Careers at DSB
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.
Reporting to the Deputy Director, this position provides leadership and oversight for the sound and effective operations for the Business Enterprise Program (BEP) within the agency. The BEP Manager provides overall leadership, management, and oversight for the BEP. This position has responsibility for the daily operations of the BEP and develops and maintains business enterprises in Washington State operated by blind and visually impaired vendors in accordance with the Randolph-Sheppard Act, RCW and agency policy. The BEP Manager ensures that sound systems and processes are in place for the BEP, and that all program funds and resources are managed in compliance with state and federal policies and regulations.
This recruitment is open until filled. Applicants are encouraged to apply early. Application evaluation will be ongoing and the hiring authority reserves the right to make a hiring decision at any time.
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.
This recruitment has been re-opened until filled. If you previously applied, your application will remain active. 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.