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





PaperTrail Bookkeeping LLC services for your personal or professional needs

I will come to your home/office - any ferry served island! 

Jan Sanburg



Mt. Baker Window Cleaning Co. is now working in the San Juans!

We clean roofs, gutters, siding, windows, driveways, walkways, patios, solar panels, and more! We use soft wash technology to boost the curb appeal and increase the longevity of your home or business.

In our first year of business we have helped 250+ happy clients and risen to the top of the list on Yelp. The famous Madroneagle estate trusts us with their property, will you?

Call (203) 216-3654 or send an email to to set up an appointment today.

Local Business, World Class Shine!






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We offer a wide range of services and pride ourselves on being responsive and reliable. Our mission is to provide a consistent resource for maintaining, enhancing and managing your island home.

We are pleased to offer the following services

New home construction

Remodels, renovations and additions Estate management and maintenance

Exterior and interior maintenance and rehabilitation

Decks, landscape, hardscape, tile and floors, painting, window replacement

Handyman Service

Panoptic is a licensed, bonded and insured general contractor with over twenty five years of experience building in the San Juan Islands. We have great references and a significant portfolio of projects.

 360-622-9642 / 

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 (360) 298-4068 (texts are welcome) (online booking available)



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

This is a position is typically scheduled for 38 hours per week. Monday and Tuesday 8:50AM – 5:15PM, Wednesday and Thursday 8:50AM – 5:45PM, and Friday 8:50 AM – 6:15 PM. Flexibility is required to work as needed to ensure adequate staffing for training or employee absences.

The successful candidate will be able to:

Receive checks and cash for deposit, verify amounts and endorsements, cash checks and pay out money upon verification standards and balance in an accurate and complete manner.

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

Develop, maintain and demonstrate a basic knowledge of current Bank products and services. Maintain confidentiality when handling customer requests and transactions. Maintain basic knowledge and ensure compliance with applicable regulatory requirements and internal policies and procedures.


Minimum of six months cash handling and customer service experience required.

Detail-oriented with strong organizational and problem solving skills.

Demonstrated ability to provide an exceptional level of customer service.

Demonstrated math skills with an understanding of debit and credit relationships and negotiable instruments.

Understand and complies with the Bank’s policies, procedures, security, and regulatory requirements.

Ability to gain working knowledge of bank products and services.

Ability to read, write, speak and understand English well. Excellent written and oral communication skills

Valid driver’s license, proof of insurance, and access to reliable transportation; or the ability to access and utilize an alternative method of transportation, when needed, to carry out job-related essential functions.

Working Environment/Conditions:

Climate controlled office environment.

Work requires regular attendance, punctuality and adherence to agreed-upon schedule with willingness to work a flexible and/or rotating schedule. May be required to work Saturdays and/or extended hours, as needed.

May be exposed to potential risk and hazards associated with criminal activity (e.g., robbery and/or attempted robbery, fraud, security) - receives detailed instruction to minimize risk.

Physical Demands/Effort:

Work may involve the constant use of computer screens, reading of reports, and sitting throughout the day.

Ability to operate a computer keyboard, multi-line telephone, photocopier, scanner, facsimile, fine count cash and operate a cash counter which often requires dexterity of hands and fingers with repetitive wrist and hand motion.

Ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time and duration of shift.

Ability to occasionally kneel, reach, bend, push, pull and carry.

Occasional lifting to independently move or transport money and coin, 25-50 lbs., or files and/or boxes 5-10 lbs.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not an exclusive list of all qualifications for this position.

Heritage Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

To apply please visit the careers page of or the following link: posted 10/14

Position: Transportation Supervisor (.5 FTE)

Location: San Juan Island School District, Friday Harbor, WA

Term: 2018-19 School Year (228 days, 4 hours/day, 5 days/week)

Wage: $30.25/Hr

Benefits: Partial Medical, Dental/Vision

Closing Date: 10/13/2018

Contact Info: Phone: (360) 370-7904, Email:

Position: Special Education Teacher (.5 FTE)

Location: San Juan Island School District, Friday Harbor, WA

Term: 2018-19 School Year (180 days, 4 hours/day, 5 days/week)

Wage: Per SJEA Certificated Salary Schedule

Benefits: Partial Medical, Dental/Vision

Closing Date: Until filled

Contact Info:

Phone: (360) 370-7904,


Visit our online employment page for full job description, qualifications, application packet and instructions:

San Juan Island School District #149 is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. posted 10/14

Need extra hours in the off season? Prep Cook/Deli Position Available We are your locally owned, family-run lunch bistro in beautiful Friday Harbor. We are hiring a part time prep cook/ deli person for the off-season. Work with an experienced and accomplished Chef 2-3 days a week, including every other Saturday evening for San Juan Supper Club. Duties include food prep, plating, tending San Juan Express, and dishwashing. Experience preferred but will train the right person. Pay based on experience. Sense of humor a plus! If you’re interested in joining our team, please email cover letter and resume to: or call 360-370-5115 posted 10/14

Betina Roza Jewelry is looking for a part time production and sales assistant. Primary tasks include: assisting with jewelry production, assisting with inventory management, and working the artist booth at Roche Harbor during the summer months. Please go to to apply! Contact me at betinadelaroza@gmail with questions.  posted 10/14

San Juan Island Park and Recreation (Island Rec) seeks a dynamic, organized recreation professional to fill a permanent ¾ time Recreation Specialist position who will primarily be responsible for coordinating and leading sports, fitness and outdoor recreation programs and events.

The successful candidates will have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation or 4 years of relevant education and experience; possess good communication and interpersonal skills and will enjoy being part of a small hard working team committed to the essential work of public recreation.  The position requires working 30 hours a week including evenings, weekends and some holidays.  This position offers a full benefit package including health care, retirement, paid vacations and holidays. Pay ranges $22.98 - $32.71 per/hour depending on experience.

A complete job description and application can be found on  Interested persons should submit a letter of interest, resume and completed Island Rec job application and preliminary questionnaire by 5 pm on October 25 to Morgan Johnston, Recreation Manager, Island Rec, P.O. Box 1946, Friday Harbor, WA  98250.  

San Juan Island Library Request for Qualifications for Owner Representation Services

The San Juan Island Library is requesting Statements of Qualifications from interested owner representation firms to represent the Library in the development of a new library building and other improvements to real property at a site to be determined. It is our desire that the firm see this project through the entire process from site selection, planning, funding and design, through construction and occupancy. The complete RFQ can be obtained at under “About Us/Library Building Project. Submittal due date is Friday, November 9, 2018 at 6:00pm. For questions, please contact Laurie Orton, San Juan Island Library Director at No phone calls please. posted 10/10


Town of Friday Harbor Position Available: Customer Service Clerk The Town of Friday Harbor is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Customer Service Clerk (CSC). The CSC is the Town’s main cashier, receptionist, and primary customer service representative via phones, email, and in-person contact. Pay range is approximately $19.84 to $21.99 per hour depending on experience.

The full job description and employment application are available at Town Hall, 60 Second Street or on the Town website at This position will remain open until October 18, 2018.

Applicants should submit a Town of Friday Harbor Employment Application with resume and cover letter to: Town of Friday Harbor Attn: Kelle’ Wilson, Town Treasurer PO Box 219 60 Second Street Friday Harbor, WA 98250

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT The Town of Friday Harbor does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services. posted 10/05

Friends of the San Juans is looking for a part time Marine Program assistant to provide support to existing nearshore research, education, restoration, and protection projects. Primary tasks include: field work, landowner communications, community outreach and education, volunteer coordination, and assistance with restoration project planning, implementation and monitoring. Go to for details. posted 09/23 

We need help with heavy work, clearing brush, moving small branches and chipping Please be able to handle brush cutter, weed wacker and small chain saw. Temporary hard work, pays $20/hr. On  San Juan Island near Friday Harbor. 360 378 2780 posted 09/23 

Kenmore Air is in search of one or two responsible, dependable, seasonal employees for airplane de-icing during the Fall and Winter months. This is an on-call position in which the ideal candidates will be available 7 days a week on an as-needed basis to arrive at the Roy Franklin terminal primarily prior to our 7 am and 8 am flights from Friday Harbor to Seattle, but on occasion, randomly throughout the day in winter months if our aircraft is in need of de-icing. The call to de-ice will come in between 6 am and 6:30 am so if you are not a morning person, or do not have good cell coverage, this is not a position for you. Aviation experience and knowledge of aircraft is helpful, but not mandatory. The right candidate will be comfortable working with equipment from a scaffolding ladder.

Safety is paramount with Kenmore Air, and we will only consider candidates who have demonstrated good character, and possess an excellent work-ethic and impeccable references. We are a drug-free/drama free organization. Employees will be paid per de-icing event and compensation will be discussed directly with potential candidates. Please send/bring your cover letter, resume, and references with telephone numbers to:

Denise Urell,

Station Supervisor Kenmore Air, Friday Harbor

800 Franklin Road

Friday Harbor, WA 98250 posted 09/23 

Village at the Harbour is currently seeking a few great people to join our team. We are in need of a caregiver to assist us in providing exceptional care to our residents- we will pay for your training to achieve a license for Home Care Aid.

We are also looking for a great housekeeper to assist our team, you would partner with our already amazing housekeeper and we will train as needed.

Lastly, we are in process of creating a new position for our dining team- any high school students looking a job from 3:30 to 6:30 pm should talk to us about assisting in our dining room. This is a great opportunity to earn some money while getting a chance to meet and serve really terrific people.

Apply in person to:

The Village at the Harbour Senior Living

543 Spring Street

Friday Harbor, WA 98250

or email your resume to posted 09/17 

Open Position at the Joyce L. Sobel Family Resource Center The Joyce L. Sobel Family Resource Center is seeking a half-time Financial Manager. Job responsibilities will include all bookkeeping duties for the center and working with the Director and Board as needed on grant budgets/reporting, financial systems compliance, program tracking and all necessary financial reporting. For more information and a full job description, please call (360) 378-5246 or email: Position open until filled; first screening will be week of September 24. EOE posted 09/14







FOUND: Shop Vac parts, Brand new. Still in box. Call 360-317-6027 to retrieve. Found near The Oaks on roadside. posted 09/23 




WANTED : MUSICIANS WANTED! The One More Time Band of San Juan Island is seeking several musicians to fill vacant chairs. The band plays swing tunes, standards, classic & modern rock, R&B - we currently have more than 250 arrangements in our book from 1938 to 2005, and the band has been playing for 40 years. We're looking for a piano player, drummer/percussionist and a part-time acoustic/elec guitar player. Other instruments such as sax, trumpet & trombone also welcome. Potential candidates must read; faking is a plus. Rehearsals once evening a week in Friday Harbor; regular gig once/month. Earnings help support the San Juan Island schools' music programs. Interested musicians please email John at: posted 10/14

WANTED : MUSICIANS WANTED! The One More Time Band of San Juan Island is seeking several musicians to fill vacant chairs. The band plays swing tunes, standards, classic & modern rock, R&B - we currently have more than 250 arrangements in our book from 1938 to 2005, and the band has been playing for 40 years. We're looking for a piano player, drummer/percussionist and a part-time acoustic/elec guitar player. Other instruments such as sax, trumpet & trombone also welcome. Potential candidates must read; faking is a plus. Rehearsals once evening a week in Friday Harbor; regular gig once/month. Earnings help support the San Juan Island schools' music programs. Interested musicians please email John at: posted 10/14




My name is Tuck. I'm a loving, gentle, black and white cat interested in being your #1 kitty. I'm neutered, which, frankly I don't understand. I'm great at purring and snuggling, I'm an agreeable diner and I'm happy to entertain myself inside or out, but inside at night, please. I'm at the ready to curl up with you, snuggle and watch some movies before we retire to your bed. I'm in great shape, am current on my shots, and am welcome to return home if, unimaginably, we don't hit it off. Please call my people at 425-275-8600 and we can arrange to meet. posted 10/05

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Lightly used Innova Sunny inflatable kayak for sale. Made in the Czech Republic, it weighs 33 lbs. and is 12’ 7” long. The kayak can be set up for one or two paddlers and is stable, rugged and lightweight with great maneuverability. It is also very fast. See reviews at The kayak comes with a backpack, owner’s manual, inflation pump and 2 paddles (one carbon fiber and one fiberglass). Priced to sell at $450. Contact posted 10/14















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 Mens 18 speed Aspen Novarra mountain bike. Good condition. $40. Call 360-370-5006. posted 10/05



US made Powermatic 3hp 220V 10 inch left tilt cabinet table saw. Has T-square fence w/right hand support table and roll around base. In perfect shape. I will throw in a 4x8 outfeed table as well all for $1200. 360-333-8341. Leave message or text. I can send photos if needed.  posted 10/14

2001 Nissan Xterra SE 4x4

The car has 181xxx miles on it. It has had the engine replaced at 139,000. Has some nice 10 ply tires on it with plenty of tread left. Unfortunately the check engine light is on and it will probably need a new injector at some point in the future. Still runs and drive fine at the moment. 
Call or text Corey for more information 
360 298 1839

$2000 OBO  posted 10/14 

2007 Fuso FM 260 Class 6 26,000lbs box truck with Morgan 20ft box Anthony 2500 plus lift gate 54,000 miles new tires very good condition $35,000 OBO. Photos available upon request. 360-468-4390 Lopez Island. posted 09/23






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SHORT TERM RENTAL.. Spectacular 180 degree view of Puget Sound, Islands, Mountains, Sunrise, Sunset from secluded hilltop handcrafted house on 8 acres only 4 miles from town. House was once featured in Seattle’s Pacific Magazine. 2 bedrooms, fully furnished and well equipped, washer and dryer, wood stove or heat pump/electric heat, large view decks. Home is in great shape with quality. Available late October or early November to March 1 or a bit later by mutual agreement. $975 plus electric bills and internet cost. Contact 425-345-1280 or posted 10/14

3 BDRM 1 ½ BATH 2 STORY HOUSE APPROX 1100 SF. FOR RENT IN FRIDAY HARBOR. Convenient in town location. New paint and new carpet throughout. Front porch. Washer/Dryer, dishwasher, band new stove and refrigerator included. Granite top kitchen counter, dual kitchen sink. Living room, kitchen with pantry, dining room w/closet, half bath and laundry room with storage shelving downstairs. 3 bdrms upstairs with full bath. Also includes 10x10 sq ft storage unit. Absolutely NO pets & NO smoking! 1 yr. lease. $1800. Includes water, sewer and garbage. First, last & security deposit required. Call 360-378-3599. posted 10/14

2 Bedroom 1 Bath in Town. Newly remodeled with fresh paint and hardwood laminate floors. New cabinets and countertops. Fenced yard. Walking distance to ferry and stores. $1,595 a month includes water/sewer/garbage. Text to 360.378-7719 or e-mail to posted 10/14

1bd/1ba Apartment for rent in town. $1,050.00 a month, includes Water and Sewer. Located at 210 Nichols Street in Friday Harbor. If interested please email for more information. posted 10/05

ONE BEDROOM APARTMENT IN TOWN - Finnegan Ridge Apartments 534 University. Newly remodeled upstairs unit. Fresh paint, Hardwood laminate floors, new tile countertops. Small deck and separate Storage Unit. Rent includes water/sewer/garbage. Free laundry and parking for 1 vehicle. $1,250 a month. Text to 360-378-7719 or e-mail posted 10/05

Cozy ~800 sq ft, unfurnished studio apt with SJ Channel view, 2.5 miles from town. Private, quiet location, $1100/mo, utilities included; deposit, refs. Available 1 November. For more information contact Rick at posted 10/05

STUDIO APT. Partially furnished in town. Available 10/22. Best suited for one person. $1000/mth includes utilities. Month to month rental. No smokers. No pets. whaleeoni@gmail.composted 10/05

Madrona Court Apts. LLC, Large 1 bedroom available on, or around, November 1st. Private storage unit, private patio, private parking. Full kitchen appliance package. DSL/Direct TV available. Laundry room on site. Water, sewer, trash included in monthly lease amount. No dogs please. Non-smoker. Building is newly renovated and well maintained. Madrona Court Apts. is a quiet place, if this is what you desire. 1 year lease required. $1,150/month. 360-378-1320. posted 09/25

Apartment for rent: 1 bedroom, 1 bath apartment available. $1100 a month water and sewage included. No smoking and no pets. Please email: posted 09/23 




Rental wanted -3 month Require furnished 1 bedroom, from 6/15/19 to 9/15/19. Mature couple, retired, non-smokers. Space must be clean and dry, washer, dryer, stove, fridge. We will bring own linen. Will consider an exchange? References available. Please - serious, legitimate replies only. Thank you. Please respond to Joanne at posted 09/23

Family of six still looking for a 4 bed 2+ bath pet friendly house (or a 3/2 house with an office, den, or finished basement) up to $1800 month. We have a 9 year old well behaved Burnese mix dog. Please email me at with any leads that are on SJI and are not short term or month to month. Thank you! posted 09/17

Mature professional Mental Health therapist moving to Orcas Island in October. Need a studio or one-bedroom one-bath home for myself and my service dog Leo. I am also open to caretaking in lieu of rent. 505-503-5518 posted 09/12  

Home on San Juan Island Wanted

Searching for a home on SJI to purchase within the next 3 months (or so). Specifically, am interested in Portland Fair, Cape San Juan or Eagle Cove (the least likely). Small is beautiful; 2 bdrs. ideal , flatish lot or even small amount of acreage, plenty of sunlight non-negotiable. I am open to possibilities. Does not have to be updated necessarily, could need some "work"...but nothing structural. Garage or not...very close to the beach? That would be incredible. Financial requirements: I have a maximum I can go, but please respond to discuss that. I am selling a home in Skagit - therefore, if something comes up soon, it will have to be contingent on the sale. Cash purchase only. Rent/purchase with that in mind? I am a past islander..believe me, it's a much better life there(!!). Thank you for your response. No realtors, please. or 360-399-1085 posted 10/05


Private party looking to purchase acreage on San Juan island. We are open to a number of possibilities. We are creative thinkers, nature lovers and cash buyers.

Contact Craig - or 360 316-6783.

No realtors please.


Island resident ISO small home (800 sqft or more, 1 - 5 acres) to purchase outside of town. All cash, quick close. Please email if you have been thinking about selling your home. No realtors please.


5 acres raw land for sale on San Juan Island with private trout pond and seasonal stream near Egg Lake. This property has a filtered lake view, southern exposure, a gently sloping mix of pasture and trees, percs for 4bdrm. septic system. There is a small storage shed next to pond. $249,000. 360-378-5307.



4 bedrooms and garage loft, 5 "bath", 3,500 sq. ft., San Juan Island, 5 gentle acres, full sun, 2 miles south of Friday Harbor in San Juan County. Solid construction, natural light interior, pellet stove, electric heat, propane stove, hard-wired alarms, fenced veggie garden, all private, no CC&Rs, no city fees, "artisan" well, sweet water, 4 horse stall stable, pond, clean deed, 64 photos.

Bob Dyck, 360.378.1802 phone or text, 1188 Cattle Point Road, $863,000 subject to changes, terms negotiable with owner.





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 for more information via CL