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Current Job Openings 

Production Worker (Abilene, TX) - Hand Assembly production of writing instruments, safety and security items. Applicant must have a good work ethic, preferrably blind or visually impaired individual. Blind criteria is described below.

Production Worker (San Angelo, TX) - Hand Assembly production of writing instruments, safety and security items. Applicant must have a good work ethic, preferrably blind or visually impaired individual. Blind criteria is described below.

Receiving Clerk (San Angelo, TX) Responsible for receiving inbound shipments, preparing receiving reports, performing inventory cycle counts and transfering inventory between locations in an efficient and timely manner.  Must be able to operate online shipping software, package and palletize shipments, able to walk/stand for 3 to 4 hours at a time, and capable of frequent lifting of products and materials up to 50 pounds at times. 




Blind/Visual Impairment Criteria
 

The West Texas Lighthouse for the Blind currently employs more than 40 visually impaired individuals. The vision level necessary to qualify as a blind employee in our facility is 20/200 acuity or 20º central vision or less.

Our Culture

Over the course of its 55-year history, the West Texas Lighthouse for the Blind has successfully employed blind and visually impaired individuals. The Lighthouse exists to serve people who are blind or visually impaired with job training and competitive employment.  We teach them skills which they can use here or elsewhere to support themselves and their families.  We encourage them to accept personal responsibility for their economic well being and social development.  This promotes individual independence and self-reliance.

We have various employment opportunities at the Lighthouse, which include hand assembly, clerical, packaging, sewing, imprinting, development and management areas.

 

To be considered for employment, please complete an application using one of the following options:

1. Online - click the link below to fill out and submit your application electronically.
Easy online application

 

 2. In person - click the PDF icon below, print the application, fill it out, and bring it to the Lighthouse.

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Click icon for printable employment application

 


In addition, you may email your 
résumé to Human Resources at f.galindo@lighthousefortheblind.org or mail it to:

West Texas Lighthouse for the Blind
Attn:  Human Resources
2001 Austin Street
San Angelo, Texas  76903

The West Texas Lighthouse for the Blind is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As a result, its policy is to afford equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin or disability.

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