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WSU Extension is hiring an office manager for San Juan County. Duties include providing administrative and fiscal support to the county programs including 4‑H, Agriculture, Master Gardeners, and Noxious Weeds; establishing and maintaining fiscal record keeping systems, coordinating purchasing functions and expenditure control, budget reconciliation, compiling fiscal reports, monitoring grants, and performing other related duties as assigned; providing support for office outreach and reporting by assisting with design of flyers, publications, website, social media, and press releases; manage supply and equipment inventory and office systems. Provide program coordinators and county director with support in facilitating outreach to diverse community populations.
To apply, visit the WSU jobs website, position number R‑7372. For questions, contact County Director Brook Brouwer at firstname.lastname@example.org. Extension employment is available to all without discrimination. WSU is an EO/AA educator and employer.
Posted Nov. 10
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 is seeking to find long-term employees and will provide on the job training. The Town provides competitive benefits including health, vision, dental and retirement packages.
The Town of Friday Harbor has an immediate opening for a utility worker for the Town Streets Department. The beginning pay range for this entry level position is Step 1–3 at $23.95 to $26.54 per hour (DOE). The successful candidate must have a valid Washington State driver’s license and the ability to obtain commercial driver’s license endorsement.
The full job description and employment application is available at Town Hall, 60 Second Street or on the Town website. This position is open until filled with interviews beginning immediately.
Posted Nov. 5
Front Desk Manager
Coldwell Banker San Juan Islands is seeking a person to fulfill the role of Front Desk Manager. Year-round full-time position with paid federal holidays, vacation and sick leave. A positive, professional attitude, and friendly demeanor is a must. Moderate level of computer skill and general office skills required. Primarily telephone answering, client greeting, maintenance of office supplies, scheduling, data input, populating templated office brochures, and use of several computer programs. Professional office environment.
Submit your resume and cover letter to Coldwell Banker San Juan Islands, Designated Managing Broker, Jacoba Porter, at email@example.com or call 360–378-2101. Pay $20–22 per hour, depending on experience.
Posted Nov. 3
Love your library? Join the San Juan Island Library Board of Trustees! The Board of Trustees is seeking candidates to fill a vacancy on the five-member library board. The non-paid term of office is from Jan. 1, 2023 to Dec. 31, 2027, and the trustee is eligible for re-appointment to another full five-year term. Recommendation will be submitted by the current Board of Trustees and the appointment made by the San Juan County Council.
The San Juan Island Library is in a dynamic time of library service. The Library and its staff evolved to creatively provide library services to patrons during COVID-19, and are successfully offering a mix of hybrid, in-person, and online services. This year, the trustees’ focus has been on the passage of a bond issue in the November general election to help finance the development of a new library building. Depending on the election’s outcome, the focus of the Board will include a multitude of activities related to the new library project, including funding, design, construction, and engaging the community in the process.
Official letters of interest and qualifications should be sent to the Board of Trustees, San Juan Island Library, 1010 Guard St., Friday Harbor, WA 98250. Alternately, letters and qualifications may be sent via email attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org. All submissions must be received by Friday, Nov. 15 in order to be considered for the position.
For more information contact Barbara Sharp, Library Trustee, at 360–472-0148.
Posted Oct. 31
Customer Service Representative
Are you good with people and like working with a team? Are you good with a computer and a smartphone? Do you know how to use Microsoft Office, add a post to Facebook, or check out a shared Google drive document? Are you willing to learn? Can you adapt when things change on you quickly? Can you bring new ideas to the table to make our team more efficient?
If this sounds like you, then Inter Island Propane has the job opening for you. We are an established local propane company that supplies and services LP gas to all of the San Juan Islands. Our main office is in Friday Harbor. Full-time flexible hours, competitive wage, company benefits and cool team members. Please send us some info about you to email@example.com.
Posted Oct. 29
Do you love to sew?
San Juan Canvas is looking for an experienced sewer to help out in a part-time capacity of 12–20 hours per week when the shop is open. The job consists primarily of bag making but includes some 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 — firstname.lastname@example.org or 360–378-4119.
Posted Oct. 19