Residential Youth Counselor: Cocoon House

Residential Youth Counselor – Everett, Arlington, and Monroe

Join our team! You could play an important role at Cocoon House.

We empower young people, families, and communities to break the cycle of homelessness through outreach, housing and prevention. Through our programs, we serve hundreds of youth and their families throughout Snohomish County. To learn more, please visit our website at http://www.cocoonhouse.org

Here is the Job Purpose and Additional Details:

  • Provide a safe and supportive environment for our teens. Promote positive interaction, train and coach life and social skills, as well as enrichment activities.
  • Supply information, referrals, and support to the community by phone.

Pay: $13-$15 per hour depending upon the shift

Hours: 5-40 hours per week, with overnight, swing, and on-call position available.

Benefits: Depending upon the position, these may be available after 60 days, with the exception of on-call

Job requirements:

  • Partner with case managers to support youth case plans and interact with youth in accordance to plans.
  • Perform intake and exit process for youth, orienting them to the program, and completing required data.
  • Communicate with other providers to ensure youth are following through with their commitments. Update and maintain appropriate documentation.
  • Supervise youth in care, and ensure their safety. Interact with them and oversee their compliance with policies, rules, and guidelines of the program.
  • Hold the youth accountable and, in coordination with other staff, assign consequences as appropriate.
  • Provide feedback to youth and other staff regarding behavior.
  • Oversee youths’ health. Arrange appropriate appointments, fill prescriptions, dispense medication, etc.
  • Respond to community calls and visits. Provide information, referrals and directions.
  • Attend training sessions, and all case management and staff meetings.

Qualifications include:

Ability to:

  • Relate with our youth and staff while maintaining appropriate boundaries.
  • Assess and prioritize our youths’ developmental needs.
  • Record and document forms as required for case planning and CPS reporting.
  • Diffuse escalated behavior of our youth.
  • Assess dangerous and emergency situations, and access appropriate emergency or other support.
  • Demonstrated acceptance of a variety of lifestyles, behaviors, and cultural and spiritual practices.
  • Commitment to both the Agency’s mission and positive youth development model.
  • Have current WA state driver’s license.

Within 30 days:

  • Be cleared by DSHS background check.
  • Be over 21 years of age.
  • Provide evidence of a food handler’s permit, TB test, HIV certifications, and CPR and First Aid training.

Working Conditions:

  • Because our facilities are staffed 24 hours per day, some Residential Youth Counselors may be required to work nights and/or weekends, dependent on program shifts and Agency needs.
  • Staff may work with challenging clients, and must demonstrate the ability to de-escalate youth and situations.

Physical Requirements:

  • Both orally and in writing, communicate effectively with youth, staff, other programs, vendors and the public.
  • Be able to hear voices and alarms.
  • Possess close vision, far vision, side vision, depth perception, and visual ability to read a variety of materials.
  • Have dexterity of hands and fingers to reach, handle and operate telephone, computer keyboard, and record information in appropriate youth files and logs.

Note: Cocoon House will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified persons with disabilities if requested.

More about Cocoon House:

Cocoon House is strongly committed to removing barriers, and to supporting inclusion and diversity in all of its forms. We strive to create a safe and open atmosphere for youth, families, staff, board members, community partners and funders. We learn from the diverse individuals we work with, and embrace their unique attributes to ensure we fulfill our agency mission and core values.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We seek to provide equal opportunity for all persons without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, or any other characteristic protected under the law. People of color and members of the LGBTQI community are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic workforce, committed to working in a multicultural environment and we strongly encourage applications from veterans, and marginalized populations; including people of color, women and those in the LGBTQ community. We encourage those with personal experience with homelessness to apply.

If you are interested in this position, please email a resume and cover letter in Word or PDF format to

chris.eck@cocoonhouse.org

Phone calls not accepted, and only those candidates being considered will be contacted.

Check out all of our employment opportunities at: http://www.cocoonhouse.org/employment

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Home Care Aide: Home Care Referral Registry of Washington State — Application closing 7/31/18

Job position / title: Home Care Aide positions

Name of business / employer: Home Care Referral Registry of Washington State

Job description / duties:

We are currently seeking Individual Providers who are or are not HCA Certified or Certified Nursing Assistants to work one on one with DSHS/Copes consumers in the Whatcom/San Juan Islands/ Skagit and Island County Northwest Region. The State will pay for the training to become Home Care Aide Certified if you are new to the industry and don’t hold a HCA Cert. or CNA already

You would provide one on one personal care for the consumers in their home and some of the tasks include: Dressing, Toileting, Bathing, Personal Hygiene, Light housekeeping, Laundry, Cooking ( Meal Prep), Transportation to and from doctor appointments., Grocery shopping, as well as supporting the consumers independence to care for their self.

Qualifications

You must be willing to provide one on one personal care, physically move and lift those that need help. This is a physical job and also an emotional support job. We are seeking positive providers looking to make a positive impact of those in need by caring for the consumers. This job has many openings anywhere from part time to 24 hours we have consumers needing 7 days a week care as well as part-time care.

Those that are interested will need to be able to meet the 120 day training deadline for the 75 hour classes and 200 day deadline for the DOH testing. * that is if you are not already Home Care Aide Certified. If you are a HCA Certified or a CNA you would be able to get referred out to the consumers as soon as we have completed the interview you.

Person or department to contact: Anne Dykstra, Registry Coordinator (in order to apply, please get in contact for an application)

Business address: 125 East Sharon Ave, Burlington, WA 98233

Email: anned@sunriseemail.com

Phone: (360) 707-2368 ext. 2

Fax: (360) 707-2369

Environmental Compliance Specialist (ECS) Field Technician: WaterTectonics — Application closing 6/30/18

Job position / title: Environmental Compliance Specialist (ECS) Field Technician

Name of business / employer: WaterTectonics

Job description / duties

About our company

Water Tectonics, a rapidly growing green water treatment technology company based in Everett, WA has immediate openings for an environmental compliance specialist. The team at Water Tectonics is a unique cross-section of individuals who understand and are passionate about water and protecting the environment and people. We do this with superior clean technology and customer support.

WaterTectonics offers an incredibly constructive and positive work-place environment, very competitive compensation and bonus programs, high quality healthcare coverage, a company-sponsored 401k account, and many other workplace and individual benefits.

To perform these jobs 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 to perform the essential functions.

About the position

The Environmental Compliance Specialist (ECS) Field Technician is responsible for the oversight of both traditional and enhanced BMP’s on major construction activities for the control of erosion and environmental concerns. This is a field position on large, dynamic construction sites and the position is accountable for the ongoing monitoring of such systems. Ensuring that all work adheres to site safety regulations and federal or state requirements.

This position will be responsible for all site operations to include, but not limited:

  • Monitoring or maintenance of in-service equipment
  • Conducting environmental sampling of ground or surface water
  • Troubleshooting and correcting systems when necessary
  • Prepare and submit reporting data related to systems
  • Interacting with on-site clients.

Locations: United States; Washington; Everett (With possible travel for installations)

Job Type: Full-time; Hourly

Compensation: $60-65K doe

In addition to an attractive wage, this position offers a competitive benefits package including Group Health and Life Insurance, Vision and Dental Insurance, a Flexible Benefits Plan, a 401(k) Retirement Plan with a company match, a Profit Sharing Retirement Plan, and other benefits.

Qualifications

About you

Potential candidates will have min 3 years’ experience performing site inspections for compliance with project specifications, temporary erosion and sedimentation measures, and preparing reports communicating status. Ideal candidates will have:

  • 40 hr HAZWOPER
  • WA State Dept. of Ecology CESCL certification (or equiv.)
  • Experience with Chitosan Enhanced Sand Filtration (CESF) systems
  • Stormwater Pollution Prevention Planning (SWPPP) and management
  • Spill Control and Counter Measure Plans Experience.
  • Valid driver’s license and insurance in good standing

Experience in the construction, field and environmental industries are required for this position. Construction or field experience with plumbing, electrical or mechanical is a plus. You should have good communication and customer service skills. What you lack in work experience should be made up with a willingness to learn and a positive work attitude.

You will value a unique opportunity to be exposed to the full product life-cycle from conception, design, realization and service.

Professional and Corporate Responsibilities

  • Possessing awareness and leadership skills with a goal-oriented approach toward quality.
  • Possessing a willingness to take ownership of tasks while assuming responsibility for their outcome.
  • It is the policy of WaterTectonics, Inc., to maintain a workplace free from alcohol and federally controlled substances. Employees are required to report to work in appropriate mental and physical condition to perform their jobs in a satisfactory manner as well as provide a safe working environment for themselves and other employees.
  • Timely response to phone calls and texts during regular business hours (8am to 5pm)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to Work Independently
  • Detailed oriented and good organizational skills.

Interpersonal Responsibilities

  • Collaborating with other personnel and groups within the company such as design engineers, operations engineers, manufacturing personnel and purchasers.
  • Interacting with client representatives to ensure all customer expectations are met.
  • Fostering effective team and company communication with the ability to create a work environment of openness, trust, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.
  • Providing training such as skills cross training with other employees, product training with field personnel and customers, and other training as required.
  • Serving as a company liaison with clients, suppliers, contractors, standards authorities, and others as needed.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee should possess 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 sit.
  • The employee is frequently required to talk and hear.
  • The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, feel, reach with hands and arms, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and work in tight places.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 75 pounds or more, move about an uneven outdoor site.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this Job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, the ability to accurately identify color and ability to adjust focus.
  • The ability to operation of manual and/or power tools.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an 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.

The environment in which the job is performed, especially any unique conditions outside a normal office environment.

  • This job is subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes, odors and airborne particles.
  • The employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions, extreme heat, vibration, heavy rain, freezing temperatures and confined spaces.
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to acidic or caustic chemicals. A respirator may be required at times.
  • The noise level in the work environment varies from loud to quiet, with hearing protection provided.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, ethnicity status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will also be considered in a manner that is consistent with the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and/or any other similar ordinances as required. WaterTectonics complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. We expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment..

WaterTectonics only employs those who are legally authorized to work in the United States and we participate in E-Verify for I-9 Verification for all openings. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Person or department to contact: Peter Johnson

Business address: 6300 Merrill Creek Parkway, Suite C-100 Everett, WA 98203

Email: patricia.bennett@watertectonics.com

Phone: (425) 349-4200

How to apply

Please apply at the following link:

http://watertectonicsinc.applytojob.com/apply/nn51cWcX3z/Environmental-Compliance-Specialist-ECS-Field-Technician

Applications should include

[×] Resume

[×] Cover letter

[×] References

Event Staff: Express Employment Professionals — Application closing 9/30/18

Job position / title: Event Staff

Name of business / employer: Express Employment Professionals

Job description / duties

Express staffs for several events in Whatcom and Skagit County!

Event dates and times will vary.

If you would like to get on our list of candidates to notify of upcoming openings, contact us right away!

Qualifications

Some food service, or customer service experience would be preferred.

Person or department to contact: Amanda Zender

Business address: 4152 Guide Meridian #201

Email: amanda.zender@expresspros.com

Phone: (360) 734-2457

How to apply

Stop by or call our office! 360-734-2457

4152 Guide Meridian #201

Bellingham, WA 98226

Moving Laborers: Express Employment Professionals — Application closing 9/30/18

Job position / title: Moving/Laborers

Name of business / employer: Express Employment Professionals

Job description / duties

Express has several Mover and Laborer openings in Whatcom County now, and throughout the summer!

Pay ranges from $11.50-$15.00 per hour, depending on location and job.

Candidates must be able to stand for the entire shift, and lift up to 50 pounds.

Qualifications

These are entry level positions!

Person or department to contact: Amanda Zender

Business address: 4152 Guide Meridian #201

Email: amanda.zender@expresspros.com

Phone: (360) 734-2457

How to apply

Call or stop by our office! 360-734-2457

4152 Guide Meridian #201

Bellingham, WA 98226

NW Concrete Finisher: Bellingham Marine — Application closing 7/16/18

Job position / title: NW Concrete Finisher

Name of business / employer: Bellingham Marine

Position Summary

Sets up and pours concrete into assembled forms to construct floats and wave attenuators. Performs various casting procedures to ensure a high-quality finished product. Responsible for performing finish on concrete surface. The successful applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen per our company’s DFWP policy and may be subject to a background check. Please view the complete job description requirements on our website.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Primary responsibility is the understanding of concrete properties for a consistent and proper finishing to BMI standards
  • Hours as necessary to allow concrete to dry appropriately to complete finishing on all floats.
  • Assists with preparing materials, tools, and equipment before concrete pouring can begin. Oils assembled form and readies form to accept concrete.
  • Assists with pouring concrete from mixer into bottom of form. Spreads, vibrates, and jitterbugs concrete to achieve the specified depth and thickness, while setting appropriate reinforcing mesh or rebar into concrete.
  • Operates forklift and installs appropriately sized polystyrene foam into assembled form. Installs appropriately sized tubes and other necessary materials.
  • Assists with pouring concrete into sides of form to specified thickness. Installs clamps and braces. Operates vibrator to settle concrete and remove trapped air.
  • Assists with placing wire mesh on top of foam and ties mesh to rods. Completes pouring processes and rods top of float.
  • Assists with other casting processes and other crews as assigned. Operates various hand and power tools.
  • Learns and applies safety rules and techniques.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Compensation:

BMI offers a competitive wage and benefits package; wage is dependent upon experience.

To Apply:

To be considered for this position with Bellingham Marine you must complete the online application, once you have completed the online application you will have the opportunity to upload a cover letter and resume if you choose to do so.

https://bellinghammarine.acquiretm.com/job_details_clean.aspx?ID=1347&source=Whatcom+Community+College

Bellingham Marine is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex or age.

Bellingham Marine is a Drug Free Work Place and a participant in the E-Verify program.

To request a reasonable accommodation please email hr@bellingham.marine.com.

Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent; two years related experience and/or training;

or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Person or department to contact: Taylor Lafranchi

Business address: 1323 Lincoln Street Bellingham WA 98229

Email: tlafranchi@bellingham-marine.com

Phone: (360) 392-1442

Applications should include

[×] Resume

NW Operations/ Production Management Intern: Bellingham Marine — Application closing 7/16/18

Job position / title: NW Operations/ Production Management Intern

Name of business / employer: Bellingham Marine

Job description / duties

INTERN PROGRAM – 2018

Ferndale, Washington

Bellingham Marine Industries, Inc., (“BMI”) is proud to announce our 2018 Intern Program for our Washington office. The goal of our program is to provide a unique opportunity for an engineering, business, or construction/project management student interested in pursuing a career in the precast concrete manufacturing and/or marina construction industry. This position also has the potential for rehire as an intern or offer of a full time position depending on the success of the candidate.

Bellingham Marine – The Largest and Most Experienced Marina Builder in the World.

Nowhere else can you find a company that has more experience than Bellingham Marine. We have built more marinas in more places throughout the world than any other marina construction company or floating dock manufacturer. Nowhere else can you find a company with more technical excellence than Bellingham Marine. Our dock system engineering, site-specific marina design, precision floating dock manufacturing and single-source contracting has led the industry for half a century.

In addition to our marina products, we are a leader in the fabrication of precast and pre-stressed structural concrete components. Many of our products are utilized in roadway projects, piers, and anywhere a structural concrete component is needed. We are a company committed to growth and we are looking for an individual who has the passion and commitment to grow with us.

Position:

Operations/ Production Management Intern

This is a full-time intern (summer/fall) position (40 hours/week) assisting our regional Project Estimating, Construction and Manufacturing Team. The position will include a fair amount of travel.

Description:

The successful candidate will be assigned to our NW Division Office to assist in project proposals, sales calls, and project management. BMI will provide on-the-job training in marina planning, estimating, production and construction management. Engineering skills will be preferred for interpreting drawings and developing marina designs/layouts.

Other duties will include (with training): performing follow-up calls; making visits to marinas and engineers’ offices; compiling and organizing job costs; scheduling; writing correspondence; maintaining contact entry; and contributing to the overall development of marina projects.

Duration: 90 – 120 days, depending on student college calendar.

Salary: $15 /hr. plus compensation for travel

Application Deadline: Position will remain open until filled

To Apply:

To be considered for this position please visit: https://www.bellingham-marine.com/careers/ to set up your account. Once registered, you can complete an application and upload a copy of your cover letter and resume.

Bellingham Marine is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex or age.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact hr@bellingham-marine.com.

Bellingham Marine is a Drug Free Work Place.

Qualifications:

  • Entering 3rd or 4th year of engineering or construction management degree, or equivalent.
  • Interest in precast concrete manufacturing and/or the construction industry.
  • Business coursework or experience helpful but not required.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) and teamwork skills.
  • Able to travel and work independently.
  • Neat, professional appearance and manner.
  • Commitment to the entire internship period.

Person or department to contact: Taylor Lafranchi

Business address: 1323 Lincoln Street Bellingham WA 98229

Email: tlafranchi@bellingham-marine.com

Phone (360) 392-1442

How to apply

https://bellinghammarine.acquiretm.com/job_details_clean.aspx?ID=1341&source=Whatcom+Community+College

Applications should include

[×] Resume

[×] Cover letter

NW General Laborer: Bellingham Marine — Application closing 7/16/18

Job position / title: NW General Laborer

Name of business / employer: Bellingham Marine

Job description / duties

As a general laborer with construction background you will perform any combination of the essential duties and responsibilities of production projects as listed below. Availability for work schedule is crucial. Applicants must pass a pre-employment drug test and may be subject to a background check. Job location may vary based on current staffing needs. Please see complete job description requirements listed on our website.

Responsibilities:

  • Builds concrete forms.
  • Smoothens and finishes freshly poured concrete.
  • Dismantles and pulls up steel forms.
  • Uses hammer to knock out steel pins when dismantling forms.
  • Moves heavy materials periodically.
  • Digs, rakes, pries, drills, grinds, and hammers a variety of items; also ratchets rods and bolts tight.
  • Ties and cuts wire.
  • Maneuvers around uneven ground and miscellaneous debris.
  • Works in various weather conditions.
  • Cleans finished product by drilling, grinding, filing, and patching up air pockets on the concrete surface.
  • Prepares for shipping by counting and gathering materials and supplies, then combining them on pallets.
  • Sweeps and performs other clean-up duties.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Applicant should have general knowledge of and experience with using the following equipment and machinery for this position: hand tools; shovels; rakes; pry bars; drills; brooms; wrenches; grinders; wire cutters; trowels; concrete cutters; jack hammers; air wrenches; forklifts; concrete vibrators; sledgehammers. Ability to work well with others and follow instructions. Must be able to read a tape measure and be able to read, interpret and follow safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions.

Education and/or Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED);

or

one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Person or department to contact: Taylor Lafranchi

Business address: 1323 Lincoln Street Bellingham WA 98229

Email: tlafranchi@bellingham-marine.com

Phone: (360) 392-1442

How to apply

https://bellinghammarine.acquiretm.com/job_details_clean.aspx?ID=1348&source=Whatcom+Community+College

Applications should include

[×] Resume

NW Dock Installer: Bellingham Marine — Application closing 7/16/18

Job position / title: NW Dock Installer

Name of business / employer: Bellingham Marine

Position Summary

Performs any combination of the essential duties and responsibilities of marina construction and floating dock installation while on project site. Successful candidates may be subject to a background check and will be required to participate in random drug screening per our Drug Free Workplace policy. Dependability for work schedule is crucial. Travel throughout California required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs construction of marinas by installing floating docks in the water at the job site per blueprint specifications and per direction of Crew Lead and/or Construction Project Manager;
  • Operates equipment and machinery in a knowledgeable, safe, and effective manner;
  • Follows and applies safety rules and techniques;
  • Reports any problems with construction duties to supervisor;
  • May operate forklift to transport floats; places and aligns floats into correct order and position, following blueprint specifications;
  • Uses hardware, such as bolts, washers, rods, lumber, and uses necessary hand tools;
  • Positions and fastens all required hardware and materials onto floats using wrenches, rubber mallets, and others appropriate tools, ensuring floats are assembled correctly; and
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

To Apply:

Applicants must go on line and complete an application at http://www.bellingham-marine.com to be considered for this position.

https://bellinghammarine.acquiretm.com/job_details_clean.aspx?ID=1350&source=Whatcom+Community+College

To request a reasonable accommodation, please email hr@bellingham-marine.com.

Bellingham Marine is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex or age.

Bellingham Marine is a Drug Free Work Place.

Qualifications

high school diploma or equivalent; or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Person or department to contact: Taylor Lafranchi

Business address: 1323 Lincoln Street Bellingham WA 98229

Email: tlafranchi@bellingham-marine.com

Phone: 360.392.1442

Applications should include

[×] Resume

Part-Time Entry-Level Administrative Support: Lowe Graham Jones

Part-Time Entry-Level Administrative Support

We are a Seattle-based intellectual property law firm seeking an entry-level assistant to provide

administrative support to paralegals and attorneys. Qualified candidates will be diligent, reliable, and

possess a strong attention to detail. The position offers flexibility, considerable opportunities for growth

for motivated candidates, and an excellent opportunity for current students or others with an interest in the

legal field.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Docket maintenance
  • File maintenance, including logging and accurately storing electronic correspondence
  • Preparation of form letters
  • Additional administrative tasks to support the patent and trademark practice

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in an office setting
  • Reputation for diligence
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a team environment
  • Organized and efficient
  • Law office experience a plus

Required Experience:

  • Word processing
  • Accurate typing
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, including Excel and Outlook

resumes may be sent directly to:  mclaughlin@lowegrahamjones.com