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Administrative Assistant | Northwest Washington Electrical Industry JATC, Mount Vernon, Washington

Job Title: Administrative Assistant

 

Job Location: Northwest Washington Electrical Industry JATC, Mount Vernon, Washington

 

Pay Rate: $20.00 to $25.00 per hour depending on experience.

 

Hours Per Week: Full-Time 40 hours per week 8 am to 5 pm

 

Job Description – Administrative Assistant in a busy office.

 

Job Duties included but not limited to:  

  • Paper Filing
  • Compose/Organize Presentation Flyers
  • Prepare Power Point Presentations
  • Stock room organization.
  • Compose professional letters and emails.
  • Data Entry: applicants, tardy/absent slips, lay-off slips, and evaluations.
  • Organize applicant’s files: qualifications, interview date & time, and data sheets.
  • Assist staff member with daily tasks.

 

Required knowledge, skills and Abilities:

  • Establish and maintain working relationships with co-workers, committee members and the public.
  • Ability to create, compose and edit materials.
  • Must use effective time management.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • General knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

 

Additional Information

 

Benefits – Health/Dental/Vision Insurance and retirement package provided under a union contract.

 

Where to Apply – send resume and letter of interest to: [email protected]

 

Skagit Valley College is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing equitable opportunities for all groups in terms and conditions of employment and personnel practices. SVC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, age, marital status,  honorably discharged veteran or military status in its programs and employment.  All faculty and staff hired at Skagit Valley College are encouraged to embrace, continually support, and enhance diversity and equity on our campus and in our community. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact Carolyn Tucker, Vice President of Human Resources/EEO, 360.416.7794 or [email protected]. For inquiries regarding sexual misconduct compliance, contact Title IX Coordinator, Sandy Jordan, 360.416.7923 or [email protected]. Mailing address: 2405 E. College Way, Mount Vernon, WA 98273. Annual Notice of Non-Discrimination.

Date Posted: 1/30/24

Member and Dock Services

Job Title: Member and Dock Services

Job Location: Freedom Boat Club of San Juan Islands at Cap Sante Marina: 1019 Q Ave Suite I Anacortes, WA 98221

Pay Rate: $16.28 per hour

Hours Per Week: 8-40hrs/Week

 

Job Description: 

Freedom Boat Club is a team focused work space. Our culture is fun, relaxing and enjoyable. No suits, no ties. We live the life we promote. While we are serious about running a professional business with exceptional people, we love what we do, and it shows!

Freedom Boat Club of the San Juan Islands runs its club on the following Core Values, and we look for individuals who can share in these.

  • 1. Anchored by Respect and Integrity – we understand that how we treat each other will significantly impact the work environment, foster trust, collaboration and a sense of belonging.
  • 2. Chart a Course for Growth – we focus on enriching both personal and professional growth of our employees, members and clients; knowing that our focus will lead to company success.
  • 3. Everyone Carries the Cooler – we work as a team to serve others with a positive, energetic attitude, reflective of the outdoor recreation industry we belong to.

Thank you for your interest in our Member Dock Services Staff position here at Freedom Boat Club of San Juan Islands. We believe that days do not have to be ordinary, and that boating should be an escape to the amazing outdoors of the Pacific Northwest and beyond. Boating is a way for friends and family to relax, connect, engage and create powerful memories that will last a lifetime. We provide a simple, maintenance-free alternative to boat ownership and additional services that will allow our members to discover the real joy of boating and to foster a passion for the boating lifestyle.

We are looking to fill part-time and full-time shifts, anywhere from 2 to 5 days a week, weekend and holiday availability is a must. Starting pay is $16.28 an hour, plus tips. Pay is based on the level of boating experience and knowledge. We are hiring employees for FBC of San Juan Islands, at our Anacortes location at Cap Sante Marina.
Club hours of operations are from 7:00AM to sunset, scheduled in 4, 6, and 8+ hour increments.

We operate 9 months out of the year, March 1 through November 31. You will need to be comfortable working outside. Learning to operate a small vessel, and having some local knowledge of the San Juan Island waters is helpful as well, but not required. We are a drug-free workplace, you must be at least 17 years of age, have a valid driver’s license and be able to pass a background check.
A typical day as a Dock Services staff centers around serving our members in the pursuit of hassle-free boating. We clean, fuel, and maintain the boats so that our members can show up and start their boating adventure with the boat ready and waiting for them. When they arrive, you will greet them with a smile and help them load their gear for the day, perform a thorough check-out and answer any boating questions they may have. Don’t worry, we will make sure you have the training to build your boating and local area knowledge.

Job Duties: 

  • Greet members in a friendly, upbeat, courteous, and professional manner.
  • Assist members in boarding / un-boarding boats with an emphasis on safety.
  • Assist members with launching and catching at the dock.
  • Check-out members using a handheld computer tablet.
  • Perform regular checks of equipment on board (life vests, anchors, dock lines, etc).
  • Check-in members returning with boats, and charge a credit card for fuel payment.
  • Familiarize yourself with local waters in order to provide basic chart guidance to members.
  • Drive boats between slips and fuel dock.
  • Fuel boats at the marina fuel dock.
  • Clean boats and stage equipment for the members next outing.
  • Deep clean boats as needed.
  • Daily clerical work to prepare reservation log, fuel log, and weather reports.
  • Weekend/Holiday shifts required (FBC is open weekends and most holidays).

Required knowledge, skills and Abilities:

  • Physical ability to lift/carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Physical ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Physical ability to board and un-board boats.
  • Physical ability to clean boats often using a handle-mounted brush and water hose.
  • Physical ability to kneel/stooping to clean the interior of boat compartments and secure boats.
  • Vision adequate to read/manipulate handheld computer tablets in bright sunlight.
  • Have access to an electronic smart device to use company communication apps outside of work Slack and ADP, and an aptitude to learn new tech.
  • Ability to maintain a calm, positive attitude during periods of high activity.
  • Highly effective communications skills and friendly customer service is absolutely required.
  • Must be a self-starter and capable of working unsupervised occasionally.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Maintain a clean work area.
  • Always operate with an emphasis on guest hospitality.
  • Ability to work outside in various weather conditions (rain, wind, cold, hot, etc.)
  • Ability to use the “clean as you go” method when performing your work duties.
  • Ability to adhere to all safety policies.
  • Ability to maintain a cooperative, team attitude in working with supervisors and fellow employees.
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude toward the dock and the job being performed.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Boating experience and basic knowledge of how to operate a boat is a plus but not required. Boat handling skills training will be provided by our U.S.C.G. certified Captains
  • Possess a National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) approved Basic Boater Education Course. This can be obtained after the interview process prior to 1 day of work
  • Must be +17 years of age.
  • Ability to pass a background check

Additional Information:

Our Core Focus as the #1 Boating Club in the nation is to deliver positive memorable services & boating experiences. The above description of duties helps make this possible.

Benefits 

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program

Where to Apply: 

Operations Manager – [email protected]

Please attach a resume with 3 references.

 

 

Skagit Valley College is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing equitable opportunities for all groups in terms and conditions of employment and personnel practices. SVC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, age, marital status,  honorably discharged veteran or military status in its programs and employment.  All faculty and staff hired at Skagit Valley College are encouraged to embrace, continually support, and enhance diversity and equity on our campus and in our community. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact Carolyn Tucker, Vice President of Human Resources/EEO, 360.416.7794 or [email protected]. For inquiries regarding sexual misconduct compliance, contact Title IX Coordinator, Sandy Jordan, 360.416.7923 or [email protected]. Mailing address: 2405 E. College Way, Mount Vernon, WA 98273. Annual Notice of Non-Discrimination.

Date Posted: 1/30/24

 

Education Outreach Intern

Job Title: Education Outreach Intern

Job Location: Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, San Juan Island. WA

Pay Rate: On-site housing and a stipend provided.

Hours Per Week: 32-40 (4-5 days/week)

 

 

Job Description

The goal of the education outreach program at Wolf Hollow is to increase public interest in and knowledge of local wildlife, their awareness of our work at Wolf Hollow and of human impacts on these animals and their habitats.

The Education Intern assists our Education Coordinator with a wide range of presentations and activities associated with this education outreach program. This is a seasonal position for the summer of 2024. Ideally May-September, but exact start and end dates are somewhat flexible.

 

Job Duties

Include design and production of educational materials, giving presentations, manning education booths at events, creating and leading children’s activities, updating our web site and cataloging photographic materials.

 

Required knowledge, skills and Abilities

Applicants should have

  • A background in ecology, biology, environmental science, environmental education or a similar field.
  • Genuine interest in and knowledge of regional natural history and wildlife.
  • Experience working with children and the general public.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must be 18 or over, have a friendly, outgoing character, and have a valid driver’s license.

 

Additional Information

This internship provides the opportunity  to

  • Learn more about the wildlife of the region, and of human impacts.
  • Gain experience and skills involved in an education outreach program.

 

Benefits

Housing and a stipend provided.

 

Where to Apply

Email a current resume and a cover letter explaining why you are interested in the internship to

Shona Aitken, Education Coordinator, [email protected].

Questions?  You are welcome to send me an email.

 

 

Skagit Valley College is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing equitable opportunities for all groups in terms and conditions of employment and personnel practices. SVC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, age, marital status,  honorably discharged veteran or military status in its programs and employment.  All faculty and staff hired at Skagit Valley College are encouraged to embrace, continually support, and enhance diversity and equity on our campus and in our community. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact Carolyn Tucker, Vice President of Human Resources/EEO, 360.416.7794 or [email protected]. For inquiries regarding sexual misconduct compliance, contact Title IX Coordinator, Sandy Jordan, 360.416.7923 or [email protected]. Mailing address: 2405 E. College Way, Mount Vernon, WA 98273. Annual Notice of Non-Discrimination.

Date Posted: 1/30/24

 

Office Assistant/Clerk

Job Title: Office Assistant/Clerk

Job Location: Regency Park Apartments | Bellingham Wa

Pay Rate: Part-Time/ Internship | ($30/33) Per Hour

Hours Per Week: 15-20hr weekly

 

Job Description

We need a highly motivated and organized individual to help facilitate the everyday duties of a real estate, as a PART-TIME/INTERNSHIP OFFICE ASSISTANT (We are the largest employer of students on campus).Work schedules can be arranged around classes and allow flexibility in hours.The hours are 15 to 20hrs weekly and the compensation is ($30/33) Per Hour.

Job Duties

Excellent communication, problem solving and customer service skills

 

-Attention to detail, and ability to manage and meet deadlines

 

-Strong sales, negotiation, and communication skills

 

-Attention to detail, and ability to manage and meet deadlines

 

-Creating, maintaining, and entering information into databases

 

Required knowledge, skills and Abilities

Having an understanding of QuickBooks Pro is a plus, but is not necessary. A pleasing personality with strong communication skills is also highly valued. You will be working pretty independently most days, so this is a super important quality to have Task-Oriented, with the ability to initiate the follow-through for task completion Highly Organized and Detail Oriented – The ability to organize your workflow and prioritize accordingly.

Where to Apply

APPLICANTS WILL BE INTERVIEWED ON A ROLLING BASIS UNTIL THE POSITIONS ARE FILLED.STUDENTS SHOULD APPLY THROUGH EMAIL ([email protected]), PLEASE INCLUDE A RESUME AAND COVER LETTER EXPLAINING WHY YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE POSITION.

 

Skagit Valley College is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing equitable opportunities for all groups in terms and conditions of employment and personnel practices. SVC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, age, marital status,  honorably discharged veteran or military status in its programs and employment.  All faculty and staff hired at Skagit Valley College are encouraged to embrace, continually support, and enhance diversity and equity on our campus and in our community. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact Carolyn Tucker, Vice President of Human Resources/EEO, 360.416.7794 or [email protected]. For inquiries regarding sexual misconduct compliance, contact Title IX Coordinator, Sandy Jordan, 360.416.7923 or [email protected]. Mailing address: 2405 E. College Way, Mount Vernon, WA 98273. Annual Notice of Non-Discrimination.

Date Posted: 2/1/24

 

Truss assembly/manufacturing

Job Title: Truss assembly/manufacturing

Job Location: Arlington WA 

Pay Rate: $21

Hours Per Week: 40-60

 

Job Description: Working as part of a team to build / assemble trusses. 

Job Duties: Truss assembly 

Required knowledge, skills and Abilities: Prior construction experience is a plus but not required. Must have steel toed boots. Ability to lift 75+lbs throughout the day. Ability to stand for extended periods. Ability to squat/bend over repetitively.  

Additional Information: 10-hour days and some Saturdays required. Must be able to pass a drug test including for marijuana.  

Benefits: Guaranteed raise once hired on through the company after probationary period. PTO/Benefits start when hired on as a permanent team member.  

Where to Apply: 720 West Division Street Mount Vernon WA 98273 

Can call 360.336.9993

 

 

Skagit Valley College is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing equitable opportunities for all groups in terms and conditions of employment and personnel practices. SVC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, age, marital status,  honorably discharged veteran or military status in its programs and employment.  All faculty and staff hired at Skagit Valley College are encouraged to embrace, continually support, and enhance diversity and equity on our campus and in our community. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact Carolyn Tucker, Vice President of Human Resources/EEO, 360.416.7794 or [email protected]. For inquiries regarding sexual misconduct compliance, contact Title IX Coordinator, Sandy Jordan, 360.416.7923 or [email protected]. Mailing address: 2405 E. College Way, Mount Vernon, WA 98273. Annual Notice of Non-Discrimination.

Date Posted: 2/5/24

 

Baker River Seasonal Worker

Job Title: Baker River Seasonal Worker

Job Location: Puget Sound Energy

Pay Rate: The pay range for this position is $21.15 – $29.63.

 

 

Job Description

 Temporary workers will be extensively involved in the Baker Fish and Wildlife program. Duties are to care for fish stock through all stages of their life cycle as well as operating the facilities that support this endeavor. This includes observing, recording and taking follow-through actions to implement fish and wildlife management programs, safely handling and transporting fish, monitoring and maintaining fish and wildlife environments, performing daily operations and daily, routine operation of fish handling systems and equipment and reporting needed maintenance. Operate motor vehicles in a safe, professional, and courteous manner in accordance with Company Policy requirements (CP #16) and Department of Transportation regulations.

This job is considered “safety sensitive” as defined in RCW 49.44.240 and is subject to pre-employment drug screening that includes screening for the presence of marijuana and marijuana metabolites.

 

Job Duties

 This is a temporary position that works under the direction and/or supervision of a Technician or Lead. Duties include performing general work as assigned to buildings and grounds necessary to the various sites. Perform similar and incidental duties as required.

 

Required knowledge, skills and Abilities

EP Temporary Worker II Basic qualifications- After a cumulative total of 6 months as a Temporary Worker, demonstration of satisfactory job performance and upon completion of appropriate training as required by Labor/Management Training Committee (LMTC).

EP Temporary Worker III Basic qualifications – After a cumulative total of 12 months as a Temporary Worker, demonstration of satisfactory job performance and upon completion of appropriate training as required by LMTC.

Employees must have a working knowledge and comply with all Company standards, policies, practices and State and Federal regulations as they pertain to the job.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Applicant must be 18 years of age and have the ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to operate small-motorized equipment (lawnmower, weed-whacker, pressure washer, etc.) and hand tools.
  • The position may also perform painting.

 

Additional Information

The duties and responsibilities are generally performed in both indoor and outdoor environments. The position involves sitting, standing, walking, moderate to heavy lifting, moderate carrying, bending, reaching, kneeling, twisting, balancing and climbing, operation of small motorized equipment and hand tools.

Performance of the position requires working in a varied indoor and outdoor environments such as all weather conditions, all noise levels, hazardous conditions and on the full range of outdoor work surfaces. The use of personal protective devices and safety equipment is required. May require driving Company vehicles and equipment.

 

We will be hiring a total of 10 candidates from this opening with a targeted start date of Monday, April 1st, 2024.

 

The pay range for this position is $21.15 – $29.63. This position is not benefits eligible.

Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams. Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1873. Today we’re building the Northwest’s energy future through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy.

 

Puget Sound Energy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status or presence of a disability that with or without reasonable accommodation does not prevent performance of the essential functions of the job, or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law.

Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Staffing department at [email protected] or 425-462-3017.

 

Where to Apply

Job can be found on jobs.pse.com

 

 

Skagit Valley College is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing equitable opportunities for all groups in terms and conditions of employment and personnel practices. SVC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, age, marital status,  honorably discharged veteran or military status in its programs and employment.  All faculty and staff hired at Skagit Valley College are encouraged to embrace, continually support, and enhance diversity and equity on our campus and in our community. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact Carolyn Tucker, Vice President of Human Resources/EEO, 360.416.7794 or [email protected]. For inquiries regarding sexual misconduct compliance, contact Title IX Coordinator, Sandy Jordan, 360.416.7923 or [email protected]. Mailing address: 2405 E. College Way, Mount Vernon, WA 98273. Annual Notice of Non-Discrimination.

Date Posted: 2/6/24

 

Customer Service Clerk | Puget Sound Energy

Job Title: Customer Service Clerk | Puget Sound Energy

Pay Rate: The pay range for this position is $20.37 – $26.81, and this position is eligible for annual goals based incentive bonuses.

Hours Per Week: This position will require 2-4 weeks of training at a set shift of 8AM – 5PM. Once trained, shift flexibility can range from 7AM – 4PM, 7:30AM – 4:30PM, or remain 8AM – 5PM depending on preference.

 

Job Description

 The Customer Service Clerk will perform customer payment processing and prepare bank deposits, and answer routine customer inquiries and maintain customer records. They will also assist in customer service areas such as credit, new service and adjustments and perform various office tasks.

This job is under federal regulation by the Department of Transportation (DOT) and is subject to pre-employment and random drug screenings that include screening for the presence of marijuana and marijuana metabolites.

 

Job Duties

 The position is responsible for performing customer payment processing and a variety of clerical activities as outlined in the job description. The position is also responsible for maintaining customer records and performing specific assignments in customer service areas, such as new service, apartments, credit and billing. Responsibilities include answering routine customer service questions and processing routine customer requests, including establishing, updating and maintaining accurate customer records.

  1. Process customer payments including notifying Credit & Collections of payments on credit notices, preparing cash reports, counting and verifying currency and checks, endorsing checks and assisting others to balance.
  2. Prepare summary information and reports regarding payments and prepare bank deposits.
  3. Perform Energy Assistance department assignments including grant pledge posting for Bill Assistance.
  4. Under general direction, assist in the tasks of the new service, credit and billing desks.
  5. Answer customer and Company personnel inquiries for routine information, using filing or other locating systems, and process information to customer records or forward for further action.
  6. Perform a variety of office tasks such as processing mail, filing, typing, reception and telephone answering duties, copying and collating information and maintaining reference materials regarding Company policies.
  7. Operate computers, software, software systems, telephone, calculators, 10-key, and related equipment
  8. Perform similar and incidental duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications

EDUCATION

Previous minimum education and training should include the equivalent of successful completion of high school studies in general clerical skills including 10-key adding machine. Proficiency at touch typing is required as well as demonstrated customer communications capabilities.

 

EXPERIENCE

Previous job experience is not required. Approximately 6-12 months on the job experience is required before all the job duties and responsibilities can be performed without day-to-day supervision.

 

Additional Information

JOB CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT

The duties and responsibilities are performed in an office environment. The position generally involves continuous sitting, occasional standing and walking, light lifting, frequent bending and reaching and keyboard and telephone operation.

The environmental conditions generally include ambient inside temperature, lighting and noise levels.

At PSE we value and respect our employees and provide them opportunities to excel. We offer a competitive compensation and rewards package.

 

Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams. Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1873. Today we’re building the Northwest’s energy future through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy.

 

Puget Sound Energy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status or presence of a disability that with or without reasonable accommodation does not prevent performance of the essential functions of the job, or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law.

Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Staffing department at [email protected] or 425-462-3017.

Benefits

PSE offers a suite of benefits to our employees. Employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision, basic life, and short- and long-term disability insurance. There are additional voluntary options of supplemental life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, flexible spending accounts for health care and dependent daycare, and an Employee assistance program (EAP). For long term savings, PSE offers a 401(k) investment option and a cash balance retirement plan. Employees will also receive Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Holidays throughout the calendar year. Detailed benefit overviews can be found on our Career page – Why Work For Us (pse.com).

 

Where to Apply

Please contact the Human Resources Staffing department at [email protected] or 425-462-3017

 

Skagit Valley College is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing equitable opportunities for all groups in terms and conditions of employment and personnel practices. SVC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, age, marital status,  honorably discharged veteran or military status in its programs and employment.  All faculty and staff hired at Skagit Valley College are encouraged to embrace, continually support, and enhance diversity and equity on our campus and in our community. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact Carolyn Tucker, Vice President of Human Resources/EEO, 360.416.7794 or [email protected]. For inquiries regarding sexual misconduct compliance, contact Title IX Coordinator, Sandy Jordan, 360.416.7923 or [email protected]. Mailing address: 2405 E. College Way, Mount Vernon, WA 98273. Annual Notice of Non-Discrimination.

Date Posted: 2/26/24

 

Supervisor Power Dispatch

Job Title: Supervisor Power Dispatch

Job Location: Puget Sound Energy

Pay Rate: The pay range for this position is $133,800.00 – $222,700.00, and this position is eligible for annual goals based incentive bonuses.

Hours Per Week: Full Time

 

 

Job Description

 The person in this role supervises a group of power dispatchers in operations who perform transmission and balancing functions, ensuring transmission system and generation resources function in a safe, reliable, and efficient manner. They will work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders to facilitate and enhance the Load Office’s ability to support power system reliability, employee safety and compliance with FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission), NERC (North American Electric Reliability Corporation) and WECC (Western Electricity Coordinating Council) requirements. This role will involve shift or non-standard hours depending on business needs.

The Load Office is a 24/7 real-time operation that monitors, operates, and controls PSE’s high voltage transmission system (55kV and above) and company-owned thermal and renewable generation assets. The Load Office operates as a NERC-registered Balancing Authority and Transmission Operator within the WECC region.

Upholds the safety compliance standards inherent in PSE’s operating and/or field procedures related to work responsibilities. Promotes and supports a culture of total safety.

Demonstrates commitment to conduct business honestly, ethically and consistent with our core values and Code of Conduct. Ensures duties are performed in accordance with all regulatory compliance obligations.

This job is considered “safety sensitive” as defined in RCW 49.44.240 and is subject to pre-employment drug screening that includes screening for the presence of marijuana and marijuana metabolites.

 

Job Duties

Employee Safety, Development & Team Building – Providing employees with coaching, feedback, and developmental opportunities and building effective teams: o Demonstrates a passion for safety. Promotes and supports a culture of total safety including eliminating at-risk behaviors by conducting safety audits and inspections, eliminating hazards and near misses, and attending safety meetings.

o Sets clear expectations and holds employees accountable for performance as well as safety goals/targets where applicable.

o Oversees training and development of employees directly and indirectly managed and makes effective staffing decisions. Ensures required training is successfully completed.

o Challenges and inspires employees to achieve business results.

o Accountable to ensure employees adhere to legal and operational compliance requirements, as well as safety standards.

o Conducts and ensures the completion of performance reviews and development plans.

o Provides coaching, direction and leadership support to team members in order to achieve employee, business, customer and safety results.

 

  • Coordinates staff activities to ensure that PSE’s electric transmission grid is operated in a safe and reliable manner in compliance with NERC and WECC standards and FERC Orders.
  • Provides guidance, when necessary, during system or resource emergencies and other abnormal system or resource conditions.
  • Depending on Role, may supervise the outage coordinators in scheduling and approving outages as well as the training SME who provides operator expertise to the Training Department personnel supporting the Load Office.
  • Provides input and recommendations associated with projects or initiatives to enhance the overall efficiencies within the Load Office.
  • Maintains effective relationships with neighboring system operational leaders, e.g. RC West Reliability Coordinator, and may represent PSE at associated meetings with external entities.
  • Participates in compliance activities, including audits and self-certification.
  • Acts as a liaison between the Load Office and PSE’s Merchant function.
  • Supervises the completion of reports and provide information requested by the Reliability Coordinator as well as other Balancing Authorities, Transmission Operators, and Generator Operators within the region.
  • On-call 24/7 to respond to system emergencies, storms, and other events as they may arise.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

 

Desired Qualifications

  • NERC Reliability Operator Certification.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering.
  • Knowledge of BPA power and transmission cost and revenue structures specifically 5 years of which occurred in the Pacific Northwest region.
  • Knowledge of financial and accounting principles.
  • Experience with GE E-Tera EMS, PCI, MCG, and OATi products.
  • Ability to work in a diverse interest group.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Obtain NERC Balancing, Interchange, or Transmission Operator Certification within 1 year.
  • 4 years proven record of accomplishment in a Control Center or other operations/utility environment, including prior supervisory/leadership experience.
  • Strong negotiating, problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and an ability to interact with all levels of the corporation.
  • Advanced spreadsheet and computer skills.

 

Additional Information

Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams. Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1873. Today we’re building the Northwest’s energy future through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy.

Puget Sound Energy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status or presence of a disability that with or without reasonable accommodation does not prevent performance of the essential functions of the job, or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law.

Benefits

PSE offers a suite of benefits to our employees. Employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision, basic life, and short- and long-term disability insurance. There are additional voluntary options of supplemental life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, flexible spending accounts for health care and dependent daycare, and an Employee assistance program (EAP). For long term savings, PSE offers a 401(k) investment option and a cash balance retirement plan. Employees will also receive Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Holidays throughout the calendar year. Detailed benefit overviews can be found on our Career page – Why Work For Us (pse.com).

Where to Apply

Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Staffing department at [email protected] or 425-462-3017.

 

Skagit Valley College is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing equitable opportunities for all groups in terms and conditions of employment and personnel practices. SVC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, age, marital status,  honorably discharged veteran or military status in its programs and employment.  All faculty and staff hired at Skagit Valley College are encouraged to embrace, continually support, and enhance diversity and equity on our campus and in our community. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact Carolyn Tucker, Vice President of Human Resources/EEO, 360.416.7794 or [email protected]. For inquiries regarding sexual misconduct compliance, contact Title IX Coordinator, Sandy Jordan, 360.416.7923 or [email protected]. Mailing address: 2405 E. College Way, Mount Vernon, WA 98273. Annual Notice of Non-Discrimination.

Date Posted: 2/26/24

Machinist | Newell Corporation

Job Title: Machinist | Newell Corporation

Job Location: Arlington, WA 

Pay Rate: The pay for this position depends heavily on experience but is $20-$40/hr.

Hours Per Week:

Schedule: 40 Hours a week

  • 10 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Overtime

 

Job Description

Newell Corporation is currently looking to add a machinist to our CNC horizontal boring mill department. Newell Corp. offers a wide variety of welding/fabricating/machining & assembly services at our facility located in Arlington, WA. Our large CNC horizontal boring mill machinists are responsible for taking seed CAM files, setting up the machine to these files and operating the machine to complete and inspect large fabricated, cast and billet components accurately and efficiently. Applicants outside of the local area are encouraged to apply as relocation expense reimbursement may be available for this position.

 

Required knowledge, skills and Abilities

  • Familiarity with CAD/CAM programs such as Mastercam/NX/FeatureCAM
  • Experience selecting and monitoring holders and cutting tools to complete machining operations
  • Experience using measuring equipment such as micrometers, bore gages and calipers to inspect components during setup and in process.
  • Familiarity with G & M code so that errors can found and/or addressed during machine operation.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Familiarity with CAD/CAM programs such as Mastercam/NX/FeatureCAM
  • Experience using measuring equipment such as micrometers, bore gages and calipers to inspect components during setup and in process
  • Familiarity with G & M code so that errors can found and/or addressed during machine operationBenefits

 

Additional Information

Ability to program toolpaths using Matercam

Benefits

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

 

Where to Apply

Please apply via email by sending resume to [email protected] or in person at 6922 204th St NE, Arlington, WA 98223

 

 

Skagit Valley College is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing equitable opportunities for all groups in terms and conditions of employment and personnel practices. SVC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, age, marital status,  honorably discharged veteran or military status in its programs and employment.  All faculty and staff hired at Skagit Valley College are encouraged to embrace, continually support, and enhance diversity and equity on our campus and in our community. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact Carolyn Tucker, Vice President of Human Resources/EEO, 360.416.7794 or [email protected]. For inquiries regarding sexual misconduct compliance, contact Title IX Coordinator, Sandy Jordan, 360.416.7923 or [email protected]. Mailing address: 2405 E. College Way, Mount Vernon, WA 98273. Annual Notice of Non-Discrimination.

Date Posted: 3/6/24

 

Community Affairs Manager | Puget Sound Energy

Job Title: Community Affairs Manager | Puget Sound Energy

Job Location:

 The individual who fills this role may be responsible for working with communities in Pierce County, King County, Skagit County, Whatcom County, Island County and/or Kittitas County depending on business needs. 

Pay Rate:

The pay range for this position is $88,000.00 – $146,500.00, and this position is eligible for annual goals based incentive bonuses.

Hours Per Week:

Full-time position

 

Job Description

The person in this role will develop and sustain relationships with local communities in areas impacted by PSE’s utility infrastructure projects. They will actively engage with local communities to build support for the design, implementation, and construction of projects. They will build a local support network for additional needs relates to PSE’s clean energy transformation. And, this role will develop and execute strategies to address customer and PSE-related community interests.

The individual who fills this role may be responsible for working with communities in Pierce County, King County, Skagit County, Whatcom County, Island County and/or Kittitas County depending on business needs.

Upholds the safety compliance standards inherent in PSE’s operating and/or field procedures related to work responsibilities. Promotes and supports a culture of total safety.

Demonstrates commitment to conduct business honestly, ethically and consistent with our core values and Code of Conduct. Ensures duties are performed in accordance with all regulatory compliance obligations.

Job Duties

  • Creates and delivers strategies for engaging local communities on PSE-initiated infrastructure projects and leads efforts to manage expectations through proactive communication.
  • Serves as the primary point of contact for public outreach in addressing customer and community issues related to PSE infrastructure updates, clean energy projects, and other issues.
  • In collaboration with other PSE departments, maintains robust working knowledge of community sentiment, outreach opportunities, and organizations in local project areas. Provides strategic recommendations with risk mitigation and stakeholder analysis to internal project teams and other PSE departments.
  • Develop strategic short-term and long-range work plans for local communities as it relates to each initiative or project.
  • Meets regularly with community leaders, customer groups, and key PSE/service provider representatives to listen to community needs and educate about PSE projects.
  • Identifies and invests in community needs to support PSE’s local partnerships; evaluates organizations for corporate giving and serve as a liaison for the PSE Foundation.
  • With coordination across PSE departments, takes the lead to address community issues/concerns arising out of project details which are not resolved at the project development/construction level.
  • In a storm event, serves as lead contact with key community-based organizations to provide timely and accurate information.
  • Provides other duties as assigned

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, public relations, communications; or equivalent combination of education and/or relevant work experience.
  • Seven years community relations and/or related utility operations experience.
  • Excellent customer relations skills, including problem solving and conflict resolution.
  • Excellent communications skills (oral, written, listening).
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment.
  • Strong team building and interpersonal skills.
  • Uncompromising ethics and integrity.
  • Ability and flexibility to travel within service region

 

Additional Information

At PSE we value and respect our employees and provide them opportunities to excel. We offer a competitive compensation and rewards package.

The pay range for this position is $88,000.00 – $146,500.00, and this position is eligible for annual goals based incentive bonuses.

Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams. Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1873. Today we’re building the Northwest’s energy future through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy.

Puget Sound Energy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status or presence of a disability that with or without reasonable accommodation does not prevent performance of the essential functions of the job, or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law.

Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Staffing department at [email protected] or 425-462-3017.

Benefits

PSE offers a suite of benefits to our employees. Employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision, basic life, and short- and long-term disability insurance. There are additional voluntary options of supplemental life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, flexible spending accounts for health care and dependent daycare, and an Employee assistance program (EAP). For long term savings, PSE offers a 401(k) investment option and a cash balance retirement plan. Employees will also receive Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Holidays throughout the calendar year.

Detailed benefit overviews can be found on our Career page – Why Work For Us (pse.com).

 

Where to Apply

Apply on our website https://jobs.pse.com/

 

 

Skagit Valley College is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing equitable opportunities for all groups in terms and conditions of employment and personnel practices. SVC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity, pregnancy, genetic information, age, marital status,  honorably discharged veteran or military status in its programs and employment.  All faculty and staff hired at Skagit Valley College are encouraged to embrace, continually support, and enhance diversity and equity on our campus and in our community. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact Carolyn Tucker, Vice President of Human Resources/EEO, 360.416.7794 or [email protected]. For inquiries regarding sexual misconduct compliance, contact Title IX Coordinator, Sandy Jordan, 360.416.7923 or [email protected]. Mailing address: 2405 E. College Way, Mount Vernon, WA 98273. Annual Notice of Non-Discrimination.

Date Posted: 3/6/2024

 

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Lewis Hall, L-113
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
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Fax: 360.416.7676
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Oak Harbor, WA 98277
Phone: 360.679.5319

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Friday Harbor, WA 98250
Phone: 360.378.3220

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Langley, WA 98260
Phone: 360.341.2324

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Anacortes, WA 98221
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