Careers at PSESD
Thank you for your interest in employment with Puget Sound Educational Service District. Our agency is committed to becoming an Antiracist Multicultural Organization, which has within its mission, goals, values, and operating system explicit policies and practices that prohibits anyone from being excluded or unjustly treated because of race or any other social identity or status. Each employee is expected to contribute their time and talents helping the Agency achieve its goals and commitments, and support racial equity and social justice within. To that end, we have established a set of Agency-Wide Competencies that are expected of all PSESD staff. We actively seek to employ a diverse, skilled workforce that reflects the communities we serve, and we welcome applicants from diverse cultural backgrounds.
Puget Sound ESD offers a rewarding, high-performance workplace that lives deeply held values of quality education and success for each student through the elimination of the opportunity gap. Our agency offers its employees outstanding benefits, including medical, dental and vision plans, Department of Retirement Systems participation, generous vacation and holiday leaves, subsidized ORCA cards, and alternative work arrangement. Please review our Benefits of Employment booklet for more detailed information.
How to apply for job opportunities at Puget Sound ESD: 1. Download Background Disclosure Statement, save to your desktop, complete (you will be required to attach this document at the end of your Fast Track online application) 2. Complete an online application in the Fast Track Application System, and include the following:
- Education History (including any required college degrees/vocational degrees/certifications)
- Employment History (including responsibilities, employment dates, and supervisor contact information)
- Cover Letter
Please note that all of the above items are required in order for your application to be considered complete. Some job postings will require additional documentation. Only complete applications will be considered, and must be submitted by the end of the closing date. Puget Sound ESD job announcements typically include a date by which applications should be submitted for best consideration. However, openings will remain listed beyond this date, and applications will continue to be accepted until the position is officially filled and removed from the website. Required qualifications for each position are listed in the job description (which can be viewed by clicking on the job title). To assist us in the evaluation process, your application, resume and cover letter should clearly reflect how you meet the stated job functions and minimum qualification. Applicants selected for an interview will be notified by phone; otherwise, applicants are notified of their status during the screening and/or selection process by email. For technical assistance, or questions regarding specific employment opportunities, contact Human Resources at (425) 917.7623. While each job opportunity includes an application deadline for best consideration, positions remain posted on our website until they have been officially filled. You are welcome to apply for any position listed; however, please note that if an application is received after the priority close date indicated on the posting it may not be reviewed. Due to the large volume of applications received on a daily basis, we regret that we are not able to respond to individual inquiries regarding your application status. Feel free to check our website on a regular basis for future job openings. Thanks, again, for your interest. Washington State law requires all personnel working in education to go through a state/federal criminal history background check. This process will be required of all new hires of PSESD. Puget Sound Educational Service District celebrates a diverse workforce. PSESD provides equal opportunity in all terms and conditions of employment. We encourage all qualified persons, including members of protected groups under applicable state and federal law, to apply for our open positions. Persons with disabilities who need assistance in the application process or need this announcement in an alternate format may call Human Resources at (425) 917.7623. Puget Sound ESD will consider job sharing assignments which are in the best interest of the Agency.
Non-Discrimination – Policy 1000
PSESD is committed to non-discrimination in all aspects of its education programs and employment practices. The agency prohibits discrimination in all aspects of its education programs and employment practices against any employee, applicant, student, intern or volunteer because of sex, race, creed, color, national origin, language, immigrant, refugee, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, pregnancy, marital status, religion, age, veteran or military status, physical, sensory, or mental disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. It is the policy of the Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) to employ persons on the basis of experience, training and merit, and to provide equal access of agency facilities to designated youth groups.
No student shall be denied an equal educational opportunity or be unlawfully discriminated against because of national origin, race, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation including gender identity, or a physical, mental or sensory disability.
Puget Sound ESD complies with applicable federal, state, and local laws as may pertain thereto. The administrator for Human Resources and Organizational Development will serve as the compliance officer for this policy and also serves as the Title IX/RCW 28A.640 Officer and Section 504 Coordinator.