Dependency Guardian Ad Litem Juvenile Court

WHATCOM COUNTY JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Dependency Guardian Ad Litem Juvenile Court
Salary: $25.04 – $36.00 / Hour, DOQ Closing Date: April 28, 2019 at 4:30 PM

Currently recruiting for 2 positions.

Whatcom County is currently seeking a Dependency Guardian Ad Litem in the Juvenile Division of Superior Court.

The Guardian Ad Litem job is a key position in the Juvenile Division of Superior Court responsible for representing the best interest of children in dependency proceedings under Title 13 of the Revised Code of Washington; including planning, organizing and facilitating the efforts of diverse individuals, groups and agencies to accomplish the work, mission and goals of the department.

Key duties include:

• Investigating and collecting relevant information about a child’s situation through interviews, observation, and other research.

• Preparing written investigative reports with supporting conclusions and recommendations. Presents the reports, factual information and recommendations including views or positions expressed by a child.

• Monitoring all court orders for compliance and brings to the court’s attention any changes in circumstances that may require a modification of the court order.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in social work or a related field AND three years progressively responsible experience in the Juvenile Justice System, social services or youth related services. Experience as a Guardian Ad Litem or Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) is highly preferred. A Master’s degree in Social Work is desired. Must complete 30 hours of County approved Guardian Ad Litem training within six months of appointment to position. Driving record that meets County standards. Possess a valid driver’s license at time of hire and throughout employment. Must pass job-related tests. Pass polygraph exam. 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

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Clerk/Receptionist Public Defender

WHATCOM COUNTY JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
Clerk/Receptionist Public Defender
Salary: $16.04 – $24.11 per hour, DOQ Closing Date: April 23, 2019 at 4:30 PM Would you enjoy the challenge of: Providing excellent clerical support to the Whatcom County’s Public Defender’s Office? Working successfully in a high-volume, fast-paced environment? Applying your first-rate attention to detail to consistently produce accurate work results?

If you answered yes to these questions, Whatcom County is interested in learning more about your qualifications and experience. The Clerk/Receptionist works in an office setting assisting clients in person and on the telephone. He or she serves as the primary clerical support person in the Public Defender’s Office.

Duties include answering telephones; greeting visitors, including offenders, the public, outside agency staff, and Court personnel; and recording and retrieval of critical data and information. The position has constant contact with a wide variety of individuals, many of whom are under high levels of stress and may be angry, under emotional distress, confused or under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. The successful candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced, distracting environment, have excellent skills working with others, and must be able to work with and exert a calming influence on people in crisis.

Qualifications Requires a high school diploma AND two years of progressively responsible general office, clerical and/or secretarial experience.

Experience in a criminal justice setting and knowledge of legal terminology is preferred. Background check must meet County criteria for criminal justice positions. Must pass job related tests.
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

LYNDEN LIBRARY

JOB POSTING

POSITION: PAGE – LYNDEN LIBRARY
DEPARTMENT: Public Services
POSTING DATES: TUESDAY, 04/16/19 TO SATURDAY, 05/04/19
SALARY: $12.98/hour (Pay Level 2)
WORKING HOURS: Sixteen (16) regular weekly hours, plus additional unscheduled hours up to a total of 1014 hours annually, to substitute for absent staff at all WCLS libraries, including evening and weekend hours. Regular schedule: Tuesday and Wednesday – 9:00 am to 5:30 pm. Successful candidates may be required to adapt to future schedule and/or worksite changes depending on library needs.
LOCATION: Regular hours at Lynden Library; substitute hours at Lynden and other libraries
DUTIES: Sorts and shelves books and other library materials alpha/numerically; performs shelf reading and reorganizes shelves for correct location of materials and attractive appearance of shelves; performs minor repairs on books and library materials; assists patrons with basic circulation tasks; and other similar duties.
QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to gain working knowledge of Whatcom County Library System’s policies and procedures; ability to act as a representative of Whatcom County Library System to the public and uphold intellectual freedom standards; ability to perform alpha/numeric filing accurately; ability to learn and utilize the Dewey Decimal System; ability to check materials in and out on the Horizon circulation system; ability to establish priorities and organize workload; ability to maintain tact, courtesy, confidentiality, and strict discretion in dealing with the public; ability to maintain a pleasant and productive working atmosphere. Work requires considerable physical effort in the handling of materials up to 30 pounds and/or continual standing or walking 90%+ of the time. Requires the ability to speak and understand English. Must be 16 years or older to apply. New employees are subject to a CRC (criminal records check) per RCW 43.43.832.
APPLICATION: Submit a completed WCLS Employment Application* along with a Supplemental Questionnaire by 5:00 PM SATURDAY, 05/04/19 to:
Lynden Library 216 4th Street Lynden, WA 98264
Attn: Wendy McLeod, Assistant Branch Manager
Call (360) 354-4883 or email lyndenpage@wcls.org for further information
* Résumés and cover letters are optional, unless requested, and will not be accepted as a substitute for a completed WCLS Employment Application form. Application forms are available at http://www.wcls.org to print, fill out and mail in, or at the above address, or at any Whatcom County Library branch.
JOB BEGINS: As soon after hiring as possible
SELECTION: Selection criteria may include the contents of the application, an oral interview, and a skills test. Selection of applicants for further consideration and/or possible testing will be determined by the information supplied by the applicants on their applications and accompanying documents. It will be the responsibility of the applicant to supply sufficient information and detail on the application to permit WCLS to properly determine the applicant’s qualifications, abilities and attributes as they relate to the listed position. Interviews will be scheduled ONLY with best qualified applicants, based upon applications, résumés and other documents received, and test results. Applicants who need accommodation during the application, testing or interview process should contact Human Resources.

 

The library is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, color, age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, status as an actual or perceived victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or any other legally protected class.

 

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE
Library Page – Lynden Library

NAME: ________________________________________________
This supplemental questionnaire must be completed in addition to the WCLS Employment Application.
1. Current Work Schedule Sixteen (16) regular weekly hours, plus additional unscheduled hours up to a total of 1014 hours annually, to substitute for absent staff at all WCLS libraries, including evening and weekend hours. Regular schedule: Tuesday and Wednesday – 9:00 am to 5:30 pm. Successful candidates may be required to adapt to future schedule and/or worksite changes depending on library needs.
Are you available to work the current work schedule for this position?  Yes  No
2. Availability: Please circle all the additional days and time periods that you would be available to work, if needed (bold periods indicate time periods that include the regular schedule).
Monday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening

Tuesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening

Wednesday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening

Thursday: Morning, Afternoon, Evening

Friday: Morning, Afternoon

Saturday: Morning, Afternoon

Sunday: Morning, Afternoon

3. Are you able to regularly lift objects or materials weighing up to 30 pounds, with or without accommodation?  Yes  No

4. Do you have experience working in a public library, either as a paid employee or a volunteer?  Yes  No If yes, please describe:

5. Do you have experience filing or sorting alphabetically or numerically?  Yes  No If yes, please describe:

6. Do you have experience performing tasks with speed and accuracy?  Yes  No If yes, please describe:

I certify that all information given by me is true, correct and complete:

_______________________________________ Printed Name

_______________________________________ Signature

___/____/____ Date

Registered Nurses- Acute Care & Emergency Department

Job position / title
Registered Nurses- Acute Care & Emergency Department: Full-Time, Part-Time and Pool
Name of business / employer
Cascade Medical Center
Job description / duties
Cascade Medical, located in beautiful downtown Leavenworth in the Cascade Foothills in Central Washington, is looking to fill Registered Nurse openings in both our Acute Care and Emergency Departments.

Our RNs are responsible for providing quality patient care while maintaining Standards of Professional Nursing involving assessment, diagnosis, outcome identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation in our Emergency Department and Acute Care facility.

Qualifications
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Current nursing licensure from the Washington State Board of Nursing.
A minimum of 2 year’s nursing experience in similar setting preferred.
Current BLS and ACLS required; TNCC and either ENPC or PALS for ER Nurses.
PALS or ENPC certification required within 90 days of hire.
Certified Emergency Nurse Certification (CEN) desirable for ED Nurses.

Application deadline / closing date
06/30/2019
Salary / rate of pay
DOE
Days and hours of employment
See Website
Person or department to contact
Human Resources
Business address
817 Commercial Street, Leavenworth, WA 98826
Email
chelseat@cascademedical.org
Phone
509.548.5815 ext. 3670
How to apply
To Apply: Please complete an online application and upload a current resume and cover letter of interest at https://cascademedicalcenter.applicantpro.com/jobs/

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

Repair Maintenance III Parks & Recreation Department

WHATCOM COUNTY JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
Repair Maintenance III
Parks & Recreation Department
Full Salary Range: $25.66 – $37.01 / hour (anticipated rates) Closing Date: May 2, 2019
Hiring rate depends on qualifications
Are you a Journeyman Carpenter?
Would you enjoy the challenge of:
• Applying your construction experience to Whatcom County’s Parks & Recreation Department?
• Promoting a productive team environment through effective communication?
• Helping maintain and develop Whatcom County’s parks?
If you answered yes to these questions and are looking for rewarding work that will have a positive impact on our community, we hope to hear about your qualifications to fill this key role at Whatcom County! The Parks & Recreation Department is steward for over 16,000 acres of parks and natural areas, miles of shoreline and over 63 miles of trails. The maintenance crew is a critical component of the department, responsible for maintenance, construction and repair of the facilities, grounds, operating systems and equipment of Whatcom County’s exquisite Parks system.
Primary duties include:
• Coordinating and assisting with construction and renovation projects
• Performing general and preventative duties in construction, mechanical, electrical, plumbing,
carpentry, HVAC, welding, and other building trade areas
• Trail maintenance and construction
• Grounds maintenance
Qualifications
• Requires a high school diploma or GED AND five years of progressively responsible experience in general construction, plumbing, carpentry, and other building trades.
• Successful completion of an apprenticeship program for Carpenter; as prescribed by Washington State Department of Labor and Industries.
o Experience with plumbing and public water systems desired.
Special Requirements
Driving record that meets County standards.
Possess a valid driver’s license at time of hire and throughout employment.
Must be eligible to cross between the United States and Canada.
Must pass job-related tests.
Miscellaneous Information
Hours of Work: Monday – Friday, 40 hours a week
Supervisor: Maintenance and Construction Supervisor
Visit our website: http://www.whatcomcounty.us/jobs for current job openings.
Human Resources, 311 Grand Avenue, Suite 107, Bellingham, WA 98225

Experienced Paralegal GLP Attorneys

Job position / title
Experienced Paralegal
Name of business / employer
GLP Attorneys
Job description / duties

Client Contact (30,60, 90 Day Reviews) in conjunction with your attorney when qualified
Draft letters for Attorney Review
Draft Pleadings / Discovery
Answer Discovery
Draft Witness Disclosures
Pleadings/Discovery Filing Maintained
ER 904 and other Trial Documents
Schedule Depositions
Train Legal Assistants on any task assigned
Take responsibility to follow up with Legal Assistants on tasks assigned
Draft Demands
Settlement Accountings

Qualifications
Minimum of 1-3 years’ experience in all phases of plaintiff’s personal injury cases;
Be able to provide outstanding customer service and be in constant contact with our clients;
A proven ability to manage a large case load;
The ability to work efficiently and accurately in a fast paced environment with superb attention to detail;
Excellent oral and written communication and the ability to work collaboratively with attorneys and staff;
Management skills, responsible for managing legal assistant workload;
Excellent strength in setting priorities and be able to exercise independent judgement;
Ability to speak Spanish is a plus.

Application deadline / closing date
05/09/2019
Salary / rate of pay
negotiable
Days and hours of employment
mon-fri 8a – 5p
Flexible schedule?
(○) No

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly

Dates of employment (specify if temp or seasonal)
permanent full time position
Person or department to contact
denise urban
Business address
720 south burlington blvd; burlington wa 98233
Email
durban@glpattorneys.com
Phone
360.499.8740
How to apply
Please send cover letter, resume and references to durban@glpattorneys.com

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

Temporary – Facilities Maintenance Technician

Temporary – Facilities Maintenance Technician

Closes On: April 21, 2019 at 04:30 PM PST

Location: County Courthouse, Bellingham, WA 98225
Department: Administrative Services – Facilities
Job Status: Part-Time
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
Status: Accepting Applications
Apply Now
Job Summary
Whatcom County Administrative Services – Division of Facilities is hiring a temporary extra help employee to assist with general maintenance and repair at a variety of County buildings.  This position will perform a wide range of duties including, but not limited to general maintenance, operation, and repair of facilities, systems, and equipment, including electrical, plumbing, mechanical and carpentry repairs.  Assists Facilities staff in performing complex tasks.
This position will work approximately full time for a period of three (3) months, however exact hours may be flexible depending on workload. Immediately following those three months the hours you will be assigned to work will decrease to a maximum of 69 hours per month.
If you have questions about job duties contact Facilities at (360) 778-5366.

Qualifications
Requires high school diploma or GED and four years of increasingly responsible building maintenance and repair experience, including basic carpentry, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, mechanical repair, and painting.
Must have a driving record that meets County standards and possess a driver’s license at time of hire and throughout employment.
Background check must meet County criteria for security sensitive positions.
Must be eligible to cross between the United States and Canada.
Must pass a pre-employment physical capacities test.
Salary
$19.64 per hour

Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Legal Assistant

Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Legal Assistant
GLP Attorneys P.S. Inc., an established and respected plaintiffs’ personal injury law firm, is seeking an experienced legal assistant with excellent customer service and communication skills to work in our busy Burlington office location. Our firm has built its reputation for high quality service and professionalism.
Qualified candidates must have a passion to help and advocate for clients in all types of personal injury matters. Position requires attention to detail and this individual must possess excellent organization skills. The ideal candidate will be able to work both independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment. We are seeking an individual with a professional demeanor, who is calm, patient and proactive. Must adhere to deadlines and be able to manage an extremely busy workload.
We offer a competitive salary, and excellent benefits such as: medical, life insurance, 401(k), paid vacation and sick time.
If you are confident you can handle and manage details, provide high quality service to clients in need, and would like to work in a supportive, collaborative team-driven environment; then please submit your resume and cover letter. We would like to get to know you!
Denise Urban
Office Manager
GLP Attorneys, P.S., Inc.
720 South Burlington Blvd, Burlington, Washington 98233
Direct: (360) 499-8740
Telephone: (360) 424-1111 Fax: (360) 588-4651
http://www.glpattorneys.com

Experienced Personal Injury Paralegal (Burlington)

1. Experienced Personal Injury Paralegal (Burlington)
GLP Attorneys, P.S. Inc., an established and respected plaintiffs’ personal injury law firm, seeks an experienced paralegal with excellent customer service and communication skills to work in our rapidly growing Burlington office.
Our firm has been providing excellent results to clients since 1979. GLP has offices throughout the state of Washington and is able to provide our services where ever there is a need. GLP has built its reputation for high quality service and professionalism and for alleviating the stressful uncertainty that surrounds an injury or loss. Our attorneys strive to transform chaos into confidence and comfort. To this extent we are a high-energy, fast-paced law firm who advocate for our clients in all types of personal injury matters.
Qualified candidates must have a passion to help and advocate for clients in all types of personal injury matters. Other necessary requirements are experience with all aspects of case management, including client intake through claim resolution.
Interested candidates should also have:
• minimum of 1-3 years’ experience in all phases of plaintiff’s personal injury cases;
• be able to provide outstanding customer service and be in constant contact with our clients;
• draft letters and other correspondence for Attorney review;
• answer Discovery;
• draft witness disclosures;
• Pleading/ Discovery file maintenance;
• ER 904 other Trial Documents;
• schedule depositions;
• draft Demands;
• a proven ability to manage a large case load;
• the ability to work efficiently and accurately in a fast paced environment with superb attention to detail;
• excellent oral and written communication and the ability to work collaboratively with attorneys and staff;
• the ability to provided litigation support;
• management skills, responsible for managing legal assistant workload;
• excellent strength in setting priorities and be able to exercise independent judgement;
• ability to speak Spanish is a plus.
GLP Attorneys offers a competitive salary, and excellent benefits such as: medical, life insurance, 401(k), paid vacation and sick time, as well as a collaborative, supportive and team-driven environment.
If you are confident you can handle and manage details, provide high quality service to clients in need, and would like to work in a supportive, collaborative team-driven environment; then please submit your resume and cover letter to the link below. We would like to get to know you!

Denise Urban
Office Manager
GLP Attorneys, P.S., Inc.
720 South Burlington Blvd, Burlington, Washington 98233
Direct: (360) 499-8740
Telephone: (360) 424-1111 Fax: (360) 588-4651
http://www.glpattorneys.com

Account Clerk III Health Department

WHATCOM COUNTY JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
Account Clerk III Health Department

Closing Date: April 11, 2019 at 4:30 PM

Full Salary: $16.69 – $25.05 per hour Anticipated Hiring Range: $16.69 – $18.07 per hour, DOQ The Account Clerk III performs routine, complex and diverse accounting, bookkeeping, office and clerical functions to facilitate the workflow and to assist in departmental activities. Responsible for distinct areas of responsibility including internal and external communication, service to the public, recording and retrieval of data and/or information and accounting and other paperwork required in an office. Complies with legal and accounting standards and requirements. Functions as a member of a team performing routine and complex level work. Works under minimal direction.

Qualifications:

• Requires a high school diploma or GED AND two years of progressively responsible experience in an accounting-related field.

• Must be able to type accurately and proficiently with a speed of 40 net words per minute and use a calculator by touch with accuracy at 150 net strokes per minute.

• Completion of 15 credit hours of accounting or bookkeeping courses beyond the high school level is preferred.

• Experience with basic grant and contract accounting and monitoring preferred.

• Knowledge of basic medical billing processes and terminology preferred.
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