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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

EMAIL: HR@cob.org

PHONE: 360.778.8228

How to Apply    Accepting online applications only at www.cob.org/jobs
Position Closes January 8, 2018

IT Help Desk Technician- Closes 2/15/18

Position IT Help Desk Technician
Employer  Kam-Way Transportation
IT Help Desk Technician
We’re looking for an IT help desk technician to provide internal support for employees. Candidates should have a mix of technical and customer service skills, and be passionate about technology and helping people. This is a Windows Environment and we support mobile devices, printers, scanners, copiers, Laptops, Desktops etc.
Basic Function/Responsibilities:
• Handle Tier 1 help desk and escalations through tickets or phone
• Follow up on outstanding requests and ensure timely resolution
• Create accounts and configure hardware as part of the on-boarding process
• Support audio and video equipment in conference rooms
• Manage and monitor internal assets to ensure accurate inventory records
• Other duties may be added and/or assigned as needed
Qualification Required Experience:
• Windows 7, Windows 10, Google Collaboration Apps and Microsoft Office 2013/ 2010
• Basic Active Directory knowledge and Basic Exchange 2010 knowledge
• Computer Hardware, Printers, Scanners, Computer Peripherals, Mobile devices (iOS, Android)
• Client PC connectivity – Ethernet, Wireless, TCP/IP and VPN
• Basic File server knowledge
• Strong customer service and troubleshooting skills
• Ability to communicate technical information, both verbal and written, to a wide range of end-users
• 1 year+ experience working in a Windows environment or Demonstrable Skills in an Equivalent Education environment.

Desired Experience
• Familiarity with Track-It Ticketing Systems, Symantec Cloud AV , Meraki cloud monitoring
• Networking knowledge – basic Cisco commands and programming


Days/Hours M-F 8a-5p
Contact Info Harneet Sihota

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 215 Marine Drive Blaine WA 98230

EMAIL: eromero@kam-way.com

PHONE: 360.332.1444 ext. 520

How to Apply To apply, send in your resume and any additional documents to careers@kam-way.com
Position Closes February 15, 2018

Software Tester- Closes 2/15/18

Position Software Tester
Employer Accelitec
Job Description You will be part of a team that is responsible for the quality assurance of software, web, and mobile applications through quality assurance testing and reporting. You will use your skills to plan, execute, and report test results across multiple desktop and mobile platforms. You will work closely with project managers and developers to ensure clear requirements, complete use case coverage, accurate results, and to report errors.

Key Responsibilities include:
• Basic verification testing for product releases and deployments
• Collaborate with QA team members to execute planned tests against delivered functionality.
• Regression testing for product patches and bug fixes
• Reviewing logs and reports to identify code errors and possible improvements
• Analyzing and documenting issues and defects discovered during testing
• Designing relevant user scenarios that simulate actual usage of products.
• Writing test automation code to successfully verify product functionality and quality levels.
• Define and maintain a repository of test plans, cases, and scripts. Update test plans based on changes arising from design, delivery, and/or change control
• Create both white box and black box test plans as needed to provide an accurate measurement of the product’s delivery against the ship criteria.
• Effectively communicate test results to the development team.
• Provide input into process improvements via postmortems and other means to ensure improvement of the team in developing world-class software.
• Perform other related duties as assigned by management.

Qualifications We are looking for a tester with:
• Ability to think and solve problems in creative ways.
• Aptitude for researching tools and solutions to support testing in specific projects
• Strong analytical, testing, and problem solving skills.
• Ability to manage multiple assignments to meet business and technical requirements
• Ability to work closely with the development team to ensure a solid understanding of requirements and to develop an agreed upon list of ship criteria.
• Ability to learn unfamiliar software applications through research, training, and self-instruction
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail and accuracy
• Excellent time-management skills with the ability to work independently with little supervision

Basic Qualifications:
• Excellent communication skills in Standard English, including demonstrable writing skills, speaking, and comprehension
• Strong computer skills, including MS Word, Excel, Visio, and related MS Office applications


Days/Hours 40 hrs/week
Contact Info Eric West

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 115 Unity St., Suite 101

EMAIL: ewest@accelitec.com

PHONE: 360.393.5557

How to Apply    Send a resume to Eric West at ewest@accelitec.com
Position Closes February 15, 2018

Event Services Manager- Closes 1/5/18

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Qualifications Required:

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


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


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

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

EMAIL: hr.employment@wwu.edu

PHONE: 360.650.3774

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

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

Position Closes January 5, 2018

Production Assembler- Closes 1/7/18

Position Production Assembler I – Weekend Shift
Employer Itek Energy
Job Description Performs duties related to the disassembly, assembly and repair of project units as required. Individuals with a natural mechanical aptitude and the ability to problem-solve perform well in this position.

– Aligns, fits, and assembles component parts into completed units, using hand tools, fixtures, and templates
– Verifies dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to specifications, using tools provided
– Operation of semi-automated equipment used to build assemblies and sub-assemblies
– Other duties as assigned by management

Qualifications Skills/Knowledge:
– Good decision making, time management and ability to prioritize are a required skill
– High level of manual dexterity working with hands and small tools
– High level of attention to detail to ensure that quality standards are being met
– Working knowledge of raw materials, production processes and quality control
– Ability to read and write in the English language

Education/Training and Experience
– One or more years of experience in manufacturing environment helpful
– High School diploma or equivalent


Range $12–$15/hr with shift differential
Days/Hours Sat/Sun: 6:00 am – 6:30 pm
Contact Info Michelle Simmons

BUSINESS ADDRESS: 3886 Hammer Dr, Bellingham, WA 98226

WORK ADDRESS: 800 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham, WA

EMAIL: msimmons@itekenergy.com

PHONE: 360.647.9531 ext. 120

How to Apply    Please submit resume along with completed Itek Energy Application (download at https://www.itekenergy.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/72/2017/04/Itek-Energy-Application.pdf) to Michelle Simmons at msimmons@itekenergy.com.
Position Closes January 7, 2018