St. Johns Farmers Market Manager

FARMERS MARKET MANAGER  
JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Farmers Market Manager
Reports to: Executive Director, St. Johns Center for Opportunity
Status: Part-time, non-exempt  

To apply:
Please submit cover letter and resume to  
info@stjohnsopportunity.org
or
Lindsay Jensen, 8250 N Lombard Street, Portland, OR 97203
Applications will be accepted through 5pm on Friday, February 16th. 
No phone calls please. 

About St. Johns Center for Opportunity
St. Johns Center for Opportunity (SJCO) is working to strengthen the St. Johns and Cathedral Park neighborhoods in Portland, OR through people-centered economic development and community building. We envision a thriving, diverse, and just community where everyone has access to affordable housing, benefits from economic opportunity, and is civically engaged.

Our program, the St. Johns Farmers Market (SJFM), is in its tenth season operating as a mid-sized (35+ vendors), locally run farmers market. The mission of the market is to support a local, sustainable food supply while providing opportunity for emerging farmers, contributing to the health of all local residents, encouraging cross-cultural connections and dialogue, and enhancing the community and business vitality of St. Johns. 

Qualifications for position:
●    Project management or coordination experience.
●    Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
●    Demonstrated ability to work independently and proactively, lead projects, meet
multiple concurrent deadlines, and organize time and priorities.
●    Excellent accounting and analytical skills. Math aptitude and proficiency allowing for petty cash reconciliation and basic accounting functions.
●    Experience in community outreach or organizing with multi-stakeholder groups.
●    Ability to be comfortable in a wide range of settings with diverse groups; strong
consensus building skills. 
●    Able to build strong team cooperation and respect in a work setting that serves and incorporates people of diverse class, age, cultural heritage, race, gender orientation, lifestyle and ability.
●    Exceptional attention to detail and highly organized.
●    Commitment to social justice, food security and/or community development.
●    Ability to lift up to 50 lbs and move market equipment.
●    Bilingual/multi-lingual strongly preferred (Spanish or Swahili) but not required. 
●    Personal transportation allowing for transport of supplies and equipment, valid driver’s license for state of residency, personal auto liability insurance ($100,000/$300,000 levels strongly recommended), and a driving record permitting coverage under the corporate auto liability policy. 

Overview of Role:
Weekly Hours: 15-30 hours (15 hours during the off-season, 25-30 hours during the market season); Pay rate: $17/hour; Start date: March 20th, 2018

This position requires a high level of enthusiasm and “can do” attitude, ability to work well with a multitude of people and personalities, and passion for seeing our neighborhood thrive. As a grassroots organization, SJCO does a lot with a little. Operating in this environment requires team members to be flexible, open to change, and excited about wearing multiple hats.  You can read about all of our organizational values here: http://www.stjohnsopportunity.org/what-we-do/. 

Job Responsibilities: 

Program Management & Vendor Relations (45% of time)  
●    Manage the overall Farmers Market program and ensure that the season (May – Oct) is a huge success.
●    Innovate, brainstorm and dream big about ways to make the Farmers Market  even
more dynamic, culturally diverse and accessible to all residents.
●    Hire and supervise the Farmers Market high school interns who work with us over the course of the summer.
●    Help support and manage the Farmers Market assistant. 
●    Coordinate volunteers who have signed up to help out with market-day tasks. 
●    Stay up-to-date on city/state wide food justice or farmers market initiatives and attend important conferences or meetings.
●    Support our Communications & Development Manager with content for our social media accounts and brainstorm new ways to get the word out about the Farmers Market.
●    Help prepare the market for each season by doing projects such as inventorying equipment, coordinating the delivery of an on-site storage unit, filing for appropriate city permits, etc. 
●    Work with the Executive Director and volunteer music coordinator to fill out our market day calendar for the season (this includes recruiting groups to table at our Community Booth and Business Booth, identifying groups to host the Demo Booth, and scheduling musical performances).
●    Support the Executive Director by helping to organize our Farmers Market accounting systems.
●    Oversee the vendor selection process for the market season, including recruiting applicants, handling inquiries, managing applications, tracking payments, and supporting the Vendor Selection Committee in making final decisions.
●    Conduct farm inspections with any new farm vendors.
●    Coordinate the annual vendor orientation meeting, which happens at the end of April/early May.
●    Equip all vendors with up-to-date information and the latest market rules & policies.
●    Assist vendors in market policy compliance, including but not limited to licensing
requirements and food safety issues, vendor signage, cleanup, tardiness, etc. When
policy questions, interpretations, or customer concerns arise on site, the Farmers Market
Manager will resolve these to the best of their ability and refer them to the Executive
Director if needed.
●    Provide weekly stall placement map to vendors during the market season.
●    Identify and organize opportunities to solicit regular feedback from vendors and other market stakeholders. 
●    Refer vendors in need of additional business support or marketing guidance to our liaison at MESO (Micro Enterprise Services of Oregon) for one-on-one coaching. 

Market Day Logistics (40% of time): 
●    Prepare market site: put up barricades, check no parking signs, arrange for illegally parked vehicles to be towed, pick-up trash, etc.
●    Communicate space assignments to vendors: mark the stall spaces with chalk before the vendors arrive and resolve any disputes over space that may arise.
●    Coordinate set-up and clean-up of market canopies, tables, signs, traffic control, and other market day items as well as clean-up of the market space before and after the market.
●    Be the face of the market; answer questions from vendors and customers.
●    Support the market’s accounting systems by distributing and collecting weekly accounting packets to our vendors. 
●    Be aware of and enforce market rules, state and federal food safety guidelines, and other pertinent laws and regulations.  Ensure all state and county regulations are followed.
●    Handle emergencies, complaints, and customer requests with patience and diplomacy.
●    Maintain market grounds in safe and inviting manner.
●    Oversee operation of market's EBT program and cash transactions that occur in the Farmers Market Information Booth.
●    Coordinate market day volunteers.
●    Conduct customer counts each market day and periodic customer surveys.
●    Ensure that all facilities, equipment, and utilities are in working order.

Food Equity Program Support (10% of time):
●    Be informed about SNAP, WIC, and other supplemental nutrition programs.
●    Support SJCO’s food equity programming, including our SNAP match initiative, Veggie Voucher program, and educational classes. 
●    Enroll our market in the Farmers Market Nutrition Program (WIC) and ensure that eligible vendors are enrolled as well.

Other Responsibilities (5% of time) 
●    Regularly communicate Farmers Market happenings to other SJCO staff and ask
for help when/where needed.
●    Support organizational fundraising efforts, especially as it relates to the Farmers Market. 
●    Be a team player and participate in organizational-wide events. 
●    Assist with office clean-up and maintenance. 
●    Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.


St. Johns Center for Opportunity provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics. 
 

Part Time Bookkeeper

Cascade Environmental is a woman-owned and operated full service environmental consulting firm located in Cathedral Park. We are a small business and most of our work focuses on environmental site assessments and cleanups. Check out our website for more information!

Key Responsibilities: We are looking for a very part-time bookkeeper to occasionally help us with Quickbooks, taxes and the like.

Qualifications: 

- 3 Professional References
- Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
- Experience with data entry, record keeping and computer operation
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel and QuickBooks

Salary/Wage: $15-20/hour DOE

Website: http://cascade-environmental.com/

Application Open Until: 4/1/2018

How to Apply: Contact Jennifer Levy at 503.805.4846

Job Fair at Oregon Convention Center this Wed 1/10

 

Job Fair this Wednesday, Jan. 10th, 9 am - 12 noon at the Oregon Convention Center. Employers include: Aramark, Bridgetown Bakery, Darigold, Employer’s Overload, Food Guys, Franz Bakery, Goodwill Industries, Harry's Fresh, Kelly Scientific Resources, Kerr Concentrates, Lamb Weston, Mac Inc., Migration Brewing, Mondelez Global Bakery, NORPAC Foods, OFD Foods, Pacific Seafoods, Port of Morrow, Reser’s Fine Foods, Tillamook County Creamery Association, and Trident Seafoods.

http://www.cvent.com/events/3rd-annual-career-job-fair/event-summary-3be0cc7bd9a2449c8e746749e0228689.aspx

American Tire Distributors is hiring!

Delivery Driver and Warehouse Positions available. Full time and located in Portland. 

Delivery Driver Position:

 

The primary role of the Delivery Driver is providing timely transportation of products from origin to destination as assigned, along with unloading and staging products at customer’s place of business, ensuring that all required administrative paperwork is available for inspection and that appropriate paperwork accompanies delivery, maintaining professional representation of the Company in all interactions with customers and through responsible driving, while providing excellent customer service and building strong customer relationships, maintaining all required records and logs for compliance with state and federal regulations, drivers must abide by all Company safety policies as well as state and federal transportation regulations and occasionally operating powered industrial vehicles such as forklifts, pallet jacks, order pickers, etc.

Primary Responsibilities:                                                          

  • Timely transportation of product from origin to destination as assigned
  • Assist in verification of all outgoing and incoming product for accuracy in terms of size, amount and type
  • Collect payments from customers in monetary form acceptable to Company
  • Ensure all administrative paperwork concerning delivery orders required to move with shipments is available for inspection and that appropriate paperwork accompanies delivery
  • Maintain professional representation of the Company in all interactions with customers and through responsible driving
  • Maintain records required for compliance with state and federal regulations, including driver’s logs, records of fuel purchases, mileage records and other records required by law and Company policy
  • Abide by all Company safety policies and state and federal transportation regulations
  • Occasionally operate powered industrial vehicles (forklift pallet jacks, order pickers, etc.)

Apply here

Warehouse Position:

Position Description: 

The Warehouse Associate is an entry level/general labor position that will prioritize and pick product to fill orders and staging product for loading, physically moving and lifting product weighing as much as 150 pounds, organizing the warehouse stock, assisting in daily closing down of warehouse, compiling and submitting regular reports of damaged, outdated stock or supplies, over- and under-shipments, return of products to vendor, etc, assisting in periodic inventory counts, perating powered industrial vehicles (forklifts, pallet jacks, order pickers, etc.) in safe manner and maintaining an operator license, if required, assisting in administrative tasks, such as the handling and preparation of paperwork.

 

Primary Responsibilities:                                                                                                

  • Load and unload delivery trucks – requiring physical moving and lifting of product weighing as much as 150 pounds.
  • Designate and organize the warehouse stock by product line and by physical alignment, allowing sufficient space for overflow
  • Perform periodic facilities maintenance and/or custodial / housekeeping tasks, such as cleaning parking lot, loading dock and area surrounding building;  keeping floors clear of debris, maintaining bathrooms and assisting in daily closing down of warehouse
  • Compile and submit regular reports of damaged, outdated stock or supplies, over and under shipments, return of products to vendor, etc. and segregate defective product from normal flow of inventory
  •  Prioritize and pick material to fill orders and stage product for loading
  • Assist in verifying all incoming and outgoing products for accuracy in terms of amount, size and type, informing management of inventory and supply shortages as well as assisting in actual periodic inventory counts
  • Operate powered industrial vehicles (forklifts, pallet jacks, order pickers, etc.) in a safe manner and maintain an operator license, if required.
  • Assist in administrative tasks, such as the handling and preparation of paperwork.

Apply here

Marketer with Lucas Cole Insurance Agency in St. Johns

Business Name: Lucas Cole Insurance Agency

Position Title: Marketer

Company Description: Insurance Agency affiliated with Farmers Insurance

Key Responsibilities: Telemarketing, appointment setting, customer service. Calling personal and business clients and setting appointments for quotes. Door to door presentations to local businesses to set appointments and build relationships.

Qualifications: Your duties would include calling past customers and local business verifying info to quote and or set an appointment.

Pay will be negotiated by lead generated or appointment set plus hourly wage. Hours are flexible! People interested in a career are encouraged to apply. This position will get out of it what is put into it. More hours can be obtained by putting in quality work. License can be obtained to increase income after 90 days of employment or as management sees fit.

Salary/Wage: 11.25 per hour

Website: http://www.lucascole.com

Application Open Until: 2/28/2018

How to Apply: email resume to lcole2@farmersagent.com

Daily Deposit Lead at Village Market

Title: Daily Deposit Lead – Village Market

Program: Village Gardens

Class/Status: $13/hour – 6-8 hours a week (over three days)

Location: 4632 N Trenton, Portland, OR  97203

Reports To: Ryan Schoonover , Village Market Manager

Position is open from January 2-January 20th.  Interviews will take place the week of Jan 23-Jan 27th.  Interviews will include questions and a sample cash count exercise.  Position will start as soon as available beginning week of Jan 29th.

Daily Deposit Lead Position Description

Village Market is a non-profit, community-designed and operated, healthy corner grocery store in the heart of New Columbia in North Portland.  Village Market strives to build community, promote health, offer fresh and healthy produce, grocery and prepared food items. Village Market is an exciting opportunity to work for a growing business in the dynamic North Portland community.

The Daily Deposit Lead position is responsible for completing the cash deposits for Village Market. Responsibilities include daily register reconcile, accurate cash management and adhering to cash controls. The position will ensure consistent and accurate cash reporting to fiscal. This position plays a valuable role in ensuring the market is successful.

Village Market is open 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., seven days a week. Schedule will be three days spread out through a week for 2-3 hours as determined by applicant.

Immediate neighbors of Village Market encouraged to apply.

To see full job description and apply, visit the website

School Garden Activities Coordinator

W. Verne McKinney Elementary, a Title I STEM school, is bringing agriculture into the classroom and cafeteria in partnership with local food producers and Oregon environmental organizations. The school is advancing academic rigor by embedding agriculture into the newly adopted science curriculum, and through such activities as a school garden and after school clubs. The activities facilitated by this grant seek to bring together community businesses, teachers, and families to strengthen support networks for households that may be experiencing food insecurity.

Key Responsibilities: Position Summary: W. Verne McKinney Elementary School (K-6th) is seeking a part-time, temporary contractor to serve as the School Garden Activities Coordinator from February 2018 to June 2019. Hours will vary, and the kind or amount of work will vary too. However applicants can expect to work an average of 17.5 hours/week (suggested days are M/T/TH) both during and after school hours over the course of their contract. Tasks will be reduced in summer, and during other school breaks. This individual will be responsible for teaching in the garden, organizing and conducting garden maintenance, arranging guest speakers, purchasing items, and coordinating with teachers and other after school instructors. The purpose of this position is to create sustainable standards-based school garden programs that are integrated into school-day and after school programs. The successful candidate will have ample experience working with children in an outdoor setting, but can expect to receive additional training and ongoing support.

The start date for this position is February 2, 2018. All application materials must be submitted by January 15, 2018. Candidates contacted for an interview will be asked to prepare and teach a 10-15 minute garden lesson for kindergartners taught at the school location. All candidates must pass a background check.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Coordinate Harvest of the Month programs, guest speakers, and field trips
• Independently prepare and present NGSS and Common Core aligned garden educational programs for students in grades K-6
• Maintain and manage garden space
• Lead a seasonal after school program, collaborating with a teaching assistant
• Collaborate with school staff and project partners to ensure that the resulting program meets school needs
• Communicate schedules to participating project partners, parent volunteers and teachers

Minimum Qualifications:
• At least 2 years of experience in education
• Basic understanding of gardening
• Demonstrated ability to successfully interact with youth 5-19 years of age
• Proven ability to work independently, without supervision, as well as collaborate on a team and with volunteers
• Experience and skill working with diverse ethnic groups and backgrounds

Desired Qualifications:
• Proficient in Spanish
• Proven background in science content relevant to gardening
• Experience in garden education

Physical Demands:
• Lifting or moving up to 50 pounds
• Ability to teach outside in all weather
• The contractor must be able to work and maintain three raised garden beds. Examples of required actions include hoeing, tool work, weeding, planting, transplanting, soil removal and adding soil from wheel borrow and shoveling, and modeling these actions for students.

Salary/Wage: $20/hour

Application Open Until: 1/15/2018

How to Apply: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, and are committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status. 

To apply, please submit cover letter, resume, and a list of names and contact information for three references familiar with your work to Kassia Rudd (Kassia.Rudd@oregonstate.edu), Washington County Programs Coordinator for Oregon Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation and Search Committee Chair Debi Lorence (nwess.debi@gmail.com). Please submit all materials on or before January 15, 2018.

Additional Information: Wage: $20 per hour, 10-21 hours/week during the school day hours. The first day will be February 2nd, 2018 and continue through June 2019. This part-time position does not have benefits. Upon hire, the contractor will enter into a contract for a series of duties that must be completed by certain/specific dates. The contractor will be required to fill out a W-9, which will require the contractor’s Federal Tax ID number.

Delivery Driver with American Tire Distributors

Are you looking for an opportunity to turn your ambition and your people skills into a rewarding career with an industry leader? Join our team at American Tire Distributors! As the nation's premier tire distributor, ATD’s coast-to-coast distribution network provides approximately 80,000 customers across the U.S. and Canada with rapid and frequent delivery of high quality tires, custom wheels and shop supplies. 

Position Description: 

The primary role of the Delivery Driver is providing timely transportation of products from origin to destination as assigned, along with unloading and staging products at customer’s place of business, ensuring that all required administrative paperwork is available for inspection and that appropriate paperwork accompanies delivery, maintaining professional representation of the Company in all interactions with customers and through responsible driving, while providing excellent customer service and building strong customer relationships, maintaining all required records and logs for compliance with state and federal regulations, drivers must abide by all Company safety policies as well as state and federal transportation regulations and occasionally operating powered industrial vehicles such as forklifts, pallet jacks, order pickers, etc.

Experience(s) that Best Prepares You:                                     

  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Must possess valid Class “C” driver’s license, or such other proper license classification as to the above qualifications required by the Department of Transportation in conjunction with vehicle weight                                                        
  • Education:  High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience: Prior work experience sufficient to work under general supervision
  • Such alternatives as the company, in its discretion, may find appropriate and acceptable.

To see the full job description and apply online, click here

Library Access Services Assistant (On-call Only)

Multnomah County Library is currently hiring on-call Access Services Assistants. In this position, you are responsible for maintaining access to our collection. You will empty book drops and check in materials. You will quickly and accurately receive, process, sort, and shelve materials, as well as maintain shelf order by shelf reading or shifting the collection as needed or assigned. You will assist our diverse patron population by locating holds and missing items.
 
You will help patrons understand and use library operations and services while demonstrating a proactive, welcoming and helpful demeanor. You will seek to resolve internal and external customer needs by providing positive solutions or appropriate, timely referrals. You will answer access services, informational, and directional questions, and for more difficult or complicated inquiries and questions, provide positive and timely referrals to appropriate staff. You will work under well established standards, policies or procedures, and typically receive detailed instruction or technical assistance when encountering changes or exceptions.
 
Some of your duties may include:

  • Provide account management assistance, including clearly explaining account management policy and procedures to patrons.
  • Assist patrons with balances due, including accepting payment, providing positive options, and negotiating and waiving charges when appropriate.
  • Use standard computer technology effectively and continually seek to learn and incorporate new technologies and best practices into work assignments.
  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and teach internal and external customers how to use equipment such as computers, copiers, print management, internet management, check-out stations, credit card payment machines,and cash registers.
  • Prepare meeting rooms or other designated areas for programs.
  • Open and/or close a library location, including turning equipment on or off, ensuring the location is organized and safe for operations.

 
This is a physically demanding position, so you can understand when we say this might not be the right job for everyone. You will frequently lift and move items such as crates and stacks of books. You may also set up tables, chairs, computer and audiovisual equipment for programs and meetings. You must be able to work in a standing position for extended periods, kneel, reach, bend, and constantly grasp and lift materials from one to 15 pounds (and frequently lift 35 to 50 pounds).

This recruitment will be used to fill on-call positions only. As an on-call Access Services Assistant, you will have the opportunity to work in various locations, picking up shifts that work with your availability. The work is often intermittent and normally part-time. The days and hours available will be based on the staffing needs of our locations, and may include some same-day needs. There is no guarantee of hours, but it is highly likely there will be shifts available when you are. These positions do not offer benefits or union representation.

To Qualify

We will consider any combination of relevant work experience, volunteering, education, and transferable skills as qualifying unless an item or section is labeled required. Please be clear and specific about how your background is relevant. For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of the selection process page.

Required Minimum Qualifications/Transferable Skills*:

  • Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.
  • One year of general clerical experience involving public contact.
  • Ability to attend a three day New Employee Orientation (usually Tuesday-Thursday, 8:00am - 5:00pm).
  • Ability to attend a 40 hour training (Monday-Friday, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm).
  • Ability to pick up at least one shift per pay period (two shifts a month).
  • Ability to pass a criminal records check.

Apply online today

City of Portland Jobs

New Opportunities: (Click this link to view all open positions)  

Automotive Equipment Operator I - Closing Date:  1/08/18

Community Outreach & Information Representative - Closing Dateedited:  1/08/18

Deputy Police Chief - Closing Date:  1/15/18

Senior Administrative Specialist - Closing Date:  1/02/18

Senior Public Works Inspector – Deadline extended:  12/29/17

Tax Division Manager - Closing Date:  1/12/18

Transportation Demand Management Specialist II - Closing Date:  1/5/18

Building Inspector II (Open Continuous)  – Closing Date: 3/5/2018 (This recruitment will remain open for 6 months. The next application review will consist of all applications received from 8:01 a.m. on Monday, November 20, 2017 through8:00 a.m. on Monday, December 18, 2017)

Commercial Plans Examiner (Open Continuous) - Closing Date: 04/30/18 (This recruitment will remain open for six (6) months. The 1st application review will consist of all applications received through 8:00 a.m. on Monday, December 18, 2017. Any applications received after this deadline will be reviewed on a monthly basis.)

Plumbing Inspector (Open Continuous) - Revised – Closing Date: 3/5/2018 (This new recruitment will remain open for four (4) months. The 1st application review will consist of all applications received from 8:01 a.m. on Monday, November 20, 2017 through 8:00 a.m. on Monday, December 18, 2017. Any applications received after this deadline will be reviewed on a monthly basis.)

Housekeeper-Part Time New Seasons University Park

This is a regular (not temporary), 20-30 hours/week housekeeping position. Schedule is likely to be 3-4 mid and closing shifts per week.

Position Title: Housekeeper - Day
Department: Operations
Supervisory Responsibility: Not responsible for supervising others.
Reports To: Operations Manager
Region: Oregon/SW Washington
FLSA Classification: Non-exempt

Wages: $12.50 - $14/hr

Position Description: Performs housekeeping tasks and maintains whole store cleanliness. Provides exceptional customer service and contributes to a positive and collaborative team environment.

To read the full job description and apply online, click here

Prepared Foods Assistant Manager-New Seasons University Park

This is a regular (not temporary) 37.5-40 hrs/wk position. Schedule will likely include opening, mid and closing shifts and will likely to be Saturday through Thursday.

Position Title: Prepared Foods Assistant Manager
Department: Prepared Foods
Supervisory Responsibility: Collaborates with department manager to supervise all department staff.
Reports To: Prepared Foods Manager
Region: Oregon/SW Washington
FLSA Classification: Non-exempt

Wage: $18-23.88/hr

Position Description: Partners with Prepared Foods Manager to manage department and staff, including financial stewardship, customer service, department conditions, merchandising, food safety, work safety, communication, hiring, training and performance management.  Ensures the department provides an exceptional customer shopping experience, with the highest level of service and product knowledge.  Provides leadership in line with company values and promotes a positive and progressive work environment.

To read the full job description and apply online, visit here

City of Portland Jobs Available!

New Opportunities: (Click this link to view all open positions)  

Community Outreach & Information Representative - Closing Date:  1/18/18

New Mobility Services Manager (Principal Management Analyst) - Closing Date:  12/22/18

Police Officer - Closing Date:  5/31/18 (Applications will be batched 4 times to generate eligible lists.  Batch dates:  01/19/18, 03/02/18, 04/13/18 & 06/01/18)

Senior Plans Examiner - Closing Date:  12/25/17

Technology Services Contract Coordinator – Deadline extended:  12/22/17

Wastewater Treatment Operation and Maintenance Supervisor – Deadline extended:  1/22/18

Building Inspector II (Open Continuous)  – Closing Date: 3/5/2018  (This recruitment will remain open for 6 months. The next application review will consist of all applications received from 8:01 a.m. on Monday, November 20, 2017 through8:00 a.m. on Monday, December 18, 2017)

Commercial Plans Examiner (Open Continuous) - Closing Date: 04/30/18(This recruitment will remain open for six (6) months. The 1st application review will consist of all applications received through 8:00 a.m. on Monday, December 18, 2017. Any applications received after this deadline will be reviewed on a monthly basis.)

Plumbing Inspector (Open Continuous) - Revised – Closing Date: 3/5/2018(This new recruitment will remain open for four (4) months. The 1st application review will consist of all applications received from 8:01 a.m. on Monday, November 20, 2017 through 8:00 a.m. on Monday, December 18, 2017. Any applications received after this deadline will be reviewed on a monthly basis.)

American Tire Distributors Positions Available

Are you looking for an opportunity to turn your ambition and your people skills into a rewarding career with an industry leader? Join our team at American Tire Distributors! As the nation's premier tire distributor, ATD’s coast-to-coast distribution network provides approximately 80,000 customers across the U.S. and Canada with rapid and frequent delivery of high quality tires, custom wheels and shop supplies. 

2 available positions are full time and located in Portland, OR.

Outside Account Manager: apply here

Warehouse Person: apply here

Vigor Industry Warehouse Positions Available

Vigor Industries is a manufacturing company that builds fishing boats, tugs, ferries, barges, fireboats, high performance combatant crafts and a variety of aluminum workboats. The warehouse is located on Swan Island in Portland, Oregon.   

The 3 positions available are:

Position Title: Warehouse

http://vigorindustrial.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=672536&&jbsrc=1025

Position Title: Quality Assurance Inspector Structural

http://vigorindustrial.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=672235&&jbsrc=1025

Position Title: Quality Assurance Inspector Coatings

http://vigorindustrial.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=651976&&jbsrc=1025

 

To Apply: Click on the links above and apply online. 

 

Payroll and HR Clerk- Part Time with Benefits

Location: SE Works

Status: Part-Time, Hourly, 20 hours per week

Hours of Work: Monday – Friday, negotiable, between the hours of 8:00am -5:00 pm Compensation Range: $16-$18 per hour

Benefits: 100% employer paid

Under supervision of the Executive Director and in coordination with the Director of Business Operations, the PR & HR Clerk is responsible for providing HR support to all SE Works Managers and Directors for recruitment, hiring, onboarding, payroll and benefits. The PR & HR Clerk processes a simple weekly payroll for 1-20 workers, using ADP RUN, and also a more complex payroll semi-monthly payroll for 40-50 staff, using ADP Workforce Now. They are consulted on HR systems, maintain and update personnel and HIPPA files for staff, keep benefits enrollments and deductions up to date, and work with staff to manage OFLA certifications and leave of absence tracking.

Essential Functions:  Process and ensure accuracy of weekly Employer of Record payroll, earnings and deductions, for 1-20 work experience clients, using ADP RUN, generally every Wednesday.  Process and ensure accuracy of semi-monthly payroll, earnings and deductions, for 40-50 hourly and salaried staff, using ADP Workforce Now, on the first business day following the 15th and end of each month.  Review all ADP communications and perform administrative tasks to keep the employer profile, employee portal, and all employee records up to date.  Work with Managers and Directors to coordinate recruiting, resume screening, interview scheduling, calling references, documentation of hiring process, policy interpretation and benefits administration.  Facilitate new employee onboarding.  Maintain Personnel files, including separate HIPAA files, in good order  Ensure all employee benefits changes are submitted to the providers and entered into the employee record as needed, accurately and in a timely manner.  Process leave of absence requests and track leave time utilization.

Other Duties:  Compile and maintain salary and other personnel statistics, as directed.  Assist the Wellness team with various special projects and coordination of employee events.  Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Business Operations and the Executive Director. Education and Job Requirements:  College level coursework in payroll, HR, Psychology or related field.  1 year experience with payroll and benefits.  Ability to represent the agency in a professional, approachable and friendly manner.  Ability to stay productive, work on own initiative, and thrive under pressure.  Ability to communicate clearly and effectively (both written and verbal), showing strong attention to detail.  Proficiency with ADP payroll system preferred; proficiency with payroll software required.  Knowledge of FMLA/OFLA, COBRA and other standard HR regulations preferred  Demonstrated mastery of MS Excel and WORD preferred. Job Conditions:  Prolonged periods of sitting and computer work  Requires ability to manage frequent interruptions effectively, without losing track of focus on longer term tasks.  Breaks and rest periods according to BOLI guidelines.  Private office.  100% employer-paid health care, dental and other benefits. 3% Simple IRA match.  Flexible hours possible, around payroll needs, with advance arrangements

SE Works is an equal opportunity employer. SE Works does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or any other basis prohibited by law. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. TTY 503.772.2332. SE Works is a second chance employer; employment is contingent on results of a criminal background check that are appropriate to the position.

Apply by 5pm on Friday, December 22, 2017 by sending a resume and a cover letter that provides answers to the supplemental questions below to: HR@seworks.org

Incomplete applications will be discarded. No phone calls.

Supplemental Questions

1. Briefly describe your experience in payroll and human resources.

2. Briefly describe your work ethic, and how you add value to your workplace team.

3. Given the listed requirements, what would you propose as your schedule for 20 hours/week, and why?

NW Food & Beverage Manufacturer's Job Fair

January 10th, 2018 from 9 am-12 pm at the Oregon Convention Center.

Located inside Northwest Food & Beverage World this year, the job fair will be bigger than ever! Over 55 employers will be on hand to meet with prospects and discuss the industry. Join NWFPA on the Expo floor before and during the event and learn more about the industry.

For a complimentary event pass sign up via job seeker link.

Oregon Apprenticeship Applications Open Now!

See below for a list of all available apprenticeship applications in Oregon at this time for a variety of skilled trades.

To Apply: Click on the link below the trade that you are interested in applying for to learn more. 

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CARPENTER
MA 1074 - OREGON/COLUMBIA CARPENTERS JATC
http://www.oregon.gov/bo…/ATD/Pages/A_Ctrades_Carpenter.aspx
Open 7/3/2017
Close 12/29/2017
503-256-7300
www.nwcoc.com
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CEMENT MASON
MA 1065 - OREGON COLUMBIA MASONS TATC
http://www.oregon.gov/boli/ATD/Pages/A_Ctrades_Cement.aspx
Open 7/3/2017
Close 12/29/2017
503-256-7300
www.nwcoc.com
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CEMENT MASON
MA 1015 - OREGON & SW-WA CEMENT MASONS JATC
http://www.oregon.gov/boli/ATD/Pages/A_Ctrades_Cement.aspx
Open 1/1/2017
Close 11/14/2017
503-408-8555 or 866-408-8555
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COMBINED RENEWABLE/SOLAR
MA 1126 - RENEWABLE ENERGY JATC
http://www.oregon.gov/…/A_Ctrades_SolarHtgCoolingSystInstal…
Open 1/1/2018
Close 11/30/2018
541-279-1543
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DRYWALL FINISHER
MA 1016 - OR & SW-WA DRYWALL FINISHERS JATC
http://www.oregon.gov/boli/ATD/Pages/A_Ctrades_Drywall.aspx
Open 2/1/2017
Close 11/30/2017
503-287-4856
www.paintertraining.org
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FLOOR COVERER
MA 1020 - OR & SW-WA FLOOR COVERING JATC
http://www.oregon.gov/…/A…/Pages/A_Ctrades_Floorcoverer.aspx
Open 11/15/2017
Close 5/15/2018
503-481-3420
www.finishingtradesinstitute.org
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HVAC
MA 1080 - AREA I HVAC JATC
http://www.oregon.gov/boli/ATD/pages/a_ctrades_hvaccont.aspx
Open 11/27/2017
Close 12/21/2017
503-598-0522
www.abcpnw.org
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INSIDE ELECTRICIAN
MA 6013 - AREA VI INSIDE ELECTRICAL JATC
http://www.oregon.gov/…/ATD/pages/a_ctrades_electrician.aspx
Open 1/8/2018
Close 1/26/2018
541-278-5854
www.bluecc.edu/
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INSIDE ELECTRICIAN
MA 1244 - NORTH COAST ELECTRICAL JATC
http://www.oregon.gov/…/ATD/pages/a_ctrades_electrician.aspx
Open 11/1/2017
Close 5/1/2018
541-344-6473
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INSIDE ELECTRICIAN
MA 4009 - PACIFIC INSIDE ELECTRICAL JATC
http://www.oregon.gov/…/ATD/pages/a_ctrades_electrician.aspx
Open 7/11/2017
Close 12/7/2017
541-756-6997
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INSIDE ELECTRICIAN
MA 1046 - AREA I INSIDE ELECTRICAL JATC
http://www.oregon.gov/…/ATD/pages/a_ctrades_electrician.aspx
Open 3/1/2017
Close 11/28/2017
503-459-4056
www.nwelectricaltech.com
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INSIDE ELECTRICIAN
MA 5001 - CRATER LAKE ELECTRICAL JATC
http://www.oregon.gov/…/ATD/pages/a_ctrades_electrician.aspx
Open 11/7/2017
Close 5/7/2018
541-659-0038
www.clejatc.org
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INSIDE ELECTRICIAN
MA 5009 - AREA V INSIDE ELECTRICAL JATC
http://www.oregon.gov/…/ATD/pages/a_ctrades_electrician.aspx
Open 11/8/2017
Close 5/8/2018
541-245-7912
www.roguecc.edu/workforce
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INSIDE ELECTRICIAN
MA 6008 - ONTARIO TATC
http://www.oregon.gov/…/ATD/pages/a_ctrades_electrician.aspx
Open 11/1/2017
Close 5/1/2018
208-452-4970
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IRONWORKER
MA 1013 - PACIFIC NW IRONWORKER & EMPLOYER JATC
Open 7/1/2017
Close 12/31/2017
503-775-0877
www.nwiw.com
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LABORER
MA 2023 - OREGON COLUMBIA LABORERS JATC
http://www.oregon.gov/boli/ATD/Pages/A_Ctrades_Laborer.aspx
Open 7/14/2017
Close 12/29/2017
503-256-7300
www.nwcoc.com
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LTD ENERGY TECH A
MA 2020 - AREA II LTD ENERGY ELECTRICAL JATC
http://www.oregon.gov/…/pa…/a_ctrades_ltd_energy_tech-a.aspx
Open 1/9/2017
Close 7/19/2017
541-917-4636
www.linnbenton.edu/go/apprenticeship
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LTD ENERGY TECH A
MA 5001 - CRATER LAKE ELECTRICAL JATC
http://www.oregon.gov/…/pa…/a_ctrades_ltd_energy_tech-a.aspx
Open 11/7/2017
Close 5/7/2018
541-659-0038
www.clejatc.org
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LTD ENERGY TECH A
MA 1099 - LTD ENERGY ELECTRICIAN JATC
http://www.oregon.gov/…/pa…/a_ctrades_ltd_energy_tech-a.aspx
Open 6/1/2017
Close 12/31/2017
503-598-7789 or 800-729-2040
www.iecoregon.org
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LTD ENERGY TECH B
MA 2020 - AREA II LTD ENERGY ELECTRICAL JATC
http://www.oregon.gov/…/pa…/a_itrades_ltd_energy_tech-b.aspx
Open 1/9/2017
Close 7/19/2017
541-917-4636
www.linnbenton.edu/go/apprenticeship
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LTD ENERGY TECH B
MA 1099 - LTD ENERGY ELECTRICIAN JATC
http://www.oregon.gov/…/pa…/a_itrades_ltd_energy_tech-b.aspx
Open 6/1/2017
Close 12/31/2017
503-598-7789 or 800-729-2040
www.iecoregon.org
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LTD RENEWABLE ENERGY TECH
MA 1126 - RENEWABLE ENERGY JATC
http://www.oregon.gov/…/pag…/a_ctrades_renewableegytech.aspx
Open 1/1/2018
Close 11/30/2018
541-279-1543
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LTD RESIDENTIAL ELECTRICIAN
MA 5001 - CRATER LAKE ELECTRICAL JATC
http://www.oregon.gov/boli/…/pages/a_ctrades_limitedres.aspx
Open 11/7/2017
Close 5/7/2018
541-659-0038
www.clejatc.org
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LTD RESIDENTIAL ELECTRICIAN
MA 4009 - PACIFIC INSIDE ELECTRICAL JATC
http://www.oregon.gov/boli/…/pages/a_ctrades_limitedres.aspx
Open 7/11/2017
Close 12/7/2017
541-756-6997
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MASONRY TRADES
MA 1065 - OREGON COLUMBIA MASONS TATC
http://www.oregon.gov/…/ATD/P…/A_Ctrades_Masonry_Trades.aspx
Open 7/3/2017
Close 12/29/2017
503-256-7300
www.nwcoc.com
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PAINTER
MA 1024 - OREGON & SW WASHINGTON PAINTERS JATC
http://www.oregon.gov/boli/ATD/Pages/A_Ctrades_Painter.aspx
Open 2/1/2017
Close 12/31/2017
503-287-4856
www.paintertraining.org
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PLUMBER
MA 6008 - ONTARIO TATC
http://www.oregon.gov/boli/ATD/Pages/A_Ctrades_Plumber.aspx
Open 11/1/2017
Close 5/1/2018
208-452-4970
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PLUMBER
MA 5012 - AREA V (ROGUE VALLEY) PLUMBERS JATC
http://www.oregon.gov/boli/ATD/Pages/A_Ctrades_Plumber.aspx
Open 9/30/2017
Close 3/30/2018
541-344-6473
www.roguecc.edu/workforce
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PLUMBER
MA 1071 - OR SW-WA NW-CA PLMBR & STMFITTR JATC
http://www.oregon.gov/boli/ATD/Pages/A_Ctrades_Plumber.aspx
Open 1/2/2018
Close 1/16/2018
1-800-452-2912
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ROOFER
MA 1050 - OR/SW-WA ROOFERS & WATERPROOFERS JATC
Open 10/1/2017
Close 4/1/2018
503-546-4235
www.orswroofersapp.com
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SHEET METAL WORKER
MA 1277 - SHEET METAL JATC
Open 11/27/2017
Close 12/21/2017
503-598-0522
www.abcpnw.org
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SHEET METAL WORKER
MA 1028 - PORTLAND SHEET METAL WORKER JATC
Open 11/1/2017
Close 5/1/2018
503-257-1022
www.SheetMetalInstitute.org
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SIGN HANGER
MA 3002 - CENTRAL SIGN HANGER JATC
Open 7/14/2017
Close 12/29/2017
503-256-7300
www.nwcoc.com
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SIGN INSTALLER
MA 1062 - AREA I SIGN INSTALLERS JATC
Open 6/21/2017
Close 12/13/2017
503-675-0548
www.areaonejatc.com
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SOLAR HEATING & COOLING INSTALLER
MA 1126 - RENEWABLE ENERGY JATC
Open 1/1/2018
Close 11/30/2018
541-279-1543
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SPRINKLER FITTER
MA 1077 - OR & SW-WA SPRINKLER FITTERS JATC
Open 11/27/2017
Close 12/21/2017
503-598-0522
www.abcpnw.org
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STEAMFITTER
MA 1071 - OR SW-WA NW-CA PLMBR & STMFITTR JATC
http://www.oregon.gov/boli/ATD/pages/a_ctrades_hvaccont.aspx
Open 1/2/2018
Close 1/16/2018
1-800-452-2912
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TAB TECHNICIAN
MA 1177 - OREGON TEST, ADJUST & BALANCE JATC
Open 6/1/2017
Close 12/31/2017
503-598-0522
www.abcpnw.org
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TILE TRADES FINISHER
MA 1280 - OR COLUMBIA TILE TRADES JATC
Open 9/1/2017
Close 12/29/2017
503-256-7300
www.nwcoc.com
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TILE TRADES SETTER
MA 1280 - OR COLUMBIA TILE TRADES JATC
Open 9/1/2017
Close 12/29/2017
503-256-7300
www.nwcoc.com
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TRAFFIC & DECORATOR PAINTER
MA 1056 - AREA I PAINTERS JATC
http://www.oregon.gov/boli/ATD/Pages/A_Ctrades_Painter.aspx
Open 6/14/2017
Close 12/6/2017
503-675-0548
www.areaonejatc.com

Venture Portland is hiring a Business District Organizer

Are you passionate about Portland's unique neighborhood business districts? If yes, Venture Portland wants you! 

Venture Portland is looking for great candidates to fill 2-3 new positions:

Venture Portland's Business District Organizer must be passionate about Portland and its unique neighborhood business districts. The ideal candidate is a people-person; a natural networker; a customer service pro; data geek; successful multi-tasker and innovative team-player focused on getting the job done. The Organizer must be culturally sensitive, highly motivated, responsible and solutions-oriented with organizing experience. The position requires strong communication and organizational skills, excellent attention to detail, computer fluency, flexibility, creativity, a great sense of humor and commitment to Venture Portland’s mission and values. The Business District Organizer will spend at least 30% of work hours ‘on the street’ working with business owners in up to three (3) different business districts including:

  • 82nd Avenue of Roses - Portland's geographic center is home to the City's most diverse mix of residents and businesses and hosts Around the World in 82 Dishes, an annual international food tour of the district.
  • Beaumont - NE Fremont St hosts some of Portland's most popular events including Fremont Fest, Holiday Fest, Dash to Doughnuts and the new Fremont Fright Fest.

  • Division/Clinton - Made famous for it's award-winning restaurants, this rapidly developing district is home to a growing number of retailers and service businesses.
  • Lloyd District - This dynamic transit and tourist hub houses the Convention Center, Portland's largest shopping center and 2,000 residents, a number that is expected to double by 2020. 
  • Midway - Located midway between the Columbia Gorge and Portland, this East Portland gem is home to nearly 750 businesses and Powell Butte Nature Park.
  • Nob Hill - NW 23rd Avenue was named one of America’s Best Shopping Streets and this district also includes NW 21st Ave and the emerging Slabtown District.

Since 1986, Venture Portland has supported Portland’s 50 unique and thriving neighborhood business districts, which together contain 19,200 businesses (98% of which have five or fewer employees) and provide 267,000 jobs. Through grants, promotion and training and technical assistance, Venture Portland invests in the smart, strategic growth of these critical commercial corridors. Learn more at ventureportland.org/jobs

To Apply
Submit a compelling cover letter outlining your passion for, and fit with, the position. Please also provide a complete chronological resume and the names and contact information for three references to jobs@ventureportland.org with “Business District Organizer” in the subject line no later than Wednesday, 12/13/17 at 5:00pm.