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Employment opportunities

The Washington State Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals (BIIA) invites you to consider the opportunities for careers that make a difference in the state of Washington. The BIIA respects and encourages diversity in the work force. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation, and gender identity diversity.

Employee testimonials

Anita Booker-Hay

"I find that I like the complexity of the area of law but also the flexibility and freedom judges have to work and manage our caseloads. I also value the highly supportive atmosphere here at the Board."
Anita Booker-Hay, Industrial Appeals Review Judge

"The agency provides autonomy and clear expectations to meet agency goals (resolving disputes in a consistent, independent, timely and efficient manner)."

Tom Kalenius, Industrial Appeals Hearings Judge

Tom Kalenius
Imad Ahmad

"Our managers are supportive and encourage personal growth."

Imad Ahmad, Administrative Assistant to Chief Judge

"I love working at the BIIA. I know that what I do every day affects injured workers across the state. Because the BIIA is small, there is a strong sense of community among employees. When I come to work each day, I know I will be working with my friends."

Marge Mix, Legal Assistant

Marge Mix

Current openings

The Board is currently accepting applications for:

Position Salary Closing date
Legal Assistant 2 $3,144 - $4,083 Monthly 08/1/21
Legal Assistant 3 (Judicial Assistant) $3,618 - $4,734 Monthly 07/28/21
Executive Director (EMS Band 4) $128,856 - $149,292 Annually n/a
Industrial Insurance Appeals Judge 3 (Hearing Judge) Up to $102,816 Annually n/a

Contact Human Resources

2430 Chandler CT SW
PO Box 42401
Olympia, WA 98504-2401

The BIIA is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, race, creed, color, national origin, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. Persons requiring reasonable accommodation in the application process may contact the Human Resources Office at or call 360-753-9639.