Washington State Department of Social and Health Services Reviews

Updated Jan 18, 2021

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  1. "Working as a rehab tech"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Rehab Tech 

    I have been working at Washington State Department of Social and Health Services full-time

    Pros

    Interaction with clients and opportunity for growth

    Cons

    Lot of client interaction at times

  2. "Great benefits"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Social Worker in Everett, WA

    I have been working at Washington State Department of Social and Health Services full-time

    Pros

    Working with clients in need provides a fulfilling career.

    Cons

    No major cons to mention


  3. "Great work environment"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Administrative Regulations Analyst 

    I worked at Washington State Department of Social and Health Services full-time

    Pros

    Very friendly work environment, people actually care about you.

    Cons

    Project management was disheveled and deadlines not met.

  4. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Information Technology in Lacey, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Washington State Department of Social and Health Services part-time

    Pros

    The IT team I work with is excellent, and has great camaraderie. If anyone has a problem the rest of the team is always there to help.

    Cons

    Really can't think of any, although I'm on volunteer status.

  5. "Business"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Olympia, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Washington State Department of Social and Health Services full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Management and the people. Benefits and a great career

    Cons

    Heavy deadlines, lots of work. Steady pace with ability to change focus consistantly

  6. "Ok"

    1.0
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    Current Employee - Investigator in Tacoma, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Washington State Department of Social and Health Services full-time

    Pros

    Paid leave benefits, 401k life insurance

    Cons

    Leadership, taxing, union, travel, retention

  7. "State agency"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - TANF Case Manager in Spokane, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Washington State Department of Social and Health Services full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Wonderful agency to work for

    Cons

    I have no current complaints

  8. "social services"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Social Service Specialist in Everett, WA

    I worked at Washington State Department of Social and Health Services full-time

    Pros

    benefits and ability to work remotely

    Cons

    can be a high learning curve

  9. "Reliable employment"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Program Manager in Olympia, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Washington State Department of Social and Health Services full-time

    Pros

    Good pay, benefits and IT help when needed

    Cons

    Non-responsive leadership and unnecessarily competitive work environment

  10. "It isn't terrible"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Public Benefits Specialist 

    I have been working at Washington State Department of Social and Health Services full-time

    Pros

    Income isn't terrible after you become a permanent employee

    Cons

    Stressful at times. Communication is lacking greatly.

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