Island Jobs

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Park Maintenance Worker

San Juan Island Park and Recre­ation Dis­trict (Island Rec) has a rare oppor­tu­ni­ty to join our dynam­ic Parks Depart­ment for full-time employ­ment as a Park Main­te­nance Work­er 1. We are seek­ing an indi­vid­ual that loves the out­doors and enjoys mak­ing our parks a great place for the com­mu­ni­ty to vis­it. An ide­al can­di­date will be skilled at per­form­ing main­te­nance, land­scap­ing and grounds keep­ing tasks using a vari­ety of equip­ment and will have ath­let­ic field main­te­nance expe­ri­ence. We are look­ing for some­one who takes pride in their work, enjoys engag­ing with park users through­out the day, and wants to con­tribute pos­i­tive­ly to the community.

The Island Rec Parks Depart­ment is well orga­nized, works with employ­ees to cre­ate an enjoy­able work set­ting, ensures prop­er equip­ment is avail­able, and strives to main­tain a safe, fun, and pos­i­tive environment.

This is a year-round, full-time posi­tion — 40 hours per week with flex­i­ble hours upon request. Pay range is $27.00 to $38.42 per hour, deter­mined by expe­ri­ence, plus full ben­e­fits. We will train the right per­son, as well as pro­vide oppor­tu­ni­ty for fur­ther job-spe­cif­ic edu­ca­tion, cer­ti­fi­ca­tion, and growth.

Please vis­it for a com­plete job descrip­tion and to apply. First review of appli­ca­tions July 13, 2022.  Posi­tion open until filled. 

Post­ed June 27

Legal Assistant

Open­ing for a legal assis­tant in a Fri­day Har­bor law office. Posi­tion is full time, Mon­day through Fri­day. Pay is hourly, com­pet­i­tive, and depen­dent on expe­ri­ence. Ben­e­fits are a retire­ment plan, paid hol­i­days, and vaca­tion time, plus state-man­dat­ed ben­e­fits. This posi­tion requires strong atten­tion to detail and excel­lent com­mu­ni­ca­tion and orga­ni­za­tion skills. Strong can­di­dates will have the abil­i­ty to read and write in Eng­lish, work inde­pen­dent­ly, and mul­ti-task. Oth­er attrib­ut­es for this posi­tion are a good atti­tude and basic com­put­er skills. This job requires lift­ing up to 20 pounds on occa­sion, stand­ing for peri­ods of time, and the abil­i­ty to walk up and down stairs.

Please sub­mit a resume and a cov­er let­ter to Wag­n­er Law Offices P.C., P.O. Box 3019, Fri­day Har­bor, WA  98250, via email to, or via fax to (360) 378‑6244.

Post­ed June 20

Program Coordinator

WSU San Juan Coun­ty Exten­sion is seek­ing a Pro­gram Coor­di­na­tor for its 4‑H Youth Devel­op­ment Pro­gram. Join a ded­i­cat­ed team work­ing at local, region­al, and state lev­els to pro­vide oppor­tu­ni­ties for youth and fam­i­lies. This posi­tion over­sees vol­un­teer man­age­ment and youth devel­op­ment oppor­tu­ni­ties for local Exten­sion work in the 4‑H Youth Devel­op­ment Pro­gram of San Juan County

Respon­si­bil­i­ties include assist­ing vol­un­teers in coor­di­nat­ing com­mu­ni­ty out­reach efforts and serv­ing youth inside of the 4‑H sys­tem. Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a rel­e­vant pro­gram dis­ci­pline and two years of relat­ed pro­gram expe­ri­ence. Any com­bi­na­tion of rel­e­vant edu­ca­tion and expe­ri­ence may be sub­sti­tut­ed for the edu­ca­tion­al require­ment on a year-for-year basis.

This posi­tion is 32 hours per week. Month­ly salary is $3,726. Ben­e­fits include med­ical, den­tal, retire­ment and paid time off. Open until filled. EEO/AA/ADA. View more details and apply online here.

Post­ed June 8