Part-Time Loan Specialist

Job position / title
Part-Time Loan Specialist
Name of business / employer
WECU
Job description / duties
WECU is seeking a Part-Time Loan Specialist to join our Contact Center team located in Bellingham, WA. The weekly schedule for this position will consist of two 8-hour day shifts and two 4-hour day shifts (including a rotating Saturday from 8:45am to 1:15pm).

In this role, you will provide a high level of consistent service to our membership over the telephone and through our online service platforms; Act as a liaison between the member and the credit union by receiving member inquiries and providing general and specific credit union information; opening new accounts; interviewing and taking applications for loans; preparing loan applications for credit approval; and disbursing approved loans.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
– Contributes to the organization’s mission statement and goals by providing the highest quality of service, treating each person professionally – with warmth, courtesy and respect, cross-selling additional services, and making a personal effort to make members feel they belong and are important to the credit union.
– Employs sound judgement, maintains knowledge of and, using decision-making skills, adheres to all standards on internal and external policies and procedures and BSA regulations.
– Understands and complies with security procedures at all times.
– Responds and transacts to members’ basic inquiries regarding the operation of accounts, access to services, account usage charges, interest rates on savings and loan products, resolving account discrepancies, and assisting members to make the most effective use of services offered by the credit union.
– Assures sound and responsive credit union lending which meets member-organizational goals.
– Responsible for pro-active soliciting and/or developing and maintaining profitable member account relationships. Acts as “relationship manager” to existing members cross selling the full range of WECU’s financial products and services.
– Works with completed loan applications, or personally interviews applicant and requests specified information for loan application. Information may be recorded in writing, or by computer.
– Analyzes applicant financial status, credit and property evaluation to determine feasibility of granting loan and approves or submits application to underwriters for verification and recommendation.
– Analyzes potential lending opportunities involved in each lending situation to further assist the borrower as well as increase the credit union’s lending portfolio.
– Consistently achieves goals assigned for referrals, loans, and cross-sells.
– Ensures the protection of the credit union’s interests in matters of adequate documentation and adherence to credit union policy and various laws and regulations as well as the exercise of sound credit decisions.

NOTE: Job descriptions are not intended, and should not be construed to be exhausted lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with a job.
ABOUT WECU
WECU is a not for profit financial cooperative where members are encouraged to save and borrow responsibly at fair and competitive rates. Headquartered in Bellingham, WA, WECU has 11 branches, over 126,000 members, and over 1.6 billion dollars in assets.

It is WECU’s mission to make a meaningful difference in the lives of our members. We strive to treat both members and staff with honesty and integrity and to be a socially responsible part of our community. WECU also endeavors to be an employer of choice. WECU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Qualifications
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
– Must fully understand credit union products and services and be able to assist members to use these products and services.
– Cooperative and positive attitude toward members and credit union staff.
– Professional appearance and attitude as well as the ability to communicate effectively with members and fellow employees.
– Acquire Green light underwriting authority within 6 months of position hire date.
– Minimum: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); plus one to three years’ related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
– Preferred: Relevant training in a credit union, bank or other financial institution. Skilled in software used in credit union such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and FSP
– Spanish speaking preferred.
– A significant level of trust and diplomacy is required, in addition to normal courtesy and tact. Work involves extensive personal contact with others and/or is usually of a personal or sensitive nature. Work may involve motivating or influencing others. Outside contacts become important and fostering sound relationships with other entities, companies and/or individuals becomes necessary.

Application deadline / closing date
03/01/2019
Salary / rate of pay
18.59 – 26.24/hour DOE
Days and hours of employment
Monday – Saturday
Flexible schedule?
(○) Negotiable

Travel required?
(○) No

Pay period
(○) Bi-weekly

Dates of employment (specify if temp or seasonal)
Permanent
Person or department to contact
Alycia Hawkins
Business address
140 E. Bellis Fair Parkway, Bellingham, WA 98226
Email
alycia.hawkins@wecu.com
Phone
360.756.7617
How to apply
Qualified candidates must apply via application at http://www.wecu.com.careers-at-wecu

Applications should include
[×] Resume

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Custodian

Custodian

Closes On: February 18, 2019 at 04:30 PM PST

Location: County Courthouse, Bellingham, WA 98225
Department: Administrative Services – Facilities
Job Status: Full-Time
Shift: 5:00 PM – 1:00 AM
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
Status: Accepting Applications
Apply Now
Job Summary
Would you enjoy the challenge of:
A variety of janitorial tasks to maintain multiple County facilities during swing shift hours?
Working successfully in a fast-paced environment as part of a team?
Applying your first-rate attention to detail to consistently meet cleanliness standards?
If you answered yes, Whatcom County is interested in learning more about your qualifications and experience, and about how you can best serve and improve county government by filling this key role in the Facilities Division of the Administrative Services Department.

This position performs a variety of janitorial tasks related to the day-to-day cleaning and basic maintenance of County facilities under limited supervision during swing shift hours (5:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.)

Works with various tools, equipment, and machinery and participates as a member of a team.
Supervisor: Custodial Coordinator
Visit the Job Description Page for more details about this specific job.

Qualifications
Requires a high school diploma or GED AND 2 years of recent experience as a custodian working for a commercial firm or public institution OR completion of a certified janitorial training course.
Must have a driving record that meets County standards and possess a valid driver’s license at time of hire and throughout employment.
Background check must meet County criteria for security sensitive positions.
Must pass pre-employment physical capacities test.

Salary

Master Collective Bargaining Agreement
Range 106.1
Salary Range: $15.91-$23.69/hr

Purchasing Assistant Public Works

WHATCOM COUNTY JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
Purchasing Assistant Public Works – Equipment Services Closing Date: March 3, 2019 at 4:30 pm Whatcom County Public Works has a vacancy for the Purchasing Assistant position, one of three employees working under the Purchasing Coordinator for Central Shop’s Equipment Services division.

Key duties of the Purchasing Assistant position include:

• Assists with coordinating the purchase of supplies, materials, equipment and rentals.

• Maintains and monitors inventory of stock, tools, parts, supplies and materials on hand, replacing and updating as required within assigned areas.

• Issues, tracks and maintains equipment and driver fueling cards.

• Researches parts and equipment both independently and in coordination with vendors.

• Prepares and/or assists with the preparation of requisitions, specifications, cost and quantity estimates, purchase orders and bid documents.

• Ensures expenditures remain within approved budget and purchasing policies.

• Enters data and prepares necessary reports.

• Operates a forklift and loader to unload and move freight as needed.

Qualifications:

• High school diploma/GED + 3 years of purchasing experience in the automotive or heavy equipment field.

• Experience serving departments engaged in construction and mechanical activities desired, including tools and components associated with vehicle and equipment mechanical repairs.

• Requires the ability to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds.

• Background check must meet County criteria.

• Must have a driving record that meets County standards and possess a valid driver’s license at time of hire and throughout employment

Salary:

• This position is covered by the Teamsters Master Collective Bargaining Agreement with Whatcom County and paid according to the contract terms in pay range 110.0 ($18.12 – $27.12 per hour).

• Hiring rate is within the first three steps of the salary range: $18.12 to $19.60 per hour, DOQ.

• The County offers excellent benefits, paid holidays and vacation, and participation in the State Public Employees Retirement System (PERS).

Work Location:

Central Shop, 901 W. Smith Road, Bellingham. Work Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, M-F.
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

Temporary Parks Help – Spring/Summer Parks & Recreation

Temporary Parks Help – Spring/Summer Parks & Recreation
Salary: $14.25 per hour Closing Date: September 30, 2019 at 4:30 PM
Apply early for best consideration: first review of applications February 18 Whatcom County Parks & Recreation Department is hiring approximately 13 seasonal employees to assist with operations at County Parks throughout the County. Depending on assignment, positions will start in April 9 and May 7. Under the supervision of the Regional Parks Supervisor, these positions perform a variety of tasks at County Parks in an assigned region. A typical work day may include anything from registering campers and collecting camp fees, to cleaning facilities, mowing lawns, or explaining park rules.

The specific duties will vary by park location. Primary duties include, but are not limited to:

• Provide park information to visitors and answer phones.

• Maintain park facilities through light routine maintenance and janitorial services.

• Perform grounds maintenance work, such as cutting grass, weeding flower beds, pruning shrubs, raking leaves, and picking up litter.

• Maintain park lawns using a mower, weed eater, trimmer, and various maintenance tools.

• Register campers, collect, sort and count revenue; prepare bank transmittals and deposits.

• Perform daily garbage collection and litter control.

• Clean restrooms and stock cleaning supplies.

• Clean rental properties and perform general housekeeping duties including washing windows, scrubbing floors, mopping, and sweeping.

• Drive light truck or other Parks vehicle to transport supplies and equipment within the park area; haul refuse and garbage.

Length of Position Seasonal positions are eligible to work approximately four (4) months of full-time work and two (2) months of part-time employment.

If you have questions about job duties contact Parks & Recreation at (360) 778-5850.

Qualifications Must have a driving record that meets County standards and possess a valid driver’s license at time of hire and throughout employment. Background check must meet County criteria Must be at least 18 years of age by the time of appointment
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

Parks Trails Seasonal Help Parks & Recreation

Parks Trails Seasonal Help Parks & Recreation
Salary: $14.25 per hour Closing Date: September 30, 2019 at 4:30 PM
Apply early for best consideration: first review of applications February 18 Whatcom County Parks is hiring approximately 6 seasonal employees to assist with trail and facility construction and maintenance at parks throughout the county. Depending on the assignment, positions will start April 9 and May 7. Under the supervision of the Conservation & Parks Steward or Maintenance and Construction Supervisor, these positions perform a wide variety of routine and complex tasks at County Parks. A typical work day may include building and maintaining trails, removing invasive plants, working with volunteers, cleaning facilities, mowing lawns, and explaining park rules.

The specific duties will vary dayby-day. Primary duties include, but are not limited to:

• Construct and maintain a variety of non-motorized recreational trails using a variety of hand and power tools. Tasks include trail tread and bridge construction, reconstruction, drainage maintenance, and mechanical brushing.

• Operate a variety of mechanized equipment including pickup trucks and trailers, tractors, totters, brushers, chainsaws, and blowers.

• Maintain park facilities by completing light carpentry, routine maintenance tasks, and janitorial services.

• Perform grounds maintenance work, such as removing invasive plants, cutting grass, weeding, pruning, raking, and picking up litter.

• Assist with management of volunteer trail and stewardship work parties.

• Provide park information to visitors and enforce rules.

Length of Position Seasonal positions are eligible to work approximately either six (6) months full-time OR four (4) months full-time and two (2) months of part-time employment. All positions work flexible schedules. Some weekend and holiday work is required.

If you have questions about job duties contact Parks & Recreation at (360) 778-5850.

Qualifications Must have a driving record that meets County standards and possess a valid driver’s license at time of hire and throughout employment.

Background check must meet County criteria Must be at least 18 years of age by the time of appointment 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

Summer Camp Program Staff

Job position / title
Summer Camp Program Staff
Name of business / employer
City of Bellingham
Job description / duties
Accepting online applications only at http://www.cob.org/jobs
Application deadline: 4:30 PM Friday, March 1, 2019

Bellingham Parks & Recreation is seeking enthusiastic, fun and energetic leaders to join our staff for Summer Camp!

Employment runs from June 17 – August 23, 2019. Hours are Monday – Friday, 7:30-4, 8-4:30, 9:30-6, 8:30-4:30 pm depending on job assignment. A paid ninety-minute onboarding session must be attended prior to June 17 start date: sessions will be offered at various times during the first two weeks of June. Other recreation program opportunities, such as special events, may be available in addition to camp duties. Candidate may be eligible for part time work in general recreation programs after completion of summer camps.

Qualifications
•Prior experience working with children

•Current CPR/First Aid Certification or ability to obtain

•Washington State Food Worker Card

For full job requirements, see job posting at http://www.cob.org/jobs

Application deadline / closing date
03/01/2019
Salary / rate of pay
13.00
Days and hours of employment
30-40 hours, June-August

Dates of employment (specify if temp or seasonal)
June 17 – August 23, 2019
Person or department to contact
Human Resources
Business address
104 W. Magnolia Street
Email
hr@cob.org
Phone
360.778.8228
How to apply
Apply online only at http://www.cob.org/jobs

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

Recreation Instructor (Head Counselor)

Job position / title
Recreation Instructor (Head Counselor)
Name of business / employer
City of Bellingham
Job description / duties
Accepting online applications only at http://www.cob.org/jobs
Application deadline: 4:30 PM Friday, March 1, 2019

Bellingham Parks & Recreation is seeking an enthusiastic, fun and energetic Head Counselor to join our staff for Summer Camp!

Employment runs from May 1 – August 31, 2019. Hours are Monday – Friday, 7:30-4 pm. A paid ninety minute onboarding session must be attended prior to May 1 start date: sessions will be offered on either April 22 or April 25. Other recreation program opportunities, such as special events, may be available in addition to camp duties. Candidate may be eligible for part time work in general recreation programs after completion of summer camps.

Qualifications
Minimum of six months experience preparing, teaching and leading recreation activities required.

Demonstrated leadership skills required.

Must possess First Aid and CPR/AED certification at time of hire and maintain currency throughout employment.

Valid Washington State Driver’s License and good driving record as verified by a three-year driving abstract at time of hire.

The current vacancy also requires a Washington State Food Worker Card

For full qualifications, see job posting at http://www.cob.org/jobs

Application deadline / closing date
03/01/2019
Salary / rate of pay
$15.46/hourly
Days and hours of employment
30-40 hours, May – August
Person or department to contact
Human Resources
Business address
104 W. Magnolia Street
Email
hr@cob.org
Phone
360.778.8228
How to apply
Accepting online applications only at http://www.cob.org/jobs

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

Park Ambassador – 6 Month Seasonal

Job position / title
Park Ambassador – 6 Month Seasonal
Name of business / employer
City of Bellingham
Job description / duties
Monitors assigned park areas to ensure safety and security for scheduled park events and daily park users. This position is currently primarily assigned to Maritime Heritage Park, but may work at other locations.

Accepting Online Applications Only at http://www.cob.org/jobs
Closing Date/Time: Fri. 2/22/19 4:30 PM Pacific Time

Qualifications
Minimum of one year work experience involving extensive interaction with the public required; two years of experience working with the public is preferred. For full qualifications, see job posting at http://www.cob.org/jobs

Application deadline / closing date
02/22/2019
Salary / rate of pay
16.38/hour
Days and hours of employment
40 hrs/week for 6 months
Person or department to contact
Human Resources
Business address
104 W. Magnolia Street
Email
hr@cob.org
Phone
360.778.8228
How to apply
Accepting Online Applications Only at http://www.cob.org/jobs

Maintenance Aide II – Parks Seasonal

Job position / title
Maintenance Aide II – Parks Seasonal
Name of business / employer
City of Bellingham
Job description / duties
Seasonal Positions are available in Parks. These seasonal positions will be filled as soon as possible. Length of season will vary depending on the positions. This position performs basic seasonal grounds and facilities maintenance. Specific duties depend upon program area assigned which include multiple divisions within the Parks and Recreation Department. Performs a variety of manual labor in the construction, maintenance, repair, operation and service work of all parks and public works facilities.

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

Starting Wage: $13.70/Hour

Qualifications
Previous experience in grounds and facilities maintenance or manual construction labor using manual and power tools and motorized equipment preferred. For full required qualifications, see the job posting at http://www.cob.org/jobs

Application deadline / closing date
03/15/2019
Salary / rate of pay
$13.70/hr
Days and hours of employment
40 hrs/wk; Seasonal
Person or department to contact
Human Resources
Business address
104 W. Magnolia Street
Email
hr@cob.org
Phone
360.778.8228
How to apply
Accepting Online Applications Only at http://www.cob.org/jobs

Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program Staff

Job position / title
Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program Staff – 6 Month Seasonal
Name of business / employer
City of Bellingham
Job description / duties
For first consideration, apply by February 15, 2019

Closing Date/Time: Fri. 02/22/2019 4:30 PM Pacific Time

Starting salary rate is at Step 1 ($15.46/hour). The current full salary range for this position is $15.46/hour – $18.80/hour.

NATURE OF WORK:

This is a 6 month seasonal position, budgeted 20-40 hours per week. The 2019 season will run April through October. This position is required to work a varied schedule at multiple sites including weekends, holidays, early mornings and evenings.

This position fulfills Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program objectives by providing education, watercraft inspection and decontamination services to recreational boaters within the Lake Whatcom and Lake Samish watersheds. The position will interact with members of the public, collect and track survey information, provide boat inspection and decontamination services and communicate with other state and local government staff.

Incumbents eligible for union membership that perform lead duties, will earn lead pay, which will be 3% of the employee’s regular rate of pay. Responsibilities of the lead positions include assisting the Aquatic Invasive Species Program Coordinator with the communication of management decisions, coordination of daily and weekly job assignments, ensuring provision of professional level of service and resolution of conflicts. Additionally, the lead positions may include Watercraft Inspection Training to obtain a level II certification.

This position becomes represented by a union after the completion of 1040 hours working an average of at least 12 hours per week, on an annual basis.

Qualifications

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

•One year experience working with the public on a daily basis in public outreach, customer service or similar.
•Course work in environmental science or knowledge of Lake Whatcom aquatic ecology preferred.
•Experience working with watercraft or basic knowledge of boat mechanics or anatomy preferred.
•High level of comfort using smart phones to collect and process data preferred.

Application deadline / closing date
02/22/2019
Salary / rate of pay
$15.46/Hourly
Days and hours of employment
20-40 Hours/Week
Person or department to contact
Human Resources
Business address
104 W. Magnolia St., Bellingham, WA 98225
Email
hr@cob.org
Phone
360.778.8228
How to apply
*All applications must be submitted electronically at http://www.cob.org/employment.

SELECTION PROCESS:

The following documents are required to be submitted as part of the application:
1.Cover Letter
2.Resume

Applications are initially reviewed for minimum qualifications and a standard degree of completeness. Candidates must provide specific, detailed information so an initial determination can be made regarding level of qualifications for this position. This includes completing all application fields and supplemental materials. If adequate responses are not provided in the application materials to determine qualifications, the application will be rejected as “reviewed, not selected for additional assessment”. Applicant status will be updated on or around February 27, 2019.

Applications will be referred to the department for review.

Interviews: The top scoring candidates selected from the application review will be invited to participate in oral interviews tentatively scheduled for the week of March 4, 2019.

Equal Opportunity:
Our environment is characterized by respect for cultural backgrounds, belief systems, and ethnic diversity. The City of Bellingham is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in its work force. We do not discriminate or make decisions on the basis of an individual’s race, religion, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, age (40+), disability, retaliation, sexual orientation or gender identity, honorably discharged veteran or military status, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking, use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. All are encouraged to apply for employment.

Fair Hiring Practices
•The City provides individuals who have been arrested or convicted of a criminal offense an equal and fair opportunity to obtain employment.
•The City will not inquire about an applicant’s criminal history until after a conditional job offer has been made.
•The City will disregard the prior arrest and conviction record of an otherwise qualified individual unless the offense is directly related to the job position for which the individual has applied.
•The City will notify an otherwise qualified applicant about a potentially disqualifying conviction and give the applicant an opportunity to submit information regarding the accuracy of the criminal records as well as evidence of mitigation or rehabilitation, as appropriate.

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