Careers at DSB

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

Deputy Financial Officer (2017-07510)

By joining our team as the Deputy Financial Officer (DFO), you will serve as the steward of our financial integrity by providing oversight of our fiscal operations.  Under the direction of the CFO, you'll be relied upon for your technical assistance and consultation in financial, legislative, policy and operational management.  Your analytical skills will be critical in resolving both office level and agency-wide budget, grant, financial management and contract issues.  

Program Specialist 5 (2017-07356)

We are recruiting to fill a Program Specialist 5 position with the Washington State Rehabilitation Council for the Blind (SRCB). The Program Specialist 5 (PS5) provides oversite and management for all activities of the SRCB and acts as a liaison between the SRCB and the Executive management of the Department of Services for the Blind (DSB).

Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor 3 (2017-06281)

The role of Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor 3 (VRC3) is vital by playing a key role as facilitator for determining and procuring rehabilitation services for a customer's successful independence and/or employment outcome. The VRC3 works as a member of a multi-disciplinary vocational rehabilitation & independent living work team to provide comprehensive rehabilitation services to visually impaired and blind adults. This position is primarily responsible for customers in Thurston and Lewis counties.

Reader/Driver - On-Call/Seattle (2017-02851)

Reader/Drivers facilitate the job performance staff who are blind and visually impaired by performing visual reading and driving functions. This position is on-call; work is intermittent, sporadic, and does not fit a particular work schedule or pattern. 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.