Careers

A woman sits at a desk in an office.  She has a braille display on her desk below the computer keyboard. A braille typewriter is 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.

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

Contracts Specialist 2 – Lacey (2019-09647)

The primary focus of the position is to support the function of the Business Enterprise Program's food service facilities and blind facility operators with technical expertise. A part of this instrumental work would be assisting the blind operators in being profitable by giving evaluation and recommendations. Other key responsibilities include purchasing equipment and supplies, navigating requirements of business ownership, and coordinating with VR counselors to ensure required licenses, permits, memberships, and accounts are in place.

 

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.

 

For more information, please visit careers.wa.gov, email Kristina Cox, or call 360-725-3830