What-Comm Systems Analyst- Closes 1/8/18

Position What-Comm Systems Analyst I
Employer City of Bellingham
Job Description Closing Date/Time: Mon. 01/08/2018 4:30 PM Pacific Time

The current full salary range for this position is $5,279/month – $6,949/month. Typical starting salary is at Step 1 – $5,279/month.

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

JOB SUMMARY:
Responsible for systems administration, coordination and support of critical software systems at the What-Comm 911 communications center. Performs and oversees technical evaluation, installation, maintenance, system administration and support for a variety of complex computer and telephone systems including Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD), 911 phone system, 911 radio system, and 911 recording system. Coordinates with stakeholders including What-Comm staff, user agencies, vendors, and other resources. Collaborates with application/database/network technical staff on projects as needed. May provide back up support for Bellingham Police Department systems.

Qualifications •Baccalaureate degree in computer science, information systems management, business computer programming or related field and:

•Two years of experience providing support and administration for major software systems in a complex environment with progressive participation and responsibility in systems analysis, systems acquisition and systems development projects.

•Experience with 911 Systems Administration, Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) or GIS mapping preferred.

A combination of experience and training that provides the applicant with the knowledge and skills to perform the job will be considered.

Compensation

$63,348/annually – $83,388/annually
Days/Hours 40 hrs/week
Contact Info Human Resources

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 104 W. Magnolia Street, Bellingham, WA 98225

EMAIL: HR@cob.org

PHONE: 360.778.8228

How to Apply    Accepting online applications only at www.cob.org/jobs
Position Closes January 8, 2018
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Event Services Manager- Closes 1/5/18

Position Event Services Manager
Employer Viking Union- Western Washington University
Job Description Western Washington University, with over 15,000 students in seven colleges and the graduate school, is nationally recognized for its educational programs, students and faculty. The campus is located in Bellingham, Washington, a coastal community of 83,000 overlooking Bellingham Bay, the San Juan Islands and the North Cascades Mountain range. The city lies 90 miles north of Seattle and 60 miles south of Vancouver, British Columbia. Western is the highest-ranking public, master’s-granting university in the Pacific Northwest, according to the 2017 U.S. News & World Report rankings.

The Viking Union organization supports Western’s mission to bring together individuals of diverse backgrounds and perspectives in an inclusive, student-centered university that develops the potential of learners and the well-being of communities. We encourage applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, and other candidates from underrepresented backgrounds and with diverse experiences interested in this opportunity.

Two of the core values in the Viking Union Mission Statement are building community on campus and creating experiential education opportunities for students at Western.  Supporting the event planning process across campus is critical to achieving these goals for the Viking Union and other campus departments that use events to support recruitment, retention, and relationship building development work for campus.

As our Events Services Manager you will be responsible for the management of Event Services and the reservations process for Viking Union Facilities (which include the Viking Union, Lakewood, Viqueen Lodge, exterior space on campus and AS Motorpool).  You will also direct event setup and technical services to student and university departments for events across campus.  Your responsibilities will include:

  • Management of Event Services
    • Set expectations and direct day-to-day operations
    • Recommend options for delivery and set up of event furnishings, stages, lighting, sound, and other event support services
    • Forecast and establish limits for service delivery
    • Ensure staff is properly trained to provide setup, take down, security, onsite ticket sales, sound and technical support
    • Manage inventory of event equipment; including assigning it to events
    • Develop and recommend fee structure and rates
  • Oversight of Reservations Processes
    • Establish practices and direct staff in processing and approving reservation requests
    • Facilitate the approval of space requests
    • Support student organizations by facilitation and negotiation requests for academic space
  • Event Management for Associated Students Programs and Events
    • Provide consultation and direction to Associated Student groups and advisors
    • Facilitate weekly meetings to review upcoming event details
  • Supervise and Direct the Work of Event Services and Reservations Staff
    • Approve leave, vacation schedules and approve overtime as necessary
    • Review and prioritize work assignments
    • Schedule employees to provide adequate staff for event service delivery
    • Evaluate employee performance and recommend professional development and training opportunities
  • Apply Developmental/Educational Strategies to Working With Students
    • Develop training and educational opportunties
    • Mentor and provide developmental guidance for student employees and event programmers
    • Create experiential learning opportunities for student employees to engage and take leadership roles in supervision, hiring, and the management of a service oriented business
  • Software and Technology
    • Use event management software to track reservations, record event details and procedure reports
    • Use specialized software to create building floor plans and two dimensional diagrams to support event planning
    • Utilize Microsoft Office productions
    • Maintain an appropriate knowledge of audio and visual equipment
  • Fiscal Management
    • Budget Authority for expenses in Event Services budget approving purchases and transfer of funds
    • Monitor transactions in budget to ensure expense and revenue are within allocation
    • Recommend fee increases and adjustments to rate structure
    • interpret policy and fee structure to determine the appropriate service charges and rates
    • Create and issue invoices

As our Event Services Manager, you will actively participate in training or staff development opportunities to support the development of competence and effectiveness in the areas of inclusion, diversity, multicultural and cross-cultural communication and other related topics.  You will conduct work assignments in support of a positive and inclusive relationship with other diverse staff and students and provide service in a positive and inclusive manner.

The State HR classification for this position is Events Coordinator 2.

Qualifications Required:

  • 2 years of event planning, production, or management experience or equivalent education
  • Demonstrated well-rounded experiences working effectively in highly diverse and inclusive environments
  • Proficiency working with Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Experience supervising employees including responsibility for hiring, training, and evaluating performance
  • Strong interpersonal skills including communicating in writing, in person, and facilitating meetings
  • Attention to detail
  • Demonstrated in-depth experience using software that schedules space, and manages resources

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience using DEA’s Event Management Software (EMS) or similar product
  • Familiarity with audio-visual equipment used in small and large meeting rooms and venues
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with creating training for adult learners or college students
  • Experience working in a higher education setting

Compensation

New hires typically begin at $3276/month including an excellent benefits package
Days/Hours Permanent Full-Time
Contact Info Human Resources

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 516 High Street, MS 9054
Bellingham, WA 98225-5996

EMAIL: hr.employment@wwu.edu

PHONE: 360.650.3774

How to Apply    A cover letter and resume are required and should address your experience related to the position responsibilities and the required and preferred qualifications. Application may be filled out online at http://employment.wwu.edu/cw/en-us/job/495517/event-services-manager

Please include the names and contact information of three professional references.

Position Closes January 5, 2018

Payroll & Benefits Technician- Closes 1/25/18

Position Payroll & Benefits Technician
Employer City of Bellingham
Job Description This position is open until filled. For first consideration, apply by December 29, 2017. The anticipated start date for this position is February 16, 2018.

JOB SUMMARY:
Provides accounting and clerical support to the Payroll and Benefits office. Performs a variety of accounting clerical tasks associated with processing of the City’s payroll. Prepares benefit and payroll billings and payments, confirms accuracy and transmits. Prepares required reports to substantiate billings and payments. Provides back-up to the Payroll Lead and other department positions. Performs record management duties to support the City’s benefit programs and prepares payment requisitions for all benefit programs. Answers or refers inquiries from City employees regarding the benefits programs.

Qualifications – A minimum of two years of general accounting clerical, bookkeeping or financial record keeping. One year assisting with payroll operations preferred.
– An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to provide the applicant with the skills, knowledge and ability to successfully perform the essential functions of the job will be considered.
– Proficiency with computer software, including word processing and spreadsheets for data entry/retrieval and file maintenance, required.
– Proficiency with computerized payroll system, preferred.
– 10-key by touch.
– Typing at 45 wpm NET required. A recent typing score (since December 1, 2017) is required as part of your application

Compensation

$3,446.00 – $4,188.00 Monthly
Days/Hours 40 hrs/week
Contact Info Human Resources

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 104 W. Magnolia Street, Bellingham, WA 98225

EMAIL: HR@cob.org

PHONE: 360.778.8228

How to Apply    Please visit our website for more information and to apply online:
www.cob.org/employment
Position Closes January 25, 2018

Licensed Practical Nurse- Closes 1/2/18

Position Licensed Practical Nurse – Whatcom County Jail Health Program *New Grads Encouraged to Apply*
Employer Northwest Regional Council
Job Description Northwest Regional Council, as an Area Agency on Aging, funds and/or provides community-based programs to help people live in their own homes and communities for as long as possible, postponing or eliminating the need for institutional care. In addition, NWRC currently manages the Whatcom County Jail Health Program. The Jail Health Program delivers medical, dental and psychiatric care to the inmates at the Whatcom County Jail and Jail Work Center. The LPN assists the RN, ARNP, physician, psychiatrist, and/or dentist with record preparation and treatment and is responsible for providing clinical services as directed.

Northwest Regional Council (NWRC) offers excellent medical/dental/vision benefits for the full-time employee and their dependent(s). In addition, the employee and dependents are eligible to participate in the Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Other benefits include participating in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), various deferred compensation programs, Flex Plans for health and/or child/elder care, paid leave, sick leave, and 11 paid holidays per year.
Note: NWRC meets the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) definition of a public service organization. EOE

Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to read, speak, and understand the English language.
• Ability to work well with a diverse population and maintain professional communications and boundaries.
• Ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant.
• Ability to deal tactfully with staff members, custody, community, governmental agencies, families, and the general public.
• Ability to accurately relay information concerning an inmate’s condition.
• Ability to manage the stressors of the position.
• Possess leadership and decision-making ability and work harmoniously with personnel.
• Ability to perform all nursing skills appropriate to licensure required in the corrections setting and use office equipment necessary to document and conduct daily activities.
• Possess basic computer skills.
• Knowledgeable of National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) nursing and medical practices, policies, procedures, as well as legal regulations and guidelines desired.
• Experience in correctional nursing preferred.
Education/Experience
• Graduation from an accredited school of licensed practical nursing.
• Obtains required continuing education annually
• Minimum one year recent experience in clinical setting, correctional nursing preferred.
Licenses/Certificates
• Current license as Practical Nurse in Washington State.
• Current CPR certification.
• Current Washington State driver’s license, acceptable driving record, appropriate liability insurance, access to reliable transportation and willingness to travel between jail sites.
• Pass a required Criminal Records Background Check upon hire and annually thereafter.
• Obtain security clearance through corrections department upon

Compensation

2017 ANNUAL SALARY RANGE: $19.50 – $25.44/hour
Days/Hours 40 hours per week
Contact Info NWRC Human Resources

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 600 Lakeway Drive, Suite 100, Bellingham WA 98225

WORK ADDRESS: 311 Grand Avenue, Bellingham WA 98225

EMAIL: NWRCHumanResources@dshs.wa.gov

PHONE: 360.676.6749

How to Apply    Application materials may be requested by contacting the Bellingham Office @ 360-676-6749, emailing NWRCHumanResources@dshs.wa.gov or downloading directly from www.nwrcwa.org/employment. All applications and application materials, including a cover letter and resume, must be fully completed and returned to the Bellingham office.
Position Closes January 2, 2017

Registered Nurse – Closes 1/2/18

Position Registered Nurse – Whatcom County Jail Health Program *New Grads Encouraged to Apply*
Employer Northwest Regional Council
Job Description Correctional Nursing is the practice and delivery of patient care within the unique and distinctive environment of the criminal justice system.

Nurses have been described as the backbone of correctional health care. They are the eyes, ears, hands, heads and hearts that respond to medical and mental health emergencies. During daily nursing clinics and other routine encounters, correctional nurses listen to patients’ concerns and watchfully encourage other individuals who are unable or unwilling to raise a health concern.

Nurses must apply their knowledge, skill and ability to the assessment and diagnosis of the full range of health conditions presented by this population and determine both the urgency and priority of subsequent care.

Northwest Regional Council currently manages the Whatcom County Jail Health Program and is currently looking to fill a full-time, benefited RN position.

NWRC offers excellent medical/dental/vision benefits for the full-time employee and their dependent(s). In addition, the employee and dependents are eligible to participate in the Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Other benefits include participating in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), long term disability insurance, life insurance, various deferred compensation programs, Flex Plans for health and/or child/elder care, paid leave, sick leave, and 11 paid holidays per year.
Note: NWRC meets the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) definition of a public service organization.
EOE

Qualifications ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES may include but are not limited to:
1. Provides triage for inmate health care through review of Receiving/Screening Forms of newly admitted inmates, inmate and officer requests for health care, inmate interview for brief history, or brief physical assessment.
2. Reviews and follows up on health information taken by corrections staff at booking.
3. Takes health histories of inmates; obtains orders for required treatments; suggests special housing arrangements, and determines therapeutic needs of the inmate.
4. Schedules or refers inmates to appropriate level of care with nurse, ARNP, physician, dental, psychiatric professional, or emergency department as required.
5. Reviews all medications brought in or needed by inmates. Consults with prescribing physician. Arranges for a new supply of medication as needed.
6. Obtains and evaluates health history and performs physical examinations for inmates incarcerated 14 days or more covering all body systems. Documents and treats as appropriate any specific complaints. May request lab work as necessary to assure appropriate clinical interventions.
7. Screens inmates to determine need for HIV testing and counseling at the 14-day screening physical exam.
8. Responds to inmates written requests for medical attention within one working day pursuant to standards.
9. Responds to pre-booking calls as needed to triage an inmate as Fit For Jail.
10. Administers medications as scheduled.
11. Completes documentation as required.
12. Responsible for and follows information in policy manuals, assessments and protocols.
13. Maintains employee and inmate confidentiality.Please visit our employment webpage http://www.nwrcwa.org/employment/ for details.

Compensation

2017 TEN-STEP HOURLY RANGE: $25.85 – $33.72/hour, DOE
Days/Hours 40 hours per week
Contact Info NWRC Human Resources

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 600 Lakeway Drive Suite 100, Bellingham WA 98225

WORK ADDRESS: 311 Grand Avenue, Bellingham WA 98225

EMAIL: NWRCHumanResources@dshs.wa.gov

PHONE: 360.676.6749

How to Apply    Application materials may be requested by contacting the Bellingham Office @ 360-676-6749, emailing NWRCHumanResources@dshs.wa.gov, or downloading directly from www.nwrcwa.org/employment. All applications and application materials, including a cover letter and resume, must be fully completed and returned to the Bellingham office.
Position Closes January 2, 2017