Job Announcement:

Director of Operations


Director of Operations


Position Description

The Director of Operations is a key member of the senior management team and is responsible for operational strategies for mission-oriented goals and objectives including systems to operationalize finance, accounting, tax, insurance, contracts, legal, human resources, information technology and the administrative functions of the organization. The role is also expected to contribute to the strategic vision, ensure the team has systems in place to achieve success, and facilitate organizational Diversity-Equity-Inclusion goals. The Director of Operations also assists the President/CEO with Board relations and governance best practices.

Demonstration of Commitment to Equity and Social Justice

Washington Maritime Blue has a committed goal to demonstrate an equity mindset. We are seeking individuals who can demonstrate both awareness of equity and social justice issues as well as actively combat inequalities.

Additional Information

To be considered for this position, please submit a single pdf with a cover letter and resume to Please use the subject line and name the file using ”Your Name_Director of Operations Position”Priority Applications are due April 25th, 2021 and will then be read on a first-come-first-served basis. The position will remain open until filled.  In your cover letter, please describe how your knowledge, skills, and abilities prepare you for the job responsibilities and qualifications outlined in this job announcement.

Who may apply

Washington Maritime Blue encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQAI+, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experience. This position is open to all qualified candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. Washington Maritime Blue values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, ages, sexual orientation, or gender identity.


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    Position: Full-time, competitive salary with comprehensive benefits package 


    Location: Negotiable – Seattle, WA Preferred


    Closing Date: Priority Applications DUE April 25th – Open until Filled


    Direct Applicants Only – No Third Party Agencies








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