Give a nod to Earth Day! Come join us Saturday, April 30th to clean up our beloved Going Street multi-use path. We’ve teamed up with the Overlook Neighborhood Association to rally local residents and Swan Islanders for a morning of camaraderie and sidewalk clearing. *Details below. TIME/DATE: 10am-12pm, Saturday, April 30th LOCATION: MAP North side of Concord pedestrian bridge over Going St. DETAILS: Please dress for the weather and bring your own gloves! Limited tools available so extra points to those who bring wheelbarrows, square point shovels, pruners, rakes, and other hot gardening items (roadside mowing machines, etc). Refreshments and extra supplies provided. As a thank you,... read more
We're proud of Swan Island and what we get done every day. During the week over 11,000 people commute to their family-wage jobs in one of the country's most unique urban industrial districts - situated on the shores of the Willamette River adjacent to vital north Portland neighborhoods and even home to a surprising diversity of wildlife. We've designed this website to clear up any confusion, to inform, to motivate and maybe even to inspire. We invite you to explore these pages. Write us with your questions. Find that job on the Island. Locate your business here. Join SIBA. And, if you're in the area, stop by the SIBA office and say hi.
Eliminating its wastewater treatment business is one of several actions that Vigor Industrial has taken to reduce diesel fuel emissions, paint particulates and odors at its Swan Island facility. With input from an engineering firm, University of Portland engineering faculty and Neighbors for Clean Air, Vigor Industrial decided to make significant changes to its operations. The company now uses wet blasting instead of dry scraping to remove paint from ships. Vigor Industrial will require ships docked at its shipyard to plug into their electricity instead of continuing to run their diesel engines. And it shut down its wastewater treatment business... read more
If you’re looking for a part-time job, in good physical shape, and comfortable bicycling in the city, consider applying for this seasonal job with UPS. UPS is hiring seasonal Bike Helpers. This is a physical, fast-paced out/indoor position that involves continual lifting, lowering and carrying packages that typically weight 25-35 lbs. and may weigh up to 70 lbs. It requires excellent customer contact skills and a lot of bicycling to different locations. For more information, please call: Darryl – (470) 277-1564 Trisha – (470) 277-1563 Apply online at www.UPSJobs.com UPS job info sheet: BikeHelper... read more