Plans Examiner I or II DOQ

Plans Examiner I or II DOQ

Closes On: January 10, 2020 at 04:30 PM PST

Location: Northwest Annex, Bellingham, WA 98225
Department: Planning & Development Services
Job Status: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
Status: Accepting Applications
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Job Summary
Would you enjoy the challenge of being part of a team focused on helping protect the public health, safety, and welfare through the administration of building, fire safety, zoning and critical areas codes, standards, and regulations?
Do you have a proven ability to consistently provide exemplary customer service in all types of situations and responding to public inquiries and providing assistance?
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 important Plans Examiner position in the Whatcom County’s Planning and Development Services Department (PDS). PDS seeks employees who are self-managing high performers, accountable for their actions, and dedicated to providing superior customer service. Ideal candidates are excited about change and learning, are innovative, organized, exceptionally customer-service oriented, and have a passion for public service.
This position performs specialized tasks related to residential and light commercial plans examination for building, life safety and structural review, including plumbing, mechanical and energy codes. Provides necessary information for the progress and completing of plans examination requirements. Performs work under general supervision and established guidelines. Complies with legal standards and requirements.  Answers routine and somewhat complex questions pertaining to departmental functions and technical matters and provides technical assistance and information as authorized.
Key duties include:
Examining residential and commercial building plans for compliance with building, life safety and structural codes, including plumbing, mechanical, fire and energy codes.
Assisting the public in understanding the processes and regulations they must operate within; including zoning and critical area codes.
Providing customer service and technical assistance to groups and individuals both inside and outside the department.
Supervisor: Division Manager
For more information please review the Job Description.

Qualifications
Plans Examiner I Qualifications:
Requires a high school diploma or GED and a combination of two or more of the following:
Associates (AA) degree;
Four years of construction experience;
International Code Council (ICC) certification;
One year of inspection experience;
Two years of construction experience and two years of related course work

Plans Examiner II Qualifications:
To be qualified as a Plans Examiner II, you must meet all the above qualifications and also possess:
One year of progressively responsible plans review experience.
An International Code Council (I.C.C.) Residential Building Inspector or Building Plans Examiner certification.

Salary

Plans Examiner I:
MCBA Range 140.0
$24.14 – $34.79 per hour
Plans Examiner II:
MCBA Range 150.0
$25.15 – $36.23 per hour
We anticipate hiring at $24.14 – $27.15 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
Please attach a Cover Letter and Resume to your online application using the Document Upload area at the bottom of the application.

Massage Therapist

Job position / title
Massage Therapist
Name of business / employer
Vivaldi
Job description / duties
Seeking a Massage Therapist. Any specialty is fine. Must have one year of experience and be licensed in Washington state.
No equipment needed. Everything is provided including clients.

Qualifications
1 year experience in any specialty.
Licensed in the state of Washington.

Application deadline / closing date
02/28/2019
Salary / rate of pay
negotiable
Days and hours of employment
flexible
Flexible schedule?
(○) Yes

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly
Person or department to contact
Moni
Business address
Issaquah
Work location (if different from above)
Ballard, Issaquah or Covington
Email
moniw@vivaldi.net
Phone
727.954.3115
How to apply
Please forward a resume to: moniw@vivaldi.net

Applications should include
[×] Resume

Laundry Attendant

Job position / title
Laundry Attendant
Name of business / employer
Brio Laundry
Job description / duties
We have a part time Attendant position available. We need a person who can work evening shifts (which means you must have your own transportation) on weekends, and weekdays. There will be the odd shifts (midday, evening, closing) to round out the week. Most weeks will have around 25 – 30 hours.

Brio desires to be known for attention to detail and exceptional customer service. To achieve this we need Attendants who are high energy, helpful, happy and incredibly hard working. Attention to detail is a must. The position involves providing a high level of customer service, processing drop off laundry, and making sure the shop is clean. Candidates must show evidence of working unsupervised.

Attendants must have a working smart phone; all Brio communication, scheduling and time sheet management is done through an app.
1) We meet once a month for a mandatory Staff Meeting, 7:15 – 8:15 am., usually the second or third Tuesday of the month.
2) Employees must have a smart phone for our in house communication.
3) There is a six-week and annual review.
4) Cleaning / Sales / Drop Off Processing

Qualifications
-Must have a high school diploma
-Be able to kneel down on knees while working with your arms
-We all share the cleaning and janitorial duties
-Must be able to lift 40 pounds (from trolley into large upper dryer)
-Uniform shirt provided (black pants, no sandals, uniform top)
-We are a non-smoking, drug free, hide-your-tattoos workplace
-Job involves working independently (alone) taking care of customers, processing laundry and cleaning
-Attendant will be accountable for all sales, cash drawer and cash drops on their shift

Application deadline / closing date
12/14/2019
Salary / rate of pay
14.00
Days and hours of employment
M – Sunday
Flexible schedule?
(○) Yes

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly
Person or department to contact
Colleen Unema
Business address
810 Alabama Street
Email
cusoon@briolaundry.com
Phone
360.656.5621 ext. 101
How to apply
Please drop off resume with at least three work or volunteer related references.
Once we have resume we will schedule a Meet and Greet. From there will decide if there is potential, and hold a formal interview. I will call references before interviewing.
If a candidate is offered a job, we do a background check and randomly drug test.

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

AmeriCorps – Parks Restoration Educator

CITY OF BELLINGHAM invites applications for the position of: AmeriCorps – Parks Restoration Educator

OPENING DATE: 11/11/19 CLOSING DATE: 12/16/19 11:59 PM

DATES OF SERVICE: February 4 – July 31, 2019 (8:00am-4:30pm Tuesday-Saturday; early mornings, weekend and occasional evenings required)

SUMMARY: The Parks Restoration Educator engages community members of all ages in the environmental restoration of Bellingham’s Parks through hands-on stewardship and environmental education. The AmeriCorps member will develop and lead volunteer work parties for the public and teach environmental stewardship programs for school-aged students with the goal of protecting and enhancing parklands, increasing biodiversity, and improving wildlife habitat. Duties will include restoration project planning, volunteer outreach, recruitment and tracking, community partnership support, environmental education curriculum development and delivery, and capacity building. This position is funded through Washington Service Corps with the City of Bellingham Park Operations.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Bachelor’s degree with focus on environment, education or related field preferred

• Creative, energetic, flexible, motivated, and professional

• Strong organization and excellent written and oral communication skills

• Excited to serve with a variety of ages of volunteers from school-age to adults

• Comfortable speaking publicly in front of 50 or more people and leading groups of volunteers in field work

• Experience with service learning and environmental education with school-aged students

• Knowledge of Pacific Northwest native plants and urban wildlife

• Familiar with ecology and restoration principles

• Ability to solve problems creatively and complete tasks independently with only general supervision

• Commitment to promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion in programming

• Familiar with computer programs such as Publisher, Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

• Willing to serve outdoors in all seasons for long hours, weekends, and occasionally evenings

• Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. and work over uneven terrain on steep slopes in inclement weather

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

• 18 years of age or older

• Current Washington State driver’s license and acceptable driving record for the past three years

• US citizen, national, or legal permanent resident alien

• Ability to pass a criminal background and child/adult abuse records check

BENEFITS:

• Living allowance of $7,842 (distributed over 6 months)

• Education Award of $2,907 upon successful completion of 6-month commitment (minimum of 900 hours)

• Basic health insurance and workers compensation coverage

• Loan forbearance and interest accrual reimbursement for qualified student loans

• Childcare assistance for qualifying members

• Networking, training, and professional development opportunities

• A chance to make a difference in your community, schools, and parks!

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS:

1. Why do you want to serve as the Bellingham Parks Restoration Educator and how will this position help you reach your professional goals?

2. This position serves in school classrooms and in the field with elementary and middle school students doing environmental education and stewardship. Describe your experience being a leader and teacher of youth of these ages.

3. This position serves at volunteer work parties with the general public. Describe your experience leading adults and coordinating events.

4. Environmental restoration is a key component of the Parks Volunteer Program. Describe your experience implementing environmental restoration and your knowledge of native and invasive plants of western Washington.

TO APPLY: Submit a cover letter, resume, answers for supplemental questions, and three references with current contact information to vlyoung@cob.org. Please write “AmeriCorps 6-month Restoration Educator Application” in the subject line. Application review will begin immediately. Applicants will also be required to apply online on the AmeriCorps website (link to be sent to finalists).

APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 16, 2019 (11:59 PM)

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Vanessa Young, Bellingham Parks Volunteer Coordinator: vlyoung@cob.org or 360778-7108

LAW Advocates’

LAW Advocates’ Mission: Provide free civil legal assistance to low-income Whatcom County residents by linking them with attorney and community volunteers.

Overview: A State ID is required for many ordinary but important activities—accessing medical care, banking, applying for a job or housing, and getting government benefits. Access ID helps low-income and homeless community members overcome barriers and navigate the confusing and often frustrating process of obtaining a Washington State ID Card. Access ID seeks an intern interested in developing leadership skills and gaining experience in case management as part of a dynamic team. The position is ideal for someone wanting to explore careers in the legal field or social services.

Training provided. Hours: 10 hours per week (including some Saturday afternoons); available on Wednesday from 1-3pm

Start Date: January 2020 (with training in December, if possible)

Commitment: 6 months Locations: LAW Advocates office & Bellingham Public Library

Central Branch Responsible to: Hilary Goode, Access ID Coordinator

Learning Objectives:

• Perform intake interviews and accommodate client needs (literacy, language, etc.)

• Apply case management skills including data entry, research, ordering documents, and follow-up

• Practice creative problem solving with the Access ID team

• Demonstrate leadership skills through direct supervision of volunteers

• Assess the Access ID program and propose improvements

Qualifications:

• Passion for LAW Advocates’ mission

• Ability to serve as a positive and professional representative of LAW Advocates

• Must maintain strict confidentiality

• Must submit to a background check; arrests or convictions will be examined case-by-case and will not automatically disqualify a candidate

• Organized, attention to detail, strong written and verbal communication skills

• Ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds and maintain positive relationships with volunteers, staff, clients, and community partners

• Commitment to treating all clients with respect and a high-level of customer service

• Tech savvy and strong research skills

• Independent worker not needing close supervision; reliable; good judgment
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Benefits:

• Improve the lives of low-income community members and further the mission of LAW Advocates

• Develop leadership skills, gain experience in case management, volunteer supervision, and program coordination

• Exposure to the legal field and nonprofit sector

• Obtain college credit, if offered by your school/program

Questions? Contact Hilary Goode, Access ID Coordinator at 360-671-6079 x25

To Apply: Submit a resume and cover letter addressing why you are interested and why you are a good fit for this position to:

Hilary Goode, Access ID Coordinator hilary@lawadvocates.org by Monday, December 9, 2019 at 5pm.

3d GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Job position / title
3d GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Name of business / employer
Myron Burke
Job description / duties
You will be required to adapt and create designs for ceramic wall plaques to be duplicated using rubber molds taken from the artist’s original. You will need access to a 3d printer to create the prototypes. You will be paid per piece for each creation. The markets for the plaques are school booster club fund raisers, for signage in hotels, restaurants and bars, heraldic family plaques and any number of award presentations. I have 2 designs waiting to be expanded into 3d creations.

Qualifications
Able to create 3d solid models for duplication using silicon rubber molds… simple designs to represent teams, organizations or businesses, in a bold and dynamic ways.

You must have access to a 3d printer for the first 2 designs I already have. If those 2 help to create a market, I will purchase a printer and anything else required to make the project work.

Application deadline / closing date
12/31/2019
Salary / rate of pay
Per piece per prior agreement
Days and hours of employment
As you like
Flexible schedule?
(○) Yes

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Weekly

Dates of employment (specify if temp or seasonal)
TBD
Person or department to contact
Myron Burke
Business address
Blaine
Work location (if different from above)
Your choice
Email
myronaburke8@gmail.com
Phone
360.296.5674
How to apply
Email me first. Nothing formal. Send me a design or 2 you have created… on paper, in an easily readable format (pdf?). If I think we should get together, I will email, or call, and arrange a meeting. Thank you!

Line Cook, Rifugio’s Country Italian Cuisine

Job position / title
Line Cook
Name of business / employer
Rifugio’s Country Italian Cuisine
Job description / duties
Candidates should be team-oriented, dependable, able to perform well in a high-pressure atmosphere, comfortable in a rural setting and have a great attitude suited to working in an open kitchen. Our team serves, cooks, and knows how to interact with customers. Our ideal candidate has 2+ years of experience in the restaurant industry, good sauté and knife skills and an eye for presentation. Aspiring culinary trained or in training encouraged to apply.

Please take a look at our website to familiarize yourself with our restaurant and menu and events. http://www.ilcafferifugio.com

Qualifications
based on experience a Competitive starting wage plus tips.
Must have dependable transportation
Must have food handlers card
Must have beer and wine certificate to serve

Application deadline / closing date
01/31/2020
Salary / rate of pay
Negotiable
Days and hours of employment
Thusday, Friday, Saturday, or Sundays. 2:00pm – Close
Flexible schedule?
(○) Negotiable

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly

Dates of employment (specify if temp or seasonal)
Normally Longterm we are looking for people to join our family
Person or department to contact
Richard Executive Chef and or Candice
Business address
5415 Mount Baker Highway, Deming WA 98244
Email
ilcafferifugio@mac.com
Phone
360.393.6731
How to apply
Please send a resume to ilcafferifugio@mac.com. Be sure to have a cover letter and references. You are welcome to drop off your resume as well.

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

Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program Staff – 8/9 Month Seasonal

Job position / title
Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program Staff – 8/9 Month Seasonal
Name of business / employer
City of Bellingham
Job description / duties
The City of Bellingham is currently hiring for 8/9 month seasonal Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program Staff!

This position fulfills Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program objectives by providing education, watercraft inspection and decontamination services to recreational boaters within the Lake Whatcom and Lake Samish watersheds. The position will interact with members of the public, collect and track survey information, provide boat inspection and decontamination services and communicate with other state and local government staff.

This position is responsible for the preparation and launch of the AIS season as well as assisting in the gathering of data and report preparation at the end of the season.

Qualifications

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

•One year experience working with the public on a daily basis in public outreach, customer service or similar.
•Course work in environmental science or knowledge of Lake Whatcom aquatic ecology preferred.
•Experience working with watercraft or basic knowledge of boat mechanics preferred.
•High level of comfort using smart phones to collect and process data preferred.
•Demonstrated experience in a team leader role preferred.
•At least one full season of AIS Prevention Program experience preferred.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

•Valid Washington State driver’s license and satisfactory driving record. Must provide a three-year driver’s abstract prior to hire.
•At least 18 years of age.
•Employment contingent upon passing a Washington State Adult/Child Abuse records check, criminal conviction and local background check.

Application deadline / closing date
12/10/2019
Salary / rate of pay
Starting salary rate is at Step 1, $2,679 monthly for full time positions.
Days and hours of employment
40 hours per week

Dates of employment (specify if temp or seasonal)
Seasonal
Person or department to contact
Human Resources
Business address
104 W. Magnolia Street, Bellingham, WA
Email
hr@cob.org
Phone
360.778.8228
How to apply
To view the complete job posting and to apply online, please visit //www.cob.org/jobs.

Closing Date/Time: Tuesday, 12/10/2019 4:30 PM Pacific Time

Applications should include

[×] Cover letter

Deputy I – PA

Deputy I – PA

Closes On: December 18, 2019 at 04:30 PM PST

Location: County Courthouse, Bellingham, WA 98225
Department: Prosecuting Attorney
Job Status: Full-Time
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
Status: Accepting Applications
Apply Now
Job Summary
Apply Early – 1st review of applicants will be on December 9th!
At the Whatcom County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, we have a clear vision: to enhance the quality of life for all citizens in Whatcom County and to be leaders of fair prosecution and progressive prevention initiatives. We pride ourselves on relentlessly pursuing delivery of outstanding results in everything we do, and we know our organization runs on the hard work and dedication of our passionate and innovative team.

At the Prosecutor’s Office, we welcome, embrace, and respect diversity of people, identities, and cultures. We strive to build and nurture a culture where inclusiveness is a reflex – not an initiative. We know through experience that different ideas, perspectives, and backgrounds create a stronger and more creative work environment that delivers better results.
Whatcom County’s Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is currently recruiting for a Deputy I.
The Deputy I represents the interest of the State of Washington, as guided by the Supervisor, in routine criminal and juvenile legal actions commencing with the pre-filing, investigative stage and continuing through the post-filing litigation process, including probation review hearings.  Primary caseload will be in the District Court division handling a trial caseload of adult misdemeanor/gross misdemeanor cases.
Trial experience in District or Municipal Court is preferred for this assignment.
Visit the Job Description Page to view more details about this specific job.

Qualifications
Must be a current member in good standing of the Washington State Bar Association,
Trial experience in criminal law is desirable, but not necessary.
Background Check must meet Elected Prosecutor’s criteria.
Required to successfully complete all continuing legal education requirements as mandated by the Washington State Bar Association, which includes 13 hours general and 2 hours of ethics credits per year throughout employment.

Must have a driving record that meets County standards and possess a valid driver’s license at time of hire and throughout employment.
Salary

Unrepresented Resolution
Deputy I – Range: 330
2019 Salary range: $5,253 – $7,187 per month
2020 Salary range:  $5,411 – $7,296

Supervisor: Assistant Chief Criminal Deputy Prosecutor

Application Special Instructions

On a separate piece of paper please answer the following questions.
Describe your trail experience in District or Municipal Court, whether you were lead counsel or co-counsel, and other factors related to the number of cases tried.

Describe why you are interested in the position of Deputy I, Prosecuting Attorney.

Is there any other relevant skills or experience you bring to this position?
Please attach this completed form to your online application using the Document Upload area within the application.

General Laborer, Bellingham Marine Industries

Job position / title
General Laborer
Name of business / employer
Bellingham Marine Industries
Job description / duties
Position Summary:

As a general laborer with construction background you will perform any combination of the essential duties and responsibilities of production projects as listed below. Availability for work schedule is crucial. Successful candidates will be required to participate in a pre-employment drug screen and random drug screening per our Drug Free Workplace policy.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Builds concrete forms.
Smoothes and finishes freshly poured concrete.
Dismantles and pulls up steel forms.
Uses hammer to knock out steel pins when dismantling forms.
Moves heavy materials periodically.
Digs, rakes, pries, drills, grinds, and hammers a variety of items; also ratchets rods and bolts tight.
Ties and cuts wire.
Maneuvers around uneven ground and miscellaneous debris.
Works in various weather conditions.
Cleans finished product by drilling, grinding, filing, and patching up air pockets on the concrete surface.
Prepares for shipping by counting and gathering materials and supplies, then combining them on pallets.
Other duties as assigned.
Compensation:

BMI offers a competitive wage and benefits package; wage is dependent upon experience.

To Apply:

Applicants must go on line and complete the BMI Employment Application form to be considered for this position.

For full job description, please click here. http://www.bellingham-marine.com/wp-content/uploads/NW-General-Laborer-Job-Description.pdf

Bellingham Marine is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex or age.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact hr@bellingham-marine.com.

Bellingham Marine is a Drug Free Work Place.

Qualifications
QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: high school diploma or equivalent; or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Please see additional qualifications on Job Description

Application deadline / closing date
12/31/2019
Salary / rate of pay
DOE
Days and hours of employment
40 hours
Flexible schedule?
(○) No

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly
Person or department to contact
HR
Business address
5500 Nordic Pl, Ferndale, WA 98248
Email
hr@bellingham-marine.com
Phone
360.646.2800
How to apply
https://bellinghammarine.acquiretm.com/job_details_clean.aspx?ID=1533&source=Whatcom+Community+College