Topic: Employment

San Juan Island Library District Seeks Fundraising Development Director

Written on March 6, 2020 at 5:30 am, by

The San Juan Island Library District (www.sjlib.org) is seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic, experienced individual to oversee and direct a capital campaign for building a new library on scenic San Juan Island.  The successful candidate will work with the District’s Board and Library Director to develop a capital campaign strategy, organize and train capital campaign volunteers, and  Continue Reading

Friends of Lime Kiln Society Now Hiring

Written on March 4, 2020 at 5:30 am, by

Reply on the F.O.L.K.S. Facebook page Call (360)378-5154 or Email info@FolksSJI.org  Friends of Lime Kiln Society (FOLKS) Interim Director Services Contract Overview – The Executive Director (ED) of FOLKS will be on leave from April 1 to September 30, 2020 while working for Washington State Parks at Lime Kiln Point. As a state employee the ED  Continue Reading

Census Jobs Update

Written on February 22, 2020 at 11:30 am, by

The U.S. Census Bureau is in the midst of peak hiring efforts for the 2020 Census. A representative from the Census Bureau will be available: February 23rd from 1:00 to 4:00 PM San Juan Island Library 1010 Guard Street February 24th from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM Skagit Valley College San Juan Center 221 Weber  Continue Reading

EDC to offer free Plumbing Basics training at Friday Harbor High School

Written on February 8, 2020 at 8:05 am, by

The San Juan County Economic Development Council (EDC) will offer free training in plumbing basics this March, in partnership with the San Juan Island Community Foundation, the Raynier Foundation, the Town of Friday Harbor, San Juan County, Islanders Bank, and Friday Harbor High School. The course will be taught at the Friday Harbor High School  Continue Reading

Census Jobs

Written on February 4, 2020 at 5:46 am, by

The U.S. Census Bureau is continuing it’s peak hiring efforts through February for the 2020 Census. A representative from the Census Bureau will be available at Skagit Valley College – San Juan Center 221 Weber Way Friday Harbor, WA on Tuesday February 11th from 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM.  Get information on how to become a  Continue Reading

Seasonal Park Maintenance Worker

Written on January 30, 2020 at 5:42 am, by

Island Rec is currently seeking a Seasonal Park Maintenance worker. We are looking for an efficient and energetic person with good interpersonal skills who will enjoy being part of a small hardworking team committed to the essential work of public parks and recreation. This position is a team member in the maintenance of parks, athletic  Continue Reading

Molly Hogan Retires

Written on January 19, 2020 at 10:01 am, by

By Louise Dustrude – Molly Hogan’s last day at King’s Market Friday was full of celebration, as friends and customers came in to wish her well in her retirement. Her fellow employees gave her a colorful tiara, a sign to wear saying “I’m retiring today!!!” and a sheet cake decorated with a replica of the  Continue Reading

San Juan EDC Wraps up 2019 Trades Courses

Written on January 9, 2020 at 12:49 am, by

After the success of the San Juan County Economic Development Council’s previous trades training courses and a tremendous need in our community for trained building tradespeople, they worked to create a large-scale, in-depth building program that would offer training to new and underemployed workers.  The San Juan County Economic Development Council (EDC) was grateful to  Continue Reading

San Juan EDC Knowledge Worker Network initiative 2019 wrap-up

Written on January 8, 2020 at 1:21 pm, by

The San Juan County Economic Development Council (EDC) is proud to announce the successful launch of the Knowledge Worker Network initiative started in 2019.  Last year, the EDC worked to build out a new program to support San Juan County residents who work primarily with information – “knowledge workers” – by providing them a network  Continue Reading

Census Jobs

Written on January 7, 2020 at 5:46 am, by

The U.S. Census Bureau is kicking off peak hiring efforts for the 2020 Census. A representative from the Census Bureau will be available at Skagit Valley College – San Juan Center 221 Weber Way Friday Harbor, WA on Tuesday, Jan 14th from 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM. Get information on how to become a Census  Continue Reading

Be a Census Taker

Written on December 14, 2019 at 12:56 pm, by

In the SJ Update mailbag today we find this letter from Louise Dustrude… I worked on the 2010 U.S. Census, as did more than half a dozen other island residents, and I found it interesting and rewarding. I’m retired, and the paycheck was welcome. Some of my colleagues were unemployed or just “between jobs,” and  Continue Reading

EDC presents Cross-Industry Symposium for Knowledge Workers and Business Owners

Written on November 12, 2019 at 5:45 am, by

Knowledge workers can meet with San Juan County business owners at the EDC’s Cross-Industry Symposium. The symposium is designed to connect entrepreneurs with people from other industries who have skills and ideas that could help their businesses grow. The event is on November 20th from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at the San Juan Island Library, 1010 Guard  Continue Reading

EDC to offer free Tree Worker Basics Course on Orcas Island

Written on October 28, 2019 at 5:47 am, by

In partnership with Rain Shadow Consulting, the San Juan County Economic Development Council (EDC) will offer a free 6-week training in tree work and arboriculture, beginning December 5th.  This course is sponsored by Walt Corbin and the Kiwanis Club of Orcas Island. The course will be taught at the Rain Shadow Consulting office by Carson  Continue Reading

EDC to offer free Electrical Basics training at Friday Harbor High School

Written on October 4, 2019 at 5:44 am, by

The San Juan County Economic Development Council (EDC) will offer free training in electrical wiring and installation, beginning October 31st.  This course is sponsored the San Juan Island Community Foundation, Browne’s Home Center, Ace Hardware, and Brown’s Heating & Refrigeration. The course will be taught at Friday Harbor High School by Brent Huntington, long-time plumber  Continue Reading

Seasonal Park Maintenance Worker

Written on June 13, 2019 at 5:43 am, by

  Island Rec is hiring a part-time seasonal Park Maintenance worker to assist with the maintenance of John O. Linde Community Park.  We are looking for a dynamic, hardworking, customer service oriented person interested in being part of the Island Rec team.  This is a 20 hour a week position.  Rate of pay is $16  Continue Reading

Help Wanted

Written on May 3, 2019 at 5:41 am, by

WSU Extension, San Juan County is hiring an Agricultural Outreach Coordinator. This position will provide oversight, leadership, curriculum development, applied research, education and outreach for the WSU Extension agriculture program in San Juan County. In addition, there is an expectation of strong collaboration with other program areas, including 4-H Youth Development and WSU Master Gardener  Continue Reading

Help Wanted

Written on April 20, 2019 at 8:36 am, by

Seasonal Park Maintenance Worker Island Rec is hiring a part-time seasonal Park Maintenance worker to assist with the maintenance of John O. Linde Community Park.  We are looking for a dynamic, hardworking, customer service oriented person interested in being part of the Island Rec team.  This is a 20 hour a week position.  Rate of  Continue Reading

Job Fair

Written on April 14, 2019 at 12:20 pm, by

Attention job seekers of all ages. Whether you are looking for full time, part time or seasonal job, there are employers eager to talk with you. Northwest Workforce Council Career Center, Skagit Valley College are sponsoring a job fair at the Mullis Community Center on Sunday, April 14 from 1-4 PM. Sunday, April 14, 2019  Continue Reading

Job Fair

Written on April 3, 2019 at 9:35 am, by

Minnie Knych at the Career Center shares the following with you… Attention Parents: Put Your Teens To Work This Summer! Employment statistics show that fewer teens are spending summers waiting tables, swinging hammers mowing lawns. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that teen labor force participation overall has been on a long-term downward trend, and  Continue Reading

Part Time Help Wanted

Written on March 5, 2019 at 5:45 am, by

Established contemporary gallery located in Friday Harbor seeks part time sales associate The staffer should be congenial, stylish, have excellent people skills, a strong sales background, a curious mind, the ability to listen and work with clients on the acquisitions of artwork or jewelry and have an active interest in contemporary design, jewelry and/or art.  The gallery  Continue Reading

Got Jobs?

Written on March 1, 2019 at 5:40 am, by

If you are fortunate enough to live in San Juan County and looking for a job, San Juan County there are employers eager to talk to you. For those of you who are looking for work, mark your calendars and dust off your resume. On Sunday, April 14 the Career Center will sponsor a JOB  Continue Reading

Camp Director Wanted

Written on February 25, 2019 at 5:44 am, by

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  Continue Reading