Bellingham Technical College

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Barista / Bookstore Clerk / Certified Dental Assistant

Bellingham Technical College
Bellingham, WA Part-time
Posted on March 17, 2019

Bellingham Technical College

is recruiting for the following PT positions available 4/1/19:

• Barista

• Bookstore Clerk

• Certified Dental Assistant

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Position Duties & Responsibilities
  • Perform routine barista work in cashiering, serving food and preparing beverages;
  • Perform clean-up activities;
  • Cashier experience;
  • Barista training a plus;
  • Perform other related duties as required.


  • Possession of, or eligible for, a Food Hander's permit (In Whatcom County, the Health Department offers the training & test online at It takes about an hour and cost is $10);
  • Provide excellent customer service.
  • Experience preferred but not required.



***Bookstore Clerk***


Position Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist customers in locating, selecting and purchasing various retail items such as text books, drafting equipment, art supplies, clothing items, souvenirs, etc.;
  • Answer customer inquiries regarding store products, services, return policies, pricing, etc.
  • Retrieve and answer telephone calls and voicemail and/or forwarding to appropriate staff.
  • Open shipping cases and stock shelves and display stands; Operate cash registers; receive cash; make change; quote prices; cash checks as authorized; process and handle charge sales;
  • Verify cash drawer at beginning of shift and processing closing paperwork and deposit at end of shift;
  • Participate in physical inventories; prepare and maintain inventory records; assist in receiving stock;
  • Clean shelves, fixtures, and furnishings; maintain retail stock in attractive and orderly arrays; ensure beverage and food fixtures/coolers are properly and fully stocked, cleaned and product is rotated to avoid out of date merchandise;
  • May prepare and type/enter invoices and order requisitions for stock replacement; may type routine correspondence and memoranda, occupational-level skill not required;
  • May assist in processing and shipping web orders;
  • Assist in the developing and implementation of a merchandising plan and creating appealing displays;
  • May open and close register daily;
  • May open and close campus store;
  • Perform related duties as required.


Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED certificate OR six months of experience in retail selling, cash register operation, and/or general clerical work or equivalent education/ experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
One or more years of retail sales/check-stand operator experience with retail/department store preferred; experience handling cash, check and credit card transactions; advanced knowledge of computers and point of sale systems, retail/office equipment and software applications (prefer MS Office suite).


***Certified Dental Assistant***

Position Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist instructor(s) and clinic manager with monitoring and coordination of clinic operation;
  • Perform and assist with dental assisting chair side skills in which students have not yet achieved competency such as:
    • Expose radiographic images
    • Scan and mount radiographic images
    • Apply sealants
    • Perio/exam charting
    • Give home care instruction to patients
    • Monitor nitrous oxide
    • Assist with oral surgery procedures
    • Perform Coronal polish
    • Place matrix and wedge
    • Assist student with chart entries
    • Assist with rubber dam application and removal
    • Fabricate temporary crowns
    • Pack retraction cord
    • Take study model impressions
    • Give fluoride treatments
  • Serve as communication link between instructors, doctors, clinic manager;
  • Assist students with clinical set up and shut down;
  • Confirm diagnosis, treatment plans, patient need, etc.;
  • Maintain the inventory supply system;
  • Assist students with Dentrix software entries.


Required Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an approved Dental Assisting Training Program;
  • Three years of work experience in general chair side dental assisting;
  • Certified Dental Assistant (DANB); Washington State Registered Dental Assistant.


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