Head Start Program Manager

Head Start Program Manager, Monitoring and Compliance

The opportunity: Are you a skilled data professional? Do you have a knack at analyzing information, generating reports, and monitoring goal progress completion? If so, we encourage you to consider this exciting opportunity with Skagit/Islands Head Start as a Program Manager, Monitoring and Compliance. The Program Manager, Monitoring & Compliance will work at the Skagit/Islands Head Start program with primary responsibility to develop, implement, and maintain ongoing quality assurance and performance processes used to measure, evaluate, and assure the quality and performance of the Head Start Program in accordance with program Performance Standards. This position will support of the five-year strategic plan and establish and manage a strong monitoring, analysis, and evaluation system with well-defined results, milestones, and targets inclusive to continuous quality improvement practices.

Head Start promotes the school readiness of young children from low-income families by providing comprehensive services in early learning, health, and family well-being. This position works under the supervision of the Director of Early Learning Grant Programs and in collaboration with and as a member of the Central Office Leadership Team of the program.

The Program Manager, Monitoring & Compliance is an exempt, 12 month, full-time position. The Program Manager is responsible for maintaining a thorough knowledge of Head Start policies, procedures, and regulations, continuous quality improvement processes, monitoring protocols, changes and updates to federal, state, and local regulations (such as Child Care licensing.). This position is dependent upon continued grant funding.

You will get to participate in:
• Supporting the five-year strategic plan
• Reviewing, tracking, and assessing monitoring compliance
• Providing monthly monitoring results to varied audiences
• The design and implementation of Annual Self-Assessment
• Working with others on the use and design of data management systems

About us: Nestled between the Cascade Mountains and Puget Sound in the northwest corner of Washington State, Skagit Valley College is located 60 miles north of Seattle and 80 miles south of Vancouver, BC. Based in Mount Vernon, the college also serves a campus in Oak Harbor, and centers in Langley, Anacortes and Friday Harbor. SVC is nationally known for its learning communities and for a strong commitment to student success.

What we offer: A salary of $61,374 per year, depending on experience. At SVC, you’ll balance your work and life with professional growth opportunities, paid holidays, competitive vacation/sick leave packages, access to an onsite gym, and an array of health, dental, vision, and retirement plans to meet your current and future needs.

How to apply: For full job announcement, qualifications, and to apply, visit the Career Opportunities page and complete an online application at https://www.skagit.edu/careers

Skagit Valley College is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing equitable opportunities for all groups in terms and conditions of employment and personnel practices. SVC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, perceived or actual physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. All faculty and staff hired at Skagit Valley College are encouraged to embrace, continually support, and enhance diversity and equity on our campus and in our community

Skagit Valley College adheres to a set of guiding principles: Respect, Integrity, Open and Honest Communication, Collaboration and Compassion.

Jamil Sepulveda
HR Generalist & Talent Acquisition Specialist
Skagit Valley College
Office: (360) 416-7954 | Main: (360) 416-7794
jamil.sepulveda@skagit.edu


DIVERSITY & EQUITY IN HIRING AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Listserv for the working group to address the low numbers of faculty, administrators, and staff of color and other underrepresented groups in WA’s 34 community and technical colleges
DEHPD Resources: https://sites.google.com/site/dehpdwactc/
For more info, please contact the listowner Vik Bahl <vbahl@greenriver.edu>.

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Aluminum Welder/Fabricator – Journeyman Level

Job position / title
Aluminum Welder/Fabricator – Journeyman Level
Name of business / employer
All American Marine, Inc.
Job description / duties
Summary of Functions:
Welding and fabrication of aluminum components and sub-assemblies

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Receive instructions and drawings for tasks specific to a job as assigned by weld/fab
supervisor and leads.
2. Plan details of working procedures to accomplish task and plan out tool and material
requirements.
3. Fabricates parts by cutting, grinding, and welding aluminum. Work using welding
techniques and appropriate welding equipment.
4. Cleans and prepares surfaces to be welded. Sets up, assembles, and tacks weld
parts.
5. Safely uses shop equipment to cut assemblies and material to size and shape.
6. Performs all functions in a careful and safe manner, always being observant for
others in the area.
7. Keeps equipment and work area clean and orderly.
8. Work 40 hours + per week (typically 4-10’s, M-Th) and overtime as needed.
9. Able to lift and carry 50 lb loads up and down steps; work at heights; work in
confined spaces.
10. Works with and helps to train apprentice welder/fabricators.

Qualifications
Skills, Knowledge, Abilities:
• Minimum of 3 years aluminum welding, strong fabricating and fitting skills
• Current with aluminum mig and tig processes
• Shipbuilding/boat building experience
• Read and comprehend drawings to complete work
• Ability to follow directions
• Ability to work independently and be a self-starter
• Able to work in a team-oriented environment
• Works well with others
• Positive attitude
• Desire for self-improvement
• Perform other company duties as assigned; willing to be flexible regarding job duties
• Successful completion of a weld skills test is required

All American Marine, Inc. is a federal contractor and employment is contingent on 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
09/23/2019
Salary / rate of pay
Negotiable
Days and hours of employment
Monday-Thursday 6:00 am to 4:30 pm
Flexible schedule?
(○) No

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Weekly

Dates of employment (specify if temp or seasonal)
Full-time, long term
Person or department to contact
Human Resource
Business address
1010 Hilton Ave.
Work location (if different from above)
Bellingham
Email
hr@allamericanmarine.com
Phone
360.746.6552
How to apply
Please apply online at: https://www.allamericanmarine.com/employment/

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

Material Handler (Part-Time)

Job position / title
Material Handler (Part-Time)
Name of business / employer
Seattle Goodwill
Job description / duties
Working for Seattle Goodwill is more than just working for a non-profit. Beyond being part of an organization that offers free job training and education to the community, you’ll find working for us has its benefits for you too! We offer a comprehensive health plan (medical, dental and prescriptions), dental and life insurance, available supplemental life, accident, illness and disability coverage, flexible spending program, 403(b) Retirement Savings program, paid vacation and sick time, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts, and an Employee Assistance Program for you and everyone in your household!
Job Summary
Unload donations from containers and move goods to appropriate production areas.
Essential Functions:
Remove salvage material and garbage from salable goods.
Sort donations into appropriate bins for further processing.
Provide a smooth flow of goods to the production floor.
Use cardboard packers and identify problems.
Maintain donor tallies.
Maintain a clean work environment.
Demonstrate safe work practices through awareness and observation in support of a safety culture; reports any potential hazards or accidents.
Build and maintain internal and external customer satisfaction.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
If applicable: Consistent and safe execution of duties associated with forklift operation when certified to Seattle Goodwill standards.*

Qualifications
Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The essential functions listed 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.
Minimum Job Requirements:
Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
Experience: None
Specific Skills/Knowledge/Licenses: * Forklift certification optional, must meet eligibility requirements.
Essential Physical Abilities:
Lifting and carrying 30 – 40 pounds; developed fine motor control (grasp, handle, manipulate objects with fingers;
Frequent bending, kneeling, reaching, stooping, squatting, pushing; climbing ladders; standing for long periods of time; able to travel across a variety of surfaces (stairs, ramps, uneven terrain).
Essential Mental/Sensory Abilities:
Organizing, sorting, categorizing, counting, adding, subtracting,
Interpreting data
Problem Solving
Communicating with the public
Creating written communication
Completing written orders
Working Conditions:
Outdoors and Warehouse environment, temperature varies, exposure to dust.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://www.applicantpro.com/j/1158203-122191

Application deadline / closing date
09/05/2019
Salary / rate of pay
DOE Hourly
Days and hours of employment
Part Time
Person or department to contact
Human Resources
Business address
Bellingham, WA, USA 98226
Email
please@applyonline.com
Phone
555.555.5555
How to apply
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://www.applicantpro.com/j/1158203-122191

Customer Care Advocate (French Speaking)

Job position / title
Customer Care Advocate (French Speaking)
Name of business / employer
School Specialty
Job description / duties
This position reports to a Customer Care Supervisor or Manager and is responsible for building positive customer relations through receiving, investigating, processing and responding to customer inquiries.

Essential Functions:

*First line of contact for customer inquires via phone, fax, internet, and/or mail regarding orders, returns, shipments and education products and services.
*Partners with associates and/or School Specialty franchises to assure customers’ expectations are met or exceeded.
*Identifies and resolves underlying root causes through research and analysis.
*Develops customer, vendor, and product knowledge expertise.
*Monitors customer orders, initiates tracers with carriers, and authorizes returns and/or credits including necessary transportation.
*Responds to customers inquires and follows through to completion accurately and within customer timeframes.
*Receives and processes phone and electronic orders.
*Diffuses difficult customer situations in a professional manner

Qualifications
*Minimum three years customer service related work experience.
*Minimum one year data entry and keyboarding experience.
*Fluent in French

Application deadline / closing date
08/30/2019
Salary / rate of pay
$13-$18
Days and hours of employment
M-F
Flexible schedule?
(○) Negotiable

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly
Person or department to contact
HR
Business address
400 Sequoia Dr, Bellingham, WA 98226
Work location (if different from above)
Bellingham
Email
hailey.waskhow@schoolspecialty.com
Phone
360.756.5579
How to apply
All candidates must apply online at //www.schoolspecialty.com/careers

Applications should include
[×] Resume

Customer Care Specialist II

Job position / title
Customer Care Specialist II
Name of business / employer
School Specialty
Job description / duties
This position reports to a Customer Care Supervisor and is accountable for assuring customers receive consistent, high levels of service that drive increased loyalty and deeper relationships. Customer Care Reps process service requests, they resolve routine issues and respond to inquiries quickly and accurately; responses are complete and focus on achieving high levels of first contact resolution. Customer Care Reps are actively involved in “team sell” and work closely with sales partners to grow sales. This position has demonstrated competence in performing all activities associated with Customer Care Representative II.

Qualifications
Minimum three years customer service related work experience.

Minimum one year data entry and keyboarding experience.

Application deadline / closing date
08/30/2019
Salary / rate of pay
$13-$18
Days and hours of employment
M-F

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly
Person or department to contact
HR
Business address
400 Sequoia Dr, Bellingham, WA 98226
Work location (if different from above)
Bellingham
Email
hailey.waskhow@schoolspecialty.com
Phone
360.756.5579
How to apply
All candidates must apply online at //www.schoolspecialty.com/careers

Applications should include
[×] Resume

Temporary Parks Help – Plantation Rifle Range Parks & Recreation

WHATCOM COUNTY JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Temporary Parks Help – Plantation Rifle Range Parks & Recreation
Salary: $14.25 per hour Closing Date: September 5, 2019 at 4:30 PM
Apply early for first consideration Whatcom County Parks & Recreation Department is seeking to hire a pool of temporary extra-help employees to assist operations at the Plantation Rifle Range. These positions will perform a variety of tasks year round to include: assisting with range safety and operations, gun safety instruction, gun maintenance, cash handling, customer service, general cleaning tasks, small equipment maintenance and repair, lawn mowing, and other duties as required.

If you have questions about job duties contact Parks & Recreation at (360) 778 -5850. This position will work up to 69 hours per month. Schedule varies and will include weekends and evenings. Times and days are somewhat flexible. Total hours per week will depend on season and need.

Qualifications The ideal candidate must have:
• Knowledge and experience working with firearms, ammunition and ballistics

• Experience working with the public, including greeting customers, and explaining and enforcing rules and policies

• Experience in lawn mowing, small equipment maintenance and cash handling

• Ability to lift and carry items weighing up to 35 pounds

• Ability to wear a respirator which fits tightly against the face to protect against exposure to lead dust.

Candidates must also possess:
• High School diploma or GED.

• Valid driver’s license at time of hire and throughout employment.

• Driving record that meets County standards.

• 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

Program Specialist – Performance Management Health Department

WHATCOM COUNTY JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Program Specialist – Performance Management Health Department
Salary: $27.88 – $40.10 per hour Closing Date: August 20, 2019 at 4:30 PM
Job Summary The Performance Management Specialist plans, designs, monitors and coordinates the Department’s performance management system in accordance with the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) Standards. Provides technical consultation to management and program staff in support of performance management, program evaluation and quality improvement efforts. Plans and coordinates quality improvement projects. Plans and provides staff training on the performance management system.

Key duties include:
• Facilitates and leads performance management and quality improvement processes.

• Consults with and assists programs in performance measure selection and management.

• Consults with internal and/or external leadership regarding performance management and quality improvement methods and tools.

• Monitors and evaluates programs for effectiveness and updates as needed.

• Plans and provides staff training on the performance management system. Researches, develops and implements internal and external training programs and workshops based on needs.

• Coordinates and monitors the Health Department’s accreditation process. Coordinates submission of annual reports and monitors the Health Department’s progress in meeting PHAB standards.

• Collects, researches, verifies, enters, updates, analyzes, summarizes, and presents evaluation, quality improvement, and other performance management system data.
Qualifications
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in public health, public administration, business administration, organizational leadership or a related field AND four years of progressively responsible experience with major area assignment in performance management, including program evaluation and project management.
Requires experience with Lean or Six Sigma methods, or other similar complex service delivery processes and problems.
Master’s degree preferred and may be substituted for six months of required experience.
Six Sigma Black Belt certification or related process improvement certification preferred.
Requires knowledge of: The role of evaluation in public health, including the state and local roles in meeting Washington public health standards; population-based public health; use of public health evaluation to guide policies and program planning; and principles of quality improvement, quality planning, and quality control.
Requires the ability to: Proficiently use database applications and software, quantitative and qualitative statistical analysis and visualization
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

Web Design/Maintenance

Job position / title
Web Design/Maintenance
Name of business / employer
Cascade Design and Construction
Job description / duties
Design and maintain up to five web sites.
Social media integration and upkeep.
Marketing, advertising, branding.

Qualifications
Knowledge of computers, social media, and web platforms.

Application deadline / closing date
10/01/2019
Salary / rate of pay
Negotiable
Days and hours of employment
Negotiable
Flexible schedule?
(○) Yes

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly
Person or department to contact
Laurie Beeman
Business address
1306 Cornwall, Bellingham, WA 98225
Email
lbeeman@builtcascade.com
Phone
360.840.0003
How to apply
Please send resume and cover letter to lbeeman@builtcascade.com.

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

LYNDEN LIBRARY

JOB POSTING
The Whatcom County Library System values diversity and inclusion and we are interested in hiring candidates that are representative of the communities and patrons we serve.
POSITION: PAGE – LYNDEN LIBRARY
DEPARTMENT: Public Services
POSTING DATES: MONDAY, 08/05/19 TO SUNDAY, 08/25/19
SALARY: $12.98/hour (Pay Level 2)
WORKING HOURS: Sixteen (16) regular weekly hours, plus additional unscheduled hours up to a total of 1014 hours annually, to substitute for absent staff at all WCLS libraries, including evening and weekend hours.

Regular schedule: Monday – 3:00 to 7:00 pm, Tuesday – 5:15 to 9:15 pm, and Saturday – 8:45 am to 5:15 pm. Successful candidates may be required to adapt to future schedule and/or worksite changes depending on library needs.
LOCATION: Regular hours at Lynden Library; substitute hours at Lynden and other libraries
DUTIES: Sorts and shelves books and other library materials alpha/numerically; performs shelf reading and reorganizes shelves for correct location of materials and attractive appearance of shelves; performs minor repairs on books and library materials; assists patrons with basic circulation tasks; and other similar duties.
QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to gain working knowledge of Whatcom County Library System’s policies and procedures; ability to act as a representative of Whatcom County Library System to the public and uphold intellectual freedom standards; ability to perform alpha/numeric filing accurately; ability to learn and utilize the Dewey Decimal System; ability to check materials in and out on the Horizon circulation system; ability to establish priorities and organize workload; ability to maintain tact, courtesy, confidentiality, and strict discretion in dealing with the public; ability to maintain a pleasant and productive working atmosphere. Work requires considerable physical effort in the handling of materials up to 30 pounds and/or continual standing or walking 90%+ of the time. Requires the ability to speak and understand English. Must be 16 years or older to apply. New employees are subject to a CRC (criminal records check) per RCW 43.43.832.
APPLICATION: Submit a completed WCLS Employment Application* along with a Supplemental Questionnaire by 5:00 PM SUNDAY, 08/25/19 to:
Lynden Library 216 4th Street Lynden, WA 98264
Attn: Wendy McLeod, Assistant Branch Manager
Call (360) 354-4883 or email lyndenpage@wcls.org for further information
* Résumés and cover letters are optional, unless requested, and will not be accepted as a substitute for a completed WCLS Employment Application form. Application forms are available at http://www.wcls.org to print, fill out and mail in, or at the above address, or at any Whatcom County Library branch.
JOB BEGINS: As soon after hiring as possible

SELECTION: Selection criteria may include the contents of the application, an oral interview, and a 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, résumés and other documents received, and test results. Applicants who need accommodation during the application, testing or interview process should contact Human Resources.

 

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE
Library Page – Lynden Library

NAME: ________________________________________________
This supplemental questionnaire must be completed in addition to the WCLS Employment Application.
1. Current Work Schedule Sixteen (16) regular weekly hours, plus additional unscheduled hours up to a total of 1014 hours annually, to substitute for absent staff at all WCLS libraries, including evening and weekend hours.

Regular schedule: Monday – 3:00 to 7:00 pm, Tuesday – 5:15 to 9:15 pm, and Saturday – 8:45 am to 5:15 pm. Successful candidates may be required to adapt to future schedule and/or worksite changes depending on library needs.
Are you available to work the current work schedule for this position?  Yes  No
2. Availability: Please circle all the additional days and time periods that you would be available to work, if needed (bold periods indicate time periods that include the regular schedule).
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

Morning Morning Morning Morning Morning Morning Morning
Afternoon Afternoon Afternoon Afternoon Afternoon Afternoon Afternoon
Evening Evening Evening Evening

3. Are you able to regularly lift objects or materials weighing up to 30 pounds, with or without accommodation?  Yes  No

4. Do you have experience working in a public library, either as a paid employee or a volunteer?  Yes  No If yes, please describe:

5. Do you have experience filing or sorting alphabetically or numerically?  Yes  No If yes, please describe:

6. Do you have experience performing tasks with speed and accuracy?  Yes  No If yes, please describe:

I certify that all information given by me is true, correct and complete:

_______________________________________ Printed Name

_______________________________________ Signature

___/____/____ Date

Public Safety Communications Manager Sheriff’s Office

WHATCOM COUNTY JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Public Safety Communications Manager Sheriff’s Office
Salary: $6,211 – $8,365 per month, DOQ

Closing Date: September 5, 2019 at 11:59 PM The Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office seeks an experienced proven leader and technical expert and to serve as Public Safety Communications Manager for the Division of Emergency Management.

This critical position will be responsible for overseeing the design, implementation and operations of the Whatcom County Integrated Public Safety Radio System. Essential Job Duties Include:
• Coordinating Public Safety communications including WhatComm Law Enforcement, Prospect Fire/EMS, Western Washington University, Whatcom Transportation Authority and all peripheral electronic and telecommunications equipment related to First Responder safety and deployment.

• Providing project management to facilitate the design, implementation and reliable 24-hour secure operation of the public safety radio system including mobile radio and emergency data communication systems and networks.

• Coordinating the bidding process. Makes recommendations on the issuance of contracts. Negotiates and prepares contracts for service. Monitors and updates project budgets to assure expenditures are within approved authority. Manages grant requirements for any system purchased with grand funds, including equipment management, identification, and inventory.

• Overseeing and coordinating the design and permit process and work of technical contractors and other personnel to assure compliance with bid or contract specifications, efficient and economical use of funds, personnel, materials, facilities, and time.

• Providing technical expertise, consultation, and team leadership to develop creative solutions for complex organization-wide issues.

• Acting as the County representative to the Northwest Regional Interoperability Consortium and Northwest LEARN. Serves as the County and APCO Frequency Manager and ensure compliance to all FCC rules and regulations. Serves as primary technical lead for implementation of national FirstNet program. Acts as primary County Mobilization Coordinator for all emergency communications capabilities. The ideal candidate must have seasoned knowledge of design, engineering and maintenance of complex radio and paging systems associated with public safety communications centers including knowledge of the Incident Command System (ICS) and National Incident Management System (NIMS) principals and best practices for Public Safety Emergency Communications. They must also possess strong project management skills and have the ability to communicate and work effectively with both public and political stakeholders. Qualifications: Requires a Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, information technology, telecommunications or a closely related field AND 5 years of progressively responsible experience in the management, design, installation, maintenance and repair of emergency communications infrastructure.
OR
An Associate’s degree in Electronic Engineering Technology or closely related field AND 7 years of progressively responsible experience as stated above.
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