Help wanted, rentals available, businesses and real estate for sale in the San Juan Islands - Friday Harbor, Eastsound, Orcas Island, Lopez Island

ANIMAL-Related Services

So Cal Saddle Fit is moving to Friday Harbor!

I'm an MSA trained saddle fitter, and a sales rep for world renowned County Saddlery.

Services include:

*current saddle evaluations with recommendations

*onsite adjustment/reflocking of any brand wool flocked saddle

* recommendation and sales of correction pads, girths and accessories

*specializing in difficult to fit horses/riders and issues associated with poor saddle fit

* will travel to your location on any of the islands and mainland areas reached by ferry

I'll be in Friday Harbor by mid June 2017 and look forward to working with you!

Reed Huyette  - So Cal Saddle Fit - MSA Trained Saddle Fitter




OUTDOOR LABOR UNLIMITED - Gardens/Landscaping, Construction & General Clean Up, Farm Work. [email protected] or 360.378.7362

HOWARD CROWELL CONSTRUCTION LLC - New homes, remodel, repairs and handyman services. 317.8421

BACK HOE (small) w/operator - Perfect for those tight places or landscape work $75 an hour 317.8421

FOSTER SEPTIC and EXCAVATION - Prompt and reliable service for septic inspections, repairs, installs and all your excavation needs. Licensed, bonded and insured. 360-370-5557


Electrolysis San Juan, LLC is the exclusive provider of electrolysis permanent hair removal treatment in the San Juan Islands.

If excess hair is bothering you, electrolysis can help. This procedure will eliminate your unwanted hair and, in the process, give you a new self-confidence.

Electrolysis San Juan (formerly named Electrolysis by Allison) is located in the Guard Electric Building at 818 Mullis Street in Friday Harbor. Initial consultations are complimentary.

Services are by appointment only: Tues, Weds, Thurs from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm Intermittent Sunday hours by request

[email protected] (360) 298-4068 (texts are welcome) (online booking available)



 Immediate Opening at San Juan Healthcare Full time Receptionist, Monday - Friday 8:30 - 5:30 Professional person with warm qualities. Job duties: answering multi phone lines, scheduling appointments, scan, copy, fax machines.

Send Resume to: [email protected]

Mail to: PO Box 1550 Friday Harbor, WA 98250

or bring in to the office posted 06/20 

Beautiful homes on the island need housekeepers to take care of them. Experience is a bonus but not required. Free training on the job. Starting at $18.00/hr. Must have own transportation and be available 10 am-4 pm. Contact Jancy Frost 378-3601. posted 06/20 


We are seeking a positive, team oriented candidate to provide exceptional customer service as they represent our bank to customers while opening new accounts, processing transactions, responding to questions, referring and selling our competitive products and services and contributing to a dynamic team environment.

Full time, typical scheduled hours are Monday – Thursday 8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., Fridays 8:45 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. Flexibility is required to work as needed to ensure adequate staffing for training or employee absences.

The successful candidate will be able to:

Build and maintain strong business relationships with all customers and prospective customers through established customer service and sales standards.

Open new accounts. Actively grow and cross-sell business transaction accounts. Partner with other lines of business to meet customer needs and to achieve established production goals.

Develop and maintain an in-depth knowledge of current Bank products and services.

Maintain confidentiality when handling customer requests and transactions. Ensure compliance with applicable regulatory requirements and internal policies and procedures.

Provides timely and accurate resolution to account related issues and backs up operational duties and functions.

Receive checks and cash for deposit, verify amounts and endorsements, enter all necessary information in data processing system, issue receipts, cash checks and pay out money upon verification standards and balance in an accurate and complete manner.

Place holds on accounts as required and completes appropriate documentation for holds placed.


1 - 2 years recent new accounts and relationship selling experience, demonstrating working knowledge of new account documentation and compliance in a financial services industry - required. Exceptional customer service skills.

Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.

Ability to read, write, speak and understand English well.

Detail oriented with strong organizational and time management skills.

Please click on the following link to apply to this position: posted 06/16

Position CL1718-1: Assistant Cook

Location: Friday Harbor High School and Elementary School

Date Open: August 28, 2017

Term: 2.5 hours per day (10:00 AM – 12:30 PM, M-F)

Wage: $14.90/hr

Qualifications: High School graduation or equivalent and one year of experience in food preparation. Food handler’s permit and valid driver’s license required.

Benefit Eligibility: Dental

See Job Posting here: Assistant Cook: Part-time M-F

To apply, please see application instructions and packets on our website at 06/15

Housekeepers needed on San Juan Island. Vacation Doorways, a professional property management agency needs additional housekeepers for the 2017 vacation rental season. Prior housekeeping experience desirable, but not absolutely required. Must have dependable transportation. Competitive pay and employee (not independent contractor) status while employed. Please apply in person at 278 A Street, Friday Harbor or call Jancy Frost at 360-378-3601. posted 06/15 

Administrative Assistant San Juan Island (Friday Harbor) compensation: Depends on Experience and Qualifications employment type: full-time

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Reception/Administrative Office Person with experience in a professional office; professional appearance and warm demeanor; ability to operate multi-line phones, scanner, copy machine, fax, and other office equipment; proficiency with Microsoft Word and Outlook and an aptitude for learning software quickly; conscientious and committed to accurate and thorough work; ability to multi-task effectively. This position involves greeting clients, answering phones, scheduling appointments, scanning and filing documents, and other general office duties.

You must be a highly organized person to succeed at this job.

Work hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.

Please submit your resume and cover letter by replying to this posting [email protected]


Veterinary Reception / Assistant - Islands Veterinary Clinic, San Juan County’s only AAHA Accredited small animal hospital is seeking a full time receptionist / veterinary assistant. We are a fast-paced, growing, full service practice that prides itself on delivering compassionate caring approach toward our patients and clients. Applicant’s experience should demonstrate a strong work ethic, self motivation, and excellent client communication skills. Ability to multi-task is critical.

Only qualified candidates will be considered. Please email a cover letter and resume to [email protected] or fax to: 360-378-3371. Location: Friday Harbor, WA Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this poster. Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

Compensation commensurate with experience posted 06/08 

FACILITY MANAGER SOUGHT FOR CANOE ISLAND Canoe Island French Camp is looking for a motivated, experienced individual to manage the facilities and grounds of 45-acre private Canoe Island between Shaw and Lopez islands with multiple buildings and infrastructure. This position is an integral part of the Canoe Island team, and applicants need to be outgoing, sociable and enjoy the company of children. The ideal candidate will possess a varied set of skills, including the following:

All aspects of construction including: carpentry, electrical, plumbing, and mechanicals. The ability to operate a variety of equipment (tractor, skid loader, etc.) is a plus.

Preventative and corrective maintenance including; plumbing, septic systems, electrical, phone/internet tech/electronics, mechanicals, HVAC, fireplaces/chimneys, structures, grounds, hazard tree and limb removal, roads, including waterfront areas and docks. Automotive and boat repair

Daily and periodical water system maintenance (Class A water system)

Septic systems and septic system monitoring

Swimming pool monitoring and maintenance

Grounds maintenance and tree work

Boating (Master boating license a plus)

Janitorial / camp cleanliness

Project planning and execution on a timeline.

Supervision of maintenance assistant team (summer only)

Inventory of facility supplies

This person will be involved with safety planning and implementation throughout camp and serve as a first responder for minor incidents, maintaining First Aid/CPR certification.

Must able to pass a criminal background check and random alcohol/drug testing as a boat, equipment and vehicle operator. Must have a valid driver's license and safe driving record. Must have strong work ethic, be community oriented, and skilled with time management. Canoe Island is a smoke free environment.

This is a full time position, with benefits. Annual salary dependent on experience, starting at $27,500,

To be considered, applicants should send a resumé and cover letter describing their experience and interests to [email protected] posted 06/08  

Looking for a dependable person to start now to water my yard as needed. It's located in Hillview Terrace near town, and is not a large area. Please email [email protected] for more information. posted 06/08 

San Juan Surveying is actively seeking a Full Time CAD Draftsman – Experience working with ACAD® required. Wage DOE. Please contact: Shannon Wilson at 360-378-2300, or [email protected] posted 06/02 

Journeyman or apprentice house painters needed for residential and commercial interiors and exteriors. Pay will depend on experience. Drug and alcohol free work place. Women and minorities are welcome. Must be able to lift a 5 gallon bucket of paint and climb a 40 foot ladder. Learn more at posted 05/31


Looking for reliable help one day a week year round for estate maintenance. Job entails a little bit of doing everything in helping maintain our house and property. Must be strong enough to handle a weed eater, humble enough to do windows and smart enough to know how to work on your own and help fix minor things. Please no smokers. This is a great paying position for the right person. Please call to discuss details. Thanks 360-378-4321 [email protected]posted 05/22

Village at the Harbour, a premier senior living community in the heart of Friday Harbor, is currently seeking fantastic individuals with a passion for our seniors to join our amazing team. We are a small community with a big heart and provide a nurturing work environment where our residents come first. We are currently hiring for caregivers and are willing to train the right people.

For qualified candidates we will pay for your training and offer full-time and part-time employment. Why work with us? Village at the Harbour currently hosts some of the most amazing residents anywhere and we are constantly working to improve and provide the best in senior housing. The Village is open year round and is not a seasonal position- we provide a stable schedule for our team members. Must be willing to work some weekends.

Evan G. Perrollaz Administrator The Village at the Harbour 543 Spring Street Friday Harbor, WA 98250 Phone: (360) 378-7144 Facsimile: (360) 378-7146 posted 05/22

Front of House Position Available at San Juan Island Cheese San Juan Island Cheese showcases artisan cheeses, beers and wines from the Pacific Northwest and beyond. Responsible for greeting guests, waiting tables, taking orders, processing payments and pouring drinks (need to be 21+ and have MAST training card). Experience and knowledge about beer, wine and cheese preferred. Potential for creative input in the above If you’re interested in joining our team, please stop by for an application or email cover letter and resume to: [email protected] posted 04/18

Part-time dishwasher needed ASAP at the Mullis Center - Mondays and Thursdays, noon-3pm. $12/hour. Use commercial dishwasher, hand wash large pots and pans, wipe down counters and tables. Must be able to stand for full shift and carry stacks of dishes. No experience necessary. Please contact Debbie at [email protected] posted 05/22

Office Manager/PT Small foundation (501c3) needs manager for scholarship program & admin duties. Must have excellent writing & verbal skills, as well as experience with databases, social media management, Constant Contact, WordPress, File Maker Pro, & Google Docs. Background in the arts and marketing preferred. Flexible hours, pay DOE. Send resume to [email protected] posted 05/17

Village at the Harbour is seeking a year round supper cook. This job includes weekend afternoons and evenings. Some kitchen skills a must. We are looking for someone with a positive attitude who enjoys being a team player. We are a close knit family that takes loving care of others. If this sounds like somewhere you would enjoy working, Please call Laura Helander @ 378-7144. Or e-mail me @ [email protected] posted 05/16 

NOW HIRING - Discovery Inn is searching for a dedicated housekeeper to join our fun & friendly team. Great pay with part to full-time options based on candidate’s availability. Also, year-round work available. For more details please email your resume to [email protected] posted 05/16

We need plumber to remove a garbage disposal and tighten under sink nuts. 360 378 2780 posted 05/13 

Part-time job open on our Visitors’ Experience Team at The Whale Museum.  Duties include answering visitor inquiries, assisting with tours, cashiering, and opening/closing the Museum.  Skills: Retail, Customer Service, public speaking, and familiarity with orcas in Salish Sea. Email cover letter and resume to [email protected] More info posted 05/11


Island Rec

Orcas Power and Light Cooperative (OPALCO)

San Juan Island School District

Orcas Island School District

Lopez Island School District

Town of Friday Harbor

San Juan County Government





FREE: Good king size mattress.  Mattress is clean and comfortable, just not needed. Call Colin during the day- 360-370-7573 posted 06/22

FREE Full Contour 5-Motor Cushion Seat Massager for vehicle or use at home Contact - The Williams Landline: 360-378-1332 Anne's Cell: 360-317-7001 posted 06/20

Marmoleum (click) Indian Summer 2 sealed boxes 7 panels each. 12 X 36 inches with one bottle of Marmoleum Finish FREE 360 378 2780 posted 06/16

Free Organic Food Waste Compost; great for gardens or pigs! 516.662.9420 posted 05/27

FREE: HealthRider Model HREX 53009.1 PERFECT CONDITION Call 317-8743 posted 05/27

Free: Nordic Track,  Propane fireplace stove, works. Call 378-4321 to come pick them up. posted 05/22 

Free non working riding lawn mower. Must pick up. Email: [email protected] if interested. posted 06/08



Lost anchor. During the big blow at the end of May my sailboat ended up on the rocks at Roche Harbor where that house is being built, I pulled my self off with my anchors at high tide but could not retrieve one anchor because of the wind and engine trouble. Now it's gone. It was buoyed with a blue float cushion and had another line with a block of concrete on it. If you found it please call Howard Crowell 317-8421 posted 06/08

LOST BRACELET: I lost this bracelet between 2-3 p.m. the afternoon of June 1 around Brickworks and C street in Friday Harbor. Reward offered. The bracelet was made by me, with round pearls and some colored stones. it is very special to me! [email protected] posted 06/02 

LOST: Moto G4 smartphone, it is in a turquoise and gray case. Fell off my car somewhere between Wold Rd. and the airport, Ive gone back over that area two times with no luck, so I'm hoping someone picked it up. I would really like to have it back, even if its smashed, so I can try to recover some priceless pictures from it. Please call 360-298-2136 if you have any information. Thank you! posted 05/22 

Lost pearl necklace and bracelet Saturday April 15th at Jackson Beach. Please call 360-378-5787. Very sentimental items of my daughter. Thank-you posted 04/20

 Lost and Found items at the San Juan County Sheriff's Office include:

Found Hat – belongs to Laney

Turquoise and silver earring

Lime green bead bracelet

Silver bracelet with hindu writing

Brooch pin

Silver ring with name on it

Broken Fit Bit

Bicycle tool

Also – a bucket full of keys, some newer chipped keys

Email [email protected] or call 360-378-4151 to describe your lost item 



WANTED: Elliptical machine/trainer (used) 378 4852 posted 06/20

I'm looking for longboard trucks and wheels, willing to pay. -Jake Taylor (360)317-5454 [email protected]


WANTED: rototiller needed immediately, please call 378-6792  posted 05/27

In Search of Yacht to Stay on for two weeks. Do you have your Yacht moored in Friday or Roche Harbor? Are you going to be gone from June 11 thru June 24th? I am an employee of the Department of Homeland Security and have been assigned there for two weeks. Unfortunately, the government per diem is only $89/day. (Must be able to pay with credit card). I am responsible, clean, quiet and armed so your vessel will be in good hands. Non-smoker with no pets. Please contact me at [email protected]  posted 05/22

I need an 8’-10’ dinghy. Nothing fancy, just something to paddle around in. John 378-9701 posted 05/14

WANTED: Square or rectangle cushions firm enough to use on a couch to sit on--free or cheap. 360-378-4996 posted 05/11

Clean, respectful and motivated father looking for land to hunt blacktail deer this hunting season. I'm a mechanic by trade and would be willing to work on your projects in exchange for access to your property. Please respond to [email protected], Thanks.... posted 05/05 

I'm looking for a spot to park my micro house within 3 miles of Friday Harbor. It's 8.5' wide by 14' long (18' including the tongue of the trailer) and stands about 12' high. I'm quiet, low profile, clean, respectful of privacy. My shack is simple and rustic. I consume very little power and water, cook and heat with propane, and have a shower and composting toilet. I have references for those that have hosted me in the past. I'll be working on SJI from now through early September. Please give me a call (503.939.7800) and we can discuss details. Thanks, Andrew posted 05/05








HUGE ESTATE TOOL SALE 1069 Bailer Hill rd.

Friday, June 23 from  4 to 7:30 pm

Saturday, June 24 10 am to 4 pm.

Lots of lightly used 18/14.4v hand power ,all kinds of NOS bits, blades for routers, shapers, table saws, 2hp drill press...220v 33gal comp., Multi station Felder machine, model airplanes, camping, woodworking, camping, Rockwell tablesaw, small mill/drill, 8" metal lathe, bisquit jointer, routers, clamps, grinders, levels, pressure washer, fishing, Alaskan mounts, NOS HVLP paint system, ladders, drafting supplies, drywall/concrete finishing supplies, marine finishes so much more, very big sale!

Visa M/C ok, local checks/cash..all sales final Funk & Junk Antiques, licensed and bonded, Not responsible for accidents... please follow parking signs...thanks 




appliances items



CoreTec Flooring in Harbor Oak color: We just finished putting this flooring throughout a new house & have 5 unopened boxes ( 135 sq. feet) left. It is a floating, snap together floor which does not need underlayment (has built in cork layer) & is waterproof - certified for even bathroom installation. Paid $627 = $4.64/sq. ft. We also have 1 unopened box (32 sq.feet) of Amalfi Gray = Paid $119 = $3.74/sq. ft. Will sell for half price. Call & come by to take a look. Dave/SJI 378-3363 posted 05/27

marine items



For Sale 1995 26-ft Nordic Tug Used very little. 750 hrs on 18hp Yamar engine. Located in Deer Harbor on Orcas. Excellent condition. $89500. OBO 360 298-6994 posted 06/15 

For Sale: Aquapro dinghy, 8-ft. She has inflatable tubes, along with an aluminum floor. She is both very lightweight and very stable. I used this boat last summer with a 2.5-hp outboard & it performed well. The model 860 can handle an outboard up to 8-hp. For more info & some pix: Asking $500. On San Juan Island. 360-378-8882. posted 06/15

 I need an 8’-10’ dinghy. Nothing fancy, just something to paddle around in. John 378-9701 posted 05/14







Firewood for Sale: Seasoned fir 100% dry $300 a cord; $550 for 2, delivered call 370-5888 San Juan Island only





fgardening equipment 


Heavy Duty Wheeled Hose Reel with crank. Holds 100 ft hose. Brand new, still in box. I kept it too long to return it! Dang it. Bought it new for $109. It's now $107 on Amazon. Asking $90. For more info and an image, copy and paste: 206-406-3085 phone or text. posted 06/08

 Free Organic Food Waste Compost; great for gardens or pigs! 516.662.9420 posted 05/27

WANTED: rototiller needed immediately, please call 378-6792 posted 05/27



One Canadian Maple Leaf coin. Uncirculated, one ounce. Call 360.317.4238 posted 06/15



This lovely home on San Juan Island is 1279 sq ft, 3 bedroom, 2 bath situated just 3 miles from town in a bucolic setting. In a safe and quiet neighborhood known as The Oaks-( a community of manufactured homes) provide an affordable option for island living. The Oaks is under excellent management and provides open community land as well as your own personal gardens.

San Juan boosts excellent schools, extremely low crime, first rate medical facilities, a thriving theater and several museums and a strong community where families and retirees can find a haven of living uncommon in a busy world. Please contact owner via email [email protected] for more information via CL