Ballard businesses are seeking candidates to fill a variety of positions. Working in Ballard has many perks and we are looking for a diverse and committed workforce interested in being a part of our close-knit community.

Search below for the neighborhood's current job opportunities and how to apply.

Sip and Ship - Baker

Sip & Ship

1752 NW Market Street Seattle, WA 98107

Position: Baker

Position Description: The Baker role contributes to the overall health and well-being, and success of Sip and Ship by applying great attention and care into everything they make we proudly serve to our community. With homemade banana bread and salted chocolate chip cookies, our family recipes help create magical customer experiences that reach beyond dropping off an online return or picking up one’s mail. It’s how we deliver complete and satisfying experiences within our shops. At Sip and Ship, we are committed to partnering with our team members to support, build and develop skills to help them reach their highest personal and professional potential. We work together to deliver an exceptional experience to our customers with kindness, quality, and integrity. Our work embodies and puts into practice Sip and Ship’s core values. These values include and are not limited to Courage, Hard Work, Authenticity, and Gratitude. As you can tell, we are service-driven that is rooted in the community. There is nothing more important to us than creating a welcoming and positive experience for everyone who walks through our doors – including you!

Please apply using this link.

Transformation-Surprise - Sales & Service Attendant

5505 8th Ave NW Seattle, WA 98107

Position: Sales and Service Attendance

Position Description: Welcome customers to the laundromat, keep clean and tidy, assist in using our laundering machines; take in drop-off laundry, and process. Wage plus generous profit in processing laundry. We strive to have a peaceful, meditative community place for our visitors to clean and refresh their clothing. Stop by some time!

Please apply by dropping by our shop; bring a resume, handwritten note with times available to work; 3 references, please.

Fleet Feet Ballard - Retail Sales Associate

Fleet Feet Ballard

5404 22nd Ave NW Seattle, WA 98107

Position: Part-Time Positions (Minimum one weekend day, additional evenings preferred)

Position Description: As a Retail Sales Associate, you are the heart of our Ballard store. You have the opportunity to recommend gear and products that a customer will use to cross their next finish line, regardless of what that looks like. This position is always going above and beyond to take care of our customers and community. You will be part of a dynamic group that builds and maintains meaningful relationships with customers, vendors, and peers by listening to customer needs, providing personalized solutions, and, ultimately, outfitting them with everything they need to get started or keep going. We pride ourselves on putting people first and know that what we do each day does not happen anywhere else. We truly believe that running changes everything.

We strive to inspire the runner in everyone by empowering anyone who runs through social experiences and personalized solutions. Joining Fleet Feet Seattle & Ballard is joining a team and a community that ignites and promotes running and fitness.

Please apply using this link:

F45 TRAINING BALLARD - Group Fitness Trainer (Part Time)


907 NW Ballard Way, Ste B115, Seattle 98107

Position: Group Fitness Trainer (Part Time)

Position Description: Are you looking to add more fitness into your life? Would you like to be more than an active fitness participant? Here is your opportunity to join a great team and receive hands-on training to become a fitness coach.

We’ll work with you to learn on the spot in personal training, marketing, sales & much more. Starting your work experience can be tough – work with us to get a head start, a glowing reference and be paid while you grow!

F45 is programmed by a world-leading athletics team, so we can teach you everything you need to know. What we can’t teach is your engaging and inspiring personality. Come join an amazing community and deliver the best high energy F45 sessions with your own coaching styles to create that feel good vibe!

As an F45 Group Fitness Instructor, you are responsible for coaching and motivating members of the studio while leading them through predetermined workouts. You will motivate the members and gain knowledge and ability to correct exercise form to prevent injuries. Classes are delivered with presence, energy and personality. From time to time, there will be opportunities to be involved in special projects with marketing, local schools, sports teams, businesses and the community.

Key Attributes:
• Must be dependable and reliable
• Ability to develop strong relationships with clients and business partners
• Self-motivated and goal oriented
• Passionate about the fitness industry and making a positive impact on the community
• Attention to detail
• Punctuality is a must!

Applicants must have:
• A great personality with energy and enthusiasm
• First Aid/CPR & AED qualification
• Be able to represent the F45 brand – be physically fit and lead a healthy lifestyle
• A willingness to work flexible hours
• Core values of honesty, integrity, positivity and loyalty
• Group fitness experience is a plus

We offer the following:
• Fun learning environment
• Competitive pay + bonus potential
• Flexible hours
• Bonus for driving attendance to classes
• Programmed training exercises
• Complimentary membership

If this interests you, we’d love to discuss this opportunity with you further!!

or Apply In Person

ASCENT OUTDOORS - Warehouse Manager (Full Time)


5209 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle 98107

Position: Warehouse Manager (Full Time)

Position Description: This position plays a key role in maintaining our day-to-day store and e-commerce order operations. You’ll be responsible for all shipping, receiving, and inventory management at our retail store and at our offsite warehouse. To succeed in this position a candidate should be incredibly organized, detail-oriented, comfortable with ambiguity, a great communicator, and able to work well both independently and in a team. More here:

To be considered for this position please send your resume and a cover letter detailing your experience with outdoor recreation and why you want to work in the outdoor industry to Please put * your name* Application for Warehouse Associate in the subject line of the email with your resume and cover letter.

ASCENT OUTDOORS - Inventory Specialist (Full Time)


5209 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle 98107

Position: Inventory Specialist (Full Time)

Position Description: This position plays a key role in maintaining our day to day store and online order operations. You’d be responsible for all shipping and receiving. Additional responsibilities include maintaining the rental fleet and associated paperwork, managing warranty cases, and other miscellaneous customer inquiries. To succeed in this position a candidate should be incredibly organized, detail oriented, and able to work well both independently and in a team. More here:

To be considered for this position please send your resume and a cover letter detailing your experience with outdoor recreation and why you want to work in the outdoor industry to Please put * your name* Application for Inventory Specialist in the subject line of the email with your resume and cover letter.

WEST MARINE - Assistant Manager (Full Time)


1400 NW 45th Street, Seattle 98107

Position: Assistant Manager (Full Time)

Position Description: You are key to ensuring an excellent store experience and a role model for building relationships with Customers and Associates. You are passionate about aligning yourself with business needs and achieving store goals. You have proven success achieving results both independently and through others by fostering a spirit of teamwork. Our Customers come to us to fulfill a need, complete a project on their boat, or gather items for a great day on the water; you guide your team to ensure Customers leave with the right products to make that happen. Each interaction with a West Marine Customer is an opportunity for you to exceed their expectations and ensure they remain a loyal Customer.


ILLUMINATION LEARNING STUDIO - Teaching Assistant - After School (Part Time)


5501 8th Ave NW, Seattle 98107

Positions: Teaching Assistant – After School (Part Time)

Position Description: We are looking for creative and reliable individuals to fill immediate openings in our afternoon cultural, performing and fine arts programs as an Assistant with a team of 4-5 others. This role will assist our Creative Arts Instructors and Site Supervisors to ensure the implementation of our K-5 curriculum each day. If you enjoy working with talented students and being a mentor and good role model, this is a great opportunity. Our specialized instructors and assistants work as a collaborative team to create and deliver sensational cultural, performing and fine arts focused lesson plans. Students in our programs gain exposure to interactive learning technologies, music, drama, dance, voice, fine arts, and yoga. For more information on this opening, please visit:


Send your resume and letter of interest to: At least two professional references will be needed prior to hire.

WOODLAND MOD - Sales Associate (Part Time)


5330 Ballard Avenue NW, Seattle 98107

Position: Sales Associate (Part Time) See details below

Position Description: About us: We have a passion for modern Scandinavian interior design principals. We provide unique, modern high-quality products from across the globe that truly reflect the design ideals we have always valued – clean, crisp, inviting, calming. At its heart, Scandinavian home design centers on simple yet impactful ways of improving daily life, adding design to the ordinary, and bringing it within financial reach.

What we seek: Woodland Mod Sales Associates will be at the heart of our customers’ experience. Genuinely warm and naturally driven, you are a fan of everything we sell. That enthusiasm brings a level of excitement to our store that makes shopping fun and keeps customers coming back. What you’ll do: • Deliver an engaged experience to every customer, every time. • Demonstrate company standards in selling, customer service, and teamwork. • Ensure full understanding of all products and have a continued awareness of the most current information available, inclusive of indoor plants. • Maintain sales floor coverage and follow posted schedules with regard to area assignments. • Store maintenance as it relates to opening, closing and on-going duties as directed by management. • Maintain all store displays and uprights/shelves in between customer interactions. • Actively engage customers and remain attentive to customer needs. • Assist customers with product selections and process all customer orders or returns. • Support and model excellent service by exhibiting a positive attitude and enthusiasm toward the job and company to both internal and external customers in all forms of communication. • Promote a strong sense of teamwork by working together safely, effectively, respectfully and efficiently with all associates and management – effectively communicating in all regards. What you’ll bring: • Strong Retail experience. Background in interior design or architecture a plus. • Creativity and an appreciation for minimalistic, Scandinavian design • Excellent reading, written and verbal language skills • Excellent communication skills • Basic math skills • Ability to move and/or lift up to 50 pounds, heavier merchandise with team assist • Able resolve client concerns in a manner that is professional, resourcefulness and creative. • Exceptional customer service skills – always willing to “go the extra mile.” • Team player: cooperative, builds relationships easily and support of peers, and encourages collaboration.

The job description and other aspects of the job listed on this job posting should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an associate in this job. Associates are required to perform other related functions as assigned, have a professional appearance, basic computer skills, and ability to stand/walk for extended periods of time.

EMAIL RESUME Please send a copy of your cover letter/introduction and resume to with the best way to contact you. Please include examples of websites, interiors and/or product designs that bring you inspiration! Professional references will be requested as part of the interview process.

Hours: 20-24 hours per week, Tues, Wed & Thursdays preferred with some flexibility. Pay commiserate with experience, $19-24 hourly, including employee discount on merchandise.

MK BYRNE - Creative/Jewelry Making Assistant (Full/Part Time)


2108 NW Vernon Place. Seattle, WA 98107

Position: Creative – Jewelry Making Assistant (Full/Part Time)

Position Description: CREATIVE // JEWELRY MAKING ASSISTANT Jewelry maker with a studio//store located in Ballard is seeking assistance with management of daily store upkeep, online presence, and production of her jewelry designs! This is an opportunity to work in a creative environment and learn many different skills on the job. About the store / artist MK BYRNE has been making and selling her pieces since 2015. She uses exclusively “cold” techniques (no heat) to individually hand forge and wire wrap her minimal, natural, strong designs. She built her business starting at arts markets and growing to her first small boutique in Boston before moving to Seattle in January and finding her dream space in Ballard. In her studio//store, she designs, creates, and sells her handmade jewelry. She is now in the process of establishing both her store front and online presence, and needs assistance with daily upkeep as well as longer term creative projects to build the business. The ideal candidate would either already have or be willing to learn the following skills: -basic jewelry making techniques -photography/videography (just with an iphone, for product shots) -retail sales -organization / systems -comfortable on web based apps for inventory management -basic instagram/canva skills And would be performing the following tasks when working: -customer service / retail sales -packaging online orders -jewelry fabrication -cleaning store and jewelry pieces -organizing, tracking, and ordering supplies -entering inventory in system -creating window displays -answering messages on online platforms -occasionally running errands -additional tasks as needed This role would involve working closely with MK, so it is a priority that its the right person for the job and a good team working dynamic. A willingness to “jump in and do what needs done” is essential. HOURS AND RATE FLEXIBLE/ACCOMODATING to needs of the right applicant. It’s more important its the right interpersonal fit than specifically part or full time or if being available specific days of the week. Some weekends will be necessary, but not all. Some work may be completed off-site/at home.

EMAIL RESUME : If interested, please send resume, cover letter detailing what you hope to offer and receive from the position, and desired schedule and hourly/salary rate to



1550 NW 49th Street, Seattle, WA 98107

Position/Description: There’s Always a Seat at Our Bar – The Lagunitas Brewing Company began on a kitchen stove in Northern California in 1993 and has always looked to the future – whether supporting local communities by turning beer into money for the cause, or fueling stories, songs, and experiences with our IPA. Wherever you go: Beer Speaks, People Mumble.

About The Role – Responsible for the preparation of food in a timely, efficient, sanitary, and consistent manner. Must be prepared to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure work environment, while maintaining the organizational ability to identify and act on job duties quickly and effectively. Must be prepared to work as a team member in a dynamic workplace, follow all safety procedures, and have a high threshold for heat in a kitchen environment. What You’ll Do Set up stations and collect all necessary supplies to prepare menu for service. Prepares a variety of foods; meat, seafood, poultry, vegetables, and other food items including pre-preparation of ingredients for entrees (salad station, sandwich station, etc.) as well as cooking on various kitchen equipment (broilers, ovens, grills, etc.) Properly handle raw or prepared foods and non-food supplies; cover, date, correctly store & rotate food items. Stocks and maintains sufficient levels of food products at line stations to assure a smooth service period. Knows and complies consistently with our standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards and kitchen rules, policies and procedures. Use food preparation tools in accordance with manufactures instructions. Close the kitchen correctly and follow the closing checklist for kitchen stations. Maintain a prepared and sanitary work area at all times. Assists with the cleaning, sanitation, and organization of kitchen, walk-in coolers, and all storage areas. Prepare dishes for customers with food allergies or intolerances. Make sure all storage areas are tidy and all products are stored appropriately. Constantly use safe and hygienic food handling practices. Returns dirty food preparation utensils to the appropriate areas. Able to operate dishwashing equipment as needed. Other duties as assigned by Kitchen Manager or Lead Cook.

What We’re Lookin’ – For At least (2) year experience in a food service preparing meals. Must have ability to take directions and effectively perform quality work. Ability to produce high quality food in a fast paced environment. Positive, customer service oriented attitude at all times. Strong knowledge of sanitary practices. Maintains proper grooming and dress code standards. Work ethic encourages strong urgency and quality in a team environment. Ability to work with other staff members in the facility. Ability to undertake and complete multiple tasks. Attention to detail. Key relationships Reports directly to Kitchen Manager Frequent interaction with Kitchen and taproom teams Physical Requirements Requires long periods of standing; moderate physical efforts including but not limited to standing, carrying, bending, stretching, stooping, pulling, pushing, and lifting up to 50 lbs. Must be able to work flexible/rotating shifts, weekends, holidays, and/or overtime as needed. Working conditions involve noise, changes in temperature, kitchen elements such as heat, moisture, etc. May be required to work indoors/outdoors as required for various events.

Come as You Are At Lagunitas, we welcome people (and dogs) from all walks of life. Anyone, regardless of their race, creed, nation of origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, veteran status, marital status, or age, has a home here. Love, progress, and acceptance will always have a seat at our bar.


SUSHI I - Cook (Full or Part Time)


2242 NW Market Street, Seattle, WA 98107

Position: Cook (Full or Part Time)

Position Description: Prepare food, organize products and keep the area clean.


THE BEEHIVE MERCANTILE & CO. - Sales Associate (Part Time)


5500 14th Avenue NW, Seattle, WA 98107

Position: Sales Associate (Part Time)

Position Description: Part Time Sales Associate up to 25 hours a week. We are seeking a dynamic outgoing and experienced person for fun retail store carrying a wide range of curated products. We sell clothing, home decor, furniture, specialty food, original art and so much more. Position requires positive attitude, ability to work under pressure, provide excellent customer service, managing & restocking inventory, cashier duties, knowledge of store merchandise and keeping the store looking clean and neat. Please note: physical labor is part of the job which includes, but not limited to, moving and unboxing inventory, pricing merchandise, ability to move or lift up to 60lbs, and spend long periods of time on your feet. Some weekend work will be required. We continue to adhere to mask guidelines for both staff and customers.


SUSHI I - Dishwasher (Part or Full Time)


2242 NW Market Street, Seattle, WA 98107

Position: Dishwasher (Full or Part Time)

Position Description: Wash the dishes


PERCY'S & CO. - Door Person (Part Time)


5233 Ballard Avenue NW, Seattle 98107

Position: Door Person (Part Time)

Position Description: Checking ID’s, maintaining occupancy numbers Friday & Saturday nights


PERCY'S & CO. - Kitchen Manager (Full Time)


5233 Ballard Avenue NW, Seattle 98107

Position: Kitchen Manager (Full Time)

Position Description: Ordering, prepping for the day & some line work…great people and great pay!


SIP AND SHIP - In-house Head Baker (Full Time)


1752 NW Market Street, Seattle 98107

Position: In-house Head Baker (Full Time)

Position Description: The In-House Head Baker role contributes to the overall health and well-being, and success of Sip and Ship by applying great attention and care into everything they make to serve to our community.

How You Will Partner With the Sip and Ship Team: Enlisting regular feedback and production adjustments based on seasonality and frontline sales performance Keeping the team and customers motivated by presenting consistent bakery products using creative, aesthetically pleasing and deliciously tasting experiences Making time management a key factor to successfully blending independent work with team work – especially keeping daily break coverage and production pars in proper balance Maintaining ingredient list, vendor relationships, assisting with the weekly shopping supplies list and ordering, receiving and storing supplies Overseeing proper food prep and handling, yields, storage and waste management. Must have a current food handlers permit and keep Sip and Ship cafe operations in full compliance with all WA State Public Health and Food Handling Regulations. Supporting safety protocols on the frontline related to food handling, storage and inspections. Keeping well organized and maintaining a clean and orderly work environment to avoid cross contamination from potential allergens or hazardous ingredients while optimizing space, equipment use and maintenance Collaborating with in-store events and system pricing updates in partnership with the General Manager Contributing to the health, well being and success of the team (continued learning, cross training and asking how you can best support your team)

Who You Are: Willing to jump in and help others regardless of the task Open to new ideas and place a high value on quality and results Builds a positive team rapport, learns quickly and maintains positive relationships Adapts with ease to the unexpected and any uncertainty – unafraid to ask for help Communicates with empathy, calm demeanor, level head and respect Practices excellent time management skills.


SIP AND SHIP - Barista/Team Support (Full &Part Time)


1752 NW Market Street, Seattle 98107

Position: Barista/Team Support (Full & Part Time)

Position Description: The Barista/Team Support Position at Sip and Ship welcomes, serves and takes care of Sip and Ship guests by providing exceptional in-store sipping, shipping and shopping experiences consistently. As a member of the Sip and Ship team, great effort is placed on genuinely greeting our guests and serving them with a positive and an aim to assist approach. Duties include communicating with attentive and active listening to ensure a proper level of customer engagement, attention to detail and service accuracy, qualifying and presenting quality food and beverages with a high level of consistency. Ensuring customers are completely satisfied. Inviting and welcoming feedback at all times – building a rapport with customers, earning their trust and repeat business. Supporting Sip and Ship’s team oriented environment by conducting supplemental duties in with shipping, retail and bakery segments of the business whenever needed. Maintaining a clean and orderly work space in compliance with all US Public Health standards. Executing tasks with professionalism, attention to detail and follow through is required.


MIRI'S AT GOLDEN GARDENS — Kitchen Lead (Full Time & Part Time)


8498 Seaview Avenue NW, Seattle, WA 98117

Position: Kitchen Lead (Part Time and Full Time available)

Position Description: Run the line and the kitchen 4 days a week, incremental bonus through September


SIP AND SHIP - Barista (Full Time)


1752 NW Market Street, Seattle, WA 98107

Position: Barista (Full Time)

Position Description: Full time barista.


PRISM - Sales Associate (Part Time)


5208 Ballard Avenue NW, Seattle, WA 98107

Position: Sales Associate (Part Time)

Position Description: Weekend Sales Associate needed to assist customers


SUSHI I - Dishwasher (Part Time)


2242 NW Market Street, Seattle, WA 98107

Position: Dishwasher (Part Time)

Position Description: Dishwasher


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