The preparation of a skilled, successful workforce aligned to the needs of business and industry.

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Working for the Council

The Northwest Workforce Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer that desires to hire highly motivated and hard working people.  Employment with the NWC is challenging, rewarding and highly beneficial.  NWC’s full-time, regular positions offer an excellent benefits package that includes:

  • Employer-paid medical and vision insurance coverage (for employee)
  • Employer-paid family dental insurance coverage
  • An employee assistance program
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • Eleven paid holidays
  • Employer-funded (at 7%) 401K retirement plan

    For a more detailed look at NWC's Benefit Package, please click here.


Bellingham (Whatcom County):

Regional Center Manager

Workforce Operations Manager

Workforce Coordinator

Friday Harbor (San Juan County)

Workforce Coordinator

Mount Vernon (Skagit County):

Center Manager / Support Specialist

Workforce Coordinator

Oak Harbor (Island County):

Workforce Coordinator


To apply, please submit the following to or by mail to: Human Resources, Northwest Workforce Council, P.O. Box 2009, Bellingham, WA 98227:

  1. Letter of interest, to include the title and location of the position you are applying for
  2. Current Resume
  3. Supervisory References (contact information only, minimum three)
  4. Detailed response to the following two questions:
    • What is your understanding of the position?
    • How are you are uniquely qualified for the position?

Only those applications that contain the above required items (1-4) will be considered. It is NWC policy to verify information contained in all application materials.

Candidates whose qualifications most closely match the desired attributes will be invited to interview at their own travel expense. The process may include, in addition to an oral interview, a written exercise, a presentation and/or skills testing.

NWC reserves the right to extend application deadlines and to modify the selection schedule without notice, or to form eligibility lists for, or make appointments to other NWC positions with similar employment requirements. Position is open until filled.

Northwest Workforce Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Auxiliary aids and services are available to persons with a disability upon request; send email to