    98233
    Closes:
    2/17/2018
    Pay Rate:
    $16.17
  • Public Service Inspector I, II or III (DOQ) - Whatcom County’s Planning and Development Services Department (PDS)
    Employer:
    Whatcom County’s Planning and Development Services Department (PDS)
    Whatcom County's Planning and Development Services Department (PDS) seeks employees who are self-managing high performers, accountable for their actions, and dedicated to providing superior customer service. Ideal candidates are excited about change and learning, are innovative, organized, exceptionally customer-service oriented, and have a passion for public service. The Public Service Inspector position performs specialized inspection tasks related to residential and light commercial building construction projects.

    Key duties include:

    * Inspection of construction projects, including structural, mechanical and plumbing systems.

    * Application and enforcement of adopted codes, including issuing correction notices and stop work orders.

    * Answering code related questions from members of the public and providing customer service at the County Permit Center.

    * Coordinating with Whatcom County departments with related regulatory responsibilities.

    Qualifications Public Service Inspector I:

    * Requires high school diploma or GED AND two or more of the following:

    * Associates (AA) degree; four years construction experience;

    * International Code Council (ICC) exam credit certification;

    * One year of inspection experience or two years construction experience and two years of related classes.

    Public Service Inspector II:

    * Same as above plus one year of experience at a Public Service Inspector I level and an International Code Council (ICC) Building Inspector or Building Plans Examiner certification.

    Public Service Inspector III:

    * Same as above plus three years of experience at a Public Service Inspector I or II level and an International Code Council (ICC) Building Inspector or Building Plans Examiner certification AND two additional code inspection certifications.

    Whatcom County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    To apply:

    Please visit our website http://www.whatcomcounty.us/jobs.

    Human Resources, 311 Grand Avenue, Suite 107, Bellingham, WA 9822.
    Contact:
    Human Resources
    Phone:
    360-778-5312
    Address:
    311 Grand Ave. Suite 107
    City:
    Bellingham
    Zip:
    98225
    Closes:
    1/18/2018
    Pay Rate:
    $23.09
  • Software Tester - Accelitec, Inc.
    Employer:
    Accelitec, Inc.
    You will be part of a team that is responsible for the quality assurance of software, web, and mobile applications through quality assurance testing and reporting. You will use your skills to plan, execute, and report test results across multiple desktop and mobile platforms. You will work closely with project managers and developers to ensure clear requirements, complete use case coverage, accurate results, and to report errors.

    Key Responsibilities include:

    * Basic verification testing for product releases and deployments.

    * Collaborate with QA team members to execute planned tests against delivered functionality.

    * Regression testing for product patches and bug fixes.

    * Reviewing logs and reports to identify code errors and possible improvements.

    * Analyzing and documenting issues and defects discovered during testing.

    * Designing relevant user scenarios that simulate actual usage of products.

    * Writing test automation code to successfully verify product functionality and quality levels.

    * Define and maintain a repository of test plans, cases, and scripts. Update test plans based on changes arising from design, delivery, and/or change control.

    * Create both white box and black box test plans as needed to provide an accurate measurement of the product’s delivery against the ship criteria.

    * Effectively communicate test results to the development team.

    * Provide input into process improvements via postmortems and other means to ensure improvement of the team in developing world-class software.

    * Perform other related duties as assigned by management.

    We are looking for a tester with:

    * Ability to think and solve problems in creative ways.

    * Aptitude for researching tools and solutions to support testing in specific projects.

    * Strong analytical, testing, and problem solving skills.

    * Ability to manage multiple assignments to meet business and technical requirements.

    * Ability to work closely with the development team to ensure a solid understanding of requirements and to develop an agreed upon list of ship criteria.

    * Ability to learn unfamiliar software applications through research, training, and self-instruction.

    * Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail and accuracy.

    * Excellent time-management skills with the ability to work independently with little supervision.

    Basic Qualifications:

    * Excellent communication skills in Standard English, including demonstrable writing skills, speaking, and comprehension.

    * Strong computer skills, including MS Word, Excel, Visio, and related MS Office applications.

    Send a resume and cover letter to: Eric West at ewest@accelitec.com.
    Closes:
    2/15/2018
  • Summer Camp Program Director - Lions Camp Horizon
    Employer:
    Lions Camp Horizon
    Co-ed residential summer camp for individuals with disabilities seeks person to oversee camp sessions.

    Part-time position from Jan through May, full-time June through August. Possibility of part-time hours September to December. Flexible hours, salary DOE.

    Two years Lead experience in a residential summer camp setting and demonstrated ability to work with teens and adults with developmental and/or chronic medical disabilities required.

    Must have a current driver's license and provide a clean, three year driving abstract and pass a criminal background check.

    Please email a letter of interest and resume to campdirector@lionscamphorizon.org.
    City:
    Blaine
    Closes:
    2/12/2018
  • Swim Instructor - Whatcom Family YMCA
    Employer:
    Whatcom Family YMCA
    QUALIFICATIONS

    Minimum Requirements:

    * Current YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor (must obtain within 6 months of hire), current Lifeguard or YISA certification, current CPR, First Aid, AED.

    * Recommended Qualities:

    Enthusiastic, motivated, responsible, and able to work with all ages and populations.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    * To instruct participants of all ages how to swim in accordance with the swim program of the YMCA.

    * To be on time and prepared for classes.

    * To be responsible for setting up and putting away any equipment used to teach.

    * To take attendance on appropriate rosters and turn in to supervisor at the conclusion of the lesson session.

    * To fill out appropriate progress report for each student taught.

    * To communicate with parents about the progress of their child.

    * To provide positive customer service to all participants.

    * To attend all staff meetings.

    * To promote all programs of the YMCA, and model the core values of the YMCA.

    * To be knowledgeable of emergency procedures.

    * To keep current and obtain appropriate certifications.

    * To follow procedures set forth by the Aquatic Director of the Whatcom Family YMCA.

    To apply for position:

    Access application link on the website at:

    http://www.whatcomymca.org/employment.html.

    Email your applications and resume to: dsweet@whatcomymca.org
    Contact:
    Dana Sweet
    Phone:
    360-255-0647
    Address:
    1256 N State St
    City:
    Bellingham
    Zip:
    98225
    Closes:
    1/29/2018
  • TIG Welders - PMG
    Employer:
    PMG
    DESCRIPTION

    * Set-up and operate welding equipment to perform TIG welding on aluminum tubing and plate, working with Finger Tip/Thumb controls in a diverse environment.

    JOB DURATION

    * 6 months - 50 hours/week

    LOCATION

    * East Coast

    COMPENSATION

    * With earnings from hourly wages, weekly guarantees and tax-free per Diem, you have the ability to make upwards of $70,000/year!

    TRAVEL

    * Travel Paid

    * Mileage Reimbursement

    LODGING

    * Lodging Paid - Single Occupancy

    Apply online at:

    www.pmgservices.com
    Contact:
    Apply online
    Closes:
    2/12/2018
  • Utility & Grounds Lead - Bellingham Technical College
    Employer:
    Bellingham Technical College
    Bellingham Technical College invites applications for one full-time Utility & Grounds Lead position. This position reports to the Operations Manager.

    Under general supervision, perform skilled tasks requiring knowledge of cultivation and maintenance of trees, lawns, and ornamental plants, such as soil testing, pruning, transplanting plant material, and applying chemicals; occasionally may perform tasks in constructing, maintaining or preparing buildings, facilities and utilities structures.

    Position is also responsible to serve a key role in the College emergency and management response efforts. Position provides a critical role of being, and providing a "presence", either individually or with additional Facilities team members, as needed for safety issues during the campus' operations. Position is also considered ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL for campus emergencies and inclement weather.

    Position Duties & Responsibilities:

    Note: the examples of work are not necessarily descriptive of all work for this position. The intent of this description is to give a general indication of the levels of responsibility, knowledge, skills, training, experience and complexity required to perform the work of the position. The omission of specific duties or tasks does not preclude management from assigning additional duties or tasks not listed.

    * Prepare soil for planting; plant seed, sod, turf, bulbs, plants, trees, and shrubs;

    * Seed, mow, irrigate, sweep, fertilize, top dress, edge, aerate and maintain lawns;

    * Install, repair and operate lawn sprinkler systems;

    * Perform maintenance on equipment, grounds, sidewalks, driveways, & parking lots;

    * Operate power and motorized equipment such as weed trimmers, chain saws, backpack blowers, rototillers, light tractors, lawn mowers, sweepers, aerators, sod cutters, snow blowers, electric and gas engine driven compressors, large mowers, pneumatic tamper, jackhammer, portable pumps, trenchers, and turf renovation equipment;

    * Operate, repair, and maintain larger motorized equipment, such as automobiles, small trucks, dump trucks, forklifts, front-end loaders, street cleaning equipment, trailers, and snow plows;

    * Clean, service, adjust, and make repairs on tools, power equipment and motorized equipment and vehicles;

    * Maintain communications with all groups through portable radios, cell phones, telephones, Megamation (CMMS), log books and journals, e-mail, etc.;

    * Develop and coordinate preventive maintenance programs for Grounds related equipment and campus grounds;

    * Maintain, clean, and repair storm drain systems;

    * Clean and maintain parking lots and driveways, including striping and other necessary markings;

    * Paint guardrail, signposts and parking spaces; dig and back-fill ditches;

    * Develop primary cost estimates for installations and repairs;

    * Assists to maintain security of the facilities and equipment;

    * Recommend job safety and training activities;

    * May respond to building alarms and complete appropriate documentation;

    * Read and interpret blueprints for projects;

    * Assisting Facilities and Contractors with the service and repair of site utilities like sanitary sewer, domestic water, fire lines, power, communications, and natural gas; when they disrupt or impact campus grounds;

    * Apply pesticides and herbicides; maintain records and storage areas in accordance with RCW 17.21.185 & 410;

    * Facilitate the collection and transportation of hazardous waste materials from campus departments to approved state disposal contractor or facility. Lead Responsibilities: Provide leadership to oversee and direct the daily and ongoing operations of a college campus Utility & Grounds team. Utilize professional and respectful communication with direct reports, Facilities co-workers; campus community, and the public in the handling of all tasks and interactions. Utility & Grounds team includes full-time, part-time, temporary, or student employees and community service workers. Report status and condition of assigned areas to supervisor; assist supervisor with performance evaluations.

    Occasional Work:

    * Perform maintenance and minor construction work on buildings and fixtures; clean roofs and gutters; sumps, and utility access holes;

    * Load and unload trucks and move furniture, equipment, supplies, and materials; assembled new furniture;

    * Assist other departments with set-ups, special activities, and storage/surplus item inventories;

    * May assist heavy equipment operators in activities such as removing material from job site or digging ditch to place pipe;

    * May train students/helpers in basic skill areas;

    * May open buildings and disarm alarms for campus operations;

    * Drive service vehicles as required, load and unload materials and supplies;

    * May assist in preparation for new construction, facilities alternations, and maintenance projects; clean up when project is completed;

    * Coordinate and complete recycling duties for the campus; and

    * May perform related duties as required.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    The knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below represent the characteristics and performance essential expectations of the position. Applicants do not necessarily need to enter the position with all of these knowledge, skills, and abilities.

    Knowledge of:

    * Cultivation and maintenance techniques and methods associated with a large and varied campus grounds;

    * Leadership and delegation with a 4-person or larger crew;

    * Appropriate use and care of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE);

    * Safely operating vehicles, tools and power equipment related to grounds maintenance (i.e. snow plows, forklift, chain saws, etc.);

    * College policies and procedures;

    * Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations to establish and maintain a safe work environment;

    * Storm water Management regulations and Best Management Practices.

    Skills:

    * Practice and Promote collaboration and effective team work with a customer service focus;

    * Basic computer skills in software such as: MS Outlook (email); web browsers (internet research); TLR (time & leave reporting system); DirecLine Megamation (work order management); R25 and other campus scheduling applications;

    * Positive leadership communication and interpersonal skills with coworkers, supervisor, campus community, and the general public;

    * Effective listening skills including the ability to follow complex instructions;

    * Effective communication skill in working with populations having diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds and persons with physical and/or learning disabilities;

    * Skill to exercise ethics, integrity, and sound professional judgment;

    * Consistent time management and prioritization of multiple demands at same time.

    Abilities to successfully:

    * Provide consistent, professional and excellent communication and effective customer service to students, college staff and the public;

    * Lead and motivate others in the direction of assigned tasks and problem solving;

    * Evaluate worker/process performance and assist supervisor with performance evaluations;

    * Effectively communicate in English, both verbally and in writing, as well as understand and interpret Chemical Safety Data Sheets (SDS);

    * Commit to relate to and work in a diverse workplace with people of different cultural and socio-economic backgrounds;

    * Work independently and under minimal supervision, as well as work as a member of a team;

    * Deal effectively with problems, and exercise independent judgment when making decisions;

    * Develop and maintain good working relationships with students, colleagues, staff, administrators and other public contacts;

    * Take personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work and achieve results with little oversight;

    * Operate motorized vehicles;

    * Drive and tow a utility trailer;

    * Comply with safety policies and programs such as hearing loss prevention, personal protective equipment, and proper equipment operations;

    * Maintain composure and adapt to changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities;

    * Complete detailed work;

    * Maintain regular and punctual attendance.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    * Status as a grounds keeper with at least two (2) years of gardening experience or equivalent work involving grounds maintenance, plant care, and landscape construction at a commercial, industrial, or higher-educational institutional facility;

    * Physical ability to do required work;

    * Current, valid, unrestricted driver's license or the ability to obtain.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    * High school graduate or GED;

    * Vocational or technical training in grounds maintenance, plant care, and landscape construction repair of equipment;

    * At least two (2) years of experience in a related position involving staff direction;

    * Three (3) years of experience in a grounds keeping position;

    * Valid Washington State Public Operators Pesticide Control License or ability to obtain within 6 months of employment.

    Physical and Environmental Work Conditions:

    Shifts on feet for 100% of time; Repeated pushing, pulling and lifting up to 50 or more pounds; Walking, bending, twisting, crouching, kneeling, and squatting; Reaching below knees, knees to shoulders, above shoulder; Moving freely from one floor to the next using stairs and from one building to another over uneven surfaces; Work in confined spaces; Work from step and extension ladders; Frequent need for oral, written, and auditory communications; Exposure to noise, electricity, power tools, machinery; Must be able to have the physical ability to deal with environmental stresses, emergency situations, deadlines, a variety of duties and working alone; Willingness to work in adverse conditions such as rain, fog, ice, snow, wind, extreme ambient temperatures; Wear safety equipment which includes chemical protection goggles, safety glasses, face shields, dust masks, ear plugs, ear muffs, hard hats, back support belt/brace, wrist supports, elbow supports, knee pads, gloves, protective clothing, rain gear and protective foot wear; Wear the college cell phone while on duty and ensure that the phone is charged and operational; Ensure that work is done in an efficient and safe manner; Exposure to gasses, airborne contaminants, hazardous materials and waste, and blood borne pathogens; Work with strong chemicals, paints and cleaning agents; Operate vehicle, tools and power equipment (i.e. snow plows, forklift, chain saw, etc.).

    Supplemental Information:

    Salary is in accordance with the negotiated agreement with Teamsters, Range 9 starts at $3,053 per month, $17.54 per hour, with annual increments thereafter up to $3,891 per month after five or more years of BTC experience in the position. Position also receives sick, personal and vacation leave accruals, paid state holidays, and a generous Washington State insurance and retirement benefits package.

    Work schedule is generally Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Alternate shifts, including occasional Saturdays, may be required to provide for coverage for college events, projects, or inclement weather.

    Condition(s) of Employment:

    Teamsters Union Membership: This position is represented by the General Teamsters Local Union No. 231. Membership is required within 31 calendar days of hire date.

    Background Check:

    This position will be subject to a pre-employment background check and employment is contingent upon passing a criminal background check satisfactory to the college.

    Application Procedures and Deadline:

    Required application materials must be completed and submitted online at www.btc.edu/jobs and received by 5 p.m. on January 19, 2018. Application materials received after this date and time will not be considered. More information about Bellingham Technical College at www.btc.edu or call the Human Resources Office at 360 752-8354. You will be contacted if selected for an interview.

    All Teamsters positions are filled in accordance with Article X of the current negotiated working agreement and with college hiring procedures.

    Required Online Application Materials:

    * Completed BTC Online Employment Application

    * Supplemental Questions
    Hours:
    Full time
    Contact:
    Human Resources
    Phone:
    360-752-8354
    Address:
    3028 Lindbergh Avenue
    City:
    Bellingham
    Zip:
    98225
    Closes:
    1/19/2018
    Pay Rate:
    $17.54
  • Vice President of Academic Affairs & Student Learning - Bellingham Technical College
    Employer:
    Bellingham Technical College
    Bellingham Technical College invites applications for a chief academic officer as Vice President of Academic Affairs & Student Learning. This is an annually full-time contracted position, exempt from FLSA and union membership and is at-will. This position reports to the President. This position is anticipated to begin no later than July 1, 2018. The Vice President of Academic Affairs & Student Learning (VPAASL) is responsible to the college President, and part of the senior executive team along with the Vice Presidents of Student Services and Administrative Services. The VPAASL supervises and provides leadership, vision, and administrative management for all instructional programs at the College. This includes the effective utilization of resources to achieve a balanced and responsive curriculum, furtherance of the College mission by ensuring instructional activities meet all standards of quality and appropriateness, supervising of instructional staff, planning and evaluating programs of instruction, developing and managing assigned budget of the College, and coordinating functions between instructional program units as they work with other segments of the College.

    Position Duties & Responsibilities:

    * Provide leadership and coordinate and supervise all aspects of the instructional program and resources of the College in compliance with applicable Federal, State, Local, and College regulations; and ensure compilation and submission of reports as required;

    * Provide leadership and vision to strengthen and implement a variety of new and existing professional-technical, occupational and transfer programs leading to certificates and associate degrees;

    * Develop a team-based, participatory instructional organization to achieve College goals in which faculty and instructional staff have a sense of ownership and participation;

    * Plan and direct effective instructional programming including instructor load, student enrollment and retention and room utilization;

    * Provide leadership in the accreditation self-study process and maintain accreditation standards;

    * Provide leadership for the continuous improvement of teaching and student learning; plan, organize and implement a systematic process for supervision and evaluation of instruction and the recruitment of faculty;

    * Assist in the development and implementation of the college operational plans, and budget based on program need, priorities, and enrollment targets;

    * Assist in the recruitment, selection, and development of academic and classified personnel and evaluate all direct reports in accordance with applicable policies and procedures; plan and project staffing requirements; monitor proper and efficient use of assigned staff; provide staffing recommendations in compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity principles and guidelines;

    * Direct and implement sound fiscal planning in the development and management of the instructional budget; supervise the preparation and submission of the instructional budget and, upon approval, assume overall responsibility for timely and accurate implementation;

    * Develop and implement externally funded initiatives; plan resource allocations for facilities; equipment; and technologies that support instructional programs;

    * Provide guidance to and receive advice from faculty organizations on matters relating to the instructional programs; promote the inclusion of students in the participatory decision making process;

    * Ensure all courses, curriculum and programs comply with applicable laws; other federal, state, and local requirements; district rules and regulations; Education Code; accreditation standards; and collective bargaining agreements in collaboration with the staff to ensure that proper course articulation is maintained with other institutions of higher education;

    * Develop, implement, direct, and evaluate activities related to articulation with secondary schools and matriculation activities within the college, including the recruitment, admission, assessment, advisement, and retention of students; provide leadership in the implementation of campus committees; establish and maintain liaisons with business and community representatives as participants in the planning, development, and modifications of curriculum and programs;

    * Assume leadership of or serve on College committees as required. Represent the College in meetings of the community, other educational institutions, K-12 districts, Washington State Instruction Commission and other agencies as required;

    * Coordinate and prepare timely, accurate and comprehensive instructional and other reports required by various federal, state, and district and college departments;

    * Interface and work collaboratively with Vice President of Student Services, Marketing Department and other applicable college resources to support enrollment management;

    * Produce schedule of classes which are based on student learning needs, program and enrollment patterns to encourage course and program completion;

    * Supervise and coordinate preparation of the college catalog, master schedule of classes, and other necessary instructional publications including online management of those publications/platforms;

    * Support continuous improvement within the college as a contributing member of the college's leadership team;

    * Take a lead role with the College's chief negotiator on matters of labor relations;

    * Perform other duties as assigned by the College President.

    Qualifications:

    Required Qualifications:

    * A Master's degree in education, or related field;

    * Five (5) years of successful experience in increasingly responsible higher education administration that includes professional technical programs, general education, and basic education; facilitating change and maintaining standards of excellence for existing programs and in developing new programs;

    * Two (2) years teaching experience in a K-12 or higher education setting;

    * Demonstrated history of establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with college administrators, support staff, faculty, and students;

    * Excellent communication and analytical skills;

    * Demonstrated experience in creating, facilitating and implementing new programs;

    * Effective interpersonal skills with an ability to establish strong relationships and partnerships;

    * Decisiveness and ability to be in an environment of growth and change;

    * Ability to collaborate with staff and faculty to promote an open and friendly team environment;

    * Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion. Demonstrated cultural competency, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community and technical college staff, faculty, and students;

    * Experience with labor/management relations and collective bargaining processes.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    * Doctoral Degree in education, or a related field;

    * Recent experience as a chief academic officer in an institution of higher education, preferably in the Washington State Community and Technical College System;

    * Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with agency, community, industry, and education partners.

    Essential Elements:

    * Ability to create and maintain a collaborative team environment with supervisors, peers, staff, and students;

    * Ability and experience in effective program development and revision and faculty development;

    * Ability to adopt evolving and proven technology for greater effectiveness and efficiency.

    * Knowledge of current and innovative trends in professional/technical, general education, basic education, community, contract, and online education, including non-traditional methods of instruction;

    * Experience in implementing participatory governance.

    Supplemental Information:

    Compensation:

    Administrative contract ranges from $128,800-$135,300 per fiscal year. Position also receives sick, personal and vacation leave accruals, paid state holidays, and a generous Washington State insurance and retirement benefits package.

    Application Procedures and Deadline:

    Required application materials must be completed and submitted online at www.btc.edu/jobs and received by 5 p.m. on February 9, 2018 for priority consideration. Application materials received after this date and time may be considered until the position is filled. More information about Bellingham Technical College is at www.btc.ctc.edu or contact the Human Resources Office at 360 752-8354. BTC is not currently sponsoring H-1B Visa's.

    Required Online Application Materials (Attachments in Word or PDF only):

    * Completed Online BTC Employment Application & Online Supplemental Questions;

    * Attach current resume or Vitae of education, experience and other relevant achievements;

    * Attach Letter of Application;

    * Attach statement addressing the duties, responsibilities and qualifications;

    * Attach current letters of recommendation;

    * Attach unofficial transcripts; (Official transcripts that document the required educational qualifications will be required upon hire).

    Initial interviews are tentatively scheduled to be held between March 14-16, 2018. Interviews for candidates selected for final consideration are tentatively scheduled for the week of April 16 to 20, 2018. Interviewees living outside the Bellingham area will be reimbursed for the reasonable costs in accordance with Washington State laws and BTC Policies 201.0 and 508.1 up to $100 for in-state travel and up to $600 for out-of-state travel.

    Other Conditions of Employment:

    Examination Requirements: Software or other examinations may be administered for finalists.

    Background Check:

    This position will be subject to a pre-employment background check and employment is contingent upon passing a criminal background check satisfactory to the college.
    Contact:
    Apply online
    Phone:
    360-752-8475
    Address:
    3028 Lindbergh Avenue
    City:
    Bellingham
    Zip:
    98225
    Closes:
    2/9/2018
  • Vice President of Student Services - Bellingham Technical College
    Employer:
    Bellingham Technical College
    Bellingham Technical College invites applications for a chief student services officer as Vice President of Student Services. This is an annually full-time contracted position, exempt from FLSA and unions and is at-will. This position reports to the President. This position is anticipated to begin no later than July 1, 2018.

    The Vice President of Student Services (VPSS) is a key leader in responding to internal and external needs of students and the campus community; maintains a focus on excellence in all student support services; provides leadership and fosters collaboration within student services, faculty, and across the campus. The successful candidate will provide vision for the programs that enhance the student experience at the College, build partnerships, set benchmarks, develop best practices, and spearhead collaborative efforts across all decisions of the College. The Vice President of Student Services (VPSS) is an integral part of the senior executive team. The Vice President of Student Services serves as the chief student services officer of the College, providing planning, organization, leadership, direction, and oversight for all areas of Student Services, including: registration, admissions, counseling, advising, customer relationship management, financial aid, career services, assessment center, accessibility resource services, multicultural student services, student conduct and grievance procedures including Title IX, outreach services, Veterans services, student government and special services projects and grants. The Vice President is responsible for seamless delivery of services to over 5,000 enrolled students as well as potential students seeking professional and technical courses, certificates and degrees. The Vice President of Student Services is responsible for the development and analysis of student enrollment data and is a leader in institutional enrollment management. The Vice President is actively involved in partnership programs between the College, local high schools, other higher education institutions, and the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges to improve student success.

    Position Duties & Responsibilities:

    * It is expected that the applicant will have demonstrated a successful and progressive track record in the administration of student services or related programs in higher education.

    * Leadership & Supervision:

    * Demonstrate exemplary communication with students, faculty, administrators, staff, community agencies, employers and the public that is marked by integrity in decision-making, collaborative management style, open and timely oral and written communication of information, consultative problem-solving, and consulting with colleagues at other institutions on difficult issues.

    * Provide leadership in the development, implementation, assessment, and administration supervision of programs and services aimed at promoting student learning and success, and fostering students' sense of belonging.

    * Direct and coordinate enrollment development and student retention to assure maximum student access, progress and success.

    * Provide direction for various College committees, including Student Access and Success, Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT), and Student Services Directors. Represent the College at the Washington State Student Services Commission meetings, State Board for Community and Technical College projects and other committees as assigned.

    * Implement effective management strategies with Student Services staff such as job coaching, mentoring, and professional development to increase Student Services leadership capabilities to be more skilled and effective in management and decision-making.

    * Support the development of a diverse student life environment conducive to student learning, student achievement and mutual respect among the college community.

    * Facilitate collaboration with instruction to provide training to support student success.

    Planning & Budgeting:

    * Develop and manage a complex student services budget in concert with the College Strategic Plan while maintaining federal, state and local regulations.

    * Participate in the development of the college catalog, schedules, program brochures and other publications.

    * Plan, develop, implement, and evaluate annual goals and objectives for the overall Student Services division and departments that increase student retention, diversity, and equity.

    * Contribute to college-wide learning/program outcomes.

    * Encourage and support the academic achievement and persistence of all students.

    * Demonstrate exemplary organizational skills. Respond to requests, complete projects and reports, and resolve issues in a timely manner.

    * Participate in research, development and implementation of software and data management systems.

    Administration & Compliance:

    * Coordinate and supervise all aspects of student services in compliance with applicable Federal, State, Local, and College regulations and ensure compilation and submission of reports as required.

    * Support strategic initiatives, policy development, accreditation compliance, and outcomes assessment.

    * Develop, implement and assess policies and procedures related to student services areas.

    * Exercise judgment and discretion in applying and interpreting College policies and procedures.

    * Ensure all Student Services departments operate in compliance with federal regulations and statutes, including Title IV eligibility, Student Right to Know, Drug Free Schools and Communities, Cleary and Campus Crime Prevention, FERPA, Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 and 508, and other similar rules and regulations.

    * Serve as the Title IX coordinator for the College.

    * Serve as the Student Conduct officer for the College. Administers the Student Code of Conduct, due process and student discipline.

    * Maintain current knowledge of legislation and educational trends pertinent to student services; lead the use and development of current and emerging technologies in the student services division.

    * Participate in the collective bargaining process as designated by the President; assure proper administration of bargaining agreements. Contribute to the overall mission of the college by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

    Qualifications:

    Required Qualifications:

    * Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution in an area related to education or student services; AND, at least one (1) year of recent, full-time experience in a management position in higher education, including responsibility for student programs at the college.

    * Five (5) years of progressively responsible administrative and supervisory experience working in student services in higher education institution of which three (3) years is management that demonstrates a breadth of experience directly related to Student Services.

    * Excellent written, oral, computer and presentation communication and analytical skills.

    *Demonstrated experience in creating, facilitating and implementing new programs, particularly programs created as a result of a grant.

    * Possess leadership and supervisory skills that foster collaboration, and effective teamwork.

    * Effective interpersonal skills with an ability to establish strong relationships and partnerships.

    * Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion. Demonstrated cultural competency, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community and technical college staff, faculty, and students.

    Essential Qualifications:

    * Ability to create and maintain a collaborative team environment with supervisors, peers, staff, faculty, and students.

    * Ability to use appropriate technology for greater effectiveness and efficiency.

    * Experience in participatory governance.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    * Doctoral degree in one of the required fields.

    * Recent experience as a chief student services officer in an institution of higher education, preferably in the Washington State Community and Technical College System.

    * Proven involvement with strategic and long-range College planning.

    * Evidence of ability to administer the student conduct process.

    * Experience with Title IX compliance.

    * Knowledge of the grant development and implementation process, including development of partnerships and obtaining grants.

    * Experience with labor management relations and collective bargaining processes.

    * Experience in teaching or training.

    Supplemental Information:

    Compensation:

    Administrative contract ranges from $119,000-$125,000 per fiscal year, depending on education and experience. Position also receives sick, personal and vacation leave accruals, paid state holidays, and a generous Washington State insurance and retirement benefits package.

    Application Procedures and Deadline:

    Required application materials must be completed and submitted online at http://www.btc.edu/jobs and received by 5 p.m. on February 9, 2018 for priority consideration. Application materials received after this date and time may be considered until the position is filled. More information about Bellingham Technical College is at www.btc.edu or contact the Human Resources Office at (360) 752-8354. BTC is not currently sponsoring H-1B visa’s.

    Required Online Application Materials:

    * Completed Online BTC Employment Application

    * Completed Online Supplemental Questions

    * Attached current resume or Vitae of education, experience and other relevant achievements.

    * Attached Letter of Application addressing the duties, responsibilities and qualifications (maximum three (3) pages).

    * Attached a maximum of three (3) current professional letters of recommendation.

    * Official transcripts will be required upon hire, but not required as part of the applications materials to apply.

    Initial Interviews are tentatively scheduled to be held the week of March 12 to 16, 2018. Interviews for candidates selected for final consideration are tentatively scheduled for the week of April 16 to 20, 2018. Interviewees living outside the Bellingham area will be reimbursed for the reasonable costs in accordance with Washington State laws and BTC Policies 201.0 and 508.1 up to $100 for in-state travel and up to $600 for out-of-state travel.

    Other Conditions of Employment:

    Examination Requirements:

    Software or other examinations may be administered for finalists.

    Background Check:

    This position will be subject to a pre-employment background check and employment is contingent upon passing a criminal background check satisfactory to the college.
    Hours:
    Full time
    Contact:
    Apply online
    Phone:
    (360) 752-8354
    Address:
    3028 Lindbergh Avenue
    City:
    Bellingham
    Zip:
    98225
    Closes:
    2/9/2018
  • Workforce System Administrator - Northwest Workforce Council (NWC)
    Employer:
    Northwest Workforce Council (NWC)
    Position Overview:

    Involves the performance of specialized and technical work in planning, developing, implementing and evaluating administrative and service delivery systems. Work will consist of performing challenging and varied duties relating to policy formulation and analysis, programmatic and fiscal oversight, contract preparation and negotiation, development and refinement of business processes, program operations, community relations, and board support. Received general supervision from Executive Director and/or Deputy Director.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    * Manages assigned projects and contracts/grants.

    * Manages the operational implementation of established policies and procedures.

    * Provides support to the Workforce Council by preparation of written policy statements, concept papers, reports and analysis, correspondence and other support documents.

    * Performs research and evaluation functions necessary to ensure compliance with Federal, State and local laws and regulations.

    * Provides leadership in high level community partnership and services design work.

    Contract/Programmatic:

    * Works primarily with the Deputy Director and Financial Director in interpreting contract/program analysis and data and coordinates the Council's efforts to meet performance requirements by providing technical assistance, program design development and performance review and evaluation.

    * Assists in the formulation, development and writing of contracts, grants and plans including any subsequent modifications.

    * Manages procurement processes and assists in strategic contract negotiation.

    Compliance:

    * Creates and maintains defined quality processes, with internal controls that assure quality performance and conformance with federal state and local requirements.

    * Assists Program Managers in their assignments to ensure all aspects of contract responsibilities are being met and recommend adjustments as necessary.

    Fiscal/Budgetary:

    * Knowledge of relevant laws and policies regarding workforce issues, and skill applying laws, rules, and policies to specific situations.

    * Works with Financial Manager and Deputy Director in providing regular written program information for program/contract response.

    * Works with Financial Manager to develop and manages systems to assure timely and accurate completion and submission of periodic reports, and fiscal status reports.

    Essential Skills and Experience:

    This position is a member of the agency’s senior leadership team. However, many duties are performed relatively independently and require a professional individual with the following characteristics:

    * Demonstrated leadership skills using team concepts and appropriate empowerment skills to create an environment that fosters partnership, productivity, team work and dedication to the mission and vision of the organization.

    * Project management skills.

    * Excellent written and verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

    * Coalition building skills to include facilitation, group process, and collaboration.

    * Ability to gather, organize, manipulate, and present data and analysis for board, CEO, leadership team and direct services staff.

    * Analytical skills to validate and interpret information/data and describe in a clear, concise manner.

    * Alertness, sensitivity and resourcefulness regarding the needs and interests of the job seekers, and the business community.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    * In addition to Essential Skills and Experience, a Bachelor’s degree with major course work in business, social sciences, counseling, vocational guidance, education or related field is required; plus a minimum of five (5) years relevant work experience focused on employment and training, or in the field of business administration, or related field; including experience in contract management, research and data analysis, and demonstrated effective experience facilitating organizational development. Graduate degree preferred.

    * Documented ability to manage complex, multi-faceted projects, including the collection and analysis of data is required. Computer application skills in word processing and Excel in a network environment are required.

    * Must have good interpersonal skills. Must possess courteous and professional attitude and present a neat appearance to the public. Demonstrable experience in coalition building or leading collaborative group enterprises is desirable.

    Working Environment and Additional Requirements:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty/responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are in addition to the essential duties/responsibilities and required skills:

    * The Workforce System Administrator is an exempt, professional position which requires a fulltime schedule. The employee is required to be present in the workplace on a regular and reliable basis. Normal business hours are Monday through Friday; 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Occasionally alternate schedule/hours as may be required to effectively execute duties of the position.

    * Work is conducted primarily in an office setting and will involve some travel within the region; employee to provide own transportation, with travel reimbursed at fixed federal or actual rates.

    * Personal transportation and Washington State driver license required with properly licensed and insured automobile available during work hours.

    * During the six-month provisional employment period, the applicant must be able to perform the essential functions of job without any extended leave time.

    * The position requires a criminal background check as condition of employment.

    Benefits:

    Salary: $55,000 - $65,000 DOQ. Excellent benefit package including paid employee medical. Family dental insurance coverage; an employee assistance program; long term disability insurance; paid vacation and sick leave; eleven paid holidays; and employer funded 401K retirement plan. For a more detailed look at NWC’s Benefit Package, please visit www.nwboard.org.

    Application Procedure:

    To apply, please submit the following to HR@workforcenorthwest.org or by mail to: Human Resources, Northwest Workforce Council, P.O. Box 2009, Bellingham, WA 98227:

    * A letter of interest identifying the position you are applying for and describing how you meet the qualifications for this position.

    * A resume.

    * Contact information for two (2) professional references (minimum).

    Only those applications that contain the above required items (1-3) will be considered. It is NWC policy to verify information contained in all application materials.

    Candidates whose qualifications most closely match the desired attributes will be invited to interview at their own travel expense. The process may include, in addition to an oral interview, a written exercise, a presentation and/or skills testing.

    NWC reserves the right to extend application deadlines and to modify the selection schedule without notice, or to form eligibility lists for, or make appointments to other NWC positions with similar employment requirements. Position may be filled immediately and is open until filled.

    Northwest Workforce Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Auxiliary aids and services are available to persons with disabilities upon request; send email to HR@workforcenorthwest.org.
    Hours:
    Full time
    Contact:
    Human Resources
    Phone:
    360-676-3209
    Address:
    101 Prospect Street
    City:
    Bellingham
    Zip:
    98227
    Closes:
    1/22/2018
    Pay Rate:
    $55,000