Careers

An O and M instructor gives directions to a student wearing eye mask while practicing white cane skills.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

Orientation and Mobility Specialist (Rehabilitation Teacher 3) - 2018-07417

The Department of Services for the Blind is seeking a Rehabilitation Teacher to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary (vocational rehabilitation and independent living) work team based in Vancouver, WA. The Rehab Teacher will provide comprehensive orientation and mobility and rehabilitation teaching (O&M/RT) services.

This position is a member of the South Region Team, providing vocational rehabilitative program services, specialized instruction and counseling to blind and visually impaired customers living in the South Region of Washington State (Pierce, Thurston, Jefferson, Mason, Kitsap, Clallam, Grays Harbor, Pacific, Lewis, Clark, Skamania, Wahkiakum, and Cowlitz, and Klickitat Counties).

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.

If interested, please review the full position description and apply on the State of Washington Job Opportunities website.

Reader/Driver (On-Call/Hourly) - 2018-01624

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. Approximately 20% of the DSB workforce is blind and visually impaired. Staff who are blind and visually impaired may need and request services of Reader/Drivers to facilitate their job performance by performing visual reading and driving functions.

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.

 

For more information, please visit careers.wa.gov or contact us at DSBHR@dsb.wa.gov.