Systems Administrator

Job position / title
Systems Administrator
Name of business / employer
North Cascades Institute
Job description / duties
SUMMARY OF POSITION
The Systems Administrator is responsible for overseeing and monitoring daily systems operations for all technology and communication systems, and providing first level support for Institute servers and network infrastructure. The Systems Administrator provides technical and information support and services to 70+ staff, volunteers, and also serves as the liaison with external technology consultants

RESPONSIBILITIES
Network and Systems Administration (85%)
• Provide support and administration of all data communications equipment (Google GSuite, servers, routers, switches, VPN, firewall).
• Manage installation of patches and upgrades of network hardware and software. Manage WLAN (wireless network) and make certain security is properly implemented to limit access.
• Manage ISP and monitor Internet usage to maintain satisfactory service levels. Ensure reliable and quick connection to the Internet, manage messaging server, email accounts and lists for individuals and groups, and email protection service. Create and enforce strong password policies.
• Responsible for monitoring overall security and integrity of the Institute’s network environment. Configure and manage firewall and anti-virus software.
• Manage all operations on servers (Mac OS X and Synology NAS). Responsible for administration and problem resolution of servers and workstations. Maintain and configure servers and workgroups/volumes.
• Plan, write and implement data backup and recovery procedures and practices for Institute servers and users. Revise and update Information Technology (IT) Disaster Preparedness Plan as additions and changes are made.
• Responsible for ongoing planning, design, installation, configuration, and maintenance of the Institute’s network.
• Responsible for workstation configuration and management. Install, configure new systems and implement patches and upgrades for hardware/software. Maintain written inventory of hardware, serial numbers, physical locations, etc.
• Create and maintain written inventory that tracks all software and licenses issued as well as physical location. Assist with research and purchase of software.
• Create, implement and promote green technology goals. Research and purchase technology products that reduce our environmental impact; recycle equipment.
• Answer support calls and e-mails; log and prioritizes issues; provide staff with an estimated time of assistance and provide updates as timeframe changes. Problem solves issues such as email quandaries, workgroup connections, and workstation connections to scanner, printer and digital copier and data file management.
• Assist Finance Director with setting information technology vision for the organization, including hardware, software, infrastructure, communications systems and staff training.
• Provide staff and volunteers with training on computer systems, use of Institute servers, document retention, email administration, backup procedures, etc.
• Analyze the needs of departments and establish priorities for maintaining and expanding technologies needed to meet their goals.
• Write information technology policies and procedures and how-to documents.
• Monitor and adhere to technology budget and expenses, assist with annual IT budget planning.
• Conduct in-person work and support at the Environmental Learning Center 2-4 times a month.

Other Technology Support (15%)
• Salesforce Web-based CRM Database: Assist with user set-up, access, backup, problem solving with consultants.
• Point-of-Sale: Maintain and provide support for Cloud-based Point of Sale systems in 7 retail stores, one in Sedro-Woolley and five in the North Cascades National Park. Support includes handling hardware, desktop operating systems, anti-virus, updates, and network issues.
• Coordinate use and maintenance of A/V equipment. Ensure presentation hardware is in excellent working order, ensure adaptors and appropriate hardware are available. Manage projector maintenance, train staff on A/V use.
• Telephony Support: Work with the USFS communication team in assisting with the management of the Institute’s part of the VOIP system at the administrative office. At the Learning Center, work with the Learning Center Director to assist with the telephony systems.
• Perform other duties as assigned by Finance Director or Executive Director.

COMPENSATION
This is a regular, full-time, exempt position located in Sedro-Woolley, WA with a salary range of $50,000 to $55,000 annually based on experience. We offer a competitive compensation package; benefits include paid time-off, medical/dental insurance, long and short-term disability insurance, life insurance, tax-deferred annuity and contribution retirement plan, and a yearly stipend to participate in Institute programs. There is an active carpool from Bellingham to the Sedro-Woolley office.

START DATE
As soon as possible.

APPLICATION DEADLINE
Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until filled.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a high priority at North Cascades Institute. The Institute does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, military, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, age, citizenship or any other basis prohibited by law in any of its policies or programs.

ABOUT NORTH CASCADES INSTITUTE
The Institute’s mission is to inspire and empower environmental stewardship for all through transformative educational experiences in nature. Since 1986 we have helped connect people, nature and community through science, art, literature and the hands-on study of natural and cultural history. Our goal is to help people of all ages and backgrounds experience and enjoy the mountains, rivers, forests, people and wildlife of the Pacific Northwest – so all will care for and protect this special place. The Institute is committed to innovation and excellence in environmental learning and leadership in the nonprofit community. We believe that sustainable communities are built on healthy environments, vibrant economies and social equity.

North Cascades Institute, http://www.ncascades.org, is a respected, national leader among U.S. environmental education organizations. The Institute is in sound financial health with a $4 million budget and strong reserves, and more than a decade of Four-Star ratings with Charity Navigator. The Institute was also voted “Best Place to Work” in the 2013 Bellingham Alive – Best in the Northwest annual readers’ poll. This is a wonderful opportunity to join North Cascades Institute at a time of exciting growth.

Qualifications
Required Skills/Abilities:
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Proficient in latest technology for Information Technology (IT) systems and management.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Mac OS X, and Google G Suite.
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
• Excellent analytical and management skills.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Thorough understanding of IT and practical applications to support the company’s goals.

Required Education and Experience:
• BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related discipline from accredited college or university; AA/AS degree in computer related field from accredited college or university, plus two years’ relevant experience; OR the combination of education and experience that enable performance of all aspects of the position.
• Two years minimum work experience in IT position.

Physical Requirements:
• Prolonged periods sitting/standing at a desk and working on a computer.
• Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at times.

Other Requirements:
• Valid driver’s license and driving record check must have no more than one moving violation in the past three years, no DUI, reckless driving or serious moving violations, etc.
• Final offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check that may include employment history, national criminal background check, national sex offender registry search and a driving history check.

Application deadline / closing date
02/28/2020
Salary / rate of pay
$50,000-$55,000
Days and hours of employment
40/week

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly
Person or department to contact
Cindy Lee
Business address
810 State Route 20, Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284-1263
Email
info@ncascades.org
Phone
360.854.2599
How to apply
Please apply online on our website at: http://ncascades.atsondemand.com/
Complete the online application and upload a cover letter and resume.

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

Video Store Clerk

Job position / title
Video Store Clerk
Name of business / employer
Film Is Truth 24 Times a Second
Job description / duties
Film Is Truth 24 Times a Second is a nonprofit, locally owned and operated DVD, Blu-ray, and VHS rental store in Bellingham, Washington. We have a little bit of everything, and we specialize in foreign films, independent movies, arthouse films, and documentaries. We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, focused on building community and educational resources around a unique collection of physical media.

We are now accepting applications for an employee to begin as a clerk with the hope of training this person into a management position. Daily responsibilities include customer interactions and transactions, processing rental returns, cleaning and repairing discs, up keeping a clean work environment, balancing a cash drawer, and opening or closing the store. Preference will be given to applicants with skills or education that could develop into a leadership role.

Qualifications
Applicants should have a passion for movies and cinema, strong communication and customer service skills, a positive attitude, and preferably retail experience.

Possible skills could include:

• Retail management experience
• Community event organization
• Fundraising
• Marketing and social media
• Volunteer coordination
• Library systems development
• Nonprofit development

To apply, please complete application found at //filmistruth.com/employment and drop off with resume at our store location, 1418 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham, WA.

Application deadline / closing date
02/04/2020
Salary / rate of pay
13.50/hour
Days and hours of employment
10-35 hour per week
Flexible schedule?
(○) Yes

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly
Person or department to contact
Benjamin Owens
Business address
1418 Cornwall Ave.
Email
filmistruth@filmistruth.com
Phone
360.752.0159
How to apply
To apply, please complete application found at //filmistruth.com/employment and drop off with resume at our store location, 1418 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham, WA.

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

Human Resources Manager

Job position / title
Human Resources Manager
Name of business / employer
Bellingham Marine
Job description / duties
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Works hand in hand with the HR Assistant and the Vice President of Administration to ensure  benefit programs are properly administered, regulatory compliance is maintained, and employee questions are addressed.
• Provides guidance and responds to request for state and federally mandated leave.
• Implements and administers employee onboarding and training initiatives
• Responds to requests for information in strict compliance with laws
• Works with managers to provide guidance on issues related to HR; oversees resolution.
• Oversees the utilization of workforce data, its integrity and reporting. Will oversee and work with third parties for the development and analysis of the Company Affirmative Action Plans.
• Produces Employee Handbook and similar documents based on input from the VP of
Administration and legal counsel review.
• Monitors changes in labor laws, performs research and interacts with legal counsel to help ensure compliance initiatives.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

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: Fifth year college or university program certificate; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. HR Certification preferred.

Application deadline / closing date
04/13/2020
Salary / rate of pay
DOE
Days and hours of employment
Full Time
Flexible schedule?
(○) No

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly
Person or department to contact
HR
Business address
1323 Lincoln Street #102
Email
hr@bellingham-marine.com
Phone
360.646.2800
How to apply
Applicants must go on line and complete the BMI Employment Application form to be considered for this position.

https://bellinghammarine.acquiretm.com/job_details_clean.aspx?ID=1544&source=Whatcom+Community+College

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

Birchwood Branch Manager

Job position / title
Birchwood Branch Manager
Name of business / employer
WECU
Job description / duties
WECU is seeking a Branch Manager to join our Birchwood branch team located in Bellingham, WA. In this role you will strive to make a difference in member’s lives as defined by WECU’s mission and vision; provide strategic direction, and oversee daily operations and responsibilities relating to the efficient operation of a branch.

Qualified applicants must apply online via //www.wecu.com/careers-at-wecu

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
– Involved with hiring, hands on training, evaluating, scheduling, and, when appropriate, discharging branch employees.
– Contributes to the organization’s mission statement and goals by providing the highest quality of service, treating each person professionally – with warmth, courtesy and respect, cross-selling additional services, and making a personal effort to make members feel they belong and are important to the credit union.
– Employs sound judgement, maintains knowledge of and, using decision-making skills, adheres to all standards on internal and external policies and procedures and BSA regulations.
– Facilitates consistent communication, as well as department meetings, to disseminate pertinent information and discuss operations methods and opportunities.
– Ensures staff are well trained and have the support they need to perform their duties; regularly coaches staff to meet the expectations of their role and deliver the highest quality of member service possible. Tracks staff performance to identify trending and coaching opportunities.
– Directs sales and service activities to ensure annual employee and departmental goals are met and relationships with current and potential members are maximized. Accountable for coaching staff to build and maintain a positive sales culture.
– Creates an engaging team environment and provides strategic direction to the branch and its employees.
– Sustains motivated employees and ensure development of employee competencies.
– Develops strategic business plan for the branch, annually.
– Leads business development efforts, including calling on area companies & developing business relationships.
– Develops policies and procedures directly applicable to the Retail teams and communicates relevant product/service/policy information to staff.
– Assists Retail Regional Manager with researching and developing new processes and procedures directly applicable to the Retail team.
– Ensures important pieces of information are constantly being understood by all team members, communicating vision from top of company down.
– Is nimble through changes, supports the end goal, and the process it takes to get there.
– Leads by example and holds staff accountable, while creating a positive, engaged team who strives to do their best each and every day.
– Empowers employees with an amount of autonomy to make decisions.
– Mindful of strategic initiatives when making decisions, possesses the knowledge and capability to lead and support areas of responsibility.
– Counsels members with any escalated problems that cannot be handled by non-exempt staff. Once resolution is achieved is responsible for conducting necessary training and coaching of staff.
– Ensures the protection of the credit union’s interests in matters of adequate documentation and adherence to credit union policy and various laws and regulations as well as the exercise of sound credit decisions.
– Understands and complies with security procedures at all times.
– Ensures that facility is properly maintained and all equipment works properly.
– Prepares annual expense budgets for specific area of responsibility.
– Submits to appropriate government officials all information required by law or requested from the board of directors.
– Opens, operates and closes computer terminal to accurately post transactions, access account information, and generally update member account transactions and information.
– Obtains and maintains appointment as a Washington State Notary Public.
– Act as a STAMP guarantor for the purpose of executing guarantees of signatures.
– Participates in and promotes community service projects and builds relationships with civic and community leaders.
– Effectively incorporates concepts of Deliver Value, Create Loyalty in daily behaviors and interactions with both internal and external members.
– Performs duties of a Loan officer or Teller when needed.
– Meets or exceeds all behavioral standards of a WECU employee.
ABOUT WECU
WECU is a not for profit financial cooperative where members are encouraged to save and borrow responsibly at fair and competitive rates. Headquartered in Bellingham, WA, WECU has 11 branches, over 126,000 members, and over 1.6 billion dollars in assets.

It is WECU’s mission to make a meaningful difference in the lives of our members. We strive to treat both members and staff with honesty and integrity and to be a socially responsible part of our community. WECU also endeavors to be an employer of choice. WECU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Qualifications
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for direction, monitoring and evaluation of Retail team. Responsible for interviewing, hiring and training; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and coaching employee performance; resolving complaints and problems. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and compliance with applicable laws.

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:
Assists in attaining the lending goals and objectives of the credit union. Professional approach to assessing the credit needs of members while observing the established lending policies and guidelines. Must fully understand credit union products and services and be able to assist members to use these products and services. Cooperative and positive attitude toward members and credit union staff. Professional appearance and attitude as well as the ability to communicate effectively with members and fellow employees.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Minimum: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); plus one to three years’ related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience. Relevant training in a credit union, bank or other financial institution preferred or any documented work experience which provides the candidate with equivalent knowledge and/or experience of the above minimum requirements. Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Complete working familiarity with the credit union’s computer system, including input and output functions, general ledger account knowledge, balancing daily work, and training personnel in the appropriate usage of the computer system in their assigned tasks. Skilled in software used in credit union such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and DNA.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, memos and reports. Ability to write simple correspondence, memos, reports and procedures. Should effectively present information in one-on-one situations to members, potential members and other employees of the credit union.

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:
A significant level of trust and diplomacy is required, in addition to normal courtesy and tact. Work involves extensive personal contact with others and/or is usually of a personal or sensitive nature. Work may involve motivating or influencing others. Outside contacts become important and fostering sound relationships with other entities, companies and/or individuals becomes necessary.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to operate general office machines and equipment such as photocopier, fax, adding machine and computer. Ability to accurately add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.

Application deadline / closing date
If you do not have a specific closing date (e.g. ‘Open until filled’) please select a date which you believe will be a reasonable amount of time to fill the position. 02/21/2020
Salary / rate of pay
Salary DOE
Days and hours of employment
Flexibility availability required Monday – Friday
Flexible schedule?
(○) No

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly
Person or department to contact
Alycia.Hawkins@wecu.com
Business address
1600 Birchwood Ave., Bellingham, WA 98225
Email
alycia.hawkins@wecu.com
Phone
360.756.7617
How to apply
Qualified applicants must apply online via //www.wecu.com/careers-at-wecu

Applications should include

[×] Cover letter

COUNTY EMPLOYEES ONLY – Road Crew Leader

COUNTY EMPLOYEES ONLY – Road Crew Leader

Closes On: November 20, 2019 at 04:30 PM PST

Location: Central Shop, Bellingham, WA 98225
Department: Public Works – Maint & Operation
Job Status: Full-Time
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
Status: Accepting Applications
Apply Now
Job Summary
Public Works has an internal posting for Road Crew Leader in Maintenance & Operations.  This opportunity is for current Whatcom County employees only.
Duties include:
Assigns, supervises and evaluates work
Organizes and prioritizes workloads and schedules staff
Provides day-to-day work direction and regular and consistent feedback
Assures all work of assigned crew is done safely and effectively
Promotes a strong safety culture and carries out the Department’s commitment to the safety and welfare of employees and the public
Emphasizes public accountability and a positive public service approach with assigned staff
Participates in a pager rotation and must be promptly available for service
Hours of Work: Monday – Friday, 40 hours per week
Supervisor: Assistant Superintendent
PW Division: Central Shop

Qualifications
Qualifications:
6 years of recent experience in the field of road construction involving the operation of equipment common to road maintenance and construction.
2 years’ experience either supervising or leading teams of workers.This experience does not have to have been at Whatcom County.
Requires the proven ability to work safely, demonstrate situational awareness, and provide leadership and initiative on the job.
Must possess a certified Washington State Flagging and Traffic Control Card at time of hire and throughout employment.
Must be eligible to cross between the United States and Canada.
Special Requirements:
Driving record that meets County standards.
Must 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.

Salary

Master Collective Bargaining Agreement Range 190.3
$29.61 – $42.35 / hour (2019 rates)
Application Special Instructions
Please attach a resume and cover letter using the Document Upload feature within the application.

Prevention System Manager (MAPS3/BHR)

Job position / title
Prevention System Manager (MAPS3/BHR)
Name of business / employer
Washington State Health Care Authority
Job description / duties
Prevention System Manager
MAPS 3

This recruitment announcement has been re-opened to fill multiple positions.

The ideal candidate for this position will have experience negotiating and managing performance based contracts, working with minority communities on community based prevention efforts, and working with Tribal partners on culturally relevant programs. If you pride yourself on relationship management and utilizing current prevention frameworks to inform program development, management and evaluation, this is the opportunity for you!

Position Objective:
This position is responsible for providing ongoing contract monitoring and technical assistance to prevention sites and Tribes to ensure success, program implementation, and service delivery. The Prevention System Manager (PSM) will meet monthly with key leadership from each of their assigned communities/Tribes to check on progress and provide technical assistance toward key strategic planning elements, capacity building, and strategy implementation.
The PSM position is responsible for contract monitoring and compliance with state and Federal contracts and related documentation. The PSM provides culturally appropriate and culturally sensitive technical assistance and training that disseminates the latest substance use disorder prevention science research for service providers including Tribal communities, community-based organizations, and coalitions. The Prevention System Manager implements statewide evidence-based prevention initiatives based on comprehensive knowledge of effective policies, planning processes, program facilitation, and evaluation through a minimum of one statewide project.

Primary Responsibilities:

Manage and monitor culturally-based substance use disorder prevention services and contract execution.
•Review and approve annual and biennial strategic plans for prevention service delivery
•Monitor contracts for compliance, documenting monthly compliance, on-site reviews, and any other contractually relevant issues
•Review and process monthly contract payment invoices according to contractual compliance; authorizing specific program expenditures
•Track prevention contractor performance data and monitoring programs through analysis of reports
•Conduct biennial on-site reviews for all contracts
•Provide regular communication and technical assistance to contractors and coordinators
•Negotiate and monitor culturally-based substance abuse prevention services with local service sites (i.e. CPWI, federally recognized Tribal Governments)

Technical Assistance to Providers for Effective Services.
•Provide strategic direction and support for needs and resource assessments, program selection, program reporting and evaluation.
•Disseminate information and deliver presentations to various audiences.
•Increase capacity of coalitions.
•Analyze grant and project guidelines and requirements.

Statewide prevention policy development and system improvement.•Participate in determining priorities and quality improvement to the state prevention system
•Assist in policy and programmatic development
•Formulate statewide policy on complex prevention issues and system improvement.
Manage and administer statewide projects.

Qualifications
Required Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy and Administration, Prevention Science, Public Health, Community Health Education, Health and Human Services, Social Sciences, Communications, or related field and 3 years of professional experience. OR Master’s degree in the same fields and a minimum of 1 years of professional experience.
•A minimum of 2 years of experience or education in Substance Abuse Prevention and Mental Health Promotion and related fields or comparable combination of graduate education and experience
•Current certification as a Certified Prevention Professional in Washington State or equivalent standing as recognized by a national accreditation body, or a plan to receive the Certification within 6 months of hire.
•Knowledge of current prevention theories and technology including risk and protective factor framework, the Strategic Prevention Framework, community needs and resource assessment, principles of effectiveness, and best practices.

Application deadline / closing date
01/12/2020
Salary / rate of pay
$59,436 per year
Days and hours of employment
40 hours per week
Flexible schedule?
(○) No

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly
Person or department to contact
Sanyu Tushabe
Business address
626 8th Avenue SE
Work location (if different from above)
Olympia, WA
Email
HCAJOBS@hca.wa.gov
Phone
360.725.1180
How to apply
Only candidates who reflect the minimum qualifications on their NEOGOV profile will be considered. Failure to follow the application instructions below may lead to disqualification. To apply for this position you will need to complete your profile and attach:
•A cover letter that specifically addresses how you meet the qualifications for this position
•Current resume
•Three professional references, including a minimum of one past supervisor
If you have questions about the process, or need reasonable accommodation, please contact the recruiter before the posting closes.

Washington State is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may call the Human Resources Office at 360.725.1180 or email Sanyu.Tushabe@hca.wa.gov.

*Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position. *

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

Prevention System Manager (MAPS 3/DBHR)

Job position / title
Prevention System Manager (MAPS 3/DBHR)
Name of business / employer
Washington State Health Care Authority
Job description / duties
Prevention System Manager (MAPS 3)
This announcement will be used to fill multiple positions
71065779, 71065734

The ideal candidate for this position will have knowledge of current prevention theories, framework and best practices. If you have the demonstrated ability to provide training and technical assistance to culturally diverse audiences, and have experience managing programs and budgets, this may be the opportunity for you!

Position Objective:
The Prevention System Manager (PSM) exercises significant independent judgement in decision making and functions above first level supervision. The PSM position is responsible for contract monitoring and compliance with state and Federal contracts and related documentation.
The position is responsible for the development and implementation of statewide projects as well as contract monitoring and compliance of state and federal contracts and related documentation. The Prevention System Manager provides culturally appropriate and culturally sensitive technical assistance and training that disseminates the latest substance abuse prevention science research for service providers, community based organizations and coalitions. The Prevention System Manager implements statewide evidence-based prevention initiatives based on comprehensive knowledge of effective policies, planning processes, program facilitation, and evaluation through a minimum of one statewide project.
This position is the designated state level technical subject matter expert (SME) in prevention program development using the federal Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) Strategies and responds to complex issues. This position formulates broad strategic direction in statewide policy and prevention system development.

Some of what you will do:
Manage and monitor culturally-based substance abuse prevention services and contract execution.
•Review and approve annual and biennial strategic plans.
•Monitor contracts for compliance.
Technical Assistance to Providers for Effective Services.
Statewide Policy Development and Prevention System Improvement.
•Assist in policy and programmatic development.
•Lead in planning and implementing prevention strategies and special meetings.
Manage and administer statewide projects.

Qualifications
Required Education, Experience, and Competencies:
Bachelor’s degree in the same fields and 3 years of professional experience.
OR
Master’s degree in Public Policy and Administration, Prevention Science, Public Health, Community Health Education, Health and Human Services, Social Sciences, Communications, or related field
And
•A minimum of 1 years of professional experience.
•A minimum of 2 years of experience or education in Substance Abuse Prevention and Mental Health Promotion and related fields or comparable combination of graduate education and experience.
•Current certification as a Certified Prevention Professional in Washington State or equivalent standing as recognized by a national accreditation body, or a plan to receive the Certification within 6 months of hire.

Preferred/Desired Qualifications:
•A minimum of three (3) years’ experience working successfully with community-based prevention efforts.
•Experience working with ethnic and other minority communities.
•Experience with negotiating and managing performance-based contracts.
•Possess a demonstrated knowledge of laws, regulations, policies, requirements, and procedures regarding state and Federal revenue sources, and contract procurement, negotiation, and management.
•Knowledge of agency and division policies, procedures, and guidelines governing contract procurement, negotiation, and management.
•Knowledge of state RCWs, agency policies, and the laws and regulations of Federal, tribal, and local governments regarding substance abuse, specifically the Centennial Accord and the agency Administrative Policy 7.01.
•Knowledge of requirements and conditions that apply to providing contract monitoring and technical assistance services to community providers and tribal government, as demonstrated by completion of the DSHS Government to Government training and experience working within a Government to Government relationship.
•Successful completion of the Substance Abuse Prevention Specialist Training (SAPST) or Washington Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training (WA-SAPST).

Application deadline / closing date
01/12/2019
Salary / rate of pay
59,436.00 per year
Days and hours of employment
40 hours per week
Flexible schedule?
(○) No

Travel required?
(○) Yes

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly
Person or department to contact
Sanyu Tushabe
Business address
626 8th Avenue SE
Work location (if different from above)
Olympia, WA
Email
HCAJOBS@hca.wa.gov
Phone
360.725.1180
How to apply
Only candidates who reflect the minimum qualifications on their NEOGOV profile will be considered. Failure to follow the application instructions below may lead to disqualification. To apply for this position you will need to complete your profile and attach:
•A cover letter that specifically addresses how you meet the qualifications for this position
•Current resume
•Three professional references, including a minimum of one past supervisor
If you have questions about the process, or need reasonable accommodation, please contact the recruiter before the posting closes.

Washington State is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may call the Human Resources Office at 360.725.1180 or email Sanyu.Tushabe@hca.wa.gov.

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

Assistant Program Instructor

Job position / title
Assistant Program Instructor
Name of business / employer
North Cascades Institute
Job description / duties
SUMMARY
The North Cascades Institute is seeking a motivated candidate to be a spring Assistant Program Instructor at its Environmental Learning Center (ELC), located on the shores of Diablo Lake in North Cascades National Park. Primary duties will include shadowing, teaching, and supporting environmental education for youth in the Mountain School program, assisting with Learning Center administration tasks, and participating in Institute events, staff meetings, and debriefs. The Assistant Program Instructor will work under the supervision of program staff and be mentored by other program instructors. This position is designed to provide mentorship for the applicant as well as practical support for the instructor team. The goal is to provide a system of training, coaching, support, and experience to help Assistant Program Instructors along their career paths towards a career in environmental education, conservation, or related fields.

This is a paid, full-time, seasonal position starting February 17, 2020 and ending June 5, 2020, with a possible option extension to September 1, 2020 in support of summer programs. Assistant Program Instructors should expect to work five days (approximately 40 hours) each week, some of which may include evenings, weekends, and holidays, though mostly during the school week. There is also some flexibility in responsibilities based upon individual skills, interests, and medical certifications.

POSITION LOCATION
The work location for the Assistant Program Instructor is at the North Cascades Environmental Learning Center. The Learning Center is located in the heart of the North Cascades National Park near Diablo, WA, and serves as a hub for a small network of trails along the shores of Diablo Lake. This region of North America has been inhabited by native tribes for over 9,000 years and continues to be a meaningful location for thousands of visitors each year. Opened in 2005, the Learning Center is a collaboration between North Cascades Institute, the National Park Service, and Seattle City Light, the public utility that owns and operates the hydroelectric project that includes Diablo Lake and provides electricity to the residents of Seattle. The Learning Center is approximately 20 miles from the nearest gas station and post office, and 60 miles from towns with full amenities.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Program Support (50%):
• Serve as the Mountain School behind-the-scenes “Camptender” to support program success by preparing supplies and providing student support in case of illness or behavior necessitating student removal from the group
• Facilitate some video orientations with students before attending Mountain School
• Complete tasks within designated Stewardship Area, including maintaining and managing inventory of program educational materials
• Perform other duties as assigned

Teaching (25%):
• Lead an evening trail group of 4th-6th grade Mountain School students alongside other instructors
• Shadow and/or co-teach daytime lessons for 4-6th grade students during Mountain School
• Perform other duties as assigned

Training and Evaluation (15%):
• Attend provided training at the start of the Mountain School season. Training will be specific to the position and will include such topics as group facilitation techniques, risk management, natural and cultural history, and program logistics
• Attend Friday Teaching & Learning sessions to continue to build skills in environmental education
• Engage in self-guided research into relevant natural history topics
• Attend check-ins with supervisor, end-of-season debriefs, and exit interview
• Participate in peer observations and feedback
• Regularly report on programming activities and field issues/concerns to appropriate Program Coordinator

General (10%)
• Manage, respond to, and report any risk management incidents
• Support and actively contribute to the Institute’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion initiatives
• Participate in Learning Center staff meetings and weekly community work parties
• Provide ELC facilities, housekeeping, and kitchen staff with occasional light duty support
• Support marketing and registration to promote enrollment
• Other duties as assigned

PROGRAM AREAS
Mountain School Programs (Spring and Fall)
Mountain School is the Institute’s primary school based education program. It is a nationally recognized residential environmental education program serving approximately 2700 elementary and middle school students annually. Students spend three days and two nights at the Learning Center hiking under towering trees, exploring terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, and learning about the rich natural and cultural history of one of the most biodiverse regions in the world.

Summer employment opportunities in these program areas will be advertised in February, 2020.
Adult & Family Programs (Year-round)
During the summer months, NCI provides opportunities for adults and families to explore the wonders of the North Cascades together, including Family Getaways, Skagit Tours, Base Camp, Adult Classes, and conferences and retreats. The majority of NCI programs take place at the Learning Center campus. Instructors deliver hands-on activities and lessons that engage generations of participants.

Conferences and Retreats (Year-round)
The Environmental Learning Center is the perfect place to host group events such as educational retreats, meetings, conferences and celebrations of all kinds. Guests enjoy the lodges, delicious, locally sourced meals and daily field trips led by Instructors. Proceeds from these revenue generating programs directly support youth education.

COMMITMENT TO MISSION AND VALUES
Successful candidates will have a commitment to the mission of North Cascades Institute and the organization’s effort to promote diversity, equity and inclusion throughout the Institute’s culture, work and partnering relationships to ensure that the Institute and its programs are welcoming, relevant and accessible.
COMPENSATION & HOUSING
This is a temporary/seasonal, full-time, non-exempt position, eligible for overtime pay. The wage is $13.50 per hour and benefits include sick leave, holiday pay and a 2-day Wilderness First Aid training (if needed). Housing can be provided for the duration of the position for $300/month for a private room. Housing is either at the Environmental Learning Center or in the neighboring town of Marblemount. Meals are provided when programs are in session; otherwise, staff are responsible for providing their own food. Assistant Program Instructors are responsible for their own health insurance. Given the remote location, personal transportation is required. Pets and smoking are not allowed in housing, during programs, or on the Institute’s campus.

START DATE
February 17, 2020

JOB DURATION
February 17, 2020 – June 5, 2020 (with possible extension to September 1, 2020)

APPLICATION DEADLINE
Deadline is November 14, 2019 (priority; open until filled)

North Cascades Institute is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace and strongly encourages applications from candidates who are persons of color. We believe that having a diverse staff that reflects the communities we serve is essential to providing culturally inclusive programs.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The Institute does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, military, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, age, citizenship or any other basis prohibited by law in any of its policies or programs.

ABOUT NORTH CASCADES INSTITUTE
The Institute’s mission is to inspire and empower environmental stewardship for all through transformative educational experiences in nature. Since 1986 we have helped connect people, nature and community through science, art, literature and the hands-on study of natural and cultural history. Our goal is to help people of all ages and backgrounds experience and enjoy the mountains, rivers, forests, people and wildlife of the Pacific Northwest – so all will care for and protect this special place. The Institute is committed to innovation and excellence in environmental learning and leadership in the nonprofit community. We believe that sustainable communities are built on healthy environments, vibrant economies, and social equity.

North Cascades Institute (www.ncascades.org) is a respected, national leader among U.S. environmental education organizations. The Institute is in sound financial health with a $4 million budget and strong reserves and more than a decade of Four-Star ratings with Charity Navigator. The Institute was also voted “Best Place to Work” in 2013 Bellingham Alive- Best in the Northwest Annual readers’ poll. This is a wonderful opportunity to join North Cascades Institute at a time of exciting growth.

Qualifications
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and ages
• Willingness to work in an outdoor educational environment
• Enthusiasm for learning and teaching about the natural world
• Willingness to live in a remote area
• Ability to lift and carry 30 pounds
• Ability to talk and instruct while hiking over uneven terrain
• Wilderness First Aid certification or higher
o NCI will support successful candidates in attending a Wilderness First Aid training (2-day course) in/near Seattle/Bellingham in January or February, if needed
• Must be 18 years of age or older at the start of employment to apply
• Final offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check that may include employment history, national criminal background check, national sex offender registry search and a driving history check

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Experience working collaboratively with individuals from different identity groups, including historically excluded groups
• Demonstrated commitment to equity work and culturally relevant institutional change
• Ability to teach and model culturally responsive skills and practices
• Completed an internship in outdoor/environmental education or have at least one season of experience teaching or leading in this field
• Wilderness First Aid or Wilderness First Responder and CPR Certification
o NCI will support Assistant Program Instructors in attending a Wilderness First Aid training (2-day course) in/near Seattle in May or June
• Experience living in a small, tight-knit, rural community
• Fluency in multiple languages, Spanish preference
• Some coursework or experience in environmental/outdoor education or environmental science

Application deadline / closing date
11/21/2019
Salary / rate of pay
$13.50/hour
Days and hours of employment
40 hours/week

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly

Dates of employment (specify if temp or seasonal)
February 17, 2020 – June 5, 2020 (with possible extension to September 1, 2020)
Person or department to contact
Cindy Lee
Business address
810 State Route 20, Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284
Work location (if different from above)
1940 Diablo Dam Rd, Rockport, WA 98283
Email
info@ncascades.org
Phone
360.854.2599
How to apply
Please apply online on our website at: http://ncascades.atsondemand.com/
Complete the online application and upload a cover letter and resume.

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

Senior Administrative Assistant

Job position / title
Senior Administrative Assistant
Name of business / employer
City of Lynden
Job description / duties
JOB SUMMARY
This position, under the direction of the Public Works Administrative Office Manager, performs a variety of complex and routine administrative and technical work in the Public Works Department and provides support to management as needed. The position also requires organization and planning, problem analysis, and decision-making skills to coordinate all Public Works administrative activities.

Qualifications
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
• Specialized experience or course work in administrative and office practices including high proficiency with Office Suite and basic accounting knowledge; AND
• High School Diploma or GED equivalent; AND
• Five (5) years of related experience preferably in the areas of Public Works and Accounting/AP/AR; OR
• Equivalent combination of education and experience that provide the incumbent with the necessary qualifications may be considered.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
• Must have a valid driver’s license and appropriate insurance at the time of hire for work-related travel.
• Must pass appropriate background checks.

Application deadline / closing date
11/04/2019
Salary / rate of pay
$22.50 – $26.32 Hourly wage, DOQ
Days and hours of employment
M-F, 8 AM – 5:00 PM
Flexible schedule?
(○) No

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly
Person or department to contact
Denise Bosman – HR
Business address
300 4th Street
Email
bosmand@lyndenwa.org
Phone
360.255.7086 ext. 3602557086
How to apply
APPLICATION & REVIEW PROCESS
To Apply: Submit a completed application and resume to the following address: Lynden City Hall; Attn: Denise Bosman, 300 4th Street, Lynden, WA 98264. You may also submit by email to: bosmand@lyndenwa.org
Employment applications and detailed job description may be obtained online at http://www.lyndenwa.org/employment/.
Applications received prior to November 4 at 12:00 PM will receive first consideration, but the position is open until filled. First round of interviews is tentatively scheduled for November 8, 2019. Work would begin on December 2, 2019 to allow a transition with the incumbent who is moving to the position of the Public Works Administrative Office Manager.
Questions regarding this position may be directed to Human Resources Manager Denise Bosman at (360)255-7086.
Our Vision: Cultivating Exceptional Service for Our Extraordinary Community.
The City of Lynden is an equal opportunity employer.

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

Program Monitor

Job position / title
Program Monitor
Name of business / employer
Community Work Training A
Job description / duties
Provide custodial care for 50 residents housed in a twenty-four hour facility in accordance with Washington State contractual agreements, facility guidelines and community standards established for proper supervision.

Examples of Duties
Resident monitoring
Working knowledge of and follows Work Release, DOC, and facility policy and procedures
Controls and records all resident departures and arrivals
Conducts pat, property, wand, and room searches
Administers u/a and b/a tests and documents results
Maintains safety and security of the facility
Knowledge of PREA laws, policies and procedures
Records resident behavior observations
Monitors security cameras
Reports all resident infraction behavior
Assists in orientation and discharge of residents
Prepares informational, infraction, and incident reports as necessary
Monitors and documents use of cleaning supplies
Assists in meal delivery
Oversees visitation and social outings
Attends staff meetings and trainings
Models positive behaviors
Maintains an impartial dialogue and professional interaction with residents

Qualifications
Knowledge of the WA State criminal justice system.
Ability to understand, interpret, and apply procedures and directives.
Ability to communicate well both orally and in writing
Ability to regularly climb multiple flights of stairs and carry up to 45 pounds
Because of contractual requirements for PREA staffing a Female candidate with the ability to work day shift (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.) Friday – Tuesday needed.

Education/Experience
AA degree in the social sciences preferred. Experience or current attendance in an educational program may be substituted.

Application deadline / closing date
11/30/2019
Salary / rate of pay
$13.90 per hour
Days and hours of employment
Friday – Tuesday 8 am to 4 pm
Flexible schedule?
(○) No

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly
Person or department to contact
Miriam Currey
Business address
1127 N. Garden St.
Email
mlcurrey@doc1.wa.gov
Phone
360.676.2150 ext. 2
How to apply
email your resume to mlcurrey@doc1.wa.gov

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