Careers

A woman sitting at a computer keyboard. There is a braille reader below the keyboard and a braille writer on the table behind her..

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.

 

WORKING WITH US

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

You are welcome to include the name and pronoun you would like to be referred to in your materials and we will honor this as you interact with our organization.

Persons with a disability, who need assistance with their application or need this announcement in an alternative format, may call (360) 664-1960 or toll free (877) 664-1960. TTY users should first call 711 to access the Washington Relay Service.

 

CURRENT OPENINGS

JAWS users: follow this link to Careers.wa.gov, tab to the job announcement you wish to read, hit enter, tab to the button labeled “APPLY” and hit enter, this should take you to a webpage where you can sign in to apply, or create an account. 

 

Chief Financial and Operations Officer

Lacey

DSB is seeking a Chief Financial and Operations Officer (CFO) to serve as the primary support to the agency mission by ensuring proper use of state and federal resources.

The CFO has strategic accountability and long-range planning for agency operational and fiscal matters. You are expected to improve external and internal communications and information sharing; and assuring the DSB workforce has the tools to accomplish program goals and activities. 

You will also be responsible for the creation and implementation of policies regarding agency operational and financial matters. You will provide for technical assistance to ensure agency is able to provide necessary services within compliance with federal fiscal and grant regulations and state requirements. Other standard tasks will include assessing, managing, and mitigating risk to the agency and its operations.

For position details and to apply, visit State of Washington Job Opportunities - Chief Financial and Operations Office - Lacey.