Concession and Boat Attendant

Job position / title
Concession and Boat Attendant
Name of business / employer
Bloedel Boat Rentals
Job description / duties
Attendants will move boats (canoes, kayaks, pedal boats and stand-up paddle boards) from the shed to the lake, help customers in and out of boats, sell concession, scoop ice cream, clean up.

Qualifications
Staff must be friendly, honest, hard-working, reliable, and great at customer service.

Application deadline / closing date
08/15/2019
Salary / rate of pay
WA minimum wage
Days and hours of employment
Every day 10am-8pm weather dependant
Flexible schedule?
(○) Yes

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly

Dates of employment (specify if temp or seasonal)
June 20-Sept. 1, 2019 every day. After that, weekends until mid-October
Person or department to contact
Becky Slate-Liu, General Manager
Business address
Bloedel Donovan Park, Bellingham
Email
beckyslate@yahoo.ca
Phone
778.873.2325
How to apply
Please send resumes to Becky
Slate-Liu, beckyslate@yahoo.ca

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

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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

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

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!

Weekend Waterer

Job position / title
Weekend Waterer
Name of business / employer
Cascade Cuts
Job description / duties
Cascade Cuts is a wholesale plant greenhouse located in Bellingham. We have an opening for a position to water our plants on the weekends both Saturday and Sunday from 8am to 4:30pm. The job is a seasonal position which starts now and ends the third weekend in September. We are looking for someone who is able to commit to every weekend with no exceptions. You must have your own transportation available as the business is not on a bus route. No experience required. We will train. Please contact us via email and include a cover letter and your resume with a phone number at which you may be contacted. Please, no phone calls or walk ins.

Qualifications
Must be able to commit to every weekend

Application deadline / closing date
05/24/2019
Salary / rate of pay
$12.00
Days and hours of employment
Sat and Sun 8:00am to 4:30pm
Flexible schedule?
(○) No

Travel required?
(○) No

Dates of employment (specify if temp or seasonal)
Seasonal May thru Sept
Person or department to contact
Pat Dodge HR Manager
Business address
632 Montgomery Rd Bellingham
Work location (if different from above)
No
Email
pdodge@cascadecuts.biz
Phone
360.671.6310
Fax
360.671.0949
How to apply
email resume and cover letter

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

Yard Clean up and odd jobs

Job position / title
Yard Clean up and odd jobs
Name of business / employer
Denise
Job description / duties
Clean & Pressure Wash Driveway and Steps. Yard Clean up. Odd jobs.$15.00 an Hour. After 1:00pm. Call and please leave message. Thank you (360) 752-2288

Qualifications
Has done yard work and is experience with manual labor.

Application deadline / closing date
06/15/2019
Salary / rate of pay
$15.00
Days and hours of employment
6 hrs of more
Flexible schedule?
(○) Yes

Travel required?
(○) No

Dates of employment (specify if temp or seasonal)
Temp
Person or department to contact
(360) 752-2288
Business address
26 Western Lane
Email
dmarie8833@gmail.com
Phone
360.752.2288
How to apply
Phone

Garden Labor

Job position / title
Garden Labor

Name of business / employer
Beth Tyne

Job description / duties
We recently had a tree stump ground down and we need someone to remove the material, put it in a wheelbarrow and load into our utility trailer. Can use our tools. Area is approx. 4ft x 20. This job is a one time specific job but we will be building a new garden area and there will be possibilities for future work.

Qualifications
strong back, may need to use a pickaxe to loosen material

Application deadline / closing date
05/15/2019

Salary / rate of pay
$15/hr for 2-3 hours of work

Days and hours of employment
one time

Flexible schedule?
(○) Negotiable

Travel required?
(○) Yes

Person or department to contact
Beth Tyne

Business address
3773 Beazer Rd

Email
kbt53@hotmail.com

Phone
360.201.8712

Fax
ext. 12

How to apply
Please email me and tell me a little about yourself. References would be nice but not required.

Garden Work

Job position / title
garden work
Name of business / employer
none
Job description / duties
just need to clean up gardens and some weeding- 2 hours per week-

Qualifications
need to know what weeds and plants are – some experience would be nice- but not required

Application deadline / closing date

05/30/2019
Salary / rate of pay
Enter a specific hourly rate, or a range or ‘negotiable’ $12.oo per hour
Days and hours of employment
2 or 3 hours
Flexible schedule?
(○) Yes

Travel required?
Not answered

Pay period
(○) Weekly

Dates of employment (specify if temp or seasonal)
summer
Person or department to contact
nancy
Business address
north bellingham
Email
sweetpeascarrot@live.com
Phone
360.483.8948
How to apply
email is great

Applications should include
[×] References

Receptionist, Comphy Co.

Job position / title
Receptionist

Name of business / employer
Comphy Co

Job description / duties
Comphy Co is hiring for a full time front desk Receptionist position. This position is responsible for performing a wide variety of receptionist and administrative duties. Receives and screens telephone calls and visitors, records and relays messages to appropriate staff. Provides administrative information to Comphy Co. personnel and performs miscellaneous support functions such as data entry, customer service, sales support, trade show prep, and special projects as assigned. Projects Comphy Co.’s professional and customer centric image by being the “first impression” for the Company.

The position is Monday through Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm PDT

Wage is negotiable/depends on experience – Health Insurance benefits start first of the month after 60 days. Paid Time Off, Paid Sick Leave, Paid Holidays and 401k with 3% employer contribution.

Qualifications
Essential Requirements:
– High School Diploma or GED required. Specialized training, related college coursework, or certificate preferred.
– Reception/Clerical experience: Must have previous experience in a receptionist, clerical or similar role, supporting multiple departments.
– Customer service experience: Must have excellent telephone customer service skills and experience.
– Phone and computer experience: Must be proficient with MS Office, email, internet and multi-line phone system.
– Must be reliable; this is the first impression of Comphy Co, and attendance/reliability is an essential function of the receptionist position.
– Must be able to be accurate, detail-oriented, organized and meet deadlines in a fast paced office environment.
– Must be pro-active, self-motivated, self-accountable and have a professional demeanor and positive outlook.
– Must be able to work independently but also as part of a team –team work is essential to success.

This position is available to start immediately. All potential new hires are required to submit to a background check, reference check and pre-employment drug screen (which includes screening for marijuana).

Application deadline / closing date
05/29/2019

Salary / rate of pay
Negotiable

Days and hours of employment
Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm

Flexible schedule?
(○) No

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly

Person or department to contact
Human Resources

Business address
7034 Portal Way #110

Work location (if different from above)
Ferndale

Email
comphycareers@gmail.com

Phone
323.225.8234

How to apply
Apply Online at https://www.comphy.com/pages/careers

or email a resume and cover letter to comphycareers@gmail.com

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

Senior Permits Reviewer

Job position / title
Senior Permits Reviewer

Name of business / employer
City of Bellingham

Job description / duties
Closing Date/Time:Fri. 05/17/19 4:30 PM Pacific Time

Starting salary rate is at Step 1 ($4,842/month) for full time positions. The current full salary range for this position is $4,842/month – $5,890/month.

This recruitment process will create a Civil Service eligibility register that will be used to fill vacancies as they occur. There is 1 current full-time vacancy. This position is represented by a union.

NATURE OF WORK:
Reviews and approves commercial, single family, and multi-family building permit applications for public works permit aspects including water, stormwater and sewer services, driveways, right-of-way use, street obstructions, and utilities installations for work within the City’s rights-of-way. Provides customer service for technical information related to infrastructure requirements and processes, permit application and related issues. Reviews Whatcom County building permits involving City utilities. Employees in this position are assigned primary and secondary responsibilities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Permit Review and Compliance
1.Reviews and approves City and County commercial, single family, and multi-family building permit applications for compliance with local ordinances, State and federal codes and regulations. Provides input into streamlining and improving processes, including assisting with development of new case types for permit tracking system.
2.Prepares Local Improvement District agreements; maintains appropriate records.
3.Reviews County short plats which propose to use City utilities to ensure proper service is available; reviews City short plats regarding street pavement and Local Improvement District commitments for compliance with City ordinances and Public Works requirements.
4.Compiles information for the Code Enforcement Officer and City Attorney regarding ordinance violations. Prepares responses to appeals for City Council, Planning Commission, or Board of Adjustment as necessary.
5.Oversees procedures and assists with processing Latecomer payoffs and estimates.
6.Monitors the accuracy, completeness and usefulness of the Development Section’s files and records system, including but not limited to Utility Service Zone contracts, Public Works permits, and Latecomer agreements.

Customer Service
1.Assists contractors and the general public in ascertaining availability of City utilities, street and main extension requirements.
2.Generates public works permits for water and sewer services, driveways, right-of-way use, street obstructions, utilities installations, etc. for work within the City’s rights-of-way.
3.Calculates water and sewer demand fees for new service applications, and other impact fees.
4.Provides information to engineers, architects, contractors, City staff and the general public regarding infrastructure requirements and processes; street, water and sewer locations using GIS and microfilm records; answers questions regarding street vacation applications.

Qualifications
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

•One year of vocational training in engineering technology, or equivalent, required;

AND

•Five years of experience in construction inspection, surveying and/or other related technical engineering work.

A combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the required knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered.

Application deadline / closing date
05/17/2019

Salary / rate of pay
$4,842 / Monthly

Days and hours of employment
FT

Person or department to contact
Human Resources

Business address
104 W. Magnolia Street, Bellingham, WA 98225

Email
hr@cob.org

Phone
360.778.8228

How to apply
All applications must be submitted electronically online at //www.cob.org/employment. Posting closes Friday, May 17, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.