Employment Opportunities



Summary:  The employee in this position will be responsible for implementing risk management, loss prevention, and training to reduce the risk and liability for WSTIP’s 25 members.  This position has considerable contact with members at their location which will require frequent day and overnight travel to agencies located across Washington State.  This position will conduct risk assessment surveys at the member’s location and provide relevant risk prevention training programs either at the member’s location or at regional location.  The Safety and Risk Advisor will also write articles for WSTIP’s newsletter (TransACTION), develop new or revise existing Best Practices, and be an integral member to the Serious Loss Review Team.  

This exempt position will be required to work from their home office somewhere in Washington State.  WSTIP’s main office is in Olympia, Washington.

Requirements:  A Bachelor’s degree in business, public administration, political science, risk management, industrial hygiene, or a related field (will consider experience in lieu of formal education).  Five years of experience in the transit (or transportation) industry with at least two years’ experience that is safety related.  Experience in classroom or remote training is desirable.  Commercial driver license is also desirable.  Position will be required to seek a Bus Safety Certificate from the Transportation Safety Institute and complete an introductory course in insurance within the first year of employment.

Salary and Benefits:  Starting salary:  $88,050-$94,321 DOQ.  WSTIP offers an employee benefit package that includes medical, dental, and life and retirement benefits from the Public Employees’ Retirement System administered by the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems.  WSTIP does not pay into social security but in lieu offers a 401A plan.  457 deferred compensation plans are also optionally available.

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To Apply:  You must complete and return the following:

  • WSTIP’s application (must be signed).
  • Cover letter stating why you are interested in the position and highlight your relevant experience. 
  • Your resume.  A resume will not substitute for completing the “work experience” section of the application.
  • Supplemental questionnaire (this serves as a sample of your writing).
  • Three professional references.

These items must be returned by email to:  HireMe@wstip.org.  You must send this information using your own valid email address where you can be contacted.  Your package must be returned by February 4, 2022.  Interviews are expected to be the week of February 14. 


There is a six-month introductory period to evaluate suitability for this position.


WSTIP follows the requirements of the “Fair Chance Act”, RCW 49.94.  We will not inquire about an applicant’s criminal record until after we determine an applicant is otherwise qualified for the position for which the applicant applied, except as allowed under RCW 49.94.010 (4).