Career Opportunities at Sound Generations

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Sound Generations brings together bright individuals seeking to make an impact on the lives of others. For over 50 years, we’ve gathered the best of the best to represent and serve the diverse groups in our communities. If this sounds like you, we want to know!

See how you can find a rewarding and fulfilling career with motivated individuals like you! Thank you for your interest in working with us and serving our communities!

COVID-19 Update: Sound Generations follows state government and public health safety guidelines to maintain a healthy and safe workplace environment. Your supervisor will let you know if your work must be performed on-site or remotely, has staggered shifts, or has other alternative work arrangements.

When on-site or representing Sound Generations to the public, you will be expected to:

  • Maintain Social Distancing of 6 feet between yourself and others when possible.
  • Wear a cloth face covering in public spaces and when unable to be socially distant.
  • Wash your hands regularly with soap and water or use hand sanitizer.
  • Clean and disinfect your workspace regularly.

Application Process

Check out our list of available career opportunities. For best results, please read the job descriptions to see if there’s a qualifying match to your skills and experience. Application packages must be submitted online to be considered for an open opportunity within Sound Generations. We are excited to meet you!

For those interested in becoming one of our Hyde Shuttle drivers, additional information about the Hyde Shuttle driver application process is available here.

Hiring Process

We want to be sure you’re in the loop once your application has been submitted. In most cases, a few weeks may pass between the closing date of a position and the interview.

Some positions generate significant numbers of applications, so time frames are approximate. We ask that you please be patient during this important process.

Sound Generations is dedicated to thoroughly reviewing and considering all applications. All applicants will be notified of whether or not they’ve been invited to participate in an interview.


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Pre-Employment & Background Checks

Background checks are conducted on all applicants, who are selected to continue in the post-offer process. Driver abstracts are conducted on all positions that operate a company vehicle, who are selected to continue in the post-offer process. Job offers for employment for federal funded passenger transport positions will be conditioned on satisfactory results of a post-offer drug screen and medical examination or inquiry. 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Sound Generations values a diverse workforce. It’s the policy of Sound Generations to provide equal opportunity to all persons seeking or having access to its employment, services and activities, which is free from restriction based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation or disability, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law.

Reasonable Accommodation

There are no limitations to who’s a best fit to serve our local communities. If we call you for an interview and you need specific accommodations, please let us know! We’re happy to make the arrangements. We’ll need to know ten (10) days in advance to make sure we get you situated.

For best results, please call our Human Resources department at 206.727.6220. You’re also welcome to mail your request to Human Resources.


Benefits

Sound Generations generous benefit package includes Medical, Dental, and Vision plans, 401(k), Paid Vacation & Sick days, Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Account with employer contributions, an Employee Assistance Program, ORCA Pass, and up to 12 Paid Holidays. Additional benefits include paid Life Insurance, Long Term Disability coverage, and a cash benefit after one year of service.

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Medical

We offer two different medical plan options through Premera Blue Cross. Both plans include access to Teledoc and a 24-hour health line with registered nurses available to discuss health concerns and treatment options. Our “Base” plan is available at no cost to employees if insured at an employee only coverage level.

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Dental

We offer two different dental plan options provided through Willamette Dental or Delta Dental of Washington. Our Willamette Dental option is available at no cost to employees for employee only coverage.

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Vision

Employees may elect vision coverage, provided through VSP. Coverage includes one exam per plan year with a $10 co-payment and an allowance for eyeglass lenses, frames or contact lenses.

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401K

Our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan provides you the opportunity to build assets over the long term with tax‐ favored savings. The maximum annual elective deferrals is $19,500 (employees 50 and older can make additional catch‐up contributions of $6,500). All funds contributed are always 100% vested.

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Commuter Benefits

Sound Generations offers a 100% subsidy to eligible employees who elect an ORCA Business Passport card through the agency.

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Vacation & Holidays

Sound Generation employees accrue up to three (3) weeks of vacation per year. You can use this time for vacation, personal leave, etc. Employees also accrue sick time.

We offer 12 paid holidays each year. Ten designated holidays and two floating holidays.