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North Coast Hot Jobs July 28

Hello fellow job seekers. Here is the link to the latest North Coast Hot Jobs listing, http://www.scribd.com/doc/235221196/North-Coast-Hot-Jobs-July-28-2014

I don't usually post certain types of jobs, because there are just too many of them. In this area, there are many assisted living/retirement centers. As a result, there is a higher than normal demand for Certified Nursing Assistants. This type of work can be mentally and physically demanding. There are moments of increased activity and quiet. One salary source states that the salary for a CNA could be around $25,000 per year. See http://www.indeed.com/salary/q-CNA-l-Washington.html

Another job that shows up a lot are forestry type jobs. I guess that is pretty obvious. The state typically posts these forestry jobs at their careers.wa.gov website without closing dates. This seems to indicate that it takes a while to build up an acceptable pool of applicants to choose from. They usually require some sort of education in Forest Engineering, Civil Engineering, Environmental Science or a Natural Resources degree. You might have to go out of the area to get that education.

A third job category that appears many times in this area is Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Speech Therapists. Again, this type of education is not offered here. The pay is very good. Some salary examples are;
1. Physical Therapist - $91,000
2. Physical Therapist Assistant - $71,000
3. Occupational Therapist - $89,000
4. Occupational Therapist Assistant - $62,000
5. Speech Therapist - $85,000

Missed a federal job while compiling this jobs list. It is a Volunteer Program Assistant. It pays between $35,256 and $45,828. Here is the link, https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/373440300  When making a federal resume, remember to be specific and more info is better. A federal resume of 4, 5, 6 or more pages is not uncommon.

Have a good one.

North Coast Hot Jobs July 21

Hello job seekers. Here is the link to this week's North Coast Hot Jobs listing, http://www.scribd.com/doc/234598461/North-Coast-Hot-Jobs-July-21-2014

I hope everyone was able to handle the Sequim Lavender Festival traffic. I heard some complaints from locals about some of the tourist drivers. However, these same drivers bring their money to the area which helps keep some jobs here.

The Post Office has four job openings in this area. Two in Port Angeles, one in Joyce and the other in Forks. Remember, when you apply for a Post Office job, there usually is two parts. The first part is a simple online application process. The second part is a test somewhere along the I-5 corridor. The whole process could be a costly one and there is no guarantee that you will get a job with the Post Office.

Three full-time jobs available at the 7 Cedars Casino. Payroll Assistant, Surveillance Observer and Customer Service Officer. Just remember that smoking is allowed in the casino if you are thinking of applying for a job there.

Have a good one.

North Coast Hot Jobs July 14

Hello job seekers. Here is the link to this week's North Coast Hot Jobs listing, http://www.scribd.com/doc/233728707/North-Coast-Hot-Jobs-July-14-2014

So, there is now seventeen state jobs open in this area. Six of these are DSHS jobs. They are Social Service Specialist jobs. If this is your specialty, then DSHS has openings in Port Townsend, Port Angeles and Forks. I believe one job closes on the 13th. (I actually post this jobs listing on Sunday night).

The schools in this area are looking to reload their faculty for the upcoming school year. If you are in or hope to be in the education field, now is the time to apply.

On a slightly different note, be aware that there are tourists and out of school teenagers on the roads at this time of the year. So, be extra careful on your commutes.

Have a good one.

North Coast Hot Jobs July 7

Hello job seekers. Hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable fourth. Without further ado, here is the link to this week's North Coast Hot Jobs listing, http://www.scribd.com/doc/232806240/North-Coast-Hot-Jobs-July-7-2014

The May 2014 Washington state unemployment rates show the state level at 6.1%. Clallam County is at 8.2%, Jefferson County is at 8.0%, Kitsap County is at 6.1%, Snohomish County is at 5.1% and King County is booming at 4.7%.

Here is an interesting article on the U.S. economy versus the rest of world, http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/making-us-economy-world-beater-factors-24435648

Four Social Service Specialist jobs are open in the area. Three in Clallam County and the other in Jefferson County. A bachelor's degree in a Social Service type category is required. More info at http://careers.wa.gov

That's all for now. Have a good one.