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.

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
St. Louis Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center St. Louis Account Clk II 1117.50
Metropolitan St. Louis Psychiatric Center St. Louis Administrative Office Support Assistant $1123-$1549.50
Higginsville Habilitation Center Higginsville Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Based on education/experience
Fulton State Hospital Fulton Clinical Casework Practitioner I/II/Licensed Clinical Social Worker Based on education/experience
St. Louis Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center St. Louis Custodial Worker I 831.50
Higginsville Habilitation Center Higginsville Developmental Assistant I 924.50 (Days, Evenings & Night
Southeast MO Residential Services Sikeston Developmental Assistant I 839.00 (+ shift differential i
Marshall Habilitation Center Marshall Developmental Assistant I 924.50/sm (+shift diff if appl
St. Louis DDTC St. Charles & South County St. Louis Developmental Asst II $916-$1230 (+ shift differenti
St. Louis DDTC South County & St. Charles St. Louis Developmental Asst. I 839-1091.50 (+shift differenti
Higginsville Habilitation Center Higginsville Dietitian I,II,III Based on education/experience
Marshall Habilitation Center Marshall Direct Care Aide (Part Time) 12.00 per hour (no benefits)
Center for Behavioral Medicine Kansas City DIRECT CARE AIDE (PRN) $12.00 per hour (no benefits)
St. Louis Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center St. Louis Health Info Tech I Based on Education & Experienc
St. Louis Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center St. Louis Librarian II 1392.00
St. Louis DDTC - St. Charles Habilitation Center St. Louis License Practical Nurse II days 1641.00
Marshall Habilitation Center Marshall Licensed Practical Nurse Based on Education/Experience
Metropolitan St. Louis Psychiatric Center St. Louis Licensed Practical Nurse $18.10 per hour- PRN
St. Louis DDTC - St. Charles Habilitation Center St. Louis Licensed Practical Nurse II evenings 1641.00 + shift differential
St. Louis DDTC-South County Habilitation Center St. Louis Licensed Practical Nurse II-days 1641.00
Center for Behavioral Medicine Kansas City LPN I/II $1,047.00 - $1,443.50 /$1,081.
Fulton State Hospital Fulton LPN I-II Based on education/experience
St. Louis Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center St. Louis Mental Health Manager Bd 1 Based on Education & Experienc
Higginsville Habilitation Center Higginsville NUTRITION/DIETARY SVCS MGR B1 $1,645-$2,675.50
St. Louis Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center St. Louis Office Support Asst (key) 955.50
Metropolitan St. Louis Psychiatric Center St. Louis Personnel Clerk $1123-$1549.50
St. Louis DDTC - St. Charles Habilitation Center St. Louis Physical Therapist I/II 2409.00 / 2731.50
Fulton State Hospital Fulton Psychiatric Technician I $911.50 - $937.50
St. Louis Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center St. Louis Psychiatric Technician I 881.00
Hawthorn Childrens Psychiatric Hospital St. Louis Psychiatric Technician I 856.00-881.00
Center for Behavioral Medicine Kansas City PSYCHIATRIC TECHNICIAN-I $890.50 + shift diff.
Southeast MO Mental Health Center Farmington Psychiatrist Based on Education and Experie
Sex Offender Rehabilitation and Treatment Ctr Farmington Psychologist Based on Education and Experie
Southeast MO Mental Health Center Farmington Psychologist Based on Education and Experie
Northwest MO Psychiatric Rehabilitation Ctr St. Joseph Psychologist I 2675.50
Sex Offender Rehabilitation and Treatment Center Farmington Recreational Therapist I or Music Therapist I $1322.50
Metropolitan St. Louis Psychiatric Center St. Louis Registered Nurse 27.56 per hour-PRN
Fulton State Hospital Fulton Registered Nurse Based on education/experience
Hawthorn Childrens Psychiatric Hospital St. Louis Registered Nurse Based on education/experience
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
Hawthorn Childrens Psychiatric Hospital St. Louis Registered Nurse - Clinical Operations Based on education/experience
Center for Behavioral Medicine Kansas City REGISTERED NURSE (PRN) $35.00 per hour (no benefits)
St. Louis DDTC- South County Habilitation Center St. Louis Registered Nurse Senior-nights 2630.50 + shift differential
Northwest MO Psychiatric Rehabilitation Ctr St. Joseph Registered Nurses 1773.00
St. Louis DDTC - St. Charles Habilitation Center St. Louis RN Senior - Days 2630.50
St. Louis DDTC - St. Charles Habilitation Center St. Louis RN Senior - Night Shift 2630.50 + Shift differential
Fulton State Hospital Fulton Security Aide I $1,205.00 - $1,285.00
Paseo Clinic Kansas City Substance Abuse Counselor II 1556.00