Environment Health Specialist — Application ending 3/26/18

Environmental Health Specialist I or II

Salary: $25.42 – $37.63 per hour

Closing Date: March 26, 2018 at 4:30 PM

Whatcom County is hiring an Environmental Health Specialist I or II (DOQ) with an initial assignment in the On-site Sewage program. If you have a Bachelor’s of Science in Environmental Health and an interest in serving your community, Whatcom County wants to hear from you!

Duties include:

  • Performs complex environmental health work in the office and field, conducting inspections, complaint investigations, and collecting samples.
  • Answers questions pertaining to departmental functions and technical matters and provides technical assistance and information as authorized.
  • Balances team and individual responsibilities with minimal supervision and within scope of certification and established guidelines.
  • Provides necessary information for the progress and completion of projects. Complies with legal standards and requirements and works under limited supervision.


  • Requires a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Health from a college or university curriculum approved by the National Environmental Health Science and Protection Accreditation Council OR a Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college or university and having completed a course of study in the basic sciences, including a minimum of 45 quarter hours (30 semester hours) in physics, chemistry, organic chemistry, biology, microbiology, epidemiology, biostatistics, and college-level algebra or higher mathematics.
  • Environmental Health Specialist II also requires 2 years of work experience within the last 5 years environmental health, AND registration as a Sanitarian (RS) or Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) with the Washington State Board of Registered Sanitarians or the National Environmental Health Association
  • Must have a driving record that meets County standards and possess a valid driver’s license at time of hire and throughout employment;
  • Must be eligible to cross between the United States and Canada;
  • Background check must meet County criteria

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


Financial Accountant: Whatcom County Sheriff’s office

Job Summary

The Financial Accountant position works as an integral part of the Sheriff’s Office Administration team with staff throughout the Sheriff’s Office. The position performs diverse and complex accounting duties in a heavily regulated public-sector environment, including:

  • Managing multiple federal, state, and local grants and agreements with total awards over $2 million per year.
  • Performing contract accounting. Monitors and ensures compliance over financial aspects for approximately 60 departmental contracts.
  • Assisting in preparation, monitoring, and management of departmental budgets for 3 separate funds and over 60 different cost centers.
  • Preparing and monitoring accounts receivable billings and collections.
  • Processing accounts payable.
  • Providing back-up for departmental payroll.
  • Compiling data and preparing comprehensive financial reports for federal, state, and local agencies.
  • The successful candidate must be able to work cooperatively with diverse individuals, groups and agencies, in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.


Requires an Associate’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration or a related field, AND two years of progressively responsible experience in an accounting-related field, including utilizing a computerized, integrated financial management system.

Experience with State and Federal grant and contract accounting and reporting required.

Knowledge of governmental accounting standards and public sector financial accounting experience is preferred

Due to Civil Service Rules, must be a United States citizen

HIRING PROCESS:  Top candidates will be invited (via email) to participate in pre-employment skills testing in the afternoon of March 20, 2018 and an Oral Board panel interview later that month.

Candidates who successfully pass both testing and the Oral Board interview will have their name placed on a Civil Service Eligibility Register.  The Eligibility Register will be used to fill the current Financial Accountant vacancy and other Financial Accountant positions that may become vacant in the Sheriff’s Office during the next 12 months.

Due to the extensive Sheriff’s Office background checking process, the person selected to fill this Financial Accountant position may not be eligible to begin employment for several months.  Candidates must be willing to participate fully in the background checking process and complete a polygraph examination and psychological evaluation.

To apply: Please visit our website

Ship Crew Members for Alaskan Dream Cruises — Application closing 4/30/18

Job position / title: Ship crew members for Alaskan Dream Cruises! (several positions)

Name of business / employer: Alaskan Dream Cruises


  • Alaskan Dream Cruises is seeking dynamic crew members to staff our overnight cruise vessels for the upcoming 2018 summer cruise season. If you crave adventure, are passionate about wildlife and wilderness and most importantly are committed to immersing guests in warm hospitality, we would love to hear from you!


  • Know about us already? Follow this link to view our full list of open jobs: https://www.alaskandreamcruises.com/about-us/employment. If not, we hope you’ll take the time to read more about working with us! Our company is a homegrown, Alaskan cruise-line owned by the Allen family from Sitka, Alaska. With the kind of knowledge that can only come from decades of exploring the famous “Inside Passage,” we take pride in providing a True Alaska experience for all who travel with us.

True Alaska

  • The season runs from approximately late-April to mid-September. During this beautiful time period in Southeast Alaska, we venture “off-the-beaten-path” on three newly renovated 40-74 passenger ships, experiencing thrilling wildlife and glacier viewing in world-renowned locations. In addition, travelers visit remote native villages, exclusive bays, and company-owned Orca Point Lodge- destinations many visitors to Alaska never get the opportunity to explore. As a member of our team, you will greatly enhance the guest experience on all of these adventures by ensuring the highest standards of safety and service.


  • Ship staff sleep onboard. All meals provided. Crew members live in comfortable crew quarters aboard our vessels. Excellent galley teams provide hearty and delicious meals three times a day.


**** Room and Board are not applicable to shoreside positions


  • Employees can expect a competitive wage as well as an end-of-season bonus for completing contracts in good standing.


  • Our home base is in beautiful Sitka, Alaska. This community on western Baranof Island faces the Gulf of Alaska, and is only accessible by sea or by air. Prior to each season, crew members participate in a 60-80 hour paid training program. This is an essential and exciting time in which employees acquire all the necessary skills to be successful in their various roles.


Guests often remark that the warm and positive attitude of our crew is unparalleled. In the hiring process, it is our highest priority to ensure this never changes. Such an environment not only adds to the overall guest experience, but also allows crew members to establish and maintain close relationships with one another. This kind of unity makes for both a fun and successful season! While the work can be hard and demanding, you’ll find great satisfaction in the camaraderie that develops. Furthermore, you’ll experience the immediate gratification of seeing how meaningful your work is to our guests.

Candidates should be:

  • At least 18 years old at the time of employment
  • US Citizens- proof of eligibility to work required
  • Drug free- pre-employment and random drug testing required
  • Available for the entire cruise season and complete terms of contract in good standing
  • Positive, with a genuine concern for the happiness and well-being of the guests
  • Flexible and able to adapt to sudden changes in routine
  • Team oriented with a strong work ethic

Available positions either Shipboard or Shoreside include:

Shipboard: Captain, Chief Mate, Second Mate, Chief Engineer, Licensed Lead Deckhand, Deckhand, Hotel Manager, Cultural Heritage Guide, Naturalist, Executive Chef, Sous Chef, Galley Utility, Baker, Bartender, Steward

Follow this link to view our full list of open jobs: https://www.alaskandreamcruises.com/about-us/employment

Person or department to contact: Alaskan Dream Cruises

Business address: 1512 Sawmill Creek Rd

Email: dispatch@allenmarine.com


Fax: 907.747.8100

How to apply

  • Thank you for your interest in Alaskan Dream Cruises. We require an application on file for all prospective candidates, and cannot move forward in our hiring process until one has been completed. Please follow the link below for all application submissions.


Applications should include

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Maintenance Aide: City of Bellingham — Application closing 04/30/2018

Job position / title: Maintenance Aide II – PW Seasonal

Name of business / employer: City of Bellingham

Job description / duties: Nature of Work

Seasonal Positions are available in Public Works. These seasonal positions will be filled as soon as possible. Length of season will vary depending on the positions.

The Public Works Department currently has several vacancies for the 2018 season:

  1. Maintenance Aide II – Facilities (2 positions; 6 Month Recurring Season)
  2. Maintenance Aide II – Stormwater Division (4 positions; 6 Month Recurring Season)
  3. Maintenance Aide II – Streets Division (4 positions; 6 Month Recurring Season)
  4. Maintenance Aide II – Traffic Division (5 positions; 3-4 Month Recurring Season)
  5. Maintenance Aide II – Water/Facilities (2 positions; 6 Month Recurring Season)

Public Works positions typically work 7:30 am – 4:00 pm, 5 days per week


This position performs basic seasonal grounds and facilities maintenance. Specific duties depend upon program area assigned in the Public Works Department. Performs a variety of manual labor in the construction, maintenance, repair, operation and service work of all public works facilities. Operates hand and power tools and motorized equipment. Work consists of routine and repetitive tasks, processes and/or operations and will be performed cooperatively with other employees and completed in a manner that assures individual, co-worker and public safety in all weather and working conditions. Program area assignments may change from day to day depending upon Department needs. Usually works as part of an assigned crew in an assigned unit but may have an individual or specialized assignment after a period of training. May be called out for emergency work.

For more information go to: https://www.cob.org/employment

Email: iskaneshige@cob.org

Phone: 360.778.7700

How to apply: For more information go to: https://www.cob.org/employment

Substitute Teacher: Bellingham Childcare and Learning Center — Closing 4/30/18

Job position / title

Substitute Teacher

Name of business / employer

Bellingham Childcare and Learning Center

Job description / duties

Substitute Teacher

Join our dedicated and fun team of teachers at Bellingham Childcare & Learning Center! Bellingham Childcare & Learning Center, a NAEYC accredited program, is looking for substitute teachers. The substitute position works a variety of hours, depending on the needs of the Center. This is a wonderful position to have while you are attending school or looking for a flexible schedule. You are in charge of your schedule and what shift you take is up to you. Sometimes these hours are scheduled in advance; sometimes they are scheduled on short notice. This position can work in any of five classrooms with children aged 1 month to 5 years.

Job Duties Include:

– Assist staff with the implementation daily activities.

– Engage positively with children, staff, and families

– Being consistently alert and sensitive to the individual needs of the children in your care.

– Keeping the environment safe, healthy, and organized.

– Assist in various classrooms as needed working with children ages 1 month – 5 years.

Qualifications: A qualified candidate will have experience working with young children, flexibility, passion, and patience. Our goal is to have teachers continue their learning and education through training’s or encouraging college classes. Scholarship opportunities may be available through the Early Achievers Opportunity Grant after three months of employment.

Likely candidates will begin the process of obtaining: a portable background check in MERIT, negative TB test, First Aid & CPR, and STARS 30 hr. Basics in Childcare (or equivalent) upon being hired.

Compensation: Starts at minimum wage depending on education.

Applications are available at:

2600 Squalicum Pkwy.

Bellingham, WA 98225


Qualifications: A qualified candidate will have experience working with young children, flexibility, passion, and patience. Our goal is to have teachers continue their learning and education through training’s or encouraging college classes. Scholarship opportunities may be available through the Early Achievers Opportunity Grant after three months of employment.

Person or department to contact: Elizabeth Maynard

Business address: 2600 Squalicum Parkway

Email: elizabeth@bellinghamchildcare.com

Phone: 360.676.0950

How to apply: Applications are available at:

2600 Squalicum Pkwy.

Bellingham, WA 98225

If you have any other questions, please call Elizabeth at 360-676-0950

Applications should include

[×] Resume

[×] References