Topic: Employment

EDC launches Mariner Training Initiative for Island Workers

Written on December 16, 2021 at 8:27 am, by

In response to the crit­i­cal lack of mar­itime and fer­ry trans­porta­tion work­ers, and the con­tin­ued need for high-wage careers for islanders, the EDC has launched a Mariner Train­ing Ini­tia­tive. Work­ers seek­ing a new career are invit­ed to the EDC’s new pro­gram on mariner work­force devel­op­ment. First, on Jan. 29th, 2022, the EDC will offer a  Con­tin­ue Reading

Position Available on the San Juan Island Library Board of Trustees

Written on December 3, 2021 at 4:45 am, by

Love your library? Join the San Juan Island Library Board of Trustees! The Board is seek­ing can­di­dates to fill a par­tial, two-year term vacan­cy on its five-mem­ber library board. This non-paid term of office spans from Jan­u­ary 1, 2022 to Decem­ber 31, 2023, with eli­gi­bil­i­ty for reap­point­ment to a full five-year term. Rec­om­men­da­tion will be  Con­tin­ue Reading

Help Wanted

Written on November 15, 2021 at 5:45 am, by

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  Con­tin­ue Reading

STAR Program is Hiring/Looking for Volunteers

Written on November 5, 2021 at 5:42 am, by

Island rec is search­ing for some kid lov­ing, capa­ble peo­ple to help with our dai­ly STAR- Study Time and After­noon Recre­ation — pro­gram.  If you are 14+ look­ing for San Juan Ser­vice Schol­ar­ship Hours for school, or some­one that thinks that vol­un­teer­ing for kid pro­grams is right up their alley, we would love to have  Con­tin­ue Reading

EDC to offer free Tree Worker Basics Course on Orcas Island

Written on September 22, 2021 at 10:10 am, by

Peo­ple who want to make a liv­ing work­ing with trees or forests are invit­ed to a free, hands-on, out­door course offered by the Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil of San Juan Coun­ty (EDC).  The course will be taught by Car­son Sprenger, pro­pri­etor of Rain Shad­ow Con­sult­ing at their Orcas Island facil­i­ties, Sat­ur­days Oct. 30th – Nov. 20th,  Con­tin­ue Reading

Learn to Run Construction Projects with the EDC and LCLT

Written on September 10, 2021 at 5:40 am, by

The Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil (EDC) and Lopez Com­mu­ni­ty Land Trust (LCLT) are offer­ing a free course on con­cep­tu­al skills to run a con­struc­tion project effec­tive­ly. Instruc­tors Sandy Bish­op (Exec­u­tive Direc­tor, Lopez Com­mu­ni­ty Land Trust) and Pete Kil­patrick (for­mer own­er of Raven­hill Con­struc­tion) will share their deep under­stand­ing and local per­spec­tive. The course will be on  Con­tin­ue Reading

Mullis Center Hiring Part-time Maintenance Worker

Written on April 29, 2021 at 4:30 am, by

From the Mullis Cen­ter The Mullis Cen­ter is look­ing to hire a part-time build­ing and grounds main­te­nance work­er. The posi­tion will be about 10 hours per week.  The orga­ni­za­tion requires 10 years of expe­ri­ence for the posi­tion. The Mullis Com­mu­ni­ty Senior Cen­ter is des­ig­nat­ed as the Senior Ser­vices Cen­ter for San Juan Island. The orga­ni­za­tion runs  Con­tin­ue Reading

Town Of Friday Harbor Hiring Lead Finance Clerk

Written on March 27, 2021 at 4:30 am, by

From The Town of Fri­day Har­bor The Town of Fri­day Har­bor is seek­ing a qual­i­fied can­di­date to fill the posi­tion of lead finance clerk. The lead finance clerk is respon­si­ble for var­ied and com­plex finan­cial duties, includ­ing some of the duties of the finance direc­tor in their absence. The lead finance clerk per­forms a vari­ety  Con­tin­ue Reading

EDC Breaks Down Business Grant Opening, Unemployment Benefits Extension

Written on March 19, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From the San Juan Coun­ty Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil The Work­ing Wash­ing­ton 4 Por­tal opens March 29.  Work­ing Wash­ing­ton Round 4 offers grant relief funds to small for-prof­it busi­ness­es, espe­cial­ly those that were required to close due to pub­lic health and safe­ty mea­sures. To learn eli­gi­bil­i­ty require­ments, vis­it To reg­is­ter, vis­it Unem­ploy­ment ben­e­fits have been  Con­tin­ue Reading

Job Opening At San Juan County Public Hospital District

Written on February 20, 2021 at 4:30 am, by

From San Juan Coun­ty Pub­lic Hos­pi­tal Dis­trict 1 San Juan Coun­ty Pub­lic Hos­pi­tal Dis­trict No. 1 has a job open­ing for an exec­u­tive assis­tant and hos­pi­tal dis­trict affairs spe­cial­ist. Click here for the full job descrip­tion. The job is open until filled, but we begin inter­views March 4. A suc­cess­ful appli­cant will need to pass a back­ground  Con­tin­ue Reading

State Provides Pandemic Unemployment Assistance

Written on December 28, 2020 at 5:00 am, by

By Gov­er­nor Inslee’s Office On Dec. 27, Gov. Jay Inslee announced the state will pro­vide fund­ing for almost 100,000 Wash­ing­to­ni­ans who will lose fed­er­al Pan­dem­ic Unem­ploy­ment Assis­tance ben­e­fits fol­low­ing Pres­i­dent Trump’s refusal to act on the fed­er­al coro­n­avirus relief pack­age. The pres­i­dent had until mid­night on Dec. 26 to sign the sweep­ing relief bill to  Con­tin­ue Reading

Larsen Votes For Pandemic Relief

Written on December 22, 2020 at 4:30 am, by

By Rep. Rick Larsen’s Office On Dec. 21, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) vot­ed to deliv­er much-need­ed relief to fam­i­lies and small busi­ness­es in North­west Wash­ing­ton who con­tin­ue to strug­gle from the effects of the COVID-19 pan­dem­ic. “With a third wave of COVID-19 spread­ing across the coun­try, this long-over­­due pan­dem­ic relief pack­age address­es the con­tin­ued pub­lic  Con­tin­ue Reading

Port Holds Online Meeting On Proposed Marine Technical Center

Written on December 15, 2020 at 6:28 pm, by

By Port of Fri­day Har­bor A spe­cial Port of Fri­day Har­bor meet­ing will be held at noon, Wednes­day, Dec. 16 via Zoom. Vis­it–2020-special-meeting-documents/ for instruc­tions on how to log into the meet­ing. The Port of Fri­day Har­bor has com­plet­ed a con­cep­tu­al design for a 15,000 sq. ft. Marine Tech­ni­cal Cen­ter and Island Oil Spill  Con­tin­ue Reading

EDC Breaks Down Governor’s Press Conference

Written on December 13, 2020 at 4:30 am, by

By San Juan Coun­ty Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil The fol­low­ing was announced at Wash­ing­ton State Gov­er­nor Jay Inslee’s Dec. 8 press con­fer­ence: The COVID-19 restric­tions announced on Nov. 15 will remain in effect for three more weeks, until Jan. 7, 2021. An addi­tion­al $50 mil­lion has been allo­cat­ed to Work­ing Wash­ing­ton round 3 grants, bring­ing the total  Con­tin­ue Reading

Living Medical Arts Is Hiring

Written on October 18, 2020 at 4:30 am, by

Liv­ing Med­ical Arts PLLC in Fri­day Har­bor is grow­ing. We are expand­ing our staff and cur­rent­ly look­ing for an office assis­tant. The posi­tion is year-round, approx­i­mate­ly 30 day-time hours per week, with some ben­e­fits and in-house train­ing. The right “can-do” per­son who thrives in a fast-paced office envi­ron­ment will have ample oppor­tu­ni­ty for growth. Those  Con­tin­ue Reading

EDC, Port Talk Makerspace in the San Juans

Written on October 13, 2020 at 5:30 am, by

The Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil of San Juan Coun­ty invites the pub­lic to attend a vir­tu­al dis­cus­sion on the cre­ation of a mak­er­space sys­tem in the islands, from noon‑1 p.m., Fri­day, Oct. 23, in part­ner­ship with the Port of Fri­day Harbor.