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.

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Ballard Business Improvement Area Businesses and Dues Paying Members of the Ballard Alliance: Submit a job posting for inclusion on the job list below. Please allow 24-48 hours to have your submission form reviewed and uploaded.

Please note: only Ballard businesses within the Ballard Improvement Area or Ballard Alliance members will have their open job positions posted on this site.


Swansons Nursery - Communications Team

Swansons Nursery

Position: Communications Team

Position Description: The communications team is an integral part of Swansons Nursery, ensuring an exceptional experience for our customers. Your primary responsibility will be to interact enthusiastically with customers via phone, email, and social media. On a daily basis, you will answer questions, offer advice, and help solve customer issues by collaborating with many departments and members of the Swansons’ team. You are the voice of Swansons for current and potential customers!

How to Apply: Visit to see the full job description and apply online.

Blendily - Retail Sales Associate (Part-Time)


2206 NW Market Street

Position: Retail Sales Associate

Position Description: Blendily is looking for motivated Retail Sales Associates to join our growing team! We’re a budding company with retail spaces in Portland and Seattle and plan to open a third shop in Vancouver, B.C. in the next two years. Like the company, our blends are truly grown from the ground up. We mix ingredients from our garden in our botanical kitchen to create luxurious, organic skincare products.

Due to our homegrown operation, we view our team as a caring community. You must love building relationships and helping customers with their skincare needs. This is the perfect position for someone who is looking to be part of a creative, experiential, and nimble team. We also empower and value our team’s input. This is your time to shine (and not just from our skincare products)! Take your talent to our community. Stellar social media skills? Get our message out. Got a knack for gorgeous artistry? Help our customers look and feel their best. You could even help launch a new product to draw in our international base. Grow with us!

How to Apply: Visit

Sip & Ship - Front House Customer Service (Full-Time)


1752 NW Market Street

Position: Front House Customer Service (Full-Time)

Position Description: The position of Front House Customer welcomes, directs, and takes care of Sip and Ship crew and customers alike.

About Sip & Ship: Our Culture…Stronger Together. Great effort is placed on genuinely greeting others with a welcoming attitude, and presenting Sip and Ship products and services with a positive impact. As a member of the Sip and Ship team each of us seeks ways to embody and practice Sip and Ship’s core values in our work by using Courage, Hard Work, Authenticity, and Gratitude. These key core values are essential to learn and develop in this role to actively support our team culture – in partnership with Sip and Ship’s service philosophies and work guidelines. These tools are our secret sauce, love language, and resources for learning, growing, and sustaining a positive workplace. They foster personal and professional growth, helping to build strong relationships. In essence, we take care of each other, customers, and members of the community without hesitation.

How to Apply: Visit

PRISM - Sales Associate (Part-Time)


5208 Ballard Avenue NW

Position: Sales Associate (Part-Time)

Position Description: Weekend and weekday salespeople wanted. Register and sales floor.

How to Apply: Email ( or drop off your resume

PRISM - Store Manager ( Full-Time)


5208 Ballard Avenue NW

Position: Store Manager (Full-Time)

Position Description: Managing employees and day-to-day operations, assisting with buying, and overseeing social media for the shop

How to Apply: Email ( or drop off your resume

PCC Community Markets (Ballard) - P.M. Cook

PCC Community Markets

1451 NW 46th St

Position: PM Cook

Position Description: Overview: Cooks produce prepared foods in accordance with PCC recipes for the deli case, hot bar, soup bar, and other deli stations. They provide excellent, professional customer service. Compensation Details: $18.69 – $22.80 / hour, depending on experience. Overnight and Night Differential when applicable.

Main Job Responsibilities: Provides excellent, professional customer service Produces prepared foods in accordance with PCC recipes Ensures department sanitation, cleanliness and safety standards are met Follows department safe food handling procedures Follows department merchandising standards and procedures Performs packaging duties May be in charge of production tasks May oversee other kitchen staff as assigned Participates in recipe development and recipe costing May perform ordering responsibilities Ensures department sanitation, cleanliness and safety standards are met

Qualifications and Skills: Proven ability to provide excellent, professional customer service Available to work evening shifts, including weekends 2+ years of previous production cooking experience preferred Able to work in a fast pace kitchen environment Familiarity with specialty and prepared foods Excellent communication, organizational and multitasking skills Ability to work independently and as part of a team Must be able to meet physical demands including standing, bending, twisting, repetitive motion and lifting 10-40lbs regularly Must be at least 18 years of age

Benefits and Perks: Medical, Vision, Dental, Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, and Parental Leave Vacation Accrual – 0.06 hours per hour worked Sick Accrual – 0.033 hours per hour worked (Includes Union, State, and City Accrual Rates) Pension through UFCW 3000 Discounted ORCA Pass Staff Discount on In-Store Purchases PCC Cooking Classes Discount Free Co-op Membership Bereavement Leave Employee Assistance Program


Illumination Learning Studio - Piano Teacher (Part-Time)

Illumination Learning Studio

7720 Greenwood Ave N

Position: Piano Teacher (part-time)

Position Description:

  • Parent Liaison- Greet parents and students to music programming; Daily email correspondence with Music Admin and parents regarding lesson changes.
  • Refined Reports and Tracking- Track your student’s progress
  • Administrative Support- Send new book information to parents; Nutty Squirrel gift cards. Track student attendance using Acuity Scheduling
  • Music Scheduling- Work with the online scheduler for all students, check emails for new changes and parent relations
  • Lessons- Maintain and teach students daily using the core values and curriculum of the music department
  • Music Recitals- Maintaining song lists, preparing students, and leading group recital

Pay Range: Private Rate: $25-$35 per hour; Group Rate: $35-45 per hour

Hours: M-F, 3-7 PM; Saturday 8a-2 PM

Education and Skills Required:

  • Prior experience teaching music 
  • Have a passion for high-quality early childhood education and culture
  • Computer skills including experience with DropBox, Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Email Service
  • Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills and use of tools such as email
  • Ability to exercise professional judgment in handling student/ parent relations
  • Ability to engage and further educate music students 
  • Ability to contribute in a positive manner


  • Education: BA or BM 
  • Experience in childcare or education
  • Be self-motivated, organized, and open-minded
  • Ability to work independently or with supervisors and staff
  • Ability to communicate effectively with supervisors and students

Workplace Environment:

80 % Music Lessons 5% Email Correspondence 

5% Inventory Upkeep 10% Student progress tracking

To Apply: email your resume and cover letter to

Thrive for the People - Licensed Mental Health Therapist (Full-Time)

Thrive for the People

5306 Ballard Ave NW, Suite 212

Position: Licensed Mental Health Therapist (full-time)

Position Description: Thrive for the People, PLLC, is a high-end group practice providing individual and couples therapy in Seattle, WA. We are looking to hire a fully licensed therapist (PhD, PsyD, LICSW, LMFT, LMHC) with specialties in trauma and open to working with couples. The therapist will maintain a caseload of at least 20 clinical hours a week. This is a partially remote and partially in-person position. The ideal candidate is a therapist who loves providing depth-oriented, emotionally focused individual and couples therapy, who enjoys establishing strong relationships with colleagues, and who wants to focus on clinical work rather than the business-related tasks of running a practice. Thrive for the People’s leadership and admin team will take care of the business-related tasks while the clinician focuses their time and energy on the care of their clients. This practice values social justice and anti-oppression and strongly encourages individuals who identify as persons of color and/or LGBTQ+ to apply. Compensation
 Masters Level Clinician: 
$96,000 to $120,000 annually depending on the caseload Doctoral Level Clinician: 
$115,200 to $144,000 annually depending on the caseload

To Apply:

* Complete the application on our website:

* Submit a cover letter and CV to Dr. Chain at

Jo And Her Nails - Nail Artist (Full & Part-Time)

1416 NW Ballard Way, Seattle, WA 98107

Position: Nail Artist (full and part-time)

Position Description: Do nails with gel, dipping, acrylic, and gel art.

Please apply by DMing them on Instagram.

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 (Part-Time)

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

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

Position: 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.

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.


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.


SIP AND SHIP - Barista (Full-Time)


1752 NW Market Street, Seattle, WA 98107

Position: Barista (Full-Time)

Position Description: Full-time barista.