Do you Love Your Lunch? Lunch Cook Position Available

San Juan Bistro is hiring a lunch cook.

Work with an experienced and accomplished Chef.

Responsible for morning prep and Lunch service.

Assist with San Juan Supper Club and occasional catering.

Experience required. Pay based on experience. Sense of humor a plus!

San Juan Bistro is your locally owned, family-run lunch bistro in beautiful Friday Harbor. Please email cover letter and resume to: richard@sjbistro.com 360-370-5115 posted 11/11


DENTAL HYGENIST WANTED Our dental practice is looking for a skilled and dedicated dental hygienist to join our team. Island Dental is looking for a hygienist 1 – 2 days per week. Must have 2 years of experience and have a current Washington license. The starting hourly rate will be based upon experience.

Please send a resume to islanddental@rockisland.com or mail/drop off to 110 Rhone St, Friday Harbor, WA 98250. If you will be coming from off-island, there is no need to bring a car. We are about a 5 minute walk from the ferry. posted 11/11


The Village at the Harbour Senior Living Community is currently seeking awesome people to join our team. We have a few openings for our care team including a medication technician.

The Village is more than a senior community- we are a fun loving and compassionate group that serves some of the most amazing seniors around in a warm and relaxed setting. With flexible scheduling , free meals, steady employment, and full training on our dime you can’t go wrong in working with us. We are looking for serious self-starters with a passion for customer service and being professional.

Call us today to learn more and find out how you can make a difference in one of the most rewarding jobs you will ever have. Please feel free to stop in or call us at (360) 378-7144 for more information. posted 11/11


I need some help. I am recovering from a stroke. One year out. Recovery is steady but slow. I am 83 years old.

I live on my large and very comfortable boat in Deer Harbor. Four bedrooms, three baths.

I would like to find an individual or a couple to live with me. Free room and board and some additional compensation. The person or people I am looking for should enjoy my companionship. And I, theirs. If not live aboard, then regular daily help.

I am able to take care of myself—dress,hygene, etc. I need help with meals, trash, shopping, etc.

I have traveled to Alaska 20 times and I wrote a book about that. I am working on three other books and write almost every day. I taught at the University level (world religions)before boats and Alaska.

Capt. Joseph Bettis 360-317-8673 josephbettis@me.com posted 11/08  


Village at the Harbour Kitchen Staff CORRECTION! I gave the wrong e-mail address. If you responded, please try again with the corrected address lamarsmeadow@gmail.com.Looking for someone who enjoys cooking from scratch and caring for others. Part time kitchen help needed. Both days and evenings.Year round employment. Some baking skills helpful. Contact Laura @ 360-378-7144 or lamarsmeadow@gmail.com. I look forward to hearing from you. posted 10/17


CLINICAL ASSISTANT AT SAN JUAN VISION SOURCE

Please send cover letter and resumes to: fridayharborstaff@cweyes.com

Office Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:00 am-5:00 pm Friday 8:00 am-1:00 pm This position's schedule will vary according to patient schedules and clinic needs within Office Hours.

Closing Info: Open until filled.

Salary: DOE

We are seeking a light hearted, positive person to join our team. We have a hard working team and each member contributes in assisting the doctors by performing accurate preliminary testing and data collection, as well as administrative duties.

Requirements:

Become a Certified Medical Assistant

Strong Verbal Communication Skills

Exceptional Customer Service and Problem Solving

Transportation and Willingness to Travel

Maintain HIPPA Compliance and Patient Privacy

Responsibilities:

Determine patients reason for visit and treatment expected.

Perform preliminary tests and collect information as necessary to best facilitate the physicians diagnosis and treatment.

Explain the procedures to be used and the purpose for each test performed and answer any questions posed by the patient.

Using electronic health record programs, enter patient information, health history, medications, testing information, etc.

Maintain sanitary work stations and exam rooms.

Maintain a smooth flow of patients and ensure the physician sees the patients in the proper order.

Ensure all treatment rooms and the central supply cupboard are well stocked at all times.

Take appropriate measures to ensure that all testing equipment is in proper condition, is prepared for use during operating hours, and is turned off and covered after the last patient is seen each day.

Engage in general office duties (i.e. scheduling patients by telephone) between patients and during non-patient times as needed.

Participate in the team environment by displaying and following through with an attitude of being willing to help co-workers in any way.

Travel between offices as needed.

Other related duties as required. Assist patients in selecting eyewear, adjustments and repairs.

Physical Abilities:

Able to sit or stand for extended period of time

Reach and stoop to file levels

Answer telephone

Lift up to 25 pound

Use keyboard

Posted 10/09


Utility Worker Position Available: Refuse Collection and Support Join and grow with the Town of Friday Harbor public works organization! This is a fantastic opportunity for persons seeking an entry level job with stability, prospects and benefits.

The Town of Friday Harbor has an immediate opening for a collection and support person for the Town Refuse Department. The beginning pay range for this entry level position is $21.50 to $24.00 per hour (DOE). The successful candidate MUST have a valid Washington State driver’s license AND commercial driver’s license (CDL) endorsement or the ability to obtain one within 8 months of employment.

The full job description and employment applications are available at Town Hall, 60 Second Street or on the Town website at www.fridayharbor.org . This position is open until filled with interviews beginning late October 2019. posted 10/08


BUSINESS MANAGER at UW FRIDAY HARBOR UW LABS

Req #: 172338 

Department: University of Washington FRIDAY HARBOR LABS

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Shift: First Shift

As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a “Great College to Work For” for six consecutive years.

The FHL Business Manager is responsible for providing fiscal and human resources leadership and support to facilitate the success of FHL's academic and research programs, and diverse campus operations.

Friday Harbor Laboratories (FHL) is a research unit of the College of the Environment, located on a 490 acre biological reserve on San Juan Island. The primary mission of FHL is marine research, with teaching and public outreach also an important part of our mission at UW. FHL was established over 100 years ago and operates year-round, bringing scientists, students, and scholars from all over the world together to study and conduct research in the marine sciences.

FHL is a unique unit within the College since it is a research station, offers undergraduate and graduate classes, runs dormitories and The Whiteley Center for Scholars, hosts conferences and workshops, operates scientific diving and other research from FHL-owned vessels and small boats, and runs a dining hall. Given this diversity of operations, FHL is also home to diverse users and visitors from all over the globe who come to learn, study, teach, and discover. FHL is committed to fostering an environment that is professional, ethical, inclusive and respectful of all who participate in our community, and expects all FHL employees, students and visitors to contribute positively to our community.

Friday Harbor Labs has an outstanding opportunity for a Business Manager. Together with the Director, Deputy Director, and Operations Manager, the Business Manager implements and upholds administrative policies and procedures at this complex unit to ensure compliance with applicable UW, state, and federal requirements and best practices. This position manages approximately 30 self-sustaining budgets and state budgets, worth $1.8 million, and oversees grants and contracts. The position also is responsible for human resources activities such as hiring permanent and temporary staff and quarterly faculty, payroll oversight for ~30 employees, advising managers on disciplinary actions and employee leaves, and ensuring Workday data integrity related to all of the above.

Responsibilities:

FISCAL OPERATIONS

•Manage self-sustaining budgets, including FHL housing, dining, research vessels, small boats, lab fees, facilities use fees, and diving. Activities include managing payroll, setting up expenditures, reviewing expenditures, and approving monthly transaction reports. Work with Operations Manager and FHL fiscal team on the annual rate proposals.

•Manage state budgets, including setting up projections, reviewing expenditures, and preparing for biennium close and open. Run financial projections to assure proper allocation of resources.

•Approve ProCard and other expenditures for all FHL budgets. 

•Set up and manage grants and contract proposals, and provide administrative support to scientists in the financial management of their grants from preparation to conclusion of the grants. Assist PIs on budgeting and submission of proposals in the university and sponsor systems. Review expenditures for compliance with UW and federal regulations. Perform follow-up work in cost sharing and faculty effort certifications, and help implement closure of grant and contract budgets.

•Work closely with FHL's Director and Operations Manager in managing payroll, HR services, budget rate proposals and other financial services.

HUMAN RESOURCES

•Lead HR activities at FHL, including Academic HR and Staff HR.

•Academic HR: Manage academic appointments for visiting faculty. Cooperate with the Dean’s Office and academic appointing units (i.e., departments and schools) to set up these appointments. Enter faculty fellowships and other appointments into the UW Workday system.

•Staff HR: Work closely with UW Human Resources and College Human Resources on employee actions including hiring, reclassification, FMLA or other leave, layoffs, disciplinary issues and other HR issues.

SUPERVISORY DUTIES

•Supervise two office fiscal staff. Coach, advise, and mentor these staff to facilitate their effective performance, professional growth, and cross-training.

•Evaluate performance annually and provide regular performance feedback as necessary throughout the year. OTHER

•Other tasks and projects as assigned Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except where there are legal requirements such as license/certification/registration.

Required Qualifications:

•A college degree (BA or BS) and/or other professional certification in a relevant field and at least four years of administrative experience, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

•Skills utilizing Microsoft Office suite (particularly Excel) and ability to learn new computing or software applications, including all UW-specific systems, as necessary for the job.

•Proven ability to work independently, as well as in a team.

•Excellent communication, supervisory, and interpersonal skills.

•Willingness and ability to evaluate the need for and to implement new procedures as necessary to ensure compliance and effective operations.

•Must be able to be on the FHL campus 5 days a week during business hours.

•Commitment to supporting the FHL mission.

Desired Qualifications:

•Experience in HR operations, such as hiring, performance management, payroll, leave administration, etc.

•Experience in budget and financial management.

•Experience with UW administrative systems (Workday, OPUS, SAGE, UWHires, ASTRA, Ariba, etc.).

•Experience with the UW’s academic and research processes and infrastructure.

Application Process:

The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by October 8, 2019.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu. Apply for this job:  LINK TO APPLY on UW Website. 


 OPERATIONS MANAGER at UW FRIDAY HARBOR UW LABS

Req #: 172337

Department: FRIDAY HARBOR LABS

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Shift: First Shift

The Friday Harbor Laboratories (FHL) Operations Manager oversees the day-to-day management and functioning of FHL’s operations and facilities.

Friday Harbor Laboratories (FHL) is a research unit of the College of the Environment, located on a 490 acre biological reserve on San Juan Island. The primary mission of FHL is marine research, with teaching and public outreach also an important part of our mission at UW. FHL was established over 100 years ago and operates year-round, bringing scientists, students, and scholars from all over the world together to study and conduct research in the marine sciences.

FHL is a unique unit within the College since it is a research station, offers undergraduate and graduate classes, runs dormitories and The Whiteley Center for Scholars, hosts conferences and workshops, operates scientific diving and other research from FHL-owned vessels and small boats, and runs a dining hall.Given this diversity of operations, FHL is also home to diverse users and visitors from all over the globe who come to learn, study, teach, and discover. FHL is committed to fostering an environment that is professional, ethical, inclusive and respectful of all who participate in our community, and expects all FHL employees, students and visitors to contribute positively to our community.

Friday Harbor Labs has an outstanding opportunity for an Operations Manager. Reporting to the Director, the FHL Operations Manager oversees the day-to-day management and functioning of FHL’s operations and facilities. The Operations Manager supports FHL’s mission and long-term goals, and works with the Director and the College on innovative and evolving programs and services. The Operations Manager supervises the people who enable FHL to operate effectively and efficiently. The Operations Manager ensures that the FHL operational employees collectively support the research, teaching, and outreach missions of FHL. This position also ensures excellent customer service for faculty, staff and visitors.

Responsibilities

Operations Coordination and Supervision

•Coordinate, manage and monitor FHL operations, including facilities maintenance, housing, food services, custodial services, safety, boat operations, and IT services directly supervising a minimum of four management staff.

•Identify and implement efficiencies in all areas of operations, including facilities maintenance, housing, food services, custodial services, safety, boat operations, and IT services.

•Oversee fulfillment of faculty and staff programmatic or infrastructure needs, including computers, telephones, email, IT connectivity and office support.

•Adapt operations to reflect ongoing development of new priorities.

•Lead the upgrade and maintenance of facilities and infrastructure in partnership with UW Facilities and other related university units.

•Oversee all facilities usage and prepare regular usage reports for the FHL Director and for use in facilities grant applications.

•In concert with the maintenance and housekeeping supervisors, regularly inspect all buildings, grounds, and facilities to determine areas requiring repair or maintenance.

Compliance and Best Practices Oversight

•Develop, recommend and implement guidelines, policies and procedures for the day-to-day  operations to support FHL mission.

•Implement and ensure compliance with applicable program, college, university, state, and federal policies and procedures.

•Ensure that FHL is compliant with health and safety requirements and provides a safe environment for all faculty, staff, and visitors.

•Work closely with the Director to develop and clarify policies and ensure consistent management practices.

Financial Management

•Oversee the responsible development, management, and control of all FHL operations budgets, including: facilities maintenance, housing, food services, custodial services, safety, boat operations, and IT services.

•Review financial statements and data, utilizing this data to respond to trends proactively and responsibly to preserve FHL's financial sustainability.

•Plan effective long-term strategies for the financial well-being of FHL and lead the cost-effective delivery of operational services.

•Work with Business Manager to develop annual rates for all operational cost centers.

•Investigate and provide recommendations regarding cost effective solutions to needs of the different staff teams.

•Seek external funding sources for FHL infrastructure/operations.

•Initiate, negotiate, implement and manage contracts in accordance with university policy and approved budgets, to include project design and costing.

•Prepare letters of agreement, contracts, leases, memorandums of understanding and other documents and agreements as required.

Strategic Human Resources Leadership

•Manage, delegate, and prioritize the workload for direct reports, and perform the full scope of supervisory duties, including but not limited to interviewing, training, directing work, performance management, motivation, professional development, etc.

•Oversee the management of all operational staff through mentorship and leadership of team leads.

•Implement a strategic approach to staffing and employee lifecycle management to align human resources with operational needs and goals.

•Lead change across the operations areas to effect more efficient and cost-effective operations; design, champion, and lead others through the process of change.

•Foster a culture of inclusion, respect, transparency, and team spirit. Champion FHL’s, the College’s, and the University’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workplaces and educational opportunities.

Strategic Input

•Contribute to the organizational strategic planning that will set the agenda for the future of FHL.

•Lead the development of operations strategic plans with team leads and FHL’s Director, ensuring alignment with FHL’s plans. Implement, monitor, evaluate, and revise the operations plan as necessary to fulfill goals.

•Support the diversification and growth of FHL’s research and educational activities, and new opportunities for outreach and fundraising, through calculated operational changes and improvements.

•Participate in FHL, college and university committees to provide strategic and operational advice and identify opportunities for linkages.

Communication

•Serve as the primary point of contact for internal stakeholders and College and UW for matters relating to FHL’s operations.

•Facilitate coordination and communication about support functions between all staff teams.

•Respond to administrative and functional needs from other parts of the UW, including the College of the Environment and Central operations.

•Collaborate with other senior staff who report to the Director.

Other tasks and projects as assigned. As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

Qualifications Required

•BA or BS and/or other professional certification in a relevant field

•Able to be on the FHL campus 5 days a week during business hours, and after hours when necessary to complete work or for operational emergencies

•2 years of managerial experience, including allocating both human and material resources efficiently and effectively

•2 years of complex, multi-faceted operations experience

•2 years of experience in financial reporting, including budgeting and forecasting •Skills utilizing Microsoft Office suite (particularly Excel) and ability to learn new computing or software applications as necessary for the job

•Advanced written and verbal communication skills

•Commitment to supporting the FHL mission Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except where there are legal requirements such as license/certification/registration.

Desired

•Training or experience working in or with field stations or marine laboratories

•Training or experience working in or with institutions of higher education

•Documented knowledge of project management principles and practices

•A demonstrated record of collaborative leadership and commitment to creating and sustaining inclusive, respectful, and diverse work teams

•Proven ability to lead organizational change: overcoming resistance, creating ownership, and sustaining the change for the better

•Possession of key management competencies, including conflict management, business negotiation, organization and decision-making

Application Process:

The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may UW Human Resources include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral. The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.

Apply for this job: LINK TO  APPLY ON UW Website   posted 09/27


Outreach Administrative Assistant position available with San Juan Island EMS, 0.5 FTE with potential for growth. Position will be performing clerical duties to support the Director of Outreach. For more information please contact EMS at office@sanjuanems.org. To apply please send a letter of interest and current resume to office@sanjuanems.org or bring one by EMS Monday through Friday between 9 am and 5 pm. Position open until filled. posted 09/18


Tops'l Seafood We are looking for kitchen staff to learn kitchen and sushi prep. Interesting and busy job. Call: 949 289 4144 posted 09/13


The Samish Indian Nation, is looking for a full-time Planner & Emergency Management Specialist for its planning department. The ideal candidate has experience in tribal government operations, including tribal treaties and federal Indian law and policy.

The position is responsible for budgetary planning and the acquisition of funding from various sources to enhance the community, economic, and social development of the Samish Indian Nation. In addition, the job requires management of Samish’s emergency preparedness efforts. This involves the management of all emergency-related personnel and directing the development of the Tribe’s hazard response activities and exercises.

Applicants can apply online: https://www.samishtribe.nsn.us/government/careers/career-details/planner-emergency-management-specialist. There is a form at the bottom of the job description where applicants can upload their resumes.


After School Program Manager: San Juan Island Park and Recreation (Island Rec) seeks a dynamic, organized recreation professional to fill a full-time position that will be responsible for coordinating the afterschool program (STAR) and several summer programs. The successful candidates will have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation or Elementary Education or 3 years of relevant education and experience; possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and will enjoy being part of a small hard-working team committed to the essential work of community recreation. The position requires an average of 28 hours a week M-F during the school year and summer with longer hours during some camp weeks.

Pay ranges $22.98 - $32.71 per hour determined by experience. This position offers a generous benefit package including health care, retirement, paid vacations and holidays. A complete job description and application can be found on www.islandrec.org

Interested persons should submit a resume and completed Island Rec job application to Morgan Johnston, Recreation Manager, Island Rec, P.O. Box 1946, Friday Harbor, WA 98250 by Friday, August 30, 2019. posted 08/26


Crown Distributing is looking for a part time merchandiser We need a part time person to work Tuesday’s, Thursday’s and Saturday’s Tuesday and Thursday you will be helping our driver make his deliveries, working our product in the stores and making some deliveries for him. Tuesday is on San Juan Island and Thursday is on Orcas Island. Saturday for a few hours in Friday Harbor then go to Eastsound on Orcas for a couple hours. More hours possible. Start and stop times are flexible, but early mornings work best. Pay is 17.93 per hour; paid ferry fees and transportation provided Qualifications: Must be 18 years of age; be a self starter; have a good driving record and have positive personality. Apply online at crowndistributing.com posted 08/26


San Juan Island Park and Recreation District (Island Rec) is hiring for the following positions:

School’s Out Program Leader: This is a seasonal position working Mon-Fri approximately 3.5 hours daily at Island Rec’s STAR after-school program, and 8 hours per day during school breaks throughout the public school year. This position works under the direct supervision of the School’s Out Recreation Specialist and is responsible for leading a safe and enriching program for children in grades K-5 that promotes recreational and social skill development. Pay: $13/hour. For complete details and to apply: www.islandrec.org/employment

Facility Supervisor, Athletic programs: Position collects fees, maintains records, sets up and takes down equipment; is responsible for opening and closing facilities and supervising participants during evening drop-in sports programs; and for providing outstanding customer service to patrons in all environments. Work takes place in school gyms and the main Fair Building. Hours are typically evenings October-May, 2.5 - 4.5 hours nightly. Pay: $13/hour. For complete details and to apply: www.islandrec.org/employment posted 08/16  


LINKS TO EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

SAN JUAN ISLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT

OPALCO EMPLOYMENT PAGE

SAN JUAN COUNTY GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT PAGE

TOWN OF FRIDAY HARBOR EMPLOYMENT PAGE 

 

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