Careers at Workforce SW Washington

Hello. Welcome to our website! If you have landed on this page, perhaps you are considering a career with Workforce Southwest Washington. Please, call us WSW. It’s how we refer to our organization.

The initiatives, programs and services WSW funds assist people in our community who are striving for self-sufficiency. This work builds upon the dignity, pride and security that comes from having a good-paying job with benefits and room for growth and career advancement. If this interests you and there is a job posted below, we would like to hear from you.

Diversity, equity and inclusion are among WSW’s core values. We are committed to providing and promoting a diverse and inclusive environment, giving each person the opportunity to succeed professionally. By doing so, we thrive as a company through diversity and the unique qualities and life experiences our employees bring to the workplace. WSW considers equal opportunity and non-discrimination to be fundamental to the mission and objectives of the organization. All staff hired at WSW are encouraged to embrace, continually support, and enhance social equity within our organization and in our community.

How WSW fills open positions

Job openings at WSW are posted internally for three days to allow current employees an opportunity to apply. If existing employees apply, the CEO determines if the position will be filled internally. If opened to external candidates, the position is posted on WSW’s website and social media channels and on job sites, at colleges and with community groups such as Partners in Diversity.

If the position is open to the public, any current employee that applies must go through the same process as external applicants. As trusted stewards of public funds, WSW strives to hire the candidate that will best serve the needs of our community.

Currently there are no internal applicants for the position listed below. We encourage you to apply.

If you are interested in joining the WSW team, we are currently hiring for:

Accounting Specialist 

Please click the link to download the job description and instructions on how to apply.


Construction as a Career Program Manager

WSW and Southwest Washington Contractors Association (SWCA) are excited to announce our collaboration and joint funding of a new position at SWCA – Construction as a Career Program Manager! This position will lead workforce development efforts on behalf of both organizations in Clark, Cowlitz, Skamania, and Wahkiakum counties to ensure residents of Southwest Washington are prepared for, and have access to high-quality jobs in construction.

View job posting here.

We value the talents and abilities of our team and seek to foster an open, cooperative and dynamic environment in which every person can thrive.

Employee Benefits

In addition to competitive salaries, WSW offers its team members the comprehensive benefits listed below with no waiting period.

  • Family and domestic partner medical, dental and vision coverage. WSW covers 90% of the premiums. Medical coverage begins the first day of the month following hire date and is provided through Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield.
  • $100 per month benefit that can be used for parking, internet or home office-related expenses.
  • Simple IRA retirement plan with a three percent company match.
  • Other benefits include Employee Assistance Program, long-term disability and life insurance (WSW pays the insurance premiums), 12 paid holidays, 320 hours of emergency family leave, and vacation/sick leave of up to 35 days per year.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion – In support of WSW’s commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion, affinity groups are forming to support our team members who participated in and wish to explore their personal Intercultural Development Inventory® (IDI®), an assessment for building and improving intercultural competence.

In addition, employees are leading projects with the aim to improve equity internally, in contracts and in direct services our contractors provide to the public. Our team is committed to continued education, training and action to improve equity and inclusion in our company and community.

Professional Development – Continuous improvement is a cornerstone of how WSW operates. To enable our team to continuously improve and grow, WSW employees have access to funds for professional development, including classes, trainings and conferences.

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