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.

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STANDARD GOODS - Sales Associates (Full Time)

STANDARD GOODS

5317 Ballard Avenue NW, Seattle 98107

Position: Sales Associates (Full Time)

Position Description: We’re currently looking for new sales associates to join the Standard Goods team for our Ballard location to start immediately! We need rockstar team players to work in our store part-time and full-time. You must love our shop, our products, have a super positive attitude (and sense of humor) and have flexible availability. Must be available on some evenings, weekends and holidays. Our current store hours are: M-Th 11-7; Fri + Sa 11-9; Su 10-5. Pay is $16.69/hr, plus generous employee discounts, 401k contributions and 100% paid health insurance for full-time staff. Job duties include: Customer support and sales Ringing customers up using our POS Tidy, fold, organize and clean as needed Merchandising of products, including window displays Other duties as needed Requirements: Enthusiastic, friendly and energetic with a genuine desire to provide outstanding customer service Able to work as part of a team and take initiative independent of direct supervision Articulate, attentive, and have great communication skills Excellent work ethic, hard-working, and a team player This position requires constant moving, talking, listening, reaching, grabbing and standing for hours at a time. Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs. This is not a position where you can sit and be on your phone while you’re not busy. There will always be something to do and if you don’t have any tasks, you should be the type of person who will find something helpful to do!

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

PERCY’S & CO.

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

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SWANSONS NURSERY - Customer Service (Garden Accessories & Holiday Décor) Part Time

SWANSONS NURSERY 

9701 15th Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98117

Position: Customer Service – Garden Accessaries & Holiday Décor (Part Time)

Position Description: We’re searching for a positive, creative, and detail-oriented person to join our customer service team with a focus on garden accessories and holiday décor. Responsibilities include enthusiastically helping customers, stocking, and merchandising products. This position is ideal for someone who enjoys interacting with others, learning new skills, and has a flexible schedule.

Visit the careers page of our website https://www.swansonsnursery.com/careers to download an application. Submit your resume and application in person or by email garden@swansonsnursery.com

SWANSONS NURSERY - Cashier (Full or Part Time)

SWANSONS NURSERY 

9701 15th Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98117

Position: Cashier (Full or Part Time)

Position Description: Join Swansons Nursery’s team of outstanding individuals who exemplify great customer service. Candidates must have excellent people skills and enjoy helping customers. Attention to detail and the ability to multitask are essential. Cashiering experience is preferred. Gardening experience a plus!

Visit the careers page of our website https://www.swansonsnursery.com/careers to download an application. Submit your resume and application in person or by email garden@swansonsnursery.com

LAGUNITAS BREWING COMPANY - Line/Prep Cook (Part Time)

LAGUITAS BREWING COMPANY – SEATTLE TAPROOM

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.

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SUSHI I - Cook (Full or Part Time)

SUSHI I

2242 NW Market Street, Seattle, WA 98107

Position: Cook (Full or Part Time)

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

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

THE BEEHIVE MERCANTILE & CO.

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.

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ASCENT OUTDOORS - Sales Floor Associate (Full Time)

ASCENT OUTDOORS

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 sales@ascentoutdoors.com. 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)

SUSHI I

2242 NW Market Street, Seattle, WA 98107

Position: Dishwasher (Full or Part Time)

Position Description: Wash the dishes

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LIL WOODY'S - Front of House/Counter Service (Part Time)

LIL WOODY’S

2040 NW Market Street, Seattle 98107

Position: Front of House/Counter Service (Part Time)

Position Description: Lil Woody’s is looking for a counter service team member for 3 days a week (about 25 hours). We are a fun, casual small business with great food, great people and plenty of customers to keep us busy. Check us out @lilwoodys and see! You’ll make $20+ per hour, we offer health benefits, discounts and free meals.

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CLOVER TOYS - Sales Associate (Part Time)

CLOVER TOYS

5333 Ballard Avenue NW, Seattle 98107

Position: Sales Associate (Part Time)

Position Description: Clover Toys is looking for a part time, responsible and highly motivated Sales Associate who is ready to engage with customers and the community in a way which creates trust in our store and the brands we carry.

Responsibilities and Duties:
Deliver excellent customer service that ensures high levels of customer satisfaction
Greet customers on arrival and then work with them to determine their needs and then recommend the right product to solve the customer’s problem
Operating cash registers, managing financial transactions, and balancing drawers
Assist in ensuring that the sales floor, backroom, and bathroom are clean and organized
Develop and cultivate a strong relationship with customers and the community
Help customer with returns, refunds, and resolve common complaints, in person or over the phone

Qualifications and Skills:
General understanding of the principles of sales
Strong Communication
Experience with customer service, retail sales experience is preferred
Maintain a positive attitude and focus on customer satisfaction in a fast-paced environment
Ability to multi-task, while being attentive to customers and remaining flexible to the needs of the business.
Ability to work as part of a team and take initiative independent of direct supervision.
This position involves constant moving, talking, hearing, reaching, grabbing and standing for at least two consecutive hours. May occasionally involve stooping, kneeling, crouching, and climbing ladders. Vision abilities include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Involves lifting at least 30 lbs.

Requirements:
18 years or older
Proficiency in English
High School Diploma, equivalent, or proof of enrollment in high school or equivalent course
Ability to pass a background check
This job description is not all inclusive.

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

PERCY’S & CO.

5233 Ballard Avenue NW, Seattle 98107

Position: Door Person (Part Time)

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

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

PERCY’S & CO.

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!

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FLEET FEET BALLARD - Retail Sales Associate (Part Time)

FLEET FEET BALLARD

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.

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

SIP AND SHIP

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.

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

SIP AND SHIP

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.

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F45 TRAINING BALLARD - Group Fitness Trainer (Part Time)

F45 TRAINNG BALLARD

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.

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SWEET MICKEY'S CANDY SHOPPE - Candy Professional (Part Time)

SWEET MICKEY’S CANDY SHOPPE

5338 Ballard Avenue NW, Seattle 98107

Position: Candy Professional (Part Time)

Position Description: Candy Professional

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

HORSESHOE BOUTIQUE

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.

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

MIRI’S AT GOLDEN GARDENS

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

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WEST MARINE - Stock/Sales Associate (Part Time)

WEST MARINE – BALLARD

1400 NW 45th Street, Seattle, WA 98107

Position: Stock/Sales Associate (Part Time)

Position Description: Stock inventory, maintain visual standards and take great care of our customers.

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SIP AND SHIP - Barista (Full Time)

SIP AND SHIP – BALLARD

1752 NW Market Street, Seattle, WA 98107

Position: Barista (Full Time)

Position Description: Full time barista.

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PRISM - Sales Associate (Part Time)

PRISM

5208 Ballard Avenue NW, Seattle, WA 98107

Position: Sales Associate (Part Time)

Position Description: Weekend Sales Associate needed to assist customers

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LIGHTHOUSE MONTESSORI SCHOOL - Montessori Assistant (Full Time)

LIGHTHOUSE MOTESSORI SCHOOL

7005 24th Avenue NW, Seattle, WA 98117

Position: Sales Associate (Part Time)

Position Description: Lighthouse is looking for a Montessori Teacher’s assistant. You: *love young children *learn quickly and want to keep learning *respect the big emotions of the 2.5 – 6 year old *intrigued and excited by the rapid development of the young child *eager to jump in and start trying new things *don’t shy away from conflict and communication We: *Work as a team-you’ll work closely with teacher’s and other assistants in guiding the children and learning from them *are always learning-we gather every other week after school to talk about how to do the next weeks even better *value community-we strive to include and listen to our parents, even when it’s hard *have fun-laughter is part of every day *believe Montessori is a movement that can change the world! We’re small and involved, we listen to each person’s voice and new ideas.

We have 25 children, 1 head of school, 2 lead teachers, and 3 assistants. We are open all day, year round. We strive to be a vibrant, nurturing place made just for young children.

This is a salaried position with health insurance available.

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found - Sales Associate (Part Time)

found

5346 Ballard Avenue NW, Seattle, WA 98107

Position: Sales Associate (Part Time)

Position Description: found is a new store on Ballard Ave looking for a part-time sales associate. A modern-day mercantile of sorts, it is a mix of vintage, new and a heavy dollop of goods made by talented local makers. We see it being a place of gathering and inspiration for makers and shoppers alike; hosting classes, events, pop-ups and the like in the future. We are seeking a part-time sales associate. This person must commit to the second Saturdays of each month starting in August, all other days are flexible. We plan to be open Tue-Sun, 11-7 to start.

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found - Vintage warehouse organizer, Flea market team member, box truck driver extraordinaire! (Part Time)

found

5346 Ballard Avenue NW, Seattle, WA 98107

Position: Vintage warehouse organizer, Flea market team member, box truck driver extraordinaire! (Part Time)

Position Description: We are seeking someone to be a part of not only our found team, but the larger picture as well. This person will have a pretty cool, flexible part-time job to start. You will be coordinating with the warehouse manager to organize vintage clothing, furniture, accessories and stage/market things for sales. They will also have a good, safe driving record and be able to drive a small box truck. This would be for delivering furniture and things from the warehouse to found Ballard, or perhaps visa versa and to clients. The only dates we absolutely need secured would be the second Friday and Saturday of each month to help move things from Ballard to the Flea market. Day of market you would be a fantastic team player, helping set-up tents early, keeping things running smoothly as we open including helping to run our information/found Ballard store booth. Here you will get to chat vintage, help market your warehouse sales and get shoppers excited about awesome local makers.

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SUSHI I - Dishwasher (Part Time)

SUSHI I

2242 NW Market Street, Seattle, WA 98107

Position: Dishwasher (Part Time)

Position Description: Dishwasher

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