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Mama Bird Farm is looking for a Field Crew Position

Full Time Applicant Schedule: 

Work: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday (Tuesday and Fridays off) 40 hours a week. 8-5.  with a one hour unpaid lunch

April- end of October 

ABOUT US:

Mama Bird Farm is a 5 acre organic vegetable farm located on San Juan Island in Washington State.

We specialize in growing heirloom tomatoes and baby greens, with a smaller focus on mixed veggies and cut flowers. We are looking for a highly motivated, positive, detail oriented and strong team member. 

Ideal candidates can work hard physically inside a warm hoop house as well as outdoors in all weather, work alone or on a team, are aware of surroundings and job details, work while they talk, and values a positive work environment. 

Responsibilities:

This position is a field crew/ post harvest washing/ packing/ delivery position.

  • Pruning/ harvesting tomatoes
  • Planting/ harvesting/ washing baby greens (cut with specialized cutter *Harvestar)
  • Field preparation/ transplanting/ harvesting cut flowers 
  • Irrigation, drip, over- head 
  • Monitoring crops for weeds, harvest, proper irrigation 
  • Assist at weekend farmers markets (2 shifts per month)
  • Deliver produce to local restaurants and grocery stores
  • End of year clean up 

Requirements: 

  • Ability to lift 30 pounds repeatedly
  • Valid Drivers License (transportation to get you to work)
  • Ability to take direction and stay on task
  • Work quickly and efficiently
  • Ability to work and talk at same time
  • Ability to recognize plant health and needs of the farm 
  • Attentive to the care of equipment and all life on the farm 
  • Detail oriented
  • Communication skills and ability to transfer information to others
  • Social skills/ kindness- while on delivery and farmers market
  • Team player

To Apply: 

Find the application at www.mamabirdfarm.com or email and I can send it to you

Complete the Field Crew Application for Employment. Submit along with your resume and letter of recommendation to: 

mamabirdfarm@gmail.com    posted 1/18 


60% FTE Salaried and Part Time Hourly Custodian Positions University of Washington, Friday Harbor Labs

$1984/ month at 24 hours per week with full benefits OR $18/ hour temp hourly as needed

Maintain the cleanliness and care of housing units, dining halls, lecture halls, and other on-site campus facilities. Previous housekeeping skills are desired. To apply, visit http://www.washington.edu/jobs/ BEFORE 1/18/22. Click on the find jobs button and enter Req # 194779. posted 1/1/2022


San Juan Island Park and Recreation (Island Rec) seeks an energetic, organized individual to fill a full-time position that will be responsible for coordinating the afterschool program (STAR) and several summer programs. STAR is an essential community program that provides fun and enriching activities for K-5th graders afterschool. Creativity and a positive attitude are key to success in this position.

The successful candidates will have a minimum of 3 years of relevant education and experience or a bachelor’s degree in Recreation; 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 30 hours a week M-F during the school year and summer with longer hours during some school break programming weeks. Pay ranges $28.00 - $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/employment. Interested persons should submit a resume and completed Island Rec job application to Maddie Ovenell, Director, Island Rec, P.O. Box 1946, Friday Harbor, WA 98250 by Wednesday, January 5, 2022. posted 12/21


DO YOU LOVE TO SEW? San Juan Canvas is looking for an experienced sewer to help out in a part time capacity of 12 -15 hours per week when the shop is open. The job consists primarily of bag making, boat canvas repairs and sail repairs. Sewing is done on multiple industrial sewing machines and does require some floor work, lifting and manual dexterity. Creativity a plus. No smokers please. Contact Derek or Lauren at San Juan Canvas located in the Port of Friday Harbor thecrew@sanjuancanvas.com or 360.378-4119 posted 12/21


HELP NEEDED Perfect for a retired nurse or anyone else!!

Come to San Juan Island and live on a classic wooden boat. The best spot in Friday Harbor!

Walk to everywhere!

I need someone to prepare meals and clean up galley for me and grocery shop and do a few errands and chores in exchange for room and board on my boat. You have lots of open time to explore the island and make new friends.

I’m 85 and have left sided weakness due to a stroke 3 years ago. I get around well aboard and am a retired boat captain and professor.

Orina, (name of this ship, “Peace” in Greek),this beautiful floating home, is docked closest to the shore at the Port of Friday Harbor Marina. 64’ long and 18’ wide. First boat on the right, a 5 minute walk from ferry.

Cozy and very comfortable.

Room for privacy. You will have a private cabin with a private head.

Complete galley and all the comforts of home.

I need you the end of January or sooner for an extended time.

Island cruises possible. Alaska through the Inside Passage next summer possible.

See my book, “Inside the Inside Passage" by Capt. Joseph Bettis(Amazon) call 360-317-8673 or email josephbettis13@gmail.com  posted 12/21


San Juan Island Park and Recreation (Island Rec) seeks an energetic, organized individual to fill a full-time position that will be responsible for coordinating the afterschool program (STAR) and several summer programs. STAR is an essential community program that provides fun and enriching activities for K-5th graders afterschool. Creativity and a positive attitude are key to success in this position.

The successful candidates will have a minimum of 3 years of relevant education and experience or a bachelor’s degree in Recreation; 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 30 hours a week M-F during the school year and summer with longer hours during some school break programming weeks. Pay ranges $28.00 - $35.00 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/employment. Interested persons should submit a resume and completed Island Rec job application to Maddie Ovenell, Director, Island Rec, P.O. Box 1946, Friday Harbor, WA 98250 by Wednesday, January 5, 2022.  posted 12/14


Village at the Harbor senior living is currently seeking an experienced healthcare professional (RN/ LPN) to oversee our healthcare team. We have a great team at the Village and just need the right person to support our team and our residents. As we look to complete our purchase by the San Juan Public Hospital District #1 we will be adding new and exciting initiatives to our programs and require a strong leader to assist in implementation

Summary of Responsibilities: Resident Care Coordinator is responsible for providing oversight and direction to the Healthcare team and insuring the overall health and well-being of the residents through the delivery of high quality services in a manner consistent with the community philosophy. A sample of essential duties include but aren’t limited to:

Essential Duties:

1. Ensure the completion of pre-occupancy screening, assessment/ reassessment, and the negotiated service plan in conjunction with administrator and registered nurse

2. Manages nurse delegation- ensures that all required staff members have received the required training and meet all requirements. Ensure that delegation binder is up to date and current

3. Review and confirm all medication change orders or new medication requests for accuracy

4. Monitors and maintains resident service plans, records information to determine quality of service to residents, and directs staff to implement needed change.

5. Work as part of the quality assurance team to identify and problem solve alternative solutions and interventions related to resident care.

6. Work with the Administrator to insure compliance for care plans, assessments, and proper documentation for charts.

7. Monitors and charts records reflecting resident’s physical and mental condition. Reports significant change of condition to physicians.

The Resident Care Coordinator is responsible for providing oversight and direction to the Healthcare team and ensuring the overall health and well-being of the residents through the delivery of high quality services in a manner consistent with the community philosophy. For further job description and position information you can contact Evan at (360) 378-7144 or email me at evan@villageattheharbor.composted 12/14


Village at the Harbor Senior Living is currently seeking an Assistant Administrator to support our community in Friday Harbor! As an Assistant Administrator, you will assist the Administrator in maintaining the overall responsibility for daily operations at the community.

Village at the Harbor is a locally owned and operated senior living community. We have worked hard to build a solid reputation and strive every day to maintain our high standards.

General responsibilities include:

Understand and practice the mission, principles, and values of the community Provide direction to all facility staff and support all facility operations. Ensure compliance with State, Federal, and County regulations.

Interview, hire, counsel and provide direction as necessary, review evaluations and encourage team members.

Ensure open communication with residents and their family and friends to maintain a peaceful environment as well as receive requests, complaints and input for the establishment of care standards within the facility.

Support the financial operation of the facility by managing receivables and payables while maintaining accurate timekeeping for payroll as well as overseeing business office operations.

General background and experience include:

Experience in an Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) or Long Term Care (LTC) community preferred.

Professional experience working with Dementia and Alzheimer's individuals is highly preferred.

Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to direct personnel at all levels.

Requirements for the position include:

Education requirement is at minimum a high school diploma with industry experience; however a college degree is preferred.

All offers of employment are contingent upon a satisfactory background check. Please email a resume to evan@villageattheharbor.com posted 12/14


Utility Worker Position Available: Water Distribution 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 water distribution employee for the Town Water Department. The beginning pay range for this entry level position is $22.70 to $26.48 per hour (DOE). The successful candidate MUST have a valid Washington State driver’s license AND the ability to possess and maintain State certification as a Water Distribution Operator I, within eighteen months from date of hire.

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 immediately. posted 12/6


Utility Worker Position Available: Water Treatment and Distribution 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 water treatment and distribution employee for the Town Water Department. The beginning pay range for this entry level position is $22.70 to $26.48 per hour (DOE). The successful candidate MUST have a valid Washington State driver’s license AND the ability to possess and maintain State certification as a Water Distribution Operator I, within eighteen months from date of hire.

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 immediately.  posted 12/6


Village at the Harbor is currently seeking individuals interested in joining our team. For over 13 years, the Village has been home to amazing seniors and has established a level of excellence second to none.

We offer part and full-time employment opportunities with several different shifts. We feature a great work environment and truly have the most incredible people that live here.

We are looking for compassionate self-starters with a great work ethic that are ready to help our residents live their best lives. Open positions are as follows:

Cook

Waitstaff

Care Team

Activities Director

Schedules are flexible and year-round. Wages are competitive.

If interested in joining our dynamic team, call (360) 378-7144 or email admin@villageattheharbor.com. posted 11/15  


Seeking Full Time HUB Care Coordinator San Juan County Public Hospital District No. 1 has a job opening for a HUB Care Coordinator. This is a full-time, independent contracting position that will assist in implementing long-term care solutions for our county and coordinating care for those in need. Please contact Evan Perrollaz at (425) 941-0193 with any questions. A full job posting can be found at www.sjcphd.org. posted 11/15 


Help wanted. Apprentice or Journeyman Electricians. Year round local employment. Call Wilson Electric and Plumbing. 360-378-2717 posted 10/20


Help wanted. Apprentice or Journeyman Plumbers. Year round local employment. Call Wilson Electric and Plumbing. 360-378-2717 posted 10/20


In need of painter to paint interior of home within 2 miles of Friday Harbor between Nov 1 and Dec 1. Please call Sally at 206.484.7988 Exterior painting will be needed when weather cooperates in the spring. posted 10/20


Food and Beverage Manager The San Juan Golf and Tennis Club is looking for a food and beverage manager to manage its Greenside Grill. Ideal candidate is a cook with front of house (bar tending and serving) experience. Besides cooking, bartending, and server training the position entails up to 20% administrative tasks including hiring, scheduling, revenue/cost tracking, food and beverage ordering. Competitive salary and benefits offered. Interested candidates should contact Chris Morgan, SJG&TC Board Chair for Food and Beverage 360 317 6271 posted 10/15


Business Assistant Wanted Island Dental, located in beautiful downtown Friday Harbor, is seeking a part-time/full-time (20-25 hours per week) business assistant. We would like someone with 1-2 years of office experience and who is a fast learner. Experience in insurance billing, scheduling, and payroll would be a plus. The hourly rate will be DOE. We are also looking for a skilled WA Licensed Dental Hygienist for 1-2 days per week. 1 year of experience is preferred, but recent grads may be considered. Please email resume to: islanddental@rockisland.com or drop it off in person at 110 Rhone St, Friday Harbor, WA 98250. posted 10/14


FedEx Delivery Driver in The San Juan Islands. Ellis Transport Inc.

Looking to hire Several drivers for the San Juan Islands. Quick example of a days work. Clock in at 6am at the loading terminal in Friday Harbor. Unload freight truck and organize packages. Load packages in delivery vans. Work independently delivering packages to homes and businesses on San Juan Island, Orcas, Lopez, and Shaw island. Clock out once your packages have been delivered and you returned to terminal.

Great starting pay! $50,000+/year. With a paycheck every Friday!! Benefits available after 90 days, health and dental. Must be 21 years or older, have a valid drivers license, and able to lift up to 75 lbs. If interested or would like more information please contact John at 360-320-1837 posted 10/14


UW’s Friday Harbor Labs Visitor’s Coordinator

Full time, salaried position. $4116/month plus benefits.

Seeking energetic multitasker, detail-oriented and good with numbers, to coordinate use of facilities at Friday Harbor Labs. Process applications from visiting researchers, conferences, retreats, and field trips; prioritize, coordinate and schedule use of housing, meeting spaces, and other facilities; make reservations and generate estimates and final charges; monitor budgets and provide administrative support and coordination to central office operations.

For more information and to apply, please visit https://uwhires.admin.washington.edu/ENG/Candidates/default.cfm?szCategory=jobprofile&szOrderID=197049 BEFORE 10/19/21.

Alternatively you can visit http://www.washington.edu/jobs/ BEFORE 10/19/21. Click on the find jobs button and enter Req #197049. posted 10/4


EQUIPMENT OPERATOR SAN JUAN TRANSFER STATION

Please apply at: https://lautenbachrecycling.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=77 Or Call Annemarie at 360-757-4000

The Company:

San Juan Transfer Station is part of the Lautenbach Recycling family of companies that have been serving the recycling needs of the Northwest for over 30 years. We have built our reputation on a foundation of hard work, outstanding customer service, and a culture that operates as a family unit. We are actively looking for team members that are looking for more than just a job and are ready to go to the next level with us.

Why Work at Lautenbach?

We believe:

"People are an organization's most valuable asset, and the only source of lasting competitive advantage for business today. Everything else can be replicated - products, services, infrastructure - but not people." - Effron, Gandossy & Goldsmith Our employees say they would recommend Lautenbach Recycling as a great place to work because:

"The culture here is beyond a common workplace. It's a family, it's honest, transparent and caring. There is a can-do attitude and management consistently respond with a problem solving attitude, not a finger pointing one. I truly feel like a member of a family here and am always looking forward to coming to work. I see myself staying until they force me into retirement!"

"The people! This company has done a fantastic job at recruiting & hiring for cultural fit. It's a pleasure to work with such a diverse yet unified group of people."

"This company truly cares about their people. They are supportive to your goals and aspirations, and help you achieve them. Working for a company with a lot of flexibility in where you can end up is an amazing perk."

The Position:

We are looking for an experienced equipment operator to support operations at San Juan Transfer Station in Friday Harbor on San Juan Island. We manage, process and load residential garbage/recycling as well as construction and demolition debris for recycling off island. The successful candidate(s) will be mechanically-inclined, have excellent troubleshooting skills, and have demonstrated good team communication skills. You must be willing to work hard, be flexible and calmly respond to emergent situations and changing priorities throughout the day. This position requires a reliable, motivated individual with a great attitude and good attendance record. One day a week you will be responsible to work inside the scale house to assist customers; package e-waste (computers, TVs, etc); and operate as backup to the scale house attendant. Excellent customer service is a must. We'd love to see you for an interview and operating skills test if this sounds like you.

Work Schedule:

Thursday to Monday, 9am – 4 pm

Duties and Responsibilities:

General operation of excavators, loaders, and other pieces of equipment

Perform daily safety checks on all equipment

Be able to lift heavy parts associated with this type of work

Work hours may require overtime, weekends and/or holidays

Compliance with all Company, State, Federal and OSHA policies, safety, and standards

Able to work as a team player in a fast-paced environment, with strong multitasking abilities, attention to detail, maximization of efficiencies and organizational skills 

The Benefits:

100% Medical, Vision and Dental paid for the employee – because your health and wellness matter to us we make it easier for you

Employer pays 100% of L&I rates – which means you take home more of your pay

Investment Options – Simple IRA available after 1 year with a 3% employer match

Employee Assistance Program – free access to support for every area of your life from stress management to legal advice

Paid Time Off – we want you to have flexibility, convenience, and control over your time off so we offer paid holiday and a PTO package

Family environment – you’re more than just an employee to us, you’re family It’s a great place to work where you know what you do every day is important and appreciated

The Location: We are located in Friday Harbor on San Juan Island. The site is a fully operational transfer station which has frequent traffic, dust and noise.

Why Should You Apply? Competitive pay Excellent benefits Paid holidays and PTO posted 10/4


Utility Worker Position Available: Water Distribution 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 water distribution person for the Town Water Department. The beginning pay range for this entry level position is $22.70 to $26.48 per hour (DOE).

The successful candidate MUST have a valid Washington State driver’s license AND the ability to possess and maintain State certification as a Water Distribution Operator I, within eighteen months from date of hire. 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 October 2021. posted 10/4


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 $22.70 to $26.48 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 October 2021. posted 10/4


LINKS TO EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

SAN JUAN ISLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT

OPALCO EMPLOYMENT PAGE

SAN JUAN COUNTY GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT PAGE

TOWN OF FRIDAY HARBOR EMPLOYMENT PAGE