Careers

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.

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.

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

An Orientation and Mobility Instructor walks down a sidewalk with a student learning to use a white cane.

Orientation and Mobility Specialist (Program Specialist 3) - Yakima

Job Number: 2020-DSB-001

DSB is hiring an Orientation & Mobility Specialist (Program Specialist 3) for the East Region (Yakima) area. 

As the Rehabilitation Teaching and Orientation and Mobility subject matter expert, you will analyze and assesses the adaptive skills of participants with Blindness, Deaf-Blindness, and Low Vision for their activities of daily living and employment readiness; apply emerging and evolving technologies and training methods to current and future participants; and help develop the curriculum and implement training methodologies to participants and employers seeking to accommodate their staff in accordance with Section 508 & Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

For questions about the position, please contact Damiana Harper, East Regional Area Program Manager. For assistance with the online application, contact Angie Anderson at 360.407.8446 or via email at jobs@des.wa.gov.

For the complete position description visit the Washington State Job Opportunities website.