Development and Operations Manager

Job position / title
Development and Operations Manager
Name of business / employer
Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center
Job description / duties
The Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center (WDRC) seeks a Development and Operations Manager (DOM) to join its team. The DOM is a key staff member and leader within our nonprofit organization. The DOM is responsible for working closely, collaboratively, ad supportively with the Executive Director, Board, and other staff to advance organizational, fund, and service development efforts, promote community awareness, and create opportunities for engaging with our organization. We are seeking an individual to join our team and serve our community by modeling the WDRC’s core values and embodying a warm, welcoming, and professional approach while interacting with volunteers, donors, partners, clients, staff, and the community at large. This position is an ideal opportunity for a thoughtful, enthusiastic, creative, and experienced individual who believes wholeheartedly in our mission and is committed to working together to strengthen our organization. The successful candidate will believe that our vision profoundly resonates with them. They will bring vision and leadership to a collaborative environment, and be able to successfully implement operational plans.

Primary Position Responsibilities:
Strategic Leadership
 Support ED as a “thought partner” to advance the strategic direction of the organization.
 Work closely with ED to monitor operational performance, strengthen systems, and build organizational capacity
 Support implementation of agency-wide initiatives and efforts
 Oversee tracking and reporting of agency-wide data and metrics
 Supervise community engagement and administrative team members
 Serve as a point person in ED’s absence

Fund Development
 Design and implement the Fund Development Plan, in coordination with ED and Board
 Oversee our organization’s donor database
 Participate in Board Fund Development committee meetings
 Oversee agency fundraising, outreach, and special events to ensure and maximize their success and impact
 Coordinate Board involvement in agency events
 Identify new donors event sponsors in collaboration with ED and Board
 Cultivate donor relations; design appeals, and solicit and receive donor contributions.
 Research, write, and manage grants in alignment with agency’s strategic and operational plans.
 Maintain annual grants calendar; track application and reporting deadlines
 Write grant acknowledgment letters

Community Engagement Development
 Work closely with ED and staff to maintain positive relationships with other organizations, government agencies, donors, and community supporters.
 Design and develop messaging and marketing materials to tell our story and promote our programs, services, and events to current and new targeted audiences.
 Serve as liaison with media; ensure timely press releases are written and issued.
 Oversee annual communications calendar.
 Research and compile internal and external statistics that demonstrate efficacy and impact of WDRC services.
 Oversee design, publishing, and distribution of the annual report.
 Participate in networking to advance our community visibility.
 Identify and support opportunities to reach diverse, underserved communities in collaboration with Staff and Board.

Program and Services Development
 Work closely with ED and staff to identify and pursue service development opportunities.
 Expand and diversify our client base for agency-wide services.
 At the direction of the ED, pursue and manage special projects.
Team Leadership
 Ensure effective coordination and teamwork of staff, volunteers, and contractors to support operational, service and fund development efforts.
 Actively participate in staff meetings and agency events.
 Collaborate with other staff to achieve organization’s mission and contribute to shared staff responsibilities

Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications
1. MA in related field and minimum 3-5 years of supervision and management experience;
2. Belief in and understanding of our mission, and familiarity with mediation and conflict resolution;
3. Demonstrated track record of fund development, including grant procurement;
4. Flexibility, including ability to occasionally work early morning, evening, and weekend hours;
5. Exceptional organizational skills, and a high level of attention to detail;
6. Excellent verbal and written communicator , and an outstanding listener;
7. Strong sense of initiative, sense of humor, and compassion;
8. Desire and ability to work collaboratively;
9. Excellent proficiency with Windows applications, experience with relational databases;
10. Able to create mail merges and templates, customize spreadsheets, set up queries and reports;
11. Ability to enlist support, delegate, and work effectively with volunteers;
12. Ability to multi-task, manage time, meet deadlines, and address emergent issues;
13. Ability to work comfortably with limited supervision;
14. Ability to troubleshoot/problem solve as issues arise;
15. Event coordination and project management experience;
16. Public relations and communications experience;
17. Ability to lift 40 lbs;

Preferred Knowledge and Skills
1. Bilingual in Spanish
2. Familiarity with Whatcom County businesses, organizations, and community at large
3. Experience with development and implementation of strategic and operational plans
4. Experience with developing human resource policies and procedures;
5. Mediator certification;
6. Proficiency with Canva, In-Design, or equivalent layout application;
7. Comfort and ease with technology and social media (Facebook, Twitter, blogs);

Application deadline / closing date
02/21/2020
Salary / rate of pay
$45,000 – $52,000
Days and hours of employment
Full Time
Flexible schedule?
(○) No

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly
Person or department to contact
Jaina Gemin, Search Coordinator
Business address
206 Prospect Street
Email
jaina@whatcomdrc.org
Phone
360.676.0122
How to apply
To apply: Submit cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Jaina Gemin, Search Coordinator, at jaina@whatcomdrc.org . Use the subject line: Development and Operations Manager Position Application (YOUR NAME)

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

Maintenance Worker III

Job position / title
Maintenance Worker III
Name of business / employer
City of Bellingham
Job description / duties
Closing Date/Time: Fri. March 6, 2020 4:30 PM Pacific Time

The starting salary rate is at Step 1 ($4,054/month) for full time positions. The current full salary range for this position is $4,054/month – $4,939/month.

This recruitment process will create a register that will be used to fill anticipated vacancies. There are two (2) current Full Time vacancies. These positions include Health Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision), Retirement Benefits (through Department of Retirement Systems) and Paid Leave (Holiday, Vacation, Sick). This position is represented by a union.

The Civil Service Eligibility Register will remain in effect for six months, or longer as established by the Civil Service Commission at a later date.
NATURE OF WORK:

Performs operational and maintenance work on assigned buildings, facilities and equipment. Operates and maintains heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment; steam and hydronic boilers; electrical distribution and lighting systems; electronic and computerized control systems; emergency power generation and distribution; mechanical systems and pneumatics. Performs plumbing, carpentry, flooring installation and repair, surface preparation and painting. Maintains outer envelope of buildings including roofing, siding, and windows. Conducts inspections on all building systems and recommends capital replacements and improvements. Installs and repairs modular office systems and furniture; assists in planning and implements moves for City departments. Works with Purchasing Division to write specifications and source supply.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1.Plans, schedules and performs operational and maintenance activities to meet applicable federal, state and local regulations; industrial standards; and project specifications. Performs full range of maintenance and repairs including the electrical, mechanical, plumbing, carpentry and custodial work of assigned facilities. Initiates and schedules various contract or outside services when appropriate.
2.Performs preventative maintenance on electrical distribution and lighting systems; HVAC equipment such as boilers, fans, air conditioning, compressors and chilled water systems; domestic water systems; and plumbing fixtures. Disassembles, cleans, inspects, and reassembles boilers for annual inspection. Oils and greases mechanical equipment.
3.Initiates and performs corrective maintenance such as diagnosing, troubleshooting, replacing, adjusting and rebuilding defective machinery, equipment and associated systems or components. Replaces circuit breakers and receptacles; rebuilds/repairs steam system valves and condensate traps.
4.Installs new and replaces existing electrical, mechanical, and plumbing system components including lighting; motors; pumps; controllers; HVAC; fans; compressors; water, air, and wastewater lines and fixtures. Demolishes and constructs new walls, ceilings, and floors.
5.Maintains proper heating and cooling levels within facility; ensures that controls are in proper working order; sets controls for efficient operation of equipment; calibrates and adjusts pneumatic, electric, and electronic controls. Utilizes computerized control systems to ensure comfort and energy conservation.
6.Operates and maintains building security and life and safety equipment including locks, burglar alarms, fire protection and notification systems, and signage. Locks and unlocks buildings; secures buildings when not in use by checking for unlocked doors and windows; reports any unauthorized occupants. Utilizes computerized access systems to set occupancy schedules.
7.Inspects buildings, grounds and equipment on a daily basis. Makes necessary repairs and/or modifications as needed and/or reports damage to supervisor.
8.Makes on-site assessments of projects; determines appropriate equipment and materials to complete work according to specification. As necessary, adapts equipment and materials to meet specific requirements.
9.Maintains and repairs a variety of commercial floor machines such as scrubbers, vacuums and buffers; replaces drive wheels, shafts, gears, valves and electrical switches; lubricates motors and cleans terminals.
10.Keeps division’s inventory of custodial and maintenance supplies and tools. Purchases supplies through the City Purchasing Division.
11.Utilizing specialized facility computer programs and software, maintains logs, charts, records and reports to provide an accurate record of equipment maintenance performed.
12.Removes leaves and debris and provides snow and ice removal from parking lots, sidewalks, grounds, roofs, and City common areas. Cleans building exteriors including windows.
13.Assists in planning and provides office set-up service to tenant specification. Assembles and installs modular office and wall systems. Constructs items such as bookshelves. Assembles furniture, file cabinets and other storage units. Installs artwork, whiteboards, shelves, wall hangings and hooks. Ensures reasonable earthquake precautions are installed.
14.Collects money from City-owned vending machines and submits it to the Finance Office.

ADDITIONAL WORK PERFORMED:
1.Performs related duties of similar nature or level within the scope of the classification.
2.May train and lead custodial and temporary maintenance staff; inspect custodial work and report concerns to Facilities Supervisor.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Work is performed both indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions and on irregular terrain. The work may be in a high-risk environment including electrical voltage, extreme temperatures and heights, operation of power equipment and motorized vehicles and exposure to noise, vibration and airborne particles. Employees may be required to use personal protective equipment.

Physical ability to perform essential functions of the job:
•Manual dexterity sufficient to operate hand and power equipment safely and efficiently;
•Read instructions;
•Work safely around equipment;
•Effectively monitor and respond to voice radio and crew communications, and alarms in a noisy environment;
•Continuously perform work near the floor;
•Ascend to, and work from, heights of up to 100 feet;
•Work occasionally in confined spaces;
•Lift and transport heavy objects of approximately 50 lbs. frequently;
•Lift and transport weights of approximately 100 lbs. utilizing proper body mechanics, mechanical and other assistance.

Qualifications

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

•A minimum of two years of direct experience in building maintenance or three years of experience in one of the building trades (HVAC, electrical, plumbing or carpentry). Completion of a certified educational program in building maintenance may substitute for the two years of experience.
•Two years experience operating a wide variety of power equipment and hand tools.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

•Employment contingent upon passing a criminal conviction and local background check.
•Valid Washington State driver’s license and good driving record. Candidates must submit a three-year driving abstract prior to hire.
•Ability and willingness to be called out in response to occasional custodial/maintenance emergencies.

Application deadline / closing date
03/06/2020
Salary / rate of pay
$4,054-$4,939 Monthly
Days and hours of employment
FT
Person or department to contact
Human Resources
Business address
104 W. Magnolia St., Bellingham, WA 98225
Email
hr@cob.org
Phone
360.778.8228
How to apply
***All applications must be submitted electronically at //www.cob.org/employment.***

SELECTION PROCESS:

**You are encouraged to print a copy of this job announcement for your reference as the process moves along**

Please ensure your application is complete and all required information has been provided. Standard completeness means all application fields (contact information, personal information, education, work experience, references, and required supplemental questions). The information provided in your application must support your selected answers in the supplemental questionnaire. Provide as much detail as you believe will fully describe your experience and training.

Cover letters and resumes are not reviewed to determine if your application meets minimum qualifications. Supplemental Questionnaire responses not supported in your application will disqualify you from consideration for this position.

Application Review Process: 1.Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must provide specific, detailed information so an initial determination can be made regarding your level of qualifications for this position. Applicant status will be updated on or around March 10, 2020.
2.Supplemental Question Review: The applicants that meet minimum qualifications will go through a Supplemental Question Review. Relevancy of your experience and training, together with composition, grammar, spelling, and punctuation will be considered when evaluating responses. Applicant status will be updated on or around March 20, 2020.
3.The top eight (8) scoring candidates from the Supplemental Question Review will be invited to participate in an Oral Board Interview, tentatively scheduled for March 30, 2020.
4.Candidates will be notified via email of Final Scores & Ranks. The final ranking of the register will be based on total scores for the following: Supplemental Question Review (30%) and Oral Board Interview (70%).
The final candidates will be referred to the department for additional assessment.

The Civil Service Eligibility Register will remain in effect for 6 months, or longer as established by the Civil Service Commission at a later date.

Please Note: Candidates will receive updates regarding application status via email. Please be sure to check your email frequently.

Receptionist, Vaughn S Hagen, CPA

Job position / title
Receptionist
Name of business / employer
Vaughn S Hagen, CPA
Job description / duties
We are looking for someone who is friendly and outgoing with good communication skills and a positive attitude. You will mainly be doing receptionist duties (answering the phone, greeting clients, setting up appointments). There will be some accounting opportunities involving Quickbooks (writing checks, reconciling bank accounts, generating financial statements) and simple tax return input and processing of tax returns. Other duties involve working with Microsoft Office, scanning and copying documents, use of ten key.

This could be a great opportunity for anyone interested in Accounting. The office will be very busy as it is tax season! We are looking for someone to work 5 days a week, 3-4 hours a day between 12 and 5pm.

Qualifications
Good communication skill; customer service oriented; pleasant attitude; works well with others; enjoys working with public

Application deadline / closing date
02/21/2020
Salary / rate of pay
DOE
Days and hours of employment
M-F 12-5
Flexible schedule?
(○) Yes

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly

Dates of employment (specify if temp or seasonal)
Seasonal and Temporary
Person or department to contact
Sarah Trefethen
Business address
1015 Dupont Street, Bellingham, WA 98225
Email
sarah@vaughnhagencpa.com
Phone
360.671.6961
How to apply
Please email me your application with your resume and references attached.

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

Plantation Rifle Range Parks & Recreation

WHATCOM COUNTY JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
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

Temporary Parks Help – Plantation Rifle Range Parks & Recreation

Salary: $15.00 per hour Closing Date: March 4, 2020 at 4:30 PM

Apply early for first consideration
Whatcom County Parks & Recreation Department is seeking to hire at least two temporary extra-help employees to assist operations at the Plantation Rifle Range. These positions will perform a variety of tasks year round to include: assisting with range safety and operations, gun safety instruction, gun maintenance, cash handling, customer service, general cleaning tasks, small equipment maintenance and repair, lawn mowing, and other duties as required. If you have questions about job duties contact Parks & Recreation at (360) 778 -5850.
This position will work up to 69 hours per month. Schedule varies and will include weekends and evenings. Times and days are somewhat flexible. Total hours per week will depend on season and need.
Qualifications
The ideal candidate must have:
• Knowledge and experience working with firearms, ammunition and ballistics

• Experience working with the public, including greeting customers, and explaining and enforcing rules and policies

• Experience in lawn mowing, small equipment maintenance and cash handling

• Ability to lift and carry items weighing up to 35 pounds

• Ability to wear a respirator which fits tightly against the face to protect against exposure to lead dust.
Candidates must also possess:
• High School diploma or GED.

• Valid driver’s license at time of hire and throughout employment.

• Driving record that meets County standards.

• Background check must meet County criteria.

Temporary – Trail & Maintenance Seasonal Help

Temporary – Trail & Maintenance Seasonal Help

Closes On: April 24, 2020 at 04:30 PM PST

Location: Parks Headquarters, Bellingham, WA 98225
Department: Parks & Recreation
Job Status: Not Specified
Details: Applications will be reviewed on February 18th and March 17th. Apply early for best consideration.
Apply Now
Job Summary
Whatcom County Parks is hiring up to 9 seasonal employees to assist with trail and facility construction and maintenance. Depending on assignment and candidate availability, positions will start April 6 or May 4.
These positions perform a wide variety of routine and complex tasks at County Parks. A typical work day may include building and maintaining trails, removing invasive plants, working with volunteers, cleaning facilities, performing grounds maintenance, and explaining park rules. The specific duties will vary day-by-day.

Primary duties include, but are not limited to:
• Construct and maintain a variety of non-motorized recreational trails using a variety of hand and power tools. Tasks include trail tread and bridge construction, reconstruction, drainage maintenance, and mechanical brushing.
• Operate a variety of mechanized equipment including pickup trucks and trailers, tractors, totters, brushers, chainsaws, and blowers.
• Maintain park facilities by completing light carpentry, routine maintenance tasks, and janitorial services.
• Perform grounds maintenance work, such as removing invasive plants, cutting grass, weeding, pruning, raking, and picking up litter.
• Provide park information to visitors and enforce rules.
LENGTH OF POSITION:
Start dates April 6th or May 4th, depending on assignment and candidate availability.
Seasonal positions are eligible to work approximately four (4) months of full-time work and two (2) months of part-time employment.
If you have questions about job duties contact Parks & Recreation at (360) 778-5850.

Qualifications
Must have a driving record that meets County standards and possess a valid driver’s license at time of hire and throughout employment.
Background check must meet County criteria
Must be at least 18 years of age by the time of appointment

Salary
$15.00 per hour
Application Special Instructions

Please attach a copy of your Employment Driving Record Abstract in the additional upload area of your electronic application.  Applications without a driving record abstract will not be considered.
Instructions:
Obtain a copy of your Driving Record Abstract via the Department of Licensing website* at: https://www.dol.wa.gov/driverslicense/requestyourrecord.html
When prompted, select an “Employment Driving Record Abstract”.
You will be charged a $13.00 fee for the Driving Record Abstract. The County does not reimburse this fee.
Select the option to email yourself a copy of your Driving Record Abstract
You will receive a PDF copy of your Driving Record Abstract attached to the emall you receive.
Save the PDF of your Driving Record Abstract to your personal computer.
Then upload the saved copy of your Driving Record Abstract to your online application using the Document Upload area within the application.
*If you do no possess a Washington State Driver’s License:  Contact the Department of Licensing Office in the state that issued your current license and request a copy of your Driving Record Abstract.  Upload a copy to your application.

Accounts Payable/Substitute Coordinator

Job position / title
Accounts Payable/Substitute Coordinator
Name of business / employer
Mount Baker School District Office
Job description / duties
The District has an opening for Accounts Payable Specialist / Substitute Coordinator to begin immediately. The District seeks an outstanding professional who is committed to helping people achieve excellence, enjoys working in a collaborative environment, looks for opportunities to expand their capabilities, and views education as a partnership of students, staff, parents and community.

Qualifications
•High school diploma required; college level training in accounting and experience in school district accounts payable preferred.
•Experience with a variety of PC software and ability to work proactively with current and emerging technology; preference given to candidates with experience in WESPaC accounting software;
•Demonstrated ability to work independently, maintain accurate financial records, and meet deadlines;
•Exceptional communication skills and the highest degree of confidentiality and good judgment in working with staff to provide support and solve problems.
•Salary range $58,000-$65,483; salary is commensurate with education and experience and includes medical benefits paid by the District.

Application deadline / closing date
02/10/2020
Salary / rate of pay
$58,000-$65,483
Days and hours of employment
8 hours / 5 days per week
Flexible schedule?
(○) No

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Monthly
Person or department to contact
Ben Thomas
Business address
PO Box 95
Work location (if different from above)
District Office
Email
pbutenschoen@mtbaker.wednet.edu
Phone
360.617.4609
How to apply
Employment Section of the Mount Baker School District Website: http://www.mtbaker.wednet.edu

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

Clerk IV Public Works – Maintenance & Operations

WHATCOM COUNTY JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
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

Clerk IV Public Works – Maintenance & Operations

Salary: $18.17 – $27.53 per hour, DOQ Closing Date: February 6, 2020 at 4:30 PM
Anticipate hiring in the first three steps ($18.17 – $19.67 per hour), depending on qualifications
The Clerk IV is one of four staff members serving the needs of 12 supervisors and approximately 70 employees. This position is responsible for completing multiple tasks that require detailed and accurate work, while also taking phone calls from staff members and the public, and managing other interruptions. The position provides phone and clerical support with respect and tact. The successful candidate must have strong Excel and Word skills, be good at building highly functional working relationships with a wide variety of people, and contributing positively to an efficient team.
Job duties include:

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

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

• Compiling and preparing project cost summaries, monitoring expenditures, and preparing billings for customers and other departments and agencies.

• Receiving, documenting and distributing information for Citizen Inquiry Reports, Storm Event Logs, OnCall Utility Reports, Sheriff Call-Outs and other forms and documents as required.

• Performing queries and generating monthly and annual reports associated with County Road Administration Board (CRAB) reporting requirements. Entering, updating, retrieving and verifying the accuracy of data associated with the implementation of the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).

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

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

 

Qualifications

• 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 an acceptable driving record and possess a driver’s license employment.

• Note: This position supports County road crew operations, and is required to work extended hours during weather-related and other emergencies.

Maintenance Aide 2 – Parks

Job position / title
Maintenance Aide 2 – Parks
Name of business / employer
City of Bellingham
Job description / duties
Seasonal Positions are available in Parks. These seasonal positions will be filled as soon as possible. Length of season will vary depending on the positions.

Accepting online applications only at //www.cob.org/jobs

This posting is open for Parks positions only. Please see //www.cob.org/jobs for other postings, including any currently available seasonal positions in Public Works.

Currently open positions:
Maintenance Aide II – Facilities (6 month) (5 positions)
Maintenance Aide II – Grounds (6 month) (4 positions)
Maintenance Aide II – Grounds (3 month) (1 position)

NATURE OF WORK:
This position performs basic seasonal grounds and facilities maintenance. Specific duties depend upon program area assigned which include multiple divisions within the Parks and Recreation Department. Performs a variety of manual labor in the construction, maintenance, repair, operation and service work of all parks and public works facilities. Operates hand and power tools and motorized equipment. Work consists of routine and repetitive tasks, processes and/or operations and will be performed cooperatively with other employees and completed in a manner that assures individual, co-worker and public safety in all weather and working conditions.

Qualifications
Previous experience in grounds and facilities maintenance or manual construction labor using manual and power tools and motorized equipment preferred.

Application deadline / closing date
02/21/2020
Salary / rate of pay
$13.70 / hourly
Days and hours of employment
Hours vary per position

 

Dates of employment (specify if temp or seasonal)
Seasonal, depending on position
Person or department to contact
Human Resources
Business address
104 W. Magnolia St
Email
hr@cob.org
Phone
360.778.8228
How to apply
Accepting online applications only at //www.cob.org/jobs

Park Ambassador – Regular Non-Benefitted

Job position / title
Park Ambassador – Regular Non-Benefitted
Name of business / employer
City of Bellingham
Job description / duties
The City of Bellingham is currently recruiting for a Park Ambassador. This position will work hours based on rentals/events and will require flexibility. Schedule will be communicated as bookings occur. The flexible schedule may include mornings, evenings, and weekends. Please note, the successful candidate will be required to work most Saturdays during the year. The current vacancy is not expected to work more than 69 hours a month, but may be scheduled additional hours based on seasonal needs.

As a Park Ambassador, this position monitors assigned park areas to ensure safety and security for scheduled park events and daily park users. The current vacancy is primarily assigned to Depot Market Square, but will work at other locations. Communicates with citizens and develops positive relationships with park users by providing assistance and information. Enforces City and departmental regulations as appropriate, and informs law enforcement of disturbances as needed. Performs basic custodial tasks to ensure cleanliness and safety for scheduled park events and daily park users. Communicates custodial needs to Public Work Facilities or Park Operations Facilities staff.

Closing Date/Time: Fri. 2/14/2020 4:30 PM Pacific Time

Qualifications
Minimum of one year work experience involving extensive interaction with the public required; two years of experience working with the public is preferred.

Application deadline / closing date
02/14/2020
Salary / rate of pay
$16.38/Hour
Days and hours of employment
Varies
Person or department to contact
Human Resources
Business address
104 W. Magnolia St, Bellingham, WA
Email
hr@cob.org
Phone
360.778.8228
How to apply
To view the full job description and to apply online, please visit //www.cob.org/jobs!

Maintenance Aide II – PW Seasonal

Job position / title
Maintenance Aide II – PW Seasonal
Name of business / employer
City of Bellingham
Job description / duties
NATURE OF WORK:

Seasonal Positions are available in Public Works. These seasonal positions will be filled as soon as possible. Length of season will vary depending on the positions.

The Public Works Department currently has several vacancies for the 2020 season:

Maintenance Aide II – Waste Water
1 position – 3 Month Season

Maintenance Aide II – Stormwater
2 positions – 3 Month Season
4 positions – 6 Month Season

Maintenance Aide II – Street
2 positions – 3 Month Season
2 positions – 6 Month Season

Maintenance Aide II – Water Facilities
2 positions – 3 Month Season

Maintenance Aide II – Water Standards
1 position – 3 Month Season
1 position – 6 Month Season

Maintenance Aide II – Facilities
2 positions – 6 Month Season

Maintenance Aide II – Traffic
5 positions – 3 Month Season
2 positions – 6 Month Season

Maintenance Aide II – Plants
4 positions – 6 Month Season

Maintenance Aide II – Fleet
1 position – 3 Month Season

Public Works positions typically work 7:30 am – 4:00 pm, 5 days per week, Monday-Friday, with the occasional weekend if necessary.

NATURE OF WORK:
This position performs basic seasonal grounds and facilities maintenance. Specific duties depend upon program area assigned in the Public Works Department. Performs a variety of manual labor in the construction, maintenance, repair, operation and service work of all public works facilities. Operates hand and power tools and motorized equipment. Work consists of routine and repetitive tasks, processes and/or operations and will be performed cooperatively with other employees and completed in a manner that assures individual, co-worker and public safety in all weather and working conditions. Program area assignments may change from day to day depending upon Department needs. Usually works as part of an assigned crew in an assigned unit but may have an individual or specialized assignment after a period of training. May be called out for emergency work.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1.Completes scheduled maintenance activities in a variety of City facilities and parks which includes but is not limited to mowing, trimming, edging, care of trees, rose gardens, shrub beds, leaf and debris removal, barking/mulching, weeding, planting and repair, watering, litter pick-up, painting, pressure washing, window washing, vacuuming, sweeping, emptying trash containers, cleaning and other custodial activities.
2.Sets up traffic control devices including barricades, flags and performs other safety related duties. May be required to follow protocols regarding confined spaces, lockout tagout. Performs traffic marking tasks utilizing paint sprayers and torching thermoplastic traffic markings.
3.Assists workers in higher classes in utility work including cutting, fitting, laying, connecting and installing various sizes of water, sewer and storm lines; installs valves, tees crosses, reducers, sleeves, manholes, catch basins etc., per instructions.
4.Assists workers in higher classes in construction, installation and repair of structures, equipment or other amenities such as drainage systems.
5.Assists with Illegal Camp removal, removing trash and accumulated debris from camp sites.
6.Performs manual labor such as digging, shoveling, raking, picking, hammering, lifting, carrying, pushing a wheelbarrow and other similar manual labor.
7.Operates a variety of hand tools and power equipment. Examples of this equipment include line trimmers, chainsaws, brush chipper, hedge shears, blowers, chalk liners, line painters, field sweepers, pressure washers, drills, etc.
8.Operates a variety of automotive equipment including small tractors, pickup trucks with trailer attachments and mowers. Drives dump trucks (with manufacturer’s weight rating of less than 26,001 pounds) to remove material, haul dirt, gravel, etc. as needed.
9.Conducts daily visual inspection and maintains all assigned equipment. Maintains tools by cleaning and ensuring proper storage. Reports tool needs and concerns to Supervisor.
10.Answers questions and concerns from the public as well as other staff in other program areas.

ADDITIONAL WORK PERFORMED:
1.Logs information, complete work orders and paperwork required by Supervisor.
2.Performs other related work of a similar nature and level.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
Work is performed both indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions and on City streets and right-of-ways, in close proximity to roadway traffic, in and industrial plant environment or on uneven terrain, some of the time in remote work sites. The work involves a moderate risk work environment which requires employees to follow established safety procedures in operating equipment and vehicles, handling irritant materials, working in unsanitary conditions, performing repetitive activities, etc. Employees are required to wear personal protective equipment, use appropriate safety equipment and follow standard safety practices.

Physical abilities to perform the essential functions of the job including:•Manual dexterity sufficient to operate hand and power equipment safely and efficiently.
•Correctable vision to read instructions and work safely around equipment.
•Adequate hearing to effectively hear voice radio and crew communications, roadway traffic and alarms in a noisy environment.
•Ability to perform heavy physical labor including operating mechanical equipment for extended periods of time, climbing and working from ladders and setting up tents.
•Ability to perform tasks requiring repetitive hand and arm movements.
•Ability to work overhead for extended periods of time.
•Physical ability to continuously stoop, bend, climb occasionally work in confined spaces or from heights and frequently lift and carry heavy objects in the 50 lb range and occasionally weights of approximately 100 lbs utilizing proper body mechanics, mechanical and other assistance.
•Positions in Water, Sewer and Streets require the physical ability to operate a 60 lb. jackhammer for extended periods of time intermittently throughout the season.

Qualifications
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
•Previous experience in grounds and facilities maintenance or manual construction labor using manual and power tools and motorized equipment preferred.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
•Employment contingent upon passing a criminal convictions check, child and adult abuse records check and local background check.
•Valid Washington State Drivers License by time of hire and proof of a good driving record. A three-year driving abstract must be submitted prior to hire.
•Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule involving working evenings, weekends and holidays, as assigned. (Required by some positions)
•At least 18 years old by time of hire.

Application deadline / closing date
06/05/2020
Salary / rate of pay
$13.70 Hourly
Days and hours of employment
Seasonal (See Posting)
Person or department to contact
Human Resources
Business address
104 W. Magnolia St., Bellingham, WA 98225
Email
hr@cob.org
Phone
360.778.8220
How to apply
SELECTION PROCESS:
Applications will be reviewed to ensure they are complete. All complete applications will be forwarded to Public Works for further review. Candidates will be contacted by the department if they are selected for additional review.