Lawn Maintenance

Job position / title
Lawn Maintenance
Name of business / employer
North County Lawn Care
Job description / duties
Would you like to join a Green Industry Business who in 2018 was awarded Silver in Best of the Northwest *Best Landscaper*?

North County Lawn Care is looking for motivated Crew Members to join our team. We are a professionally run ‘Lawn and Landscape’ company in business since 2003. Operating year-round we provide high quality lawn maintenance, irrigation, special projects, landscaping and in winter de-icing plus snow removal to our clients.
We are conveniently located just minutes outside of Ferndale WA and provide services throughout Whatcom County and beyond.

We have opportunities for the following positions:
• Crew Leaders – for Lawn Maintenance & Projects Team
• Crew Members – for Lawn Maintenance, Projects Team, Bed Maintenance Team
• Landscaping Crew Members
• Irrigation Technician

Our company prides itself in giving our customers a “Yard to be proud of” and for “Bringing Landscape Dreams to Life”. We are looking for individuals that enjoy physical work, the outdoors and with a positive outlook on life!

Our ideal candidate will be: principled, a good communicator, open minded, a critical thinker, balanced and reflective.

Experience in the ‘green industry’ is a definite asset but we will provide training to the right motivated individuals!!!

We offer year round employment.

Applicants with a valid WA State driver’s license and a clean driving are highly desired. If you have experience driving a truck/trailer we love this! If you have snow plowing experience we would be intrigued!

Other criteria you should know:
We have a No Drug Policy that means *No Drugs/Alcohol of any kind Permitted on Company Property, Job Sites, or in Company Vehicles
(Zero Tolerance Policy)
*No Smoking Permitted on Company Property, Job Sites or in Company Vehicles.
Individuals are required to maintain a good attendance record.

Compensation: Highly competitive with Entry level Crew Members starting at $15.00, Crew Leaders start at $17 and our most experienced Crew Leaders make much more.

Work Schedule: Monday-Thursday 40 hours and overtime.

Paid Holiday Incentive. WA SICK/PTO. Positive Work Environment.

Email your resume or request an application today by contacting Erica our HR Coordinator at Erica@NCountyLawnCare.com. Or drop by our office to say hi and hand deliver your application to us Mon-Thur.

Qualifications
*Must be 18 years or older
*High School Diploma or GED
*Able to lift up to 60 lbs.
*Able to stand for long periods of time
*No lifting or bending restrictions
*Experience in Lawn Care Maintenance
*Able to work independently and as a team

Application deadline / closing date
08/31/2019
Salary / rate of pay
$15.00
Days and hours of employment
M-Th occasional Fridays 7:00a-5:00p
Flexible schedule?
(○) Yes

Travel required?
(○) No
Person or department to contact
Erica
Business address
6689 Malloy Rd. Ferndale, WA 98248
Email
erica@ncountylawncare.com
Phone
360.510.6890
How to apply
Email your resume to erica@ncountylawncare.com

Applications should include
[×] Resume
[×] Cover letter
[×] References

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Program Instructor

Job position / title
Program Instructor
Name of business / employer
North Cascades Institute
Job description / duties
SUMMARY
Based out of the North Cascades Environmental Learning Center in North Cascades National Park, the Program Instructor position functions as a professional member of the North Cascades Institute’s program instructional team. This position works primarily in the field leading student groups and runs in the fall and spring, with a 10-week furlough during the winter. The ideal candidate is a creative, energetic, professional, motivated, cooperative team player. They possess a strong work ethic with motivation to grow professionally as an instructor and as a key staff member of a mission-driven organization.

POSITION LOCATION
The work location for the Program Instructor is at the North Cascades Environmental Learning Center. The Learning Center is located in the heart of the North Cascades National Park near Diablo, WA, and serves as a hub for a small network of trails along the shores of Diablo Lake. This region of North America has been visited by native tribes for over 9,000 years and continues to be a meaningful location for thousands of visitors each year. Opened in 2005, the Learning Center is a collaboration between North Cascades Institute, the National Park Service, and Seattle City Light, the public utility that owns and operates the hydroelectric project that includes Diablo Lake, and provides electricity to the residents of Seattle. The Learning Center is approximately 20 miles from the nearest gas station and post office, and 60 miles from towns with full amenities.

PROGRAM AREAS
Mountain School Programs (Fall and Spring)
Mountain School is the Institute’s primary school-based education program. It is a nationally recognized residential environmental education program serving approximately 2,700 elementary and middle school students annually. Students spend three days and two nights at the Learning Center hiking under towering trees, exploring terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, and learning about the rich natural and cultural history of one of the most biodiverse regions in the world. Field Instructors lead trail groups of students primarily from fifth grade classrooms, facilitating a safe, hands-on, outdoor learning experience.

Other positions may be available for Program Instructors in the summer
RESPONSIBILITIES

Program Instruction & Delivery (80%)
• Create a safe, welcoming learning environment for students through positive reinforcement, role-modeling, and cultural sensitivity
• Facilitate lessons with clear learning objectives in natural and cultural history, science, the arts, and other subjects
• Assist in delivering Mountain School student orientations
• Lead program participants on trail hikes
• Assist with maintaining and managing inventory of program educational materials
• Function as behind-the-scenes “Camptender” for Mountain School, as needed
• Assist in other Learning Center program areas as needed

Administration (10%)
• Regularly report on programming activities and field issues/concerns to appropriate supervisor
• Participate in all scheduled program trainings including a 2.5-week pre-season training and check-ins with supervisor
• Manage, respond to, and report any risk management incidents
• Engage in self-guided research into relevant natural history topics
• Support Institute program marketing as a frontline educator

Stewardship Area (5%)
• Complete work for an assigned project area. Some project areas include managing our aquatics lab or library, collaborating with kitchen or housekeeping staff, caring for instructional inventory and more.
• Report progress in your assigned area to the larger North Cascades Institute community as necessary.

General (5%)
• Support and actively contribute to the Institute’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion initiatives
• Participate in Learning Center staff meetings and weekly community work parties
• Provide ELC facilities, housekeeping, and kitchen staff with occasional light duty support
• Other duties as assigned

COMPENSATION & HOUSING
This is a temporary/seasonal, full time, non-exempt position, with a 10-week furlough, eligible for overtime pay. The wage is $13.00-$13.50 per hour depending on experience and wilderness certification; benefits include sick leave and holiday pay. Shared rental housing may be available, either at the Learning Center or in the neighboring towns of Diablo or Marblemount. Pets and smoking are not allowed in Institute housing. Meals are provided when programs are in session; otherwise, instructors are responsible for providing their own food. Employees are responsible for transportation to and from work.

COMMITMENT TO MISSION AND VALUES
Successful candidates will have a commitment to the mission of North Cascades Institute and the organization’s effort to promote diversity, equity and inclusion throughout the Institute’s culture, work and partnering relationships to ensure that the Institute and its programs are welcoming, relevant and accessible.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a high priority at North Cascades Institute. The Institute does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, military, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, age, citizenship or any other basis prohibited by law in any of its policies or programs.

ABOUT NORTH CASCADES INSTITUTE
The Institute’s mission is to inspire and empower environmental stewardship for all through transformative educational experiences in nature. Since 1986 we have helped connect people, nature and community through science, art, literature and the hands-on study of natural and cultural history. Our goal is to help people of all ages and backgrounds experience and enjoy the mountains, rivers, forests, people and wildlife of the Pacific Northwest – so all will care for and protect this special place. The Institute is committed to innovation and excellence in environmental learning and leadership in the nonprofit community. We believe that sustainable communities are built on healthy environments, vibrant economies and social equity.

North Cascades Institute, http://www.ncascades.org, is a respected, national leader among U.S. environmental education organizations. The Institute is in sound financial health with a $4 million budget and strong reserves and more than a decade of Four-Star ratings with Charity Navigator. The Institute was also voted “Best Place to Work” in 2013 Bellingham Alive- Best in the Northwest Annual readers’ poll. This is a wonderful opportunity to join North Cascades Institute at a time of exciting growth.

Qualifications
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Ability to work with groups that have diverse backgrounds, cultures, and abilities
• Enthusiasm for learning and teaching about the natural world
• Previous experience in instructional roles
• Good judgment, flexibility and ability to work independently and reliably
• Ability to lift and carry 30 pounds
• Ability to talk and instruct while hiking over uneven terrain
• Ability to work flexible hours including evenings
• Ability to work and live in a small, rural community
• Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check that may include employment history, national criminal background check, national sex offender registry search and a driving history check

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Experience working collaboratively with individuals from different identity groups
• Experience living or working in communities historically underrepresented in the field of environmental education
• Experience teaching elementary and middle school youth, as well as working with teachers and parent chaperones
• Ability to employ different teaching methods and styles to accommodate all learners
• Current Wilderness First Responder (preferred) upon date of hire
• Experience leading wilderness programs and associated risk management protocols
• Ability to create environments that support social-emotional learning
• Ability to facilitate inquiry-based teaching and learning
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in related field
• Knowledge of basic scientific principles and how to teach them
• Ability to speak multiple languages (Spanish preferred)
• Experience creating lesson plans
• Ability to engage in peer-coaching within the teaching team
• Experience teaching Mountain School
• Knowledge of the North Cascades natural and cultural history

Application deadline / closing date
06/17/2019
Salary / rate of pay
$13.00-$13.50 per hour DOE. Shared rental housing may be available. Meals are provided when programs are in session.
Days and hours of employment
40 hours/week

Dates of employment (specify if temp or seasonal)
August 21st, 2019 – June 5th, 2020 (with furlough December 11th, 2019 – February 23rd, 2020). Dates are subject to change based on emerging budget and programmatic considerations.
Person or department to contact
Cindy Lee
Business address
810 State Route 20, Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284
Work location (if different from above)
1940 Diablo Dam Rd, Rockport, WA 98283
Email
info@ncascades.org
Phone
360.854.2654
How to apply
Please apply online on our website at: http://ncascades.atsondemand.com/
Complete the online application and upload a cover letter and resume.
Application deadline is June 17, 2019 (priority; open until filled)

Applications should include
[×] Resume
[×] Cover letter

Community Programs Coordinator – Sheriff’s Office

Community Programs Coordinator – Sheriff’s Office (Open Positions: 1)

Closes On: June 11, 2019 at 04:30 PM PST

Location: Public Safety Building, Bellingham, WA 98225
Department: Sheriff
Job Status: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
Status: Accepting Applications
Apply Now
Job Summary
The Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office seeks an experienced professional to organize, coordinate and facilitate community education activities and public relation.  This critical position will be responsible for  developing and implementing outreach campaigns and public education programs to support the Sheriff’s community outreach and engagement initiatives and to positively market and brand the Sheriff’s Office.  This position will also assist with media communications and under the direction of the Undersheriff, will serve as Public Information Officer, as assigned.
Essential Job Duties Include:
Developing and implementing outreach campaigns and public education programs.
Designing, creating and producing brochures, publications, multimedia materials and presentations.
Preparing press releases and other information for distribution to the public.
Responding to media and public inquires as authorized.
Reviewing law enforcement activity reports and statistics and preparing summaries for distribution to the media.
Representing the County as a spokesperson and presenting at various types of meetings.
Working with Sheriff’s Office leadership and staff to ensure message consistency in materials prepared for meetings, media events, training and other activities.
Supervisor: Undersheriff
For more information please review the job description and the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office website.

Qualifications
Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, or related field, AND three years of progressively responsible related experience in community outreach, including writing public communications and conduction presentations.

Experience working in law enforcement and/or criminal justice is preferred.
Due to Civil Service laws and regulations, must be a United States citizen or lawful permanent resident.
Background check including a pre-employment polygraph examination, background investigation and psychological screening must meet County criteria for law enforcement employees.

Salary

Master Collective Bargaining Agreement Range 160.0
Full Salary Range: $25.66 – $37.01 per hour
Anticipated Hiring Range:  $25.66 – $27.20 per hour, depending on qualifications.
This position receives annual pay increases to the next step in the associated salary range.

Application Special Instructions

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS:
RESUME AND COVER LETTER:  Please attach a Cover Letter and Resume to your online application using the Document Upload area at the bottom of the application.
SELF-EXAM QUESTIONNAIRE: A completed Self-Examination Questionnaire is a mandatory part of this job application. Click the link to download the form.  Please attach this completed form to your online application using the Document Upload area within the application. Applications without this completed form attached cannot be considered.
VETERANS’ PREFERENCE: If applicable, complete the Veterans Preference form and upload it and your DD-214, to the Document Upload area within the application.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE HIRING PROCESS:  Top candidates will be invited to participate in an Oral Board panel interview scheduled for a later date.  Candidates who successfully pass the Oral Board interview will have their name placed on a Civil Service Eligibility Register.
Due to the extensive Sheriff’s Office background checking process, the person selected to fill this position may not be eligible to begin employment for several months.  Candidates must be willing to participate fully in the background checking process and complete a polygraph examination and psychological evaluation.

Planner 1 City of Bellingham

Job position / title
Planner 1
Name of business / employer
City of Bellingham
Job description / duties
The City of Bellingham is currently recruiting for a Planner 1.

The Planner 1 is responsible for a variety of urban planning duties. Provides information and assistance to the public on land use and planning issues. Reviews permit applications for compliance with land use codes and regulations. Performs field inspections for compliance with permits and codes. Investigates complaints of code violations and conducts enforcement. Prepares and presents reports in a public hearing context on individual land use applications. Incumbents research and gather field and other information for use in the planning process.

Closing Date/Time: Mon. 06/10/19 4:30 PM Pacific Time

To view the full job announcement and qualifications, please visit //www.cob.org/jobs!

Qualifications
•Positions in this classification acquire requisite knowledge and skills through completion of a bachelor’s degree in urban planning or related field or a bachelor’s degree in an unrelated field plus one year of planning experience.
•Knowledge of planning principles and practices required. Experience in the field of planning preferred.
•A combination of experience and training that provides the applicant with the knowledge and skills to perform the job will be considered.

Application deadline / closing date
06/10/2019
Salary / rate of pay
Starting salary is $4,640/month
Days and hours of employment
Full time
Person or department to contact
Human Resources
Business address
104 West Magnolia Street, Bellingham, WA
Email
hr@cob.org
Phone
360.778.8228
How to apply
Please apply online at //www.cob.org/jobs!

Ecommerce Sales Specialist

Job position / title
Ecommerce Sales Specialist
Name of business / employer
CityMac Apple Premier Partner
Job description / duties
Primary Responsibilities:
-Listing, editing, & removing ecommerce inventory listings on multiple platforms.
-Order fulfillment, for picking and packing product from inventory, and packing boxes for shipment.
-Maintaining current knowledge of Apple products and terminology.
-Responding to customer inquiries in a quick and professional manner.
-Research merchandise pricing online and monitoring online stock as necessary.

Qualifications
Required Skills:
-A positive attitude and excellent customer service skills
-Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
-Ability to learn POS, and fulfillment operating systems
-Ability to create and list inventory product in ecommerce platforms
-Basic mathematical skills related to completing customer orders is necessary to complete daily tasks.
-Able to physically access all areas of the store and ability to lift / move up to 35 pounds at any given time.

Desired Experience:
-Prior experience with Ebay, Amazon, or other ecommerce platforms
-Experience with Apple and related products and services.
-Microsoft Office (Word/Excel/Publisher)
-Adobe Suite or other editing software

Application deadline / closing date
06/30/2019
Salary / rate of pay
$14 DOE
Days and hours of employment
M-F Hours Negotiable. Part-time available for correct candidate
Flexible schedule?
(○) Yes

Travel required?
(○) No
Person or department to contact
Ryan Karsen
Business address
2551 Roeder Ave Bellingham, WA 98225
Email
ryan.k@citymac.com
Phone
844.241.7575
How to apply
Email resume, references, and questions to online@citymac.com.

Applications should include
[×] Resume

[×] References

Legal Assistant III Office of the Reservation Attorney

Lummi Indian Business Council 2665 Kwina Road ∙ Bellingham, Washington 98226 ∙ (360) 312-2000

‘Working together as one to Preserve, Promote and Protect our Sche Lang en’

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT JOB TITLE: Legal Assistant III Office of the Reservation Attorney (ORA)

OPEN: May 22, 2019 CLOSE: June 5, 2019 EXEMPT: No JOB CODE: SALARY: (7) $18.97 – $21.25 per hour DOE DIVISION: Legal SHIFT: Day DEPARTMENT: ORA LOCATION: Tribal Administration SUPERVISOR: Legal Director DURATION: Regular Full Time VACANCIES: 1

JOB SUMMARY: Legal Assistant III will work under the supervision of the Legal Director and is responsible for performing a variety of law related clerical and administrative functions to facilitate effective operations of the ORA.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following, and other related duties as assigned.

1. Independently perform complex legal tasks and support functions.

2. Monitor and prioritize workflow, including but not limited to, keeping accurate records, tracking case activity, and word processing.

3. Assist attorneys with the preparation for court appearances.

4. Update and monitor court and appointment calendars, and deadlines.

5. Prepare timesheets and timecards

6. Prepare supply requests, track orders, and retrieve supplies.

7. Process purchase orders, travel and training requests, mailing correspondence for ORA Staff.

8. Assist with the preparation of legal documents, including, but not limited to, proofreading, editing, drafting, and formatting.

9. Process discovery documents and items, including without limitation reproducing the discovery, delivering discovery to defense attorneys and others, retrieving discovery and including in case files.

10. File and record court documents or other official documents.

11. Monitor court calendars and pull the court files in advance of the court date.

12. Organize and maintain files according to the established office systems, policies and procedures.

13. Prepare new files and close completed files.

14. File documents in folders to keep case information current.

15. Organize files in appropriate cabinets, track file location and locate as needed.

16. Close and archive files.

17. Establish and maintain databases up to date, including ensuring the accuracy of data, updating court calendar dates, opening and closing cases, maintaining office calendars, and reconciling of office and court records.

18. Answer the telephone, transfer calls to the appropriate staff, and take messages.

19. Reception duties, including walk-in inquiries, appointments, visitors, and others.

20. Review, summarize and analyze records, compile information and recommend action.

21. Schedule meetings and interviews.

22. Attend meetings and take notes on behalf of attorneys.

23. Receive, log, read, sort, and route correspondence to appropriate attorney.

24. Drive and travel locally as directed and in accordance with the Lummi Nation’s policies and procedures to complete tasks.

25. Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  High School Diploma required.  Bachelor of Arts or Associates degree required.  Paralegal certification preferred.  Two years experience as a Legal Assistant, Legal Secretary, Paralegal or similar law-related position required.  Ability to prioritize work.  Ability to multi-task.  Ability to work independently and as part of a team.  Ability to keep work related information confidential.  Ability to keep deadlines.  Possess a valid Washington State Driver’s License and meet eligibility requirements for tribal insurance.  Lummi/Native American/Veteran preference policy applies.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:  Knowledge of legal terminology, practices and procedures.  Ability to organize and prioritize workloads, and adapt to changing priorities.  Excellent reading, writing, editing, and analytical skills.  Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions.  Ability to use good judgment in evaluating situations and making sound decisions.  Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, as well as independently.  Ability to organize and maintain clear, concise, and accurate records, and follow office procedures.  Ability to perform under tight deadlines.  Ability to be professional and with unquestionable integrity.  Ability to keep matters strictly confidential.  Excellent interpersonal skills to maintain good relations with tribal officials, supervisor, fellow employees, tribal members, the general public, and others.  Proficient in preparing correspondence, memorandums, minutes, transcriptions, presentation materials, and legal documents.  Proficient typing and computers skills, such as Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.  Proficient in establishing and maintaining databases.  Ability to volunteer and participate in the Lummi community, including after work hours.

REQUIREMENTS:  Must pass pre-employment and random drug and alcohol test to be eligible for and maintain employment, as required by the LIBC Drug & Alcohol Free Workplace Policy.  Position requires extensive Criminal Background Check.  Must have or obtain a Washington Notary Public Appointment.  Ability to drive and travel locally as directed and in accordance with the Lummi Nation’s policies and procedures to complete tasks.

TO APPLY:

To obtain a Lummi Indian Business Council (LIBC) application go to: http://lnnr.lumminsn.gov/LummiWebsite/Website.php?PageID=376 or request by e-mail libchr@lummi-nsn.gov

For more information contact the HR front desk (360) 312-2023. Submit LIBC application, cover letter, resume & reference letters no later than 4:30 p.m. on the closing date listed above. If listing degrees or certifications include copies. Mailing Address: 2665 Kwina Road, Bellingham, WA 98226. Human Resource Fax number: 360-380-6991.

WCC Athletic Communications Internship

Job Description: Athletic Communication interns will have the opportunity to be fully engulfed in collegiate athletics while learning how to help promote the athletic programs to the best of their ability. Interns will be involved in helping to create a strategic social media plan for Orca Athletics, creation of dynamic video content, taking photos, broadcasting and live video streams, creation of graphics for promotional use, writing press releases, running an athletic website, performing post-game interviews with coaches and student-athletes, and much more.

Qualifications: Must be dependable, timely, and detail oriented. Should have a passion for communications and the always-changing athletics environment that we are a part of. Must be willing to learn.

Preferred Qualifications: Background with use of social media, video/camera equipment, savvy with computers, the ability to work with the Adobe Suite and background in graphic design, good writing skills.

Special Conditions: Applications will be accepted until the internship positions are filled. A current resume and cover letter are required. The position has the ability to be an internship for class credit, or also an internship for class credit paired with a work-study opportunity. The position will include office hours and also night time hours at athletic events and on weekends, so candidates would need to have flexibility with the athletics schedule.

If you would like to learn more about earning Academic Credit for an internship please schedule an appointment with WCC’s Cooperative Education Coordinator, by calling 360.383.3080 or see the Entry and Advising front desk.

Tim Slesk – State Farm Insurance Agent

Company Name: Tim Slesk – State Farm Insurance Agent
Company Address: 2200 Rimland Dr Ste 104, Bellingham, WA 98226.
Company website: https://statefarm.com
Job Title: Office Assistant
Email: damienwilliams@statefarminsurancefirm.com
Telephone: (360) 756-5007

Job Description.

We are seeking a dynamic Office/Administrative Assistant for part- time work, up to 20 hours per week/$18.00 per hour.
Duties include, but aren’t limited to:
-Handling Accounts Payable/Receivables
-Purchasing products
-Coordinating product shipping and receiving
-Answering phones
-Receiving mail
-Ordering office supplies
Having an understanding of QuickBooks Pro is a plus, but is not necessary Running errands is necessary within this role – including picking up samples, making small deliveries/returns. Please reply with resume.
You will be working pretty independently most days, so this is a super important quality to have Task-Oriented, with the ability to initiate the follow-through for task completion.
Highly Organized and Detail Oriented – The ability to organize your
workflow and prioritize accordingly.

Thank you
Best Regards.
Damien Williams

Legal Assistant Intern

DESCRIPTION
TITLE: Legal Assistant Intern, Office of the Reservation Attorney (ORA)
SALARY: Internship – unpaid
DIVISION: Legal
SHIFT: Day
DEPARTMENT: ORA
LOCATION: Tribal Administration
SUPERVISOR: Legal Director
BACKGROUND: 1a, 1b, 2a
SUMMARY: Legal Assistant Intern will work under the supervision of the Legal Director and is responsible for performing a variety of law related clerical and administrative functions to facilitate effective operations of the ORA.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following, and other related duties as assigned.
1. Organize and maintain files according to established office systems and policies and procedures, including, but not limited to, construction of new files, filing paperwork in files, organizing files in appropriate cabinets, tracking of file location and availability, and closing and archiving old files.
2. Provide internal and external communications on behalf of the ORA, including, but not limited to, answering and screening calls, walk-in inquiries, emails, etc.
3. Receive, log, read, sort, and route correspondence to appropriate attorney.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
 High School Diploma or GED.
 2 years’ experience as Legal Assistant, Legal Secretary, or relevant employment, preferred.
 Knowledge of criminal procedure preferred.
 Lummi/Native American/Veteran preference policy applies.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:
 Working knowledge of legal terminology, practices and procedures preferred.
 Working knowledge of Civil and Criminal practices and procedures.
 Proficient in preparing correspondence, memorandums, minutes, transcriptions, presentation materials, etc.
 Proficient typing and computers skills; strong working knowledge of advanced functions of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel & Outlook), and proficient in establishing and maintaining databases.
 Ability to draft legal documents, including, but not limited to, pleadings, discovery and memoranda.
 Excellent reading, writing, editing, and analytical skills.
 Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions; use good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions.
 Ability to work independently.
 Ability to organize and prioritize workloads, and adapt to changing priorities.
 Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment as well as independently.
 Ability to organize and maintain clear, concise, and accurate records.
 Ability to follow office procedures.
 Ability to meet tight deadlines. Ability to maintain high professionalism and unquestionable integrity.
 Excellent interpersonal skills to maintain good relations with tribal officials, supervisor, fellow employees, tribal members and the general public.
 Experience working with the Lummi community is preferable.
 Ability to volunteer and engage in the Lummi Community.

REQUIREMENTS:
 Must pass pre-employment and random drug and alcohol test to be eligible for and maintain employment, as required by the LIBC Drug & Alcohol Free Workplace Policy.
 Position requires extensive Criminal Background Check.
 Ability to drive and travel locally as directed and in accordance with the Lummi Nation’s policies and procedures to complete tasks.

To Apply:
Complete a Volunteer Packet, available from WCC’s Cooperative Education Coordinator or by contacting Cheryl Szawicki, Paralegal, at Cheryl:ynnS@lummi-nsn.gov or 360.380.6738.

If you would like to learn more about earning Academic Credit for an internship please schedule an appointment with WCC’s Cooperative Education Coordinator, by calling 360.383.3080 or see the Entry and Advising front desk.

Clerk III Sheriff’s Office

WHATCOM COUNTY JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Clerk III Sheriff’s Office – Division of Emergency Management
Salary: $17.10 – $25.93 per hour Closing Date: June 4, 2019 at 4:30 PM

• Are you interested in providing clerical support for Emergency Management operations? • Are you looking for rewarding work that will have a positive impact on our community?
If you answered yes to these questions we hope to hear about your qualifications to fill this key support role in the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office. The Clerk III is an entry-level clerical position which performs office, bookkeeping, data-entry, and secretarial support functions for the Division of Emergency Management. Job duties include:
• Office support and receptionist duties including answering phones, scheduling appointments, and greeting visitors. • Responding to inquiries from the public, law enforcement, fire personnel, and staff. • Receiving, analyzing, and distributing emergency management, law enforcement and security related information in an confidential and sensitive manner. • Maintaining accurate and organized records, databases and files and creating and distributing reports. • Assisting with emergency worker registration. • Performing basic bookkeeping and office accounting. • Ordering and maintaining office supplies, equipment and materials. • May assist with public education, presentations and training. • May be required to work extra hours and assist with operations during a declared emergency. Qualifications

Requires a high school diploma or GED AND 3 years of progressively responsible general office, clerical and/or secretarial experience. One or more years of experience in an emergency management or related field preferred, including knowledge of emergency management principles, planning and disaster preparedness. Completion of college-level computer courses in database, spreadsheet and word processing is desirable. Background check including a pre-employment polygraph examination, background investigation and psychological screening must meet County criteria for law enforcement employees.

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 98225