Maintenance & Operations Public Works

Assistant Superintendent – Maintenance & Operations Public Works
Salary Range: $5,958 – $8,126 per month, DOQ Closing Date: March 7, 2019 at 4:30 PM

Whatcom County Public Works Department is seeking an experienced professional to fill the Assistant Superintendent position in the Maintenance & Operations division. This position helps oversee and manage a 70+ person crew and serves as a crucial link between the public, local municipalities, utility and construction companies, and County staff on maintenance and construction related issues and projects.
Primary duties include:

• Developing, scheduling and prioritizing work plans for assigned crews for the construction, repair, inspection and maintenance of County roadways, drainage structures, ferry docks and approximately 150 County bridges.

• Overseeing annual dry dock maintenance activities for the Lummi Island Ferry.

• Assisting with the development and monitoring of an approximately $14 million annual division budget, and managing assigned programs and staff in a manner that ensures expenditures remain within approved budget.

• Coordinating maintenance and construction programs and schedules with the Whatcom County Engineering division.

• Supervising assigned staff, evaluating performance, and participating in the selection of new employees.

• Ensuring compliance with department and county policies and procedures, collective bargaining agreements, environmental regulations and legal requirements.

• Providing on-call 24/7 response for coordination of Public Works activities related to emergencies and storm events.
Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or a related field and 6 years of progressively responsible road construction and maintenance experience, including a minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience;

OR

Associate’s degree in Civil Engineering or a related field and 8 years of progressively responsible road construction and maintenance experience, including a minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience;

OR

High School diploma or GED and 8 years of progressively responsible road construction and maintenance experience, including a minimum of 4 years of supervisory experience.

Must be proficient with Microsoft Office software suite.

Experience supervising work crews in a public sector unionized environment preferred.

Must have a driving record that meets County standards and possess a valid driver’s license
Must be eligible to cross between the United States and Canada
Whatcom County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
To apply: Please visit our website http://www.whatcomcounty.us/jobs
Human Resources, 311 Grand Avenue, Suite 107, Bellingham, WA 98225

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Community Relations Manager

POSITION: Community Relations Manager
DEPARTMENT: Administration
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Whatcom County Library System (WCLS) seeks a proactive and innovative Community Relations Manager to provide strategic leadership in developing and executing the Library’s marketing, communications, digital strategy, and special project plans to meet the WCLS mission, goals and objectives; supervise Community Relations staff; and serve as a member of the management team. The Community Relations Manager is responsible for:
Executive leadership: Plan, develops and manage communications, marketing, and governmental affairs strategies to strengthen key relationships, identify public issues of interest and concern to WCLS, increase understanding and support of WCLS, and advance the library’s mission, vision, and goals. Lead the development, recommendation, and implementation of system-wide goals and objectives for community relations activities. Lead Library’s strategic communication activities to build and develop Library brand. Develop annual budget for the Community Relations department.
Market research: Identify needed research to better understand the needs of staff and patrons; develop and execute surveys and/or qualitative research; analyze research, compile statistics, prepare reports, and present findings.
Workflow: Receive, evaluate, and assign Community Relations work requests; determine feasibility, appropriate media, approach, and timelines for completion of work; work with external vendors as appropriate. Lead development and implementation of special projects.
Key relationships: Serve as liaison and fosters relationships with WCLS Friends Groups and Foundation. Serve as primary contact with the media. Participate in, and represent the Library at local and regional events.
Supervision: Hire, train, and supervise Community Relations staff; evaluate and make recommendations on staff development needs, staffing allocations and other personnel matters.
QUALIFICATIONS: You are a positive and enthusiastic leader and manager with a strong understanding of the full range of community relations activities and a passionate commitment to library service. You have excellent marketing and communication skills and a proven track record of building internal and external relationships to influence and build support for an organization or cause. You are knowledgeable about principles and procedures, best practices, trends and developments related to marketing, communications, graphic design, and copywriting. Requires the ability to speak, understand, and write English clearly and concisely. Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing or a related field, five or more years’ recent, progressively responsible, and professional experience related to the duties of the position, including at least two years of supervisory experience, and possession of a value driver’s license with a clean driving record. Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered. New employees are subject to a CRC (criminal records check) per RCW 43.43.832.
THE LIBRARY SYSTEM: WCLS has been sharing stories in Whatcom County since 1944, currently through ten branches, a bookmobile and outreach services. With a reputation for exceptional customer service, innovation, and fiscal accountability, WCLS holds a collection of more than 411,000 items and has implemented services such as downloadable eBooks, e-magazines, e-music and e-audiobooks, music streaming, chat reference service, text messaging, and a mobile app. WCLS strives to provide top-notch library services in an energetic environment that fosters professional growth, creative problem solving, collaboration and an appreciation for humor.
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LOCATION: Primary work location at WCLS Administrative Service Center, 5205 Northwest Drive, Bellingham, WA 98226. Perennially recognized by the national media as one of the best places to live in America, Whatcom County is a place that truly has something for everyone. With magnificent natural scenery, skiing and snowboarding at Mt. Baker, hiking, arts and theatre, and charming communities, Whatcom County is a unique area of Washington State. Located 90 minutes from Seattle and within an hour of Vancouver, British Columbia, the County is the perfect mix of friendly rural communities with the amenities and attractions of large cities nearby.
POSITION: FLSA exempt management position with 40 regular scheduled weekly hours; some evening and weekend hours may be necessary on an occasional basis. Successful candidates may be required to adapt to future schedule changes depending on library needs.
COMPENSATION: Hiring salary range between $82,975 and $ 87,954 annually (negotiable based on qualifications), with excellent benefits including paid vacation and sick leave, 12 paid holidays, employer-paid medical, dental, vision, and long-term disability insurance, Public Employees Retirement System, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), deferred compensation plan and supplemental benefits available, and a fun and innovative work environment that values the contributions of our employees.
POSTING DATES: Thursday, 01/17/19 to Friday, 02/15/19
APPLICATION: Submit a completed WCLS Application Packet* by 5:00 pm on Friday, 02/15/19 to:
Christina Read, Human Resources Manager Whatcom County Library System 5205 Northwest Drive Bellingham, WA 98226 Phone: (360) 305-3607 Email to: crmanager@wcls.org
* APPLICATION PACKET MUST INCLUDE:  Completed WCLS Employment Application (available at the address above, any branch library, or online at https://www.wcls.org/work-with-us/)  Résumé and cover letter that illustrates your relevant professional experience in marketing and community relations, and how it would help you meet the demands of this position.  Answers to supplemental questions (available on http://www.wcls.org/work-with-us/).
JOB BEGINS: As soon after hiring as possible.
SELECTION: Selection criteria may include the contents of the application, oral interviews, public presentation, and skills testing. Selection of applicants for further consideration and/or possible testing will be determined by the information supplied by the applicants on their applications and accompanying documents. It will be the responsibility of the applicant to supply sufficient information and detail on the application to permit WCLS to properly determine the applicant’s qualifications, abilities and attributes as they relate to the listed position. Interviews will be scheduled ONLY with best qualified applicants, based upon applications, résumés and other documents received, and test results. Applicants who need accommodation during the application, testing or interview process should contact Human Resources.

COMMUNITY RELATIONS MANAGER SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS

Please enclose your responses to the following questions with your cover letter, résumé, and WCLS Employment Application Form when applying for the position of Community Relations Manager for the Whatcom County Library System.

Please limit your responses to no more than one page per question.

1. Some people say that public libraries are dying and no longer relevant. What is your response to this?

2. Talk about a time when you have talked to the media in your professional career. What was the message? How did you prepare and make sure the information was accurate? What did you do to ensure your points were heard? What follow-up was required?

3. The Community Relations Manager is a complex position, combining strategic leadership with dayto-day tasks and managing a team. Describe how you balance these roles and the specific tools you have used to keep organized and communicate deadlines and responsibilities to your team members.

Detox Withdrawal Management Nurse

Job position / title
Detox Withdrawal Management Nurse
Name of business / employer
Evergreen Recovery Centers
Job description / duties
We have two 16-bed acute/medical withdrawal management programs in Snohomish County, one in Lynnwood and one in Everett, that are expanding beyond nursing care to also ensure that patients have immediate access to assessment, counseling and treatment referral by discharge.

We are seeking energetic, compassionate, hopeful RN/LPNs to assist with detox admissions and provide patient care support during detoxification process including pre-screening, obtaining physical assessment data and health history, administering detox treatment plans, monitoring of patient, administering drugs, medications, treatments, and tests. Days of the week may be negotiable.

Qualifications
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing and current licensure in Washington State as Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse.
1 year detox/withdrawal management experience desired; psychiatric experience a plus
Ability to establish effective working relationships with other staff, patients and referral sources
Maintains compassion and empathy as well as clear boundaries with patients under the influence of alcohol and other drugs.
Valid Washington State Driver’s License, acceptable driving record and be able to operate a company vehicle without restriction.

Application deadline / closing date
04/30/2019
Salary / rate of pay
negotiable
Days and hours of employment
vary
Flexible schedule?
(○) Yes

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly
Person or department to contact
Human Resources
Business address
3019 Colby Avenue
Work location (if different from above)
2601 Summit Avenue
Email
hr@evergreenrc.org
Phone
425.493.5318
How to apply
Apply online at https://www.evergreenrc.org/job/detox-rn-lpn/

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

NW Intern Operations / Production Management

Job position / title
NW Intern Operations / Production Management
Name of business / employer
Bellingham Marine
Job description / duties
Bellingham Marine Industries, Inc., (“BMI”) is proud to announce our 2019 Intern Program for our Washington office. The goal of our program is to provide a unique opportunity for an engineering, business, or construction/project management student interested in pursuing a career in the precast concrete manufacturing and/or marina construction industry. This position also has the potential for rehire as an intern or offer of a full time position depending on the success of the candidate.

Bellingham Marine – The Largest and Most Experienced Marina Builder in the World.

Bellingham Marine is the largest and most experienced marina builder in the world. Our design-build engineering, site-specific design, precision manufacturing and single-source contracting has led the industry for half a century. Bellingham Marine operates 13 manufacturing plants, 17 offices, and 16 divisions worldwide. Each division is an established local company with key business and community connections and regional expertise. The scope of Bellingham Marine provides our employees with an interactive and dynamic work environment – every day is different than the last.

In addition to our marina products, we are a leader in the fabrication of precast and pre-stressed structural concrete components. Many of our products are utilized in roadway projects, piers, and anywhere a structural concrete component is needed. We are a company committed to growth and we are looking for an individual who has the passion and commitment to grow with us.

Position:

Operations/ Production Management Intern

This is a full-time intern (summer/fall) position (40 hours/week) assisting our regional Project Estimating, Construction and Manufacturing Team. The position will include a fair amount of travel.

Description:

The successful candidate will be assigned to our NW Division Office to assist in project proposals, sales calls, and project management. BMI will provide on-the-job training in marina planning, estimating, production and construction management. Engineering skills will be preferred for interpreting drawings and developing marina designs/layouts.

Other duties will include (with training): performing follow-up calls; making visits to marinas and engineers’ offices; compiling and organizing job costs; scheduling; writing correspondence; maintaining contact entry; and contributing to the overall development of marina projects.

Qualifications:

Entering 3rd or 4th year of engineering or construction management degree, or equivalent.
Interest in precast concrete manufacturing and/or the construction industry.
Business coursework or experience helpful but not required.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
Strong communication skills (verbal and written) and teamwork skills.
Able to travel and work independently.
Neat, professional appearance and manner.
Commitment to the entire internship period.
Duration: 90 – 120 days, depending on student college calendar.

Salary: $15 /hr. plus compensation for travel

Application Deadline: Position will remain open until filled

To Apply:

For full job description click here. https://www.bellingham-marine.com/wp-content/uploads/NW-Intern-Operations-Production-Mgmt-Job-Description-1.pdf

Please visit https://www.bellingham-marine.com/careers/ and upload a resume and cover letter.

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:
Entering 3rd or 4th year of engineering or construction management degree, or equivalent

To view additional qualifications please click here https://www.bellingham-marine.com/wp-content/uploads/NW-Intern-Operations-Production-Mgmt-Job-Description-1.pdf

Application deadline / closing date
04/03/2019
Salary / rate of pay
15/h plus travel compensation
Days and hours of employment
Full Time
Person or department to contact
Human Resources
Business address
1323 Lincoln Street #102
Work location (if different from above)
Bellingham
Email
khenderson@bellingham-marine.com
Phone
360.646.2800
How to apply
https://bellinghammarine.acquiretm.com/job_details_clean.aspx?ID=1428&source=Whatcom+Community+College

Branch Manager – Island Library

POSITION: Branch Manager – Island Library
DEPARTMENT: Public Services
RESPONSIBILITIES: Directs all branch operations and assists patrons by providing reference and reader’s advisory services and community referrals. Essential functions include:  Public Services: develops, delivers and continually evaluates and improves services for a diverse population. Coordinates branch services with the Whatcom County Library’s system wide priorities and resources. Provides reference and other public services including outreach. Participates in system-wide project teams.

 Staff supervision: develops and guides staff toward the highest standards of customer service. Supervises staff and evaluates performance. Oversees the selection, training, performance appraisal and recognition, discipline and professional development of branch staff.

 Community outreach: initiates, develops and maintains effective working partnerships with Friends, schools, volunteers, business and civic groups. Identifies emerging needs for new library services and sets goals and priorities accordingly.

 Branch operations: Makes recommendations to the Friends of the Island Library (building owners) to ensure that the building and grounds are adequately maintained. Coordinates branch operations with other departments including Facilities, Information Technology, Collection Services, and Administrative Services. Ensures the branch collection is balanced and current.

 Branch administration: assists with developing branch budgets and monitoring expenditures. Oversees staffing and adherence to Library’s mission, administrative policies and procedures. Serves as a resource to other branch staff.

 Promotes core Library values: supports intellectual freedom. Assumes responsibility for how library is perceived by the staff and the public. Provides leadership to the Library though collaborative problem solving.
QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Bachelor’s degree.

2. Five years or more relevant experience; including knowledge of reference and reader’s advisory services, and literature for children, teens and adults. Experience working with all age groups.

3. Strong supervisory skills with a demonstrated ability to create a positive work environment for staff with varying degrees of experience and responsibilities, and evidence of ability to build a cohesive team.

4. Evidence of successful experience with community partnerships.

5. Equivalent knowledge, skills, technical training, education, and/or experience will be considered. For example, experience working in the service or retail industries in a supervisory capacity may be considered equivalent.
Work requires considerable physical effort in the handling of materials up to 30 pounds and/or continual standing or walking 80%+ of the time. New employees are subject to a CRC (criminal records check) per RCW 43.43.832.
LOCATION: Regular hours at the Island Library, located on Lummi Island, Whatcom County, Washington; with one 4-hour shift per week worked at the Ferndale Public Library, located in Ferndale, WA. Perennially recognized by the national media as one of the best places to live in America, Whatcom County is a place that truly has something for everyone. With magnificent natural scenery, skiing and snowboarding at Mt. Baker, hiking, arts and theatre, and charming communities, Whatcom County is a unique area of Washington State. Learn more about Lummi Island: http://www.lummiisland.com/.
UNION: This position is represented by AFSCME, AFL-CIO Local 1581
SCHEDULE: 25 regular scheduled weekly hours: Tuesday – 1:30 to 8:15 pm, Wednesday – 12:00-4:00 pm (at Ferndale Library), Thursday – 1:30 to 8:15 pm, and Saturday – 9:45 am to 5:15 pm, with additional hours for meetings, trainings, and other similar activities. Additional hours may be available on a substitute basis at other WCLS libraries in the Public Services Assistant classification and pay rate. Successful candidates may be required to adapt to future schedule changes depending on library needs.
COMPENSATION: $23.32 per hour, with excellent benefits including Social Security, retirement, long-term disability insurance, medical, dental and optical insurance; paid vacation and sick leave, EAP, and a fun and innovative work environment that values the contributions of our employees.
POSTING DATES: Wednesday, 12/19/18 through 8:00 pm, Tuesday, 01/22/2019
APPLICATION: Submit a completed WCLS Application Packet* to:
Michael Cox, Deputy Director Whatcom County Library System 5205 Northwest Drive Bellingham, WA 98226 Phone: (360) 305-3602 Email: branchmanager@wcls.org
* APPLICATION PACKETS MUST INCLUDE:  Completed WCLS Employment Application (available at the address above, any branch library, or online at https://www.wcls.org/work-with-us/.

 Résumé and cover letter that illustrates your education and experience.

 In two pages or less, please describe your experience in personnel management with specific reference to the following activities:

 Team building

 Managing conflict

 Leading staff through change
JOB BEGINS: As soon after hiring as possible.
SELECTION: Selection criteria may include the contents of the application, an oral interview and skills test. Selection of applicants for further consideration and/or possible testing will be determined by the information supplied by the applicants on their applications and accompanying documents. It will be the responsibility of the applicant to supply sufficient information and detail on the application to permit WCLS to properly determine the applicant’s qualifications, abilities and attributes as they relate to the listed position. Interviews will be scheduled ONLY with best qualified applicants, based upon applications, resumes and other documents received, and test results. Applicants who need accommodation during the application, testing or interview process should contact Human Resources.

Union Management Position: American Income

Job position / title

Union Management Position

Name of business / employer

American Income

Job description / duties

Our company is currently expanding in the Lynnwood area, with a new office opening soon in Sedro Wooley,and is in need of Managers to help run our office! We are Union based company that works closely with Union Members, so customer service skills are a must. Fire fighters, veterans, and police officers just to name a few groups. We offer training, benefits, and bonuses as long as you offer a positive attitude and a great work ethic.

We are conducting interviews this week, and spots are filling up fast!!

Apply now with an updated resume. Good Luck!

Qualifications

Top Candidates:

– Have great customer service skills
– Are willing to train
– Can work well with others
– Have a reliable form of transportation
– Can pass a background check
– Positive attitude
– Good phone skills
– Management experience a plus but not a must
– Minimum a high school diploma or equivalent

Application deadline / closing date

01/31/2019

Salary / rate of pay

Production-based pay

Days and hours of employment

Afternoon and Evening Shifts

Flexible schedule?

(○) Yes

Travel required?

(○) Yes

Pay period

(○) Weekly

Person or department to contact

Caitlin Kermen, Hiring Manager

Business address

19109 36th ave W, Lynwood WA

Work location (if different from above)

Whatcom County

Email

caitlinkermen@altig.com

Phone

360.547.9273

How to apply

Send your resume to caitlinkermen@altig.com or call to set up a phone interview. (360)547-9273.
There are four parts to the interview process:
1. Phone interview with a hiring manager
2. In-person interview at the Lynwood office
3. Group interview right after with those qualified to continue
4. Final interview with the General Manager.

In person interviews are held on Thursdays only. If selected to move on to in-person interviews please be advised the process usually lasts from 9AM to Noon.

All training is provided from the Lynwood office. You will be allowed to work from your local area (Whatcom county and surrounding areas).

Applications should include

[×] Resume

Branch Manager – South Whatcom Library

POSITION: Branch Manager – South Whatcom Library
DEPARTMENT: Public Services
RESPONSIBILITIES: Directs all branch operations and assists patrons by providing reference and reader’s advisory services and community referrals. Essential functions include:
 Public Services: develops, delivers and continually evaluates and improves services for a diverse population. Coordinates branch services with the Whatcom County Library’s system-wide priorities and resources. Provides reference and other public services including outreach. Participates in system-wide project teams.
 Staff supervision: develops and guides staff toward the highest standards of customer service. Supervises staff and evaluates performance. Oversees the selection, training, performance appraisal and recognition, discipline and professional development of branch staff.
 Community outreach: initiates, develops and maintains effective working partnerships with Friends, schools, volunteers, business and civic groups. Identifies emerging needs for new library services and sets goals and priorities accordingly.
 Branch operations: Makes recommendations to the Sudden Valley Community
Association (building owners) to ensure that the building and grounds are adequately
maintained. Coordinates branch operations with other departments including Facilities, Information Technology, Collection Services, and Administrative Services. Ensures the branch collection is balanced and current.
 Branch administration: assists with developing branch budgets and monitoring
expenditures. Oversees staffing and adherence to Library’s mission, administrative
policies and procedures. Serves as a resource to other branch staff.
 Promotes core Library values: supports intellectual freedom. Assumes responsibility for how library is perceived by the staff and the public. Provides leadership to the Library though collaborative problem solving.
QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Bachelor’s degree.
2. Five years or more relevant experience; including knowledge of reference and reader’s advisory services, and literature for children, teens and adults. Experience working with all age groups.
3. Strong supervisory skills with a demonstrated ability to create a positive work environment for staff with varying degrees of experience and responsibilities, and evidence of ability to build a cohesive team.
4. Evidence of successful experience with community partnerships.
5. Equivalent knowledge, skills, technical training, education, and/or experience will be considered. Work requires considerable physical effort in the handling of materials up to 30 pounds and/or continual standing or walking 80%+ of the time. New employees are subject to a CRC (criminal records check) per RCW 43.43.832.
LOCATION: Regular hours at the South Whatcom Library, located in Sudden Valley, Whatcom County, Washington. Perennially recognized by the national media as one of the best places to live in America, Whatcom County is a place that truly has something for everyone. With magnificent natural scenery, skiing and snowboarding at Mt. Baker, hiking, arts and theatre, and charming communities, Whatcom County is a unique area of Washington State.

Learn more about the Sudden Valley area: http://suddenvalley.com/.
UNION: This position is represented by AFSCME, AFL-CIO Local 1581
SCHEDULE: 40 regular scheduled weekly hours worked Tuesday through Saturday, including evening shifts. Successful candidates may be required to adapt to future schedule changes depending on library needs.
COMPENSATION: $4,369 per month with excellent benefits including Social Security, retirement, long-term disability insurance, medical, dental and optical insurance; paid vacation and sick leave, EAP, and a fun and innovative work environment that values the contributions of our employees.
POSTING DATES: Open until filled, with initial application review on 10/24/18
APPLICATION: Submit a completed WCLS Application Packet* to:
Christina Read, HR Manager
Whatcom County Library System
5205 Northwest Drive
Bellingham, WA 98226
Phone: (360) 305-3607
Email: branchmanager@wcls.org
* APPLICATION PACKETS MUST INCLUDE:
 Completed WCLS Employment Application (available at the address above, any branch library, or online at https://www.wcls.org/work-with-us/)
 Résumé and cover letter that illustrates your education and experience.
 In two pages or less, please describe your experience in personnel management with
specific reference to the following activities:
 Team building
 Managing conflict
 Leading staff through change
JOB BEGINS: As soon after hiring as possible.
SELECTION: Selection criteria may include the contents of the application, an oral interview and skills test. Selection of applicants for further consideration and/or possible testing will be determined by the information supplied by the applicants on their applications and accompanying documents. It will be the responsibility of the applicant to supply sufficient information and detail on the application to permit WCLS to properly determine the applicant’s qualifications, abilities and attributes as they relate to the listed position. Interviews will be scheduled ONLY with best qualified applicants, based upon applications, resumes and other documents received, and test
results. Applicants who need accommodation during the application, testing or interview process should contact Human Resources.

Farm Internship

Job position / title
Farm Internship

Name of business / employer
Cloud Mountain Farm Center

Job description / duties
The Cloud Mountain Farm Center Internship is a vocational learning program for those interested in starting their own farm business and/or being a key employee on a farm. This program includes a hands-on, farm-based, full-immersion experience in agricultural production and management as well as a solid understanding of the big picture challenges that affect NW agriculture and the communities it serves. Interns learn first-hand what it takes to keep farmlands healthy and agricultural businesses thriving.

Cloud Mountain Farm Center operates both annual and perennial cropping systems as well as a retail nursery. Our annual organic vegetable production is on 5 acres of tractor cultivated scale and includes row crops, high tunnels, and leafy greens production. Our perennials include 5 acres of conventional and organic fruit trees and vineyards that include pome/stone fruit and table/wine grapes. Our retail nursery offers both fruit and ornamental plants. Interns will engage with all areas of production on the farm.

Qualifications
Priority will be given to applicants with the following skills and qualifications:

Desire to operate a farm business or be a key employee at a farm business

Some background knowledge of plant cultivation and at least one-year experience working at a production farm or nursery

Demonstrated ability to take initiative with a strong work ethic and ability to work well within a team setting

Physical ability to do demanding work in all weather and lift 40 lbs. repeatedly

Application deadline / closing date
10/31/2018

Salary / rate of pay
12$/hour

Days and hours of employment
Monday – Friday and some weekends, hours change depending on season

Flexible schedule?
(○) Negotiable

Travel required?
(○) Yes

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly

Dates of employment (specify if temp or seasonal)
3/1/19 – 10/18/19

Person or department to contact
Annah Young

Business address
6906 Goodwin Road, Everson, WA 98247

Email
annah@cloudmountainfarmcenter.org

Phone
360.966.5859 ext. 1025

How to apply
Applications are due for the 2019 program by October 31st, 2018. We will
continue to accept applications and conduct interviews on a rolling basis
until all positions are filled. Please send the following application
materials and all other program inquiries via email to
annah@cloudmountainfarmcenter.org

A completed application form below (also available to download at
cloudmountainfarmcenter.org/education/internships)

Responses to the essay questions found on the application form

Your current resume including education and work experience

A list of 3 references. Two of them must be professional. Please include
their name, address, email and phone number.

Applications should include
[×] Resume
[×] References

Finance Manager

Job position / title
Finance Manager

Name of business / employer
All American marine

Job description / duties
SUMMARY OF FUNCTIONS:
Responsible for a broad spectrum of tasks inclusive of, but not limited to, directing the financial affairs of the company and preparation of financial analyses of operations, including interim and annual financial statements with supporting schedules for the guidance of management. The Finance Manager is responsible for the company’s financial plans and policies, its accounting practices, the conduct of its relationship with lending institutions, insurance brokers/underwriters, and others in the financial community, the maintenance of its fiscal records, and the preparation of financial reports. The position involves supervision over general accounting, property accounting, purchasing functions, internal auditing, cost accounting, and budgetary controls.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Maintains the company’s system of accounts; keeps books and records on all company transactions and costs; and prepares financial statements and supporting schedules.
2. Development, analysis, and interpretation of statistical and accounting information in order to appraise operating results in terms of profitability, performance against budget, and other matters bearing on the fiscal soundness and operating effectiveness of the company.
3. Coordinates and directs the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts, institutes and maintains other planning and control procedures, (including the cost accounting system), and analyzes/reports variances.
4. Furnishes internal reports, revises and updates reports to be more useful and efficient, and furnishes other external reports as necessary.
5. Responsible for evaluating and supervising the performance of the other accounting personnel as well as the Purchasing Manager.
6. Oversees the Human Resource department functions and requirements.
7. Administer company insurance requirements and act in an advisory capacity on legal matters.
8. Monitor and maintain company cash flow and financing requirements.
9. Oversight of contractual matters.
10. Assists in special projects or other functions as necessary or required.
Qualifications
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES
• Accounting degree with CPA designation preferred.
• 5 years experience as a controller, financial officer, and or business manager.
• Knowledge of the boat building industry.
• Excellent analytical, time management, and organizational skills.
• Strong communication skills.
• Ability to work independently and be a self starter.
• Works well with others.
• Broad-based computerized accounting experience and skills. Advanced ability working with Microsoft Office programs.

All American Marine, Inc. is a federal contractor and employment is contingent upon passing a pre-employment drug test.

All American Marine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As required by 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a), qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Application deadline / closing date
09/11/2018

Salary / rate of pay
Negotiable

Days and hours of employment
Mon-Fri 8:30am – 5pm

Flexible schedule?
(○) No

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Weekly

Person or department to contact
Human Resources

Business address
1010 Hilton Ave.

Work location (if different from above)
Bellingham

Email
hr@allamericanmarine.com

Phone
360.746.6552

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Special Projects Coordinator

Position Description Position: Special Projects Coordinator

Location: Whatcom County, May Travel to Neighborhood Counties

FTE status: Hourly non-exempt; 1.0 FTE (40 hours/week)

Starting Salary/Benefits: $18.00-$20.00/hour; DOE, benefits in accordance with WAHA Personnel Policy

Reports to: Programs Director

Job Purpose: The Special Projects Coordinator is responsible for meeting our contractual agreements to serve diverse populations from birth until older age through management of our AmeriCorps service members and coordination of specific agency’s service lines. Additionally, the Coordinator helps clients and their families navigate and access community services, health care linkages, and adopt healthy behaviors. The Coordinator works collaboratively with community partners, staff, and volunteers to support oral health activities & projects, health equity approaches, and other initiatives to improve access to basic needs and health care options.

Qualifications

* Experience in supervision or the direction of other’s work required

* Three-five years’ experience in health care, health insurance, or social services required

* Excellent communications skills (in-person, telephone, and written)

* Knowledge file management, transcription, and other administrative procedures

* Strong knowledge of Whatcom County health and social service resources

* Experience with grant reporting and ability to work on tight deadlines

* Ability to communicate with client advocates, community partners, and funders

* Experience with outreach planning and coordination to diverse clients and community partners

* Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a time

* Computer competency: MS Office (Word, Excel, Access), Internet

* Ability to work occasional weekend and evening hours

* Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience

* Valid Washington driver’s license and access to an insured vehicle

* English/Spanish bilingual, bi-literate preferred

Essential Functions:

* Maximizes agency capacity to serve diverse client needs by recruiting new AmeriCorps members and ensuring they are appropriately trained on various health care coverage options, resources, and tools for effective consumer advocacy and problem solving

* Ensures adherence to AmeriCorps performance measures by communicating job expectations, planning, monitoring, and appraising job results

* Provides consumer and organizational advocacy by organizing, attending and participating in stakeholder meetings around agency’s priority areas

* Provides accountability for work by documenting and following up on important actions and decisions from meetings

* Adheres to contractual agreements for all WAHA programs and direct service work by assisting in agency’s monthly and quarterly performance goals. Coordinates our local programs on Access to Baby Child Dentistry, Behavioral Health Access, and Laurendeau Cancer Foundation.

* Ensures compliance for data entry, documenting services rendered to clients, service outcomes, outreach activities, and meeting reporting deadlines

* Reduces barriers for individuals needing cost savings programs by providing application and systems navigation support for needs such as for advance care planning, basic food, charity care assistance, Medicare, Medicaid, premium assistance programs, patient and prescription programs, and plans on the WA Health Plan Finder

* Deliver excellent person-centered and community service, by demonstrating knowledge from continuing education training that applies to various client scenarios and providing technical support on HBE help tickets, North Sound Region navigator requests and escalated issues requiring higher level of complex case consultation

* Promotes healthy oral health practices to youth and families by educating them on ways to get their basic needs met, dental provider availability, insurance options, and oral dental education tips

* Other tasks or projects as assigned

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

Work is performed in an office environment. The office is very fast-paced with many deadlines to meet. Potential exposure to repetitive stresses due to prolonged use of computers. Stress associated with receiving multiple tasks from various individuals may occur.

Sufficient mobility is required for the use of office equipment such as computers, telephones, files and the copier. Sitting for extended periods of time as well as lifting a maximum of 30 pounds (file storage boxes, supplies, etc.) may be required. The ability to hear and communicate at a level sufficient to perform the essential functions of the position is required.

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas, to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the workload.

It is the policy of the Whatcom Alliance for Healthcare Access to not discriminate against any person with regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status or physical or mental disability.