• Job Opportunities for Clients

    Our Clients—Columbia Industries helps people with disabilities and other barriers to employment achieve their highest employment potential. This allows them to achieve self-sufficiency and contribute to the productivity of our community.

    A client is a person with “unique abilities” learning valuable work skills.


    Client Positions

    On-Site Positions

    Columbia Industries receives referrals from the Division of Development Disabilities (DDD) for our on-site client positions. Clients at Columbia Industries receive training in various industry sectors. Examples of training includes small assembly/production work, janitorial and grounds maintenance, and retail sales/stocking. Client applications are available at our Administration office for temporary, short-term positions that may come about due to a special project.  An applicant pool is kept for people not eligible for DDD services.

    Off-Site, Positions in the Community

    The Department of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) refers individuals for our job placement and community based assessment services. For information regarding DVR services please click on the DVR link above.

    Student Positions

    Teachers wanting to refer students for program services, please click here for the SPI Referral Form.


    Job Opportunities for Staff

    If you are interested in joining our staff, please review our current openings below. You may apply by downloading an employment application, here.


    No postings at this time.

    Contact: HR@ColumbiaIndustries.com or (509) 582-4142.
    Download an employment application (PDF)

    For more information about how Columbia Industries benefits our community, email info@ColumbiaIndustries.com

    Columbia Industries, a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit organization, helps people with disabilities and other barriers to employment achieve their highest employment potential. This allows them to achieve self-sufficiency and contribute to the productivity of our community.

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