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.
To inquire about the opportunities listed below please contact the appropriate facility personnel office.
|Job Title||City||Facility||Bi-Monthly Salary||Close Date|
|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|
|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||$939.00 - $966.00||N/A|
|LPN I-II||Fulton||Fulton State Hospital||Based on education/experience||N/A|
|Security Aide I||Fulton||Fulton State Hospital||$1,241.50 - $1,344.00||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|
|DIRECT CARE AIDE (PRN)||Kansas City||Center for Behavioral Medicine||$12.36 per hour (no benefits)||N/A|
|PSYCHIATRIC TECHNICIAN-I||Kansas City||Center for Behavioral Medicine||$995.00 (Bi-Monthly)||N/A|
|Registered Nurse (PRN)||Kansas City||Center for Behavioral Medicine||$25.76 per hour (no benefits)||N/A|
|LPN (PRN)||Kansas City||Center for Behavioral Medicine||$16.48 per hour (no benefits)||N/A|
|Food Service Manager I||Kansas City||Center for Behavioral Medicine||$1232.50 - $1716.00 (Semi-Monthly)||02/01/2017|
|Cook II||Kansas City||Center for Behavioral Medicine||$984.50 - $1314.50 (Semi-Monthly)||02/01/2017|
|Recreational Therapist I||Kansas City||Center for Behavioral Medicine||$1339.50 - $1848.00 (Semi-Monthly)||02/01/2017|
|Office Support Assistant||Kansas City||Center for Behavioral Medicine||$958.00 - $1271.00 (Semi-Monthly)||02/01/2017|
|Office Services Assistant||Kansas City||Center for Behavioral Medicine||$1194.50 - $1654.50 (Semi-Monthly)||02/01/2017|
|Developmental Assistant I (Various shifts)||Marshall||Northwest Community Services||$952.00 - 1105.00/sm (+shift diff if applicable)||N/A|
|Developmental Assistant I||Sikeston||Southeast MO Residential Services||839.00 (+ shift differential i||N/A|
|Psychiatric Technician I||St. Louis||St. Louis Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center||$966.00 semi-monthly (+Shift diff if applicable)||N/A|
|Registered Nurse||St. Louis||St. Louis Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center||Based on education/experience or 27.56 per hour-PRN||N/A|
|Developmental Assistant I||St. Louis||St. Louis DDTC||$938.00 to $966.00 semi-monthly||N/A|
|LPN II DAYS/EVENINGS||St. Louis||St. Louis DDTC||1,690.50||N/A|
|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|
|Registered Nurses||St. Louis||Northwest MO Psychiatric Rehabilitation Ctr||$1979.00-$2736.00||N/A|
|Developmental Asst. I||St. Louis||St. Louis DDTC South County & St. Charles||839-1091.50 (+shift differenti||N/A|