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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 and manages unemployment-insurance benefits. Employment Security is headquartered in Olympia on the capitol campus and serves job seekers at offices throughout Washington.


ESD employs accountants, auditors, recruiters, trainers, economic analysts, labor-market specialists, information-technology specialists and research analysts.

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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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Join Us! IT Career Fair

Feb. 5 from 3-7 p.m.

We are hosting a career fair for IT professionals interested in working for Paid Family and Medical Leave, or for the broader Employment Security Department. Over the next few months, we will be hiring dozens of IT professionals to support agency operations and help setup our state’s new Paid Family and Medical Leave program. Whether you are just starting out, or looking to advance your IT career, these positions will help you build experience and skills necessary for both government and private sector jobs. For more information and job postings, see the career fair flyer

WHEN: Monday, Feb. 5 from 3-7 p.m.  IT career fair flyer

WHERE: South Puget Sound Community College (Lacey Campus)
              4220 6th Ave. SE,
              Lacey, WA 98503

WHO: All are welcome! The event is being hosted by the Paid Family and Medical Leave Project Team and the Employment Security Department's IT division, called the Workforce Information & Technology Services Division.


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