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.

BALLARD FARMERS MARKET - Organizing Team Member (Part Time)


5315 22nd Avenue NW, Seattle, WA 98107

Position: Organizing Team Member (Part Time)

Position Description: Coordinate & facilitate daily set-up, market operations, and breakdown of the market. Maintain a safe market environment and assist the Market Management staff in duties associated with running the market Greet and engage with visitors and vendors, as an ‘ambassador’ for the market, with a professional and courteous manner throughout the day Assist vendors and ensure compliance Operate the Information Booth (interact with customers and vendors and process food access transactions) Other duties as assigned


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.

BALLARD MARKET (Town & Country Markets) - Grocery Clerk (Full Time)


1400 NW 56th Street, Seattle 98107

Position: Grocery Clerk (Full Time)

Position Description: Providing excellent customer service by answering lots of questions, stocking product and providing creative usage suggestions for items all through the center of the market. Ensuring that products are fresh, rotated, well stocked and signed properly. Operating a variety of equipment like pallet jacks, lifts, carts, hand trucks and ladders. Assisting with department promotions and displays. Maintaining the department so that it is clean, enticing and safe. Demonstrating an attitude of service to co-workers by lending a hand and working cohesively. Supporting and following all safety and security policies and sustainability programs. Operating within the Company’s Core Values & Company Brand (don’t worry, we’ll tell you all about this).


BALLARD MARKET (Town & Country Markets) - Seafood Clerk (Part Time)


1400 NW 56th Street, Seattle 98107

Position: Seafood Clerk (Part Time)

Position Description: – Providing excellent customer service by answering questions, making recommendations and offering creative preparation & paring suggestions. – Ensuring that products are fresh, rotated and well stocked. – Maintaining the department so that is clean, appealing and safe. – Supporting and following all safety and security policies and our sustainability programs. – Demonstrating an attitude of service to co-workers by lending a hand and working cohesively. – Operating within the Company’s Core Values & Company Brand (don’t worry, we’ll tell you all about this).



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

PERCY'S & CO. - **$250 signing bonus** Line Cook (Full Time)


5233 Ballard Avenue NW, Seattle 98107

Position: Line Cook (Full Time)

Position Description: We are looking for a full time line cook to come and work with a great bunch of people! We are also looking for someone who can assist our executive chef on prep when he is not there (2 days of the week). Our menu is pretty straight forward (check it out on out web-site) and is fairly limited due to the small size of our kitchen so its very manageable.  We’re offering a $250 signing bonus that that certain someone…join our team!   If this sounds like it would be a good fit shoot us over your resume!  Must have some experience working on the line. $20/hr + tips




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.


ASCENT OUTDOORS - Sales Floor Associate (Full Time)


5209 Ballard Avenue NW, Seattle 98107

Position: Sales Floor Associate (Full Time)

Position Description: We are always looking for excited, outdoor oriented folks to join our team. You will be responsible for outfitting Seattle’s finest outdoor recreationalists, maintaining a deep knowledge of the gear we carry, and spreading the stoke! While retail experience is preferred, it is not necessary. Be sure to include applicable outdoor experience in your cover letter. This position plays a key role in helping maintain the daily operations on the sales floor. You’ll be responsible for greeting and ringing up customers, restocking apparel and gear, assisting customers with product questions, and maintaining COVID-19 cleaning expectations.

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 and detail oriented. -Greets, de-greets, and acknowledges all customers. -Makes oneself present (visibly and audibly available) with customers at all times. -Effectively assists multiple customers simultaneously if necessary. -Communicates with Manager on Duty (MOD) to determine daily priorities. Completes and initials tasks for the appropriate day in daily log if one is used -Regularly shares knowledge and perspectives on products with customers and other staff members. -Provides positive and productive suggestions or feedback to other staff. -Assists customers in the rental process. -Enforces our fitting room policies with customers. -Immediately informs the manager and other staff members of suspicious theft. -Completes closing activities and checks in with the MOD before leaving the floor at the end of the shift to ensure all tasks are completed to manager’s satisfaction. -Supports processing store pick-up items for customers -Additional duties that may be assigned Previous retail experience is preferred, but not required.

One weekend day is required for scheduling needs. This is a full time position located at our shop in Ballard.

EMAIL RESUME (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 Sales Floor- Ascent Outdoors in the subject line of the email with your resume and cover letter.

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!


FLEET FEET BALLARD - Retail Sales Associate (Part Time)


5404 22nd Avenue NW, Seattle 98107

Position: Retail Sales Associate (Part Time)

Position Description: The Rundown…As an Outfitter, 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 Ballard is joining a team and a community that ignites and promotes running and fitness.


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.


F45 TRAINING BALLARD - Group Fitness Trainer (Part Time)


907 NW Ballard Way, Ste B115, Seattle 98107

Position: Group Fitness Trainer (Part Time)

Position Description: As an F45 Coach 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.


HORSESHOE BOUTIQUE — Sales Associate / Retail Stylist (Part Time)


5534 Ballard Avenue NW, Seattle, WA 98107

Position: Sales Associate / Retail Stylist (Part Time)

Position Description: We are looking for a Retail Stylist to help our clients select fashionable outfits and ensure they leave our store satisfied. Our stylists will help us maintain our good reputation among existing customers and help further grow our clientele through a positive and engaging customer experience. Retail Stylists support the team and leadership by creating a warm and delightful environment for every customer that walks through the door. Our ideal candidate has natural warmth, self-drive, and is focused on creating an exceptional customer experience. Our stylists drive sales through down-home service by creating an environment where every customer feels immediately at ease. Retail Stylist responsibilities include providing one-on-one customer service, recommending fashionable items and creating complete looks that excite our customers. We also expect our stylists to be team players, sharing product knowledge & fit information, and supporting the team by being able to jump into any task that supports the business. We have one part-time positions available. 2-4 days per week (14-20 hours) with required Thursday through Sunday availability

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: • Build genuine and lasting relationships with customers • Balancing individualized customer service with tasking and helping others • Determine the customer’s needs and go out of your way to fulfill them through product suggestions or alternatives • Create complete looks from head to toe to match clients’ style • Make a positive final impression at point of sale • Ensure that your team is supported and that all tasks are being completed in a timely manner, without losing focus on customer service • Practice proper phone etiquette • Help to maintain organization, cleanliness, and restock store inventory • Ensure the highest level of customer service, in line with our company’s values, morals, and policies

EXPECTATIONS: • Possess natural warmth and enthusiasm • Communicate effectively and confidently • Ability to create positive energy and be the life of the party • Meet and exceed sales goals through exceptional customer service • Willingness to go above and beyond for customers and your teammates when needed • Flexibility and eagerness to grow with change • The ability to multi-task by balancing customer service with tasking • Offer personalized styling tips • Pick and recommend shoes and accessories that complement clients’ outfits • Provide product details, including fabrics and wash care instructions • Suggest alternative outfits and colors to create unique looks • Ensure proper product presentation and stock replenishment • Remember loyal customers’ names, sizes and preferences and maintain friendly relationships

QUALIFICATIONS • 1-3 years retail experience, preferably in women’s fashion or education equivalent. • Available when we are busy, including: nights, weekends, and holidays • Must be able to lift, carry and move at least 40 pounds • Must be able to stand continuously for 6-8 hour shifts If you meet these qualifications please forward your resume along to Meghan Gee with a cover letter telling us about yourself and your availability. We look forward to hearing from you! We offer a competitive hourly rate based on experience plus sales incentives. Employees are also offered a generous discount on all products we sell.


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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