Job Opportunities for Clients
Our Clients—Columbia Industries is committed to supporting and empowering individuals with disabilities and other challenges, in order to help them achieve personal success and community engagement.
A client is a person with “unique abilities” learning valuable work skills.
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.
DVR wishes to thank Columbia Industries for their high quality and innovative services. We value their partnership as we continue to work together to help people with disabilities enrich their lives through employment. You can find more about DVR at www.dshs.wa.gov/dvr.
Teachers wanting to refer students for program services, please click here for the SPI Referral Form.
Job Opportunities for Staff
Case Manager (CI Federal Building)
Provides daily supervision of production departments as directed by the Federal Building Manager and Client Services Director. Reports client task changes, assists in maintaining quality control of products and/or services. Assists in meeting daily production requirements and janitorial work. Assists in the preparation and/or clean-up of work area. Oversees client services in the Federal Building. Performs time studies, time cards, and tracking of client goals. Ensure that clients’ needs are being met. Provides an atmosphere in which the client develops an understanding of the relationship of work to daily living and adult responsibility. Ensures that contract work is performed efficiently and in accordance to the established quality standards. Observes and complies with client confidentiality policies. Observes and complies with agency safety programs and procedures. Supports and complies with agency policies, procedures and philosophies.