The Human Resource Recruitment Team is here to help. DES Recruitment has a dedicated staff to coordinate and provide guidance and support throughout the hiring process. Recruiters work with hiring managers and provide expert consultation, practical tools and customized services to help you recruit the best talent.
This page is designed to provide clear guidance for effective consistent recruitment. This will ensure a transparent and fair process with clear communication of useful information on recruitment best practices. All recruitments and the hiring process for DES jobs are managed through the Online Recruitment System (OLRS). This is also referred to as NEOGOV.
To begin recruitment, you will need to submit the following required forms to your assigned HR Consultant:
Recruitments are posted on careers.wa.gov. For additional advertising locations and strategies, refer to the links below. Note: All costs associated with additional advertising must be paid by your agency's budget.
Assessment and Selection
Information on veterans' preference, accreditation and verifying college degrees, reference checking, and assessing your recruitment practices.
Hire your Final Candidate
Position Description Form
Other Helpful Resources