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  • 07/04/2021 4:25 PM | Anonymous

    Role Overview

    The Private Client group at Stoel Rives LLP is seeking to add a junior associate attorney to its estate planning and administration practice in Portland, Oregon.  Our private client group offers a full range of advice and strategic counsel on planning for taxable estates, including charitable and international planning, administering estates and trusts, and advising on complex gifts.  We also work closely with our corporate, real estate, and tax lawyers in succession planning for family businesses.

    Skills Needed to Be Effective in This Role

    We pride ourselves in forming diverse teams with a wide array of interpersonal and professional attributes. We don’t expect any one person to embody all these skills, but the below serves to describe our ideal team player. If you have many of these skills, and are enthusiastic to learn, we encourage you to apply. 

    · Experience with, or interest in trusts and estate planning;

    · Ability to manage multiple projects in collaboration with our partners and senior associates;

    · Excellent written and oral communication skills;

    · Good judgment, responsiveness, and perseverance;

    · Strong intellectual curiosity;

    · Self-motivation;

    · A commitment to client service and team success;

    · JD from an accredited university;

    · Active membership in the Oregon State bar or ability to waive in (preferred).

    Stoel Rives: Part of our Team

    A broader question you may have is, “How will this position enhance my legal skills and career trajectory?”  At Stoel Rives, we offer a unique lateral integration program and core competency model that are designed to provide a roadmap of the practical skills, abilities, and client service techniques our lawyers need to succeed and progress at the firm.  We also established a New Lawyer Integration Program that has deepened our relationships and connections with our new lawyers, while providing them with the mentoring, resources, and information necessary for success.

    How You Will Live Life Well at Stoel Rives

    At Stoel Rives, you will enjoy a robust benefits package that includes an inclusive parental leave policy, paid family medical leave, equivalent health benefits for LGBTQ+ employees’ spouses and partners, a generous employer health savings account contribution, telemedicine services, day care and medical expense flexible spending account, and employee assistance program. In 2017, we launched an extended leave support program for our lawyers who take family, medical, and other approved leaves. This program also aids with transitioning to and from leave.

    We are also proud participants of the ABA Well-Being Pledge, strongly believing that the well-being of our employees is paramount to the success of the firm. In addition, the firm’s Culture Committee supports the firm’s mission, vision, and values in bringing together spectacular client service and job satisfaction. 

    To learn more about the benefits of working as an attorney at Stoel Rives, click here.

    What We Are Doing to Ensure A Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Environment

    Stoel Rives places a high priority on attracting and retaining lawyers with different backgrounds and life experiences. This makes us better and happier as people, as an organization, and as legal advisers. We are proud to offer many engagement opportunities including a firmwide DE&I Committee, Associates Committee, Pro Bono Committee, Affinity Groups, and Parenting Circle.

    We proudly partner with Diversity Lab to implement innovative programs to advance Stoel Rives’ DE&I goals, including the aggressive metrics-based goals we’ve adopted as one of five founding Move the Needle Fund firms. Our efforts with Diversity Lab include certification under the Mansfield Rule, to boost the representation of diverse lawyers in our firm’s leadership by broadening the pool of candidates considered for opportunities, along with participation in the OnRamp Fellowship for legal returners and the OnTrack Sponsorship program.


  • 07/04/2021 4:22 PM | Anonymous

    The Metropolitan King County Council hereby gives notice of judicial vacancy in the Southwest Electoral District of the King County District Court. The Council currently intends to fill this vacancy pursuant to state law and county code. To be eligible to serve as a district court judge in this position, an individual must be a registered voter and legal resident of the Southwest Division’s electoral district and a lawyer admitted to practice law in Washington State.  RCW 3.34.060; K.C.C. 2.68.075.  The election precincts that make up the Southwest Division’s electoral district are set forth in Section 1.C.2 of King County Ordinance 19095.  Pursuant to K.C.C 2.70.020, to be considered for appointment, a candidate must have a current rating of, at a minimum, “qualified” for a district court judicial position from the King County Bar Association and at least one other bar association operating in King County with an eligible judicial candidate evaluation process, as defined in K.C.C 2.70.020.F.2.  Under the County Code, ratings are “current” until the expiration date stated in the rating communication or until three years after the date the rating communication was issued if no expiration date is stated. Any individual wishing to be considered for appointment must deliver to the clerk of the council, in electronic form, the following application materials:

    1.  A letter of interest, which must specify the division of the district court to which the applicant is requesting appointment and should explain why the individual wishes to serve as a district court judge, how the applicant is qualified to do so and specify the division of the district court to which the applicant is requesting appointment;

    2.  The individual’s resume;

    3.  A copy of the completed responses to questionnaires submitted to the King County Bar Association to obtain its rating;

    4.  A copy of the communication from the King County Bar Association and from at least one bar association defined in K.C.C 2.70.020.F.2 informing the individual of the individual's rating for appointment to the district court; and

     5.  Any supporting information the individual would like the council to consider.

    These application materials must be received by the clerk of the council, in electronic form, not later than 4:30 p.m., August 9, 2021.  The clerk's email address is: clerk@kingcounty.gov

    For questions, regarding the KCBA evaluation process, contact Anne Daly at AnneD@kcba.org or (206)267-7018.



  • 07/04/2021 4:19 PM | Anonymous

    The AGO is committed to providing excellent, independent, and ethical legal services to the State of Washington and to protecting the rights of its people.  It is essential to our mission to create and maintain an office that is diverse, respectful, inclusive and composed of the best legal talent available. If you share our vision and have a desire to do important work that makes a difference for our community, then we invite you to consider applying for the following opportunities.

     

    For information about the AGO, visit www.atg.wa.gov. Click on the links above to access full position descriptions and qualifications for each of these opportunities, visit the state's centralized recruitment site at www.careers.wa.gov. For AAG positions specifically, we encourage registration to our attorney e-mail subscription service.

     

    Policy Analyst – The Office is recruiting for 2 permanent full-time Policy Analysts, one to administer and provide support to the AGO for environmental justice requirements enumerated under the HEAL Act, and the other will manage the YES Tipline Advisory Committee and develop and implement processes for risk assessment, data retention and regularly review analysis and reporting of the YES Tipline program.

     

    Policy Analyst (non perm) – The Office is recruiting for 3 non-permanent Policy Analysts. One will be assigned to work on matters relative to SB 5259 (use of force data program), one to work on matters relative to the Jail Standards Taskforce, and one to support the Office’s efforts to satisfy HB 1310 which requires the Office to develop model policies on law enforcement use of force and de-escalation tactics.

     

    AAG - Spokane Division's Social and Health Services  (DL: 6/27/21) - The attorney hired for this critical and exceptional position will maintain an active caseload of juvenile welfare work.  Closing soon!

     

    AAG - Antitrust Division  (DL: 6/28/21) - The Office has an extraordinary opportunity for an attorney interested in litigating complex, high-profile cases.  Closing soon!

     

    AAG - Olympia Social and Health Services  (DL: 6/28/21) - The Social and Health Services Division in Olympia has an immediate opening for a newly created Attorney Team Leader in the Juvenile Litigation Section serving Mason and Grays Harbor Counties.  Closing soon!

     

    AAG - Olympia Social and Health Services  (DL: 6/29/21) - The Social and Health Services Division in Olympia has an immediate opening for an Assistant Attorney General in the Juvenile Litigation Section. Closing soon!

     

    New!  AAG – Seattle Social and Health Services Division  (DL:  7/6/21) – The Seattle SHS Division has an opening for an attorney to serve as an AAG and handle the critical work of juvenile litigation.

     

    AAG - Agriculture and Health Division  (DL: 7/6/21) - The Agriculture and Health Division seeks two attorneys to serve as AAGs and join its team committed to protecting our state's health, agricultural community, economy, and cultural resources. One position is for an attorney with experience, and the other is open to entry-level and experienced candidates.

     

    AAG - Government Compliance and Enforcement Division's Enforcement Section  (DL: 7/6/21) - The Government Compliance & Enforcement Division seeks applicants for two openings in its Enforcement Section. These positions will represent the Criminal Justice Training Commission and the Liquor and Cannabis Board, and may serve as back up to other section clients such as the Public Disclosure Commission and the Executive Ethics Board.

     

    AAG - Medicaid Fraud Control Division  (DL:  7/11/21) - The Medicaid Fraud Control Division seeks a PROSECUTOR/LITIGATOR to investigate, prosecute and litigate Medicaid provider fraud as well as abuse and neglect of persons in residential facilities using a full array of civil and criminal remedies. 

     

    AAG - Government Compliance & Enforcement Division's Advice & Compliance Section  (DL: 7/12/21) - The Government Compliance & Enforcement Division has an opening in its Advice and Compliance Section for an attorney interested in working closely with client agencies on emerging and evolving issues.

     


  • 07/04/2021 4:15 PM | Anonymous

    Trademark, Copyright, Internet & Advertising Associate Attorney - Midlevel - (Prosecution-Focused)

    One of Fortune’s Best Places to Work, Perkins Coie, LLP, a leading international law firm, seeks an attorney with two to four years of experience to work with our Trademark, Copyright, Internet & Advertising practice in the firm’s Seattle or Palo Alto offices.. We’ve created a firm culture that is based on collaboration, dedication to serving our clients, and mutual respect. If you are interested in joining the team, please apply at the link below.

    The ideal candidate will have well-developed skills in U.S. and international trademark clearance, counseling, prosecution and enforcement. Experience with the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy, as well as handling copyright-related issues and registration is strongly preferred. Attention to detail, the ability to work well in a group, as well as the ability to work independently, are important characteristics. Successful candidates will have strong academic credentials and excellent legal writing skills and a proven track record in all aspects of a trademark, copyright and domain name practice. Experience in a large law firm setting is also preferred. Please submit a resume, cover letter, law school transcript, writing sample and references.

    Application Link:

    https://perkinscoie.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/perkinscoieexternal/job/Seattle/Trademark--Copyright--Internet---Advertising-Associate-Attorney---Midlevel----Prosecution-Focused-_R0002902-1

    Marketing & Advertising Associate Attorney

    One of Fortune’s Best Places to Work, Perkins Coie, LLP, a leading international law firm, is seeking an experienced Trademark, Copyright, Internet & Advertising Associate Attorney - Junior (Advertising, Marketing & Promotions Specialty) with 2-3 years of relevant experience in our Seattle office. We’ve created a firm culture that is based on collaboration, dedication to serving our clients and mutual respect. If you are interested in joining the team, please apply at the link below.

    The ideal candidate will have substantive experience in one or more areas of advertising law, consumer protection law, and marketing transactions, such as drafting and negotiating ad agency, influencer, celebrity endorsement, sponsorship, online media buying, and other marketing and promotion agreements; reviewing ad copy for false advertising, claim substantiation, IP, and right of publicity issues; counseling on contest and sweepstakes compliance. While not required, experience with false advertising, unfair competition, and National Advertising dispute work; recurring subscriptions; and loyalty/rewards programs would be welcome.

    Attention to detail and the ability to work well in a group are important characteristics. Successful candidates will have strong academic credentials and excellent legal writing and communication skills. Experience in a large or medium law firm setting is also preferred.

    Attorneys in our Advertising, Marketing & Promotions practice advise businesses ranging from startups to top Fortune 500 companies in the retail, entertainment, gaming, software, internet, food and beverage, and advertising industries. We help brands plan for and execute advertising, marketing and promotional campaigns that comply with complex and rapidly-changing state, federal, and international laws. We also defend companies accused by consumers, competitors, and regulatory agencies of violating these laws.

    To be considered, please submit:

    Cover letter;

    Resume;

    Law school transcripts;

    Two writing samples.

    Application Link:

    https://perkinscoie.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/perkinscoieexternal/job/Seattle/Trademark--Copyright--Internet---Advertising-Associate-Attorney---Junior--Advertising--Marketing---Promotions-Specialty-_R0002810-7


  • 07/04/2021 4:13 PM | Anonymous

    Job Description:

    The law firm of Foster Garvey PC is seeking an associate with 3 – 5 years of experience to join its collaborative and busy Intellectual Property group.  This position will provide the associate with opportunities in both the group’s IP prosecution and IP transactional practice areas, working with longstanding corporate, nonprofit, and individual clients across many industries.  The associate will support the group’s IP prosecution and advice, IP dispute/litigation, contract drafting and negotiation, and privacy-related practices, and will work with attorneys across all of Foster Garvey's offices.

    Job Requirements:

    The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic learner and collaborative team member interested in exploring all aspects of an intellectual property practice, including USPTO and US Copyright Office prosecution, IP assignment/license drafting and due diligence reviews, international privacy protection laws and agreements, and dispute resolution. They should be a strong oral and written communicator with knowledge of state, federal, and international IP laws and experience in researching IP issues. Customs experience a plus. 

    Candidates based in the Seattle, WA, Spokane, WA, Portland, OR, New York, NY or Washington, D.C. areas will be considered.  

    Details here.

  • 06/17/2021 9:24 AM | Anonymous

    Seattle – Labor & Employment Associate (#630)

    Dorsey & Whitney is a trusted legal advisor and valued business partner with 19 locations across the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia. We are a premier legal counselor to companies worldwide in a wide range of industries, including food, beverage & agribusiness; technology; banking & financial institutions; development & infrastructure; energy & natural resources and healthcare.

     

    We are seeking an experienced Labor & Employment Associate for our Seattle office. To view the full job posting details, please click here.

     

    Examples Of What You’ll Be Working On

    • Provide increasingly complex employment law advice and counsel based on experience.
    • Manage single-plaintiff cases and play a substantial role in managing complex litigation including class actions
    • Recommend and collaborate with partners on case strategy and tactics
    • Substantial brief writing
    • Interview witnesses and prepare fact presentations for litigated matters
    • Draft discovery requests and responses to discovery requests
    • Take and defend depositions
    • Substantial trial work, as required
    • Proactively maintain workload and caseload; anticipate next steps and implement follow-up procedures.
    • Maintain electronic and paper files.
    • Manage case dockets, dates and deadlines for client projects and legal filings.
    • Assist with special projects and cooperate as a team member with co-workers.
    • Have fun working with great people for amazing clients!

     

    Qualified Candidates Will Have

    • J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school.
    • Four to six years of labor and employment attorney experience.
    • License to practice in Washington (including Federal courts), and California (at least state courts).
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Highly responsive and proactive.
    • Excellent customer service skills.
    • Ability to work as a team member and communicate effectively with all levels of personnel. Everyone is a customer.
    • A commitment to diversity and personal practice development.
    • Ability to think creatively and approach projects and tasks from a continuous-improvement perspective.
    • Strong knowledge of main Microsoft Office products, in particular Word, PowerPoint and Outlook. Knowledge of Excel is a plus.
    • Strong attention to detail, proofreading and organizational skills.

     

    Dorsey offers opportunities for advancement within a collaborative and dynamic environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits. Our benefits include comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance; domestic partner benefits (for same-sex and opposite-sex domestic partners); Dorsey & Whitney 401(K) Retirement and Savings Plan; 15 weeks of paid parental leave, plus an additional 6-8 weeks of paid short-term disability for lawyers who give birth; adoption assistance; back-up child care program; education and college advising programs; well-being programs and activities; a 24/7 employee assistance program with confidential counseling; and more! 

     

    Dorsey values the strength that comes from a diverse and inclusive workplace. It contributes to the success of our people and our clients and enriches our experience. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.

    Dorsey & Whitney LLP is an EEO/AAP/Disabled Vets Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, status regarding public assistance, military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

     

    How To Apply

    You can apply online at www.dorsey.com/careers/attorneys. We have a simple online application form. We do not accept application materials by mail or email except as a reasonable accommodation for qualified disabled applicants. Individuals unable to use our online process due to a disability should call (612) 492-5119.


  • 06/17/2021 8:47 AM | Anonymous

    Judicial Administrative Assistant

     

    Job#:     2021-36-COAI

    Status:    Regular, Full-Time

    Location: Seattle, Washington

    Salary:    Range 55: $56,813 - $74,504 with 5% King County Premium pay, per year (DOQ)

    Opens:    June 11, 2021

    Closes:    Open until filled; first review of applications to begin July 2, 2021. The COA, Division I, reserves the right to close the recruitment at any time.

     

    For more information about the position and how to apply, please refer to the attached job announcement or go tohttps://www.courts.wa.gov/employ/


  • 06/17/2021 8:43 AM | Anonymous

    This is a full-time, regular, exempt position. The schedule for this position is M-F, 8am to 5pm.


    Job Details

    Essential Functions:

    • Advise City employees and managers within the Community & Economic Development Department and Financial & Management Services departments on a wide variety of legal matters including finance, taxation, bankruptcy and affordable housing;
    • Advise on the use of Community Development Block Grants, HOME Investment Partnership Act grants, and other investment funds in compliance with HUD regulations; negotiate and draft a wide variety of contracts, leases, ordinances, resolutions, rules, regulations and other legal documents;
    • Provide written and oral advice to City departments and employees on legal matters including litigation avoidance and legal questions pertaining to their respective powers, duties, functions and obligations;
    • Attend meetings of City Council, boards and commissions to provide legal advice and representation                                                                                                          
    • Represent the City in judicial and/or administrative hearings;
    • Study and interprets laws, court decisions, ordinances, and other legal authorities. Prepares pleadings and handles depositions, interrogatories, pretrial motions, hearings, trials, appeals, settlement conferences and other legal matters in representation of the City when needed;
    • Perform related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

    Qualifications  (Read all here)


  • 06/03/2021 7:12 PM | Anonymous

    This recruitment will remain open until the position is filled. The agency reserves the right to make a hiring decision at any time after the initial screening date on June 7th, 2021.  It is in the applicant’s best interest to submit materials as soon as possible.
     
    OIC CAREER OPPORTUNITY
     
    The Office of the Insurance Commissioner’s (OIC) is seeking candidates to fill an exempt Deputy Insurance Commissioner position for our Legal Affairs Division located in Tumwater, WA.  
     
    This position is appointed by the Insurance Commissioner and serves as a member of the executive management team.  As the Deputy for the Legal Affairs division, this position is responsible for overseeing the legal services provided by the Insurance Enforcement Specialists (staff attorneys) to the other divisions within the agency.   The Deputy is also responsible for the deployment of investigative resources to enforce compliance with the Insurance Code, including matters related to insures, insurance producers and other licensees, and unauthorized insurance transactions within Washington State.
     
    The Legal Affairs Division provides OIC with the necessary legal tools to achieve fair and efficient regulation of the insurance industry to protect consumers, the public interest, and our state’s economy.
     
    As a member of the Executive Management team, this position is involved in setting the strategic direction for the agency, establishing legislative priorities, ensuring fiscal responsibility, and creating an inclusive, performance-based culture.  Apply today and become a leader of our dedicated and professional team!
     
    This is a civil service exempt position.  Salary depends on qualifications, with an annual salary maximum up to $134,496.
     
    AGENCY PROFILE AND VALUES

    The Office of the Insurance Commissioner (OIC) operates under the direction of the state's Insurance Commissioner, a statewide elected official.  Our mission is to provide consumer protection and regulation of the state's insurance industry.
     
    With a workforce of approximately 265 employees, we are one of the smaller state agencies in Washington state government and are fortunate to have a stable funding source that does not rely on the state's general fund.
     
    Because we are a small agency, you will truly get a chance to understand the 'big picture' of what we do and why we do it.  You will also have a chance to get to know your co-workers.
     
    We have high employee satisfaction scores and we value diversity in the workplace. We challenge our employees to continuously improve the way we do business and to meet and exceed the needs of our customers.
     
    To learn more about this agency, we invite you to visit our website at http://www.insurance.wa.gov/ and listen to our employees talk about why they love working here. 
     
    BENEFITS OF WORKING FOR OIC

    As an eligible state employee, Washington State offers:
     

    • An outstanding benefits package and retirement plans.
    • Training and development opportunities, including tuition reimbursement.
    • Program for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (if applicable)
    • Free parking at our main office in Tumwater.
    • A stable funding source that does not rely on the state's general fund.
    • The fulfillment of public service.
    • Excellent work-life balance.
    • Flexible work schedules and telework opportunities.
    • Commitment to diversity in the workplace and support one another with respect and trust.
    • Free Thurston County InterCity Transit STAR pass for public transportation.

    Duties

    The Deputy Insurance Commissioner for the Legal Affairs Division reports to the Chief Deputy and has delegated appointing authority approval.  Overseeing a division of 22 FTEs including three direct reports, the division provides the agency with the necessary legal tools to achieve fair and efficient regulation of the insurance industry.  The Deputy works closely with the agency’s assigned Assistant Attorney Generals and is responsible for the agency enforcement program and chairs the Compliance Committee that determines penalties for violations.  
     
    Duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Implement, manage, and maintain the goals and objectives of the Commissioner as defined in the strategic plan.
    • Provide legal guidance to the Commissioner, Chief Deputy and other division deputies.
    • Ensure prompt delivery of legal services to OIC staff; consistent with the requirements of OIC executive management.
    • Ensure that all legal services and products meet appropriate standards and applicable ethical requirements.
    • Develop strategic direction for the division.
    • Create and implement new processes to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the division.
    • Plan, lead, organize, and control the work performed by the division.   Delegate appropriately to ensure the division achieves planned results in support of the OIC’s strategic plan.
    • Act as the Chief Enforcement Officer for the state relating to insurance laws the OIC is charged to enforce.
    • Provide a safe and fair work environment for division employees.
    • Represent the OIC with external stakeholders/licensees and the executive and legislative branch. Coordinate activities of the division with other state and national entities, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), the public and the Office of the Attorney General. 
    • Maintain the highest standards of personal/professional ethical conduct.
    • Enhance the effectiveness of employees through timely evaluation and professional development opportunities.   Support OIC's goals for a diverse workforce.
    Qualifications

    The OIC is looking for innovative candidates with demonstrated leadership competencies that include but not limited to the following areas:

    • Successful experience modeling leadership and performance characteristics that promote professionalism, integrity, accountability, and public service, and a cooperative, positive work environment.
    • Experience with managing political situations and understanding political climates or issues that require proactive and appropriate consultation to an organization or agency’s top-level executive (i.e. agency directors, commissioners, chief deputy commission, etc.).
    • A successful track record of developing and implementing long-term strategic direction for an organization.
    • Experience applying critical thinking and collaboration to solve complex programs.  This includes the ability to think ahead to identify changing “landscapes” and proactively make decisions.
    • Demonstrate high levels of initiative, tenacity, perseverance, and deliver results.

    Required Qualifications:
    • A juris doctorate from an accredited law school as recognized by the American Bar Association.
    • A Washington Bar Association member or licensed to practice law in other states or territories for the United States or the District of Columbia.
    • A minimum of five years of management experience.
    • A minimum of five years of progressively responsible interpretation and implementation of complex regulatory statues and regulations.
    • Experience in comprehending, interpreting, and applying federal, state, and local laws, codes and regulations, and policy and procedures.
    • Proficient in effective budget management. 
     
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Five (5) years demonstrated leadership experience in a management position that includes the supervision of other managers or attorneys, or both. 
    • Minimum of three (3) years demonstrated leadership experience overseeing government regulatory or criminal investigations and a thorough understanding of the methods, principals, standards, and laws governing such investigations.
    • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in insurance law including insurance litigation, insurance regulation, administrative law, and health law.
    • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in strategic planning principles.
    • Minimum of three (3) years of experience managing attorneys and investigators in a state department of insurance.
    • Familiarity with all lines of insurance, insurance company operations, insurance sales practices, insurance producer practices, insurance law and the regulatory responsibilities of the OIC.
    • Experience in alternative dispute resolution including mediation.
    Supplemental Information

    How to Apply: Applications for this recruitment will be accepted electronically. Please select the large green "apply" button at the top of this announcement. If you have not done so previously, you will need to set up an account profile.
     
    Please ensure your attached cover letter and resume detail your professional background and thoroughly address your qualifications as it relates to the position.
     
    Please provide three (3) professional references on your application. A professional reference is defined as an individual who has been paid to supervise your work and can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job competencies.  If you do not have any or sufficient professional references, please include non-related professionals, such as educators or other professional associates.
     
    The initial screening will be based on the content and completeness of your application and the materials submitted. All information may be verified and documentation may be required. Your letter of interest should describe how your experience, training and education make you a viable and competitive candidate for this position. Applications with comments such as "see attachments" or "see resume" in the supplemental question responses will be considered incomplete.
    General suggestions for creating a good application:

    • Read the job posting very carefully. Find out as much as you can about the position.
    • Make sure you are very diligent in following all the application instructions.  Include all requested documentation. 
    • Make sure your application and supplemental question responses address how you meet each of the required and desired qualifications. 
    • Carefully read each of the supplemental questions and respond completely to each one.  Pay attention to each component of the question, providing examples, and thoroughly describing when and where you achieved the experience. Detail the types of work you performed, the work products, etc., to demonstrate 'how'. 
    • Specifically include all of your work experiences doing the same or similar work, especially if you reference work in these jobs in describing when/where you gained experience or skills. 
    • Make sure your application reflects your best writing.
    Contact us: For inquiries about this position, please contact Katie Bennett at KatieB@oic.wa.gov.
     
    Other Information:

    • If a degree or other credentials are listed by the candidate, proof will be required at the finalist stage. Candidates are encouraged to pre-plan for this.  University degrees must be recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or foreign equivalent
    • Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted.  Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position. 
    • If claiming veteran status, please send your DD 214 to recruitment@oic.wa.gov with Deputy for Legal Affairs in the subject line. Please do not attach the DD 214 to your application materials.  Please black out personally identifiable data such as social security numbers. 
    • The Office of Insurance Commissioner is an equal opportunity employer. Auxiliary aides and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.  Please contact the recruiter listed above.  
    • If you are having technical difficulties creating, accessing (log in, password or email issues) or completing your application (error messages), please call toll-free at (855) 524-5627.
    • For general questions regarding applying for jobs, contact the recruiter or careershelp@des.wa.gov.