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Here's your opportunity to be a key part of how we live our vision and BUILD the nation's best and most future ready workforce – starting right at ESD!

Why bring your talent to ESD?

At ESD we value Collaboration, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Innovation, and Integrity, Investing in our people and Service with kindness.  We provide economic security to the people of Washington every day and in every corner of the state. We have a flexible work environment that respects your work/life balance, ensures your voice matters, and values a diverse workforce. 

Who We Are

Here at the Employment Security Department (ESD), we believe in the Power to Help when people need it most. We provide economic security to the people of Washington every day and in every corner of the state. We help people find jobs, bridge gaps in employment, and provide paid family medical leave.

Employment Security Department (ESD) is one of the largest executive agencies in Washington state government, employing approximately 1,700 people. The agency delivers employment services, manages unemployment insurance benefits, collects and analyzes labor market information and administers the state’s Paid Family and Medical Leave program. Employment Security is headquartered in Olympia on the capitol campus and serves job seekers at offices throughout Washington.

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Due to the volume of applications, our department must focus on specific job qualification details. Please make sure that you read the job posting’s How to apply section and showcase your skills, abilities, and experiences as they relate to the job. The application package will be evaluated on quality and completeness as part of the screening/evaluation process.

The Employment Security Department is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.  

Individuals with disabilities needing assistance in the application process or needing this job announcement in an alternate format should contact or 360-902-9560.  Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call the Washington Relay Service by dialing 711.

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