Human Services Supervisor

Human Services Supervisor
Health Department
Salary: $5,587 – $7,304 / per month, DOQ Closing Date: September 5, 2018 at 4:30 PM
The Whatcom County Health Department is hiring a Human Services Supervisor to oversee programs and services in the areas of Developmental Disabilities, Housing, and Veterans Services These focus areas provide for many community programs and services to promote community inclusion, early childhood development, supported employment, affordable housing, assistance with basic needs, and connection to ongoing services.
Job duties for this new position include:
• Supervising five staff positions who focus their work on support and services to special
populations
• Working with federal, state, regional, and local community partners and other departments to provide effective and responsive systems of care and support
• Conducting community needs assessments
• Strategic planning
• Designing and implementing programs addressing complex issues and vulnerable people
• Ensuring Quality Management oversight of programs and services
• Overseeing the staffing of three citizen advisory boards
Qualifications
Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or a related field
• 6 years of progressively responsible related professional experience
• 4 years of lead or supervisory experience
Preferred qualifications:
• Master’s degree in Human Services or related field
• Experience working with individuals who have developmental disabilities, and/or are struggling with homelessness, and/or who are Veterans is preferred.
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

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Behavioral Health Specialist

Behavioral Health Specialist
Public Defender’s Office
Salary: $25.04 – $35.33 /hour, DOQ Closing Date: August 30, 2018 at 4:30 PM
Whatcom County Public Defender’s Office is seeking an experienced professional to fill a Behavioral Health Specialist position. This position works with attorneys to identify defendants who would benefit from screening, consultation, support and referral to appropriate behavioral health services. The position will assist defendants to engage with services, and will serve as liaison with community treatment providers.
Qualifications
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in social work, counseling or a closely related field
3 years of professional experience including interviewing, assessing and preparing client reports and dealing with a variety of client issues such as chronic mental illness or physical, sexual, alcohol and drug abuse.
Master’s degree preferred.
State licensure as a Social Worker or Mental Health Counselor preferred.
Experience working within the criminal justice system desired.
Driving record that meets County standards
Possess a valid driver’s license at time of hire and throughout employment
Background check must meet County criteria

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

After School Youth Sports Coach

Job position / title
After School Youth Sports Coach

Name of business / employer
Whatcom Family YMCA

Job description / duties
WHATCOM FAMILY YMCA JOB DESCRIPTION
Job Title: After School Youth Sports Coach

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Leadership Role: Leader
Reports to: Sports and Rec. Director
Required availability: MTWF 2-5pm and/or TH 12-3

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Sports and Recreation Director, you will be responsible for:

• Coaching afterschool.
• Teaching basic skills.
• Maintain program standards, policies, and procedures as established by the YMCA.
• Create a safe environment for the players and families.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Position Requirement – CPR and 1st Aid Trained

Administration

• Maintain proper attendance and communication with supervisor
• Develop and implement appropriate policies
• Serve as a positive role model and mentor for youth, teaching positive behavior such as teamwork, sportsmanship, and self-respect
• Maintain records related to equipment needs
• Keep supervisor informed of activity plans and situations related to above programs

Program Responsibilities:

• Coordinate the Youth Sports program in a professional manner
• Instruct appropriate drills and practices and facilitate activities
• Gather and maintain necessary equipment and supplies
• Serve as the primary staff for all sessions or provide secondary coverage
YMCA COMPETENCIES:
Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fundraising.

Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.

Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.

Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

Qualifications
Qualifications: Knowledge of sports and or coaching experience.

Application deadline / closing date
09/29/2018

Salary / rate of pay
$11.50/ DOE

Days and hours of employment
MTWF 2-5pm and/or TH 12-3

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly

Person or department to contact
Kathleen Beaty

Business address
1256 N State St

Work location (if different from above)
Bellingham

Email
kbeaty@whatcomymca.org

Phone
360.255.0647

How to apply
Please complete and return the attached application with your resume either via email to kbeaty@whatcomymca.org or at the downtown welcome desk addressed to Kathleen Beaty, HR Coordinator.

https://www.whatcomymca.org/sites/whatcomymca.org/files/2018-06/AD%20EMPLOYMENT%20APPLICATION.pdf

Applications should include
[×] References

Itek Energy Production Assembler

Job position / title
Production Assembler

Name of business / employer
Itek Energy

Job description / duties
Production Assembler I
Contributes to the completion of solar module units via a production line. Performs duties related to the assembly, disassembly, and repair of project units as required. Individuals with a natural mechanical aptitude and the ability to problem-solve perform well in this position.

Duties
◾Aligns, fits, and assembles component parts into completed units, using hand tools, fixtures, and templates
◾Verifies dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to specifications, using tools provided
◾Operation of semi-automated equipment used to build assemblies and sub-assemblies
◾Other duties as assigned by management

Skills/Knowledge
◾Good decision making, time management and ability to prioritize tasks
◾High level of manual dexterity working with hands and small tools
◾High level of attention to detail to ensure that quality standards are being met
◾Working knowledge of raw materials, production processes and quality control
◾Ability to read and write in the English language

Education/Training and Experience
◾One or more years of experience in manufacturing environment helpful
◾High School diploma or equivalent

Physical Elements
◾Noise Exposure: Elevated levels: 75% of time
◾Repetitive Motions: 100% of time
◾Standing: 100% of time
◾Lifting: Up to 75 pounds 10% of time, >50 pounds 50%
◾Walking: 100% of time
◾Outdoor Exposure: >10% of time

Qualifications
Skills/Knowledge
◾Good decision making, time management and ability to prioritize tasks
◾High level of manual dexterity working with hands and small tools
◾High level of attention to detail to ensure that quality standards are being met
◾Working knowledge of raw materials, production processes and quality control
◾Ability to read and write in the English language

Education/Training and Experience
◾One or more years of experience in manufacturing environment helpful
◾High School diploma or equivalent

Application deadline / closing date
09/30/2018

Salary / rate of pay
$12 + Shift Differential

Days and hours of employment
Mon-Fri: 2:00pm -10:30pm

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly
Person or department to contact
Lisa Brannigan

Business address
3886 Hammer Dr., Bellingham, WA 98226

Work location (if different from above)
800 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225

Email
HR@itekenergy.com

Phone
360.647.9531

How to apply
Please submit resume along with completed Itek Energy Application to HR@itekenergy.com

Applications should include
[×] Resume

ARCHER HALLIDAY, PS Staff Accountant

Job position / title
Staff Accountant

Name of business / employer
ARCHER HALLIDAY, PS

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.

Responsibilities

• 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.

Qualifications

• 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 your GPA and 3 professional references.

Application deadline / closing date
08/31/2018

Salary / rate of pay
Competitive Salary and Full Benefit Package

Days and hours of employment
Full time

Flexible schedule?
(○) Negotiable

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly

Person or department to contact
ERICA PERKINS

Business address
1621 CORNWALL AVE

Work location (if different from above)
Bellingham

Email
archer@archerhalliday.com

Phone
360.756.1010 ext. 103

How to apply
Email resume along with cover letter, transcripts and 3 references to archer@archerhalliday.com

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

Clerk III/Cashier

Clerk III/Cashier

Closes On: August 20, 2018 at 04:30 PM PST

Location: County Courthouse, Bellingham, WA 98225
Department: District Court
Job Status: Full-Time
Shift: 7:45 AM – 4:45 PM
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
Status: Accepting Applications Apply Now
Job Summary
Do you have great customer service and cash handling experience? Do you have experience in the legal field, or are you interested in learning about the court system? District Court is a great place to work and has an exciting opportunity for a Clerk III/Cashier to join our team!

Job duties include:

Receives, receipts and records payments of court fines, bail, penalty assessments and fees according to established court procedures. Maintains and balances cash drawer at the end of each day.

Assists the public in processing court filings, arranging for court hearings, setting up monthly time payments, arranging for participation in Court Parks Work Program, and in referrals to Department of Assigned Counsel and Adult Probation. Processes anti-harassment/protection orders.

Responds to court-related telephone and counter inquiries and/or complaints from other departments, organizations and the public. Greets and directs case participants to appropriate courtroom.

Coordinates contested hearing scheduling and summons/subpoena processing.

Supervisor: Chief Deputy Clerk

Hours of work: 7:45 am – 4:45 pm, Monday – Friday
Qualifications
Requires a high school diploma or GED AND three (3) years of progressively responsible general office, clerical and/or secretarial experience. Of the three years of required experience, one year must involve cash handling.

Experience in court or legal procedures is preferred.

Requires the ability to:
Type proficiently and accurately at 40 net words per minute and use a calculator by touch with accuracy at 110 strokes per minute.

Salary
Full salary range: Master Collective Bargaining Agreement Range 108.0: $16.69 – $25.05 per hour

We anticipate hiring at $16.69 per hour; higher rate possible depending on qualifications.

This position receives annual pay increases to the next step in the associated salary range.

Application Special Instructions
TYPING TEST: Click the link to take a typing test and enter your score on your application where requested. http://www.typingtest.com/test.html?minutes=5&textfile=baseball.txt

Medical Assistant Certified

Job position / title
Medical Assistant Certified

Name of business / employer
Family Care Network

Job description / duties
Essential Functions: The Medical Assistant, Certified/LPN position provides clinical support for Family Care Network’s physicians, patients and staff. We are looking for a qualified, motivated individual with a passion for family medicine who can:

-Communicate effectively
-Provide excellent customer service
-Effectively manage patient flow
-Utilize clinical knowledge and critical thinking skills to deliver safe, effective and therapeutic patient care
-Respond to patient phone messages and answer questions within appropriate scope of practice and/or as directed by provider
-Process requests, refills and referrals in a timely manner
-Accurately enter and review patient data in the EMR
-Prioritize and multitask on multiple projects with frequent interruptions

Qualifications
Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

-Demonstrated knowledge of clinical and medical office practices
-Ability to establish lasting and effective employee relationships in a team environment
-Proficiency using standard computer and office equipment
-Good spelling, grammar, typing, data entry, and phone skills
-Ability to maintain patient privacy and confidentiality
-Ability to adapt to process and procedure changes
-Ability to thrive and grow in a learning environment
-Previous medical office experience
-Phone triage experience a plus

Application deadline / closing date
09/30/2018

Salary / rate of pay
DOE

Days and hours of employment
Varies

Flexible schedule?
(○) Yes

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly
Person or department to contact
Renee Hall

Business address
709 W Orchard Drive Ste. 4 Bellingham WA 98225

Email
jobs@fcn.net

Phone
360.318.8800 ext. 135

How to apply
https://www.familycarenetwork.com/careers/current-openings

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

Public Health Nurse Supervisor
Health Department
Salary: $34.60 – $46.82 per hour, DOQ Closing Date: August 30, 2018 at 4:30 PM
Apply early for first consideration
• Are you a highly skilled nurse with excellent project management skills and experience in leading teams?
• Do you have a passion for using data to monitor the health of your community and plan interventions?
• Do you want to work with community partners to address important communicable disease conditions, and immunization rates? We are seeking a proven nurse leader to oversee the Prevention and Screening team at the Communicable Disease and Epidemiology Division of the Whatcom County Health Department. This position supervises professional staff in the Communicable Disease Division.
KEY DUTIES INCLUDE:
• Assists in planning, development of the budget, work schedules and staffing levels
• Plans and oversees details of activities including workloads, schedules and coordinating with others to ensure timely completion of work
• Implements cost effective measures and uses resources and technology to increase productivity
• Secures, monitors and assures compliance with grants and contracts and prepares program reports as needed.
• Monitors, investigates and analyzes program and client statistics, community needs and program initiatives and assists in developing recommendations.
• Provides direct service to clients when necessary
• Maintains knowledge of current research, legislation, state regulations and Centers for Disease Control recommendations related to areas of assignments
• Training, supervising and evaluating assigned staff
Qualifications
Bachelor of Science degree in nursing with course work in public health.
4 years of progressively responsible nursing experience, including 2 years of experience in a lead capacity supervising the work of others.
Requires a valid Washington State license to practice as a Registered Nurse.
Experience in public health nursing preferred.
A Master’s degree in nursing, public health or closely related field is desired and may be substituted for 1 year of experience (excluding the 2 years of lead experience).
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

Individualized Support Teacher

Job position / title
Individualized Support Teacher

Name of business / employer
Opportunity Council

Job description / duties
The Individualized Support Teacher works as part of a center-base team, providing a developmentally appropriate educational experience that supports access to a least restrictive environment for children with behavioral, developmental, or emotional delays in development. Additional time may be scheduled for meetings, planning, record keeping, setup and training. Individualized Support Teachers must maintain working knowledge of Federal Head Start Performance Standards, State ECEAP Standards, agency and department policies and procedures and other applicable regulations.

Qualifications
Who we are looking for:
• People who honor our mission, agree with our purpose and want to be part of something bigger.
• People who are committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in both the services we provide as well as the environment in which we work.
• People who are self-motivated and passionate about the work they do.
• People who understand we are not a team because we work together. We are a team because we respect, trust and care for one another.

Application deadline / closing date
08/22/2018

Salary / rate of pay
$14.13 to $17.66 per hour

Days and hours of employment
M-F 30-34 hrs/wk

Person or department to contact
HR

Business address
1419 Cornwall Ave

Email
hrrecruiting@oppco.org

Phone
360.734.5121 ext. 267

How to apply
See full job specifications and application instructions at http://www.oppco.org/employment/. Paper Employment Applications may be picked up at 1419 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham, WA.

Completed applications must be received by 4:00pm, Wednesday, August 22, 2018.

At the Opportunity Council, we are committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion with a core set of values that include diversity, collaboration, respect, integrity, passion and learning. We believe we are a stronger and successful organization because of this commitment. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation and identity, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us different. EOE.

Applications should include
[×] Cover letter

Job position / title
Preschool One-on-one

Name of business / employer
Bellingham Childcare and Learning Center

Job description / duties
NOW HIRING
Preschool one-on-one
August 15th, 2018.
Our loving, engaging, and fun filled preschool classroom is made up of children aged 3-5 years old, with 20 children and 3 teachers. Join a teaching team that is responsible for the care and safety of these preschool children. As the one-on-one you will plan, supervise, and implement developmentally appropriate activities to meet the social, emotional, physical, and intellectual needs of the one child. You will work directly with the teaching team to continue the set goals to encourage the child to successfully problem solve, enter into play, and transition between activities. You will ensure the safety and well-being of the child in the classroom through direct one-on-one supervision. You will also form a partnership with parents to promote the growth and development of their child.

Qualifications
Qualifications: A qualified candidate will have experience working with young children and have the passion to continue their education in Early Childhood Education. Scholarship opportunities may be available through the Early Achievers Opportunity Grant after three months of employment.
Likely candidates will begin the process of obtaining: a portable background check in MERIT, negative TB test, First Aid & CPR, and STARS 30 hr. Basics in Childcare (or equivalent) upon being hired.

Application deadline / closing date
10/08/2018

Salary / rate of pay
11.50-12.00 depending on experience

Days and hours of employment
30-40

Flexible schedule?
(○) No

Person or department to contact
Bobbi Kelley

Business address
2600 Squalicum Parkway

Email
Bobbi@Bellighamchildcare.com

Phone
360.676.0950

How to apply
Compensation: Starts at minimum wage depending on experience/education. This position is full time, and after a probationary period, is eligible for benefits (medical & dental after 60 days, vacation pay after 90 days, & retirement after 1 year).

Applications are available at:
2600 Squalicum Parkway
Bellingham, WA 98225

If you have any other question, please contact Elizabeth or Bobbi at (360) 676-0950

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