Job Openings from Chamber businesses

As a benefit of membership, Orcas Island Chamber of Commerce member businesses’ job openings can be posted below. They will be posted in order with the most recent postings at the top. The Chamber’s wide array of businesses offers job-seekers plenty of opportunity. Visit this site often as businesses update their job openings.

Orcas Island School District
Position:  Payroll and Benefits Specialist
Description of Job:  Classified Non-Represented Payroll and Benefits Specialist position.  8 hours per day/260 days per year.  (Inclusive of 12 holidays, 3 weeks vacation, Medical, Dental, Vision and Retirement benefits).  Please go to under employment for job description and posting. Open until filled.  For best consideration apply by March 27, 2020.

Contact information:

Posted on 3/2/20

Orcas Center
Position: Box Office Manager
Description: Orcas Center is seeking a full-time Box Office Manager whose duties will include data management and volunteer coordination. The successful candidate is a champion of the arts, social, dependable, flexible, highly self-motivated, and possesses exceptional administrative and problem-solving skills. For a full job description, go to

Contact information: All interested persons are encouraged to apply by submitting a resume with cover letter indicating areas of experience, references, and availability to

Posted on 3/2/20

Orcas Food Co-op
Position: Deli Clerk and Part-time Produce Clerk
Description: Come join our team! Starting wage is $15/hour. Applications can be found in-store and on our website: Benefits include paid personal leave, free yoga, 20% store discount, 50% off shift lunch. Pay DOE. Paid vacation for those working more than 20 hours/week.

Contact information: Visit www.orcasfoodcoop/employment for job descriptions, applications, and more information. Questions? Email 

Posted on 2/20/20

Northwest Island Escapes
Position: Accounting Manager
Description: Northwest Island Escapes is looking for an Orcas Island-based Accounting Manager for our growing vacation rental agency. This is a full-time, year-round salaried position for someone wanting to grow with the largest vacation rental agency in the San Juan Islands. Excellent bookkeeping/accounting skills and experience required. Using agency proprietary cloud-based software, record all aspects of the company’s financial transactions. Should have experience for sales and payroll tax reporting, payroll and accounting through monthly financial statement preparation, using online QuickBooks. Salary commensurate with experience.

Contact information: Send resume including past salary history to Mariah Dunning, PO Box 310, Eastsound, WA 98245, or

Posted on 2/18/20

Eastsound Water User Association
Position: General Manager
Description: The Eastsound Water General Manager has overall responsibility for managing to operation of the Water System to achieve the Association’s Mission. 

Contact information: Request additional information and job description by contacting . Resumes accepted through March 17, 2020.

Posted on 2/17/20

Rainshadow Solar
Position: Solar Installer
Description: We are looking to expand our team by hiring a Solar Installer who is interested in working on a variety of electrical projects, inside and outside our office. You’ll work on beautiful islands, occasionally see orca whales and bald eagles, and your commute may involve a ferry (but not gridlock on an interstate). The position is located on Orcas Island and requires relocation to San Juan County. Read the full description.

Contact information: Please e-mail your RESUME and COVER LETTER to info at, and one of us will get back to you. Applicants without both of these requirements will not be considered.

Posted on 2/10/20

Sea Quest Kayaking Tours
Position: Assistant Director, Reservationist and Logistician (Full-time)
Excellent communication and organizational skills. Customer service background with the ability to provide excellent customer relations via phone and email with an emphasis on encouraging reservations. Previous office experience with strong computer skills and the ability to keep accurate records. Good work ethic with team oriented skills. Dynamic personality, detail oriented, responsible, mature, and safety conscious. Able to work smoothly with the public and fellow staff even when unforeseen events occur. Current driver’s license and clean driving record. Closing date: Open until filled. Phone interviews will take place immediately for qualified individuals. Read the full description here.

Contact information: Resume only, NO phone calls. Send resume with cover letter and list of employer references to Martine Springer, Expedition Director at

Posted on 2/7/20

Sea Quest Kayaking Tours
Position: Full-time Sea Kayak Guide/Naturalist Educator
Description: The employee must possess the following qualities and/or abilities to succeed: the ability and willingness to lead interesting and informative discussions on natural history strong leadership abilities in a variety of situations excellent interpersonal and communication skills with particular focus on guest geniality a clean, neat presence including presentable clothing and personal grooming. Experience traveling on marine waters; camping and kayaking. Driver’s license and clean record with no moving violations in past 3 years. Be able to lift 50 lbs overhead and be physically fit. Current CPR and at least standard first aid required.
Salary: $100 to $200+ per day depending on skills and prior experience. Closing date: Open until filled. Phone interviews will take place immediately for qualified individuals. Salary: $100.00 to $200.00 /day. Read the full description here

Contact information: Resume only, NO phone calls. Send resume with cover letter and list of employer references to Martine Springer, Expedition Director at

Posted on 2/7/20

Doe Bay Resort & Spa
Position: Spa Receptionist
Description: Doe Bay Spa is looking for a kind personality to work the spa box and help us greet the guests that come to join us for a day of relaxation. Preferably an Orcas island local who is looking to busy their week with a peaceful part time job with resort benefits.  We are looking for someone with good customer service, physically capable to help run the waters and computer savvy with spa box tasks.

Contact information: If interested please contact Doe Bay Spa for an interview at

Posted on 2/7/20

Orcas Island Food Co-op
Position: Staff member for freight days
Join our Freight Day Team! Orcas Food Co-op is looking for staff members to help us with heavy lifting on freight days. The shift is 7am-noon every Tuesday and extends to include Thursdays during the summer months. Ability to repeatedly and safely lift up to 50lbs is a must. Our preference is for applicants who are interested in a year-round freight position. The 7am start time is essential, but the shift length is negotiable. Opportunities to cross-train in other departments is also possible. Come join our team! Starting wage is $15/hour. Applications can be found in-store and on our website:

Benefits include paid personal leave, free yoga, 20% store discount, 50% off shift lunch. Pay DOE. Paid vacation for those working more than 20 hours/week.

Posted on 1/23/20

Island Market
Description: Come join our team! We are looking for energetic and positive people who enjoy working with the community. A few of our benefits include premium pay for evening and weekend shifts, a paid time off policy, full medical insurance for full-time employees and discounted rates on a gym membership and gas.
Contact Information: Apply in person, or online:

Posted on 2/21/20

Roses Bakery Cafe
Position: Servers
Description: Daytime FT or PT. We are seeking experienced servers to work the busy lunch shift in our farm-to-table restaurant. We pride ourselves on using the best ingredients available to us from the island and nearby farms to provide quality and value for our guests. Candidates should be knowledgeable and enthusiastic about food and wine with a strong desire to learn. Most importantly, you must have a strong sense of hospitality and take pride in your work.
Contact Information: Please email your resume to 

Posted on 1/30/20

Roses Bakery Cafe
Position: Shop Salesperson
Description: Daytime PT; could become FT. We are seeking an outgoing, self-motivated individual to join our shop team. A strong interest in food and wine and desire to learn are a must. A good eye for making an attractive retail display is a big plus. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to maintain grace and composure with the public are desired attributes. If you thrive in fast-paced situations and appreciate organization and cleanliness, we’d love to hear from you!
Contact Information: Please email your resume to 

Posted on 1/30/20

Roses Bakery Cafe
Position: Line Cooks
Description: Daytime FT or PT. Motivated individuals line cook positions in a busy, open, “farm-to-table” kitchen. We proudly source most of our products from on island or very near by and pride ourselves in presenting exceptional quality and value to our guests. This is a great opportunity learn and develop your skills while working with phenomenal products. Must be organized and efficient and, most importantly, eager to learn and develop professionally.
Contact Information: Please email your resume to 

Posted on 1/30/20

Roses Bakery Cafe
Position: Prep Cooks/Dishwashers
Description:  Daytime FT or PT. Individual(s) sought for daytime dishwashing positions. Responsibilities include keeping a clean and tidy dish pit while quickly and thoroughly washing dishes for restaurant service, food prep, and cleaning floors at the end of the shift. This is a good opportunity to learn/develop basic skills for those interested in kitchen work. Must be motivated and reliable.
Contact Information: Please email your resume to 

Posted on 1/30/20

Madrona Bar and Grill
Description: The Madrona Bar & Grill is seeking an experienced full time bartender. 30-35 hours per week depending on availability. Great money and a fun place to work.

Contact Information: Please contact Monica @ 360-376-7171 or email

Posted on 9/21/19, updated 12/9/19

Orcas Recycling Services/The Exchange
Description: Orcas Recycling Services/The Exchange is hiring equipment operators, cashiers and exchange sales staff. Click below to see our most recent job postings!

Contact Information: Use online link above.

Posted on 9/21/19

Orcas Veterinary Services, PLLC
Description: Seeking part time registered Veterinary Technician for busy mixed animal practice.
Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to or mail to P.O. Box 237, Eastsound, WA 98245 attn: Practice Manager.  Position available until filled.

Posted on 9/11/19, updated 12/9/19

LEANTO 2020 Season Camp Setter-Uppers & Adventure Ambassadors!
Description: We’ll cleanup camp and setup our tricked-out tents April 2020, get really busy welcoming guests and tidying tents June – September, and then pack everything up. If you love the great outdoors, want an active outdoor gig, have endless energy for assisting guests and tidying tents, and pay attention to every detail, you should totally have a look at our detailed job description here:

Posted on 9/10/19, Updated 12/10/19

Doe Bay Resort Facilities Associate
Description: Doe Bay is seeking an experienced/skilled person for a long-term position in our Facilities Department. The ideal candidate has a minimum of 1 year professional experience in one or more of the following areas: plumbing, electrical, carpentry, pool water chemistry or landscaping maintenance. Must be able to lift 50 lbs repeatedly, work safely, use/maintain power tools, follow direction and WORK HARD with little supervision. Pay depends on experience with an increased wage offered to Orcas Island residents who have their own housing. Pay DOE. We have cabin options for living on site, including the use of a staff kitchen, bath-house and lounge. Many other benefits included.
How To Apply:

Contact Information: Email it to: and copy b. FAX it to: (360) 376-5809 c. Mail a hard copy to: Doe Bay Resort & Retreat PO Box 437 Olga, WA 98279 Attn: Jobs. (360)376-2291

Posted on 8/31/19

Outlook Inn: Front Desk, New Leaf Cafe
Position: Front Desk: Full-time and part-time, starts at $15/DOE must be available nights, weekends, and holidays. Email resume to
Position: The New Leaf Cafe is hiring for all positions: dishwashers, bussers, servers, line cooks and hostess. These positions start at $14/DOE. Email resume to

*The Inn opens for season on January 31. The New Leaf Cafe opens for season on February 10.

Posted on 1/8/20, revised 1/17/20

Orcas Hotel
Position: Baristas, Cooks, Housekeepers. Positions may become year-round.
Contact Information: Call Doug at (360) 376-4300, or stop by the hotel to fill out an application.

Posted on 5/06/19, updated 9/20/19

Children’s House
Position: Early Childhood Teacher
Description of job: We are looking for fun-loving and creative people to join our team of educators. Applicants with a background in art, music, gardening, or outdoor education are encouraged to apply. Teachers receive four weeks of paid vacation, following the Orcas Island School District calendar, as well as generous scholarships for those wishing to pursue a degree in Early Childhood Education.
Contact Information: (360) 376-4744 or email at

Posted on 4/19/19, updated 1/28/2020

San Juan County
Position: Several job openings.

Contact Information: Review job announcements here: and e-mail a resume and cover letter to or use the link on website.

Posted on 7/18/19, Updated 12/10/19

Brown Bear Baking
Positions: Cashier/Barista
Description of job: If you’re passionate, detail-oriented, fun, energetic, and want to join a Great Team, we’d love to talk with you!
Contact information: Email resume to

Posted on 9/6/19, Updated 12/10/19

Kaleidoscope Preschool & Child Care Center
Positions: Full & Part-Time
Description of job: Kaleidoscope Preschool & Child Care Center is hiring. Year round work. Pay depends on qualifications. Benefits include childcare, paid holidays, paid vacation, sick leave and amazing meals while on shift (even some good leftovers to take home now and then). We are in need of full and part time employees. If you have interest in earning a college degree, we can help with that too. Give us a call, come by or email if you think you might be a good fit.
Contact information: Call 360-376-2484 or email

Posted on 8/8/18, Updated 12/16/19