Job Opportunities

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.

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Special Job Listings/Administrative

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

Facility City Job Title Bi-Monthly Salary
Bellefontaine Habilitation Center St. Louis Storekeeper I/II $1,032.50-$1,065.50/ $1,123.50
Bellefontaine Habilitation Center St. Louis Office Support Asst (Clerical) - Switchboard, 3rd Shift, Th/F Off $902.00 - $1,192.50
Center for Behavioral Medicine Kansas City DIRECT CARE AIDE (PRN) $12.00 per hour (no benefits)
Center for Behavioral Medicine Kansas City REGISTERED NURSE (PRN) $35.00 per hour (no benefits)
Center for Behavioral Medicine Kansas City PSYCHIATRIC TECHNICIAN-I $890.50 + shift diff.
Center for Behavioral Medicine Kansas City LPN I/II $1,047.00 - $1,443.50 /$1,081.
Central MO Regional Center Columbia Case Manager I-II 1300.00
Cottonwood Residential Treatment Ctr Cape Girardeau Psychiatric Tech I 911.50-937.50
Fulton State Hospital Fulton Security Aide I $1,205.00 - $1,285.00
Fulton State Hospital Fulton LPN I-II Based on education/experience
Fulton State Hospital Fulton Psychiatric Technician I $911.50 - $937.50
Fulton State Hospital Fulton Licensed Clinical Social Worker Based on education/experience
Fulton State Hospital Fulton Clinical Casework Practitioner I Based on education/experience
Fulton State Hospital Fulton Clinical Casework Practitioner II Based on education/experience
Fulton State Hospital Fulton Registered Nurse Based on education/experience
Hawthorn Childrens Psychiatric Hospital St. Louis Psychiatric Technician I 856.00-881.00
Hawthorn Childrens Psychiatric Hospital St. Louis Registered Nurse Based on education/experience
Hawthorn Childrens Psychiatric Hospital St. Louis Registered Nurse - Clinical Operations Based on education/experience
Higginsville Habilitation Center Higginsville Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Based on education/experience
Higginsville Habilitation Center Higginsville Dietitian I,II,III Based on education/experience
Higginsville Habilitation Center Higginsville NUTRITION/DIETARY SVCS MGR B1 $1,645-$2,675.50
Higginsville Habilitation Center Higginsville Licensed Practical Nurse I-II 1,168.67/1,206.79
Higginsville Habilitation Center Higginsville Developmental Assistant I 903.25 (Days, Evenings & Night
Kansas City Regional Center Kansas City Registered Nurse Senior $1798.50 - $2630.50
Kansas City Regional Center Kansas City Office Support Assistant(keyboarding) $929.50 - $1233.50
Kansas City Regional Center Kansas City Account Clerk I $902.00 - $1192.50
Kansas City Regional Center Kansas City Developmental Disabilities Community Worker I $1300.00 - $1441.50
Marshall Habilitation Center Marshall Developmental Assistant I 924.50/sm (+shift diff if appl
Marshall Habilitation Center Marshall Licensed Practical Nurse Based on Education/Experience
Metropolitan St. Louis Psychiatric Center St. Louis Administrative Office Support Assistant $1123.50 - $1549.00
Metropolitan St. Louis Psychiatric Center St. Louis Registered Nurse 27.56 per hour-PRN
Northwest MO Psychiatric Rehabilitation Ctr St. Joseph Psychologist I 2675.50
Northwest MO Psychiatric Rehabilitation Ctr St. Joseph Registered Nurses 1773.00
Paseo Clinic Kansas City Substance Abuse Counselor II 1556.00
Rolla Regional Center Rolla DD Community Specialist 1493.50
Rolla Regional Center Rolla DD Community Worker II 1392.00
Sex Offender Rehabilitation and Treatment Center Farmington Recreational Therapist I or Music Therapist I $1322.50
Sex Offender Rehabilitation and Treatment Ctr Farmington Psychologist Based on Education and Experie
Sex Offender Rehabilitation and Treatment Ctr Farmington Registered Nurse Based on Education and Experie
Southeast MO Mental Health Center Farmington Registered Nurse Based on Education and Experie
Southeast MO Mental Health Center Farmington Psychiatrist Based on Education and Experie
Southeast MO Mental Health Center Farmington Psychologist Based on Education and Experie
Southeast MO Mental Health Center Kansas City Clinical Casework Practitioner I-II-Licensed Clinical Social Worker $1392.00/$1493.50/$1900.50
Southeast MO Mental Health Center Farmington Mental Health Manager (Quality Management Director) Based on Education and Experie
Southeast MO Residential Services Sikeston Developmental Assistant I 839.00 (+ shift differential i
St. Louis DDTC - St. Charles Habilitation Center St. Louis Physical Therapist I/II 2409.00 / 2731.50
St. Louis DDTC South County & St. Charles St. Louis Developmental Asst. I 839-1091.50 (+shift differenti
St. Louis DDTC- South County Habilitation Center St. Louis Registered Nurse Senior-nights 2630.50 + shift differential
St. Louis DDTC St. Charles & South County St. Louis Developmental Asst II $916-$1230 (+ shift differenti
St. Louis DDTC-South County Habilitation Center St. Louis Licensed Practical Nurse II-days 1641.00
St. Louis Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center St. Louis Work Therapy Spec II Based on Education & Experienc
St. Louis Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center St. Louis Clinical Casework Pract I-II / Licensed Clinical Social Work Based on Education & Experienc
St. Louis Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center St. Louis Vocational Rehab Spec II Based on Education & Experienc
St. Louis Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center St. Louis Psychiatric Technician I 881.00
St. Louis Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center St. Louis Mental Health Manager Bd 1 Based on Education & Experienc
St. Louis Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center St. Louis Custodial Worker I 831.50