Entry Level Production – Closes 6/29/17

Position Entry Level Production
Employer Interfor 
Job Description Job Opportunity: Entry Level Production, Sumas, WA

Who We Are
Interfor is a growth-oriented lumber company with operations in Canada and the United States. We have an annual production capacity of 3 billion board feet and offer one of the most diverse lines of lumber products to customers around the world.

What We Offer
Interfor provides local stability and opportunity. We help bring out the best in all our people by offering long-term, competitive jobs supported by training, education and great benefits. Plus, you’ll be working with the industry’s latest technologies in clean, safe and modern mills.

Interfor is one of the largest lumber companies in the world and we’re growing in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success.

We are currently recruiting for an Entry Level Production team member for our Cedarprime Remanufacturing Center in Sumas, WA. The Entry Level Production position will be responsible for stacking defect free blocks on the Chop Line, stacking 1″x6″x20′ maximum boards on the Finger Joint Line, pulling and stacking bundles of siding or racking various lengths of panel and siding on the Moulder Line.

Along with great benefits including medical, dental, 401k, STD and paid time off, the starting rate for this job is $12.29 per hour.

We also offer a competitive gainsharing program for our employees to earn up to $400 per year based on safety, productivity, and quality achievements.

What You’ll Do
•Manually grasp, pull and stack blocks/panels/siding/lumber.
•Manually turn blocks to determine if trimming, ripping or chipping is needed.
•Stack defect free blocks on pallets.
•Stack re-sawn boards and place kiln sticks in load as required.
•Rack finished siding according to length and grade.
•Assist tally person by pulling and stacking bundles of finished product.
•Report any quality issues to your Lead Hand or Supervisor.

What You Offer
•Six months prior lumber operations or manufacturing experience preferred.
•Commitment to maintain a safe work environment without compromise.
•Ability to recognize quality and safety problems and report to have them corrected immediately.
•Understand the importance of teamwork and have a positive impact on the team.
•Open-minded and positive in dealing with change and new ways of doing things.
•Able to communicate effectively with your team and other departments.
•Take personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work.
•Able to lift up to 50 lbs occasionally and up to 20 lbs frequently.
•Able to stand, bend, twist, and perform physical, manual labor for up to 10 hours a day.

Qualifications Not specified

Compensation

$12.29/hour
Days/Hours TBD
Contact Info Kim Broersma, 601C West Front St. Sumas, WA EMAIL:   margaret.noel@interfor.com
How to Apply Apply online:

https://interfor-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=1279&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992327&company_id=30057&version=2&byBusinessUnit=NULL&bycountry=0&bystate=0&byRegion=NULL&bylocation=NULL&keywords=&byCat=NULL&proximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=yes&city

Position Close June 29, 2017

Day Camp Coordinator – Closes 6/1/17

Position Day Camp Coordinator
Employer Lutherwood Camp and Retreat Center
Job Description General Responsibilities
1. Support Day Camp staff
2. Work with Program Director in development of Day Camp program
3. Understand, interpret, follow, and enforce the camp’s standards and policies
4. Be a positive Christian influence at all times and be Christ’s witness in all your ways and works
5. Assist other staff in providing for ALL campers’ physical, emotional, and spiritual needs
6. Strive to build self-esteem, self-efficacy, and self-value in each camper and staff member
7. Be responsible for the stewardship of all camp/ church facilities and equipment
8. Represent the camp and its purpose in a positive manner when you are in public
9. Possess an attitude and actions which continually reflect that Christ lives within you and that you view your position as an opportunity to be in His service
10. Promote an atmosphere of Christian cooperation among the campers and among fellow staff members

Specific Responsibilities

1. Day Camp
a. Be the liaison to Day Camp Staff at each site and oversee the effective program execution of Day Camp
b. Prepare materials for Day Camp Teams
c. Work with Program Director to develop curriculum, arts and crafts, schedules, and materials
d. Refer discipline problems (camper and staff) to Program Director when necessary
e. Keep track of money from canteen and gas
f. Travel to Day Camps

2. Arts and Crafts
a. Lead arts and crafts
b. Assist in developing age appropriate crafts for each week
c. Keep track of inventory for Day Camp supplies and inform the Program Director when more are needed

3. Other
a. Assist in other program or support duties as assigned
b. Attend daily and weekly staff meetings
c. Take time each day to fill your spiritual needs
d. Make sure YOU and the other staff members are practicing good hygiene, sleeping habits, and eating habits while at camp
e. Be on call to serve as a counselor with all the responsibilities of that position, if need be

Qualifications Required Qualifications
1. Preferred age – 21 years old
2. Dedicated Christian who is willing to share their faith in Christ with others
3. Desire and ability to work with children and other staff outdoors
4. Have a good background in outdoor ministry
5. Possess strong leadership qualities

Desired Qualifications
1. Possess the ability to lead others in group activities
2. Organization skills
3. Self-motivation to get things done and start things on his/her own
4. Willingness to experience outdoor living and to teach/learn new skills
5. Ability to accept supervision and guidance
6. Possess imagination, a sense of humor, patience, conviction, sincerity, enthusiasm, initiative, self-control, adaptability, willingness to learn, integrity, ingenuity, a sense of spiritual direction, and the presence of God in his/her life

Compensation

$220/week
Days/Hours Varies, June 10-Aug. 11
Contact Info Amy Ecklund – Program Director, 1185 Roy Rd. Bellingham, WA 98229  EMAIL:  program@camplutherwood.org
How to Apply Fill out application at www.camplutherwood.org/employment
Send in references at www.camplutherwood.org/employment
Position Close June 1, 2017

Male counselors – Closes 6/1/17

Position Male counselors
Employer Lutherwood Camp and Retreat Center
Job Description General Responsibilities
1. Be a positive Christian influence at all times and provide personal guidance when needed
2. To be with your campers at ALL times unless on break
3. Be responsible for the stewardship of all camp facilities and equipment
4. Represent the camp and its purpose in a positive manner when you are in public
5. Possess an attitude and actions which continually reflect that Christ lives within you and that you view your position as an opportunity to be in His service

Specific Responsibilities
A. Directly responsible for the needs and actions of the 8-10 campers placed in your care each week (this includes typical on-site campers, specialty campers, and off-site day camp campers), especially in the following five areas:

1. Spiritual Needs: To identify and meet the spiritual needs of ALL campers
a. Daily leadership of Bible Study for the cabin group
b. Plan and lead a daily bedtime devotional for the cabin group
c. Assist with the planning and leading of worship and campfire including skits and music
d. Promote an atmosphere of Christian cooperation among the campers and among fellow staff members
e. Be a positive Christian influence at all times and be Christ’s witness in all your ways and works

2. Physical Needs: To identify and meet the physical needs of ALL campers by being responsible for his/her health, cleanliness, and safety
a. Guard campers from dangerous activities or circumstances
b. Make sure YOU and your campers are practicing good hygiene, sleeping habits, and eating habits while at camp

3. Emotional Needs: identify and meet the emotional needs of ALL campers
a. Get to know and understand each camper as quickly and as well as possible
b. Treat ALL campers fairly and show loving concern for all aspects of their welfare
c. Strive to build self-esteem and self-value in each camper
d. Provide opportunities for discussion of individual or group problems/concerns
e. Teach your cabin group to live as a group and be aware of each other’s needs

4. Program/ Activities
a. Be involved/participate in all camp activities, whether leading it or not
b. Lead activities such as games, mealtime, singing, and worship or campfire aspects as assigned by the Team Leaders
c. Supervise all aspects of the campers’ day, including cabin clean-up, quiet time, evening activities, meal times, cabin activities and getting ready for bed

5. Camper Discipline
a. Understand, follow, and enforce all camp policies and standards
b. Make sure that your campers are behaving in an appropriate manner during all activities, including large group activities
c. Encourage respect for the property of others and for the camp’s facilities and equipment
d. When necessary refer discipline problems to the Team Leaders

B. Other Specific Responsibilities
1. Assist in registration of the campers and weekly clean-up assignments
2. Maintain good public relations with the parents and campers
3. As a team member, assist other staff in any task that will enhance the outdoor ministry of Lutherwood Camp and Retreat Center
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Summer Cook – Closes 6/1/17

Position Summer Cook
Employer Lutherwood Camp and Retreat Center
Job Description DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Requirements: Food Handler’s license, formal food preparation training
• Plans menus at least two weeks out and adapts as needed
• Conducts inventory daily
• Orders food from Food Services of America
• Creates shopping lists for locally produced food items and buys them or delegates the buying
• Coordinates and trains kitchen staff
• Trains entire staff and CITs on dishpit procedure
• Assembles campout night tinfoil dinners and additional supplies
• Be flexible to staff changes. Kitchen staff members may be different from week to week.
• Be able to work with a variety of individuals while exemplifying a positive attitude.

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Team Leader – Closes 6/1/17

Position Team Leader
Employer Lutherwood Camp and Retreat Center
Job Description General Responsibilities
1. To identify and meet the emotional and spiritual needs of all summer staff, providing personal guidance when needed and exerting positive Christian influence at all times
2. To identify and meet the physical needs of all summer staff by being responsible for his/her health, cleanliness, and safety
3. Strive to build self-esteem, self-efficacy and self-value in each camper and staff member
4. Understand, interpret, follow, and maintain the camp’s standards and policies
5. Represent the camp and its purpose in a positive manner when you are in public
6. Possess an attitude and actions which continually reflect that Christ lives within you and that you view your position as an opportunity to be in His service
7. Encourage the development and growth of the gifts and leadership skills in other staff members

Specific Responsibilities:

1. Leadership/role model
a. Be a model of leadership, responsibility, and Christian character for all staff
b. Be alert to the needs, problems, and morale of the staff and campers and consult with the administration as needed
c. Work as servants to staff, providing necessary organization, program materials, direction, encouragement, and evaluation
d. Assign tasks and responsibilities as necessary to ensure program needs are met
e. Assist other staff in any task that will enhance the outdoor ministry of Lutherwood Camp and Retreat Center
f. Maintain good public relations with the parents of campers
g. Guide staff and campers from dangerous activities or circumstances
h. Encourage respect for the property of others and for the camp’s facilities and equipment

2. Administrative
a. Participate in the planning and execution of the summer staff training program
b. Assist in registration of the campers and camper orientation
c. Supervise and help in weekly clean-up assignments
d. Create evaluations for campers to fill out at the end of the week
e. Attend daily and weekly staff meetings, facilitating as necessary
f. When necessary refer discipline problems (camper and staff) to Program Director
g. Be in communication with the Program Director about the performance (praises and concerns) of fellow Lutherwood members
h. Assist in assigning campers to cabins as well as handing out mail and email

3. Program: shared responsibilities with the other team leader
a. Be responsible for the daily schedule and the organization of daily activities, campfires and special activities, Examples: all camp game, choose your own adventure, cabin fairy
b. Take charge of all meals: meal order, KP duty, Grace, and announcements
c. Assist in the planning and leading of worship and campfires making sure that summer staff is involved in the execution
d. Lead other activities as needed including but not limited to: hikes, ropes, archery…
e. Organize campouts making sure counselors and campers have everything they need to be successful
f. Consult with resource person on how they wish to be incorporated into the week and plan for their involvement

4. Other
a. Take time each day to fill your spiritual needs
b. Make sure YOU and the other staff members are practicing good hygiene, sleeping habits, and eating habits while at camp
c. Be on call to serve as a counselor with all the responsibilities of that position, if need be

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Software Development Internship – Closes 5/17/17

 

Position Software Development Internship
Employer SPIE
Job Description Join the SPIE software development team and help build the next generation of software for a leading science & engineering society.

  • 6 Month Paid Internship, 20 Hours/Week, starting June or July, 2017
  • Great Experience in an Internationally Recognized Organization
  • Mid-size Corporate Information Technology Department
  • Participate in the development of web applications and enterprise software systems.

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Receptionist – Closes 5/10/17

 

 

Position Receptionist
Employer  SPIE
Job Description Join our team, sharing the latest scientific advances in light-based technologies from around the world, including biomedical optics, astronomy, lasers, solar, nanotechnology, and more! Make a difference doing important work with a successful, international not-for-profit organization.

Description of duties:  Direct high volume multi-line phones professionally and to the most helpful staff resource.  Support internal departments by completing updates to CRM for Sales, Service, Accounting and Data Governance.  Word processing, data entry, filing, and other clerical tasks as needed.  Monitor general voice mail inbox, route out of office calls to correct auto attendant and report phone system software and hardware anomalies immediately.

Our workplace offers onsite volleyball and soccer, yoga classes, lunch food trucks, costume contests, picnics, parties & more.  Employees may receive discounts on gym memberships, cell phone service, office supplies, zoo tickets, fitness registration fees (5Ks, races, etc.) and many businesses in historical Fairhaven.  Continue reading

Temporary – Engineering Services (Traffic Counting) – Closes 4/30/17

Position Temporary – Engineering Services (Traffic Counting)
Employer Whatcom County
Job Description Whatcom County Public Works Department, Engineering Services, will hire one temporary employee for Spring/Summer 2017 to install traffic counters on roadways throughout Whatcom County. Duties also include data entry and generation of statistical reports from data collected. This position may perform right-of-way inspections.

Working Conditions:
Work is performed in field locations throughout Whatcom County and in an office setting at a computer workstation. Drives a motor vehicle. Works outdoors in all types of weather, traverses rough terrain and inclines. Uses appropriate safety equipment and follows established safety policies, practices and procedures with particular attention to roadway dangers. Requires the ability to pound nails into roadways for traffic counts and lift up to 50 pounds.

Length of Position:  Mid-May through September 2017. Approximately 40 hours per week. Start and end dates may vary dependent on candidate availability.  Students are encouraged to apply.

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Road Addressing Clerk (Temporary) – Closes 4/30/17

Position Road Addressing Clerk (Temporary)
Employer Whatcom County
Job Description Job Summary:

Whatcom County Public Works will hire one temporary employee to assist with Road Addressing duties.  Over 1,300 road name or addressing assignments/corrections occur annually.  Accurate number and naming of streets are essential to eliminate duplication and ensure emergency response units, delivery drivers and County residents and visitors can easily access and identify business and residences within the County.

This position will work with Public Works and Planning Department staff and be responsible for assigning and re-assigning road addresses based upon creation of new lots and changes in County development.

Key duties include:

  • Utilizing a database and grid system to identify the correct house number assignment
  • Drafting and mailing letters to residents regarding road address assignments and changes
  • Maintaining and updating the road addressing database
  • Providing customer service at a public service counter

Length of Position:

This position is anticipated to work approximately 15 – 20 hours per week for up to 6 months.  Duration of assignment may change depending on the department’s needs.

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Workforce Coordinator – Closes 5/26/17

Position Workforce Coordinator
Employer Northwest Workforce Council
Job Description The Coordinator performs work to deliver employment and/or vocational training services to job seekers and workforce services to businesses. The Coordinator’s job is to link between and within systems and industries in order to help individuals at all steps in their career path and become self-sufficient through employment.

*Ongoing coordination for trainees and job seekers including: recruitment, determination of eligibility, assessment, development of an employment and training plan and assistance with job search
*Services to meet businesses’ workforce skill needs
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