OSPI employs more than 400 staff. Our environment is dynamic and customer-focused. We support a range of programs across the state in conjunction with multiple agencies, organizations, committees, and programs, all with a common goal of bettering the education and opportunities for our state's children.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including traditional benefits like medical and retirement and non-traditional benefits like flexible spending accounts, dependent care assistance, and deferred compensation.
Contracting with OSPI
The state intends to promote open competition and transparency for all contracts for goods and services. All businesses, independent consultants, and other organizations are encouraged to compete for contractual opportunities with OSPI.
Washington State Employment
Want to learn more about state employment? Washington State Human Resources outlines the three primary categories of employment. You may also be interested in Washington State Government Job Announcements.
OSPI is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation, and gender identity diversity. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons over 40 years of age, disabled and Vietnam-era veterans, and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Persons needing accommodation in the application process or this announcement in an alternative format may email the Human Resources office or call
Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws:
- Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
- Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and EEO supplemental
- Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)
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OSPI is centrally located in downtown Olympia in the Old Capitol Building. Part of the Olympia/Tumwater/Lacey tri-city area, Olympia is a community rich in history, culture and natural beauty, blending a thriving city home to the state capital with a friendly, small-town atmosphere.