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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

"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
Cynthia McDonald

"I love working at the BIIA. This agency encompasses excellence and integrity in serving the community. As for its employees, this agency encourages collaboration and provides opportunities for growth."

Cynthia McDonald, Industrial Appeals Hearings Judge

"Our managers are supportive and encourage personal growth."

Imad Ahmad, Administrative Assistant to Chief Judge

Imad Ahmad
Cheryl Knight
"Working at the BIIA is a great experience, I enjoy the training, projects, and most of all feeling valued and heard. It is a culture of work that matters and people that matter most."

Cheryl Knight, Administrative Assistant

Current openings

The Board is currently accepting applications for:

Position Salary Closing date
Industrial Insurance Appeals Judge 4 $113,712 - 125,520 Annually n/a
Industrial Insurance Appeals Judge 3 (Hearing Judge) $105,612 - 116,556 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.