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Application Specialist, Workers' Compensation Trust/Unemployment Pool

The Workers’ Compensation Trust and Unemployment Pool (WCTUP) seeks an Application Specialist to perform system administration functions on enterprise application software, assuring data is current, including system tables, customer demographics, user accounts, code tables, and data integrity projects. Duties include serving as a conduit between internal/external customers and vendors to resolve incidents and assure best-practice utilization of the software systems. The position will also develop and provide training and technology support for staff, including desktop and enterprise applications. This position will also act as a resource for internal and customer data requests, ensuring that data is presented in a consistent and professional fashion, requested analytics are accurate, thorough, and applicable, and that appropriate controls are followed for all external releases of data.

Puget Sound Workers’ Compensation Trust & Unemployment Pool, under the administrative oversight of Puget Sound Educational Service District, is a group self-insured program that provides coverage for and management of unemployment claims and on-the-job injuries for 35 school districts, PSESD, and their 45,000 employees in 6 counties within the state of Washington. To learn more about WCTUP, visit

PSESD is one of nine regional educational agencies serving school districts and state approved charter and private schools in Washington. Serving over 39% of Washington’s K-12 public school students, our agency provides critical services designed to ensure that our students are ready to enter school, achieve at high levels in the K-12 system, and succeed in postsecondary endeavors. We are committed to becoming an Antiracist Multicultural Organization driven by equity in education. To learn more about PSESD, visit

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate degree or Vocational degree in related field;
  • Experience with business process review and documentation; 
  • Familiarity importing and exporting data and validating data accuracy.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with leveraging technology to streamline work activities;
  • Experience providing training and technical assistance.

Please note, applicants should describe their experience meeting minimum qualifications (and preferred qualifications if applicable) in cover letter and resume as part of the application and salary placement process. 

Location: Renton, Washington
Job Type: Full-time, Year 'Round
Salary: $61,498 to $71,318 Annually (Salary Band G)
Department: Workers' Compensation Trust and Unemployment Pool

We attract, retain, and motivate exceptional people with an equitable and competitive compensation package. Salary offers consider candidate qualifications, experience and internal equity. 


We offer comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, dental, and vision
  • 24 annual leave days per year
  • 12 sick days
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Participation in Washington State Department of Retirement System
  • Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan
  • Subsidized ORCA card
  • Free parking

Open until filled; for best consideration, submit complete application by May 24, 2021. Interviews are tentatively scheduled for FridayJune 4 via videoconferencing.

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The Puget Sound Workers’ Compensation Trust and Unemployment Pool is a self-insured pool for workers’ compensation coverage and unemployment compensation. Learn more at

800 Oakesdale Avenue SW Renton, WA 98057 |