The Department of Mental Health is covered by the Missouri Merit System. Interested applicants must submit an application for Merit Examination to the Missouri Division of Personnel, PO Box 388, Jefferson City, MO 65102, along with a copy of their college transcript(s). If a written examination is required you will be notified of the date, time and place of examination. Other classifications are evaluated based on the criteria of education and experience and do not require a written examination.

After completion of the examination process, your score(s) will be sent to you by mail. Your name and score will be placed on the appropriate register in grade order. When vacancies occur, the Department can request a certificate listing the names and scores of eligible applicants. Merit System rules require that vacancies be filled from the top 15 available applicants listed on the certificate.

Some classifications used by the Department can be hired through a non-competitive process. If you are interested in positions such as Client Attendant Trainee, Registered Nurse, LPN, Special Education Teacher, Physical or Occupational Therapist, Speech Pathologist, etc, please contact the personnel officer at the mental health facility where you are interested in working.

Job Specifications - link takes you to descriptions of available positions on the Office of Administration's website. To apply for any of the positions below you need to contact the facility directly.

DMH Application

DMH Affirmative Action Survey

Special Job Listings/Administrative

To inquire about the opportunities listed below please contact the appropriate facility personnel office.

Job Title  sort arrow City  sort arrow Facility  sort arrow Bi-Monthly Salary  sort arrow Close Date sort arrow
Recreational Therapist I or Music Therapist I Farmington Sex Offender Rehabilitation and Treatment Center $1322.50 N/A
Psychologist Farmington Sex Offender Rehabilitation and Treatment Ctr Based on Education and Experie N/A
Registered Nurse Farmington Sex Offender Rehabilitation and Treatment Ctr Based on Education and Experie N/A
Registered Nurse Farmington Southeast MO Mental Health Center Based on Education and Experie N/A
Psychiatrist Farmington Southeast MO Mental Health Center Based on Education and Experie N/A
Psychologist Farmington Southeast MO Mental Health Center Based on Education and Experie N/A
Recreational Therapist II Fulton Fulton State Hospital Based on education/experience N/A
Psychologist I - multiple vacancies throughout the facility Fulton Fulton State Hospital Based on education/experience N/A
CCP I/CCP II/LCSW Fulton Fulton State Hospital Based on education/experience N/A
Registered Nurse Fulton Fulton State Hospital Based on education/experience N/A
Psychiatric Technician I Fulton Fulton State Hospital $920.50 - $947.00 N/A
LPN I-II Fulton Fulton State Hospital Based on education/experience N/A
Security Aide I Fulton Fulton State Hospital $1,217.00 - $1,298.00 N/A
Part Time Direct Care Aides Higginsville Northwest Community Services $15.77 per hour N/A
Developmental Assistant I Higginsville Northwest Community Services $952.00 - 1105.00/sm (+shift diff if applicable) N/A
Developmental Assistant I Higginsville Higginsville Habilitation Center 924.50 (Days, Evenings & Night N/A
Licensed Practical Nurse Higginsville Higginsville Habilitation Center Based on education/experience N/A
Staff Physician Specialist (Staff Psychiatrist) Kansas City Center for Behavioral Medicine Based on education/experience 08/31/2016
DIRECT CARE AIDE (PRN) Kansas City Center for Behavioral Medicine $12.12 per hour (no benefits) N/A
PSYCHIATRIC TECHNICIAN-I Kansas City Center for Behavioral Medicine $975.50 (Bi-Monthly) N/A
Registered Nurse (PRN) Kansas City Center for Behavioral Medicine $25.25 per hour (no benefits) N/A
LPN (PRN) Kansas City Center for Behavioral Medicine $16.16 per hour (no benefits) N/A
Clinical Psychologist Marshall Northwest Community Services Based on Education/Experience N/A
Licensed Behavioral Analyst Marshall Northwest Community Services Based on Education/Experience N/A
Part Time Direct Care Aides Marshall Northwest Community Services $15.77 per hour N/A
Developmental Assistant I (Various shifts) Marshall Northwest Community Services $952.00 - 1105.00/sm (+shift diff if applicable) N/A
Licensed Practical Nurse Marshall Northwest Community Services Based on Education/Experience N/A
Developmental Assistant I Sikeston Southeast MO Residential Services 839.00 (+ shift differential i N/A
Program Spec II MH St. Joseph St. Louis Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center 2047.00 N/A
Personnel Analyst I St. Joseph Northwest MO Psychiatric Rehabilitation Ctr $29,976.00-$41,940.00 (Annual) N/A
Senior Office Support Assistant (Keyboarding) St. Joseph Northwest MO Psychiatric Rehabilitation Ctr $25,032.00 - $33,636.00 (Annual) N/A
Registered Nurse Manager (Band 1) St. Joseph Northwest MO Psychiatric Rehabilitation Ctr $41,388.00 - $69,660.00 (Annual) N/A
Staff Development Officer (MH) St. Joseph Northwest MO Psychiatric Rehabilitation Ctr $1,682.50 -$2,454.50 Semi-Monthly N/A
Staff Physician Specialist St. Joseph Northwest MO Psychiatric Rehabilitation Ctr $195,453.00 - $222,389.00 (Annual) + 4.1% Boards. N/A
Psychologist I St. Joseph Northwest MO Psychiatric Rehabilitation Ctr Based on Education and Experience N/A
Registered Nurses St. Joseph Northwest MO Psychiatric Rehabilitation Ctr 1773.00 N/A
Developmental Asst II St. Louis St. Louis DDTC $1,023.00-$1,366.50 (+ shift differenti 08/25/2016
Psychiatric Technician I St. Louis St. Louis Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center 881.00 N/A
Registered Nurse St. Louis St. Louis Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center Based on education/experience or 27.56 per hour-PRN N/A
LICENSED PRACTICAL NURESE II - EVENING SHIFT St. Louis St. Louis DDTC $1,657.50 Semi-monthly with a $26.00 semi-monthly shift differential. N/A
Health Information Administrator I St. Louis St. Louis DDTC 33,276.00-46,992.00 08/24/2016
RN - 2nd Shift - Part Time St. Louis Bellefontaine Habilitation Center $30.93 - $32.20 per hour 08/23/2016
LPN -- 3rd Shift -- Part Time St. Louis Bellefontaine Habilitation Center $18.81 - $19.51 per hour 08/23/2016
Case Manager I / II St. Louis St. Louis Regional Office $1,386.50 - $1,485.00 08/26/2016
Stores Clerk St. Louis Bellefontaine Habilitation Center $903.50 - $972.00 Semi-Monthly 08/30/2016
RN SUPERVISOR-EVENINGS St. Louis St. Louis DDTC 3,158.50 + SHIFT DIFFERENTIAL N/A
RN SENIOR-DAYS St. Louis St. Louis DDTC 2,791.00 N/A
LPN II-EVENINGS St. Louis St. Louis DDTC 1,690.50 + SHIFT DIFFERENTIAL N/A
RN SENIOR-DAYS St. Louis St. Louis DDTC 2,791.00 N/A
MENTAL HEALTH MANAGER B1 St. Louis St. Louis DDTC 1,716.00-2,778.00 N/A
Staff Development Officer St. Louis Bellefontaine Habilitation Center $1,716.00 - $2,503.50 Semi-Monthly 08/31/2016
Registered Nurse - Clinical Operations St. Louis Hawthorn Childrens Psychiatric Hospital Based on education/experience N/A
Psychiatric Technician I St. Louis Hawthorn Childrens Psychiatric Hospital 856.00-881.00 N/A
Registered Nurse St. Louis Hawthorn Childrens Psychiatric Hospital Based on education/experience N/A
Registered Nurse St. Louis Metropolitan St. Louis Psychiatric Center 27.56 per hour-PRN N/A
Developmental Asst. I St. Louis St. Louis DDTC South County & St. Charles 839-1091.50 (+shift differenti N/A