Careers at DSB

Do you want to join an agency that has consistently been a national leader amongst blind agencies in competitive employment? Join us in the advancement of our mission—“Inclusion, Independence, and Economic Vitality for People with Visual Disabilities”—and you’ll help lead the way.

Washington State offers a generous benefits package including medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, life insurance and retirement.  Employees enjoy extensive opportunities for professional and personal development.

Current Openings

System Configuration Specialist, IT Specialist 1/Project (2017-10349)

The Agency Business Management System project is a highly visible project with State Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) oversight.  We have an aggressive implementation schedule of just 18 months.  The System Configuration Specialist is a critical role for the project and helps ensure the agency

You will work as part of a fast-paced project team.  You will be critical to the success of the Agency Business Management System project – ensuring that the COTS solution meets all of the agency documented requirements.

This project position is expected to last 18 months.


BMS Project Lead Tester/ITS5 (Project)

As the Lead Tester, your role is to contribute specifically to the mission of DSB by ensuring that the implemented Commercial Off-the-Shelf Business Management System is successfully deployed so that staff can accurately provide quality services to our clients. You will direct and manage system testing, user acceptance testing, analyze/review business requirements, and participate in other project activities.

You will be an important member of the team by designing and executing test plans for work stream testers based on business requirements and technical specifications. You will verify specific actions or functions and works with agency testers to help detect and document software anomalies, issues and failures.

This posting is Open Continuous, but it will be in your best interest to apply as soon as possible, as Application Review will begin November 3, 2017. This is a Project position expected to last approximately 18 months.


Reader/Driver (Community Worker)/On-Call/Lacey 09499

The primary responsibility of the agency is to assist customers with visual impairments retain their employment, become employed and/or increase independence and inclusion in their communities. Many of the services provided by DSB staff require travel and field work necessary to perform the essential functions of the job.

Candidate evaluation will be ongoing and DSB may make a hiring decision at any time. It will be to the candidate's advantage to submit application materials as soon as possible. This recruitment will close when the position is filled.


About us

The Washington State Department of Services for the Blind is an equal opportunity employer. Women, persons over 40 years of age, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, Vietnam era veterans, and disabled veterans are encouraged to apply. Washington's Law Against Discrimination prohibits discrimination based on a person's sexual orientation or gender identity.

Accommodations for applicants who qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act are available upon request.


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