Social Media and Communications Intern

Job position / title
Social Media and Communications Intern
Name of business / employer
ReUse Works / Ragfinery
Job description / duties
Position Summary: Ragfinery’s mission is to divert textile waste from the wastestream by engaging in creative re-use, and in providing economic development opportunities for individuals in our community. We are looking for an unpaid intern who will work with staff to maintain and improve a social media campaign with the goal to educate about job training, waste reduction, repair, creative reuse and sustainable fashion. The ideal candidate wants to learn about social media or communications, is creative visually and with words, and wants to gain confidence in their ability to create original social media content for ReUse Works. The ideal candidate is experienced with fiber arts skills, like sewing, knitting, crocheting, or more. We would like to highlight this internship as an extension of our job training efforts, and an opportunity for the applicant to gain necessary skills and experience which will further them along their professional path.
-Understand and communicate the importance of re-use in the pursuit of sustainable fashion to our clients and customers, as well as highlight the importance of job training for community building.
-Maintain frequent contact and build relationships with staff, volunteers and trainees.
-Create a bank of social media posts and ideas that can be posted in the future.
-Follow a social media posting calendar, and track data metrics regularly.
-Engage with clients and partners through social media to cultivate community relationships with local artists and organizations.

Qualifications include:
-Interest in social media.
-Professionally communicate with colleagues.
-Effective time management and self motivation.

Application deadline / closing date
Salary / rate of pay
Days and hours of employment
5-10 hours a week, for 3-6 months
Flexible schedule?
(○) Yes

Travel required?
(○) No

Dates of employment (specify if temp or seasonal)
March 31st to June 31st or August 15th
Person or department to contact
Hannah Prather
Business address
1421 N Forest St, Bellingham Washington 98225
How to apply
Email a cover letter and resume to Hannah Prather at

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

Staff Accountant

Job position / title
Staff Accountant
Name of business / employer
Job description / duties
Start your accounting career at a well-established Whatcom County CPA firm. We are looking for a CPA or CPA candidate that wants to learn and grow. Someone who can see themselves as a firm partner in the next 10 years. We encourage a collaborative work environment with a focus on professional growth for each team member. We provide accounting, tax, and advisory services to individuals and commercial businesses as well as assurance services to privately held businesses and audit support for a host of industries. We provide results-oriented tax and accounting services for a broad range of industries.


You will get an opportunity to provide accounting, auditing, tax services, and financial statement preparation services to a wide variety of clients. Your work will allow you to know the clients and understand their needs.

Competitive Salary and Full Benefit Package


Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
Current CPA license or desire to become eligible to sit for CPA exams
Able to work both with others, as a team, and independently
Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
Able to manage workload with multiple priorities and tasks efficiently and meet all deadlines
To apply please include cover letter and resume. Also please include 3 professional references.

Application deadline / closing date
Salary / rate of pay
Competitive Salary & Full Benefit Package
Days and hours of employment
Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm
Flexible schedule?
(○) No

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly
Person or department to contact
Erica Perkins
Business address
360.756.1010 ext. 103
How to apply
Please email cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts and 3 professional references to

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

Early Morning Vacuuming

Job position / title
Early Morning Vacuuming
Name of business / employer
Whatcom Janitorial
Job description / duties

Who is Whatcom Janitorial?
Local janitorial company that has been in business for 21 years is looking for quality people who take pride in making a place sparkle. Come join an incredible team of knowledgeable and hard-working, professional people.

We are currently looking for a motivated, reliable and independent person to work in the Whatcom County Area. WE pride ourselves on attention to detail and the ability of our employees to manage their self’s and accounts. All cleaning supplies supplied by our company as well as company vans. The ideal candidate will be able to perform all the duties required and be an outstanding representative of Whatcom Janitorial.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a day shift consisting of part-time – non exempt position.

Please specify in email what position you are applying for.

Shift: Monday – Friday 4:30am to 6:30am – one location

• Very Flexible schedule open.
• College student encouraged to apply for PT.
• Career Focused individuals encouraged to apply – always room for advancement!

General Duties and Responsibilities:
• Clean, stock and supply designated facility areas (dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, cleaning ceiling vents, restroom cleaning etc)
• Perform and document routine inspection of own work
• Carry out heavy cleansing tasks and special projects
• Notify management of occurring deficiencies or needs for repairs
• Restocking of consumable products
• Stock and maintain supply rooms
• Follow all health and safety regulations
• Ability to clean not only the basics but to clean with detail!

Physical Demands
• Must be able to push and pull heavy objects and equipment
• Must be able to lift objects up to 50 pounds (usually supplies to accounts or cleaning equipment/tools/chemicals)
• Position requires reaching, bending, stooping and handling various equipment with hands
• Must be able to walk and/or stand for up to four hours at a time minimum
• Must be able to perform all required duties of the position
• Must be able to use hand tools and facilities equipment
• Ability to handle heavy equipment and machinery used in cleaning

Clean driving record for some shifts require use of company vans.
Comfortable driving your own vehicle to and from customers
Driver License and car insurance
Excellent communication skills and the ability to work as a team
Excellent organizational skills a must
Self-motivation and the ability to identify and complete needed tasks without direct supervision
Reliability is a must!
Must attend monthly safety meeting.

Compensation & Benefits
• Employee Orientated Company
• Wage growth with company!
• Career growth!
• Paid safety meetings
• Incentive gifts
• IRA after 2 years of services
• Flexible Schedule
• Paid drive time and mileage

We are really looking for individuals that want to stick around for a while and become part of our family. We want team players who are willing to pitch in here and there when needed as well as work well with others.

Application deadline / closing date
Salary / rate of pay
Days and hours of employment
Flexible schedule?
(○) No

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Weekly
Person or department to contact
Cheri Harkness
Business address
1602 Carolina St, Unit D4
Work location (if different from above)
How to apply

Please send resume and brief description ( ) why you are applying for this position and why you would fit in to our company. We look forward to speaking to you!

Also please note what type of work schedule you are looking for at this time and any anticipated changes you might have in the future.

If you don’t send a brief description we will assume you did not read the ad fully and will not respond to your resume.

Applications should include
[×] Resume

Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

Position Title: Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

Number of Positions: 1

Location: Bellingham, WA

Company Description: Raftelis was founded to provide services that help utilities function as sustainable organizations while providing the public with clean water at an affordable price. With this goal in mind, Raftelis has grown to become one of the largest and most respected utility financial, management, and technology consulting practices in the nation. Our continued mission is to deliver solutions that enhance the long-term success of our clients.

Job Summary: Working with a team of software developers, the Software Development Engineer in Test will be responsible for ensuring the quality of software deliverables to our consulting clients. This position will lead the manual and automated testing of software products and will review code for consistency, accuracy, and style. This position reports to the Director of Data Services.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Create test plans and cases based upon products’ functional and technical requirements

• Test products under development and undergoing maintenance to identify deficiencies

• Design and develop automated test coverage for test cases

• Implement unit and integration tests

• Review code checked in to a version control system

• Identify and document bugs via a case management system

• Debrief with development staff on suggested improvements to code

• Collect quality data, identify quality KPIs, and report on quality to senior staff


• Bachelor’s degree in computer science or technology-related field

• Proficiency with object-oriented programming languages, preferably C#

• Web design and development experience including ASP.Net MVC, HTML, JavaScript, and CSS

• Proficiency with relational databases such as SQL Server, Oracle, and MySQL

• Experience with automated testing tools such as NUnit and Selenium • Proficiency with version control systems such as Git

• Excellent written skills including reporting of analytical results

Rewards: Working for a values-based organization focused on growth with an exceptional reputation in its industry, employees receive:

• Competitive compensation and generous bonus structure

• Excellent benefits that include:

o Company paid medical and dental benefits

o Health Savings Account with company contributions
o Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts o Vision Insurance

o Company paid Life and Disability Insurance and Employee Assistance Program

o Discretionary paid time off program and education reimbursement program

o 401(k) with company contributions

Additional Information: To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status. Raftelis is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and our sincere belief in the dignity of each employee, it is our policy to prohibit harassment based on race, national origin, color, age, sex, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual preference, medical condition, disability, religion, or veteran status.

To learn more about Raftelis and apply: Please visit

Clerk IV Public Works – Maintenance & Operations

Whatcom County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

To apply: Please visit our website

Human Resources, 311 Grand Avenue, Suite 107, Bellingham, WA 98225
Clerk IV Public Works – Maintenance & Operations

Salary: $17.81 – $26.99 per hour, DOQ Closing Date: November 4, 2019 at 4:30 PM
Job duties include:

• Monitors and ensures the accuracy of Daily Time Sheets, Daily Activity Logs, Material Usage Reports, Fill Dirt Requests, and other documents specific to Maintenance and Operations.

• Processes applications for Fill Dirt requests and maintains a tracking system for the amount and location of each application. Ensures compliance with Critical Areas Ordinances (CAO) and related state laws.

• Assists in dispatching of crews as needed on a daily basis and during emergency events.

• Compiles and prepares project cost summaries. Monitors expenditures. Prepares billings for customers and other departments and agencies.

• Receives, accurately documents and distributes information for Citizen Inquiry Reports, Storm Event Logs, On-Call Utility Reports, Sheriff Call-Outs and other forms and documents as required.

• Performs queries and generates monthly and annual reports associated with County Road Administration Board (CRAB) reporting requirements. Enters, updates, retrieves and verifies the accuracy of data associated with the implementation of the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).

• Assists with preliminary budget preparation, contract processes, physical inventory monitoring (gravel pits, facilities, fuel, equipment, ferry) and vehicle replacement/additions process records.

• Assists with the preparation of press releases, bid specifications, contracts and volume mailings.

• Documents, maintains, and distributes daily weather reports.

• Coordinates and assists in research of documents for Tort Claims and lawsuits.
• Requires a high school diploma or GED AND three years of progressively responsible office, bookkeeping, clerical and/or secretarial experience

• Completion of 15 credit hours of college-level courses.

• Must be proficient with Excel.

• Must be able to accurately type at 40 words per minute and ten-key at 110 strokes per minute.

• Must be able to use two-way radio for field communications

• Must be able to exert a calming influence on diverse members of the public who are upset or angry.

• Must have a driving record that meets County standards and possess a valid driver’s license at time of hire and throughout employment.
Note: This position supports County road crew operations, and is required to work extended hours during weather-related and other emergencies.

Graphic Design Internship

Job Description:  Graphic Design Intern

Status: Part Time, Hourly/Non-Exempt

Reports To: Marketing Leader


JOB SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for providing support for the Marketing Department focusing on graphic design. This position will work closely with the team on all aspects of design, identity and branding and assist the team in producing highly creative, effective marketing materials across a variety of platforms. Will assist in creating graphics, advertising, and branding for projects using InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.

  • Responsible for effectively supporting the marketing department.
  • Works within constraints of established brand guidelines to create web pages, advertisements and design collateral to promote and enhance Comphy Co brand identity and goals.
  • Curates and edits photos and images for multi-level marketing campaigns.
  • Engages in group discussions and share your creative ideas for marketing campaigns.
  • Assists the Marketing Coordinator and copywriter with creative work upon request – blog images and social media graphics.
  • Assists with writing and proofing as needed.
  • Potential projects may include, but are not limited to: creating print materials such as brochures, booklets, banners, reports, flyers, etc., developing digital creative, such as HTML5 animated banners, presentations, digital display slides, etc., and photography.
  • Ensures all assignments are created and completed in a timely manner.


  • Responsible for maintaining good business relations with customers or external contacts, as well as effective working relationships, communication, and coordination with all co-workers, and management.
  • Provides assistance to co-workers and other departments as needed.
  • Assists Marketing Leader in keeping management informed of marketing activities, changes in competitive conditions, and significant problems.
  • Completes required reports and records accurately and promptly.
  • Attends department and staff meetings, and internal training sessions to stay abreast of industry trends, and reads training materials to increase marketing skills.
  • Ability to meet attendance standards such as working as scheduled, arriving on time, following company call-in and attendance policies.
  • Ability to convey detailed information accurately and effectively in a fast-paced office and warehouse environment with frequent interruptions.



  • Provide backup for other positions as needed.
  • Complete special projects as assigned that may include extensive research, client contact and report writing.
  • Other duties as assigned.



Ability to:

  • Work independently under general supervision and occasionally no supervision; solve problems involving differing situations, requiring creativity to search for solutions among learned and unlearned alternatives. Occasional analysis, independent judgment and discretion is required to determine appropriate courses of action.
  • Ability to work under deadline pressure and hold others accountable to deadlines is paramount.
  • Be extremely organized, self-directed and proactive with job duties, providing a high level of service, feedback and input to Management.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Work effectively with employees at all levels of the organization, outside agencies, and customers, including tolerance for constant interruptions.
  • Collect, compile, and analyze information to develop recommendations.
  • Demonstrate superb problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Manage a number of priorities simultaneously, establish and meet deadlines.
  • Work cooperatively and foster teamwork by helping co-workers with essential functions.
  • Perform the essential physical job functions including but not limited to:
  • Ability to spend extended periods of time sitting at workstation performing sedentary office work.
  • Ability to tolerate a work area containing bright lights and noise.
  • Sufficient finger dexterity to make small movements such as computer keyboard manipulation, or picking up small objects.
  • Ability to lift and transport up to 10 lbs from floor to storage shelves and/or around the work location.
  • Travel to other office locations and/or outside of the local area as needed to attend seminars, conferences or meetings.
  • Work overtime as required.


Skills and Experience:

  • Prior schooling in graphic design, photography, or media: current student, recent graduate, or passionate learner.
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator).
  • Working knowledge of / willing to learn HTML/CSS.
  • Experience with social media and/or photography an added bonus.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and the Internet.
  • High attention to detail and proven ability to manage multiple, competitive priorities simultaneously within a team environment.
  • Must possess strong communication, prioritization, organizational and time management skills.
  • Must have strong investigative, problem solving and customer responsiveness skills, and have the ability to communicate in a pro-active and professional manner.
  • Must have a high level of integrity, self-accountability and be self-motivated.



To Apply:


Please email your resume and portfolio to If taking internship for credit must adhere to hourly minimums as set forth by your advisor. If not taking for credit then a minimum of 10 but not to exceed 20 hours per week would be expected. Hourly wage commensurate with experience will be provided whether taking for credit or not.

Structural Engineer

Job position / title
Structural Engineer
Name of business / employer
Bellingham Marine
Job description / duties
Location: Bellingham, WA

Position Summary:

The Position: As a Structural Engineer, you will provide structural design and analysis of floating and fixed marine structures, evaluate project sites to determine environmental loads, establish and maintain strong working relationships with clients, and interact directly with the production / manufacturing departments of Bellingham Marine to develop practical, high quality products and solutions for the marina industry. Successful candidates will be required to complete an administrative background screen as part of the onboarding process.
The Location: We’re located in beautiful Bellingham WA, with easy access to the natural wonders of the Salish Sea as well as the Cascade mountains and the numerous rivers. From sailing or sea kayaking to skiing, snowboarding or mountain biking, there are endless outdoor activities within easy reach. Bellingham is located between Seattle and Vancouver BC and hosts Western Washington University as well as many entrepreneurial start-ups. This makes for a vibrant community that values our quality of life, with year-round recreation, excellent schools, short commutes, and established arts and entertainment venues.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Evaluate project sites for feasibility and to establish project design criteria.
Review project plans and specifications to verify stated criteria is consistent with actual site conditions.
Provide structural design and analysis.
Develop project timelines and work within project deadlines.
Provide ongoing monitoring of project progress and report progress to clients as agreed upon.
Work with other Bellingham Marine staff to maintain project continuity and integrity.
Prepare and submit written reports as needed.
Update job knowledge by tracking and understanding emerging structural engineering technologies and practices.
Maintain technical proficiency and participate in continuing education opportunities offered.
Other duties as assigned.

BMI offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Compensation is dependent upon skills and experience.

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.

To request a reasonable accommodation please email

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor or Master of Science in Civil Engineering with structural concentration.

Experience in structural detailing, design of conventional and prestressed concrete, timber design, and structural steel design required.
Experience with wind / wave hindcasting, lateral pile analysis, dynamic analysis of floating wave attenuators, wave mechanics and loads, flotation and stability, corrosion control, and solidworks or other solids modeling software preferred.
Current registration as an SE (Structural Engineer) with the ability to become registered in Washington State.

Additional job duties in job description.

Application deadline / closing date
Salary / rate of pay
Days and hours of employment
Person or department to contact
Business address
3825 E Sunset Drive
How to apply
To Apply:

Applicants must go on line and complete an application at to be considered for this position.

For full job description, please click here.

To request a reasonable accommodation, please email

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.

Multiple manufacturing positions in EVERETT

Job position / title
Multiple manufacturing positions in EVERETT
Name of business / employer
Resource Manufacturing
Job description / duties
If you are strong, mechanically inclined, computer-savvy AND looking for lots of overtime, we may have a position for you!!A fast-growing printing company is looking to fill multiple positions for our peak season. We are looking for personnel for administrative support,general labor, and machine operators to run cutting-edge printing equipment. As we have multiple positions open, we encourage everyone to apply.

-High school degree or equivalent educational experience; vocational school or trade apprenticeships a plus

-Must be 18 years of age

-Ability to physically stand, bend, squat, and lift up to 40 pounds

-Positive attitude and work ethic

-Able to work independently or as an active member of a team

-Good interpersonal skills and communication with all levels of management

-English required and Spanish fluency a plus

Application deadline / closing date
Salary / rate of pay
depending on position and resume
Days and hours of employment
7 days a week, 40+ hours
Flexible schedule?
(○) Yes

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Weekly

Dates of employment (specify if temp or seasonal)
temporary with potential to hire longterm. (12/21/2019-03/01/2020) with holidays off.
Person or department to contact
Natalie Loya
Business address
1000 SE Everett Mall way, suite 202
How to apply
(425) 212-4320 text or call for more information or how to apply.

US Customs and Border Protection

US Customs and Border Protection

Reminder—Register for CBP’s webinar on Oct 29!
Are you looking for a job? Considering a career change?
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is committed to increasing employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. We hope you will explore upcoming vacancies and apply for a position. Here’s how:
1. Register for the webinar below.
2. Have your resume drafted and ready to apply.
3. Join the webinar to learn about CBP careers and participate in a live Q&A with CBP current employees and HR specialists to learn about opportunities for individuals with disabilities.
4. Receive a link to apply to current vacancies and recruiter contact information at the end of the webinar!
CBP Hires Individuals with Disabilities Recruitment Webinar
October 29, 2019
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. EDT

Join CBP to learn about current vacancies and how CBP is committed to increasing employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities.
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More information regarding the webinar will shared with webinar registrants. Email should you have any questions regarding registration.

Human Resource Consultant 1, Employment Processing

invites applications for the position of:
Human Resource Consultant 1, Employment Processing

For qualifications and to apply, complete an online application at

The opportunity: Do you thrive on working with employment and payroll data and have lightning fast, yet precise data entry skills? Are you an employment processing guru? Do you have a passion for Human Resources and pride yourself on your customer service-oriented approach? If this sounds like you, we encourage you to learn more about the Human Resource Consultant, Employment Processing position! Skagit Valley College (SVC) is accepting applications for a full-time, classified, Human Resource Consultant 1 position, located at our campus in Mount Vernon, Washington.

The Human Resource Consultant works in partnership with the HR team to provide a wide range of high-volume, electronic and paper-based employment records processing, which serves as the primary data flow for our semi-monthly payroll cycles. This position will have primary responsibility for entering employment information into the current Payroll/HRIS system known as Payroll/Personnel Management System (PPMS), the WA State PAY1 system, and other supporting databases and tracking systems using software tools like Excel. Daily duties include reviewing, entering, tracking, filing and maintenance of employee onboarding, change, termination, benefit, retirement, leave, contract, and job record paperwork. The incumbent will also help facilitate new hire paperwork sessions for new employees.

In this role, you will start out by getting to know HR leadership and the HR team, establishing working relationships with SVC faculty and staff, acquainting yourself with the regulations, procedures, systems, and timelines that govern our work, and learning about our various work guides and tracking tools. In addition to data processing and tracking, you will have the opportunity to oversee the management of employment records and serve as the subject matter expert on employment record retention requirements.

This position requires a high attention to detail, accurate and timely data entry into the Payroll/HRIS, excellent organizational and time management skills, critical thinking aptitude, and good communication with employees, supervisors, instructional unit assistants, Deans, and HR staff. Success in this position requires technical and specialized knowledge of personnel forms, Human Resource and Payroll information systems, employment requirements, pay systems, insurance and retirement benefits, and records management. We’re looking for someone who is dependable and has a customer-centered approach to Human Resources Management. SVC encourages individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply for this position. Anticipated start date is January 2020.

About us: Nestled between the Cascade Mountains and Puget Sound in the northwest corner of Washington State, Skagit Valley College is located 60 miles north of Seattle and 80 miles south of Vancouver, BC. Based in Mount Vernon, the college also serves a campus in Oak Harbor, and centers in Langley, Anacortes and Friday Harbor. SVC is nationally known for its learning communities and for a strong commitment to student success.