San Juan Island Park and Recreation District (Island Rec) is seeking a dynamic, organized recreation professional to fill a fulltime/seasonal position as the Director for Camp Eagle Rock, a summer day camp.

This position begins in April working part-time planning and preparing for camp. Beginning June 17 and for 9 weeks thereafter working 40 hours per week. The position is responsible for all aspects of camp, including program development and supervision of staff and campers. It requires a person with related experience who is responsible and mature, who can make sound decisions and problem solve independently. Pay ranges from $24-$26 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  to Morgan Johnston, Recreation Manager, Island Rec, P.O. Box 1946, Friday Harbor, WA 98250.  posted 03/19

Mike Carlson Enterprises is hiring for a heavy equipment mechanic position. Pay is competitive and consistent with experience and job history. Medical, 401k and vacation benefits after probation period. Please see Megan or Christy in our office for an application. 360-378-4579 – 2165 West Valley Rd, Friday Harbor, WA 98250 posted 03/18 

Animal Inn and Wellness Center is ready to add to our fine team of animal lovers.

The ideal candidate is:

An animal lover and experienced in pet care with a loving touch.

Has previous experience and a high comfort level with dogs, cats, birds and the occasional sheep, goat or llama.

Friendly, honest, hard-working, reliable, detail oriented and possess exceptional customer service, interpersonal and computer skills.

Dependable with excellent time management skills.

Someone who takes responsibility and pride in a job well done.

At least 18 years of age, able to lift 40 lbs., and in good physical shape.

Responsibilities include:

Pet care and facility care. This joyfully involves petting, playing, feeding and getting acquainted with island pets. This also includes meticulous cleaning and laundry.

Answering phones, taking reservations, monitoring emails and completing business transactions.

Juggling multiple tasks with a pleasant and calm demeanor.


Shifts may be a mix of mornings: 7am – noon, afternoons: noon – 6pm and weekend split shifts: 7am – noon and 3 – 6pm. Starting at 20 -30 hours per week.

We love what we do, our clients and our team members. Animal Inn has been in business for 40+ years and owned by a licensed veterinarian for 14 years. We take our responsibilities seriously. We hold ourselves to high standards in pet care, customer service, maturity and reliability. You must care. Anything less than that won’t work.

Please send letter of introduction/cover letter, resume and references to:  

Job: Kitchen Manager at San Juan Outfitters

Hours: Full time summer; Potential for year-round part-time employment

Start Date: May 1

End Date: September 21

Compensation: $18-$22/hr


San Juan Outfitters is an expedition outfitter and whale watch company operating out of the beautiful San Juan Islands in Washington. We take people out on overnight backpacking, kayaking, camping and cycling expeditions in the Olympic Mountains, Cascade Mountains, Vancouver Island and our home waters around San Juan. We are looking for a kitchen manager who can support these trips from our commercial kitchen. Our trip menus range from gourmet meals for foodies to the kinds of things teens crave after a long day on the water. This makes for a dynamic kitchen environment that requires someone to have great organizational skills, a background in group cooking and imagination.


-Update trip menus as needed (allergies, dietary restrictions, number of servings etc.)

-Inventory and stock kitchen with food that will be needed on upcoming trips

-Prep meals for overnight tours

-Maintain a clean work space

-Work closely with guides and mangers in a fast-paced environment


-Carry current Washington State Food Handlers card

-Experience working in a fast-paced kitchen environment

-Strong attention to detail, self-directed and organized

To Apply:

Please send a resume, cover letter, and 3 referenced to  posted 03/11

NOW HIRING – The Discovery Inn is looking for a positive, hard-working, individual who has excellent front desk and housekeeping experience. Great pay with part to full-time options based on candidate’s availability. Must pass background check. Please email your resume to NOW HIRING - The Discovery Inn is seeking a fun, energetic, hardworking individual to join our housekeeping team. Previous experience preferred. Must pass background check. Competitive wage. Please email resume to posted 03/01

Seasonal Senior Park Aide positions open at Lime Kiln Point State Park and outer islands. A typical work day may include anything from registering campers and collecting camp fees, to cleaning facilities, performing grounds maintenance and minor repairs on roads, trails, and campgrounds. We will train employees to operate our Park boats. Job duration: April 20th to Sept 30. Call Ranger David Halpern for application information at 360 378 2044  Posted 03/01

Holman Land Surveying, Inc. is seeking applicants for a Project Manager/Survey CAD Technician to be part of our team in Friday Harbor, Washington. This is primarily an office position but will assist in the field as necessary.

Office duties will generally include but are not limited to:

• Records research;

• Land use permit processing;

• Preparing calculations for field crew;

• Calculations, creation, and design for various mapping projects;

• Processing and analyzing field data, including raw GPS and conventional data.

Guidance for both field and office assignments will be provided by a Licensed Professional Land Surveyor.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Knowledge of Land Surveying field procedures and processes.

• Familiarity with the operation and function of robotic total stations, data collectors, and GPS receivers.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

• Must demonstrate strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

Required Qualifications:

• High school diploma or GED;

• 2+ years of progressively responsible survey office experience utilizing CAD software;

• Proficiency in CAD, Survey Field software, and Microsoft Office; and

• Valid Washington State Driver’s License and excellent driving record.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Associate degree or higher in Land Surveying/Civil Engineering

• LSIT or LSIT candidate

Hourly wage: DOE

HLS is growing, and our services are in high demand across San Juan County. We take pride in providing our clients with professional and accurate services in a timely manner. Our core values are integrity and a strong work ethic. If you are interested in being part of our team, please send a cover letter and resume to: posted 03/01

San Juan Healthcare is looking for a full time RN or LPN to join our staff. You will be working closely with physicians and patients at a fast passed primary care clinic. If interested please call 360-378-1338 to set up an interview. posted 03/01






Property caretaker position wanted. 56-year-old woman organic farmer, humanitarian and singer-songwriter wanting to relocate to Friday Harbor from Mt Baker area. Looking for a small cottage with pay, that will allow me to bring a cool dog and cat. I farm, build, create sanctuaries and magic. Permaculture knowledge. Good with farm supplies, horses, critters, a very HANDY woman. Even have my own tools! I build arbors and art with branches as well. And can run tractor! Lawn Mower. weed eater. etc. We three can bring love, hard work and ZEN and responsibility to your home or retreat house. Good people skills as well. Available May 1st. Many references. email: posted 01/20

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