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Do you want to join an agency that has consistently been a national leader among 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.

DSB Employees have a higher level of engagement and job satisfaction as indicated by our continuous high ranking in the state-wide Employee Engagement Survey. DSB’s employee longevity and retention, among certain job classes, speaks for itself. To be a part of this dynamic culture of committed, mission driven and inclusive staff at DSB, apply today.

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.



The State of Washington celebrates our differences and we are committed to a workplace that supports equal opportunity employment and inclusion regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity diversity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We will also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws.

The Washington State Department of Services for the Blind (DSB) recognizes that in order to achieve our mission and vision in service of those who reside in Washington, we must embed the values of diversity, equity and inclusion in all aspects of our work. The State of Washington is diverse, and our department must reflect that diversity. When we are representative of the people we serve, we can better address the disparities in outcomes of our services for marginalized and underrepresented communities through purposeful, tailored and equitable use of resources and programs.

DSB is committed to working with Governor Inslee in fulfilling his executive order, EO 17-01,   by following and adhering to the State Human Resources Directive 20-03

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Orientation & Training Center Instructor (Rehabilitation Teacher 3)


The Orientation Training Center (OTC) provides rehabilitative program services, specialized instruction, and counseling to approximately 60 full- and part-time Blind, Deaf Blind, and Low Vision adult students. OTC students commute from local areas or reside at the agency's nearby apartments. 

Working in the OTC, you will have the opportunity to interact one-on-one with students and help them overcome obstacles to successful employment and realize their full potential in the workforce.

Duties in this role include, but are not limited to: 

  • Conducting comprehensive, in-depth assessments of all incoming students to determine their adjustment to vision loss, current skills, aptitudes, and future financial and household independence goals.
  • Identifying physical, emotional, and physiological barriers which may affect students' ability. 
  • Providing instruction in home management, financial management, application systems for benefits management, and other related topics.
  • Serve as a Residential Living Coordinator for residential students.
  • Serving as the lead Vision Rehabilitation Specialists responsible for the onboarding, training, and development for lower-level vision rehabilitation specialist staff. 
  • Creating and managing training plans to develop entry and journey level Vision Rehabilitation Specialists.
  • Collaborating in the development and delivery of various educational/social/recreational activities in the community designed to promote students' independence, self-confidence, and awareness of their role in society. 
  • Responding to emergency calls on a rotational basis during non-instructional hours as assigned.
  • Providing in-service training, demonstrations, and presentations regarding home management/fiscal management strategies to varied audiences.

For complete position description, qualifications, benefits, and application, visit State of Washington Job Opportunities - Orientation & Training Center Instructor.

Rehabilitation Technician 2 


This position will be vital in assisting the integrated DSB Customer Services team in the agency goal of preparing customers for successful entry into the competitive workforce and towards greater independence.  

As a Rehabilitation Technician, you must often make independent judgments and apply knowledge of agency Vocational Rehabilitation and Pre-Employment Transition Services, administrative policies, and "good practices" while performing direct services and administrative support functions necessary for the successful vocational rehabilitation and improved independence of agency customers.  You may be assigned a small caseload and provides direct customer services and administrative support functions for the Yakima office caseloads as part of the East Region Customer Services Unit.

Duties of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Serving as the first point of contact for individuals applying for blindness and visual disability services with the agency 
  • Providing direct services throughout the customer process
  • Coordinating with external resources and service providers to facilitate best customer services and success.
  • Performing a full range of administrative and fiscal tasks to ensure that the goods and services necessary to support the customer's independence and vocational needs are provided in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Maintaining documentation of the customer record, data collection and entry, maintenance of case files, security of case records, and order processing and purchase of essential goods and services
  • Providing on-going monitoring of plans of service and provide direct counseling guidance to customers to encourage and assist them to overcome barriers to employment.
  • Collecting pertinent vocational information and coordinating examinations to assist with establishing eligibility and assessment by counseling staff
  • Engaging in internal control activities to ensure compliance with state and federal policies.
  • Preparing correspondence and performing other clerical duties
  • Providing a high level of customer service to agency personnel and participants, community partners, other public/private entities, and the general public through phone and face-to-face communications.

For complete position description, qualifications, benefits, and application, visit State of Washington Job Opportunities - Rehabilitation Technician 2.