Topic: Employment

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 https://commercegrants.com. To reg­is­ter, vis­it  https://wsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/99271442 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 https://www.portfridayharbor.org/december-16–2020-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.